Hundreds of people gathered at Don the Beachcomber in June 5 for the love of poke! Chefs from seven restaurants competed for the title of "Best Poke" with Chef Rayne Frey of Tabu Grill in Laguna taking home first place! Judges included chefs, journalists, and athletes like skate legend Christian Hosoi.
Vixen Burlesque paid homage to a night at the movies with their sexy dance routines at VLVT Velvet Lounge in Santa Ana on June 5. All images by Eric Hood.
May the Fourth Star Wars Burlesque @ Ember (NSFW)
Disney Goes Burlesque: Burlesqueland!
Dita Von Teese Live: Strip, Strip, Hooray!
Ceremony performed at Chain Reaction in Anaheim on June 5. Media Blitz and Total Control opened. All images by Matt Ulfelder.
Review: Ceremony @ Chain Reaction, Mar. 9, 2012
PHOTOS: Gnarmageddon II @ the Observatory
Every summer nudist expression meets critical mass for eco-friendly activism and a whole lotta fun. We toured the nation and came back with the best pics from World Naked Bike Ride. Take a good look at America in all its naked pedaling glory.
Los Angeles World Naked Bike Ride...
Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers performed at the Fonda in Los Angeles on June 3. All images by Mary Bell.
REVIEW: Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers @ the Fonda
Tom Petty vs. Republicans: Top Three Moments
After a campaign to bring the Bluth's Original Banana Stand from Arrested Development to the place it's located at in the show––Balboa Island--the fine folks at Netflix obliged and set up shop on June 2. No word if any one of the hundreds of folks that showed up on a Segway, but we really hope...
Black Rebel Motorcycle Club closed out their tour in support of their latest album Specter at the Feast at the Observatory in Santa Ana on June 2. thenewno2 opened and features Dhani Harrison (George's son!). All images by Andrew Youssef.
Black Rebel Motorcycle Club @ Troubadour
Shannon & the Clams performed at the Constellation Room in Santa Ana on June 2. South Bay Surfers opened. All images by Mary Bell.
Burgerama @ the Observatory
Burgerama II @ The Observatory: Day One
Burgerama II @ The Observatory: Day Two
Knott's Berry Farm in Buena Park celebrated the unveiling of re-opening of the classic Timber Mountain Log Ride and expansion of the Boardwalk on May 30.
The Log Ride features new animated figures, lighting, sets and soundtrack. Additions to the Boardwalk include Pacific Scrambler, Surfside...
The Doggfather showed of his DJ skills at Heat Ultra Lounge in Anaheim on May 29. Oh, and don't fucking touch his laptop. All images by John Gilhooley.
Snoop Dogg @ Fox Pomona
Snoop Dogg @ the Galaxy
Pacific Festival: Snoop Dogg, Cut Copy, Black Lips, Ghostland Observatory, !!! & More