CORRECTION: Film promoter clarifies how fund-raiser came out (details below) . . . The District Weekly, the Long Beach alternative newsweekly started by former OC Weeklings, went up in smoke last month, so why not use Up in Smoke to help raise cash for the pub's starving freelance writers?
Leatherbys Cafe Rouge a Grand Place to Watch the World Spin
And so are you
Venus Infers with Jessica Dobson
Detroit Bar, Costa Mesa, Monday, Feb. 12
I watched the 49th Annual Grammys just long enough to see the Police jam out an extended version of "Roxanne" and Tony Bennett throw out an awkward plug for Target. I couldn't really ask for any more. As far as the actual awards go, the Dixie Chicks were the night's big winners, taking home five awa ... More >>
To their credit, Pitchfork compiled a more-or-less well done 25 worst album covers of the year list, but they're remiss in not recognizing the power of a well done album cover. Rather than complain, we're taking matters into our own hands and making a list of our own. If RIAA doomsayers are to be be ... More >>
Keep It Up. You Rock. Dont Ever Change. All That Crap.
From the House of Tiki to Joe MacAsland
Proof in seven shots
'I guess its just not bad enough that we have a bunch of rich elite dressing up in womens clothes, getting drunk and stoned . . . With articles like yours, who needs government-sponsored propaganda?'
'The place is going to be crawling with pretentious OC foodophiles and my nice quiet Wednesday evenings will be no more. Damn you, Matt Coker, DAMN YOU!!!!!'
'I like twats better than twits, and can play a twat just like a fiddle back home'
'He is smart enough to realize if he didnt get out then, he may have awoken a fortysomething with crazy-colored hair and a tattoo of dragons circle jerking'
April 20 - April 27: Now Leave Me Alone
it's 5:14 on friday and i'm lazy and i don't feel like rambling on and on and on and on about how much i love music right now. so instead, i will give you the highlights of my iChat conversation with my lovely and amazing lil' assistant, miss vickie chang. i'll even break it into sections, so you mi ... More >>
Sister Jamillah returns with Mas Islamic Chinese Restaurant
Waste On College
Feb. 16 - Feb. 23
GWEN STEFANI AND M.I.A.; ARROWHEAD POND, ANAHEIM
Awwww hell. Angels owner Arte Moreno tells Bill Shaikin...
What the hell are you looking at?! since 1995
Aug. 24 - Aug. 29
Nightlife and More:
Aug. 25 - Sept. 1
Aug. 11 - Aug. 18
This week in nightlife and more: July 7-14
"Anyone with a brain knows the cop who shot the dog playing fetch in Drake Park isnt right in the head."
Groove Ensemble and Take Back, tonight!
Our favorite bands of next year, predicted this year
Winter Music Issue
Reflections on Election Day, 2004
Marijuana: The Band fights for your right to party
A guide to great food