A local author, historian and former OC Weekly editor/columnist discusses a subject that is very much associated with your favorite Orange County-based alt.-rag that debuted in 1995: the 1964-1966 "British Invasion."
The Fullerton Museum Center's exhibit on the late artist is lacking—but its other showing finds his legacy very much alive
With the one-year anniversary of the fatal beating of Kelly Thomas on July 5, 2011 at the hands of Fullerton police approaching, the Adolescents will headline a free outdoor concert in his memory. The legendary local band that got its start more than three decades ago in the city will be joined by o ... More >>
Though it goes without saying, we'll say it anyway: Fullerton's considerable contributions to history will probably forever be marred by a few rogue cops, their cowardly police chief and flip-flopping spokesperson. Happily the city has a few saving graces, not the least of whom is Leo Fender. While ... More >>
Summer here is bliss, better than anyplace else in the States
A sampling of the worst album covers of all time.Jim Washburn--the Weekly's first executive editor, longtime "Lost in O.C." columnist and lead music critic to boot--parlayed his fantabulous "The Orange Groove" Orange County rock 'n' roll history exhibition at the Orange County Fair in the s ... More >>
Zappa Plays Zappa 2009, 7 p.m.Maybe Moonunit and Dweezil will be there!House of Blues,1530 S. Disneyland Dr., Anaheim, CA; 714-778-2583Tony Bennett, 8 p.m.The jazz crooner who sold more than 50 million records, won 15 Grammys, sang "I Left My Heart in San Francisco" makes a rare appearance in Long B ... More >>
Pre Thanksgiving 80s Dance Party, 9 p.m. Pilgrims in leg warmers and Indians in scrunchies!Club Addiction, 9559 Imperial Hwy., Downey, CA; 562-688-8128West Coast Strayz, 7 p.m.Pretty cool cats.Swallow's Inn, 31786 Camino Capistrano, San Juan Capistrano, CA; 949-493-3188Barstarr Wednesdays, 8 p. ... More >>
Tiger Army; VNV Nation; War Tapes, 8 p.m. Check out photos from the concert tomorrow on OCWeekly.com The Grove of Anaheim 2200 E. Katella Ave. Anaheim, CA 714-712-2750 Timeless Melodies: The Roaring 20s Lecture, 1 p.m. Join music historian Larry Maurer on this musical journey through the era of the ... More >>
6TH ANNUAL “HAUNTED FULLERTON WALKING TOURS,” 6pm Get in the spirit of Halloween by taking some time to tour the spookier parts of Fullerton. Make sure to call and reserve a spot on the tour as reservations are required. The tours run every Wednesday and Thursday until November 9. Fullerton Mus ... More >>
It's 6 p.m. Thursday when a bell tolls outside the Fullerton Museum Center. Inside, Aimee Aul is leaning against the front counter, dressed in black from the neck down. Aul, museum educator and ghost mistress, is waiting for the evening's batch of ghost hunters to come through the center's double ... More >>
Haunted Fullerton Walking Tour
The Fullerton Music Festival
Gold Fever: Untold Stories of the California Gold Rush
Step outside, slap on the sun block and soak up some culture
'Golden States of Grace'
Art of Advertising takes on Style of Country Musicand loses
And the People, They Danced
Danced to the sweet, sweet music of impeachment!
Murder and Drugs
March 16 - March 23
Brian Newell just wants to open a theater in Fullerton. But will the city let him?
And adults drink like theyve got a second liver!
Washburns Orange Groove Show Encores
Why does so much good music come from this place?
Reality: its not just for leftists anymore
Fullerton Museum Center offers up a collection of collections
One last look at old music before it topples forgotten into history
Johnny Cash at the Nixon Li-bary
Renaissance man Will Rogers walks off with State Fair
We have a real-life barrio
Timmy The Lonely Satellite Looks Down Upon This Ever-Changing, Rootless Thing
The works of Leo Fender
Fullerton Museum Center gets inside your drawers
Tibetan mandalas are as nice as Fullerton itself