The Happenings: 10/13/2013-10/19/2013

San Francisco


Who: 43rd Annual Half Moon Bay Art & Pumpkin Festival: The World Pumpkin Capital of Half Moon Bay celebrates its bountiful fall harvest and autumn splendor with a special display of gigantically enormous, heavyweight champion pumpkins, three stages of smashing entertainment, non-stop live music, the Great Pumpkin Parade, a bone-chilling Haunted House, homestyle foods, expert pumpkin carver Farmer Mike sculpting a monster 1,200+ pound pumpkin into a one-of-a-kind masterpiece and more!”

When: Saturday, October 19, 2013 9:00 am – Sunday, October 20, 2013 5:00 pm

Where: Downtown Half Moon Bay, Main Street, Half Moon Bay, CA 94019

Cost: Free

Scotty Boy

Who: Scotty Boy + Fyasko: “Voted one of the Top 10 DJ’s in America the past 3 years by DJ Times Magazine and “Best House DJ” in Las Vegas 2010 & 2011, DJ Scotty Boy has been rocking dance floors across the country for over 20 years. Scotty Boy’s signature style of “Electro Mash” or as he calls it, “Las Vegas Mash Up” has made him a staple in the dance music industry, and one of the most sought after DJ’s in the nightclub scene.”

When: Saturday, October 19, 2013 10:00 pm – Sunday, October 20, 2013 2:00 am

Where: 85 Campton Pl., San Francisco, CA 94108

Cost: $0-$30

Los Angeles


Who: Skylight Fall Film Festival: “While we prepare the galleries of the Annenberg Space for Photography for our upcoming exhibit, The Power of Photography: National Geographic 125 Years, we encourage you to take part in our Skylight Studios Fall Film Screenings.”

When: Saturday, September 28, 2013 11:00 am – Sunday, October 20, 2013 5:00 pm

Where: Annenberg Space for Photography 2000 Ave Of The Stars, Los Angeles, CA 90067

Cost: Free

Pink Party

Who: The Pink Party: “Each September, fashion meets philanthropy as pink-adorned and-accessorized guests and celebrities join forces to raise awareness of women’s cancers. Style guru Elyse Walker established the Pink Party, now in its eighth year, to benefit Cedars-Sinai Women’s Cancer Program at the Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute.”

When: Saturday, October 19, 2013 at 8:00 pm

Where: Hangar: 8 Santa Monica Airport, 3100 Donald Douglas, Loop North, Santa Monica, CA 904005

Cost: Varies



Who: Glam Shop Girls Fall into Fashion: “Glam Shop Girls will put together an over the top event that will bring out local and non-local beauty, fashion, and lifestyle vendors for a one day pop-up shop seeking product exposure and brand recognition in a sophisticated and refined atmosphere.”

When: October 16, 2013 6:30 pm – 10:00 pm

Where: Mr. Peeples, 1911 Bagby St., Houston, TX 77002

Cost: $10-$25


Who: Soul Night at Hotel Sorella with Roxy Roca: “Time to throw down in H-town! ROXY ROCA lays down the Dynamite Texas Soul for you in the Monnalisa Bar at Hotel Sorella from 10pm until midnight. FREE SHOW!”

When: Saturday, October 19, 2013 10:00 pm

Where: 800 Sorella Ct., Houston, TX 77024

Cost: Free

New York City 

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Who: The Smith Street Fest: “Smith Street Classic is a cocktail competition between some of Smith Street’s foremost cocktail bars and restaurants. Each restaurant is tasked with creating their own signature cocktail for the event comprised of Green Hook Gin and Lejay Lagoute Liqueur.”

When: Tuesday, October 1, 2013 12:00 pm – Thursday, October 31, 2013 11:30 pm

Where: Dassara Brooklyn Ramen, 271 Smith St., Brooklyn, NY 11231

Cost: $35.00

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Who: Empire Drive-In: “Experience another kind of drive-in movie theater. Climb in and out of 60 cars reclaimed from a New York junkyard as you watch a live show or film projected on a big screen.”

When: Friday, October 4, 2013 10:00 am – Sunday, October 20, 2013 10:00 pm

Where: 47-01 111th Street, Queens, NY 11368

Cost: $5-$15


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Who: Feline Film Festival: “The Feline Film Festival showcases the best in feline cinema from around the globe. One film will receive special recognition and win the Pawe d’Or!  The Feline Film Festival is a benefit event for Lifeline Animal Project (and a bastion for bad puns).”

When: Saturday, October 19, 2013 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Where: Studioplex on Auburn, 659 Auburn Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30312

Cost: $10.00

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Who: 3rd Annual Naturally Pretty – “Natural Goes Glam”: We are excited to announce the 3rd Annual Naturally Pretty event hosted by Vlogger Natural Chica and Celebrity Makeup Artist MiMi J, benefiting the Atlanta Day Shelter for Women and Children. This year’s theme is “Natural Goes Glam” and we celebrate with a fashion show featuring designers Rafael Cox, Avnah Long, and Natt Taylor.

