Renee and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall

  • Blogs

    March 12, 2013

    How Muddy Waters and Howlin' Wolf Gave England the Blues

    The American blues sound overtook England in the 1960s like no other. Limey guitar slingers like John Mayall, Peter Green and Jimmy Page worked up their tolerance to whiskey, mastered the blues scale and made more money than every American blues musician that came before them. In the early 1970s, tw ... More >>

  • Calendar

    March 7, 2013

    Blues at the Crossroads: Muddy & The Wolf

    Segerstrom Center for the Arts

  • Blogs

    January 27, 2011

    David 'Honeyboy' Edwards: 95-Year-Old Bluesman Plays On

    ​This year may mark the centennial of the birth of the late legendary Delta bluesman Robert Johnson, but David "Honeyboy" Edwards is nearing the century mark himself. Born on June 28, 1915, in Mississippi, the living legend will celebrate his 96th birthday this year and is still feeling th ... More >>

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    December 23, 2010

    Ross Pangilinan of Leatherby's Café Rouge, Part Three

    Photo by Mary Bell​Today we wrap up our Q&A with Ross Pangilinan, Executive Chef at Leatherby's Café Rouge in Costa Mesa, with a recipe. If you missed the first or second part, click here and here to read. Otherwise read on after the jump to find out how to make the Chef's lamb meatballs! ... More >>

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    December 22, 2010

    Ross Pangilinan of Leatherby's Café Rouge, Part Two

    Photo by Mary Bell​ Today we continue our Q&A with Ross Pangilinan, the Executive Chef at Leatherby's Café Rouge in Costa Mesa. As promised this is the part of the interview where we get a little more personal with him. If you missed the first part, click here. And stay tuned tomorrow for ... More >>

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    December 21, 2010

    Ross Pangilinan of Leatherby's Café Rouge, Part One

    Photo by Mary Bell​ Meet Ross Pangilinan. Born in Tennessee and raised in Orange County, Chef Pangilinan studied at Le Cordon Bleu in Pasadena before going off to cut his teeth in fine-dining establishments here and in Michelin-starred restaurants in France. Now he commands the kitchen as th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 29, 2009

    Top 10: Orange County Concerts of 2010

    It's time to stop looking back and focus our attention on 2010. Sure, many more concerts will be announced in the coming months. But here are the hot ones, already scheduled, taking place in local clubs, halls, baseball stadiums and hockey arenas. These are the shows you don't dare want to miss. Unl ... More >>

  • Calendar

    December 17, 2009

    Holiday Organ Spectacular

    Orange County Performing Arts Center

  • Blogs

    August 27, 2009

    Pacific Symphony Offering 50% Off Tickets

    Courtesy of Pacific Symphony​Who doesn't love a good sale--especially in these dreary economic times? Here's one: the Pacific Symphony is celebrating its upcoming season--their 20th year with musical director/conductor Carl St.Clair, pictured--with a chance to score some half-price tickets.Thi ... More >>

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    July 27, 2009

    This Month: Free Classical Concerts

    ​In this recession-plagued economy, the most enticing word has to be free. Free is good, free is seductive. It usually doesn't really matter what that free is (within reason). As long as you don't have to pay for it then why in the world are you complaining? To capitalize on that theme, here are ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 6, 2009

    To Do This Weekend - 3/6-3/8

    The Classic Lily Tomlin, Friday, 7:30 p.m.Check out this funny lady of television and film live in Costa Mesa.Renee and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall, 615 Town Center Dr., Costa Mesa, CA; 714-556-2787 The Godfather, Saturday, 7 p.m.One of the greatest films ever made, up on the bi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 25, 2009

    Feeling Blue--Blue Note 70th Anniversary tour review

    Hey! Did you see me at the Orange County Performing Arts Center Friday night? If you were there, you couldn't miss me. I was the young guy.OK, all jokes aside, I really was at OCPAC Friday night for the Blue Note 70th Anniversary tour. It was the early show and my friend Rick and I got there about f ... More >>

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    December 19, 2008

    To Do This Weekend 12/19-12/22

    Toys For Tots show with Social Task; Loogie; Craic Haus, Friday at 8 p.m.Free entry into this Christmas concert requires bringing a toy. For the tots. Surf City Saloon, 18528 Beach Blvd., Huntington Beach, CA; 714-963-7744Oreo Divas, Friday at 8:45 p.m.Soul, funk and R&B divas take the stage.Moz ... More >>

