• Behind the Scenes at Tallula's Modern Mexican Restaurant
    August 22 at 6:15 a.m. by Anne Fishbein

    Located in what was, for decades, a Tex-Mex restaurant called Marix, Tallula's has a soaring dining room, a brightly colored bar with a large-screen TV and a margaritas-and-guacamole menu that screams "CANTINA" in the old-school American sense of…

  • There Was a Swingin' Art Deco Tea Party Aboard the Queen Mary This Weekend
    August 21 at 12:59 p.m. by Jared Cowan

    On Sunday, art deco enthusiasts of all ages took to the Queen's Salon aboard the Queen Mary for a wild afternoon tea party that closed out the 13th annual Art Deco Festival. Before the music, dancing and libations began, folks strolled through the…

  • KCON's Most Colorful Characters and K-Pop Stars
    August 21 at 12:37 p.m. by Star Foreman

    There is a lot that Anime Expo — which takes place earlier in the summer — could learn from this year's KCON. While both conventions seek to bring fans closer to their idols, KCON used foresight, technology and lots of paid employees to create an…


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  • The Bands and Fans Got Wild at Echo Park Rising 2017
    August 21 at 7:56 a.m. by Mathew Tucciarone

    Echo Park Rising highlights some of the best music in Los Angeles every year with a multivenue festival in Echo Park. Featuring a diverse showcase of local and nationally known talent, the festival takes over Echo Park with bands playing at the…

  • The "Alt-Right Isn't Alright" Protest March in Venice Gave Voice to the Anti-Nazi Movement
    August 20 at 11:47 a.m. by Ted Soqui

    Hundreds of L.A. area residents attended a diversity march from the Venice Boardwalk to Google headquarters, ending at the HBO offices in Santa Monica. The march was intended to be a counter-protest against a self-described "free speech" rally,…

  • A Look Inside the O.J. Simpson Pop-Up Museum in Chinatown
    August 18 at 1:38 p.m. by Timothy Norris

    From magazine covers and a library of books to football jerseys and an honest-to-God 1992 Ford Bronco, the objects inside the new O.J. Simpson Pop-Up Museum in Chinatown are monuments to one of America's most horrifying crimes and polarizing…

  • A Visual Tour of the Spectacular Victorian Mansions of Carroll Avenue
    August 17 at 12:25 p.m. by Star Foreman

    Established in 1887 as part of L.A.'s first official suburb, Angelino Heights, Carroll Avenue is famous for having the largest concentration of Victorian-era homes in the city, and the highest concentration of Eastlake and Queen Anne residences in…

  • The Most Beautiful People of Splash House 2017
    August 15 at 8:37 a.m. by Ed Carrasco

    Kaytranada, Sango, Manila Killa and Justin Jay were among the many DJs who kept people on their feet in 110-plus degree weather at the August edition of Splash House in Palm Springs, Aug. 11-13. Besides witnessing their star power, the…

  • Peek Inside Cosa Buona, the New Pizza Place From Alimento's Zach Pollack
    August 15 at 6:18 a.m. by Anne Fishbein

    As one of the opening chefs of Sotto (along with Steve Samson), Zach Pollack had an obsession — which included importing a 15,000-pound Stefano Ferrara oven from Italy — that resulted in pizza many still believe to be the best in the city. When…

  • The Cutest Cats and Humans We Saw at CatCon 2017
    August 14 at 1 p.m. by Star Foreman

    According to conservative estimates, attendance at this weekend's CatCon L.A., held at the Pasadena Convention Center, topped 30,000 humans and 162 cats (not to mention the odd human-cat hybrid, like original Catwoman Julie Newmar). Squees filled…

  • No Doubt/AFI Supergroup Dreamcar Rev Up Their Live Show at the Fonda
    August 14 at 9:40 a.m. by Hannah Verbeuren

    The Fonda Theatre hosted supergroup Dreamcar on Saturday, Aug. 12, and Sunday, Aug. 13. The band name may not immediately sound familiar, but you probably know the members: No Doubt’s Tom Dumont, Tony Kanal and Adrian Young and AFI’s Davey Havok.…

  • The Best Pool Floaties We Saw at Splash House 2017
    August 13 at 3:11 a.m. by Ed Carrasco

    At most dance music festivals, it's what you're wearing that makes an impression. But when it's a pool party, floaties are the new fashion statement. The three-day Splash House weekend in Palm Springs, featuring poolside DJ sets from Justin Jay,…

  • Take a Look at Classic L.A. Advertisements of the 1970s and 1980s
    August 12 at 11:55 a.m. by LA Weekly

    For many people, the images of Los Angeles in the 1980s forever crystallized the stereotypes of our fair city. Some folks envision L.A. as a palace of pleasure, dominated by enormous malls, designer jeans and the Lakers of the Magic Johnson era. If…

  • The Haunting Beauty of the Spooks and Specters of Scare L.A.
    August 8 at 4:22 p.m. by Star Foreman

    Scare L.A., the area's first Halloween fan convention, celebrated its fifth year by moving to the L.A. Convention Center's spacious digs. After a day of monster makeup demos, VR experiences and celebrity meet-and-greets (the Crypt Keeper and…

  • A Visual Tour of Rosaliné, the New Peruvian Restaurant From Ricardo Zarate
    August 8 at 6:11 a.m. by Anne Fishbein

    Peruvian chef Ricardo Zarate is back with Rosaliné, a West Hollywood restaurant named for his mother. The scale of the place is more moderate than some of the huge, sprawling restaurants he headed before, and it feels more personal as a result. The…

  • Slayer, Lamb of God and Behemoth Filled the Forum With Metal Fans
    August 7 at 3:20 p.m. by Levan TK

    Slayer brought their Repentless world tour to the Forum in Inglewood on Saturday, Aug. 5. The power-packed lineup of Slayer, Lamb of God and Behemoth sold out the arena with a crowd that repped their metal fandom with T-shirts, tatts, face paint…

  • The Most Beautiful People of HARD Summer 2017
    August 7 at 10:08 a.m. by Miles Najera

    The grassy knolls of the Glen Helen Amphitheater and Regional Park in San Bernardino were teeming with thousands of beautiful people for HARD Summer's 10-year anniversary celebration Aug. 5 and 6. Here are some of the eye-catching folks we were…

  • Dirtybird Infiltrates HARD Summer 2017
    August 7 at 10:07 a.m. by Miles Najera

    Claude VonStroke’s Birdhouse takeover of the Pink Stage was the place to be for all things Dirtybird this past Sunday, Aug. 6, at HARD Summer. Fans flocked repping Dirtybird gear, everything from hats to socks to, in one case, a guy rocking a full…

  • Sexy Sailor Moon Fans Celebrated the Anime Classic in Style
    August 7 at 6:39 a.m. by Shannon Cottrell

    Adult fans celebrated International Sailor Moon Day on Friday, Aug. 4, at the cosplay club night Legend of the Moon, organized by fashion designer and former Project Runway contestant Carrie Sleutskaya. The evening at Union nightclub included…

  • Explore L.A.'s Midcentury Architecture With These Vintage Advertisements
    August 5 at 6:56 a.m. by Drew Tewksbury

    What can we learn about L.A. by looking at old advertisements? While advertisements are often the pages we skip past in magazines today, the ads in the expansive collection of archivist, J.J. Englender offer a window into what Los Angeles was like…



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