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Day Party, SheroCon, ArtWalk Block Party, Chicano BBQ & More ~ GTFO LA!

As BBQ Brisket. Photo by Erick Galindo.

What’s up LA? Spring is basically here and the days get longer starting Sunday. Make the most out of it. Ditch the bedsheets and Netflix, grab a friend to enjoy all that this city has to offer this weekend. Read a few comics, learn some history, walk around the Rose Bowl Flea Market, and try some of the best pop-ups in L.A.

Day Party LA

$0 - $15

[dropcap size=big]S[/dropcap]ure partying at night is cool, but imagine not waiting for the sun to go down to get down? Head over to the swanky rooftop lounge Apt 503 on Saturday afternoon for a midday party. There’s a DJ and bottle service, so why not try something new and shift the party over a few hours. Get more details here.

When: Saturday, March 9
Where: Apt 503 Lounge, Koreatown



[dropcap size=big]H[/dropcap]ead over to the Culver City Westfield mall for the first-ever female-themed comic-con in Los Angeles. SheroCon is a celebration of female comic creators, cosplayers, and local “sheros” who are making an impact on the comic and entertainment world. There will be an female artist alley, cosplayers, face painting, raffles, glitter, make-up, and more. Bring your sister! Get more details here!   

When: Saturday, March 9
Where: Westfield Mall, Culver City

Hannah Gadsby Work in Progress Show at the Typewriter


[dropcap size=big]O[/dropcap]K! I know I posted this last week, but I love Hannah. If you missed Hannah Gadsby last week (like me), this is your chance to see her work out a brand spanking new show! Also how lucky are we, that us Angelenos can see big comedians work out new material first? I won’t be able to go, so @ me if you decide to go so I can live vicariously through our readers. Get more details here.

When: Saturday, March 9
Where: Dynasty Typewriter, Westlake

Rose Bowl Flea Market

$10 - $16

[dropcap size=big]T[/dropcap]he most famous flea market on the West Coast happens every 2nd Sunday, rain or shine! The Rose Bowl Flea Market is this Sunday. For folks that have never gone, it’s basically a swap meet with record players, artisanal candles, and antiques. You can definitely get some decent deals on furniture here as well. FYI, the food vender between the clothing section and antiques makes pretty good breakfast burritos. Get more details here.

When: Sunday, March 10
Where: Rose Bowl, Pasadena

LA Made: Black Angeleno Trailblazer Families


[dropcap size=big]L[/dropcap]earn more about the vibrant history of Black Angelenos at the Central Library this Sunday! There will be a panel about the cultural and civic impact of African American Angelenos moderated by Tyree Boyd-Pates, curator at the California African American Museum. Historian, Sherwin “Keith” Rice will be providing historical context for the event. This panel comes at the heels of the Los Angeles Public Library digitizing The Liberator, one of L.A.’s earliest African American newspapers. Arianne Edmonds, descendant of the The Liberator’s editor and owner, Jefferson Edmonds will also be joining the discussion. Get more details here.

When: Sunday, March 10
Where: Central Library, DTLA

Mar Vista Art Walk Block Party


[dropcap size=big]S[/dropcap]upport your local artists! The Mar Vista Art Walk Block Party is hosting over 65 artists, including Good Mexican Girl, Monster Under Your Bed Clothing, and the creator of all of my sassy baseball caps and beanies, Eladaniiii. The block party will be on Venice between Grandview and Inglewood. Come through for live music, art, giveaways, an art panel, and face painting! Get more details here.

When: Thursday, March 7
Where: Mar Vista

Something Good LA at Sara’s Market

[dropcap size=big]A[/dropcap]lways craving breakfast food? You’re in luck! Masters of breakfast cuisine, Something Good LA will be at Sara’s Market on the 8th. While their entire instagram feed looks mouth watering to me, I’m particularly interested in the tamal waffle and chorizo burrito. If you can’t make it to their pop up this Friday, Something Good LA also delivers Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday.

When: Friday, March 8
Where: Sara's MarketEast L.A.

As BBQ Brisket. Photo by Erick Galindo.
As BBQ Brisket. Photo by Erick Galindo.

A’s BBQ and Chrystal’s Baking Co. at Sara’s Market

[dropcap size=big]A[/dropcap] staff favorite, A’s BBQ will be at Sara’s market on the 9th along with dessert connoisseur, Chrystal’s Baking Co. Enjoy some of the best Chicano style BBQ Los Angeles has to offer with a cold craft beer. You can also satisfy your sweet tooth by trying some of Chrystal’s desserts, I heard her lemon bars are delicious. Check out her instagram feed here. Support your local bakers and BBQ masters! There will also be a giveaway of free BBQ to a special winner. And while you are at Sara's make sure you flash your L.A. Taco member card to score a special L.A. Taco 7 Pack offer.

When: Saturday, March 9
Where: Sara's MarketEast L.A.

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