Art of Mixology

(Jeff Heyman, PHotographer)
Tim Rita known as “Tiki Tom” turns up the heat on his flaming creation “Kawailani” at the 8th Annual Art of Mixology.

    Theatre Square buzzed with activity Oct. 16 when Lamorinda Arts Council presented the 8th annual Art of Mixology. Votes were cast declaring winners:

Mixologist of the Year – Antonio “Grande” Hall of Parlour;
Second place – Nicholas Valdez of Bounty Hunter;
Third place – Katie Gazay of Forge;
Audience Award – Portia Battistini;
Amateur Award – Shweta Srivastava;
Art of Table Staging – Portia Battistini of The Coop.

    If you missed the event or want to experience more, Mixology cocktail kits are available. Go to

(Kathy Enzerink, Photographer)
Denise Nomura (L) and Ani Breslin with kits from last year.

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