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  • Danny Fuentes' Outrageous Sex Cells Party Returns With the Voluptuous Horror of Karen Black
    February 28 at 12:26 p.m. by Levan TK

    Danny Fuentes' Sex Cells night at the Echoplex is quickly becoming a staple of the L.A. alternative dance-club scene. This over-the-top party on Saturday, Feb. 25, even featured a special performance by underground legends The Voluptuous Horror of…

     
  • Wonderful Waffles and Coffee Make Go Get Em Tiger a Brunch Hot Spot
    February 28 at 6:32 a.m. by Anne Fishbein

    Go Get Em Tiger's Los Feliz location is a fairly sparse operation. It shares a wide, wooden patio with a new location of McConnell's Fine Ice Cream, but the shop itself is nothing more than a counter with an espresso machine and a bare-bones…

     
  • Tom of Finland's Leather Daddies Came to Life at Lethal Amounts
    February 27 at 5:01 p.m. by Levan TK

    Homoerotic fetish artist Tom of Finland died in 1991, but his spirit was alive and well at Lethal Amounts on Friday, Feb. 24. The artist's brand and the Westlake art gallery teamed up to launch a collection of T-shirts, sweatshirts and prints plus…

     

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  • Delicious Pizza Slung Cool Beats and Hot Pies at Its West Adams Anniversary Party
    February 27 at 4:59 p.m. by Shane Lopes

    Delicious Pizza makes pizza with a beat. The restaurant/coffee shop's co-owner Michael "Rick" Ross also runs the Delicious Vinyl record label, the legendary L.A. hip-hop crew that launched the careers of rappers Tone Loc, Young MC and Pharcyde.…

     
  • A Fire Inside Brings the Blood Tour to the Wiltern
    February 27 at 3:04 p.m. by Mathew Tucciarone

    A Fire Inside played the second of two sold-out shows at the Wiltern as part of the Blood Tour, in support of their latest record release, AFI  (also known as The Blood Album). The band Nothing opened the show. All photos by Mathew Tucciarone.…

     
  • A Visual Tour of Famous Musicians Before They Became Rock Gods
    February 27 at 6:08 a.m. by LA Weekly

    You’ve already seen the faces that populate Chris Cuffaro’s “Greatest Hits” photo exhibit — they’re some of the most famous musicians of the last few decades — but it's probably been a while since you've seen them so young. The exhibit,…

     
  • What the Stars Are Eating at the Governors Ball, the Official Academy Awards Afterparty
    February 24 at 1:44 p.m. by Anne Fishbein

    The Governors Ball, a huge and glittering event catered by Wolfgang Puck and his staff, is the official afterparty of the Academy Awards. Every year the menu is different, and this year's is a mix of comfort food, like chocolate chip cookie…

     
  • Where to Find The Best Asian-Inspired Desserts in LA
    February 22 at 8:46 p.m. by Stephanie Kordan

    As culturally diverse as Los Angeles is, Asian desserts are everywhere. You can indulge in traditional Taiwanese bao bing (shaved ice) slathered in sweet red bean, taro balls and condensed milk, or you can try the creamiest soft serve matcha ice…

     
  • Love & Lust Valentine's Fetish Ball at the Globe Theatre (NSFW)
    February 22 at 2:01 p.m. by Levan TK

    Perish Dignam and Love & Lust Events morphed the Globe Theatre in downtown L.A. into a temple of kink for its Feb. 17 Valentine's Fetish Ball. The party took place on three floors decked out with fire performers, pole dancers, kinky play zones, a…

     
  • Reviewing 2017's Oscar Best Picture Nominees
    February 22 at 11:11 a.m. by LA Weekly

    It's that time of year again, when Hollywood's best movies get kudos for pushing the boundaries of the film industry. This year's Academy Award nominees for Best Picture represent a wide variety of genres, from historical dramas and war films to…

     
  • The L.A. of John Hughes' <i>Some Kind of Wonderful</i>, 30 Years Later
    February 22 at 6:30 a.m. by Jared Cowan

    Though many of John Hughes’ films were love letters to his hometown of Chicago, often the city of Los Angeles would make cameos in his movies to double for locations in the Windy City. The Griswolds’ suburban Chicago home in National Lampoon’s…

     
  • Step Inside Palm Springs' Modernist Marvels, Historic Homes and Modernism Week Parties
    February 21 at 8:09 p.m. by Star Foreman

    From the West Elm House and Christopher Kennedy Compound (currently located at Villa Golightly) to the street views of modernist classics, we take you on a tour of the insides and outsides of the homes of Palm Springs Modernism Week. Explore a new…

     
  • Palm Springs Modernism Week Descended on the Desert With House Parties, Beautiful People and Tiki Madness
    February 21 at 8:04 p.m. by Star Foreman

    There's no party like a Palm Springs party. Every February, the desert city is overtaken with midcentury modern madness as architecture aficionados flock to the quaint town. During the day, building buffs check out the sleek sights of design-minded…

     
  • L.A.&rsquo;s Sexiest Bloodsuckers Came Out to Play at Endless Night Vampire Ball
    February 21 at 2:37 p.m. by Levan TK

    Father Sebastiaan's Endless Night Vampire Ball, which originated in New Orleans, made its Los Angeles debut on Sunday, Feb. 19, at the Globe Theatre downtown. A self-proclaimed celebration of "the spirit, mystery, magic, romance, sensuality and…

     
  • Meet the Chickens of Manuela, Downtown's Southern Kitchen and Artsy Garden
    February 21 at 6:39 a.m. by Anne Fishbein

    Manuela's glowy, tucked-away feel evokes New Orleans or Paris or another city that is much better at street life and hidden nooks, and the wondrous place where those two things meet. If you've ever wandered through an old wrought-iron gate in one…

     
  • Santa Monicans Hit Pubs in Their PJs for the Onesie Crawl
    February 20 at 5:23 p.m. by Brian Feinzimer

    One of the best things about being a kid? The freedom to leave the house in those cozy footie pajamas. One of the lamest things? Not being able to bar hop. This weekend's Onesie Pub Crawl through Santa Monica's Third Street Promenade let grownups…

     
  • The Art, Snowboarders and Beautiful People of Air + Style 2017
    February 20 at 5:18 p.m. by Mathew Tucciarone

    Now in its third year in Los Angeles, snowboarder Shaun White's Air + Style festival combines a world-class snowboarding competition with music and art. Although the official headliners on Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 18-19, were Major Lazer, TV on…

     
  • Major Lazer, Flume and YG Led the Packed Music Lineup at Shaun White's Air + Style
    February 20 at 5:14 p.m. by Mathew Tucciarone

    A rainy weekend couldn't keep L.A.'s biggest music and snowboard fans down for long at Shaun White's annual Air + Style festival. The event took place at Exposition Park on Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 18-19, and featured some of the world's best…

     
  • L.A. Cookie Con and Sweets Show
    February 20 at 4:46 p.m. by Brian Feinzimer

    Fans of all things sweet joined the professionals at at the L.A. Cookie Con and Sweets show at the Los Angeles Convention Center on Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 18 and 19. Hundreds of baked goods and pastries were for sale. Presentations, hands-on…

     
  • Our Favorite Photos of the Downtown Los Angeles Immigrants March
    February 20 at 2:45 p.m. by Brian Feinzimer

    Thousands of people descended on downtown L.A. on Saturday, Feb. 18, to show their support for immigrants in the age of Trump. The crowd, led by musicians and dancers, marched from Pershing Square to City Hall. A group of about 10…

     

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