Destination Discounts Weekly Picks

Sure, riding Metro saves you from the stress of traffic, reduces your environmental impact and lowers your monthly transportation costs – but did you know it also entitles you to a bunch of great deals around L.A.? That’s what Destination Discounts is all about – and The Source is here to make sure you don’t miss out.  Every week we’ll highlight our favorite deals from Metro’s local partners – destinations, sporting events, concerts, museums, theme parks, shops and more – and provide all the info you need to take advantage of these offers.

This week in Arts/Entertainment:

And don’t forget to check out the 20 participating restaurants offering discounts to Metro riders in our Destination Discounts Dining Map.

Details after the jump.

Arts/Entertainment

ArtsNight PasadenaFree Appetizers at Noor Restaurant during ArtNight in Pasadena
Enjoy a free evening of art, music and entertainment as Pasadena’s most prominent arts and cultural institutions open their doors for ArtNight.
Dates: October 8, 6-10pm
Discount: Free appetizers for Metro riders at Noor Restaurant.
Restrictions: None.
How to get it: Show your valid Metro pass, Metro Rail ticket or Destination Discounts card at the door of Noor Restaurant.
Where: Noor Restaurant., 260 E Colorado Blvd.
Nearby Rail: Gold Line Memorial Park Station
Nearby Metro Bus Stops: Colorado/Marengo (180/181, 256, 686/687, Pasadena ARTS 10, Foothill Transit 187)

Leap of FaithSave 20% on tickets to Leap of Faith at Ahmanson Theatre
Based on the movie with Steve Martin, Leap of Faith boasts a brand new score from 8-time Oscar winner Alan Menken (The Little Mermaid, Beauty and the Beast) and features four-time Tony Award-nominee Raúl Esparza and Golden Globe Award-nominee Brooke Shields.
Dates: through October 14
Discount: Save 20% on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday evening performances.
Restrictions: Subject to availability. Offer excludes front orchestra and balcony seating. Not valid on previously purchased tickets. Lowest ticket price $20. Limit of 8 tickets per order.
How to get it: Show your valid Metro pass, Metro Rail ticket or TAP card at the Ahmanson Theatre Box Office, or buy tickets by phone at 213.972.4400 or online at CenterTheatreGroup.org and use the promotional code METROLEAP.
Where: Ahmanson Theatre, 135 N. Grand Ave.
Nearby Rail: Red/Purple Line Civic Center Station
Nearby Metro Bus Stops: Temple/Grand (2/302, 4, 10/48, 92, 445)

Phantom of the OperaSave $10 on select tickets to The Phantom of the Opera at Pantages Theatre
After nearly 18 years of travelling, the “Music Box Company” National Tour of THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA is coming to a close, and the producers have selected Los Angeles and the Pantages Theatre as the landmark final engagement.
Dates: September 26 – October 15
Discount: $10 off qualifying $90 and $70 tickets for select performances.
Restrictions: Offer limited to Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday Evening Performances between Sunday, September 26 – Friday, October 15, 2010 at the Pantages Theatre. This special offer allows recipient to receive $10 off qualifying $90 and $70 tickets. This offer is NOT valid for seating in Orchestra Rows A-Z 100/200/300s. Subject to availability. Not valid on previously-purchase tickets. Customary Ticketmaster convenience charges apply to all online and phone orders. This limited-time offer may be discontinued at anytime without warning.
How to get it: Show your valid Metro pass, Metro Rail ticket or Destination Discounts card at the Pantages Theatre Box Office. Or, purchase tickets from BroadwayLA.org, or by calling 1.800.982.ARTS, use promotional code TRAIN when ordering.
Where: Pantages Theatre, 6233 Hollywood Blvd.
Nearby Rail: Red Line Hollywood/Vine Station
Nearby Metro Bus StopsHollywood/Vine (210, 212/312, 222, 217, 780)

Dining

Here’s our Destination Discounts Dining Map, with 20 restaurants around town offering great deals to Metro riders.

Save 10%-50% at select Metro accessible restaurants