Los Angeles has the privilege of hosting the kick-off to this year’s Lebowski Fest. Lebowski Fest, which celebrates the esteemed Coen Brother’s Film “The Big Lebowski” from the ’90s – is an event that brings together fans of The Dude, Jesus, Walter, Shomer Shabbas, Bowling, The Coen Brothers, rugs that tie rooms together and Tara Reid’s inherently poor acting skills (as depicted in the brilliant film).
Fri, April 2nd – Movie Party – Creedence cover set by Paddy and The Poor Boys + special guests Peter Stormare (Uli The Nihilist/Karl Hungus), Jack Kehler (Dude’s Landlord), Philip Moon (Woo The Carpet Pisser), Jim Hoosier (Liam), Jeff Dowd (inspiration for The Dude), Peter Exline (inspiration for the story), Robin Jones (Ralph’s Girl), Andrea Nunn (Julianne Moore/Maude’s Stand-in for the carpet flying scene) and possibly others followed by a screening of The Big Lebowski. Doors 8:30 / Show 9:00 / Movie 10:00 @ The Wiltern – All Ages – $19.99
Sat, April 3rd – Bowling Party – Bowling, costume, trivia and other contests. Special guests Mike Gomez (“Leads” Cop!), Jim Hoosier (Liam), Jeff “The Dude” Dowd and Robin Jones (Ralph’s Girl). Bowling and shoe rental included. Bowling is general admission and not guaranteed. 9 pm @ The Cal Bowl – All Ages – $25 adv / $30 day of. RSVP on Facebook