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  • Friday's Calendar

    Friday's Calendar
    FRIDAY All-Day Program at Concordia The Concordia University Center for Public Policy presents a one-day program on "Creating High Performance Government in Orange County and Beyond," with Harvard University Kennedy School of Government professor Bob...
  • Sunday's Calendar

    Sunday's Calendar
    SUNDAY Learn to Compost The Costa Mesa Sanitary District offers a free composting workshop at 11 a.m. at Fairview Park on Placentia Avenue. The Young Dubliners The Celtic rock band The Young Dubliners perform a free concert at 2 p.m. at Muldoon's...
  • A few words with ... Blake Shelton, Billy Joel and Bill T. Jones

    Blake Shelton of the 45th Annual CMA Awards on ABC Q: After being named male vocalist of the year in 2010, how is it for you to return to the CMA Awards now? A: You know what? I don't think about it that much, because you can just really get obsessed...
  • Merce Cunningham dies at 90; revolutionary choreographer

    Merce Cunningham dies at 90; revolutionary choreographer
    Merce Cunningham, arguably the greatest, most pioneering and widely influential contemporary choreographer of the past half-century, has died. He was 90. A seminal artist whom fellow choreographer Bill T. Jones called "the champion in the struggle to...
  • Cognitive scientists seek to quantify body movement

    Cognitive scientists seek to quantify body movement
    With a dozen high-def cameras and a couple of camcorders, plus pens, notebooks, sketch pads and laptops, more than 40 people spent three recent weeks in a black-box theater on the campus of UC San Diego documenting what was occurring there. The object of...
  • Merce Cunningham's 'Roaratorio'

    Merce Cunningham's 'Roaratorio'
    In fall 1986, as part of the Brooklyn Academy of Music's Next Wave Festival, John Cage delivered, in his uniquely spoken-sung fashion, poetic texts he had derived from James Joyce's readably unreadable comic novel "Finnegans Wake." Irish musicians...
  • Arts fundraising shifts gears in a perilous economy

    Arts fundraising shifts gears in a perilous economy
    Unprecedented spending is the Bush administration's plan to avoid the worst or something like it in the American economy. But many arts organizations can quip that they were way ahead in the rush to embrace Mother Necessity in hopes of begetting...
  • Merce Cunningham dance troupe announces plan for future

    Merce Cunningham dance troupe announces plan for future
  • Karole Armitage fuses the cerebral and the sensual

    Karole Armitage fuses the cerebral and the sensual
    Karole Armitage is having an intensely busy first week of March, and the stress is showing. She's a few days away from the opening of an ambitious retrospective -- revivals of several of the barrier-smashing dances that, a generation ago, put her on...
  • Merce Cunningham's company faces fundraising challenges

    Merce Cunningham's company faces fundraising challenges
  • Friends and colleagues recall Merce Cunningham

    Friends and colleagues recall Merce Cunningham
  • Merce Cunningham remembered

    Merce Cunningham remembered