It's 20 Years and Counting for the O.C. Arts Awards

Arts OC's milestone anniversary event is studded with notable honorees, from Jerry Mandel to Carl St.Clair, and a roster of stellar entertainers.

Mariinsky Keeps the Vision of Classical Ballet Alive, Bringing 'La Bayadère' to Segerstrom Center

The Russian ballet company, with the presentation of the 19th century ballet set in India, is proud to keep the classics alive.

Lights, Camera, Action! Viet Film Fest and OC Film Fiesta Prepare for Take-Off

In back-to-back weekends, two multicultural festivals celebrate independent films which reflect the growing cultural make-up of the county.

Celebrations are happening everywhere in Orange County this week - for the beloved holidays of October, the legacy of one of our original celebrity residents, and more! 


10th OC Film Fiesta

SANTA ANA - Parties, panels, and musical performances surround the featured film screenings at the annual celebration of multicultural world cinema.  DETAILS »


Día de los Muertos Celebration

COSTA MESA - The Segerstrom Center hosts a hands-on, immersive celebration of the Day of the Dead featuring music, arts & crafts, and other kid-friendly activities.  DETAILS »


Modjeska's Birthday Open House

SILVERADO - The legendary 19th-century actress Helena Modjeska, who made Orange County her American home, will be celebrated with a guided tour of her landmark estate and a free performance of Shakespearean scenes and monlogues.  DETAILS »


Sister's Halloween Catechism: The Holy Ghost and Other Terrifying Tales

LAGUNA BEACH - In another of her beloved historical lessons, "Sister" is back at the Laguna Playhouse to tell us all she knows about ghosts, goblins, and costumes for a spiritually-proper Halloween.  DETAILS »


The Anaheim Art Association 56th Annual Juried Open Exhibition

ANAHEIM - Sunday will see the Closing Award Ceremony for the Carnegie Gallery at MUZEO's free, open juried exhibition of Southern California artists.  DETAILS »

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