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Aimee Murillo

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    August 18, 2014

    The Best Concerts in OC This Week

    Don't forget to check out our constantly updated OC Concert Calendar Monday, August 18 The Courtney John Project Harvelle's And now for something completely different--musician Courtney John brings his wild, weird mix of island beats, Kingston-style remixes, and eccentric electronica to Long Beach ... More >>

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    August 8, 2014

    The Best Concerts in OC This Weekend

    Don't forget to check out our constantly updated OC Concert Calendar Friday, August 8 Fartbarf Alex's Bar Fartbarf's name rules and everything about them rules- wanna know why? This Los Angeles trio, who call themselves post-neanderthal analogue synthesists, deliver gripping beats and mesmerizing ... More >>

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    June 16, 2014

    The Best Concerts to See in OC This Week

    Don't forget to check out our constantly updated OC Concert Calendar Monday, June 16 Beat Theatre Harvelle's For those who don't think their classic film favorites can't get any better, think again. Beat Theatre brings a fresh new spin on cinematic gems by giving them live rescorings dropped by lo ... More >>

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    May 16, 2014

    "Like Father Like Son" Photographers Eriberto and Estevan Oriol Exhibit at Dax Gallery This Saturday

    There was always something about Estevan Oriol's portraits of Los Angeles gang members that mesmerized the eye; a combination of a direct, knowing gaze towards the viewer, the starkness of black and white, and hard shadows that underlined the tough exteriors of his subjects. He and father Eriberto O ... More >>

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    April 26, 2014

    Notes from Newport Beach Film Festival's Opening Night

    The Newport Beach Film Festival kicked off its fifteenth year Thursday night in usual form at Big Newport, with endless entourages and well-dressed media types all abuzz under the Orange County sunset. As the festival's big opening is one of the most highly anticipated events of the season, your plu ... More >>

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    April 7, 2014

    The Five Must-See Shows in OC This Week

    Don't forget to check out our constantly updated OC Concert Calendar Tuesday, April 8 Foster the People Fox Theater Pomona Remember when Foster The People were doing a Detroit Bar residency basically during the week or two they suddenly got internationally famous? If not, you can go watch the vide ... More >>

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    March 28, 2014

    The Five Must-See Shows in OC This Weekend

    Don't forget to check out our constantly updated OC Concert Calendar Friday, March 28 Release the Bats! Que Sera Our favorite "hard-drinkin', foul-mouthed, in-yer-face American gothic dance club" swings back 'round the Que Sera for the Near Dark Tour 2014. It's always Bats Day inside these black a ... More >>

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    March 10, 2014

    The Five Must-See Shows in OC This Week

    Don't forget to check out our constantly updated OC Concert Calendar Monday, March 10 Mutoid Man The Constellation Room They named their record Helium Head after our fuckin' favorite-ever Sir Lord Baltimore song--you got an internet, look it up!--and they deliver their overcranked shreddery with t ... More >>

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    February 25, 2014

    Bike Safety Forum Rolls With Santa Ana Cycling Community

    A comprehensive bike safety program may be in the cards for Santa Ana. This follows Saturday's bike safety forum at the Santa Ana Public Library that culled together ideas from the community on developing a customized plan to ensure cyclists and commuters a safer means to coexist on the road, and ho ... More >>

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    October 25, 2013

    The Five Must-See Shows in OC This Weekend

    Don't forget to check out our constantly updated OC Concert Calendar Friday, October 25 Tav Falco's Panther Burns Alex's Bar Something wild and even a little spooky is coming to Alex's Bar, and he comes bearing gifts of lo-fi blues-infused rockabilly. Tav Falco's Panther Burns is one the of origi ... More >>

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    October 17, 2013

    "Newton's Third" is F Gallery's Balancing Act

    Last weekend, F Gallery opened its newest art exhibition, "Newton's Third," an art show with the running theme of Sir Isaac Newton's third law of motion (you know, the one that says that if an object exerts force on another object, that second object will exert an equal and opposite reaction to tha ... More >>

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    October 14, 2013

    The Five Must-See Shows in OC This Week

    Monday, October 14 Wavves The Observatory Wavves, the feral brain child of Nathan Williams, is a San Diego-based garage rock band that, despite being relatively young and surviving a full member re-do, have already hit some pretty massive rockstar milestones. In 2009, singer Williams took a bunch o ... More >>

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    September 30, 2013

    The Five Must- See Shows in OC This Week

    Monday, September 30 Toro Y Moi The Observatory Toro Y Moi's Chaz Bundick makes pure vibe music--actually, he kind of makes pure vibes, with every song a snapshot of its own moment and its own world. On most recent album Anything In Return, he glides through a post-chillwave--we can say that now, r ... More >>

