It takes a village to raise a child--or, in some instances, the gay and lesbian inhabitants.That's the message comedian and fabulously out father Alec Mapa spreads when he headlines "an entertaining and informational
event" promoting adoption and foster parenting within the LGBT community.
Brats Berlin websiteWhen Christian Murcia of Crepes Bonaparte thought about expanding their mobile empire, he decided the best move would be to introduce a new concept. Brats Berlin, an interactive experience colliding street art with street food, was born. We're talking six bratwurst varieties ( ... More >>
Steven Antonio, founder of ambient black metal record label Moribund Tree, is hosting a noise festival in downtown Santa Ana on Oct. 9, 3 p.m. at the Orange Couny Center for Contemporary Art. We picked his brains about the festival.OC Weekly: Why did you decide to put up ... More >>
The music you are about to experience is not for mass consumption. If the idea of subjecting your ear drums to the unholy squall of static, squeals, samples, synthesizer and silence does not appeal to you, please click away from this post now. In all fairness, most followers of local bands hav ... More >>
Film Screening: The Last Warrior, 7:30 p.m.Dave Lowry and Dr. Stephan Tumbull present a film on the most powerful samurai warlords. 66 minutes. Free with museum admission.Bowers Museum of Cultural Art, 2002 N. Main St., Santa Ana, CA; 714-567-3600
American Girl Young Readers Club, ... More >>
We've hinted at it before, but those of you who exercise their sacred right to forage for titillatingly subversive sounds (yes, I said titillating god damn it), then you have a responsibility to mosey on over to the next Eclectic Music Company gig. And what a coincidence, there's one happening this ... More >>
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof screening, 7 p.m.Elizabeth Taylor and Paul Newman in their prime.CinemaFusion, 321 W. Katella Avenue, Anaheim, CA
Orange County High School for the Arts show, 6:30 p.m.It may not be a musical, but this high school art display will surely inspire.Orange County Center f ... More >>
7th Annual Monster Bash, Friday 8 p.m.
With The Devil Bats, Vlad and the Impalers, Deadman Walking and The New York Ninjas. $5
34235 Doheny Park Rd.
Capistrano Beach, CA
Halloween Costume Contest, Friday 9 p.m.
Prizes for top costumes.
The Olde Ship Pub & Restaurant
1120 W. 17 ... More >>
Norman Korpi at the Orange County Center for Contemporary Art
There are several very good reasons why Norman Korpi's paintings of sunsets should suck. He was one of the cast members of the very first season of MTV's The Real World, and you don't really expect anything worthwhile to come from one of ... More >>
WINETASTING WITH THE YOUNG PROFESSIONALS, Friday 5 p.m.
The Fullerton Chamber of Commerce's Young Professionals group will be wine tasting and networking for the cost for the tasting lesson, $25 including appetizers.
127 W Commonwealth Ave.
Fullerton CA 92832
SWING DANCE ... More >>
Memorial Day Weekend Sales at the LAB, Friday-Monday
Sidewalk sales by Urban Outfitters, Harlow's, Carve & Blends and Habit
2930 Bristol St. Costa Mesa, CA 92626
Standing Up for Justice and Peace, Friday 5 p.m.
Peacefully protest the wrongs of the world
Outside South Coast Plaza
Corner of B ... More >>
"Buccaneers on the Bay" Fundraiser, 5/16 6:30 p.m.
Be a pirate for a day! For a cause, too! Price: $100-$125
Newport Harbor Nautical Museum
151 E. Pacific Coast Hwy. Newport Beach, CA 92660
On, Of, and About Paper, Daily
Who doesn't want to learn more about paper? I know I do.
Orange ... More >>
According to Rob Gordon, there's an art to making a good mixtape. It takes some finesse, sure, but a list and a formula? Eh. But whatever method you subscribe to, it's time to polish up your skills because tomorrow is the Orange County Center for Contemporary Art's Save the Mixtape event.
The premi ... More >>