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Weekend Events ~ Dodger Donuts, Taco Thursdays, Kool Keith, Latino Comics Expo, and Licorería Limantour in DTLA

Wild Tiger prawn and lamb chorizo tacos at Blinking Owl’s Taco Thursdays in Santa Ana

We can’t bear the thought of you being bored this weekend. So we’ve cobbled together an events guide highlighting some of the fun things to do over the next few days in and around Los Angeles. Have fun!

THURSDAY, APRIL 28

    • Downey's location of Dunkin’ welcomes the public today to an unveiling of this new mural made in partnership with the Dodgers. Guests coming in from 8-10am today get a free blue & white sprinkle donut with any drink purchase and can enter into a week-long sweepstakes to win game tickets, raffle prizes, Dunkin’ & Dodgers SWAG, gift cards, and an autographed ball from Cody Bellinger. Additionally, Anyone who uploads a photo in front of the mural with hashtag #DodgersRunOnDunkin will be entered to win a 4-pack of Dodgers tickets and a $500 Dunkin’ Gift card. 9070 Firestone Blvd., Downey, CA 90241
Wild Tiger prawn and lamb chorizo tacos at Blinking Owl's Taco Thursdays in Santa Ana
    • Every Thursday, O.C.'s Blinking Owl Distillery is featuring a new taco during its dedicated new "Taco Thursday" night, along with spiked aguas frescas at its Santa Ana space. Tonight you'll find wild tiger prawn-and-lamb merguez chorizo with charcoal grilled Satina potatoes, borage flowers, and bourbon fry sauce on housemade tortillas using masa from local legend El Metate, along with a vodka, lemon, and chia seed agua fresca. 5-10 p.m., 802 E. Washington Ave., Santa Ana, CA 92701

FRIDAY, APRIL 29

    • Mexico City's famous bar Licorería Limantour, named #6 on the list of the World's Best 50 Bars, will pop-up at Downtown's La Barra at LA Cha Cha Chá on Friday and Saturday nights with bar manage  Eduardo Nava Mendoza creating a menu of specialty cocktails with seasonal produce and Limantour classics like the green chile-laced Margarita Al Pastor. April 29-30, walk-ins only, 10p.m.-2a.m., 812 E. 3rd St., Los Angeles, CA 90013
photo: via The Greek Theatre
photo: via The Greek Theatre

SATURDAY, APRIL 30

    • The 10th Latino Comics Expo at MOLAA in Long Beach will include about 45 vendors, panels, and a family-friendly chalk art workshop. Guests will include "Book of Life" and "Maya & The Three" director Jorge Gutierrez, Jesse Hernandez of Urban Aztec, and Xaime & Gilbert Hernandez of Love & Rockets fame. April 30-May 1, 11 a.m.-6 p.m., entry included with MOLAA admission fee on Saturda; free admission on Sunday, 628 Alamitos Ave. Long Beach, CA, 90802
    • A silent auction will be held as part of Bergamot Station Art Center’s "Spring Fling" event in Santa Monica, with funds raised going to the non-profit, NOVA Ukraine. The 20 gallery-strong complex will also include artist talks, opening receptions, artist meet and greets, book and object sales, workshops, and curator walkthroughs. Free admission, 11am-6pm, 2525 Michigan Ave., Santa Monica, CA 90404
    • People Assisting the Homeless (PATH) is holding its very first food event fundraiser, Taste of Home, at Sunset Las Palmas Studios in Hollywood this Saturday, with unlimited tastings from popular food and drink vendors from around the city. 4-7 p.m., $35-$150 tickets here

SUNDAY, May 1

    • Hero's Dream Adventure, an "immersive, multimedia adventure" based around dreaming and lucid dreaming, is going down at Downtown's super trippy Wisdome Theatre, with awarded dream analysts and dream therapy experts. And they're encouraging you to bring pillows for a "laying down experience!" Sweet.  $39-$89 tickets here, 7-10p.m., 1147 Palmetto St, Los Angeles, CA 90013

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