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  • Now onstage: the past 100 years

    Now onstage: the past 100 years
    The Segerstrom Center for the Arts' upcoming season doesn't feature a musical based on the songs of Billy Joel. But if it did, a couple of lines from "Piano Man" might summarize a good deal of the schedule: "Son, can you play me a memory? / I'm not really...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Girls' Water Polo: CdM tops Newport Harbor for third place in Irvine SoCal Championships

    Girls' Water Polo: CdM tops Newport Harbor for third place in Irvine SoCal Championships
    IRVINE — Quarterfinals, semifinals, third-place match, championship match. It doesn't really matter. The last two seasons, the Corona del Mar and Newport Harbor High girls' water polo teams have always found a way to meet up in a tournament. "We...
  • Essence of 'Swan'

    Essence of 'Swan'
    Mariinsky Ballet and Orchestra's feted "Swan Lake" will open the 2012–13 International Dance Series at Segerstrom Center for the Arts in Costa Mesa. The company will make its seventh appearance at the Center from Tuesday to Oct. 7, during an...
  • Teachers dance at fundraiser

    Teachers dance at fundraiser
    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. First on...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...