Pencil This In: Saturday
GUNG HAY FAT CHOY!
Come celebrate at LA's annual Lunar New Year Festival! Today the Golden Dragon Parade featuring lion and dragon dancers will thrill over 100,000 spectators along North Broadway. The festival continues until 8pm tonight, and runs from 10am to 3pm tomorrow at Broadway and Cesar Chavez.
Parade 2pm-5pm Festival 10am-8pm // Chinatown // N. Broadway & College Street // Free
The Kinsey Sicks, a "Dragapella Beautyshop Quartet" perform their critically acclaimed musical comedy "Condoleezzapalooza" only once, and luckily for you, it's tonight! Watch as the heroines of the show "hurl blame at each other liked chipped beef at a cafeteria food fight" and sing both original songs and parodies in four-part harmony. Dragalicious!
8:00pm // Pacific Design Center, SilverScreen Theater // 8687 Melrose Ave WeHo, 90069 // $30.00
FILM (OPTION 1)
The Cinefamily presents Shirley Clark's 1967 documentary Portrait of Jason in which she interviews hustler Jason Holiday regarding his experiences with racism as a black person growing up in the south, his activism and life as a gigolo. His wit and charm keep viewers riveted even as the film eventually becomes a voyeuristic documentation of his gradual descent into the bottle. "A landmark in both queer and confessional cinema."
7:30pm // The Silent Movie Theater // 611 N Fairfax Avenue, Los Angeles, 90036 // $10