| Jan 31, 2012
| 7:41 PM
MELT Self-Care Class
Costa Mesa's Parks and Recreation Department will present a MELT self-care class from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the Balearic Center, 1975 Balearic Drive. Cost to attend is $15. Go to http://www.ci.costamesaca.gov for more...
| Feb 1, 2012
| 8:18 PM
THURSDAY TILL SATURDAY
Virtuoso violinist Nicola Benedetti joins the Pacific Symphony in concert at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts' Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall. Tickets start at $25 for the 8 p.m. performances. For more...
| Feb 2, 2012
| 8:46 PM
The real star of "Come Fly Away," now enjoying an abbreviated engagement at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts is an entertainer who's been singing with the angels for the past 14 years.
The voice of Frank Sinatra — along with the dynamic, R-...
| Feb 3, 2012
| 10:56 PM
Yael Bartana at UCI
Israeli filmmaker Yael Bartana, whose "... And Europe will be stunned" short film trilogy is on exhibit as part of her art installation at UC Irvine's Claire Trevor School of the Arts, will appear as part of a panel for a...
| Feb 28, 2010
Judith Jamison can recall vividly the April 1989 lunch in St. Louis when Alvin Ailey designated her his artistic heir. "He said, 'I'm not doing well; you know I'm sick, and I'd like you to take over the company.' I said, 'Sure, of course, Alvin.'
| Jun 10, 2010
| 4:33 PM
Theater critic Charles McNulty and pop music critic Ann Powers began their conversation about the changing sound of the Broadway musical in the lobby of the Sam S. Shubert Theatre in New York, where they ran into each other at a Sunday matinee of...
| May 1, 2008
The West Coast premiere of a Twyla Tharp collaboration with rock star composer Elvis Costello, "Nightspot," and the return of the Kirov Ballet will highlight the 2008-09 series.
"Nightspot," to be danced by Edward Villella's Miami City Ballet, will...
| Aug 8, 2008
Choreographer Twyla Tharp and American Ballet Theatre have had a mutually advantageous relationship for 20 years now, a good long run in a fickle world.
The once-iconoclastic Tharp alighted at ABT as an artistic associate in the late 1980s. She then...
| Oct 27, 2008
Here's a suggestion: Let's ditch the nightclub as a setting for ballet. No more predictable tales about the trials of courtship or the ballroom as a metaphor for life.
Miami City Ballet, Edward Villella's smart and spirited South Florida company,...
| Sep 29, 2009
| 12:30 PM
| Dec 20, 2009
Throughout the first decade of the 21st century, impatient dancers, choreographers, critics and audience members all hoped that a new breed of innovators would appear to transform theatrical dance the way that Russian impresario Sergei Diaghilev radically...
| Jan 2, 2010
Cardinal Cahal Daly
Criticized IRA violence
Roman Catholic Cardinal Cahal Daly, 92, a philosopher who was outspokenly critical of IRA violence during his leadership of the Irish church during the 1980s, died Thursday in Belfast, where he had been...