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Cinco de Mayo

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  • Baja bound? Party down in safe, happy La Paz

    Baja bound? Party down in safe, happy La Paz
    LA PAZ, Mexico — As traffic stalled along the palm-lined street, we peered from our taxi and spied the cause. A little parade came our way: boys in crimson church robes, young women balancing flower baskets on their heads, and a flatbed truck...
  • Who you tryin' to get crazy with ese?

    Who you tryin' to get crazy with ese?
    May 5 really isn’t Mexico’s independence day. But it has become a day for thirsty Americans to declare their freedom to down margaritas and shots of PatrĂ³n like a frat boy in the desert. Here are cinco parties you don’t want to miss this...
  • Best Bets for May 4-10, 2011: Nine Nation Animation, Sloane Crosley, S.W. Third Avenue Music Festival

    Best Bets for May 4-10, 2011: Nine Nation Animation, Sloane Crosley, S.W. Third Avenue Music Festival
    THURSDAY 05: SLOANE CROSLEY At 32 years old, Sloane Crosley has published two New York Times bestsellers, recently left a fancy publishing job with Vintage/Anchor Books and possesses a wit so sharp it could cut you off in traffic. We’re big fans...
  • Pimlico gets Preakness warmup on Derby Day

    Pimlico gets Preakness warmup on Derby Day
    The screams of joy from Monica Lawler could be heard across the cavernous clubhouse at Pimlico shortly after the Kentucky Derby ended Saturday. She and her father, Bob Lawler, put money on No. 19, I'll Have Another, who had just won the first leg of...
  • I'll Have Another wins 2012 Kentucky Derby

    I'll Have Another wins 2012 Kentucky Derby
    About 7 p.m. Saturday, 25-year-old Mario Gutierrez was escorted by a group of handlers and police officers into the paddock at Churchill Downs. The sign over his head, the one touting the 138 years of Kentucky Derby history by listing the first and...
  • A tasty twist on chilaquiles

    A tasty twist on chilaquiles
    Cinco de Mayo comes but once a year. But, tofuquiles? This South of the Border-inspired favorite is good all year long. It's comfort food with a flair. Chilaquiles, the dish on which this is based, usually contains tortillas and often eggs, chicken and...
  • Community & Clubs: Various organizations having open house sessions

    The Newport-Mesa-Irvine Interfaith Council on May 1-8 is sponsoring Open Faiths — Open Doors Week. The goal is to allow the public to learn about different faiths in the cities of Costa Mesa, Irvine and Newport Beach in a friendly, unthreatening...
  • In The Arts

    Latin jazz for Cinco de Mayo Laguna Beach Live! is bringing Latin jazz to the Laguna Beach Playhouse for a special early Cinco de Mayo concert Wednesday. Jose Rizo, KJazz radio host, is showing off his new nine-piece Latin band — Mongorama. The...
  • Thursday's Calendar

    THURSDAY Author Katie Arnoldi The Newport Beach Library Foundation's Library Live program hosts Katie Arnoldi, author of "Point Dume," for a lecture and Q&A at 7 p.m. at the Newport Beach Central Library, 1000 Avocado Avenue. A book signing will...
  • Friday's Calendar

    FRIDAY AND SATURDAY OCC Student Dance Concert Orange Coast College's 48th annual Student Dance Concert will be held at 8 p.m. in the Robert B. Moore Theatre, 2701 Fairview Road, Costa Mesa. The program includes a range of dance styles including modern,...
  • Friday @ 5: A cocktail to kick off the weekend

    Friday @ 5: A cocktail to kick off the weekend
    Next week marks the Cinco de Mayo holiday. And while plenty of you will settle for frozen margaritas and cheap shots of tequila (issues I have with this will be detailed in next week's Play), it might behoove you to know a bit more about where your...