Music, Dance, Film, Art & Cultural Events November 12 – 19

SUN 11/17

LA Skins Fest @ Regal Live – Free, All Ages
The LA SKINS FEST, presented by NBCUniversal and the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians, takes place Wednesday November 13th through Sunday November 17th, 2013 at REGAL CINEMAS LA LIVE. The LA SKINS FEST celebrates it’s annual festival of artistic excellence in Native American cinema. Now taking RSVPs for all events, screenings, and our inaugural award show on the closing night. As always the LA SKINS FEST has no admission fee.
http://laskinsfest.com/

Red Nation Film Festival @ NoHo Arts District – All Ages
The Authentic Voice of American Indian & Indigenous Cinema, is dedicated to breaking the barrier of racism by successfully replacing American Indian stereotype with recognition, new vision, arts, culture and economic prosperity by placing American Indian Filmmakers at the forefront of the entertainment industry and to introduce American Indian Filmmakers to larger, global mainstream audiences while establishing relations between the American Indian community and the entertainment industry. The Festival theme, “Red is Green” serves to expand the boundaries of how American Indians have typically been defined in our cultural and to also inspire audiences with the sacred personal relationship to Mother Earth that our tribes have kept alive.
http://rednationfilmfestival.com/festival-schedule/

FMLY Fest pre-party lot sale! @ Vlad The Retailer – 11am-7pm, Free, All Ages
One man’s trash is another man’s treasure! Recycle, re-use & reduce waste by donating and shopping Fmly Fest pre-party Lot sale while also supporting Vlad The Retailer an awesome independent shop serving many artist in Los Angeles. Vlad’s is a place to buy handmade work from independent designers, artists, writers, musicians, leatherworkers, weirdos, wizards and winos. Join Us Nov 17th 2013 and support FMLY Fest! fmly fest is a collective celebration of the global fmly community. planned throughout a series of public meeting workshops, fmly fest is the expression of a horizontally structured, mutually supportive collective enthusiastic about supporting community-oriented arts which orbit positive themes of social, environmental, and political sustainability. phew, apologies for that mess of words. basically, our fest provides the opportunity for collectives to collaboratively engage with an international community and articulate the honest passions that make us feel alive in our environments. never forget: treat everywhere we go as our home and everyone we meet as fmly.
https://www.facebook.com/events/660701183950303/

PATCHWORK SHOW: long beach fall 2013 @ Marine Stadium Long Beach – 11am-5pm, Free, All Ages
Patchwork Show: modern creative festival showcases emerging local artists, crafters & designers alongside artisan food, DIY craft workshops and indie music. The festival is free to attend and family friendly. This year we celebrate our 29th festival and 7th anniversary.  Vendors are selected through a jury and feature clothing for men, women & kids, handbags, accessories, jewelry, art, ceramics, garden finds, home goods, plushies, crochet & knit items, pet gear, kits & patterns, bath & body goodies and more! Patchwork creators Delilah Snell & Nicole Stevenson (Random Nicole) seek to build upon the handmade community by offering makers an affordable venue to show their goods, network and build their businesses. Delilah & Nicole also produce Craftcation: Indie Business & DIY Craft Conference.
https://www.facebook.com/events/677120535633689/

CONTINENTAL ROOM’S RECORD SHOW @ Continental Room, Fullerton – 12pm-5pm, Free, 21+
We are back at it for the month of November for our 5th and last installment of The Continental Room’s Record Show for this year! As always, we are having some of california’s best vendors out from LA, OC, and SD over at the continental room with thousands of records up for grabs! $3 domestics and $4 wells all day long and BBQ chris serving the goods out in the back room! a handful of guest deejays will be spinning records all day long, too. free for the public and vendors!
https://www.facebook.com/events/1387782768126315

¡Ser!   * World Premiere* @ Los Angeles Theatre Center – $15-30, All Ages
Get ready, get set…get ¡Ser!
The world premiere of a woman’s quest to find herself in the Americas while exploring her sex and love affair with soccer. Written and performed by Karen Anzoategui with musical collaboration by Louie Perez of Los Lobos, CAVA and Walter Miranda, ¡Ser! is a riveting personal narrative that examines a queer Latina’s strained relationship with each of her two homes: Los Angeles, and Buenos Aires. Spending years in both countries, she dreams of a pilgrimage to meet her soccer idol Diego Maradona and see him play. The back and forth migration of her upbringing, amidst major moments in Argentine history, leaves her with few role models save an over-sexed Argentinean English teacher and a mute that communicates via horn. Featuring live music and her own soccer skills, Karen delights in her zany journey to find community and love in pursuit of her ¡GOL! Opening Night Fundraiser | $50 | Includes post show reception and live music.
http://thelatc.org/2013/shows/ser/

Joshua Tree Indigenous Film Festival – Joshua Tree – 4pm, All Ages
1st annual film festival featuring indigenous films, live music, culture and history.
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Inland-Mexican-Heritage/170588023182

Pachuco Boogie Sundays: A Night of Classic Barrio Culture & Suave! @ Eastside Luv Bar – 8pm, Free, 21+
Ladies & Gentlemen, Chucos Y Chucas by popular demand Eastside Luv wine bar y QueSo, Your Host El Barrio Dandy Vintage ,DJ El Chuco Niko Koya, La OG Chuca DJ SweetSue Diamond from East Los are honored to bring you a Very Special Night of OG East Side Barrio Sounds of the past! From Pachuco Boogie, Swing, Rock N Roll to Vintage Latin Sounds of Mambo and Rumbas to the Chicano Soul Y Oldies of yesteryear! The music that put the beat and Rhythm in the Heart of our Barrios! We are also very Honored to host a DJ set by one of the most important, influential and talented musicians and entertainers around.
*El Mero Mero, El Pachuco mas pachuco. Un carnal mas mas de aquellas! The one and Only Pachuco Jose !!! **SO WE ASK THAT YOU COME DRESSED UP TO THE BEST OF YOUR ABILITIES AND REPRESENT OUR CLASSIC CULTURA AND SHOW EM HOW WE DO IT, FIRME, SUAVE, Y CON PURA CLASE! ** ITS ABOUT LOOKING YOUR BEST, HAVE FUN WITH IT!!
https://www.facebook.com/events/395594790544090

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