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VIDEO: What's happening? Top 10 Around Town

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Latest episode of the ‘Top 10 Around Town’ shot here for OC Family TV on COX3. Check out the wide array of April happenings starting with the Newport Beach Film Festival; we catch up with Director Danny Buday whose film, 5 Star Day, opened the fest last year. Other Top 10s on the radar range from some Angels Baseball to…

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Easy Cram for Summer Camp

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Wanna amp your summer camp search? OC Family just made the legwork easy. Here’s a list of 35 plus camps to consider from Segerstrom Center for the Arts to Sailing Newport Harbor. Over the weekend Irvine Spectrum and OC Family hosted a great 2011 Fair for parents to check out all the summer camp possibilities all in one place. If…

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Coppelia coming to The Barclay

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Dolls! Dolls! Dolls! FBT presents this classic, sentimental comic ballet at The Barclay March 26th and 27th. Sweet. Light-hearted. Mysterious. The story is one of inventor Doctor Coppélius, who makes a life-size dancing doll. The FBT production is choreographed by Salwa Rizkalla, after Arthur Saint-Léon. Guest artists for Coppélia are Megan Fairchild and Andrew Veyette of New York City Ballet….

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VIDEO: Wicked takes stage. Behind the scenes.

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It’s wild to see what goes into Wicked The Musical. Here’s my look for Orange Coast Magazine, as Wicked casts its spell at Segerstrom Center for the Arts through April 3, 2011. There was so much activity buzzing backstage with just a few days to pull the whole show together. The detail, crews and logistics to pull off such a…

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Z'Tejas, everybody's Z'happy

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Rarely do you really find a restaurant where everybody wins. Z’Tejas Southwestern Grill at South Coast Plaza is a fresh mix of spice, affordability, availability of Vegetarian dishes, kid’s healthy, refreshing cocktail concoctions and more.  The place has been open awhile now, but many OC’ers are still new to the offerings. You’ll find culinary influences there from Louisiana, Texas, California…

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All that glitters is Tiffany

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She’s your OC girl if you’ve got a big girl’s night out, photo shoot, tv gig or need any kind of makeup makeover. OC’s own CoachGlitter, aka Tiffany Lee Bymaster is a professional makeup artist, who works in film, TV, video, runway, editorial, runway, commercial and corporate. And she’s an airbrush expert if you need some “natural” glow. Here’s a…

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VIDEO: Gotta love a Duffy

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Who wouldn’t love it? A 2-hour sunset cruise in Newport Harbor is so relaxing and fun with friends. Duffy Boats invited us to get our sea legs ons and they are sharing the love with you too (keep reading). We went to celebrate a birthday, or you could opt for an anniversary, a party with friends, relatives in town—it’s all…

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They got crazy game. Harlem Globetrotters.

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The Harlem Globetrotters are hitting OC to hoop it up with their amped up “4 Times the Fun” North American tour. Win tickets here. Have you seen the show? Remember being a kid and watching the bigger-than-life moves? I can’t believe they are in their 85th season! So the game gets underway at the Honda Center in Anaheim Saturday, Feb….

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Monster Jam, Ma'am?

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Now I’m not exactly the Monster Jam demo, but my kids are. What pushed me over the edge was this fun pre-show look by my friend Suzanne Broughton. As well as the idea of a pit party look, which I hadn’t heard about. Hit play for Suz’s exclusive look to see what you’d see Feb. 12th at Angel’s stadium, and…

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