There is no one in the world who doesn't enjoy a good miniature. Sure, maybe everyone isn't into glass animals, but overall, any random object made into a smaller version of itself is just fucking adorable. For some reason, and a good one at that, such miniatures are rampant at the NAMM (National Association of Music Merchants) convention. Eee, ooo, ahh, and enjoy them.
The brothers of UC Irvine's Lambda Theta Delta fraternity hosted the 18th annual VIBE Dance Competition at the Bren Events Center on Jan. 27. Over 15 teams from California and two from Japan competed for the crowd and judges' attention. All images by Taylor Weik.
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Colorful music fans smiled for the camera at the National Association of Music Merchants Winter Conference 2013 at the Anaheim Convention Center from Jan. 24 to Jan. 27. All images by John Gilhooley.
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National Association of Music Merchants Winter Conference 2013 was held from Jan. 24 to Jan. 27. Gear companies from all over the world--big and small--gather at NAMM in Anaheim to show off their wares. Here's some examples of the great gear you can find there! All images by Andrew Youssef.
The Ducks opened their home season at Honda Center on Jan. 25 in a match against the Vancouver Canucks. Final score: 5-0, Canucks. All images by Christopher Victorio.
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The Fraternal Order of Real Bearded Santas hosted their annual gathering of professional, real-bearded Santas at Knott’s Berry Farm Hotel in Buena Park on Jan. 27. Santas met to network and share anecdotes and experiences as they reflected on the past holiday season. All images by Mary Bell.
Wrestlers of WPW (World Power Wrestling) Lucha Libre pose for portraits at their gym in Santa Ana, Calif. These wrestlers practice five times a week and put on matches every Sunday for the public. All images by David Le.
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Bridge, Cancer Patient, Chainsaw Squid, Charlie X Sheen, Fissure, Hash, Hooded Justice, Tension, Vulva Essers and What's The Point performed at Unit B Studios in Santa Ana as part of Slothfest on Jan. 25. All images by Matt Ulfelder.
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Mike Atta, singer of the hardcore pioneer band the Middle Class, is currently battling cancer. Members of the punk community gathered to raise funds for Atta at the Echoplex in Los Angeles on Jan. 25. The Adolescents, 45 Grave and many more performed. All images by Ed Carrasco.
You eat them in your dessert. You scoop them with a spoon. You suck them through a fat straw. They're just small black balls of tapioca floating in your drink, but they must contain some sort of powerful drug because they're dangerously addicting.
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White Rabbit Group celebrated their 3 Year Anniversary at the Yost Theater Jan. 24. All images by Shannon Nehls.
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Sisters Donne and Ginny Geer of Seal Beach took their shared passion for the world of nail art and started "Hey, Nice Nails!" As their nails grew, so did their Tumblr following. They couldn't find a salon that would hire both of them to work at the same time, so they decided to open their...