Your cheat sheet for the Newport Beach Film Festival, from the parties to the flicks about speed-dating geezers
The long, hard truth
Burgerama 2 The Observatory 3/23/13 Beer was flowing, burgers grilling and music blaring as day two of Burgerama picked up where Friday left off. By the end of the night, the walls of the venue were moist sweaty and the concertgoers were sweaty and smelly. Both hallmarks of a good punk/garage/indie ... More >>
Beginning this weekend through November 3, the Space Gallery (in its inaugural showing), will feature the photographic work of Roberta Bayley, former door girl at famed punk club CBGBs. Bayley's unconventional career path granted her insider access to one of Rock 'n' Roll's most fascinating eras.&nb ... More >>
Sorta-comedians Tim and Eric on influences, audiences and what's not funny
The Brazilian new rave combo is back in SoCal looking for 'something crazy'—and Double-Doubles
Parole was denied for Charles Manson follower Leslie Van Houten for the 19th time.Van Houten, who is behind bars at the California Institution for Women at Frontera, was convicted of murder and conspiracy in the August 1969 slayings of wealthy grocers Leno and Rosemary La Bianca.A model prisone ... More >>
Movie of the Week: Grand Hotel
God-fearing black man tames slutty white girl as Craig Brewers South rises again in Black Snake Moan
Filming what was long deemed unfilmable, Tom Tykwer attempts to turn smell into cinema with Perfume: The Story of a Murderer
Teen rebels rule in Larry Clarks Wassup Rockers
2006 Newport Beach Film Festival has a tough act to follow
Revised for the Web!
'You're Not in the Real World'
The Pink Flamingos
I do not think that means what you think it means . . .
This week in nightlife and more
Sept. 15 - Sept. 22
"Anyone with a brain knows the cop who shot the dog playing fetch in Drake Park isnt right in the head."
The Getty fumbles the American Dream
What liberal infidels will never understand about the president
Fest expands gay-cinema offeringswith some positive results
20 years later, Lee Rocker is still rockabillys biggest fan
Remembering Irv Rubin
Tyler Stallings gets down in Beefcake/Cheesecake
Edgar Winter and Patti How Much Is That Doggie in the Window? Page within 72 terrifying hours!
Grove Theater Center battles for truth, honor and faceless lips
This years Blues Fest is best!
The Foothill's Steve Zepeda books 'a very David Lynch kind of place'