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.
23 hours 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...
6 days 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, ...
19 days ago | Art
All kinds of thrilling art awaits concertgoers in Coachella Valley, right through Stagecoach. Across the desert and up into the hills are site-specific installations for the inaugural Desert X show. And contained within the soaring walls of t...
26 days ago | OC News
In California, there's a deep connection between bona-fide scientific research and the policy decisions that directly affect our coastline. The recently released "The State of the California South Coast"—a 60-page, full-color report compiled...
1 month ago | Longform
Performing more than 80 roles since 1980 on Orange County's community-theater stages has done absolutely nothing to diminish Harriet Whitmyer's exuberance. "I've come to realize how important this level of theater is. It's a training ground for a ...
1 month ago | Politics
The final questioner at Darrell Issa's early morning town hall on Saturday turned out to be Mike Levin, an environmental attorney and climate-science advocate who had announced his campaign to defeat Issa in 2018 only days before. On the Facebook ...