Ben Trigg on Peddling Poetry

The 37-year-old codirects Two Idiots Peddling Poetry—a weekly open-mic in downtown Orange. It’s the longest ongoing poetry reading in Orange County.Why is your motto...

Rock Band Adam’s Attic Is a Hot Entry To Orange County’s Rock Scene

The musicians of Adam’s Attic left New Orleans for O.C. after 2005’s Hurricane Katrina, and lost no time winning new fans. The band launched...

Acclaimed British TV Series “Mr. Sloane” Premieres

Emmy Award-winning director Weide ("Curb Your Enthusiasm") was a huge film buff as a child and even worked in the Fullerton Public Library inspecting,...

More Dita! Dita Von Teese talks about Hugh Hefner, working in a strip club,...

Click here for part one of this interview.Tell us about your manicure style, which is one of your signatures. In 1991-92 I started wearing my...

Culturephile: A Wee Bit o’ Local Celtic

No one does proverbs like the Irish: “Better good manners than good looks.” “Only a fool judges an Irish musician’s heart by his passport.”...

Newport Beach Film Fest vs. Literary Orange: Which One Should You Go To?

Celebrated mystery writer Anne Perry and literary sensation Emily St. John Mandel, author of “Station Eleven,” are among the dozens of writers at the...

Sandra Bullock Pop Quiz

Test your knowledge of the best actress Oscar-winner.1. What other animated role did Bullock voice? A. Miriam, Moses’ sister, in “The Prince of Egypt” B. Sally,...