This Year, O.C. Marks a More Muted Nowruz Than Usual

Nowruz, the Persian New Year, is celebrated by a variety of organizations in Orange County.

American Ballet Theatre Takes Us to Ancient Greece in 'Of Love and Rage'

Review: Alexei Ratmansky's world premiere story ballet is an adventure-filled saga of heroic dancing.

After Living Her Dream, Dancer Danica Paulos Plans to Photograph the World

Danica Paulos of Huntington Beach has been dancing with Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater since 2014. She will leave the company at the end of this season to explore other artistic endeavors. You can see her perform in Los Angeles later this month.

In the face of rapidly-evolving safety concerns about public outings, Arts Orange County this week offers suggestions for arts and culture experiences in open, low-density environments supportive of appropriate social distancing. Please exercise all expert-recommended cautions and attend at your own discretion, and check with the presenting venue for the latest information about cancellations and other advisories. 


Mission San Juan Capistrano Garden Tours

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO - Even if a group tour is not your speed, the Mission offers a soothing outdoor environment to explore and appreciate culture and history  DETAILS »


SOCO's Kids Club Celebrates Women's History Month!

COSTA MESA - Kids can enjoy a dance session, story time, and a visit with a pair of princesses while parents can enjoy special shopping and dining discounts at SOCO  DETAILS »


Right Place, Right Time: A Survey of John Upton's Photographs

COSTA MESA - Fine art photographer, scholar, author, and local educator John Upton is honored with the first public survey of his decades of work that track the evolution of the medium throughout the 20th century  DETAILS »


Festival of Arts Off-Site Exhibit @ Active Culture

LAGUNA BEACH - If you've never paid a visit to one of the Festival of Arts' special off-site galleries, this exhibit of portraits from the Festival Permanent Collection at foaSOUTH makes for a perfect opportunity  DETAILS »

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