Friday, August 26, 2011

Amherst Aisle performs at House of Blues, Anaheim!

Here are your Friday OC plans:

(image: House of Blues logo)

Amherst Aisle, piano-rock band of OC fame, will be performing at the House of Blues in Anaheim tonight at 7pm!

(photo: Amherst Aisle)

They're opening for the rock band, As You Were!

Tickets are $15 at the door! All ages.  Show starts at 7pm.

2530 South Disneyland dr
(In Downtown Disney!)


Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Dinner with Dave: DJ Alan Meade and others

Dinner with Dave is tonight from 9:30pm to 12:30am at the Memphis at the Santora!

Showcase: DJ Alan Meade and a few special musical guests!!

as always, free dinner cooked by Chef Dave Mau, and some stellar music!  be sure to bring some cash for the delicious (and always strong) beverages.  this event is 21+

visit the Facebook event page for more details!

Memphis at the Santora
201 N Broadway
Santa Ana

rock on

Monday, August 8, 2011

5 Free Tunes from Urban Outfitters - Music Monday

happy monday! the stock market may be down but these tunes will be sure to bring your spirit up!


Thursday, August 4, 2011

Free Pinkberry coupon! plus chance to win $50 gift card

pinkberry coupon! the coupon will get you one free pinkberry when you buy a pinkberry cup of fro yo of the same value.  just a few more days to nab this coupon!

to get this coupon visit and "like" Likeacoupon via Facebook or email to get your coupon.

you can also post a comment on the page with "I'm berry pink!" using your Facebook account on the coupon page to be entered to win a $50 pinkberry giftcard.

how can you go wrong with some free pinkberry?  enjoy!

thanks, Cheryl!

Wednesday, July 27, 2011

Dinner with Dave: Honeypie

Dinner with Dave is tonight in Santa Ana at the Memphis at the Santora starting at 9:30pm.

(image: dinner with dave)

as usual free dinner, plus some lovely free entertainment by Honeypie!

(image: honeypie)

21+ and along those lines, remember to bring some money to grab a delicious drink from the bar!

Memphis at the Santora
201 north Broadway
Santa Ana


Monday, July 25, 2011

Tuesday, July 19, 2011

Urban Outfitters' Music Monday with 5 Free Tunes

free music from yesterday's Music Monday via Urban Outfitters:


Monday, July 18, 2011

365 Things To Do In Costa Mesa Blog Anniversary at Mi Casa!

tonight Mi Casa Foods, Inc. and Holly Schwartz, writer behind the successful blog 365 Things To Do In Costa Mesa, are celebrating the blog's 1st complete year in existence!

everyone is invited! be there from 5:30pm to 8:30pm.

(image: via

Holly and Mi Casa cleverly selected Margarita Monday to throw the party, meaning you can get in on these sweet deals:

$4 House Margaritas
$5 Cadillac Margaritas

296 E. 17th st
Costa Mesa

that's my kind of Monday

see you there,

Saturday, July 16, 2011

Kohl's Super Saturday Sale July 16th

Kohl's Super Saturday is July 16th with all sorts of great deals plus $10 Kohl's cash for ever $50 spent! here are some motivating graphics to get you excited:

(image: via Kohl's)

to find
a store near you, use the Kohl's store locator.

you can also go online to do your shopping and $75+ gets you free shipping for a shopping spree.

(image: via Kohl's)


Thursday, July 14, 2011

$12 for 2 tickets to Munchathon Gourmet Food Truck Festival via Deal Gooder!

Munchathon is this weekend, Saturday July 16th! the first ever Munchathon is a 5k food-themed race with over 40 of OC and LA's best food trucks all at Oak Canyon Park, Silverado, Orange County.

(image: Munchathon logo via Deal Gooder)

can anyone say, guilt free?

excited but don't have your tickets yet? don't worry, Deal Gooder is offering a pair of tickets for half-off: $12!! (they are $24 off the Munchathon site)

(image: Deal Gooder logo)

check out this deal now on Deal Gooder. today is the last day to grab the tickets so hurry on over! you'll be helping out charity too!


Friday, July 8, 2011

Battle for Warped Tour at Tiki Bar, Costa Mesa

tonight at the Tiki Bar, Costa Mesa, bands will battle it out for a chance to perform at Warped Tour 2011.
competing bands:

Dreamteam, Amherst Aisle, Orange Blossom Special, The Graphs, KYG & This Time With Feeling

(image: Amherst Aisle)

one band you should definitely plan to catch (and cheer for!) is Amherst Aisle, a seriously stellar piano-rock band formed in Orange County!

i definitely give a lot of shout-outs to them because they have the makings of greatness and are climbing that ladder fast so, it's best that you hop on the band-wagon asap.

there is a cover:
$7 pre-sale tickets from the bands themselves - visit Amherst Aisle's Facebook page, leave a comment, and someone WILL respond!
$10 at the door

show starts at 8:30pm

Tiki Bar
1700 placentia ave
costa mesa

(image: Acropolis RPM)

rock on

Thursday, July 7, 2011

Awesome doggie fundraiser Saturday, July 9th in Costa Mesa

this Saturday, July 9th from 9am to 3pm, it's time for the 15th annual Bath'stille Day at the Costa Mesa Bark Park where you can get your cute pooch all spick and span clean with a $20 donation.

