| Oct 23, 2010
| 7:01 PM
NEWPORT BEACH — At 17, Michael Fleming has written the musical score for the upcoming "Our Town" production, which will open Friday night at Vanguard University in Costa Mesa.
A junior at the Orange County High School of the Arts in Santa Ana,...
| Feb 12, 2011
| 3:46 PM
With the modern-day Internet, one can turn to Google for just about everything: Web searches, maps, news, e-mail or lucrative advertising, to name a few.
But who knew Google was making orchestras, too?
Turns out one young musician from Irvine did...
| Jan 25, 2011
| 9:47 PM
COSTA MESA — Six students from the Orange County High School of the Arts were treated to a surprise encounter Tuesday afternoon with internationally acclaimed pianist Lang Lang.
It was more than a mere handshake.
The Chinese musician — who...
| May 25, 2011
| 4:32 PM
I know many of you are in the midst of graduations right now. We have two in our house, as our daughter moves from St. Bonaventure School into Orange County High School of the Arts and our son — gulp — is off to college after graduating from...
| Apr 29, 2011
| 8:42 PM
I'm going to let you in on one of the best entertainment values in town: the Newport Beach Film Festival's Youth Film Showcase.
The youth showcase, a regular feature of the festival since 2005, is a collection of short films made entirely by kids. High-...
| May 5, 2011
| 4:17 PM
From the skateboarding ban issue to the El Morro RV park, kids will be taking the stage this month to laugh about the things that get the city riled up.
"LagunaTots," which runs May 13 to 22 at No Square Theatre, will feature Orange County kids...
| Jun 22, 2011
| 8:39 PM
SANTA ANA — Movie posters covered the walls of a small room containing a large desk covered in different sized monitors and control boards full of knobs and switches.
The room is the control center of "Art Attack," the Orange County High School...
| Nov 16, 2011
| 2:26 PM
When Chris Wink, Matt Goldman and Phil Stanton first applied the blue greasepaint in the late 1980s in New York City, it's hard to imagine that phenomenon that would become Blue Man Group.
Today, millions of fans around the world have become mesmerized...
| Nov 18, 2011
| 9:29 PM
NEWPORT BEACH — Chase Valentine, 3, wanted something for Christmas that's little difficult to come by in Orange County: snow.
"It was so cool. On the way over here he said, 'Mom, the twee is so big,'" said Chase's mom, Tiffany Valentine, while...
| Dec 15, 2011
| 4:28 PM
If you recently found a disposable camera inside a pizza box and followed directions to take a picture, chances are your face has been seen by more than one viewer.
Filmmaking duo Austin Dodge, 18, and Elliot Barbernell, 14, filmed a short movie Nov....