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Weekend

04/07/2017

LA Beer Fest
The annual beer fest is here once again at LA Center Studios. Expect live music, a dueling piano bar, and food truck alley, along with 80 breweries for you to try from. Splurge for the Connoisseur’s admission because it includes all the sampling of general admission, plus exclusive access to the VIP Lounge, air conditioned bathrooms, an indoor/outdoor event deck overlooking the event, with access to limited beers and one-offs not available to general admission attendees. $45+; Saturday, noon-3 pm, 5-8 pm; LA Center Studios, 450 S Bixel St, Los Angeles, CA 90017

The LA Beer Festival got you on a roll and you can’t wait for the next beer fest. Well good thing Montrose Shopping Park is having their brewfest on Sunday. Sample from 40 micro and craft breweries and 20 local restaurants including MacLeod, Brewyard, Wolf Creek, FrogTown Brewery, and more. $35+; Sunday; 2200 Block Of Honolulu Ave, Montrose, CA 91020

Esters Wine Shop & Bar‘s Winemaker Tasting
At this Sunday Tasting with a twist, Esters will be hosting Cindy Wenzlau of Wenzlau Wines for a Winemaker Tasting, showcasing four of Cindy’s cuvées. $25; Sunday, 3-6 pm; 1314 7th St, Santa Monica, CA 90405; 310.899.6900

Mickey’s Deli in Hermosa Beach Celebrates 64 Years
Mickey’s Deli in Hermosa Beach is celebrating 64 years of being in business by offering menu items for as low as .25 cents. Owner Paul and son Mickey (3rd Generation) will be the hosts for the day and offering a variety of menu items for next to nothing. Mickey’s Deli provides Hermosa beachgoers grab-and-go authentic Italian food. They offer hot and cold sandwiches, pizzas, pastas, salads and calzones. Saturday, 11 am-2 pm; 101 Hermosa Ave, Hermosa Beach, CA 90254

KLOS’s Sabroso Craft Beer, Taco & Music Festival
KLOS presents Sabroso Craft Beer, Taco & Music Festival, powered by Gringo Bandito, the 4th annual ultimate taco and craft beer celebration. The Sabroso Craft Beer, Taco & Music Festival will feature live music from Offspring, along with performances from Sum 41, Rival Sons, Lit, Unwritten Law, and the world’s first and only heavy metal mariachi band, Metalachi. There will also be lucha libre style wrestling, games, contests and complimentary craft beer tastings from Bottle Logic, Bootleggers, Riip Brewing, Pizza Port, TAPS Fish House and Brewery, Stereo Brewing, Fall Brewing, Barley Forge, Ritual Brewing, Modern Times, Artifex Brewing and more (until 4 pm). Throughout the festival, indulge in $3 gourmet tacos from top local chefs and restaurants. These taco creators will all compete for the Sabroso “People’s Choice” awards, as selected by attendees via Text-To-Vote. “Best Of Show” will be awarded by a panel of highly acclaimed and pre-selected food judges. Expect to taste from Chef Jimmy Martinez from Pour Vida, Chef Cody Storts from Salt and Ash, Chef Rashad Moumneh from Falasophy, Luis Flores of Meat Up BBQ, and Chef Hop Phan from Dos Chinos. Other local favorites include Chef Greg Daniels from Haven Gastropub, the Ninjas With Appetite Truck (N.W.A. Truck), Devilicious Truck, LIME Truck, Stadium Brewing Co., The Kroft, Chronic Tacos, and many more. A portion of the proceeds from Sabroso will be donated to the Doheny State Beach Interpretive Association (DSBIA), the non-profit cooperating association of Doheny State Beach, dedicated to the protection of the park’s beaches, facilities, marine refuge and its historical, cultural and social stories. $60+; Saturday, 1-9 pm (VIP/noon), 25300 Dana Point Harbor Dr, Dana Point, CA

NHMLA First Fridays: “Serving Up Science”
Tonstartssbandht and Sunflower Bean will perform in Museum’s iconic diorama halls; with KCRW DJ Anne Litt and Heidi Lawden; and talks digging in to the future of food. Join in Behind-the-Scene Tour (5 pm, 5:30 pm, 6 pm) with Lisa Gonzalez, Assistant Collections Manager and a discussion about “The Future on Your Plate” with Josh Schonwald and Robert Puro (6:30 pm). Performances run 8-10 pm. $18; Friday, 5-10 pm; 900 Exposition Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90007; 213.763.DINO

