This weekend was about two things in Los Angeles: Watchmen and live music. Deadline Hollywood Daily's Nikki Finke reports that the highly anticipated superhero flick brought in $55.6 million over the weekend, but for those who opted to skip the Arclight mayhem there were plenty of good bands in town to check out. Plus, a gothic belly dancing festival. Read on for what we did and who we saw...
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Les Claypool was joined by Saul Williams, Yard Dogs Road Show and the Mutaytor on March 7 at the Wiltern for an oddity faire of music, fire spinning, sword swallowing and dance. View theentire slideshow here.
French electronic musician and producer Anthony Gonzalez of M83 performed with the L.A. Philharmonic at the Walt Disney Concert Hall on March 7. Read Laura Ferreiro's "Two Worlds Collide: M83 Meets L.A. Phil at Disney Hall" and view the entire slideshow here.