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  • Calendar

    YOUR WEEKEND FRIDAY: Surf rock band the Breakaways perform from 6 to 9 p.m. at Bella Terra Mall as part of the Summer Concert Series. The show is free. SATURDAY: Michael & The Lonesome Playboys, a country-rock band fronted by singer-songwriter Michael...
  • Facing the recession

    Facing the recession
    Four dozen photographs coat the wall and hang from the ceiling of the Huntington Beach Art Center, each one taken with a high-definition camera that coaxes out pores, wrinkles and haggard expressions. Most, if not all, of the subjects are strangers to...
  • A night of bands, belly dancing

    The official title of Sunday's show at Golden West College is Bands and Bellies VIII. To a scorekeeper, though, it's more like Bands and Bellies 1, Community 7. Over the last two years, producers Alec C. Marken and Sarah "al Nour" Baxter have hosted...
  • From bean fields to ballet: Segerstrom Center celebrates 25 years

    From bean fields to ballet: Segerstrom Center celebrates 25 years
    COSTA MESA — Bonnie Hall was there when the cultural ground in Orange County shifted to the rousing sounds of Beethoven's Ninth Symphony. On opening night, Sept. 29, 1986, the soprano and other members of the Pacific Chorale sang the vocal climax...
  • In the Pipeline: Fallen Stars are rising

    In the Pipeline: Fallen Stars are rising
    Fresh back from seeing Huntington Beach's own Avenged Sevenfold and Brandon Saller play in the area last week, I was more than ready to dedicate a column to more local music news. Yes, this place is called Surf City, but let us not forget that this is...
  • On Theater: 'Joseph' brings parody to Golden West

    Long before "Evita," "The Phantom of the Opera" and the musical version of "Sunset Boulevard," composer Andrew Lloyd Webber and his lyricist buddy Tim Rice teamed up on what they termed a "pop cantata" for a school choir that ran for all of 20 minutes....
  • In The Pipeline: Musical master visits Surf City's neighbor

    In The Pipeline: Musical master visits Surf City's neighbor
    It's not often that you get to speak with a musical legend as lasting and impactful as Herb Alpert. Given that he will be performing May 20 in our backyard at the Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall in Costa Mesa, I thought you might enjoy this....
  • Bands look to shine on stage

    Bands look to shine on stage
    The Huntington Beach band Headshine met at the studio Tuesday to rehearse a new song, and they had one week to make it unique, well-written, tightly performed, crowd-pleasing and delivered with authority. Those are the five categories the judges will use...
  • Greer's OC: Free shows with local music

    Local music fans will love that the OC music scene is in the spotlight in a big way now through March 5. Musicians will be performing each Tuesday night at free shows throughout OC for the 10th anniversary OC Music Awards Showcase Series. The next...
  • 'The smallest big band in the world'

    'The smallest big band in the world'
    There's a bit of 21st-century technology hidden onstage during Walter & David's performances at La Brique Steak House. But aside from that, as far as the duo is concerned, it's 1947. Walter Lakota and Dave Alcantar, who both sing and play multiple...
  • From gondolier to musician

    From gondolier to musician
    If Danny Maika can charm a panel of judges the way he charms a gondola, Greg Mohr expects him to clean up at this year's OC Music Awards. Maika, the fan favorite this year for the Best Live Acoustic category, worked for a decade at Mohr's Newport Beach-...
  • Classically Trained: Boys chorus gives its regards to Hollywood

    I spotted James Dean mingling among the crowd on Saturday night. With a cigarette behind his ear and sporting the iconic black leather jacket, he was selling tickets. With a cause. He was among the 200 attendees supporting the All-American Boys Chorus at...