Dueling Tet Parades in Little Saigon Still Lead to Happiness

This year, revelers had three major Tet festivals to choose from to help ring in the lunar new year. Parades in Garden Grove and Westminster, with the Garden Grove parade new this year, were the result of a split in leadership, but not a split in loyalties by the community.

Once a Rebellious Santa Ana Gallery Café, SolArt Now Promotes Community Artists Through the Airwaves

From the local scene to the international stage, SolArt's Sali Heraldez and Carla Zárate-Suárez continue to make an impact on the Orange County arts landscape.

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

In Orange County's creative scene, art can be found anywhere - in the acclaimed works of world-class performers, or in a bottlecap found in the sand 


Beethoven: The Complete Violin Sonatas

COSTA MESA - The Philharmonic Society of Orange County presents a trio of concerts at the Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall at which Grammy Award-winning violinist Midori and renowned pianist Jean-Yves Thibaudet will present all ten of the legendary composer's violin sonatas  DETAILS »


40th Annual Orange County Black History Parade & Cultural Faire

ANAHEIM - A parade, an exhibit at MUZEO, live music, food, and a youth village will all be part of the festivities celebrating black history and African-American culture  DETAILS »


The Magic and Flair of Mary Blair

ORANGE - By popular demand, the Hilbert Museum of California Art at Chapman University is extending their popular exhibition of works by the artist who inspired the look of Disney animated films like "Alice in Wonderland" and Disneyland rides like "It's a Small World"  DETAILS »



IRVINE - The L.A.-based but internationally known dance troupe brings its vivacious, bounary-pushing choreography to the Irvine Barclay Theatre  DETAILS »


Jungle Junk Critters

CORONA DEL MAR - Beginning Saturday, the Sherman Library & Gardens will feature 20 eco-friendly sculptures created from objects abandoned on beaches  DETAILS »

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