Meet the masters of the functional glassblowing trade—by which we mean bongs
Primus Fox Theater Pomona May 19, 2013 Primus 3-D is an experience most people's senses aren't ready to handle. Mine definitely weren't. I don't necessarily blame it on the band, who opened their crazy new live show to a packed house at the Fox Theater Pomona. Every time I try to partake in a visua ... More >>
The storied L.A. venue announced today that it will officially close in September following a special grand finale concert honoring its history. The full press release is available below...
By: Nicholas PellSomewhere along the line, punk rock's amateurish enthusiasm became conflated with a dearth of talent.That's OK -- anything to keep the squares out -- but it's not entirely accurate. Indeed, it was hard paring this list down to just five. While you might complain that your favor ... More >>
Monday, February 4 Social Distortion House of Blues Anaheim With few shows happening this Monday, you might consider trying to check out Social Distortion's umpteenth gig at the House of Blues this month. Perhaps setting a record for the most shows played at the Anaheim venue by a single band in o ... More >>
It doesn't take a genius to figure out that Flying Lotus, born Steven Ellison, is a special artists, guiding our ear palettes and rhythmic intuitions into complex and undiscovered territory. This voyage into musical expansion continued on at the beginning of the month when FlyLo released his n ... More >>
Tony de los Reyes' exhibit at Grand Central Art Center brilliantly captures the never-ending U.S.-Mexico divide
What does a love of bacon and Japanese food have to do with Daniel Hyatt's menu? We don't know yet, but it may influence his decisions as he transitions Juliette's autumn selections. Something we do know: their freezer is only big enough to store ice cream. Read our interview with Daniel Hyatt of Ju ... More >>
See Also:*Miley Cyrus Calls Anaheim Resident a "Fucking Creep" on Twitter*Octomom Releases New Topless Album Cover for 'Sexy Party'*Christina Aguilera and YUM! Brands Team Up to Fight Hunger. Seriously?As Jerry Seinfeld might say: What's the deal with all these crazy names for musician fan bases, li ... More >>
Freeform artist Lorin Ashton reflects on the release of 'Vava Boom' and his journey in EDM
Fleetwood Mac founder Mick Fleetwood appears in a new interview today as part of the Off The Record music conversation series. Shot in Mick's adopted hometown of Maui, the video features Fleetwood making small talk and jamming with Brooklyn singer Nicole Atkins.
27 is rock and roll's most hazardous number.On Saturday, Amy Winehouse joined an exclusive club after the five-time Grammy winner was found dead in her London home at the age of 27. It is the age at which a number of pop stars have died from overdoses, suicides, murders, or in some cases, just ... More >>
tacoasylum.comCosta Mesa's taco asylum welcomes independent filmmakers looking for a space to screen their projects. With productions costs being what they are, you're going to turn down a free screening room with a big HD screen? And one that serves great beers and food to watch by? There is a c ... More >>
The Newport Beach Film Festival runs annually in April (April 28-May 5 this year), but it presents the "festival experience" year-round through the Orange County Film Society. Among the special events for members who lay out $99 annually are regular sneak preview screenings of films before they h ... More >>
In Tom Coburn's just-released "Wastebook 2010," an 85-page tirade on what the U.S. senator believes are the year's 100 most outrageous uses of tax dollars, UC Irvine's $3 million research of World of Warcraft and other games comes in at No. 6. "Most people have to work for a l ... More >>
John GilhooleyCheck out a slideshow of the Sublime with Rome concert here!Sublime with RomeJuly 30, 2010Orange County Fair - Pacific AmphitheaterThe Show: Orange County and the rest of the world was robbed when Sublime singer Bradley Nowell overdosed in 1996 just two months shy of the b ... More >>
[Summer Guide] Choose your own musical adventure this summerregardless of time, money or personal taste, we've got the concert for you
MySpace / Julia ZaveLook who's performing at San Francisco's answer to Coachella! Aside from beloved locals Social Distortion, the Outside Lands fest, is going all jammy by hosting the Grateful Dead. For the first time in almost 20 years, Phil Lesh and Bob Weir are playing the Golden Gate P ... More >>
The Hype: Years ago I used to live and practice in a warehouse in Santa Ana with a bunch of different bands. Bassland, Pistolero and Shanks and the Dreamers were some of these bands, but there were many more. Some were terrible, some were really good. One of them, Dance Disaster Movement, was rea ... More >>
In his new book, the Weekly's Nick Schou tells the tale of the Brotherhood of Eternal Love, OC's notorious 'Hippie Mafia'
The last of the String Cheese Incident's famous "Hulaween" concerts, pregnant with epic jams and cover songs, ended in 2004. It was right around the time they started scaling back tours and going on a series of hiatuses. But here it should be noted that although this world renowned  ... More >>
BY RYAN RITCHIELast Night: Snoop Dogg at the Glass House in Pomona, Dec. 26, 2008.Wanna know if you're old? Go see Snoop Dogg and ask yourself which category of fans you fall in to. You're either in a) the group of shaggy-haired teenagers who wouldn't mind if he played "Sensual Seduction" twice, or ... More >>
The latest Mother's Market had a soft opening this past weekend, and thank God for that: The proposed mother ship of O.C.'s O.G. hippy-dippy eco-food industry has a lot of work to do. I visited late Sunday, jonesing for some munchies. The deli portion of the place won't be finished until its grand ... More >>
Colleague Matt Coker recently tipped me off to a cameo appearance I kinda-sorta make in Deja Vu, the new documentary flick about Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young's 2006 Freedom of Speech tour of America, when the foursome hit the road in support of Neil Young's politically pointed Living With War album. ... More >>
Getting gnarly with the Laguna Art Museums Rick Griffin show
As Recommended by Squeeze OC
An American Haunting, Drawing Restraint 9, Hoot, Sir! No Sir!
Ken Jones tense Darkside aims for the moon, gets stuck on Earth
How the Brotherhood of Eternal Love Became OCs Hippie Mafia
Checking Irony at the Blue Water Music Festival
Deciding between healthy and lardy cuisine at the Stand
U.s. senate candidate Judge Jim Gray strives to make the Libertarian party matter
Always bringin me down!
Ladies and Gentlemen, Miss Chile Pepper 2003!
Picking on the Doheny Blues Fest headliners
Beachwood Sparks are going to make California rock huge again
Survey says: Many, many great discs produced in past decade!