Recommended Show of the Week: Ozomatli @ Cal Plaza. Kick off the long weekend with a free outdoor concert by LA groovemeisters Ozomatli. Wear your dancing pants–anything these guys touch turns to party. Friday at 8.
Halloween is four months away, but if you can’t wait to be the center of attention by dressing in an extravagant costume, the Carnevale! Venice Beach Festival is the place to be Saturday.
Illegal Space Race is the fourth and final of Monochrom’s Experience the Experience projects in LA. Simply put this is a car race through LA conducted in the name of science-art. Monochrom will place the planets true to scale throughout the Los Angeles cityscape and the team that finishes the 20-mile course first wins an interplanetary trophy.
Waiting for the right time to get that Virgin of Guadalupe towering over a lowrider chest tattoo? You’re in luck–the 2nd Annual Long Beach Tattoo and Music Festival at the Queen Mary takes place today through Sunday.
Two kids from the Canadian public TV series Degrassi, The Next Generation are doing an in-store tomorrow at Jay and Silent Bob’s Secret Stash. They’ll be on hand to take pics with fans and sign copies of the Degrassi Season Two box-set. I’m not sure how or why Kevin Smith and Jason Mewes got involved with this, but they’ll be there too. Joey Jeremiah, Snake and Wheels will not be in attendance.