The LOJ Fantasy Masquerade Ball took place on the weekend of July 16-17, 2010 at Park Plaza in Los Angeles. It was promised as two days of enchantment, where "inspiration and fantasy meld under mask and cloak where nobles dance in the Faerie Court and legends take precious breath." Here are some photobooth portraits of participants. All photos by Star Foreman.
The 2010 Orange County Fair opened on Friday, July 16. Check out these photos taken by Christopher Victorio, and when you're done, check out our other slideshow: the deep-friedy goodness of the Food of the 2010 Orange County Fair.
On July 18, 2010, motorcycles—tons of them—headed to the Queen Mary in Long Beach. The event featured over 200 leading motorcycle and parts manufacturers and, yes, calendar girls were there, too. All photos by John Gilhooley.
Thrice played their sold-out homecoming show at the Fox Pomona Theater on July 17, 2010. Bad Veins, the Dig and Kevin Devine opened. All photos by Andrew Youssef. Thrice drummer Riley Breckenridge also pens a weekly column, "3hree Things," for the OC Weekly music blog Heard Mentality. Click...
On July 14, 2010, the Kings of Leon performed at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater in Irvine. The Features and Built to Spill opened. All photos by Andrew Youssef. To read the accompanying live review also by Youssef, click here.
On July 14, 2010, the Major League Baseball All-Star players paraded down Harbor Boulevard in Anaheim and into Disneyland, where they greeted fans on Main Street, USA. All photos by Christopher Victorio.
It was the final day of Coachella put the party raged on. Snoop Dogg & Dr. Dre, At The Drive In, Florence & the Machine, Gotye and more performed. See you next weekend! All images by Andrew Youssef.
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Lilith Fair stopped by the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater in Irvine on July 10, 2010. The line-up included Sarah McLachlan, Emmylou Harris, Brandi Carlile, Miranda Lambert, the Weepies and more. All photos by Meg Strouse.
The Huntington Beach-based Dirty Little Secrets Burlesque performed two sets the night of July 10, 2010 at the Pike in Long Beach. For more info, visit myspace.com/HiddenTalentsBurlesque. All photos by Keith May.