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Holiday Season

  • Calendar

    December 26, 2013

    Straight No Chaser

    City National Grove of Anaheim

  • Blogs

    December 18, 2013

    The Poorman's OC "4 Under $6": Top 10 Christmas Gifts "4 Under $6"!

    Ho, Ho, Ho, and a great big Hoe to one and all!!! 'Tis the season, "The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year", and that means your 'favorite' activity, Christmas shopping!!!!! Don't you just love it...Going to the Malls, Fighting the Traffic, Buying online (while praying you don't get hacked), and most i ... More >>

  • News

    December 12, 2013

    FORBS' War of the Santas

    St. Nicks across the country keep fighting for control of America's premier Santa organization

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    December 12, 2013
  • Film

    December 5, 2013
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    December 13, 2012
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    November 29, 2012
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    December 22, 2011

    Holiday Karaoke

    Prospector

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    December 15, 2011
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    December 15, 2011

    'Tis the Season

    Segerstrom Center for the Arts

  • Calendar

    December 8, 2011
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    December 8, 2011

    The Nutcracker

    Irvine Barclay Theatre

  • Blogs

    November 29, 2011

    3hree Things: Horrible Lawn Ornaments For Christmas

    Watch out for 3hree Things every Tuesday, in which 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. ​ Now that Thanksgiving weekend has passed, it's officially Christmas season, which, depending on ... More >>

  • Culture

    November 24, 2011

    Glowbox Gifting

    [Trendzilla] And Lancome Christmas Crackers for the gal you have no idea how to shop for

  • Calendar

    November 24, 2011

    Holiday Tea

    Ritz Carlton

  • Blogs

    November 3, 2011

    Disneyland Rings in the Holidays on November 14

    ​Halloween Time may officially be over at Disneyland (other than the Haunted Mansion's The Nightmare Before Christmas makeover that runs through the rest of the year), but all of the pumpkins will soon be replaced by tinsel when the park's holiday season officially bows on November 14.Learn what p ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 9, 2011

    Joseph Hyungmin Son, Dr. Evil Henchman Random Task in Austin Powers, Gets Life for Torture

    ​Hollywood actor and mixed-martial arts fighter Joseph Hyungmin Son, who played Dr. Evil's henchman Random Task in the 1997 comedy Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery, has been sentenced to life in prison for torturing a Huntington Beach woman on Christmas Eve 1990. Orange County Superior ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 30, 2010

    Racist OC Register Reader Fustercluck of the Day

    Headline: Celebrants Kick Off Kwanzaa Week​ Comment by SAVEUS2: WOW!!! What a beautiful Community celebration, the food, entertainment, decorations and the very educational and informational program was very well done....It was a pleasure to see the community come together and support such a cultu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 23, 2010

    Woody Guthrie's Forgotten Christmas Song

    ​ American folk treasure Woody Guthrie is said to have written more than one-thousand songs in his lifetime. "Deportee," "This Land is Your Land" and "Do-Re-Mi" are among his essential classics, but did you know the musician also recorded a Christmas song as well? Guthrie's "1913 Massacre" retelli ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 21, 2010

    "Merry Christmas, Motherfuckers!": Seven Favorite Hip-Hop Holiday Songs

    ​While it doesn't happen too much anymore these days, the hip-hop world has been known to put out a holiday album or two--and sometimes the  too-bright cheerfulness of Christmas carols pairs up extra nicely with the often humorous and/or the sometimes, uh, adult content of the lyrics.After th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 20, 2010

    A Sweet Tradition: Candy Cane Making At Disneyland

    Christopher Victorio/OC Weekly​Just before 8 a.m., the gates to the park open and the mad rush begins. A stampede dashes down Disneyland's Main Street U.S.A., past the cinema, the penny arcade and the cart selling overpriced cotton candy. Run. These ambitious guests aren't racing to be the fi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 20, 2010

    War on Christmas Rages in OC's Wealthiest 'Hoods

    ​Bill O'Reilly, Mike Huckabee and other Fox News blowhards yammer on and on about the "War on Christmas" waged by progressives who choke baby Jeebus in the cradle with their "happy holidays" chatter. Some dare call this fear mongering or lefty smearing, but those patriots are right: There is a War ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 15, 2010

    Gettin' Made: Candy Canes for Everyone!

    Nothing evokes a little Christmas spirit quite like a candy cane. Visit Etsy and you'll find a slew of awesome holiday candy inspired items! Candy Cane Bat Ornament by Pocket Full of Posiez​ After the jump, more sweet pepperminty crafts that'll make you drool for the holidays.

