Mary Carreon

  • Blogs

    April 15, 2013

    The Best of Coachella: Weekend One

    Karen O's Outfit Karen O's wardrobe on Friday night was bad ass. The Yeah Yeah Yeah's front woman appeared on the main stage in a technicolor cape draped over a suit that looked like it was made of mercury. The vibrant collage was topped with a headpiece that Liberace might have worn had he ever bee ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 14, 2013

    Brochella! Here Are the Best T-Shirts the Dudes Are Wearing

    As we mentioned earlier, the bros are freaking bringing it this year! Sure, we all know about the women who wear just about nothing, but the guys are getting exceedingly creative, particularly when it comes to their funny t-shirts. So it's time to give the men some props for combining humor with sty ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 27, 2012

    Cursive At The Glass House, Feb. 25, 2012

    ​Cursive The Glass House Feb. 25, 2012 One can always tell how fun and lively a show is when entering the Glass House. If the venue is full, the band is rockin' and the crowd is dancing and having a good time the windows get fogged up and drip with condensation. This was how the windows appeare ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 6, 2012

    VHS or Beta At The Roxy Last Saturday Night

    Mary Carreon/OC WeeklyVHS or Beta​VHS or BetaRoxy, Los AngelesFeb. 4, 2012 Upon arriving to the world famous Roxy Theatre in West Hollywood, I couldn't help but feel a bit overwhelmed by the venue's lush history. Enormous performers and bands such as Bob Marley & the Wailers, Prince, Pearl Ja ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 21, 2011

    Our Top 5 Favorite Cartoon DJs, Including Skrillex In My Little Pony Form

    ​When we were watching Futurama the other night, we fell in love with DJ Scratchmo, the robot DJ who dropped some rump-rattling beats for Bender and his ladybot. We then realized how many other shows we've seen have featured cartoon scratchers. Here are our top five favorite cartoon DJs. (List by ... More >>

  • Music

    November 17, 2011

    To Galaxy Concert Theatre and Beyond

    New owner Jon Reiser is determined to be an OC music game changer

  • Blogs

    October 21, 2011

    The Return of Murder Ballads Last Night at the Echoplex

    Mary Carreon​Murder BalladsOctober 20, 2011The Echoplex How often do you get to see part of the Echoplex transformed into a theater and the stage into an eerie forest? Last night's Return of Murder Ballads was not only a great show, it was a one of a kind experience. Although every performance co ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 26, 2011

    Sandra Cisneros Wows More than 200 at Libreria Martinez Reading

    ​Written by new OC Weekly intern Mary Carreon. Hola, Mary!Beloved Mexican-American author Sandra Cisneros graced Libreria Martinez this past Saturday afternoon, with the legendary bookstore filled with over 250 Cisneros fans. Store owner Rueben Martinez stated that he had seen his store so full be ... More >>