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L.A.’s Best Bartenders Will Be Mixing Drinks All in One Place This Sunday

June 25, 2015 by Brian Champlin

What could be better than L.A.’s top bartenders all mixing cocktails in one place amidst a backdrop of art, culture and live entertainment?

Truthfully? Not much.

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That said, Art Beyond The Glass returns this Sunday for its fourth annual event showcasing the best mixologists in the city while raising money for one of our most treasured public radio stations, KCRW.

In addition to the delicious drinks, there will be a bevy of art, photography, spoken word performances and dance exhibitions to keep your senses engaged while you partake in the amazing array of libations.

It all goes down at General Lee’s Bar in Chinatown starting at 3:00pm on Sunday, June 28.

Check the full lineup of bartenders and entertainers listed after the jump.

Art Beyond The Glass

From Art Beyond The Glass III. Credit: Tatsu Oiye

Returning bartenders for this year’s ABTG:

Alex Straus (EP/LP), Anna Knudson (Sassafras Saloon), Beau Du Bois (The Corner Door), Brian Butler (Sunny Spot), Christine Wiseman (Break Room 86), Dave Fernie (Honeycut), Dino Balocchi (Melrose Umbrella Co.), Francois Vera (Pour Vous), Giovanni Martinez (Sadie), Greg Bryson (The Wallace), Jeremy Lake (Lost Property), Julian Cox (Soigné Group), Karen Grill (Sassafras Saloon), Kelly Merrell (Trader Sam’s), Kiowa Bryan (Eveleigh) and Una Green (Belcampo Meat Co.).

First timers:

Aaron Alvarez (Big Bar), Anthony Settecase (Venice Whaler), Brandyn Tepper (Simbal), Brian Klemm (Magnolia House), Cappy Sorentino (Hatchet Hall), Dan Sabo (Ace Hotel), Daniel Eun (The Normandie Club), Garrett Mikell (Eveleigh), Gina Maria Allen (Artisan House), Katie Emmerson (The Walker Inn), Marie King (Tonga Hut), Max Seaman (The Varnish), Melaney Schmidt (The Standard DTLA), Russell Thomas (Alley Lounge), Ryan Wainwright (Terrine), Vincenzo Marianella (Copa d’Oro) and William Cutting (The Front Yard).

Other live performances:

Anna Knudson reciting spoken word, Anthony Settecase (Venice Whaler) preforming an acoustic set, Brooklynn Jaye (The Wallace) performing her debut EP; Copper the Bet featuring Brian Summers (Black Market Liquor Bar); Higher Flux featuring Ali Huleisy (Melrose Umbrella Co) and Robbie Gregg (Hosteria del Piccolo); Irish Dance performed by Katie Emmerson (The Walker Inn); Kim Stodel (Bar Chloe & Providence) on the ukelele; Route 11 featuring Gina Maria Allen (Artisan House); and The Bella-Donnas featuring Evalee Gertz (Beelman’s Pub) performing burlesque.

Tickets to the event are $60 and include cocktails and bar bites to sample.

General Lee’s Bar is located at 475 Gin Ling Way, Los Angeles, CA 90012.

Enjoy!

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