Queen Latifah

  • Calendar

    January 9, 2014


    Constellation Room

  • Blogs

    February 8, 2013

    Christopher Jordan Dorner Manifesto Includes Likes (Like Larry David) and Dislikes (NRA)

    Christopher Jordan Dorner's infamous manifesto identifies around 40 Southern California law enforcement officers he believes have wronged him. Indeed, those passages burn most of the rambling post's 6,000 words. But Dorner also cites films, TV shows, celebrities, athletes and newsmen he likes, inclu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 17, 2013

    Five Highlights From Nervo's West Coast Travels

    The past six months have been a whirlwind of success for the Australian-born NERVO twins. They were the only female DJs on the DJ Mag Top 100 poll, landing at No. 46, the third-highest new entry among EDM's elite. The only other female to ever make the list was Claudia Cazacu, who squeaked in at No. ... More >>

  • Film

    June 28, 2012

    The Mainstreaming of Madea

    Tyler Perry's mammy gets less melodramatic but not less grotesque in 'Madea's Witness Protection'

  • Calendar

    May 17, 2012
  • Blogs

    May 3, 2012

    Queen Latifah Is Headlining Long Beach Lesbian & Gay Pride Festival

    File under "How Did We Miss This?": Queen Latifah will headline the Long Beach Lesbian & Gay Pride Festival May 19. This will be Latifah's first appearance at a gay pride festival. The Long Beach event, which began in 1984, is one of the country's biggest celebrations. In previous years, Jennifer ... More >>

  • Calendar

    March 22, 2012

    Alonzo Bodden

    Brea Improv

  • Blogs

    March 18, 2012

    Sheriff Sandra Hutchens & DA Tony Rackauckas Partying Today

    ​She's oil to his vinegar, but today--and perhaps only today--Sheriff Sandra Hutchens and District Attorney Tony Rackauckas are simultaneously partying over the same concept.That's right, folks. Orange County's top elected law enforcement duo are donning pointy paper caps, blowing horns and counti ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 8, 2012

    Five Feminist Anthems for International Women's Day!

    ​Around the world, every March 8 marks International Women's Day. In case you weren't up on game, that's what today's Google Doodle and Twitter trending is all about. In the United States, this year's International Women's Day comes at a time when somehow contraception is a hot political issue of ... More >>

  • Film

    January 12, 2012

    Is Nothing Sacred, 'Joyful Noise'?

    The godly union of Dolly Parton and Queen Latifah gets sullied

  • Blogs

    July 5, 2011

    Top Five Rappers in Movies

    ​Making it big on the big screen is rough. Judging by the forgettable attempts by the cast of Friends--sans Jennifer Aniston, whose most memorable roles involve playing some semi-neurotic version of herself in intellectually-gutted rom coms--transitioning to movies isn't made any easier through su ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 26, 2011

    R.I.P., Singer/Songwriter Phoebe Snow

    ​The music world lost another female force today; the New York Times reports that Phoebe Snow, bluesy singer and guitarist, died Tuesday in Edison, N.J., from complications of a brain hemorrhage she had in January 2010. She was 60. Most famous for her song "Poetry Man," Snow was nominated for ... More >>

  • Film

    May 13, 2010

    'Just Wright' Is Just Wrong

    Here's hoping another movie might one day find better use for the easygoing vibe between Queen Latifah and Common

  • Calendar

    March 5, 2009
  • Film

    October 16, 2008
  • Blogs

    January 18, 2008

    Last Night: Mad Money at the Block in orange

    After approximately five Miller Lites from my favorite OC bartender Ife (he works at both Cafe Tu Tu Tango and The Auld Dubliner), I had a decision to make: which midnight movie to see? CLOVERFIELD would clearly have been the best option, but I had already seen it. That left two options: 27 DRESSE ... More >>

  • Film

    January 17, 2008

    Chick Flick, Two Ways

    In Keaton v. Heigl, girl power (Mad Money) trumps bridesmaid fashion (27 Dresses)

  • Features

    November 15, 2007

    Record-store Clerk Blues

    FEEDBACK: Working Retail Leads to Misanthropy. Here’s Why

  • Film

    August 2, 2007

    New Reviews

    We Recommend:Arctic Tale, Becoming Jane, Bourne Ultimatum and No End in Sight

  • Film

    July 19, 2007

    Hairspray, Get Back to Your Roots!

    Movie musical of the musical of the movie is nowhere near Divine

  • Film

    May 10, 2007

    New Reviews

    We recommend: After the Wedding, Away From Her, The Ex, The Hi

  • Film

    November 9, 2006

    Hearing Voices

    In the new Will Ferrell comedy, the truth is Stranger Than Fiction

  • Music

    February 9, 2006

    Andy Summers' War

    Ex-Dantalians Chariot guitarist comes to Orange County

  • Music

    November 11, 2004

    Beats Rhymes Life

    A Tribe Called Quest: not another Urban Dance Squad!

  • Features

    January 1, 2004

    Losing It at the Movies

    The Year in Film

  • Film

    March 27, 2003

    Pitches Aint Shit

    Rethinking Bringing Down the House

  • Culture

    September 19, 2002

    Stars and Barbs

    Forbidden Hollywood is a laugh riot

  • Music

    September 6, 2001

    Is Eve Buyin?

    The rappers revolution is a credit card

  • Music

    July 13, 2000

    Shell Beat Your Brains Out

    Dont call Joan Armatrading names