Building on the bonds that were forged at the inaugural Art Beyond the Glass between bartenders, brands and community, ART BEYOND THE GLASS II is taking place on Sunday, June 30, 2013 at the historic Los Angeles Athletic Club in downtown LA. Dozens of LA's top bartenders will mix cocktails and showcase their art, music, photography and much more. Proceeds from ABTG II will benefit Art Share LA, a vital non-profit located in the Arts District of downtown.
Among the bartenders returning for ABTG II are Julian Cox (Soigné Group); bartender/artist Brian Butler (Sunny Spot); bartender/artist Justin Pike (The Tasting Kitchen); magician Joshua Lucas (Writers Room); and DJs Dave Fernie (Pour Vous) and Steve Livigni (Old Lightning).
First time participants include emcee Aidan Demarest (Neat, Liquid Assets); Beau DuBois (The Corner Door); Chris Ojeda (Soho House); artist Brittini Rae Peterson (Goldie’s); DJ Dino Balocchi (Littlefork); bartender/DJ Paul Sanguinetti (Patina Group); and furniture designer Philip Renderer (Seven Grand).
This year’s event will take place at the Los Angeles Athletic Club in downtown L.A., including the members-only Invention bar, the recently opened project from Liquid Assets. Besides Invention, there are other spaces and a few surprises awaiting guests at the historic LAAC, which opened in 1880.
Admission includes cocktails, bar bites, art and entertainment. In addition, guests will be able to purchase bartender art, buy raffle tickets and bid on silent auction items, including artwork, rare spirits and more.
A LIMITED NUMBER OF TICKETS WILL BE AVAILABLE AT THE DOOR FOR $60.
Art Beyond the Glass ll is being made possible with the generous support of sponsoring brands, including Becherovka, Bombay Sapphire, Casa Noble, Leblon Cachaça, Pisco Portón, Zaya Rum, Diageo, Morrison Bowmore, Aviation Gin, Belvedere Vodka, Java Juice, La Niña Del Mezcal, Art in the Age, Cointreau, Del Maguey Single Village Mezcal, Henry Wine Group, Miracle Mile Bitters and Angel City Brewing. Additional sponsorship and support provided by discoverLA and Red Bull.
Validated onsite parking at the LAAC will be available for $4.50 per car. The Parking Garage is located at 646 South Olive St.
Art Beyond the Glass II is a 21 and over event.
For the complete list of participating bartenders and updated event info, visit www.artbeyondtheglass.com.
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Art Beyond the Glass
Art Beyond the Glass (ABTG) is a special event that showcases the artistic pursuits of bartenders when they're not behind the stick. At ABTG, everything from the cocktails to the art and music is created and performed by bartenders. Proceeds from every ABTG event are donated to a local cultural nonprofit organization.