Rethinking 'Rasquachismo' in the O.C. Arts Community

As first-generation arts leaders in Orange County, curator Virginia Arce and local artist Albert López, Jr., collaborate to showcase "local and cultured" emerging artists at the Irvine Fine Arts Center.

What's in Store for Theater on O.C.'s Biggest Stages?

In our series "The Decade Ahead," Voice of OC's Arts & Culture writers speculate on what is on the horizon for Orange County in the next ten years. First up: Paul Hodgins tackles what is possibly in store for the county's biggest theaters.

Should You Believe the Hype About Piano Virtuoso Daniil Trifonov?

The white-hot Russian pianist Daniil Trifonov returns to Orange County with an all-Bach recital at the Soka Performing Arts Center.

You can bring love, adventure, and music into your life this week - it's all around you in Orange County! 


She Loves Me

COSTA MESA - South Coast Repertory presents the classic romantic musical confection about rival shop clerks who don't realize that they've already fallen in love with each other as pen pals.  DETAILS »


A Wrinkle in Time

ANAHEIM - The Chance Theater brings to life Madeleine L'Engle's magical adventure story about brave teen Meg Wallace and her genius younger brother Charles whisked on an adventure through space and time by the mysterious Mrs. Whatsit  DETAILS »


A Fine Romance: Images of Love in Classic American Illustration

ORANGE - A specially-curated series at the Hilbert Museum of California Art at Chapman University features the work of mid-century magazine illustrators exclusively from the Hilbert collection  DETAILS »


Queer Eye Your Life: An Evening with Karamo Brown

ALISO VIEJO - The Soka Performing Arts Center welcomes the Emmy-winning guru of self-love for an evening of stories, inspiration, and wisdom  DETAILS »


JWAlive! Music @ John Wayne Airport

SANTA ANA - Did you know that ticketed passengers at John Wayne Airport can now enjoy live, local musical artists for free? Add a little groove to your next trip and see who's playing when you're traveling  DETAILS »

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