71°

Topics

Lobbying
Lady Gaga looks for raves at Staples Center
Lady Gaga looks for raves at Staples Center

Lady Gaga needed to get Staples Center to start dancing on Monday night. "For all of you who don’t know about 'Artpop'," she said, alluding to her most recent album and its lumbering tour title, "ArtRave: The Artpop Ball," "grab a glowstick or get the … out." Glowsticks? Sure, just pick some up by the giant inflatable mushrooms onstage, or the dancers with neon triceratops hoodies, or the LED-sprinkled hair extensions for sale in the lobby, or the loudly branded Absolut Vodka bar set up in the middle of the crowd on the arena floor. Because Gaga, once a Joan of Arc remaking pop culture into something stranger, smarter and sexier, has...

Loading