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Your Guide to This Weekend’s Events: GZA Performing in O.C., a Lapel Pin Art Exhibit, and More

8:21 AM PST on February 3, 2022

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!

    • Feb. 3 – Hollywood

Hollywood’s Mama Shelter Hotel is hosting “Can’t Even Comedy” on its rooftop every Tuesday and Thursday. Tonight’s 6 pm show is an “All Ladies Show” starting with a set by DJ Kay Cali at 6 pm, before a 7 pm lineup of stand-up comedians including Caitlin Benson, Fatimah Taliah, Emily Browning, Katie Novotny, and one surprise guest. Tickets are free, but RSVPs via Eventbrite are recommended and seats are first-come, first-serve. 6500 Selma Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90028

    • Feb. 4 - Citywide

This Friday is Transit Equity Day, celebrated on the day of Rosa Parks’ birthday. Metrolink will celebrate by making all its rides completely free throughout the day. Happy adventures!

    • Feb. 4 – Garden Grove

Wu-Tang Clan’s The GZA is performing Friday night in Orange County. Will it be as slamming as that time L.A. TACO saw him with Muggs in Santa Barbara? Potentially. 12762 Main St, Garden Grove, CA 92840

    • Feb. 5-TBD – Crenshaw

The Black Hair Experience is an interactive pop-up museum opening this Saturday, Feb. 5, at Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza, filled with art and photo activations “inspired by the beauty, stories, and culture of Black hair.” 3650 W Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90008-1700

    • Feb. 5 – Santa Monica

The community-led Manos a la Obra Marketplace pops up at the Santa Monica Airport’s Barker Hangar from 11 am-3 pm this Saturday, featuring a range of artisanal crafts made and/or sourced by local artisans in collaboration with artists Cog•nate Collective. There will be shopping, along with the ongoing Manos a la Obra exhibition at 18th Street Arts Center’s Propeller Gallery, open studios, and Weaving Unity in the Slipstream Galleries. Register here for the free event. 3026 Airport Ave, Santa Monica, CA, 90405

    • Through Feb. 5 - Melrose

It’s the final days of Gallery 1988’s Lapel Pins exhibit, a showcase of a huge collection of dope enamel pins curated by Midnight Dogs. 7308 Melrose Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90046

    • Feb. 5 -6 and Feb. 10-12– Downtown Convention Center

The NFL Experience is a big old shebang for pro football fans to get together and interact with different exhibitions, collect autographs from NFL MVPs of today and yesteryear, enter games and challenges like a 40-yard dash against NFL players on LED screens, and check out youth football clinics, a display of 55 real Super Bowl rings, shop for merch, and take photos with the Vince Lombardi Trophy. 1201 S Figueroa St, Los Angeles, CA 90015

    • Feb. 6 - Huntington Park

Art Space Huntington Park is holding an outdoor makers market from 11 am-5 pm this Sunday, featuring a handful of artists, makers, and creators, in addition to a sit-in workshop by artist Nereida Gutierrez. ArtSpace HP, 3382 E. Florence Ave. Huntington Park, CA 90255

    • Through Dec. 2022 – Hollywood

The Alice is an immersive, 90-minute theatrical cocktail experience based on the tea party in Alice in Wonderland. Here, guests will answer riddles and solve challenges, create two Alice-themed cocktails, follow the instructions on an “Eat Me” cookie, paint the roses red, and a bunch of other Wonderland-themed stuff. $55. 1233 Vine St. Los Angeles, CA 90038

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