Main Street O.C. | Seal Beach’s Main Street Embodies Small-Town Charm

Follow Main Street to the city’s wooden pier.

Behind the jazz scenes in “La La Land”

If you look closely while watching the hit movie “La La Land,” you’ll see part-time Orange County resident and trumpet player Bijon Watson.

Immigrant-Entrepreneur Charlie Zhang Provides a New Home to the Pacific Symphony and Other Arts...

Ask Charlie Zhang to show you his hand, and he’ll do it gladly, just like everything else he does.

Imps & Ingenues: Children of ’The Nutcracker’

Jasmine Gilbert, 12, Clara Tell us about the audition. It wasn’t actually dancing at all. I went up to a little room with other girls who...

Former Orange Coast Editor Martin J. Smith on His New Book

The former Orange Coast editor will be speaking at Lido Village Books and at 1888 Center this month.

The Best Ways To Celebrate Lunar New Year in O.C. This Weekend

From Disney California Adventure to the Tet Festival at the OC fairgrounds, here are the best ways to ring in the Year of the Pig!

Piano Man Kirk Andres Wilson

When he performs at Ralph Brennan’s Jazz Kitchen in Downtown Disney, Wilson says he feels like an ambassador for American music. The Newport Beach...

Shakespeare Season Has Arrived at UCI

It’s Shakespeare Season at UC Irvine—immerse yourself.

UC Irvine Professor Aaron James Writes About the Classic “Go-with-the-Flow” Surfer Persona in O.C.

His new book, “Surfing with Sartre: An Aquatic Inquiry into a Life of Meaning,” is a philosophical study of a classic O.C. persona—the laid-back surfer.