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  • BurlyQuest Burlesque Brought ’80s Fantasy Favorites to Life
    March 22 at 3:03 p.m. by Daniel Sliwa

    The performers of the Hollywood Jane Revue has proven themselves to be masters when it comes to themed burlesque. The revue takes the classic performance cycle format and integrates a new concept for the performers to play out onstage. At…

     
  • Inside the Bonkers Bunny Museum's New Space in Altadena
    March 21 at 2:17 p.m. by Star Foreman

    Since it opened to the public in Pasadena in 1998, the Bunny Museum's collection of rabbit-related objects has swelled to 33,000. To give everyone a little more space to breathe, married proprietors Candace Frazee and Steve Lubanski recently…

     
  • People in Green Took Over Atwater Village on St. Patrick's Day
    March 20 at 1:30 p.m. by Brian Feinzimer

    Yes, Tam O'Shanter is a Scottish restaurant. But on St. Paddy's Day, the Atwater Village landmark turns green and so do the patrons (particularly those who've had a few too many). We stopped in there as well as nearby La Strada, also on Los Feliz…

     

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  • The Mark Ryden&ndash;Designed Ballet <i>Whipped Cream</i> Is Trippy as Hell
    March 16 at 1:45 p.m. by LA Weekly

    Famous pop surrealist and former Angeleno Mark Ryden has spent the past year developing the otherworldly costumes and set design for American Ballet Theatre's Whipped Cream, a new production of a 1924 Richard Strauss ballet. Whipped Cream receives…

     
  • Scenes From a Sunny Day at the Rose Bowl Flea Market
    March 14 at 6:32 a.m. by Star Foreman

    For more than 45 years, every second Sunday of the month, R.G. Canning's Rose Bowl Flea Market has taken over the famed Pasadena stadium and a great percentage of its parking lot. With more than 2,500 vendors, it's one of the largest flea markets…

     
  • It Was Raining Cats and Dogs at the Best Friends Animal Society's Kitten Shower
    March 13 at 4:08 p.m. by Star Foreman

    Best Friends Animal Society's 24-hour newborn kitten nursery in Mission Hills is where kittens as young as a week old are fed, weighed and loved by volunteers and staff alike. This year the nursery expects to see around 3,000 kittens and hopes to…

     
  • Cycle Through L.A.'s Historic Neighborhoods on the Tweed Ride
    March 13 at 1:57 p.m. by Shane Lopes

    The start of Daylight Saving Time on Sunday, March 12, was the occasion for a bicycle ride back in time — the Tweed Ride. Bikers dressed in period costumes and impeccably kept vintage bicycles cruised the streets of downtown L.A. for a day of good…

     
  • Look Inside the Homes, Gardens and Offices of Notable L.A. Gays
    March 1 at 3:25 p.m. by LA Weekly

    In his forthcoming book Kings & Queens in Their Castles (which comes out on March 28), photographer Tom Atwood offers glimpses inside the homes and workspaces of more than 350 notable LGBTQ Americans. As the publisher explains, "Many of the book’s…

     
  • From Tommy Chong to Viola Davis, Celebs Turn Out for Oscars Gifting Suites
    March 1 at 1:32 p.m. by Star Foreman

    I was having a dream the other night. Tommy Chong and Viola Davis were there, and Bonnie Morgan was wearing shoes for hats. Wait, no, that was the GBK Oscar's Gifting Suite at a super secret Beverly Hills location. Sometimes it is hard to tell…

     
  • Danny Lethal's Outrageous Sex Cells Party Returns With the Voluptuous Horror of Karen Black
    February 28 at 12:26 p.m. by Levan TK

    DJ Danny Lethal's Sex Cells night at the Echoplex is quickly becoming a staple of the L.A. alternative dance-club scene. This over-the-top party on Saturday, Feb. 25, even featured a special performance by underground legends The Voluptuous Horror…

     
  • Tom of Finland's Leather Daddies Came to Life at Lethal Amounts
    February 27 at 5:01 p.m. by Levan TK

    Homoerotic fetish artist Tom of Finland died in 1991, but his spirit was alive and well at Lethal Amounts on Friday, Feb. 24. The artist's brand and the Westlake art gallery teamed up to launch a collection of T-shirts, sweatshirts and prints plus…

     
  • 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…

     
  • 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…

     
  • 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…

     
  • 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…

     
  • 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…

     
  • Zoot Suits and Wallet Chains Reigned at L.A. Retro Fest in Long Beach
    February 13 at 2:43 p.m. by Ed Carrasco

    Chicano art, classic cars and vintage fashions made for a colorful day at L.A. Retro Fest in Long Beach on Sunday, Feb. 12. The event at the Museum of Latin American Art was in conjunction with the museum's opening of "Dreamland: A Frank Romero…

     
  • Athletic L.A. Hotties Stripped Down for Cupid's Undie Run
    February 13 at 2:20 p.m. by Star Foreman

    From boxer briefs to lacy lingerie, no undergarment was too scanty for the participants of this year's Cupid's Undie Run downtown. The four-hour party with a roughly 1-mile run wedged in the middle is about more than ogling and being ogled, of…

     

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