We of Me
WHEN: July 14, 7 to 9 P.M.
WHERE: The Getty Center
WHAT: Artist Molly Sumo and musician Brian Chase (of the Yeah Yeah Yeahs) perform a large-scale sound sculpture-cum-performance piece.
WHY: You’re telling me you don’t want to see 20 men perform a choreographed dance wielding hand-crafted musical hair brushes?
Dear Heart/The Catered Affair
WHEN: July 14, 7:30 P.M.
WHERE: UCLA Film and Television Archive
WHAT: A double bill of strangely adapted teleplays—one of which was written by the one and only Gore Vidal.
WHY: We’ll leave it to you to guess which one.
L.A. Vegan Underground Cookout
WHEN: July 15, 5:30 P.M.
WHERE: Green’s Center for Plant-Based Nutrition
WHAT: It’s summer, and with summer comes barbecue. Unless you’re vegan – in which case you will definitely want to show up to this cruelty-free cookout.
WHY: Skewer the tofu and fry up the tempeh!
Girls Shorts- Outfest
WHEN: July 14, 9:30 to 11 P.M.
WHERE: Director’s Guild of America
WHAT: An evening of short films by female (mostly queer) filmmakers.
WHY: If the title “Post-Apocalyptic Potluck” doesn’t intrigue you, you’re frankly beyond hope.
Summer on Seventh
WHEN: July 15, 6 P.M.
WHERE: Inner-City Arts, 720 Kohler St., Los Angeles
WHAT: A night of music, art, food, and support for bringing arts education to L.A. kids everywhere.
WHY: Drink local vodka and eat treats from the Hungry Nomad truck while supporting a great cause.
Heavy Metal 40th Anniversary Art Show
WHEN: July 15 to August 19
WHERE: Copro Gallery
WHAT: Come to Santa Monica to celebrate 40 years of the iconic fantasy and sci-fi staple Heavy Metal Magazine.
WHY: Because anyone who says they don’t love the ‘80s is lying through their teeth.
WHEN: July 20, 6:30 P.M.
WHERE: The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA
WHAT: Watch Zola Jesus break the bounds of pop in person
WHY: If you’re feeling synthy.