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  • We're changing things up a bit here at LAist. Because we live in such a vibrant, socially active city, there are things going on all the time. We have long wanted to be able to list events in advance (for the benefit of our wonderful readers), so starting today we have implemented a new strategy: a week's events in advance. We will still post featured events each day, but we've added a permanent sidebar...
  • GET THEE TO THE DOLLHOUSE It's the L.A. Ri-ettes v. Santa's Little Helpers today as the kick ass ladies of the Derby Dolls' All Star team takes on a holiday mix of All-Star skaters from across the country. Game's at 6 p.m. Get tix online or at the door. 21+ only. GET 'EM SOMETHING UNIQUE Unique Los Angeles kicks off its two-day run today at the California Market Center (Penthouse) in Downtown. Today and tomorrow...
  • Photo of a very decorated Venice home by lmiyake via the LAist Featured Photos pool on Flickr GET COZY UNDER THE STARS & SEE A HOLIDAY FLICK Baby, it's cold outside...but it's still Los Angeles, so we're still doing stuff outdoors. Like tonight, the Atwater Village Neighborhood Council & Open Air Productions are screening the Xmas flick Elf at 6 p.m. for free at the Los Feliz Municipal Golf Course in Atwater Village. Door...
  • Photo by sonoazure via the LAist Featured Photos pool on Flickr DO A DOUBLE FEATURE: See two great films and get a whole lot of looks at some John Lautner architecture without even realizing you're being schooled. First up at 7 it's Less Than Zero, the ultimate LA-overindulgent teen tale of the 80s, then at 9 it's The Big Lebowski. The screenings are part of the Hammer Museum's ongoing Lautner focus, which looks at the...
  • Baby, it's cold outside! Too cold to lie out, definitely! | Photo by bendelker via the LAist Featured Photos pool on Flickr GET THEE TO A MOVIE THEATRE There are so many movies out right now to see, from new(ish) releases (The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, Seven Pounds, The Wrestler, Doubt, Revolutionary Road, to name a few) to revivals and special engagements. This might well be the only time of year going to...
  • Photo by woolloomooloo via the LAist Featured Photos pool on Flickr SOAK UP THE CULTURES OF AFRICA The Annual African Marketplace and Cultural Faire continues this weekend in full force. Get to the Rancho Cienega Park between 10 a.m. and 9 p.m. today and tomorrow to see the sights and sounds of African culture from many nations through music, dance, art, food, and craft. There's a lot to check out, so you might want to...
  • Photo by highervision via the LAist Featured Photos pool on Flickr GET WILD WITH HANDMADE PLUSH TOYS Okay, this isn't a "furries" event, you pervs. It's Monkeyhouse Toys & Art Gallery's 4th annual handmade plush and doll show where you'll find 20+ fabric artists from all over will be showing off their skills, with a special exclusive collaboration set of plush and art books by Josh Taylor and ip2much. Tonight is the opening night...
  • Photo by kristi.nicole via the LAist Featured Photos pool on Flickr Get Dolled Up & Have Tea Royal/T has paired up with Valley of the Dolls to put on an "all doll" Lolita Tea Party from Noon to 5 today. Admission to the event is free, and while costumes are encouraged, they aren't required. If you're feeling snacky, you can indulge in their regular tea service, and if you're looking for some entertainment you...
  • You can see the floats up close and personal all day today | Photo by Peggy Archer/LAist GET INTO LOCAL MUSEUMS FOR FREE ...Okay, if you have a Bank of America Card. The banking behemoth is sponsoring a year of free weekends at museums all around the US, including local stops like LACMA, the Autry, and the Museum of Latin American Art. The promotion ends the first weekend in April, but, hey, it's the...
  • Photo by James Herman via the LAist Featured Photos pool on Flickr GET INTO HANNUKAH*, LOUNGE STYLE Celebrate the first of eight nights of lights with some tacos and music--because "Fried food and Hanuka go hand in hand!" It's A Lounge Singer Hanuka with special guest David De La Paz, featuring Paula Horowitz, happening for free tonight ($1.50 fish tacos & $2 shrimp tacos and donation bar) at 5 p.m. at Best Fish Taco...
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