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  • Scenes From the 1992 L.A. Riots — and How These Spots Have Changed 25 Years Later
    April 27 at 3:01 p.m. by Ted Soqui

    For some, the riots materialized at a distance: a television newscast that could no longer be ignored, or columns of smoke that began rising on the horizon. For others, they began brutally: with a punch in the face or a kick to the head. And for…

     
  • Lacing Up Our Skates and Rolling Out to the L.A. Filming Locations of <i>Xanadu</i>
    April 27 at 12:39 p.m. by Jared Cowan

    Until recently, 1980's Xanadu was a film I tended to avoid. I wasn't born until two months after the film was released and the DVD cover of a gazing Olivia Newton-John never leapt off the shelf at me. Honestly, I didn't really know much about the…

     
  • Our Critics' Picks for Movies to See ASAP
    April 26 at 3:54 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…

     

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  • The Chillest Dabs Parties Are in Malibu
    April 26 at 7:59 a.m. by Brian Feinzimer

    The statewide legalization of recreational marijuana has brought a new level of chill to the cannabis bashes. We joined Dr. Don Davidson on April 22 at his home in the foothills of North Malibu for a poolside get-together complete with pre-rolls,…

     
  • A Visual Tour of Indonesian Small-Plates Restaurant Bone Kettle
    April 25 at 6:27 a.m. by Anne Fishbein

    Bone Kettle is not a purely Indonesian restaurant, nor does chef Erwin Tjahyadi claim it to be. The Pasadena restaurant inspired, he says, by his travels throughout Southeast Asia, and particularly by the many bone broths he tasted along the way.…

     
  • Chris Nichols Tours the Best of Armet &amp; Davis for the Googie World Expo
    April 25 at 6:11 a.m. by Star Foreman

    L.A. historian and all-around cool guy Chris Nichols filled two buses to the brim with architecture lovers on Sunday, April 22, and let them loose on an array of Armét & Davis' best Southern California work as part of the Googie World Expo.…

     
  • A Look at the Adorable Dames and Dashing Dudes of Dapper Day at the Disneyland Resort
    April 25 at 5:35 a.m. by Star Foreman

    In 2011, the first Dapper Day at the Disneyland Resort had a few hundred people attend. At 25,000 strong, it's now one of the park's most popular unofficial theme days, and the Southland's sartorially minded and retro-crazy residents can't imagine…

     
  • Bands and Fans Rock Out at Coachella
    April 24 at 2:04 p.m. by Hannah Verbeuren

    Bands and fans set the desert on fire with their energy and their love of all things Coachella over the second weekend, April 21-23. All photographs by Hannah Verbeuren. Instagram: @hannahvphotography

     
  • Our Favorite Photos From the March for Science in L.A.
    April 24 at 12:36 p.m. by Brian Feinzimer

    Thousands of people protesting President Trump's proposed cuts to the National Institutes of Health and the Environmental Protection Agency — as well as the administration's other anti-science actions — descended on downtown L.A. on Saturday, April…

     
  • Lifted People and Treats of High Times' Cannabis Cup
    April 24 at 12:21 p.m. by Brian Feinzimer

    We visited High Times' Cannabis Cup at the National Orange Show Events Center in San Bernardino on Friday, April 21. Endless opportunities to try various strains of flower and wax were offered to attendees. Weed fashion, smiles, food and clouds of…

     
  • We Found the Cutest Couples at Coachella
    April 22 at 4:59 p.m. by Hannah Verbeuren

    Love was in the air (the hot, hot air) during the second weekend of Coachella 2017. Here are some of the cutest couples we found wandering the festival grounds hand-in-hand. For more on finding romance at Coachella, read our interviews with some of…

     
  • Mastodon Bring Their Psychedelic Metal to the Hollywood Palladium on 4/20
    April 21 at 12:04 p.m. by Jay Valena

    Mastodon performed at the Hollywood Palladium on Thursday, April 20, in front of a sold-out horde of rabid fans, many of whom were celebrating 4/20. Russian Circles started the night off with muscular instrumental metal, and Eagles of Death Metal…

     
  • Peek Inside the Instagram Dream That is the Museum of Ice Cream
    April 21 at 11:01 a.m. by Brian Feinzimer

    We got an early glimpse of the Willy Wonka–esque Museum of Ice Cream, which opens to the public on April 22. Inside the bright pink building between the Arts District and Fashion District downtown, a one-way walking tour brings you to a collection…

     
  • All the Pretty Veggies at P.Y.T., Josef Centeno's Newest Downtown Restaurant
    April 18 at 6:29 a.m. by Anne Fishbein

    Josef Centeno is doing something slightly different at P.Y.T., something that makes this newest venture relevant in its own right. Where all the food at Bäco Mercat — meat and meat-free — is aiming for maximum flavor and contrast and excitement,…

     
  • Coachella 2017 Photos, Weekend One: Kendrick Lamar, Lorde, Justice, Future Islands (Sunday)
    April 17 at 4:29 p.m. by Mathew Tucciarone

    The final day of Coachella featured musical performances by Kendrick Lamar, Lorde, Justice, Future Islands, Devendra Banhart, Grouplove, DJ Khaled, New Order and others. Sunday, April 16, saw 125,000 music fans filling the Empire Polo Club in…

     
  • The Most Beautiful People of Coachella 2017
    April 17 at 4:21 p.m. by Shane Lopes

    As the sun rose on Monday morning, the desert dust had settled and Coachella weekend one officially drew to a close. But along with the music still echoing in our ears are the bountiful memories of all the beautiful faces that attended over the…

     
  • Take a Trip Down the S&M Rabbit Hole at the Wonderlust Ball
    April 17 at 1:44 p.m. by Ernie Manrique

    On Friday, April 14, we ventured down the S&M rabbit hole for A Nightmare in Wonderland and the Wonderlust Ball, two sexy parties on two levels of the Globe Theatre downtown. Unless he was a spanking enthusiast, even Lewis Carroll would have been…

     
  • Last Rites Marks the End — for Now — of Club Monte Cristo
    April 17 at 12:57 p.m. by Star Foreman

    At the end of the Summer of Love in 1967, there was a mock funeral to signal the end. Fifty years later we have the end of one of L.A.'s iconic goth clubs, the Monte Cristo. Today they unplug the neon, strip the furnishings, and shutter the doors —…

     
  • Coachella 2017 Photos, Weekend One: Lady Gaga, Future and Dreamcar (Saturday)
    April 16 at 4:24 p.m. by Mathew Tucciarone

    The Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival continued Saturday, April 15, at the Empire Polo Club in Indio. The iconic festival's attendance expanded from just under 100,000 last year to 125,000 this year, and some of the world's biggest musicians…

     
  • Our Favorite Scenes From the Tax Day Protest in Downtown Los Angeles
    April 16 at 1 p.m. by Brian Feinzimer

    The April 15 Tax March in downtown L.A. drew thousands of protesters demanding the release of President Donald Trump's tax returns. Men, women, children and a few dogs joined the peaceful march from Pershing Square to City Hall. The participants…

     

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