3rd annual BUCHELLA
Check out the new collection from JD Luxe Mobile Boutique, accessories from Unicorn Jewels, get braids at the braid &glitter bar by Chic Studios, get Henna Tats, along with wine, food, and live music. Saturday, 1-6 pm; 18741 Pacific Coast Hwy; RSVP@POPYOURSHOP.COM

The Abbey Food & Bar Launches Drag Brunch
Elevate your weekend brunch by heading to The Abbey Food & Bar for a fun and memorable brunch! A brand new celebration, stop by and enjoy a sunny brunch on the patio complete with $15 bottomless mimosas and a free drag show. This weekend’s show will be hosted by the infamous Mayham Miller. Beginning at 1 pm, performers will include Morgan McMichaels (“RuPaul’s Drag Race”), Mariah Paris Balenciaga (“RuPaul’s Drag Race”), Barbie’s Addiction, Calypso Jete and Tia Wanna. Saturdays, 1-3 pm; 692 N Robertson Blvd, West Hollywood, CA 90069

Brokechella
Once known as “Brokechella,” this ultra-affordable fest showcases killer local bands and comedians, with headliners this year including James Supercave and Kyle Kinane, as well as Brasstracks, the Grammy-winning producers who have collaborated with Chance the Rapper, among others. $25; Saturday; 4560 Worth St

Celebrity Cruises “Leading Edge” Mobile Cinema Tour
Celebrity Cruises “Leading Edge” Mobile Cinema Tour will be coming to Los Angeles. This one-of-a-kind experience provides an immersive look at Celebrity Edge, the newest class of ships to be introduced by Celebrity Cruises in more than a decade. The Leading Edge Mobile Cinema experience will feature a state-of-the-art, custom-built 91-seat high-definition mobile cinema showing a 15-minute cinematic experience, including a 3-D animatic reveal of Celebrity Edge. Additionally, Celebrity’s own Marine Research Naturalist Brent Nixon will provide an “Oceans Alive” experience featuring high definition 4K under water filming encounters with sharks, turtles, stingrays, and majestic humpback whales, allowing guests to feel the “pulse” of the living oceans Celebrity sails around the world. Enjoy beverages, including Jackson Family wines, and gourmet truffle popcorn, and have the opportunity to win one of more than 50 modern luxury giveaways with Celebrity Cruises, including on the new Edge ship. Free; Saturday, 3-5 pm & 5-7 pm; Dole Worldwide Headquarters, Westlake Village; RSVP: here; Sunday, 1-5 pm; California Jazz & Wine Festival, Four Seasons Hotel Westlake Village; RSVP: here

TCM Classic Film Festival
View classic films on the big screen at iconic Hollywood venues at this annual film festival. The fest kicks off with a 50th anniversary screening of In the Heat of the Night. The festival’s theme—”Make ‘Em Laugh”—spotlights comedy in the movies. Movie screenings include Arsenic and Old Lace, Born Yesterday, The Graduate and Singin’ in the Rain. Through Sunday; $20-$30, $10-$15/students, $299-$2,149/festival passes; TCL Chinese Theatre Imax, 6925 Hollywood Blvd, Hollywood; Egyptian Theatre, 6712 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood; Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel, 7000 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood; TCL Chinese 6 Theatres, 6801 Hollywood Blvd, Hollywood, CA; 877.826.5764

FantaSea: Magic Festival
Jump on board the Queen Mary for a magical day of entertainment. Mingle with magicians, learn a trick or two from expert performers and see performances from celebrity magicians, an illusions show, mind reading mentalist show and dinner show. $15+; $20/parking; Saturday, Noon-6 pm; 1126 Queens Hwy., Long Beach, CA; 877.342.0738

The Orlando Hotel Launches the Shop and Stay Package
The boutique, family-owned and operated hotel has launched the Shop and Stay Package for the ultimate treat yo’self day! Stay in one of the newly renovated rooms with luxury designed bathrooms, new 42 inch HD TVs, and bath products courtesy of Angelo Caroli. Plus, you can shop with a $50 gift card and exclusive discounts at select boutique shops on West 3rd Street, the Beverly Center, and Beverly Connection.Rate Code: SHOPPKG. Starting at $239/night; Through December; 8384 W 3rd St, Los Angeles, CA 90048; 323.658.6600; Book here.

Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach
Check out car races, concerts, car displays, rock-climbing walls, racing simulators and more fun. There will also be a lifestyle expo featuring green technology, at this 43rd annual event. $32-$87, $76-$142/three-day pass ; Friday-Sunday; Long Beach Convention & Entertainment Center, 300 E. Ocean Blvd, Long Beach, CA; 888.827.7333

By Whitney

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