During the Year of the Pandemic, Cyber Chats Program Has Kept Chance Connected to the Theater World at Large

Anaheim theater company hasn’t shied away from the technical challenges presented by restrictions of physical interaction.

Hodgins: 'It's Time to Pass the Torch,' Says Founder of O.C.'s Premier Arts School


Panoringan: My Favorite New Restaurants of 2020

Anne Marie Panoringan looks back over the past year and highlights her favorite new restaurants which opened after COVID protocols were put in place.

Orange County has officially been upgraded to Tier 3 of the California Re-Opening Plan, aka the Orange Tier, which allows for many local arts and culture venues, including museums and movie theatres, to re-open on a limited basis. Arts Orange County will include re-opening businesses in its recommendations while continuing to spotlight virtual and streaming offerings. While the news is worth celebrating, we encourage everyone to keep their lives enriched by the arts safely! Save lives by wearing masks, respecting social distancing protocols, and, as soon as eligible, securing a vaccination appointment 


Brentano Quartet

The Philharmonic Society of Orange County presents a streaming concert by these renowned masters of chamber music  DETAILS »


Los Angeles Area Scene Paintings

The Hilbert Museum of California Art at Chapman University is open to the public once again, and they've extended this special exhibition of over 70 exceptional works dating back to 1900 showing the evolution of the city of L.A.  DETAILS »


Dance Escape 2021

This annual dance concert presents the original creations of MFA Candidates from the Claire Trevor School of the Arts; and this year's works are conceived for virtual presentation  DETAILS »


Imagination Celebration Poster Exhibition

The Imagination Celebration is back, and every year this community-wide festival of family-friendly arts events and classes invites students to create original artwork as candidates for the event's official poster, with all the finalists going on display at South Coast Plaza's Showcase Gallery  DETAILS »


Improv on the Plaza

Improvisational skills aren't just for actors, they can help you in professional meetings, interviews, speeches, or even just everyday opportunities to break the ice; and in this outdoor class you can learn from some of the masters at South Coast Repertory  DETAILS »

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