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    February 13, 2014

    Miley Cyrus

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    August 21, 2013

    Honda Center Illegally Dumped Workers When Management Took Over Concessions: Lawsuit

    Three former Honda Center concession workers have filed a class-action lawsuit alleging Anaheim Arena Management LLC violated state law by failing to keep them on the job after taking over concession operations at the venue. California labor code requires employees of a previous contractor to be re- ... More >>

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    August 15, 2013
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    July 25, 2013
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    May 30, 2013

    Andrea Bocelli

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    April 10, 2013

    Honda Center Concession Workers Will Serve Up Petitions to Ducks Fans at Tonight's Game

    The Anaheim Ducks will face off against the Colorado Avalanche at home tonight as the playoffs loom on the horizon. Honda Center food stand workers will take the occasion to reach out to hockey fans. They're concerned about the fact that Aramark's contract with the venue expires this summer and ... More >>

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    March 26, 2013

    Honda Center Workers Will Bring Contract Concerns to Anaheim City Council Tonight

    The Anaheim Ducks have been back on the ice since the NHL lockout ended earlier this year. The Honda Center, where they play their home games, still harbors worries about the future employment of other workers. Those who run the arena's concession stands are on the edge of an expiring contract and d ... More >>

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    August 16, 2012

    Neil Diamond

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    May 18, 2012

    Punk Rockers Rise Against Set Honda Center Live Date

    Good news for punk rockers here in OC: Chicago's Rise Against will be playing the Honda Center in Anaheim on Saturday, September 29 as part of a month-long North American tour. In April, the band released an EP, Satellite, exclusively through iTunes. Openers for the tour include Gaslight Anthem an ... More >>

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    March 30, 2012

    Honda Center Now Has Free WiFi

    ​Honda Center just announced that free AT&T Wi-Fi has been installed throughout the venue. Beginning Sunday, everyone visiting the Honda Center will be able to access free WiFi. Which is great for the Anaheim Ducks Fans who'll be there for Appreciation Night. The coolest part? Tim Ryan, Presi ... More >>

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    November 17, 2011

    On the Line: Gretchen Beaumarchais of Honda Center, Part Three

    Photo by Meranda Carter​The beauty of ravioli is the promise of yummy filling inside each pasta pocket. While typical options may include rich cheese or meat, chef Beaumarchais opts for something a little different. Enjoy a meatless Monday with the following ravioli recipe, and take the time to re ... More >>

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    November 16, 2011

    On the Line: Gretchen Beaumarchais of Honda Center, Part Two

    Photo by Meranda Carter​In our continuing interview, chef Gretchen Beaumarchais discusses her inner Julia Child and what we might expect to find cooking in the massive stainless-steel smoker. Get familiar with her stories of Boston, Beijing and Buttercup in Part One. Oh, and take note of where she ... More >>

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    October 17, 2011

    Lord of the Rings: Fellowship of the Ring in Concert at the Honda Center Last Saturday Night

    Courtesy of LoTR in Concert​Lord of the Rings: Fellowship of the Ring in ConcertOctober 15, 2011The Honda CenterClick here to see a slideshow of the show and fans.I watched the Fellowship of the Ring for the first time on Saturday night.Okay, no, that's a blatant fucking lie (the first time might ... More >>

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    June 16, 2011

    U2 Traffic Advisory Care of the Anaheim PD

    ​Tomorrow and on Saturday, U2's sold-out 360 tour is stopping at the Angel Stadium of Anaheim, anticipated over 50,000 people each night. Doors will open at 5 p.m. and the shows will start promptly at 7 p.m. Food, beverage, and bathrooms will be available starting at 8 a.m. (no early arrivals). ... More >>

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    May 2, 2011

    [UPDATED with Team Staying Put a Year:] Sacramento Kings in Serious Talks to Move to Anaheim

    ​UPDATE, MAY 2, 1:10 P.M.: We just had a royal wedding. Now comes a Royals funeral.After months of negotiations, seemingly done deals and obviously un-done deals, the NBA's Kings are staying in Sacramento at least one more season, dashing hopes of regular season home games by the renamed Anaheim R ... More >>

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    April 26, 2011

    [UPDATED with Cow Town Checkmating Toontown?:] Sacramento Kings in Serious Talks to Move to Anaheim

    ​UPDATE, APRIL 26, 2:41 P.M.: After a weekend of reports claiming its unlikely the Sacramento Kings will move to Anaheim before next season--if ever--Anaheim officials expressed confidence that their proposal remains the best one on the table for the NBA franchise.ESPN, Sports Illustrated and the ... More >>

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    April 1, 2011

    NCAA Basketball March Madness April Finals Get Free Time on UltraStar Anaheim's Big Screen

    ​Last weekend, the Honda Center got in on the March Madness action by hosting some men's Division I college basketball games leading to this Final Four weekend.This weekend, you can still watch games live from a comfy chair in Anaheim with suds, dogs and other concessions nearby. You just won't be ... More >>

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    March 24, 2011

    Where Can Out-of-Towners Get Drunk for This Weekend's NCAA Men's Basketball Western Regional Championship?

