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Where to Watch the World Cup in Los Angeles

06/05/2014

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The 20th FIFA World Cup is taking place in 12 cities across Brazil from June 12 to July 13, 2014. Los Angeles is one of the most culturally diverse cities in the world, so bars and restaurants throughout the city are gearing up to host World Cup viewing parties. No matter which country you're rooting for, our handy graphic guide features restaurants and bars across Los Angeles where you'll feel right at home: CLICK HERE

Negroni Week in Los Angeles: June 2-8, 2014

06/02/2014

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The second annual Negroni Week is taking place across the country and around the world from June 2-8, 2014. During Negroni Week, participating bars - over 1,200 as this post goes live - are mixing up Negronis and donating at least $1 from each cocktail sold to a charity of their choice. Campari has announced that it will donate $10,000 to the qualified charity of the bar or restaurant that raises the most money during this year’s Negroni Week.

Besides the classic Negroni - made with gin, Campari, sweet vermouth - imbibers can look forward to variations like the Negroni No. 9 at Rivera, and special events like the Negroni Soirée, taking place at Harlowe on Tuesday, June 3.

Following are just a few of the dozens of participating bars and restaurants in Los Angeles. Check the Negroni Week website for a complete list of participating bars, then follow the social media action via Imbibe Magazine’s Twitter and Instagram feeds, and the #NegroniWeek hashtag. Cheers!

March 4, 2014: Mardi Gras Celebrations in Los Angeles

03/04/2014

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Mardi Gras, aka “Fat Tuesday,” is the annual celebration that culminates Carnival season. Mardi Gras takes place the day before Ash Wednesday, the first day of Lent, the traditional 40-day period of fasting and prayer before Easter. The largest Carnival celebration in the world takes place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, which welcomes two million revelers each year. In the United States, Mardi Gras is synonymous with the city of New Orleans, which celebrates for two weeks with parades, balls and king cake parties.

On Tuesday, March 4, there are Mardi Gras celebrations taking place throughout Los Angeles. From historic Olvera Street and the Original Farmers Market, to bars and restaurants across LA, here are the best places for you to shout, “Laissez les bons temps rouler!”

March 2, 2014: Oscar Viewing Parties in Los Angeles

02/28/2014

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This weekend, the eyes of the world will be on the 86th Annual Academy Awards, taking place at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood. With that in mind, we’ve gathered five of the best Oscar viewing parties happening in Los Angeles on Sunday, March 2, 2014. Make your predictions, sip an Oscar-themed cocktail, and join the global audience of viewers as the winners are announced.

Fourth of July Events in Los Angeles

06/12/2013

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Los Angeles is the entertainment capital of the world, so it’s no surprise that there are spectacular Fourth of July events taking place throughout the city. From Independence Day concerts at the Hollywood Bowl and the Rose Bowl, to newer traditions at Grand Park and the Battleship IOWA, read on for our guide to the best places in L.A. to celebrate America’s 238th birthday. All events take place on Friday, July 4, 2014 unless otherwise noted.

The Guide to LA PRIDE

05/29/2013

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The annual LA PRIDE celebration welcomes over 500,000 people each year to West Hollywood. Taking place June 6-8, 2014, the festival continues to be a major focus for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) pride in the greater Los Angeles area. The 44th annual event is being billed as a “TLGB Celebration,” to reflect this year’s focus on transgender issues. LA PRIDE is produced by Christopher Street West, a non-profit service organization composed of volunteers committed to the goals of human rights, education, outreach, and better understanding within and outside the LGBT community. For more info on PRIDE-related events taking place in WeHo, visit lapride.org/weho_info_events.html.

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo in Los Angeles

04/24/2013

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Cinco de Mayo is an annual celebration of Mexican culture and heritage that takes place across the U.S. and regionally in Mexico, where it's known in the state of Puebla as El Día de la Batalla de Puebla (“The Day of the Battle of Puebla”). Cinco de Mayo is observed to commemorate the Mexican army's victory over the much larger, better-armed French forces at the Battle of Puebla on May 5, 1862. The U.S. celebration of Cinco de Mayo originated in Mexican-American communities of the American West, Southwest and Northwest. Read on for our guide to Cinco de Mayo festivities throughout Los Angeles.

Halloween Events in Los Angeles

10/01/2012

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From the world's largest Halloween street party, to family-friendly Halloween events at museums and other cultural institutions, Los Angeles offers fiendish fun and spooky scares for everyone.