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Cant decide between a margarita or a beer this Cinco de Drinko? Then combine the best of both booze with a “Beerita” Its a tasty new-school cocktail that looks loco, but can also mellow out a overly saccharine margarita.
2 Part Reposado Tequila
1 Part Cointreau
1 whole lime, squeezed
Limeade to taste
1 Large glass, stable base
1 Mexican Beer
Directions: Pour Tequila, Cointreau, Lime & Limeade over ice in shaker. Shake until chilled, pour into steady serving glass, stopping 2-4 inches from the top. Open beer bottle, quickly upturn beer into the margarita.
As you slurp down the drink, the beer will naturally and evenly empty into the glass. Enjoy your cervazarita, beerita, or whatever you call it responsibly.
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Enjoy another eclectic showcase of music, art, and personalities from our good bros at Billabong. Art Walk is a monthly gallery crawl through Laguna Beach where you can stumble upon anything from a free drink to an impromptu Common Sense concert. So don’t miss this exhibition of Billabong’s brightest talents, and say hi to store manager Bradley-B at Second Reef. (directions)
Check out last year’s Art Walk Party at Second Reef Surf Shop here
Need some rockin new ropa for a night on the town? Check out the art inspired clothing by Billabong
1. Isolated -Justin Le Pera 2013
5:30 PM Sat, Apr 27 The Triangle Theater
A group of merciless surfers and modern day explorers embark on a journey to search for one of the world’s last undiscovered waves in the journalist dead zone island of New Guinea
2.Jake Shimabukuro: Life on Four Strings -Tadashi Nakamura 2012
2:00 PM Sun, Apr 28 The Triangle
Through intimate conversations with Jake Shimabukuro who expresses strong attachment to Hawaii, its aloha spirit having taught him to use his instrument for good. It is this spirit that he brings to his life and music, continuing to believe that _”"the ukulele is the instrument of peace. And if everyone played the ukulele, he says, “”the world would be a better place”
3. Drift-Ben Nott, Morgan O’Neill 2013
7:30 PM Monday, April 29th Regency Lido Theater
Australia, 1970?s. The Kelly brothers, Andy and Jimmy, have one great passion: riding big waves. As kids, their mother escaped from Sydney to Margaret River, a sleepy coastal town with some of the world’s most challenging and dangerous waves. For the next 12 years, the boys perfected their surfing skills, always searching for the perfect ride. They rethink board design, craft homemade wetsuits and sell their merchandise out of their van, but after they get mixed up with a local drug dealer, will they see everything they’ve built fall apart?
4. Anything Sing-Kai Neville, Victor Pakpour 201
8:00 PM Thu, May 02 Lido Regency Theater
Everything around us blinks, rings, sings, shouts, distracts, vibrates, reminds, likes, comments and downloads. The chaos and beauty of the world is overshadowed by technological distractions and tweets that possess no lasting significance outside the screen they’re displayed.
Opening night at The 14th Annual Newport Beach Film Festival kicked off with the West coast premier of Broadway Idiot. Green Day emceed the opening ceremony with some classic commentary that explained their unlikely road to Broadway.
Greenday, with NBFF Founder Gregg Schwenk
Greenday urged all movie lovers to come out and witness at least 3 shows at the festival, adding it was this kind of arts and theater that re energized their creative process. Check out the lineup for the week’s festivities.
The Voice of Action Sports, Sal Masakala. Michael Gladis of Mad Men