Los Angeles

RAW - Natural Born Artists August 8th


Art, Music, Drinks, Fashion and everything in between are a great event to mix and mingle and support your local arts community. Held at the Belasco Theater 1050 South Hill Street, Los Angeles from 6 to 10pm. Tickets are only $15!




The Taste - Food and Wine Festival August 30th - September 1st:


Plan ahead Labor Day weekend is the LA Times The Taste. Includes Field to Fork, Flavors of LA a Block Party and rounding up the event a Mixology Competition as part of Cocktail Confidential. Held at Paramount Picture Studios the early bird rate for the Cocktail confidential is $50 but a weekend pass is a steal at $175. Great for all foodies who enjoy a great cocktail.

The Taste

Mixology Demonstrations:

8:15 – 8:30 PM
Demonstration featuring Tricia Alley, presented by Southern Wine and Spirits
What creative libation will this craft beverage specialist bring to the table? A concoction invented at her former stomping grounds – Black Market Liquor Bar or Providence LA? Stop by to find out.

8:45 – 9 pm
Demonstration featuring Alex Day, presented by Karlsson’s Gold Vodka
From The Science of Shaking to Bar Myth Busters, people have come from all over to drink up Alex’s words of wisdom on today’s cocktail scene. Now you can see the step-by-step process of his latest creation.

9:15 – 10:15 pm
Mix-off on the Backlot: Mixology Competition judged by Julian Cox, Jessica Gelt and Jonathan Gold
Hold onto your garnish, this competition is sure to cause quite a stir! The Cocktail Confidential hosts and our Pulitzer Prize winning restaurant critic will crown one lucky mix-master king or queen of the night.



Tech Mixer - Geeks and Drinks What could be better: September 5th


Tech Cocktail Mixer & Startup Showcase Events- Work might be from 9-5, but business happens between 5-9.  Tech Cocktail Mixers are like networking events except fun, like a party, except business-oriented, and like a startup pitch series, except informal and face-paced.  The result is a one-of-a-kind experience that makes for the perfect evening for entrepreneurs, investors, tech enthusiasts, and fun seekers alike.


The Tech Mixer

When: Thursday, September 5th, 2013 - 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. PST

Where: Cross Campus - 820 Broadway, Santa Monica, CA 90401

What: A cocktail of tech enthusiasts

Price: $15 (Early Bird) / $20 (Standard) / $25 (Last Minute) - (Must be 21+)



LA International Spirit Expo: October 21st - 26th


The first of what is to be an annual event showcasing both mature and up and coming spirit brands is going to held this October 21st - 26th at the Los Angeles Covention Center.

You can set up booths, register your spirit for their competition or just go to the events. A Mixology night happens on October 24th from 9:00pm – 1:30am but they have a night dedicated to just about all the big spirit categories. Tickets aren't priced yet for the events but registration is open for booth and competition. We'll post more as info is available.

LA Spirit Expo