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  • On Theater: There's plenty of heart in classy Bennett tribute

    On Theater: There's plenty of heart in classy Bennett tribute
    Tony Bennett may have left his heart in San Francisco a half-century ago, but the rest of him is still going strong as he approaches his 85th birthday next month. The man famously labeled Frank Sinatra's favorite singer isn't in evidence at the Laguna...
  • Arts center has a 'silver' lineup

    Arts center has a 'silver' lineup
    The Costa Mesa institution now known as the Segerstrom Center for the Arts held its first performance in September 1986. Nearly 25 years later, the largest performing arts venue in Orange County is planning a robust lineup for its silver anniversary...
  • On Theater: Center lifts curtain on 2011-12 season

    Oldies, newcomers and the 25th anniversary revival of arguably the greatest musical of all time dot the calendar of the Segerstrom Center for the Arts for its upcoming 2011-12 season — which, coincidentally, also is the center's 25th season. The...
  • Bing Crosby's former home in Rancho Mirage is singing out

    Bing Crosby's former home in Rancho Mirage is singing out
    Dreaming of a "White Christmas"? Bing Crosby's former home in Rancho Mirage has come on the market at $3,495,000. The sprawling 6,700-square-foot estate sits on more than an acre in the Thunderbird Heights neighborhood with a hillside backdrop. Asian...
  • Youmans: Sondheim gets silly and informative

    Youmans: Sondheim gets silly and informative
    Musical theater connoisseurs who had hoped to see "Stephen Sondheim: In Conversation" last October filled the Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall in Costa Mesa on July 13 for the rescheduled event. Previously, the legendary Broadway composer and...
  • Liza Minnelli performs, and is given an Arts Legacy Award, at the Stamford Center for the Arts

    Liza Minnelli performs, and is given an Arts Legacy Award, at the Stamford Center for the Arts
    The first thing you notice in a phone interview with Liza Minnelli is how much she sounds like Liza Minnelli. A living legend since her teen years, Liza is often parodied — the grin, the squeals, the flowing gowns and grandiose arm gestures. Just...
  • City Council Meeting Wrap-Up

    The following is from the May 1 City Council meeting: * Extraordinary Business Mayor Jane Egly presented a proclamation to David Horne's service to the city as long-time chair of the Laguna Coast Fire Safe Council and procurer of grants to fund...
  • Orlando Fringe review: 'The Sparrow and the Mouse: Creating the Music of Edith Piaf'

    Orlando Fringe review: 'The Sparrow and the Mouse: Creating the Music of Edith Piaf'
    So it turns out that bigger isn’t always better. Last year, singer Melanie Gall performed her tribute to the life and lesser known songs of Irving Berlin in “My Pal Izzy,” a show that seemed a bit cozy for the relatively expansive...
  • Winter Park Playhouse celebrates 10th anniversary with special season-ticket pricing

    Winter Park Playhouse celebrates 10<sup>t</sup><sup>h</sup> anniversary with special season-ticket pricing
    The Winter Park Playhouse will continue its tradition of offering lighthearted musical theater in its upcoming 10th-anniversary season. And, as a thank-you to series subscribers, season tickets will be offered at the original 2002 prices. There's one...
  • "In Your Easter Bonnet, With All The Frills Upon It...," Irving Berlin

    "In Your Easter Bonnet, With All The Frills Upon It...," Irving Berlin
    Bunnies and bonnets graced the streets in Midtown Sunday near St. Patrick's Cathedral. It was a time to leave the chocolate and jelly beans at home and enjoy the sights and sounds of this year's Easter Day Parade. "I love it. Everyone is from all around...
  • Youmans: This 'Wizard' is full of innovation

    3-D Theatricals is taking a trip down the yellow brick road. Along the way, the theater production company has implemented modern twists transforming the typical two-dimensional "The Wizard of Oz" into a three-dimensional manifestation of lions, tigers,...
  • 11/11/2011-Thank You Veterans

    11/11/2011-Thank You Veterans
    I call my father every Veterans Day and thank him for killing the Nazis. He's a proud 89-year-old Naval and Office of Strategic Services veteran of World War II and has a baseball cap that declares as much. He was taking a walk one day when he saw a man...