11 Great Things to Do This Weekend: Frida Kahlo’s Photos, Condiment Art, a Rock ‘n Roll Circus, and More

If the five big St. Patrick’s Day celebrations happening around greater Los Angeles don’t make you flip your kilt, here are a few more things to do this weekend

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If the five big St. Patrick’s Day celebrations happening around greater Los Angeles don’t make you flip your kilt, here are 11 more things to do this weekend.

SEE: L.A. Heat: Taste-Changing Condiments
25 artists get together to celebrate and explore the culinary wonders that are Sriracha sauce and Tapatío—two beloved products produced right here in Los Angeles. More information (Opens March 13; Chinese American Museum)

SEE: Architecture & Design Film Festival
The largest film festival to celebrate architecture and design showcases 30 films and presents panel discussions, book signings, and a Q&A. More information (March 12-16; Los Angeles Theatre Center)

SEE: Jackson Pollock’s Milestone Painting Mural
The Getty will display the iconic Jackson Pollock experimental painting commissioned by art collector Peggy Guggenheim in 1943. This exhibit features the restored piece alongside additional findings from Getty research. More information (Opens March 11; The Getty)

HEAR + EXPERIENCE: Dave Stewart
With partner Annie Lennox, he explained what sweet dreams were made of. Tonight the Eurythmics cofounder teams with the masked Mexican wrestlers and burlesque dancers of Lucha VaVOOM to deliver a carnivalesque bonanza. More information (March 14; El Rey Theatre) 

SEE: 20 Years Art X Mags
Since 1994, Giant Robot has existed as a zine, branching out in later years into a magazine, gallery, and a shop. In celebration of its 20th anniversary, this exhibition honors artists whose work has appeared in the magazine along with never seen before pieces. More information (Opens March 14; Giant Robot)

SEE: Her Photos
This solo exhibition displays more than 200 of Frida Kahlo’s photographs, culled from her personal Casa Azul archive in Mexico City. The collection includes portraits and candid shots depicting the love, pain, and politics of her life. More information (Opens March 15; MOLAA)

SEE: Deadwood Marathon
HBO honors the 10th anniversary of Deadwood’s debut with a treat for fans: a two-day marathon featuring all 36 episodes of the modern American Western.. More information (March 15-16; HBO)

HEAR: Hot Dish Brunch Party
Brunch, bottomless mimosas, and a literary reading make for the perfect Sunday funday. Bring a book to trade and a hearty appetite then stay for the main event featuring writer and comedian Sara Benincasa, comic book writer Erin Hickey, novelist Cari Lynn, and shorts from Tommy Moore, Zoe Ruiz, and Eric Stolze. More information (March 16; 826LA Echo Park)

HEAR: Laurie Anderson & the Kronos Quartet
In honor of the Kronos Quartet’s 40th anniversary, Laurie Anderson joins the acclaimed ensemble for the first time to perform Landfall, an atmospheric multimedia collaboration. More information (March 15; Royce Hall)

LEARN: Tent Food: LA
Tent: Food LA inspires participants to consider the effect of Jewish food on American cuisine and how it has been transformed in this country. The program is geared to emerging chefs and restaurateurs as well as to food enthusiasts. More information (March 16-22; The Skirball Cultual rCenter)

HEAR: The Death of Klinghoffer
Avant-garde composer John Adams takes on modern political strife in his opera about the 1985 hijacking of the cruise ship Achille Lauro, part of the Long Beach Opera’s ambitious programming slate. More information (Opens March 16; Terrace Theater)

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