  • Blogs

    December 15, 2010

    White Elephant Mix: Franki Doll and the Broken Toys

    Mike McDougal/Lushbeat​ (Click on the band's picture to hear their new holiday tune!) This year, OC/LB bands are giving us a season soundtrack, so whether you're rocking a merry beat or a melancholy ditty, we've got you covered. Punk-inspired rockers Franki Doll and the Broken Toys--Doll and guit ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 8, 2010

    Punk Rock Christmas at Alex's Bar on Friday

    ​Even punks like to celebrate Christmas, which is why Orange County label TKO Records is throwing a shindig Friday at Alex's Bar in Long Beach. The lineup includes TKO-related acts such as Piss N' Blood, Smogtown, the Junk and Reducers S.F., a San Francisco band making its first Southern Californi ... More >>

  • Calendar

    December 2, 2010
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    December 2, 2010
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    December 17, 2009

    Stuff-a-Bus

    Honda Center

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    December 10, 2009

    Christmas Train

    Irvine Park

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    December 3, 2009
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    November 26, 2009

    A Christmas Carol

    South Coast Repertory

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    November 26, 2009

    Winter Wonderettes

    Laguna Playhouse

  • Calendar

    December 25, 2008

    The Glory of Christmas

    The Crystal Cathedral

  • Columns

    December 25, 2008
  • Blogs

    December 22, 2008

    Because You're Ugly: It's Not Too Late!

    Look, it's not too late. Jump in the car, drive. See something in her size? Are Pokemon still cool? What's a Ped Egg?--just fucking grab it at this point. Hey, Macy's is even staying open until midnight today and tomorrow for people like you. Hurry. South Coast Plaza: Mon.-Tues., 8 a.m.-10 p.m.; Chr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 22, 2008

    LowBallVideoChatter: Bob Dylan, "Subterranean Homesick Blues"

    On this first day of Hanukkah (tonight after sundown, anyway), the iconic video momemt from the greatest Jewish rock & roller ever: from the DA Pennebaker doc Don't Look Back.  

  • Calendar

    December 18, 2008

    Feliz Navidad

    La Posada Magica

  • Calendar

    December 18, 2008
  • Blogs

    December 12, 2008

    A Very Zimmerman Christmas

    Southern California's got a few neighborhoods known for their festive (or overkill, whatever you want) holiday displays, where entire blocks of houses do their very best to outdo and outlight each other: There's Candy Cane Lane in Torrance, Brea's got one off the Lambert exit of the 57, the Naples C ... More >>

  • Calendar

    December 11, 2008
  • Blogs

    December 9, 2008

    Musical Advent Calendar: Before Braille, 'Merry Christmas, I'm Cheating'

    Yes, most advent calendars start on Dec. 1. Eat it.Christmas is awesome. Sorry non-observers; I love you but it's true. You get presents, you get to give presents and spread holiday good tidings and so on. And come on, Candy Cane Joe-Joes.Since Christmas music is perhaps the most awesome part of the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 5, 2008

    To Do This Weekend 12/5-12/7

    Lighting of the Bay at Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort & Marina, Friday 6 p.m.Santa Claus himself will kick off the holiday season by flipping a giant switch to light more than 50 impressively illuminated and decorated Christmas trees situated in the tranquil waters of the bay.Back Bay Bistro, 1 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 3, 2008

    LowBallVideoChatter: Fear, "Fuck Christmas"

    It's December, so I guess that means we're fully engulfed in the Christmas season. What better way to counter-program than by putting a little Fear in your holiday cheer? 

  • Blogs

    December 21, 2007

    To Do Tonight - 12/21

    THE NUTCRACKER, 7pm A Christmas classic! Golden West College Mainstage Theater, 15744 Golden West St., Huntington Beach 1940s RADIO HOUR: A HOLIDAY MUSICAL, 7:30pm For big band fans. Rose Center Theater, 14140 All American Way, Westminster LA POSADA MAGICA, 7:45pm Performed in English with a Lati ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 14, 2007

    To Do Tonight - 12/14

    WINE TASTING, 5pm Featured every Friday evening. WineStyles, 2646 Dupont Dr., Ste. C-20, Irvine A CHRISTMAS WITH SCROOGE, 7:30pm The Classic Dickens tale of "Christmastime in Londontown" set to song and dance. It is our annual MTV tradition and a heartwarming way to spend the Holiday Season. Music ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 6, 2007

    To Do Tonight - 12/06

    KIOSK: LAUNCH PARTY, 5pm Come celebrate the web launch of Kiosk, the first stand-alone publication of the Literary Journalism program that recognizes the best student writing from the classroom and beyond. Free snacks and live music! UCI Bookstore located at the UC Irvine Campus HOLIDAY GIFTS & DI ... More >>

  • Calendar

    December 6, 2007

    Come Together

    Kwanzaa Celebration

  • Blogs

    December 3, 2007

    OC Weekly Holiday Party

    It was hard to top last year’s party on that beautiful boat in Newport, but this Saturday the OC Weekly Holiday Party & Fashion Show hit an all-time high with one of the best parties of the holiday season (if I do say so myself). Britney Spears may have been a no-show, but that didn’t seem to ... More >>

  • Columns

    December 23, 2004
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    December 16, 2004
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