• Golden Dragon Parade Welcomes Year of the Dog to Chinatown
    February 21 at 12:41 p.m. by Ted Soqui

    Every year Chinatown plays host to an enormous Lunar New Year celebration. Families turn out to enjoy the Golden Dragon Parade plus an array of special good-luck foods and flag-waving. This year's 119th annual parade was held on Saturday, Feb.…

  • Love & Lust's Valentine's Ball Keeps It Kinky at Union (NSFW)
    February 20 at 1:27 p.m. by Levan TK

    Love & Lust's annual Valentine's fetish ball and dance club extravaganza was held Feb. 16 at Union. All photos by Levan TK (Instagram: @levan_tk)

  • Cosplay Abounds at Refreshingly Low-Key Long Beach Comic Expo
    February 20 at 1:12 p.m. by Star Foreman

    Long Beach Comic Expo drew hordes of cosplayers to the Long Beach Convention Center on Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 17-18. With a geeky car show out front, a great dealers room and social corner provided by Nerdbot and just a few panels in the…


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  • Occult Rock Pioneers, Coven, Hold Unholy Mass At The Regent
    February 19 at 2:29 p.m. by Levan TK

    Late 60's occult rock pioneers, Coven, made their exclusive Southern California appearance at the Regent on Sunday February 18th. After decades of silence the band had been recently resurrected, still led by Jinx Dawson but with a new line-up of…

  • New York's Bushwig Drag Festival Comes To LA
    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 17th at Faultline in Silver Lake. Along with all the drag performances the night also held a special performance by German recording artist Kim Petras. All…

  • Desert Hearts Presents: Let's Make Love at Exchange
    February 19 at 1:26 a.m. by Miles Najera

    Desert Hearts carried the Valentines Day vibes into the weekend, proving that love can be the theme any day of the year. After putting together and handing out hundreds of care packages to the homeless this past Saturday February 17, the Desert…

  • Lucha VaVoom Is for Lovers at Valentine's Shows
    February 16 at 2:49 p.m. by Timothy Norris

    Ooh la la! Lucha VaVoom held its annual Valentine's Day celebration at the Mayan Theatre on Wednesday and Thursday, Feb. 14-15. Among those making appearances were Michelle L'Amour, Ron Funches, L.A. Roller Girls, Lucha Libre Mega Star Rey Fenix,…

  • Edward Gorey's Art and Sensibilities Live on at Edwardian Ball
    February 15 at 4:16 p.m. by Star Foreman

    The ninth annual Los Angeles Edwardian Ball graced the Globe Theater on Friday and Saturday, Feb. 9 and 10t. An extension of San Francisco's famous event, the Edwardian Ball started life 18 years ago  as the Edward Gorey Ball. With Gorey's macabre…

  • Erykah Badu and Thundercat Pack the Shrine Auditorium
    February 14 at 1:14 p.m. by Levan TK

    Erykah Badu, the multiple Grammy Award–winning "Queen of Neo-Soul," played to a capacity crowd at the Shrine Auditorium & Expo Hall on Tuesday, Feb. 13. Accompanying her was multigenre bass virtuoso Stephen Bruner, better known by his alias…

  • Dua Lipa Tells the Palladium "IDGAF"
    February 12 at 1:44 p.m. by Mathew Tucciarone

    English pop star Dua Lipa performed a sold-out concert on Thursday, Feb. 8, at Hollywood Palladium as part of her Self-Titled Tour. The concert is in promotion of her self-titled debut record, released in June 2017. Lipa's single "New Rules" went…

  • Pretty Panties and Tighty Whities Go Public for Cupid's Undie Run
    February 11 at 9:43 a.m. by Shane Lopes

    At Cupid's Undie Run, both young and old souls alike gathered in their underwear for a good cause on Saturday, Feb. 10. That cause wasn't simply to party and get a little cardio in while running around downtown Santa Monica nearly naked. Instead,…

  • 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…

  • Marilyn Manson Conjured the Upside Down in Hollywood
    January 16 at 4:13 p.m. by Hannah Verbeuren

    On Jan. 15, Marilyn Manson brought the Heaven Upside Down tour to a sold-out crowd at the Palladium in Hollywood. Touring in promotion for their 10th album, the band played an epic set fueled by a swarm of eager fans. The Hollywood date was one of…

  • 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…

  • Sex Cells X-Mas Extravaganza (NSFW)
    December 26 at 1:47 p.m. by Levan TK

    Lethal Amounts' Sex Cells was bigger and wilder than ever at the Teragram Ballroom on Friday Dec. 22nd. The night held special performances by rapper Cazwell and the sensationally irreverent Brooke Candy, as well as the club icon herself, Amanda…

  • Muse, The Killers, Weezer and More Rock for Charity at KROQ Almost Acoustic Christmas
    December 11 at 5:14 p.m. by Mathew Tucciarone

    KROQ Almost Acoustic Christmas 2017 took over the Forum on Saturday, Dec. 9, and Sunday, Dec. 10. Night one featured performances by Muse, Thirty Seconds to Mars, Queens of the Stone Age, Rise Against, Prophets of Rage, Run the Jewels, Cold War…

  • Rock of the ’80s Lives Again at Saban's <i>Holiday Hangover</i>
    December 4 at 12:01 p.m. by Levan TK

    It was a one-night ’80s flashback on Saturday, Dec. 2, as the Saban Theatre in Beverly Hills hosted tribute spectacular ’80s Holiday Hangover. Presented by Music Zirconia, the evening featured performances by Strangelove (The Depeche Mode…

  • Arch Enemy and Trivium Blow Away a Sold Out Wiltern
    November 29 at 11:30 a.m. by Hannah Verbeuren

    Last night, November 29th, Arch Enemy and Trivium co-headlined the Wiltern to a sold out crowd of rabid fans. Having toured together several times over the years Florida's Trivium and Sweden's Arch Enemy gave their all and made it an epic night for…

  • Norway's Mayhem Return to the U.S. to Perform <i>De Mysteriis Dom Sathanas</i>
    November 20 at 11:57 a.m. by Levan TK

    Norway's genre-defining black-metal outfit Mayhem returned stateside to perform their highly influential landmark album De Mysteriis Dom Sathanas in its entirety. On Saturday, Nov. 18, the Fonda Theatre in Hollywood played host to the unholy mass…



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