The award ceremony circuit has hit critical mass for the entertainment-industrial complex. For the uninvited, there's still plenty left to do this weekend:
Wednesday, February 17, 2010
Brett Ratner and Olivia Munn will present at the Second Annual Entertainment Awards hosted by One Show Entertainment to celebrate the best in entertainment advertising creative at the Egyptian Theatre.
Over at the Silent Movie Theater you can oogle flappers in lacy underthings when Cinefamily and The Silent Treatment screen two films in their Flappers series: "Getting Gertie's Garter" and "Up In Mabel's Room." The fun starts at 8 PM.
If flappers don't fry your burger, check out Jackie Collins at the Barnes and Noble store in the The Grove, where she will read from her latest masterpiece Poor Little Bitch Girl at 7 PM. Thanks to The L.A. Scene for the tip.
Thursday, February 18, 2010
- Rupaul stops in at Book Soup to share tips from her book, Workin' It. Starts at 7 PM.
Friday, February 19, 2010
- Michael Jaime-Becerra discusses and signs This Time Tomorrow at Vroman's in Pasadena at 7 PM.
Saturday, February 20, 2010
- Chinese Chamber of Commerce of Los Angeles opens the Golden Dragon Parade and Festival at 10:00 am in the Chinatown district of Los Angeles.
- Motion Picture Sound Editors honor Steven Spielberg at their 57th "Golden Reel Awards" at the Westin Bonaventure Hotel & Suites.
- Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences celebrates the "Other Oscars" at the Scientific and Technical Awards over at the Beverly Wilshire Four Seasons Hotel.
- Writers Guild of America West hosts its 2010 Awards at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza.
- A Better LA hosts the "Make It Better" benefit featuring performances by Tenacious D, Will Ferrell, Zach Galifianakis, Demetri Martin, Rob Riggle, Nick Swardson and Aubrey Plaza at the Nokia Theatre at 8:00 pm.
- Swing dance enthusiasts can show off their new knickers at the Great LA Air Raid dance commemorating the 1942 "air raid" at Ft. MacArthur in San Pedro, starting at 5:00 PM.
- ***just added: A L.A. Lit Crawl down Sunset Blvd, organized by Goodreads, Book Soup and PEN Center USA, will commence in Silverlake at Malo Restaurant at 7 PM. hat tip to Carolyn Kellogg at Jacket Copy for the info.
Sunday, February 21, 2010
- **Just added: "An Afternoon with Angela Y. Davis" to benefit A New Way of Life Reentry project at WLCAC, Phoenix Hall, 10950 Central Avenue, Los Angeles. 2 PM VIP Reception and 3 PM Presentation and Discussion.
- I Have A Dream Foundation's 12th Annual Gospel Brunch will be hosted by Jennifer Garner at the House of Blues West Hollywood.
- The second Annual Pasadena Marathon starts today at some ungodly hour.
Monday, February 22, 2010
- An Evening With Former Presidents Bill Clinton and George W. Bush is on the schedule at the Gibson Amphitheatre but who knows if President Clinton will be there to share details about his recent heart surgery.