Over the Weekend: SXSW Music, Metallica's "Not So Secret" Show, Mad Tea Party, Puppet Up! Uncensored For Adults Only
After 10 long days (and nights) we can finally say South by Southwest 2009 is a wrap. Though we still haven't unpacked, we've dragged our road weary and hungover bodies out of Austin, Texas and back into the office to bring you a play-by-play of this year's SXSW Music and Interactive. But just because the festival was raging out of state didn't mean there was a lack of things to do here in Los Angeles. Read on for what we did and who we saw...
James Hetfield of Metallica on stage at Stubb's
Metallica played a thrashing, hour-plus set at Stubb's Bar-B-Q on March 20 at SXSW. View the entire slideshow here and read more in Patrick Range McDonald's "A Bizarro Night of Metallica and Devo" and "Metallica Sets Up Shop at Four Seasons."
The packed streets of Austin, Texas at SXSW
Los Angeles Lakers vs. Washington Wizards
TicketsWed., Oct. 25, 7:30pm
UCLA Men's Soccer v Oregon State & UCLA Women's Soccer v Stanford
TicketsThu., Oct. 26, 4:30pm
CSUN Womens Soccer
TicketsThu., Oct. 26, 7:00pm
Los Angeles Lakers vs. Toronto Raptors
TicketsFri., Oct. 27, 7:30pm
UCLA Women's Soccer v California & UCLA Men's Soccer v Washington
TicketsSun., Oct. 29, 1:00pm
SXSW photo slideshows:
SXSW Music blog highlights:
Alice in Wonderland-themed Mad Tea Party at Royal/T Cafe
Valley of the Dolls hosted an Alice in Wonderland-themed Mad Tea Party at Royal/T Cafe on March 21. View the entire slideshow for photos of Lolitas, intricately designed dolls and young adults in elaborate Lewis Carroll-themed costumes. Read more in Liz Ohanesian's "Remember What the Dormouse Said."
Puppet Up! Uncensored
The Jim Henson Company brought its naughty, adults only comedy and puppetry show, "Puppet Up! Uncensored," to the Avalon on March 21. View more photos in the slideshow and read Steven Leigh Morris'
"Puppet Up! Uncensored: The Monthly TV-Stage Hybrid From Brian Henson."
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