Posted October 19, 2011 at 9:46 pm in Lifestyle
Robyn and Royksopp
This Saturday the Hollywood Bowl will house two of Europeâs finest imports: Robyn and Royksopp â need I say more?
If youâre a fan of their collaborative work on the song âThe Girl and the Robot,â which you very well should be, then this is an event you simply canât miss.
The Norwegian duo Royksopp will be a hit with its eclectic mesh of ambient sounds, house music and laidback vibes, particularly seen in hits such as âHappy Up Thereâ and âThis Must Be It.â
Swedish sensation Robyn, with her small but mighty attitude and songs of heartbroken vengeance, is also sure to impress. Her upbeat energy, as seen in the likes of âIndestructibleâ and âDancing on My Own,â and honest confessions of heartache are bound to connect with the crowd, making it a personal and intimate experience, even in a sea of thousands.
Tickets start at $40, but you will have a lovely, musical evening beneath the stars to look forward to, including a picnic and fierce yet laidback European attitude in tow.
Hollywood Forever Cemetery DĂa De Los Muertos
Halloween fever is spreading like wildfire and with that comes a vivacious excitement for DĂa De Los Muertos!
The Hollywood Forever Cemetery will honor and pay tribute to the dead in the 12th annual DĂa De Los Muertos celebration this Saturday with tickets running at $10.
Admire the detailed and decorative altars meant to honor the dead. Youâll be blown away by the delicate intricacies and grand tributary gestures being paid to past loved ones.
Peruse the live performances of the playful, dynamic and multi-talented Astrid Hadad, whose enigmatic performance style will set fire to the stage with song and dance. Ruben Albarran, part of the instrumental ensemble group Hoppo, will be in attendance as well, paying tribute to the man and the legend â Rockdrigo Gonzalez.
What better way to celebrate Day of the Dead?
The Legend of Zelda 25th AnniversaryÂ SymphonyÂ Concert
Â This year marked the 25th anniversary of The Legend of Zelda video game saga. Released in Japan in 1986, the first video game, The Legend of Zelda quickly became a gamer staple, and created a cult following in the United States â a following that is still growing.
To celebrate the gameâs legendary success, Nintendo is putting together a symphony concert at the Pantages Theatre set to include handpicked songs from the Nintendo composer Koji Kondo.
Performing will be a 70-piece orchestra, a choir and the acclaimed producers from Jason Michael Paul Productions Inc. â who produced âPlay! A Video Game Symphonyâ and have toured the world performing music from video games.
Even if you arenât a huge gamer or Zelda fan, executive producer Jason Michael Paul promises the concert will still be engaging and entertaining.
If youâre a music aficionado, a Zelda geek or both, check out this once in a lifetime anniversary special.
For more information and ticket prices check out website www.BroadwayLA.org.
Pancakes and Booze
If you are, Lot 613 in Downtown will be hosting an unforgettable art show in honor of Halloween and all things scary and ghoulish â but with a couple of quirky twists â this Friday and Saturday.
For just $5 at the door, patrons get a fun-filled night of pancakes, booze, art and costumes. And if you dress up, you will get a surprise at the door.
The art show, appropriately called âPancakes and Booze!â will feature more than 75 underground and emerging artists, as well as live art battles, live art performances, live music and erotic body painting.
If the event hasnât caught your eyes yet, there will also be a zombie fashion show and free, all-you-can-eat pancakes. Youâd be a ghoul not to take advantage of this awesome night. As the website boasts, not even IHOP has deals this great.
Whip up your scariest or sexiest costume, and check out more information at PancakesandBooze.com.