Sensational Offerings from our Community’s Performing Arts Titans

 Article Donna Bunce | Photography Photos Provided  The Orange County community is fortunate to be blessed with three performing arts venues that offer an amazing array of cultural offerings.  The oldest, Segerstrom Center for the Arts, was launched in 1986, and is today one of the country’s major performing arts centers. Celebrating its 32nd season, audiences will enjoy everything from…

The Newport Beach UK Honours in London Draws Raves

The luxury five star Rosewood Hotel in London drew a star-studded crowd in mid-February for the fourth annual Newport Beach UK Honours, hosted by Newport Beach Film Festival, Visit Newport Beach and Variety magazine.

Go Deeper, Go Bigger

Since it’s inception in 1999, the Newport Beach Film Festival has remained dedicated to bringing the best in classic and contemporary film to Orange County. Now the age of a high school senior, the Newport Beach Film Festival has matured into one of the top film festivals in the country.

For the Love of the Art

The Blue Delilahs band, formed in 2013, is composed of musicians who love music from the 1940s through the 1960s–everything from swing, jazz, blues, and rockabilly. The band had its beginnings in the early 1990s when Orange County residents Melissa Ritter met Amy Dyer in a pop vocal class at Orange Coast College and formed a pop rock band call…

Taking it to the Extreme

On paper, the path Kaleigh Gilchrist took that led her to a gold medal in Rio seems to be a series of natural transitions. She got her start at Newport Harbor High School, where she led her team to first place at CIF Championships in 2008. In college, Gilchrist played for USC, and during her junior year, she made the…

The Vital Link between Education and the Work Force

Education is the organic process of learning. It is a process of logical discovery and thoughtful exploration. It is not a systematic memorization of facts that will be quickly forgotten. Consequently, the best educational system consists of putting classroom theory into practice. In Orange County, Vital Link is the company that actively assists students in making the connection between academic…

Ahoy Matey!

Since its founding in 1922, the Balboa Yacht Club has encouraged yacht racing and cruising, promoted the science of seamanship and navigation, and hosted members, families and guests at its waterfront clubhouse and marina for educational, recreational and social purposes. The Club also maintains a one-of-a-kind outstation at Whites Cove, on Santa Catalina Island. Its year-around Junior Sailing Program for…

SCORE: Helping the Entrepreneurial Spirit Within You

Calendar of events for May, 2016 May 3 Tuesday – 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Secrets to Buying A Franchise. National University, Costa MesaMay 3 Tuesday – 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. The Road to Business Credit! Anaheim Gordon Hoyt Conference Center, Anaheim May 9 Monday – 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Avoiding Employment Related … Continued

Seventeenth Annual Newport Beach Film Festival

One could go around the world from film festival to film festival–from Toronto to Cannes, Berlin or Venice to Honk Kong, and back to the US to Sundance, Tribeca, Nashville, Aspen or Newport Beach. They are world-wide. This year, Newport Beach residents, and many more around the world, will have the chance to enjoy the 17th Annual Newport Beach Film…

OC Caravan is Making its Mark

OC Caravan is an eclectic mix of interviews, politics, music, and, as Producer/Host Scott Hays says, “conversations about random stuff that we find interesting.” The show broadcasts on Cox-TV, Channel 3, 8 p.m. Saturdays and noon Sundays.

Embracing Our Heritage

There are three special days in Newport Beach each year when you can view an impressive array of 1,776 American flags fluttering in the breeze. The breathtaking sight happens in May on Armed Forces Day weekend, thanks to the men of the 89-year-old Exchange Club of Newport Harbor, who work tirelessly to make the three-day event meaningful to the community.

‘We Grow Our Own’

How does a “casual family dining” restaurant like “Wilma’s Patio” on Balboa Island keep packing them in for the last 33 years? What’s the secret?