Ladies in Irvine auction off first dates to the highest bidder--who knew? WhatsYourPrice.com knows, having ranked the land of bland No. 10 on its list of "Top 13 Cities Where Women Date-for-Dollars." Irvine got the nod because during the first week of May, 56 women from the city joined the website t ... More >>
A documentary about an artist who sculpts with sticks to create massive public art screens tonight as part of Cinema Orange, the ongoing film series that marries the Orange County Museum of Art with the Newport Beach Film Festival.Bending Sticks: The Sculpture of Patrick Dougherty is scheduled to ro ... More >>
Fifty-eight percent of Americans believe that marijuana should be legal under federal law, and 50 percent of Americans think it actually will be within the next ten years, according to a poll commissioned by the Marijuana Policy Project. The poll, which was carried out by the Raleigh, North Car ... More >>
Red Hot Chili Peppers postponed their upcoming U.S. tour supporting their Grammy-nominated snoozefest, I'm With You, due to multiple foot injuries sustained by lead singer Anthony Kiedis. According to a statement, "Kiedis recently underwent surgery to remove a crushed sesamoid bone and correct a ... More >>
Mary Bell/OC WeeklyAs we mentioned a few months ago, Isaiah "Ikey" Owens, Long Beach-based, Grammy-award-winning keyboardist for Mars Volta, is now taking some time off Mars Volta to focus on Free Moral Agents.As Ikey expanded his 2002 solo project into a full band five years ago, he corral ... More >>
Not that I condemn theft in any way, but one can understand why a Taco Bell employee would try and steal money over the years--bad morale, pay, and the like. But I'm talking about a couple bucks here and there. Nearly $5,000? Either a desperate man, or stupid managers--your call!
Christopher VictorioJack Johnson, wearing a Save Trestles T-shirt, performing at the Irvine Verizon Wireless Amphitheater on August 29, 2008.Chief mellow music maker Jack Johnson has announced a new slew of tour dates for his upcoming To The Sea Tour, spanning from early July on the East Coast ... More >>
Oh boy. Look at these dudes."Post-hardcore." Post, hard, core. Three words that, at one point, wouldn't have made a lick of sense when placed together. But now, it's almost impossible to imagine them without each other. What a world.
One of the big draws in crafting is the ability to make something, anything, your own. There's literally zillions of ways you can create something unique through the wonders of dyeing, knitting, embroidering and more. Sewing your own clothes is great, but sometimes you yearn for a fabric design that ... More >>
Full tour dates have finally been announced for archetypal OC success stories No Doubt's tour with Paramore--we've known for a while that they were going on tour at some point and the first date would be May 3 at the Bamboozle Festival in NJ, but now we've got the whole sched, and the three month-is ... More >>
Democratic Money Man Sued in OC: Norman Hsu's legal woes continued to mount with a new civil lawsuit filed by Orange County investors who claim the Hillary Clinton fund raiser operated a multi-million dollar Ponzi scheme with political overtones. A story in the Times by Robin Fields, Dan Morain and ... More >>