The 2nd Los Angeles Animation Festival International Is Here!

If you’re an animation fan like me, you won’t want to miss this event. The producers of LA’s own animation festival have teamed up with The Cinefamily to bring an exceptional selection of animated films to our community.

Come See New 16mm Experimental & Animation Films from Around the World

If you enjoy going to the movies but want something other than the typical Hollywood fare, this is an event for you. Los Angeles Filmforum presents a selection of independent films from the 48th Ann Arbor Film Festival in 2010. The program will include two films by local filmmakers Alexandra Cuesta and Laida Lertxundi. Both […]

Neon Noir – Flashy and electrifying boilers from the 1980s

This weekend you can watch two more movies in the Neon Noir film series, which Cinefamily co-presents with the Museum of Neon Art (MONA) and L.A. Record.

MONA is spicing up the event with installations of neon art to transform the Silent Movie Theater’s vintage decor with 80s funk.

Joe Frank – Consummate Storyteller

Yesterday afternoon I had the privilege of seeing one of Joe Frank’s rare live performances. The event, which was sponsored by KCRW and benefited the station, took place at The Village in West LA, a renowned recording studio that in and of itself was a highlight of the show – but more on that later.

Follow the beat: Three jazz drummers play LA

If you missed Andrew Gilbert’s most recent Los Angeles Times article, which appeared in today’s Arts & Books Section (p. E12), check it out if you enjoy live Jazz. Andy profiles three drummer-bandleaders (Brian Blade, Steve Smith and Allison Miller) who will perform in and around Los Angeles in the coming weeks.

One Weekend – Three Great Events

If you’re looking for things to do this weekend, I have three suggestions.

1. Attend the California State Parks 2nd Annual Film Series

2. Participate in Strolling on 7th Street

3. Experience Let Them Eat LACMA