| 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.
| Jun 16, 2011
| 7:49 PM
COSTA MESA — At 24, Mudra Perez stands out from the typical high school graduate just for her age.
But a closer look at Perez—orphaned in India, adopted by an American family— shows her age is just the tip of the iceberg.
| Aug 1, 2011
| 8:50 PM
Emily Nafius Duo
The Emily Nafius Duo performs at 8:30 p.m. at the Commonwealth Lounge & Grill, 2406 Newport Blvd., Newport Beach. For more information, call (949) 675-4444.
National Night Out
Harbor Trinity Church, 1230 Baker St., Costa...
| Aug 2, 2011
| 10:27 PM
Rock singer Pat Benatar performs with Neil Giraldo at the Pacific Amphitheatre, as part of the O.C. Fair. The show starts at 8:15 p.m. For more information, visit http://www.pacamp.com.
DJ J-Heart performs at 9:30 p.m....
| Aug 4, 2011
| 10:46 AM
A presentation on India's Golden Triangle region will be given at 6 p.m. by Ralph Velasco, photographer and international tour guide, at the Visual Arts Gallery at the 2011 O.C. Fair in Costa Mesa. The show...
| 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 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...