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  • Pacific Amphitheatre poised to receive improvements

    COSTA MESA — Cementing the beginning of what will be a multiyear, $18-million-plus project, the Orange County Fair Board on Thursday plans to reaffirm the first $4.5 million in improvements to the Pacific Amphitheatre. Though cost estimates and a...
  • The Crowd: Bond brings out the music lovers

    The Pacific Symphony's pops series producers billed the evening, "The Music of Bond. James Bond." Led by celebrated guest conductor Carl Davis, the symphony performed theme songs from the movies based on the thrillers Ian Fleming penned as part of a...
  • Apodaca: A career in the arts can be a 'Blast'

    When Megan Malloy was in middle school at Sierra Vista in Irvine, her music teacher took his students to see a production of "Blast," which combined elements of a marching band with dance and Broadway-style razzle-dazzle. Meggie, as her friends and...
  • OCC fills interim VP job

    COSTA MESA — Orange Coast College has named an education consultant and former Northern California community college administrator as its interim vice president of instruction. Ron Johnson will take over the role until a permanent replacement can...
  • Bryant divorce: Residents speculate Kobe's next move

    NEWPORT COAST — The recent split between Lakers star Kobe Bryant and his wife of 10 years, Vanessa Bryant, had some local fans wondering whether the shooting guard would consider a move to another team or suffer performance issues on the court. The...
  • Classically Trained: Pacific Symphony ramps up for next season

    Classically Trained: Pacific Symphony ramps up for next season
    The 34th season of the Pacific Symphony promises to be a memorable one: its busy lineup includes traditional favorites, pops concerts, a new Sunday series at Soka University and the second year of the opera-vocal initiative. The 2012-13 season begins...
  • Jumping at the 'Crossroads'

    Jumping at the 'Crossroads'
    When Jody Williams took the stage Wednesday night at the Renee and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall, he didn't dive into a rendition of the blues standard "Don't Start Me to Talkin'." But it might have been appropriate. The 78-year-old Williams, a...
  • Blues veterans to join in tribute

    Blues veterans to join in tribute
    Ask Jody Williams about Howlin' Wolf's legacy, and he'll rattle off remarkable numbers about the old Chicago bluesman. Not chart statistics. Measurements. "Well, he was a pretty big man," said Williams, 78, who played guitar for Wolf (a.k.a. Chester...
  • Classically Trained: Lang Lang makes music his own

    Classically Trained: Lang Lang makes music his own
    Lang Lang isn't a pianist to suit all tastes. I suppose no musician is, but in any case, there were a few times when he didn't suit mine last week. The 30-year-old Chinese virtuoso made a single stop in Costa Mesa on Sept. 27. He played with the Pacific...
  • 'American Idiot' musical to hit O.C.

     'American Idiot' musical to hit O.C.
    "It's not over 'till you're underground It's not over before it's too late This city's burnin' It's not my burden It's not over before it's too late" — Green Day, "Letterbomb" * Punk band Green Day skyrocketed to fame in the 1990s, but is...
  • Les Miller Outstanding Student Awards

    Costa Mesa High School Les Miller Outstanding Student Awards MANDY NGUYEN GPA: 4.28 School Activities/Clubs: National Honor Society, California Scholarship Federation, ROP Emergency Medical Responder, ZOE academy Community: Mesa Verde Library, Heart...
  • CdM bound for CIF tennis title match

    VALLEY GLEN — The night before the biggest match of his high school career, Corona del Mar High senior tennis player Zach Williams couldn't sleep. It wasn't because he was nervous. It was because had a very raspy throat and felt nauseous....