| Feb 22, 2011
| 8:46 PM
The Costa Mesa Chamber of Commerce hosts an after-hours business mixer from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Best Western Newport-Mesa Inn, 2642 Newport Blvd., Costa Mesa. Member for chamber members. $10 for non-members. For more...
| Mar 22, 2012
*** (out of four)
Release date: March 27
The Mars Volta isn’t an easy band to recommend to a casual music fan. “You’ll totally love them … if you don’t mind song titles like ‘Lapochka’ and...
| Mar 28, 2012
| 7:57 PM
Spotlite 2012 Business Fair
Businesses representing the small business community will be on hand at a business fair, taking place from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Pacific Ballroom at UC Irvine. The event will be free (including lunch) and open...
| Sep 3, 2011
| 8:17 PM
The doors open at 11 a.m. for the final day of the Playground Festival, a two-day music event with a lineup that includes Panic! At the Disco and Lil John, at Hidden Valley next to the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater in Irvine....
| Sep 30, 2011
| 8:11 PM
The 10th annual Irvine Global Village Festival is from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Bill Barber Park, 4 Civic Center Plaza, Irvine. There will be free admission, parking and shuttles. Food tickets may be purchased at the festival. For...
| Oct 4, 2011
| 8:18 PM
House and Soul Music
DJ Thrifty Lips and Danger House perform at 9:30 p.m. at the Commonwealth Lounge & Grill, 2406 Newport Blvd., Newport Beach.
'Pride and Prejudice'
South Coast Repertory presents Jane Austen's "Pride and...
| Oct 6, 2011
| 6:51 PM
Triathlete Andy Holder is scheduled to take part in a "Wellness" event from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Via Lido Drugs, 3445 Via Lido, Newport Beach.
Professional surfer and model Erica Hosseini will appear for an in-shop...
| Oct 12, 2011
| 7:23 PM
Sukkot for the Little Ones
The Pretend City Children's Museum, 29 Hubble, Irvine, has morning and afternoon activities themed around the Jewish Harvest Festival of Sukkot for children 5 and younger. For more information, call (949) 428-3900,...
| Oct 31, 2011
| 11:49 AM
If you want to make Stephen Sondheim mad enough to swat you over the head with a rolled-up musical score, try this:
Call him a poet.
As Sondheim insists in interviews, essays and in the introduction to his book "Finishing the Hat: Collected Lyrics...
| Apr 22, 2012
Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne have sold their oceanfront house in Malibu for $7.925 million. Their 2.5-acre estate in Hidden Hills remains on the market at $12.999 million.
The three-story beach house features a walled garden, five bedrooms, five bathrooms...
| Jun 6, 2010
Ariel Pink seems quintessentially L.A. He's lived virtually his entire life in Los Angeles and can't imagine living anywhere else. He's written songs with titles like "Beverly Kills" and "Life in L.A.," and echoes of the city's musical past reverberate...
| Aug 22, 2010
Part of a series of occasional articles.
Two weeks ago, rock band Arcade Fire landed the No. 1 spot on the Billboard charts with its third album, "The Suburbs." For the band's devoted fans as well as some online music prognosticators, hitting the top...