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  • Wednesday's Calendar

    Wednesday's Calendar
    WEDNESDAY 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...
  • Thursday's Calendar

    Thursday's Calendar
    THURSDAY TILL SATURDAY Nicola Benedetti 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...
  • On Theater: Voice of Ol' Blue Eyes is star of this show

    On Theater: Voice of Ol' Blue Eyes is star of this show
    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-...
  • Saturday's Calendar

    SATURDAY 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...
  • Alvin Ailey's legacy has been kept, and expanded

    Alvin Ailey's legacy has been kept, and expanded
    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.' "That...
  • Broadway rocks, conclude The Times' theater and pop critics

    Broadway rocks, conclude The Times' theater and pop critics
    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...
  • Twyla Tharp-Elvis Costello work to open 'Dance at the Music Center'

    Twyla Tharp-Elvis Costello work to open 'Dance at the Music Center'
    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...
  • Twyla Tharp's 'Rabbit and Rogue' by American Ballet Theatre

    Twyla Tharp's 'Rabbit and Rogue' by American Ballet Theatre
    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...
  • Review: Miami City Ballet performs Twyla Tharp and Elvis Costello's 'Nightspot'

    Review: Miami City Ballet performs Twyla Tharp and Elvis Costello's 'Nightspot'
    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,...
  • Critics react to Twyla Tharp's 'Come Fly with Me'

    Critics react to Twyla Tharp's 'Come Fly with Me'
  • Dance: The 21st century awaits its next cue

    Dance: The 21st century awaits its next cue
    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...
  • PASSINGS: Cardinal Cahal Daly, Georgina Parkinson

    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...