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L.A. can't even handle a *movie* about the Electric Daisy Carnival

It was a near-riot in L.A. regarding a movie based on an event that everyone said would kill all of Las Vegas' teenagers all the time but didn't. Nested ironies ahead!

An impromptu street rave announced on Twitter to celebrate the Hollywood screening of a documentary about the Electric Daisy Carnival nearly turned into a riot on Wednesday night when police attempted to disperse a huge crowd that gathered on a downtown street. Popular electronic musician Kaskade tweeted about a special DJ set earlier in the day, telling fans to gather at 6 p.m. in front of Grauman's Chinese Theatre, promising, "Me+BIG SPEAKERS+MUSIC=BLOCK PARTY!!! RT!"

As a longtime journalist in Southern Nevada, native Las Vegan Andrew Kiraly has served as a reporter covering topics as diverse as health, sports, politics, the gaming industry and conservation. He joined Desert Companion in 2010, where he has helped steward the magazine to become a vibrant monthly publication that has won numerous honors for its journalism, photography and design, including several Maggie Awards.