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  • Film

    February 14, 2013

    'Like Someone In Love': In the Realm of the Senses

    Iranian master Abbas Kiarostami's audacious romance

  • Blogs

    October 16, 2012

    10 Jazz Albums to Listen to Before You Die

    Because there are multiple decades of jazz, it's almost impossible to pick the top 10 albums of all time; the hip cats with their canes and cool shades will throw their used saxophone reeds in my direction and call me a young whippersnapper.  The debate is so polemic that I might as well write ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 29, 2012

    Parker Macy Celebrates Creme Tangerine's First Anniversary

    ​Yes, it's really been a year since Parker Macy opened Creme Tangerine, the record store in a trailer at the Lab on March 1. It's been a challenging one for the blues guitarist-turned-entrepreneur, to say the least. There was a break-in a couple of months ago, and Macy also lost his partner Jon St ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 13, 2011

    [UPDATED with Weekly Role in Discovery:] George P. Shultz's Head is Found in Trash, But Ronald Reagan's is Still Missing

    ​UPDATE, DEC. 13, 12:22 P.M.: The recyclables searcher who found the head of George P. Shultz in a Huntington Beach garbage bin told his son in Oregon about the find, which led junior to search the Internet and find the OC Weekly Navel Gazing blog post on the former secretary of state's missing no ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 10, 2011

    Ronald Reagan and George P. Shultz Heads Missing from Chapman U

    ​Bring me the heads of Ronald Reagan and George P. Shultz!Shouted in Central America during the 1980s--when Dutch was president and Shultzy was secretary of state--the plea rings out again today in Orange, where Chapman University officials bemoan the loss of busts depicting the GOP warhorses.

  • Blogs

    June 3, 2011

    Mood Indigo at the Crosby, Our Drink of the Week!

    ​I'm a Manhattan sort of guy, and that's the drink I always order at the Crosby. Their Manhattan is stiff, soothing, sweet, with the allure of the Kentucky hills and the sharpness of Gotham. But we're not talking about the Manhattan this week but rather one of the Crosby's specialty cocktails: the ... More >>

  • Music

    December 9, 2010

    The More, The Merrier

    [Locals Only] For Marcia Ford, it don't mean a thing if you ain't got an 18-piece band

  • Blogs

    November 16, 2010

    On the Line: Britta Kvinge Pulliam

    Photo by Todd Barnes​Orange County--fleeting, impermanent, forever-discarding Orange County--is severely lacking in longstanding food personalities who aren't afraid to open new places while keeping a signature style. There's the Goodells, Pascal Olhats, Chef Abe and...who else? Definitely on that ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 9, 2009

    'I'm Cold!' Playlist

    ​This cold front is killing me. Literally. I think. Being from Florida, I don't do well when the temperature dips below, say, 72. I moved into pretty much the smallest, oldest bungalow on the Balboa Peninsula of Newport Beach. The place is wonderfully funky. I love it. Or loved it. For the first ... More >>

  • Music

    December 3, 2009
  • Blogs

    February 26, 2009

    To Do Tonight - 2/26

    The Bird and the Bee, 8 p.m.The Bird and the Bee made a name recently through appearing on a number of diverse films and TV shows--Forgetting Sarah Marshall, the Sex and the City movie, Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job!, etc.Yost Theatre, 307 N. Spurgeon Street, Santa Ana, CA Ella, 8 p. ... More >>

  • Calendar

    February 12, 2009
  • Calendar

    February 12, 2009

    Swoon Worthy

    Matt Dusk

  • Music

    January 24, 2008

    Give the Po' Girl a Break(beat)

    DJ Shynepne is a jill of all trades behind the decks

  • Calendar

    January 10, 2008

    His Way

    Tribute to Sinatra

  • Blogs

    August 14, 2007

    One Cell In The Sea by A Fine Frenzy

    One Cell In The Sea, the latest from A Fine Frenzy starts out with a dainty chipperness that may lead you to believe the overall mood of the rest of the album may be continuously delightful. But singer/songwriter Alison Sudol is a tricky girl. By the third song "Whisper", she’s got you hooked an ... More >>

  • Culture

    August 21, 2003

    Girls! Girls! Girls!

    OCMAs 150 years of women is a beautiful thing

  • Music

    July 25, 2002

    Straight From the Heart

    What the world needs now is Jackie DeShannon

  • Features

    September 27, 2001


    Rockwellian virtue made solid

  • Music

    July 12, 2001

    Jazz Class

    Its Charlie Rose meets Actors Studio and Piano Jazz in Sessions

  • Features

    October 28, 1999
  • Music

    October 21, 1999

    Celebrate Post-Feminism Week!

    Seven days worth of angry, horny women

  • Unknown

    August 5, 1999