USC Footballs opens their season this Saturday against Fresno State. Photo by Neon Tommy, via Flickr creative commons.
See sixty of the best dance performances from hip hop, ballet, contemporary and other disciplines at the Mix Match Dance Festival opening at the Miles Playhouse. Festivities kick off at 7 p.m and admission is $17. (Big Blue Bus Rapid 10 to Lincoln/Santa Monica, then walk north on Lincoln)
Fellow former and current Pokemon (yes, Pokemon) Masters: the Great Summer Pokemon Festival is upon you! Taking place at Chin’s Push, show your skills in an all out tournament! The event starts at 1 p.m. Admission is $4 and there is a $6 tournament fee. (Metro Bus 28 to Eagle Rock/York then transfer to Metro Bus 83 to York/Ave 49)
Fight On with USC Football as the Trojans play their home opener against Fresno State. Make sure you take the Expo Line to save on parking and traffic hassles!
All Weekend/Labor Day
Head out to the free Leimert Park Village African Arts and Music Festival, taking place Saturday through Monday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily. There will be live entertainment, family-friendly activities and more.(Metro Bus 40 to Vernon/Crenshaw)
LA’s first Made In America festival is going down this weekend at Grand Park. Check here for information regarding bus and rail service and street closures in the area.
Groove to the sounds of funk at the Long Beach Funk Fest! Parliment-Funkadelic will perform live along with George Clinton. Use the code GOMETRO to get $5 off your pre-sale ticket when buying online. (Metro Blue Line to Downtown Long Beach Station, then transfer to free Passport shuttle to Queen Mary)