Early Beethoven Gets the (Emanuel) Ax Treatment

REVIEW: The venerable pianist launches the Philharmonic Society's yearlong celebration of Beethoven's 250th anniversary.

Spirit Backward: Orange County's Dry Drinking Movement Takes Root at Temperance

We are expanding our Arts & Culture coverage coverage to include food. Our new food writer, Anne Marie Panoringan, starts off the new year by looking at the new trend of the non-alcoholic bar and cocktail scene.

Itzhak Perlman is Still Having Fun

South Coast Rep Partners with Playwrights Horizons in New Commissioning Project

Opportunities abound this weekend to immerse yourself in another culture's history, artwork, and traditional celebrations - some of them free of charge! 


Lunar New Year

COSTA MESA - The Pacific Symphony's annual spectacular celebration at the Segerstrom Center will usher in the Year of the Rat  DETAILS »


Secret Agent 23 Skidoo

ALISO VIEJO - Soka Performing Arts Center will present a space traveler in a purple velvet tuxedo who brings kids out of their shells with sci-fi storytelling and irresistible funk music  DETAILS »


SoCal Museum FREE-For-All-Day!

ORANGE COUNTY - Over 40 local museums, including the Bowers, the Muckenthaler, and OCMA, will be open to all visitors free-of-charge on Saturday, the 25th  DETAILS »


2020 Westminster Tet Parade

WESTMINSTER - The Vietnamese celebration of the Lunar New Year will climax with a massive parade, fireworks, and a day of family festivities  DETAILS »


NTL Screening: All My Sons

IRVINE - The Barclay continues its series of presentations of broadcasts of the best of British theater with this Old Vic staging of Arthur Miller's classic family drama, starring Sally Field and Bill Pullman  DETAILS »

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