| Oct 11, 2011
| 2:13 PM
James "Biddy" Wood, a retired music promoter and well-known personality in Baltimore's Pennsylvania Avenue jazz scene, died of respiratory failure Friday at Harbor Hospital Center's hospice unit. He was 87 and lived in Bolton Hill.
Born in Lexington, Ky....
| Sep 10, 2011
Sitting in the hall that she operates in Leimert Park on a recent afternoon, Barbara Morrison is uncharacteristically sedentary. She recently lost a leg to diabetes. While she speaks with customary grace and cheer, the jazz vocalist is in a period of...
| Jun 8, 2012
| 4:36 PM
Folksy Mexican-American singer Lila Downs, bluegrass-focused string-quintet the Punch Brothers and French composer Yann Tierson are among the artists slated to appear at the Luckman Fine Arts Complex during the 2012-2013 season. Downs will open the...
| Jul 1, 2011
| 7:25 PM
Author and photographer Marc Shargel will show off his new book about California's coastline from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Martha's Bookstore, 308 1/2 Marine Ave., Balboa Island, Newport Beach. For more information, call (949) 673-7185...
| Jul 2, 2011
| 8:11 PM
Sutra, 1870 Harbor Blvd., Costa Mesa, presents a performance by Paul Oakenfold. Boris M.D. and Andr3x also perform. The 21 and older show starts at 9 p.m. For more information, call (949) 722-7103.
| Jul 5, 2011
| 7:41 PM
Sunset Jazz at Newport
Sunset Jazz at Newport, presented by the Jazz Cruise and KJAZZ, returns for another year. Kicking off the 11-week festival is the Ernie Andrews Quartet. Richie Cole also performs. The show starts at 6 p.m. at the Rose...
| Jul 16, 2012
| 8:55 PM
The award-winning trombonist Wycliffe Gordon will headline Wednesday night's Sunset Jazz show in Newport Beach with a concert paying tribute to Louis Armstrong.
The third season of the 11-show summertime jazz series at the Newport Beach Marriott Hotel...
| Feb 15, 2012
| 8:09 PM
Fashion for Breakfast
Working Wardrobes, a local nonprofit that helps people get back into the workforces, will launch its Fashion for Breakfast Series, from 8 to 9:30 a.m., at The Center Club, 650 Town Center Drive, Costa Mesa. Celebrity...
| Feb 16, 2012
| 8:40 PM
Harlem Globetrotters Hit O.C.
The Harlem Globetrotters will be visiting three spots in Irvine and Newport Beach. At 9:15 a.m., the Globetrotters will be joining some elementary school students for a ride on the balloon at the Orange County...
| Jul 29, 2012
Sunday @ 10a.m. The "Original" Southern California Summer Pro League Edwin A. Roybal Center 1200 Colton Street Downtown Los Angeles www.summerproleague.com This is known as the premiere summer event for more than eight-hundred professional basketball...
| Jul 2, 2010
Organizers of a new jazz series are looking "straight-ahead" to a successful summer.
The Summer Jazz at Newport series opens Wednesday at the Newport Beach Marriott Hotel & Spa and will continue each week throughout the summer with accessible, classic...