Go Metro Weekends, March 4-6

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, March 4

First Fridays at The Natural History Museum
A talk by Dr. Janet Kübler, live music by Wild Nothing and Abe Vigoda.
Website: //www.nhm.org/
When: 5:30pm-10pm
Price:
$9
Where: The Natural History Museum, 900 Exposition Blvd.
Nearby Metro Bus Stops: Vermont/Exposition (102, 204, 550, 754), Figueroa/Exposition (102, 442, 445, Silver Line)

The Red Chapel at The Downtown Independent
The Red Chapel focuses on a trio of Danish artists director Mads Brügger, straight man Simon and self-proclaimed “spastic” Jacob and their trip to North Korea under the guise of cultural exchange.
Website: //www.downtownindependent.com
When: 7:15pm, 9pm
Price:
$10
Where
: Downtown Independent, 251 South Main Street
Nearby Metro Rail: Red/Purple Line Civic Center Station, Red/Purple Line Pershing Square Station, Gold Line Little Tokyo/Arts District Station
Nearby Metro Bus: Main/2nd (33, 92)

Rodarte: States of Matter at MOCA
Exhibition featuring pieces from Rodarte’s Spring 2010, Fall 2010, and Fall 2008 runway collections, as well as original ballet costumes designed by Kate and Laura for the feature film Black Swan.
Website: //www.moca.org/
When: 7-10pm
Price:
FREE
Where: MOCA, 250 S. Grand Ave.
Nearby Metro Rail
: Red/Purple Line Civic Center Station
Nearby Metro Bus Stops: Grand/3rd (14/37, 70, 71, 76, 78/79/378, 96, 442, 485, 487/489, 770, Silver Line)

Trey Anastasio at The Music Box
Co-founding the seminal improvisational rock band, Phish, in 1983, the limits to Trey’s creativity seem to have no boundaries.
Website: //themusicbox.la/
When: 9pm
Price: $39.50
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)

Leonardo DaVinci Exhibit at Hollywood & Highland Center
A unique exhibit of machines described, designed, and developed by Leonardo da Vinci in addition to reproductions of his most important artistic contributions.
Website: //www.hollywoodandhighland.com/
When: 10am-6pm, all weekend
Price:
$18
Where: Hollywood & Highland Center
Nearby Metro Rail: Red Line Hollywood/Highland Station
Nearby Metro Bus Stops: Hollywood/Highland (212/312, 222, 217, 780, 156/656)

More weekend events, after the jump.

Saturday, March 5

DESTINATION DISCOUNT AVAILABLE
Art’s a Trip, FREE Metro Art Tour
Learn how the Metro Art Department commissions artists to incorporate art into a wide array of transportation projects throughout LA County.
Website: //www.metro.net/about/art/
When: 10am
Price: FREE
Where: Red Line Hollywood/Highland Station
Nearby Metro Rail: Red Line Hollywood/Highland Station
Nearby Metro Bus Stops: Hollywood/Highland (212/312, 222, 217, 780, 156/656)

William S. Paley Television Festival: True Blood
The cast of True Blood discuss the show.
Website: //www.paleycenter.org/
When: 7pm
Price: $25-$75
Where: Saban Theatre, 8440 Wilshire Blvd.
Nearby Metro Bus Stops: La Cienega/Wilshire (20, 105, 705, 720)

Chick Corea & Gary Burton at Royce Hall
The legendary Chick Corea returns to Royce Hall, in a duet with long-running collaborator and vibraphone great Gary Burton for an electric revival of their classic 1972 album Crystal Silence.
Website: //www.uclalive.org/
When: 8pm
Price: $42-$83
Where: UCLA Royce Hall, 340 Royce Dr.
Nearby Metro Bus Stops: Hilgard/Charing Cross (2/302, 233, 305, 761)
Other operators: UCLA Ackerman Loop (Big Blue Bus 1, 2, 3, 8, 12, 22)

Herbie Hancock at Walt Disney Concert Hall
A true icon of modern music, highly acclaimed pianist and LA Phil Creative Chair for Jazz Herbie Hancock continues to push the boundaries of jazz with his unmistakable musical voice.
Website: //www.laphil.com/
When: 8pm
Price: $45-$114
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, March 6

DESTINATION DISCOUNT AVAILABLE
Mobile Feast Truckit Fest at Union Station
Stop by for some of the most notoriously delicious purveyors of street food including Komodo, Border Grill, Gourmet Genie, The Munchie Machine, Crepes Bonaparte, Barbie’s Q, Sweets Trucks and more.
Website: //truckitfest.com/
When: 10am
Price: FREE
Where: Red Line Hollywood/Highland Station
Nearby Metro Rail: Red Line Hollywood/Highland Station
Nearby Metro Bus Stops: Hollywood/Highland (212/312, 222, 217, 780, 156/656)

Dust and Illusions (Burning Man documentary) at The Egyptian Theatre
This film is a look at the evolution and expansion of the event to a multimillion dollar business, and how politics might have replaced philosophy. Discussion following with director Olivier Bonin and other guests to be announced.
Website: //americancinematheque.com/
When: 1-10:30pm
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)

Morcheeba at The Music Box
Morcheeba, multi-million-selling darlings of downtempo with their soul and country-inflected, sampladelic mood music.
Website: //themusicbox.la/
When: 8pm
Price: $27.50
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)

U.S. Army Chorus at LACMA
The United States Army Chorus, under the direction of Major Dwayne Milburn, performs works by Gounod, Wagner, and Foster, together with popular standards and traditional favorites.
Website: //www.lacma.org/
When: 6pm
Price:
FREE
Where: LACMA, 5905 Wilshire Boulevard
Nearby Metro Bus Stops
: Wilshire/Fairfax (20, 217, 720, 780)