|FRIDAY, OCT. 3
| E FOR ALL CONVENTION
L.A. Convention Center
E for All Expo is the event for anyone who wants to get their hands on the latest video games. It’s all about connecting great game companies with gamers, and gamers with great games. Runs through Sunday.
Six Flags Magic Mountain
Not only are there haunted mazes and roaming zombies, but the lights are turned off on their signature roller coasters. Thurs.-Sun. through Oct. 31.
La Brea Tar Pits/Miracle Mile
This 6th annual event features concerts, film screenings, arts workshops, installations, sculptures, paintings, drawings, photography, mixed media, a Miracle Mile fun run and informational lectures. Runs through Sunday.
This street-like ensemble recycles industrial materials into musical instruments performing a combination of jazz/world music. 8 p.m. Check website for details and prices.
|SATURDAY, OCT. 4
| DETOUR MUSIC FESTIVAL
Main & 1st St., Downtown
This year Detour will feature over 25 acts on 4 outdoor stages, plus vendors and art installations, spread across 6 city blocks. Noon-midnight. $40.50.
EAGLE ROCK MUSIC FESTIVAL 10
Enjoy live music from over 40 local artists with proceeds benefiting the Center for the Arts-Eagle Rock. 5 p.m.-midnight. FREE.
|SUNDAY, OCT. 5
| NOHO SCENE
There’s something for everyone with the NoHo Scene Marketplace, Artists Village, free theater performances, live entertainment on the outdoor stage and the food & wine garden. 11 a.m.-8 p.m. FREE.
ELEVATE FILM FESTIVAL
Nokia Theater, Downtown
This festival will premiere 20 socially conscious short films from filmmakers around the globe. 2 p.m. First-come, first-serve tix are FREE. Premium tix are $35.
MASTER OF DISASTER
Barnes and Noble Bookstore
13400 Maxella, Marina Del Rey
Local author, Ira Teller, reads from and signs his new novel, "Master Of Disaster: A Behind The Scenes Mystery," inspired by his personal experiences on the set of "The Crow," where he was the last person to interview Brandon Lee. 1 p.m.
Join celebrities, individuals and teams in the 3 mile walk through downtown Los Angeles with the goal of raising $750,000 in support of the Alzheimer’s Association. 9 a.m. Registration at 7 a.m.
|WEDNESDAY, OCT. 8
|THURSDAY, OCT. 9
11th Festival of New Media Arts will transform Hollywood Blvd. into a massive screening room for experimental videos, films and media art from all over the globe. Runs through Monday.
COYOTE UGLY NIGHT
19550 Ventura Blvd., Tarzana
Rock out Coyote Ugly style with body shots, $2 Buds and featured porn stars. Fridays are also College Nights with no cover for students (with ID).