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  • City Lights: Art didn't deserve butchering

    City Lights: Art didn't deserve butchering
    Two of my greatest passions had a nasty scuffle recently in Huntington Beach. Animal rights won on the street, while artist rights scored a knockout in the media. At times like these, it smarts to be in the middle. For those who missed Chris Epting's...
  • In the Pipeline: One small step for wellness

    According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, childhood obesity has more than tripled in the past 30 years. Obese youth are more likely to have risk factors for heart disease, such as high cholesterol or high blood pressure. They are also...
  • From North Korea to Main Street

    From North Korea to Main Street
    Soon after the tragic events of 9/11, artist Gary Simpson was inspired to create a large conceptual piece combining cement with soil from every member state of the United Nations. He called the project "Common Ground 191." He relied on volunteers and...
  • 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...
  • Festival of Arts goes north to H.B.

    Festival of Arts goes north to H.B.
    Huntington Beach artists can forget about entering their work in Laguna Beach's Festival of Arts open-air show, unless they can prove that they live in one of 34 ZIP codes outside of Surf City. Under the Festival's present-day rules, Surf City and points...
  • Turning junk into art

    Turning junk into art
    The artist traced her giant baby doll concept back to when she cleared out her 10-year-old son's room of toys he no longer touched. "I had just been stashing things in his room," Joyce Dallal said, describing the size of her now 13-year-old son's past...
  • Pushing the boundaries

    Pushing the boundaries
    Professor Darrell Ebert was thrilled. "This is probably one of the highest-level shows that you could find in an educational gallery," he said. Now in his 43rd year at Golden West College, Ebert teaches sculpture, painting, two- and three-dimensional...
  • Beat goes on at H.B. gallery

    Beat goes on at H.B. gallery
    In the shadow of Bella Terra, a photographic exhibition is underway that chronicles a lesser-known French chapter in the history of the counterculture Beat movement. Through April 21, the OMC Gallery for Contemporary Art in Huntington Beach's Old World...
  • Greer's OC: Serving up good food for four decades

    Craving a fresh and delicious sandwich that's made surfers and locals happy for 40 years? Make your way over to Jan's Health Bar in Huntington Beach. Founded by Jan Gaffney, one of the original surfer girls from the 1960s and a health food enthusiast...
  • Natural Perspectives: A photographic tour of Surf City's varied scene

    Natural Perspectives: A photographic tour of Surf City's varied scene
    While Vic was out on the ocean this past weekend, searching for pelagic birds on a trip with Sea and Sage Audubon, I went to photography boot camp. Ralph Velasco, a noted local travel photographer, teaches this great refresher course periodically at...
  • A night of bands, belly dancing

    The official title of Sunday's show at Golden West College is Bands and Bellies VIII. To a scorekeeper, though, it's more like Bands and Bellies 1, Community 7. Over the last two years, producers Alec C. Marken and Sarah "al Nour" Baxter have hosted...
  • Dance Review: NYC Ballet duo shine brightest at 'Stars of Dance'

    Dance Review: NYC Ballet duo shine brightest at 'Stars of Dance'
    Patrons and dance aficionados came together Saturday night for the Laguna Dance Festival's 7th annual "Stars of Dance" gala performance at the Laguna Playhouse. Special guests Tiler Peck and Joaquin DeLuz of the New York City Ballet paved the way for a...