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Santa Anita Park Hosts a BBQ Championship With a Side of Horse Racing

Nestled below the scenic, snow-capped (occasionally) San Gabriel Mountains, Santa Anita Park is one of the premiere sites for horse racing in the country. On Saturday, March 21st, it also becomes the location of the prestigious 4th Annual Winner’s Circle … Continue reading

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Pre-Oscar Party Time: Beauty at the W

Secret Room Events hosted a day-long invite-only gifting and luxury suite for talent and industry insiders on Friday. Held at the W Westwood, the Beauty Bar and Luxury Lounge was jam packed with top-to-toe essentials for beauty inside and out. … Continue reading

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5th Annual Food & Wine Festival Palm Desert Highlights the Cuisine of the Coachella Valley

The 5th annual Food & Wine Festival Palm Desert™ will be held March 27-29, 2015. The festival is organized by Palm Springs Life magazine to showcase the restaurants of the Coachella Valley. Joining the local chefs for this three-day extravaganza will … Continue reading

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23rd Annual Movieguide Awards

The 23rd Annual Movieguide® Faith & Values Awards Gala and Report to the Entertainment Industry is honoring 2014’s most spiritually uplifting and inspiring movies, television programs and performances and TV programs, as well as the best movies for families and … Continue reading

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Chinatown Welcomes the Year of the Ram

It’s our favorite time of year again — the Chinese, or lunar, new year. It is the Year of the Ram, ushering in artistic potential and creativity. As usual, The Chinese Chamber of Commerce has worked in conjunction with community organizations to host … Continue reading

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LeSalon at Sofitel: Grand Opening

Sofitel’s Director of Sales & Marketing Bill Hanley cuts the ribbon. L to R: WeHo Commerce Members, Stylist Lindsay Tasior, WeHo CofC’s Genevieve Morrill, Head Celebrity Stylist Angela Kalinowski, Hanley; Stylist Gia Sinatra; and Sofitel’s Marketing & PR Manager, Joe … Continue reading

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Upcoming Horse Town Brew n’ Que Festival Features Celebrity Chefs, Great BBQ and Beer

Some of BBQ’s top pit masters will be in the Inland Empire town of Norco from May 29 through May 31, 2015, when Norco hosts the Horse Town Brew n’ Que Festival. Debbie Yopp, coordinating the event, talked about it … Continue reading

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Offbeat L.A.: Artist Robert Williams: SLANG Aesthetics! The Master of Low Brow Questions Sophistication at Barnsdall Park

The Los Angeles art scene has historically been cast in shadow. Although brilliance, ingenuity and boundary bashing social commentary has blossomed on our coast for many decades, we’ve always been the barely recognized character actor to New York City’s glitzy … Continue reading

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Where to Celebrate Mardi Gras 2015

There were some notable Mardi Gras celebrations last weekend, and some events are happening as late as February 28th. But we are traditionalists here at The LA Beat and we will be celebrating on Tuesday, February 17th like all of … Continue reading

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Festival of the Desert: March 18, 2015 in Palm Springs

Now there’s more to the Coachella cultural scene than blazing Rice Krispie squares, whirling, twirling, swirling tie-dye and rampant dehydration. Break out your tux and snap up your tix for high desert elevation of a different kind. Festival of the … Continue reading

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