Category Archives: Upcoming Events

REDCAT Premieres Fanciful ICELAND July 24-26

Next Thursday through Saturday at REDCAT’s New Original Works Festival, Overtone Industries presents the first half hour of ICELAND, an upcoming musical theatre work by Overtones’ artistic director/composer/actress O-Lan Jones and singer/songwriter Emmet Tinley. ICELAND tells the story of Vaya (Cesili … Continue reading

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2014 Lotus Festival

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The Grunion are Running

This month the grunion are running on July 13th and July 28th. When I was little, the grunion run was total mayhem. An entire beach covered with slippery, wriggling silver fish, swarming the beach and filling up holes people had dug … Continue reading

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Cinema On The Beat – July 10, 2014

Cinema on the Beat is a new feature on the Los Angeles Beat. We’ll feature an “A list” of mostly local, off-the-beaten-path film screenings and programs. The focus will be mainly on underground, independent releases, as well as music-related films, … Continue reading

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Big Bite Bacon Fest in San Diego was a Tasty Pork Fantasy

The Big Bite Bacon Fest last Saturday at the San Diego County Fair provided over 4,000 guests and FOB’s (Friends of Bacon) with a way to taste a lot of great bacon-based food items. The Del Mar Arena was full … Continue reading

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Damn the Man! Save the Culture! Tuesday!

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What LA Needs Now: A Rib Festival! Sunday July 13

Since 2005, Food GPS has been at the forefront of groundbreaking food writing and chef profiles. Writer and founder Joshua Lurie’s love for food simply could not be limited to the written word. Wanting to share the best of LA with fellow … Continue reading

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It’s 4th of July: Where’s the Party? 2014 Edition

ART AND MUSIC  A Polynesian Pop, Surf, and BMX 4th of July BBQ Celebration at La Luz 8-11 pm / Free The opening reception for Brad Parker’s “Red Tiki Lounge” and Damian Fulton’s “Rad” will be graced by a live performance by … Continue reading

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Offbeat L.A. Event: Sign Geeks- Vintage Neon Photography Exhibit

Lovers of vintage signage, road trips, artful photography and the eclectic are sure to get some visual satisfaction out of a new photo exhibit opening Saturday July 12th in Pomona. Sign Geeks Vintage Neon Photography Exhibit features 40 different shutterbugs from … Continue reading

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Cinema On The Beat

Cinema on the Beat is a new feature on the Los Angeles Beat. We’ll feature a weekly “A list” of mostly local, off-the-beaten-path film screenings and programs, home video and streaming picks, and exciting and ambitious upcoming works. The focus … Continue reading

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