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Tuesday: Illustractions Release Party Celebrate the release of a new zine, Illustractions vol. 1, at Junior High in Hollywood. The evening features interactive art, live music, comedy, crafts and more. Proceeds benefit Junior High and the Women’s Center for Creative Work. Tuesday, 7-10 pm; 5656 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles, CA Hyatt Regency Los Angeles International Airport Opens New Restaurants Hyatt Regency Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), which is managed by Dallas-based Prism Hotels and Resorts, introduces three new and distinct...

Weekend

When Life Gives You Lemons, Make Beyoncé’s Lemonade at JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa Though one of the most anticipated headliners for Coachella has bowed out of the 2017 music festival, JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa believes the show must go on and will host a “When Life Gives You Lemons, Make Beyoncé’s Lemonade” tribute party. During both concert weekends, the 450-acre luxury Palm Desert resort will offer the Bey Hive the ultimate consolation with a poolside DJ...

Easter

Baltaire‘s Easter Brunch The contemporary-meets-classic Brentwood steakhouse will be offering an indulgent Easter Brunch. Executive Chef Travis Strickland is creating offerings such as fresh pastries (banana bread, croissants, and muffins), eggs Benedict with house made English muffins, French toast with mixed berry compote, and Baltaire’s signature lobster mac’n’cheese. You can also indulge in an iced shellfish station with fresh oysters, shrimp, scallop ceviche, and king crab; as well as a carving station with USDA Prime Rib, Glazed Nueske Spiral Ham, and...

Weekend

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...

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Monday: The Strand House Culinary Masters Series Opening consulting chef Neal Fraser (Redbird) mans the stoves along with the Strand House’s recently appointed executive chef Austin Cobb and chef/partner Greg Hozinsky. Dine on a six-course dinner that includes dishes like sautéed Monterey Bay abalone; duck breast with black rice; and grilled lamb belly. The courses are accompanied by wine pairings from Challen Winery in Santa Barbara County; proprietor and actress Challen Cates will introduce each pairing throughout the evening. $150;...