From hip-hop to pop to some of the craziest electronic music around, L.A. Weekly's writers and photographers caught the big parties of the weekend. Down on the Sunset Strip, Metric played a secret show for Twitter fundraisers. Jay Z sold-out Staples Center. Meanwhile, The Do Lab played host to the twisted electronic sounds of Kraddy and Temple of Visions opened its Ancient Civilizations/Ancient Technologies art show. Check out what we saw across Los Angeles.
Thursday night, L.A. Twitter users met at The Roxy for Twestival, part of a global, social media event to raise funds for Concern Worldwide. Attendees were treated to a special performance from Metric. Read more in Alana Joy's recap and check out Erin Broadley's photo gallery.
Jay Z's BP3 tour hit Los Angeles this weekend with a sold-out show at Staples Center. Young Jeezy joined the superstar on stage and Trey Songz opened the event. See more in Timothy Norris' photo gallery.
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The Do Lab gave a preview of the upcoming Lightning in a Bottle festival by hosting Kraddy and Vibe Squad at King King this weekend. Meanwhile, Temple of Visions opened its Ancient Civilizations/Ancient Technologies art show. Check out CuriousJosh's photo gallery for scenes from both parties.