Category Archives: Upcoming Events

It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year! The 4th Annual LA Food and Wine Festival! Saturday and Sunday’s Lineup

August 21-24 the LA Food and Wine Festival (LAFW) returns to LA, spanning four cities with nearly 30 special events! We have already done a complete rundown of the events happening Thursday and Friday. Here we present the schedule for Saturday … Continue reading

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Gaby from Ink in LA to be pouring a special drink for PigOut 3.0

Gabrielle Miynarczyk was bartending at Los Angeles’ acclaimed restaurant Ink, from Chef Michael Voltaggio, when  she did the TasteLA food festival last year. Bobby Navarro, founder of Inspire Artistic Minds, the Orange County based foundation dedicated to helping educate and … Continue reading

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Rolly Crump Brings the ‘Enchanted Tiki Room’ to Life at the Tiki Oasis in San Diego this Weekend

Roland Crump was always interested in cartoons. “I was always a cartoonist”, said Rolly. “I always, from the very beginning, everything little thing I drew basically was a cartoon, or in the style of a cartoon, because I was influenced … Continue reading

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Chef Amar Santana Talks About the Upcoming PigOut 3.0 Benefit Dinner and the Templeton Rye Pork Project

One of Southern California’s premiere food events is coming up on Sunday, August 24 as PigOut 3.0 takes place at the California Scenario in Costa Mesa. Fifteen top chefs and seven top bartenders will be presenting their best in a … Continue reading

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LA Beat Presents: Trotsky Icepick, Backbiter and Biblical Proof of UFOs at Cafe NELA on Sunday 8/17/14

Next Sunday, August 17, the Los Angeles Beat is proud to present another Sunday afternoon show for your enjoyment, three bands from our extended rock and roll family. While the recurring monthly shows that we put on in 2012 and … Continue reading

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Tiki Drinks and Culture Make for a Fun Weekend at San Diego’s Upcoming Tiki Oasis

Rum has been a big part of several cultures for many years. Starting in the 1600′s, rum was a regular part of any sailor’s ration in both Navy and merchant vessels. By the 1900′s, songs had been written about rum, … Continue reading

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The Seventh Annual Surf Guitar 101 Convention Rolls Out Surf’s Monster Guitars at the Starting Gate

It has been nearly 6 months since Surf Fest rolled out at the Starting Gate and now with summer reaching its peak season nothing says summer fun like the big guitar sounds of a rockin’ Surf shindig! Slackstone and Seattle’s … Continue reading

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Burger a-go-go This Saturday!

Saturday head down to Orange County for Burger Records’ Burger a-go-go, an event celebrating girl power with all female-fronted bands. The label, which has been slinging power pop bubblegum punk and keeping the cassette alive since 2007, is known for its 1 … Continue reading

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Bellydance Evolution Premieres “Alice in Wonderland” Friday!

Fall down the rabbit hole this Friday with Bellydance Evolution as they premiere the story of “Alice in Wonderland” as told through world fusion dance. This dance style combines moves from Middle Eastern dancing, tribal, hip hop, contemporary dance, belly … Continue reading

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East LA’s Dia de los Puercos Grub Truck will be one of the highlights at the Big Bite Bacon Fest this Saturday

Rick Garcia, the Chef/Owner of the Dia de los Puercos Savage Chefs Grub Truck, is a man on a mission. He’s spreading his love of pork and Mexico’s street food throughout Los Angeles. According to Rick, “in East L.A. they have … Continue reading

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