The Legends the of Summer feat. Justin Timberlake and Jay Z Rose Bowl 7/28/13 "West Coast, are y'all ready for a legendary evening?!" exclaimed Justin Timberlake. "You all ready to party, Rose Bowl?" Jay Z asked to thunderous cheers. Indeed they were. For one night only, the self-anointed Legends ... More >>
The storied L.A. venue announced today that it will officially close in September following a special grand finale concert honoring its history. The full press release is available below...
We all know that in addition to aged steaks and lobster tail, La Cave serves up a variety of musical genres in its guise as Costa Mesa's favorite burgundy-brown den of decadence. While indie bands and trance DJs have done well on the calendar alongside Phil Shane, '80s & '90s flashback night, an ... More >>
We all know that in addition to aged steaks and lobster tail, La Cave serves up a variety of musical genres under the guise of Costa Mesa's favorite burgundy-brown den of decadence. But while indie bands and trance DJs have done well on the calendar alongside Phil Shane, 80s flashback night and lege ... More >>
The band plays on despite being the last of their kind in Tijuana
In yet another case of "gone too soon," Major Harris, who helped popularize the funky sounds of "Philadelphia soul," died November 9th at the age of 65 from congestive heart and lung failure. Lending his vocals to groups like The Teenagers and Nat Turner's Rebellion, Harris was probably best known f ... More >>
What do Sheila E., Prince and Wendy & Lisa all have in common? Aside from working together as Prince & the Revolution and playing "When Doves Cry" more times than anyone but cover band Purple Reign, all of their fathers are jazz musicians. The only active jazz dad of that group, Pete Escoved ... More >>
Costa Mesa's steakhouse shrine to young hipsters and elderly cool cats alike knows the best is yet to come
Glen Campbell Hollywood Bowl 6/24/12 When a band or solo artist announces they're going on a farewell tour, it's usually met with collective shrugs and eyerolls. Why? Because--as Kiss proved--by bilking customers into thinking that this is their last hurrah, they can charge a ridiculous amount of ... More >>
Over the snap, crackle and pop of bulgogi, Jonathan Eng compared and contrasted the differences between East and West Coast states-of-mind. His interests outside of the bakery vary from surfing to photography, and we discuss them further in today's segment. Read our interview with Jonathan Eng of Le ... More >>
See also: *Our complete Coachella coverage*Coachella: Let's Talk About Weed*Coachella: The Best of Friday, April 20, 2012Over the past 30 years, alternative Britpop rockers James have been one of the most underrated bands to come from Manchester. Having toured across the globe and played some of th ... More >>
Ask and you shall receive, at least for one Forker's request to have us go On the Line with Ciao! Deli & Pizzeria in Costa Mesa. A husband-and-wife operation, Carmina and Ray Casso roll out family recipes as effortlessly as their pizza dough. Near the intersection of Baker and Bear, we see wh ... More >>
Guitar slinger Dave Mason first found fame as a member of British rock group Traffic. In the half-decade that followed, he popped up on Hendrix's version of "All Along the Watchtower" and George Harrison's All Things Must Pass, but his most lasting legacy has been his song "Feelin' Alright." Alth ... More >>
Sometimes it takes the earth shattering occurrence of death to put a little perspective on things. It happened today with the death of venerable rock journalist, Jane Scott, who was 92. Through in her later years, she looked much like the quintessential granny with her large frame glasses a ... More >>
Natalie Portman follows up withsurprisean awfully good romantic comedy
The contestants in KaraokeFest battle stage fright, self-doubt and one another
We love "Empire State of Mind," too, New Yorkers. But ease up on bringing her out everywhere. Ask your buddy California for some song advice.Tonight, the season premiere of Rescue Me airs on FX. If you watch the network, you've seen the promos that intersperse shots of star Denis Leary* fighting ... More >>
Kimberly ValenzuelaToday we continue on with our profile of the two co-executive chefs at Antonello Ristorante at South Coast Plaza. Missed the first part? Click here. Otherwise...
Diane HarkeyTwo Saturdays ago, the Palm Springs-based Desert Sun ran a story about a once-great golf course fallen into disrepair:It was one of the Coachella Valley's oldest courses, where famous golfers like former President Dwight Eisenhower and Rat Pack royalty Frank Sinatra once teed off agai ... More >>
A-Rod or A-Hole?Since it's now obvious there will be no freeway series (hey, Angels and Dodgers, here's an idea: bring your bats next time), the time has come to move beyond the brutal losses suffered by our soon-to-be-exiting home teams and concentrate on the really important stuff. ... More >>
Orange County Performing Arts Center
Timeless Melodies: George and Ira Gershwin
We waited for the American Dad panel for about an hour, and weren't even close to the front of the line. A short, well-suited man walked along the length of the line and randomly whispered something in a German accent to a guy a few yards behind me. It fell on deaf ears though, and the man walked aw ... More >>
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