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  • Letters From The Editor: Staying awake through all that jazz

    My wife and I are trying to raise our daughter to appreciate the arts — not in a nose-in-the-air way, but in a manner that recognizes the importance of helping her develop both sides of the brain.
  • On Faith: Rosh Hashanah a time to renew hope

    Hope has been in short supply lately — the murder of a diplomat in Libya, the ongoing savagery in Syria, Iran's apparent march toward nuclear weaponry, Midwest drought, climate change, the pain of the unemployed — the list is long. In the...

    Storied jazz band from the Big Easy will come marchin' into O.C.

    Storied jazz band from the Big Easy will come marchin' into O.C.
    To celebrate its 50th anniversary, the Preservation Hall Jazz Band on July 6 will bring back the best of New Orleans-style jazz through its 22nd appearance at the Irvine Barclay Theatre. The Preservation Hall Jazz Band drew its name from Preservation...

    Corona del Mar Today: Coda for OASIS center ukulele player

    Ukulele player Bill Tapia, who was a regular participant in the OASIS Senior Center's ukulele club, died Friday in his Westminster home. He was 103 and died peacefully in his sleep, his website states. "With a career that spanned over 90 years, he was...

    Sunset Jazz lands in Newport

    Sunset Jazz lands in Newport
    The award-winning trombonist Wycliffe Gordon will headline Wednesday night's Sunset Jazz show in Newport Beach with a concert paying tribute to Louis Armstrong. The third season of the 11-show summertime jazz series at the Newport Beach Marriott Hotel...