Category Archives: Art

LA Weekend Events December 6 to 9: New Magic Castle Cocktails, Zombie Dinner, Neat’s Holiday Party

Drunk Santa

The first weekend of December and it’s already crazy! You could either take this time to get your holiday shopping done early OR do one or all of these LA weekend events. Thursday, December 6 Sneak Peek of Magic Castle Cocktail Menu at Sadie Joshua Lucas (The Writer’s Room) and Jordan Gold will be performing…

Art Beyond the Glass: Top LA Bartenders Show Off for Charity

Art by the Glass illustration by Dave Stolte

Art Beyond the Glass, a charity event which takes place this Sunday at Hollywood’s Sadie Kitchen & Lounge, promises to be the L.A. cocktail event of the year. Not only is it a rare opportunity to see some of your favorite bartender all-stars showing off their artistic skills for a worthy charity, Inner-City Arts, but…

This Weekend: Hottest Cocktail Ticket in Town, Hungry Cat 1/2 Priced Oysters, Adventurous Beer Dinner

Art by the Glass illustration by Dave Stolte

This weekend, do it for the kids. Friday, June 8 Buy Tickets to Art Beyond the Glass at Sadie Restaurant for June 17 If you’re going to ONE LA cocktail event this year, Art Beyond the Glass is it. Forget the rest, this one features the best. OK, that was a little corny but it’s…

Celebrating Marilyn: Hollywood Museum’s Marilyn Monroe Exhibit + Cocktail Recipes

Photos by Craig T. Mathew/Mathew Imaging

Legends never age. So when I tell you that today is Marilyn Monroe’s 86th birthday, it would be difficult to imagine her blowing out that many candles. As it is, she’s forever frozen in our memories as singing “Happy Birthday” to Kennedy, pushing down an out-of-control white skirt and dancing around with diamonds. In celebration…

This Weekend: Cinespia Returns, Vegan Beer Fest, Cake Monkey Wine Tasting & Your Momma

My momma in Paris sometime in the '70s.

What’s going on this weekend, including stuff you can do with your momma. Saturday, May 12 LA Vegan Beer Festival 2012 You don’t have to be a vegan to appreciate the delicious fare and brew at this annual beer fest. In fact you’ll find new favorites from breweries like Stone, Golden Road, North Coast and…

This Weekend: Ray’s & Stark Bar’s New Cocktails, Trashcan Punch and Pig Roast, Voltaggio Demo

Friday, April 20 Kogi’s Roy Choi and Beastie Boy Mike D Pop-Up at MOCA Michael Diamond aka Mike D is curating Mercedes-Benz “Transmission LA: AV” — a mix of art, design, music, film and food. The 17-day festival will also feature an outdoor pop-up restaurant by Chef Roy Choi (Sunny Spot, Kogi) and an interactive…

Where Art Meets Cuisine: Pacific Standard Time’s Secret "Art as an Appetizer" Menu at Playa and Rivera

Playa's Crudo by Caroline on Crack

What does it taste like when art and cuisine come together? Now’s your chance to find out thanks to the collaborative efforts of chef John Sedlar, mixologist Julian Cox and artist Ron Cooper (also founder of Del Maguey Mezcal). The talented trio created a special super secret menu, “Art as an Appetizer,” to celebrate the…

This Halloween Weekend: Narnia at La Descarga, Candy & Wine Pairing, Extreme Tim Burton

I LOVE Halloween. Candy, scary movies, costumes — now that’s a good time right there. Thursday, October 27 Werewolves of London Halloween Hotel Package Partying in WeHo for Halloween? Grab a suite at the London. The hotel is doing a special Halloween package for the holiday now through November 1. Room rates start at $365…

This Weekend: Tiki Holiday, 1886 Westside, Tim Burton Speaks

What a glorious weekend it’s going to be! Not only is it a holiday but it’s the last weekend before my European vacation! Woot! By the way, don’t forget: my Spare Room Taste of the Nation LA bowling party is tonight and I’m still collecting entries for my Bruery craft beer fest giveaway! Thursday, May…

This Weekend: Drunken Singles Mixer, Hatchi Truck Stop, Street Beer Art

On this weekend’s itinerary: Drinking, and lots of it. Thursday, April 28 Fred Segal Santa Monica + Daily Candy Party This is a party that no fashionista on a budget will want to miss. We’re talking mini makeovers by Stila, an OPI manicure bar and blowouts by Fred Segal Salon, including styling tips from Fred…