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  • Twisted Christmas Burlesque Brings Sexy Holiday Cheer
    December 9 at 1:06 p.m. by Daniel Sliwa

    With nearly two dozen performers, wonderfully designed costumes and sexy, creative numbers, Dirty Little Secrets Burlesque kicked off the holiday season in grand fashion with the show Twisted Christmas at Harvelle's Underground in Long…

     
  • A Horde of Horned Beasts Celebrated the Darker Side of Christmas at L.A. Krampus Run
    December 9 at 12:56 p.m. by Jared Cowan

    For the fourth straight year, the Los Angeles Krampus Run and afterparty — a celebration of St. Nicholas' evil, monstrous counterpart — invaded the streets of downtown L.A. Hundreds descended upon Winston Street on Thursday night while the…

     
  • Empire of the Sun Make Fans Feel "Alive" at the Novo
    December 9 at 5:31 a.m. by Mathew Tucciarone

    Empire of the Sun performed Thursday, Dec. 8, at the Novo in support of their latest release, Two Vines. The concert was part of the ALTimate December 2 Remember concert series, sponsored by Alt 98.7 FM. TeamMate opened the show. All photos by…

     

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  • Children of Bodom and Abbath Shred at the Observatory
    December 8 at 3:58 p.m. by Levan TK

    Finland shredders Children of Bodom, fronted by modern-day guitar hero Alexi Laiho, hit the Observatory during their I Worship Chaos tour. Joining them on the tour is Abbath, the self-titled solo project of the infamous Norwegian frontman of…

     
  • Marty and Doc Brown Got Naughty at Rack to the Future Burlesque
    December 8 at 12:44 p.m. by Daniel Sliwa

    Chances are your childhood involved a time-traveling DeLorean, a mad scientist named Doc Brown and rock & roll high schooler Marty McFly. Back to the Future is a modern classic, and now it's been so meticulously parodied by Hollywood Jane…

     
  • Emo Fans Get Sad AF at Emo Nite L.A.'s Two-Year Anniversary
    December 7 at 12:48 p.m. by Shane Lopes

    This Tuesday marked the second anniversary for Emo Nite L.A. On the first Tuesday of every month, the Echoplex opens its doors to the heartsick, emotional and semi-retired emo kids who just want to sip PBR while they head-bang and sing out loud to…

     
  • A Look Back at Vintage Bondage Photos From the ’30s Through the ’60s (NSFW)
    December 7 at 12:38 p.m. by LA Weekly

    Long before Bettie Page became synonymous with black-and-white bondage photos, John Willie, the publisher of Bizarre magazine, was traveling the world and photographing bound and gagged women in various states of undress. The new book…

     
  • <i>75 Years of Capitol Records</i> Presents Fascinating Photos From Label's Archives
    December 6 at 2:40 p.m. by LA Weekly

    With hundreds of amazing photos from the label's extensive archive, the new Taschen book 75 Years of Capitol Records offers a fascinating look inside one of the iconic record companies in the world. Home to such legendary artists as Frank Sinatra,…

     
  • Winsome Seduces Echo Park With Fancy Pancakes and Beautiful Cocktails
    December 6 at 6:25 a.m. by Anne Fishbein

    If you ever want to torture a particularly cynical New Yorker with a Californian fantasy, take them to Winsome, the all-day Echo Park restaurant and cafe, which completely embodies the dream of stylish, carefree California living. Even if you’d…

     
  • <i>L.A. Weekly</i>'s Sips &amp; Sweets Serves Up Hot Rods, Dashing Desserts and Creative Cocktails
    December 5 at 3:38 p.m. by Anne Fishbein

    L.A. Weekly's Sips and Sweets extravaganza took over the Petersen Automotive Museum on Miracle Mile on Friday, Dec. 2, pairing sleek rides with dashing desserts and drinks. Cocktail creations were the centerpiece of the night, featuring fancy…

     
  • Formerly Creepy Christmas Theme Park Santa's Village Has Reopened Its Doors
    December 5 at 2:33 p.m. by Jared Cowan

    Santa's Village, the alpine Christmas theme park near Lake Arrowhead, is something out of Southern California legend. Nestled among towering pine trees at the top of the San Bernardino National Forest at an elevation of 5,910 feet, Santa's Village…

     
  • Burlesque Show House of Red Velvet Is Not for the Faint of Heart
    December 1 at 3:23 p.m. by Daniel Sliwa

    In the heart of West Hollywood, at Bar Lubitsch, a back room is blocked off by a simple red curtain with a sign informing the audience that photos/videos are prohibited during the show. This is to preserve the mood of Olivia Bellafontaine's unique…

     
  • A Magical Mystery Photo Tour of Los Feliz's University of Philosophical Research
    December 1 at 2:38 p.m. by Gustavo Turner

    Follow us inside the fantastic rare-book library hidden inside the University of Philosophical Research on Los Feliz Boulevard. Built by Los Angeles lecturer and writer Manly P. Hall during the 20th century, the Philosophical Research Society…

     
  • Two Door Cinema Club Light Up the Shrine Auditorium
    December 1 at 1:01 p.m. by Mathew Tucciarone

    Irish indie-pop band Two Door Cinema Club performed a sold-out concert at Shrine Auditorium in support of 2016's Gameshow. Broods and Poliça opened the show. All photos by Mathew Tucciarone. Follow him on Instagram: @mathewtucciarone.

     
  • Our Critics’ Picks for Movies to See ASAP
    November 30 at 4:37 p.m. by LA Weekly

    Watching movies for a living is a tough job, but somebody's got to do it, and our film critics are up to the task. While they see plenty of stellar movies, they see some not-so-great ones, too. They've weeded through them all to give you their…

     
  • Young Thug and His Fans Get Lit at the Shrine
    November 30 at 2:41 p.m. by Shane Lopes

    Tuesday night, Nov. 29, got lit at the Shrine Expo Hall as Jeffery himself, Young Thug, took the stage with opening acts 21 Savage and Divine Council. Despite some technical malfunctions with 21 Savage's sound system, things still managed to pop…

     
  • YG Says &ldquo;F—k Donald Trump&rdquo; at the Wiltern
    November 30 at 2:39 p.m. by Mathew Tucciarone

    YG performed at the Wiltern on Tuesday, Nov. 29, continuing the Fuck Donald Trump Tour to support his latest album Still Brazy.  The FDT concert was part of Red Bull Sound Select's 30 Days in L.A. series. Finding Novyon and Tasha the Amazon opened…

     
  • Instagram's Popeye the Foodie Dog Visits L.A.'s Best Restaurants
    November 28 at 3:48 p.m. by Allyson Escobar

    Popeye the Foodie Dog is an Instagram wonder. The little mystery mutt has blossomed into quite a dapper fellow, often wearing little outfits out while he visits L.A.'s favorite restaurants. His human — and photographer — Ivy Diep realized that…

     
  • Porter Robinson and Madeon Team Up at the Shrine Auditorium
    November 28 at 3:18 p.m. by Michael Tullberg

    EDM superstars Porter Robinson and Madeon brought their co-headlining Shelter Live tour to the Shrine Auditorium on Sunday, Nov. 27, for the first of two sold-out nights. All photos by Michael Tullberg.

     
  • Inside Evergreen Memorial Park and Crematorium, L.A.'s Oldest (and Creepiest) Cemetery
    November 28 at 7 a.m. by Star Foreman

    As recently as two years ago, Evergreen Memorial Park was sliding ever so gently into disrepair. The past two years haven't been kind to the historic cemetery. With zombie sinkholes, wild coyotes, abandoned shopping carts and angel monuments…

     

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