The storied L.A. venue announced today that it will officially close in September following a special grand finale concert honoring its history. The full press release is available below...
Paul Weitz's sort-of rom-com doesn't have the marks
Past the kitschy Chuck Norris photos and vintage roller skates, to the left of the 5-foot, papier-mâché sea monster, California Lions unleashed their first folky, surf-inspired songs. The location was the backroom of Seal Beach's surf and kind-finds shop, Canvas, for the band's late-February CD-re ... More >>
Seth Rogen takes his Centrum Silver
A-TrakMarch 2, 2012Sutra Last Friday A-Trak, who is also one half of Ducksauce (the duo behind the infamous "Barbara Streisand" song) made his first ever Sutra appearance. As much as people love to diss on the OC club scene, it seems as though every time I come back to Sutra I feel right at home ... More >>
Michelle Woo/OC WeeklyUnder the warm evening sky, Idina Menzel glided onto the stage and opened with the jazzy "Life Of The Party," a fitting selection because for the next hour and a half, she most certainly was."I got a new dress for you!" she announced, showing off her flowing fuchsia evening ... More >>
Andrew Youssef/OC WeeklySurprisingly, The Suburbs by Arcade Fire won album of the year for the 53 Grammy Awards last night. Shocked? We are, too. They beat out Lady Antebellum's Need You Now, Lady Gaga's The Fame Monster, Eminem's Recovery and Katy Perry's Teenage Dream. The Grammys seemed to get ... More >>
But the franchise has seen better days
Wikimedia CommonsFox's Glee star Lea Michele is happy to say that despite the advice, she has resisted getting a nose job. To those who think she should have gotten the surgery, she has one thing to say:"Fuck those people."
Lil Wayne (who "humbly noted that he recorded the solo originally sung by Bob Dylan"), Snoop Dogg, Kanye West, Miley Cyrus, Barbra Streisand among 80-plus musicians who participated in "We are the World" remake for Haiti. Interesting New York Times piece on Taylor Swift: "Big Win Means Innocence L ... More >>
I met Jan Thomas of Loved Unconditionally at the spring De Portola Boutique, where we had booths across from each other. I'm sure a lot of people can relate when I share I come from a bit of a rocky family background; it was just really neat to see this wife and mom from Mission Viejo and her daught ... More >>
Musical Theatre Village
Please, Plies, come out in support of Sarah Palin Young Jeezy's brief flirtation with John McCain on the set of Saturday Night Live aside, it's clear rappers favor Barack Obama by a wide margin in this election. (Check out this survey, for starters.) Though emcee after emcee has supported Obama wit ... More >>
Fifteen Minutes of Fame
We waited for the American Dad panel for about an hour, and weren't even close to the front of the line. A short, well-suited man walked along the length of the line and randomly whispered something in a German accent to a guy a few yards behind me. It fell on deaf ears though, and the man walked aw ... More >>
He Is the Robots: Free the Robots twists music into weird new shapes
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