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Weekend Events ~ Pupusa Fest, Cannabis Movie Club, and Cypress Hill Vs. Onyx at The Forum

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We can’t bear the thought of you being bored this weekend. So we’ve cobbled together an events guide highlighting some of the fun things to do over the next few days in and around Los Angeles. Have fun!

THURSDAY, MAY 12

    • A conversation between Somali-British poet Warsan Shire—the celebrated collaborator on Beyonce’s Lemonade—and poet and essayist Morgan Parker is planned tonight at California African American Museum, focusing on the experiences of refugees and migrations, mothers and daughters, trauma and resilience, followed by a book signing with Reparations Club. Free, RSVP here,  7-8:30pm, 600 State Dr., Exposition Park, Los Angeles, CA 90037
    • Score for Here” is a musical installation at L.A. State Historic Park in Chinatown by artist Jimena Sarno. Musical sounds from disparate sources are activated and played over an app each time guests walks by and scans QR codes at the installations, creating a type of walking symphony that follows their footsteps. Sounds will change over time as the installation stays indefinitely. Free, 1245 N. Spring St. Los Angeles, CA 90012

FRIDAY, MAY 13

    • They won't be in a pool or anything, but the Circle Jerks are playing the Palladium on Friday night. And it's hard to get more L.A. than that. 7 Seconds and the Bouncing Souls are opening. Tickets here.

SATURDAY, MAY 14

    • Rooted and Rising is a free community health fair organized by The Wall Las Memorias at La Plaza de la Raza in Lincoln Heights. The event will feature speakers, music, entertainment, games, free food and drinks, and giveaways. Free, 2-6pm, 3540 N. Mission Rd, Los Angeles, CA 90031
    • Nayarit's Banda Arkangel r-15 and Sonora Tropicana will bring their sounds, along with Sonora Dinamita and Banda Vallarta show, to East Hollywood's Salon Vermont on Saturday night. $50 tickets here, 8:30pm, 1020 N. Vermont Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90029

SUNDAY, MAY 15

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    • "Salvies Who Lunch" is holding Pupusa Fest this Sunday in Frogtown, featuring five different pupusa vendors, a pupusa contest, panel with SalviSoul's Karla Vasquez and Patty Rodriguez, cumbia-playing DJ, non-profits, and shopping from small businesses. 1683 Blake Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90031

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