Swing Brazil Tribe presents Big Fatty (Mardi Gras Carnival)
March 8, 8:30 p.m. to 2 a.m., $10,
Zanzibar, 1301 Fifth Street, 310.451.2221.
Celebrate Mardi Gras Brazilian style with dancers from Bahia and performers including Katia Morales, Mario Pallais, and Cupin do Sambajah. Come wearing your masks, beads, and feathers and let the good times roll.
Homies: A Bakery, a Restaurant and a Whole Lotta Hope
March 10, 11:15 a.m. free
SMC Main Stage, SMC, 1900 Pico Boulevard, 310. 434.4303.
Father Gregory Boyle is known for his work with gang members and at-risk youth, chronicled in his book “Tattoos.” Father Boyle will speak about his experiences with youth in the East Los Angeles area and the projects he has created (Homeboy Industries, Home Girl Café) where young people can develop job skills and learn to get along with each other.