• Film

    December 27, 2012

    Ten Movies to Watch in 2013

    In theaters, on demand or wherever

  • Film

    November 8, 2012

    'Skyfall' Deals With 007's Mommy Issues

    Daniel Craig's Bond revisits childhood trauma, kicks adult ass

  • Blogs

    December 6, 2011

    New Artists Just Added to SXSW's 2012 Lineup

    Mary Bell/OC WeeklyDelta Spirit at BuskerFest in Long Beach in 2010​South By Southwest revealed a whole slew of new acts confirmed to play at official showcases during the annual music and film conference in Austin. This is the third list of musicians to be released. The venues and dates they ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 17, 2011

    Why We Hope Anthony Bourdain's Second Travel Channel Show Will Be Better Than No Reservations

    ​The guy who has the job every foodie wants, Anthony Bourdain, will get a second show called The Layover. A Travel Channel press release announced that the premiere of the new, 10-episode long series will be November 21.

  • Blogs

    April 7, 2010

    Delia Snyder of Don the Beachcomber, Part 2

    Our interview with Delia Snyder, chef-owner of Don the Beachcomber in Huntington Beach, started yesterday--click here if you missed the first part, particularly if you're a fan of old-school Cantonese-American food. Photo by Kimberly Valenzuela  

  • Blogs

    April 2, 2010

    Chinese, Part 2

    Arguably the most familiar Chinese regional cuisine in the United States, Cantonese food got its start with the first Chinese immigrants to San Francisco. At that point they had to make do with what ingredients were available to them. Cantonese food in the US isn't like that anymore.tracyhunter @ fl ... More >>

  • Columns

    December 17, 2009
  • Blogs

    May 12, 2009

    Cirque du Soleil Confirms 2010 Tour Stop in Great Park

    Photo courtesy of Cirque du Soleil"The Trickster" of Cirque du Soleil's "Kooza."There's not much to the park yet, but the Orange County Great Park in Irvine has been confirmed as a 2010 tour stop for the freaky French-Canadian circus Cirque du Soleil, OCGP chairman Larry Agran announced today.Montre ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 20, 2008

    Cirque du Great Park?

    The Orange County Great Park Corp. board today unanimously recommended that the Irvine City Council authorize the board's CEO Michael Ellzey to enter formal negotiations with Montreal-based Cirque du Soleil to bring its winter 2010 touring production to the former El Toro Marine Corps Air Station ba ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 1, 2007
  • Film

    April 12, 2007

    Twelve Films I'm Excited to See

    (And eight I plan to avoid like the plague)

  • Blogs

    October 9, 2006

    Weak on both sides...

    … and radioactive in the middle. By now you know that North Korea has apparently successfully tested a nuclear weapon. (Experts prefer the term "device", rather than "weapon", but given the fact that this device's sole function is to cause large-scale destruction, I think the word weapon is ... More >>

  • Features

    April 22, 2004