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Weekend Events: DJ Arabian Prince, Houston Tacos in Hollywood, and The Punk Rawk Swap Meet

10:19 AM PDT on May 26, 2022

    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, MAY 26

      • Lodge Bread Co. has a newly opened location in Pico-Robertson, featuring co-founder Alex Phaneuf and Or Amsalam's celebrated naturally fermented sourdough breads and rustic loaves, plus pastries, breakfast sandwiches, pastrami melts, fat pita sandwiches, vegan Caesar salads, and more. 8532 W. Pico Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90035
      • Star Wars fans won't want to miss the 2022 Star Wars Celebration in Anaheim, which starts on Thursday and is described as the "ultimate fan experience focused on the galaxy far, far away... " with multiple days of major announcements, immersive exhibits, an interactive show floor, screenings, exclusive merchandise, celebrity guests, panels, autograph sessions, fan-inspired activities, costumes, and other surprises celebrating all things. So basically, a convention. May 26-29,tickets $40 and up, 800 W. Katella Ave., Anaheim, CA 92802-3496

    FRIDAY, MAY 27

      • Houston craft cocktail bar Rabbits Got the Gun are coming to Koreatown's Normandie Club on Friday night for an "HTown to Cali" pop-up, serving a menu of their own creation alongside three renowned Houston DJs, a Faded Decade clothing pop-up, and a menu of eats from Htown Hibachi and Tacos Bomberos. 3612 W. 6th St. Los Angeles, CA 90020

    SATURDAY, MAY 28

      • Mama's Night Market kicks off Saturday evening at The Berrics in Downtown with vendors including Bang Bang Noodles, Dolan's Uyghur Cuisine, Holy Basil, Josephine's Special Empanadas, and Woon, among music and shopping, and much more. 21+, $15 tickets here, 6pm-12am, 2535A E. 12th St. Los Angeles, CA 90021

     

    SUNDAY, MAY 29

      • The Black on the Block pop-up festival will be held at Downtown's Wisdome this Sunday afternoon, featuring over 100 Black-owned businesses in a day-and-night market, as well as interactive art, DJs, a food court, six bars, tooth gems, tattoos, a 360-degree photo booth, special guests, and more. 1-pm, $10 tickets online and at the door, 12 and under free, 1147 Palmetto St., Los Angeles, CA 90013
      • The Punk Rawk Swap Meet returns this Sunday in Compton, featuring art (including L.A. TACO veterano Erwin "Los Ojos de Muerte" Recinos), food and drink (like Tacos Ponky, Post Era Coffee Roasters, and Dank Palomas), tattoos, music, "junk," and more. 1-6pm, no cover, 2001 N. Wilmington Ave. Compton, CA 90222
      • The annual food and drink extravaganza known as the Newport Beach Wine & Spirits Festival returns to the strange, exotic world of Newport Beach at Balboa Bay Resort on Saturday and Sunday, bringing together gazillions of the best local restaurants, California winemakers, and spirits companies to get everyone feeling fine and mingling on the precipice of Memorial Day. May 28-29, 2-6pm, tickets here, 1221 West Coast Highway, Newport Beach, CA 92663

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