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  • Each exhibit is a new set of challenges

    Each exhibit is a new set of challenges
    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...
  • In the Arts

    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...
  • 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...
  • Greer's OC: Surfing goes to the dogs

    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...
  • Court fight has happy ending

     Court fight has happy ending
    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...
  • Breaking Surf: After the Open party announced

    Summer is in the air and for many Huntington Beach locals that means one thing, The Vans U.S. Open of Surfing. Anticipation is palpable for the brand new sponsors and the community can't wait to see what they're bringing. One thing for certain, the...
  • Painting at the minimum

    Painting at the minimum
    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,...
  • Costa Mesa barbershop provides backdrop at Newport Beach Film Festival

    Costa Mesa barbershop provides backdrop at Newport Beach Film Festival
    If Alexa Polar makes it in Hollywood, she may have a barbershop with a nearly identical name to thank for it. The director, whose musical "Speakeasy to Me" will premiere at this year's Newport Beach Film Festival, sought an interior setting that would...
  • Riot Grrrl movement still proves an inspiration

     Riot Grrrl movement still proves an inspiration
    Years before she created her documentary "Handmade Nation," which examines the culture of do-it-yourself craft in America, Faythe Levine belonged to a handmade nation of a different kind. The artist and Washington state native found inspiration for...
  • Art & Nature program explores just that

    Art & Nature program explores just that
    Lita Albuquerque has led volunteers through the Mojave Desert. She's led them near the Egyptian pyramids, enduring a brief work stoppage when authorities mistook the design they were drawing for the Star of David. She's led them on an expedition to the...
  • Art Museum's guards aren't just security experts -- they're also artists

    Art Museum's guards aren't just security experts -- they're also artists
    They call themselves "the paid stalkers." The duty of the Laguna Art Museum security guards is to make sure that precious works of art remain untouched by visitors' hands and even more damaging things like chewing gum. They spend eight hours a day...
  • Laguna festival celebrates a decade of dance

    Laguna festival celebrates a decade of dance
    The Laguna Dance Festival is kicking off its 10th season of showcasing world-class dance presentations in Laguna Beach with a nod to the past and a vision for the future. "The focus is bringing out dancers who have performed in the past and are...