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    July 1, 2013

    The Five Must-See Shows in OC This Week

    Monday, July 1 Tashaki Miyaki The Constellation Room To call La Luz's take on 1960s surf rock 'infectious' would be an understatement. Truly their sound, which features dreamy vocal harmonies reminiscent of girl group wonders The Shirelles, is a bubbly reincarnation, but no less swoon-worthy. Haili ... More >>

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    June 21, 2013

    The Five Must-See Shows in OC This Weekend

    Don't forget to check out our constantly-updated Orange County Concert Calendar Friday, June 21 Intocable House of Blues Anaheim Mickey Mouse and Norteño music this weekend? Why not. Intocable will provide just that.With their accordion/guitar sounds paired with romantic lyrics, these guys from C ... More >>

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    June 17, 2013

    The Five Must-See Shows in OC This Week

    Monday, June 17 Indian Jewelry The Constellation Room Two sides of the same alien planet are revealed at once with Texas' Indian Jewelry and OC's Black Bananas, who don't so much play shows together as fulfill ancient prophecies together. If you remember your Tobin's Spirit Guide, you'll recognize ... More >>

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    June 10, 2013

    The Five Must-See Shows in OC This Week

    Monday, June 10Levitation RoomDetroit Bar Just as their name suggests, Levitation Room's music instills the listeners' ears with the light feeling of floating. The dreamy guitar and lo-fi projections of psychedelic rock and garage are reminiscent of deep 1960s-era rock, but still grounded in an alte ... More >>

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    June 6, 2013

    Summer Guide 2013: A Love Letter to In-n-Out in the Summer!

    ILLUSTRATED BY MELINA MENA WRITTEN BY AIMEE MURILLO [Editor's Note: Summer in OC is never just about the here and now. Once the weather starts heating up, we start migrating to our communal gathering grounds--the beach, Disneyland, Theo Lacy Jail--and all the memories of summers past start flooding ... More >>

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    June 6, 2013
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    June 3, 2013

    The Five Must-See Shows in OC This Week

    Monday, June 3 Dirty Black Summer The Continental Room And now for something completely different. The Continental Room in Fullerton, the oldest drinking establishment in town, hosts an eclectic lineup of midweek shows--everything from hipster folk to a damn-decent Elvis impersonator. But this week ... More >>

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    May 28, 2013

    The Five Must-See Shows in OC This Week

    Tuesday, May 28 Insane Clown Posse City National Grove of Anaheim A rap duo that dons elaborate clown face paint, Insane Clown Posse boast obsessively about drinking an obscure soda called Faygo and having a legion of fans who refer to themselves as Juggalos. Why wouldn't you go see them? Whether o ... More >>

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    May 24, 2013

    The Five Must-See Shows in OC This Weekend

    Friday, May 24 LA Philharmonic with Gustavo Dudamel Segerstrom Concert Hall Classical music isn't exactly "hot" right now as most of the original artists are long-dead. But with the talent of the Los Angeles Phil Harmonic Orchestra and the leadership of conductor Gustavo Dudamel, the works of the ... More >>

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    May 23, 2013

    Yes, We Have No Bluth Co. Banana Stand

    So fly your Arrested Development freak flag at 'I Just Blue Myself'

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    May 17, 2013

    The Five Must-See Shows in OC This Weekend

    Friday, May 17 Sederra House of Blues Anaheim Anytime the punk shredders of Sederra come to the House of Blues Anaheim, they have a habit of bringing the entire Fullerton punk scene with them. Last time they played the Mouse House for free, they stuffed the place to capacity to the point where they ... More >>

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    May 13, 2013

    The Five Must-See Shows in OC This Week

    Monday, May 13 This Time With FEELING Detroit Bar Refrigerators don't get much love in rock music, save for This Time with FEELING's subscription to the label of 'fridge rock' to describe their music, infused with genius melodies and coy vocals by the band's resident chanteuse Ali Coyle. TTWF unra ... More >>

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    May 10, 2013

    The Five Must-See Shows in OC This Weekend

    Friday, May 10 Lil' B The Observatory Lil B, the heavily tattooed Berkeley, California rapper with a gleaming grill and oversized earrings, entered the hip-hop game in 2006 as part of Bay Area rap group The Pack. Over the last three years he's garnered a tremendous Internet following, popularizing ... More >>

