• Evidence Sold Out the Novo by Microsoft Saturday Night
    June 18 at 4:31 p.m. by Tyler Hagen

    Underground rapper Evidence performed to a sold-out crowd at the Novo by Microsoft on Saturday, June 16. Performing tracks from his album Weather or Not, Evidence led the crowd through a night of special guests and surprise performances, including…

  • Gamers Turn Out in Big Way for E3 2018
    June 15 at 12:05 p.m. by Star Foreman

    The 24th Electronics Entertainment Expo did a midweek run at the Los Angeles Convention Center, from Tuesday, June 12, through Thursday, June 14. With more than 62,000 convention-goers, the line to play Smash Bros. or Spider-Man would extend around…

  • L.A. Design Festival Takes Over ROW DTLA
    June 13 at 2:40 p.m. by Star Foreman

    The L.A. Design Festival took over ROW in DTLA as part of its citywide festival with pop-ups, workshops, speakers and installations. Some of the highlights were Mini Living's Urban Cabin, designed in collaboration with Los Angeles architecture firm…


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  • Splash House 2018 Gets Summer Off to a Banging Start
    June 11 at 2:53 p.m. by Shane Lopes

    Splash House, the younger and cooler cousin of Coachella, started the season with a bang over the June 9-10 weekend. A two-day all-day pool party featuring DJs such as Zhu, WHAT SO NOT, Justin Martin and Duke Dumont brought in the summer vibes…

  • Newcomer Anime Pasadena Puts Focus on the Cosplay
    June 6 at 2:36 p.m. by Star Foreman

    The new-this-year Anime Pasadena is for the fans, especially the fans who like to cosplay. Less like the sprawling conventions such as Wondercon and Anime Expo, Anime Pasadena is more like a really good group hang with a vendor floor attached.…

  • Taste of the Nation Fights Childhood Hunger in Culver City
    June 4 at 1:54 p.m. by Michele Stueven

    The annual Taste of the Nation event, presented by Share Our Strength’s No Kid Hungry campaign, brought together some of L.A.’s top chefs and mixologists at the Culver City Media Center on Sunday, June 3, for a sunny and breezy afternoon filled…

  • Over the Rainbow Lifeguard Station at Venice Pride 2018
    June 4 at 12 p.m. by Star Foreman

    The nonprofit Venice Pride has accomplished a lot this year, from helping to secure a lease to reopen Roosterfish to preserving, indefinitely, the Venice Pride Flag Lifeguard Tower, and last weekend it was time to celebrate. Venice Pride is one of…

  • Lightning in a Bottle Festival Draws 30,000 Happy Campers
    June 1 at 9:13 a.m. by Miles Najera

    Over Memorial Day Weekend 2018, about 30,000 people descended upon Lake San Antonio in the central California town of Bradley for Lightning in a Bottle. The massive expanse of dusty rolling hills proved a formidable obstacle to those attempting to…

  • Fever Ray Plunges Into the Hollywood Palladium
    May 29 at 12:31 p.m. by Levan TK

    Fever Ray, the solo project of Swedish singer-songwriter and record producer Karin Dreijer, hit the Hollywood Palladium on Friday, May 25, as part of the tour supporting the critically acclaimed new album Plunge. All photos by Levan TK (Instagram:…

  • Canada Sends <i>Something Strange</i> to Burbank's CIA
    May 29 at 12:28 p.m. by Star Foreman

    Canadian TV stars and world-class mentalist duo The Sentimentalists (Chris Mysterion and Steffi Kay) brought their acclaimed magic/sideshow/burlesque show Something Strange to the CIA in Burbank. The sold-out show featured amazing performers from…

  • MM Fabrications' Occult Creations Launch Commemorates First "Witch" Persecuted in the Colonies
    May 29 at 12:11 p.m. by Levan TK

    Missy Munster, the creator of MM Fabrications, released her latest line of occult-inspired creations at a special event on Saturday, May 26, called "Desecrated in Death: The Path of the Unholy." The night was dedicated to Alse Young, the first…

  • Lebowski Fest With Kyle Gass Band Lights Up the Wiltern
    May 29 at 12:03 p.m. by Scott Feinblatt

    The Dude lives on! 20 years after the film The Big Lebowski was released, the fandom surrounding everyone's favorite stoner-deadbeat-bowler-detective is as strong as ever. Lebowski Fest, held at the Wiltern on Friday, May 25, drew fans dressed as…

  • Depeche Mode Play to Sold-Out Honda Center
    May 23 at 3:11 p.m. by Levan TK

    After four consecutive sold-out nights at the Hollywood Bowl back in October, Depeche Mode returned yet again to L.A. on Tuesday, May 22, for a completely sold-out performance at the Honda Center as part of their Global Spirit Tour. The beloved…

  • It's a Party in the Desert at 16th Spring Joshua Tree Music Festival
    May 23 at 12:47 p.m. by Miles Najera

    Joshua Tree Music Festival, one of Southern California's longest-running festivals, held its 16th annual spring edition May 17-20. Known for its grassroots vibes and multicultural lineups that transcend genres, the festival this year included some…

  • Tricky Brings <i>Ununiform</i> Tour to the Fonda
    May 21 at 2:19 p.m. by Levan TK

    Famed U.K. producer and trip-hop pioneer Tricky performed at the Fonda Theater on Friday, May 18, in support of the release of his 13th studio album, Ununiform. The evening was presented by Goldenvoice and had Brooklyn's Young Magic opening up the…

  • DJ Z-Trip, Biz Markie Kick Off We Rise Festival in DTLA
    May 21 at 2:14 p.m. by Shane Lopes

    Friday, May 18, marked the kickoff for We Rise, a 10-day festival fostering empowerment of mental health and well-being through powerful programming, live performances, immersive workshops and a world-class art exhibition. Helping kick off the…

  • We Rise Rally Hosts The Black Eyed Peas, Common, Ty Dolla $ign and Many More
    May 21 at 2:11 p.m. by Shane Lopes

    Saturday, May 19, marked the opening day for the We Rise Rally, a free 10-day music and art event intended to help promote mental health awareness. Gracing the Chinatown event stage were talented acts such as The Black Eyed Peas, Common, Ty Dolla…

  • Flavor of L.A. Spotlights San Fernando Valley
    May 21 at 11:58 a.m. by Michele Stueven

    The Flavor of L.A. food festival returned for its second year to the CBS Studio Center backlot on Sunday, May 20, offering an afternoon of food, drink and classic cars from the Television Motion Picture Car Club in Studio City. About 50…

  • Titmouse's Smash Party 11 Brings Nekrogoblikon and Radioactive Chicken Heads to Hollywood
    May 21 at 11:46 a.m. by Tyler Hagen

    Titmouse Inc., the animation studio behind cartoon hits on Adult Swim, Netflix, Amazon Video and many more, hosted its somewhat annual Smash Party in Hollywood on Saturday, May 19. Guests were invited to destroy their unwanted property in a…

  • Lil Dicky Took Over Exchange L.A. Thursday Night
    May 21 at 11:38 a.m. by Tyler Hagen

    Rapper Lil Dicky came through Exchange L.A. on Thursday, May 17, for a truly memorable Freaky Thursday. With support from Fenix Fury and Elz the DJ, Lil Dicky put on a crazy show that featured everything from Backstreet Boys covers to lap dances.…



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