Besides heading to these Día de los Muertos celebrations, here are some other events to go Metro to this weekend. Friday Now in its fifteenth year, Opening Night: The Improvised Musical will be held at the iO West Theatre in Hollywood at 9 p.m. Sit back and watch some of the best [continue reading]
There was a huge crowd on hand for Wednesday night’s “Invisible Cities” performance in Los Angeles Union Station’s historic ticketing hall brought to you by the Metro Presents series. Thank you very much to The Industry for their hard work putting on the concert and for everyone who attended!
Don’t miss the special Día de los Muertos themed art tour this Sunday, Nov. 2. The free tour will explore artworks along the Metro Gold Line through the lens of artist Consuelo Flores. Participants are encouraged to dress in Calavera attire! The tour will depart at 4:30 p.m. from the Metro Gold Line East L.A. [continue reading]
Our friends at Zocalo Public Square have been all over transportation issues this year. That trend continues Monday night at Grand Central Market in downtown Los Angeles (317 S. Broadway). Here’s the description from Zocalo: For a century, the hearts of Angelenos have belonged to cars and to flying machines, [continue reading]
The first shoe shine stand at Union Station in decades opened Monday, as the stand’s attendant Marco Ramirez and his team began working their magic earlier this morning. Among the stand’s first customers were Metro Board Member and L.A. County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas and Metro CEO Art Leahy. The shoe shine stand is located at [continue reading]
Last year, Invisible Cities performed a haunting “silent” opera at Union Station. This Wednesday, Metro Presents brings you a free acoustic concert performance of the award-winning opera in the Union Station Historic Ticketing Hall. Doors open at 7 p.m. and seating is first come, first served. The performance begins at 7:30 [continue reading]
Metro would like to thank Neptune Winds of the Colburn Conservatory of Music for playing in Union Station during the afternoon rush hour on Friday as part of the ongoing Metro Presents series. We hope everyone enjoyed the music! Click above to see larger versions of the photos. More pics after the jump!
After having Shake It Off shoved in my face from every corner of the TV, radio and internet, I was ready to write-off Taylor Swift’s upcoming new album. The single is catchy, [continue reading]
Start your weekend with some classical, contemporary and popular music in the Union Station Waiting Room. Neptune Winds of the Colburn Conservatory of Music will be performing on Friday from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. as part of Metro Presents. Drop by and enjoy the tunes!
And here is the third of the new videos from Metro’s marketing team, this one featuring Hollywood-based Rusty Eye promoting Nextrip, which allows users to get real-time bus and train arrival information on GPS-enabled smart phones or computers. The new videos are intended as a fun way to help folks learn to ride [continue reading]