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Get Out: HARD Summer, Historic Filipinotown Festival, Korean BBQ Cook-Off

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Harder: HARD Summer Music Festival will return to the scenic Los Angeles State Historic Park in downtown L.A. on Saturday, August 6th, 2011 with Duck Sauce, Boys Noize, Odd Future, Skrillex, Chromeo, Ratatat and more. HARD events has reached a "special hours" arrangement with the MTA to keep the Gold line and the Red line metro open when the event closes at 2am. The MTA drops you 100 feet from the event, it will be likely be your easier mode of transportation. Tickets here.

Better: The 3rd Annual Korean BBQ Cook-off runs from 12:00 p.m to 5:00 p.m. at South Hobart St. between 7th and Wilshire Blvd. "Several of the city's best restaurants and food trucks will be on hand serving up their KBBQ dishes for attendees who can buy the different plates of grub priced from $5-$15. Admission to the event itself, however, is free. Hit the ATM before you get there, since it's a cash-only event. Don't forget your ID if you want to get in the beer garden." Parking is $5 at 3660 Wilshire or 3640 Wilshire. Go Metro? Take the subway to Wilshire/Western at the end of the Purple line.

Faster: The Historic Filipinotown Festival and 5K is treat for your feet and your face. The 5K is over (sorry, runners) but the all day festival is just beginning. This celebration the 9th anniversary of the designation of Historic Filipinotown in Los Angeles begins at 10:00 a.m. and wraps up around 7:30 p.m. Fest highlights include: live music, food trucks, dance performances, fashions, travel info, and crafts. Free parking available at 1711 W. Temple Street, L.A. 90026.