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This Weekend’s Events: Sade Night, Jitlada’s Thai Tacos, and FGW on a Sick One in Van Nuys

11:03 AM PST on March 3, 2022

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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, March 3 ~ Chinatown

Vacations and Trackademics is holding a night dedicated to the living god we earthlings call Sade at General Lee's tonight. Go forth and worship her. No cover, 9pm @475 Gin Ling Way, Los Angeles, CA 90012

    • Friday, March 4 ~ Citywide

The 10-day, citywide RE:Her event kicks off this week with a 5pm virtual chat called "Women in Food Embracing the Irresisibility of L.A." hosted by event founder Lien Ta, and featuring New York Times' California critic Tejal Rao, designer Lena Kohl, Chifa's Rica Leon, and Colossus Bread owner Kristin Colazas Rodriguez. The full schedule of events, which includes a March 13 throwdown at Smorgasburg and Jitlada offering Thai tacos for ten days at Casa Vega, can be found here.

    • Friday, March 4 ~ Hollywood

Cinespia is offering drive-in movies at The Greek Theatre. Friday night finds a blonde Bruce Willis, a blonde Chris Tucker, and a red-haired Mila Jovovich in space in a screening of the sci-fi action comedy The Fifth Element. The Warriors comes out to play on March 12. 6pm doors, $45 a car.

    • Friday, March 4 ~ Downey

There's a big Mardi Gras party for fellas going down at "Muevelo Fridays" at Downey's The Epic Lounge. Expect cumbias, reggaeton, hip-hop, and Top 40 tunes along with all-night drink specials. 9pm-2am, $10 cover @8239 2nd St. Downey, CA 90241

    • Saturday, March 5 ~ Hollywood

"Kids drip" shop Little Giants LA is having a grand-opening party featuring cookies from Bake Some Noise, soft serve from CVT, along with DJ Rhettmatic from the Beat Junkies and DJ P-Jay from Power 106, among other guests. 2-8pm @ 4675 Hollywood Blvd.

    • Saturday, March 5 ~ Van Nuys

Those foos at Foos Gone Wild will be getting on a siiiiiiiiick one with Trash Bag Boys at Lemonade Van Nuys this Saturday, dropping some premium indoor herbal medication known as "Broken Windows," with live DJs, giveaways, free food, and guest stars. 11am-6pm @7040 Hayvenhurst Ave. Van Nuys, CA 91406

    • Saturday, March 5 ~ Hollywood

Fishbone bassist and L.A. legend Norwood Fisher presents "Nutt-In-Jamnation," a self-described "improvisational invitational jam," featuring guest Pepper Lewis. Fisher says, "the jam will organically unfold into an entirely improvised, telepathic transmission" at Artista by Motis Tattoos. 10pm @ 1543 N. La Brea Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90028

    • Saturday, March 5 ~ Venice

Inglewood's 9-piece instrumental band Katalyst, aka "the Kats," begins a series of shows at Speakeasy, the subterranean space at beach-adjacent Townhouse, this Saturday night. $10 cover, doors 8pm @52 Windward Ave. Venice, CA 90291

    • Sunday, March 6 ~ Chinatown

Master Food Preserver and chef Rose Wilde will pop-up at Sesame LA with a menu of tiny cakes, miso chocolate chip cookies, and mini rhubarb crumble pies, with a portion of proceeds going to World Central Kitchen's efforts to feed people in Ukraine. 10am-1pm @ 936 N. Hill St. Los Angeles, CA 90012

    • Sunday, March 6 ~ San Pedro

Brouwerji West has a day of live music and good beer planned, with bands including Hand Drawn Maps, Moldy Roses, and Joker's Hand. All ages, no cover @110 E. 22nd Street, Warehouse No. 9, San Pedro, CA 90731

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