August 2011: OC Weekly's Month in Photos

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Kevin Lara

Rock the Bells, one of the nation's biggest Hip-hop events, kicked off its 2011 tour with the "Los Angeles edition" at the San Manuel Amphitheatre in San Bernardino. Inside clouds of smoke, fans gathered to see plenty of hip-hop talent, including Ms. Lauryn Hill, Nas Erykah Badu, Cypress Hill, Common and more.Click here to see the slideshow.

So the kids are back in school, you're sitting in your cold office and your summer Fridays are all up. What's left to do? Reminisce about the summer that was. Check out these images from August 2011, ranging from Disney's D23 Expo, BB King, Rock the Bells and Snoop Dogg to Weezer, the U.S. Open of Surf and clown college at the Ringling Bros. Circus.