| Jan 31, 2010
Every year, millions of people find themselves craving a vacation from greater Los Angeles. Many of these people don't want to cross state lines or climb mountains or contend with deserts, rivers, lakes, waterfalls, redwoods, Gold Country or Mickey Mouse....
| Apr 29, 2009
| 5:43 PM
Mariposa is the Spanish word for "butterfly," and the town's butterfly theme is ubiquitous: Colorful butterflies can be found on street murals and sidewalks, in store window displays and on countless business logos.
May 1 to 3, the town will host its...
| Jan 31, 2010
When Grace McCann Morley became director of the San Francisco Museum of Art in 1935, she knew what she wanted to focus on: the art of her time. "If art of today is today overlooked or misunderstood, the loss is serious," she once wrote. "Art fails then to...
| Mar 6, 2009
For Kyle (Simon Miller) and Marcel (Justin Tensen), it's love at first sight and soon they're sharing a New York apartment. They're serious enough about each other that Marcel, a Frenchman, marries their lesbian friend so he can stay in the U.S.
| Aug 16, 2010
| 9:36 PM
What's Cooking at the Library
Chef Diane Weber presents "Edible Culinary Design" at 7 p.m. at the Newport Beach Central Library, 1000 Avocado Ave. Weber will share her culinary secrets as a chef and horticulturist. Attendees can expect lots of...
| Sep 1, 2010
| 8:23 PM
Joris Voorn performs at Sutra Bar, 1870 Harbor Blvd., Costa Mesa, part of Sutra5, a five-day music festival at the local club. The event starts at 9 p.m. For more information, visit http://www.sutraoc.com
Free Corkage Thursdays...
| Sep 2, 2010
| 8:49 PM
A singles' potluck dinner to celebrate Shabbat will be held at 6 p.m. at Temple Isaiah, 2401 Irvine Ave., Newport Beach. Participants are asked to bring either a vegetarian or dairy dish. Shabbat services with the congregation...
| Sep 3, 2010
| 8:48 PM
Lemondrop Dance Club
Newport Beach-based Lemon Drop Club, which hosts singles parties in Orange County geared for adults around the age of 40 and older, will have its next singles party from 7 to midnight at the Hilton Airport Hotel, 18800...
| Sep 4, 2010
| 6:42 PM
Kerry and Rolly
Classic rock group Kerry and Rolly play from 5 to 8 p.m. at Muldoon's Irish Pub, 202 Newport Center Drive. The event is free. For more information, call (949) 640-4110.
L.A. Times Food And Wine
The Los Angeles Times...
| Sep 7, 2010
| 12:38 PM
"Dorothea Lange: A Life Beyond Limits"
By Linda Gordon
536 pp., W. W. Norton & Company, $35
A picture may be worth a thousand words, but those who make pictures don't always speak or write very openly about their work or themselves. And so writing about...
| Sep 7, 2010
| 10:02 PM
Group Guitar Lessons
Central Orange Coast YMCA, 23000 University Drive, Newport Beach, hosts a free guitar fitting session from 6 to 7 p.m. for children for its upcoming six-week group guitar lessons. The course, which starts Monday, is $125 and...