Doc Paskowitz, a surfing pioneer and patriarch of the dynamic Paskowitz family, died on November 12 at age 93 in Newport Beach. Friends, family and fans gathered for a memorial paddle out for the legendary professional surfer in San Clemente on Dec. 13. All images by John Gilhooley.
See Also The Agony and the Ecstasy of Joshua Paskowitz
Craft beer lovers both naughty and nice gathered at the annual Brew Ho Ho winter beer festival at the Phoenix Club in Anaheim on Dec. 13. All images by Ed Carrasco.See AlsoOC Brew HoHo! Holiday Ale Festival 2013
The Allah-Las brought their psychedelic visuals and surf rock vibes to a sold-out crowd in the Constellation Room at the Observatory in Santa Ana on Dec. 13. Tashaki Miyaki also performed. All images by Kevin Lara.
Dirty Little Secrets Burlesque troupe threw a titilating holiday show at the Copper Door in Santa Ana on Dec 3. Even gentlemen joined in on the fun with their rendition of "Dick in a Box". All images by Brian Feinzimer.
Whether it was at a festival, or one of the many great shows at the Observatory or a tiny underground show, Orange County was showered with great live music this year and our photographers were there to capture it all!
Approximately 100 people gathered at the Anaheim Police Department to protest police brutality in solidarity with a nation-wide walkout on Dec. 1. All protesters were peaceful and there were no arrests. All images by Josue Rivas.
OFF!, led by the one and only Keith Morris, returned to Santa Ana at the Constellation Room on Nov. 28. All images by John Gilhooley.
Descendents and OFF! @ Fox Theater Pomona
OFF! Goes On: Our Interview withe Keith Morris
The Hello Kitty Cafe TruckThe Hello Kitty Cafe Truck rolled into town and set up shop at the Irvine Spectrum on Dec. 29. Fans dressed up in their Sanrio finest and enjoyed such kawaii confectionaries as Hello Kitty doughnuts and rainbow macaroons. All images by Brian Feinzimer.
There's a lot more to November than turkey dinner and days off work. Observe: this month we had a Dia de los Muertos celebration, Blood Brothers reunion show, BlizzCon, the return of GWAR, and even a visit from the Hello Kitty Cafe Truck. Relive all this and more with This Month in Photos!