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  • Motörhead Fans Gather at the Rainbow for the Lemmy Memorial Statue Unveiling
    August 25 at 12:44 p.m. by Levan TK

    On Wednesday, Aug. 24, the Rainbow Bar & Grill unveiled its highly anticipated memorial statue of Lemmy Kilmister, the Motörhead frontman who for decades was a regular at the bar. Hundreds of fans turned out to see the statue and pay their respects…

     
  • Deftones Slay at the Greek Theatre
    August 25 at 5:44 a.m. by Mathew Tucciarone

    Deftones performed at the Greek Theatre in support of their latest album Gore, released in April. Yelawolf and Sister Crayon opened the show on Wednesday, Aug. 24. All photos by Mathew Tucciarone. Follow him on Instagram: @mathewtucciarone

     
  • The Nightswim Pool Party Makes a Splash at the Standard Downtown
    August 25 at 2:56 a.m. by Gustavo Turner

    Artists for Artists and Loud Village presented the 11th installment of Nightswim, the regular series of dance events at the rooftop at the Standard Downtown LA hotel, on Wednesday, Aug. 24. Last night's DJs were Los Angeles' own Ana Calderon and…

     

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  • Aburiya Raku Brings the Vegas Institution to WeHo
    August 23 at 7:59 a.m. by Anne Fishbein

    At Aburiya Raku in Las Vegas, finding an empty table before midnight can be difficult. For years, the off-strip izakaya located in the city's small Chinatown district has been a popular late-night haunt for Vegas chefs and other food-world…

     
  • The ’20s Roared Back at the Queen Mary's 12th Art Deco Festival
    August 22 at 1:27 p.m. by Jared Cowan

    Enthusiasts of the art deco movement, and the decades in which it flourished, gathered over the Aug. 19-21 weekend on the majestic Queen Mary in Long Beach for the 12th annual Art Deco Festival. The cruise liner, which is celebrating its 80th year…

     
  • The Sexiest Superheroes at the Eagle L.A.'s Hard Heroes 13
    August 22 at 1:21 p.m. by Star Foreman

    Sexy superheroes strutted their super stuff as Hard Heroes 13 returned to the Eagle L.A. on Saturday, Aug. 20, with its annual cosplay and erotic superhero contest. Contest categories included Best Hard Heroes Costume and Best Erotic Body Painted…

     
  • Local Musicians (Especially the Ladies) Rule at Echo Park Rising
    August 22 at 1:02 p.m. by Hannah Verbeuren

    L.A. Weekly spent Saturday, Aug. 20, wandering the streets and scoping out the businesses participating in Echo Park Rising. In its sixth year, EPR is a free neighborhood event that focuses on the music, creativity, diversity and small businesses…

     
  • Coldplay Take Fans on <i>An Adventure of a Lifetime</i> at the Rose Bowl
    August 22 at 12:10 p.m. by Mathew Tucciarone

    Coldplay performed the first of two concerts at the Rose Bowl on Saturday, Aug. 20, in support of what is rumored to be their final tour for their final record, A Head Full of Dreams. They publicly asked fans for requests before the farewell tour,…

     
  • This Sinaloan Stylist Makes Swank Nails Inspired by Cartel Boss El Chapo
    August 18 at 4:01 p.m. by Brian Feinzimer

    Ofelia Almeraz, who goes by the name Alexia, is the owner and chief stylist at Alexia’s Nails and Spa in South Gate. She specializes in the glitzy, elaborate style of her native Sinaloa, Mexico, also the birthplace of the notorious boss of the…

     
  • Portraits of L.A.'s Best Record Stores
    August 16 at 8:07 p.m. by Andy Hermann

    As more and more music consumers grow disenchanted with the ephemeral nature of downloads and streaming, record stores throughout the greater Los Angeles area are thriving. L.A. Weekly recently picked our 20 favorites, which you can see here. To…

     
  • Sergio Pe&ntilde;uelas Sets His Hook at Cheko El Rey del Sarandeado
    August 16 at 12:04 p.m. by Anne Fishbein

    Coni'Seafood chef Sergio Peñuelas has taken his most famous dish, the grilled whole snook or pescado zarandeado, and relocated it to Cheko El Rey del Sarandeado in Long Beach.  In the restaurant's colorful, aquatic-themed building, you'll sit…

     
  • Dillinger Escape Plan Get Up Close With Fans at the Hi Hat
    August 16 at 11:22 a.m. by Hannah Verbeuren

    Dillinger Escape Plan tore up a sold-out crowd with an intimate warmup gig at Highland Park's Hi Hat on Monday, Aug. 15. In 1997 D.E.P. released their first EP; now, 20 years later, they're releasing what will become their final album,…

     
  • This Is What a Marijuana Mansion Party Looks Like
    August 15 at 12:03 p.m. by Brian Feinzimer

    The legendary, world-reknowned L.A. party scene has existed for decades but, with the expected legalization of recreational marijuana use in November, parties are evolving to the next level. The @MarijuanaDon on Instagram, aka Big Mike from…

     
  • Floaties, Costumes, Fashion and Beats From Splash House
    August 15 at 12 p.m. by Ed Carrasco

    Splash House, Southern California's ultimate summer pool party, featured some of the best and brightest in EDM, including Gorgon City, Snakehips, Matt DiMona, Bobby Nourmand, SNBRN and more. Of course, with such beat-heavy festivals comes the…

     
  • The Most Gorgeous People at Splash House August 2016
    August 15 at 12 p.m. by Ed Carrasco

    Temperatures in Palm Springs soared to 115 degrees over the Aug. 12-13 weekend, and the most beautiful people from all over showed up at Splash House to cool off and party. All photos by Ed "The Animal" Carrasco.

     
  • Psychic TV Plays Legendary <i>Force the Hand of Chance</i> at Berserktown 3
    August 15 at 11:57 a.m. by Gustavo Turner

    Legendary experimental pop band Psychic TV were the featured headliner for the first day of Berserktown 3 at Teragram Ballroom. They were led, of course, by pandrogynous frontperson Genesis P-Orridge, the polymorphous artist who has recently added…

     
  • 311 and Matisyahu Merge Rap, Rock and Reggae at the Hollywood Palladium
    August 15 at 11:52 a.m. by Mathew Tucciarone

    311 sold out the Hollywood Palladium in support of their latest release, Stereolithic. Matisyahu opened the concert Friday, Aug. 12, with a performance that included a guest appearance by Kekoa Alama. The Maui resident was singing Matisyahu's "One…

     
  • The Watson Family Photo Archive Is Full of Old Hollywood Images
    August 15 at 11:31 a.m. by Star Foreman

    In 1967, pioneer L.A. news photographer Delmar Watson established the Watson Family Photo Archive in a two-story building on Hawthorn Avenue in Hollywood. Over the decades, the archive grew to hold hundreds of thousands of photographs and…

     
  • Bad Betty Brings Retro Burlesque to Harvelle's
    August 12 at 12:13 p.m. by Daniel Sliwa

    Retro bad-girl revue "Bad Betty" drove into Santa Monica on Thursday night, transporting the audience back to the good old days with fast cars, fast women, a smoke-filled room and bourbon-soaked floors at Harvelle's in Santa Monica.  The…

     
  • Flume and Vince Staples Shut Down Shrine Expo Hall
    August 12 at 12:01 p.m. by Mathew Tucciarone

    Flume performed the second of four sold-out concerts at the Shrine Expo Hall in support of his latest record, Skin, which was released in May. During the set on Thursday, Aug. 11, Flume brought out opener Vince Staples to perform with him. Staples…

     

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