Over the Weekend: Jay Z, Metric and Kraddy

Over the Weekend: Jay Z, Metric and Kraddy
Josh "CuriousJosh" Reiss

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.

Metric @ Twestival

Over the Weekend: Jay Z, Metric and Kraddy
Erin Broadley

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 @ Staples Center
Over the Weekend: Jay Z, Metric and Kraddy
Timothy Norris

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.

The Do Lab Presents Kraddy
Over the Weekend: Jay Z, Metric and Kraddy
Josh "CuriousJosh" Reiss

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.


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