As our Film page story indicates, not all selections in the second annual Silverado Film Festival could be mentioned due to the print edition deadline (and, come to think of it, space contraints). That's because the submission deadline was only last Friday and the festival runs 6-10 p.m. tonight th ... More >>
See the update at the end of this post about the earthquake that struck Costa Mesa at 1:39 p.m. today.ORIGINAL POST, JUNE 4, 1:47 P.M.: Did anyone else just feel that?About five minutes ago, I felt a quick jolt under my feet followed by what sounded like someone running across my roof.Someone on the ... More >>
Our little lit family's sojourns find us back from a week in Baja California Norte, Mexico by way of, yes, Chicago, Illinois and Maycomb, Alabama. Audio books are the absolute best travel companions (can pause, never need to go pee), and listening together to the first four cassettes (yes, old-schoo ... More >>
After a two-year hiatus, OC's favorite nautical punk band sails into the Observatory
Photo by Brian KasnyikSean Wheeler (right) and Zander Schloss.Sean Wheeler and Zander Schloss represent two eras of punk rock. Schloss gained his punk success in the early stages of the Los Angeles scene as a bassist for the Circle Jerks. Wheeler is the rowdy frontman of Throw Rag, which formed i ... More >>
Life on the shores of the Salton Sea
Six documentaries screening tonight at Marion Knott Studios in Orange not only display the talents of student filmmakers enrolled in Chapman University's Dodge College but some Orange County causes that also warrant your attention. The 7 p.m. event, which benefits local charities, is free.
Photos by Justin ViegaDrake Doremus works the crowd.A crowd estimated at 100-125 filmgoers, filmmakers and film presenters took over one side of Mesa restaurant in Costa Mesa Tuesday night for "An Evening With the Directors," a benefit that precedes the 10th annual Newport Beach Film Festival openin ... More >>
"If Urell really were a shepherd for his flock, they—and not himself—would have been his main concern."
With Hitchcock in its rear window, bland voyeur thriller Disturbia does its best not to perturb(ia)
2006 Newport Beach Film Festival has a tough act to follow
Revised for the Web!
Documentary laughs all the way to the banks of Salton Sea
Greetings From the Salton Seaturns a keen eye to a sad situation
The fall and fall and surprise rise of Throw Rag
Stryper cum parousia apologia (rock on!)
Tweakers in The Salton Sea and the wild boys of Dogtown
For Gods sake, dont offend the tourists!
Wherever theyre from, Throw Rag are finally ready to go places