As we announced last month, after years going without, Santa Ana finally regains its farmers market beginning today. The market--I'm apparently not allowed to call it a tianguis--runs from 2 p.m.-8 p.m. today and every Thursday on the promenade in front of the Yost Theatre, near the Playground.
Psychedelic bands from around the world converge on Santa Ana
See Also: Chuckie - Yost Theater - 7/7/12 Mark Farina & Colette - Focus' 9 Year Anniversary - 6/26/12 Over the Weekend: Norman Doray - Yost Theater - 6/24/12 Last weekend, local selector Deone opened for Chuckie at the Yost Theater in garish fashion, playing a slew of hard-hitting bangers an ... More >>
Celebrating the Day of the Dead with some of the county's worst offenders
Unwritten LawAug. 6, 2011Yost TheaterSaturday night marked the much ballyhooed reopening of Santa Ana's newest entertainment hot spot, The Yost, and featured San Diego band Unwritten Law as the headliner for its maiden re-voyage. If you're not familiar with the controversies surrounding the ... More >>
Tonight, if all goes according to plan (although it just might not), the Yost Theater will hold a big concert that its promoters have advertised for months as the venue's grand re-opening. Our music editor, Lilledeshan Bose, penned a great cover story last week on the controversy surrounding the ... More >>
While Thrice is gearing up for the release of their seventh studio release, Major/Minor, their bassist Eddie Breckenridge sent me a few thoughts on the Yost Theater while I was reporting story on its opening; the Irvine prog-rockers are performing at Yost on August 13 to give a hometown aud ... More >>
The renovated, revamped venue is ready for its grand reopening. So why aren't all of its downtown Santa Ana neighbors celebrating?
The Yost in its primeIn the next couple of months, you're going to hear and read all about the grand reopening of the Yost Theater in downtown Santa Ana, that old structure most famous in the Orange County story for serving as the focal point for Latino life for decades--but not anymore! You'll h ... More >>
Last night was a busy one for Orange County bands--Make Moon, the Growlers, the New Limb, Janu and the Whalesharks at the Yost Theater; the Union Line and Yellow Red Sparks at Detroit Bar; and the final night of Handsome G's residency at the Gypsy Lounge. We made it to the first two.
Last Night: The Bird and the Bee, Melanoid, Stacy Clark at the Yost Theatre, Santa Ana, Feb. 26, 2009.Better than: Breaking into the Yost during its dormant period and attempting to put on your own show. Folks, that's illegal, and also pretty weird.Best fashion choice: The bow on Bird and the Bee si ... More >>
We've written a lot about the resurrection of the historic Yost Theatre in downtown Santa Ana--now operated by Dennis Lluy and booked by Ashley Eckenweiler. It started with November's SoundDowntown, and continues tonight with a show from LA's delightful The Bird and the Bee. I last saw them in ... More >>
We told you a bit ago about some shows coming to Santa Ana's recently-dormant Yost Theater courtesy of Dennis Lluy and Koo's, and now a couple more gigs--hinting at the diversity of programming planned for the venue--have been added to the schedule.On March 7, the "Zero Film Festival" will take plac ... More >>
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 "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 >>
By Chris Ziegler After five years in downtown Long Beach, storied all-ages venue Koo’s is officially returning to Santa Ana and a new home at the historic Yost Theater, where a no-longer non-profit Koo’s, Inc., will begin programming in January. “We’re done in Long Beach,” says Koo’s ... More >>
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