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Cinco de Mayo

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  • Why isn’t Flag Day a drinking holiday yet?

     
    Happy Flag Day all! For years, the hubby and I have joked we're going to make Flag Day the next big drinking holiday. It makes sense. This country is always looking for a reason to party, whether we're celebrating our own history or someone else's. And,...
  • Paint and booze: a good blend

     
    It's not a requirement that you drink while taking a BYOB painting class at Arts n Spirits (1921 N. Damen Ave.), but it may help give you a little extra confidence in your work. “I think that there is nothing wrong with painting a little bit tipsy,&...
  • Floyd Mayweather Jr. sentenced to 90 days in jail

     
    Boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. has been sentenced to 90 days in jail after pleading guilty to reduced domestic violence battery and harassment charges before a Las Vegas judge. He was told to report to jail on Jan. 6....
  • Report: Floyd Mayweather Jr. accepts plea deal

     
    Unbeaten boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. will reportedly accept a plea bargain to avoid a felony conviction for his alleged role in a 2010 domestic violence episode involving the mother of three of his children, and the children, the Las Vegas......
  • Los Lobos' first Cinco de Mayo Festival coming to Greek Theatre

     
    The first Los Lobos Cinco de Mayo Festival will take place May 5 at the Greek Theatre in Los Angeles. Los Lobos has wanted to do a community-oriented music festival for many years, founding member Louie Perez said....
  • Ollin celebrates 10 years playing Mexican punk on St. Patrick's Day

     
    The band's annual love note to Shane MacGowan's beery outfit takes inspiration from "El Batallon de Los San Patricios," a group of Irish-American soldiers who fought on the Mexican side of the Mexican-American War....
  • Neil Diamond, Jeff Mangum and more: This week's on-sales

     
    A list of upcoming concerts across the Southland, with on-sale dates in parentheses....
  • The app: Mexican Essentials from Rick Bayless

     
    Rick Bayless has just produced his first app for the iPhone: Rick Bayless: Mexican Essentials....
  • Cinco de Mayo: What are we celebrating?

     
    Despite what many think is a celebration of Mexican independence or just an excuse to drink copious amounts of tequila and Corona, Cinco de Mayo -- or the fifth of May -- is actually a commemoration of the Battle of Puebla....
  • Food FYI: It's Cinco de Mayo somewhere

     
    Food FYI: It's Cinco de Mayo somewhere...
  • Fiesta Broadway expected to draw thousands downtown

     
    Fiesta Broadway, Los Angeles’ yearly celebration of Latino culture and music, is expected to fill downtown streets Sunday with tens of thousands of revelers in what is billed at the world’s largest Cinco de Mayo celebration. The 23rd annual...