| Dec 5, 2012
| 1:42 PM
When the Orange County Women's Chorus commissioned Kirke Mechem to compose a piece to celebrate their 15th anniversary, he gave them "We Can Sing That" — a song about how the choir can perform any kind of music effortlessly.
If Mechem had titled...
| Mar 14, 2012
| 4:08 PM
The Festival Ballet Theatre will bring a timeless love story to life during its spring production of"Sleeping Beauty,"which is set to grace the Irvine Barclay Theatre on March 24 and 25.
In true corps de ballet fashion, guest American Ballet Theatre...
| Jan 16, 2013
| 11:01 AM
I love talking to former Major League ballplayer and Angels' broadcaster Rex Hudler. "The Wonder Dog" as he is known, just always exudes so much enthusiasm and feel-good energy. He's energetic, spiritual, and seems to spend every waking moment trying to...
| Jan 16, 2013
| 11:39 AM
Surfing can be more than catching a few waves with friends.
For some, it's about empowerment and the feeling of being able to accomplish anything they put their minds to, said Paulette Wilhelmy, a spokeswoman for the upcoming Surf's Up for Down Syndrome...
| Apr 10, 2013
| 1:21 PM
Grant Sevdayan founded the Huntington Beach Symphony to fill a vacuum in the local musical landscape.
Although the city offered a vibrant rock scene, Sevdayan also knew of formally trained classical musicians who were forced to stay home or drive 15...
| Apr 17, 2013
| 10:30 AM
This year's sixth annual Surf City Splash raised $100,000 for several charities, according to a news release from the Surf City Rotary Club of Huntington Beach.
More than 230 guests attented the event at the Hilton Waterfront Beach Resort, enjoying...
| Sep 20, 2010
| 12:42 PM
"What better way to end summer?"
Dean Torrence, one half of the legendary 1960s singing duo Jan and Dean, spoke to me recently about the "Endless Summer" concert he's performing with his band, the Surf City Allstars, this Saturday at the Hyatt Regency...
| Oct 20, 2010
| 4:53 PM
The boy who never grew up is more than 100 years old, but new fans are now discovering him in Costa Mesa.
One of the most technologically advanced pieces of theater in history has arrived at the Orange County Performing Arts Center — seats,...
| Nov 3, 2010
| 3:31 PM
Digg's Restaurant & Bar, a new international fusion concept, just opened near downtown Huntington Beach. And in celebration of the opening, it's offering Greer's OC readers 20% off through November just for mentioning Greer's OC. From gourmet burgers...
| Jun 9, 2010
| 10:00 PM
May the Tiki gods smile on Chris Jepsen tonight when he takes the stage at Don the Beachcomber (formerly Sam's Seafood) amid waterfalls and carved island statues.
After all, it's like a dream come true for the Huntington Beach native, whose passion...
| Jun 23, 2010
| 5:37 PM
The year 1965 witnessed several beginnings in local theater. South Coast Repertory put down roots in Newport Beach, the Costa Mesa Playhouse was born on the Orange County Fairgrounds, and your correspondent was just getting his feet wet as the Daily...
| Mar 9, 2011
| 4:03 PM
Don't miss the REI members-only Used Gear Sale from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Bella Terra in Huntington Beach. REI will allow members to purchase used and returned gear at substantial discounts.
REI is known for the best deals on top-quality...