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Go Metro Weekends, May 25-28

For those of you not going out of town, take advantage of the long weekend and check out some of the great events happening around the city. The legendary queen of Egypt has just settled in at the California Science Center. Cleopatra: The Exhibition features the largest collection of Cleopatra-era [continue reading]

Go Metro Weekends, May 18-20

  Between baseball games, playoff games, concerts and bike tours, downtown L.A. is going to be pretty crowded this weekend. Try to take public transportation to avoid dealing with the mess of traffic and parking. Here is our earlier post about taking transit to downtown this weekend. Park at Union Station [continue reading]

Go Metro Weekends, May 11-13

Start your Friday with a little spirit – Delta Spirit, that is. The indie rock band from San Diego is playing at The Music Box at Fonda Theatre. The show starts at 8 p.m. and tickets are $21.50. (Metro Red Line to Hollywood/Vine Station, Metro Bus 180, 217 to Hollywood/Gower.) [continue reading]

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]