See Also: *Minaya and Vikus' Blockbuster DJ Double Team *DJ Duo Sex Panther Are Thrusting Their Way to Stardom *Hard Summer Vs. Nocturnal Wonderland -- Which One is Better? Watch out Sweden, Orange County now has their own House Mafia in Minaya and Vikus. From OC nightclub openers to overnight B ... More >>
See Also:*FYF Fest Two-Day Line-up Announced*The Growlers Announce New Album Release* Pacific Festival: The Dunes AnnouncedPlenty of people tend to associate FYF Fest with bands that will soon be filling their iPods with fresh sound for the fall. This year, its lineup of subterranean, local and ... More >>
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Heckling his team, chatting it up with passers-by and speaking his mind, the gregarious Peter Serantoni is not at a loss for words when we discuss life outside of work. We even manage to squeeze an additional recipe for tomorrow's segment. For something a little more comprehensive, there's always pa ... More >>
Rooney Mara stars in Stieg Larsson's juggernaut
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Photo by Das UbergeekWhat is a burrito if not a chapati wrapped around tandoori chicken?We all know that tacos are big in Sweden, that fish tacos have been big in Australia for nearly 40 years now, that Mexican restaurants are across Europe and even Japan.Now comes word from India that Mexican fo ... More >>
Mahna mahna...You couldn't help yourself, could you? It's alright. It's almost impossible to hear someone say (or in this case, read) the words "mahna mahna" and not follow it up with a "doo doo doo-doo-doo."This childhood classic was recently re-imagined for the upcoming album Muppets: The Green ... More >>
Despite their sometimes melancholy tunes, the Swedish group have a sense of humor about their place in the musical universe
Swedish folk-psych band Junip knows a little bit about traveling the world--their stand-out song "Rope and Summit" is about conquering metaphorical mountains, and between their recent international break-out and singer/guitarist Jose Gonzalez's earlier solo career, they've conquered plenty of l ... More >>
The last time Robyn and Stockholm act the Teddybears joined forces, it spawned "Cobrastyle," the catchiest dance track on her self-titled album. This time, the Teddybears are featuring Robyn on their single, "Cardiac Arrest." Watch it after the jump.
When news broke that our beloved System of a Down was reuniting and playing in Europe for two weeks in June 2011, my brain started shorting. After going on indefinite hiatus in 2006 (just a few months after releasing their fifth album, Hypnotize), System of a Down left a discernible gap in ... More >>
IKEAYes, you read that correctly. IKEA, the Swedish purveyor of entry-level furniture to the freshly graduated and recently divorced citizens of the world, is hosting an all-you-can-eat crawfish boil on Friday, August 20, 2010.
The Glass House
Edwin GoeiWe return to part three of a three Wacky Snacks series to focus on the food of Sweden, because as it turns out, IKEA's Swedish Food Market is all kinds of kooky wonderful. Our final installment? Name: Läkerol Origin: Sweden Found at: IKEA, Costa Mesa Cost: $1.69
Edwin GoeiWe return to part two of a three Wacky Snacks series to focus on the food of Sweden, because as it turns out, as I said last week, there's a treasure trove of wacky stuff right under our noses at IKEA's Swedish Food Market. This week? Name: Jelly Rats Origin: Sweden Found at: IKE ... More >>
Edwin Goei This will be the first of three Wacky Snacks to focus on the food of Sweden, because as it turns out, there's a treasure trove of wacky stuff right under my nose at IKEA's Swedish Food Market. So kids, are ya ready for Kalles Creamed Smoked Roe?
SportsPageMagazine.comAngelique Smith (86) in action with the Southern California Breakers.Angelique Smith, a women's pro football player from Costa Mesa, has been selected to play for USA Football's 2010 Women's National Team--the country's first--which competes in the inaugural women's world c ... More >>
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Keep those Blackberries pushed up tightly against your heads, Christmas shoppers: a very large, 30-year study of just about everyone in Scandinavia shows no link between cell-phone use and brain tumors.Reuters has the skinny.The findings validate what UC Irvine medical researchers have been sayin ... More >>
The Glass House
Sweden's Little Dragon hits Detroit Bar tonight, fresh from opening up for TV on the Radio for the last good little while. Though they reside in the faraway Scandinavian land, lead singer Yukimi Nagano's mother and grandmother both live in Costa Mesa. Wacky! $15.They've got a really neat moody, spac ... More >>
Sweden's Lykke Li, whose 2008 debut record Youth Novels attracted seemingly endless praise from critics and bloggers, is in concert tonight at the Glass House. Check out Doug Wallen's interview with the singer, from last week's Weekly, here. My friend Nick saw her in NYC a couple weeks ago, and came ... More >>
Couple of new shows added to the Glass House's schedule, both on sale tomorrow at noon (Friday, for the time displaced).
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