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  • The Crowd: Tomorrow's stars, tonight's proceeds

    The Crowd: Tomorrow's stars, tonight's proceeds
    It was an evening of glamour and glitter. Some 430 guests of the Assistance League of Newport-Mesa converged March 23 at the City National Grove of Anaheim for the sixth annual "Dancing for Tomorrow's Stars" fundraiser. By the end of the Saturday night...
  • Jodie Gates to head USC Glorya Kaufman School of Dance

    Jodie Gates to head USC Glorya Kaufman School of Dance
    Jodie Gates — a former principal dancer with the Joffrey Ballet who has since become one of Southern California's most prominent dance leaders — will become the director of the new USC Glorya Kaufman School of Dance. Gates is a professor of...
  • On Theater: 'Billy Elliot' moves deftly

    On Theater: 'Billy Elliot' moves deftly
    The art of the dance is enjoying a popularity not experienced since the 1950s when members of its royal family were Gene Kelly, Fred Astaire, Cyd Charisse and Ann Miller. TV's "Dancing with the Stars" shares some of the credit — along with musical...
  • On Theater: What a feeling (of deja vu)

    On Theater: What a feeling (of deja vu)
    Oh, what a coincidence! The Segerstrom Center for the Arts is mounting the stage musical version of a movie focusing on a young hoofer from the working class striving to become a classical dancer, whose future hinges on one crucial audition. No, not...
  • Weenie Roast goes medium-rare

    Weenie Roast goes medium-rare
    As the sun beamed on the Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre in Irvine on Saturday, a sold-out sea of indie music fans danced and sang along to some of today's biggest rock artists at the 21st annual KROQ Weenie Roast. While many of the past years have...
  • Dancing for Mother Earth

    Dancing for Mother Earth
    Although the lights were dimmed and the studio soundless, a chair, front and center, bespoke a human presence. Taped to the wall, a sign declared that a set of ankle bells had recently gone missing. Before long, the pitter-patter of pint-sized feet...
  • The Crowd: A century of hula and cinema

    The Crowd: A century of hula and cinema
    As 100 guests arrived at the Balboa Bay Resort, two young gents stood at attention blowing traditional Hawaiian conch shells. Sam and Jack Christensen offered the spiritual island welcome to their great-grandmother Bernice "Bea" Edwards, honoring her...
  • Mariners still dancing at Pilot Cup

    Mariners still dancing at Pilot Cup
    COSTA MESA — Many of Coach Lori Williams' girls said they are dancers, not soccer players. Well, the girls are still dancing in the 14th annual Daily Pilot Cup. The girls kept Mariners Elementary School alive in the tournament, as the wild-...
  • Wooden Floor raises the ceiling

    Wooden Floor raises the ceiling
    Itzel Guerrero can't imagine her life without the Wooden Floor. She tries to picture it sometimes, but fails. Most likely, she doesn't want to. So many experiences during her 18 years have taken root in the nonprofit's Santa Ana campus, she admits....
  • Spooky delights for all

    Spooky delights for all
    "There are three things I have learned never to discuss with people: religion, politics and the Great Pumpkin." — Linus, "It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown" Got costume? Let your fire burn (and your cauldron bubble) with a huge range of...
  • The God Squad: How do we make those final choices?

    Q: I enjoy reading your column every Saturday. I'd appreciate your opinion on the following: My wife and I are in our early 50s and coping with ill parents. We also see many other elderly people with a wide array of health problems. Modern medicine is...
  • The Crowd: Chapman event nets $2.1M for scholarships

    The Crowd: Chapman event nets $2.1M for scholarships
    It is arguably the most amazing social event on the fall calendar in Orange County. For the 29th year, Chapman University presented "American Celebration," which attracted a black-tie crowd of some 750 of the region's most philanthropic citizens. They...