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What the Hell's Going on With the Obscura Dance Night at Rips?

What exactly is going on with Rips' monthly Britpop/'80s/new wave event, Obscura Dance Night? The party's official Facebook page has vanished, followed by a flurry of subsequent "new" Obscura Facebook pages, which have all since been taken down. An event page for this month's dance party, which features a live performance by Scottish rockers The View existed through at least Wednesday night, but that event page has also disappeared.

In the short time they did exist, the pages became a digital dumping ground for angry comments directed at promoter Robden Brethauer and former resident DJ Roya (Michele Chinichian). We did did our best to get to the bottom of the confusion and confirm that the Obscura dance night is, indeed, happening this weekend.