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Steve Lacy, Viva La Mujer, L.A. Zine Fest & More ~ GTFO LA!

10:24 AM PDT on May 23, 2019

    It’s a three day weekend and that means more time to gtfo of the house and have some fun!  

    Steve Lacy’s Album Release Celebration


    [dropcap size=big]C[/dropcap]hances are if you aren’t already a fan, you’ve heard Steve Lacy’s music somewhere. “The Internet” guitarist is an amazing vocalist. Seriously check out Steve Lacy’s demo. It’s great and I just found out that he recorded most of it on an iPhone. Anyway, Steve Lacy is releasing a long awaited first album, Apollo XXI. The release celebration will be held at the Compton airport this Friday. More info here.

    When: Friday, May 24
    Where:  Compton Airport, Compton

    Taco Trucks at Every Mosque at ISOC-Garden Grove

    FREE (even the food!)

    [dropcap size=big]L[/dropcap]atino Muslim Unity is back this Friday at the Islamic Society of Orange County. What’s different this time around is that they will be serving bowls of pho alongside their well-known halal tacos. There will also be vegan pho. Make some new friends and learn something new by joining LMU for iftar and fight hate one halal taco and bowl of pho at a time. Get more details here.

    When: Friday, May 24
    Where: ISOC, Garden Grove

    Viva La Mujer


    [dropcap size=big]V[/dropcap]iva La Mujer is Las Fotos Project’s annual festival and fundraiser featuring all-women art, music, and more. There will be more than 100 vendors, live performances, food, drinks, dancing and workshops. I’m excited for the Esta Soy Yo: Creators Workshop, which teaches participants how to mix photographs with other media like paint. This year’s theme is Migrant Mamas, an ode to all mothers that crossed borders. The proceeds go to the Las Fotos Project, a program that empowers young girls with photography. Get more details here.

    When: Saturday, May 25
    Where: Plaza de la Raza, Lincoln Heights

    L.A. Zine Fest


    [dropcap size=big]L[/dropcap]ove making zines or love to look at them? The L.A. Zine Fest is happening this Sunday! It will be a gathering of 200 zinesters sharing their work, offering free workshops and panels. The Zine Fest will be held at Helms Bakery in Culver City. The volunteer-led festival has been around since 2012 and is a project of Fulcrum Arts’ Emerge fiscal sponsorship program. There will also be an L.A. Taco booth at the Zine Fest, so stop by and say hi to us. Get more details here.

    When: Sunday, May 26
    Where: Helms Bakery, Culver City

    Burger Day at Smorgasborg LA

    [dropcap size=big]T[/dropcap]his Memorial Day weekend, Smorg is bringing back Burger Day, a celebration of all things grilled and served between two buns. There will be pop-up favorites like Love Hour, Gold Burger LA, and The Heyday. Also the Travel Channel’s Burger Land host George Motz will be there serving his Oklahoma Fried Onion Burger, which is a smashed patty with thin sliced sweet onion. If you’re into burgers, head over to The Row DTLA this Sunday. Get more details here.

    When: Sunday, May 26
    Where: The Row, DTLA

    Kickback Brunch at Xela’s

    [dropcap size=big]J[/dropcap]oin House of Xelas for a Sunday brunch party with sounds by none other than the Chulita Vinyl Club, a DJ collective of women, gender-non-conforming, non-binary, LGBTQ+ and self-identifying people of color. CVC will be spinning the best in Open Genre, so get ready to hear a whole lot of unique mixes. It’s a brunch party, so naturally there will be breakfast tacos, and mimosas. Get more details and the full menu here.

    When: Sunday, May 26
    Where: Xelas, Boyle Heights

    Sand One Dolls Night Market

    [dropcap size=big]S[/dropcap]and One is an East Los Angeles born and raised artist. Her unique pieces are striking images of women with long lashes, curves, and acrylic nails. Catch the popular artist at her own gallery in South Gate this Saturday for the Dolls Night Market, an opportunity for folks to shop, mingle, drink, talk, and network. This event is free and open to the public and runs from 6 to 10 pm. Get more details here.

    When: Sunday, May 26
    Where: Sand's Boutique, South Gate

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