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Weekend Alibi: Travel, Fela! at the Troubador and Global Street Fighter Championships

Fela Kuti performing live onstage.
Fela Kuti performing live onstage.
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Meghan McCarty is back with her Weekend Alibi: kicking butt with Global Street Fighters, vacation inspiration in Long Beach and the Afrobeat goodness of Fela Kuti at the Troubador.

Global Street Fighter Championship US Qualifying round

Where: Belasco Theater, 1050 S Hill St, L.A. 90015
When: Sat. Jan 14, 11 am - 6 pm
Admission: Free, free refreshments for all players and spectators, plus cash prizes!

Los Angeles Travel and Adventure Show

Where: Long Beach Convention Center, 300 E Ocean Blvd, Long Beach 90802
When: Sat - Sun 1/14 - 1/15, 10 am - 5 pm
Admission: $9

Fela! at the Troubadour

Where: The Troubadour, 9081 Santa Monica Blvd, West Hollywood 90069
When: Fri. Jan 13 @ 9 pm
Admission: $18 advance/$20 at door