Photo by Neil Kremer via Flickr Creative Commons
Good news: Temps have finally dropped and our favorite time of week has arrived. Grab your fall coat and get out. Catch a flick with your furry friend, see a live NPR show or chill with modern artists at a former PBR brewery. This weekend's list of local events looks promising.
Here's everything you need to know:
Pro tip: Grab food and beer at the nearby Links N Hops for casual dining before or after.
When: 8 p.m. Sunday
Where: Atwater Village Theatre | MAP
Price: $16.52 | Purchase tickets here
Join Pasadena’s largest urban art fair, which is expected to draw over 6,000 people this weekend. The 8th annual ARTWalk will feature paintings, sculptures and photography — plus free admission to art museums, interactive activities and live entertainment. And if you can't make it Saturday, visit Pasadena's ArtNight Friday. All details here.
Pro tip: Join the Playhouse District's Instagram Scavenger Hunt Challenge Saturday to win free tickets to the Pasadena Playhouse's "12 Angry Men" and more.
When: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday
Where: Colorado Boulevard and El Molino Avenue | MAP
Front Porch Cinema presents a Peanuts classic with Snoopy and Woodstock. Bring out the whole family — especially any four-legged friends — for this special doggie drive-in.
Pro tip: Water bowls and treats will be provided for the pets.
When: Doors open at 6 p.m. Friday; film begins at 7:30 p.m.
Where: Santa Monica Pier | MAP
Enjoy modern art at one of the world's largest industrial art complexes (formerly an Edison Power Plant and Pabst Blue Ribbon brewery). Located in downtown Los Angeles, the Brewery ArtWalk is a twice annual open studio with an extensive collection of vibrant costumes, ceramics and multimedia exhibits. Expect vintage audio cassettes and historical mementos from nearly 100 resident artists.
Pro tip: Check out Brewery's tumblr page for artist bios and interesting factoids.
When: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday
Where: 2100 North Main Street, Los Angeles | MAP
Filter Magazine’s fourth annual Culture Collide Festival returns to Echo Park with three days of indie music, art and film from around the world. Headliners include Liars, King Khan and the Shrines, Raveonettes and Miami Horror. Here's a full list of artists.
Pro tip: The festival will host country-specific happy hours from 2 to 8 p.m. at Taix. These will feature acoustic performances, film screenings, international beer specials and free giveaways.
When: Thursday through Saturday | Here's a schedule
Where: Various venues in Echo Park including the Echo and Lot 1 | Schedule
Comedians, writers and storytellers will come together Saturday to tell authentic stories amongst a live band. Detroit native Glynn Washington hosts Snap Judgment — an NPR show that BuzzFeed named one of its top 12 storytelling podcasts. Here's a taste of what to expect:
Pro tip: Tweet us your favorite quotes from the show using the hashtag #snapjudgment (remember, no "e"). Here's a list of the storytellers' Twitter handles.
When: 8 p.m. Saturday
Price: $32.75 and up | Purchase tickets here
Other events happening this weekend:
- 3rd Annual Taste of Mexico | Downtown Los Angeles
- Los Angeles Antiques Art + Design Show | LACMA
- Bodytraffic on the Broad Stage | The Broad
- Lolipop Freakout Fest | Bootleg Bar