• Public Enemy's Chuck D Has First Solo Art Exhibition at Gallery 30 South in Pasadena
    March 5 at 2:46 p.m. by Ryan Orange

    Chuck D, of Public Enemy and Prophets of Rage, is more than a multi-platinum recording artist and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee. He's also an artist, and some of his artwork is on display in his first solo exhibition, “Behind the Seen,” at…

  • 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…


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  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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.…

  • <i>Rocky Horror</i> Takes Over a Classic L.A. Bowling Alley for Halloween
    October 27 at 9:48 a.m. by Jared Cowan

    The Rocky Horror Picture Show has been performed all over the world in all sorts of venues, but have you ever danced the "Time Warp" in a 1920s era bowling alley? Queen Pins, Highland Park Bowl's drag troupe that performs at the storied bowling…

  • The Costumes Were Scanty at Maxim Magazine's Annual Halloween Party
    October 24 at 5:43 p.m. by Levan TK

    Maxim's annual Halloween Party, produced by Karma International, is always a feast for the eyes. From elaborate feathered showgirl get-ups to spookier ghouls, attendees go all out — or I guess you could say, let it all hang out. Skin is always in…

  • Dozens of Vampires Walked Through the Valley in Memory of Tom Petty
    October 20 at 11:48 a.m. by Jared Cowan

    All the vampires, walkin' through the valley - Move west down Ventura Boulevard. What started out as a Facebook event intended for a few die-hard Tom Petty fans quickly gained traction over the last week as media outlets all over L.A. caught wind…

  • 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…

  • 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 &rsquo;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…



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