Go Metro Weekends, Feb. 19th – Feb. 21st

The Chinatown Golden Dragon Parade is this Saturday.

Looks like it’s going to get wet this weekend, so bring your umbrella. We’ve focused on rail accessible events so you don’t have to wait in the rain at a bus stop. There’s a lot of great events going on this Saturday, so be sure to click through the jump. 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 19th

The Dan Band
Dudes singing pop hits from girl bands.
Website: //www.clubnokia.com/eventdetail.php?id=25759
Type: Music
When: 9:00 p.m.
Price:
$18.75 – $30.25
Where: Club Nokia, 800 W. Olympic Blvd.
Nearby Rail
: Blue Line Pico Station, Red/Purple Line 7th Street Metro Center Station

Dutoit Conducts Ravel and Stravinsky
Get cultured in classical at the Walk Disney Concert Hall.
Website: h//www.laphil.com/tickets/program-detail.cfm?id=1990
Type: Music
When: Friday, 8:00 p.m.; Saturday, 8:00 p.m.; Sunday 2:00 p.m.
Price:
$22.50 – $170
Where: Walt Disney Concert Hall, 11 South Grand Avenue
Nearby Rail
Red/Purple Line Civic Center Station

Saturday, February 20th

Golden Dragon Parade
Celebrate the Lunar New Year in Chinatown.
Website: //www.lagoldendragonparade.com/
Type: Cultural
When: 1:00 p.m.
Price:
FREE
Where: Chinatown
Nearby Rail
: Gold Line Chinatown Station

Pasadena Dance Festival
Watch nine professional dance troupes from a range of styles.
Website: //www.lineagedance.org/
Type: Cultural
When: 8:00 p.m.
Price:
$30 in advance, $35 at the door
Where: Pasadena Civic Auditorium, 300 East Green Street
Nearby Rail
: Gold Line Memorial Park Station

I Slept With Joey Ramone book reading and signing
Punk rock book reading.
Website: //www.laluzdejesus.com/shows/2010/Events/I_Slept_with_Joey_Ramone/Joey_Ramone.htm
Type: Cultural
When: 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Price:
FREE
Where: La Luz de Jesus Gallery, 4633 Hollywood Boulevard
Nearby Rail
: Red Line Vermont/Sunset Station

Cupcake Challenge
Help choose L.A.’s best cupcake!
Website: //www.drinkeatplay.com/cupcakechallenge/
Type: Food
When: 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Price:
$40 (sold out, but if you’ve got tickets, Go Metro!)
Where: Renaissance Hollywood Hotel, 1755 North Highland Avenue
Nearby Rail
: Red Line Hollywood/Highland Station

2010 Long Beach Mardi Gras Parade
Celebrate Mardi Gras along the boardwalk in Long Beach.
Website: //www.lbmardigras.com/parade.html
Type: Cultural
When: 3:00 p.m.
Price:
FREE
Where: Parade begins at Aquarium of the Pacific, 100 Aquarium Way
Nearby Rail
: Blue Line Long Beach Transit Mall Station

Brazilian Carnival 2010
Celebrate Carnival in Downtown L.A.
Website: //www.braziliannites.com/
Type: Cultural
When: 8:00 p.m. – 2:00  a.m.
Price:
$38
Where: Club Nokia, 800 W. Olympic Blvd.
Nearby Rail
: Blue Line Pico Station, Red/Purple Line 7th Street Metro Center Station

Sunday, February 21st

Sloan
Canadian power-pop that can’t be missed.
Website: //www.kingkinghollywood.com/
Type: Music
When: 8:00 p.m.
Price:
$15
Where: King King Hollywood, 6555 Hollywood Boulevard
Nearby Rail: Red Line Hollywood/Highland Station

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