On this show podcast – Tony Marsico from the Martini Kings was interviewed by host Koop Kooper in regards to the new Martini Kings vinyl release and launch party.
This Friday: LA’s 60s / mod dance party – The Blackeyed Soul Club in Downtown Los Angeles DJs Howie Pyro and Jason Pandora are joined by Lee Joseph from Dionysus Records who brings some amazing records to the turntable. FUN FUN FUN!
Our friends Creepxotica serenade or invade the Tiki Oasis 11 (Crowne Plaza Hotel, San Diego) Room Crawl on Saturday August 20, Mariachi / Dia de los Muerto style – as room crawlers exit and board the glass elevators (which also had live music.)
Another Tiki Oasis has come and gone. Having been to all 11 Tiki Oasis weekenders, I can without a doubt say that this year’s event was in many ways better than the previous 10, (and that my friends is not an easy accomplishment) especially the music – not that any Tiki Oasis ever had below par music, they’ve ALL been marvelous but this one was that much more over the top
June 18: The Creepy Creeps play The Purple Orchid in El Segundo! 221 Richmond St, El Segundo, 221 (310) 322-5829
The Zombie is the benchmark for the classic exotic cocktail, and the drink that lit the fuse of the mid-century Polynesian craze in America when it debuted in 1934. This complex and powerful drink is a medley of bold flavors that takes the drinker on a trip to the islands. You just can’t call you … Read more
April 28, 2011
5:00 PM PST
The Official Launch of the
TIKI OASIS 2011 WEBSITE
Partygoers will step into a slice of paradise for three nights, December 29-31, 2010. Champions of exotica WAITIKI will celebrate the year’s end at Don the Beachcomber, the restaurant haven of the great mixologist Donn Beach and all things tiki. The events will honor Beach and the stunning libations he created; exotica living legend Robert Drasnin; and leaders of the ‘90s tiki revival Combustible Edison with live music, original cocktails, and DJ sets.
“Topless Summer Love Girls” is a zany, pop culture commentary on growing up male in the era of Playboy, feminism, and swimsuit editions. Arming men with new insights into themselves and the eternal battle between the sexes, this hilarious and sexy book filled with hundreds of titillating photos of half-naked women is a passionate and unapologetic examination of men, women, and breasts. Come join author Leslie Cabaraga – and enjoy live Western Swing music from Will Ryan and the Cactus County Cowboys – see the Controversial Port-O-Bra and burlesque by Eliza Bane plus free beer and margaritas!
Oct. 16 – 31
Opening Reception: Saturday, Oct. 16th, 8-11 pm
La Luz de Jesus Gallery
4633 Hollywood Blvd.
Los Angeles CA 90027
Anybody who knows even the slightest bit about the immensely popular resurgent Southern California Tiki movement is likely well aware of Tiki Farm. For 10 years, they’ve worked their tails off to reach the pinnacle position in the world of Tiki, providing Tiki enthusiasts worldwide with their most coveted artifact… the beloved object d’art known simply as the Tiki mug. On display will be the entirety of mugs produced by Tiki Farm to-date… we’re talking approximately 2,000 different mugs (plus bowls, shots, decanters & flasks) on display! When you enter into the faux lava rock grotto entry in the front gallery, 8’ tall Tiki Gods will greet you & loom over you as you peruse this most impressive exhibition.