December 21, 1989 |
Steve Mellow's passion for the arts came early in life. Once, in his fourth-grade classroom in Chicago, Mellow, who was 10 and taking acting lessons, volunteered to re-enact the events at Plymouth Rock. He says he took control of the class. "The first row of kids was pilgrims, the second row, the Indians, and third row was the reporters. It was spontaneous; we had a great time," recalls Mellow.
October 6, 1989 |
Saturday is Family Day at Newport Harbor Art Museum and Newport Beach Public Library, with a series of free activities from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. for children and their parents. There will be performances by the Opera Pacific Overture Company ("America Sings and Works"); Daion Taiko, a Japanese percussion ensemble; and Steve Mellow's Children's Readers' Theatre Workshop.
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April 19, 1998 |
Ventura County libraries will be celebrating National Library Week this week with a series of read-along events featuring celebrities, politicians and community leaders. Sponsored by the American Library Assn., the theme for this year's "Day of a Thousand Stars, Great American Read Aloud" is visiting the local library and connecting to the Internet as an avenue to the world. Here is a list of local events: * The Simi Valley Library, 2969 Tapo Canyon Road, will host a reading event Monday at 7 p.
January 21, 1999
POETRY Poet Patty Seyburn will read and sign "Diasporadic" at 7 tonight at Barnes & Noble in Metro Pointe, 901 S. Coast Drive, Costa Mesa. THEATER Readers Repertory Theatre reads Anton Chekhov, 7 tonight, Newport Beach Central Library, 1000 Avocado Ave. Free. (949) 499-3665. OPERA Wagner's "The Flying Dutchman," 7:30 tonight, and Saturday, O.C. Performing Arts Center, Costa Mesa. $28-$131. (800) 340-7372.
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October 6, 1998 |
An eight-week lecture series at Oxnard College on such subjects as critical thinking, the Japanese economy and one of the first professional Latina photographers will begin this week. From noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday, there will be a multicultural poetry reading on the lawn next to the college's cafeteria. The remaining programs are scheduled from noon to 1 p.m. on successive Wednesdays in the Letters and Sciences lecture hall, also known as the Clock Tower Lecture Hall. On Oct.