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All the desert sun and dust can get to be too much, and sometimes you need a little cool down. See more photos here

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A little dust can’t keep #Coachella down. See more of L.A. Weekly’s photos from the event here, here and here. #KidCudi #AFI 

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Petty Fest 2014 went down at The El Rey Theatre sponsored by Jameson Irish Whisky with all proceeds going to Sweet Relief Musicians Fund. Guest performers included Kesha, Alberts Hammond Jr., Butch Walker, Juliette Lewis, Matt Sorum & Ace Harper, Emily Armstrong and many more. Hosted by Cabin Down Below Band. See more photos from the event here.

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The cast of award-winning television show Mad Men attended a special screening yesterday at ArcLight Cinemas, in anticipation of the final season. The premiere will air Sunday, April 13 at 10 p.m. ET/PT. See more photos from the event here

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Hundreds lined up outside of Q Pop Saturday night to honor their favorite magical warrior princess and her guardians. The Sailor Moon-themed art show included works by Crowded Teeth, Jisoo Kim, Lisa Penney, Angela An, Tiffany Ford, Miss Kika, Tuna Bora, Eastwood Wong, Naoshi, Teacake, Elsa Chang, Perry Maple, Velwyn Yossy, Cameron Garland, Brigitte Barrager and more. The show runs until April 20th 2014. See the more photos of the event here.

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Leathermen from all over Los Angeles assembled at Circus Disco this weekend to strut their stuff and proclaim their brotherhood. See more photos here

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This past weekend, Burbank welcomed the return of Eliot Brodsky’s Monsterpalooza. In attendance were all walks of life and death, not to mention the more famous living ones like Dee Snider (Twisted Sister), Rutger Hauer (Blade Runner), all of the Hellraiser clan and many, many more. One thing is for sure, this gathering isn’t for the faint of heart. See more photos here

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Freddie Gibbs and Madlib performed to sold out house at the Echoplex on Friday night in support of their just released album Piñata. Gangrene and Houseshoes warmed up the night. See more photos here

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From Robert Vargas’ Red Zebra anniversary bash at Downtown’s Crocker Club, to the debut of the brand new Melrose gallery Revolution X with William “Wildcat Will” Blanchard’s “Never Give Up!” show, to La Luz De Jesus/Wacko’s annual group show opening event, arty parties made for painting the town every color in the rainbow last week. We tried to capture the hues and the hordes. Last two exhibits still up for viewing, so check ‘em out! See the rest of the photos from the even here

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There has never been a better time to be a vegan. Stores are stocked with piles of dairy-free dairy — all the ice cream and cheese and butter your heart could desire. There are dating sites and online communities to help you meet like-minded eaters. Finally, the vegan restaurant has broken free from its self-built hippie prison. The glamorous vegan restaurant has arrived. Now Café Gratitude has opened Gracias Madre, which also has a location in the Bay Area. More upscale than Gratitude, Gracias Madre gives Mexican food the vegan treatment. See the rest of the photos here