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  • From bean fields to ballet: Segerstrom Center celebrates 25 years

    From bean fields to ballet: Segerstrom Center celebrates 25 years
    COSTA MESA — Bonnie Hall was there when the cultural ground in Orange County shifted to the rousing sounds of Beethoven's Ninth Symphony. On opening night, Sept. 29, 1986, the soprano and other members of the Pacific Chorale sang the vocal climax...
  • Letters From The Editor: Arts O.C. debuts today

    The Daily Pilot does a decent job of covering fine arts. I think we can do better. The newspaper of record in the "City of the Arts" caters to a sophisticated bunch of readers who enjoy everything from the Segerstrom Center to South Coast Repertory....
  • San Francisco Ballet returns to Orange County

    San Francisco Ballet returns to Orange County
    The San Francisco Ballet, one of the country's oldest and most esteemed professional ballet companies, will return to the Segerstrom Center for the Arts in September for the first time in three years. The company will perform Sept. 27 to 28 and Sept....
  • Actor goes from 'Web Site Story' to 'West Side Story'

    Actor goes from 'Web Site Story' to 'West Side Story'
    Newport Beach-born actor Kyle Harris wasn't a fan of "West Side Story" while growing up in Orange County, but the musical has since touched his life again and again. He was selected for the leading role of Tony in the show's touring Broadway production...
  • Classically Trained: Do you hear what I hear?

    It's the season to be musical in the form of singing, dancing, violin bowing and brass instrument buzzing. Newport-Mesa is the hub of the county's musical activity, so it's no surprise that many holiday-themed events are happening right here. The John...
  • The Crowd: Debutantes presented to Newport society

    In time-honored tradition, 22 young women, members of the Newport Chapter of National Charity League Inc., were presented to society at the 51st Newport NCL debutante ball on Nov. 26. Resplendent in their white ball gowns and escorted by the gentlemen in...
  • A dance for everyone

    NEWPORT BEACH — For young dancers, auditioning for the high school dance company can be intimidating. Cami Marseilles, the director for Corona del Mar School's Orchesis Dance Company, says it doesn't have to be that way. Marseilles held a dance...
  • On Theater: A dynamic 'West Side Story' revival

    To successfully revive a modern classic musical such as "West Side Story" for the 21st century, you need more than melodic voices and inspired choreography. You need the elusive ingredient of attitude — an "us vs. them" mentality that pervades the...
  • 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...
  • Dancing for the world to see

    Dancing for the world to see
    COSTA MESA — Alexandria Kessinger wasn't a natural-born dancer, despite having an instructor for a mother. But at age 4 she decided she would dance. And that was that. "There's no holding her back," said Paula Kessinger, Alexandria's mother...
  • 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 —...
  • Do the holidays up right

    Seeking to celebrate the season but have no idea where to start? Our annual guide to all things holiday will help guide the way, regardless of where you live, work or play. First up: the food. For those shuddering at the thought of preparing a meal on...