Weekly Editor’s Picks: CSUN open mic, Chinatown scavenger hunt, Motown music night

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For $10, you can participate in a scavenger hunt around LA's historic Chinatown this Sunday. (Mel Melcon / Los Angeles Times)

Lindsay Baffo

Tuesday 4.12 — Museum

Hard Edged: Geometrical Abstraction and Beyond @ California African American Museum

Indulge in a bit of culture this Tuesday at the California African American Museum. The museum’s ongoing exhibit, Hard Edged, features a varying curation of minimalistic and contemporary art in all mediums through themes of geometrical and abstract creation. The exhibit is compiled of works mostly from local artists. For more information, visit caamusem.org.

Free

10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

California African American Museum

600 State Dr., Exposition Park

Los Angeles, CA 90037

Wednesday 4.13 — Political Event

Roller Boogie for Bernie @ Moonlight Rollerway

Are you feeling the Bern? Do you want to feel it in your thighs and calves too? Glide on over to Moonlight Rollerway in Glendale for a night of political and social awareness. This 70s themed roller night is organized by Bernie supporters across the region. Get there early to learn more about the presidential hopeful’s platform, talk to other supporters, buy merch and register to vote. Skate on.

$9.75

8–11 p.m.

5110 San Fernando Rd.

Glendale, CA 91204

Thursday 4.14 — Campus Event

Open Mic Comedy Night @ Games Room USU

Think you’re funny? Try your best jokes at the CSUN’s Open Mic Comedy Night in the Games room at the USU. Hosted by David Dorward, the Open Mic Comedy night will be the last one of the semester, so have no regrets. It’s free to watch, participate and bomb miserably in front of all your friends. See you under the spotlight.

Free

8–10 p.m.

Games Room

University Student Union

Friday 4.15 — Flea Market

The Odd Market @ Autry National Center

Spend Friday night under the stars at the Autry National Center. Every third Friday, over 200 vendors pop up for this bonafide flea market, held on the South Lawn. Get your fill of live music, tasty noms, sick vintage and local artistry. For more information, visit TheOddMarket.com.

Free

6–11 p.m.

The Autry

4700 Western Heritage Way

Los Angeles, CA 90027

Saturday 4.16 — Music

Record Store Day 2016 @ participating stores

Every year, record stores internationally celebrate music. This is done through online promotions, in-store events and new releases from your favorite bands through participating record stores. Most everyone’s got something planned, from Amoeba Music in Hollywood to Burger Records in Fullerton to VooDoo Doll Records right here in the valley. For more info about Record Store Day 2016 and events near you, visit RecordStoreDay.com.

Sunday 4.17 — Scavenger Hunt

Chinatown Scavenger Hunt

Team up with your besties for a scavenger hunt in Chinatown this Sunday. Hosted by the Los Angeles Conservancy, you and your teammates have 90 minutes to cover lots of ground as you post photos completing each challenge. Win or lose, you get a complimentary drink coupon at the end just for trying. If only that were the case with everything else in life.

$10 per person

6:45 p.m.

Chinatown Central Plaza

943-951 N. Broadway

Los Angeles, CA 90012

Monday 4.18 — Music

Motown on Mondays LA @ the Short Stop

Let Mondays be the reason you get down. At the Short Stop, Echo Park’s beloved dive bar, SKRATCH BASTID from Canada will be spinning some of the best Motown hits. You’ll hear everything from The Temptations to Marvin Gaye to Stevie Wonder. Don’t miss out on a night of dance and drink.

Free

21 and over

9 p.m. to 2 a.m.

The Short Stop

1455 W. Sunset Blvd.

Los Angeles, CA 90026