Although it could be a month before same-sex marriages legally resume in California, that did not keep anyone from rejoicing over yesterday's Supreme Court decision to strike down the federal Defense of Marriage Act laws denying legal recognition of them, as well California's Prop. 8 banning gay marriage. The ruling marks a major breakthrough in the advancement of equal rights for same-sex couples, the mission of the Human Rights Campaign's social media push that asked all to show support by changing their profile photos to the campaign's red equal sign back in March. In honor of yesterday's huge leap forward, let's say bye-bye to DOMA with a look at the 27 cleverest, funniest or otherwise noteworthy interpretations of the red equality symbol the campaign inspired. More»
Twin Shadow [via] With the first week of summer in full effect, bands are busting out their new albums and hitting the tour circuit. Lucky for us L.A. locals, pretty much every act will stop once or maybe even twice in Tinsel Town to please the hungry fans with everything from intimate gigs to full-on auditorium madness. From the ramblin' man himself, Robert Plant, headlining The Shrine Auditorium to Snoop Dogg and Kendrick Lamar dropping beats and flows at Staples Center, the summer is looking like a hot one and we have your hand-picked guide to L.A.'s best live music to check out this week.
Bret Easton Ellis, Lisa Love, and other foodies and fashionistas step out for a dinner hosted by Band of Outsiders and Bon Appetit to celebrate Kevin West's new book; Liev Schreiber, Naomi Watts, Jon Voight, Cindy Crawford and other stars strut the red carpet at Showtime's "Ray Donovan" premiere; Charisma Carpenter, Audrina Patridge, and other celebs step out to the 4th Annual Thirst Gala; Perez Hilton, Kat DeLuna, and Iggy Azalea attend Logo's "Hot 100" party; Julianne Hough, Derek Hough, Jessica Szohr, and more celebrate new SVEDKA flavors at the Splash Of Summer pool party—catch up on Tuesday's top events in this edition of Last Night's Parties.
Pools, late sunsets, music, delicious boozy drinks and inflatable toys. Yeah, can't really think of a better way to spend a Tuesday evening than SVEDKA's Splash of Summer party last night in the Hills of Beverly.Follow @gofgLA on Instagram for more peeks likes this inside the best parties and events happening in town. [via]
Fish tacos with all the fixings at Blue Plate Taco [via @dankdjor] Given Angelenos' predilection for tortilla-wrapped foods combined with summer starting to feel like every day should be a beach day, fish tacos hit the spot for a tasty afternoon or evening indulgence. Though you may not be able to blow off today's agenda for a day of quality sand lounging and sun worship, you can still get a little taste of summer with some delicious tacos filled with treats from the sea in almost any part of town you may find yourself. Allow us to assist you with this guide to eight restaurants and stands serving L.A.'s best fish tacos. More»
Go HERE for more photos by Alexander Plank and tag yourself and your friends! Foodies, culinary experts and hungry Angelenos came out to LACMA on Sunday for the rare opportunity to indulge in mind-blowing dishes prepared by the brightest up-and-coming superstar chefs from across the nation at the second annual Eater Young Guns Class of 2013 preview event.
Jerry Bruckheimer, Johnny Depp, Tom Cruise, and other celebs attend the presentation of Jerry Bruckheimer's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame; Justin Bieber ignites Bieber Fever at his Staples Center show; Oliver Ackland, John Jarratt, and others step out for a screening of 100 Bloody Acres; Kris Kristofferson, John Flynn, and other musicians step out for a screening of Greenwich Village: Music That Defined A Generation and panel discussion at The Grammy Museum; Sarah Shahi throws the ceremonial first pitch at Dodger Stadium—catch up on Monday's top events in this edition of Last Night's Parties.