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  • The Pixies @ the Palladium
    Monkey gone to heaven! The Pixies played at the Palladium in Los Angeles on 11/5. Brooklyn's Black Gold provided support. All photos by Andrew Youssef.
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  • Dropkick Murphys @ the Grove of Anaheim
    Dropkick Murphys made their annual OC appearance at the Grove of Anaheim on 11/4. Supported by the Youth Brigade from Los Angeles, Dropkick Murphys started off their California tour right here in Orange County. The max capacity audience moshed and rocked hard to the Boston Irish band. With...
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  • The Art of the Bento Box
    Bento is the Japanese word for "boxed lunch," one that's generally housed in a to-go container that is separated into different compartments. Bentos usually hold everything from rice and fish to meat, veggies and fruit, and they're so common in Japan that you can find them sold everywhere. The...
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  • Memorial and Paddle-Out for Chris Hawk, 1951-2009
    Legendary surfer, shaper and Hall of Famer Chris Hawk passed away at 58 after a battle with oral cancer. On 11/1, surfers, friends and family gathered for a memorial and traditional surfers' paddle-out in memory of Hawk on the north side of the Huntington Beach Pier.
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  • Trick or Treating on Long Beach's 2nd Street
    All the kidlets came out for the free sugar on Long Beach's 2nd Street. There were chickens, gnomes, Mike Wazowskis and much more... it just left us wondering one thing: Kids still know who the hell Pipi Longstocking is? All photos by Keith May.
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  • Rob Zombie @ the Grove of Anaheim
    Musician/director/producer Rob Zombie performed at the Grove of Anaheim on 11/1. Captain Clegg opened. All photos by Andrew Youssef.
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  • Haute Dog Howl'oween Parade
    The annual Haute Dog Howl'oween Parade and Pet Adoption Fair happened in Belmont Shore, Long Beach on the afternoon of 10/31. All photos by Keith May
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  • 2009 Southland Senior Olympics Surfing Competition
    On 10/31, the Huntington Beach City Council on Aging (HBCOA) hosted the 2009 Southland Senior Olympics Surfing Competition on the south side of the Huntington Beach Pier to promote "active aging." The competition is open to men and women at the age of 50 and over who surf longboard and shortboard.
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  • Halos 'n Horns @ OC Fairgrounds
    On 10/30, the largest ever Halloween party to grace Orange County happened at the OC Fairgrounds in Costa Mesa. Entertainment--in addition to the costumes, of course--included performances by Korn, Shiny Toy Guns, Shwayze, Girl Talk, I Am Ghost, Iglu & Hartly and more. All photos by Mike McDougal.
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  • Tiger Army @ the Grove
    OctoberFlame happened 10/30 at the Grove of Anaheim. Both Tiger Army and 45 Grave performed. All photos by Chad Sengstock.
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  • "Grave Matters" Web Extras: The Art of Remembrance at Four OC Cemeteries
    On Oct. 18, writer Dave Barton and photographer Keith May visited four OC cemeteries for a closer look at the art of remembrance. See the rest of the feature here.
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  • October 2009: OC Weekly's Month in Photos
    It may be almost November, but you'd never be able to tell by looking outside. Take a look back at all the (great) crap that happened in October--Wookiees in Anaheim, Gay Days at Disneyland, zombies in Newps, fucking BONO at the Rose Bowl, etc.--and scroll through our month in photos.
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