Weekend Roundup: Auctions America, LA Sparks & Eddie Gomez

FOX 11's food and fun expert Mar Yvette searches the Los Angeles area for some of the best places to eat, drink, shop and have a great time. Featured guests then swarm our FOX Television Center parking lot every Thursday morning between 9am and 10am on Good Day LA, creating a big party as one jam-packed segment known as the Weekend Roundup!

Here's more information about the guests we featured:

Gilles Marini & Barry Weiss at Auctions America

Celebrities love collecting cool cars and actor Gilles Marini and Barry Weiss, star of A&E’s “Storage Wars" are no exception! Auctions America’s third annual California sale takes over Barker Hangar in Santa Monica on Friday, July 17 and Saturday, July 18, and the multi-day auction features some 300 quality collector cars with everything for the entry-level collector to the veteran hobbyist. Today we have a sneak peek with Weiss's 1955 Ford “Beatnik Bubbletop” custom hot rod that started out as a 1954 Ford and has since been transformed into the world’s largest bubbletop custom car by Gary “Chopit” Fioto. For more details on the event be sure to check out www.auctionsamerica.com

 

LA Sparks

It's time to dance it out with the LA Sparks Dance Crew! Known for their high-energy hip-hop, break dancing and freestyle performances, the Sparks Crew is always a crowd pleaser during the LA Sparks women's basketball home games at Staples Center. The group is performing this Thursday, July 16, during LA Sparks Camp Day with over 10,000 campers in attendance. You can also catch the Sparks on August 30 at Staples Center when they’re breaking the WNBA record for the highest attended game with 22,100 people (!!!) and promoting their #WeAreWomen campaign that celebrates women in the LA community.

 

Eddie Gomez

LA based musician Eddie Gomez is an emerging Latino singer & songwriter known for his thoughtful lyrics and catchy songs like his new single “Catch Me If You Can (Bad Man)." You can catch him at Staples Center on July 16 during the half-time show at the LA Sparks vs. Atlanta Dream game. The performance is in partnership with the LA Sparks and LA's Best, the nations largest after school program serving 26,000 kids daily at nearly 200 locations throughout Los Angeles. Eddie's new EP entitled "No" will be released this summer. 

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