Events calendar March 7 – 9

Event:
West Side Story
Description:
Enjoy the classic show of star-crossed lovers who strive to rise above hate in the name of love. An evening of music and dance is promised for all.
Date:
March 7 and 8
Time:
2 p.m. and 8 p.m.
Location:
Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts 12700 Center Ct. Dr. S. Cerritos, CA 90703
Cost:
$40 – $68
Website:
Link
Event:
Lalupalooza 2014
Description:
This huge non-themed gallery displays 100 pieces of local works of art. The work, whittled down from over 16,000 submissions, showcases the work of up and coming artists in a range of mediums.
Date:
March 7 to March 30
Time:
11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Location:
La luz de Jesus Gallery 4633 Hollywood Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90027
Cost:
Free
Website:
Link
Event:
Perseverance: Japanese Tattoo Tradition in the Modern World
Description:
This newly opened photo exhibit looks to explore the ancient tradition of Japanese tattooing, and how it has influenced modern ink. Keep an eye out for upcoming lectures to explore this underground culture.
Date:
March 8 to Sept. 14
Time:
11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Location:
Japanese American National Museum 100 N. Central Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90012
Cost:
$9
Website:
Link
Event:
Wes Andershow
Description:
The prolific director Wes Anderson will be celebrated this weekend, with a tribute from over 75 artists. Film nerds who have always ached to be a Tenenbaum can attend the opening reception, where there will be free drinks and everything Anderson-related.
Date:
March 8
Time:
7 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Location:
Meltdown Comics 7522 Sunset Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90046
Cost:
Free
Website:
Link
Event:
An Evening with Chelsea Handler
Description:
The legendary vodka-princess sits down with actress Gwyneth Paltrow to discuss Handler’s new collection of essays “Uganda be kidding me.” The essays recount her travels and offer faux travel tips.
Date:
March 8

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8 p.m.
Location:
Alex Theatre 216 N. Brand Blvd. Glendale, CA 91203
Cost:
$25 – $75
Website:
Link
Event:
Festival of Colors
Description:
Experience the explosively colorful Hindu festival of colors known as Holi. The festival includes the throwing of colored powder, live music and yoga lessons. The outing makes for a beautiful (and slightly messy) afternoon.
Date:
March 8
Time:
11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Location:
Excelsior High School 11727-11737 Alondra Blvd. Norwalk, CA 90650
Cost:
$5
Website:
Link
Event:
Festival of the Kite
Description:
Get your kites ready and take off at the 40th Annual Festival of the Kite. Flight enthusiasts have plenty of space to launch their kites, and tangle lines with other attendees. There will be a contest for highest flying kite, and can even take part in helping to launch a 25-foot kite.
Date:
March 9
Time:
12 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Location:
Redondo Beach Pier 100 Fisherman’s Wharf, Redondo Beach 90277
Cost:
Free
Website:
Link