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    December 12, 2008

    To Do This Weekend 12/12-12/14

    Coco Montoya and Eric Sardinas; The Salt Shakers, Friday 8 p.m.Two great acts in the same night. Price: $20Coach House, 33157 Camino Capistrano, San Juan Capistrano, CA; 949-496-8930 Mustard Plug; Chase Long Beach; The Guilty Parties; Taco Tuesdays, Friday 7 p.m.Four great acts in ... More >>

  • Calendar

    December 4, 2008

    Spacing Out

    The Planets in HD

  • Blogs

    December 3, 2008

    To Do Tonight 12/3

    Carnival of Animals, 6:30 p.m.Robert Kapilow, composer and conductor leads a chamber orchestra. Not balloon animals.Cerritos Center, 12700 Center Court Dr. Cerritos, CA800-300-4345 Orange County Mormon Choir Christmas Concert, 7 p.m.The crowd may be slim due to Prop 8 boycotts, but at leas ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 13, 2008

    To Do Tonight 11/13

    Winemaker Dinner and Belly Dancing Show, 7 p.m. Seriously, nothing going on tonight is better than this. You should totally go. $34.99 Villa Roma 25254 La Paz Rd. Ste.A Laguna Hills, CA (949) 454-8585 Christmas Company Shopping Extravaganza, today and tomorrow only Over 100 unique vendors from Oran ... More >>

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    October 9, 2008
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    May 30, 2008

    To Do This Weekend 5/30 - 6/1

    The Original Booty Burglars, Friday 9 p.m. Someone call the sheriff! There's junk in the trunk! Surf City Saloon 18528 Beach Blvd. Huntington Beach, CA 714-963-7744 Collections 2008: Graduate Designers Fashion Show, Friday 7 p.m. Celebrate the release of Sex and The City: The Movie with a student ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 2, 2008

    To Do Tonight 4/2

    Southland Strutters Ball , 7 p.m. Swing dance lessons at 7 p.m., lindy-hop swing dancing from 8:30 to midnight. A swinging good time! Price: $7 The Woman's Club Of Orange 121 S. Center St. Orange CA 92866 Kimera Restaurant's world class beer tasting Wednesdays, Every week Wednesday, 5:30pm-7:30p ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 25, 2008

    To Do Tonight - 2/25

    SALSA MONDAYS, 8:30 p.m. Shake it at Sachi. Sachi Bar, 6400 E. Pacific Coast Hwy. Long Beach S.I.N. MONDAYS, 10 p.m. Behave, ladies and gentlemen! Or not. Fury, 4221 Dolphin Striker Way Newport Beach WE BARBARIANS, 9 p.m. Fee, fi, fo, fum, grab a drink and have some fun. Detroit Bar, 843 W. 19th ... More >>

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    January 31, 2008

    To Do Tonight - 01/31

    THE VAGINA MONOLOGUES, 7 p.m. Because the clitoris is WAY cooler than the penis. McKinney Theatre, 28000 Marguerite Pkwy., Mission Viejo THE MAGIC FLUTE, 7:30 p.m. A visual masterpiece of color and classical music. Read our Leslie Agan's live review. Renee and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall, 615 To ... More >>

  • Music

    January 17, 2008

    Diversity Reigns

    OCPAC embraces indie rock and other fringe arts with Off Center

  • Blogs

    December 12, 2007

    To Do Tonight - 12/12

    NEWPORT BEACH CHRISTMAS BOAT PARADE OF LIGHTS, 6 p.m. Newport Harbor comes alive with decorations. Homes, yachts, docks, whole landscapes are transformed into a magical holiday experience. Newport Landing Sportfishing, 309 Palm St #A, Newport Beach SING WE ALL NOEL: A CELEBRATION OF CHRISTMAS, 7:30 ... More >>

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    November 15, 2007
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    November 13, 2007
  • Music

    October 25, 2007

    Singing the Portuguese Blues

    Mariza Modernizes Fado While Maintaining Its Roots

  • Features

    September 20, 2007

    The Arts and Other Highfalutin' Stuff

    Actors, troubadours, campfire singers, cowboy poets & purty pictures (Please don’t  shoot the piano player!)

  • Food

    March 15, 2007

    The New Times

    Leatherbys Cafe Rouge a Grand Place to Watch the World Spin

  • Music

    November 16, 2006

    Carrying the Torch

    The New Orleans Jazz Orchestra

  • News

    September 21, 2006

    Segerstrom Hall: It's Nice!

    But what do we know?

  • Culture

    September 14, 2006

    Paved Paradise

    Transforming OC