The Weekend Go Go: ARTmageddon + a Beer Bash

Go Go’ers, it’s finally (kind of) fall, which means the days of staggering around in a heat-stunned stupor are (almost) over and the days of staggering around in a happy, beery haze are upon us. Your hand-knitted beer Kozy is ready and waiting. Also this weekend: CARmageddon II.  You may have heard of it. Luckily,…

Harvest Beer Festival: Drink for Old Faithful.

It’s almost Thanksgiving and you know what that means.  Six days to whoop it up before the relatives descend and/or you have to deal with that damn bird. So put down the angst-inducing grocery list and head to the Echoplex tomorrow afternoon for the Harvest Beer Festival, which is promoting the  “responsible appreciation of craft…

Artisanal L.A.: deliciously crafty

Next weekend, of course, is Halloween: a day of costumes, creepiness, and your annual over-consumption of cringe-inducing candy like Necco wafers and lime lollipops. This weekend, do yourself and your taste buds a favor and head for Artisanal L.A., a consortium of 75+, local, food-centric crafters.  Categories include “Baked Goods” (Cake Monkey‘s “Banana Cream Cakewich”…

Eagle Rock Brewery/PLAyLAnd/Verdugo Bar: Art, Suds, Play

  Artists and tacos and beer, oh my!  Tonight, it’s all happening off the 2…Freeway, that is.  Eagle Rock Brewery just debuted “Red Velvet”: their Imperial Ale with Rye.   Silky mouth-feel (Thanks, rye!), hints of chocolate, and an 11% alcohol content.  (Watch out for “speed traps” when you leave, Go Go’ers!)   To help celebrate the brewery’s newest baby, ERB is having…