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GTFO LA! Stuff To Do This Weekend: Barrio Baroque

Welcome back to GTFO LA!, your guide to the best stuff to do in Los Angeles every week, designed to get you out of the f*cking house. It's Mother Day's Weekend and we have fun events to check out with your mom or not.

Friday, May 11

Disco for DACA

Start your weekend dancing your shoes off for a cause. Disco for DACA at the Standard in Hollywood is creating support for the DREAM ACT. KCRW's Mathieu Schreyer and Dub Lab's Dirty Dave will be spinning all night. More info here.

Summer Time in the LBC

Snoop Dogg's "Summer Time in The LBC," is bringing out Ice Cube, The Game, Ja Rule, Ashanti and more to Long Beach in July. While the festival isn't this weekend, tickets go on sale Friday and they start at $85. Think ahead, so you don't miss out. More info here.

Judithe Hernández, Les demoiselles d’barrio / Maidens of the Barrio (The Luchadora Series) 2013. Pastel, mixed-media on canvas.

Saturday, May 12

Barrio Baroque

Inspired by the upcoming first solo exhibition by Judithe Hernández, the Museum of Latin American Art or MOLAA in Long Beach is throwing a celebration of music, film, and art by women.  Catch a performance by legendary punk Alice Bag, or hear the ultimate female DJ crew, Chulita Vinyl Club, spin throughout the evening.  Live art installations, a conversation with Mujeres de Maiz, and a screening of the female cycling crew documentary, Ovarian Psycos, are also on the list of things to catch. More info here.

Image via RPM Collectors.

Culver City Car Show

Over 400 cars and hot rods will be parked at Veteran's Park in Culver City for the 15th Annual Culver City Car Show. Free admission. More info here. See photos of last year's car show here.

Pop-up Mag

If you haven't experienced the acclaimed live event, Pop-Up Magazine, by California Sunday Magazine, this Saturday is a must. Journalists, Oscar-winners and best-selling authors from all over get together at the Ace Hotel in DTLA to tell never before told, multi-media stories. This issue, Gustavo Arellano, actor Joy Bryant and Jimmy Kimmel's Bess Kalb join the line-up. You can't miss this one if you're a literary lover. More info here.

Camille Rose Garcia

Stop by the Corey Helford Gallery in Boyle Heights  to see Camille Rose Garcia's new multi-media solo show called "The Wonderful World of Dr. Deekay." Garcia's art is paving the way for female artists in the male-dominated genre of pop-surrealism. Her out-of-this world, colorful artwork has been featured in Juxtapoz, Rolling Stone, Flaunt, and Paper. Her latest exhibition revisits a series of nightmare dental procedures that she experienced years ago.

Sunday, May 13

Subsuelo Sundays Mother's Day Party

Bring your momma out to dance at Subsuelo's Mother's Day Party featuring DJ Que Madre and DJ Harlow. Expect gourmet cocktails, massages and food at this dance party. In Subsuelo's words " Your mom doesn't wanna go to brunch. SHE WANTS TO DANCE!" More info here.

Mother's Day Family Day at Boomtown

Beer lovers, Boomtown is celebrating Mother's Day with a day festival full of fun family activities. Chocolate decorating,  succulent designing, a bouncy house, petting zoo and more. Food will be provided by Republic Craft Barbecue. More info here.

Looking ahead: Readings from the Treaty of Guadalupe

If you want to nerd out on some history next week, the East Los Angeles Library is hosting a reading from the Treaty of Guadalupe, the peace treaty signed between Mexico and the United States in 1848. A discussion will follow. More info here.



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