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Halloween

  • Calendar

    September 18, 2014
  • Calendar

    October 24, 2013

    The Woman in Black

    Stages Theatre

  • Calendar

    October 17, 2013
  • Blogs

    October 29, 2012

    The Five Halloween Candies You Need To Stop Complaining About

    Ever wait until the last second to buy candy to give out at Halloween? Gone are the convenient sacks with the Twix, the Kit-Kats, the Snickers, the Milky Ways, the M&Ms... all the stuff kids go for first. No, you're stuck with the second tier, with its Mounds and Almond Joys and Butterfingers, o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 26, 2012

    Top 10 EDM Halloween Parties in OC

    Halloween is less than a week away, but as you know the EDM scene can stretch out a holiday like nobody's business. And with the potential for slutty costumes and thematic whimsey being at an all time high in October, it's obvious that this is one of the biggest party weekends of the year.  No ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 24, 2012

    Sutra Throws a Seven Day Halloween Party in OC

    See Also: Top Five Worst Places to Get Your EDM News Nocturnal Wonderland: Our Recap From A to Z Identity Management Group and Insomniac Events Create an EDM Power Merger in OC Halloween is another excuse to dress up as your favorite characters while sneaking in an extra concert, festival or club n ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 22, 2012

    The Growlers - The Observatory - October 20, 2012

    'Tis the season for spooky outings, and leave it to The Growlers to throw one hell of a Halloween party. The psych rockers celebrated their homecoming with their first annual Beach Goth Party at The Observatory. Presented by Burger Records, The Growlers headlined both Friday and Saturday nights, wit ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 22, 2012

    Now There's a "Sexy" Dia de Los Muertos Costume, and Its Name is "Sugar Skull Beauty"

    You know you've made it as an ethnic group in this country when not only is the public at large appropriating your holidays to transform them into bacchanals of booze and women, but when women start slutting up native costumes for Halloween. But still: it's one thing to dress as a spicy señorita, a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 28, 2011

    California's Paroled Sex Offenders Get Halloween Curfew

    ​Past 5 p.m. on Halloween, paroled sex offenders can't look for little treats.California sex offender parolees have long been ordered to stay inside and turn off their lights on the one day kids are encouraged to talk to strangers, but this year, authorities are taking safety a step further. The C ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 28, 2011

    This Week In Food: Star Wars Jack O'Lanterns, Infuse Your Own Liquor, Dead Baby Cake

    Youtube user dangentle​It's scary out there, Forkers. It's been a spooky week on the blog too-- edible zombie heads! Edible dead babies! View the gore and more after the jump!

  • Calendar

    October 27, 2011

    Sleepy Hollow

    Bay Theater

  • Blogs

    October 25, 2011

    Creme Tangerine Records To Hold 50% Off Sale on Halloween

    ​Screw you Christmas-- here's another reason why Halloween is the greatest holiday of the year. Creme Tangerine Records will mark down 1000's of LPs to 50% off for Halloween. Old school record players, 8 track players, tape decks, speakers, cassettes and 45s will also be included in the sale. The ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 24, 2011

    Destructo aka Gary Richards: 'Steve Aoki Was Like, Why Don't You Call it Hard On? Like, I Got a Hard On for LA'

    ​Years ago, Destructo, also known as Gary Richards, spent Halloween 2007 promoting the first-ever HARD NYE in Vegas, which, by his own admission, made for a sucky Halloween. Since then, HARD has become a ubiquitous representation of high-quality DJ acts and has no problem moving tickets. Destructo ... More >>

  • Culture

    October 20, 2011
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    October 29, 2010

    City Law Smashes Sex Offenders' Pumpkins

    ​After reading that an out-of-state town passed an ordinance requiring sex offenders on Halloween night to turn off their porch lights, not answer their doors and, for God's sake, not distribute candy to children, I thought it's a good thing no such law exists in my city lest anyone assume my neig ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 29, 2010

    This Week in Food: Geeks Who Drink, Reclaimin' Claim Jumper, and Noshin Nutella!

    Flickr user Steve SnodgrassYes, people have dressed for Halloween as these​As usual, too many great stories this week on this infernal blog--read them all! Too lazy? Some highlights after the jump!

  • Blogs

    October 27, 2010

    10 Video Game Halloween Costumes--For Your Dog!

    So, because Halloween is approaching and you're a video game addict, does it also mean that your dog needs to be subjected to humiliation? Of course it does! There are way too many lists out there featuring great video-game related Halloween costumes, but not a single one for man's best friend. So, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 26, 2010

    3hree Things: On Halloween (Plus: Thrice's Best Halloween Costumes!)

    Watch out for 3hree Things every Tuesday, where Riley Breckenridge, drummer of Orange County's favorite local alt-rock band Thrice, gives his take on life in Southern California as an OC native. If memory serves me correctly, this Halloween will be just the second that I've spent at home s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 26, 2010

    Dress Like a Chicken Nugget, Get a $2 Chipotle Burrito

    Chipotle.com​Ever wanted to dress up like a slice of bologna, a bag of Fritos or a Twinkie? Chipotle has a deal for you. 

