January 14, 2022
Each week, Arts Orange County and Voice of OC are excited to deliver to you this look at the stories and events happening in our arts and cultural community.
Local Arts Spotlight
Learning to explore and love the strange things outside your door is at the heart of this joyful and eneregetic all-ages musical presented by South Coast Repertory MORE
Founding artistic directors of South Coast Repertory and Chance Theater have forged a friendship and mutual admiration after over a decade working together.
The spread of the Omicron variant forces the Frida Cinema and Soka Performing Arts Center to reschedule film screenings and music performances.
Pacific Symphony has postponed concerts scheduled to take place this week, including “Mozart and Mahler” originally scheduled for Jan. 6-8, and Mahler’s Symphony No. 4 scheduled for Sunday, Jan. 9. Ticket holders will be able to attend concerts featuring the same repertoire on June 23-26.
Reinvention is the theme these five O.C. eateries happen to share.
A new year is upon us, with many Orange County institutions launching new seasons of events and opportunities to enliven and enrich your 2022. But many January offerings are exploring postponement or virtual options as the Omicron variant of COVID-19 spreads - as always, watch for updates from any arts and culture offerings you hope to attend, and see the latest updates on SparkOC.com.
♦ Re-Opening ♦
LibroMobile and the Heritage Museum of Orange County join forces for this multifaceted annual celebration of authors and the written word in downtown Santa Ana MORE
♦ Virtual Visit ♦
Love, fate, and the power of a family's legacy live at the heart of the new novel "Monster in the Middle", and the UCI Illuminations series hosts this virtual talk with the author, Tiphanie Yanique MORE
♦ For the Family ♦
Every month, Mission Viejo hosts this free showcase of local artisans, including live music and other entertainment for the whole family MORE
♦ Extra ♦
Laguna Beach's City Hall plays host to an exhibition of the growing array of diverse and contemporary works in the Festival of Art's permanent collection MORE
"I am so appreciative of Arts Orange County which played a big role in securing relief funds during the COVID-19 for our arts community. The dedication and endless effort truly touches me. They are the champion!"
- Charles Zhang,
Arts Patron
Voice of OC is Orange County's nonprofit newsroom with a mission to consistently deliver fair, focused and thorough journalism on critical quality of life and local issues for Orange County communities.
Arts Orange County builds appreciation of, participation in and support for the arts and arts education throughout Orange County. Event information provided by SparkOC, an Arts OC program.