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LAist is pleased to bring our favorite Angelenos a varied and interesting list of events this weekend. There are happenings from the Valley to Downtown and from the Westside to Pasadena. Naturally, LAist expects everyone to make it to all of them.
Former Blues Clues companion Steve Burns—who released the popular Songs for Dustmites last year, is performing with Mt Egypt at Spaceland. Doors open at 9:00 PM; tickets are $8.00.
KCRW presents Sufjan Stevens with Joanna Newsom and Denison Witmer at the Troubadour. Doors open at 8:00 PM; tickets are $12.00 advance.
4-track pop master David Garza will be playing at Largo. Doors open at 8:30 PM.
Part of One Colorado's on-going Blonde Film Festival, tonight the series features the 1956 Marilyn Monroe classic Bus Stop. Admittance is free, but LAist recommends arriving early to get a good seat. The movie begins at 8:30 PM.
The 40th anniversary restored print of My Fair Lady will be showing at 2:00 and 8:00 PM at the Alex Theatre in Glendale.
Visit the LA Tofu Festival at 2nd and San Pedro, Downtown, from 12:00-8:00 PM. Admission: general $8.00; seniors (60+) $5.00; children (5-12) $5.00; children (under 5) free.
While you're there, check out the Higashi Honganji Obon Festival at the Higashi Honganji Buddhist Temple, 505 3rd Street, Downtown, from 12:00-9:00 PM.
Garage rockers The Gossip appear with The Rogers Sisters and Dance Disaster Movement at the Troubadour. Doors open at 8:30 PM and tickets $12.00 advance.
San Francisco's The Velvet Teen are playing at Knitting Factory Alterknit Lounge with The Pale and The Polar Bears. The show starts at 7:30 PM; tickets are $8.00 advance, $10.00 at the door.
MOCA at the Geffen Contemporary hosts the Rodney Graham Art Talk, featuring the artist discussing the retrospective Rodney Graham: A Little Thought. The talk begins at 3:00 PM.
The festivals continue today: LA Tofu Festival at 2nd and San Pedro, Downtown, from 12:00-6:00 PM and the Higashi Honganji Obon Festival at 505 3rd Street, Downtown, from 12:00-9:00 PM.
Southern California's Snow-Capped Mountains Are Beautiful. Here's Where To Maximize The View (And Snap A Great Picture)It's been many, many years since we saw this much snow in our mountains. Going up there right now isn't safe, but here are some places where you can enjoy the view and snap a pic.
April Valentine died at Centinela Hospital. Her daughter was born by emergency C-section. She'd gone into the pregnancy with a plan, knowing Black mothers like herself were at higher risk.
A look at years past when snows creeped into our citified neighborhoods, away from the mountains and foothills.
In the face of a drier future, that iconic piece of Americana is on its way out in Southern California.
Another Missing Hiker Has Been Found Dead In San Gabriels As Search For Actor Julian Sands ContinuesBob Gregory, 62, went missing the same day as Sands. His body was recovered near Mount Islip.