It feels a little early in the year to be saying goodbye to a band as irreverent and irreplaceable as Franki Doll and the Broken Toys. Sadly, we've recently learned that the miniskirts, two-toned wigs and octane-fueled antics of Huntington Beach performer Franki Doll will be no more. On Saturday (Fe ... More >>
We don't request a recipe anymore, but sometimes our chefs still want to contribute. After Part Two, you can continue reading to learn how to create the watermelon curry photographed above. Tell us how the dish works out-- we know vegans and Paleo dieters that would love to add another recipe to the ... More >>
[Editor's note: Country Time is a new biweekly column for our sister music blog in Seattle, celebrating that city's favorite musical genre: mainstream country.]
By: Mike SeelySee Also:*Kanye West and 50 Cent's 9/11/07 Album Showdown Revisited*Five Artists (Besides Lil Wayne) Who Think New York ... More >>
Don Cornelius, creator of the TV show Soul Train, was found dead at his Mulholland Drive home this morning of suicide. Cornelius will be best remembered as the man who helped funkify the American public. He helped break down racial barriers with via one of the first shows to showcase black people ... More >>
Toni Monroe may claim to be the "Biggest Bitch in the Game," but she's not what we'd classify as a bitch at all. She is a woman on a mission, and that mission is to go hard. Releasing Big Girl Cookies: First Batch on January 5, this West Coast native's mixtape features DJ Crazy Toones, Kurupt, a ... More >>
Kevin McDonald has done it all--from TV, movies, voiceovers, and of
course Kids in the Hall. He is now joining his cast mate Scott Thompson
at the Irvine Improv tomorrow (August 4th) through Sunday (August
7th) for "Two Kids One Hall" and what we are in store for is some
straight up funny. Ke ... More >>
Scott Thompson's comedy style is damn sexy--and edgy, funny, witty, and Canadian as well. This Kids in the Hall member is breaking away from three out of the five-person tribe to hit up the Irvine Improv this Thursday (August 4) through Sunday (August 7) along with Kevin McDonald in "Two Kids ... More >>
Courtesy Chance TheaterMark Bartlett as The Who's TommyDuring the intermission of the Chance Theater's production of The Who's Tommy at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts' Founder's Hall Saturday night, I overheard a young lady talking on her cell phone. "Yeah, my boyfriend is playing guitar in t ... More >>
Dream Girls Revue: Tina Turner night, 9 p.m.
Proud Mary keep on burnin'.
5101 E. Ocean Blvd.
Long Beach, CA
DJ aDJective, 9 p.m.
Check your verbage.
891 Baker St., Ste. A10
Costa Mesa, CA
Luna, 9 p.m.
Give your sol a rest.
1086 N. State Coll ... More >>
Better Than: Playing a game of Guitar Hero while blind folded.
It was a strange thing trudging up the steps of Disney's House of Blues to find an empty bar on the second floor. It's typically the first crowd you see before disappearing down the stairs to find a spot at ground level. But just minu ... More >>
Set aside your negative bias toward Yes—and while you're at it, lose your knee-jerk hatred of prog rock. Yes fuckin' rock—albeit in a long-winded, redonkulously complex manner. And Chris Squire's bass playing? Completely slaughters Les Claypool's. Ask Squarepusher. He'll vouch for me.
As thos ... More >>
Ike Turner died this morning at his home in San Marcos, in northern San Diego County, according to Scott M. Hanover of Thrill Entertainment Group, the company that managed Turner's musical career. Cause of death is unknown at this time. Turner was 76. Please see our sister paper Riverfront Times' bl ... More >>