To Do This Weekend In LA

See The National play their unbelievably beautiful music for two nights, Fri & Sat, at The Wiltern.

Swing by our 24-Hour Blogathon at Canter’s Deli, from noon on Saturday to noon on Sunday! Phew!

Learn about Rube Goldberg machines at Dorkbot SoCal on Saturday!

Take in some rare Opry in rusty dusty SoCal style at the End Times Opry Friday night, featuring music, comedy, poetry and spoken word.

The Silver Lake Jubilee promises over 40 gourmet trucks, a metric shit-ton of fantastic local bands (including Foreign Born, The Like, Voxhaul Broadcast, The Monolators, Dios and more), art, eco and children’s villages, and more.

Clem Snide plays their literate and clever Americana at Spaceland on the 21st.

Frightened Rabbit lights up the Henry Fonda with a warm Nor’Scottish glow on Sunday.

On the night of the 22nd (get there early for reasonable parking) Cinespia at Hollywood Forever Cemetery screens “The Thing”, which, if you didn’t know, features a score by Morricone.

Tonight American Cinematheque at the Egyptian has a Kurosawa double feature with “Rashomon” and “The Hidden Fortress”;  Sunday is “Yojimbo” and “Sanjuro.”

There’s a secret(ish) show Monday night with Band Of Horses at the Hollywood Forever Masonic Lodge; to get in, you have to tweet at the radio station 98.7fm @987LA with your favorite BOH song. Disclaimer: I work at the station. (I know, I know, Mr. Indie Music Snob and All Of My Ex-Boyfriends–save it.)

What else did I miss? Leave ’em in the comments.

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