Veterans and Active Military Showcase Art at Heroes Hall

Veterans Day has arrived and if you're looking for a way to further learn, celebrate and support local veterans, Heroes Hall Museum in Costa Mesa may just be the place to start. What was once a 1942 Santa Ana Army Air Base barracks building was renovated and opened to the public as Heroes Hall back in 2017. The free museum is open year-round and is dedicated to highlighting the heroism and personal experiences of all veterans.

Conductor of the Year to Lead Pacific Symphony This Weekend

Teddy Abrams has spent his entire career redefining what it means to be a conductor.

"It's about so much more than simply appearing in front of your orchestra. You have to be a vital part of your community as well," said Abrams, 34, music director of the Louisville Orchestra, who will be guest conducting the Pacific Symphony Nov. 11-13 in Costa Mesa.

Orange County Remembers the Dead

The arts in Orange County are blossoming both in-person and online, and Arts Orange County is proud to spotlight these events happening here this week. For any in-person events, be sure to check the venue's audience guidelines in advance for the latest health and safety protocols. 


Postmodern Jukebox

Scott Bradlee's viral musical ensemble has brought generations together with their showstopping reinterpretations of popular tunes through the lens of vintage styles - they bring their always-surprising live show to Segerstrom Center on Nov. 18th  DETAILS »


All Together Now

Theaters around the globe are celebrating a return to live performances with this musical cabaret featuring beloved Broadway classics; and you can experience Orange County's own artists bringing it to life at Brea's Curtis Theatre  DETAILS »


Playwriting with Diana Burbano

The award-winning local playwright and Literary Director of the Breath of Fire Latina Theater Ensemble offers this special online course for people who have always wanted to learn the basics of writing for the stage, or those looking for ways to polish up their work and get it out into the theater world  DETAILS »


Fun Zone Festival

Local vendors, live music, food and games will all be a part of this one-day festival at the venerable Balboa Island play spot, with proceeds benefiting the Balboa Island Museum  DETAILS »


Photo Expression: Reimagined

This new curated exhibit at the Orange County Center for Contemporary Art (OCCCA) explores all the ways that the camera can be a tool for subjectivity, abstraction, and expressiveness by different artists  DETAILS »

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