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José Hernández Seeks to Showcase the Heart of Mariachi

Hernández will be joined by Mariachi Reyna de Los Angeles, Ana Barbara, Mariachi Garibaldi de Jaime Cuellar and Mariachi Nationals winners for a night of mariachi at the OC Fair.

Summertime Jam Hits Laguna Beach During Busy Art Festival Season

Traffic and congestion continue to be a problem for tourists and locals alike in Laguna Beach. The city continues to find new ways to address the problem of being a popular summertime destination.

Little Saigon Night Market Blossoms Under the Summer Stars

To get a taste of Vietnamese night markets, you only have to go as far as Westminster.

Is Government Spending for the Arts the Whole Story?

While governments in the U.S. give less money to culture, this country has developed an alternate system of funding that reflects its character.


Schola Cantorum of the London Oratory School

GARDEN GROVE - The world-renowned boy singers perform a concert in two parts at the spectacular Christ Cathedral  DETAILS »


Family Film Night: The Princess Bride

SANTA ANA - The Bowers Museum presents an outdoor-picnic screening of the classic romantic adventure film  DETAILS »


Southern California Dulcimer Heritage Cool Summer Nights Jam

HUNTINGTON BEACH - Play along, sing along, or just listen along at this all-acoustic musical summer evening in Huntington Beach's Central Park  DETAILS »


Step into the Spotlight Music Series

LAGUNA BEACH - Every Friday night during the summer, the Festival of the Arts presents a premier music act featuring the rock and pop performers that back up and accompany bigger-name superstars.   DETAILS »


Much Ado About Nothing

SANTA ANA - The beloved summer festival Shakespeare Orange County returns to life in its new Santa Ana home, presenting a Wild West staging of the timeless romantic comedy about rivals tricked into falling in love.  DETAILS »

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