TROJAN DANCE MARATHON
Tutor Campus Center Ballroom
Saturday, Feb. 23
2 p.m. to 2 a.m.
Put on your dancing shoes and bring your best moves to Trojan Dance Marathon — a 12-hour dance-a-thon that raises money for Children’s Hospital Los Angeles! Currently in its sixth year, Dance Marathon is hoping to raise $100,000 for the hospital. All you have to do is register online at www.trojandm.org. While the event is open to all, fundraising $15 will get you an event T-shirt and $30 will get you food for the duration of the whole event. Get ready for an inspirational night full of music, food, live entertainment and, of course, dancing — all for the kids.
EAT YOUR ART OUT (ART AUCTION)
Saturday, Feb. 23
Drive-in movie parties and art auctions might not be the first two events that come to mind when thinking of roller derby, but the sixth annual Eat Your Art Out event will surely change your mind. Ringing in this year’s event with a charming monster theme, art from local and international artists will be sold off to the public and proceeds will go toward the Keep A Breast Foundation. There will also be plenty of gourmet food trucks as well as stocked open bars, DJ sets, photobooths and lighthearted B movies.
L.A. COMIC BOOK & SCIENCE FICTION CONVENTION
Shrine Auditorium & Expo Center
Sunday, Feb. 24
10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
It may not be Comic-Con, but the L.A. Comic Book and Science Fiction Convention is the next best thing! Appearances will be made by The Walking Dead’s Danai “Micchone” Gurira and Laurie “Andrea” Holden along with Edward Furlong of Terminator 2: Judgment Day. But the most revered guests at this convention will be the dedicated comic book dealers ready to sell and buy wares from comic book fans of all ages.
DAIKOKUYA 11TH ANNIVERSARY
Thursday, Feb. 21 to Friday, Feb. 22
You’ve heard of the genuine hospitality and the savory broth, but during Daikokuya’s 11th anniversary, the prices will give you another reason to wait it out in the restaurant’s legendarily long line. At only $5, Daikokuya’s regular famous ramen cawn be yours for the same price as a footlong from Subway. Take a trip to Little Tokyo and get cozy with a steamy bowl of Daikokuya ramen.
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