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The Edwardian Ball made its L.A. debut downtown at the Tower Theater. Described as "an elegant, turn of the century celebration of music, theatre, dance, circus arts, DJs, ballroom dance, fashion, technology, and of course, the art and stories of Edward Gorey," the ball was hosted by Cirque Berzerk. Read more in Gendy Alimurung's "It Was a Dark and Gorey Night." View the slideshow here.
Though it may have been a short month, February had no shortage of events and photo opportunities. L.A. Weekly stepped back in time for the Edwardian Ball, got our geek on with Xena Warrior Princess, partied with Lucent Dossier and the Suicide Girls, fell down the rabbit hole with Alice in Wonderland burlesque, suffered wounds at LA Tech Paintball, witnessed bizarre poodle grooming, dined on the city's finest sausage, celebrated Mardi Gras and more.