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Go Metro Weekends, May 4-6

Head to the Natural History Museum this Friday night for this month’s First Friday. The museum will stay open until 10 p.m. and offer a program of scientific discussion, a behind-the-scenes tour and live music. Tours this Friday start at 5 p.m. and feature “Lovely Bugs,” and the discussion at [continue reading]

Expo opening day celebrations

Expo Line opens this Saturday with events being held at four stations along the line from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. All events are free to attend. 7th St/Metro Center Station – 7th Street between Figueroa and Hope Entertainment at this station will include Double Gee NineNet, a Latino jazz band presented by [continue reading]

The art of transit

photo by Erik Mauer, via Flickr Creative Commons Part of a very interesting “Then and Now” series, superimposing old photos with new urban landscape. The photo shows the Spadina Streetcar – and its previous incarnation as a Belt Line streetcar – in Toronto, Canada. To submit a photo for the [continue reading]

Go Metro Weekends, April 13-15

If you’re into movie fashion, take a long lunch on Friday and visit the FIDM Museum, which is currently presenting the 20th anniversary Art of Motion Picture Costume Design exhibition. Celebrating the art and industry of costume designers, this exhibition presents more than 100 costumes from twenty films released in [continue reading]

Go Metro Weekends, April 6-8

Start Passover Friday at Rosa Mexicano and their fantastic Mexican Passover dinner. Bringing a new twist to traditional Seder specialties, chef Jonathan Waxman has created a menu that is kosher, unique and tasty. Some dishes include Huachinango “gefilte fish,” traditional red snapper dumplings served with pickled vegetables and jalapenos, and [continue reading]