| Jul 10, 2014
| 8:06 PM
When Kevin "Noodles" Wasserman takes the stage on the OC Fair's opening night Friday, he may play to some audience members for whom he played a vital role in childhood.
Not as lead guitarist of the Offspring. As Mr. Wasserman, the head custodian....
| Aug 15, 2014
In portraying a Czech pixie pianist in the Broadway musical "Once," Dani de Waal has a hard task: playing piano onstage.
She has played the instrument for years but never in front of a live audience. Though she found the element particularly...
| Dec 1, 2011
| 7:37 PM
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.
| Dec 3, 2011
| 7:59 PM
Scan-a-Thon at Great Park
Orange County Great Park artist-in-residence Deborah Aschheim invites people to bring personal and family photos from the 1960s and '70s so she can scan them for a project she's working on. The Scan-a-Thon is from 10...
| Dec 5, 2011
| 7:56 PM
CORONA DEL MAR — The 33rd annual Corona del Mar Christmas Walk drew thousands of people Sunday, including animal-rights activists, stilt-walkers and Santa Claus.
The walk began and 11 a.m. and stretched along East Coast Highway throughout the...
| Dec 6, 2011
| 8:21 PM
Vanguard University's theater arts department presents "A Child's Christmas in Wales," adapted from a story by Dylan Thomas, in the Lyceum Theatre. For showtimes and ticket information, call (714) 668-6145 or go to theatre....
| Dec 7, 2011
| 9:22 PM
Renowned Chef to Visit JCC
Chef Judy Zeidler, author of several Jewish and kosher cookbooks, will give a tour of the tastes of Northern Italian cuisine at the Merage Jewish Community Center of Orange County, 1 Federation Way, Irvine. The...
| Dec 8, 2011
| 8:36 PM
Dreaming of a white Christmas in sunny Southern California?
To see snow really fall in Costa Mesa, just buy a ticket for one of the holiday season's hottest tickets: the Broadway musical version of Irving Berlin's "White Christmas" at the Segerstrom...
| Dec 8, 2011
| 9:01 PM
After staging the same production for more than three decades, a theater company might be expected to "phone it in," to go through the well-established motions that have worked for longer than most of their actors have been on this planet.
| Dec 9, 2011
| 9:29 PM
It is the most glamorous social event of the year in Orange County. It may also be one of the most elegant parties on America's annual event calendar.
Last week's Candlelight Concert to benefit the Segerstrom Center for the Arts celebrated its 25th...
| Dec 9, 2011
| 9:28 PM
It's Snowing in Orange County
Torelli Realty hosts its annual holiday "Snow Land" event, featuring 40 tons of real snow, from 9 a.m. to noon at Balearic Park, 1975 Balearic Drive, Costa Mesa.
Nutcracker for Kids
The Pacific Symphony and...
| Dec 14, 2011
| 2:36 PM
When I first read about a reality TV show featuring the everyday lives and struggles of Muslim Americans, I immediately added it to my short list.
But my reaction to the first episode of "All-American Muslim" on TLC was mixed.
I liked some elements,...