Beachy keen: Abbot Kinney Festival in Venice

September 19th, 2018

Take a trip to the beach for some cool tunes, artsy fun, and good times. The Abbot Kinney Festival is FREE and takes place from Venice Blvd to Main Street in Venice. There will be four stages of live music, gourmet food trucks, a beer garden, and children’s rides. True to Venice, there will lots of original art and inspiration too. The festival will take place on September 30.


Who do you want to win? Emmy Awards 2018

September 14th, 2018

Television is such a wide and prolific creative landscape. The best of the best will be acknowledged at the 2018 Emmys. This televised event will take place on September 17. Major contenders include Game of Thrones, Westworld, The Handmaid’s Tale, This is Us, and more. Comedy selections include Barry, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, black-ish, Atlanta, and Curb Your Enthusiasm. See the entire list of nominees.


Eat-See-Hear Outdoor Movie: A League Of Their Own

September 12th, 2018

Watching movies is fun. Watching movies outside is even more fun. On September 15, only a short drive from NoHo Senior Arts Colony, enjoy a screening of A League of Their Own with the largest inflatable movie screen on the west coast (plus it’s 100% dog-friendly!) There will be food trucks and live music. It will take place at the North Hollywood Recreation Center located at 11430 Chandler Blvd. in North Hollywood 91601. The movie stars Tom Hanks, Gena Davis, Rosie O’Donnell, Jon Lovitz, and Madonna. Learn about the real women who inspired this movie.


Celebrate! Mexican Independence Day Festival

September 7th, 2018

On September 16, experience the world’s largest and longest running Mexican Independence Day Parades! The East L.A. Mexican Independence Day Parade begins at 10:30 at E. Cesar Chavez & N. Mednik Avenues. It’s been thriving for over 7 decades and this year’s parade keeps the fun going. There will be colorful and creative floats, marching bands, drill teams, and more. After the parade, a fun festival will take place that includes live Mariachi music, cultural dancing, original art, and of course, tasty food. FREE.


Kapow! Long Beach Comic Con

September 5th, 2018

Love graphic novels and all things pop culture? Then you are in for a treat! Long Beach Comic Con will celebrate both! Meet the talented artists, writers, and creators who do this very unique kind of artistic storytelling. Attend celebrity guest panel discussions, explore a myriad of vendors, and get inspired. It takes place at the Long Beach Convention & Entertainment Center from September 8-9.


Lights, camera, action! Burbank International Film Festival

August 31st, 2018

Attention film buffs! From September 5-9, experience the latest in independent filmmaking at the Burbank International Film Festival. This creative event features diversity, social awareness, and inclusion. Discover upcoming filmmakers and seasoned pros alike in the entertainment industry. Enjoy lively discussions and great cinema. Films are judged by industry professionals and the best of the best receive awards.


Viva Vegan! Vegan Street Fair 2018

August 29th, 2018

Right here in SoCal, enjoy the ultimate vegan street fair! Benefits from embracing a vegan lifestyle include reduced pain from arthritis, lowering risk of heart disease, lower blood sugar, and also might help in losing some weight. The vegan lifestyle is not only healthy but delicious. Don’t take out word for it. There will be over 200 vendors serving up small bites, small sips, and full entrees. There will be all types of vegan food from spicy to exotic to traditional. This delicious event takes place in North Hollywood on Chandler between Tujunga and Vineland from September 1-2.