What To Do This Weekend If You AREN’T Going To Coachella!

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We know that not everyone can make the trip to the desert this weekend for the iconic Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival, but that just means there will be less crowds in LA, which means less traffic, and more fun for you!

If you don’t score our four pack of tickets tonight (Listen to Booker at 5pm to win!) check out the list below for some events you can hit up that will make your weekend totes awesome.

For real.

Couchella
All Weekend Long
Price: Free
This event is happening ALL OVER the country. That’s right, it’s you and your couch. A magazine, good movie perhaps…it’s Couchella baby, and YOU are the headliner!

Los Angeles Lakers vs. Dallas Mavericks
Saturday the 15th at 12:30pm
Price:  $73 — $6,676
The Lakers look to secure the 3rd spot in the west for the upcoming playoffs against rival Mavericks at the Staples Center.
Click here for more info.

Caine’s Arcade
Saturdays 8am-5pm and Sundays by appointment only
Price: Any donations are accepted to help Caine go to college, and we hear a fun pass is only $2!
A 9 year old boy in Boyle Heights builds a fully functional arcade in his dad’s auto garage from cardboard.
Click here for more info.

Carly Rae Jespen live at CityWalk’s 5 Towers
Saturday the 14th at 8pm
Price: Free entrance
Enjoy a free live show with up and coming pop artist and AMP favorite Carly Rae Jespen at CityWalk’s 5 Towers. The first 400 people to buy Carly’s new single “Call Me Maybe” on site will get a wristband for a signing after the performance.
Click here for more info.

Brokechella 2012
April 21st & 22nd
Price: $5
Can’t afford to go to Coachella? It’s all good, Brokechella is happening once again! Music, booze, loose people. It’s just like the real thing!
Click here for more info.

The Downtown Burbank Arts Festival
Saturday the 14th from 10am to 5pm
Price: Free entrance
Come to the four block Downtown Burbank Arts Festival featuring eight of the finest street artist in the Los Angeles and over 90 other talented artist displaying thousands of amazing art pieces.
Click here for more info.
Barks of Love at Walgreens
Saturday the 14th from 12pm-3pm Anaheim
Price: Free
Come down to the West La Palma Walgreens in Anaheim and adopt a new puppy Saturday.  Have fun with your brand new puppy and us because the AMP crew will be giving away awesome prizes and bumping great tunes.
Click here for more info.

The First Annual Springfest Music, Arts and Food Festival in Chinatown
Sunday the 15th from 12pm to 8pm
Price: Free to $10
The first ever Springfest will be held in Chinatown this weekend and will include some great musical acts, awesome art shows, great food and even a rib eating contest.  All money will be given to the LA Conversation Corps, CicLAvia and the Chinatown Service Center/Youth Center.
Click here for more info.

Los Angeles Dodgers playing a 3 game series against the San Diego Padres
The 13th through the 15th
Price Range: $5 — $450
Don’t miss your chance to see the boys in blue early this season. The Dodgers are playing NL West rival Padres in a three game series this weekend.
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The Beverly Hills Farmers Market Celebrates Earth Day
Sunday the 15th from 9am-1pm
Price: Free entrance
At this weekends Farmers Market of Beverly Hills Earth Day will be celebrated with helpful tips on conservation, an earthquake simulator, free 20 pound bags of compost, and a used electronics drop off center.  Don’t worry the rest of the of the amazing Beverly Hills Farmer Market booths and venders will still be there.
Click here for more info.

Volunteer Beach Cleanup at Huntington Beach
Saturday the 14th from 11am to 1pm
Price: Free
Join hundreds of volunteers at Huntington Beach to help preserve our state beaches.
Click here for more info.

Go Green Expo Los Angeles
15th through the 17th
15th 10am-5pm, 16th 10am-6pm, 17th 10am-5pm
Price: $15 for all three days
Join Eco-Celebritys and other eco-advocates in informative discussions and presentations this weekend and the LA Convention Center.
Click here for more info.

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