CuriousJosh brings you scenes from the L.A. underground including Autumn Lights in Pershing Square, Helios Jive's jazzy trip-hop "Jive Joint" at Labcabin, and Convention, a three-day festival of electronic music, that brought together prominent artists from the global house and techno communities.
There's a line in the David Bowie song, "Five Years," that goes, "It was cold and it rained so I felt like an actor," which somehow set a tone for Sunday night's K Records show at the Eagle Rock Center for the Arts. Mt. Eerie performed, and lived up to the sentiment of its name. Read more in...
The 2nd annual Sunset Strip Music Festival recalled a time when the area was a flurry of inebriated flirtation, shameless self-promotion and music-fueled mayhem. Read more in Lina Lecaro's Nightranger column.
Disney rolled out its equivalent of San Diego's Comic-Con last weekend; Tens of thousands of people converged on the D23 Expo in Anaheim to spend four days in mouse heaven. Read more in Style Council and in Gendy Alimurung's "Disney Expo Channels Peter Pan."
When Luke Nero moved to L.A., he brought the hippest gay club in NYC with him. The first installment of the Tuesday night party mr. BLACK LA opened Sept. 15 at Bardot. Read more in Liz Ohanesian's "Mr. Black Takes Over LA."
The last day of SXSW 2012 is also St. Patrick's Day. Roving photographer Marco Torres captured the partiers on the streets of downtown Austin.
See also: The People of SXSW
St. Patrick's Day across America:
- New York (Village Voice)
- Minneapolis (City Pages)
- After Dark in Minneapolis...
CuriousJosh brings you scenes from the L.A. underground including Terrakroma's weekend event that served as an unofficial pre-party for this week's Symbiosis gathering in Northern California, as well as Terrakroma's official post-Burning Man gathering.
Plaid skirt-wearing school girls and a ruler-wielding principal celebrated the end of Summer by stripping down for Devil's Playground's "Back to School" burlesque at Bordello on September 12. Some NSFW.