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Vickie Chang

  • Blogs

    June 24, 2013

    OC Weekly Wins Eight Journalism Awards

    At this weekend's 55th Annual Southern California Journalism Awards in downtown Los Angeles, OC Weekly--while in competition with the likes of the Associated Press and Los Angeles Times--won eight awards*** in a range of categories including news, entertainment, business and sports reporting as well ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 4, 2013

    Waves as Tall as 15 Feet Expected at The Wedge

    Surf will definitely be up at The Wedge in Balboa, according to wave trackers.Sets with 7- to 11-foot waves are expected Wednesday and Thursday, while waves as tall as 15 feet are said to be rolling in Thursday and Friday.Put that cow in your bunga!

  • Blogs

    October 29, 2012

    OC Weekly Nominated for Three Awards at LA Press Club's National Entertainment Journalism Awards

    The Los Angeles Press Club has recognized the Weekly with three award nominations for their fifth National Entertainment Journalism Awards. The awards ceremony will also honor Jane Fonda with their first Visionary Award (as introduced by Robert Redford) on Nov. 18th at the Biltmore Hotel in Los Ange ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 19, 2012

    OC Weekly Dominates 2012 OC Press Club Awards with 16 of 'Em!

    Last night, the Orange County Press Club held its annual awards ceremony at Encore Dinner Theater in Tustin, and in-between a hoppin' swing music set, a pretty good four-course dinner, reporters gossiping, and way too many smoke breaks to count, there were awards handed out--and, surprise, surprise. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 22, 2011

    OC Weekly Personnel Moves: Nick Schou Promoted to Managing Editor :-)/Web Editor Vickie Chang Leaving :-(

    Schou: Il chingón di tutti chingones​Some personnel moves for ustedes:Nick Schou--defender of the wrongfully convicted and medicinal marijuana advocates, scourge of baton-happy cops and Huntington Beach politicians, chronicler of the Hippie Mafia and martyred reporters--is now the OC Weekly ma ... More >>

  • Music

    June 30, 2011

    Imperial Stars to Stand Trial

    [Mental Notes] Also, Poreotics and the trans-Pacific dance heist.

  • Blogs

    May 19, 2011

    Two Days 'Til Rapture: OC Weekly Staffers' Last Meals

    Flickr user pasukaru76Kinda like this, but not as cool.​So if Oakland preacher Harold Camping and hundreds and hundreds of other crazies are right, the world will be ending this Saturday, May 21--around 6 p.m., to be exact. Which got us thinking: What would we spend our last hours doing? Stuffing ... More >>

  • Columns

    May 19, 2011
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    May 12, 2011
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    April 29, 2011

    Jack Grisham of T.S.O.L. is on Our Cover: Here's Why

    ​ Vickie Chang's awesome story on OC punk legend, T.S.O.L.'s Jack Grisham, is on our cover this week, and it's full of stories that make you rethink Orange County's antiseptic reputation. There's sex, there's violence, there's music...stuff that self-aggrandizing legends are made of.  Read it ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 29, 2010

    Seven Most Memorable Musician Deaths in 2010

    Courtesy of Sanctuary RecordsRonnie James Dio, we thank you.​With the news of the death of Teena Marie over the weekend, it seems 2010 still hasn't quite finished its toll yet. In 2010 we saw some truly tragic losses to the world of music--Lena Horne, Kate McGarrigle, Marvin Isley--but here's our ... More >>

  • Music

    August 5, 2010

    Derf Scratch and Susan J. Miller Remembered

    [Mental Notes] Notables in the local music scene pass away

  • Music

    May 20, 2010

    SoCo Announces Fall Tour

    [Mental Notes] Also: Obey vs. the Feds, lackluster Lilith, Coachella's broken record, new No Doubt?

