Wednesday April 27, 2005
The festival, now in its 13th year, features live theater performances of comedy, improvisation, drama and musicals performed by top local theater companies. More than 100 actors, many of whom are recognizable from stage, film and TV, will participate in the event. Festival activities will also include international entertainment from South Africa and Russia along with local Brazillian tango and flamenco dance troops on three concert stages, and more than 250 fine art, crafts and NoHo marketplace exhibits. Festival hours will be from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. both days.
Metro encourages festival goers to use the Metro Rail or Metro Bus system to access the festivities in North Hollywood. The Metro Red Line's North Hollywood Station, located at Lankershim and Chandler Boulevards, is the most convenient way to travel to the festival. Festival goers from throughout L.A. County, including Hollywood, Los Angeles, Pasadena, Long Beach, Norwalk, El Segundo and all points in between can connect via the 73-mile Metro Rail system to reach North Hollywood.
For those going by bus, Metro operates five bus lines serving the area, including Metro Bus Lines 152, 154, 156, 166, and 183.
Festival goers can ride on both the Metro Bus and Rail system all day with a $3 Metro Day Pass. Metro monthly passes also are honored on all rail and bus lines. A one-way cash fare is $1.25.
For more information on Metro routes and timetables, use the Metro Trip Planner at www.metro.net or call 1-800-C-O-M-M-U-T-E. For information on the NoHo Theatre & Arts Festival, visit www.nohoartsdistrict.com or call (818) 508-5155.
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