| Mar 26, 2011
| 5:44 PM
Ugandan Bishop Speaks
Bishop Patrick Okabe, of Uganda, will be preaching at the 8 a.m. and 10 a.m. services at the Community Church, 611 Heliotrope Ave., Corona del Mar. For more information, call (949) 644-7400 or visit http://www.cdmucc.org....
| Sep 1, 2011
| 8:33 PM
"West Side Story" was credited with changing the course of American musical theater when the Sharks and the Jets burst onto Broadway 55 years ago.
A national touring revival of the Broadway hit is coming to Orange County from Tuesday through Sept. 18...
| Aug 8, 2011
| 12:45 PM
On a sweltering East Coast evening last week I took in a community production of Meredith Wilson's classic 1957 Broadway musical, "Music Man."
The performance was a delight, and brought back many wonderful memories.
I first saw the show in the summer of...
| Apr 7, 2011
| 6:21 PM
CORONA DEL MAR — I remember it like it was yesterday. There I was, a simple young suburbanite pillaging my way through the fourth grade, one of many among the huddled miniature masses headed for the multipurpose room.
It was the same room where...
| Apr 7, 2011
| 7:35 PM
What can you get as a birthday present for a man who already has two concert halls with his name on them? For Henry Segerstrom, you get America's diva, Renée Fleming, to make her debut in Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall on his 88th birthday...
| Apr 9, 2011
| 6:03 PM
I saw a rainbow over in the distance on my way to "The Wizard of Oz" concert Thursday night.
Luckily there weren't any tornadoes that night to impede mine or other Pacific Symphony concertgoers' progress to the concert hall — just a...
| Apr 11, 2011
| 9:42 PM
The Friends of the Newport Beach Library celebrate its 50th anniversary with a luncheon for volunteers. For more information, call (949) 759-9667.
Best Business Practices Speech
Matthew Cryer and Nic Horn, of Turner &...
| Apr 25, 2011
| 9:44 PM
Musicians from the Pacific Symphony and friends will be serenading donors at the second annual Musical Blood & Marrow Drive in Corona del Mar from noon to 6 p.m. April 29.
The event at the Newport Center United Methodist Church, 1601 Marguerite Ave.,...
| May 4, 2011
| 9:13 PM
Corona del Mar High School is bringing the best of Broadway to Newport Beach with a show that will enchant romance junkies, musical enthusiasts and World War II buffs alike.
High school students will be performing Richard Rodgers' and Oscar Hammerstein'...
| May 5, 2011
| 8:46 PM
Ever have the feeling that if you just got your boss out of the picture, you could run the company the way it ought to be run?
These ladies did, with a ball-gag and a lot of forged signatures.
The Broadway musical version of "9 to 5" will land at the...
| May 5, 2011
| 8:47 PM
Orange Coast College is dragging Gilbert and Sullivan's "The Pirates of Penzance," kicking and screaming, into the 21st century with a robust, rollicking production that deserves much more stage time, but closes Sunday.
Directed with punch and power by...
| Sep 8, 2011
| 10:46 PM
"Writing" seems an inadequate word to describe what Stephen Sondheim has done, yet it is the breadth, impact and influence of his writing that have won him the 2011 Chicago Tribune Literary Prize for lifetime achievement.
The 81-year-old composer and...