| Jan 22, 2015
| 4:31 PM
'City of Brick and Shadow'
Tyrus Books; 282 pages
Jimmy Hoffa disappeared in 1975, and most of us, I think, accept that the mob did him in. Amelia Earhart lost radio contact somewhere in the Pacific, and we've narrowed her fate down to...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 4:20 PM
"It's not easy being a Herman."
So read the opening line of a column I spotted years ago at a high school journalism contest. The author, a gifted humorist, lamented the trials of going through life with the name Herman, which included having people...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 10:34 AM
The Midtown Men bicker all the way to the stage — as brothers might.
The singers could be arguing about which socks look best or which attorney to bring on board, and the next instant, they're straightening ties or tossing towels to one another....
| Jul 31, 2013
| 7:51 PM
ZZ Top, which will play Thursday night at the OC Fair, consists of two beards and one Beard.
The blues-rock trio, whose career dates back more than four decades, is famous for its hirsute appearance. But ironically, the one member who doesn't sport a...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 1:51 PM
Roger Daltrey doesn't perform at fairs. Usually, anyway.
Saturday’s concert at the Pacific Amphitheatre will be his second such gig in a career spanning 50 years. The first was in Minnesota in the 1990s. The details escape him, he said — it's...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 10:46 AM
Who singer: Due to an editing error, singer Roger Daltrey was identified in the July 17 story "X marks a milestone for punk" as a former vocalist for the Who. Daltrey is still active as the band's lead singer.
| Nov 27, 2013
| 11:21 AM
The moment of truth during Alice Cooper's show Tuesday at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts came when a pair of assistants rolled in the guillotine from stage right.
Before the concert, I had gotten to talking with a fellow audience member who had seen...
| Feb 10, 2011
| 8:33 PM
A "deaf, dumb and blind" boy who goes on to become a "Pinball Wizard" and an iconic spiritual guru is set to weave his magic in Costa Mesa.
Anaheim's Chance Theater has brought its acclaimed revival of seminal rock opera "The Who's Tommy," to the...
| Feb 18, 2011
| 6:45 PM
This corrects the e-mail address in The Road to the Oscars listing.
Golden West College presents its invitational dance concert at 8 p.m. in Orange Coast College's Robert B. Moore Theatre, 2701 Fairview Road, Costa Mesa....
| Aug 5, 2010
| 7:41 PM
Friends of the Library Book Sale
A used book sale for members of Friends of the Library will run from
1 to 4 p.m. at the Newport Beach Central Library, 1000 Avocado Ave. Annual memberships can be purchased for $10. For more information, call...
| 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...