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 >>
A thrilling corruption of the Disney princess set
On Nov. 2, Man with the Iron Fists directed by RZA will head to theaters infused with so much unnecessarily/necessary violence and highly choreographed fight scenes, Robert Rodriguez and Quentin Tarantino will just have to tip their hats. The movie stars Russell Crowe, Cung Le and Lucy Liu as t ... More >>
It might sound random that a comic would open for a musician like Kenny Loggins but as Craig Shoemaker put it when he talked to OC Weekly last year, "It's actually not too random because a lot of artists did it. It's really a smart move because laughter cuts through any negative impatience." For som ... More >>
'Off the Record' features music-inspired artwork that sometimes sings, sometimes is out of tune
Tonight, television's longest running weekly episodic program, WWE's "Monday Night Raw" has its 1,000th episode. While the show's most known for its brawls in and out of the ring, the past 19 years have had plenty of unforgettable cameos from some of the biggest names in music. On this momentou ... More >>
Bing.com, Microsoft's search engine, recently compiled its 2011 search trends for musicians and came up with some interesting results.Their list of the top ten most searched musicians is entirely made up of femme powerhouses (Who run da world?), save for the top slot, which was nabbed b ... More >>
[Mental Notes] Jack Grisham is writing another book, and Chris Marrs Piliero is giving away music-video mementos
Christopher Victorio/OC Weekly Arctic Monkeys performed at the Fox Theater Pomona on June 2, 2011. Click here to see more images! We've pulled together the very best concert shots from June 2011 for your viewing pleasure. After the jump: Awesome pictures from Peter Bjorn & John, Weenie Roast ... 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 >>
www.myspace.com/dannyjohnstonAustin singer, songwriter and artist Daniel Johnston's six-album box set is due on June 22 (via Munster Records). Johnston became the musical and artistic elite's best kept secret in the early '80s; he self-distributed a series of home-recorded songs embellished with ... More >>
caposeasideinn.comNeeds a scrubbing.Capistrano Seaside Inn has been singled out as one of the dirtiest hotels in the country.That's dirty as in grimy, not dirty as in what Britney Spears sings about.
Flickr user NMFinFanBetween the "sexting" phenomenon and underage kids letting the world know via tweet what public place they had sex at last night, we're not sure if we're getting old and grumpy or the rest of you are just getting dumber and dumber. We're going to opt for the latter. And we're ... More >>
Rilo Kiley on April 24, 2008 at The Glass House By Gabriel Ryan Better Than: Driving all the way to Coachella and sweating your ass off. Download: Rilo Kiley's With Arms Outstretched I think last night was one of the most interesting Rilo Kiley shows I've ever attended. For one, the crowd was ant ... More >>
Oh Astro, Champions of Wonder (Illegal Art)
Bishop Brown citation dropped: The Los Angeles Times reports that a contempt-of-court citation against Orange Bishop Tod Brown has been dropped as part of an almost-$7 million sex abuse settlement. Plaintiff's attorney John Manly said the diocese forced them to drop their bid for the citation: "The ... More >>
Puffy AmiYumi Go Butch (Walker), Rock Harder, Stay Cute
"Relying on James Michener for history is like relying on Mexico to stop illegal immigration."
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It's been a few slow days for blogging 'round here (what could I possibly show you that Brit-Brit already hasn't?) so I let our rockin' intern Miles Clements do a little work while I took a four hour lunch. Let's read what he has to write: There needs to be more bands willing to crank out good ol' ... More >>
Reportishes the News Of The World: SUPERSTAR Britney Spears is facing a mega divorce payout because she did it again and again and again...on a HONEYMOON sex video. Dumped husband Kevin Federline has been touting the four-hour tape for sale and has already been offered £26 MILLION. Federli ... More >>
March 15 - March 21
Find Me Guilty; She's the One
Bombay Dreams is hip-popping joy in a (sometimes) wet sari
Don Ed Hardy
Robert Bringas, the Music Baron
The end times at Movieland Wax Museum
21 reasons Madonna blows
Necklines plunge, dresses shrink at this years proms
OC agency moves moving photo
What the kids dont know about the racist alcoholic genius behind Von Dutch.
How the rich buy cars
Ga-ga for old-time radio, that is
The triumphant return of the artist . . . and his genitals
Pudgy, once-cute teen idols invade Cerritos!
Quick answers to questions we needed to ask OC's finest roots musicians!
Our third local-band compilation CD!