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Damien Blaise

  • Calendar

    October 24, 2013

    BLOK

    Detroit Bar

  • Blogs

    September 24, 2013

    Mind Food Is Kind of Like Taking Drugs

    It's hard to plan a perfect date. Relying on stale routines does little to stimulate conversation, let alone romantic chemistry. Mind Food at The Crosby in Santa Ana, however, is a change of pace from the cliché dinner and a movie, as it's designed to tap into sensory stimulation. Damien Blaise, be ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2013

    The Five Must-See Shows in OC This Week

    Monday, June 17 Indian Jewelry The Constellation Room Two sides of the same alien planet are revealed at once with Texas' Indian Jewelry and OC's Black Bananas, who don't so much play shows together as fulfill ancient prophecies together. If you remember your Tobin's Spirit Guide, you'll recognize ... More >>

  • Calendar

    June 13, 2013

    BLOK

    Detroit Bar

  • Blogs

    March 7, 2011

    The OC Music Awards Last Night at the City National Grove of Anaheim

    Christopher Victorio/OC WeeklyThe Growlers won Best Surf​10th Annual OC Music Awards The City National Grove of AnaheimMarch 5, 2010As the 10th Annual OC Music Awards sails off into our memories, there are a few highlights to discuss. The final award show, held Saturday night at the City ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 9, 2011

    OC Music Awards At the Gypsy Den in Santa Ana Last Night

    Christopher Victorio/OC Weekly​Click here to see the photos!The OC Music Awards really give new meaning to the phrase "awards season." A months-long competition like this really starts to test the resolve of even the most intrepid music blogger. Last night saw the Gypsy Den's small stage hosting p ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 19, 2011

    OC Music Awards at the Gypsy Lounge Last Night

    Christopher Victorio/OC WeeklyStrange Birds​OC Music AwardsJan. 18, 2011The Gypsy LoungeIt's been a long day, so here's what you need to know: last night's competition was held at the soon-to-be-shuttered Gypsy Lounge. Five bands performed, each rocking their full electric lineup. They played in t ... More >>

  • Calendar

    November 4, 2010

    Blok

    Detroit Bar

  • Blogs

    August 11, 2010

    Blok: "[My Friends] Would Go, 'When Does the Song Start?'"

    Andrew Youssef/OC Weekly​The phrases "family act" and "hip-hop" seem incompatible--the combination conjures images of squeaky-clean congregants waving their hands gleefully while rapping about such subjects as being down with G-O-D. But just because Orange County rap trio Blok likes to keep it i ... More >>

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