Oxfam International

  • Blogs

    October 28, 2014

    Leymah Gbowee Speaks at UCI TONIGHT

    Leymah Gbowee, the women's rights advocate and co-winner of the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize, speaks at UC Irvine tonight about the power of education and her dream that brutal African warlord Charles Taylor will be overthrown. The Liberian "will also share her insights about the vital role that ordinary ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 30, 2011

    Hanson to Launch 'Mmbop' Beer

    ​Though best known for snagging millions of teenage girls' hearts, the Hanson boys may be about to have a similar effect on middle-aged men worldwide after announcing plans to launch their own brand of ale called "Mmbop."

  • Blogs

    June 15, 2011

    Report: Pasta the Most Popular Dish in the World

    ​Grand, overarching summations derived from research papers must always be viewed skeptically, but the global organization Oxfam is well-regarded for its research, and its only real agenda is feeding folks, something they've been working on since the 1940s. They know a bit about global food trends ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 16, 2010

    Gettin' Made: Shopping to Help the Gulf

    Face it, folks. The BP oil debacle in the Gulf Coast is depressing as hell. And the fact that there's not a whole lot any of us can do about it doesn't help things. Kate from Etsy shop Flapperdoodle has stepped up to try and give us a way to do something, though, by starting up a collective sho ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 25, 2010

    PHOTOS: Radiohead at the Henry Fonda Theater

    Two weeks after an earthquake decimated Haiti, Radiohead and Radiohead fans helped raise more than $572,000 to go towards Oxfam International relief efforts. More than two hours of music filled the Henry Fonda Theater in Hollywood on 1/24 which had Thom Yorke and company on stage with 1,500 lucky, l ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 25, 2010

    What You Missed: Tattoo Convention, Snoop Dogg, Cold War Kids, Radiohead

    John GilhooleyYou got a prescription for that? ​So what'd you miss this weekend? We took full advantage of the non-rain and were all over the county and beyond. First, photographer John Gilhooley went to say hi to Snoop Dogg at the Galaxy Theatre in Santa Ana. Where he met this gal. Coolest gal ev ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 20, 2010

    Support Haiti's Recovery and Local Music at the Same Time

    ​Last night's OC Music Awards showcase at the Continental Room in Fullerton brought the crisp, Maroon 5-ish rhythms of Pawnshop Kings to the stage. It also brought a plea from the Kings to check out a project called "Be The Drum." It's an online-only compilation of songs from Southern California m ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 26, 2008

    Last Night: Coldplay at the Honda Center

    Photo by Christopher VictorioLast Night: Coldplay at the Honda Center, Anaheim, Nov. 25, 2008.Better than: Staying home to watch the six-hour long "Dancing with the Stars" season finale.Most mixed message: Booths in the lobby promoting anti-poverty organization Oxfam, just mere feet away from merch ... More >>

  • Film

    October 6, 2005

    The Last Action Hero

    Hometown hero Cronenberg elicits applause and shocked silence with his menacing A History of Violence

  • News

    April 3, 2003