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  • 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…

     

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  • 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…

     
  • Fans and Artists Rocked the Cold-Weather Fashions at New R&B Festival Soulquarius
    February 20 at 1:56 p.m. by Ed Carrasco

    Despite the powerful storms the night before, fans packed the Observatory in Santa Ana on Saturday, Feb. 18, showing off their best cold-weather fashions at Soulquarius. The new festival featured R&B superstars of the past and present, including…

     
  • These 1970s Photos and Vintage Slides Reveal L.A. Street Scenes and Experimental Architecture
    February 17 at 2:24 p.m. by LA Weekly

    In the late 1960s, a group of architects, photographers and psychologists converged to disrupt the way academia thought about city life. The media collective, which went by the name Environmental Communications, set out to photograph unconventional…

     
  • Cherry Glazerr Goes <i>Apocalipstick</i> at Teragram Ballroom
    February 17 at 12:54 p.m. by Mathew Tucciarone

    Cherry Glazerr performed a sold-out concert Thursday, Feb. 17, at the Teragram Ballroom in support of their new record, Apocalipstick. Slow Hollows opened the show. All photos by Mathew Tucciarone. Follow him on Instagram: @mathewtucciarone.

     
  • L.A.'s Backyard Pools Through the Eyes of a Skater
    February 16 at 2:16 p.m. by LA Weekly

    Shot over the course of roughly three years, Tino Razo's photo book Party in the Back chronicles the skater-turned-photographer's experience of a resurgent but largely invisible skate subculture that's as much a part of Southern California's DNA as…

     
  • Revisiting Sotto and Alimento as a New Wave of Italian Restaurants Heads Our Way
    February 14 at 11:44 a.m. by Anne Fishbein

    Here in L.A., we're suckers for Italian food, and, in 2017 in particular, the restaurateurs of L.A. plan to cater to that obsession. Two of the venues on my list of mainly Italian forthcoming openings are the work of chefs who already have made…

     
  • Things Got Messy at the St. Valentine's Day Speakeasy Party and Pie Fight
    February 14 at 11:16 a.m. by Star Foreman

    Inside L.A. River Studios, the genius team behind the Roaring Twenties Street Jam on Saturday, Feb. 11, presented their funniest, messiest, sexiest event yet: the St. Valentine's Day Speakeasy Party & Pie Fight! Guests danced to music by Dave…

     
  • Daft Punk's West Hollywood Pop-Up Shop Has Fans Lining Up Around the Block
    February 14 at 6:39 a.m. by Brian Feinzimer

    Daft Punk fans waited in line on Saturday, Feb. 11, for the French dance music duo's first-ever pop-up shop at Maxfield in West Hollywood. Spirits were high as people sporting Daft Punk clothing and even tattoos waited hours in a line that…

     

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