10 Fun Things To Do This Weekend, 2/19

Watch the best winter athletes soar off a 16-story jump at Air + Style or catch Josh Radnor and Dion Flynn’s comedy act

FILM: Midnight Screening of Ghostbusters
Who you gonna call…to see Ghostbusters with you on Friday night? Watch Bill Murray and his exterminator crew take on New York City at the Nuart. More information (February 19, Nuart Theatre)

MUSIC: Dr. Dog
Integrating lush vocals into a lo-fi sound, the Philadelphia band crafts rough-and-tumble songs that compel audiences to rock and roll. More information (February 19, The Wiltern)  

ART: Nature Connects® Art with LEGO® Brick Exhibit
Nature Connects uses the magical fun of LEGO bricks to connect visitors to the wonders of the natural world. Twenty-seven sculptures created from nearly 500,000 LEGO bricks by artist Sean Kenney include an eight-foot-tall hummingbird, a seven-foot-tall rose, and a five-foot-tall butterfly. More information (February 19 – May 8, South Coast Botanic Garden) 

CONFAB: Cupid’s Undie Run
Clothes are optional in this one-mile race raising money for the neurofibromatosis. The event proves running can be fun—when you start the day off with a party at Belasco Theatre. After the morning festivities, jog through downtown at your own pace and resume the festivities when you cross the finish line. More information (February 20, Belasco Theatre) 

MUSIC: Air + Style
The centerpiece of snowboarding superstar Shaun White’s traveling circus is a 16-story ski jump-laden ramp used for the “big air” competition. More than a dozen musicians perform, including L.A. rockers Incubus and Haim and rapper J. Cole. More information (February 20-21, Exposition Park) 

DANCE: Don Quixote
Catch a performance from the Los Angeles Ballet during their 10th anniversary season. Watch dancers dash and leap across the stage as they reenact Don Quixote’s journey and his pursuit of his beloved Dulcinea. More information (February 20 – March 26, Redondo Beach Performing Art Center)

ART: Hito Steyerl: Factory of the Sun
Plop down in a lawn chair in an exhibition space straight out of Tron to view the German filmmaker and artist’s outlandish video, which mashes computer graphics, news shows, and performances into a surrealist assemblage. More information (February 21 – September 12, Museum of Contemporary Art) 

SPORTS: The Harlem Globetrotters
See the acrobatic sports act in action as they celebrate their 90th anniversary this year. No one loses this game when you watch the all-star athletes sink crosscourt shots and nail sky-high dunks.  More information (February 21, The Staples Center)

COMEDY: Clanging with Josh and Dion
Josh Radnor (How I Met Your Mother‘s Ted Mosby) and comedian and actor Dion Flynn come to L.A. for the West Coast premiere of their clanging act. The duo first started clanging, which refers to an association of words by sound rather than concept, as graduate students at NYU 15 years ago. More information (February 21, The NerdMelt Showroom)

ART: Leap Before You Look: Black Mountain College, 1933-1957
During the modernist era, a small school in North Carolina was home base for some of the world’s most innovative thinkers, from musician John Cage to assemblage master Robert Rauschenberg to dome-home proponent Buckminster Fuller. The exhibition examines the well of creativity springing from an unlikely source. More information (February 21 – May 15, The Hammer Museum) 

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