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  1. Summer Meltdown's Reggae Party Outlasts the Weekend RainRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | OC Weekly

    This past Saturday, the Santa Clarita Skate Park hosted another monumental event consisting of reggae music, live art and positive inspiration coming together in support of Autism Awareness. This annual event is known as the Summer Meltdown Arts and Music Festival and is presented by students of the Yes I Can social inclusion program held at Canyon High School in the Santa Clarita Valley.

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  2. The Return of Faith No More is Beyond EpicRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | OC Weekly

    Faith No More always make it okay to be weird. The band's sound--thrash metal spliced with funk, hip-hop, punk and loose shards of many other genres--is unparalelled.

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  3. NBFF's Horror 2015 Showcase Gives Love to Indie FilmsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | OC Weekly

    It has been years since audiences have been given a horror movie that wasn't a carbon copy of another film - big-budget film producers aren't exactly flowing with ideas. Thankfully, the Horror Showcase at the Newport Beach Film Festival, running April 23-30, aims to counter that fatigue with a new crop of filmmakers outside of the Hollywood milieu, presenting seven short films and one feature film that not only break the mold of clichs, but also eat their brains .

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  4. Left of The Dial Records Get It's Second WindRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | OC Weekly

    It's easy to miss Left of The Dial Records in downtown Santa Ana. The shop is tucked away on French Street, indicated by a sidewalk sign and mini-mural.

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  5. Racist Leaves 'Zipperhead' Tip at Anaheim Restaurant After Having to Wait for Thai FoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | OC Weekly

    Having to wait a little bit for Thai food can be difficult, sure , but when I finally get it in my hands, I'm normally in a great mood. Not so much for some asshole who dined in Anaheim last Sunday, who allegedly scribbled a racist remark in the tip field of his receipt after having to wait 15 minutes for his food.

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  6. DakhaBrakha Brings Ethno Chaos to OCRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 7 | OC Weekly

    It's rare to discover a new classification for most bands, no mater how genre-defying they are. However, Ukrainian quartet DakhaBrakha challenges the norm with their self-proclaimed "ethno chaos."

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  7. Burgerama: What Was Awesome, and What Was MehRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 30 | OC Weekly

    By: Adam Lovinus and Lilledeshan Bose Burgers, beer, bands and boobs--Burgerama 4 definitely brought the essentials. The sold-out two-day festival over the weekend at the Observatory also showed it's ability to super-size itself with big-budget headliners while still keeping the local flavor of a packed parking lot festival filled with tie dyed Burger ilk of all ages.

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  8. Strung Out's New Album Pushes Them Forward Without Looking BackRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2015 | OC Weekly

    Nostalgia is something many punk bands have been embracing, especially during the past year or so, as everyone from the Offspring to Taking Back Sunday have reissued their biggest records. But if someone told Strung Out's Jason Cruz his band was veering that direction, that person would likely incur his wrath.

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  9. Presenting the Queen of Little Saigon, Sophie Bao TranRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2015 | OC Weekly

    In Orange County's Little Saigon community, there's a real worry that Vietnamese language and culture are getting lost in the American melting pot. Younger generation Vietnamese Americans use English in their daily lives, often because it's the only language they know.

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  10. Elie Ayrouth Is Mr. Foodbeast, Head of the Craziest Food Website AroundRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2015 | OC Weekly

    One day in 2010, Elie Ayrouth received a tweet with a location. A reader of his website had located the thing he'd been searching for: Carl's Jr.'s footlong cheeseburger.

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  11. Elsewhere Man David Bernal, One of the Internet's First Dancing StarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2015 | OC Weekly

    Describing his dance style, David Bernal punctuates each sentence with an arm wave or a pop of an isolated joint as he sits on a high barstool at the Iron Press in Anaheim. The Santa Ana native effortlessly flows between seated vignettes of much larger styles, including "liquid mantis" and "psychedelic alien," which he began to develop as a student at Saddleback High School.

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  12. On the Line: Michael Puglisi of Electric City Butcher, Part OneRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2015 | OC Weekly

    I interview restaurant chefs for the most part. But sometimes, I go off on a tangent and get to know another aspect of the industry.

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  13. GCS Returns to Downtown Santa Ana: CultureRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | OC Weekly

    The face of the Downtown Santa Ana area has been changing tremendously lately, with more restaurants and nightlife spots bringing many a bustling crowd passing through its streets on any given night. In the artist scene, DIY spots like Top Acid still bring in a steady flow of youths clamoring to be a part of its underground music scene.

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  14. The Return and Farewell of Killer PussyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2015 | OC Weekly

    By: Rich Kane "I don't really want to be singing these songs when I'm 60," says Lucy LaMode, who's just seven years shy of that mile-marking age. "I'm not the Rolling Stones, and it's not the way I make a living.

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  15. Orange County Music League Prove That Local Music is a Team SportRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2015 | OC Weekly

    On a recent Tuesday night, the basement entrance of the Copper Door hums with the noisy bricolage of a bar gig. The loud crack of pool balls scattering on green felt mingles with the buzz of drunk conversations, alt-rock blaring through the house speakers, and the tightening twang of tuning guitars.

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  16. Now Open: Pie Dog and A Bite CafeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2015 | OC Weekly

    Downtown Fullerton and SanTana have no shortage of independently-owned, trendy dining concepts. Yet we gravitate to all of them, because supporting local businesses is how we show respect.

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  17. Burger Records Opens New Store in LARead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2015 | OC Weekly

    After six years of pummeling Orange County with colorful cassette tapes -- roughly 300 releases a year -- America's most prolific underground record label is opening a store in L.A. In a joint partnership with cassette label Gnar Tapes , the new Burger Records in Cypress Park is the label's first retail space in L.A. For Gnar Tapes -- which began in Portland in 2008 -- the new venture makes them a major force in Northeast L.A.'s growing garage rock syndicate . "We've been friends for years," says Lee Rickard, co-founder of Burger Records.

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  18. Is a Starbucks Tip Jar Worth Dying For?Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2015 | OC Weekly

    A Huntington Beach Starbucks tip jar thief picked the wrong time to ride up on his bicycle and pull his evil deed, which led to a tug-of-war with an armed and retired cop. Their struggle over three dollar bills and some change Saturday night resulted in 55-year-old Scott Fahey getting conked in the head with a 40-pound metal sign, 26-year-old Francisco Cardenas getting booked on theft and assault with a deadly weapon charges and followers of the incident getting their virtual panties in a bunch on social media.

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  19. California's First Halal Guys Is Going To Be in Costa MesaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2015 | OC Weekly

    Good news for all of you from back east. Last Friday, our friends over at Foodbeast broke the news : California's first Halal Guys is going to be in Costa Mesa, specifically, in that chunk of Costa Mesa that's right next to Santa Ana and Irvine.

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  20. Meet Stacy Russo, OC's Zine Punk Poet: CultureRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2015 | OC Weekly

    Inspired by punk music and social justice, Librarian Stacy Russo produces zines that speak her truth through poetry and encourage others to do the same. After a 20 year hiatus, Russo self-published a number of poetry zines in 2014, edited a collection of radical protest essays by poet June Jordan titled Life as Activism , and broke ground on her new project Wildland: Interviews with Women from the 1980's Southern California Punk Rock Scene .

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