    ​From Andrea and Chasen:So we should do something and tell all the people visiting Anaheim for our part of the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament where to go eat and get drunk that's not too far away.Rest of the Weeklings, who don't follow sports save for Ted, Matt, and I: (Silence).Me: But the Hond ... More >>

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    December 14, 2010

    Roger Waters at the Honda Center Last Night

    Andrew Youssef/OC Weekly​Roger WatersDecember 13, 2010Honda CenterClick here to see the slideshow!It was odd to see a disheveled man pushing around a shopping cart inside the Honda Center while most of the audience were finding their seats. The lights would dim and a spotlight would shine upon the ... More >>

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    October 26, 2010

    Photos: Shakira at the Honda Center... and Performs in the Parking Lot

    Christopher Victorio/OC WeeklyThem hips.​We've got an amazing slideshow here of Shakira performing at the Honda Center. Click here to see it.And after the jump? Shakira surprised/freaked out fans when she put on an unannounced performance in the parking lot of the Honda Center. We have video!  ... More >>

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    October 7, 2010
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    July 16, 2010

    Honda Center Donates Post-Concert Food to Charities

    The food donations will start after Carole King and James Taylor's concert on July 20​After Carole King and James Taylor's concert on July 20, the Honda Center, the Anaheim Ducks and ARAMARK (Honda Center's food and beverage partner) will start donating all unused, leftover food to local Anaheim c ... More >>

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    July 7, 2010

    The OC Foodie Fest Rolls Into Town

    ​Remember when we asked if OC was ready for a street food festival?Well, ready or not, here it comes! The OC Foodie Fest will take place Saturday, August 28 from 11:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the Honda Center in beautiful Anaheim.

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    May 27, 2010

    Bamboozle Cancels Irvine Date, Moves to LA Good Charlotte won't be performing at Irvine.​Here's the press release we got: "Due to unexpected scheduling issues,  the Bamboozle Roadshow's L.A.-area concert has moved.  Originally set for the Honda Center Festival Grounds on Friday, June 4th, the e ... More >>

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    February 17, 2010

    Blame Powell, Giuliani, Phelps, Holtz and Rice for the Traffic Around Honda Center

    ​The Honda Center in Anaheim warns motorists that the streets, freeways and exits around the arena will experience heavy traffic between 7 and 9 a.m. today.Center officials blame Colin Powell, Rudy Giuliani, Michael Phelps, Lou Holtz and Condoleeza Rice for the expected Sig-Alerts.No, those sports ... More >>

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    December 14, 2009

    What You Missed: AKC Dog Show, Metallica, Fear, KROQ Almost Acoustic Christmas

    AKC/Eukanuba National Championship Dog ShowKeith May​Another full weekend, another weekend that felt way too short. The first thing we did? We hit up the weekend-long AKC/Eukanuba National Championship Dog Show at the Long Beach Convention Center. Photographer Keith May captured some amazing shots ... More >>

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    October 7, 2009

    Important Words From the Lakers

    The Los Angeles Lakers open the preseason tonight with a game at the Honda Center against the Golden State Warriors. That means a lot of things (namely, my life will once again have meaning), but most importantly, it gives me the opportunity to post this video. Sure, it ain't the current Lakers, but ... More >>

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    September 15, 2009

    Kanye West and Lady Gaga Set to Bring VMA Controversy to Anaheim

    Chris Victorio​Heard anything about Kanye West lately? The usually reserved rapper/producer/tireless self-promoter has uncharacteristically made a tiny amount of headlines these last couple of days, but you've probably missed them. (Seriously, though, it must be weird to be called a jackass by the ... More >>

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    June 4, 2009
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    March 27, 2009

    To Do This Weekend - 3/27-3/29

    The Airborne Toxic Event, Henry Clay People, Rademacher; 3/27 7p.m.Three rad bands, one rockin' Friday evening.The Glass House, 200 W. Second St., Pomona, CA; 909-629-0377Billy Joel; Elton John, 3/28 7:30p.m.Reuniting for the most successful concert pairing in pop history, the two music icons share ... More >>

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    March 26, 2009
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    February 17, 2009

    Get the Fries at the Honda Center's Club Level

    Two weekends ago, my cousin treated me to the Vic Darchinyan-Jorge Arce boxing match at the Honda Center for my birthday. He scored club-level seats and also invited me to eat whatever I want. I had just treated him to Mariscos Licenciado #2 just up State College Boulevard, so I contented myself wit ... More >>

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    January 14, 2009

    Just In: Fleetwood Mac Coming to Honda Center in May

    The Mac is back! No, not that one. The latest chapter in the British/American rock band's storied, tumultuous history is a greatest hits tour, coinciding with a new, reissued version of their most famous album Rumours. The tour was announced back in December, but with only east coast dates. But now ... More >>

