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  • Peek Inside the Standard's "Sparrow Mart," Where All the Food Is Made of Felt
    August 17 at 8:45 a.m. by L.A. Weekly

    Stepping into a supermarket where everything is made of felt — every packaged food, every piece of produce, every slab of raw meat — is a bizarre and wonderful experience. British artist Lucy Sparrow's new pop-up art installation, "Sparrow Mart,"…

     
  • Hotel Figueroa Celebrates 92 Years
    August 16 at 3:10 p.m. by Michele Stueven

    The Hotel Figueroa downtown turns 92 years old this month and marked the occasion with a multilevel bash this week at the newly renovated landmark. Built in 1925 by the YWCA as a hotel for women, it officially opened in 1926 and was conceived by…

     
  • The Kills Get Going at the Regent
    August 14 at 4:21 p.m. by Hannah Verbeuren

    On Monday, Aug. 13, blues garage rockers Alison Mosshart and Jamie Hince of The Kills kicked off a string of dates at the sold-out Regent Theatre in downtown Los Angeles. Mosshart, who is rock incarnate, lifted the crowd with her sincere…

     

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  • Athletes, Celebs Take the Field at Fairfax High for Flag Football Game Benefiting Cancer Survivors
    August 13 at 3:31 p.m. by Tyler Hagen

    Founded by NBA champion Matt Barnes, Athletes vs. Cancer is a nonprofit organization that provides comprehensive resources and support for families and survivors affected by cancer. The wildly successful weekend hosted a string of events.…

     
  • Hard Summer Music Festival Puts on 2 Days of Insanity at Auto Club Speedway
    August 7 at 12:22 p.m. by Tyler Hagen

    The new and improved Hard Summer Music Festival 2018 returned with upgraded amenities and a diverse lineup sure to leave music lovers happy.  With an array of shady areas and more than 5,000 feet of misting sprays, guests were out in full force…

     
  • L.A.'s Thai Restaurants Cook Up Benefit for Thailand's Hill Tribe Kids
    August 6 at 11:50 a.m. by Michele Stueven

    The fifth annual Stu and the Kids fundraiser, a Thai-inspired food and wine festival hosted by chef Stuart Skversky and Redbird’s Neal and Amy Fraser, returned to Vibiana downtown on Sunday, Aug. 5, with proceeds benefiting the Hill Tribe kids in…

     
  • Austin Young Creates "Tranimals" With Help From Squeaky Blonde, Fade-Dra Phey
    August 3 at 5:43 p.m. by Austin Young

    “Tranimal does not have a set look,” says photographer Austin Young, who enlists help from gay nightlife icons Squeaky Blonde and Fade-Dra Phey to transform people from all walks of life into "tranimals" — weird and wonderful,…

     
  • Hollywood Horror Fest Celebrates <i>Night of the Demons</i>' 30th Anniversary
    July 31 at 1:23 p.m. by Star Foreman

    "You're invited to my party" —Angela Can you believe it has been 30 years since Night of the Demons first scared its way across America? Many of us first saw Night of the Demons while watching Rhonda Sheer during USA's Up all Night, in the…

     
  • I Scream, You Scream, We All Scream at Midsummer Scream!
    July 31 at 11:26 a.m. by Star Foreman

    While it's not the first Halloween convention, Midsummer Scream has found its way to the head of the pack. This comes with some drawbacks, as some attendees waited for over two hours to try to get into parking lots (with no one directing traffic,…

     
  • The Adventures of Photography Across the Third Dimension
    July 26 at 12:36 p.m. by Shana Nys Dambrot

    “To experience 3-D,” reads the museum wall expository text, “is to engage with questions about the nature of perception, the allure of illusionism, and our relationship with the technologies that create such hyper-realistic images.” But no matter…

     
  • Johnny Depp, <i>Aquaman</i> and Dapper Stormtroopers at Comic-Con 2018
    July 24 at 2:10 p.m. by Multiple Authors

    The annual gathering of the nerds, aka San Diego Comic-Con 2018, took place July 19-22 and, as always, drew the best cosplayers and the biggest stars. Our photographers were roaming the hallways, panels and parties, snapping stars and fans alike.

     
  • Hatchet Hall's Fuss and Feathers Dinner Series Invokes U.S. History
    July 23 at 6:55 a.m. by Michele Stueven

    Hatchet Hall in Culver City is celebrating its third anniversary with an enchanting “Fuss and Feathers” dinner series, which takes place every Thursday evening through Aug. 30. Chef Brian Dunsmoor is offering an extensive 13-course tasting menu…

     
  • Cleon Peterson Gets Bloody Dirty at Over the Influence
    July 17 at 11:26 a.m. by Shana Nys Dambrot

    Cleon Peterson's new exhibition at Arts District gallery Over the Influence, "Blood & Soil," is that rare gem of political discourse — violently honest, fearless in its message, powerful in its emotion, sharp in its wit and, above all, beautiful…

     
  • Vampira Introduces Mystic Museum Show Saluting <i>The Shape of Water</i>
    July 16 at 11:22 a.m. by Ernie Manrique

    The Bearded Lady's Mystic Museum in Burbank played host to an art event saluting Guillermo del Toro's Oscar-winning film The Shape of Water on Saturday, July 14. This special art event, introduced by Vampira herself, was curated by the Mystic…

     
  • Powerhouse Trio of Neurosis, Converge and Amenra Bulldoze the Fonda
    July 13 at 9:19 p.m. by Levan TK

    The Fonda Theatre hosted a night of unbridled heaviness on Thursday, July 12, with Oakland's highly influential post-metal/sludge juggernauts Neurosis, Salem's hardcore/post-hardcore stalwarts Converge and Belgian genre-defying sonic…

     
  • Here's What You Missed at Chief Keef's Album Listening Party for <i>Mansion Musick</i> In Hollywood
    July 11 at 1:35 p.m. by Tyler Hagen

    Rapper, producer and designer Chief Keef threw an exclusive listening party for his newest album, Mansion Musick, on Tuesday, July 10, in Hollywood. The project, which drops on Friday, July 13, features Playboi Carti and productions from K.E. on…

     
  • Sweet! Just Desserts at #Dessertgoals 2018
    July 9 at 5:15 p.m. by Star Foreman

    L.A. Dessert Fest in downtown Los Angeles had some of the sweetest people — and food, too. With wares from more than 20 local confectioners available for sampling and buying, the Dessert Fest, #dessertgoals, at the Cooper Building was a Willy…

     
  • The Street League World Tour Made Its First U.S. Stop at the Galen Center
    July 9 at 5:06 p.m. by Tyler Hagen

    After a wildly successful London Pro Open, the Street League World Tour began in L.A. on Saturday, July 7, at USC's Galen Center. Founded by pro skateboarder Rob Dyrdek in 2010, Street League Skateboarding has quickly grown into a world phenomenon,…

     
  • Dirty Bird BBQ Heats Up Summer
    July 9 at 2:22 p.m. by Shane Lopes

    Things got hot at L.A's first ever Dirty Bird BBQ on Sunday, July 8, at the L.A. Memorial Coliseum. With epic sets from DJ's Claude VonStroke, Justin Martin, and J. Phlip, along with a bottomless BBQ feast. It was the perfect Sunday Fun day event!…

     
  • Primus and Mastodon Brought the Crazy to the Greek Theatre on Thursday
    July 6 at 12:06 p.m. by Tyler Hagen

    As part of their summer 2018 tour, Primus and Mastodon took over the Greek Theatre on Thursday, July 5, for a night of Vikings and goblins. Primus, who recently released their ninth studio album, Desaturating Seven, have garnered a massive…

     

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