Feb. 28–March 5

Belle Epoque at Norton Simon Museum

EDITOR’S PICK

A Night in Focus: The Belle Époque at Norton Simon Museum from 5–7:30 p.m. (411 W. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena, CA 91105). Throughout the evening, enjoy live music in the galleries, art-making activities for visitors of all ages, French-themed food and wine for sale in the café and more. The event is free with museum admission. Admission costs: $15 for adults (18 and older), $12 for seniors (62 and older), and free for students, active military and children. For more information, click here.

Feb. 28

Metalachi at The Rose at 6 p.m. (245 E. Green St., Pasadena, CA 91101). The band fuses metal with traditional mariachi music. Tickets range from $24–$34. For more information, click here.

Los Hermanos Flores at Giggles Night Club from 9 p.m. – 2 a.m. (215 N. Brand Blvd., Glendale, CA 91203). Los Hermanos Flores is the most prestigious musical group in El Salvador’s musical history. The group melds cumbia with jazz. General admission costs $35 and VIP is $70. For more information, click here.

Dr. Mel Talks Health: Cancer Prevention Through Good Nutrition at Arcadia Chamber of Commerce from 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. (388 W. Huntington Drive, Arcadia, CA 91007). With multidisciplinary training and experience in medical oncology, epidemiology, and clinical cancer genetics, Melanie R. Palomares, M.D., M.S., affectionately known as “Dr. Mel”, practices preventive oncology. Listen to her discuss conflicting information surrounding nutrition and cancer. Registration costs $30 in advance and $35 at the door. For more information, click here.

Silent Friday: Rooftop Poolside Headphone Party at Hotel Constance Pasadena from 9 p.m. – midnight (928 E. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena, CA 91106). Quiet Events will be showcasing three of its top DJ’s spinning three different genres of music streaming through colored LED, wireless headphones for the ultimate Silent Disco experience. General admission is $15 in advance and $25 at the door. For more information, click here.

Bingo Night at Pacific Plate Brewing Co. from 6–9 p.m. (1999 S. Myrtle Ave., Monrovia, CA 91016). Beer, bingo and a good time. Play for free. For more information, click here.

The Radio Kingz at Gem City Grill from 9 p.m. – midnight (115 E. Olive, Monrovia, CA 91016). Enjoy a full bar and live music from the Kingz performing retro ‘80s and ‘90s music. Admission is free. For more information, click here.

Feb. 29

Los Angeles Margarita Madness 5k Run at Santa Fe Dam Park from noon–2 p.m. (15501 Arrow Highway, Irwindale, CA 91706). Margarita Madness 5k™ is a unique night 5K fun run focused less on speed and more on Margarita fun with friends and family. Early bird registration is $35 then tickets rise to $40. For more information, click here.

Wishbone Ash at Arcadia Blues Club from 7–11:30 p.m. (16 E. Huntington Drive, Arcadia, CA 91006). Citing Wishbone Ash as an influence on their style, Thin Lizzy, Iron Maiden, Southern rock outfits like Lynyrd Skynyrd and, more recently, heavyweights like Opeth and some of the guitar-based Indie/ Alternative bands, have all taken a little something from the legendary twin-guitar approach of Wishbone Ash. Tickets are $25. For more information, click here.

The Fast and the Furious: A Musical Parody at Dynasty Typewriter from 7:30–9 p.m. (2511 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90057). Watch your favorite car-driving gang members battle their greatest foe yet — singing and dancing at the same time. Tickets range from $30-$60. For more information, click here.

Wastelanders Ball 2020 at Globe Theatre from 8 p.m. – 1:30 a.m. (740 S. Broadway, Los Angeles, CA 90014). This year, in addition to the Wasteland theme, organizers will also have a cyberpunk theme. Both of the upstairs levels will be post-apocalyptic, and the basement level will be a neon cyberpunk wonderland. Tickets cost $45. For more information, click here.

LA IPA Fest at Mohawk Bend from 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 p.m. (2141 Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90026). Over 60 breweries have been invited to submit the IPA of which they are most proud. Submitted IPAs will all be available to drink during the festival. No tickets needed. This event is on a first come, first served basis. For more information, click here.

LA Cookie Convention at Fairplex Pomona Convention Center, Feb.29–March 1 from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. (1101 W. McKinley Ave., Pomona, CA 91768). Meet thousands of Californians and celebrity chefs, like Duff Goldman and Ron Ben-Israel, who share your love for all things sweet, salty and savory in the world of baking and sweets. Tickets range from $12–$59.95. For more information, click here.

Bob Baker Day 2020 at Los Angeles State Historic Park from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. (1245 N. Spring St., Los Angeles, CA 90012). Join the Bob Baker Marionette Theater and some of their most fabulous friends on location at the Los Angeles State Historic Park for a full day of puppet shows, live music, crafts, games, food trucks, and family fun. This event is free and open to all. For more information, click here.

