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  • DJ Z-Trip, Biz Markie Kick Off We Rise Festival in DTLA
    May 21 at 2:14 p.m. by Shane Lopes

    Friday, May 18, marked the kickoff for We Rise, a 10-day festival fostering empowerment of mental health and well-being through powerful programming, live performances, immersive workshops and a world-class art exhibition. Helping kick off the…

     
  • Henri Dauman, Photographer of the 20th Century, at KP Gallery
    May 8 at 3 p.m. by L.A. Weekly

    Widely published in outlets including Life Magazine, New York Magazine, Paris Match and Newsweek, Henri Dauman may be the most famous photographer you've never have heard of. A feature documentary is in the works on his 40-year career capturing…

     
  • Stray Cats Strut at Viva Las Vegas Rockabilly Weekender
    April 24 at 4:43 p.m. by Multiple Authors

    The Stray Cats reunited for the first time in 10 years at Viva Las Vegas this weekend, after a smokin' performance by the legendary Jerry Lee Lewis. The popular rockabilly festival, thrown by LA-based promoter Tom Ingram, featured burlesque, a car…

     

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  • Springing Into Dapper Day at Disneyland With Dita Von Teese
    April 24 at 4:40 p.m. by Star Foreman

    Dapper Day has become such a mainstay of the Disneyland Resort that people rarely even ask what is going on anymore. Instead you hear the guests in the wrinkled shorts and sticky tank tops murmuring to one another "oh, that's right. It's Dapper…

     
  • Rare Eva O Performance at Sado Maso Disco
    April 16 at 6:11 p.m. by Levan TK

    On Friday the 13th of April, Sado Maso Disco, at its new home in Silver Lake at the Faultline Bar, hosted a rare performance by Eva O of Christian Death fame. Also delivering a special performance was Princess Century, the solo act of Maya…

     
  • Dosshaus’ “Paper-Thin Hotel” Opening Draws Hundreds to Gallery
    April 10 at 4:54 p.m. by Falling James

    Hundreds of fans and curiosity seekers — including Sex Pistols guitarist Steve Jones (Jonesy’s Jukebox), LoveyDove musicians Dan West and Azalia Snail, and artist Art Morales — showed up for the opening-night reception for Dosshaus’ “Paper-Thin…

     
  • The Colorful World of the Renaissance Pleasure Faire in Irwindale
    April 9 at 6:10 p.m. by Star Foreman

    Now celebrating its 55th year, the Original Renaissance Pleasure Faire was the very first entertainment of its kind (thus The Original). Started as a backyard learning experience for her students by Phyllis Patterson, with the help of her husband,…

     
  • Glendale Gets Groovy, Baby, With the Electric Pussycat, Inspired by <i>Austin Powers</i>
    April 6 at 6:55 a.m. by Star Foreman

    From the brilliant minds behind Beetle House comes the Electric Pussycat Bar. Located in Glendale by that In N Out that isn't a drive-through but your GPS doesn't know that so at 11 p.m. you're hungry and outside a closed burger joint, the Electric…

     
  • Everything Is Terrible! Brings <i>The Great Satan</i> to DTLA
    March 30 at 11:31 a.m. by Hannah Verbeuren

    Everything Is Terrible, the found-footage comedy website, took their latest creation, The Great Satan, on a viewing tour across America this past month. The Great Satan is a "movie" comprised of VHS clips from more than 2,000 Satanic panic…

     
  • The Wacky, Wonderful World of WonderCon 2018
    March 27 at 5:52 p.m. by Star Foreman

    WonderCon has once again come and gone from the Anaheim Convention Center. With its hundreds of exhibitors, panels, world premieres and, of course, cosplay, cosplay, cosplay, WonderCon never fails to amaze and delight. We put together our favorite…

     
  • Cassandra Peterson Reopens Elvira's Bootique at Sweet! Hollywood
    March 27 at 5:45 p.m. by Star Foreman

    Elvira, Mistress of the Dark, has opened her very own ghoulishly delightful Bootique at Sweet! Hollywood at Hollywood & Highland. The pop-up retail shop features ethically sourced chocolate bars in three chilling flavors (including dark dark…

     
  • Sheer Sexiness at L.A. Fashion Week
    March 19 at 5:43 p.m. by Ted Soqui

    If the shows of L.A. Fashion Week, held March 16-19 at the Neuehouse in Hollywood, are anything to go by, the upcoming season's fashions will be sheer, sexy, vintage-inspired and sci-fi fabulous. See what we mean in this slideshow by Ted Soqui.

     
  • New York's Bushwig Drag Festival Comes to L.A.
    February 19 at 12:25 p.m. by Levan TK

    Bushwig, New York's annual festival of "Drag, Music & Love" held a special drag night on Feb. 17 at Faultline in Silver Lake. Along with all the drag performances, there was a special performance by German recording artist Kim Petras. All photos by…

     
  • Sex Cells Goes All Out in First-Anniversary Extravaganza
    January 30 at 11:10 a.m. by Levan TK

    One of L.A.'s most controversial and fabulously outrageous clubs, Sex Cells, celebrated its first anniversary on Friday, Jan. 26. Sex Cells partnered this time around with Goldenvoice and El Rey Theatre to bring some much-needed decadence and…

     
  • Wham! Pow! Biff! "Batman '66" Comes to the Hollywood Museum
    January 17 at 3:26 p.m. by Star Foreman

    "A reporter's lot is not easy, making exciting stories out of plain, average, ordinary people like Robin and me." —Adam West as Batman Last weekend the line stretched out the door to see the Hollywood Museum's Batman ’66 Retrospective. The…

     
  • Thousands Stop to Smell the Rose Parade Floats on Display in Pasadena
    January 3 at 11:55 a.m. by Brian Feinzimer

    Thousands poured into the streets of East Pasadena on Jan. 1 and Jan. 2 to view the Rose Parade floats on display. The floats were spread across about 1 mile of walking on Sierra Madre and Washington boulevards — despite the large area, the streets…

     
  • Petersen's Popular Lowrider Exhibition Bumps Up the Volume
    December 27 at 8:08 p.m. by Jessica Donath

    One of the most successful exhibitions in the history of L.A.'s Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles had one major shortcoming, according to visitors: not enough cars. “The High Art of Riding Low: Ranflas, Corazón e Inspiración” has been on…

     
  • 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…

     
  • 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…

     
  • 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…

     

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