Looking for something to do this week? Audrey has got you covered with our roundup of the coolest events all over the U.S.
The Temper Trap
When: Saturday, Oct. 23 at 7:30p.m.
Venue: Club Nokia
800 West Olympic Boulevard
Los Angeles, California 90015
Description: If you haven’t seen 500 Days of Summer, then you should still watch The Temper Trap perform live. Tickets are only $21.50, and just think about it, this alternative melodramatic pop band traveled all the day down under to meet you.
China Lite? How the West supports one party rule in Vietnam
When: Tuesday, Oct. 26 from 12:30pm to 1:45pm
Venue: Lindner Commons
The Elliott School of International Affairs
1957 E Street, NW, 6th Floor
Description: BBC senior broadcast journalist Bill Hayton and author of Vietnam: Rising Dragon discusses his book. It’s free admission, so RSVP by 12 p.m. on Oct. 25, here (https://secure.acceptiva.com/?cst=c53ec6)
EPITAPH (2007, Jung Brothers)
When: Thursday, Oct. 28, 7:30pm
Venue: Korean Cultural Center, Los Angeles, CA
Description: Snuggle up with a date and check out this horror flick where in a modern hospital in 1941, doctors witness weird events and learn DEATH is the sole healer.
*Screening is free and English subtitle is provided.
Old Town Haunt
When: Friday, October 01, 2010 to Sunday, October 31, 2010
Venue: 20 N. Raymond Avenue
Get your scare on at Pasadena’s award winning, scariest haunted house.
The Little Ones, The Henry Clay People, Andy Clockwise, We Barbarians, The Monolators, The Dig, Downtown/Union, Red Cortez (acoustic), Manhattan Murder Mystery (acoustic), Marvelous Toy (acoustic), The Steelwells (acoustic), Olin And The Moon (acoustic), The Hectors (acoustic)
When: Friday, Oct. 29 at 7 p.m.
Venue: The Echo (18+)
1822 W Sunset Blvd
Los Angeles, California 90026
Description: Crystal Castles “Lovers Who Uncover” really took The Little Ones’ remixed single off the charts. This indie band has some of the sweetest and most nostalgic-inducing music makers. Tickets run from $10-12, which is basically a steal for all the other bands performing with them.
Journeys Abroad, Journeys Within: A Korean Adoption Film Festival
When: Friday, Oct 29 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Venue: University of Massachusetts Boston, Boston, MA
Boston Korean Adoptees, Inc. proudly presents Journeys Abroad,
Description: Journeys Within: A Korean Adoption Film Festival, presented with the assistance of the Korean Ministry of Health & Welfare and the Asian American Studies Program at UMass Boston. The festival will feature the following films: “First Person Plural”, “Going Home”, ”Resilience”, and “In the Matter of Cha Jung Hee”. Directors Deann, Borshay Liem and Tammy Chu will also be in attendance for Q&A sessions following their films. Price: $15
When: Saturday, Oct. 30 from 8 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Venue: Cal State Fullerton
800 N. State College Blvd.
Fullerton, CA 92831
(310) 999-9348 (Alvin Reyes)
This is a big one, the tweets have just come in and it says that 40 schools registered with an expected 6,000 atendees! Run by CSUF’s PASA Kaibigan, Friendship Games is all about friendly-competition through picnic games, entertainment and networking. Oh, and did I forget to mention the cultural food? Leave your picnic baskets at home, but don’t forget your good sportsmanship for this Filipino event.
List compiled by Katrina and Rachel. Got events you want Audrey to share with our readers? Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org