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Popular Indie Music Venue Pehrspace Hears Trouble

Priscilla Ahn playing with the Sweet Hurt's Wendy Wang at pehrspace last year (more photos here) | Photo by Koga/LAist
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Neighborhood concerns over noise and quality of life issues surrounding pehrspace in the Historic Filipinotown neighborhood apparently have led to the self-invoked precautionary and temporary closure of the venue's Monday night concert series run by Sean Carnage.

"This is very emotional matter for me, and it may be for you, too, so I ask that you read this carefully and understand that: 1) this is a temporary situation, 2) Pehrspace is not closing, 3) we are gonna find out more info and if necessary, fight the power," Carnage explained on his blog after being informed by police Friday afternoon that the space may be shut down if it got too loud.

While Friday night's show went on without a hitch, Saturday's was shut down by police. In the meantime, tonight's show will still go on, however at a different space called Women (scoll down for details). As for this week's Friday and Saturday night shows, they will still go on at pehrspace, but with a "heightened awareness for noise levels," according to an e-mail blast from them.