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  • 380-pound woman hopes her Internet fame makes people curious about her life

    A 380-pound North Carolina woman whose dancing video was seen by more than six million people online last year is trying to be the next reality TV star. The TLC network will premiere "My Big Fat Fabulous Life" on Jan. 13. It's about Whitney Thore, a 30-...
  • Chitresh Das dies at 70; Indian classical dancer was master of kathak

    Chitresh Das, a renowned practitioner and teacher of the kathak form of Indian classical dance, died Sunday in Marin County. He was 70. The San Francisco-based Chhandam School of Kathak, which Das founded, said in a statement that he died after...
  • Segerstrom center to open ballet school

    Segerstrom Center for the Arts and the American Ballet Theatre have announced the creation of the American Ballet Theatre William J. Gillespie School at the Segerstrom Center campus in Costa Mesa. The school is named after Orange County philanthropist...
  • Stand-up Scene: A decidedly different sort of wedding for Ian Abramson

    Stand-up Scene: A decidedly different sort of wedding for Ian Abramson
    Saturday turns out to be as good a day as any for a Chicago wedding. By mid-afternoon, temperatures have reached 48 degrees which is perfect since I am running late and not in any mood to brave harsh elements as I race to the third floor loft space at HQ,...
  • Box-set highlights: Paramount Records, William Onyeabor, Joni Mitchell

     Box-set highlights: Paramount Records, William Onyeabor, Joni Mitchell
    The best box sets are their own worlds, aural encapsulations so fully imagined that five or six hours becomes something to get lost in, like a Brontë sisters bender or a Martin Scorsese weekend. These are gifts that can help opinionated folkie dads sway...
  • A holiday classic returns to the stage

    A holiday classic returns to the stage
    It begins with a family party, but becomes a Christmas Eve dream filled with toy soldiers in red, sequined uniforms, a sword-fighting Mouse King, dancing snowflakes and a pirouetting Sugar Plum Fairy in the Land of Sweets. Those are some of the “...
  • Women's Board of Joffrey Ballet hosts Nutcracker Family Dinner

     Women's Board of Joffrey Ballet hosts Nutcracker Family Dinner
    The Women's Board of The Joffrey Ballet presented its 17th annual Nutcracker Family Dinner at the Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel on Dec. 7. More than 450 guests enjoyed an afternoon that included a performance of Robert Joffrey's holiday favorite, "The...
  • Cubans imagine new, more prosperous life without an old foe

    Cubans imagine new, more prosperous life without an old foe
    From bus drivers to bartenders to ballet dancers, many Cubans are already imagining a more prosperous future after the United States said it will put an end to 50 years of conflict with the communist-run island. News of the historic shift echoed quickly...
  • Woody's Wharf to appellate court: Shall we dance?

    Woody's Wharf to appellate court: Shall we dance?
    A lawsuit between Newport Beach and a popular restaurant will head back to court Friday. The issue of whether patrons can dance late into the night at Woody's Wharf ended up in court last year after the City Council denied permits needed by the...
  • REVIEW: Justin Timberlake at Philly's Wells Fargo Center shows he's one for the ages

    REVIEW: Justin Timberlake at Philly's Wells Fargo Center shows he's one for the ages
    If you didn’t see Justin Timberlake at Philadelphia’s Wells Fargo Center on Wednesday, don’t worry. He’ll be back. For years to come. The concert left little doubt that Timberlake is a performer for the ages: someone who...
  • Ballet dads do fancy fatherly footwork

    Ballet dads do fancy fatherly footwork
    The stern ballet master looked around the mirrored room and clapped his hands. "Places everyone!" commanded Steven Inskeep. Toddlers dressed in pink leotards scurried toward a back wall. One made faces in the mirror while others chatted about hair...