| Mar 24, 2015
| 7:23 PM
Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush reportedly will conduct a fundraiser in Newport Beach on Monday on behalf of a super PAC benefiting his likely campaign for the Republican presidential nomination.
The $25,000-per-couple "reception and discussion" will be...
| Mar 27, 2015
"How is it going on this stage?" asked the choreographer to a group of elementary school kids. "Is everyone getting used to it?"
Jose Costas, founder and artistic director of the nonprofit Contempo Ballet, stood on Orange Coast College's Robert B. Moore...
| Mar 27, 2015
| 3:12 PM
Joy, laughter, friendship, love, peace and harmony were everywhere in the rose garden at Bill Barber Park in Irvine on March 22 during the Iranian New Year celebration Nowruz, the most-celebrated event of the Persian calendar dating back millennia....
| Jan 15, 2015
| 7:49 PM
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...
| Nov 20, 2014
| 5:47 PM
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...
| Dec 2, 2014
| 5:01 PM
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...
| Dec 5, 2014
| 9:41 AM
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:
The Segerstrom Center for the Arts has several holiday shows on the schedule:
| Dec 17, 2014
| 7:34 PM
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...
| Dec 18, 2014
| 8:19 PM
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...
| Jan 2, 2015
| 11:13 AM
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....
| Jan 9, 2015
| 6:19 PM
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...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 10:48 PM
The right to party doesn't necessarily come easily in Newport Beach.
City Council members on Tuesday took a step toward denying Woody's Wharf its request to expand hours of operation and have dancing on Friday and Saturday nights.
On a 4-1 vote...