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  • There's something about ukuleles

    "I think he played in Megadeth?" Shirley Orlando is thinking back to her days as the owner of Huntington Music at Goldenwest Street and Warner Avenue. For 26 years, she ran the place, and in addition to it being a music store, Shirley also used the...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • '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...
  • 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...
  • 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-...
  • 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...
  • What's on the menu? Jam

    What's on the menu? Jam
    Elizabeth An rushed past an elevated glass platform, carrying floral arrangements to tables lined in white linen at AnQi Gourmet Bistro & Noodle Bar at South Coast Plaza. The high-end restaurant An operates is known as a venue for fashion shows, charity...
  • R.E.M. responds to an SOS

    R.E.M. responds to an SOS
    Bob Hawkins was strumming his guitar in front of a live audience at the Cliffs in Laguna Beach, celebrating Cinco de Mayo, when his heart attack hit. "I was playing the first note of the set and I felt kind of odd," he remembered. "I was becoming...
  • Beatles and bar mitzvahs

    Beatles and bar mitzvahs
    For Jason Feddy, if you bring passion to music, you'll bring soul. The local musician, who grew up in Leeds, England, has played for 14 years at the Sawdust Art Festival and Festival of Arts in Laguna Beach. He is known for his solo performances...