Go Metro Weekends, March 27-29


Triple Chicken Foot, a three-member Folk band known for playing foot stomping, fiddle and banjo tunes, will perform two 45-minute sets Friday evening at Union Station. The trio has showcased their talents for over six years throughout Los Angeles and surrounding areas playing at the Echo Park Farmer’s Market and local festivals such as the Stage Coach Festival, Long Beach Folk Revival and Los Angeles Folk Festival. They also host regular square dances and jam sessions in L.A. Don’t miss the free show with Ben Guzman on fiddle, Mike Heinle on banjo and Kelly Marie Martin on guitar at 4 p.m. (Metro Red, Purple Gold Line or Silver Line to Union Station)


Spring is officially here, and that means it only gets better for L.A. bike riders! Metro, along with Cyclists Inciting Change thru Live Exchange (C.I.C.L.E), presents a free community bike tour starting at the Green Line Crenshaw Station. The Hot Spots Tour, led by From Lot to Spot, will go through Hawthorne and make stops at the Lennox Community Garden, Doty Pocket Park and other locations that have been developed into beautiful green spaces. Meeting time is 10 a.m. and tour will end at the starting point around 12:30 p.m.  (Metro Green Line, Metro Bus 210 or 710 to Crenshaw Station)

For the bookworms heading to the Grand Park Downtown Bookfest Saturday, this is a friendly reminder that Metro is the best way to get there whether you’re taking the Metro Red/Purple Line or Metro buses to Civic Center/Grand Park Station. Find out how Metro can save you money at this event by clicking here.

Put your game faces on! The national soccer teams of Mexico and Ecuador will play each other at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum at 6:30 p.m. If you plan to attend, Metro will provide enhanced service on the Metro Expo Line for a safe and easy commute to the game. See Service Advisories for details. (Metro Expo Line to Expo Park/USC Station)

Attending a costume party in the near future? If so, LA Opera will most likely have what you’re looking for. From 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., LA Opera’s Costume Shop Moving Sale will have an open-air sale with over 1,000 costumes on 90 clothing racks with several one-of-a-kind pieces, such as theatrical jewelry, period wigs and more. Full costumes will range from $25 to $650. Individual costume pieces and accessories can be found at the bargain table from $2 to $20. (Metro Gold Line to Little Tokyo/Arts District Station and walk 8 minutes south on Alameda towards 1st Street.

All Weekend

Newsies, the Disney broadway musical and winner of the 2012 Tony Awards for best score and choreography is now playing at the Hollywood Pantages Theatre, and lucky for Metro riders it’s located just across from Metro’s Hollywood/Vine Station. Now until April 19, see the true story of how a group of underdogs stand up to the most powerful men in New York City. Tickets are selling quickly, so don’t wait. Get yours today!

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