Irvine Barclay

  • Blogs

    April 12, 2013

    The Five Must-See Shows in OC This Weekend

    Friday, April 12CoachellaEmpire Polo ClubThis year's granddaddy of Southern California rolls into Indio for weekend one of an insane three-day sprawl of sound, now in its 12th year. Friday's lineup topped by Britain's revived rock legends The Stone Roses and features other marquis acts likeTrent Rez ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 17, 2011

    'OC Can You Play?' to Stash Pianos Everywhere

    ​​If you've stumbled across any random pianos recently, you may have wondered why there are 20 randomly placed around Orange County. The Pacific Symphony is promoting its "OC Can You Play?" project and dispersing the pianos everywhere from Costa Mesa to Brea to Mission Viejo. The instruments wer ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 12, 2009

    To Do Tonight - 5/12

    Queen Mary Salutes U.S. Military Personnel, all month!Long Beach's favorite tourist trap/financial drain, the Queen Mary, is offering a special $5.00 General Admission to all U.S. Military personnel, both active and retired, for the entire month of May. But wait, there's more! Anyone, military or n ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 28, 2009

    To Do Tonight - 4/28

    27th Annual Donald Bren Honor's Concert, 7 p.m.This Irvine Co. owner uses strong arm tactics on small local businesses and, in a messy child support case in Los Angeles, declared himself exempt from law because he's so rich, is rockin' the house with an honors concert at OCPAC!Orange County Perform ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 16, 2009

    To Do This Weekend 1/16-1/18

    Dirty Little Secrets Burlesque Troop, Friday, 9 p.m.Almost nude dancing gals, what could be better?The Pike Bar & Grill,1836 E. Fourth St., Long Beach, CA; 562-437-4453 Change is Now Exhibit, Saturday, 7 p.m.A collective group of artists will be collaborating live on a mural, ... 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

    February 26, 2008

    To Do Tonight 2/26

    GLORIOUS DRUNK, 8 p.m. Passing out in a blaze of glory. The Pike Bar & Grill, 1836 E. Fourth St.Long Beach TONY LUCCA; ROB GILES; TIM JONES, 7:30 p.m. Acoustic rock star. Plush Lounge, 207 N. Harbor Blvd.Fullerton LIVE COUNTRY MUSIC, 8 p.m. Spin your partner round and round. OC Tavern, 2369 S. ... More >>

  • Columns

    November 30, 2006

    Diary of a Mad County

    Nov. 22 - Nov. 28

  • Culture

    November 23, 2006

    Signifying 'D'oh!'

    Millers MacHomer

  • Music

    August 3, 2006

    Stompin' at the Barclay

    Spaniards and Savion Glover do the New World Flamenco Fest

  • Culture

    February 9, 2006

    Satisfyingly Opaque

    Dance Visions presents a compellingly perverse Masque

  • Culture

    January 26, 2006

    'I Am the Epitome of Reality'

    Dr. Laura Schlessinger comes to town. Irvine, actually

  • Culture

    October 13, 2005

    Enduring Classic

    Festival Ballet dances Balanchines demanding Concerto Barocco

  • Culture

    August 25, 2005

    Old Brown Eyes

    Remembrance brings us the Persian Frank Sinatra and friends

  • Music

    August 4, 2005

    It's Going to Rock Your Gypsy Soul

    The New World Flamenco Festival returns to the Barclay

  • Music

    July 14, 2005

    Born in Chicago, Buried Alive in OC

    60s blues pioneers are due to get their due

  • Culture

    April 28, 2005

    Taking Persian Dance Mainstream

    Anthony Shays Avaz International Dance Theater

  • Music

    April 21, 2005

    Hawaii Calling

    Go on, pick up

  • Culture

    February 24, 2005


    Etudes dances a disturbing version of Robert Scotts last expedition

  • Culture

    January 27, 2005

    Cultured Carnies

    Taiwans national acrobats weird up the circus thing

  • Columns

    October 7, 2004
  • Music

    September 30, 2004

    Richard Thompson Sips From the Bathwater of Time

    1,000 years of popular music comes to the Barclay

  • Music

    September 23, 2004

    Richard Thompson Sips From the Bathwater of Time

    1,000 years of popular music comes to the Barclay

  • Columns

    March 18, 2004
  • Music

    March 11, 2004

    Experimental Kitchen

    Talking sex, politics and sauerkraut with Ute Lemper

  • Columns

    August 21, 2003

    This Slaphappy Summer

    Corndogs and Paella in OC; Braunsweiger in the Governors Mansion

  • Culture

    November 14, 2002

    Musical Chairman

    Jerry Herman says the shows must go on

  • Music

    October 17, 2002

    The Saviors of Mexico, the Scourge of Latin Alternative

    Kronos Quartet is the greatest thing that ever happened to Mexican music, Juanes just sucks

  • Culture

    May 2, 2002
  • Music

    March 21, 2002

    Richard Thompson

    Gee whiz, but hes good

  • Music

    April 6, 2000

    Hell Booglarize You

    John Lee Hookers spooky tone poetry

  • Culture

    June 3, 1999

    Approaching His Limits

    Numbers, failure and Josh Kornbluth

  • Culture

    December 31, 1998

    Meet the Great Ricky Jay

    Or, rather, don't meet him

  • Culture

    September 17, 1998

    We Couldn't Find 10

    Our Top 8 list of the upcoming theater season