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What’s Happening in Los Angeles
LOS ANGELES PARADE
Deck yourself out in something green (T-shirt,
sneakers or maybe just face paint) on March 16 and trek over to Union
Station at 11:30 a.m. for L.A.'s own Saint Patrick's Day Parade.
The city proclaims the festivities promote
community spirit and civic pride among residents - and not consuming
large amounts of lager. Let's hope you catch a glimpse of a drunken
THE SOUTH BAY ST. PATRICK'S DAY PARADE AND FESTIVAL
Though the parade goes down Saturday, March 17
only, the festival continues through Sunday, March 18. Marching bands,
bagpipers, floats and dignitaries rev up at 11 a.m. for the parade at
Valley and Pier Avenues in Hermosa Beach. Afterwards, learn the Irish
jig or taste Irish Bangers at the international food court.
IRISH IMPORT SHOP
Stop by the shop at 738 Vine Street in L.A. and
pick up any and everything Irish. From soap, books and sweaters to the
perfect pint glasses, you'll be well prepared for the holiday. Extra
interesting is the food - from treacle to trifle! For more information,
call (323) 467-6714.
BANG A DRUM - HAND DRUM STORE
Bang an Irish drum. Always wanted to do this?
Cruise into Bang a Drum - Hand Drum Store at 1255 South La Brea and
play an Irish drum. The shop also sells specialty drums from Africa and
India, offers classes and seminars and will host your next party.
For more information, call (323) 936-3274.
YOUNG DUBLINERS @ KEY CLUB
Get into the Celtic spirit with the Young Dubliners
at the Key Club on March 16. Dubbed “the bar scene's favorite
adopted Irishmen,” this is a shoo-in for good times surrounded by
giddy Guinness drinkers.
THE FENIANS @ HOB ANAHEIM
On March 17, don't miss the Fenians at House of
Blues Anaheim. This is the last stop on their St. Pat's Tour, and
joining them for one night only is their old friend and band mate Tardu
Yegin on flute, sax and whistle. This will be their second show of the
day; the first is at San Diego's ShamROCK Festival. For more
information, visit www.thefenians.com.
“A CELTIC CELEBRATION” @ UCLA
Looking for something a little more soothing? Treat
your ears to “A Celtic Celebration” at 7 or 9p.m. at
U.C.L.A.'s Schoenberg Hall on March 17. For just 7 bucks, hear UCLA
choirs singing Irish tunes (only $3 for students!).
ST. PATTY'S DAY PARTY @ UCB THEATRE
Laugh 'til you turn blue - or green - at the St.
Patty's Day Party at UCB Theater at 5919 Franklin Avenue in L.A.
Brothers Hops and Barley McManus host.
The line-up reads something like this: Tough Irish
Priest, Poppy O'Lopez the Puerto Rican Irishman, Tipsy the Half-Shirt
Leprechaun, Two Skanks from Boston, Shane McGowen from the Pogues and
ST. PAT'S PARTY @ MOOD
LA.com posts Suk Sung, the marketing man at Mood,
the Balinese-inspired club is throwing a St. Patty's Day bash on March
17. It also happens to be his birthday!
LOS ANGELES FARMER'S MARKET
Hang around the Los Angeles Farmer's Market at
Third and Fairfax on March 17. Stick around for first rate Celtic
lyricist Jerry McLean at EB's Bar (on the West Patio) at 7 p.m., plus
beer specials, including green beer.
Pick up CAMPUS CIRCLE at over 40 colleges and
over 800 retail outlets including these fine outlets:
Guitar Center,14200 Ventura Blvd, Sherman Oaks
Benway Music, 1600 Pacific Ave., Venice
Funky Revolution, 7768 Melrose Ave., West Hollywood
Cafe, 1745 Vermont Ave., Los Angeles
LAC Museum of
Art, 5905 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles
Lotto Liquor,1298 S. La Brea Ave., Los Angeles
Skylight Books, 1818 Vermont Ave., Los Angeles
Rocky Cola, 1025 PCH Hwy., Manhattan Beach
Borders, 475 S. Lake Ave., Pasadena
5042 Wilshire Blvd., #600
Los Angeles, CA 90036