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Wednesday, April 28

7:30 pm

The Echo



LA Fog
Chicano Batman
Allan Ides with DJ Phatrick

100% of the proceeds go towards keeping Eviction Defense Network

To Purchase tickets, or for more information, please call 213.385.8112 or email info@evictiondefensenetwork.org

The Eviction Defense Network (EDN) is a network of trial lawyers, advocates and tenants dedicated to defending the right to affordable housing and ensuring access to justice in housing matters to tenants in Los Angeles County. EDN is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that provides legal assistance and representation to tenants facing eviction. – EDN website

Echo Park businesses declare December 12th 2009: Echo Park Holiday Shop Hop. Come to Echo Park for a day of holiday cheer with shopping specials, performances, and workshops throughout the neighborhood. Don’t miss this fun-filled day of events in Echo Park- you can do your holiday shopping, enjoy great food, drink and entertainment, and support local businesses!

The Echo Park Holiday Parade begins at noon, but other festivities start as early as 10 a.m., with happenings all day and night until 2 a.m.! All girl doo wop group, the Damselles, will be caroling at each establishment throughout the day.

In addition to the festivities, businesses participating in the Echo Park Holiday Shop Hop will be collecting donations for the following local charities (corresponding numbers are next to the supporting business name):

[1] Central City Action Committee http://centralcityaction.com: Toys (new, packaged)
[2] Echo Park Animal Alliance http://echoparkanimalalliance.org: Make a $ donation and get a dog cookie stocking
[3] Good Shepherd Center-Languille Emergency Shelter for Women and Children http://gschomeless.org: New/gently used Clothing and Toiletries
[4] 826LA http://826la.org: Make a $5 donation and get a book written by Echo Park kids

Participating businesses:

826LA/Echo Park Time Travel Mart [3][4]

1714 W Sunset Blvd. 213 413 3388.

  • Hours: 12PM-10PM
  • Free gift with a purchase of $25 or more, Purchase $100 or more and get a signed copy of Dave Eggers’ The Wild Things (while supplies last) for $10.
  • 3-3:30PM: A Guy Walks Into an 826LA…A stand up comedy performance by 826LA students.
  • 8PM: Dead Author Reading with Charles Dickens

Allston Yacht Club

1320 Echo Park Ave 213-481-0454

  • Hours: 11-3 and 5:30-11
  • 11AM-3PM Get a grilled cheese sandwich and a cup of soup for $7.
  • Free Christmas Cookies for Children of All Ages!

City Sip LA

2150 W. Sunset Blvd 213-483-9463

  • Hours: 5PM-Midnight
  • Holiday Wine Tasting! 3 wine flight for $12 per person and
  • 10% OFF retail purchases

Future [3][4]

1814 W Sunset Blvd. 213-568-3002

  • Hours: 12PM-1AM
  • Finger Painting/face painting
  • Photo Exhibit

Masa of Echo Park [1][2]

1800 W Sunset Blvd. 213-989-1558

  • Hours: 8AM-MIDNIGHT
  • Toy Drive for Central City Action Committee
  • Dog Cookie Stockings to Benefit the Echo Park Animal Alliance
  • 15% off (Dine In Only) with your Program from the Echo Park Holiday Parade

Origami Vinyl [4]

1816 W Sunset Blvd. 213-413-3030

  • Noon-2AM
  • 1-4PM: Learn How to Fold Origami
  • 7PM: Correatown Live In-Store Performance

Out of the Closet

1724 W Sunset Blvd

  • Hours: 10AM-7PM
  • TIME TBD: Toy give-away
  • Visit from Santa

Rec Center Studio

1161 Logan St

  • Hours: 8:30PM-2AM
  • 8:30PM-2AM “lover” presents…”golden eyes” fashion + art extravaganza
  • Tickets $20 at the door Special Deal (TBA) for Shop Hop attendees.

Stories Books & Café [2][3][4]

1716 W Sunset Blvd.

  • 10AM-10PM
  • Free cup of regular coffee with any book or card purchase over $10
  • $1 off any sandwich
  • $ 1 drip coffee
  • 4PM: The Damselles Live In-Store Performance
  • Time TBD: Visit and photos with Santa

The Clinic of Echo Park

1832 W Sunset Blvd.

The Echo & Echoplex

1822 W Sunset Blvd

  • 10AM-6PM Bust Magazine Craft Fair

For more information contact: Christina at 826LA.org


You Shop. Warwick donates!

50% of all proceeds when you shop at Warwick this Sunday will benefit TNT & The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. You can also donate online here.

For more information on The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society please click here.

Special Event at Warwick
1461 ½ W Sunset Boulevard (between Little Joy and The Short Stop)
Sunday, November 15 @ 1:00pm – 7:00pm

Tonight at 7:00 pm, Eddie Izzard will be performing at the Echoplex for an 826 LA benefit.

Looks like there still may be tickets!

If your Saturday dinner plans involve eating out at the Allston Yacht Club on Echo Park Blvd., 20% of your check can be donated to 826LA if you mention it to your server.

826LA is a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting students ages 6 to 18 with their creative and expository writing skills, and to helping teachers inspire their students to write. They offer tutoring for the kids Monday through Thursday from 2:30 pm to 5:30 pm.

Allston Yacht Club is located here.
You can learn more about 826LA on their website.