March 1

Deja Vu at Coffee Gallery Backstage at 6 p.m. (2025 Lake Ave., Altadena, CA 91001). This will be a musical retrospective of Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young. Tickets are $20 for one show. For more information, click here.

Sweet Tarts Class at Sauté Culinary Academy from 9 a.m. to noon (150 E. Colorado Blvd., Monrovia, CA 91016). In this class you will learn to make several versatile French pastry components which you will then use to make a gorgeous French fruit tart, and double Chocolate ganache swirled raspberry tart. Recipes will include: pate sucre (sweet pastry), pastry creme, chantilly creme, and diplomat creme, white and dark chocolate ganache, and apricot glaze, and raspberry coulis. Tickets are $85. For more information, click here.

Valley Con 2020 at Pasadena Convention Center from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. (300 E. Green St., Pasadena, CA 91101). Valley Con is one of the largest scale model competitions and exhibitions in Southern California. Tickets range from $5–$10. For more information, click here.

The Locals Market at Malibu Wines & Beer Garden from noon–4 p.m. (23130 Sherman Way, Los Angeles, CA 91307). This breezy shopping affair will feature local vendors. General admission is free. For more information, click here.

Friends Trivia at Mt. Lowe Brewing Co. from 7–9 p.m. (150 E. Saint Joseph St., Arcadia, CA 91006). What is Chandler’s job? Invite your friends to test your knowledge of this classic sitcom. For more information, click here.

Flea Market at PCC from 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. (1570 E. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena, CA 91106). With over 450 vendors, you are sure to find something perfect and enjoy a beautiful day of shopping. Admission is free. For more information, click here.

March 2

Queer Clothing Trade at ArtCenter’s Spotlight Gallery at 7 p.m. (870 S. Raymond Ave., Pasadena, CA 91105). Clothing will be sorted by size, breaking down the binary of men’s and women’s categorization. This event is free to participate in but event coordinators request that participants take one piece of lightly-used clothing to swap.

Dr. Seuss Birthday: T-Shirt Painting at Vila Parke Community Center Branch Library from 4–5 p.m. (363 E. Villa St., Pasadena, CA 91101). Join this special t-shirt painting party celebrating Dr. Seuss’s birthday. All materials provided. For more information, click here.

Paint Nite at Cabreras Mexican Cuisine Duarte from 7–9 p.m. (1856Huntington Drive, Duarte, CA 91010). At the Original Paint Nite, a talented local artist will take you through all the steps from blank canvas to finished painting, all while you drink, laugh (and maybe even dance to some tunes). Tickets are $30. For more information, click here.

March 3

Tuesday Musicale at Pasadena Central Library at 12:30 p.m. (285 E. Walnut St., Pasadena, CA 91101). Featured on the program will be a clarinet quartet with Marisa Sakaguchi on violin, Kim Ruys de Perez on cello, Emily Denney on clarinet, and Tomoko Takasugi on piano. Soprano Virginia D’Auria will sing eight songs by Robert Schumann, and the program will close with pianist Katerina Lynch playing “Pictures at an Exhibition” by Mussorgsky, and a work composed by the pianist. The concert is free. For more information, click here.

Free Family Night at Kidspace Children’s Museum from 4–8 p.m. (480 N. Arroyo Blvd., Pasadena, CA 91103). Learn skills in the style of Art Nouveau, which is a nature-inspired art style that explores organic shapes and patterns. Admission to the museum is free for everyone during these hours only. For more information, click here.

March 4

Art a la Carte a San Rafael Branch Library from 2–3 p.m. (1240 Nithsdale Road, Pasadena, CA 91105). Artist Lorrie Shriner teaches drawing, watercolor and collage techniques. Take your own watercolor and art supplies. For more information, click here.

Newcomers and Friends of San Gabriel Valley at Church of the Good Shepherd’s Jordan Hall from 10–11:30 a.m. (400 W. Duarte Road, Arcadia, CA 91007). This social club invites local women to attend their next general meeting. Registration is free. For more information, click here.

Create a Crystal Intention Necklace at Lather from 4–7 p.m. (17 E. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena, CA 91103). Enjoy a glass of bubbly while you create your own complimentary quartz crystal intention necklace. Space is limited to 20 people for this free event. For more information, click here.

March 5

Kahoot! Snapped Edition at Mt. Lowe Brewing Co. from 7–9 p.m. (150 E. Saint Joseph St., Arcadia, CA 91006). Test your knowledge of women who snapped and killed. Admission is free. For more information, click here.

LGBT Shorts LA Film Festival at Regal LA Live Cinemas from 7–9 p.m. (1000 W. Olympic Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90015). This is a monthly Los Angeles based festival showcasing the best short films from around the world. Tickets are free. For more information, click here.

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