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  • The Crowd: Debutantes have a ball at Hotel Irvine

    The Crowd: Debutantes have a ball at Hotel Irvine
    It's all about passing the torch from generation to generation. Twenty-five young women were presented to Orange County society at the 54th debutante ball produced by the Newport Chapter of National Charity League Inc. The ceremony took place Nov. 29 over...
  • Segerstrom center to open ballet school

    Segerstrom Center for the Arts and the American Ballet Theatre have announced the creation of the American Ballet Theatre William J. Gillespie School at the Segerstrom Center campus in Costa Mesa. The school is named after Orange County philanthropist...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • The Crowd: Lighting a candle for the new year

    The Crowd: Lighting a candle for the new year
    In the O.C. at holiday time, the grandest gala of them all is arguably the Candlelight Concert benefiting the Segerstrom Center for the Arts. Celebrating 41 seasons this year, the event raised $1.9 million in support of center arts and education programs....
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 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: 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...