Nate "Igor" Smith hit up L.A.'s exclusive parties this week, including Semi Precious Weapons singer Justin Tranter's birthday party at the Viper Room and Night Swim at the Roosevelt with guests Bam Margera and Aaron Paul (Breaking Bad). Also included, IHEARTCOMIX party at Thesex with Franki Chan, Nick Hook, and Starreyes (Trouble & Bass), plus special guests Switch, Spank Rock, Amanda Blank, Johnny Makeup and A-Trak.
Cosplayers took their costumes to the next level
with interpretations and execution of shows, movies and comics like
Brave, The Walking Dead, Ghost Rider, Adventure Time, Harry Potter and
Beetlejuice. All photos by Shannon Cottrell.
Sunday evening, the annual Smiths/Morrissey Convention took over Hollywood's Music Box Theater. Featuring trivia contests, vendors, DJs and tribute band These Charming Men, the convention brought together Morrissey fans of all ages.Read more in Liz Ohanesian's recap. All photos by Nate "Igor" Smith.
Erykah Badu returned to The Greek Sunday in support of her latest, New Amerykah Part Two (Return of the Ankh). She brought along Lupe Fiasco and Janelle Monae for a bill so stacked people hadn't much time to refill their cocktails in between the sets. Check out the night here.
Brazilian culture danced its way into Los Angeles this past Saturday as the Axe Collective featuring Antics Performance, en'ONE Dance Theater, Afroworks Collective, Abeni, samba N motion, CB youth hip-hop, Ballet Folclorico Do Brasil and Capoeira Batuque, performed a number of dance and...
Birmingham, England punks G.B.H are celebrating 30 years with a new record, Perfume And Piss and a tour. They stopped in at The Music Box on Thursday night to have a little fun. Check it out here. Note, chances are good that these punks were not fucking up shit downtown after the Lakers win.
This week Nightranger hit the invite-only opening bash for Mark "The Cobrasnake" Hunter's new Cobrashop at Hollywood & Highland, partied on the Sunset Strip with Roxana Shirazi, the author of 'The Last Living Slut — Born in Iran, Bred Backstage' after her Book Soup signing earlier in the week...
Thursday night, Lakers fans gathered outside of Staples Center for the final game of the NBA Championships. After the Lakers beat the Boston Celtics 83-79, victory celebrations quickly turned unruly. Read more in Dennis Romero's report. All photos by Christopher Victorio.
The Hollywood Fringe Festival's pre-cast party at King King featured a sample of the event's performances, including cabaret-styled shows "Terryâ€™s Beemanâ€™s Mental Head Circus" and "The Rendezvous," selections from "Catch Me Bird" and "Extropia,"music from Escalator Hill and a burlesque...
The Hollywood Fringe Festival celebrated its opening night at the King King on Hollywood Weds night.
Three years in the making, this pre-cast party, featured a sampler of some of the most exciting Fringe acts as well as lots of drinking, dancing and hugging. All photos by Star Foreman.