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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...
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When Salwa Rizkalla's father signed her up for ballet lessons, she went to class begrudgingly. But those lessons set the 10-year-old on a path to grandeur, first as a professional ballet dancer and later as a teacher. The artistic director of...
Grant Sevdayan has a one-day opening for an anvil player with the Huntington Beach Symphony Orchestra. No experience is necessary, and no audition will be required. Sevdayan, the musical director of the nonprofit orchestra that launched two years ago,...
In response to the recent tsunami and earthquake in Japan, Marinello Schools of Beauty is holding a Japan Relief Cut-A-Thon in Huntington Beach through Saturday. The school will offer $5 haircuts; all proceeds will be donated to the American Red Cross for...
Foodies will love the return of Orange County Restaurant Week starting Sunday through March 5. They capped off the restaurants this year to 100 — to keep it even more special. It's a great week to try new restaurants — the list is perfect...
Ever wonder what longhairs listen to when they let their hair down? Once upon a time, when conductors were regarded as remote intellectual titans, no one would have thought to ask. Marin Alsop, music director of the Baltimore Symphony, once described...
As an Anglophile, I'm as pathetic as the next chap. My idea of a good time is to be in London, drinking at lunch with some well-lubricated British journalist friends, stumbling out when it's getting dark, tea at a fancy hotel and then theater in the...
Jim Powers ballroom dance party will be Friday from 7 to 10 p.m. at the Maugansville Ruritan Club building. Admission costs $4 per person. This month is the annual Christmas party. For more information, call 301-739-9424. Chime players On...
A few innovative theaters have started offering child care somewhere in their building. But for its outrageously enjoyable and inclusive new take on "The Mikado," The Hypocrites upped the ante in a way that would have made old W.S. Gilbert and Arthur...
With more than 1 billion YouTube hits, "Gangnam Style" by the Korean singer Psy is the most popular music video of the year. It has been imitated, parodied and re-purposed by fans around the world. It has been remixed in many different musical styles,...
Once, when asked how he thought history would consider his work, John Cage responded that he had made so much, getting rid of it all would be very difficult. Twenty years after his death he has been spectacularly proven right. This year marked the 100th...
Name: Carlos Rubio Age: 68 City in which you reside: Martinsburg, W.Va. Day job: I taught at Shepherd in the English and Language Department from 2001 to 2009. At the moment I work with the Education Department as a student teacher supervisor. Book...
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