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  • Ballet dads do fancy fatherly footwork

    Ballet dads do fancy fatherly footwork
    The stern ballet master looked around the mirrored room and clapped his hands. "Places everyone!" commanded Steven Inskeep. Toddlers dressed in pink leotards scurried toward a back wall. One made faces in the mirror while others chatted about hair...
  • Woody's Wharf to appellate court: Shall we dance?

    Woody's Wharf to appellate court: Shall we dance?
    A lawsuit between Newport Beach and a popular restaurant will head back to court Friday. The issue of whether patrons can dance late into the night at Woody's Wharf ended up in court last year after the City Council denied permits needed by the...
  • Holiday events make for busy calendar

    Holiday events make for busy calendar
    Holiday celebrations are getting into full swing, and plenty of events are coming up in the area the rest of this month. Here are many of them: Costa Mesa The Segerstrom Center for the Arts has several holiday shows on the schedule: • "Dr....
  • Around Town: Teachers, students to hold a dance-off at Newport Harbor

    Newport Harbor High School will present "Dancing With the Teachers" on Wednesday and Thursday nights to benefit the school dance team. Students will pair up with teachers for a dance contest, a la TV's "Dancing With the Stars." The teams spend hours...
  • Segerstrom center to be home to American Ballet Theatre school

    Young aspiring dancers will have a new opportunity to hone their skills next fall, as the Segerstrom Center for the Arts and American Ballet Theatre have announced the formation of the American Ballet Theatre William J. Gillespie School. The school, at...
  • Smash hits coming to Segerstrom Center

    Smash hits coming to Segerstrom Center
    Previewing a theater season at Segerstrom Center for the Arts is like walking into a shoe retailer and eyeing a variety of styles created by the best designers. There is the classic, the vintage and the contemporary. And red patent-leather high-heel...
  • Need a costume fix? This Poppa is your mama

    Need a costume fix? This Poppa is your mama
    Barbara Poppa, wardrobe supervisor at Segerstrom Center for the Arts, reached for a plastic basket and pointed to the washing machine before her. "I've got exciting laundry to do," she said, holding a ballerina's slip for Russian dancers Osipova and...
  • Virgen: Raising money and having fun is all par for the course

    Virgen: Raising money and having fun is all par for the course
    Late Monday afternoon during the ninth annual Mesa Verde Classic, Louise Fiduccia called out with three inviting words on Hole No. 17 at Mesa Verde Country Club. "It's martini time," Fiduccia said to golfers who approached the 17th tee. One of the...
  • The Crowd: Cue the spotlight for SCR namesakes

    The Crowd: Cue the spotlight for SCR namesakes
    It is a very special week for South Coast Repertory. On Wednesday, the complex was renamed the David Emmes and Martin Benson Theatre Center. Previously, the SCR complex had taken the name of Paul Folino, former board president and honorary trustee,...
  • Virgen: A home run for everyone

    Virgen: A home run for everyone
    Natalie Nielsen couldn't hold back as she walked to the plate at TeWinkle Park. One of her favorite songs played in the background and she started to move and groove. By the time she arrived to the batter's box, the 19-year-old was shaking her bottom...
  • No dancing at Woody's

    No dancing at Woody's
    An Orange County Superior Court Judge this week banned dancing at a quintessential Newport Beach restaurant — at least for the time being. In a preliminary injunction handed down Tuesday, Judge Derek Hunt sided with the city of Newport Beach and...
  • Friend of Festival Ballet Theatre is back

    Friend of Festival Ballet Theatre is back
    A decade ago, Salwa Rizkalla reached out to the management of a promising young dancer with the American Ballet Theatre, in hopes that she could snag her as a guest artist for her Fountain Valley-based troupe. The answer turned out to be a yes —...