• Film

    November 13, 2014
  • Music

    December 20, 2012

    Kevin Miso Takes a Clear-Headed Approach to Island Soul

    [Locals Only] The Long Beach singer/songwriter's pure positivity is a byproduct of THC-free creativity

  • Blogs

    March 25, 2011

    House of Balsamic Hosts Rossinian Night This Saturday

    House of Balsamic website​If you are looking for an excuse to dust off that tuxedo or use that formal dress just hanging in your closet, you're in luck. The folks from House of Balsamic have the anecdote for spring fever: Rossinian Night, a fanciful evening featuring Italian cuisine and opera, is ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 22, 2011

    Sour Orange Season Almost Over

    ProfessorSalt.comSeville oranges at Super Irvine​Sour oranges caught my eye at the market this weekend not because they're delicious, sweet, or juicy, because they're none of those. In fact, these hard-to-find fruit are pucker-inducingly sour, bitter, pithy and full of seeds. So what's the appeal? ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 28, 2010

    No U2 Means No Interpol: Interpol Tour Built Around U2 Dates Postponed

    Lilledeshan Bose​[Via Consequence of Sound]Since U2 canceled their North American tour due to Bono's back injury, Interpol also had to postpone a few headlining shows originally scheduled around the band's opening dates for U2.

  • Blogs

    March 4, 2010

    Murcott Tangerines

    Ugly.Murcott tangerines are ugly. They're bumpy, the skin is too loose for the size of the fruit within, they often have rough patches where the branches grew against the maturing fruit, and the overall effect is of something so far past its prime that it shouldn't be sold.Don't be fooled. The Murco ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 1, 2010

    Five Foods First Eaten Out of Desperation

    Certain foods are obviously tasty just from the look; ripe strawberries, rice and rabbits all look delicious. Certain foods don't look delicious, but are close enough to delicious-looking food to understand how humankind got started eating it; bitter melon, cow's milk and Seville oranges fall into t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 25, 2009

    Last Night: Blues Jam at Liquid Lounge

    The term "blues jam" sends douchechills down my spine. Typically, a blues jam is a few old white guys who've never met running through haphazard versions of some of the genre's most well-known tunes. This always (and I do mean always) is a problem because, for example, the bass player might know "Ba ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 21, 2009

    Crime Time: Toys 'R Us Jerk-Off, Fake Cops, Gangbangers, Breakdancers and Son of a Real Housewife of OC

    7-Eleven surveillance screen grab courtesy Anaheim Police Department. All others courtesy of Orange County Sheriff's DepartmentClockwise from top left: Justin Buseth is accused of breaking into a home and doughnut shop in Dana Point; Daniel Chomina has a long record and faces several felony charges; ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 26, 2009

    To Do Tonight - 3/26

    Salsa Lessons and Dancing, 8:30 p.m.Don't be stuck sitting at home wishing you could salsa!Sevilla Night Club, 140 Pine Ave. Long Beach, CA; 562-495-1111Tragedy, a Tragedy, 8 p.m.Witness the tragedy yourself as this small theater troop, performs this larger than life production in their teeny-tiny ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 5, 2009

    To Do Tonight - 3/5

    Charlie Murphy, 7 p.m.Better known to the world as Eddie Murphy's brother, Charlie Murphy became a household name after producing a series of successful skits on Comedy Central's Chappelle's Show about being Eddie Murphy's brother.Brea Improv, 120 S. Brea Blvd., Brea, CA; 714-482-0700 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 14, 2008

    Economic Crisis Affecting OC Opera

    The LA Times reports: The economic crunch has swallowed Opera Pacific's 2008-2009 season after a single production, "The Barber of Seville." The two remaining operas, "The Grapes of Wrath," a new work by Ricky Ian Gordon and Michael Korie, and Richard Strauss' "Salome," with Deborah Voigt (left) in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 23, 2008
  • Blogs

    October 22, 2008

    To Do Tonight 10/22

    Wayne Brady, 8 p.m. He's got a singing career now. $32.50-$35 House of Blues 1530 S. Disneyland Dr. Anaheim, CA 714-778-2583 The Elvis Show, 9:30 p.m. The self-proclaimed “greatest Elvis impersonator in Fullerton, Brea and Whittier,” Kirk Wall knows how to rock that white sequined jumpsuit like ... More >>

  • Features

    June 12, 2008
  • Music

    August 3, 2006

    Stompin' at the Barclay

    Spaniards and Savion Glover do the New World Flamenco Fest

  • Film

    March 9, 2006

    Special Screenings

    Movie of the Week: Dark City

  • Culture

    October 27, 2005

    Fiery Footwork

    Jose Porcelas Ballet Flamenco is raw, unrefined dance

  • News

    April 28, 2005


    Bulldozers pave way for luxury homes in Dana Points Headlands

  • Columns

    December 5, 2002
  • Columns

    November 28, 2002
  • Music

    August 29, 2002

    Merry Melodies

    Bugs Bunny on Broadway makes stuffy music fun

  • News

    May 18, 2000

    Unruly Hare

    Bugs Bunny, original gangsta

  • Music

    August 26, 1999