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  • Festival of Arts: A piano (almost) for Liberace

    Festival of Arts: A piano (almost) for Liberace
    Of all the celebrities Jon Wyer Seeman has met, Liberace is his favorite. The Aliso Viejo resident was showing sculptural wood furniture at the Festival of Arts in 1985 when the pianist and "his tall, blonde boyfriend" arrived at his booth. Seeman...
  • Classically Trained: Lang Lang makes music his own

    Classically Trained: Lang Lang makes music his own
    Lang Lang isn't a pianist to suit all tastes. I suppose no musician is, but in any case, there were a few times when he didn't suit mine last week. The 30-year-old Chinese virtuoso made a single stop in Costa Mesa on Sept. 27. He played with the Pacific...
  • Tourism conference: O.C. cities should work together

    Sibling rivalries are expected and, to a degree, beneficial, but when it comes to tourism in Orange County cities, the message Wednesday was all about working together. "Of course we'll keep working individually too — I still want to keep my job,"...
  • Trend Watch: HB Art Walk on Nov. 21

    Trend Watch: HB Art Walk on Nov. 21
    New artists will exhibit their work at the Nov. 21 Downtown Huntington Beach Art Walk. Cristina Hoyos, a postmodern Surrealist artist from Colombia, will have her work on display, according to event manager Mary Ann Senske. Hoyos explores the theme of...
  • The beauty and the barge workers

    The beauty and the barge workers
    In her immaculate tutu, tiara, pearl earrings and dance shoes, the young ballerina poses for the camera on a grimy platform next to the dredging rig. In en pointe step, she balances herself on the tips of her toes, as muck-covered men stand around her,...
  • Letters From The Editor: Staying awake through all that jazz

    My wife and I are trying to raise our daughter to appreciate the arts — not in a nose-in-the-air way, but in a manner that recognizes the importance of helping her develop both sides of the brain. We want her to know a little bit more about...
  • Liza sings for 'freedom' in Costa Mesa

    Liza sings for 'freedom' in Costa Mesa
    It's a label Liza Minnelli cherishes, and one she's never fully understood. "Gay icon." Ask her to explain it, and she'll come up empty. On Google, Minnelli's name alongside that two-word phrase cues up 117,000 results. When she performed back east...
  • All About Food: Cookbook inspiration: O.C. artists

    Suzy Casey is a woman of formidable talents. Using her MBA and doctorate in management, she has worked for many years as an advocate and fundraiser for the arts. She is a licensed pilot, is passionate about food and is an inveterate cookbook collector...
  • His legacy is all around

    His legacy is all around
    Donald McLean Williamson, an architect whose works included Tivoli Terrace and the Forum Theater on the Festival of Arts grounds, died July 23 in his home after a long illness. He was 96. A memorial service will take place at 11 a.m. Aug. 6 at the Forum...
  • Colored orange for years

    Colored orange for years
    Color It Orange, which showcases the art of Orange County students from every district, has spent almost four decades giving recognition to youth and the arts. On Sunday, the art event will celebrate its 37th year at the Laguna College of Art and Design....
  • Art displays take flight at JWA

    Art displays take flight at JWA
    JOHN WAYNE AIRPORT — The "Flight of Ideas" art installation noiselessly crowds the airspace above the baggage carousels at the new Terminal C here. This is where the old Terminal B garage stood before construction crews razed it to clear the way...
  • Daily Pilot, affiliates win newspaper awards

    Daily Pilot, affiliates win newspaper awards
    Journalists from Times Community News (TCN) South, which publishes the Daily Pilot, Huntington Beach Independent and Coastline Pilot, are finalists for six statewide journalism awards. Reporters, photographers, editors and graphic designers placed...