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:

This week in Family Friendly:

This week in Retail:

This week in Dining:

Mark your calendars for these upcoming Destination Discount promotions:

Don’t forget to check out our NoHo Destination Discount round-up.

Details after the jump.

Arts/Entertainment

Save $2 on tickets to the Los Angeles Film Festival
The festival provides access to outdoor screenings and star-studded galas, one-of-a-kind panels and signature events with the most critically-acclaimed filmmakers, film industry professionals and emerging talent from around the world.
Dates: June 16-26.
Discount: $2 off ticket prices
Restrictions: Metro ticket and festival ticket must be on the same day for discount to apply.
How to get it: Show your valid Metro pass, Metro Rail ticket or TAP card at the Coca Cola Ticket Center.
Where: Regal Cinemas at L.A. Live, 800 W. Olympic Blvd.
Nearby Metro Rail
: Blue Line Pico Station
Nearby Metro Bus Stops: Figueroa/Olympic (28, 81, 439, 728, Silver Line)

Save $2 off merchandise at the Hollywood Fringe Festival
Dedicated to creating a forum for local, national and international artists, the Fringe provides a framework for producers to present an incredible variety of work in an accessible and festive environment.
Dates: 11am-11pm, June 18
Discount: $2 off any Hollywood Fringe merchandise
Restrictions: None.
How to get it: Show your valid Metro pass, Metro Rail ticket or TAP card to the cashier at the Fringe Central.
Where: 6567 Santa Monica Blvd.
Nearby Metro Bus Stops: Santa Monica/Wilcox (4, 156/656)

Receive a Free Ticket to Keren Ann Show at Make Music Pasadena
Watch Grammy-award winning and platinum-recording artists, along with emerging talent perform on five themed main stages, including world music, jazz, indie rock and Latin.
Dates: 11am-11pm, June 18
Discount: Receive a free concert ticket to the Keren Ann show.
Restrictions: None.
How to get it: Show your valid Metro pass, Metro Rail ticket or TAP card at the Luckman Theatre.
Where: Luckman World Music Stage, 39 S. El Molino Av.
Nearby Metro Bus Stops: Colorado/Madison (180/181, 256, 687/686)

Save 25% off tickets to “Departures” at NoHo Arts Center
Watch Grammy-award winning and platinum-recording artists, along with emerging talent perform on five themed main stages, including world music, jazz, indie rock and Latin.
Dates: June 10 – July 23
Discount: 25% off tickets.
Restrictions: None.
How to get it: Show your valid Metro pass, Metro Rail ticket or TAP card at the box office.
Where: 11136 Magnolia Blvd.
Nearby Metro Rail: Red Line North Hollywood Station
Nearby Metro Bus Stops: Orange Line North Hollywood Station, Magnolia/Lankershim (152/353, 156/656, 183, 224)

Save $10 on East West Players KRUNK FU BATTLE
East West Players produces outstanding works and educational programs that give voice to the Asian Pacific American experience. Now Showing: KRUNK FU BATTLE, a hip-hop musical extravaganza!
Dates: through June 26.
Discount: $10 off single-ticket prices for regular performances.
Restrictions: Tickets must be purchased in advance by calling 213.625.7000.
How to get it: Show your valid Metro pass, Metro Rail ticket or TAP card at Will Call.
Where: 120 Judge John Aiso St.
Nearby Metro Rail: Gold Line Little Tokyo/Arts District Station
Nearby Metro Bus Stops: Judge John Aiso/1st (30, 40, 42) Judge John Aiso/Temple (40, 42, 445)

Catch a Metro dining discount at Hollywood & Highland Center and a free jazz concert
This entertainment center neighbors Madame Tussauds, Disney’s El Capitan Theatre, the Jimmy Kimmel Live show, and is home to the renowned Kodak Theatre, Renaissance Hollywood Hotel & Spa, Grauman’s Chinese Theatre, The Highlands Hollywood nightclub, Lucky Strikes Lanes, Spa Luce, popular shops, gourmet and casual dining, and endless entertainment opportunities. Check out the Wine, Jazz & Moonlight concert series.
Dates: Wine, Jazz & Moonlight every Tuesday at 7pm through August 31
Discount: Various discounts at the following locations: The Grill on Hollywood, Koji’s Sushi & Shabu Shabu, Kelly’s Coffee & Fudge Factory, The Wine Bar Café
Where: Hollywood/Highland Station
Nearby Metro Rail: Red Line Hollywood/Highland Station
Nearby Metro Bus Stops: Hollywood/Highland (212/312, 222, 217, 780, 156/656)

Family Friendly

Receive a free beverage at Educating Young Minds’ ACCESS/NO EXCUSE Website Launch Celebration
Enjoy a journey to various worlds of education, entertainment, exploration and technology. Taste international foods, and enjoy colorful and wondrous music, as well as art from around the world. Explore interactive exhibits, both real and virtual. Investigate video conferencing, holographics, and 3-D structures. Learn TV and music production and meet industry professional and so much more.
Dates: 9am – 6pm, June 18
Discount: Free beverage.
Restrictions
: Must be one of first 50 people presenting a valid Metro pass, Metro Rail ticket or TAP card.
How to get it: Show your valid Metro pass, Metro Rail ticket or TAP card at entrance booth.
Where: West L.A. College, 9000 Overland Av.

Save $2 on Admission to Houdini: Art and Magic at Skirball Center
Through heart-stopping feats, magician and escape artist Harry Houdini exhilarated audiences worldwide. Visit the galleries and view rare photographs, spectacular footage, and props used by the showman himself, all illuminating Houdini’s extraordinary life and enduring legacy.
Dates: Ongoing
Discount: $2 off admission
Restrictions: None.
How to get it: Show your valid Metro pass, Metro Rail ticket or TAP card at the box office.
Where: Skirball Cultural Center, 2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd.
Nearby Metro Bus Stops: Sepulveda/Skirball Center (233, 761)

Retail

Save 10% off total purchase at My Dream Closet Boutique in NoHo
My Dream Closet Boutique is your one stop shop for fashionable clothing. Located in the NoHo Arts District, this boutique is easy to access and offers a wide selection of styles and accessories for the modern active female. Stop by to visit often since new inventory comes in weekly and sells fast!
Dates: Ongoing.
Discount: Save 10% on your total purchase.
Restrictions: None.
How to get it: Show your valid Metro pass, Metro Rail ticket or TAP card to the cashier.
Where: 11135 Weddington St.
Nearby Metro Rail: Red Line North Hollywood Station
Nearby Metro Bus Stops: Orange Line North Hollywood Station, Lankershim/Chandler (152/353, 154, 163/363, 224)

Dining

Get 20% off Entire Bill at Homegirl Café
Experience the distinctive service and delicious Latina flavors of Homegirl Café, located off the Metro Gold Line Chinatown Station. A perfect dining destination for the family, choose from a variety of dishes for breakfast, lunch and Saturday brunch. Homegirl Café, a product of Homeboy Industries, assists at-risk and formerly gang-involved women to become positive and contributing members of the community through job placement, training and education.
Dates: Ongoing
Discount: 20% off entire meal
Restrictions: None.
How to get it: Show your valid Metro pass, Metro Rail ticket or TAP card to your server.
Where: 130 Bruno St.
Nearby Metro Rail: Gold Line Chinatown Station
Nearby Metro Bus Stops: Chinatown (45), Alameda/College (76), Main/College (76)