Do This Today: Ital (Music!) at The ACE Hotel

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The Ace Hotel has live music most nights of the week (woo hoo!) and tonight s no different with a free set by dj Ital. Check it out downtown starting at 8:30p. 

Event: DJ Ital The Ace Hotel (link)
Location: Ace Hotel, 929 S. Broadway, Los Angeles, CA 90015
Time: Tuesday May 20th, 2014, 8:30p
Cost: Free!

Do This Today: Jason Priestley Book Signing

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Who didn’t have a crush on 90’s fav Brandon Walsh?! If you didn’t watch the original 90210, then you are missing out. Jason Priestley just released his memoir and is doing a book signing in Pasadena at Vroman’s tonight at 7pm. Buy the book there and he’ll sign it!

Event: Jason Priestley Book Signing (link)
Location: Vroman’s Bookstore, 695 E. Colorado Blvd, Pasadena CA 91101
Time: Monday May 19, 2014, 7pm
Cost: FREE!

Do This Today: Free Cone Day at Haagen-Dazs

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Your eyes don’t deceive you. It is in fact FREE CONE DAY at Haagen-Dazs. Get there today between 4-8pm and get 1 free cone per guest. Click HERE to find the nearest Haagen-Dazs. This post is not sponsored by Haagen-Dazs, I just really like ice cream. Once a fat kid, always a fat kid 🙂

Event: Free Cone Day at Haagen-Dazs (event info)
Location: Click HERE to find the nearest Haagen-Dazs
Time: Tuesday May 13, 2014 4-8pm
Cost: FREE!

Do This Today: Bright Bazaar Launch Celebration at West Elm

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Did you guys know it’s almost Friday? Are you also still overwhelmed with sweetness from my Wet Doggies post? I’m not going to lie- I made that image my computer desktop background and it makes me giggle every time I look at it. It’s a nice way to take the stress out of work: UGh, the printers broken again!! 😦  WET ADORABLE PUPPIES!! 🙂

Well, tonight West Elm is having the Bright Bazaar Launch Celebration. Jonathan Lo of Happy Mundane and Will Taylor of Bright Bazaar will be discussing Will Taylor’s new book “Bright Bazaar: Embracing Color For Make-You-Smile Style”. Expect drinks, treats and good times 🙂

Event: Bright Bazaar Launch Celebration at West Elm (event link)
Location: West Elm, 8366 Beverly Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90048
Time: Thursday May 8, 2014, 6:30-8:30p
Cost: Free!

Do This Today: The Bullshit of Life at Satellite (comedy!)

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Tonight The Satellite is doing a comedy night called The Bullshit of Life at 8:30p. Come see Brody Stevens, DJ Douggpound, Andre Hyland, and musical guest White Rainbow. It’s hosted by Mikey Kampmann and only costs $8! Should be awesome.

Event: The Bullshit of Life at the Satellite (event link)
Location: 1717 Silverlake Blvd, Los Angeles, CA
Time: April 30, 2014, 8p doors – 9pm
Cost: $8 (get tickets here)

Do This Today: Free Night at Satellite

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Tonight The Satellite is having a free night of music to celebrate Little Richard! Tonight’s FREE party will feature Big Dick, The Bloodhounds, Them Howling Bones, The Do-Its, Tom Kenny and the Damselles, Kristy Hanson, Creatures of Bad Habit, Hired Hendrix and hosted by Daren Taylor. Come check it out!

Event: FREE Little Richard Tribute Night at the Satellite (link)
Location: 1717 Silverlake Blvd, Los Angeles, CA
Time: Tuesday April 15, 2014, 9p-2a
Cost: FREE!

Do This Today: Meiko at Hotel Cafe

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Tonight hit-up Hotel Cafe to see Meiko perform with Jesse Thomas. If you buy tickets to this, I think you can stay after the show and see Raye, Nikki Lang, and LA River Bend perform. I was lucky enough to see her perform at Mark Montano’s book launch party.

Event: Meiko at Hotel Cafe (link)
Location: 1623 N. Cahuenga Blvd, Los Angeles, CA
Time: Tuesday March 25, 2014, 7:00p
Cost: $14.50 (including service charge) get them HERE

BONUS Do This Today: LACMA Conversation with Michael Wilkinson: Superman- Costume Icon

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This is a tad pricy for the blog, but sounds cool. Check out the LACMA tonight to see Michael Wilkinson (who was nominated for an Oscar in Costume Design for American Hustle) in conversation with Bobi Garland. Warner Bros even loaned some of Wilkinson’s costume designs for the event. If you’re into wardrobe and costume design, this event is for you. It’s $35 for LACMA members, $25 for students, and $40 for the public.

Event: LACMA Conversation with Michael Wilkinson: Superman- Costuming an Icon (event link)
Location: LACMA, 5905 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA
Time: Tuesday March 4, 2014, 7pm
Cost: $40 for the public, $25 for students, $35 for LACMA members

Do This Today: Free Museum Day!

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Do you love visiting museums in Los Angeles but can’t take the hefty entrance fees? Alas! Today is Presidents’ Day, which means spend your day off at one of LA’s best museums. Check HERE for the full list of museums and details.

Event: Free Admission to Los Angeles Museums (event)
Location: See THIS list for the participating museums
Time: Monday February 17, 2014, All day
Cost: FREE

Do This Today: LA Art Book Fair at MOCA Geffen

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The Geffen MOCA is holding an opening for their LA Art Book Fair exhibit tonight, with the exhibit going through February 2. These art openings are always fun, so why not check it out. Check THIS page out for all the deets.

Event: LA Art Book Fair 2014 (link)
Location: MOCA Geffen, 152 N. Central Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90012
Time: Thursday Jan 30, 2014, 6pm – 9pm
Cost: FREE!