Updated, with new info on the bottom...ORIGINAL POST, JAN. 8, 8 A.M.: All right, gentle readers: it's time for our next Happy Hour in conjunction with KCRW-FM 89.9's Good Food with Evan Kleiman, and we're going to do something different for the next one, which is February 7. Instead of flooding an a ... More >>
"I just like to see the locals come in, try new things and just come back, and back and back. Most hotel guests you never even see again. I know this community pretty well, so it's a lot of fun to be out shopping somewhere and see someone who just dined here."Read our interview with Roy Hendrickson ... More >>
By: Daniel Hopkins[Editor's Note: Welcome to Ask a Failed Musician, in which I will
help struggling musicians make sense of their careers and even offer some advice. Whether or not
it will work, who knows? It obviously didn't work for me. But then again, I was on Kimmel once, so there's that.]A ... More >>
Who needs three days what you can get done in two? We're tightening up the OTL format to allow more time to eat out work on other interviews. Art provides a little more insight on his life outside of Roe, then treats us to a fan favorite recipe. Oh, and their dining space is on track to be restauran ... More >>
Matt not only managed to turn around his questionnaire within 24-hours, but it (Part One, specifically) was articulate as well. So we're cutting him a little slack for being sassy. Besides, it was probably the funniest Part Two we've read. He makes up for it tomorrow. If you're wondering how the hel ... More >>
Before the end of the year, the owner of Pizza e Vino plans on launching two more concepts. First is Microbar in roundabout country Ladera Ranch, at the former Infusion space. Small plates of Spanish and Italian bites and a selection of martinis (Not beer, like we assumed based on the name). That ha ... More >>
diylol.comAs we circle the parking lots, wait in the never-ending lines, push through an ungodly amount of people, we might ask ourselves, "Why do we even have to give gifts for Christmas?" It's a fusion of several pre-Christmas winter traditions ranging from the Roman Saturnalia to the demanding ... More >>
Look, you ate too damned much during the four-day Thanksgiving break. But it's cool. We've all been there. The good news is there's this little thing called exercise that's going to get you back to who you were last Wednesday. As an avid gym member (the girl at the front desk knows my name), I kn ... More >>
Courtesy Atlantic RecordsIf there's anything hipsters like to do in autumn, it's to walk around breathing in their own melancholy, feigning solitude while trying to suss out meaning from their iPod earbuds while kicking around dead leaves. In their self-conscious sorrow, wearing earthy-toned card ... More >>
Dave Green of the Brit band the Filthy Souls is performing at the House of Blues in Anaheim tomorrow; he talks to OC Weekly about what his performance is like without the band and working with Bishop Lamont.
Father's Day is around the corner, and if you're like us, you're just now realizing it.
It's okay--you still have time, and OC Weekly is here for you. We decided to make it easy on you and show you some of your options, ranging from simple vinyl record frames to high-tech speaker systems and tu ... More >>
Kevin LaraChef Greg OngYesterday we heard from Chef Greg Ong of Sushilicious. Today, for Part Two, it's Daniel Woo's turn at the mic as he talks about iPods, marketing, and how the name Sushilicious came into being.Tomorrow, the guys share a recipe!Proudest moment as a restaurant owner:The ... More >>
Why yes, it is an olive oil and vinegar store at the Irvine Spectrum. Anne Marie was actually the one who noticed it, being the intrepid explorer she is.Open last week, the store, is sort of like a gourmand's Sweet Factory,
where you can mix and match flavors of oil and have it bottled on- ... More >>
Boba Fett print by Media Graffiti Studio
If you're still working on your Christmas shopping list, don't forget
to consider buying handmade for the holidays. Everyone wins when you
buy handmade--not only are you giving quality, unique presents to your
loved ones, but you're also suppo ... More >>
In this week's story about Reel Big Fish, Aaron Barrett talked about Orange County's old ska scene, and how that's propelled their career. But ultra-charming Reel Big Fish front man also talked about a few other things--regarding karaoke, his iPod and the term "skafather," which came from an OC R ... More >>
A new study out of two Boston hospitals shows those ages 12 to 19 are suffering hearing loss, and a UC Irvine expert who has conducted his own research believes he knows why: the use of MP3 players like iPods.That is, Dr. Hamid Djalilian, director of Neurotology and Skull Base Surgery at UCI Medi ... More >>
Myspace.comRyan Sheckler, with a new car that this lady would probably like to get her hands on.Say your spouse was convicted of embezzling money from a 19-year-old X-games wunderkind. Would you try to lay low? Or would you to try to sue the city where your spouse was convicted in hopes of gettin ... More >>
Editor's note: Correspondent Nathalie Voirin has fired off her second update from the CES show in Las Vegas. She's kicking knowledge and taking pics all through the event. Stay tuned for more!
Here's a cheap fix DJ mixer for $50. It's for the turntablist (or wanna be) who doesn't have it all. This ... More >>
I was on the treadmill last night when Rocket from the Crypt's "Summer Survivor" came on the ol' iPod. It's an upbeat ditty that appears to be about people taking over San Diego beaches. Some of my favorite lines include "wet t-shirt/in piss/sun block/with shit I don't care," "bougeouis vikings/dead ... More >>
By now I'm sure most talk radio lovers have already got their big box of Kleenex handy. In what may be one of the most tragic losses in FM history, our beloved stable of KLSX jocks will be officially out of a job at 5 p.m. The owners of CBS radio have chosen to dissolve the hit L.A. radio station in ... More >>
Arlene and the Guys Big Band, 8 p.m.Jazz music on a Monday. What could be more classy?Steamers Jazz Club, 138 W. Commonwealth Ave., Fullerton, CA; 714-871-8800
iPod Madness, 9 p.m.Bring your own iPod and play DJ for the crowd.Taco Beach Cantina, 211 Pine Ave., Long Beach, CA; 562- ... More >>
In case you didn't realize how shitty the people in front of you were driving on your way to work this morning, or that the shoulders of your hoodie are exceptionally moist, I just though I'd inform you that it's raining. Now if your iPod is worth its weight, you should probably have a decent stack ... More >>
So last night I finally made it to this place called Casa Diablo. It's a strip club with an all-vegan menu and the dancers are not allowed to wear animal products. As a single vegan male alone in a city with nothing to do (and no restaurants open at 10 p.m.), I had to go.
I get in and notice a heavi ... More >>
STIFF AT PROOF, 9 p.m.
Boys for boys night.
Proof Bar, 215 N. Broadway Santa Ana
DJ ALMIGHTY NECTAR, 10 p.m.
To quote an article by Dave Segal: "Simply the finest in hop-hop, dub, or whatever Mike Kearns feels like spinning. No Serato, no iPod, just well-mixed and well-selected records."
The Prosp ... More >>