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    May 6, 2013

    The Five Must-See Shows in OC This Week

    Monday, May 6This Time With FEELINGDetroit BarFor being a "four-piece fridge rock band" This Time With Feeling sure know how to heat up a dance floor at an indie rock show. Embracing sharp pop structures,  full bodied rhythm, and Ali Coyle's vocals seething with attitude, the punchy four-piece ... More >>

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    May 3, 2013

    The Five Must-See Shows in OC This Weekend

    Friday, May 3 Basscon The Yost Theater Friday night's alright for partying down, so make your way over to Santa Ana's historic Yost Theater for Basscon tonight. The Yost has been putting out great EDM and trance music nights for a while now, but Basscon looks like its going to be an intense night o ... More >>

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    May 3, 2013

    Un Plan Parfait (Fly Me To The Moon) Wins 4 Top Newport Beach Film Festival Awards

    Un Plan Parfait (Fly Me To The Moon), the romantic comedy that sold out its Tuesday night French Spotlight screening and earned a repeat showing last night, was the big winner of 2013 Newport Beach Film Festival awards.It won the juried Best Film, Best Actress (Diane Kruger), Best Director (Pascal C ... More >>

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    April 29, 2013

    [UPDATED with Costa Mesa Arrests:] Can You Say Carmasobrietycheckpointfilmfestmarchfor-
    babiesgeddon? Get Ready to Friday Night

    See the update on page 2 with stats from Costa Mesa's DUI checkpoint.ORIGINAL POST, APRIL 26, 2:29 P.M.: While they may not pack as extreme a nightmare as, say, playing an Angel game at the Big A at the same time Rihanna is singing in the Honda Center and the last remnants of the evening rush hour a ... More >>

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    April 29, 2013

    The Five Must-See Shows in OC This Week

    Monday, April 29 The Originalites Gallagher's Pub & Grill Since coming together as teenagers (and later recruiting saxophonist Mike Belk after an impromptu jam session at a local gig), The Originalites have risen high in the ranks of Orange County's local music scene in the span of only five year ... More >>

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    April 26, 2013

    The Five Must-See Shows in OC This Weekend

    Friday, April 26 DJ Shadow The Observatory Boasting one of the most extensive vinyl record collections ever--at a whopping 60,000 LPs--DJ Shadow's range is overwhelmingly impressive and his influence well-known. The Davis, California native rose to the ranks of DJ notoriety with London-based recor ... More >>

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    April 12, 2013

    The Five Must-See Shows in OC This Weekend

    Friday, April 12CoachellaEmpire Polo ClubThis year's granddaddy of Southern California rolls into Indio for weekend one of an insane three-day sprawl of sound, now in its 12th year. Friday's lineup topped by Britain's revived rock legends The Stone Roses and features other marquis acts likeTrent Rez ... More >>

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    April 5, 2013

    The Five Must-See Shows in OC This Weekend

    Friday, April 5 Feeding PeopleFingerprints Feeding People play a delightful brand of fuzzy-buzzy garage rock seasoned with reverby vocals and spooky-circus guitar riffs. At times, they're reminiscent of the Doors (but if the Doors had made it to the late '70s.) Another way to conceptualize Feedin ... More >>

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    April 1, 2013

    The Five Must-See Shows in OC This Week

    Monday, April 1 The Originalites Gallagher's Pub Since coming together as teenagers (and later recruiting saxophonist Mike Belk after an impromptu jam session at a local gig), The Originalites have risen high in the ranks of Orange County's local music scene in the span of only five years. The Fou ... More >>

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    March 29, 2013

    The Five Must-See Shows in OC This Week

    Friday, March 29DSTVVBurger Records Self-proclaimed "industrial grungegaze" trio DSTVV have been garnering attention in the indie music blog circuit with only a handful of songs that permeate through your ear canals with their lo-fi vocals, fuzzy guitar and distorted synthesizer. Hailing from San ... More >>

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    March 25, 2013

    The Five Must-See Shows in OC This Week

    Monday, March 25Night BeatsBurger Records Armed with a snarling fuzz guitar and lo-fi vocals, Night Beats will likely remind you of your favorite Nuggets compilation album. Originating from Seattle, Washington, Night Beats craft a raw, psychedelic sound that harnesses the best instrumental influe ... More >>

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    March 18, 2013

    The Five Must-See Shows in OC This Week

    Monday, March 18 The Vespertines The Constellation Room Long Beach's Vespertines do prickly prog-psych in a way that teaches you to expect the unexpected--and to expect the introspective, the contemplative and the explosive, too. (Plus, expect a trumpet--sure, it might startle you when it blooms ou ... More >>

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