Over the weekend, the Growlers' Beach Goth Party blessed us with the union of two amazing things...Halloween and a day on the playa. In celebration of their newly-released album Hung at Heart, the OC psych/surf tribe brought out a slew of bands to the Observatory including Audacity, Thee Rainca ... More >>
Pretty soon Campbell soup cans will be a relic everyone associates with that iconic Andy Warhol masterpiece, not something you pick up at the grocery store. Same thing with ketchup bottles, which already has metamorphosed from glass bottles to those upside down squeezable plastic ones in recent y ... More >>
Anyone who shrugs off the worth of a can of soup wouldn't get along very well
with Andy Warhol. Or with Ellie Weaver, for that matter.She's the administrative coordinator at Costa Mesa's Someone Cares Soup Kitchen, which serves about 350 people a day, she says (they serve from 1 to 4 p.m. Monday ... More >>
Those monsters at Irvine Fine Arts Center! How dare they?They're having yet another of their juried All Media exhibitions in November and they still haven't invited Art Whore to be a juror!I tried to be subtle last year, but nooooooooo...Must I throw myself at their feet and beg?Instead o ... More >>
One of the most popular documentaries at April's Newport Beach Film Festival was Jean-Michel Basquiat: The Radiant Child, which is about the late artist and Andy Warhol collaborator who became the first international art star of African-American descent.You can catch Tamra Davis' film in Newport ... More >>
Courtesy of Plug Ugly FilmsStraight from the horse's mouth with Michael Slàdek.Though Norma Desmond only lived at the cineplex (and now Netflix), she famously said, "I am big. It's the pictures that got small." Filmmaker and one-time Newport Beach resident Michael Slàdek is not yet big, but he is ... More >>
Phil Shane, Friday 9 p.m.
If you haven't seen this one man legend gyrate his pelvis yet, you're missing out on one of life's greatest pleasures.
THE DISTRICT LOUNGE
233 W. Chapman Ave.
Imagine Peace Vigil, Friday 4 p.m.
All we are saying is give peace a chance. War is over ... More >>
Bad Religion, April 4, 8 p.m.
Often credited for leading the punk rock revival of the late '80s, LA based band Bad Religion, will be performing in OC before heading out to perform at four European festival appearances in May and June.
House of Blues
1530 S. Disneyland Dr. Anaheim, CA 92802
714-778- ... More >>