Because You're Young
As promised, the weekend has finally rolled around. As befits your perserverance during the shortened post-holiday week, the next three days are packed with activity. LAist has plucked out some highlights just for loyal readers like yourself.
Highly anticipated, particularly in light of recent events, The Corporation opens tonight for a two week engagement at the NuArt. The film chronicles the rise and increasing dominance of corporate power, including interviews with Noam Chomsky, Michael Moore, Naomi Klein and Howard Zinn. Showtimes are 2:00 PM, 5:15 PM, and 8:30 PM.
Also tonight: The Echo has special DJ set from experimental Icelandic trio Mum, with guests 60 Channels and Angel. Mention the bands homeland at the door and get $2 off admission—which is $10.00—and doors open at 9:00 PM.
AC Newman, lead singer of The New Pornographers, appears at theTroubadour in support of his new album. Also on the bill are The Honorary Title and The Neins. Tickets are $12.00 and doors open at 8:00 PM.
Return to Sin City: A Tribute to Gram Parsons, curated by Polly Parsons and featuring Keith Richards, Steve Earle, Lucinda Williams, Norah Jones, Jay Farrar and John Doe, is at the Universal Amphitheater. Doors at 7:30 PM, the show begins at 8:15 PM and tickets run from $40.00—$150.00.
The opening reception for "Sent" at Arte Six Gallery begins at 7:00 PM in the Brunette Room at the Standard Hotel Downtown.
Another opening, taking place on the Westside: "Heaven's Gonna Burn Your Eyes" at Cartelle Gallery in Marina del Rey. The show focuses on painters obsessed with surface, and the reception begins at 7:00 PM.
Also opening is "Itineraries" at Gallery Luisotti at Bergamot Station #A2 from 6:00—8:00 PM.
From 2:00 PM until 8:00 PM is Bastille Day celebration in the Page Museum gardens. Come visit street vendors and munch on a baguette!