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  • 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.
  • Corona del Mar Today: Hundreds remember ukulele player Bill Tapia at OASIS memorial party

    About 250 people gathered at the OASIS Senior Center last week to remember famed ukulele player Bill Tapia in a celebration of his life that had originally been planned as his 104th birthday party. "This is his kind of party," said John McDonald of San...

    Singing for the Stars

    As I walk onstage, lights shine in my eyes, blacking out my view of the audience listening intently. Billy Crystal recites words flashing across flat screens that are cleverly hidden behind the audience. Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie, Jennifer Lopez, Owen...

    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...