If you are a native Angeleno looking for a change of scenery, visiting the Los Angeles area, or went to Coachella already so “this weekend is gonna be lame” consider this guide a cure all to the ever daunting task of planning the weekend ahead.
Friday April 18 – Sunday April 20
For all three days this weekend Hemp Con: America’s Largest Medical Marijuana Mega Show will be featured at the NOS Events Center in San Bernardino. For $20 stop by on Saturday 4/19 to catch a live performance by Ty Dolla $ign and Problem & Bad Lucc. Tickets are available at the door. Full performance line up and more information can be found on their website.
Friday April 18, 2014
Bill Maher is in town and having a comedy show in the Nokia Theater at 8 pm. Remaining tickets are going for $35-$50 through AXS.
For the movie buff check out Cinefamily’s midnight presentation of David Lynch’s Wild at Heart starring Nicholas Cage and Laura Dern. For $12 get there early and get a spot on one of the couches to watch this 1990 Cannes Film Festival Winner. Tickets may be purchased at the door or through their website.
Catch a FREE show at Universal Studios, Hollywood featuring the electronic duo infamous for their worldwide hit “#SELFIE” – Chainsmokers will be performing during the taping of the TV show Extra. The mini concert is set to start at 3:30 pm but get there early to get a good spot in front of the Globe Fountain. (If Mario Lopez’s glimmering smile can’t be found then check in front of the AMC theaters in CityWalk).
Saturday April 19, 2014
To get your live music fix check out 93.5 KDAY’S: KrushGroove featuring Bone Thugs-N-Harmony, Redman, Method Man, DJ Quik, Too Short, Kurupt and more! The 90s rap beats will be heard at The Forum in Inglewood, Ca on Saturday, Aprl 19 at 6:30 pm. Resale tickets are available starting at $45 through Ticketmaster.
Looking to fulfill your aesthetic needs? Stop by the Downtown Burbank Arts Festival home to painters, scupltors, and artists alike showcasing their work for FREE. The perfect event for the compulsive shopper in all of us it is held on four blocks of San Fernando Boulevard between Magnolia Boulevard and Olive Avenue and runs from 10am-5pm on Saturday 4/19 and Sunday 4/20. For more information visit the website.
An Easter event suitable for Adults check out Wirsthaus La’s “Kegs and Easter Eggs (And Sausage)” in the Westside. For $27 each guest will get eggs prepared according to their preference, one of Wirsthaus’ famous sausages, a side of fried potatoes and all-you-can-drink draft beer until 3:00 PM, from a selection of Wirsthaus’ most popular German beers. The event kicks off at 11 am on Saturday and this deal can be purchased in house. For more German themed events and information visit the website at: http://www.wirtshausla.com/
Sunday April 20, 2014
If you want to have a laugh don’t miss The 4/20 Fun-Fest: A DJ’ed Weed Sesh! at the Upright Citizen’s Brigade on 5919 Franklin Avenue, Los Angeles on Sunday, April 20 at 9:30 pm. The show will feature a full line-up of stand up comics and a dj spinning tunes to keep your blood shot eyes focused on the stage. Advanced ticket sales will sell out so be sure to drop the $5 through their website.
Best concert deal of the week: catch Nipsey Hussle at the Ventura Theater for $20. The all ages show will begin at 8 pm and will feature many opening acts including Cali Allstarr, Link D, and Konnekted. Get your tickets here.
Were you in search of a more family friendly approach to this Easter? Have no fear, the Easter Egg Hunt and Kid’s Festival is here! Absolutely FREE to the public bring the kids to the Gilbert Lindsay Plaza at the Los Angeles Convention Center. Complete with an Easter bunny photo booth, arts and crafts, and balloon artists. Stop by between 12-2pm to participate in the egg hunt! For more information check out their website.