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  • Joe Surf: Bolton to 'Ft. Knox of Surfing'

    It was a natural fit, really, when you think about it. Bolton Colburn recently was named executive director of the Surfing Heritage Foundation, in charge of running the foundation's museum and raising its profile in the museum world. Colburn, 56, came...
  • Natural Perspectives: Adventures in snowy Albuquerque

    Generally, Vic and I try to avoid flying into the midst of a natural disaster. But sometimes it just happens. If you recall, I was caught in a tornado in April in Tennessee, near Knoxville. Golf ball-sized hail totaled my rental car with hundreds of...
  • Segerstrom Center program promises eclectic variety

    Segerstrom Center program promises eclectic variety
    The Segerstrom Center for the Arts on Jan. 13 will kick off its first-ever Off Center Festival, an eclectic nine-day program showcasing cutting-edge theater, music and dance, hip-hop, mash poetry and performance art. Aimed at drawing audiences that...
  • Greer's OC: Good times on the Deck

    A new beachfront dining experience just launched at the Deck at Pacific Edge Hotel in Laguna Beach. It's the place to enjoy casual beach fare and fresh cocktails, watch surfers or kick back in a cabana while getting a massage. Chef Michael Ingrino...
  • Greer's OC: Pair the perfect wines with Italian creations

    You are in for an Italian culinary treat. One of Orange County's most accomplished chefs, Franco Barone, former executive chef of Antonello Ristorante for nearly 20 years, and his wife, Donatella, are hosting their first wine dinner at 6 p.m. July 27 at...
  • 'New' artist hits Old World

    'New' artist hits Old World
    When Ernst Wille was alive, his former student, Rolf Goellnitz, bought several of his paintings — partly because he admired the German artist's work, partly because he wanted to help Wille fund his latest artistic endeavors. Now, the owner of...
  • In The Pipeline: Love of children behind McDonald's mural

    Do you know what inspired the mural? On the car radio in a parking lot off Edinger Avenue near Edwards Street, Rod Stewart is singing "Every Picture Tells a Story." So it seemed fitting to investigate the history of a mural I've seen many times in the...
  • City Lights: Creating a career

    There's a great and little-known song by the 1960s British band the Creation called "Painter Man," which laments the difficulty a former art student has trying to find a job to suit his talents. The song's narrator studies hard to earn his degree, then...
  • Greer's OC: Great garden gifts

    Where to find new inspiration on home and garden furnishings? Encinitas-based Gardenology recently opened its second location at Westcliff Court in Newport Beach in the former Les Interieurs spot. It's all about bringing the inside out and the outside in....
  • Contributing a piece

    Greg Guest doesn't mind being the odd man out. In fact, he doesn't mind being the only man. For nearly a decade, the retired businessman has sewn one of the squares on the annual Sunset Beach Art Festival's quilt. Las Damas, the neighborhood women's...
  • City Lights: Student poetry readers impress this judge

    City Lights: Student poetry readers impress this judge
    I don't have a recording of the first poetry feature I ever gave, but part of me is glad I don't. As I recall, I was dreadful. Like any nervous undergraduate facing a big-time venue — well, Alta Coffee in Newport Beach, although it might as well...
  • On Theater: 'Priscilla' is queen at Segerstrom

    On Theater: 'Priscilla' is queen at Segerstrom
    If you enjoyed "La Cage aux Folles" and its cinematic offshoot, "The Birdcage," then you'll really rock out to "Priscilla Queen of the Desert," now enjoying a brief engagement at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts. "Priscilla," as viewers of the 1994...