| Jul 26, 2011
Prospective travelers to that fictitious country and many real ones often ask that question, with good reason. A slip as minor as a sip of tap water in Mexico can lead to days of misery. On the other hand, bottled water often costs more than wine, so...
| Jul 28, 2011
| 10:31 AM
Listings are accepted on a space-available basis. Events must be open to the public, and priority will be given to those in Howard County. Items typically appear two weeks prior to the date included in the listing if sent far enough in advance. Deadline...
| Aug 3, 2011
| 8:44 AM
We’ve all been there: She (he) doesn’t know you exist. She (he) dumped you for someone else. She (he) ruined your life (or at least a few months of it).
The experience is universal, but the ability to articulate it is more elusive –...
| Aug 13, 2011
| 9:00 PM
'Into the Woods'
South Coast Repertory's Summer Players present Stephen Sondheim's "Into the Woods" on the Julianne Argyros Stage. Showtimes are at 1 and 5 p.m. and tickets are $12. For more information, call (714) 708-5555 or visit http://www....
| Aug 15, 2011
| 9:22 PM
'Language of Paint'
A collection of 24 paintings created by 5-year-olds from Orange Coast College's Harry and Grace Steele Children's Center will be on display from 11 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the Frank M. Doyle Arts Pavilion on campus, 2701...
| Aug 18, 2011
| 10:53 AM
The Talent Machine Company's summer production of Cole Porter's "Can Can," showcasing its 14- to 18-year-old cast members, ran two weekends, Aug. 5 to 14, at St. John's College Key Auditorium. As in past TMC summer shows, this event could be compared to a...
| Aug 25, 2011
| 3:55 PM
Three regional concert series are about to open their 2011-2012 season, and they're featuring bargain subscription prices for those who order in time for the Sept. 20, 21 or 24 opening concerts.
Conveniently close to home, all three offer performances...
| Jul 14, 2011
| 4:15 PM
Tony Bennett may have left his heart in San Francisco a half-century ago, but the rest of him is still going strong as he approaches his 85th birthday next month.
The man famously labeled Frank Sinatra's favorite singer isn't in evidence at the Laguna...
| Jan 17, 2011
| 9:23 PM
Newport Harbor High School was closed Monday in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, but theatre arts students spent the afternoon in a dress rehearsal for their upcoming production of "Anything Goes," the Cole Porter musical.
The show, directed...
| Jan 25, 2011
| 8:54 PM
Duo piano teams, with two pianists at separate pianos, is a lost art, having languished out of sight for about a half-century. That may be changing if Jack Lantz and Kemp Smeal’s Sunday afternoon program at the La Caņada Presbyterian Church...
| May 27, 2011
| 12:06 PM
Most actors would kill for an opportunity to appear in a Woody Allen film. Rachel McAdams was no different, gladly accepting when he offered her a part in “Midnight in Paris.”
Then the eccentric filmmaker called to talk to her about the role,...