  • Blogs

    October 25, 2010

    Halloween Happenings At OC Restaurants

    Flickr User L.Richarz​Not looking forward to the impenetrable traffic jumble and the lines at Knott's Scary Farm? Not keen on getting your kid strung out on HFCS? Here's a round-up of Halloween happenings from a few OC restaurants that are doing something special this week and beyoooooond! Cue ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 19, 2010

    Free Ticket Tuesdays: K'naan, Johnny Vatos Tribute To Halloween and Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros

    ​This week, Heard Mentality is giving away a pair of tickets each to K'naan at the House of Blues, Johnny Vato's Tribute to Halloween show and Edward Sharp and the Magnetic Zeros at the Grove.Find out how after the jump.

  • Blogs

    October 15, 2010

    Gettin' Made: Halloween Treats

    We're only a couple of weeks away from Halloween, are you ready yet? If you have no idea what you're doing for the holiday, never fear--there's loads of great handmade goodies on Etsy to give you some Halloween flair! Grizzly Halloween Costume hat by Sunshine Indie​ This grizzly bear hat wo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 6, 2010

    You and Memes Against the World: Five Best Halloween Costumes This Year Thanks to the Internet

    ​​Don't know what you're going to be for Halloween? Never fear--the Internet not only has costumes for every viral video ever created, but also instructions on how to make them if you're too poor to buy a costume.1. Bed IntruderYes, Antoine Dodson has parlayed his fame into not only a chart-bust ... More >>

  • News

    February 25, 2010

    Milo the Witch Finds Toil and Trouble at Ralphs

    Milo Shiff loves his job, but hated that Halloween display enough to file a discrimination complaint

  • Blogs

    November 6, 2009

    Dishney: Tweets From the Park

    Everyone survive the week? Flickr user NewYork808​Don't worry, it's almost over... which also means it's time for our weekly feature, Tweets From the Park, where we round up the funniest, best and most irreverent tweets from Disneyland. Gold star this week to all the gals who chose to wear slutty ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 30, 2009

    Spend Halloween Fighting for Obama's Spoooky Healthcare Plan

    Violentz / Flickr / Creative CommonsGrandma after death panel​Objectively, health-care reform is "scary." As in, it scares people. Some people. And even if many of those people also think that FOX News will soon be made illegal and the swing flu vaccine comes with a mind-control chip, well... they ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 30, 2009

    Five Great Things To Do With That Jack O' Lantern On Nov. 1

    ingernet @ flickr.com CC BY-NC-ND 2.0Truly a woman after my own heart.​You bought the pumpkin, you carved it, the doorbell rang a hundred million times, and you gave out enough candy to fund an army of dentists for the next year.Now it's the day after Halloween and the jack o' lantern is headed fo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 29, 2009

    Have One Helluva Happy Halloween

    ​ Find yourself all trick-or-treated out? Too tired to bedazzle your buttocks and head out to the mayhem in West Hollywood? Well, get a load of this list of the Halloween hi jinx taking place right here in Orange County before you decide to retire your cleverly constructed Ben Bernanke costume to ... More >>

  • Calendar

    October 29, 2009
  • Blogs

    October 28, 2009

    Gettin' Made: I Want Candy!

    Ohhhh, Halloween. The only holiday where we're encouraged to go up to a stranger's house and demand their precious candy, with the promise of tricks to come if they don't ante up. Candy Corn beanie by Amy Zee​ Never fear! We'll deliver on the candy front - after the jump, check out these s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 28, 2009

    Release the Sounds: 'Trick or Treat [Live]', the String Cheese Incident

    ​The last of the String Cheese Incident's famous "Hulaween" concerts, pregnant with epic jams and cover songs, ended in 2004. It was right around the time they started scaling back tours and going on a series of hiatuses. But here it should be noted that although this world renowned  ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 14, 2009

    Forecast Scares Up Record-Breaking Halloween Sales

    ​Shitty economy? Schmitty schmeconomy. Halloween sales are forecast to reach a record-breaking $6 billion in 2009, up 4.2 percent from the $5.77 billion retailers generated last year.

  • Blogs

    October 9, 2009

    Gettin' Made: Mask-it Case

    I already know what I'm going to be for Halloween this year, which is totally out of the ordinary. Despite being super-creative, for whatever reason most years I end up waiting til the last minute and dressing up as something stupid for the holiday. (my "American Maid from the Tick" and "Elvira Goin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 9, 2009

    Sutra Unleashes New 'Howlin' Ween' Supper Burlesque Show

    ​Some clubs just can't wait for Halloween. The chance to cash in on sexy angel/devil themed parties can be awfully tempting (emphasis on "awful"). Luckily, a greater ratio of local night spots who eagerly anticipate October 31 actually manage to do the creepy holiday some justice. That's what we'r ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 7, 2009

    Gettin' Made: The Great Pumpkin is coming!