When: Thursday, October 17, 2013 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Where: The Defoor Centre, 1710 Defoor Ave NW, Atlanta, GA 30318

Cost: $15-$20

The Best of London Fashion Week Spring 2014

London, the British Fashion Capital, showcased fun, chic and inventive collections. Check out our favorite looks from London Fashion Week!

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Peter Pilotto Peter Pilotto

Huishan Zhang Huishan Zhang


Maria Grachvogel Maria Grachvogel

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Untitled Emilia Wickstead

Untitled Richard Nicoll

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UntitledUntitled2 David Koma

Untitled Julien Macdonald

Untitled Holly Fulton

Untitled Jasper Conran

Untitled                Jean-Pierre Braganza

Untitled Bora Aksu

Untitled Daks

Untitled13 Fyoder Golan

Untitled14 Ostwald Helgason

Untitled Pearce Fionda

Untitled Mulberry

Untitled Antonio Berardi

Untitled Vivienne Westwood Red Label

UntitledUntitled2 Mary Katrantzou

Untitled Matthew Williamson

Untitled Christopher Kane

Untitled2Untitled Burberry Prorsum

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UntitledUntitled2 Tom Ford

The Best of New York Fashion Week Spring 2014

During the month of September countless designers emptied their studios to exhibit their works of art down runways and atop podiums across Manhattan. New York Fashion Week had arrived and as the streets filled with 5’10 beauties, celebs and fashionista’s, patience wore thin as the industries who’s who anxiously took their seats to marvel at what some would describe as living, breathing art.

Check out our favorite designers and favorites looks from the Mercedes Benz New York Fashion Week Spring 2014:

Badgley Mischka

Badgley Mischka


BCBG Max Azria

Brandon Sun

Brandon Sun



Herve Leger by Max Azria

Herve Leger by Max Azria

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J. Mendel

Jenny Packham

Jenny Packham

Micheal Kors

Michael Kors


Milly by Michelle Smith

Naeem Khan

Naeem Khan

Nenette Lepore

Nanette Lepore

Nicole Miller

Nicole Miller

Pamella Roland

Pamella Roland

Rachel Zoe

Rachel Zoe

Rebecca Minkoff

Rebecca Minkoff

Reem Acra

Reem Acra

Zac Posen

Zac Posen

Any idea spewing for your Spring wardrobe, Lovelies?

The Happenings 9/29/2013 – 10/05/2013

Los Angeles


Who: Designer and The Muse

When: October 3rd 6-9pm

Where: Sofitel Luxury Hotels 8555 Beverly Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90048

Cost: $50

Description: Kick off this year’s LA Fashion Week festivities and mingle with top LA designers at “Designer and the Muse,” which will be held in West Hollywood at the Sofitel’s Riviera 31 Lounge. Enjoy an elegant evening of hors d’oeuvres as couture and ready-to-wear LA designers present their premier designs on their muses. “Designer and the Muse” will not only provide an exclusive inside-look into Los Angeles designers’ minds, but a portion of the proceeds will support Los Angeles-based charity Breast Cancer Angels in honor of October’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month.


Who: Girls Night Out

When: October 1st 5:30 pm

Where: Comedy & Magic Club 1018 Hermosa Ave. Hermosa Beach, CA 90254

Cost: Free

Description: Join Cancer Support Community in celebrating the women in our lives who have been touched by cancer.

Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday * October 1, 2, & 3, 2013 * 5:30pm
The Comedy & Magic Club
1018 Hermosa Ave, Hermosa Beach

This 11th annual – just for ladies – event celebrates Breast Cancer Awareness with an evening of fun and humor. Festivities begin each night at 5:30pm with the opening of the bar and silent auction – followed by dinner, live auction, a fabulous show, a world class line-up of top comedians, and lots of laughs!


San Francisco


Who: San Mateo Wine Walk

When: October 5th 2-5pm

Where: Downtown San Mateo Assn 385 1st Avenue San Mateo, CA 94401

Cost: $30

Description: Celebrating our 17th year of this community favorite, we are putting the “walk” back in Wine Walk. With wines from 25 wineries, attendees will be able to taste over 50 varietals and enjoy light bites at the different merchant “tasting rooms”. Wandering minstrels will be throughout the downtown, providing live music. The event ends just in time for dinner, so stay downtown and enjoy some of our fine dining.


Who: Plant- Powered Health and Fitness Expo

When: October 5th 11-5pm

Where: Kaiser Roof Garden 300 Lakeside Dr. Oakland, CA 94620

Cost: $15-30

Description: The expo will feature plant-based fitness guru’s, health experts, and inspirational speakers.



Bootie ATL           

Who: Bootie ATL #15 feat dj BC, Bounceyhouse and Taloolah Love

When: October 5th 9-3am

Where: The Shelter 2101 Tula St. Atlanta, GA 30309

Cost: $5-10

Description: OUNCYHOUSE loves mashups! Her tastes run ecclectic and fun as she burns up the dance floor. has spun in New Orleans at many different clubs such as the Crystal, The ShimSham Club and The Whirling Dervish. She has also played at Dragoncon, Frolicon, Black Rock Roller Disco, Alchemy, Euphoria, the effigy burn at Scorched Nuts as well as many other conventions and burns. Lately she has been spinning at fire festivals such as Flame and Kinetic Fire.


