The second season of YouTube RED’s critically acclaimed series, “Step Up: High Water” has officially launched and the cast gathered for a private screening event to kick off the newest serving of episodes. Actor, Terrence Green, who plays “Rigo” on the show partnered with streetwear brand, Popular Demand, to host the screening at their screen room facility in Burbank, CA.
Additional cast members in attendance included, Jeremy Copeland, Marcus Emanuel Mitchell, Jade Chynoweth, Kendra Oyesanya, & Carlito Olivero. Season 2 is available now for streaming on YouTube RED Here.
Additionally, Terrence Green premiered his first musical offering to this season’s soundtrack with the track “Take the Thrown” Check out the music video below:
Umami Burger never lets us down, and once again sets the bar even higher for what we can expect from them. The world-renowned premium burger chain just introduced some exciting holiday promos to satisfy all of our cravings this season, and they go beyond sweet, sour, salty, and bitter, in their typical fashion. A word coined by the Japanese, Umami is a powerful force behind many food cravings and Umami Burger is serving up some of the most crave-able creations in the industry. For a limited time, Umami Burger is launching “Industry Nights,” gift card promotions, and more at their DTLA location. Read below for details on each special occasion, and how you can take part.
Industry Nights: An Insider Party
Beginning Friday, December 7, 2018, through Saturday, February 2, 2019, Umami Burger DTLA will offer a 1/2 off menu on Fridays and Saturdays from 10 p.m. to close (times may change). The Industry Night is solely for other local businesses in the food/beverage arena, and all you have to do is show a pay stub during the 1/2 off times. This special get together for industry insiders is not only a great way to bring the community together, but the industry itself.
Give and Receive, All at Once
For the rest of us who may not be industry insiders, Umami Burger still finds a way to make us feel special — but for a far more limited time! From now to December 31, 2018, Umami Burger will practice its “give and receive” gift card promotion. At participating Umami Burger locations, when you purchase $100 worth of gift cards, you’ll receive a free $25 gift card! Now that’s gifting, AMPLIFIED! This gift card promotion runs from November 23 (Black Friday) through December 31, 2018, so you’ve still got a bit more time!
dineL.A. TAKES A BITE OUT OF NATIONAL TACO DAY AND LAUNCHES dineL.A. TACO TREK ON OCTOBER 4, 2018
Foodies Are Invited to a dineL.A. Taco Party at Guisados Burbank and to Join in the dineL.A. Taco Trek Challenge for a Chance to Win Prizes from American Airlines
LOS ANGELES, Calif. –– dineL.A., a Discover Los Angeles program that exists to discover, support, and promote L.A.’s culinary scene, launches dineL.A. Taco Trek on National Taco Day (October 4) with a taco party at Guisados Burbank. Throughout the day, beginning at 8:30 a.m., diners who go to Guisados Burbank and say, “dineL.A. Taco Trek” at the counter, will receive one free Bistek an Salsa Roja taco each, courtesy of dineL.A. while supplies last.
The dineL.A. Taco Trek features a guide to the 25 best taco spots and must-order items at each location across the city from The Valley to San Pedro and LAX to Downtown L.A.
“In Los Angeles, the taco is king,” said Stacey Sun, dineL.A. Director. “What better way to honor one of our favorite food items than launching the dineL.A. Taco Trek during Latino Heritage Month to shine a spotlight on 25 locations – including taco stands, trucks and shops – that do them best. Through the dineL.A. Taco Trek, we look forward to inspiring excitement about L.A.’s dining scene year-round, while encouraging locals and visitors to explore L.A.’s diverse neighborhoods.”
To encourage foodies to participate in the dineL.A. Taco Trek, dineL.A. and American Airlines are hosting a Taco Trek Challenge from October 4 to October 31, 2018, exclusively on the webby-honoree DiscoverLA app from Discover Los Angeles and the Los Angeles County Arts Commission. Participants simply download the app for free on Android or iPhone and click on the scavenger hunt icon to check in to as many taco spots during the Taco Trek Challenge. Participants can check in to each location once. Each check-in will serve as one entry for a chance to win 25,000 American Airlines AAdvantage® Miles. Two winners will be selected after October 31, 2018. The Taco Trek Challenge is open to U.S. residents only
dineL.A. enlisted L.A. artist Luke Pelletier to illustrate the dineL.A. Taco Trek map and L.A. Taco to select the must-order menu item at each location.
dineL.A. exists to discover, support and promote Los Angeles’s dynamic culinary scene. As part of Discover Los Angeles, dineL.A. produces its eponymous dining event that takes place twice a year and showcases the city as a premier dining destination. dineL.A.’s programs are designed to stimulate business and introduce new customers to restaurants located in the many neighborhoods throughout L.A. County. For more information, news, and updates, visit dineLA.com and follow dineL.A. on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter.
TICKETS ON SALE FOR SEVENTH ANNUAL “SUNSET & DINE” SEPTEMBER 27 PRESENTED BY KILROY
Food festival to feature 20+ Hollywood restaurants and concert; event previously sold out
Guests to the seventh annual Sunset & Dine food festival will sample food, wine and beer from more than 20 restaurants located near the famed intersection of Sunset Boulevard and Vine Street. A wide variety of cuisines will be featured, from chef-driven menus to local favorites, alongside entertainment curated by Amoeba Music. The event regularly sells out. The $40 tickets include food, beverages and entertainment. Children under 12 attend free of charge. Proceeds benefit The Center at Blessed Sacrament.
