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Weekend Guide: Free Tacos, Lalo Alcaraz Signing, Pink Floyd & More ~ GTFO LA!

It’s Friday. The tamales are out there. And here is your weekend guide, Los Angeles. So ... get the f**k out of the house!

Friday, December 14

Lost Art in Santa Monica

[dropcap size=big]L[/dropcap]ost Art is a woman-run collective that just set up a residency at Santa Monica Place. So if you're looking for some gift ideas like handmade artisan goods, or a crafting workshops, check it out here.

When: Friday, Saturday, Sunday
Where: Santa Monica Place, Santa Monica

Pink Floyd-Inspired 360 Art Show In DTLA

[dropcap size=big]T[/dropcap]here's a massive 35,000-square-foot Art Park launching in downtown Los Angeles, which will include a 90-foot-tall screen with Pink Floyd being performed live featuring members of Pink Floyd, Jane's Addiction, Hendrix Experience, and Dr. Dre. More info here

When: Friday, Saturday
Where: Wisdome Immersive Art Park, DTLA

Saturday, December 15

Free Tacos in El Sereno

[dropcap size=big]E[/dropcap]vil Cooks has set up a great event to give back to the community to benefit women and children shelters. Any person who donates blankets, sweaters, toys, anything that can help, will get three tacos! More info here

When: Saturday; 5 pm
Where: El Sereno Park, El Sereno

Toy Giveaway in Green Meadows

[dropcap size=big]T[/dropcap]ake the kids to Winter Wonderland, a resource fair and toy giveaway at the Green Meadows Recreation Center. The event will feature entertainment and activities including snow, Santa Claus, games, raffles, informational booths, DJ, and free food! More info here.

When: Saturday; 9 am
Where: Green Meadows Recreation Center, Green Meadows

Holiday Pop-Up in Chinatown

[dropcap size=big]B[/dropcap]enjie Escobar, Bijou Karma, Creepy Gals, and more, will be at World Famous Original's holiday pop-up Saturday in Chinatown. More info here.

When: Saturday; 1 pm
Where: Mandarin PlazaChinatown

Mujeres Market in DTLA

[dropcap size=big]M[/dropcap]ujeres Market celebrates their one-year anniversary starting this weekend with a holiday market curated by Nalgona Positivity Pride. More info here.

When: Saturday; 3 to 8 pm
Where: 5469 Huntington Dr. N., El Sereno

Eastern Projects Pop-Up in Chinatown

[dropcap size=big]E[/dropcap]astern Projects Gallery will be displaying DEFERRicardo Estrada, Christian Arias, and Manuel Lopez. More info here.

When: Saturday; 11 am
Where: 909 N. Broadway, Chinatown 

Sunday, December 16

Lalo Alcaraz in Santa Ana

[dropcap size=big]O[/dropcap]ur favorite political cartoonist, Lalo Alcaraz will be at Alta Baja Market in SanTana Sunday from noon to 3 pm to sell and sign his 2019 calendar. Rumor has it, L.A. Taco editor-at-large Gustavo Arellano might make a cameo – possibly to dispel rumors that Gustavo and Lalo are really the same person. More info here.

When: Sunday; 12 to 3 pm
Where: Alta Baja Market, Santa Ana

Monday, December 17

International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers

[dropcap size=big]T[/dropcap]he Sex Worker's Outreach Project is hosting an evening of sex workers community building and remembrance: "On this day we honor the sex workers we have lost in 2018 and reaffirm our commitment to ending further violence against our community." The event will feature food and an evening of collectively creating art. More info here.

When: Monday; 5 to 9 pm
Where: East Los Angeles Women's CenterEast L.A.

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