| Jan 25, 2012
| 3:44 PM
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...
| Jan 26, 2012
| 4:08 PM
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...
| Feb 8, 2012
| 3:36 PM
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...
| Sep 21, 2011
| 3:52 PM
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...
| 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...
| 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,...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 2:44 PM
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...
| 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...