Cher (Entertainer)

  • Calendar

    July 3, 2014


    Honda Center

  • Calendar

    December 12, 2013

    Rachel York

    Carpenter Performing Arts Center

  • Film

    October 17, 2013
  • Blogs

    May 23, 2013

    Carnage Doesn't Trap Himself Into Making One Style of Dance Music

    There are some artists who are destined for the lime-light. Even their names offer some insight to their future and Carnage is no exception. Born Diamante (which means "Diamond" in Spanish) Blackmon, the big "black man" from Guatemala was like a rare diamond in the rough who moved to Maryland at six ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 17, 2012

    Paula Poundstone is Pretty Much the Funniest Animal Hoarder Alive.

    Paula Poundstone is one witty broad but she hasn't just made a livelihood based solely on stand-up. She's an author, a regular panelist on NPR's weekly news quiz show, "Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me," and her best role of all, she's a mom to three kids and a slew of animals. Frankly speaking, the latter ... More >>

  • News

    December 13, 2012

    Jenni Rivera Had Ovaries of Steel

    The ballsy, brash, brilliant, too-short life of the Mexican regional music queen and Long Beach girl

  • Culture

    May 24, 2012

    'Strip Strip Hooray!' It's Dita Von Teese

    [Summer Guide 2012] The striptease native brings her latest (and last?) burlesque extravaganza back to where it all began

  • Calendar

    May 17, 2012

    Doheny Blues Festival

    Doheny State Beach

  • Blogs

    May 5, 2012

    And the Other Newport Beach Film Fest Awards Go To ...

    As you can read here . . .Apartment in Athens, Nazi Drama from Italy, is Big Winner of Newport Beach Film Fest Awards. . . NBFF awards have been dished out for the weeklong cinextravaganza that ended Thursday night. But, like American television producers, I feel even more awards need to be bestowed ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 27, 2012

    Sunset Strip: Newport Beach Film Festival Pick of the Day

    It's taken a lot of celebs, dopers, hookers, runaways and other assorted freaks to make a mile-and-a-half stretch into a mecca for music, fashion and sex. It took San Diego-bred, LA-based documentary filmmaker Hans Fjellestad (Moog, Frontier Life) to put the at once glitzy and grimy Sunset Strip int ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 10, 2012

    Calbee Snacking In San Francisco

    ​When you're wandering a mall, hunger isn't your friend. It usually means some average meal to temporarily satiate, which you'll forget about as soon as you dump the tray. So to discover something left of center is a welcome treat, especially when your playground is the Bay Area.Their signage was ... More >>

  • Calendar

    December 8, 2011

    The Wrecking Crew

    Pepperland Music

  • Blogs

    August 5, 2011

    R.I.P. Jeff Porcaro: Five of the Legendary Toto Drummer's Best Songs and How They've Been Sampled, on the 19th Anniversary of his Death

    ​People say that even without Toto, Jeff Porcaro would've cemented his place in music history because of the high caliber of his drumming. It's said to have defined much of the music produced in the late '70s and '80s. Born into a musical family, he toured and/or recorded with Sonny and Cher as a ... More >>

  • Calendar

    April 28, 2011


    Cerritos Center

  • Blogs

    April 26, 2011

    Leaked: Britney Spears' After-Party Plans

    ​ Britney Spears has had a busy week, announcing a pair of June SoCal shows as part of her Femme Fatale tour and popping up unexpectedly at a club with Nicki Minaj, causing such a stir that six fans collapsed from hyperventilation. Not wanting to miss out on the excitement, we used our connecti ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 28, 2011

    New Lady Gaga Video for 'Born This Way'

    ​How does Lady Gaga keep topping herself visually? No matter what you may think of Lady Gaga's latest, "Born This Way" (at first listen, I was pretty sure I was hearing a methed-up version of Madonna's "Express Yourself" crossed with Cher), it has a pretty bombastic video. It's epic in every way-- ... More >>

  • Music

    January 6, 2011

    Lady Gaga Coming to OC

    [Mental Notes] Also, Josh Freese fills in with Paramore and WAR remembers Teena Marie

  • Blogs

    January 3, 2011

    Josh Freese to Fill in For Paramore's South American Tour

    Susan Sabo/OC WeeklyJosh Freese gets his hair cut by a fan in a parking lot in Downtown Long Beach. No big deal. ​According to SPIN Magazine, Long Beach resident and session drummer (and former OC Weekly cover man) Josh Freese has been pegged as the fill-in drummer for Paramore's upcoming tour dat ... More >>

  • Film

    November 25, 2010


    Rehashing yesterday's musicals, 'Burlesque' squanders its hottest asset

  • Blogs

    September 14, 2010

    Truce Colors: MTV VMAs Gives the World One Night Without Cleavage Carnage ... Almost

    ​Where's Lil Kim when you need her?Historically, the MTV Video Music Awards have been the scene of mammary massacres for Boob Wars since time immemorial (or at least 1984). But this year, it looks like a cease fire was imposed. Just check out how chaste superpowers like Katy Perry and Lady Gaga--c ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 5, 2010

    Tweets From the Park!

    Flickr user foundphotoslj​Welcome to Tweets From the Park, our weekly roundup of some of the best--and the worst--tweets from the park that's only sometimes the happiest place on earth. Follow us on Twitter @OCWeekly!pbandjforever13: Apparently it's ugly & gay day at Disneyland. I have not see ... More >>

  • Calendar

    December 31, 2009
  • Music

    August 13, 2009
  • Food

    April 24, 2003

    Calgon, Take Me Away!

    Five escapist eateries to make you forget our screwed-up world

  • Food

    April 4, 2002

    The Rich Are Different

    They eat in museums