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After settling a lawsuit against Abercrombie & Fitch and Hollister Co., Robb Havassy ended up with 365 surfboards. Ever since then, he's set out to diminish that number. On Thursday, he'll be raffling off 150 of the boards in Huntington Beach. Sixteen...
Dave Reynolds gave his new exhibit at the International Surfing Museum the title "Minimal Surf." An alternate name for it, which admittedly sounds like a spice or a cologne, could be "Essence of Surfer." Reynolds, the museum's exhibits director,...
Tags: Artists, Arts and Culture, Fine Artists, Kelly Slater, Surfing
Darlene DeAngelo has traveled many places over the last dozen years: Cuba, Vietnam, Europe and wherever the freeway would take her during her impassioned 12-hour workdays. Now, the former curator of the Huntington Beach Art Center is embarking on a...
On an afternoon last week, Gary Sahagen played a role that he had watched many others play during his decade at the International Surfing Museum. The role of visitor. Sahagen, who joined the museum as a trustee in 2001, stepped down in January from...
My son and I had the pleasure several weeks ago, thanks to the generosity of my friend Mike Taylor from PBS SoCal, to play ball at Angel Stadium of Anaheim with the one-and-only former Angel (and baseball ambassador extraordinaire) Rex Hudler. With...
The International Surfing Museum in Huntington Beach has it all: a Hall of Fame, a Walk of Fame, all kinds of memorabilia and exhibits, and of course, a link to surfing history that is invaluable. But there is that one thing that the museum's founder,...
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SANTA ANA — Before he began to work closely with Anne Shih in the mid-1990s, Bowers Museum President Peter C. Keller had traveled to the Far East on business many times. Still, the 64-year-old veteran Los Angeles-area museum executive, by his own...
Tags: Health Treatments, Arts, Music, Travel, Concerts
Colburn to surfing foundation Bolton Colburn, the 56-year-old former head of the Laguna Art Museum, is riding a different kind of cultural wave. The Surfing Heritage Foundation in San Clemente has named the ex-U.S. Amateur Surfing champ as its new...
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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...
Tags: Arts, Museums, Arts and Culture, Arts, Softball
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...
The third annual Surf City Surf Dog competition weekend will kick off at 6 p.m. Friday with a Doggie Couture Fashion Show at the pet-friendly Shorebreak Hotel, 500 Pacific Coast Hwy., Huntington Beach. From noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, stop by the Hot...
SANTA ANA — As a follow-up to its acclaimed 2008 "Terra Cotta Warriors" exhibition, the Bowers Museum has opened an entirely new one covering a much broader sweep of ancient Chinese history. For the next five months, the museum in Santa Ana is...
Tags: History, China, Arts and Culture
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