5 days ago | live review
Twenty One Pilots Honda Center, Anaheim Feb. 16, 2017 Right after the curtains dropped onstage and Twenty One Pilots barrelled through “Heavydirtysoul,” the first song of their Emotional Roadshow Tour, I looked back at the crowd. A teenager with g...
22 days ago | Culture
As an aging hipster, who is also a parent, I toe a thin line between finding cool places and events to bring my six-year-old and places where, if I did bring him, I would get all kinds of shade from other moms at PTA meetings. For example: A They ...
23 days ago | Know Your History, Yo
Last week, my husband and I dragged my 6-year-old son and our 17-month-old to the Women’s March in Santa Ana. The night before, a friend of ours (who also has a 5-year-old daughter) expressed her misgivings about what we were planning on doing. “W...
1 month ago | Español Music
It’s odd when you realize that Flor de Toloache — made up of Mireya I. Ramos on violin, Shae Fiol on vihuela, Julie Acosta on trumpet and Eunice Aparicio on guitarron— is New York City’s first all-female mariachi band. After all, this is a musical...
2 months ago | Metal
Everyday that we get closer to his inauguration we find even more to hate about Donald Trump. His cabinet picks are billionaires who are climate change deniers, likely to funnel public funds to their interests. (Say goodbye to public schools, nati...
5 months ago | Interviews
Tomorrow, “Beautiful, The Carole King Musical” opens at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts at Segerstrom Hall. The show, based on Carole King’s early life as a singer-songwriter, runs through Oct. 16, and has won both Tony and Grammy Awards. In th...