CULTURE N.E.W.S. MAY 16th-18th, 2014

a curated round up of weekend coffee culture from the north, east, west, and south. have fun!


art, Matylda Mcilvenny

FRI  + SAT | Los Angeles, CA: Get cupped. That is with coffee and dessert. Café Demitasse invites you out for an evening of dessert and coffee paired by chef San Panzer.  Your sweet tooth is requested. Rsvp to

FRI | Brooklyn NY: Live music among coffee and turntables. Consider hunting this culture down – a six-hour marathon – and join Justin Strauss for his Kinfolk 94 debut tonight. TIME: 10:30 EST Cost: FREE

FRI | Venice, CA: Enter an emporium of  liquid wonder. ‘Oil and Ink’ is Deus Customs USA’s new art exhibition displaying the motorcycle art of Swedish artist Matylda Mcilvenny? Can you hear the revving?

FRI – SAT | Melbourne, Australia:  Latte art takes the world stage. Melbourne hosts the World Latte Art Championship along with Tasters Cup. Catch all the pretty art and artful tasting at th livestream feed here.

SAT  | Chelsea, NY: Pop Up Pop In. Pushcart Coffee brings in Zai Lai Chinese Grille for lunch service. And, at the same time, they make a cameo at Artists and Fleas. Doubly stylish. TIME: 11 – 9 p.m. + 10 a.m. EST respectively.

SUN: Raleigh, NC: Where there is coffee, there is style. Slingshot Coffee along with Anthropologie would like to be ‘locally yours’ at its Pop-Up market this Sunday.  Shop while sipping on Slingshot Coffee and Cascara Tea. TIME: 12-4 p.m. EST

SUN | Saratoga Springs, NY: On the sidewalk and into the sun! Caffe Lena invites you for a Pete Seeger celebration coupled with a potluck. Emcee Franklyn Whitney will lead the afternoon through sing-alongs, testimonials. It looks like an afternoon that would make Seeger proud. TIME: 2 p.m. EST

SUN | Venice, CA: Coffee culture is getting a big play date and you are invited. On a day that also happens to be World Wide Instameet Day, the founder of this site along with two co-hosts, will lead a coffee culture Instameet exploring the themes of story, art and music at Intelligentsia Venice, Groundworks and Menotti’s respectively TIME: 1 p.m. PST

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