| Apr 24, 2015
| 3:30 PM
On the back of the program, organizers of Song of India, a benefit dinner for the Hutchins Consort, printed an Indian proverb:
"They who give have all things. They who withhold have nothing."
On a recent Saturday evening in March, some 100 donors came...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 2:13 PM
Filming "Brahmin Bulls" was not a breeze.
Director Mahesh Pailoor valiantly balanced budgetary issues and his cast's schedules while shooting the entire movie out of order. He even faced an unexpected foe — the 85th annual Academy Awards.
| Jan 17, 2012
| 8:44 PM
Rotary Club members worldwide, including those in Costa Mesa and Newport Beach, are cautiously celebrating a milestone in the global effort to eradicate polio.
India, until recently an epicenter of the wild poliovirus, has gone one year without recording...
| Sep 13, 2012
| 5:51 PM
The 34th season of the Pacific Symphony promises to be a memorable one: its busy lineup includes traditional favorites, pops concerts, a new Sunday series at Soka University and the second year of the opera-vocal initiative.
The 2012-13 season begins...
| May 17, 2012
| 8:22 PM
John Madden directed the fun-loving Oscar winner "Shakespeare in Love" and the gritty spy thriller "The Debt." He employs his skills somewhere between these two extremes in"The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel."
The story follows several aging Brits needing...
| Oct 11, 2012
| 8:12 PM
Global cinema is all over Irvine this fall, with two major film festivals running concurrently.
The Silent River Film Festival, on through Sunday, endeavors to bridge the divide between East and West by showcasing South Asian films. Created by...
| Jun 4, 2012
| 8:13 PM
Transit of Venus
The Orange Coast College Astronomy Club will be setting up solar telescopes near the OCC Planetarium so that people can view the transit of Venus. The best time to view the transit is between 2:30 and 4:30 p.m., and the...
| Jun 5, 2012
| 11:04 PM
'Do the Right'
Woody's Wharf and friends will host "Do the Right," an auction in memory of Kirk Howe to benefit Jenny and Jillian Howe, at 6:30 p.m. at 2318 Newport Blvd., Newport Beach. Twenty percent of Woody's Wharf proceeds and 100% of...
| Jun 6, 2012
| 9:08 PM
Veterans Courtyard of Honor
Vanguard University, 55 Fair Drive, Costa Mesa, dedicates its Veterans Courtyard of Honor with special guest Ret. Adm. Vernon E. Clark at 4:30 p.m. A VIP reception is from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. The courtyard is a...
| Jun 7, 2012
| 7:24 PM
UC Irvine dedicates the Rowland Hall Exhibit, highlighting the life and work of Professor F. Sherwood Rowland, starting at 1 p.m. with a lecture by Professor Donald R. Blake in the Student Center, Pacific Ballroom...
| Nov 8, 2012
| 7:55 PM
As I write this column for Friday's edition of the Daily Pilot, it is noon Tuesday and America is midway through an election day that has divided the nation more than any other in recent memory.
It is somehow appropriate to share with Newport-Mesa...
| Mar 29, 2012
| 8:22 PM
We like to think of ourselves as active, but we found a new challenge in Bikram yoga.
We've always wanted to do Bikram, which consists of 26 postures performed in a room heated to 105 degrees, with 40% humidity.
So, when we saw the Groupon deal for 25...