August 11th and 12th: 365 Days/365 Plays at MacArthur Park. The performances are at 10 am, 12 noon and 2 pm all over the park and “incognito,” so you will have to discover them. Come by bike or metro. There are bike racks in front of Mamas Hot Tamales where you will be introduced to the plays before you set out to find them in the park. The Metro Red Line Station is just around the corner (Westlake/MacArthur Park.) For more info go to www.SmartGals.org.
August 13th: We are riding out to Pasadena one more time at 5 pm to the City Council Meeting regarding the ban on cyclists. Come and join us! Show Up! Speak Up! Act Up! We all have the same right to the road!
August 17th: FARMLAB Public Salon will be about Park(ing) Day and how to get involved. Park(ing) Day will be September 21st all over Los Angeles. The Public Salon is FREE and they serve free food that is not only delicious, but it’s served on real plates, real silverware and drinks are in real glasses. Wohoo! No plastic and no styrofoam! I’m loving it!
August 19th: from 12 pm – 3 pm join Machine Project at their Public Jam session :-). The Fallen Fruit collective will conduct a Public Jam, in which they collaborate with the citizens of Los Angeles in a communal jam-making session. Hmm. This sounds yummy! You only need to bring your own clean empty jars and home-grown or public fruit. More info on www.machineproject.com.
August 19th: Langdon Bosarge is performing at the HaHa Cafe’s. He is one of the finalists of last weeks competition, and he rocked the house! So he is back for the finals. Go and support him. It will only be painful for your cheeks and your stomach muscles you will be laughing so much! This is a promise! He is fuuuuunnnnnyyyy! Check him out on myspace.
August 25th: The First annual Los Angeles Women’s Music Festival will be held at Woodley Park, Encino, CA from 10 am – 6 pm. There will be over 50 bands and Performers on 5 stages! They will have open mic, drum circles, hula-hoop dancing, as well as vegan, vegetarian and organic food to eat. (Bring your own plate and silver ware, so you’ll leave less trash behind.) The festival is easily accessible with the Orange Line (Woodley Park) and you can also ride your bike. Tickets are $25 + $5 for parking. With current Metro Ticket stub, you pay only $20 and children under 5 get in free. More info on www.lawmf.com.
See you out on the streets! Ride your bikes and public transit! And don’t forget to recycle 🙂