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  1. Peter Gelker Brings His Whirligigs to Begovich GalleryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | OC Weekly

    Mourning the loss of his recently deceased father, Santa Ana psychiatrist and psychoanalyst Peter Gelker picked up the woodworking tools the old man had left behind, read a few how-to books and began to create art. The resulting whirligigs - mechanized weather vanes powered by the air - were inspired by folk art, but they are miles away from the cutesy naivet associated with it: brightly colored, complex and intricate, primal in their imagination, brimming with ideas dark and light.

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  2. The Melvins' Commitment to Oddity Makes Them InfluentialRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | OC Weekly

    Just after 2014 became 2015, the Melvins' drummer Dale Crover experienced one of his proudest moments in the band. Though their New Year's show was canceled, he and Buzz Osborne, the band's co-founders, decided to play an acoustic set at Permanent Records in Los Angeles.

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  3. The Anatomy of a Good Happy Hour BarRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | OC Weekly

    There's an adjustment period when you go from a freelance work schedule to an 8-hour daily plan to a fixed-hour workweek. As a full-time freelancer, my days were, well, whatever I wanted, whenever I wanted.

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  4. Queen George Breaks The Rules in Santa AnaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | OC Weekly

    Imagine for a moment that the traditional restrictions of a seated audience and stage bound performers are erased, and that spectators are given the freedom to wander about a space and take in the performance as closely as they wish. This idea of liberating an audience to engage with the artists will be tested on Saturday night at the Santora building, with the dance installment "Queen George."

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  5. Rapper Jehuniko's '20 Years Old' Goes Global With Anti-Domestic Violence/Rape MessageRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | OC Weekly

    Domestic abuse and rape rhymes are often spun by rappers without a second thought. Being true to himself, Los Angeles-based Jehuniko is coming on a different tip for "20 Years Old," the lead single off his newly released album Bittersweet ."

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  6. The Secret Chinese Underground at the Bowers MuseumRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 7 | OC Weekly

    History isn't an exact science, and nowhere is that more obvious than at the Bowers Museum's touring exhibition "China's Lost Civilization: The Mystery of Sanxingdui." Considered to be one of the "greatest archeological finds ever to be unearthed," hundreds of deliberately placed artifacts were discovered by modern construction workers in ancient pits just miles from a provincial capital.

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  7. Iration Forges Ahead With a New Reggae FormulaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 30 | OC Weekly

    By: David Garcia As another full year of nationwide touring comes to an end for Iration, and the Hawaiian-bred band who now resides in Santa Barbara looks forward to a new year full of endless opportunities that lie ahead. After releasing their first full-length album in 2007, the rising reggae act got a quick start to nationwide touring in 2008 when they were invited out on the road with reggae-rockstars Pepper.

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  8. Adios, La Rockola, the Best OC Radio Station You Never Listened ToRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 30 | OC Weekly

    Many media outlets reported this past November that Liberman Broadcasting was selling KHJ-AM 930 to a Catholic radio network. The station, of course, was a legendary frequency in Southern California during the 1960s and '70s, home to the mighty "Boss Radio" format that launched an army of famous LA DJs.

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  9. Anatomy of a Santa Ana Pronto Pizza Robbery with Photos and VideoRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 24, 2014 | OC Weekly

    The Santa Ana Police Department is looking for two guys who robbed Pronto Pizza on West First Street Saturday night--and the pair may have also hit a Radio Shack and Video Sky store on West 17th Street before that. The two walked into the Pronto Pizza at 1734 W. First St., Santa Ana, just before 10 p.m. Saturday, approached the counter and that's where one of them whipped out a black semi-auto handgun from his waistband.

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  10. Another Ramen Burger Joint Opens; Also a Katsu Sandwich ShopRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2014 | OC Weekly

    I suppose it started with the O.G. Ramen Burger, then there was Samurai Burrito, and Toro Burger. For a lack of a better word, I'll call it fast-food-fusion, where Japanese flavors and ingredients are incorporated into the Western ideas of sandwiches, burgers, and burritos.

