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  • 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,"...
  • Zombies flash mob at Mariners Elementary

    Zombies flash mob at Mariners Elementary
    Among the kids dressed as everything from cats and angels to Buzz Lightyear and Rapunzel at Mariners Elementary School Thursday night, zombies lurked, waiting to show themselves. When the sun finally set and the moon shined brightly in the sky, the...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Irvine fundraiser benefits program helping homeless

    One Step, an Irvine-based nonprofit Christian organization seeking to end homelessness for single-parent families in South Orange County, will hold a fundraiser at 6 p.m. Saturday at the Wyndham Orange County Airport, 17941 Von Karman Ave., Irvine. The...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Four choreographers create diverse works

    Four choreographers create diverse works
    Four up-and-coming choreographers will debut new works Saturday at the Irvine Barclay Theatre as part of the National Choreographers Initiative, now in its ninth year. The project allows audiences to get in on the ground floor to see the works of up-and-...
  • Wooden Floor performing at Irvine Barclay

    The Wooden Floor will showcase new contemporary and experimental dance works during its 29th annual concert "Tuned In," which is playing at the Irvine Barclay Theatre through Saturday. Formerly known as Saint Joseph Ballet, The Wooden Floor is a Santa...
  • Intensive ballet program ends with shows

    Intensive ballet program ends with shows
    The Irvine Barclay Theatre's contemporary dance series whirls on with "Southland Ballet Academy: Summer Ballet Intensive Performance" and "Festival Ballet Theatre: Gala of the Stars." Summer Ballet Intensive features final performances from Southland...