• We Peeked Inside the Mind of David Lynch at Festival of Disruption
    October 16 at 3:50 p.m. by Scott Feinblatt

    Artist, filmmaker and all-around fascinating guy David Lynch curated his Festival of Disruption at the historic Ace Hotel in downtown L.A. over the Oct. 14-15 weekend. Besides sets by big-name bands like Bon Iver, The Kills and TV on the Radio, the…

  • L.A.'s Spookiest Places
    October 13 at 4:14 p.m. by LA Weekly

    It's the time of year when we go out looking for fear. And in the right places — and with the right attitude — Halloweentime scares can be found even in seemingly mundane spots, and in the full glare of the SoCal sun. From cemeteries to the…

  • Ballsy Women Gathered in DTLA for the Dick Pic Art Show  [NSFW]
    October 10 at 11:41 a.m. by Star Foreman

    For all the things they're OK at, men can't seem to understand that women don't want random penises emailed, texted and Snapchatted to them. With the traveling art show "I Didn't Ask for This: A Lifetime of Dic Pics," organizer Whitney Bell wants…


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  • The Beautiful People of L.A. Fashion Week's Opening Party With Noe Bernacelli
    October 5 at 1:25 p.m. by Star Foreman

    Los Angeles has always had its own sense of style, and L.A. Fashion Week's opening party displayed a unique style all its own. The celebration took place on Wednesday, Oct. 4, at the historic Alexandria Hotel and Ballroom in downtown Los Angeles,…

  • 40 More L.A. Spots Where Your Favorite Horror Movies Were Filmed
    October 3 at 1:34 p.m. by Jared Cowan

    In 2014, we put together a slideshow of 50 horror movie locations throughout the L.A. area. We visited the fictional towns of Cuesta Verde, Springwood, Haddonfield and more. Well, we're back this year with another 40 terrifying spots from some…

  • Witness the Nerdy and Flirty at the "Weird Al" Burlesque Show, Al-Stravaganza!
    September 25 at 6:37 p.m. by Star Foreman

    The Peepshow Menagerie and Tight and Nerdy offered a tribute to America's greatest treasure, "Weird Al" Yankovic, and it was a sight to behold. Produced by Pickles Kintaro, Chris Beyond and Miss Angie Cakes, the show at Club Fais Do-Do was filled…

  • The Dream of the ’90s Was Alive at Playboy's Hidden Arcade at Think Tank Gallery
    September 24 at 3:07 p.m. by Levan TK

    The Think Tank Gallery downtown on Saturday, Sept. 23, hosted Playboy's Hidden Arcade Party: ’90s Edition, as a kind of closing party for its nostalgia-heavy Drinkin' Smokin' & West Coastin' exhibition. The event featured many old-school video…

  • Mad Max Fetishists Party Like There's No Tomorrow at Doomsday Ball
    September 24 at 7:45 a.m. by Scott Feinblatt

    Warriors of the wasteland and others seeking an event to don their savage apparel gathered at the historic Globe Theatre on Saturday, Sept. 23, for the Post-Apocalyptic & Mad Max themed Doomsday Ball. L.A. Fashion & Fetish Ball and Batcave…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Witness Artopia's Multisensory Invasion of Historic Union Station
    August 28 at 3:18 p.m. by Levan TK

    Dublab and L.A. Weekly curated another multimedia, interdisciplinary, artistically awesome Artopia on Saturday, Aug. 26, at downtown's historic Union Station. Featuring projections, performance artists and even a temple built from Jerry Maguire VHS

  • Garden Grove's Elvis Festival Was a Wonderland of Sideburns and Jumpsuits
    August 28 at 1:30 p.m. by Shannon Cottrell

    This month marked the 40th anniversary of Elvis Presley's death, and Southern California fans gathered at the annual Elvis Festival on Historic Main Street in Garden Grove for its 18th year on Sunday, Aug. 27. Highlights included performances by…

  • Cosplayers Dance Magic Dance at the 20th Labyrinth of Jareth Masquerade Ball
    August 28 at 1:29 p.m. by Star Foreman

    For 20 years, Jareth the Goblin King has presided over his subjects during his annual eponymous masquerade ball. Combining historic and fantasy elements from across a wide spectrum of fandom — including, of course, Jim Henson's 1986 film Labyrinth,…

  • There Was a Swingin' Art Deco Tea Party Aboard the Queen Mary This Weekend
    August 21 at 12:59 p.m. by Jared Cowan

    On Sunday, art deco enthusiasts of all ages took to the Queen's Salon aboard the Queen Mary for a wild afternoon tea party that closed out the 13th annual Art Deco Festival. Before the music, dancing and libations began, folks strolled through the…

  • KCON's Most Colorful Characters and K-Pop Stars
    August 21 at 12:37 p.m. by Star Foreman

    There is a lot that Anime Expo — which takes place earlier in the summer — could learn from this year's KCON. While both conventions seek to bring fans closer to their idols, KCON used foresight, technology and lots of paid employees to create an…

  • A Look Inside the O.J. Simpson Pop-Up Museum in Chinatown
    August 18 at 1:38 p.m. by Timothy Norris

    From magazine covers and a library of books to football jerseys and an honest-to-God 1992 Ford Bronco, the objects inside the new O.J. Simpson Pop-Up Museum in Chinatown are monuments to one of America's most horrifying crimes and polarizing…

  • The Cutest Cats and Humans We Saw at CatCon 2017
    August 14 at 1 p.m. by Star Foreman

    According to conservative estimates, attendance at this weekend's CatCon L.A., held at the Pasadena Convention Center, topped 30,000 humans and 162 cats (not to mention the odd human-cat hybrid, like original Catwoman Julie Newmar). Squees filled…



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