2 months ago | Concerts
El Ten Eleven define themselves as working musicians: big enough that they never had to get 9-5 jobs, but still at the level where performing the music is actual work. They have to go on tour, perform regularly and sell merch. If only all work was...
9 months ago | Theater
Laguna Beach native Noah Plomgren is in the ensemble of the national tour of Finding Neverland, which opens at Segerstrom today. He also plays Lord Canaan and is the understudy for Peter Pan author J.M. Barrie. The Carnegie Mellon graduate counts ...
10 months 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...
11 months 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 ...
11 months 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...
11 months 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...