• New DTLA Venue the Moroccan Lounge Opens With a Punk Blast
    September 20 at 3:56 a.m. by Tyler Hagen

    The Moroccan Lounge, the new concert venue from the people behind Teragram Ballroom, officially opened on Tuesday, Sept. 19, with a sold-out show by Canadian punk band PUP and local quartet Dimber. The venue, formerly the home of Little Pedro's,…

  • The Monster Makeup at Son of Monsterpalooza Will Blow Your Mind
    September 18 at 12:19 p.m. by Hannah Verbeuren

    Special-effects makeup and horror con Son of Monsterpalooza sold out the Marriott Burbank Convention Center for a weekend's worth of makeup, memorabilia and general scary shit fandom. Besides the industry's best monster makeup artists and their…

  • House Fans Partied in Grand Park With DJs Mark Farina and Marques Wyatt
    September 18 at 11:47 a.m. by Levan TK

    Grand Park in downtown L.A. hosted its final "Sunday Sessions" free concert of 2017 with a dance party courtesy of long-running house music club Deep. Resident DJ Marques Wyatt and special guest DJ Mark Farina provided the beats for the all-day…


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  • The Beautiful Rescued Horses of Skydog Mustang Sanctuary
    September 18 at 10:56 a.m. by Star Foreman

    Skydog Malibu, a nonprofit organization that provides "sanctuary for horses that have wound up in kill pens, at auction, or being neglected, starved or abused," opened its doors to visitors on Saturday, Sept. 16, providing an afternoon of barbecue…

  • Hatchet Pride: The Juggalos March in Washington, D.C.
    September 17 at 10:34 a.m. by Nate "Igor" Smith

    From across the United States, Juggalos and Juggalettes marched in Washington, D.C., to protest the gang designation given to them by the FBI. The day included speeches, concerts and plenty of face paint at the National Mall. That deserves a big…

  • Halloween Horror Nights Has New Scares, Familiar Frights and ... Stanley Kubrick
    September 16 at 12:48 p.m. by Jared Cowan

    Freddy, Jason and Leatherface all make their return to Halloween Horror Nights alongside their demented doll friend, Chucky, who hosts this year's Titans of Terror Tram through the Universal Studios backlot. There are more gruesome and…

  • Latin American Music and Dance Took Over the Getty for a Steamy PST Launch Party
    September 16 at 12:06 p.m. by Shane Lopes

    After five years of planning and more than $16 million in grants from the Getty Foundation, Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA launched Friday, Sept. 15, with a massive Latin American celebration at the Getty Center. It's one of more than 70 Southern…

  • Against Me! and Bleached Rock Out at the Fonda
    September 15 at 8:45 a.m. by Mathew Tucciarone

    Led by live-wire frontwoman Laura Jane Grace, Against Me! performed at the Fonda Theatre in Hollywood on Thursday, Sept. 14, in support of their latest release, Shape Shift With Me. A diverse group of fans filled the Fonda and we captured a bunch…

  • Behind the Scenes at Vespertine, Jordan Kahn's Otherworldly Culver City Restaurant
    September 12 at 6:08 a.m. by Anne Fishbein

    There may never have been an American restaurant with such metaphysical aspirations as Vespertine. Chef Jordan Kahn said ahead of opening that the food would be inspired by architecture, astronomy and the music of John Cage — and the ensuing…

  • An Inside Look at Boyle Heights' Gentrification
    September 11 at 5 p.m. by Star Foreman

    Boyle Heights has always been a place of transition. From its earliest roots as a Jewish enclave to its many years as a majority-Latino neighborhood, the region's population has changed throughout the decades. Lately, Boyle Heights has become a…

  • The Fabulous Fans of the Day N Night Festival
    September 11 at 10:18 a.m. by Miles Najera

    On Sunday, Sept. 10, the parking lot of Angel Stadium in Anaheim was host to the final day of the three-day rap and hip-hop festival Day N Night. The atmosphere was decidedly youthful as the festival was open to all-ages, which drew a mostly…

  • Hundreds of "Dreamers" Marched Downtown to Protest Trump's Actions Against DACA
    September 5 at 4:42 p.m. by Ted Soqui

    Hundreds of people descended on downtown Los Angeles to express displeasure with the Trump administration's overturning of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) policy, which allowed some children of undocumented immigrants to receive a…

  • It Was a Wet, Hot Labor Day at the Viceroy Santa Monica
    September 5 at 12:09 p.m. by Ed Carrasco

    On Monday, Sept. 4, professional matchmaking site Three Day Rule hosted its second annual Labor Day pool party, also billed as the Last Pool Party of the Summer. We're in SoCal, so it's safe to say we have plenty of summertime weather and pool days…

  • Dressing Up Despite the Heat for Dapper Day at LACMA
    September 5 at 12:01 p.m. by Star Foreman

    Braving triple-digit temperatures, the fashionable folks of Dapper Day at LACMA dressed to impress, despite the unusually warm weather. Everywhere you looked on Saturday, Sept. 2 — from the "Chagall: Fantasies for the Stage" exhibit to a 35mm…

  • Behind the Scenes at MTN, Travis Lett's Abbot Kinney Izakaya
    September 5 at 6:16 a.m. by Anne Fishbein

    MTN, on its surface, also could fit comfortably into that oh-so-Venice genre. Pronounced "mountain," it's the fourth restaurant from Travis Lett, the chef who brought us Gjelina, Gjelina To Go and Gjusta. Lett has had a hand in creating Venice's…

  • Hip-Hop and Pizza Fans Come Out for the Inaugural West Adams Block Party
    September 4 at 10:10 a.m. by Shane Lopes

    On Sunday, Sept. 3, Delicious Pizza on West Adams had the block shut down for a full day of live music, great food and good vibes. Families came from all over the city for the free West Adams Block Party, hosted by Delicious Vinyl…

  • A Carnival of Food at the L.A. County Fair
    September 4 at 9:46 a.m. by Danny Liao

    Crowds turned out to eat and play on a hot Sunday at the L.A. County Fair in Pomona, which opened Friday, Sept. 1,  and continues through Sept. 24. Photos by Danny Liao

  • YACHT and Hanni El Khatib Headline Golden Road Brewing Made In L.A. Festival
    September 3 at 10:31 a.m. by Mathew Tucciarone

    Golden Road Brewing's Made In L.A. festival celebrated local musicians and artists with a two-day party at Golden Road's Glendale brewery. Held Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 2-3, the festival featured performances by Hanni El Khatib, YACHT, Iconique,…

  • Our Critics' Picks for Movies to See ASAP
    September 1 at 3:32 p.m. by Voice Media film critics

    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…

  • An Eating Tour of Sunset and Alvarado in Echo Park
    August 30 at 8:30 a.m. by Danny Liao

    With the opening of Cosa Buona, the area around Echo Park's Sunset and Alvarado intersection is truly a culinary destination. There's the aforementioned upscale pizza joint, along with a couple o cute little cafes and a giant…



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