Go Metro Weekends, Dec. 17-19

Have an event you’d like us to include? Shoot us an email at thesource@metro.net. Time and space constraints limit us from listing every accessible event in this city, but this curated list represents what we think is cool and easy to get to.

To plan your trip and to check all other transit options, please consult Google Transit or the Metro Trip Planner.

Friday, December 10

DESTINATION DISCOUNT AVAILABLE
Disney On Ice at Staples Center
This action-packed, all-new show features a magical montage of celebrations and is set to a blend of contemporary music and favorite Disney songs.
Website: http://disney.go.com/disneyonice/
When: 7:30pm Friday, 11:30am Saturday, 7:30pm Sunday
Price: Metro riders can save $5 and purchase tickets for $11, $15 and $20.
Where: Staples Center, 1111 S. Figueroa St.
Nearby Metro Rail: Blue Line Pico 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.
Website: http://www.laparks.org/pershingsquare/
When: 10am-10pm, all weekend
Price:
$6
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)

DESTINATION DISCOUNT AVAILABLE
Woodland Hills Ice

This winter landscape features more than 7,000 square feet of real ice and is open daily from 10am – 10pm for recreational ice skating, birthday parties, private lessons, special events and more.
Website: http://www.woodlandhillsice.com/
When: 10am-10pm, all weekend
Price:
Show your valid Metro pass, Metro Rail ticket or Destination Discounts card at the entrance and save $2 off admission.
Where: 6100 Topanga Canyon Bl.
Nearby Metro Bus Stops: Topanga Canyon/Oxnard (150/240, 164, 244/245, 645) Owensmouth/Erwin (161, 164, 165, 244/245, 645)

Peaches Christ Superstar at The Orpheum Theatre
Electroclash star Peaches sings the whole of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Jesus Christ Superstar.
Website: http://www.laorpheum.com/
When: 8pm
Price: $27
Where: Orpheum Theatre, 842 S. Broadway
Nearby Metro Rail: Red/Purple/Blue Line 7th Street Metro Center Station
Nearby Metro Bus Stops: Broadway/8th (2/302, 4, 10/48, 30, 35/335, 38, 40, 42, 45, 66, 30, 730, 740, 745) Broadway/9th (10/48, 38, 66)

Holiday Organ Spectacular at Walt Disney Concert Hall
The beauty and majesty of the Walt Disney Concert Hall organ cast a cheerful glow on an eclectic program of holiday music.
Website: http://www.laphil.com/
When: 8pm
Price: $32-$83
Where: Walt Disney Concert Hall, 111 South Grand Avenue
Nearby Metro Rail
: Red/Purple Line Civic Center Station
Nearby Metro Bus Stops: Grand/1st (14/37, 439) Hope/1st (14/37, 55/202/355, 60, 439, 445) Grand/2nd (70, 71, 76, 78/79/378, 96, 442, 485, Silver Streak)

Rob Halford at The Wiltern
Rob is best known as the lead vocalist for the Grammy Award-winning heavy metal band Judas Priest.
Website: http://www.livenation.com/The-Wiltern-tickets-Los-Angeles/venue/73790
When: 8pm
Price:
$19.50 – $49.50
Where: The Wiltern, 3790 Wilshire Boulevard
Nearby Metro Rail
: Purple Line Wilshire/Western Station
Nearby Metro Bus Stops: Wilshire/Western (20, 66, 207, 209, 710, 757)

The Zeros at Redwood Bar & Grill
70’s punk rockers.
Website: http://www.theredwoodbar.com/
When: 9pm
Price: $10
Where: Redwood Bar & Grill, 316 W. 2nd St.
Nearby Metro Rail: Red/Purple Line Civic Center Station
Nearby Metro Bus Stops: Hill/2nd (10/48, 81, 83, 84/68, 90/91, 94)

More weekend events, after the jump.

Saturday, December 11

Ozomatli: The Corrido of LA
A selection of 10 of the most original corrido song submissions (from LACMA’s The Corrido of LA Contest) will be performed live by the all-star band Ozomatli.
Website: http://www.lacma.org/
When: 2pm
Price:
FREE
Where: LACMA, 5905 Wilshire Boulevard
Nearby Metro Bus Stops
: Wilshire/Fairfax (20, 217, 720, 780)

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.
Website: http://www.downtownindependent.com
When: 8pm
Price: $25
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)

Killing Joke at The Wiltern
With a reputation forged in fire, brimstone and magic, Killing Joke have long been one of rock’s most iconic and influential outfits.
Website: http://www.livenation.com/The-Wiltern-tickets-Los-Angeles/venue/73790
When: 8pm
Price:
$30
Where: The Wiltern, 3790 Wilshire Boulevard
Nearby Metro Rail
: Purple Line Wilshire/Western Station
Nearby Metro Bus Stops: Wilshire/Western (20, 66, 207, 209, 710, 757)

Holiday Sing-Along at Walt Disney Concert Hall
It’s the perfect family celebration – the best opportunity for you to lift your voice and sing all your Christmas and holiday favorites. Lyric sheets are provided for all.
Website: http://www.laphil.com/
When: 11:30am, 2:30pm
Price: $32-$83
Where: Walt Disney Concert Hall, 111 South Grand Avenue
Nearby Metro Rail
: Red/Purple Line Civic Center Station
Nearby Metro Bus Stops: Grand/1st (14/37, 439) Hope/1st (14/37, 55/202/355, 60, 439, 445) Grand/2nd (70, 71, 76, 78/79/378, 96, 442, 485, Silver Streak)

Sunday, December 12

The Santaland Diaries at Stella Adler Theatre
“SANTALAND” is an outrageously funny one-man play (from NPR’s David Sedaris) about the author’s experiences as an unemployed writer taking a job as an elf at Macy’s.
Website: http://theblank.com/
When: 5pm
Price: $30
Where: Stella Adler Theatre, 6773 Hollywood Blvd
Nearby Metro Rail
: Red Line Hollywood/Highland Station
Nearby Metro Bus StopsHollywood/Highland (212/312, 222, 217, 780, 156/656)

Las Posadas at Olvera Street
This festive tradition reenacts the nine-day journey of Mary and Joseph to Bethlehem. Portrayed with singing, entertainment, a candlelight procession on Olvera Street and the breaking of a piñata each evening.
Website: http://www.olvera-street.com/
When: 7:30pm
Price: FREE
Where: Olvera Street, 845 North Alameda Street
Nearby Metro Rail
: Red/Purple Line Union Station, Gold Line Union Station

Intimate Opera of Pasadena Presents Amahl & The Night Visitors
This one act opera is a holiday classic by Gian Carlo Menotti, and an inspiring story of healing and hope. A musical event for the whole family!
Website: http://www.pasadenaplayhouse.org/
When: 2pm
Price: $35-$75
Where: Pasadena Playhouse, 39 S El Molino Ave.
Nearby Metro Rail: Gold Line Lake Station
Nearby Metro Bus Stops: Colorado/El Molino (180/181, 256, 686/687)

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