[Editor's Note: We all know local music and dive bars go hand-in-hand. So in the interest of merging the two together on Heard Mentality, we bring you our weekly nightlife column Dive, Dive, My Darling. Read as our bold web editor, Taylor "Hellcat" Hamby, stumbles into the dive bar scene every week ... More >>
Of all the strange themes to give an art show, mermaids just might be one of them. It immediately brings a pause, followed by a "what?" Not under the sea or nautical, nor Cape Cod or tropical--just mermaids. That's not to say there isn't some pretty sick mermaid art out there--John William Waterhous ... More >>
While the masses flocked to Indio to scorch themselves at Coachella this weekend, I decided to die of heat exhaustion in another desert--Las Vegas. You see, all those festival bands have to kill time between weekends somehow, and what better way to skip up to Sin City for a show? It works out well f ... More >>
Lobsta TruckMany luxe loncheras originate in LA and then slowly make their way down the map to OC (hurry--we're hungry!), but here's one that's truly worth the wait. Lobsta Truck announced on Twitter that it's launching an OC truck later this month. Yay!
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Edwin GoeiThe Place: Citrus Cafe,1481 Edinger Avenue, Tustin, CA 92780-6249, (714) 258-2404; www.citruscafe.com. The Hours: Tuesday to Saturday, 3 p.m. to close, at the lounge only. The Deal: Soju-based cocktails (Apple Martini, Bloody Mary, Margarita, Cape Cod, or Screwdriver) $4. House w ... More >>
Andrew YoussefLast Night: Vampire Weekend at the Art Theatre in Long Beach (11/02/09)Better Than: the last time I saw them at the Glass House in September of 2008.After a secret show in Chinatown and a last minute show in Boyle Heights, Vampire Weekend "officially" kicked off their mini tour of C ... More >>
Last Night: Vampire Weekend at the Glass House September 16, 2008 Better Than: taking your garlic pills. Download: "Oxford Comma" from the Vampire Weekend homepage. Buzz and critical acclaim can be a double-edged sword. Vampire Weekend wielded the sharper side last night by performing a biting se ... More >>
Some fans and team officials think hes the devil. His player clients think hes an angel. Everyone agrees that super agent Scott Boras has changed baseballbut for better or worse? And what does he want now?
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