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Eat|See|Hear Outdoor Movie: Crazy Rich Asians
June 28 @ 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
“These people are so posh and snobby, they’re snoshy.”
Rachel Chu is happy to accompany her longtime boyfriend, Nick, to his best friend’s wedding in Singapore. She’s also surprised to learn that Nick’s family is extremely wealthy and he’s considered one of the country’s most eligible bachelors. Thrust into the spotlight, Rachel must now contend with jealous socialites, quirky relatives and something far, far worse — Nick’s disapproving mother.
TIME: Doors 5:30, Music 7:00, Movie 8:30
MUSICAL GUEST: Karima Francis
Karima has toured the UK and Europe extensively with her captivating performances – She has graced the major stages supporting such artists as Paul Simon/ The Stereophonics / Jack Savoretti / Patti Smith and Amy Winehouse ‘Having begun playing drums at 13, Karima Francis self-taught guitar and songwriting at the age of 18. Not long after, her legendary debut The Author was released on independent record label Kitchenware Records, produced by the gifted Ken Nelson (Coldplay, Paulo Nutini). She was named as a number one act to watch by The Guardian. The Author effortlessly found common ground with Francis’s audiences. It’s a song-driven album, entwined with melodic textures and innovative musical progressions. This emotionally rich album was met with critical acclaim for both her vocals and songwriting. Francis’s performance on BBC’s iconic music show ‘Later with Jools Holland’ was the icing on the cake for the Author’s success. Francis returned with her second album ‘The Remedy’ produced by Flood (U2, PJ Harvey, Smashing Pumpkins). Prior to the release, Francis spent some time in LA where she wrote her most crowd-pleasing single ‘Wherever I go’ with the likes of Linda Perry. Released on Vertigo records, the Remedy’s betterment proved just how prolific Francis is as an artist. Karima Francis self-released her third album ‘Black’ to fans only produced by Dan Austin [Doves / Cherry Ghost / Kid Wave], Co Produced by Francis. Black’s ambient sounds went hand in hand with Francis’s astonishing vocals. Francis is now experimenting with new sonics and wider musical arrangements, whilst in focus on production and writing her fourth album, making us all eager of what’s yet to come. Karima Francis is due to release her new single Summer 2019.
LA State Historic Park
WHERE: Los Angeles State Historic Park. This is a very large, grassy lawn. You’ll want to bring pillows, cushions and blankets.
PRO TIP: Come early to explore the newly renovated park.
DOGS: Yes! This event is dog-friendly! All dogs are welcomed with a free biscuit at the door!
TIME: Doors 5:30, Music 7, Movie 8:30
ENTRANCE: The entrance to Eat|See|Hear is located on Spring St. You may bike in or park for FREE on the street or adjacent to the park on the wood chips.
SEATING/CHAIRS: This location is a sprawling, grassy lawn. Pillows, cushions and blankets are preferred, though low chairs with low backs are allowed. If you have a tall chair (like a lawn chair or camping style chair more than 6 inches off the ground) you will be required to sit outside the center of the venue, which is marked with signs on both the left & right side of the venue. There is ample room for chairs, so please don’t block the view of the person(s) behind you.
PARKING: FREE! Street parking or on the wood chips adjacent to the park.