| Dec 3, 2010
| 8:43 PM
With only three days of rehearsals under his belt, Tiit Helimets will be the Cavalier in "The Nutcracker" this weekend. A San Francisco Ballet principal dancer, Helimets is more than ready.
He trained at the Tallinn Ballet School then became a soloist...
| Dec 8, 2010
| 8:07 PM
This was a party worthy of coverage in Town & Country magazine. The 37th annual Candlelight Concert, which celebrated the performing arts in Orange County, raised more than $1 million for the O.C. Performing Arts Center's artistic and educational...
| Dec 16, 2010
| 3:27 PM
Still need to get into the holiday spirit (or avoid it at all costs)? Check out our holiday activity guide for something to suit everybody — and we mean everybody.
For the Scrooge
If your goal each December is to get as far away as possible from...
| Dec 16, 2010
| 8:09 PM
The third installment of the "Narnia" films seeks to revive the series as a continuing movie franchise. The producers made a real effort to restore the magical qualities of this fantasy adventure tale. They definitely succeed on a technical level.
| Dec 23, 2010
| 8:10 PM
"For auld lang syne, my dear,
for auld lang syne,
We'll take a cup of kindness yet,
for auld lang syne."
In part two of our holiday entertainment series, we provide options for the New Year. Those planning to begin a diet Jan. 1 should pay...
| Dec 23, 2010
| 8:11 PM
Arts and entertainment is a big part of what we shoot at the Daily Pilot. Every so often we get invited to shoot at some of the finest venues before a show opens to the public. We often get to go behind the scenes to see how productions are put together....
| Jul 22, 2011
| 11:27 PM
COSTA MESA — James Zillman had every right to dance in the afternoon heat Friday at the Costa Mesa Tennis Center.
He had just won back-to-back tournament titles for the first time. But Zillman, 15, walked off the court and posed for a photo with...
| Dec 30, 2010
| 9:39 PM
If you've made a New Year's resolution to get out of the house more, check out this guide for 2011 entertainment options. From Broadway to blues to ballet, we've got you covered; here's a selection. Call the venue or visit their website for prices and...
| Jan 5, 2011
| 7:40 PM
More than 250 guests in black tie and glittering evening gowns came together at The Balboa Bay Club & Resort for a midnight champagne toast to ring in 2011. Hotelier Henry Schielein and his wife, Carol, welcomed the crowd to what arguably is one of the...
| Jan 6, 2011
| 3:42 PM
On December 28, 2010, George Horace Morales peacefully left this earth, happy with his well-lived life. His journey began October 5, 1919 in Ponce, Puerto Rico followed shortly by a move to New York City. He was a celebrated athlete, winning the...
| Jan 7, 2011
| 8:18 PM
Editor's note: This corrects what happened regarding the Cannery in the 1990s. According to the city’s Planning Department, the city issued a citation to the Cannery, which had allowed dancing without a permit. The restaurant then applied for a...
| Jan 8, 2011
| 5:51 PM
There's just something about living by the beach that makes people a little more rowdy, especially when they're walking home late from Balboa Peninsula bars.
That's what Mary Bryant has surmised after the many years she's listened to drunks yelling as...