| Jun 23, 2011
| 12:50 PM
The Pacific Symphony's pops series producers billed the evening, "The Music of Bond. James Bond."
Led by celebrated guest conductor Carl Davis, the symphony performed theme songs from the movies based on the thrillers Ian Fleming penned as part of a...
| Jul 7, 2011
| 8:13 PM
A supercalifragilisticexpialidocious Broadway show is about to open in Costa Mesa.
The beloved 1964 Disney film "Mary Poppins" has been remade into a wildly successful musical, and features all of the same characters: disobedient Jane and Michael Banks;...
| Jul 1, 2011
| 7:30 PM
Children won't need a spoonful of sugar to get them to the library in July.
The Newport Beach Public Library and Segerstrom Center for the Arts is hosting a children's event with the cast members from "Mary Poppins" the musical at 2 p.m. July 21 in the...
| Feb 11, 2011
| 9:33 PM
Spa Soiree And Trunk Show
The Resort at Pelican Hill spa hosts a spa soiree that features Natura Bissť, a Spanish beauty line, from 5 to
7:30 p.m. Friday and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Complimentary consultations with skincare professionals...
| Feb 25, 2011
| 8:04 PM
COSTA MESA — One hundred students crowded on stage at Paularino Elementary School on Friday morning to practice for an upcoming musical performance for their parents.
The first- and second-graders free-styled as the rehearsal came to a close,...
| Mar 1, 2011
| 5:31 PM
COSTA MESA — Local residents will lace up their dancing shoes and put their singing voices to the test as they join more than 100 Orange County residents in support of Children's Hospital of Orange County.
The residents will play the part of Greek...
| Mar 1, 2011
| 9:21 PM
Bulgaria. It's not a country that comes up often within the confines of a SoCal kid's usual conversation.
But for 78 musicians of the Pacific Symphony Youth Orchestra, it's on the tip of their tongues as anticipation builds for a tour of that...
| Oct 14, 2010
| 7:23 PM
Look, up in the sky. It's a bird. It's a plane. It's ... "Peter Pan."
Yes, the forever-young hero of J.M. Barrie's ever-popular children's story is back, and this time — with the help of some well-placed wires — he really flies. The...
| Oct 23, 2010
| 7:01 PM
NEWPORT BEACH — At 17, Michael Fleming has written the musical score for the upcoming "Our Town" production, which will open Friday night at Vanguard University in Costa Mesa.
A junior at the Orange County High School of the Arts in Santa Ana,...
| Oct 26, 2010
| 9:12 PM
Editor's note: This corrects the name of Jim Corbett's son.
FOUNTAIN VALLEY — I spotted James Dean mingling among the crowd on Saturday night. He had a cigarette tucked behind his ear and was sporting that iconic black leather jacket.
| Nov 1, 2010
| 9:17 PM
HUNTINGTON BEACH — No passersby recognized him, but I didn't find that surprising.
They were too busy hustling to and from the last day of Oktoberfest celebrations at the Old World Village. But a few stopped momentarily to hear the group of five...
| Nov 4, 2010
| 1:18 PM
Rehearsals have been anything but ordinary for UC Irvine students preparing for their production of Stephen Sondheim's tour-de-force musical "Into the Woods." Along with their usual blocking and memorization duties, the students studied with and performed...