Welcome to Go Metro Weekends where we try to keep your weekends, wallets and bellies full! There are quite a few free events this weekend so you can keep some change in your pocket!
Head down to Abbott Kinney’s First Friday for a free performing arts show showcasing Women’s History Month at the Electric Lounge. “High Voltage” will include Genevieve Carson, Angelina Labate’s and Honey Almazar. Performances kick off at 7 p.m. (Metro Rapid 733 to Venice/Abbott Kinney, Bus 33 also runs 24 hours.)
Saturday also happens to be International Women’s Day. Head out and enjoy Rock, Rap and Speakout vs Poverty, Prisons and War. The free event takes place at 2 p.m. at MacArthur Park. (Metro Red/Purple Line to Westlake/MacArthur Park Station)
Former Jamie Foxx Show star Garrett Morris is hosting a comedy and Blues show in Leimert Park! Stop by the Barbara Morrison Performing Arts Center at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $10 at the door. (Metro Bus 40 to Crenshaw/Homeland)
Hear ye, hear ye, your reminder that Daylight Saving Time starts! Make sure to turn that clock forward!
The L.A. Marathon is this Sunday! There are plenty of spots to view the race and Metro can definitely assist . Check here for bus detours and more information regarding the free shuttle that will run between the Culver City Expo Line Station and Santa Monica.
The Return of It Came From Venice! art show will be running until March 15. On Saturday, there will be poetry and dance at Sponto Gallery starting at 6 p.m. Admission is free! (Metro Rapid 733 to Main/Marine)