Category Archives: Red/Purple Line Events

Glide into the Holiday Spirit at Downtown On Ice

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Family Fun, Date Night, Noon Break — Time for Festive Mood at Pershing Square off Red/Purple Lines

If you’re like everyone else during holiday season, you need a break from too much eating, shopping, and general stress. When the kids start getting restless or you just can’t stand one more crowded mall, hop on the Metro for a once-a-year winter wonderland break at Downtown On Ice.
Many free festive events and holiday-themed concerts are offered in addition to the skating, through January 16, 2012.

Downtown On Ice is at Pershing Square, a stop on the Metro Red/Purple Lines. So hop on the Metro and celebrate! Continue reading

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Music and Metro – Metro Goes to Free Concerts Everywhere!

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Summer in LA means the parks and plazas near Metro Rail stations are alive with the sound of music, the rhythm of dance, and the applause of the crowds. It’s free concert time!

All across Los Angeles County you can see FREE music, dance, and theater performances adjacent to Metro Rail stations. We attended performances at four venues: Grand Performances at California Plaza and Levitt Pavilion at MacArthur Park, both off the Red/Purple Line; Levitt Pavilion at Memorial Park, Pasadena, off the Gold Line; and Summer and Music – Downtown Long Beach, off the Blue Line.

These are just a sampling of what’s available for free. We’ve included links to other free (and fee) concerts.

So hop on the Metro and go to a concert!

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Food Fantasy 4 Blocks from Gold Line – 2 Blocks from Red/Purple Lines

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Food Fantasy 4 Blocks from Gold Line – 2 Blocks from Red/Purple Lines

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Little Tokyo/Downtown Los Angeles Farmers’ Market (Thursdays, 10 am – 2 pm):

An al Fresco Lunch Destination with Something for Every Taste

You can’t find a more quintessential Downtown Los Angeles location for a delightful food experience than the Little Tokyo/City Hall Farmers’ Market. On the South Lawn of Los Angeles City Hall, on First Street between Main and Spring Streets, this market is a great place for a workday break with an al fresco lunch. Prepared food vendors outnumber all others, so come hungry. See you there! Continue reading

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