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  • Pageant contestant hopes to raise diabetes awareness

    NEWPORT BEACH — Some see beauty pageants as demeaning to women. But not Heather Shields, 20. She finds the experience empowering. "I figured if I could get on stage in front of lots of people in a bathing suit, I could do just about anything," she...
  • Squeezing out the tunes for generations

    IRVINE — In the 1960s when the rock 'n' roll craze was sweeping the nation, 17-year-old Fred Mlakar responded by taking up the accordion and forming a polka band called the Mlakar Brothers. "In my culture, the accordion was a real macho thing,"...
  • Wednesday's Calendar

    WEDNESDAY Herbs in Pots A "Kitchen Garden: Herbs in Pots" class will take place at 9 a.m. at the Sherman Library & Gardens, 2647 E. Coast Hwy., Corona del Mar. Pre-registration ($50) is required. For more information, call (949) 673-2261 or go to...
  • Thursday's Calendar

    THURSDAY Morning Boost The Costa Mesa Chamber of Commerce hosts its 90-minute Breakfast Boost from 7 to 8:45 a.m. at the Costa Mesa Country Club, 1701 Golf Course Drive. Prepaid reservations are $15. They can also be made at the door for $20. To...
  • Friday's Calendar

    FRIDAY One Big Tree South Coast Plaza's 2011 Christmas Tree will be arriving by truck from Mt. Shasta and will be hoisted up between 7 and 10 a.m. at Town Center Park, 686 Anton Blvd., Costa Mesa. All About Owls The Little Naturalist program at the...
  • Saturday's Calendar

    SATURDAY The Miles Davis Experience Trumpeter Ambrose Akinmusire and his quintet pay tribute to iconic jazz artist Miles Davis with a concert at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts' Samueli Theater. "The Miles Davis Experience: 1949-159" celebrates...
  • Farewell to a phenomenon

    Farewell to a phenomenon
    "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...
  • Dancer works his legs in 'Riverdance'

    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...
  • Youmans: Chita Rivera to perform hits from a storied career

    Youmans: Chita Rivera to perform hits from a storied career
    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...
  • Mesa Musings: The dance floor beckons

    I can't dance. Not a lick. But that's not always been the case. As a student at Lindbergh Elementary School in Costa Mesa from 1952-56, we received square dance and social dance lessons on rainy afternoons. I discovered that I enjoyed the sensation of...
  • A week of flamenco just a step away

    After a three-year hiatus, the Irvine Barclay Theatre's New World Flamenco Festival will return to its Orange County stomping grounds for a weeklong event featuring home-grown and international artists. From Monday to Sept. 25, Semana Flamenka —...
  • John O'Hurley co-hosting 10th National Dog Show

     John O'Hurley co-hosting 10th National Dog Show
    Thanksgiving traditions are a wonderful thing. Think Thanksgiving, and you think turkey, family, the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade and the National Dog Show Presented by Purina. This is the 10th year anniversary of the broadcast with dog show guru...