goings ons

around here, i often hear, 'i'm so boooored' to which i say, 'great. go be bored someplace else' here are a few not so boring (and in fact quite stimulating and glamorous) events going on this weekend in LA-LA land.
book signing:
one of my favorite artists, photographer catherine ledner's book 'animal house' is finally out!!! yippee!
now you can own an entire book of her fantastic animal pieces. ledner will be signing her gorgeous tome at book soup in hollyweird this sunday. (i'm def going to try and get my bored little peeps there)
Book Signing at Book Soup 8818 Sunset Blvd. W. Hollywood CA 90069 Email: info@booksoup.com telephone: 310. 659.3110 or toll free: 800. 764.BOOK
Swerve Festival:
"Swerve Festival is a new annual (can't be new and annual people, but we get your drift) festival dedicated to celebrating West Coast creative culture and its community inspired by art, film, music and action sports.
the three day fest, will bring together, the West Coast creative culture and its community inspired by art, film, music and action sports.
if you're a music junkie this is going to be a lalapalooza type extravaganza. bands include: We Are Scientists, Bonde Do Role, Illinois, Thee More Shallows, Oh No! Oh My!, Snowden, Foreign Born, The Black Angels, The Toxic Avenger, Juiceboxxx, LA Riots and more.
and bonus for you fellow music lovers, the new joy division movie by, Anton Corbijn, Control will be closing out the fest (that's worth the whole fest right there. i love j.d.)
west hollywood book fair:
"The multiple award-winning West Hollywood Book Fair is one of Southern California’s most eclectic literary events attracting over 20,000 readers and writers of all ages and interests. The West Hollywood Book Fair features over 300 participating authors, 12 stages with author panels and special guests, live storytelling, theater, poetry and performances and writing workshops, and over 100 exhibitors hosting activities, including local independent booksellers and literary non-profit organizations."
Sunday, September 30, 2007 10am to 6pm West Hollywood Park 647 N. San Vicente Blvd.
long beach flea
it's ebay live! picture a huge parking lot filled with anything and everything. deals and steals. takes place the 3rd sunday of each month and this is it! bring your cash and your little wire cart. i start hyper ventilating because of the sheer amount of amazing finds.
veteran's stadium, long beach click here for directions
the 23rd annual, abbott kinney festival
(you see here, it's ok to use 'annual') the ultimate venice block party.
"venice will take to the streets to celebrate its 102 years of community at the 23rd annual Abbot Kinney Festival. Running through the heart of Venice, Abbot Kinney Blvd will be closed to traffic from Main St. to Venice Blvd to accommodate 2 stages of live music, dancers and performance artists, a spectacular children's court, 3 food areas, a Spirit Garden, Green Living Pavilion and over 300 vendors featuring original, handcrafted goods".
added bonus- this year's fest is going green. click here for more info.
if you live in the L.A. area, you have absolutely no excuse to be bored this weekend. so, go be bored someplace else.


/// said…
I found you through Franki and am in LOOOOVE. Keep up the great work.

And by the way, are you in L.A., too??

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