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  11. Gustavo's 5 Favorite Restaurants of 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2014 | OC Weekly

    Do you really need an intro? Nope! So here we go, a mix of my usual hole-in-the-wall beat and some smarty-art places. Exempted from this list because they're on my personal Hall of Fame are Taco Maria, Anepalco's, Break of Dawn, and SOHO Tacos--patronize them, then this list, and you'll experience OC dining at its damned best.

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  12. On the Line: Ritter of Ritter's Steam Kettle Cooking, Part OneRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2014 | OC Weekly

    For a gentleman that prefers to be called by his surname, Chef Ritter is informal and hospitable. From the moment we shook hands at an event, to our last exchange at ARTIC's grand opening, Ritter has been nothing but cooperative with meeting our holiday deadlines.

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  13. The Best Concerts in OC This WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2014 | OC Weekly

    The Vandals Christmas Formal House of Blues Anaheim This holiday season, as with every before it, you're faced with the same choice of holiday shows such as the Nutcracker or perhaps Santa on Ice. But we can think of few better ways to celebrate Christmas--like with OC's own puerile punk rock purveyors and all-around merry mischief makers, the Vandals.

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  14. Santa Ana Noise Fest Inspires Underground Artists to Turn It UpRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | OC Weekly

    Most music fans in OC have no intention of looking under the rug at the sounds that exist in the noisy underbelly of our avant-garde music scene. But you can find them Saturday at the Orange County Center for Contemporary Art , where some our most inventive young artists will come to tear the definition of "music" to shreds at a yearly event dubbed the Santa Ana Noise Fest.

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  15. Wordovmouth Teaches Artists a Lesson in Self PromotionRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | OC Weekly

    Mike Meza's fondness for Proof Bar is clear. In the mid 00's, it was one of the first venues that the former bassist of the Living Suns was able to book a show and cause a ruckus.

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  16. Theatre Out Celebrates the Homodays With Last Christmas I Gave You My ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2014 | OC Weekly

    Actors breaking character. A near lack of production values. Garishly over-the-top gay and Latino stereotypes.

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  17. Two OC Starbucks to Sell Beer and Wine.. Permanently?Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2014 | OC Weekly

    For a few years now, Starbucks has been testing selling wine and beer in a few stores and that program is finally to go official.. in the same stores that they were tested in.

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  18. How Dorian Wood Became a Frenzied, Soul Folk PreacherRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2014 | OC Weekly

    Described as a purveyor the dark, hybrid sounds of Soul Folk, Dorian Wood began experimenting with his haunting, pulsating concoction making the rounds performing at queer bars in Los Angeles. Before that, the Tico-Nico , born to Costa Rican and Nicaraguan parents, refined his music studies by going to Conservatorio de Castella in Costa Rica.

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  19. Free Pizza At Blaze's Fashion Island and Santa Ana Mainplace Stores on WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2014 | OC Weekly

    As we wrote about in the past, Blaze Pizza, which you probably already know from its outlet in Irvine across from UCI, is expanding fast. There are more outlets of this build-your-own-pizza chain opening in OC than you thought were necessary to fight off the Pieologies and other like-minded pizza concepts of the world, including Orange, Santa Ana at Mainplace, Fashion Island, Laguna Niguel, Brea Mall and Brea Gateway.

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  20. Trendzilla: Boycott Black FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2014 | OC Weekly

    What's with people who think Black Friday is a symbol of pure, American greed? Sure, a paid holiday and visiting with family is great, BUT WHAT ABOUT THE DEALZ, MAN?! Waking up at the butt crack of dawn after Thanksgiving isn't good enough anymore! Some of us have to go back to work on Friday because two paid holidays in a row would be insane - where do you think we are, Canada? That's why we need to forgo Thanksgiving dinner altogether to stampede into stores and squash our fellow countrymen that very evening! Seriously, though: Don't go shopping any place that makes employees work on Thanksgiving. You do not need a flat-screen that badly.

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