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Hollywood club impresario Dayle Gloria resurrects her infamous “Club With No Name” tonight at the world famous Viper Room. In the early ’90s, this legendary nameless night hosted the likes of Alice In Chains, Rage Against The Machine and every other band of any significance. Come see what treasures Gloria has dug up this time at the premiere showing with The Dreaming, We Are The Riot, The Disowned and more. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are a throwback priced $5. (The Viper Room is ages 21 and older.) www.viperroom.com
The Standard hosts an art party for pioneering Polaroid artist Jeremy Kost on Tuesday, June 7. The night will feature performances by Edward Vigletti, Detox Icunt, Glitzglam and Disco Dolly and kicks off with Kost signing copies of his new 80-page monograph “It’s Always Darkest Before Dawn.” Kost, who describes himself as a tireless chronicler of gender, sexuality and nightlife, will also unveil a new photographic collage art installation. Get more info!
Work week got you down? Then make a stop at The London West Hollywood’s “Wednesdays at Sunset” party on June 8. Your problems will disappear as you take in sweeping, panoramic views of Los Angeles, handcrafted cocktails and music. This exclusive weekly event is the only time the rooftop pool is open to non-hotel guests. Soak up the sunset. Entry is free, but reservations are required: SunsetRSVP@luxuryresorts.com. 5-11 p.m. www.thelondonwesthollywood.com
Thursday, June 9 get the most funny for your money at The Comedy Store with their signature show 16 Headlining Comics. That’s right, all national headliners, all night long! No other comedy club in the country even comes close to producing a show of this caliber on a weekly basis. Martin Lawrence, Sarah Silverman, Jeff Garlin and Pauly Shore are among those who have stopped by recently. Doors open at 9 p.m. Tickets are $15 (That’s less than a dollar per comic!) For Thursday’s lineup, visit http://thecomedystore.tumblr.com www.thecomedystore.com
SoCal hard rockers Boy Hits Car continue their month long residency at the Viper Room this Friday, June 10. Joined by musical phenom Jordan Cook and a wealth of other well-to-do locals, this show promises to be a night jam packed full of rock n’ roll showmanship. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $10 in advance/$15 day of show. www.viperroom.com
This Saturday, June 11, all attention will be on our neighboring boulevard as the City of West Hollywood hosts the Christopher Street West Annual LGBT PRIDE Festival. Now in it’s 41st year, the PRIDE Festival offers an opportunity for all to gather and be celebrated, entertained, educated and encouraged to generate greater equality and social acceptance. And to have a lot of fun. Saturday’s festival features performances by Mya, Prince Poppycock, Matt Morris and more on outdoor stages on Santa Monica Boulevard. Double your fun and return Sunday, June 12 to catch the parade with grand marshal, and Olympic ice skater, Johnny Weir, The Comedy Store parade float and performances by Estelle, Margaret Cho, Sam Sparrow and more. Tickets are $20 per day or $35 for a weekend pass. For more information, visit www.lapride.org.
The Roxy Theatre presents L.A.-based indie pop sensations the Honor Society on Sunday, June 12. A night for tween dreamin’ comes together on The Roxy stage as the band is joined by special guests Action Item, Katelyn Tarver and Sunderland. OMG!!! Don’t miss this hot ($15) ticket! Doors open at 7 p.m. www.theroxyonsunset.com
The Strange Reality of a WeHo Without a Queer Nightlife Scene
WEST HOLLYWOOD (Los Angeles Magazine) — It was an epidemiologist’s worst nightmare set to the new Justin Timberlake/SZA collab from Trolls World Tour.
L.A. was hours away from shutting down all bars due to the coronavirus pandemic, but you wouldn’t have known it from the typical Sunday chaos on Santa Monica Boulevard, as throngs of people (some shirtless) crammed into West Hollywood gay bars like Mother Lode, Mickey’s, and Rocco’s for one last ungloved hurrah.
At Rocco’s, a drag queen in a black latex leotard bravely swooped her hand down to grab a dollar bill from a customer.
Another performer did the splits, touching the floor ever-so-quickly as she pulled herself up. Go-go dancers valiantly kneeled on bar tops, accepting cash in their […]
WeHo’s Employees Only is Delivering Cocktail Kits, TP and Food
WEST HOLLYWOOD (TimeOut) — This week alone, coronavirus has seen some of our favorite restaurants temporarily close and alter their hours and business models. And with Angelenos heeding authorities and staying home to avoid the virus’s spread, many of the city’s restaurants are adapting with new delivery service , special menus and to-go options. As of today, Employees Only just so happens to freshly deliver cocktail fixings and toilet paper—the real MVPs in a lockdown.
The new service is available through Postmates and includes instructions and ingredients to whip up some of the world-famous cocktail bar’s concoctions; all you’ll need are the spirits and a shaker. And because man cannot survive on cocktails alone, the Employees Only kitchen is offering a handful of dishes […]
R&B, Hip-Hip, Trap & Soul: ‘CLSQ Fridays’ at The Chapel at The Abbey
WEST HOLLYWOOD — Friday nights at The Chapel at The Abbey will have you moving to a different beat beginning March 6.
Formerly a weekly Thursday event at The Chapel, CLSQ Fridays (CLSQ is pronounced “classic”) joins the weekend lineup with celebrity co-hosts, periodic guest performances, and music from 80-90s up through today’s top urban-contemporary RnB & Hip-Hop.
Brandon Anthony, the creator of Summer BASH (Los Angeles’ black gay pride weekend) and producer of LA Pride’s Hip-Hop Stages is bringing classic and contemporary RnB, Hip-Hip, Soul and Trap music to The Chapel with an evening called CLSQ Fridays.
“B.A.S.H. LA is a platform to build community partnerships for fellowship and provide an outlet of inclusivity within LGBTQ community.” said Brandon Anthony. “The Chapel at The Abbey has evenings and events that cater to a variety of LGBTQ people and we’re happy to bring the CLSQ audience and flavor to West Hollywood for a fun Friday night out on the town.”
Each week CLSQ will feature a variety of celebrity co-hosts and notable LGBTQ people of color who advocate for inclusivity and visibility in gayborhoods and mainstream LGBTQ culture around the world, making The Chapel at The Abbey another inclusive space for locals and travelers within the LGBTQ community.
So get ready to turn up the volume and dance.
The grand opening for CLSQ Friday’s at The Chapel at The Abbey will be co-hosted by beauty and fashion power houses Sir John, global makeup artist to Beyonce and Kim Kardashian, and the iconic red carpet designer duo Wayman & Micah who’re recently featured in the Wall Street Journal.
The Chapel at The Abbey also hosts Altar Girl Thursday, produced by Girl Bar. It is Los Angeles’ longest running lesbian entertainment group, and hosts its own evening, Heavenly Bodies Sunday, a night celebrating the transgender and queer communities.
The Chapel at The Abbey is located at 692 N. Robertson Blvd., West Hollywood, CA 90069.
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