Cheer and Football squads from Estancia and Costa Mesa High Schools will be competing in a new sport: dog-sudsing and towel-drying in order to lend support to the Costa Mesa Bark Park!

(image: Costa Mesa Bark Park)

$5 pedicure for your pup
$15 for microchip purchase and implantation
$10 AKC Canine Good Citizen Exam

expect a vendor fair, dog adoptions, raffle, BBQ, food trucks, and face painting for the kids

cash-only event
all proceeds donated to the Bark Park

(image: Costa Mesa Bark Park logo)

Bark Park
890 Arlington dr
costa mesa

special thanks to Holly Schwartz!

Sunday, July 3, 2011

$6 Year Subscription to Glamour Magazine via Groupon OC

who doesn't love some Glamour?

(image: Glamour via Groupon)

Groupon is offering a year's subscription to the magazine for practically what it costs for 2 issues off the newsstand - 6 bucks! read up on the deal -here-.

(image: Groupon logo)

nice! enjoy.

Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Tuesday, June 14, 2011

The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe Fundraising Event starting June 15th!

the Crossing Church in Costa Mesa is showing the play The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe on the nights of June 15th, 16th, and 18th to fundraise for local schools!

5 local elementary schools are reading the book as a part of the event. students who finish the book get into the play for free!

(image: courtesy of The Crossing Church)

children who are not participating can obtain a $5 ticket, adults can purchase a $10 ticket.

this is a not-for-profit event with all proceeds going towards the Newport-Mesa School District.

for more information, visit the event page on the Crossing's website by clicking here.

The Crossing Church
2115 Newport Blvd
Costa Mesa

thanks to Holly Schwartz for letting me know about this great event!

Wednesday, June 8, 2011

Acropolis Records Showcase at House of Blues, Anaheim Thursday featuring Amherst Aisle

head out to the House of Blues, Anaheim Thursday, June 9th from 8:00-11:00pm to rock out with Acropolis Records' Amherst Aisle, Misled, Iron Sharpens Iron, Albert Ojeda, Sole Audio, Still Winter, and Such A Mess!! ....get there early for the first act

(image: Acropolis Records via House of Blues)

I am a big fan of Amherst Aisle, local OC piano-rock group. these guys are pretty stellar to behold in concert and I can't wait.

(image: Amherst Aisle via

this event is for all ages. doors open at 7pm

(image: via Amherst Aisle)

General admission prices:
$12.50 advance - details on event page
$15 at the door

(image: House of Blues)

House of Blues Anaheim
1530 S. Disneyland Dr.

see you there!

Monday, June 6, 2011

Urban Outfitters' Music Monday with 5 Free Tunes

here are your 5 free tunes from Urban Outfitters!

happy Monday,

Friday, June 3, 2011

Music event tonight at The Smell in DT LA - $5

tonight! Forts, Religious Girls, Tigerbitch, and COMBAT!

(image: The Smell)

at The Smell in downtown LA tonight from 9pm-1am! cover is $5 at the door, all ages.

(image: How to Fight Records logo)

presented by KXLU and How To Fight Records

tgif, right?

Wednesday, June 1, 2011

Artsy Mid-week Fun at UCI!

the Spring 2011 Senior Exhibition Class Show opens today Thursday, June 2nd from 6-9pm at UC, Irvine. there will be a reception starting at 6pm, inaugurating the show entitled Exhibitionism.

(image: spring 2011 senior class show, exhibitionism)

Admission is free!

Room Gallery, University of California, Irvine
ACT rm. 1200
Irvine, CA 92697-2775

here are some directions straight from the Facebook event page:

From San Diego
Take the 405 North to University Drive off ramp, turn left (L).
After several miles you will come to the campus on your left and will be turning left at the intersection after Campus Drive which is Mesa Rd.
Turn left to the Mesa Parking Structure one block up on right side.

From Los Angeles
Take the 405 South to the 73 South to University Drive off ramp, turn left (L).
Proceed to Mesa Drive and turn right (R) to Mesa Parking Structure one block up on right side.

have a great time!

Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Free music From Urban Outfitters and Moby!

5 free downloads from yesterday's Music Monday from Urban Outfitters:

free song, "The Day" (orchestral instrumental) by Moby:

(image: Moby)