Don’t miss AFI FEST, going on now until Nov. 8. This film fest brings you the best of this year’s cinema, from studio blockbusters to indie hits. Film tickets are free and are needed to get into the movie of your choice. A full schedule of events is online. Register online and reserve your tickets now, or try your luck at the door by lining up for RUSH tickets. Films and activities will be taking place around Hollywood: Hollywood&Highland (Chinese 6 Theatres located on level 3), Grauman’s Chinese Theatre, Egyptian Theatre and Roosevelt Hotel.
Metro is also offering exclusive discounts to those attending AFI. Show your valid TAP card and AFI badge or ticket to get discounts at 10 different locations, including Pig n’ Whistle and Coffee Bean. (Metro Red Line or Rapid 780 to Hollywood/Highland)
Celebrate Dias de los Muertos tonight at Grand Park from 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. The party features live music, art and food trucks and is free to attend. (Metro Red or Purple Line to Civic Center Station, Metro Bus 10 to Hill/Temple)
On Sunday, visit the Fowler Museum at UCLA to celebrate Fèt Gede, Haiti’s festival of ancestors. Learn about the trickster spirit Gede, play traditional Haitian games and make your own skeleton puppet. The free program lasts from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. (Metro Bus 2/302 to UCLA Ackerman Loop)
Don’t forget Daylight Saving Time ends this weekend. It won’t affect those going to HARD Day of the Dead, but Metro won’t be running extra rail service until the second 2 a.m. of the night, so plan accordingly.