| Oct 6, 2011
| 4:59 PM
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...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 3:42 PM
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...
| Mar 14, 2012
| 5:15 PM
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...
| Feb 6, 2013
| 12:53 PM
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,...
| May 15, 2013
| 1:37 PM
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.
| May 29, 2013
| 1:54 PM
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...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 4:12 PM
Curtains came down on the Munsters in 1966 — long before I was born.
So imagine my surprise Friday when I noticed the Munster Koach trundling down Main Street with a full-throated rumble. The 18-foot vehicle sported a brass radiator and fenders,...
| Apr 17, 2015
| 5:33 PM
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...
| Oct 9, 2014
| 2:44 PM
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...
| Feb 11, 2015
| 3:15 PM
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...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 2:21 PM
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...
| Dec 28, 2013
New Year's revelers can usher in 2014 with a Pacific Ocean plunge at the 14th annual Surf City Splash in Huntington Beach on Wednesday.
The International Surfing Museum is hosting the plunge and a costume contest. Events kick off with breakfast and...