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  • 1920s romance, decadence and madness, all in Boris Eifman's ballet at the Segerstrom

    1920s romance, decadence and madness, all in Boris Eifman's ballet at the Segerstrom
    When Russian choreographer Boris Eifman looked at the works of famous 1920s American literature, he was enchanted by the decade's opulence and the nation's developing entertainment industry. The era's emergence of social, artistic and cultural activity, he said, drew people to listen to the radio and become influenced by jazz music.
  • Russian immigrant siblings start framing business in Costa Mesa

    Russian immigrant siblings start framing business in Costa Mesa
    Olya Bagby arranged the pictures in the shadow box. The photos are dark, except for the spotlight on her. The mementos depict her last ballet performance before she left Russia on a path that led to owning a framing business in Costa Mesa. In 2004,...

    The God Squad: Friendships can break down walls in this era of terrorism

    Q: When I was young, I remember saying prayers after Mass each Sunday for the "conversion of Russia." I don't think every parish did this, but there must have been enough of us, since as the godless Soviet Union is now dissolved and religion is once again...

    From Russia with love — of dancing

    From Russia with love — of dancing
    The first time Jean-Christophe Maillot laid eyes on Diana Vishneva, he was gripped by the feeling that she was weird — not in a way that made him cringe or avert his sight. Quite the opposite. He was spellbound. "She was not what we were used to...

    Six foreign nationals indicted in massive car-selling scheme

    A federal grand jury has indicted six foreign nationals, alleging they ran an elaborate money-laundering operation that scammed hundreds of customers out of more than $4 million in fake Internet car sales on reputable websites. Several state and local...