Who: New Festa Italiana

When: October 5th 7-10pm

Where: Museum of Design Atlanta 1315 Peachtree St. Atlanta, CA 30309

Cost: $40-50

Description: In celebration of its current exhibition Barrique: Wine, Design, and Social Change, which focuses on furniture created in Italy and designed by some of the most renowned Italian and international architects and designers, the Museum of Design Atlanta (MODA) will host a Festa Italiana on Saturday, October 5 from 7 to 10 p.m. Guests at this all-inclusive event will enjoy an evening of Italian culture featuring a café setting on the piazza in front of the museum, a sampling of Italian fare, Italian cocktails, wines courtesy of Georgia Crown and traditional Italian accordion music from Don Discenza. The Barrique exhibition will be open for viewing as well.




Who: Kemah Boardwalk Beer Festival

When: October 5th 1-4pm

Where: Kemah Boardwalk Bradford Ave and 2nd St Kemah, TX 77565

Cost: $35

Description: Kemah Boardwalk and 25 breweries invite you to spend the day enjoy samples of over 75 beers!

BiAnnual Art

Who: Biannual Art Opening at Winter & Spring Street Studios

When: October 5th 5-10pm

Where: Winter Street Studios 2101 Winter St Houston, TX 77007

Cost: Free

What: Biannual Art Opening 1 Night 2 Buildings (Winter Street Studios @ 2101 Winter Street and Spring Street Studios @ 1824 Spring St) 150 Artists Complimentary valet, beverages, and light bites.


New York


Who: Between the Lines Art Exhibit

When: October 5th &6th 12-6pm

Where: Mary Benson Gallery 369 3rd St Jersey City, NJ 07302

Cost: Free

Description: Jersey City based artists Beth Achenbach and Miguel Cardenas come together at the Mary Benson Gallery to showcase their modern art during the Jersey City Artist Tour. Beth who is known in the community as a photographer is taking a bold step in a different direction to create a series of digitally designed works with bold reds, geometric shapes and simple lines. Miguel who is an architect by trade has a gifted talent for layering imagery, grid work, corporate logos and pop culture to come up with art that you want to look at over and over again! He will be presenting all new pieces for this highly anticipated show. Opening Reception will be Saturday October 5th 6pm – 8pm featuring a live performance by The Apple and the Tree at 7pm.

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Who: Oktoberfest in The Garden

When: October 1st – October 6th, Open to Close!

Where: Studio Square NYC 35-33 36th St. Long Island, NY 11106

Cost: Free

Description: Celebrate Oktoberfest with week-long drink and food specials!

The Happenings 9/15/2013 – 9/21/2013

Los Angeles


What: Venice Beach Music Fest

When: Saturday, September 21, 2013 11:00 am -7:00 pm

Where: Windward Plaza. 1 Windward Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90291

Cost: Free


What: Dish & Dine

When: Sunday, September 22, 2013 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Where: Beverly Wilshire Beverly Hills, A Four Seasons Hotel. 9500 Wilshire Blvd Beverly Hills, CA 90212

Cost: $25


San Francisco


What: Heart Walk

When: Friday, September 20, 2013 11:30 am -1:00 pm

Where: Justin Herman Plaza. Embarcadero Plaza. 1 Market St San Francisco, CA 94101

Cost: Free


What: The Oktoberfest Block Party

When: Saturday, September 21, 2013 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Where: The Corner Store. 5 Masonic Ave San Francisco, CA 94118

Cost: $29.00 – $50.00


New York City


What: Photoville 2013!

When: Thursday, September 19, 2013 4:00 pm – Sunday, September 29, 2013 8:00 pm

Where: Brooklyn Bridge Park. Pier 1. Brooklyn, NY 11201

Cost: Free


What: The Amazing New York Scavenger Hunt – Come All

When: Saturday, September 21, 2013 12:30 pm

Where: Libation. 137 Ludlow St New York, NY 10002

Cost: $20




What: 2013 Houston Hot Sauce Festival

When: Saturday, September 21, 2013 11:00 am – 6:00 pm

Where: Stafford Centre. 10505 Cash Rd. Stafford, TX 77477

Cost: $8.00


What: Alamo Drafthouse Rolling Roadshow presents: Austin Powers

When: Wednesday, September 18, 2013 7:30 pm

Where: Market Square Park. 300 Travis. Houston, TX 77002

Cost: Free




What: 81st Annual North Georgia State Fair

When: Thursday, September 19, 2013 4:00 pm -Sunday, September 29, 2013 10:00 pm

Where: Jim R Miller Park.  2245 Callaway Rd Marietta, GA 30008

Cost: $7.00


What: How To Build & Lead An Effective Team

When: Thursday, September 19, 2013 8:30 am

Where: Crowne Office Suites. 2470 Windy Hill Rd SE Ste 300 Marietta, GA 30067

Cost: Free