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  • Jubilee celebrations coming to arts center

    The weekend marking the jubilee of the Segerstrom Center for the Arts — known for 24 of its first 25 years as the Orange County Performing Arts Center — falls on the last day of September. Yet the center's 2011-12 anniversary season...
  • Friday's Calendar

    FRIDAY Visionary Women Doris Roberts, of "Everybody Loves Raymond" fame, is the special guest at the 2011 Visionary Women Luncheon & Boutique at the Newport Beach Marriott Hotel & Spa, 900 Newport Center Drive, Newport Beach. Boutique starts at 10 a.m....
  • Book review: 'Celebrations of Curious Characters' by Ricky Jay

    Book review: 'Celebrations of Curious Characters' by Ricky Jay
    To say that Ricky Jay does card tricks is, as Mark Singer once noted in the New Yorker, somewhat akin to suggesting that "Sonny Rollins plays tenor saxophone." Jay is one of the greatest sleight-of-hand artists ever to fool and wow an audience. A few...
  • 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...
  • Detroit Jazz Festival lines up a star billing — for free

     Detroit Jazz Festival lines up a star billing — for free
    If you love a gratis groove, you may want to hit Motown for Labor Day. Though the Detroit Jazz Festival has concerts year-round, the main event happens over Labor Day weekend, Aug. 31-Sept. 3. Now in its 33rd year, the Detroit Jazz Festival is the...
  • Must-see summer classical and jazz/blues concerts in Chicago

    Must-see summer classical and jazz/blues concerts in Chicago
    Tribune music critics John von Rhein (classical) and Howard Reich (jazz/blues) each pick 10 shows you shouldn't miss this summer: Classical: “The Circus Princess” and “The Cousin from Nowhere”: Emmerich Kalman's three-ring...
  • 2012 Grammy award nominees: Who will win?

    2012 Grammy award nominees: Who will win?
    Check out the complete list of nominees for this year's Grammy Awards. Tune in on Sunday February 12 at 8/7c to see if your predictions were right.     Record Of The Year Rolling In The Deep Adele Holocene Bon Iver Grenade Bruno Mars The Cave...
  • Kennedy Center honoree: I thought they got the wrong Neil Diamond'

    If 2011 doesn't rank as the best time of Neil Diamond's 50-year career, it surely must be close. Just consider the major awards the enduring, Grammy-winning singer-songwriter behind "Sweet Caroline," "Cracklin' Rosie," "I Am ... I Said," "Song Sung Blue"...
  • Segerstrom Center of the Arts unveils new discount program

    As previously announced, the Segerstrom Center for the Arts — formerly known as the Orange County Performing Arts Center — plans to celebrate its 25th anniversary season by selling 10,000 tickets to assorted events for $10, in a discount...
  • Davey Graham dies at 68; trailblazing British guitarist

    Davey Graham, a trailblazing British guitarist of folk and blues who influenced such performers as Paul Simon and guitarist Jimmy Page of Led Zeppelin, died of lung cancer Dec. 15 at his home in London. He was 68. Graham's guitar instrumental "Anji"...
  • Freddie Hubbard, jazz trumpeter, dies at 70

    Freddie Hubbard, jazz trumpeter, dies at 70
    Freddie Hubbard, widely regarded as the most gifted jazz trumpeter of the post-bebop '60s and '70s, died Monday at Sherman Oaks Hospital in Los Angeles. He was 70. The cause of death was attributed to complications from a heart attack he suffered Nov....