Go Metro Weekends, Nov. 19-21

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.

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Friday, November 19

Pretty in Punk at The Roxy
Featuring The Bangles.
Website: http://theroxyonsunset.com/
Price: $32.50
When: 8pm
Where: The Roxy Theatre, 9009 Sunset Blvd.
Nearby Metro Bus Stops: Sunset/Hammond (2/302, 305)

Who is Harry Nilsson (And Why Is Everybody Talkin’ About Him)?
A special screening of the acclaimed documentary film.
Website: http://www.grammymuseum.org/
When: 7:30pm
Price: FREE, RSVP at programs@grammymuseum.org
Where: 800 W. Olympic Blvd.
Nearby Rail: Blue Line Pico Station, Red/Purple Line 7th Street Metro Center Station
Nearby Metro Bus Stops
: Figueroa/Pico (81, 442, 445, 460, 701, 721, Silver Line), Olympic/Figueroa (28, 728)

The Crystal Method at Avalon
Hometown heroes The Crystal Method have been rocking LA dance floors since arriving from Vegas in the mid-90s.
Website: http://avalonhollywood.net/
When: 9:30pm
Where: Avalon Hollywood, 1735 Vine St.
Nearby Metro Rail: Red Line Hollywood/Vine Station
Nearby Metro Bus StopsHollywood/Vine (210, 212/312, 222, 217, 780)

Downtown on Ice at Pershing Square
Celebrating its 13th season spectacular with holiday fun under the sun and stars DOWNTOWN ON ICE outdoor skating rink at picturesque Pershing Square.
Website: http://www.laparks.org/pershingsquare/
When: 10am-10pm, all weekend
Where: Pershing Square
Nearby Metro Rail
: Red/Purple Line Pershing Square Station
Nearby Metro Bus Stops: Olive/5th (14/37, 70, 71, 76, 78/79/378, 714, 770, Silver Streak) Hill/5th (2/302, 4, 10/48, 68/84, 81, 83, 90/91, 94, 794, 728)

More weekend events, after the jump.

Saturday, November 20

Great Los Angeles Walk 2010
The Great Los Angeles Walk is just a casual opportunity to walk with other Angelenos through the city.
Website: http://www.greatlawalk.com/
When: 9:30am
Where: Pershing Square
Nearby Metro Rail
: Red/Purple Line Pershing Square Station
Nearby Metro Bus Stops: Olive/5th (14/37, 70, 71, 76, 78/79/378, 714, 770, Silver Streak) Hill/5th (2/302, 4, 10/48, 68/84, 81, 83, 90/91, 94, 794, 728)

Harvest Beer Festival 2010
Craft beer, food trucks and live music. Benefits 826 LA.
Website: http://harvestbeerfest.com/
When: 12pm-7pm
Where: The Echoplex, 1145 Glendale Boulevard
Nearby Metro Bus Stops: Glendale/Park (92), Sunset/Park (2/302, 4), Sunset/Alvarado (704, 2/302, 4, 200, 603)

Cupcake Camp Los Angeles
Cupcake Camp L.A. will give local cupcake lovers a chance to sample creations from the region’s best commercial and amateur bakers, several of whom are planning to debut unique holiday-themed and wedding cupcakes.
Website: http://cupcakecampla.bakespace.com/
When: 12pm-5pm
Price: $15
Where: The Music Box at the Henry Fonda, 6126 Hollywood Blvd.
Nearby Metro Rail
Red Line Hollywood/Vine Station
Nearby Metro Bus StopsHollywood/Gower (180/181, 217)

DesignerCon 2010
Now in its fifth year, Designer Con (formerly Vinyl Toy Network), is an annual art and design convention that smashes together collectible toys and designer apparel with urban, underground and pop art.
Website: http://www.designercon.com/
When: 10am–5pm
Price: $5 before 3pm., after 3pm FREE
Where: Pasadena Convention Center, 300 E. Green St.
Nearby Metro Rail: Gold Line Memorial Park Station
Nearby Bus Stops: Colorado/Marengo (180/181, 256, 686/687, 10 Pasadena ARTS, 187 Foothill Transit)

Demetri Martin at The Wiltern
Demetri Martin is a comedian, actor, artist, musician, writer, and humorist.
Website: http://www.livenation.com/The-Wiltern-tickets-Los-Angeles/venue/73790
When: 6:30pm
Where: The Wiltern, 3790 Wilshire Boulevard
Nearby Metro Rail
: Purple Line Wilshire/Western Station
Nearby Metro Bus Stops: Wilshire/Western (20, 66, 207, 209, 710, 757)

Sunday, November 21

The Joel Forrester & Philip Johnston Duo at Cafe Metropol
Jazz in the Arts District.
Website: http://www.cafemetropol.com/
When: 12-2pm
Price: $12
Where: Arts District, 923 E. Third Street
Nearby Metro Rail: Gold Line Little Tokyo/Arts District Station

Christmas Tree Lighting at The Grove
Celebrate the start of the holiday season at L.A.’s favorite outdoor mall.
Website: http://www.thegrovela.com/
When: 7:30pm
Price: FREE
Where: The Grove, 189 The Grove Drive
Nearby Metro Bus Stops: Fairfax/3rd (16/316, 217, 218, 780)

1 reply

  1. excellent compilation of events congrats on the new format of the news on the intranet and integration with the source