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Latin Food Fest, Tea, Womxn are Powerful & More ~ GTFO LA!

The weekend is finally here, Angelenos, make it count and do something fun! Don’t let all of this sunshine and flowers go to waste. There’s food, tea tasting, art, female empowerment – what more could an Angeleno want?


POWHER: A Celebration of Women in Art


[dropcap size=big]L[/dropcap]ike all things Latin and edible? Head over to the Latin Food Fest this Saturday at the Los Angeles State Historic Park. L.A. Taco favorites Macheen and Border Grill will be there. There will be wine, cocktails and all kinds of latin foods including Oaxacan ice cream, oyster tacos, patacon with ropa vieja, and much more. Participants can also enjoy cooking and cocktail demonstrations. I would definitely go to learn new some new dishes to flex on folks. Get more details here.

When: Saturday, March 30
Where: Los Angeles Historic State Park, Chinatown

Pasadena Festival of Tea


[dropcap size=big]A[/dropcap]re you a tea fanatic? The Pasadena Festival of Tea might be for you. With Spring in full effect, the garden will be full of blooming flowers, perfect for garden lovers. There will be tea vendors and tea tasting. Learn more about your favorite hot beverage from tea experts. If you’re serious about all things tea, reserve a spot in the Niko-an Teahouse and enjoy traditional tea and sweets while learning more about ancient tea traditions and practices. Get more details here.

When: Sunday, March 31
Where: Storrier Stearns Japanese Gardens, Pasadena

#WomxnarePowerful #GirlsarePowerful Summit


[dropcap size=big]T[/dropcap]his event geared to empower women of color by women of color is in Anaheim, but everyone should go! Rida is the mastermind behind Taco Trucks at Every Mosque and Latino Muslim Unity, a multi-cultural movement that builds solidarity between oppressed communities. The summit will teach womxn and girls how to recognize and address the systemic social, cultural, economic, and political implications of misogyny in our daily lives. There will be workshops and they include how to achieve higher education, workforce development, mental health awareness, holding your own accountable, how to address dating violence, how to address gaslighting, along with many other other information to empower womxn of color! There will also be free halal tacos and elotes. Get more details here.

When: Saturday, March 30
Where: Abraham Lincoln Elementary School, Anaheim

The Other Art Fair Los Angeles


[dropcap size=big]C[/dropcap]ruise through pieces by over 140 independent artists this weekend at the third Other Art Fair Los Angeles. Whether you’re an art curator, collector, or art lover this is definitely an event you won’t want to miss. There will be  nique immersive experiences, live DJ sets, event tours, conversations with artists, live art, and a fully-stocked bar. Get more details here.

When: Thursday-Sunday, March 28-31
Where: Magic Box at The Reef, DTLA

Writer’s Guild Festival


[dropcap size=big]W[/dropcap]hat’s up fellow writers!? The Writer’s Guild Festival is happening this weekend. This event will be full of insightful breakout sessions like “Writing for Change” and “Emotional Storytelling." There will be writers from shows like Jane the Virgin and Hulu’s The Act. This seems to be a great networking opportunity as some of the industry’s best writers will be there. Get more details here.

When: Saturday & Sunday, March 30-31.
Where: Writers Guild Foundation, Hollywood

Pan Con Cafe #2

[dropcap size=big]K[/dropcap]ick it with some cool local vendors this Sunday! My personal faves Eladaniiii and Ahliyah_Crafts will be selling wearable goods like caps that say “chula” or “sad girl”, or  concha rings. There will be other artists and creators there too, including Coffee Situation, Viva Los Cupcakes, Skintosoul, Otherworld, thelagarden, Sarastesoros, and 1vansart. I know that they’re all bomb too! Support local creatives and honestly be the cool friend/sister that gives the unique gifts.

When: Sunday, March 31
Where: 1401 s Main St, DTLA

Rad Pozole Brunch @ Sara’s Market

[dropcap size=big]A[/dropcap] nice hot bowl of pozole is definitely the vibe for a Sunday morning, especially after a night of partying. Chef Ted Montoya will slanging red pozole at Sara’s Market this Sunday with Eat Rad Taco a “comida Latinx” pop up. The food will be served from 10am to 1pm. Get more details here.

When: Sunday, March 31
Where: Sara's Market, East L.A.

Lucha Por La Tierra Y Libertad En Territorio Indigena

[dropcap size=big]L[/dropcap]earn about indigenous land and water protectors, and listen to a conversation between indigenous leaders and land protectors Mario Luna Romero and Bettina Cruz Velázquez. Mario is from the Yaqui tribe in Sonora and is a human rights defender. Bettina is a human rights advocate and is a part of the Assembly of the Indigenous Peoples of the Tehuantepec Isthmus in Defense of Land and Territory, in Oaxaca.

When: Friday, March 29.
Where: 4318 S Main St, South Central

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