Long Beach Playhouse
If you thought online dating had gotten ridiculous with sites dedicated to farmers hooking up with other farmers ("City folks just don't get it"), you'll love this one.
Verizon Wireless Amphitheater
The Garden Grove man whose girlfriend sliced off his penis following a July 2011 argument told an Orange County sentencing judge that the crime "viciously deprived me of part of my life and identity" and then saw his nutty attacker sentenced to seven years to life in a California prison. In April, ... More >>
Ladies travel site Misstravel.com recently named named Coachella the number one music festival at which to go on a first date. For so many reasons, this is a terrible idea. Issue number one is that unless you have some day pass scenario worked out, a first date at Coachella means that you're aut ... More >>
Date night. Everyone looks forward to a date except the person who has to plan it, and it's even worse when it's a first date or blind date. It has to be normal--not everyone loves loncheras, for reasons I don't fully grok--and it has to be expensive enough that you don't look miserly.So let's talk ... More >>
[¡Ask a Mexican!] And what exactly is a huipil?
Remember Alberto Flores Ramirez, the "spiritual cleanser" alleged last month to have rubbed raw eggs over a nearly nude woman at a Santa Ana motel to release "negative vibes" before fondling, strangling, threatening, raping and orally copulating her?Media coverage from that incident prompted a sec ... More >>
Getting to know the ambitious Signal Hill restaurant beyond the first crush
Let down your body armor Tired of scanning computer ads for a date?You aren't alone. Hoping to take advantage of a reported 58 percent drop in online dating activity, Social One's Adam Gilad has launched a members-only, face to face dating service in Costa Mesa and Los Angeles.
South Coast Repertory
Orange County Performing Arts Center
The Commonwealth Lounge
In response to its sold-out-in-minutes show June 6 at Angel Stadium, U2 have announced a second date at the same venue June 7. Normally I'm supposed to say something about bands playing, but if you don't know U2, then you're more than likely amazed at what life has become since that icicle you've ... More >>
Marcin TusinskiRemember the series of stories we shared about the Hungtington Beach plastic surgeon who had a penchant for red wine and accumulating DUIs? And remember how California's Medical Board egregiously allowed that doctor (and many like him) to keep practicing medicine despite his having ... More >>
Hunger Artists Theatre
Saturday night, around 9 p.m. Was hanging out at a friend's SanTana business on the outskirts of Floral Park when we saw a car in the darkest section of the parking lot, um, a'rockin. Hey, young lovers need their public areas, but the folks who patronize this cozy corner always leave their used cond ... More >>
"The same women who complain about ‘sleazy’ Mexican men go to France and giggle about ‘how flirtatious’ French men are"
Newport Harbor is truly mindless television. You literally have to turn your brain off and sit in a catatonic state, drool dripping from your chin, just to stomach the incessant chatter and meaningless conversations that encompass the show. That being said, I have to note that episode four was han ... More >>
Judges at the Missouri School of Journalism considered more than 1,200 entries and yesterday awarded OC Weekly second place nationally for General Excellence in our circulation category among both daily and alternative newspapers. The judges had this to say: "The Weekly contains all the usual alte ... More >>
Going mod. In a good way
Knott's Scary Farm
Evita is totally extreme and in-my-face. But youd like it
Boy Gets Girl gets mired in objectivism
This kind of Rain we like
Blake: Bartender, husband, genius
Strip-club owner says his battle with La Habra is principle now