From Google Wave to mommy blogs to TechCrunch's Mike Arrington "stealing" our tweets,
2009 was a booming year for the Web and social media scene. To celebrate, L.A. Weekly hosted the L.A. Web Awards at Bardot on January 21 with Keith Morris DJing. Yeah, it was more of a party than a ceremony but that's how we do. Click through for highlights and congratulations to all of our 36 winners.
Nightranger checks inhibitions/righteousness at the door for the The Wrong Show at Bordello, Batcave at Circus and SSION's bodacious BOY installation at Peres Projects. Some NSFW (Not Safe For Weak-Stomached). Read more in Lina Lecaro's column.
Coachella is a place where you can really be yourself. Festival goers let out their inner animal, Native American and superhero on Friday.
What My Spirit Hood Means To Me: Coachella-Goers Explain
The Best Of Coachella: Friday, April 13
Spirit Hoods: The Weirdest Fashion...
Last night at the Hot Rats' LA debut at Spaceland, most of the members of the Radiohead, LA-based producer Nigel Godrich, and Britt Daniel of Spoon, were spotted. Read more in Randall Roberts' post "The Hot Rats at Spaceland: Radiohead in the House (But Not on the Stage)."
The League of S.T.E.A.M. creates an interactive steampunk experience with DIY props and lots of good humor. Sunday night, the League took over Renee's Courtyard Cafe in Santa Monica for this month's edition of the venue's Fleeting Projects art shows. Read more in Liz Ohanesian's post "The...
CuriousJosh brings you scenes from L.A.'s underground. This week, he hits up Chicks with Decks, Wham Bam Thank You NAMM and The Do Lab's Artwalk party.Read more about Wham Bam Thank You NAMM in West Coast Sound.
Vampire Weekend returned to Los Angeles Tuesday night to play Henry Fonda Theater. Read Randall Roberts' review "Vampire Weekend at the Fonda: More Songs About Language and Taxis" for the lowdown and check out his interview with Ezra Koenig.
AVN's Adult Entertainment Expo continued January 7-10 at the Sands in Las Vegas. Check out part two of our coverage here (including one hell of an oil wrestling match), plus scenes from the AVN red carpet. Remember... It's sexy. It's powerful. It's business. See photos from AEE part one...