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    December 18, 2008

    Deaths of OC MMA Fighter, Wife, Suspected to be Murder-Suicide

    The LA Times, industry publications the Wrestling Observer and Sherdog and plenty of other sources report that autopsy results are leading authorities to believe that the deaths of an Orange County professional mixed martial arts fighter and his wife were exactly what they appeared to be when news b ... More >>

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    December 2, 2008

    Another Show Announcement! Britney Spears in Anaheim

    Britney Spears, an American popular music singer you may be passingly familiar with, is going back on tour--"The Circus Starring Britney Spears"--with a stop at the Honda Center in Anaheim on April 19. It's her first arena tour in five years, her press release kindly informs us.The tour is named aft ... More >>

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    November 27, 2008

    Cold Comfort

    Ducks vs. Blackhawks

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    November 26, 2008

    Last Night: Coldplay at the Honda Center

    Photo by Christopher VictorioLast Night: Coldplay at the Honda Center, Anaheim, Nov. 25, 2008.Better than: Staying home to watch the six-hour long "Dancing with the Stars" season finale.Most mixed message: Booths in the lobby promoting anti-poverty organization Oxfam, just mere feet away from merch ... More >>

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    November 7, 2008

    On Sale This Weekend: Jingle Ball, 'High School Musical: The Ice Tour,' More

    Lots of stuff this weekend, especially if you're a tween. You're probably not if you're reading this blog, though. Sadface.

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    August 5, 2008

    Last Night: Steely Dan @ Honda Center

    Steely Dan @ The Honda Center on August 4, 2008 Better Than: going to high school band practice. Download:"Kid Charlemagne" from the Steely Dan Myspace page. Steely Dan rocked the Honda Center as softly as possible. Donald Fagen (Vocals/Keyboards) and Walter Becker (Guitar/Vocals) were backed by ... More >>

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    April 10, 2008

    Yes to Complexly Rock Honda Center Aug. 20

    Set aside your negative bias toward Yes—and while you're at it, lose your knee-jerk hatred of prog rock. Yes fuckin' rock—albeit in a long-winded, redonkulously complex manner. And Chris Squire's bass playing? Completely slaughters Les Claypool's. Ask Squarepusher. He'll vouch for me. As thos ... More >>

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    April 10, 2008

    Bruce Springsteen at Honda Center: Finger-lickin' good!

    (Warning: rambling diatribe ahead on Bruce Springsteen that may or may not make sense, but that's what blogs are for, no?) I’ve had moments of superfreak Springsteen fandom before. The bumper sticker on my car that proclaimed AND ON THE EIGHTH DAY GOD CREATED SPRINGSTEEN. The time I rented a car ... More >>

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    April 8, 2008

    Last night at Honda Center: Bruce Springsteen with Rage ATM's Tom Morello

    I'm still trying to absorb a lot of last night's Bruce Springsteen show at Honda Center -- I'll have more on Wednesday, a less-deadline-intensified day 'round these Weekly parts. But in the meantime, enjoy this from-the-nosebleeds clip from the gig, with special guest Tom Morello of Rage Against the ... More >>

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    March 3, 2008

    To Do Tonight - 03/03

    JOYRIDE MONDAYS, 8 p.m. Featuring DJ Adam Smasher. The Pike Bar & Grill, 1836 E. Fourth St., Long Beach A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, 8 p.m. Lovers, dreamers, schemers at UCI. UC Irvine, Claire Trevor School of the Arts, 300 Arts Irvine ANAHEIM DUCKS VS. OTTAWA SENATORS, 7 p.m. Hockey night at the Ho ... More >>

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    February 19, 2008

    Last Night: WWE's RAW at the Honda Center

    Since I was getting hassled by security for the first hour because I mistakenly thought my press creds sort of implied I was bringing a camera to the Honda Center Monday night, staff writer Luke Thompson gives this report of the dark matches: "I got inside just in time to hear Hacksaw Jim Duggan’ ... More >>

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    October 10, 2007

    To Do Tonight - 10/10

    ANAHEIM DUCKS, 7pm Head to the Honda Center to watch the Ducks in action as they battle the Boston Bruins. Honda Center, 2695 E. Katella Ave., Anaheim, (714) 704-2500 JARS OF CLAY, 7pm Tonight’s show features Jars of Clay with NeedtoBreathe. House of Blues Anaheim, 1530 S. Disn ... More >>

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    August 23, 2007
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    June 14, 2007

    Stanley Cops

    Celebrating Ducks fans have good, clean fun—or else

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    April 4, 2002

    Old Man, Take a Look at Yourself

    CSN&Y: The new radicalsonly old!

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    May 25, 2000

    One Step up, Two Steps Back

    Doheny Blues and Bruuce!

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