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Photo: Jesus (Chuy) Vidales

Jesus (Chuy) Vidales
Balboa Bay Club

“...To experience these things and learn what I have learned will be something that I can take with me for the rest of my life....”

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Photo: Brad Kominek

Brad Kominek
Noble Ale Works (Anaheim, CA)

“This experience has taught me quite a lot when it comes to beer and developing my knowledge around the various styles that are made in the countries we visited.”

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Photo: Evan Price – NobleAleWorks

Evan Price – NobleAleWorks
NobleAleWorks (Anaheim, CA)

“IAM literally sent Brad and I to England! I don't think it gets any more impactful than that! Without the help from Team IAM, this trip wouldn't have been possible.”

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Andrew Aoun
Rosine's Mediterranean Restaurant (Anaheim, CA)

“With the help of the IAM organization, I was able to receive aid to pay for my examination allowing me to focus less on bearing the financial burden and more so on my studies. ”

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Photo: Brandon Sosa

Brandon Sosa
Hopscotch Tavern (Fullerton, CA)

“I had studied for several months reading books, taking notes, and making flash cards. After I finished my written portion of the exam I still felt very good, I knew I had passed. ”

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Eva Pelczer
Honeycut (Los Angeles, CA)

“The funding from IAM not only provided a vehicle for getting there but also lent my attendance an undercurrent of encouragement and legitimacy that propelled me to get the most out of the experience...”

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Photo: Gabrielle Dion

Gabrielle Dion
Broadway by Amar Santana / The Mixing Glass at The OC Mix (Orange County, CA)

“Portland Cocktail Week was one of the most eyeopening, amazing experiences of my career. Witnessing hundreds of likeminded professionals & learning how to better my craft was an experience I won't soon forget...”

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Gaby Mlynarczyk
ink. Restaurant (West Hollywood, CA)

“Inspire artistic minds gave me the opportunity to broaden my knowledge of the cocktail world, learning first hand from business and creative professionals who have helped to shape the cocktail industry to what it is today. The insights and skills I gained...”

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Photo: Luke Lambert

Luke Lambert
Protagonist, The Local, Virtu (Phoenix, AZ)

“I had a thoroughly enjoyable experience and as those involved reflect on the week and the ways to make the structure even MORE efficient and hospitable, I’m sure that will only continue to be the case. Many thanks for your time and consideration...”

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Taste, Sight, Sound


March 20–June 28, 2015
The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA
William Pope.L: Trinket is an exhibition of new and recent work by the Chicago-based artist, an essential figure in the development of performance and installation art since the 1970s. The exhibition will be installed in the soaring spaces of The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA and comprises large-scale installations, videos, paintings, photography, and performance works, including a new performance and sculpture work made especially for the exhibition. Read more

Photo: Lyon Air Museum: Events Not to be Missed

Monday, March 9th - Lyon Air Museum will be having an Open Cockpit Day, featuring the Douglas DC-3 “Flagship Orange County.” This particular airliner started out as a C-47A built during WWII.

March 21, 2015 - Tuskegee Airmen presentation with Meet and Greet!
The event will start Saturday morning, March 21st at 10:30AM with the introduction and presentation of Tuskegee Airmen from the Tuskegee Airmen, Inc., Los Angeles and Riverside Chapters. Read more

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Photo: Show Tunes & Classic Fun with FCLO Music Theatre – March 12

Stolen Moments with Don Lucas
Don Lucas’ Stolen Moments, a dazzlingly original display of Rat Pack hits, Big Band bits, and Ricky Ricardo skits, is an acerbic look at the 30-year career of entertainer Don Lucas. The show sweeps by as we follow him through highlights: on tour with Barbara Streisand, Carol Channing, Frankie Valli, The Pied Pipers, on TV, on high heels, and with conga drum in tow as the only Desi Arnaz impersonator in Los Angeles, authorized by daughter Lucie. Read more

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Photo: Firkfest Cask Beer Festival – Proceeds Donated to IAM

FirkFest, Orange County’s first cask beer festival, is set to take place on March 21, 2015 from 12 to 4 P.M. on Farmers Park in the Anaheim Packing District located at 400 S Anaheim Blvd, Anaheim. Firkfest highlights ‘Old World’ beer serving technique and blends them with new creativity of today’s burgeoning local craft brewers. Thirty-four Southern California breweries will participate in this unique event that pays homage to how beer has been traditionally served for centuries.

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Photo: OCMA – Free Admission Fridays + Alien She

OCMA - Free Admission Fridays + Alien She
Exhibition highlighting the lasting impact of the pioneering punk feminist movement Riot Grrrl on today's artists and cultural producers. The exhibition focuses on seven contemporary artists working in a wide range of disciplines, including visual art, music, documentary film, new media, writing and performance, and provides a view into the passion and diversity of the original Riot Grrrl movement. Read more

Photo: Mark Moore Gallery feat. Julie Oppermann & Jean Shinn

Thursday, February 19, 7-9pm

On View Through:
March 21, 2015

Mark Moore Gallery is pleased to present an exhibition of new paintings by Julie Oppermann. Coming from a background in neuroscience, Oppermann is primarily concerned with exposing the immaterial and subjective aspects of visual perception. By offsetting layers of similar patterns atop one another, she creates complex and stimulating compositions of moiré interference that create intensely sensory experiences.
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Photo: DAX Gallery Presents – Open Walls: The Seventh Letter Crew

FEBRUARY 13 - MARCH 12, 2015

A collection of artists known as The Seventh Letter Crew will be creating a collaborative mural on our 4,500sq. foot gallery floors. This will be a continuous live painting session open to the public. These 8 members of The Seventh Letter include: ALOY, DAME, OZER, SEBASTIAN WALKER, EVOL, PRY, BROCK 77, & 2SHAE.

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Photo: Fullerton Art Walk 5-Year Anniversary Event


Art venues, artists and the community come together in one place on one night to celebrate one thing: The arts in Fullerton. Read more

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Photo: Brilliant Brass: Haydn and Mozart

The LA Phil will showcase Principal Trumpet Thomas Hooten and Principal Horn Andrew Bain as featured soloists for a Haydn and Mozart program at the Walt Disney Concert Hall from February 6-8. Conductor Andrew Manze will also make his Los Angeles Philharmonic debut.
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Photo: Ode to Autumn – Gabriella Mlynarczyk

Living in Southern California is not easy for those who love the cold eastern seaboard weather. Well, Gabriella Mlynarczyk has created some concoctions to make you feel right at home. Read more

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Inspire Artistic Minds is a 501 (c) 3 community culture project brought to you by 100eats.com

This charitable organization provides opportunity scholarships and educational experiences to advance the arts in the areas of taste, sight and sound, with a strong focus in the food and beverage industry. IAM encourages the growth of local economy, strengthens small business, and builds up the passionate individuals in varying creative industries.

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Come and support our organization through these fundraising opportunities.

A portion of the days ticket sales goes to support Inspire Artistic Minds
Saturday, February 21, 2015 from 12pm - 4pm
Noble Ale Works - 1621 S. Sinclair Street, Anaheim, CA 92806
A portion of the days ticket sales goes to support Inspire Artistic Minds
Saturday, March 21, 2015 from 12pm to 4pm
400 S. Anaheim Blvd., Anaheim, CA 92805

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