  • Music

    May 13, 2010

    Weenie Roast Lineup Doesn't Suck

    [Mental Notes] Also: Buzz about the Golden Bear, the Dirty Heads' no. 1 hit and how you can get on the warped tour next year

  • Blogs

    May 7, 2010

    Tila Tequila, Queen of Copy-and-Paste

    sublimelyhappy @ flickr.com CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 See, Tila, I know how to credit other people's work...​I've started a lot of conversations in my lifetime, and I've noticed that certain opening lines leave the other party dumbfounded, at a loss for how to continue. "I think I'm pregnant." "Th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 19, 2010

    What You Missed: Coachella, Coachella Parties, America's Family Pet Expo, Anaheim Comic Con

    Andrew YoussefClockwise from top left: Alison Mossheart of the Dead Weather, Jay-Z, Zooey Deschanel of She & Him, Matt Bellamy of Muse.​It's all over! Three long days of music, crowds, tents that smell like armpit and more--Coachella 2010! We hope you kept up with us throughout our up-to-date ... More >>

  • Music

    April 15, 2010

    K-Pop Go the Wonder Girls

    [Mental Notes] Also: The condiment artists at Burger Records, Pop Noir's quest for southern hospitality

  • Music

    March 4, 2010

    The Like: Don't Hate

    [Mental Notes] Also, Sublime With Rome to Roam, Thom Yorke Makes Peace

  • Culture

    December 31, 2009
  • Blogs

    October 16, 2009

    Wahoo's Fish Tacos Opens at UC Irvine

    Image From Twitter User rockdamullet @ http://twitpic.com/kvghn ​Well, there really isn't that much to say other than the headline and what can be implied by the above pic taken by a Twitter user named rockdamullet. Except, that is, to say that our Web Editor Vickie Chang, who is an Anteater alum ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 31, 2009

    12 Things I'll Always Remember About Street Scene '09

    Beth Stirnaman​It's Monday morning and another Street Scene is officially in the books. And while it's important to note that this parking lot extravaganza of fog-filled stages, oddly eclectic line-ups, mind-altering drugs and festival food has reached it's 25th year, it's also worth mentioning th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 19, 2009

    Buskerfest Lineup Changes: Two Bands Out, Two Bands In

    Vickie ChangDeep Sea Diver: no longer busking Friday.​We got word from Buskerfest organizer Justin Hectus today that two previously scheduled bands, Free Moral Agents and Deep Sea Diver, both had to cancel--FMA due to a family illness, and Deep Sea Diver because of another commitment. Hectus descr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 27, 2009

    Sonic Youth Coming to the Fox Theater!

    The recently reopened Fox Theater in Pomona (see Vickie Chang's article on the place) continues to impress. Not just from being an ultra-cool venue in terms of aesthetics, but also for bringing some great acts to our area-ish that you'd otherwise have to go to LA for (not that a trip to Pomona is us ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 26, 2009

    TODAY: Warped Tour Kicks Off at Pomona Fairplex

    Oh yes. For the third year in a row, the Vans Warped Tour is kicking off at the Pomona Fairplex (in, uh, Pomona). It's also the 15th anniversary of the Warped Tour! Hooray.Performing on this opening gig: Bad Religion, NOFX, Less Than Jake, TSOL, Thrice, the Maine, Scary Kids Scaring Kids, Meg & ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2009

    To Do Tonight - 6/17

    Heatwave! All Female 60's Motown & Northern Soul; DJ Frankie the Face, 8 p.m.Gotta love that Aretha Franklin. It's just too bad you wont get to see any of her stylish hats. The Pike Bar & Grill, 1836 E. Fourth St., Long Beach, CA; 562-437-4453Filipino Independence Day Fundraiser: My Halo Ha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 29, 2009

    To Do Tonight - 4/29

    Jon Mayer Trio, 8 p.m.Sorry, it isn't that John Mayer. But this one sure rocks the house!Steamers Jazz Club, 138 W. Commonwealth Ave., Fullerton, CA; 714-871-8800Best Happy Hour in the World, 11 a.m.See if the drink specials and half-off price on selected appetizers can help this event live up to i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 26, 2009

    Incoming: Another Show?! Yes! The Prodigy at the Grove

    Well, I hope your calendars are all up to date with all these concerts coming our way, because here's one more: The Prodigy at the Grove of Anaheim on May 26. Yes, the same The Prodigy of "Firestartef" and "Smack My Bitch Up" fame. Fun fact: I knew someone that thought the lyrics of that song were " ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 26, 2009

