WEEKEND FESTIVALS.Join a variety of musical artists, including Ashford and Simpson, the Cramps, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club Black Rebel Motorcycle Club (BRMC for short) is an American garage rock band from San Francisco, California, now based in Los Angeles. The band comprises Peter Hayes (guitar, bass, vocals); Robert Levon Been (guitar, bass, vocals) and Nick Jago (drums/percussion). and more at this year's Sunset Junction Street Fair The Sunset Junction Street Fair is an event held annually in the Sunset Junction neighborhood of the Silver Lake community in Los Angeles, California. Occurring annually in late August, the two-day neighborhood festival was first held in 1980 as a way to quell tensions between the . The fair is a celebration of cultural diversity and music in Los Angeles Los Angeles (lôs ăn`jələs, lŏs, ăn`jəlēz'), city (1990 pop. 3,485,398), seat of Los Angeles co., S Calif.; inc. 1850. . The event will feature more than 200 food and arts and crafts arts and crafts, term for that general field of applied design in which hand fabrication is dominant. The term was coined in England in the late 19th cent. as a label for the then-current movement directed toward the revivifying of the decorative arts. booths, three entertainment stages, children's activities, carnival rides, a beer garden, information tables and more. The fair will take place 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday and Sunday between the 3600 and 4400 blocks of Sunset Boulevard in Silver Lake. Admission is $12 in advance, $15 after 4 p.m. (323) 661-7771. www.sunsetjunction.org.
Fiesta La Ballona: Featuring a beer and wine garden, carnival rides, live music, food and more. 6 to 8:30 p.m. today, noon to 7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at Veterans Park, 4117 Overland Ave., Culver City. Admission is free. (310) 253-6632.
African Marketplace and Cultural Faire: Featuring a village gourd gourd (gôrd, grd), common name for some members of the Cucurbitaceae, a family of plants whose range includes all tropical and subtropical areas and extends into the temperate zones. festival, the Brazilian Trade and Music Festival, celebrity village games, entertainment, arts and crafts, and more. 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, Sunday and Sept. 2, 3 and 4. 5001 Rodeo Road, Los Angeles. Admission is $5. Call (323) 734-1164 for schedule. www.africanmarketplace.org.
The Cramps - featuring Lux Interior - will perform at the Sunset Junction Street Fair, this weekend in Silver Lake.
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