Lisa Black proofreads the dead-tree edition of the Weekly and writes about the arts and South County beaches. Her OC roots go back to the Cuckoo's Nest but she left to create original theater on four continents, then returned to bodysurf small waves.
5 days ago | Culture
For the first time in its 16-year history, this weekend's Cosmic Creek Surf Festival at Salt Creek Beach will include a bodysurfing session. In the water will be renowned North Shore bodysurfer Mark Cunningham and Kane Wilcox, the first to execute...
12 days ago | At the Farmer's Market
"Real nutrition starts in the ground, in healthy soil, with bugs and all," said executive chef and slow-food trailblazer Alice Waters in her keynote speech at the 15th annual Women's Wellness Day organized by UCI's Integrative Medicine. ...
23 days ago | Culture
A free performance by the Pacific Symphony in the acoustically terrific yet pricey Segerstrom Concert Hall is not to be missed. What's the catch? Amateurs are playing right alongside the pros in "OC Can You Play With Us?, The Side-By-Side." "From ...
28 days ago | Culture
The commissioned dances for Casa Romantica Cultural Center and Gardens' Casa Kinetic: Contemporary Dance Collective transformed each of the sites that inspired the choreography. The emptied Art Gallery just inside the central courtyard b...
1 month ago | Art
Community Art Project's (CAP) Banking on Art gallery is so-called because it's located, where else?, inside the Wells Fargo building on Ocean Street. Under the rotunda, ordinary bank business transpires on street level, while above you'll find the...
1 month ago | Culture
For the evening of April 21 only, Casa Romantica Cultural Center and Gardens is hosting dance performances throughout the historic site. Casa Kinetic: Contemporary Dance Collective includes two local companies, The Assembly and OC Ballet Theater, ...