Go Metro Weekends, June 11th – June 13th

Music, comedy, festivals and parades of all kinds make up this Go Metro Weekend round up. The Big Parade L.A. is happening on Saturday and Sunday – it’s your chance to walk L.A. like you’ve never walked it before. Also all weekend long is West Hollywood’s famous Pride Festival, with its own parade on Sunday. Along with all that are some great concerts, including Dionne Warwick at Levitt Pavillion in Pasadena – Go Metro and get a free drink thanks to Destination Discounts.

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, June 11th

The Glitch Mob at The Henry Fonda [add to Google Calendar]
Glitchy beat makers come to Hollywood.
Website: //www.ticketmaster.com/event/09004462A5242974?artistid=1449216&majorcatid=10001&minorcatid=60
Type: Music
When: 9:00 p.m.
Price: $22.50
Where: The Music Box at the Henry Fonda, 6126 Hollywood Blvd.
Nearby Rail
: Red Line Hollywood/Vine Station

2010 L.A. Improv Comedy Festival [add to Google Calendar]
See the best in improv comedy.
Website: //west-festival.ioimprov.com/schedule.htm
Type: Comedy
When: Various times, Friday – Saturday
Price: $10 – $25
Where: iO West, 6366 Hollywood Boulevard
Nearby Rail
: Red Line Hollywood/Vine Station

Friday Night Sessions @ California Plaza [add to Google Calendar]
Featuring the bands The New Limb, Ralpheene, The Hunting Accident and Halloween Swim Team.
Website: //lafreebee.com/fridaynightsessions/
Type: Music
When: 7:00 p.m.
Price:
FREE
Where
: California Plaza, 350 S. Grand Ave.
Nearby Rail
: Red/Purple Line Pershing Square Station

Pride, parades, art and more after the jump.

Saturday, June 12th

The Big Parade L.A. 2010 [add to Google Calendar]
A two-day walk through Los Angeles that will start in downtown, at the famous Angel’s Flight Stairway, and finish with six stairways leading up from Beachwood Canyon to the Hollywood Sign.
Website: //www.bigparadela.com/
Type: Walk
When: Saturday 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m., Sunday 8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Price: FREE
Where: Begins at Angel’s Flight, 351 South Hill Street
Nearby Rail: Red/Purple Line Pershing Square Station

Devil’s Night Drive-in: Labyrinth [add to Google Calendar]
It’s called a drive-in, but walk-ins and bike-ins are welcomed and encouraged.
Website: //www.devilsnight.com/drivein.htm
Type: Film
When: Gates 7:30 p.m., Show starts at 9:00 p.m.
Price:
$10
Where
: 240 W. 4th St.
Nearby Rail: Red/Purple Line Pershing Square Station

Rock & Roll Playground Release Party at The GRAMMY Museum [add to Google Calendar]
Melissa Green sings music from the children’s album Rock & Roll Playground.
Website: //www.grammymuseum.org/interior.php?section=programs&page=publicprograms#rr_playground
Type: Music
When: 10:00 a.m.
Price: $10
Where: The GRAMMY Museum, 800 West Olympic Boulevard
Nearby Rail
: Blue Line Pico Station, Red/Purple Line 7th Street Metro Center Station

2010 L.A. Pride Festival [add to Google Calendar]
The festival in West Hollywood Park will include entertainment by world famous performers Olivia Newton John, Joss Stone and Joan Jett. There will be food and drink booths, dance pavilions and community programming.
Website: //lapride.org/
Type: Festival
When: Saturday 12:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m., Sunday 11:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Price: $20
Where: West Hollywood, San Vicente Blvd. between Santa Monica Blvd. and Melrose Ave.
Nearby Metro Bus Stops
: Santa Monica/San Vicente (2, 4, 105, 305, 704), San Vicente/Melrose (10, 305)

LACMA Muse Artwalk 2010 [add to Google Calendar]
Muse invites the unique local artists of our great city to the Miracle Mile to stand side by side in an impressive display of art, music, performance, workshops, activities, food, and more..
Website: //www.lacma.org/membership/Muse.aspx#aw10
Type: Art
When: 12:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m.
Price: FREE
Where: LACMA, 5905 Wilshire Boulevard
Nearby Metro Bus Stops
: Wilshire/Fairfax (20, 217, 720, 780, 920)

Free Family Saturday and Japanese American National Museum [add to Google Calendar]
Generously sponsored by Target, these special Saturdays are filled with fun activities giving families unique ways to learn, play, and grow together.
Website: //www.janm.org/events/2010/target-family-days/
Type: Family
When: 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Price: FREE
Where: Japanese American National Museum, 369 East First Street
Nearby Rail: Gold Line Little Tokyo/Arts District Station

Sunday, June 13th

2010 L.A. Pride Parade [add to Google Calendar]
Crowds will continue to feel the palpable excitement amid the largest gathering of the LGBT community in Southern California by playing witness to this historical and time-honored tradition.
Website: //lapride.org/
Type: Parade
When: 11:00 a.m.
Price: FREE
Where: West Hollywood, Santa Monica Blvd. between Crescent Heights Ave. and Robertson Blvd.
Nearby Metro Bus Stops: Fairfax/Santa Monica (4, 217, 218, 704, 780), San Vicente/Sunset (2, 305)

DESTINATION DISCOUNT AVAILABLE
Dionne Warwick Concert at Levitt Pavillion [add to Google Calendar]
Spend the evening under the stars at the Levitt Pavilion for the Performing Arts’ first benefit concert, Dionne Warwick’s Under The Stars.
Website: //www.showclix.com/event/9145
Type: Music
When: 8:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Price: $40 – $75
Where: Levitt Pavillion
Nearby Rail: Gold Line Memorial Park Station