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  • On Theater: Comedy is 'Stiff' in name only

    On Theater: Comedy is 'Stiff' in name only
    They've explored the world of history ("Ragtime") and fantasy ("Seussical"), but the creative team of Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty earlier elected to tackle two other genres — mystery and farce — in their offbeat musical comedy "Lucky...
  • Remembering Bukowski with O.C.'s 'poet grandfather'

    Remembering Bukowski with O.C.'s 'poet grandfather'
    I am not a writer of prose. This is not an article, an anecdote or short story. It is simply the imperfect account of an evening from several points of view. So begins the document that Lee Mallory has set in front of me at a cramped wooden table in the...
  • Chapman president now an author

    COSTA MESA — Chapman University President Jim Doti will take off his adult hat as a University of Chicago-schooled economist and put on a new one as a first-time author of a children's book. On Sunday, Doti will read from his newly published work,...
  • Check It Out: Picking stuff off of the 'spooky shelves'

    Beware: The spooky season is upon us! Children often love to scare themselves silly and this is the time of the year for such fun. The hours of sunshine are shorter, and the dark nights begin much earlier. Bedtime book requests are made up of spooky...
  • On Theater: A new, vital 'Our Town'

    On Theater: A new, vital 'Our Town'
    Can a play written in 1938 about rural life in the early 20th century — and staged by virtually every high school and collegiate drama department ever since — speak to 21st century audiences with relevancy and immediacy? If the play is...
  • DeFrenza a leading man

    Marc DeFrenza said he hasn't felt nervous since he joined the drama club at Estancia High. Performing in front of people is what he lives to do. "I'm just kind of used to everybody having their eyes on me," said DeFrenza, who is in his third year...
  • The Crowd: Newport Harbor alumni entertained

    The inaugural "Lights Up" performance and fundraiser May 15 showcased artists from Newport Harbor High School's past and present. The high-energy performance entertained the crowd in the campus' sparkling rebuilt Robert B. Wentz Theater. Newport Harbor...
  • In search of Sasquatch

    In search of Sasquatch
    Have you seen Bigfoot? The students of Sonora Elementary School sure have. In a mock documentary which incorporated more than 100 students, the school's drama club practiced technological and teamwork skills while producing a feature-length movie about...
  • Corona del Mar Today

    Controversy Brewing Over New CDMHS Theater; Community Meeting Planned For Thursday Postponed Corona del Mar High School soon could get a new theater — but will the $13 million proposed theater-in-the-round stage be too small for plays and dance...
  • The $40,000 idea is out there

    Editor's note: This corrects the prize in the Buddy Group's challenge and when the winner will be announced. Pushing the envelope isn't a foreign concept. Most are familiar with weighing the options between risk-taking and playing it safe, though few...
  • Wordsmiths offer tips, insights

    Wordsmiths offer tips, insights
    "I cannot live without books," Thomas Jefferson famously wrote. Luckily for area bibliophiles, April 9 could supply them with several years' worth — autographed, as well. The fifth annual Literary Orange festival at the UC Irvine Student...
  • Creating a wax museum

    NEWPORT BEACH — Rows of third-grade students dressed in costumes stood statue-like, holding out their clenched right fists. As parents walked up and down the rows and pressed a red "button" on the students' fists, 8-year-old versions of Leonardo...