| Dec 2, 2011
| 8:49 PM
In time-honored tradition, 22 young women, members of the Newport Chapter of National Charity League Inc., were presented to society at the 51st Newport NCL debutante ball on Nov. 26.
Resplendent in their white ball gowns and escorted by the gentlemen in...
| Dec 3, 2011
| 8:03 PM
NEWPORT BEACH — For young dancers, auditioning for the high school dance company can be intimidating. Cami Marseilles, the director for Corona del Mar School's Orchesis Dance Company, says it doesn't have to be that way.
Marseilles held a dance...
| Oct 27, 2011
| 9:57 PM
"Riverdance," the first Irish dance show ever, will bid fans farewell after 16 years of highly-fueled, hard-shoe footwork that has torn up stages worldwide.
During a limited Orange County engagement, "The Riverdance Farewell Tour" will play this...
| Oct 27, 2011
| 9:56 PM
Some of us relax at the end of the work day with a glass of iced tea.
Padraic Moyles prefers a bucket of ice.
Moyles stars in "Riverdance," the original Irish dance phenomenon that first swept through the world in the mid-1990s and sparked many...
| Dec 15, 2011
| 9:36 PM
COSTA MESA — Alexandria Kessinger wasn't a natural-born dancer, despite having an instructor for a mother.
But at age 4 she decided she would dance.
And that was that.
"There's no holding her back," said Paula Kessinger, Alexandria's mother...
| Dec 22, 2011
| 8:31 PM
Seeking to celebrate the season but have no idea where to start? Our annual guide to all things holiday will help guide the way, regardless of where you live, work or play.
First up: the food.
For those shuddering at the thought of preparing a meal on...
| Oct 26, 2012
| 8:15 PM
Among the kids dressed as everything from cats and angels to Buzz Lightyear and Rapunzel at Mariners Elementary School Thursday night, zombies lurked, waiting to show themselves.
When the sun finally set and the moon shined brightly in the sky, the...
| Dec 14, 2012
| 9:01 PM
Students at Corona del Mar High School got the chance to grade their teachers Thursday.
Twelve educators teamed up with members of the Orchesis dance team for the first night of "Dancing with the Teachers" to raise funding for the program.
| Jul 26, 2012
| 8:23 PM
Four up-and-coming choreographers will debut new works Saturday at the Irvine Barclay Theatre as part of the National Choreographers Initiative, now in its ninth year.
The project allows audiences to get in on the ground floor to see the works of up-and-...
| Oct 29, 2012
| 4:24 PM
One Step, an Irvine-based nonprofit Christian organization seeking to end homelessness for single-parent families in South Orange County, will hold a fundraiser at 6 p.m. Saturday at the Wyndham Orange County Airport, 17941 Von Karman Ave., Irvine.
| Aug 9, 2012
| 7:47 PM
The Irvine Barclay Theatre's contemporary dance series whirls on with "Southland Ballet Academy: Summer Ballet Intensive Performance" and "Festival Ballet Theatre: Gala of the Stars."
Summer Ballet Intensive features final performances from Southland...
| Aug 17, 2012
| 8:40 PM
Some campers learned a few new dance moves this week at a revamped summer camp for special-needs children in Costa Mesa.
Halfway through the Camp of Creative Minds, which is eight weeks and serves children ages 5 to 18 who have autism or other related...