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  • Saturday's Calendar

    Saturday's Calendar
    SATURDAY District Dance Festival Come see Orchesis, Intermediate Dance and a few special guest performers at this year's District Dance Festival at 7 p.m. at Newport Harbor High School's Loats Theater, 600 Irvine Ave., Newport Beach. Tickets are $12...
  • Sunday's Calendar

    Sunday's Calendar
    SUNDAY Concours De Nice Cobra Owners Club of America Orange County will host its 38th annual Concours De Nice from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Park Mall at South Coast Plaza, 3300 Bristol St. The Concours this year will celebrate Carroll Shelby and 50...
  • Charles S. "Roc" Dutton To Perform Solo Piece at O'Neill Theater Center Summer Gala

    Charles S. "Roc" Dutton To Perform Solo Piece at O'Neill Theater Center Summer Gala
    Stage and film actor Charles S. “Roc” Dutton will be a featured guest at the  Eugene O’Neill Theater Center's   6th Annual Summer Gala on Saturday, July 21, in the Sunken Garden on the theater’s grounds off of 305 Grerat Neck Road,...
  • African-American focused 'Find Our Missing' aims to fill the void left by mainstream media

    African-American focused 'Find Our Missing' aims to fill the void left by mainstream media
    Everyone who has ever tuned into a cable channel has heard the names Natalee Holloway and Laci Peterson. Show hosts like Nancy Grace have used their TV pulpits to chronicle the disappearance of such white, female victims night after night. But what about...
  • Theater review: 'The Piano Lesson' from Seminole State College

     Theater review: 'The Piano Lesson' from Seminole State College
    Are we always to be haunted by our past? August Wilson raises the question in hisPulitzer Prize-winning play "The Piano Lesson." "There ain't no ghosts in this house," insists Boy Willie, recently returned to the home shared by his uncle and sister. But...
  • The Sty of the Blind Pig playing at Hartford's TheaterWorks

    The Sty of the Blind Pig playing at Hartford's TheaterWorks
    Set in the late 1950s in Chicago, Philip Dean Hayes' The Sty of the Blind Pig conjures up four distinctive and memorable African-American characters as the era of bus boycotts is just beginning in the deep South. It's a play about family and frustration...
  • Celebrity Scoop: Nyambi Nyambi

    Nyambi Nyambi, who plays wisecracking, educated waiter Samuel on CBS' "Mike & Molly," has had two defining moments for an actor onstage. He was an understudy in "Joe Turner's Come and Gone," his favorite play, by his favorite playwright, August Wilson,...
  • Quiara Alegria Hudes' "Water By Spoonful" Finalist For Best New Play Award

    Quiara Alegria Hudes' "Water By Spoonful" Finalist For Best New Play Award
    “Water By The Spoonful” by Quiara Alegria Hudes, which was produced last fall at Hartford Stage, which commissioned the work, is one of six fionalists for the Harold and Mimi Steinberg/American Theater Critics Association New Play Award, which...
  • Annual Manual Listings: Live Theatre

    Note: Due to space limitations, only the major theaters and companies in the Advocate’s coverage area are mentioned here. Throughout the year, the Advocate regularly lists theaters from all around the state. Alliance Theater, 203-435-4651,...
  • Like its coffee, B&O Espresso is staying strong

    Like its coffee, B&O Espresso is staying strong
    The longtime Seattle-based coffee shop B&O Espresso is loved for its classic rock music, delicious desserts, and quirky charm. And, even though permits to demolish its building were recently approved by the City of Seattle, B&O Espresso isn't going...
  • Stage Thrust: August Wilson, West Side Story and New Haven Ballet

    Stage Thrust:  August Wilson, West Side Story and New Haven Ballet
    Most of the theater noise is in Hartford this week, but those shows connect deeply with other parts of Connecticut. Gem of the Ocean, one of the later and less-revived of the late, great August Wilson's 10-play cycle documenting African-American life...