a highly-opinionated selection of things happening around town, and sometimes out of town. this month's page here.
thu. feb. 1 allah-las @ lodge room wayne's world @ laemmle noho fri. feb. 2 allah-las @ lodge room big trouble in little china MIDNIGHT @ vista sat. feb. 3 big search, allah-las @ lodge room wendy & lucy, meek's cutoff (w/ q&a) @ egyptian theater sun. feb. 4 maria, the little girl who sold the sun FREE @ veggie cloud flying hair, rearranged face @ echo tue. feb. 6 joan didion: the center will not hold (w/ q&a) FREE @ hammer thu. feb. 8 dead meadow FREE @ harvard & stone fri. feb. 9 joe baiza, triosphere @ battery books sat. feb. 10 resistance at tule lake 2 PM @ japanese american national museum indiana jones trilogy 5 PM @ aero tokyo drifter, the flowers and the angry waves @ egyptian wed. feb. 14 casablanca @ aero fri. feb. 16 mary timony plays helium @ troubadour casablanca MIDNIGHT @ vista sat. feb. 17 morgan delt @ hi hat fri. feb. 23 au hasard balthazar @ ucla film archive mon. feb. 26 rogue squares, thurston moore group, renderers @ zebulon sun. mar. 4 earthless @ teragram meg baird @ zebulon tue. mar. 27 firestarter 9:30 PM @ los feliz 3 wed. mar. 28 big trouble in little china 9:30 PM @ los feliz 3 sat. mar. 31 mike watt & the missingmen (6:00) FREE @ pop obscure tue. apr. 17 itasca @ resident sat. jun. 30 devo, mummies, traditional fools, mudhoney, flytraps, cumstain, etc @ burger boogaloo @ mosswood park (oakland) sun. jul. 1 battleship, gris gris, quintron & ms pussycat, rip offs, le shok, the damned, flakes, etc @ burger boogaloo @ mosswood park (oakland) WHAT IT IS: RESISTANCE AT TULE LAKE This new documentary from director/producer Konrad Aderer tells the long-suppressed story of 12,000 Japanese Americans who dared to resist the US government's program of mass incarceration during World War II. Giving voice to experiences that have been marginalized for over 70 years, the film challenges the nationalist, one-sided ideal of wartime "loyalty". Panel with the filmmakers will follow the screening.