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Weekender: Indie Video Games, East L.A. Surrealism and Monster Masks

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Looking for a weekend art event to attend? We've got you covered. From East Los Angeles surrealism and indie video games, to monster masks and collective typing, here's our list of art events taking place this weekend in Los Angeles.

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IndieCade 2013

Friday, October 4 to Sunday, October 6

IndieCade, the world's largest standalone independent games festival, descends upon Los Angeles today with tunnels of strobe lights, laser mazes, and full-body virtual reality.

Various location in Downtown Culver City. For information on how to see over 100 games or to attend the conference, the Night Games or the Big Games Festival, visit: www.indiecade.com.


Adrià Julià's Artist Labs Residency

Open until October 5

Adrià Julià's multi-media installations investigate the interdependence of individuals in relation to their physical and social surroundings.

18th Street Arts Center: 1639 18th Street Santa Monica, CA 90404. For more information click here.

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"In everything there is the trace"

Through December 7

Volunteers are tasked to re-type as much of the John Steinbeck classic, "Grapes of Wrath" in an hour. Susan Silton's latest project/ live performance, "In everything there is the trace," examines community, language, and labor through group typing sessions.

USC Fisher Museum of Art: 823 Exposition Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90089. Part of the "Drawn to Language" exhibition. To schedule a time to partake in the typing of "Grapes of Wrath," sign up here.

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"Abhorrence and Obsession"

Open until December 8

Gabe Bartalos's new retrospective, "Abhorrence and Obsession," celebrates the surreal and fantastical worlds he's created over a 20+ year career in special effects.

University Art Museum: 1250 N Bellflower Blvd Long Beach, CA 90840. For more information on the exhibition click here.


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"La Luz De Germs"

Open until December 7

Visual artist, Jaime "Germs" Zacarias takes inspiration from religious iconography, lucha libre, and the city of Los Angeles to create his signature tentacle-filled works.

Vincent Price Art Museum: 1301 Avenida Cesar Chavez Monterey Park, CA 91754. For more information on the exhibition click here.

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