calendar.: Grab Your Friends, Six Events To Do In August

summer ain’t over

artist and poet JoeKenneth Museau in Los Angeles at Delicious Pizza, 2019


PARTY | Summer in Astoria, Queens, NY | August 14.

dance, dance.

No, we’re not counting down the last days of summer just because half of August is nearly over. No, we’re not. Nor is Gossip Coffee’s summer party with a house DJ, tapas menu and free samples is going live on a Thursday night.

COFFEE | Affogato Party, Singapore | August 17

be sweet

Call it an affogato party because it is. The app Drink Morning hosts an afternoon affogato party in Singapore. Creamier Handcrafted  ice cream will have the privilege of being paired with coffee from PPP, April Coffee Roastery and St. Ali. Three different roasts and their respective profiles poured over Creamier Handcrafted ice cream, enables a desert aficionado to explore the love of coffee and ice cream.

FOOD | Chicago Tribune Food Bowl | August 14-Sept.1

stand out

Named after one of Chicago’s storied newspapers, The Chicago Tribune, this food festival slates itself as new. In its second year, the “A celebration of this city’s foodways from mom-and-pop taco joints to fine-dining restaurants,” says Joe Gray, Chicago Tribune Editor, about its return.

Occurring for 18 days across the city and throughout a lot of events there’s dinners, pop-ups and classes.

One pairing to look forward to is the Stan’s Donuts and Coffee  event where the company will bring the “What is black and white and red all over” donut, just for the festival. They note that all proceeds will be donated to the Greater Chicago Food Depository. The red velvet cake donut with cream cheese frosting and Oreo crumble will be available at all Stan’s Donuts & Coffee locations for the duration of the event.

FILM | Los Angeles, August 24 | 12:00 p.m.

wax on

Coffee’s birthplace is Ethiopia. This historical and cultural fact makes sharing a film which documents travels to Ethiopia interesting. Wax and Gold, An Ethiopian Origin Story is framed as “a nuance narrative portrait” of Ethiopia, in partnership with Farm League  the documentary is a chance to travel to origin through the lens of a screen.

COFFEE Tour | Los Feliz, Los Angeles | August 25th, 10 a.m. – 12:30 ish p.m.

walk this way.

Join me, The Coffeetographer on a walking tour of historic neighborhood Los Feliz where coffee and culture happily collide. This 2.5 hourish tour will guide walkers to three coffee shops, up to half a dozen drinks, while sharing up to a dozen points of interests about the neighborhood that is happy. Book here.

FILM | Telluride, Colorado | August 30 – Sept 2

holla on the mountain

Its tradition that the film slate for the eponymous Telluride Film Festival is released at its start. However, a look at films isn’t needed to suggest that a visit to this town during the end of August and the beginning of September warrants all the dark room viewings and a tour of the areas coffee shops to keep you awake.