• Die Antwoord Sells Out the Hollywood Palladium
    September 23 at 3:09 p.m. by Levan TK

    South African rap-rave group Die Antwoord played to a capacity crowd on Thursday, Sept. 22, at the Hollywood Palladium, debuting tracks from their latest album, Mount Ninji and Da Nice Time Kid. As is often the case at a Die Antwoord, the crowd was…

  • This Is What HIGH-End Marijuana Cuisine Looks Like
    September 23 at 3:08 p.m. by Anne Fishbein

    Andrea Drummer is a graduate of Le Cordon Bleu and co-owner of Elevation VIP Co-op, a Los Angeles–based company that caters high-end, intimate dinner parties. Tonight’s theme is “Trashy to Classy,” and she’s created a menu that features the likes…

  • A Look Inside Fender's New Hollywood Offices
    September 22 at 4:49 p.m. by Brian Feinzimer

    L.A. Weekly got a look at Fender's new Hollywood offices, where the guitar maker designs and tests new equipment. The new offices feature large open spaces and a jam room for trying out products. The lobby also features two exploded guitars,…


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  • Emmy Nominees and Winners Shine at GBK and Pilot Pen Lounge
    September 21 at 3:45 p.m. by Star Foreman

    The Emmys are over, the last of the big red-carpet events has shuttered its doors, and we have winners and losers. Luckily for us, everyone at gifting suites is a winner. You get a bra, and you get a bra, and you get a bra — everyone gets a…

  • Smelling the Roses at the Country's Largest Flower Market
    September 21 at 8:40 a.m. by Star Foreman

    Imagine it is 3 a.m. in downtown Los Angeles. Just steps away from Skid Row, the parking is full, cars are flying in and out, people are trading. Amid a silent city, something grows. The ancient (95 years old) Original Los Angeles Flower Market…

  • 35 Years of Elvira, Mistress of the Dark, in Pictures
    September 20 at 6:20 p.m. by Staff

    In 1988, when Cassandra Peterson starred in the campy-as-hell feature Elvira, Mistress of the Dark, the goth-punk B-horror-movie hostess Peterson created was at the height of her popularity. But before the rest of the country — and world — caught…

  • A Closer Look at Here's Looking at You
    September 20 at 6:30 a.m. by Anne Fishbein

    Koreatown's Here’s Looking at You is the brainchild of Animal veterans Jonathan Whitener, the former chef de cuisine, and Lien Ta, a former manager. Given his inventive cooking at Animal, it seemed inevitable that Whitener would eventually split…

  • How Scary is Halloween Horror Nights This Year? Take a Look.
    September 19 at 12:13 p.m. by Jared Cowan

    This year's Halloween Horror Nights at Universal Studios Hollywood resurrects some beloved horror movie icons: Freddy Krueger, Jason Voorhees, Michael Myers and Leatherface. Among the familiar faces, though, are some brand-new tricks and treats on…

  • Son of Monsterpalooza's Most Terrifying Halloween Creatures Came to Burbank
    September 19 at 12:05 p.m. by Hannah Verbeuren

    Son of Monsterpalooza officially brought Halloween to Burbank over the Sept. 18-19 weekend. With tons of vendors, special exhibits, an art gallery and more, there was no event more fitting to get us in the spooky spirit.  All photographs by Hannah…

  • Dawes Performs New Album <i>We're All Gonna Die</i> With Mandy Moore Singing Backup at Hollywood Forever
    September 19 at 11:54 a.m. by Mathew Tucciarone

    L.A.'s very own Dawes released their latest record We're All Gonna Die on September 16, and what better way to celebrate it by having a release day concert at Hollywood Forever Masonic Lodge. Singer Mandy Moore joined the band for a song to sing…

  • Chance The Rapper Colors Our World at the Greek
    September 19 at 11:51 a.m. by Mathew Tucciarone

    Chance The Rapper continued his Magnificent Coloring World Tour, performing a sold-out concert at the Greek Theatre in support of his latest release, Coloring Book . Francis & The Lights opened the show. All photos by Mathew Tucciarone. Follow him…

  • Sexy Vampires Descend on Hollywood for Perish's Blood Lust
    September 16 at 6:36 p.m. by Ernie Manrique

    Blood Lust, the grand opening event produced by Perish’s V Society, is the first of 4 V Society’s events to be held at Couture in Hollywood. Couture is L.A.’s only private membership fetish, goth and cosplay biweekly dance club, and it offers guest…

  • See David Bowie's Art Collection Before It's Auctioned Off
    September 16 at 7:09 a.m. by Staff

    In London in November, Sotheby's will auction off around 400 art and design objects from the personal collection of David Bowie, who died in January. The chameleonic, charismatic musician-actor left behind an impressive array of modern art,…

  • Petty Fest Celebrates the Music of Tom Petty With an All-Star Lineup
    September 14 at 1:55 p.m. by Mathew Tucciarone

    Celebrating the 40th anniversary of Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, Petty Fest offered a star-studded lineup on its first of two nights at the Fonda Theatre on Tuesday, Sept. 13. Presented by the Best Fest, the lineup featured Brandon Boyd of…

  • A Cinematic Tour of L.A.'s Greystone Mansion
    September 14 at 7 a.m. by Jared Cowan

    Since the late 1940s, filmmakers have been transforming the magnificent Greystone Mansion into cinematic settings such as hospitals, funeral homes, government offices, hotel rooms, military schools and more, not to mention palatial estates. Filming…

  • Cocktail Creativity Hits a Peak at the Walker Inn
    September 13 at 12:17 p.m. by Anne Fishbein

    The Walker Inn, hidden in the back of Koreatown's buzzy Normandie Club, is an exclusive cocktail lounge serving up one of L.A.'s most creative and delicious cocktail experiences. Its rotating cocktail tasting menu is inspired by a set theme,…

  • MainFest Brings Capital Cities and Nite-Funk to Streets of Alhambra
    September 12 at 12:15 p.m. by Shane Lopes

    The streets of downtown Alhambra were shut down on Saturday, Sept. 10, to make room for the jam-packed lineup of the city's MainFest. Headliners Capital Cities were joined by Miami Horror, !!!, Nite-Funk (the collaborative project of Dam-Funk and…

  • African and Latino Music and Dance Come Together at Ford Amphitheatre
    September 12 at 12:13 p.m. by Mathew Tucciarone

    AfroLatino at the Ford Theatres on Saturday, Sept. 10, was a concert and celebration of music, dance and kinship of the African and Latino cultures, tracing the history of Afro-Latino rhythms. Presented by 52Blend, the show featured performances by…

  • Disco Dive Sends Off Summer in Sexy Style at the Standard Downtown
    September 12 at 11:51 a.m. by Ed Carrasco

    The long-running house party Disco Dive said goodbye to the 2016 summer pool party season and celebrated its sixth anniversary Sunday, Sept. 11, at the Standard Downtown. Featured DJs included YokoO, Anton Tumas and Benjamin Beck. All photos by Ed…

  • <i>L.A. Weekly</i>’s Sexiest Photos of Summer 2016
    September 9 at 4:19 p.m. by Staff

    Summer 2016 in L.A. was wet and wild, and oh so sexy! From the #FreeTheNipple march to August's slippery Splash House party and even the Gathering of the Juggalos, L.A. Weekly photographers were on the spot to capture the hottest, raciest, craziest…



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