• Tasty Bites at Endless Night's Anti-Valentine's Vampire Ball
    February 19 at 1:15 p.m. by Scott Feinblatt

    Deathly decadent atmosphere and blood-red getups filled the Globe Theater in downtown on Sunday, Feb. 17, at Endless Night's Anti-Valentine's Day Vampire Ball. Read more here. All photos by Scott Feinblatt

  • Royal Hawaiian Estates Tour at Modernism Week Is Tiki Heaven
    February 19 at 1:01 p.m. by Michele Stueven

    Modernism Week features more than 350 events, including the Modernism Show & Sale, signature home tours, films, lectures, double decker architectural bus tours, nightly parties and live music, walking and bike tours, tours of Sunnylands, fashion,…

  • Desert X: Get Out There
    February 19 at 1 p.m. by Shana Nys Dambrot

    If Desert X were a fairy tale, the moral of its story would be to always get out of the car. That’s because with each of the 20-ish installations scattered across 50 square miles of town and dune from Snow Creek to the Salton Sea, part and parcel…


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  • Marc Almond Headlines Sex Cells' Anniversary Spectacular
    February 19 at 11:56 a.m. by Levan TK

    L.A.'s preeminent over-the-top dance club, Sex Cells, celebrated its second anniversary with none other than Marc Almond, of Soft Cell fame, headlining the fabulous affair. The sold-out night, which was co-presented by Spaceland, was held at the…

  • Showcasing Coachella Valley Eats at Greater Palms Springs Food and Wine Festival
    February 19 at 6 a.m. by Michele Stueven

    The Greater Palm Springs Food and Wine Festival brought out some of the Coachella Valley's best local restaurants and established favorites over the Feb. 16-17 weekend at the Renaissance Indian Wells Resort. From Indio's Big Rock Golf & Pub…

  • Felix L.A. Art Fair Blends Fine Art and Hollywood Frolic
    February 15 at 6 a.m. by Shana Nys Dambrot

    Felix L.A. is a new contemporary art fair debuting this year, founded by collector Dean Valentine and gallerists Al and Mills Morán. L.A. Weekly asked them to tell us about themselves and what they feel Felix can contribute to the art fair genre.…

  • Here's What You Missed at One Love Cali Reggae Festival at the Queen Mary
    February 12 at 8:26 a.m. by Tyler Hagen

    Reggae fans new and old converged at the Queen Mary event grounds for three days of reggae at One Love Cali Festival over the Feb. 8-10 weekend. With the weather fluxing between sunny and gloomy, fans braved the cold and rain to see a diverse…

  • Scenes From the Edwardian Ball at the Fonda Theatre
    February 11 at 5:46 p.m. by Scott Feinblatt

    The Edwardian Ball celebrated the 10th anniversary of its performances in Los Angeles over the weekend with a return to its old haunt, the Fonda Theatre, on Saturday, Feb. 9. Founder/headlining musical act Rosin Coven performed original scores for…

  • Your Handy Illustrated Pocket Guide to L.A.'s Art Fair Season
    January 23 at 6 a.m. by Shana Nys Dambrot

    From Jan. 23 to Feb. 17, and from downtown to Santa Monica, Hollywood, Venice, Palm Springs and points beyond, no fewer than 10 (UPDATE: 11!) contemporary art fairs make for a complete takeover of the visual culture calendar. Read the full story,…

  • <i>L.A. Weekly</i>'s <i>Cannabis Guide</i> Visits L.A. Cannabis Co.
    January 7 at 3:30 p.m. by Bear Degidio

    L.A. Weekly kicks off 2019 with a new episode of Cannabis Guide, an inside look at the most premier cannabis retail stores in L.A. This digital tour not only provides a view of the store but gives you an inside look at the neighborhoods these…

  • VICA Showcases the Beauty of Disaster at the Loft in San Pedro
    January 7 at 12 p.m. by Shana Nys Dambrot

    The most recent edition of the monthly First Thursdays Art Walk in San Pedro hosted a curatorial cameo by the Venice Institute of Contemporary Art. In a pair of group shows curated by Juri Koll, about 20 artists in total explored the more surreal…

  • The Golden Globes Inside and Out
    January 7 at 10:15 a.m. by Lina Lecaro

    The 76th annual Golden Globe Awards took place at the Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills on Sunday night and, as always, the celebration had a giddy, unpredictable air. That may have been in part thanks to sponsor Moët & Chandon, which placed plenty…

  • Lit.Club Evokes a 1920s Prohibition NYE
    January 4 at 12 p.m. by Michele Stueven

    Lit.Club rang in the New Year with the first buzzy cannabis celebration of the year, a 1920s Prohibition-themed evening in the hills of Bel-Air with fire-eating, burlesque, music, new strains and a menu from wild child chef Dean Barker. Evoke…

  • A Brief History of Homeboy Industries on View at the Central Library
    January 4 at 9:49 a.m. by Shana Nys Dambrot

    "Radical Kinship: Celebrating 30 Years of Homeboy Industries" is an intimate but powerful exhibition of art and photographs made by, of and about the extended Homeboy Industries family. Presenting vibrant and affecting portraits of the men and…

  • Sex Cells NYE XXXtravaganza at Echoplex
    January 3 at 9:22 a.m. by Levan TK

    Kicking off the new year with xxxcess and xxxcitement, Sex Cells' NYE XXXtravaganza returned to the Echoplex, where it all began, for a wild New Year's Eve bash. The impressive lineup included industrial legends My Life With the Thrill Kill Kult,…

  • Christmas Continues to Shine All Over L.A. This Week
    December 24 at 1:43 p.m. by Lina Lecaro

    That was fast! Christmas is here and we're all feeling cheer, but it will be gone before you can say, "Is there a gift return receipt?" Thankfully a few of the biggest and best Yuletide-themed attractions in town will be around for a little while…

  • Dave Grohl and Top Chefs Bring Down the House and Fire Up the BBQ
    December 24 at 9:44 a.m. by Michele Stueven

    Dave Grohl, Bruce Kalman, Duff Goldman and Nick Shipp cooked both onstage and at the BBQ at the Eat, Drink and Support music and food festival on Saturday, Dec. 22, raising thousands of dollars for the Los Angeles Regional Food Bank at its…

  • Behind the Scenes at Historic See's Candy Factory
    December 18 at 11:20 a.m. by Michele Stueven

    The See’s Candy factory in Baldwin Hills broke ground in 1949 and still uses some machines that were built in 1921, the year Charles See opened his first candy shop at 135 Western Ave.  Located in the shadow of the Expo Line La Cienega station,…

  • 50,000 Marchers Send LAUSD a Forceful Message on Behalf of Teachers
    December 16 at 7:38 p.m. by Shana Nys Dambrot

    The takeaway from the morning of Saturday, Dec. 15, was this: Don’t mess with our teachers! While there are 32,000 public school teachers in the Los Angeles public school system, more like 50,000 people showed up at City Hall to support teachers'…

  • Martha Stewart Brings Her Food Experience to L.A.
    December 3 at 11:04 a.m. by Michele Stueven

    Martha Stewart took over the grounds of the Los Angeles Center Studio Dec. 1-2 for the Martha Steward Food & Wine Experience celebrating local L.A. chefs and vintners. Presented by USA Today, the event was part of a 12-city tour that highlights…



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