Go Metro Weekends, Feb. 5th – Feb. 7th

This weekend Go Metro to this month’s First Friday’s at the Natural History Museum, celebrate Korean and Japanese culture in Little Tokyo, and watch the Super Bowl for free on the big screen in Downtown L.A. Have an event you’d like us to include? Shoot us an email at thesource@metro.net. 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.

To plan your trip and to check all other transit options, please consult Google Transit or the Metro Trip Planner.

Friday, February 5th

Comedy Central Live: Gabriel Iglesias
Self-proclaimed “fluffy” comedian brings his popular act to the Wiltern.
Website: //www.fluffyguy.com/tourdates.html
Type: Comedy
When: 8:00 p.m.
Price:
$38
Where: The Wiltern, 3790 Wilshire Boulevard
Nearby Rail
: Purple Line Wilshire/Western Station

First Fridays at NHM: Yeasayer and WarPaint
Indie rock and science discussions makes for a great Friday night.
Website: //www.nhm.org/site/activities-programs/first-fridays/february-2010
Type: Music
When: 5:30 p.m.- 10:00 p.m.
Price:
$9
Where: Natural History Museum, 900 Exposition Blvd.
Nearby Rail
: Blue Line Grand Station (1.9 miles away, transfer to Metro Line 81)

Aquarium of the Pacific: Shark Lagoon Night
Pre-party with the sharks for FREE this Friday night.
Website: //www.aquariumofpacific.org/newsevents/eventsdetail/shark_lagoon_nights/
Type: Museum
When: 6:00 p.m.- 9:00 p.m.
Price:
FREE
Where: Aquarium of the Pacific, 100 Aquarium Way
Nearby Rail: Blue Line Long Beach Transit Mall Station

Saturday, February 6th

Little Tokyo Korea Japan Festival
Celebrate two similar but separate cultures with films and live performances.
Website: //jaccc.tix.com/Event.asp?Event=233515
Type: Cultural
When: 11:00 a.m.
Price:
$20
Where: Aratani/Japan America Theatre, 244 South San Pedro Street
Nearby Rail: Gold Line Little Tokyo/Arts District Station

Echo Park Art Walk
Echo Park sidewalks are transformed into a living art gallery.
Website: //www.artneedsfreedom.com/pda/
Type: Art
When: 12:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Price:
FREE
Where
: Aratani/Japan America Theatre, 244 South San Pedro Street
Nearby Bus Lines: Metro Local 2, 4; Metro Rapid 704; Metro Local 200 (get off at Sunset Blvd./Echo Park Ave. stop)
Props to the Echo Park Art Walk for listing transit access on their website.

Rethink Afghanistan
Part film, part campaign. The producers will be available for a Q&A session.
Website: //www.downtownindependent.com/events/rethink-afghanistan
Type: Film
When: 8:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Price:
$10
Where: Downtown Independent, 251 South Main Street
Nearby Rail
: Red/Purple Line Civic Center Station, Red/Purple Line Pershing Square Station, Gold Line Little Tokyo/Arts District Station

Sunday, February 7th

Super Bowl XLIV FREE on the Big Screen at the Downtown Independent
The Downtown Independent is screening the Super Bowl for FREE on a screen bigger than your friend’s plasma. RAD!
Website: //www.downtownindependent.com/events/super-bowl-xliv-free-on-the
Type: Sports
When: 2:30 p.m.
Price:
FREE
Where: Downtown Independent, 251 South Main Street
Nearby Rail
: Red/Purple Line Civic Center Station, Red/Purple Line Pershing Square Station, Gold Line Little Tokyo/Arts District Station


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