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  • OC Roller Girls Flat Track Roller Derby

    published April 11, 2013

    Those bad-ass OC roller babes are at it all year long—and this weekend they kick off the spritely spring season with some flat-track... More >>

  • KX 93.5FM Casino Night Gala

    published April 4, 2013

    By now, everyone in Laguna Beach (and select parts of the OC) are aware of the rockin’ new radio station that took over Laguna’s... More >>

  • Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain

    published April 4, 2013

    If you’ve never caught one of this Brit orchestra’s concerts live—or, even on YouTube—then we’re not sure how... More >>

  • Ben-Hur

    published March 21, 2013

    Not to be confused for even one second with the VideoX production Bend Her, director William Wyler’s 11 Academy Award-winning epic... More >>

  • George Hurrell: Hooray!

    published March 14, 2013

    In 1974, songwriters Peter Allen and Carole Bayer Sager penned "Everything Old Is New Again," putting to melody the long-standing idiom and... More >>

  • A Place at the Table

    published March 14, 2013

    Last year, “food” was added to the list of dirty four-letter words that when spoken by FLOTUS, was a sure sign that the... More >>

  • The Phantom of the Opera Silent Film and Live Score

    published March 7, 2013

    Before Andrew Lloyd-Webber fancied up Gaston Leroux’s 1909 novel with a flying chandelier and some awesome 80’s synthesizers, Lon... More >>

  • The Magnificent Seven

    published February 28, 2013

    Starring just about every hunky male heartthrob the Mirisch Company could get its hands on, this 1960 revisionist western blazed a new trail for... More >>

  • The Graduate

    published February 28, 2013

    Novelist Charles Webb’s story of a naïve college grad adrift in the seas of existential ennui who stumbles into a May-December shagging... More >>

  • Cosprops' Material Magic

    published February 21, 2013

    Material Magic: Bowers Museum spotlights the best of Cosprop, British-made movie dressers More >>

  • Traffic

    published February 21, 2013

    The Long Beach Opera remains the coolest opera company in SoCal, and it’s because they do things like this: screen Steven Soderbergh’s... More >>

  • Amadeus

    published February 14, 2013

    One more reason to love the '80s is the fact that just about everyone at the time—even teenagers—saw the exceptional, Oscar-winning... More >>

  • Reinventing Radio: An Evening with Ira Glass

    published February 7, 2013

    Of course you know Ira Glass as “Mr. This American Life,” the Edward R. Murrow-award winning NPR radio program he created in 1995, but... More >>

  • Groundhog Day

    published January 31, 2013

    While belching and barfing flicks may be the current joie de vivre of the Honey Boo Boo masses, during the last great era of moviemaking (that... More >>

  • 'This is America' Opening Reception

    published January 31, 2013

    One of the brightest young stars to hit the LA art scene in the past few years, America Martin continues to push avant-garde boundaries in... More >>

  • 'God of Carnage': Heaven Help Us

    published January 24, 2013

    Heaven Help Us: God of Carnage is an accurate, albeit empty, reflection of modern moms and dads More >>

  • Pride & Prejudice

    published January 24, 2013

    This year marks the 200th anniversary of Jane Austen’s brilliant treatise on manners, money and marriage in 19th century England, and while... More >>

  • Cat Power

    published January 17, 2013

    No, it’s not a feline liberation movement (although that would be rad), but rather the on-going musical project of singer/songwriter Chan... More >>

  • A Conversation with Piper Laurie

    published January 10, 2013

    The Bowers Museum finally propels itself into cool with an interview of one of the finest actresses to ever grace the American screen. Piper... More >>

  • Psycho

    published January 10, 2013

    Master of Suspense Alfred Hitchcock is all the rage right now—two biopics, one focusing on The Birds and one on Psycho—and with so... More >>

  • Beethoven's Violin Concerto

    published January 3, 2013

    Widely considered the greatest classical music composer of all time (sorry, awesome Bach and Mozart), Ludwig Van wrote timeless, positively... More >>

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