Independent cinema is thriving more than ever. Check out the latest work from emerging talent at North Hollywood CineFest. This fun event has a combination of great film screenings, press and red carpet events, parties, seminars, all offered in this seven-day event, is what makes this a dynamic and must-go film festival. Enjoy best feature film, best feature film international, best documentary, best documentary short, best short film in multiple genres, and best student film. They all will be shown at Laemmle NoHo 7 Theatres.
For all who love poetry, check out Grand Park’s Downtown Bookfest! This event features the poetry of Emily Dickinson with a twist. Performers include Get Lit Players, David Prather, St. Bernard High School Poets, Cut Chemist, Brendan Constantine, Kim Dower, and many more. Free hands-on activities include creating your own pieces of poetic genius with PUBLISH! by Writ Large Press, constructing handmade books using dried plant specimens, a photo booth with Victorian-era props and prose, free writing advice, 826LA’s never-ending story, and pop-up bookshops for literary lovers big and small. Downtown Bookfest is a part of Grand Park’s Our L.A. Voices, a season-wide celebration of Angeleno expression. A new movie about Dickinson is set to come out in April — just in time for National Poetry Month!
Inspiration is everywhere, especially at the Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising in L.A. It’s time for 25th annual exhibition of motion picture costume design. If you love the movies, this is a perfect exhibit for you. It’s also FREE. Now through April 22 from 10AM-5PM. FIDM is located at 919 S. Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90015. Thinking of becoming a costume or clothing designer? FIDM LA is an acclaimed school with a wide variety of creative disciplines to pursue.
Vegan and non-vegans alike will enjoy all the yummy selections at the Vegan Street Fair in North Hollywood on March 26. This annual celebration celebrates the latest in vegan cuisine in bite-sized portions. All bite-sized portions are only $4! The Fair itself is FREE. They’ve also added a Beer Garden at the Federal Bar, more vendors, more activities, and more games. Check out these vegan recipes to try at home.
On March 10, enjoy a night filled with art, music, culture and more at ArtNight Pasadena. This free event features 18 of Pasadena’s art and cultural venues. ArtCenter, Norton Simon, Armory Center for the Arts and more are included. This is a very popular event with 28,000 in attendance the last time. Yummy food trucks will also be there. Free shuttles are provided for your convenience at every venue.
There’s so much creativity in this town and it’s almost time for the most coveted of awards, the Oscars. With so many great performances, it’s hard to choose who will win. Hacksaw Ridge, La La Land, Manchester by The Sea, Fences, Arrival, Moonlight and more are up for multiple awards. Categories include best pictures, best actors, writing, directing, visual effects, set design, costume design, score, sound, documentaries, shorts films, you name it! Here is the list of nominees. The Oscars will take place on Sunday, February 26 and shown on ABC.
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