· Monday, January 1, 0001

Gay L.A. Events

  Event Description Time / Location
1/24 - 12/26 Art Workshops

Beginning in January, every Friday night at MOLAA throughout 2014 will feature intriguing programs—mainly geared towards adults—meant to educate, stimulate the senses and provide an interesting way to begin the weekend in a social setting. This particular Friday includes a hands-on art workshop for artists of all ages, held by professional artists, teachers and community members. molaa.org

See Website for Details, Museum of Latin American Art
9/6 California Beer Festival

This popular drinking event is just around the corner, arriving at the beautiful, shady shores of Puddingstone Lake in San Dimas. Craft beef novices and aficionados alike will revel in the various entertaining activities and attractions on hand. Some of the activities include over 60 craft brews on tap, tastings with the pros, Bikini Bocce Ball, delicious food, live music and more. californiabeerfestival.com

see website, Puddingstone Lake
9/11 - 9/13 San Diego Music Thing

This music and media conference, now in its seventh year, attracts aspiring professionals, industry leaders, musicians and students for one weekend. Daytime events include interactive panels, roundtable discussions and mentoring sessions. Guest speaker Moby is expected to share his journey and inspire young artists. sandiegomusicthing.com

see website, Town & Country Resort Hotel
9/12 - 9/14 QFilm Festival

Long Beach’s longest-running film festival since 1993 presents narrative features, documentaries and short films that embody the LGBTQ community. Last year’s event was the most successful to date, with over 1,500 attendees. Events will include numerous parties and opportunities for attendees to meet and mingle with filmmakers, actors, critics and other professionals. centerlb.org

see website, LGBTQ Center of Long Beach
9/13 Eat.Drink.Art.

All to the backdrop of KCRW’s DJ Dan Wilcox spinning tunes, the evening will showcase a vast array of visual and performing art including live painting, performance artists, giant puppets, nude sketch models and more. The evening also features a silent auction of more than 45 emerging artists, supporting exhibits and programs at LAMAG, L.A.’s only municipal art gallery and the city’s primary exhibition venue offering free admission to all. lamag.org

see website, Barnsdall Art Park