This weekend, there are a ton of events for you to enjoy on this first weekend of spring!
The Fabulous Forum (formerly The Great Western Forum) is making a stellar return to its glory days with great acts to celebrate its grand re-opening. The celebration continues tonight with Kings of Leon! The show starts at 8 p.m and tickets range from $29.50 – $69.50 (Metro Bus 115 or 212 to Manchester/Prairie)
Head out to Nucleus in Alhambra for the kickoff reception for The Art of Mr. Peabody and Sherman. The event starts at 3 p.m. with a panel discussion, followed by a Q and A session, then closes out with a book signing. Tickets are $5 or free with purchase of The Art of Mr. Peabody and Sherman book. (Metro Bus 78 to Main/Stonenam)
The Angel City Derby Girls will be hosting a doubleheader! The fearless ladies of the derby rink will be competing against teams from San Diego and Redding at the Culver City Veterans Memorial Auditorium. Show your TAP card and save $4 on already reasonable ticket prices! Games start at 5:30 p.m. (Metro Expo Line to Culver City Station or Metro Rapid 733 to Venice/Overland then walk south along Overland).
Enjoy a day of food and fun at the Los Angeles Seafood Festival on Olvera Street. This free event will showcase several ethnic seafood dishes from around the world. The festival kicks off at 10 a.m. (Metro Red/Purple Line, Metro Silver Line, Metro Rapid 704, Rapid 733 or Metro Bus 40 to Union Station)
Support the arts and the youth at the same time! YoungArtsLA will be hosting a classical music concerts starting at 2 p.m. The event is located at the Los Angeles Theater Center. Tickets are $10. (Metro Bus 40 to Spring/5th or Metro Red/Purple Line to Pershing Square Station then walk west along 5th to Spring)
If you’re feeling a bit fancy or old school or both, check out Noir City: the 16th Annual Festival of Film Noir at the Egyptian Theater. The event kicks off March 21 and runs through April 5. Times vary each day. Entrance for each day is $7 for American Cinematheque members and $11 for general admission. (Metro Red Line to Hollywood/Highland Station then walk west along Hollywood Blvd)
Categories: Destination Discounts, Go Metro Weekends, Metro Lifestyle
The Noir festival information is incomplete — $7 is what American Cinematheque members are charged. General admission is $11.
Thanks for catching that! Updating the post now to reflect.
Jon Ross Alexander
Writer, The Source