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Welcome to CityGyd's meetup! CityGyd promotes tours & events around Los Angeles by passionate and engaging organizers. Our tours and events offer memorable experiences in food, culture, scenery, museums, galleries, nightlife and more. We provide culture, cuisine and connection to those who enjoy the good life! Won't you connect with us?

Upcoming events (3)

Breaking Bread with Andy Warhol

MOCA Pacific Design Center

$20.00

Buy discounted tickets with promo code CITYGYD at https://bread-warhol.eventbrite.com Event includes: • Curated art tour of MOCA Pacific Design Center • Gallery director’s presentation of Hamilton-Selway featuring pieces by Andy Warhol • Complimentary bread & spread with entree purchase at Le Pain Quotidien with 10% discount on all food and drink • Information and history of Melrose Ave and West Hollywood area Interested in the contemporary art scene in your area? Want to escape the stress of everyday life for a few hours and dive into an experience filled with gorgeous art and delicious food? Come join us on our tour! We will start at the MOCA Pacific Design Center where we will expand our knowledge of contemporary art. Next we will head on over to the Hamilton-Selway which is currently highlighting art by Andy Warhol. Hamilton-Selway is known to be one of the largest retailers of Pop and Contemporary Art on the West Coast. Lastly, we will enjoy refreshments and appetizers from Le Pain Quotidien (located right across the street!) where we will get to know each other and discuss our favorite highlights from the exhibits. It all begins at 1 pm and we will meet at the main entrance of MOCA at Pacific Design Center on San Vicente. Here we will introduce ourselves and start the tour! We are so looking forward to meeting and connecting with you! **** Your host Leah is an LA local who has lived here all her life. She is an art lover, Citygyd tour guide, and professional makeup artist with a passion for all things special FX. She has been working as a freelance makeup artist, specifically doing makeup for short films, fashion shows, events, and photo shoots. She studied beauty and special effects makeup in Burbank, CA and has been working as an MUA ever since. https://www.instagram.com/leahmahrer/?hl=en

Bangladesh Delicacy Foodie Tour

Swadesh

$20.00

Buy discounted tickets at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/bangladesh-delicacy-foodie-tour-tickets-56536313636 What we provide:- 1) A curated tour of Bangladesh Town 2) Free Bangladeshi desserts accompanied with any food bought 3) Reserved Seating Space 4) A social mixer Always looking for new food yet not sure where to find it? Or thought you've tried all cuisines, well.. think again! Discover our newest find 'Bangladesh Town.' Trying to GPS it, yet can't seem to find anything? It's pretty simple why! Bangladesh town is hidden in the confines of Korea Town. Now we at CityGyd thought we had a grasp of every foodie town in LA, little did we know there was maybe just one more that we were potentially missing. We're very excited to announce our newest tour, which is filled with love and one that is an absolute food-lover paradise. Mo being a true foodie and having cooked every type of cuisine possible,takes us through a journey of traditional savoury and sweet cuisines of Bangladesh. Being Indian by ethnicity she takes us through two very interesting restaurants cum stores, where she digs in to the history of the food and spices, as well as indulging in to Bangladeshi delicacies. Interestingly, Bangladeshi cuisine is quite similar to East Indian Food, food found in Kolkata. They share similar dishes such as Chicken Biryani (a rice and chicken dish), cooked in a specific manner, Panthua (a milk-cheese dessert). Take the opportunity to explore two countries in one after afternoon, as we tour Swadesh and Bangla Bazaar. Relax and enjoy your beautiful Saturday afternoon on a journey of food and true culture. We will begin our adventure at 1pm at the Swadesh Restaurant, spend some time dwelling in to the history of Bangladesh town and exploring the way Bangladeshi food is prepared. Followed by which, we will move on to the popular hangout spot of several Bangladeshis 'Bangla Bazaar', digging in to some great lunch, which will be combined with free desserts. Mo will explain the gravity of what goes in to making each dish and how it is made, along with a great mixer session.

Models & Shakers at The Beverly Hilton

The Beverly Hilton

***Purchase tickets at https://www.citygyd.com/tour/models-&-shakers-5c526b33d88af1008f0bcb2e *** We only live once as they say. We only have one shot at life and really living it to the fullest. Here's the interesting thing about living life to the fullest -- we live in a city that gives us the best shot at being able to fly as high as the stars. Are you stuck in the confines of your office, in a mental prison or just really bored of your everyday life? Models & Shakers takes to you to a whole different level filled with glamour and influence -- a new experience, one like no other. Ever wonder what it feels like to be that person for a night whom you see on TV surrounded with all these gorgeous people. Be that person for a night. Wear your best outfit, bring your A game on as you meet a selection of LA's finest models and shakers -- beauty & power. This will be a night filled with laughs, mixing, mingling and hanging out with the exclusives of LA. Promo- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IfoPe-Iv2Qc Our handsome and gorgeous models will be taking the time to get to know you. Let's take photos with them on this fun packed night to remember. We bring a night full of new connections between two very different worlds: Models: Attractive people who melt hearts with their charm and charisma. Shakers: Powerful individuals who make the world go round with their insight and influence. Come be a superstar with us and be part of a luxurious and exclusive event at the Beverly Hilton. It is not everyday you take part in something epic and be given the value of your hard work! Dress code: Dress to Impress! Tickets will be priced according to how soon they're purchased. Tickets by the door- TBD. Buy your tickets online at: https://www.citygyd.com/tour/models-&-shakers-5c526b33d88af1008f0bcb2e *** This event is hosted by Ike Chang, founder of CityGyd; Phil of Single Professionals on Meetup; Marina Lang, an India's Top Model finalist and leading actress on 4 national TV shows in India. A consummate world traveler, she is fluent and literate in 5 languages and received her diploma in Mandarin Chinese. A recent arrival to LA, Marina loves to share her discoveries by leading tours and events in the local LA area.

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Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel

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