Weekender: Indie Video Games, East L.A. Surrealism and Monster Masks | KCET
Weekender: Indie Video Games, East L.A. Surrealism and Monster Masks
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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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
This is a special time of year for the seagulls on Anacapa Island, the largest breeding ground for the Western gull in the Western U.S. The blooming wildflowers on the island make for a romantic setting for mating season.
A Highland Park favorite for old school Mexican dishes and margaritas, El Arco Iris will soon close its doors after five decades of business. The impending closure of the beloved, family-run restaurant undoubtedly comes as a sad loss to its many regulars.