7 Awesome and Off-Beat Ways to Spend Your Weekend, 5/13

Queen Bey reigns at the Rose Bowl and Jason Voorhees will freak you out at the Griffith Park Old Zoo
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FILM: Great Horror Movie Night: Friday the 13th
Make the only Friday the 13 of 2016 count. Scare-merchant Great Horror Campout will be screening the slasher classic at the decaying remains of the old Los Angeles Zoo. More information (May 13, Griffith Park Old Zoo)

CONFAB: Museums of the Arroyo Day
Drop into one museum after another as a half-dozen institutions open their doors for free. Shuttles take visitors between the Pasadena and Northeast L.A. sites, which include the Gamble House, the Lummis Home, and the Pasadena Museum of History. More information (May 15, various locations)

MUSIC: Beyoncé
While her new Formation tour pays homage to Jackson’s Rhythm Nation, Queen Bey rules her own empire of influence. In a few years she’s moved past lighthearted commercial hits to political anthems you can dance to. More Information (May 14, Rose Bowl)

ART: Geographies of Wonder, Part 1: Origin Stories of America’s National Parks, 1872-1933
This year marks the 100th anniversary of the founding of the national parks system. An exhibition of artifacts, books, and ephemera tracks the parks’ histories and showcases the photo portfolio William Henry Jackson assembled in 1873. More information (May 14, The Huntington Library)

THEATER: iLUMINOUS
Circus Vargas showcases high-flying acrobats and aerialists, of course. But look for the roller duo the Skating Torreblancas, America’s Got Talent magician Patrick Marinelli, and the motorcycle sphere known as the Globe of Danger. More information (May 12 – May 23, 777 N. Front Street, Burbank)

ART: Los Angeles Modern Design Show and Sale
Mad Men may no longer be on prime time, but midcentury mania lingers. Forty exhibitors hawk their household wares at the vintage and retro marketplace. Mingle with mod-minded folks at the opening-night shindig benefiting the Los Angeles Conservancy. More information (May 13, 8461 Warner Drive, Culver City)

MUSIC: Charles Bradley and His Extraordinaires
As the James Brown impersonator Black Velvet, Bradley spent years performing at hole-in-the-wall dives. Then he made it big with his original music, delivering sweet and sweaty soul to newly converted audiences. More information (May 13, Ace Hotel)

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