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Friday, December 10
Hilary Hahn Plays Tchaikovsky
Celebrated for her probing interpretations, technical assurance and compelling stage presence, Hilary Hahn can take a well-known masterpiece and make it sound totally fresh.
When: 8pm Friday, 8pm Saturday, 2pm Sunday
Where: Walt Disney Concert Hall, 111 South Grand Avenue
Nearby Metro Rail: Red/Purple Line Civic Center Station
Nearby Metro Bus Stops: 1st/Hope (10, 14/37, 55/202/355, 60, 439, 445, 714)
Tearist, MNDR, Bodega Girls at The Echo
Where: The Echo, 1822 Sunset Blvd.
Nearby Metro Bus Stops: Glendale/Park (92), Sunset/Park (2/302, 4), Sunset/Alvarado (704, 2/302, 4, 200, 603)
DESTINATION DISCOUNT AVAILABLE
Radio City Rockettes at L.A. LIVE
Kick off your holiday season with a special southland premiere of The Radio City Christmas Spectacular starring the world famous Radio City Rockettes.
When: All weekend
Price: Show your valid Metro pass, Metro Rail ticket or TAP card at the box office or purchase tickets online at ticketmaster.com and use the promotional code TRAIN to save 20%.
Where: L.A. Live, 800 W. Olympic Blvd.
Nearby Metro Rail: Blue Line Pico Station, Red/Purple Line 7th Street Metro Center Station
Nearby Metro Bus Stops: Figueroa/Pico (81, 442, 445, 460, 701, 721, Silver Line), Olympic/Figueroa (28, 728)
DESTINATION DISCOUNT AVAILABLE
Downtown on Ice at Pershing Square
Celebrating its 13th season spectacular with holiday fun under the sun and stars DOWNTOWN ON ICE outdoor skating rink at picturesque Pershing Square.
When: 10am-10pm, all weekend
Where: Pershing Square
Nearby Metro Rail: Red/Purple Line Pershing Square Station
Nearby Metro Bus Stops: Olive/5th (14/37, 70, 71, 76, 78/79/378, 714, 770, Silver Streak) Hill/5th (2/302, 4, 10/48, 68/84, 81, 83, 90/91, 94, 794, 728)
More weekend events, after the jump.
Saturday, December 11
Renegade Craft Fair at Los Angeles Historic State Park
Expect to find all sorts of incredible handmade goods at the Fair!
When: 10am-5pm, Saturday and Sunday
Where: Los Angeles Historic State Park
Nearby Metro Rail: Gold Line Chinatown Station
Nearby Metro Bus Stops: Alameda/College (76)
People Under the Stairs at El Rey
Los Angeles underground hip hop.
Where: El Rey, 5515 Wilshire Blvd.
Nearby Metro Bus Stops: Wilshire/La Brea (20, 212/312, 720)
Bond Appetit: James Bond, Foodie
Using the James Bond books, movies, and other writings of Bond creator Ian Fleming, along with period cookbooks, food historian Linda Civitello will show us the food that follows the famous “shaken, not stirred” martini.
Where: Mark Taper Auditorium (Central Library), 630 W. 5th Street
Nearby Rail: Red/Purple/Blue Line 7th Street Metro Center Station, Red/Purple Line Pershing Square Station
Sunday, December 12
Charles Phoenix’s Retro Holiday Slide Show
Ambassador of Americana, Charles Phoenix celebrates how we decorated, dressed up, dined, and drank during the holidays in the 50s and 60s.
Where: Downtown Independent, 251 South Main Street
Nearby Metro Rail: Red/Purple Line Civic Center Station, Red/Purple Line Pershing Square Station, Gold Line Little Tokyo/Arts District Station
Nearby Metro Bus: Main/2nd (33, 92)