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Weekend Events ~ August 23-26th, 2007 ~ Los Angeles

10:58 AM PDT on August 23, 2007

Fuck Yeah Fest

Thursday

Morris Tepper @ The Troubadour, 9081 Santa Monica Blvd, LA, CA 90069 ~ Guitarist for Captain Beefheart, Tom Waits, PJ Harvey etc. Moris Tepper writes songs that nudge the boundaries of the alternative-rock palette while mixing his love for blues, folk and ethnic music ~ 9:30pm ~ call (310) 276-6168 for ticket information.

Wolf Parade @ The El Rey
5515 Wilshire Blvd ~ Los Angeles, California 90036 ~ More Info

Friday

Skid Row @ Laemmle Grande 4-Plex ~ 345 S. Figueroa St. Downtown L.A., CA 90071 ~ Rapper Pras Michael (Fugees) spends nine days and nights living on Los Angeles' Skid Row and tells the story in this undercover documentary. Through August 30th.

Latin American Cinema @ LACMA, 5905 Wilshire Blvd, LA, CA 90036 ~ Nine films from Mexico, Argentina and Venezuela from 1951 through 2006. For more information visit www.lacma.org or call 323-857-6010 ~ FREE admission but ticket is required

Beat Konducta in India @ Turntable Lab ~ Free beer and Indian food, while the Beat Konducta does his thing for his new release ~ 6-9PM ~ FREE

Saturday

My Man Kono @ Inside The Ford, 2580 Cahuenga Blvd. East, Hollywood, CA 90068 ~ A reading of a new play by Phil W. Chung, this is the true story of Toraichi Kono who worked as Charlie Chaplin's personal valet for 17 years before being arrested as a Japanese enemy spy on the eve of World War II. Stay after the show to participate in talk back & meet the artists. ~ 1PM ~ $5

Summer Triangle @ KGB Gallery ~ 1640 N. Spring St. ~ HUGE art show featuring NO-FI, Martin hsu, & Ron Outlaw, among others. Music installation and live bands, plus an environment design, shitloads of DJs, and four live bands ~ 8PM -4AM ~ $5 before 10PM, $10 after

Scorpions @ Gibson Ampitheatre
Here I am... rock me like a hurricane ~ more info

Sunday

Fuck Yeah Fest @ the EchoPlex (also on Saturday night)
1156 Glendale Blvd. ~ Los Angeles, California 90026 ~ More Info

Brand New Heavies @ House of Blues
8pm ~ 8430 Sunset Blvd. ~ Hollywood, California 90069 ~ More Info

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