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Monday, April 20, 2009

Over the Weekend: Coachella, DogFest and Morrissey's No-Show

Posted By on Mon, Apr 20, 2009 at 8:37 AM

CALIBREE PHOTOGRAPHY
  • Calibree Photography
On Friday night, our traveling photo booth made an appearance at DNA Lounge, where the Hubba Hubba Revue was staging a sexy coup d'etat during a celebration in honor of vile dictator Presidente Juan Baptista Maximilian "Little Bobo"

Kingfish (pictured above), and his military strongmen.

Our photographers Mike and Jen Cash report that the fiesta got hot early on, with burlesque performances by

Kiki Bomb, The Twilight Vixen Revue, Bunny Pistol, and more. With tequila, cigars, gun-toting senoritas and free mustache rides, El Presidente has outdone himself yet again. See our Viva la Revolucion photo set here.

CHRISTOPHER VICTORIO
  • Christopher Victorio
Saturday morning took us (and dozens of dogs) to Duboce Park for DogFest 2009, where pups and veterans competed for best jump, best bark and most "ear-resistible" as kids and their parents looked on. See Hanna Quevedo's colorful photo set here.

CHRISTOPHER VICTORIO
  • Christopher Victorio
Gordie Young was going to review Morrissey's Saturday Paramount set for us, but that was canceled when the Moz called in sick -- apparently the smell of grilled meat on the breeze at Coachella was a bit much for his delicate sensibilities. We would be more forgiving if Mr. M wasn't spotted at the DNA Lounge in perfect health that very same evening.

CHRISTOPHER VICTORIO
  • Christopher Victorio
Coachella took Indio, CA by storm Friday through Sunday. See our photos from Day 1, Day 2 and the obligatory Half-Dressed People & Scenes from the Desert slideshow.

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