Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Events & Things to Do

4 Bands 20 Bucks 1 Great Cause


More Than A Cone hosts its 3rd annual animal charity art auction gala with live bands, live painting, a runway cone fashion show, a short film fest, and pet adoptions on Saturday, September 10th, from 7 pm to 11 pm at The Autry in Griffith Park. Read More »

Headed to the Eagle Rock Music Festival on Saturday? Here’s what you need to know

Band performing at previous Eagle Rock Music Festival

After being postponed last year, the 17th annual Eagle Rock Music Festival returns with new vigor and purpose on Saturday, August 20 as the largest free music festival in the Los Angeles area. Organizers have taken the criticism of past festivals and have worked with the Eagle Rock Neighborhood Council, community leaders and local businesses to tailor the festival to be less of a full-out party scene, and more of family-friendly and neighborhood vibe. Read More »

76 Years Celebrating Nisei Week


Since the 1880s, Little Tokyo has been a cultural and civic center for Japanese Americans in Southern California. It’s a community anchored by multi-generational family businesses, churches, and temples. One of the neighborhood’s oldest traditions is the annual Nisei Week festival, first celebrated in 1934. Read More »

Metal Art Classes Coming Up at Molten Metal Works


Learn to weld and make sculpture or furniture nearby at LA’s community metal shop, Molten Metal Works. Come learn the basics of welding in our one-day welding class Intro MIG or jump into a project in our Make Sculpture or Moving Sculpture classes. Classes range from ... Read More »

Eagle Rock Music Festival to showcase neighborhood vibe

EAGLE ROCK -- The 17th annual Eagle Rock Music Festival is making its comeback on August 20 after being postponed last year. The event, which has booked 35 acts, is among the largest free music festivals in Los Angeles and is expected to attract 70,000 people. But the community didn’t want it growing so large that the festival lost its neighborhood feel. Read More »

Highland Park food trucks moving on


HIGHLAND PARK — For the past five years, food trucks and their fans have gathered at the back of a shopping center at York Boulevard and Figueroa Street for a weekly celebration of mobile cuisine. Last week, however, Mong Skillman, organizer of the Tuesday night Eat ... Read More »