Thursday, November 8, 2012

Events for Nov. 8-14, 2012




Documentaries on the Rolling Stones @ Egyptian Theatre (Hollywood)

A double feature of two new docs on the band. Go behind the scenes of with the early Stones as they tour Ireland in The Rolling Stones: Charlie Is My Darling, Ireland 1965. Experience the never-before-seen concert movie, The Rolling Stones: Some Girls Live in Texas, featuring the group in their prime.


The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion (Nataworry)


The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion @ El Rey Theatre (Miracle Mile)
The trio tears into the El Rey in support of their first studio effort in eight years, Meat And Bone. With blistering cuts like "Black Mold," "Bottle Baby" and "Danger," the tracks are sure to satiate fans who have anxiously been awaiting new material, as well as audience members who are seeing them perform for the first time.


In Theaters This Week
The Comedy stars Tim Heidecker and Eric Wareheim from "Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job!" and LCD Soundsystem's James Murphy; Steven Spielberg directs Daniel Day-Lewis and Sally Field in Lincoln; Patton Oswalt and Johnny Knoxville in Nature Calls; Daniel Craig's third turn as 007, Skyfall. Also in theaters: A Royal Affair



Marc Broussard @ Hotel Café (Hollywood)

The Louisiana soul man performs two sets tonight, one at 7 p.m. and another at 10:30 p.m., as part of his fall tour. Expect to hear material from his upcoming 2013 album, A Life Worth Living, which is a tribute to his late grandmother.

Those Darlins @ Troubadour (West Hollywood)
With the emergence of cold mornings and evenings, it's not as if we really need a reminder that summer has abandoned us, but just in case the three-piece offer up a new song and tour, entitled "Summer's Dead." The murder ballad is a perfect anthem for the season that represents approaching death.



Free Pizza @ CPK
To commemorate Veterans Day, the restaurant is offering a free meal to all veterans and active military. Just bring your ID or come in uniform to claim your free pizza and nonalcoholic beverage today or tomorrow.



Ben Caron @ Rockwell: Table and Stage (Los Feliz)

Celebrating the Nov. 13 release of his new EP, Love Me Too, the singer-songwriter returns to the recently re-opened and revamped venue. The multitalented Angeleno is also an actor, and it's clear from Love Me Too that he has no problem laying his emotions bare in each song.



Led Zeppelin: Celebration Day
Don't miss an encore screening of the 2007 tribute concert for Ahmet Ertegun, with the legendary band performing songs like "Black Dog", "While Lotta Love" and "The Song Remains the Same." It's scheduled for 7:30 p.m. at IMAX theaters throughout the city, including L.A. Live, Citywalk and Century City.


Who's Your Bubbie? @ Skirball Cultural Center (West L.A.)

An evening of sharing recipes and stories with Jonathan Gold, David Sax, Evan Kleiman, Roxana Jullapat (Cooks County), Micah Wexler (Mezze) and Akasha Richmond. Bring your own favorite recipe and enter to win gift certificates from Akasha, Cooks County and STREET.

Clairy Browne & the Bangin' Rackettes (Pierre Baroni)


Clairy Browne & The Bangin' Rackettes @ The Mint (West L.A.)
The Melbourne songstress and her band of rogue musicians combine soul, doo-wop, ska, R&B and jump blues on songs like "Love Letter," "Vicious Cycle" and "I'll Be Fine." Their dynamic musicianship and style are sure to transport the Mint to another era.



John Hodgman @ Amoeba Music (Hollywood)
The actor (You would probably recognize him as the PC from the Mac commercials.), "The Daily Show" Resident Expert and bestselling author unveiled the third and final installment in his Complete World Knowledge Trilogy last month. Tonight he signs copies of That Is All at Amoeba.


Behind the Scenes of What We Eat @ The California Endowment (Downtown)

In the wake of Prop. 37's heartbreaking defeat, New York Times journalist and cookbook author Mark Bittman sheds light on the impact of our food choices on every facet of life. Find out what it really means to eat healthy from one of the most widely respected food writers of our time.


Petty Fest West @ El Rey Theatre (Miracle Mile)

The NYC event raised over $15,000 for charity, and now the show travels to the left coast for the first time ever. With a list of special guests that includes the Black Keys' Patrick Carney, the Strokes' Nick Valensi and Fab Moretti, Matt Sorum, Bijou Phillips and Sarah Silverman, the Sweet Relief Musicians Fund hopes to raise even more money for those affected by Hurricane Sandy. Also Nov. 15.

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