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Weekend Events ~ Sepultura in Downtown, Hot Chicken Tacos in Hollywood, and “Fuck The Likes” at Superchief


We can’t bear the thought of you being bored this weekend. So we’ve put together a new event feature highlighting some of the fun things to do over the next few days in and around Los Angeles. Have fun!


    • Thursday, April 7 ~ Hollywood

Hotville Chicken is now serving its famous Nashville hot chicken at Trejo's Tacos, starting today through the end of the month, in tacos, burritos, and bowls at the Hollywood, La Brea, and Santa Monica locations. Tonight they'll be having a launch party with Danny Trejo and Kim Prince with live music from Patrick Harberd and The Western States at Trejo’s Tacos Hollywood Cantina. 6-8pm, 1556 N. Cahuenga Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90028


    • Friday, April 10 ~ Venice

KCRW's Morning Becomes Eclectic DJ Anthony Valadez will be following a show by The Kojo Roney Experience at Venice's Townhouse on Friday. Check it out and dance, dance, dance. 10pm, $10 cover, 52 Windward Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90291

photo: Valerie June/Facebook
photo: Valerie June/Facebook
    • Friday, April 10 ~ Hollywood

Tennessee singer-songwriter Valerie June plays the Fonda Theater on Friday night. And last time she came to town, she straight ripped it up. 9pm, $35, tickets here.

    • Friday, April 10 ~ Downtown

Or you could say, "fuck all that shit," and watch Brazilian hardcore legends Sepultura crush the Belasco on Friday night. $25-30, 7-9pm, 1050 S Hill St , Los Angeles 90015


    • Saturday, April 9 ~ Hermon

 A two-hour celebration and self-guided walking tour in Hermon will see the unveiling of new components of an open-air gallery that has been rising before neighbors' eyes, specifically six new signal boxes that have been transformed by six different artists from the community to tell the story of Hermon. Begins 10am at Hermon Park, 5568 Via Marisol, L.A. 90042

    • Saturday, April 9-10 ~ Santa Monica

The coffee cafe known as goodboybob is having 'A Weekend in Vietnam' in Santa Monica with chefs preparing Vietnamese-inspired dishes such as banh mi with pork and chicken, young papaya salad, pandan cake with lemongrass icing, and of course, ca phe sua da. Through Sunday, 11am-3pm, 2058 Broadway, Santa Monica 90404

    • Saturday, April 9 ~ Downtown

Superchief Gallery is holding a massive photography show highlighting the world since March 2020, featuring L.A. TACO contributors Erin Recinos, Lexis-Olivier Ray, and Brian Feinzimer, alongside dozens of other photographers such as Suitcase Joe and Estevan Oriel,  in a show called "Fuck The Likes Vol. 2: Contagious Culture." According to the gallery, "this volume of "Fuck the Likes" is meant to reject the notion of "viral" social media culture, and celebrate raw photography done for its own sake." Opening party is Saturday at 1965 S. Los Angeles St, Los Angeles, CA 90021

    • Saturday, April 9 ~ Hollywood

Are you a horror nerd with a sick sense of humor? First of all, call us. Then get yourself to Saturday's Horror Nerd Melrose Chainsaw Massacre at Hollywood Improv, a stand-up comedy night in which comedians riff on history's most infamous horror films. 7pm, 8162 Melrose Ave, Hollywood, Los Angeles, CA 90046


    • Sunday, April 10 ~ Glendale

Buy Armenia is having its first Armenian Easter event, with over 50 Armenian and local food and craft vendors, music, wine tastings, kids activities, and a private cigar and hookah lounge. $10-$15 tickets here. 12-9PM, Vertigo Event Venue, 400 West Glenoaks Blvd., Glendale, CA 91202

"A Public Reading of an Unproduced Screenplay About the Death of Walt Disney"
"A Public Reading of an Unproduced Screenplay About the Death of Walt Disney"
    • Sunday, April 10 ~ West L.A.

Lucas Hnath's highly-meta dark-comedy, "A Public Reading of an Unproduced Screenplay About the Death of Walt Disney" has made its way from the East Coast to be performed through May at West L.A.'s Odyssey Theatre. The New York Times called it "a blackly comic inversion of the public Disney persona" and you can catch a matinee performance this Sunday. 2pm, $30 tickets here, 2055 S. Sepulveda Blvd. Los Angeles CA 90025

    • Sunday, April 10 ~ Echo Park

It's a night of dancing to 70's and 80's funk with "10-string bass aficionados" the Garcia Bros, presented by Global Sound as part of a Sunday Night residency through the month of April. 1455 W. Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90026

    • Sunday, April 10 ~ Venice

Venice's Winston House has a new Sunday evening kickback called "Hot Cakes" featuring a special menu of "breakfast for dinner" dishes like fried chicken and waffles, breakfast burgers, and breakfast cereal soft serve, alongside DJs spinning vinyl records in its intimate setting. Reservations here. 23 Windward Ave, Venice, CA 90291

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