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  • Weekend outlook: Huey Lewis and the brews, Universal Mardi Gras

    Weekend outlook: Huey Lewis and the brews, Universal Mardi Gras
    Looks like the slow season has quickly faded at our theme parks and attractions. Two major multi-week festivals open this weekend, plus some new arrivals and activities are available. Here's a brief look. + Bands, Brew & BBQ begins Saturday at SeaWorld...
  • Wednesday's Calendar

    Wednesday's Calendar
    WEDNESDAY 'Keeping Your Brain Healthy for Life' The Corona del Mar Chamber of Commerce presents a networking luncheon with Dr. Michael Brant-Zawadzki, executive director of the Hoag Neurosciences Institute. He will talk about "Keeping Your Brain Healthy...
  • Thursday's Calendar

    Thursday's Calendar
    THURSDAY SOY Fiesta Save Our Youth holds its fourth annual SOY Fiesta from 5 to 8:30 p.m. at the Halecrest Park Clubhouse, 3107 Killybrooke Lane, Costa Mesa. Paloma Bautista, a SOY program and Costa Mesa High School graduate who went on to study at...
  • Friday's Calendar

    FRIDAY LWV of Orange Coast Luncheon Costa Mesa Councilman Jim Righeimer and former Costa Mesa Mayor Sandy Genis will be the featured speakers at a League of Women Voters of Orange Coast luncheon, starting at noon at Coco's at Fashion Island, 151 Newport...
  • Battle Creek Field of Flight Air Show and Balloon Festival Begins

    Battle Creek Field of Flight Air Show and Balloon Festival Begins
    The annual Field of Flight Air Show and Balloon Festival begins Thursday, and runs through Sunday, July 1. This year's event will feature theU.S. Air ForceThunderbirds for their only performance in Michigan. They will take to the skies on Saturday,...
  • MLK Parade Set Up

    Gayle Anderson was live in Los Angeles, along the parade route of the 27th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. "Kingdom Day Parade". This year's theme is "The Dream Will Continue to Live and Grow". The parade starts at 10:30 a.m. at Western Avenue and Martin...
  • George Lucas on ''Red Tails' controversy

    George Lucas on ''Red Tails' controversy
    As George Lucas gears up for the Friday release of his latest film "Red Tails", he speaks openly about the adversity he faced bringing the epic tale of America's first all-black combat aviator team, known as the Tuskegee Airmen, to the big screen. In a...
  • A midair courtship: Tuskegee's historic love story

    A midair courtship: Tuskegee's historic love story
    Herbert Carter and Mildred Hemmons had no time for dating in the early months of 1942. He was training to become a member of the Tuskegee Airmen, the nation's first military program for African-American pilots. She was the bold, daring woman who...
  • New film inspires students to new heights

    New film inspires students to new heights
    Students from HISD and Aldine ISD were treated to a free screening of the new film "Red Tails"about the first African American men to fly U.S. fighter planes. The men have become known as the Tuskegee Airmen since their training took place in Tuskegee,...
  • Philadelphia Tuskegee Airman Reshapes History

    Philadelphia Tuskegee Airman Reshapes History
    Bertram Levy was a member of the grounds crew for the famed Tuskegee Airmen. In February of 2012 he sat down for an interview with Eye Opener Philly's, Ashley Johnson. In this video clip from the interview, Bertram recalls the bonds that united all the...
  • This week at the attractions: Eli Manning, Mardi Gras, Foreigner, Tuskegee Airmen

    This week at the attractions: Eli Manning, Mardi Gras, Foreigner, Tuskegee Airmen
    There's something fresh to do every day this week at Central Florida's theme parks and attractions. + MONDAY: New York Giants quarterback and Super Bowl MPV Eli Manning will be going to Disney World. He'll be honored in a parade down Magic Kingdom's Main...
  • 'Red Tails' review: "Corny" and "phony" shouldn't describe a movie about real WWII heroism

    'Red Tails' review: "Corny" and "phony" shouldn't describe a movie about real WWII heroism
    *1/2 (out of four) Unlike its TV commercial, “Red Tails” thankfully features no dubstep music. (Besides, everyone knows WWII pilots were mostly into chillwave.) It’s one of the few things the movie does right. Dramatizing the program...