Abracadabra, Alakazam! Comics and Cards in the Palm of Your Hand

If you’re in your 20s and living in Orange County, I’m probably not the first person to tell you that options are limited if you’re trying to go out on weekends. For all I know, you might not want to go out anyway, but that doesn’t mean you don’t want to connect with new people. As you’ve spent more and more time in the house, you’ve probably been thinking of …

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F0BG0D is Up Next

The way today’s music icons emerge has shifted right along with the music. Social media has become the foundation of many newer artists’ careers, along with helping established figures spread their message. Memes help too, with a fair share of artists getting their start from photos and videos that spread around Instagram and Twitter. There’s no shortage of people trying to take advantage of this phenomenon, but very few actually …

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Knowledge and Inspiration Abundant at OC STEAM Fest

As spring passes by, kids are getting more and more excited about the coming summer holiday. They’ll get to go on adventures with their friends, play video games for hours on end, and they won’t have to learn anything for the next few months. Educators have pondered the question for decades upon decades, and we’ve had the same one on our minds: Why can’t learning be something kids look forward …

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The Young Dubliners: Live at Mozambique

“You see that woman in the wheelchair? Her and her husband flew from Arizona to watch them play.” If I was told that before the show kicked off I would’ve been confused to say the least. But hearing that after I watched The Young Dubliners perform what they called a “warm up,” it made perfect sense. Even as they approach the 31st anniversary of their formation, they bring a level of …

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Rising Artists of Orange County

Art is alive in Orange County. Local talent emerges constantly, and even though people typically look to L.A. for art in Southern California, we have more to offer than you’d think. During an exhibit by the Orange County chapter of RAW, an independent artist organization, I was lucky enough to speak with three different artists who were showing their work. The first person I spoke with was M.o.M Cllct founder …

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Laguna Art Museum Celebrates Culture & Identity with Self-Help Graphics Exhibit

For those looking to connect more with the artistic and cultural roots of Southern California, the Laguna Art Museum has welcomed a new exhibit you shouldn’t miss. From now until May 27, the museum is hosting an exhibit of select works from the famed Self-Help Graphics & Art printmaking shop and studio. If you haven’t heard of them before, they’ve been a pivotal artistic institution for some time. They were …

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