Pencil This In: The Five Minutes Game at the Silent Movie Theater, Angel City Jazz Fest
The Angel City Jazz Festival concludes today at the Ford Amphitheater. The music begins at 4 pm with Alex Cline's Band of the Moment, followed by sets from The Wayne Horvitz Gravitas Quartet, The Nels Cline Singers with Jeff Parker, The Larry Goldings Organ Trio, Motoko Honda & Oguri (piano and butoh dance) and Bennie Maupin and Dolphyana. Tickets are $35 and student/child price: $12.BODYBUILDING
The Annual Labor Day Bodybuilding Championship hits Venice Beach Boardwalk today starting at 10 am. The Muscle Beach competition features bodybuilding, bikini and figure contests for both men and women. Think you can compete? Well grab your eucalyptus oil and head to the beach. Anyone interested in joining them can enter; the registration fee is $80 per participant. Spectators are welcome without charge. Registration began at 7:30 a.m., with prejudging starting at 10:00 a.m.
It’s time for the Cinefamily’s annual Labor Day BBQ & The Five Minutes Game tonight at 6 pm at the Silent Movie Theatre. Here’s how it works: They play five minutes of 15 movies that you’ve probably never seen before (and many not available on DVD) and the audience votes on what movie they want screened to watch in its entirety. To kick off the evening, the Cinefamily will show a short doc its own creation, which follows the crew as they scour thrift stores & mom 'n pop video shop for Five Minutes Game VHS fodder. Bring something to cook on our grill, too. Tickets are $10.