This week, there's a rock doc on Riot Grrrl godmothers, a book signing for a new collection of work by street photographer Ed Templeton, the closing of Max Hooper Schneider's messy science experiments, and more!
Protests and riots in Oakland, triggered by the Michael Brown verdict in Missouri and the death of Eric Garner in New York, cost the city $1.3 million in overtime pay for police officers. SFGate reports that 14 protests over the last three weeks have been riddled with violent occurrences. Show More Summary
by Andrew Sacher La Dispute at Riot Fest Chicago 2014 (more by James Richards IV) Title Fight at Best Buy Theater in November (more by Mimi Hong) Two of best current bands in post-hardcore have announced a tour together for...
The glamourous season opener at Milan’s Scala opera house was marred Sunday by clashes between riot police and protesters which left two wounded. Around 300 demonstrators, using banners reading “fight the power” and “we resist!” as shields, threw flares and Molotov...
On Sunday, a riot between two rival factions prior to a La Liga match ended with a Deportivo fan dead after being beaten and thrown in a freezing cold river on Sunday outside of Atletico’s Vincent Calderon Stadium in Madrid. The 43 year-old fan was initially hospitalized with hypothermia, cardiac arrest, and head injuries according […]
A Spanish soccer fan has died after various fights erupted before Atletico Madrid’s match with Deportivo La Coruna on Sunday. The man has been named as Francisco Javier Romero Taboada, and according to the Daily Mail he received numerous head injuries. Show More Summary
Because I'm tired and lazy tonight. A Look Back at the 1992 LA Riots Someone on AR15.com collected these videos of the riots in progress. A couple observations and notes: Fashion-wise it was still the 80s in 1992. Newscasters were.....
Hundreds of Pro-Palestinian protesters and thugs screaming “Allahu Akbar!” attacked police vehicles in Paris in July. Pro-Palestinian protesters clash with riot police, right, as clashes erupted at Place de la Republique in Paris, France, during a banned demonstration in support … Continue reading ?
Ya girl Taylor Swift performed on Kimmel last night and there were no riots, but if you listen closely you can hear the frenzied din of freaking-out fans beneath her. Read more...
Cristiano Ronaldo notched a hat-trick as Real Madrid provided a display of awesome offensive strength in a comprehensive 8-2 thrashing of Deportivo La Coruna on Saturday. Madrid have often found the Riazor a difficult place to go. Prior to Saturday’s match, J.I. Show More Summary
Since the Michael Brown shooting, and Ferguson, Missouri riots, the militarization of police has been a hot button issue. Several people have commented on the issue in the past two months. The Inquisitr reported on a few of the commentators that have weighed in on the subject. Show More Summary
PlayMakers Reparatory Company A poetic rhythm-charged look at the flawed everyman behind the myth. King endured police brutality, the glare of an unrelenting media and notoriety as the symbolic spark of the LA riots. His plaintive "Can we all get along?" remains an open question in America's complicated relationship with race. Show More Summary
X at Riot Fest Chicago 2013 (more by Kirstie Shanley) You can browse our full NYC show calendar for all of tonight's shows, but here are some highlights... X (performing Los Angeles) @ City Winery LA legends X will be performing...
Reporting on yet another night of rioting, anarchy, and violence in Ferguson, the LA Times points out that some of the trouble is coming from outside agitators, including those from as far away as California: As another night of peaceful...Show More Summary
During the LA riots, Korean store owners took to their roofs with rifles to protect their property from the mob. It seems someone in St. Louis remembers that: Roof Koreans for hire. Much success during L.A. Riots, no looters at our stores. Show More Summary
If you’ve ever wanted to see a bald guy with a diamond grill sharpened into fangs relentlessly making cat puns and tearing up the screen with his Yakuza gang, have I got a movie for you. Prolific Japanese director Takashi Miike’s latest film, Mole Son: Undercover Agent Reiji, is an aggressive assault on your eyeballs […]
“If I was the station’s News Director, [Fox 11 LA anchor Susan] Hirasuna would be in my office for a brief talk first thing this morning,” writes Scott Jones. Hirasuna has deleted her tweet. No? You really tweeted that? (ftvlive.com) | @SusanHirasuna
As is traditional after a sports team snags a championship, LA Kings fans went a little crazy Friday night after the Kings won the Stanley Cup —and they may have destroyed an LAPD drone in the process. Business Insider notes that multiple videos online appear to show the incident and...
Multiple videos have been posted online showing what uploaders described as hockey fans destroying a Los Angeles Police Department drone outside the Staples Center Friday night after the LA Kings won the NHL's Stanley Cup. Riot police...Show More Summary
Girlpool From: Los Angeles, California, United States Take the Breeders mix them with a little Beat Happening and sprinkle with a liberal helping of Riot Grrrl attitude and, da da, you have created LA duo Girlpool. The controversially named Slutmouth is a stripped back, lo-fi feminist anthem. Show More Summary