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Weekend Events ~ April 5th-8th, 2007

12:33 PM PDT on April 5, 2007


Thursday, April 5th

The Sierra Leone Refugee All Stars documentary is a remarkable story tracing the lives of a group of Sierra Leonean musicians who form a band in a refugee camp in Guinea and eventually return to Freetown to heal and continue making music. James Bridges Theatre, UCLA, 405 Hilgard Avenue , Los Angeles , 90095

De La Soul is one of the best hip hop groups of all times, and they're live and direct on stage in Santa Ana at the Galaxy tonight. Note that De La with KRS-ONE are also at the Key Club on Saturday night. 3503 S. Harbor Blvd., Santa Ana, (714) 957-0600

Friday, April 6th

Continuing the hip-hop theme, Talib Qweli is playing the House of Blues in West Hollywood on Friday night. Qweli always puts on a strong live show. 8430 Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood, (323) 848-5100

Masque of the Red Death: the Edgar Allan Poe classic brought to terrifying life by Zombie Joe's theater company. 4850 Lankershim Blvd. , North Hollywood , 91601

Saturday, April 7th

Much respect to the mighty Guacamole Festival. Starting Saturday at 12:05pm and running through Sunday at 10pm, it promises to the the area's #1 source of avocado-related food and merch this weekend. Slauson Ave. & Atlantic Blvd. , Maywood , 90270

The Gossip along with TACO pals Yo Majesty are at the Troubador. 9081 Santa Monica Blvd, West Hollywood, CA 90069

Photo by Hale Popoki

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