Category Archives: Music

Mixtape Mixology: Your Playlist for LA Boozing

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Remember when “Bring Your Own iPod” nights were big in L.A. bars? Now it seems everyone’s resurrecting the good ol’ mixtape. Maaan, I used to make mixtapes for everything, road trips, breakups, my teen angst. Anyhoo, they’re back, well sorta. “Mixtape” is really just a new-old name for playlist but the idea of a theme…

LA Weekend Events September 22 to 24: Last Cinespia of Season, New Hangover Brunch, Tarfest

The Exorcist at Cinespia

OK, apart from the awesomeness that is 4th Annual LA Beer Week, there ARE other LA weekend events going on. Saturday, September 22 Cinespia Screens The Exorcist at Hollywood Forever Cemetery Online tickets for what is the scariest movie EVER are already sold out but you can still walk up and buy tickets at the…

LA Weekend Events June 28-July 1: Fonuts Ice Cream Social, Hello Kitty Returns to Royal/T

Hello Kitty at Royal/T Cafe by Caroline on Crack

What have you got lined up for this gorgeous weekend? Here are some ideas. Thursday, June 28 The Oyster Gourmet Is Now Shucking on Thursdays at Church & State Oyster Gourmet Christophe Happillon has been serving oysters at Church & State every Tuesday since 2010. But now with the growing popularity of oysters, he’s upping…

This Weekend: Beer & Tequila Pairing, Maker's Mark Mixer, Pour Vous Opens

Dude, lots of boozy events this weekend. Enjoy and be safe! Thursday, April 5 New Belgium Tap (+ 1 Can) Takeover at The Surly Goat Enjoy a tap lineup from one of the fastest growing craft breweries in the country, New Belgium. A brewery rep will be on hand to answer any questions on the…

This Weekend: Movember Cocktail Party, Wet Hop Beer Fest, Free Opera, Red Cup Rooftop Party

Thursday, November 3 Movember Cocktail Party at the Spare Room To celebrate the month of Movember, Hollywood Roosevelt’s Spare Room is throwing a philanthropic party where proceeds from its special “Mo-Cocktail” (Del Maguey mescal, dark cacao, coffee heering, cayenne, smoked salt, chocolate cream float) and photobooth will go to Movember, to support prostate cancer (never…

This Weekend: Macallan Open Bar, Allagash Beer Paired Dinner, Food Truck Racetrack

Thursday, September 29 Buffalo Trace Distillery Tasting at Wood & Vine Restaurant K&L Wines is hosting a Buffalo Trace tasting of delicious proportions at Wood & Vine. For $45 at the door you get to partake of Buffalo Trace White Dog & Straight Bourbon, Elmer T Lee Bourbon, Old Rip Van Winkle Bourbon..deep breath…Blanton’s Bourbon,…

This Weekend: Beck at the Bowl, Coney Island Wine Pairing, Creaky Tiki

Thursday, August 25 Locals’ Hour at Playa Learn from one of the best in the cocktail biz, Angeleno Magazine’s “Best New Mixologist” Julian Cox. He’ll teach you some of his trade secrets for you to try at your own cocktail parties. Best part is that the class is free and you can imbibe the lesson…

This Weekend: Bacon Brunch, Bay Cities Wine Tasting, Food Truck Flea Market Music Fest

Look out weekend cuz here I come… Thursday, August 18 Napa Valley Grille’s Taste Foursquare Happy Hour Get a delicious (and wallet-friendly) sneaky peek of Executive Chef Joseph Gillard’s Heritage Pork Belly he created for September 4th’s “Fashion Bites Brunch” during the Westwood restaurant’s happy hour (Monday-Saturday 3-7pm and 9pm-12am, Sunday 3-11pm). This is part…

This Weekend: WeHo Craft Beer Garden, Sunset Beer Co. Tasting, Free Yoga Class

Finally, it really feels like summer what with this warmer weather. And what better way to enjoy it than with outdoor events that involve grilling and craft beer? Funnn! Thursday, July 7 Havaianas Pop-Up Store in Hollywood Show off your cute pedicure while sporting your special brand of Havaianas that you custom-made yourself! The flip-flop…

This Weekend: La Descarga Quatro Party, Kentucky Derby Shindig, The Clooney Cocktail

It’s going to be a crazy party weekend what with Cinco de Mayo kicking things off then George Clooney’s birthday, Kentucky Derby and Mother’s Day. Wednesday, May 4 Quatro de Mayo at La Descarga Celebrate Cinco de Mayo Eve with a rollicking good time at La Descarga. The Camarena taco truck will be serving up…