| Dec 5, 2012
| 3:01 PM
Shona C. Gilbert, an artistic couture jewelry designer, is bringing her designs via a trunk show to Neiman Marcus at Fashion Island on Dec. 14-15.
Her handmade line, SHONA, features glass-beaded bracelets, tourmaline gemstones and vintage stones,...
| Jan 31, 2013
| 2:00 PM
The work began in October for Thurston Middle School eighth-grade students. Fast forward to Wednesday and the dress rehearsal inside the school's "black box" or theater room, for "Beauty and the Beast," was in full effect.
Twenty-seven drama students...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 5:43 PM
At some point, the 17-year-old competing in the national high school theater competition in New York had to let her training and lifetime love of performing take over. In the end, all her time at the Huntington Beach High School Academy for the Performing...
| Jun 12, 2011
To her admirers, Alicia Alonso is the gracious grande dame of Cuban classical ballet. To detractors, she's a conservative cultural czarina who has clung to power even longer than Fidel Castro.
But even some of her fiercest critics will concede that...