9 Awesome Experiences L.A. Has to Offer This Weekend

A Celtic faire, Appalachian fiddle, late night hackers, and a Hindu celebration of life
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CONFABS: PaleyFest 2015
The annual television love-athon brings together the casts of hit shows and the fans who adore them at postscreening conversations. Among the programs on this year’s roster are Scandal, The Good Wife, Arrow, and The Flash. More information (March 6-15; Dolby Theatre)

MOVIES: Thom Andersen: The Thoughts That Once We Had
In his 2003 documentary, Los Angeles Plays Itself, the CalArts professor stitched together cinematic scenes of the city. For this deep dive into movie history, he’s influenced by the work of French philosopher Gilles Deleuze, who wrote two books on film. More information (March 6; REDCAT)

MOVIES: Midnight Screening: Hackers
Relive the campy splendor of 1990s cyberpunk cinema, complete with screeching modems, Rol­lerblade chases, thumping techno music, and a young Angelina Jolie and her first husband, Jonny Lee Miller. More information (March 6; Nuart Theatre)

MUSIC: Joshua Radin
Americana aficionados unite for a showcase headlined by Radin, whose folk-inflected tunes star on his latest album, Onward and Sideways. The affair kicks off with Virginian singer-songwriter Rachael Yamagata and Los Angeles-based acoustic troubadour Cary Brothers. More information (March 7; The Fonda Theatre)

CONFABS: Holi Festival of Colors Los Angeles
Think twice about wearing white at this Hindu celebration of life: Polychromatic powder will be liberally applied in traditional designs to the faces of attendees. Crowds are also invited to toss water balloons and fire squirt guns while musical groups perform in the background. More information (March 7; Excelsior High School)

MUSIC: Enslaved
Norway’s Enslaved have long represented the vanguard of Black Metal music—a genre that deals in buzz saw guitars and macabre imagery. The band is touring in support of their latest album, In Times. More information (March 6; El Rey Theatre)

CONFABS: Celtic Faire
You don’t need to look like a Game of Thrones extra to enjoy a gathering of all things Celtic. Flagons of Guinness, hearty Irish eats, and a sheep or two add color to this family-friendly homage to the land of plaid. More information (March 7-8; Fairplex in Pomona)

MUSIC: Anonymous 4
The downtown landmark is the setting for a de facto commemoration of the April ceasefire that ended the Civil War 150 years ago. The choral quartet revives American songs from the period, accompanied by Bruce Molsky, “the Rembrandt of Appalachian fiddle.” More information (March 7; Bradbury Building)

BOOKS: I Fought the Law: The Life and Strange Death of Bobby Fuller
Miriam Linna and Randell Fuller will sign copies of their new book I Fought the Law: The Life and Strange Death of Bobby Fuller, which chronicles the life and death of Bobby Fuller who recorded his iconic version of the song “I Fought The Law” only a few months prior to his mysterious death. More information (March 7; La Luz de Jesus Gallery)

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