Users can ask questions, share tips and photos of raveworthy experiences or simply Like a Rave
and thank their friends for helping them find a great spot.
A general rave
must not be seen as a party that has been organised for the consumption of drugs in the first place.
Undercover operations, for instance, now focus heavily on raves
, primarily targeting users and casual dealers rather than large-scale distributors.
Critics in the Los Angeles music industry and the American Civil Liberties Union said the law - fast-tracked without public comment - could have a chilling effect on rock concerts and other events, in addition to the rave
shows targeted by lawmakers.
on New Year's Eve in San Francisco attracted 10,400 dancers, and was so organized that there were ATMs on hand.
Each geographic area will develop its own approach to Race Raves
, involving students of color in planning and leadership.
Jungle, as an enclosed ghetto within rave
culture, comes closest to the perfect model of the desiring machine.
The current worries about raves
in some ways resemble the fears once symbolized by the opium den.
police officer Ted Dau described the health hazards of using drugs and the prevalence of opportunistic pedophiles at rave
While some raves
are illegal, many are fully licensed events in warehouses, clubs, stadiums, or outdoor locations.
Holding club owners and promoters of raves
criminally liable for what some people may do at these events is no different from arresting the stadium owners and promoters of a Rolling Stones concert or a rap show because some concert goers maybe smoking or selling marijuana," says Graham Boyd, director of the American Civil Liberties Union's Drug Policy Litigation Project.
Everything we do is to make sure kids reach 18 alive, healthy and without a criminal record,'' he said Wednesday at a news conference in which station personnel also highlighted the dangers of teen rave
Before entering raves
, partygoers hide their drugs in their shoes, sleeves, socks, mouth or hair to get past security, police said.
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Meanwhile, the promoters of last weekend's rave
, B3/Cande Promotions in Huntington Beach, have not yet determined how they will handle future raves