• Polychromatic Lenins, Soviet Paintings and Cold War Relics Make the Move to the New Wende Museum
    November 15 at 10:29 a.m. by Ted Soqui

    For years, an anonymous warehouse in West L.A. held a massive collection of treasures from the Soviet world. Now the Wende Museum is moving its archive of outlandish objects from the Cold War era into its new, more public-facing facility in Culver…

  • Behind the Scenes at Black Rabbit Rose and Crying Tiger in Hollywood
    November 14 at 6:56 a.m. by Anne Fishbein

    Where else in the world but Hollywood would someone dip in for a plate of sweet nam tok "waterfall beef" bao bursting with fish sauce, enjoy a burlesque magic cabaret show, sip on the booziest possible rendition of a Thai iced tea, and get a tarot…

  • Chicago's Cold Waves Industrial/EBM Festival Hits L.A. for the First Time
    November 13 at 2:37 p.m. by Levan TK

    Chicago's premier industrial/EBM festival, Cold Waves, which started initially as a memorial and fundraiser for suicide-prevention charities, has been a staple of the genre since its inception in 2012. For the first time, the much-loved festival…


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  • <i>Back to the Future</i> Fans Had a Ball at a Prom From the Past
    November 13 at 1:22 p.m. by Jared Cowan

    Of all the important dates in the Back to the Future trilogy perhaps no other is more crucial — except for the day that the Flux Capacitor was invented — than Nov. 12, 1955. It's the night of the infamous Hill Valley thunderstorm that stopped the…

  • The Epic Artists and Toys at Designer Con
    November 13 at 1:05 p.m. by Star Foreman

    More than 28,000 people went to Designer Con at the Pasadena Convention Center over the Nov. 11-12 weekend to ooh and ahh at the 400-plus vendor tables. With aisles of collectible toys from artists both well known and newly discovered, artist…

  • The People, Performers and Tacos of Tropicalia Festival in Long Beach
    November 13 at 1:03 a.m. by Tyler Hagen

    The Tropicália Music and Taco Festival made its debut in Long Beach on Saturday, Nov. 11, offering every style of music, with an emphasis on Latin artists and genres, and free tacos early in the day. Performers included Los Tigres del Norte, Kali…

  • Moz Angeles Turns Out for Morrissey Day at the Hollywood Bowl
    November 12 at 3:08 p.m. by Mathew Tucciarone

    At the Hollywood Bowl on Friday, Nov. 10, Morrissey was presented a framed certificate by Los Angeles City Councilwoman Monica Rodriguez, declaring the day to be "Morrissey Day" in the city of Los Angeles. The ceremony took place prior to opening…

  • Shepard Fairey's Largest L.A. Exhibition Opened Yesterday — Here's What You Missed
    November 12 at 12:59 p.m. by Multiple Authors

    Shepard Fairey's iconic "Hope" poster remains one of the most enduring symbols of Barack Obama's historic first presidential campaign. But Fairey, one of the art world's most vocal activists, had stayed relatively quiet during last year's election…

  • These Aerial Photos of L.A. Reveal a Complicated, Beautiful Urban Landscape
    November 7 at 3:27 p.m. by LA Weekly

    In his new book, LA NY: Aerial Photographs of Los Angeles and New York (Thames & Hudson, $29.95), photographer Jeffrey Milstein offers an alternative view of America's two largest cities. Using a high-resolution camera and a stabilizing gyro,…

  • Check Out the Weird and Beautiful Food at Dialogue in Santa Monica
    November 7 at 7:03 a.m. by Anne Fishbein

    Dialogue, the new, experimental, ticketed-only restaurant from Grant Achatz collaborator Dave Beran, feels like a discovery, a plush jewel box accessible only with a code, tucked in next to a fish sandwich shop on the second floor of the Gallery…

  • Dressing Up for Dapper Day at Disneyland With Dita Von Teese
    November 6 at 12:07 p.m. by Star Foreman

    Imagine going to the magical Disneyland Resort and everyone looks like the concept sketches Disney produces when introducing a new attraction. That is the thinking that led to Justin Jorgensen's twice-yearly Dapper Day at Disneyland, which has the…

  • The Most Beautiful People (and Dance Moves) of Modern Funk Fest
    November 6 at 11:50 a.m. by Miles Najera

    Downtown L.A. got down with the funk on Saturday, Nov. 4, for Modern Funk Fest DJ Summit at the Regent Theater. With an all-star lineup of West Coast DJs, including members of Funkmosphere, Sweater Funk and Girls Gone Vinyl, spinning electro, funk…

  • Opening Night at the Lodge Room With Bleached, Ty Segall, Mikal Cronin
    November 4 at 3:32 p.m. by Tyler Hagen

    L.A.'s new music venue, the Lodge Room in Highland Park, opened its doors for the first time on Friday, Nov. 3, with a sold-out "L.A. United for Puerto Rico" benefit concert raising money for Waves for Water. With a stacked lineup of local stars,…

  • See How the World Series Transformed Dodger House in South L.A.
    November 1 at 4:50 p.m. by Ted Soqui

    A vacant home in a residential neighborhood in the heart of South L.A. was transformed in the days leading up to Game 7 into #TheDodgerHouse. The public art spectacle has a roof painted Dodger blue and is peppered with Dodger cheers and Dodger…

  • Glenn Danzig, Kenneth Anger and Others Pay Tribute to Anton LaVey
    November 1 at 2:53 p.m. by Levan TK

    On Halloween night, the 20-year anniversary of the passing of Church of Satan founder Anton LaVey, Lethal Amounts held a very special one-night event at the historic Madame Siam in the heart of Hollywood to honor the legacy and chronicle the…

  • Our Picks for the Best Movies of Fall 2017
    November 1 at 12:36 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…

  • The Fans, Bands and Best Costumes at Growlers Six
    October 30 at 12:17 p.m. by Ed Carrasco

    For this year's annual Halloween music festival spearheaded by O.C. garage rockers The Growlers, the base of operations moved to the Port of Los Angeles on Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 28 and 29. Formerly known as Beach Goth, Growlers Six follows the…

  • The Most Beautiful People of Camp Flog Gnaw 2017
    October 30 at 12:15 p.m. by Shane Lopes

    Now in its sixth year, Camp Flog Gnaw remains a zany, tripped-out carnival experience that only a man like Odd Future leader Tyler, the Creator could conjure. This year's festival featured performances by the likes of 2 Chainz, Alison Wonderland,…

  • The Undead Haunted Shoreline Village at Long Beach Zombie Walk
    October 30 at 11:36 a.m. by Scott Feinblatt

    On the occasion of the original Long Beach Zombie Walk's 10th anniversary, horror fans of all ages joined the celebration at Shoreline Village on Saturday, Oct. 28. Some folks came as vampires, others as fairy princesses, but the most popular guise…

  • The Most Colorful Costumes and Altars at Hollywood Forever's Dia de los Muertos Festival
    October 30 at 11:07 a.m. by Jared Cowan

    The 18th annual Día de los Muertos festival at Hollywood Forever Cemetery brought out L.A.'s best in calaca attire, as well as finely crafted, politically charged altars and those dedicated to loved ones, celebrities and even fictional characters.…



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