From Wearing Green to Smoking Green: Hey SoCalendar Mar 14-20
Hey SoCal! This week, we celebrate St Patrick’s Day, so be sure to wear some green, or at the very least smoke some greens. Until then, join Mike Ciriaco and take a rip off this week’s Hey SoCalendar.
Lizz Huerta Discusses The Lost Dreamer
Vroman’s Bookstore Main Store | 695 E. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena, CA 91101 | March 14 | vromansbookstore.com
Writer and essayist Lizz Huerta discusses her young adult fantasy book, “The Lost Dreamer,” with LA Times staff writer and acting deputy food editor Daniel Hernandez. Huerta’s debut novel is inspired by ancient Mesoamerica and explores themes of patriarchal control and female resistance.
Matt Denny’s | 145 E. Huntington Drive, Arcadia, CA 91006 | March 15 | stbaldricks.org/events/mypage/126/2022
After a two-year hiatus, Matt Denny’s is once again hosting its St. Baldrick’s fundraising event in which participants shave their heads to encourage donations towards the biggest non-government funder of childhood cancer research grants.
Crazy Uncle Joe Show
The Groundlings Theatre | 7307 Melrose Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90046 | March 16 | groundlings.com
Unlike at other comedy shows, the audience gets to be a part of the set. The Groundlings Players take three suggestions from the crown and then weave the stories together, playing different characters in multiple situations. After a brief intermission, the players return and take three more suggestions for the rest of the 90-minute show.
Los Angeles St. Patrick’s Day Pub Crawl & Block Party
Broadway Bar | 830 S. Broadway, Los Angeles, CA 90014 | March 17 | eventbrite.com
The annual St. Patrick’s Day Pub Crawl in Downtown LA grants you access to drink coupons at multiple locations, free welcome shot vouchers and a map of participating businesses. Participating bars include Golden Gopher, LA Biergarten, Pattern Bar, Broadway Bar, Beelman’s Pub, The Falls, Joe’s Pizza and more that will be announced.
Arcadia Performing Arts Center | 188 Campus Drive, Arcadia, CA 91007 | March 17-19 | eventbrite.com
Directed by Steven Volpe, the award-winning high school theatre students of Arcadia Stage present their rendition of “Mamma Mia!,” a musical told through the music of Abba.
‘Deborah Roberts: I’m.’
California African American Museum | 600 State Drive, Exposition Park, Los Angeles, CA 90037 | March 19-Aug. 20 | caamuseum.org
In a series of collages and paintings, artist Deborah Roberts “critiques notions of beauty, race, and identity in contemporary society through the depiction of Black children.” Roberts, in this traveling exhibit, investigates how beauty standards and violent racism impacts Black children. Among the works on display is a large mural, “Little man, little man.”
13th Annual Celebration Of Nowruz
UCLA | 10745 Dickson Court, Los Angeles, CA 90095 | March 20 | farhang.org
The Farhang Foundation rings in the Iranian new year with this free event featuring musical performances, arts and crafts, activities for children, dancers, traditional musicians, stilt walkers, the Grand Haft Sîn display, a Persian tea house and much more.
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