| Jan 23, 2013
| 2:23 PM
For some, the 17th annual Surf City Marathon is just another stop on their race tour. But for others, like Lina Fichera, it's something they've been waiting to cross off their bucket list.
Fichera, 49, survived coma and a prognosis of never being able...
| Jan 2, 2013
| 11:46 AM
It was a shared passion for dancing that brought Gregg Nevitt and his wife, Cami together.
"We met square dancing," Nevitt said. "At that point, I'd also been clogging for eight years. And so while we were dating, she started taking classes."
| Jan 2, 2013
| 12:15 PM
While most theater practitioners gravitate from show to show, venue to venue, a few may be found putting in years of artistic labor on behalf of one specific producing organization. Two such individuals are spotlighted this week.
The Costa Mesa...
| Dec 24, 2012
| 11:59 AM
So it's that time of year when kids are home and many adults take some time off from work, and in this column I like to call out a couple of nearby attractions or performances that might be a fun way to spend some time over the holidays.
| Dec 26, 2012
| 10:17 AM
Old World Village held the 11th annual International Celebration of Christmas and live Nativity play on Dec. 2.
The money raised from proceeds and donations will benefit World Vision, a Christian humanitarian organization.
Bell choir "Beach City...
| Dec 26, 2012
| 12:59 PM
It was tough for Yvonne Bantoft to show up to the Friday Nite Funtime Dance at Edison Community Center last Friday.
Bantoft had taken her husband to the emergency room that morning, which made it hard for the event director to go to the two-hour dance,...
| May 7, 2013
| 9:20 AM
They have retrieved every rubber duck that's been tossed off the Huntington Beach Pier for the last 20 years.
A pair of skip loaders typically dumps around 4,000 bright yellow artificial waterfowls over the railing for the annual Duck-A-Thon, an event...
| May 8, 2013
| 1:15 PM
Need last-minute Mother's Day gifts?
Island Cowgirl in Huntington Beach just celebrated five years and has plenty of options for mum, according to designer and owner Heather Kraty.
The shop originally began as a flagship store for Kraty's own line...
| May 6, 2013
| 1:38 PM
Of all the stage musicals based on hit movies over the years ("Applause," "Promises, Promises," etc.), few have hit the ground running with the wit, verve and sheer entertainment value of "Legally Blonde," now in its second and final weekend at Golden...
| Apr 10, 2013
| 1:21 PM
Grant Sevdayan founded the Huntington Beach Symphony to fill a vacuum in the local musical landscape.
Although the city offered a vibrant rock scene, Sevdayan also knew of formally trained classical musicians who were forced to stay home or drive 15...
| Apr 3, 2013
| 12:37 PM
Edison High School presented a showcase of its performing arts programs at the historic Huntington Beach High School Auditorium on Friday.
Taking the stage that evening were the Edison High School Jazz Ensemble, the Advanced Choir, Percussion Ensemble...
| Mar 14, 2012
| 4:08 PM
The Festival Ballet Theatre will bring a timeless love story to life during its spring production of"Sleeping Beauty,"which is set to grace the Irvine Barclay Theatre on March 24 and 25.
In true corps de ballet fashion, guest American Ballet Theatre...