| Feb 2, 2012
| 8:46 PM
The real star of "Come Fly Away," now enjoying an abbreviated engagement at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts is an entertainer who's been singing with the angels for the past 14 years.
The voice of Frank Sinatra — along with the dynamic, R-...
| Nov 10, 2011
| 7:45 PM
Two-time Tony award-winner Chita Rivera will jazz up Segerstrom Center for the Arts in Costa Mesa this week during a cabaret-style evening of timeless music and storytelling.
"Chita Rivera: My Broadway," which has four shows Thursday through Sunday, will...
| Jan 7, 2012
| 6:40 PM
If you haven't yet heard about the Korean wave, get ready to be submerged.
The annual Irvine Korean Cultural Festival, a free arts and food bonanza, returns for the third year Jan. 14 at the Irvine Civic Center.
"There is a big wave nowadays about to...
| Jan 19, 2012
| 9:34 PM
COSTA MESA — To the crashing of cymbals and beating of drums, a brilliantly adorned troupe of Lion Dancers at South Coast Plaza on Thursday heralded the arrival of the Year of the Dragon.
The shopping center was kicking off its 13-day celebration...
| Jan 13, 2012
| 8:01 PM
In late November and early December, I attended the two-week United Nations Climate Change Conference in Durban, South Africa. I was selected to represent the Girl Scouts of the USA as part of a youth delegation for the World Assn. of Girl Guides and Girl...
| Jul 22, 2011
| 11:27 PM
COSTA MESA — James Zillman had every right to dance in the afternoon heat Friday at the Costa Mesa Tennis Center.
He had just won back-to-back tournament titles for the first time. But Zillman, 15, walked off the court and posed for a photo with...
| Jul 27, 2011
| 8:19 PM
COSTA MESA — Seated at a grand piano, Mary Leist played the oversized instrument as she taught three students the basics of music. They sang and laughed along.
"So a piano starts with a 'C' and ends with a 'C,'" Leist explained to high school...
| Jul 30, 2011
| 10:06 PM
The Speak Up Newport Board of Directors presented the 2011 Dorothy Hardcastle Scholarship Awards to two students at its July meeting.
Corona del Mar High School's Abigail McBean and Newport Harbor High School's Alex Jolly both won the $1,500...
| Feb 15, 2012
| 8:09 PM
A union of culture, history and international business infused an elegant dinner last Saturday evening in the dining room of Leatherby's Café Rouge at the Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall.
Representatives of the Principality of Monaco, including...
| Feb 16, 2012
| 8:40 PM
The Little Angels Children's Folk Ballet of Korea are the South Korean people's roving goodwill ambassadors.
On Wednesday night, before a sold-out Segerstrom Hall in Costa Mesa, the 32 members of the troupe's present-day generation of child performers...
| Feb 16, 2012
| 10:38 PM
Superwoman, Spider-Man and Captain America are not your typical characters in a dance number, but that's exactly what Corona del Mar High School's Orchesis dance team is presenting at its upcoming show, "Tales of the Incredible Super Orch: Dancing in a...
| Feb 25, 2012
| 9:36 PM
Re "Irvine's PSA seeks to deter wrecks," Feb. 19:
Irvine traffic signals are exquisitely asynchronous. They are impeccably interminable as eight lane directions (through and turn) languidly separately proceed, plus time delays. Drivers park in place or...