Go Metro Weekends, Feb. 25-27

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 25

Russel Simmons at The Grammy Museum
Hear Simmons, joined by GRAMMY Museum Executive Director Bob Santelli, discuss his monumental influence and entrepreneurial approach to both business and philanthropy that has made him a globally-recognized icon.
Website: //www.grammymuseum.org/
When: 8pm
Price: $35
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)

Sebadoh at The Echoplex
Sebadoh is the poster band for indie rock style.
Website: //www.attheecho.com/
When: 8:30pm
Price:
$15
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)

Fourth Fridays at Eagle Rock Center for Arts
Featuring Cass McCombs, Big Searh and Frank Fairfield.
Website: //www.centerartseaglerock.org/
When: 9pm
Price:$10
Where: Eagle Rock Center for Arts, 2225 Colorado Blvd.
Nearby Metro Bus Stops: Colorado/Eagle Rock (68/84, 83, 81, 780, 180/181)

Oscar-nominated shorts at The Egyptian Theatre
The American Cinematheque presents all of the 2010 Oscar-nominated animated shorts
Website: //americancinematheque.com/
When: 10pm
Price: $7-$11
Where: Egyptian Theater, 6712 Hollywood Boulevard
Nearby Metro Rail
: Red Line Hollywood/Highland Station
Nearby Metro Bus Stops: Hollywood/Las Palmas (212/312, 222, 217), Hollywood/Highland (212/312, 222, 217, 780, 156/656)

Pendulum at The Wiltern
Formed during 2002 by three musicians from Western Australia with similar visions and musical backgrounds.
Website: //www.livenation.com/The-Wiltern-tickets-Los-Angeles/venue/73790
When: 8pm
Price:
$25-$29.50
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)

More weekend events, after the jump.

Saturday, February 26

DESTINATION DISCOUNT AVAILABLE
Transit Fan Appreciation Day with L.A. Kings

Take Metro or Metrolink to the game and enter to win a special Grand Prize just for transit riders!
Website: //kings.nhl.com/
When: 1pm
Price: Save 10% off tickets when you show your valid Metro or Metrolink pass at the STAPLES Center Box Office.
Where: Staples Center, 1111 S. Figueroa St.
Nearby Metro Rail: Blue Line Pico Station
Nearby Metro Bus Stops: Figueroa/Pico (81, 442, 445, 460, 701, 721, Silver Line), Olympic/Figueroa (28, 728)

Local Natives at Walt Disney Concert Hall
L.A.’s Local Natives begin 2011 with a special show featuring orchestral accompaniment created exclusively for their Walt Disney Concert Hall debut.
Website: //www.laphil.com/
When: 8pm
Price: $25-$45
Where: Walt Disney Concert Hall, 111 South Grand Avenue
Nearby Metro Rail
: Red/Purple Line Civic Center Station
Nearby Metro Bus Stops: Grand/2nd (70, 71, 76, 78/79/378, 96, 442, 485, 487/489)

Sunday, February 27

Academy Awards Watching Part & Fundraiser at The Cinefamily
Why watch the Oscars® streaming on your desktop all by your lonesome, or in some seedy dive where the local reprobates are yammering over the sound of those bizarre musical numbers, when you can catch the whole shebang live at the Cinefamily, on the big screen — and support your favorite non-profit cinematheque at the same time?
Website: //www.cinefamily.org/
When: 5-11pm
Price: $15 suggested donation
Where: The Cinefamily, 611 N. Fairfax Ave.
Nearby Metro Bus Stops: Melrose/Fairfax (10/48, 217, 218, 780)

Harlem Globetrotters at the Staples Center
Their dazzling “4 Times the Fun” World Tour will celebrate the Globetrotters 85th season.
Website: //www.harlemglobetrotters.com/
When: 7pm
Price: $17-$160
Where: Staples Center, 1111 S. Figueroa St.
Nearby Metro Rail: Blue Line Pico Station
Nearby Metro Bus Stops: Figueroa/Pico (81, 442, 445, 460, 701, 721, Silver Line), Olympic/Figueroa (28, 728)