10 Things To Do For This Saturday in L.A. [11-4-2023]

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View from the Pico/Aliso Metro station towards DTLA. Photo by Brian Champlin

In need of plans for today in Los Angeles? We’re here to help.

This Saturday in L.A. you’ll find a Culture Break in DTLA, Back to the Valley in Van Nuys, Self Help Graphics’ 50th annual Día de los Muertos in East L.A., an On Air Open House at dublab’s studio, Anime Pasadena, and much more. Check out our full rundown below.


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Culture Break LA -> This Saturday, the Culture Break LA’s ongoing series of pop-up activations heads to Plaza de California for an early afternoon of entertainment featuring a set by DJ VFRESH, acoustic Americana jams from The Hollow Trees, and stories and puppetry from KidTime StoryTime. Plus you can check out sculptures from Calder Greenwood, an ice cream truck, and even a petting zoo. The program runs from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. All free to attend. More info here.

Go Metro: Take the A or E Line to Historic Broadway Station

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M = Less than .5 miles from an L.A. Metro Station, FA = Free Admission

Back to the Valley -> On Saturday, head to an all-day celebration of the San Fernando Valley presented by My Valley Pass at Van Nuys City Hall, highlighted by a double-feature film screening La Bamba (1987) and Back To The Future (1985). The event also includes an array of family-friendly entertainment such as live tribute bands, movie cars on display, food trucks, Hot Wheels Racing, a green screen photo booth, and more. Tickets start at $3 for kids (ages 2-12) or $5 for Adults. Runs 2 to 10 p.m. More info here.

Día de los Muertos Celebration with Self-Help GraphicsM FA >  Self Help Graphics Día de los Muertos celebration returns this Saturday with live music, altars, food and danza blessings, all taking place at Civic Center Park in East LA. Runs 3 to 8 p.m. Free to attend. More info here.

On Air Open HouseFA > Head to dublab HQ this Saturday for an On Air Open House featuring immersive sound sculptures, installations, mixers, and talks. Programming for the day includes a Foley Performance from Emmy-winner Joanna Fang, a listening station from ‘Ear Hustle,’ and a history of spatial sound with audio technologist KamranV. All free to attend. Runs 2 to 8 p.m. More info here.

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