Whether Nadia G. is cooking up a storm preparing extraordinary meals or looking hot to death in those stilettos of hers, it's safe to say that she really knows how to bring the heat to the kitchen. Coming off the success of her previous show Bitchin' Kitchen, chef and funny gal Nadia is back and tak ... More >>
In a very recent interview with the Press Enterprise, Guerilla Union/Rock the Bells boss Chang Weisberg said "I think all of the acts on this bill are making a contribution to the fabric of hip-hop culture in their own unique ways." And, though it may sound like the usual pre-show pump-up a head-pro ... More >>
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This pocket-size Bronx indie has the wispiest of narrative ideas
For NYC teens, Michel Gondry's film goes round and round
Charles Phoenix's slideshows of found photos from kitschy '50s and '60s always seem to sell out but there are still tickets out there for March 16-17 "Retro Disneyland Slide Shows" at the Curtis Theatre in Brea."Festive dress is encouraged but not expected," says your gentle host.
Gruff New Yorker attitudes don't last long on the laid-back, breezy streets of Long Beach, but there is always room for a cured-meat-filled, Italian-style sandwich with some East Coast sass. Signal Hill's Rocco's Deli Italiano just opened a second location in the East Village Arts District, and its ... More >>
Click here for our Anaheim police shooting and subsequent desmadre archivesLike the good Boy Scouts they are, Anaheim cops were über-prepared two weeks ago when protesters, angered by the officer-involved shooting deaths of Manuel Diaz and Joel Acevedo, announced they would demand justice on July 2 ... More >>
[¡Ask a Mexican!] And why do they always yell, 'Cu-le-ro' at bands they love?
The author of 'The Vaccine Book' presents his own alternatives to the CDC-recommended schedules kenneth m. ruggiano
Less than a mile away from the Anaheim GardenWalk, hundreds of community residents gathered at Ponderosa Park for a march and protest Saturday night. Their concerns were not that of a hotly contested tax giveaway for a future hotel development project in the city, but an Anaheim police officer-in ... More >>
If you've ever sped north through Brea Canyon Road on your way to the 57 freeway, or less likely to Diamond Bar, you've noticed a few things: massive oil derricks standing like silent sentinels along the cliffs, flotsam and jetsam dumped in the surrounding foliage, and flattened road kill. But th ... More >>
New research demolishes the stereotype of the underage sex worker—and sparks an outbreak of denial among child-sex-trafficking alarmists nationwide
[Mental Notes] Avicii, another DJ, won't be coming to OC either
Earlier this week, Sting announced his Back to Bass Tour, a series of intimate performances marking the 25th anniversary of his solo career (a boxed set, Sting: 25 Years, arrives on the 27th). As long-time Sting detractors, we greeted this news with alarm - another year, another shitstorm of St ... More >>
Food: It's an essential part to sustain most living beings, and it is no exception to the world of video games. Since the very beginning, food has been an integral part of video game design. Items such as pixelated health packs, hearts, and fruits have been iconic items that heal players and can ... More >>
If only more robberies ended like the hold-up of a Taco Bell in North Carolina.
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Fave French brand A.P.C. will be hosting a basement sale this weekend. Though the label has only (somewhat) recently opened up a west coast location, their one and only Californian retail location is still in LA--but trust us when we promise that it's worth the drive.From a Trendzilla publi ... More >>
After a late night-ish trip to the Barnes and Noble in Santa Ana the other day (is there any cooler Tuesday night activity?), I made a distressing discovery: it looks like Go Rilla! Gallery across the street from Main Place mall in Santa Ana with a downstairs vinyl toy shop called Go Zilla!, has ... More >>
Couple new shows coming to the Glass House in luxurious downtown P-town, like South America's Bajofondo (pictured). Having a bad day? Just say "Bajofondo!" Cheered you up, huh?
Last Night: Burlesque Body starring Miss Dakota and Quetzal Guerrero and The WarriorsBetter Than: The shame of withdrawing strip-club money from an ATM on a Wednesday.There were lots of things I could have done on a Wednesday night: read a good book, work on my next story, see a live band, etc. Of c ... More >>
The Grunion Gazette and Press Telegram have been be trumpeting the success of the water department's quick fix for the estimated 90,000 gallons of polluted storm drain water being pumped directly into Alamitos Bay (widely known for its poor water quality) every day. Too bad the victory over the pol ... More >>
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An Aaron Haley just emailed us the following: Hello, I am hoping someone from the OC Weekly would cover our local 9/11 truth event in Huntington Beach. It will be an outdoor screening of 9/11 films including discussion. This is a very local event, the first of it's kind in Huntington Beach. It will ... More >>
Irvine's Rules of Ethical and Open Governance would restrict criticism of politicians, passing of "GO", collection of $200
And we know how to use them
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The Hives: Not new, not favorite
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Wheres the pee?
Fest expands gay-cinema offeringswith some positive results
Rethinking Bringing Down the House
Gaga over black pudding and the PMs wife
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