It's going to be a wild-and-crazy weekend in the city as festivals descend upon us. Both begin tomorrow and run through the weekend, so keep reading for a heads-up on all the details.
"The second annual Don't Knock the Rock Film And Music Festival launches a three-day/four night film and music event celebrating the historic rock 'n' roll/cinematic roots of Hollywood. DKTR is a journey of classic and new rock 'n' roll films which contain quintessential music performances and vintage footage of important artists in their prime and evenings with dream line-ups of live music at the best of the Hollywood music venues.
Don't Knock The Rock celebrates through cinema and music the creativity that has forever characterized Hollywood." The festival's primary venues are the ArcLight Theatre, Club Lingerie, The El Rey and The Henry Fonda Theater. Check the website for schedules and tickets.
Also beginning tomorrow is the CA|BOOM Festival, a four-day festival of architecture, interiors, furniture, landscaping, and prefab at the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium, featuring over 50 juried exhibitors, 40 speakers and tours of more than twelve cutting edge Westside design projects, plus DJs, food, lounges and entertainment.
Thursday night is also the Opening Night Extravaganza, beginning at 8:00 PM, and featuring performances by Juliette Lewis & the Licks, The Shore, DJ Zen, DJ Adorn and DJ Greyboy. Admission to opening night includes a one-day pass to one of the three following days at CA|BOOM; opening night proceeds help fund the preservation intern program at the Los Angeles Conservancy. Home tour proceeds benefit the Architecture + Design Museum of Los Angeles. Check the website for schedules and ticket information.