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Students dress up to stage a mature 'Dinner'

Students dress up to stage a mature 'Dinner'

Maddy Holstein grabbed a flat-head brush and using a pale compact foundation applied a thick base coat on a 10th-grader's forehead.

On Theater: 'Fallen Angels' rises again

The English drawing-room comedy, long a staple in the theater, took on a bit more zip in the Roaring '20s with the pungent prose of Noel...

Laguna festival celebrates a decade of dance

Laguna festival celebrates a decade of dance

The Laguna Dance Festival is kicking off its 10th season of showcasing world-class dance presentations in Laguna Beach with a nod to the...

Ol' Blue Eyes is back — but this time, his name is Mike McCaffrey

Ol' Blue Eyes is back — but this time, his name is Mike McCaffrey

Frank Sinatra may not be around to serenade fans with his melodic voice, but Mike McCaffrey, the 80-year-old — and blue-eyed —...

Pet of the Week

Pet of the Week

Madonna is a 2-year-old terrier and poodle mix. This charmer may not be a celebrity, and she shows no signs of being a "Material Girl."...

The Gossiping Gourmet: A door worth sliding open

The Gossiping Gourmet: A door worth sliding open

My husband and I recently discovered a small bistro on Balboa Boulevard near the pier. The chef, Kevin Cahalan, is a graduate of the...

Retail Therapy: Clothe the kids in bargains

Bargain babes: Save up to 90% on new and gently used infant, toddler and children's clothing, gear, toys and more at the So...

On Theater: 'Tempest' is magical, mostly

On Theater: 'Tempest' is magical, mostly

"Shakespeare" and "magic" are two words rarely uttered in the same sentence, but for the Bard's final play, "The Tempest," they fit quite...

Jethro Tull's Ian Anderson — as himself

Jethro Tull's Ian Anderson — as himself

Just to set the facts straight: The show Sept. 18 at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts will feature a program of songs with lyrics by a man...

Cool and slow at Moulin Bistro

Cool and slow at Moulin Bistro

Forget the expensive airfare and 11-hour flight to France when all things French can soon be found at Laurent Vrignaud's Moulin Bistro....

Gallery owner passes on his artistic legacy to his family

Gallery owner passes on his artistic legacy to his family

Artistic talent runs in the Pabst family. And that gift of creativity starts with Dad.

Mozambique wants to open up more dining area

Mozambique wants to open up more dining area

Mozambique Steakhouse's rooftop deck opened a year ago only after plans for an elevator were revised and the proposed number of deck...

Pet of the Week

Pet of the Week

Buddy was rescued two months ago from another shelter by a family with a new baby. The situation became overwhelming for the parents, who...

On Theater: 'Proof' of a remarkable actress

On Theater: 'Proof' of a remarkable actress

Mathematicians have a language all their own, and we "normal" people often assume they're visiting from another planet. But they function...

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Celebrity benefit concert attracts art supporters

Star-studded red carpet arrivals, a private showing of fine arts and a concert featuring jazz musician Al Jarreau drew in thousands of...