6 days ago | Theater
If imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, then what do you call a show in which ornery, foul-mouthed puppets invade a well-known play and slice, skewer and cannibalize it? Ask Nathan Makaryk, the co-creator of the R-rated Les Miz and Friends...
12 days ago | Locals Only
It's a family affair at Big's in Fullerton Saturday night as two bands—Trip the Spring, a veteran ensemble that began performing some 25 years ago in Fullerton, and the Darden Sisters, a youthful group of four wickedly talented sisters—join ...
13 days ago | Theater
It is hard enough to get butts in seats for just about any play in Orange County, and harder still to get non-white butts in those seats for most theaters. So, when you run a small space in north Orange County, even in a town with a Spanish ...
14 days ago | Longform
As a UCLA sociology major in the mid-1980s, Sharon Quirk-Silva didn't know what she wanted to do long-term. But short-term, she wanted to join the Peace Corps. Until the naturally shy young woman attended an introductory meeting. "Right away, they...
28 days ago | Theater
It may be a blink of an eyelash in terms of evolution or anti-Semitism, but 25 years is an eternity when it comes to storefront theater in Orange County. With the notable exception of South Coast Repertory, which launched in 1964 and has grown int...
1 month ago | Music News
The erroneous report last week of the demise of Pepperland Music, a combination record store and music shop that’s been in Orange County 35 years, was, as most erroneous reports tend to be, erroroneously reported. Unlike what the sloppy writing in...