Weekly event calendar: March 13 – March 19

Event:
Total Wine & Mores Belgian Beer Class
Description:
Expand your tastebud horizons with the guidance of well-trained connoisseurs. Belgian beers are on tap tonight at Total wines, so broaden your palate to enjoy ales such as Trappist and Abbey.
Date:
March 13
Time:
6:30 p.m.
Location:
Redondo Beach Total Wines & More 1505 Hawthorne Blvd. Redondo Beach, CA 90278
Cost:
$15
Website:
Link
Event:
ArtNight Pasadena
Description:
Can’t decide between a museum, gallery or the theater? Why not all three! Sixteen cultural centers in Pasadena are opening their doors for ArtNight. This free event provides shuttles to every location, all of which are also conveniently located next to Metro Goldline stops and bus routes.
Date:
March 14
Time:
6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Location:
Check online for participating locations
Cost:
Free
Website:
Link
Event:
Yarnbombing: Stitch ‘n Bitch
Description:
Whether your prefer sewing, knitting, or crocheting, share your hobby with fellow crafters. Join the guerrilla graffiti-knitting group, Yarnbombing Los Angeles, for their monthly Stitch ‘n Bitch, a meet up where knitters of all skill levels are welcome.
Date:
March 15
Time:
2 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Location:
Craft and Folk Art Museum 5814 Wilshire Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90036
Cost:
Free
Website:
Link
Event:
Doggy hour: Lunch for Dogs and their Humans
Description:
Prefer dogs to humans? Show your animal that you appreciate them, and take them out for lunch. Toro Sushi bar is dog-friendly, and will be offering sushi and drinks for humans, healthy dog-food for four-legged friends. Guests have the chance to socialize with fellow dog-lovers, and even win prizes.
Date:
March 30
Time:
12 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Location:
Toro Sushi Bar & Lounge 2675 E Colorado Blvd. Pasadena, CA 91107
Cost:
Free
Website:
Link
Event:
L.A. Vintage Paperback Collector’s Show
Description:
Bibliophiles rejoice, the 35th annual Paperback Collector’s show is back, and in a brighter, better location. Browse classic novels, enjoy the distinct aroma of old books, and listen to authors panels.
Date:
March 16

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9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Location:
Glendale Civic Auditorium 1401 North Verdugo Rd Glendale, CA 91208
Cost:
$25 – $75
Website:
Link
Event:
Best of Sundance Shorts 2013
Description:
Indie introverts can enjoy this roundup of last year’s Sundance shorts. This mix of comedy, drama and documentaries make for an interesting evening of storytelling. Guests even get a chance to rub elbows with indie filmmakers in a Q&A session after the screening.
Date:
March 18
Time:
7:30 p.m.
Location:
The Silent Movie Theatre, 611 N Fairfax Los Angeles, CA 90036
Cost:
$12
Website:
Link
Event:
FRIDAMANIA
Description:
In honor of National Women’s Day, the Museum of Latin American Art is holding FRIDAMANIA, a celebration of famous artist Frida Kahlo and other local artists. There will be multiple performances of folklorico, brazilian and cumbia music, as well as a Frida look-alike contest and tours of the gallery. The festival coincides with MOLAA’s new exhibit, “Her Photos,” a collection of photos by, for and of Frida.
Date:
March 16
Time:
11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Location:
Museum of Latin American Art 628 Alamitos Ave Long Beach, CA 90802
Cost:
Free
Website:
Link
Event:
Paleyfest
Description:
For the Netflix-addicted introvert, here’s a chance to go outdoors and see it all in real-life! The PaleyFest is a gathering of TV-lovers, featuring panels with casts from shows like “Vampire Diaries,” “American Horror Story: Coven,” “Veep,” “Mad Men” and plenty of others. Attendees get the chance to see new episodes, or watch episodes with cast commentary. Big events this year include the reunion of the Kickstarted “Veronica Mars” cast, and a special farewell to the cast of “How I Met Your Mother” as they enter their final episodes. Can’t make it? All events will be streaming online.
Date:
March 13 – 28
Time:
7 p.m.
Location:
Dolby Theatre 6801 Hollywood Blvd. Hollywood, CA 90028
Cost:
$25 – $75 CSUN students are being offered a 50% discount when they used promo code PF2014
Website:
Link
Event:
Hot Dish Brunch Party
Description:
What goes best with brunch? Books. Join a panel of comic book writers and authors, who provide participants with a fresh brunch (vegan options available). Guests are asked to bring at least one book to trade with the Book Bound Mobile Library, a local LA group that trades books. All proceeds go to the 826LA foundation, which helps children and young adults with reading and writing.
Date:
March 16
Time:
11:30 a.m.
Location:
1714 W. Sunset Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90026
Cost:
$5
Website:
Link