| 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....
| Jan 28, 2011
| 6:31 PM
An international event unfolded in Costa Mesa on Jan. 20. The ballet "Reflections" debuted at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts, bringing together six of the greatest ballerinas in the world. The women were joined on stage by four of the most talented...
| Sep 24, 2010
Defying gravity is second nature to Amelia Rudolph.
The artistic director of Project Bandaloop sends her dancers to ever-greater heights, leaping and turning at 90-degree angles along the sides of bridges, skyscrapers and even mountains.
| Sep 29, 2010
| 7:28 PM
COSTA MESA — In a region dominated by surfers, skateboarders and spandex-clad bikers, six professional dancers offered an alternative Wednesday as they danced off the south wall of the Orange County Performing Arts Center in rehearsing for the...
| Oct 1, 2010
| 8:48 PM
Among the most fashionable folks attending Sept. 25's Discovery Science Center gala were a woman in a ball gown fashioned entirely of leaves, a petite gal in a little black cocktail dress made of a Hefty trash bag accented with a stole made of Swifter...
| Oct 2, 2010
| 7:58 PM
Two interesting happenings this week. One is over, one is not.
The one that's in the history books is Project Bandaloop. Funny name but an unbelievable performance. Have you ever been to the Performing Arts Center? I have. Have you ever jumped off the...
| Oct 11, 2010
| 8:51 PM
COSTA MESA – I'll admit that I was at first a little hesitant to attend a festival full of accordions. I once played in a band with a song featuring an accordion, but that was the extent of my experience with it.
The accordion and its so-called...
| 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...