Go Metro Weekends, June 3-5

All events are subject to change or may be be sold out, please check with the venue before making plans.  To plan your trip and to check all other transit options, please consult Google Transit or the Metro Trip Planner.

Friday, June 3

First Fridays at The Natural History Museum
A talk by Dr. Luis Chiappe, performances by the band Gayngs and Dirty Beaches.
Website: http://www.nhm.org/
When: 5:30pm-10pm
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)

Dance Downtown – Line Dance/Two-step
Two left feet? Learn how to dance and shake it, move it and groove it under the stars with live music/DJ and beginner dance lessons sprinkled throughout the evening. No experience necessary.
Website: http://www.musiccenter.org/
When: 6:30pm
Where: L.A. Music Center, 135 North Grand Ave.
Nearby Metro Rail: Red/Purple Line Civic Center Station
Nearby Metro Bus Stops: Temple/Grand (2/302, 4, 10/48, 92, 445)

Arctic Monkeys at Hollywood Palladium
Arctic Monkeys became one of the U.K.’s biggest bands of the new millennium.
When: 8pm
Price: $29.50
: Hollywood Palladium, 6215 W. Sunset Blvd.
Nearby RailRed Line Hollywood/Vine Station
Nearby Metro Bus StopsSunset/Vine (2/302, 210)

More weekend events, after the jump.

Saturday, June 4

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: http://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)

Cinespia – “Harold and Maude”
Watch “The Shining” in the Hollywood Forever Cemetery.
Website: http://www.cinespia.org/
When: 7pm
Price: $10
Where: Hollywood Forever Cemetery, 6000 Santa Monica Blvd.
Nearby Metro Bus Stops: Santa Monica/Gower (4, 156/656)

Outdoor Cinema Food Fest at Exposition Park
Watch “Unforgiven” on a massive outdoor movie screen with food trucks!
Website: http://www.outdoorcinemafoodfest.com/
When: 5:30pm
Price: $10
Where: Exposition Park
Nearby Metro Bus Stops: Martin Luther King Jr/Hoover (40, 42), Martin Luther King Jr/Figueroa (81, 200), Martin Luther King Jr/Vermont (204, 740, 754), Vermont/Exposition (102, 204, 550, 754), Figueroa/Exposition (1o2, 442, 445, Silver Line)

Sunday, June 5

Big Family Day at MOCA
Don’t miss Big Family Day, the biggest family celebration of the year, featuring live entertainment, art-making activities, and student-led tours from MOCA’s Contemporary Art Start (CAS) program.
Website: http://www.moca.org/
When: 1-5pm
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)

Artist-led Tour of Clayton Brothers: Inside Out at Pasadena Museum of California Art
The Clayton Brothers lead a tour of their exhibition Clayton Brothers: Inside Out.
Website: http://pmcaonline.org/
When: 2-3pm
Price: $7
Where: Pasadena Museum of California Art, 490 East Union Street
Nearby Metro Rail
: Gold Line Memorial Park Station
Nearby Metro Bus Stops: Los Robles/Union (264/267, 686/687), Colorado/Oakland (180/181, 256, 686/687)

Playboy Jazz Festival’s “Concerts On The Green” at Warner Center Park
A free concert offering a diverse mix of jazz and entertainment plus food and beverage for sale from local eateries.
Website: http://www.playboyjazzfestival.com/
When: 4pm
Price: FREE
Where: Warner Center Park, 5800 Topanga Canyon Blvd.
Nearby Metro Bus Stops: Orange Line Warner Center Transit Hub, Topanga Canyon/Marylee (150/240, 244/245, 645)


3 replies

    • Oof, sorry guys… was really out of it last week and my Go Metro Weekend roundup included some events from the week before. Apologies. Thanks for catching the mistakes.

      Fred Camino
      Contributor, The Source

  1. I hate to say this, but Fiesta Hermosa was last weekend as noted on their website. Still like the Go Metro posts!