Weekly Editor’s Picks: ’90s art panel, “Selena” screening, record release show at The Echoplex
“The Misfits” @LACMA
See a movie on the cheap this Tuesday at LACMA’s Bing Theater. This week’s matinee screening is “The Misfits” starring Marilyn Monroe and Clark Gable. Both Monroe and Gable made their final film appearances in this 1961 rom-com about a divorcee and a cowboy falling in love in Nevada. For more information about LACMA’s ongoing Tuesday matinee film screenings, visit lacma.org.
Bing Theater, LACMA
5905 Wilshire Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90036
Wednesday 4.27-Campus Event
Monthly Movie Night @ the Oviatt Library
This Wednesday, catch a screening of the HBO documentary “The Strange History of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” in the Oviatt Library, presented by the Pride Center and Veterans Resource Center. The film focuses on the controversial political ban surrounding gay women and men in the military, and those who worked to repeal it. Snacks and refreshments will be provided as well.
Jack and Florence Ferman Presentation Room
Thursday 4.28- Art
“Were the ’90s L.A.’s Golden Age” @ Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA)
On Thursday, MOCA will feature a panel of professionals to discuss how and why trends and growth in society influenced the art world in the ’90s. The event draws influence from a current MOCA exhibit, “Don’t Look Back: The 1990s” currently on display until July 11, which focuses on subjects like place and space, queerness, noir America and intimacy. RSVP through moca.org.
250 S. Grand Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90012
Friday 4.29- Music
The Aquadolls, Summer Twins @ Teragram Ballroom
Feel just a little closer to summer vacation this Friday at the Teragram Ballroom. Headlining is The Aquadolls, a surf-pop 4 piece from Orange County, and the ever-dreamy Summer Twins will most definitely put you in a summer mood. Catch So Many Wizards and Jurassic Shark open up the show. Get your tickets through Ticketmaster.
$12 pre-sale, $15 at the door
1234 W. 7th St.
Los Angeles, CA 90017
Saturday 4.30- Television
Bob’s Burgers Live @ The Wiltern
The cast and crew of “Bob’s Burgers” celebrate 100 episodes on Saturday at the Wiltern. Cast members will do stand-up before the event’s Q&A session, so expect big laughs. Never seen “Bob’s Burgers?” Imagine an animated television show about a family so dysfunctional it gives “The Simpsons” a run for its money. Grab your ticket for Friday or Saturday through Ticketmaster. Learn more about the event at bobsburgerslive.com.
3790 Wilshire Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90010
“Selena” screening at The Regent
Revisit one of the most definitive voices of the 1990s this Sunday at The Regent. Released in 1997, “Selena,” starring Jennifer Lopez, celebrates the life of Selena Quintanilla-Perez, a Latin-pop crossover turned international success who bridged together Spanish and English languages and served as an ally to gay community before being murdered in 1995. Be sure to get there before the movie starts for a pre-show dance party and Selena costume contest.
448 S. Main St.
Los Angeles, CA 90013
Monday 5.02- Music
Kim and The Created record release show @ The Echoplex
Los Angeles punk diva Kim House and her band The Created return home from tour to celebrate the release of their 7 inch “Get What I Want,” a borderline murderous love song. If you missed Kim and The Created perform at the Yves Saint Laurent fashion show in LA back in February, you can’t miss them Monday. WuWu opens up the show. Get your tickets through the Echoplex website.
1822 Sunset Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90026