CHEAPSKATIN' LA ~ hip handouts ~ free

Thursday, June 29

Pancho Sanchez on the Pier ~ Free

Thurs, June 29th 7:30

Grammy-winning artist Poncho Sanchez is the undisputed champion of conga and a musician at the forefront of Latin rock. His imaginative rhythms have made him one of the most influential conga players and percussionists in Afro-Cuban jazz.

Twilight Dance Series
Santa Monica Pier

Saturday, June 24


Saturday, June 24th 9pm
9pm - Arco Court & Sculpture Plaza

By way of Los Angeles, CA, Future Pigeon is an eight piece Punk/Dub outfit with a live sound operator. They draw upon elements of Dub-Reggae, Psychedelic Rock, Afro-Beat, and Death Disco.

An Inconvenient Truth ~ Free

Sat, Jun 24 8:00 pm
An Inconvenient Truth

Following his 2000 presidential run, Al Gore returned to a cause he has long been trying to push to the forefront of the public agenda: raising awareness and understanding of the onset of global warming. To call this a must-see movie is to understate the urgency of its message.
California Plaza

Friday, June 23

SP!T ~ Free

Friday, June 23 4:30

LA Film Festival
Directed By: Rotimi Rainwater Featuring: Ove Salcedo, Al Daniels, Mollie Anelheart, Shihan Van Clief, Rosario Dawson

A documentary which follows several posses of poets as they scribble, practice and get manicures in preparation for the Nationals.
Mann Festival Theatre

Monday, June 19

Gliss ~ Free

Monday, June 19 -
Silverlake Lounge

Languis ~ Free

Monday, June 19th 8:30

Languis, Hopewell, Twinstar
at the Echo

Saturday, June 17

Armageddon Movies! ~ Free

Saturday, June 17th 12pm
24 Hour Armageddon Movie Marathon: A Cold War Slumber Party

Walead Beshty presents a non-stop, 24-hour screening series of such disaster film classics as The Omega Man (1971), Conquest of the Planet of the Apes (1972), Dawn of the Dead (1978), The Day After (1983), Red Scorpion (1989), and many more. (they're missing the best Armageddon movie ever - Radio Free Steve)

Hammer Museum

Thursday, June 15

Jose ~ Free!

Thursday – June 15th – 6:30pm
This guy is great...
"... on his debut album, “Veneer’, González weaves those influences into an elegant, haunting collection of songs in the vein of Nick Drake's Pink Moon, or Elliott Smith's early work. It's an intimate expression of all that's beautiful and terrifying in the world...” - The Onion AV Club

at Amoeba Records

Music & Booze ~ Free

June 15th 8-10pm
“3rd Thursday,”

LA’s own wild-child rockers Whitestarr, the soul-folk music of Hockey and celebrity DJ Kid Millionaire (AKA $teve Aoki). The event will be hosted by YRB Magazine. Green Flash Brewing Company will also be on hand with hand-crafted, all-natural ales.

Hollywood & Highland Center
6801 Hollywood Boulevard, Hollywood, CA 90028. For more information call (323) 467-6412

Sunday, June 11

Los Feliz Street Fair! ~ Free

LA Futurists

Sunday, June 11th
LA Futurists
Student Union, Ackerman 2408, UCLA

1pm-4pm: Future Salon, Ackerman 2408
Article, Resource, and Gadget Sharing (1pm-2pm)
Bring your interesting articles, books, magazines, web printouts, DVD's, photos, art, tools, tips, resources, gadgets, etc. to intro at the beginning and to circulate during the salon.

Round Table Discussion (2pm+)
Troy Gardner will lead a discussion on Sourcing (Outsourcing, Insourcing, Crowdsourcing, etc.) and the power of knowing who to collaborate with for what purpose.

Saturday, June 10

Klimt Movie ~ Free

Saturday, June 10th 2pm
Klimt: Adele's Last Will
Screened in conjunction with the special exhibition Gustav Klimt: Five Paintings from the Collection of Ferdinand and Adele Bloch-Bauer. Admission is free; there is no reserved seating. (2006, 52 min.)

Friday, June 9

Pasadena Architecture ~ Free

Friday, June 9, 7–9 p.m
Dialogues and Interventions: Recent Architecture Pasadena to L.A. Opening reception, .

Dialogues and Interventions explores a wave of new architecture in and around Pasadena and the Arroyo Seco. All of these projects respond to preexisting contexts that are natural, architectural or a combination of both. The architectural firms included in the show have their practice in California. The exhibition opens during the American Institute of Architects' National Convention in downtown Los Angeles.

145 North Raymond Avenue, near Old Pasadena

Wednesday, June 7

Mobile Movies ~ Free

Wednesday, Jun 7th at 8:30PM
Mobmov-Hollywood presents "OT: Our Town"

Against all odds, the first theatrical production in over 20 years at Dominguez High School is going to be Thorton Wilder’s American classic “Our Town.” The kids at this Compton school are about to experience more than a culture clash.

Seeley Lofts parking lot
Seeley Lofts - 1800 South Brand Blvd. Glendale, CA 91204
Enter the lot from Brand Blvd., just south of San Fernando Road.

Friday, June 2

Cendreda Art Opening ~ Free

Friday, June 2
The Los Angeles-based illustrator Martin Cendreda has worked on Comedy Central's South Park TV show and movie, but Cendreda is most proud of his Zurik Robot and Dang! mini-comics. With his Dang! comic, Cendreda, illustrates the tragic life of Herbert Hound and his encounters with obnoxious teens, fashion conscious yuppies, and homeless orphans.

Martin Cendreda will attend the opening from 8pm to 10pm.
at the Secret Headquarters (they usually have free drinks here...)

Thursday, June 1

Free vodka & hipster guides

Thursday, June 1st 9pm-midnight
Unscene Launch Party
Free vodka. Guest DJ. Door prizes.
at Malo

Thanks [LA Alternative]

Tribute to Nam June Paik ~ Free

Thursday, June 1, 7:30 pm
A Tribute to Nam June Paik
This memorial tribute to the life and career of composer and video/performance artist Nam June Paik will feature a Fluxus-style evening of remembrances, re-presented music and video performances, projected video works, and rare video clips previously unseen in public.