While PBR beer is hardly spectacular, the PBR logo will always be a classic. If you don't have plans tonight, check out this art show featuring pieces inspired by the iconic blue Pabst Blue Ribbon--or if you're a speedy artist, enter the contest for a chance to win a year's worth of beer. Here's ... More >>
For those of you who've always wanted to know what Colombian vallenato music, slick indie rock, tender-hearted folk and a some super-eclectic turntablism would sound like in the same room together, consider your wish granted.
As much as all of us music writers would like to believe it, we know that sometimes readers don't always get to the bottom of every article. And even if you manage to make it all the way through the story, sometimes the awesomeness of what you just read prohibits you from going further down and l ... More >>
In this week's music section of The Weekly, many of you got your first taste of the spaced-out beat mechanics of DaM FunK, an L.A. DJ who's made his mark in these parts with his sweaty, late night forays into Fullerton's Continental Room. Combining Prince-era funk, a pinch of disco glam and a who ... More >>
Sure, at first glance, these shows tonight don't appear to have a lot in common with each other. And uh, well, maybe they don't. But they both have strong local ties, which is potentially the most important thing.
Chris Ziegler reported for us back in October about Koo's returning to Santa Ana and taking over programming at the long-dormant Yost Theater, and now shows are beginning to pop up on the venue's schedule. It's a move that generated some degree of grousing--particularly around November's SoundDownto ... More >>
In "Good Medicine" Daffodil J. Altan interviews Mary Jo Frawley of Doctors Without Borders, who may live in Sunset Beach, but her head and hart are in Sri Lanka, Somalia, Mexico, Angola . . . News has Daffodil J. Altan explaining how Santa Ana Unified School District offers a lesson in upgrading and ... More >>
In "Less is Mor" Vickie Change educates us about Hollywood nightlife mogul Anton Posniak, who set out to remake the OC scene. Now he’s got more lawsuits than restaurants here.
Gustavo Arellano mocks California's fires in "The Fire All the Time: Create Your Own Inferno News Story!".
And Matt Co ... More >>
soundDowntown is almost here - as in, tomorrow. If you haven't yet read Chris Ziegler's article on how the event came together, why here it is!
Even better, full set times have been posted on the official Web site, and we've got them after the cut. "DJ Pubes" is performing, so I'll recommend him mo ... More >>
In "The Reformer" Matt Coker educates us about longtime OC GOP legislator Ross Johnson finding a new life as a campaign-finance watchdog in Sacramento.
R. Scott Moxley explains the reason behind Mike Carona's smile in "The Crooked Sheriff Chuckled".
And Matt Coker dictates departing OC Register c ... More >>