The Central Hollywood Coalition, the nonprofit board that manages the Sunset & Vine Business Improvement District, hosts Sunset & Dine to shine a spotlight on the vibrant creative community in Hollywood.
(LOS ANGELES, CA.) May 30, 2018— Limited Runs, one of the largest independent sellers of vintage posters, photography and other pop culture art, announced today the inaugural Pop Art Photo Showwill take place September 27-30, 2018 at the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, California. The show, produced by Limited Runs, is a four-day celebration of 70+ years of pop culture-influenced expression. The show will feature an interactive space showcasing rare and vintage images bridging all varieties of pop culture, including movies, music, celebrity, fashion, and more. Pop Art Photo Showoffers everyone from car enthusiasts, classic movie lovers, and music aficionados, a space to explore and purchase their favorite rare and vintage art.
Vintage Movie Poster Collection by Zach Merck
Pop Art Photo Showwill showcase a wide range of rare and vintage art, photography, and posters that span eight decades of pop culture, including:
CELEBRITY, FASHION, AUTOMOTIVE
Original American concept car art will be on display by Ken Vendley, Don Butler, Bill Schmidt, and a host of other designers that worked for the major Detroit automakers during the 1940s through the 1970s.
Famed fashion photographer Len Steckler’s estate will release “Mad to Mod”, a collection of rare and never before seen photographs from the late 1950s to the early 1960s, which he shot for Vogue and Cosmopolitan that include top models Wilhelmina, Suzy Parker, Barbara Bach, and Lauren Hutton.
Unpublished celebrity photos from Milton H. Greene (March 14, 1922 -August 8, 1985) including John Wayne, Marilyn Monroe, Gene Kelly, and Paul Newman.
FILM & MUSIC
Rare Vintage and Original Movie Posters, featuring a French Casablanca poster which is one of very few that exist today, in addition to classics such as the 1950s sci-fi Creature From The Black Lagoon, groundbreaking drama On The Waterfront, 1960s James Bond, Jaws, Indiana Jones, and a collection of rare vintage and original Star Wars posters from around the world spanning from the original film to the latest release The Last Jedi.
Photographs from the vault of Ray Gun and Bikini Magazine photographer/photo editor Stephen Stickler, which feature the famous faces of Iggy Pop, Charlize Theron, Chris Cornell, Stevie Ray Vaughn, Kate Winslet, Foo Fighters, Vin Diesel, and the Red Hot Chili Peppers.
Work by famed Rock Photographer Neil Zlozower will be on display, with never before seen fine art photography featuring David Bowie, Tom Petty, Van Halen, Prince, and more.
A classic collection of fine art photography documenting the early history of pop music by photographers Bill Spilka, Fred W. McDarrah, Maurice Seymour, James Kriegsmann, Frank Kuchirchuk, Robert Alderson, Michael Montfort, Skippy Adelman, Ted Williams, Herb Snitzer, David B. Hecht who shot classic images of the great American Jazz artists Miles Davis, Louis Armstrong, and Billie Holiday, to the psychedelic rock era of Jimi Hendrix, the Rolling Stones, and The Beatles.
Contemporary rock and roll fine art photographers include Jay Blakesberg’s seminal images of the Grateful Dead, U2, Led Zeppelin, Snoop Dogg and Green Day; Dennis Morris who shot British punk rockers the Sex Pistols and reggae legend Bob Marley; Eddie Malluk worked with the premier figures of 1980’s metal such as Motorhead, Mötley Crüe and Guns N’ Roses; and Joe Giron who shot grunge artist royalty Nirvana and Soundgarden.
A unique collection of art by famed rock and movie poster artist T.A.Z. (aka Jim Evans), including Jim’s collaboration with street artist RISK, as well as unpublished rock posters, a series of super stylized pop icons art pieces in collaboration with Richard Duardo, the inventive printmaker referenced as “the Warhol of the West,” commissioned in the 1980’s which feature Frank Sinatra, Marilyn Monroe, Elvis, James Dean, Madonna, Sylvester Stallone, Marlon Brando, Sean Connery, and more.
Sean Connery by Jim Evans/Richard Duardo (1986)
“We are proud to debut the show and bring this unique experience to Los Angeles, with a thoughtfully curated environment that makes discovering and purchasing art enjoyable” said Pierre Vudrag, Founder of Limited Runs and creator of the Pop Art Photo Show. “We scour the globe working with the top sellers, artists and photographers to find the rarest and most valuable art. Included in the installations will be several unpublished or never before seen collections including the concept car art, the Milton Green, Stephen Stickler and Len Steckler images. There really is something for everyone.”
A portion of proceeds from the event will benefit the T.J. Martell Foundation, a non-profit organization founded by the music industry, that has been supporting innovative cancer research since 1975.
About Limited Runs
Launched in 2014, Limited Runs is one of the largest independent sellers of original vintage posters, photography and other pop culture art. Through partnerships with the most reputable and trusted art dealers, artists and photographers in the world, Limited Runs provides the best selection of high quality and original vintage posters, as well as limited edition print art and photography. For more information, visit Limited Runs.
T.J. MARTELL FOUNDATION
The T.J. Martell Foundation is the music industry’s leading foundation that funds innovative medical research focused on finding treatments and cures for cancer. The Foundation sources and supports early-stage translational research projects which otherwise might not be funded. A potion of proceeds from the event will benefit the T.J. Martell Foundation, a non-profit organization founded by the music industry, that has been supporting innovative cancer research since 1975.
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