Over the Weekend: HARD Haunted Mansion, Dia De Los Muertos, Children of the Candy Corn, West Hollywood Carnaval, LACMA Costume Ball
Lucky for us, Halloween fell on Friday this year so we could fully indulge without having to worry about crawling into work the next day dressed in the tattered remains of a sexy bee costume. There were too many events and parties this weekend to count and keeping up required more stamina than Red Bull could provide. Regardless, L.A. Weekly did a damn good job at hitting up the hot spots. Consider us exhausted.
Christopher Victorio photographed Hollywood Forever Cemetery's 9th annual Dia De Los Muertos celebration on Saturday, featuring extravagant costumes, performances and art to honor L.A.'s beloved souls. Click image for entire slideshow.
Timothy Norris hit the most hyped Halloween party in L.A., HARD Haunted Mansion at the Shrine Expo Hall, featuring Justice, Soulwax, Simian Mobile Disco, Deadmau5, Boys Noize, Crookers, Crystal Castles, Jason Bentley, DJ AM and Destructo. Click image for entire slideshow. Also, don't forget to read Keyvon Pierre's party report here.
Friday night, Patrick Range McDonald braved the 250,000 people crowd in West Hollywood for the annual Halloween Carnaval and surveyed the political costumes. Click image for full article.
Friday night, Steven Mikulan joined Latino residents of L.A.'s Pico Union neighborhood to trick-or-treat at the Marina Del Rey house of landlord Frank McHugh, dubbed "L.A.'s Worst Landlord 2008." Kids came dressed as rodents and parents came dressed as housing inspectors. Click image for full article.
Siran Babayan stopped by the glamorous museum gala on Saturday night and photographed the best costumes. Click image for entire slideshow.