10 Fun Things to Do This Weekend, 3/25

Get your WonderCon on, hear some spoken word poetry, or catch Daughter’s performance at the Ace Hotel
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CONFAB: WonderCon 
Comic book obsessions manifests themselves in the form of costume contests, illustrator-animator meet-and-greets, and a film festival for children. More information (March 25-27, Los Angeles Convention Center) 

MUSIC: Daughter
Touring in support of their latest album, Not to Disappear, the dynamic European group employs tumbling drumbeats and crisp guitarwork as backup to the gentle, lithe voice of Elena Tonra. More information (March 25, Ace Hotel) 

MUSIC: Joanna Newsom
The über-indie songstress descends from the opulent Beachwood Canyon estate once rented by Charlie Chaplin, which she shares with husband Andy Samberg, to present the otherworldly music from her latest album, DiversMore information (March 25, Orpheum Theatre) 

FOOD AND DRINK: Eat + Tour + Volunteer Los Angeles
Give back while you nosh at this event with The Kind Foodist, replete with volunteer activities, a DTLA scavenger hunt, and a foodie smorgasbord. More information (March 26, L.A. Kitchen)

ART: Loom Weaving Workshop with Janelle Pietrzak
Flaunt your fiber art skills or start from scratch when the cofounder of the All Roads textile studio conducts an interactive session using a traditional wood-frame loom. More information (March 26, Poketo at Line Hotel) 

MUSIC: Dengue Fever
The rock music introduced to Cambodia by U.S. soldiers in the 1960s has mutated over decades to include the powerful interpretation from this local band, led by singer Chhom Nimol. More information (March 26, Regent Theatre) 

ART: HERAKUT’s “Masters of Wrong” Debut
It’s been more than ten years since German painter HERA (Jasmin Siddiqui) and graffiti artist AKUT (Falk Lehmann) joined forces to become an international sensation. Their newest exhibit, Masters of Wrong, features more than 20 paintings and installations focused on social issues. More information (March 26, Corey Helford Gallery)

PHILANTHROPY: Easter/Passover Brunch at The Midnight Mission
Volunteer at DTLA institution Midnight Mission to prepare a special holiday meal for the homeless and near-homeless. Entertainer Dick Van Dyke, Castle actor Maya Stojan, Agents of Shield’s Darius Cottrell, and others will be on hand serving food to men, women, and children in need. More information (March 27, The Midnight Mission)

CONFAB: Tongue & Groove presents: Desert Stories
Listen to stories, odes, songs, and poems about desert vistas, weird bugs, unusual plants, wild animals, and dry beauty when this Joshua Tree-based spoken word fest comes to L.A. More information (March 27, The Hotel Cafe)

FILM: Bugs Bunny Cartoon Classics
Grab the kids and enjoy American Cinematheque’s matinee of more than ten classic Warner Bros. shorts featuring everyone’s favorite wascally wabbit. More information (March 27, Aero Theatre)

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