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Over the Weekend: "For the Glory of Steel" Competition Gets Medieval, Of Montreal Performs Palladium, Doo Dah Parade Queen Tryouts

The countdown to the Thanksgiving holiday may have begun but that doesn't mean L.A. has slowed down one bit. From Medieval reenactments in parking lots to flamboyant concerts to costumed queen competitions, this weekend was all about extravagant performances. Here's what we did and what you might have missed:

Of Montreal's Vaudevillian Camp at the Hollywood Palladium

Over the Weekend: "For the Glory of Steel" Competition Gets Medieval, Of Montreal Performs Palladium, Doo Dah Parade Queen Tryouts


Photo by Timothy Norris. Click image for entire Of Montreal slideshow.

Jeff Weiss and Timothy Norris checked out Athens, Georgia-based band Of Montreal at the Palladium on Saturday night. According to Weiss, "W

Over the Weekend: "For the Glory of Steel" Competition Gets Medieval, Of Montreal Performs Palladium, Doo Dah Parade Queen Tryouts


Photo by Jackie Canchola. Click image for entire Metal on Metal slideshow.

Liz Ohanesian and Jackie Canchola stepped back in time at the Steve Allen Theater's "For the Glory of Steel" -- an event where Medieval tournament battles collided with the mosh pit chaos of L.A. band Crom for a night of metal madness. Read Liz Ohanesian's report on the event, "Chivalry, Honor and Crom."


Doo Dah Parade Queen Tryouts in Pasadena


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