| Jul 10, 2010
| 7:59 PM
COSTA MESA — The monthlong Orange County Fair promises a smorgasbord of events, music, fried food and amusements when it opens Friday with a theme appropriate for a trying 2010: The Beat Goes On.
Though the event is built around the familiar and...
| Aug 10, 2010
| 8:24 PM
Poets of 'Pop Art'
Poets of "Pop Art, " featuring Robert Lanphar, Jessica Patapoff and Edward Obuszewskithe, perform at 8 p.m. at Alta Coffee, 506 31st St., Newport Beach. "Pop Art, " the newest release from Moon Tide Press, is an anthology of...
| Aug 11, 2010
| 6:45 PM
Free Corkage Thursdays
The Golden Truffle Restaurant, 1767 Newport Bld., Newport Beach, waives its corkage free for outside bottles of wine every Thursday night. Dinner is served from 5:30 to 10 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays. For more...
| Aug 13, 2010
| 8:11 PM
"Weird Al" Yankovic performs at the Los Angeles Times Summer Concert Series at the Pacific Amphitheatre at the O.C. Fair. Tickets start at $12.50 and include admission to the fair for the day. For more information, visit http://www....
| Sep 13, 2010
| 11:41 AM
HYANNIS, Mass. -- Actor Kevin McCarthy, who played the frantic doctor trying to save his friends and neighbors in the science-fiction movie classic "Invasion of the Body Snatchers," has died at age 96.
McCarthy died Saturday, said Cape Cod Hospital...
| Jun 29, 2011
| 2:28 PM
As I've noted before, I don't get awed by meeting celebrities. Over the years, I've encountered Rainn Wilson, Giada de Laurentiis, Gillian Welch, Kelly Slater and a slew of others, and the feeling is always the same: a second or two of giddiness, followed...
| Jul 1, 2011
| 9:24 AM
"Weird Al" Yankovic wants everyone to smile when he takes the stage this year at the Orange County Fair. EspeciallyLady Gaga.
The parodist has tweaked just about every major recording artist over the last three decades. But unlike, say, Eminem, he doesn'...
| Oct 27, 2011
| 1:05 AM
Attack the Block
Captain America: The First Avenger
Eating Out: Drama Camp
The House By The Cemetery
A Little Help
Pearl Jam 20
The People vs. George Lucas
Rare Exports: A Christmas Tale
A Serbian Film
Winnie The Pooh...
| Oct 27, 2011
| 10:34 PM
1 star (out of 4)
Lou Reed and Metallica are not only two of the more exalted names in music – pioneers of punk and thrash metal, respectively – they’re among the most perverse.
Though “Lulu” (Warner Bros.), their first...
| May 16, 2011
| 12:59 PM
Three Grammys, 11 nominations, 13 studio albums, and thirty years in the music business have made Weird Al Yankovic one of the most popular musicians spanning two generations.
Since releasing his self-titled debut album in 1983 Weird Al has always...
| Jun 1, 2011
| 5:13 PM
If you don’t yet know, I am proud to be a real San Diego native. No disrespect to transplants, but there is just something special about growing up in a vast and ever-changing city like San Diego.
As you smart transplants now know, bad weather...