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‘Know New Art’ at Newport Beach Film Festival

“Know New Art.” That’s the message the Newport Beach Film Festival wants 50,000 filmgoers to embrace as they descend on the city for this year’s 16th annual cinematic lovefest that runs through April 30 at various theaters in Newport Beach and Costa Mesa. Over the next seven...

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Sports

‘The Search for Freedom’ with Adventurous Souls

  By Riley Keating | NB Indy It’s the pull of the tides against your legs as the waves meet shore. Even as a child, that visceral experience delivers an urge that pushes you to take another step into deeper water. It’s basic instinct calling. It’s your introduction to...

Community

On Faith: A Journey of Faith ‘To The Ends Of The Earth’

“We hope people see the documentary and leave feeling inspired to be God’s hands and feet,” explained Doug Wekenman, one of the four men featured in the documentary “The AC Project: To The Ends Of The Earth.” “We hope people come away feeling an invitation to be part of the...

Charity Spotlight: Adoption Guild Holds Patroness Tea April 27

The Adoption Guild of Southern Orange County holds its 54th annual Patroness Tea on Monday, April 27 from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Big Canyon Country Club in Newport Beach. The Patroness Tea includes a Spring Trend Fashion Showcase presented by Neiman Marcus of Fashion Island,...

On Faith: Seeking Justice at Grace Fellowship Church

“Injustice is what happens when someone uses their power to take from someone else the good things God intended them to have: their life, their liberty, their dignity or the fruit of their love or their labor.” Newport resident Lucie Moore said that this definition from the bo...

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Lifestyle

Coastal Fashion: Australian Fashion Flies to Paris

The feature length documentary “Ellery in Paris” directed by Patrick Pearse, takes you through the trials and tribulations of Paris Fashion Week through the eyes of an up-and-coming Australian fashion designer, Kym Ellery. Australia is said to be going through a fashion...

Insights: Social Media Leads to ‘Girl on the Edge’

Social media has created more of a gap in the differences between generations, between parents and their children. Many parents feel powerless in understanding social media, also how to manage it. Parents so often come into my practice shocked at what they see on their teenager’s...

Insights: My Life Is My Message

“Once, while Mahatma Gandhi’s train was pulling slowly out of the station, a European reporter ran up to his compartment window. ‘Do you have a message I can take back to my people?’ he asked. It was Gandhi’s day of silence, a vital respite from his demanding speaking schedule,...

Stepping Out

Curtain Up: Picks for the Film Festival

Newport Beach Film Festival’s theme this year is “Know New Art.” As one of the many volunteers who reviewed and rated festival submissions, I watched a lot of new art (about 50 shorts and documentary films). Some of it was good, some not so much. Occasionally a film stood out as...

Eat + Drink

Off the Menu: Dining at the Newport Beach Film Festival

By Christopher Trela & Catherine Del Casale | NB Indy Nothing better than dinner and a show, but with multiple theaters screening hundreds of films during the Newport Beach Film Festival, dining choices abound at nearby restaurants. We’ve picked a handful of restaurants...

Active

In Motion

The newly opened SoulCycle studio at Fashion Island motivates locals to start an energetic workout. Section by Kirsti Correa   The right amount of cardio is crucial to a healthy lifestyle. While living in Newport affords locals plenty of opportunities to get the heart rate...

Home & Design

Blackband Design Launches New Interior Design Service

Spring is the time for renewal, de-cluttering and redoing the interior of a home—perfect timing for the launch of Blackband Design’s new interior design service called Concierge by Design, which saves time, money and provides beautiful new interiors in a snap. Owner Wendy...

Awakening Dormant Fruit Trees

By Gary Jones | Special to the NB Indy When deciduous fruit trees such as peach, plum, apricot, and apple lose their leaves in the winter, they become dormant—even in Newport Beach! At this time of year, they can be easily planted due to this dormancy. Not only are these trees...

Newport’s Habitat: Newport Ridge

The quiet community is a scenic sanctuary for young families. By Peter A. Balaskas | Photos by Jody Tiongco During the early 1900s, California Pacific Homes created the gated community of Newport Ridge, a series of flat development lots featuring French cottage architecture that...
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Real Estate

Single-Level Home Combines Views and Amenities

This Irvine Terrace home was built in a Spanish Colonial Revival style with contemporary influences in 2011. It combines gracious architecture and elegant amenities with stunning ocean, harbor and city light views. Located on a 14,345 square foot pie shaped lot with 113’ of view...
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