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What to do after a dance injury?

Professional advice for dancers suffering from a major or minor dance injury.

Catching up with TV & Broadway star Matthew Morrison

'Glee' star Matthew Morrison talks lockdown life, discovering new talents, and his passion for his former grade school.

Q&A: Herb Alpert on doubling his arts support and new doc on his iconic life

For over six decades, legendary trumpeter and philanthropist Herb Alpert has made a substantial impact on the art world.

‘Hamilton’ star Chris Jackson brings live show experience to homes for virtual benefit concert

Broadway star Chris Jackson will present a livestream concert event "Live from the West Side" on Saturday, Aug. 15 at 5 p.m. PST in support of Segerstrom Center for the Arts and other theaters throughout the nation affected by the COVID-19 crisis.

Q&A with legend Herb Alpert: ‘Artists are our second responders’

Rock & Roll Hall of Famer and visual artist icon Herb Alpert talks about why, more than ever, the world needs artists.

No theater? No problem! OCSA students will perform ‘Now. Here. This.’ virtually

Author of musical "Now. Here. This." Susan Blackwell reimagines musical with OCSA students to create virtual theater experience in a COVID world.

Soap opera diva Arianne Zucker talks live COVID charity event, new podcast & more

Soap opera fans can see their favorite daytime television stars virtually gather this Saturday, May 9 for the "Daytime Cares: A Live Event," a live variety show featuring soap stars of the past and present.

Don’t Lose Your Step: Tips For Dancers to Stay in Shape in Isolation

Tips for keeping your body in shape and dance ready while at home – even without the studio or gym.

When the Curtain Rises – Returning to Dance in the COVID World

When the studios reopen and classes resume, dancers envision parading across the floor in the company of peers and wowing audiences hungry...

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Q&A: ‘Currents’ electrifies Costa Mesa with dance-infused show

Segerstrom Center for the Arts presents the SoCal debut of internationally renowned Israeli performance troupe Mayumana on Saturday, April 6.

Jazzy Hiroshima remain unique and undefined four decades later

By Jackie Moe Record stores and radio stations have spent nearly four decades situating the eclectic East-meets-West band Hiroshima...

Disney and CHOC lace up shoes for charity 5k...

By Mark Eades, Backstage SoCal Get your walking shoes ready, it’s time to start preparing for the 2018 CHOC Walk in the Park, presented by...

Rocker Phil Vandermost to play double shows in Costa...

Wind down your weekend at Old Vine Kitchen & Bar with drink specials and bar bites and enjoy live music featuring some of OC’s top local solo performers playing from 4:30 – 7:30 pm every Sunday. Styles ranging from classic rock, alternative, Americana, soul and more.

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‘Wicked’ star performs with OCSA’s aspiring Broadway students

Before she was belting out "Defying Gravity" as Elphaba in the Broadway and national tour of Tony Award-winning Wicked, Jessica Vosk was...

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What to do after a dance injury?

Professional advice for dancers suffering from a major or minor dance injury.

Don’t Lose Your Step: Tips For Dancers to Stay in Shape in Isolation

Tips for keeping your body in shape and dance ready while at home – even without the studio or gym.

When the Curtain Rises – Returning to Dance in the COVID World

When the studios reopen and classes resume, dancers envision parading across the floor in the company of peers and wowing audiences hungry...

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Herb Alpert brews unique coffee paintings for online exhibit

Herb Alpert's new coffee paintings now on display at Heather James Fine Art as an exclusive online art exhibition through June 30.

Virtual ‘Dixie’s Happy Hour’ brings cocktails & laughs to your living room

Enjoy a cocktail or two with off-Broadway hit Dixie in your own living room. The live virtual show will benefit several performing arts theaters, including Segerstrom Center for the Arts in Costa Mesa.

Catching up with TV & Broadway star Matthew Morrison

'Glee' star Matthew Morrison talks lockdown life, discovering new talents, and his passion for his former grade school.

Q&A: Herb Alpert on doubling his arts support and new doc on his iconic life

For over six decades, legendary trumpeter and philanthropist Herb Alpert has made a substantial impact on the art world.