    To Do Tonight - 2/26

    The Bird and the Bee, 8 p.m.The Bird and the Bee made a name recently through appearing on a number of diverse films and TV shows--Forgetting Sarah Marshall, the Sex and the City movie, Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job!, etc.Yost Theatre, 307 N. Spurgeon Street, Santa Ana, CA Ella, 8 p. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 24, 2009

    Slideshow: Deep Sea Diver at Detroit Bar

    Long Beach was representing in a big way last night at Detroit Bar: Not only was it the final installment of the Free Moral Agents residency, FMA's opener was LB's Deep Sea Diver, fronted by Beck guitarist Jessica Dobson. Our very own Vickie Chang took some photos over there last night, why not take ... More >>

  • Columns

    January 22, 2009
  • Blogs

    January 7, 2009

    American Apparel Expands Orange County Manufacturing Presence

    American Apparel, the largest clothing manufacturer in the United States and the proud space-taker of the middle of the OC Weekly's back covers, has signed a 10-year lease on 70,000 square feet of space within the industrial property in Garden Grove shown here, Voit Commercial Brokerage announced to ... More >>

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    October 23, 2008
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    August 7, 2008
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    July 31, 2008
  • Features

    June 12, 2008
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    May 8, 2008
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    January 8, 2008

    Bitter:Sweet - The Remix Game

    Music Editor Dave Segal is somehow able to mentally catalogue every CD that he comes across. I know this because on a regular basis I wheel my chair across massive distance of four feet to his desk, throw several adjectives at him and delight at whatever he suggests I listen to. Heart-wrenching blu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 2, 2008

    To Do Tonight - 01/02

    ELVIS AT THE CONTINENTAL ROOM, 9 pm The holidays are gone, but the King and his impersonators are forever. The Continental Room, 115 W. Santa Fe. Ave., Fullerton SOCIAL DISTORTION WITH ANGEL CITY OUTCASTS, 7:30 pm If you didn't catch 'em last night, try this evening before Mike Ness and the gang he ... More >>

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    December 7, 2007
  • Calendar

    November 29, 2007

    Saturday - 12/1

    “The Birth of the Cool” at OCMArt, Jonathan Richman at {open}, Sea Wolf at the Rhythm Lounge

  • Calendar

    November 22, 2007

    Saturday - 11/17

    “The Science of Gingerbread” at the Discovery Science Center, Glass House Swap Meet, Money Mark at Detroit Bar

  • Calendar

    November 22, 2007

    Friday - 11/16

    The Rocky Horror Show at the Maverick Theater, Orange County Peace & Justice protest in Costa Mesa, “Shag: The World, the Flesh & the Devil” at Pure Color

  • Columns

    August 2, 2007

    Letters

    ‘We are launching a ‘Free Chokr’ campaign. T-shirts are being printed as we speak. Ballcaps will bear the insignia EHW (Evil Horny Women).’

  • Culture

    July 26, 2007

    Trendzilla

    Hello Kitty!

  • Blogs

    May 30, 2007

    Free crap that came in the mail

    You think these are cupcakes. But in fact, they are "Beasley Poppers," and Paris Hilton likes them. In the interests of objectivity, since they were sent to me for some reason -- most likely because of my stunning resemblance to Paris Hilton -- I recuse myself from reviewing them, and instead de ... More >>

  • Culture

    May 17, 2007

    Trendzilla

    What exactly were you waiting for?

  • Music

    April 26, 2007

    Cream of the Coachella Crop

    OC Weekly offers sage advice to maximize your festival dollar

  • Columns

    January 4, 2007

    Letters

    'When I go to the strip club I feel like a boy in a candy storeI taste all the flavors that are there and thats how I like it. Why limit yourself to one race? But also, why go out of your race? Be yourself and be genuine

  • Columns

    December 21, 2006

    Letters

    'I mean, just look at those Victorias Secret models. Every one of them has a prominent mound. I think this bears out the idea that the moundier, the better'

  • Columns

    July 20, 2006

    Letters

    'He is smart enough to realize if he didnt get out then, he may have awoken a fortysomething with crazy-colored hair and a tattoo of dragons circle jerking'

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