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Choral Arts Initiative Takes Chances to Present New Composers

The vocal arts ensemble celebrates new works during its Premiere Project Festival.

Public Demand For Affordable Artists Apartments in Santa Ana Prompts City Outreach Effort

Santa Ana's publicly funded residences for artists are part of a trend to integrate them into gentrifying communities. Artists Apartments' $457,000 cost per unit is typical for subsidized housing.

Pacific Symphony Wraps Up Its 40th Season with "Mediocre" Mahler's 'Titan'

Costa Mesa Visual Arts Scene Starting to Make Waves


Newport Beach Art Exhibition

NEWPORT BEACH - The massive, annual juried event from the city's Arts Commission is free to attend and will feature over 250 works of art along with food and live entertainment.  DETAILS »


Dream Big Family Art Day at SOCO + The OC Mix

COSTA MESA - Engaging events and art-making activities for all ages at this festive day presented by the Chuck Jones Center For Creativity.  DETAILS »


The Great High-Five & Bosque Celebration

IRVINE - You can be a part of an attempt to break a world-record for the "Longest High-Five Chain" at the grand opening of Orange County's newest nature trail.  DETAILS »


Scott Bradlee's Postmodern Jukebox

COSTA MESA - The musicians behind this viral video sensation reinterpret modern pop hits in vintage styles.  DETAILS »


Downtown Anaheim Certified Farmers' Market & Craft Fair

ANAHEIM - Drop by the Center Street Promenade every Thursday for delicious local produce, arts/crafts, live music, and more!  DETAILS »

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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.