WHERE MY LATINOS AT?! Wednesday night, they were being celebrated for their recent achievements in cinema at Newport Beach Film Festival's Latino Showcase through three spotlight films from Mexico, Chile, and Brazil at the Lido, Triangle, and Big Newport theaters, respectively. While I wish I coul ... More >>
Doug Neil/OC WeeklyDJ Ana Calderon (with hat) at a recent Club Mesa event. To her left is SUN Group co-founder Brendan Thomas.If you're one of the lucky ticket bearers, the doors of the Fox Pomona will part Oct. 19 so you can witness the sold-out, ethereal post-punk glory of Interpol. Arriv ... More >>
Doña Nick Gil (from left), Doña Billy Gil and Doña Jason Hanakeawe Meet Doña Nicha. This shoegaze-y, alt-rock band with a Latin twist was formerly based in Long Beach. Made up of two brothers and a family friend (they've recently added another family member on bass), the band writes noise po ... More >>
Thanks to a little NorCal love, the new release from 60 Watt Kid is positively incandescent
Ever since I first heard Le Orme's “Ad Gloriam” in a set last September at The Prospector by DJ Frederick Phases, I've been enchanted with the song. Imagine if the Beatles ca. 1967 had grown up in Roma rather than Liverpool and had those extra-hot Italian women to inspire them to unparalleled he ... More >>
June 15 - June 22: Os Mutantes!
April 27 - May 4: the Slaughtahouse
Dios: Still crazy after all these years