October is almost over. How does time fly so quickly when class is in session? For better or worse this means that the spookiness of the month is intensifying. However, Thanksgiving, eggnog and presents are on their way. For those looking for things to do that won’t spook but get their hearts ready to give thanks, check out the week’s events!
Jewish Culture and Communities in Zimbabwe Today
Ms. Butchart, Zimbabwean, Teach and artist will tell share her story about growing up in Zimbabwe. She’ll also delve into what the Jewish culture was like and is like today and relate it to our world here now.
Sierra Hall 314
Streamapalooza! Insights Copyright and Media 21st century educators
Those who desire to become YouTube, Instagram, Vine and Snapchat famous beware. Copyright does exist and you can be sued for it if you don’t understand it. This talk will inform all who attend about the legal rights we have as consumers and what copyright looks like on a day-to-day basis and use.
Jack and Florence Ferman Presentation Room
12 p.m. to 4 p.m.
FREE, RSVP HERE
Orson Welles TV: Sketch Book, Around the World, The Fountain of Youth
It’s that time of the week where we get the opportunity to see another one of the great Orson Welles movies! This week features a TV show he made that was originally for British TV only. “Sketch book,” “Around the World,” and “The Fountain of Youth” are the three major shows being featured.
Armer Screening Room (MZ100)
Bassrush With Zomboy, Eptic, LAX, Must Die!
If any of those names are familiar this will be a treat. Bassrush has come back with a lineup of some great EDM, Dubstep, and bass music in this concert owning the October night.
618 S. Spring St.
John Fleck: Blacktop Highway
In his one-man gothic horror show, John Fleck celebrates Halloween with “video projections and Freudian theory.” Expect some singing, some dancing, laughs, some screams and some weirdness.
REDCAT: Roy & Edna Disney/CalArts Theater
631 W. Second St.
Manuel Scano Larrazabl: Inexorable Acephalous Magnificence or How the Shit Hits the Fan
For those who could understand the title, well done. For those who couldn’t, this is an art gallery that’s within a large, spacious room. Inside one will encounter large wall-sized canvases of extremely abstract art. “When you walk in, the first works you’ll probably notice are thin sticks of wood, dancing like oddly shaped bodies,” according to L.A. Weekly.
Museum as Retail Space (MaRS)
649 S. Anderson St.
12 p.m. – 7 p.m.
What is it: Four artists from Southern California come together to bring a mixed exhibition. A photographer, a poet and two multimedia artists will bring varied art styles that bring in Mexican street murals to hand-painted signs to graffiti.
West Gallery, Art and Design Center
Dia de los Muertos at Hollywood Forever
Dia de los Muertos or “Day of the Dead” is a annual celebration of the dead originating from Mexico. Hosted at a Cemetery in Hollywood, the cemetery is covered in art exhibitions, dance rituals, musical performances and much more. This is spooky in the sense that it takes place at a cemetery, really it’s scary how much fun it’ll be!
6000 Santa Monica Blvd
8 a.m. – 7 p.m.
A 2014 Israeli film that features plenty of dark comedy about the military service in Israel of female soldiers serving as clerks in HR. This is a movie that looks behind the scenes in the world of women in Israel.
Laemmle’s Town Center 5
17200 Ventura Blvd.
10 a.m. – 12 a.m.
Kansas City Choir Boy
This show starts off with two good, old fashion American lovers from a small-town. The woman in the show goes off to follow her destiny like a good American small-town country girl would. However, when pursuing this she suddenly vanishes into thin air.
Kirk Douglas Theatre
9820 Washington Blvd.
3 p.m. or 7 p.m.
$30 – $70
German Currents: “Dora, or the Sexual Neuroses of Our Parents”/”Gruber is Leaving”
A 90-minute film about a woman who’d been sedated for most of her 18 years of life. When she goes off her medicine, her world explodes and she quickly gets into a romance with a perfume salesman which leads to her pregnancy.
6712 Hollywood Blvd
$9 for students
Used Book Sale
This is literally what it says it is; a used book sale, and there shouldnt be a college student alive who isn’t excited to see this, incorporating everything a college student is. Books are used since some students may be unable to afford new ones. And, of course, books – because reading and learning.
Oviatt Library Portico
9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Contributed by Joseph Jackson