Today, 'amnesty' is a dirty word. So what happened to the immigrants given a fresh start by Reagan in 1986?
Saturday was SoundWalk 09, a free event that takes over the East Village Arts District for a few hours every year. Similar to years past, the event is a good idea that never reaches its maximum potential. So, for SoundWalk 10 organizers, here are a few suggestions.
Vickie ChangDeep Sea Diver: no longer busking Friday.We got word from Buskerfest organizer Justin Hectus today that two previously scheduled bands, Free Moral Agents and Deep Sea Diver, both had to cancel--FMA due to a family illness, and Deep Sea Diver because of another commitment. Hectus descr ... More >>
If you'll drive from OC to Coachella, then I'm assuming everyone's cool with me posting info about the San Diego Street Scene. The 25th annual event takes place Aug. 28 and 29 in the East Village (which is near Big Corporate Baseball Park). This year's lineup is top heavy with hip-hop thanks to appe ... More >>
Courtesy of Plug Ugly FilmsStraight from the horse's mouth with Michael Slàdek.Though Norma Desmond only lived at the cineplex (and now Netflix), she famously said, "I am big. It's the pictures that got small." Filmmaker and one-time Newport Beach resident Michael Slàdek is not yet big, but he is ... More >>
Farmers Market Grand Opening
Walking down the street and hearing SoundWalk
Tour des Artistes
Once again, its Orange Countys Sexiest People!
Musical’s success continues to film, but the question remains: Was the real author ripped off?
SoundWalk recognizes sound as something
JUNE 23-JUNE 30
With a new organizer and, where possible, fewer paintings of sailboats, Long Beachs Tour des Artistes tries to make friends
A problem with no solution
Bad blood nearly derailed End of the Century: the Story of the Ramones
Or are you just happy to see the Koos life-drawing workshop?
Pangea rides its messenger bike right into our hearts
Rediscovering the importance of nudity
Existential anguish in a ray of light
Long Beachs Illumination Focus Marker Tinderbox Whimsy
She shows up right before scenes explode
Artists Village struggles to matter
Long Beach's dangerous but gentle performance art
Chinese contemporary photo exhibits are the shows of the year
No rest for the wicked