    It's October, one of the best months of the year. And it's about time! Boo cupcake toppers by Made by Jackie​ All month long, this Gettin' Made feature will be bringing you all kinds of great Halloween/Oktoberfest/Day of the Dead goodies for your spooky (and booze-loving) enjoyme ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 1, 2009

    Finally...Elvis Halloween Costumes

    ​Halloween is just around the corner and if you don't have an idea for your costume yet, then you're a slacker. I've had my mind made up since February. For those still on the fence, here's a link  to some officially licensed Elvis gear. They'll run you more than the knock-off "rock star" wig ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 23, 2009

    Rob Zombie Coming to the Grove of Anaheim; Nekromantix Hallowen Show at Fox Scrapped

    ​Rob Zombie, who built his career on songs like "Living Dead Girl" and directed the last two Halloween movies, is playing the Grove of Anaheim on the day after Halloween (November 1, for the non-calendar inclined). That's a pretty big coup, akin to getting the Pogues to play on St. Patrick's Day. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 22, 2009

    Video: The Lyrics Game, 'Untitled'

    When Long Beach/Cypress band the Lyrics Game were profiled in OC Weekly's Locals Only section last month, one observation in the article was the lack of focus on their cellist, Chris McCarthy, on their five-song EP Home Edition. It was speculated there that things would probably be different in a li ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 16, 2009

    Dishney: Halloween Time at Disneyland!

    ​ Starting next Friday, September 25, Disneyland will be transformed to celebrate clearly the best holiday ever--Halloween. Your favorite characters'll be decked out in their own costumes (...people in costumes in costumes!), and expect to see more Disney villains out and about than usual.In addit ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 24, 2009

    Our Deep Thoughts On BlizzCon

    Chris Victorio​Whew, that was interesting. We're back from two days at BlizzCon 2009, and are only a little geekily ashamed to admit that it was a good time. You wanna see pictures? Here's our slideshow, and here's our post with many, many overflow pictures.This just in (two days ago) from Twitter ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 7, 2009

    Is It Too Early for Halloween News?

    The answer is no. Our nation's best holiday that isn't really a holiday but should be is fun for all ages. Kids get to wear costumes and stuff their faces with free candy and adults get to wear costumes and stuff their bellies with copious amounts of booze. Win-win!Ah, but this Halloween will be a s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 4, 2008

    Tales From Bondage Ball

    If someone would have asked me a year ago to brag about my most memorable night of Halloween mayhem,my stories would have probably put some of you to sleep. Sure, there was the year I dressed up as as a pro-wrestler and got trashed at my friends backyard party while swatting at pumpkins with a bas ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 1, 2008

    Floral Park's Segregated Halloween Continues

    *Updated, with new info on the bottom... Floral Park imagines itself as an oasis of tranquility in SanTana, a respite from the city's gritty reality. Really, this neighborhood--roughly bordered by Bristol to the west, 17th Street to the South, Broadway to the east, and Memory Lane in the north--is ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 29, 2008

    Club Pick: Bondage Ball at Echoplex, Oct. 31

    I think we can all agree that Hollywood is a city tailor-made for Halloween. Whether it's a colorful trail of costumed kooks, boisterous exhibitionists or creepy street performers hawking their side show talents, nights in the underbelly of "Tinsel Town" can be scary. So can anyone imagine what so ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 21, 2008

    Because You're Ugly: Baby Costumes

    There's no satisfaction like the satisfaction you get when exploiting your child's cuteness. Holidays, it seems, proves to be the the perfect time to do this. So what do you have planned for your little ones this Halloween? What's that? A $7.99 plastic costume from Target that the Joneses surely w ... More >>

  • Calendar

    October 16, 2008

    Costumes by Catwalk

    Costumes by Catwalk

  • Blogs

    October 30, 2007

    To Do Tonight - 10/30

    PUMPKIN CARVING CONTEST, 4pm Get your creativity on. Compete in one of the four categories: Carved, Decorated, Painted, and Creations by children Roger's Gardens, 2301 San Joaquin Hills Rd., Corona del Mar, (949) 640-5800 www.rogersgardens.com/seminars_listview.asp JENNA BUSH BOOK SIGNING & DISCUSS ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 26, 2007

    Friday's Headlines. No Surprises: Slut Day instead of Halloween

    It's Day Six and the Santiago fire is still only 30 percent contained. Fourteen homes were destroyed, and 750 more are threatened in Silverado Canyon. The Register reports that a liquid was used to ignite the blaze along Santiago Canyon Road at two separate points. Sheriff Carona says his department ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 19, 2007

    Friday's Headlines. No Surprises: March of the day laborers

    In town - the third favorite Dem: Later this afternoon, former North Carolina Sen. John Edwards will be at the Disneyland Hotel to speak at the Orange County Democratic Party's 13th annual Harry Truman Awards & Dinner. In a CNN poll released Tuesday, Edwards followed Clinton (51 percent) and Obama ( ... More >>

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