The Fullerton Museum Center's exhibit on the late artist is lacking—but its other showing finds his legacy very much alive
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 >>
[¡Ask a Mexican!] And why do Chicano Studies professors always wear guayaberas?
Why can't it stay there?
Anja Van Herle's show at JoAnne Artman Gallery makes us want to rock
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 >>
Santa Ana College Main Gallery
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 >>
Cal State Fullerton
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 >>
Too few of the works on display at the Hibbleton explore the garment's polemical, punk-rock potential
You'll need a lot more than 15 minutes to digest this collection of portraits
Orange County Museum of Art
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. Orange, CA 714-639-7777 Imagine Peace Vigil, Friday 4 p.m. All we are saying is give peace a chance. War is over ... More >>
Original Photography by Andy Warhol
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 >>
Fifteen Minutes of Fame
Popping off with Wayne Thiebaud
Hanging with OCMA’s Art Since the 1960s
Wayfaring the right way
Now all OCs only cinematheque needs are more film geeks to help blow out the candles
Movie of the Week: The U.S. vs. John Lennon
'Do certain clothes determine your Mexicanness?'
'Art critics are too afraid to say that certain works are pure crap that need flushing.'
WEB EXCLUSIVE! B. Ruby Rich Loves Brokeback Mountain
Two Office shows are art any way you like it
And: Where Is Taylor Meads Ass?
9 Ways of looking at 9 Songs
The other woman falls for a kid who is maybe her reincarnated lover movie
Rude Guerrillas annoy when they should be entertaining
Resident aliens get down In Party Monster
The art of Register photographer Mell Kilpatrick
A long and harrowing account of how and where the artist grew up
A few dirty questions with the Fuse!
Is PXL This worth the eyestrain?
A Little Application of Our Much-Touted Know-How is fruity and cuckoo and wonderful
Life before demographics
O art, where art thou?
This weeks featured NFL game: Washington Redskins vs. Pittsburgh Steelers.
Unlikely interpretations at MOLAA- or is that MOOLAH?
Rutabegorzs soups are right-on
Buxom maids abound at the Society of Illustrators
Gene dream! Soarin' Lauren! And Squelched again!