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  • 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...
  • 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,"...
  • 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...
  • The Crowd: Putting on those dancing shoes

    The Crowd: Putting on those dancing shoes
    Cuban heartthrob William Levy, one of the dancers on the current season ofABC's"Dancing With The Stars," was not there. He was, however, overshadowed by Newport's Brett Lawrence, voted "Best Male Dancer" at the recent 2012 Assistance League of Newport-...
  • Classically Trained: Getting ready for some musical Shakespeare

    Editor's note: This column is the third in a series about Bradley Zint's participation in OC Can You Play With Us?, an initiative where he and other Orange County amateur musicians will play alongside the Pacific Symphony professionals. The columns will...
  • 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 —...
  • Korean Cultural Festival heading to Irvine

    Korean Cultural Festival heading to Irvine
    If you haven't yet heard about the Korean wave, get ready to be submerged. The annual Irvine Korean Cultural Festival, a free arts and food bonanza, returns for the third year Jan. 14 at the Irvine Civic Center. "There is a big wave nowadays about to...
  • South Coast Plaza begins celebration of Lunar New Year

    South Coast Plaza begins celebration of Lunar New Year
    COSTA MESA — To the crashing of cymbals and beating of drums, a brilliantly adorned troupe of Lion Dancers at South Coast Plaza on Thursday heralded the arrival of the Year of the Dragon. The shopping center was kicking off its 13-day celebration...
  • Youth can learn the power to make a difference

    In late November and early December, I attended the two-week United Nations Climate Change Conference in Durban, South Africa. I was selected to represent the Girl Scouts of the USA as part of a youth delegation for the World Assn. of Girl Guides and Girl...
  • Dancing teachers take to the stage

    NEWPORT BEACH — It was "Dancing with the Stars," but instead of football players and reality-TV personalities, teachers took to the stage. Newport Harbor High School's theater was packed Tuesday night for the first-ever "Dancing with the Teachers"...
  • 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...