Friday, September 14, 2012

The City Obscure: Weekend Events Sept. 14 - 16

Last weekend one was one of working followed by winding down. One of my favorite places in the world to wind down is Canter's Deli. If you eat in the dining room, you can order cocktails from the bar in the Kibbitz Room. How much will a classic Manhattan with a side car run you? Six dollars. Yes, you can still get a cheap drink in LA.

This weekend's events consist primarily of, once again, outdoor screenings. Perfect, since it's hot as hell outside!


Rod Serling: Other Dimensions

UCLA’s Film and Television Archive continues the Rod Serling: Other Dimensions series with a double feature tonight at 7:30 pm. In addition to creating The Twilight Zone (can you imagine a world without it?), Serling also amassed an impressive list of other credits, including screenwriter for The Yellow Canary (1963), a mystery starring Barbara Eden and Pat Boone as a n’er do well singing idol who must man up when his son is kidnapped. The screening will be followed by Assault on a Queen (1966), a caper movie with Frank Sinatra. Pat Boone will appear in person at tonight’s screening! Hollywood royalty! Man, LA is so great.


Billy Wilder Theater

Courtyard Level, Hammer Museum
10899 Wilshire Boulevard (intersection of Wilshire and Westwood Boulevards)
Los Angeles, CA 90024


Barnsdall Outdoor Movies Present "Fletch"

Fletch, a Chevy Chase classic. Bring a blanket and a picnic to enjoy outdoor screenings on the West Lawn of Frank Lloyd Wright’s Hollyhock House, perched on the beautiful Olive Hill at Barnsdall Park. Join us for beer, wine, and a modern classic film that showcases the architectural and historical uniqueness of Los Angeles. All screenings are 17+ to attend and 21+ to drink.

Beer + Wine: City Sip will be offering three glasses of unique beer and wine selections. Come early, have a few drinks, and secure your spot in front of the screen.

Food: Bring a picnic! You are welcome to bring your own food, soft drinks, and a blanket; however, NO outside alcoholic beverages will be permitted.

Heirloom LA and Border Grill Truck will be serving up delicious food in the motor court outside of the Hollyhock house.

Ticket for Drinks and the Movie are $25
Tickets for the movie only (no drink tickets) are $10
Additional glasses of beer or wine will be $5.

Doors open at 5:30pm
Beer and Wine served 5:30-7:30pm; Screening at 7:30pm.

Barnsdall Park
4800 Hollywood Blvd
Los Angeles 90027

ADG"s 75th Anniversary Event Presents "A Midsummer Night's Dream" 

I am going to reprint the description from the website, because it's so nice.

This is the original Screwball Comedy as conceived by the Bard himself.  Romance, magic, mistaken identy, intrigue, true love lost and renewed . . . Something for everyone!

To be viewed on an outdoor screen in a verdant Beaux Art park under the stars on a late summer's eve.

Featuring an all-star cast, James Cagney, Mickey Rooney, Olivia de Havilland, Dick Powell, Victor Jory, Anita Louise and Joe E. Brown, with a magnificent ensemble that includes some of Hollywood’s finest character actors. 

Come join us at the world famous Huntington Library. Bring a picnic, beverage of choice, blankets and lawn chairs, The popcorn, coffee drinks and smoothies are on us!

This event is open to all ADG members, their families and friends of the Guild. But, hey, you live in LA, so if you're not a member, it won't be hard to find a friend who is.

Guests must RSVP to Debbie Patton,



Huntington Library Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
1151 Oxford Rd
San Marino, CA 91108

Eat | See | Hear present The Karate Kid

. . . the original one. With Ralph Macchio. There will never be anyone better.

$10 General Admission

A limited amount of “Fashionably Late” passes available online for $20, which will be premium reserved seats in a desirable area of the venue.
Advance reservations encouraged.

5:30pm- Doors open, 7pm – Band performs, 8:30pm – Movie begins

Westwood Recreation Center

1350 South Sepulveda Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90025

Street Food Cinema Presents College Days Double Feature: "Animal House" & "Revenge of the Nerds"

Head down to the USC campus and catch this "College Days" double feature.  The Street Food Cinema experience starts with the most delicious food trucks in town like Kogi BBQ, The Munchie Machine and A ROCKin ICE, lined up to serve fresh, hot food that you take right to your picnic blanket. Catch musician Cal Ecker before the movies begin.

Go Metro and save $3 on a single admission

Doors Open 5:30pm
Band 7:00pm
Movie 8:30pm

Street Food Cinema
700 Exposition Park Dr
Los Angeles 90037


Villains Tavern Presents: Chicken & Pancake Sundays

Villains Tavern, voted #1 Best New Bar in Los Angeles Magazine's June 2012 "Best Bars" issue presents Chicken & Pancake Sundays.  Featuring live music, and of course, chicken, pancakes, and drink specials, including Dave's Ultimate Bloody Mary and Dave's Spicy Jalapeno Margaritas.


3pm til whenever, every Sunday

Villains Tavern
1356 Palmetto Street
Downtown Los Angeles

Follow LA Happenings for daily event updates!

No comments: