Fullerton Museum Center

  • Blogs

    September 30, 2014

    Jim Washburn's Latest Presentation Shows What British Invasion Did to Orange County

    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."

  • Culture

    August 15, 2013

    Basquiat's Radiant Children

    The Fullerton Museum Center's exhibit on the late artist is lacking—but its other showing finds his legacy very much alive

  • Blogs

    June 15, 2012

    Punk Legends the Adolescents Set to Headline Kelly Thomas Memorial Concert

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    April 9, 2012

    Relics of Fullerton: The Buildings of Leo Fender

    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 >>

  • News

    June 23, 2011

    100 Reasons to Be Ecstatic About Summer In OC!

    Summer here is bliss, better than anyplace else in the States

  • Calendar

    September 17, 2009

    Wednesday Art Studio

    Fullerton Museum

  • Blogs

    July 29, 2009

    Washburn Brings Worst Album Covers Ever to Fullerton Museum

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    March 3, 2009

    To Do Tonight - 3/3

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    November 26, 2008

    To Do Tonight 11/26

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    October 23, 2008

    To Do Tonight 10/23

    Tiger Army; VNV Nation; War Tapes, 8 p.m. Check out photos from the concert tomorrow on 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 >>

  • Blogs

    October 24, 2007
  • Blogs

    October 3, 2007

    To Do Tonight - 10/03

    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 >>

  • News

    September 27, 2007

    Dandy Swells

    J.C. Leyendecker

  • Blogs

    September 14, 2007

    The ghosts of downtown Fullerton

    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 >>

  • News

    September 6, 2007

    Tobin's Spirit Guide

    Haunted Fullerton Walking Tour

  • Music

    August 30, 2007

    Cool Stuff North of the 91

    The Fullerton Music Festival

  • Calendar

    August 23, 2007

    Everything Gold Can Stay

    Gold Fever: Untold Stories of the California Gold Rush

  • Culture

    June 7, 2007

    Don't Worry, Be Arty

    Step outside, slap on the sun block and soak up some culture

  • Culture

    November 16, 2006

    Other Perspectives

    'Golden States of Grace'

  • Culture

    April 27, 2006

    Where Is the Kitsch?

    Art of Advertising takes on Style of Country Musicand loses

  • Columns

    March 23, 2006

    Commie Girl

    And the People, They Danced
    Danced to the sweet, sweet music of impeachment!

  • Music

    March 16, 2006

    Get Out!

    Murder and Drugs
    March 16 - March 23

  • Calendar

    January 12, 2006
  • Columns

    September 22, 2005
  • Columns

    August 4, 2005
  • Unknown

    June 16, 2005
  • Culture

    March 31, 2005

    Restless Maverick

    Brian Newell just wants to open a theater in Fullerton. But will the city let him?

  • Columns

    January 20, 2005
  • Columns

    December 23, 2004

    Kids Eat Free!

    And adults drink like theyve got a second liver!

  • Music

    December 16, 2004

    Decibels of History

    Washburns Orange Groove Show Encores

  • Features

    November 18, 2004

    The Big Nowhere

    Why does so much good music come from this place?

  • Columns

    August 26, 2004
  • Columns

    August 26, 2004
  • Columns

    June 10, 2004

    Dog Day After June

    Reality: its not just for leftists anymore

  • Culture

    June 3, 2004

    Dahmer Under Glass

    Fullerton Museum Center offers up a collection of collections

  • Culture

    December 11, 2003

    A Fragile Message

    One last look at old music before it topples forgotten into history

  • Culture

    November 7, 2002

    The Perfect Fulcrum

    Johnny Cash at the Nixon Li-bary

  • Film

    June 20, 2002

    The Original King of All Media

    Renaissance man Will Rogers walks off with State Fair

  • Features

    September 27, 2001


    We have a real-life barrio

  • Features

    September 27, 2001

    Best of OC, 2001

    Timmy The Lonely Satellite Looks Down Upon This Ever-Changing, Rootless Thing

  • Features

    May 31, 2001
  • Culture

    May 17, 2001

    Quiet Genius, Damn Loud Guitar

    The works of Leo Fender

  • Culture

    June 1, 2000

    Your Stuff is art!

    Fullerton Museum Center gets inside your drawers

  • Culture

    November 18, 1999

    Nice Wheels!

    Tibetan mandalas are as nice as Fullerton itself