DOUBLE ON TITO’S! – Culver City Watcher
“Tito’s Tacos (https://www.titostacos.com/) has been serving our award-winning Mexican cuisine in Los Angelinos since 1959,” said Lynne Davidson, president of Mexican restaurant Tito’s Tacos and granddaughter of its founder. “We look forward to partnering again this year with Tito’s Handmade Vodka (https://www.titosvodka.com/) to host TITO’S FIESTA MEXICANA 2021, a traditional Mexican holiday to celebrate National Taco Day and National Taco Day. vodka, and together giving back to the diverse community that means so much to all of us. “
“We are incredibly grateful to reunite with Tito’s Tacos for a fourth year to connect with the LA community on this joyful occasion,” said Brian Herlihy, Field Marketing Director at Tito’s Handmade Vodka. “At Tito’s Handmade Vodka, our motto is to transform minds into love and kindness. Everything we do is based on giving back to our fans, especially on National Vodka Day!”
TITO’S FIESTA MEXICANA will be held from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. on October 4 at Tito’s Tacos, located at 11222 Washington Place in Culver City. And this fun outdoor event will be for a worthy cause as 100% of the proceeds go to the Culver City Arts Foundation (https://culverarts.org/). See https://www.culvercityobserver.com/story/2021/08/26/arts-and-entertainment/culvercityresilient-united-by-art/10449.html for a recent article describing its activities.
For just $ 25 per person, responsible partygoers 21 and over (government issued ID required) will receive three hand-crafted Tito’s Vodka specialty cocktails, award-winning Tito’s Tacos cuisine selections and enjoy Mexican entertainment traditional for all ages. For non-alcoholic partygoers, their $ 10 per person includes soft drinks and water as well as delicious food and entertainment. Tickets can be purchased at the entrance to the event in cash or by credit card.
Parking is very limited, arrangements have been made for shuttle parking at Harbor Freight Tools at 4545 Sepulveda Blvd. in Culver City. Additionally, all participants providing proof of Culver CityBus arrival voucher will receive a $ 5 transit discount.
Exceptional food and a range of superlative performers will make this evening one to remember. And what a list of artists there will be!
The three distinguished performers of the Chapala Trio will rightly start the fiesta with a mix of romantic mariachi tunes to set the mood.
Eric Schwartz, the “Master of Funnies”, is a popular stand-up comedian who describes himself as a Mexican quarterback due to his mother’s remarriage, when he was young, with a successful Mexican jazz musician who has him. helped to uplift and influence him. His appearances include Tonight, Showtime, Comics Unleashed and BET, and his refreshing, cross-cultural bilingual (Anglo y Latino) humor makes him the perfect host when people from different cultural backgrounds come together for a good time.
Since its founding in 1981, the critically acclaimed Mariachi Sol de Mexico by Jose Hernandez, who is well known for performing in some of the world’s most prestigious concert arenas, has been nominated for nine Grammy Awards. Its conductor, Jose Hernandez, an internationally renowned musician, composer and educator, has recorded with Selena, Vicente Fernandez, Luis Miguel, Bryan Adams and the Beach Boys.
Comedian, actor and writer, Jesus Trejo is one of the most prominent young talents on the comedy scene today. Born in Long Beach, California to parents who emigrated from Mexico to the United States (father was a gardener and mother was a maid), he graduated from Cal State Dominguez Hills, worked as a valet at the Comedy Store , starred in a recent Showtime special (“Stay At Home Son”), and had recurring roles in a number of television series, including “Mr. Iglesias” with fellow stand-up artist Gabriel Iglesias.
Mariachi Reyna of Los Angeles, an all-female ensemble under the musical direction of Jose Hernandez, is well known on both sides of the US-Mexico border for its precise and polished presentations of traditional mariachi music as the songs were written at the ‘origin to be carried out. Founded in 1994, the Grammy-nominated ensemble has made a huge impact as a pioneer and role model for women in music.
The two Titos are endowed with a benevolent and generous philosophy. As an iconic and popular Southern California restaurant for over sixty years, Tito’s Tacos has been recognized for its unwavering philanthropic efforts, including receiving the Good Neighbor Award by the California Restaurant Association and Small Business of the Year by the California State Senate. Giving back has always been at the heart of Tito’s Craft Vodka, and this event underpins their mission to transform minds into love and kindness.
Sip well-prepared libations, savor tasty samples of Mexican cuisine, be entertained by a superb selection of artists AND simultaneously support the Culver City Arts Foundation, a great organization dedicated to preserving the past, enriching the present. and creating the future of arts and culture in Culver City – well, it doesn’t get better than that.