Where/When: The Echoplex, Thursday, 8 p.m.
Why Go: Start the weekend early with a night of music, featuring Calexico and Mariachi Luz Del Luna with special guests Sergio Mendoza y la Orkesta. Must be 18 or older to attend.
Where/When: Greater Los Angeles Agency on Deafness, Friday, 4 and 9 p.m.
Why Go: The Collaborative Eagle Rock Beautiful and archeologist Dr. Gary Stickel present dramatic renderings of both The Iliad and The Odyssey. Proceeds benefit Eagle Rock Canyon Trail.
Pricing: General admission: $15, Student matinee price: $5.
Where/When: 3250 Glendale Blvd., Saturday, 7:30-11 a.m.
Why Go: Enjoy all the pancakes you can eat while taking part in a silent auction and other events.
Where/When: La Canada Flintridge Public Library, Saturday, 2-3 p.m.
Why Go: This group is dedicated to preserving and performing the ancient indigenous music of the southern Philippines, an art form that is purely an oral tradition.
Where/When: Center for the Arts, Eagle Rock, Sunday, 4-6 p.m.
Why Go: Celebrate Mother’s Day with this spoken-word performance by the DIVAS from the Downtown Women’s Center.
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