Go Metro Weekends is The Source’s weekly guide to having a great weekend in L.A. without a car. All events are easily accessible (within a half mile walk) by Metro bus and rail lines. Have an event you’d like us to include? Shoot us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org. 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.
Friday, January 15th
Strike TV: The Cinematheque Blows Up the Internet
Writers who bonded during the 2007 strike join forces to create entertaining websodes.
When: 7:30 p.m.- 9:30 p.m.
Where: Egyptian Theater, 6712 Hollywood Boulevard
Nearby Rail: Red Line Hollywood/Highland Station
GZA featuring Curtains, DJ Dark Alley
Original Wu Tang Clan member performs in Echo Park.
When: 8:30 p.m.
Where: The Echoplex, 1145 Glendale Boulevard
Nearby Rail: Red/Purple Line Westlake/McArthur Park Station (1.8 miles away, transfer to Metro Line 200)
Saturday, January 16th
The Panorama-kan of Meiji Japan
In illustrated lecture of Japanese panoramas by a renowned media-art scholar.
When: 8:00 p.m.
Where: Velaslavasay Panorama, 1122 West 24th Street
Nearby Rail: Blue Line Grand Station (1.2 miles away)
Devil’s Night Drive-in: Donnie Darko
It’s called a drive-in, but walk-ins and bike-ins are welcomed and encouraged.
When: Gates 6:00 p.m., Show starts at 7:30 p.m.
Where: 240 W. 4th St.
Nearby Rail: Red/Purple Line Pershing Square Station
Sunday, January 17th
Santa Monica Symphony MLK Weekend Family Concert
Mussorgsky, Stravinsky, Vaughan Williams, and Marquez for free.
When: 3:30 p.m.
Where: SGI Auditorium, 525 Wilshire Blvd.
Nearby Rapid Line: 720
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