Tanabata festival

Go Metro Weekends, Aug 9 – 11

It’s disco night at the Music Center’s Dance Downtown this Friday, so grab some friends and get ready to boogie. The dance lasts from 6:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. and is free for all to attend. (Metro Red/Purple Line to Civic Center Station, Metro Bus 10 to Hope/Temple) Nisei Week starts this [continue reading]

The art of transit

photo by Mitja Kobal – Cwithe, via his Flickr photostream The photo is lovely even without knowing much about it — it was taken at a rail stop in Tokyo. The photographer in an email to me explained: street festivals are common throughout Japan in the summer and each district [continue reading]