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Alongside the furious MC battle and killer event at The Natural History Museum tonight, Friday offers almost too much in Los Angeles, we can't get to it all. Gnarly Ryan Graeff and awesome Ako's neighboring shows are our priorities, hopefully with time to see what Crayola is up to on Melrose. $75 is a little steep for Saturday's Stony Awards, we'll pass it for passing out on the couch after 'eating the whole thing.' Sunday's event highlights stories from Haiti that are about more than just poverty, corruption, and blight. L.A.'s coming chock full of inspiring art this weekend, go get 'em!

Friday October 12

Ryan Graeff Solo Show @ Solid One Gallery ~ 1639 1/2 Silver Lake Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90026 ~ 7-10PM ~ FREE

AKO Plush Doll Release Party @ Monkeyhouse Toys ~ 1618 1/2 Silverlake Blvd. Silverlake, CA 90026 ~ Live painting by TUNER and CEZE. AKO will also be slanging 'zines and artwork. This dude is dope!! 6-9PM ~ Free

Carnivale of the Unassuming @ Casa 0101 ~ 2009 E. 1st St. Boyle Heights, CA 90033 ~ A macabre maze of madness! A young girl wanders into a mysterious carnival only to be confronted with the freak show within herself! Opening night followed by wine reception $25. Through 11/4 - $15. Weekends 8P.M. Sunday 3P.M.

Craig 'Crayola' Simpkins CBS 'I'm Scar3ed' Show @ Gallery 1988 ~ 7020 Melrose Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90038 ~ 7-10PM ~ FREE

Saturday October 13th

Can't Stop Won't Stop @ Mr. T's Bowl ~ 5621 N. Figueroa St. Highland Park, CA 90042 ~ Hip-hop and reggae with 8-Bit, New Legends, The Hustler, Dred 1, Sagrada Muerte and more ~ 9PM

High Times' Stony Awards @ The Knitting Factory ~ 7021 Hollywood Blvd. ~ Hosted by Tommy Chong, with performances by B-Real, Joesph Israel, and more. ~ 8PM ~ $75

Amass @ The Scion Gallery ~ 3521 Helms Ave. Culver City, CA ~ 7-10PM ~ Free

Sunday October 14th

An Evening of Haitian Filmmaking @ Barnsdall Art Park ~ 4800 Hollywood Blvd. ~ 5-9PM ~ $20

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