WRITTEN BY JOEL BEERS ART BY VINCENT WILLIAMS [Editor's Note: Summer in OC is never just about the here and now. Once the weather starts heating up, we start migrating to our communal gathering grounds--the beach, Disneyland, Theo Lacy Jail--and all the memories of summers past start flooding in unt ... More >>
An hour of ugly in the Fullerton theater's play makes for an evening of empty by the end
On the heels of OC Weekly's dominant performance at the OC Press Club Awards, your favorite alt-weekly also made a strong showing on the national level, earning two second-place awards and a third-place nod from the Association of Alternative Newsweekly's 2011 AltWeekly Awards.
The past few months have seen more reviews about local theater than at any point in OC history. But you're not seeing them in traditional print publications. Times are very tough in the ink-stained wretch industry. Pages are shrinking, and the space for editorial content in those pages is tou ... More >>
Today marks the beginning of Joel Beers' theater blog, which will feature news and notes about everything theater-related in Orange County. - Lilledeshan Bose It's hard to find a bigger name in American stage directing than Warner Shook. He led Seattle's Intiman Theatre to national prominence ... More >>
It takes a serious party person with a leather liver to hit up tonight's Flogging Molly gig at House of Blues, Anaheim, less than 24 hours after getting properly hammered on New Year's Eve. But the Irish-informed rock band famous for their awesomely spunky live shows--and boozy ballads like the one ... More >>
Photo by Karyn LawrenceA scene from Breath of Fire Latina Theatre Ensemble's "W.A.C. Iraq: A Work in Progress," which Beers reviewed.Yes, that does seem like an odd headline given that Orange County is not located in neither the city nor county of Los Angeles. Despite this, three Weeklings were awar ... More >>
"You had me with you until your last paragraphy where you wrote: 'His balls were much, much bigger than any of ours.' "
Here's a repost from Weekly contributor Joel Beers' MySpace blog. Title: FUCK YOU FOX NEWS: "Even the local station is staffed by mental incompetents. Like the dumb as dirt field "reporter" in Modjeska Canyon (at least she got that right) who says if the fire gets past the residential neighborhoo ... More >>
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