| May 30, 2012
| 7:30 PM
Athletic Awards Breakfast
The Newport Beach Chamber of Commerce presents the 51st annual Athletic Awards Breakfast. Newport Harbor High alum and two-time Olympic gold medalist Misty May-Treanor will be the special guest speaker. The awards...
| May 31, 2012
| 2:57 PM
The new Laguna Gallery of Contemporary Art will open its doors on Friday and host its First Thursdays Art Walk reception from 6 to 9 p.m. June 7.
"The gallery was created by two gallery owners / gallery directors to bring contemporary work of the highest...
| May 31, 2012
| 7:43 PM
Local Author at Newport Bookstore
Adam Prince, a class of 1993 graduate from Newport Harbor High School, will read from his new collection of short stories, "The Beautiful Wishes of Ugly Men," as well as sign copies of the book. The event is from...
| Jun 18, 2012
As a jazz fan, you really have to savor the select moments of the Playboy Jazz Festival, which began its 34th installment Saturday at its longtime home, the Hollywood Bowl.
Because as a stand-alone, multi-day barometer of the state of the music, the...
| Jul 6, 2012
| 3:57 AM
Don't ask for a drink menu at the Waterfront Hotel in Fells Point; the popular hangout doesn't have one. The bartender will merely point to the assortment of canned beers on the wall, a ho-hum selection of been-there, done-that domestics and imports....
| Jul 5, 2012
| 1:32 PM
Class LL: Xavier-Middletown 42, Staples-Westport 7
Class L: Hand-Madison 34, New Canaan 10
Class M: Ansonia 38, Ledyard 0
Class S: Holy Cross-Waterbury 34, Cromwell 27
Class LL: Pomperaug-Southbury 2, Trumbull 1...
| Jul 13, 2012
| 9:35 AM
3.5 stars (out of 4)
In the days leading up to the release of his major-label debut album, “Channel Orange” (Def Jam), R&B singer Frank Ocean announced that five years ago, when he was 19, he fell deeply in love with a man.
| Nov 10, 2012
| 3:20 PM
The two Baptist pastors didn't know a soul at Gov. Martin O'Malley's big breakfast for supporters of his same-sex marriage bill back in January.
Neither had ever been in a room with so many openly gay people.
"It was a different moment," said the Rev....
| Nov 28, 2012
| 1:34 PM
The Library of Congress is full of wonderful treasures, and today it released a new chestful: a collection of interviews on topics such as sex, drugs and rock and roll.
Included is Paul McCartney relating how pot and other drugs boosted the Beatles'...
| Nov 29, 2012
| 9:21 PM
While playing polo on the fields of Southern California in the late 1930s, Mel Shaw met Walt Disney and was soon playing on his team, the Donald Ducks, that took on the president of Mexico's personal team in 1938 — and won.
"He called me a wild...
| Nov 30, 2012
| 12:38 PM
Is Alex Clare a singer or a song?
In October this bearded Brit reached No. 7 on the Hot 100 with “Too Close,” a dubstep-inflected power ballad originally released on YouTube in early 2011. Co-produced by the cool-hunting hitmaker Diplo,...