A big thank you to everyone who took Metro to Made in America! Thousands traveled via Metro to the two-day festival, and from some of the tweets we received, many took the event as an opportunity to try Metro for the first time. I hope you all enjoyed the journey and ride with Metro again.
In case you missed it: last Friday, August 29, the Miguel Delgado Dance Foundation staged the first-ever Southern California Mexican Folklorico Flash Mob at Los Angeles Union Station. More than 75 Mexican folk dancers from across the city of Los Angeles and Orange County convened in the waiting room and performed Miguel Delgado’s [continue reading]
Some good news: TAP cards can now be used on the Pasadena ARTS bus. This is the twelfth transit agency to join TAP with more on the way soon. A few details: The ARTS bus will continue to accept cash fares. Board a Pasadena ARTS bus with TAP Stored Value or [continue reading]
Hope you’re all enjoying the weekend. A quick reminder: Metro is operating on the Sunday/holiday schedule today. Please refer to individual timetables for exact schedules and days of operation.
Friday 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) Saturday [continue reading]
Brazilian forró band Môfo shared their intoxicating sound at last week’s Metro Presents at Union Station. And the talented dancers from Forró in LA taught an enthusiastic crowd how to swivel around the dance floor. A big thank you to Môfo and everyone who came to share the forró love! More photos from [continue reading]
Celebrate your day of relaxation with a bunch of funk in the air (the good kind of course). The Queen Mary plays hostess to the sixth annual Long Beach Funk Fest on Labor Day Monday. The festival starts at 1 p.m with pre-sale tickets starting at $15 ($20 at the door). [continue reading]
Here’s the news release from Metrolink: LOS ANGELES – As part of its annual service, Metrolink will operate late night trains back to L.A. Union Station on both Saturday and Sunday nights from the Los Angeles County Fair (LACF), the largest county fair in the country. The service will begin [continue reading]
East L.A. hosts the 68th Annual Mexican Independence Day Parade and Festival on Sunday, September 7. Celebrate Mexican Independence at the “oldest and largest Hispanic parade in the country,” followed by a family-friendly day of culture, entertainment, and fun. Go Metro for stress-free transportation to the heart of the action, and [continue reading]
Made in America takes place at Grand Park downtown Los Angeles on Saturday and Sunday. If you’re heading to the last big music festival of this summer, make it easy on yourself and Go Metro. Metro Rail and both the Orange Line and Silver Line will be running late night service both nights, meaning the [continue reading]