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Orange County Performing Arts Center

  • Blogs

    January 13, 2011

    [UPDATED: It's True!] The Orange County Performing Arts Center's Big Reveal: Not Really That Big

    ​UPDATE, JAN. 13, 2011, 12:13 P.M.: The Orange County Performing Arts Center has indeed been renamed as the Segerstrom Center for the Arts, as announced during a celebration yesterday evening. According to the OC Metro, the event was attended by approximately 1,500 guests, which included former Go ... More >>

  • Calendar

    September 9, 2010

    Young Frankenstein

    Orange County Performing Art Center

  • Blogs

    July 2, 2010

    [UPDATED:] Melva Upton, OC Homicide No. 30: Husband Says He Did It

    ​UPDATE: Victim identified, DA announces sentence sought against her husband, updates throughout . . .Santa Ana Police say Michael Eugene Upton told them he and his wife lost their jobs, burned through their cash and were about to be evicted. Fearing life on the streets, he is said to have told co ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 13, 2009

    Theater Review: 'Fiddler on the Roof' at OCPAC

    Courtesy of Troika Entertainment ​My favorite part of the touring production of Fiddler on the Roof, now currently playing at the Orange County Performing Arts Center, was not the love stories between the three young couples. Instead, it is the scene that is so rare within movies and musicals: bet ... More >>

  • Calendar

    July 9, 2009
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    May 14, 2009

    Kathy Griffin

    Segerstrom Hall

  • Blogs

    April 28, 2009

    To Do Tonight - 4/28

    27th Annual Donald Bren Honor's Concert, 7 p.m.This Irvine Co. owner uses strong arm tactics on small local businesses and, in a messy child support case in Los Angeles, declared himself exempt from law because he's so rich, is rockin' the house with an honors concert at OCPAC!Orange County Perform ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 25, 2009

    Market Café Marred by Location?

    Some of the eateries within the Patina umbrella may benefit from a stellar site (not least Patina itself, in LA's Disney Concert Hall), but the Market Café, next to the Orange County Performing Arts Center, sure isn't one of them.For starters, it's tucked away down a path in between OCPAC buildings ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 20, 2009

    Get Your Cans Over to SCR and OCPAC

    South Coast Repertory and Orange County Performing Arts Center are doing something bold this month. They are collecting from audiences at each venue's shows non-perishable food that will be donated to the Orange County Food Bank, whose services are needed more than ever. Nice, you're saying, but wha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 12, 2009

    To Do Tonight - 3/12-3/15

    Joel Mchale, Friday, 7 p.m.See this funny man of E!s The Soup dish out comedic gold this Friday.Long Beach Terrace Theatre, 300 E. Ocean Blvd., Long Beach, CA; 562-436-3636The Magic Flute, Saturday, 11:35 a.m.View Mozart's operatic masterpiece live at the Orange County Performing Arts Center.Orange ... More >>

  • Calendar

    March 5, 2009

    Arabian Nights

    Orange County Performing Arts Center

  • Calendar

    February 26, 2009

    Face the Music

    Cinema to Symphony

  • Calendar

    February 26, 2009

    Swift-Footed

    Lord of the Dance

  • Blogs

    February 5, 2009

    Things Are Looking Up for 2009 ASID Design Tour

    It's a fact of barely contested sprawl that with little room left to build out, residences are being  built up. And so we now have high-rise living spaces popping up in Irvine, Santa Ana and places you really don't want to be caught dead in. And so we now have a charity ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 25, 2009

    Feeling Blue--Blue Note 70th Anniversary tour review

    Hey! Did you see me at the Orange County Performing Arts Center Friday night? If you were there, you couldn't miss me. I was the young guy.OK, all jokes aside, I really was at OCPAC Friday night for the Blue Note 70th Anniversary tour. It was the early show and my friend Rick and I got there about f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 18, 2008

    To Do Tonight 12/18

    Special beer and cheese tasting, 6:30 p.m.Not just your regular, run-of-the-mill beer and cheese tasting. This one's special.Morry's, 5764 E. 2nd St., Long Beach, CA; 562-433-0405Call Sick On Friday, 10 p.m.Come on. You were going to do it anyway. Why not have a little dance party first?Que Sera, 19 ... More >>

  • Calendar

    December 11, 2008
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    December 4, 2008

    Spacing Out

    The Planets in HD

  • Blogs

    December 2, 2008

    Gay Marriage Proponents Unite! Mormons to Converge on Costa Mesa Wednesday

    Don't put your protest signs away just yet, anti-Prop. 8 opponents. (Orange County Mormon temples have been disrupted recently thanks to the Church of Latter-Day Saints having funneled gobs of cash into the Nov. 4 state voter initiative that prohibited gay marriage.) Mormon Times reports ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 22, 2008

    To Do Tonight 10/22

    Wayne Brady, 8 p.m. He's got a singing career now. $32.50-$35 House of Blues 1530 S. Disneyland Dr. Anaheim, CA 714-778-2583 The Elvis Show, 9:30 p.m. The self-proclaimed “greatest Elvis impersonator in Fullerton, Brea and Whittier,” Kirk Wall knows how to rock that white sequined jumpsuit like ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 14, 2008

    What You Missed Over the Weekend: The Kirov Ballet at OCPAC

    Full disclosure: I'm not much of a classical dance fan. I enjoy a sharply performed Robot, a good Pop-and-Lock, the occasional well-executed Worm. Por ejemplo: C'mon, who could argue with that? But when I heard the Kirov Ballet was performing at the Orange County Performing Arts Center, I decide ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 9, 2008
  • Film

    July 24, 2008
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    July 17, 2008
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    June 25, 2008

    Win Tickets for YACHT and Mika Miko at OCPAC

    Quirky Portland electro-pop thrillers YACHT and spunky LA punk funsters Mika Miko are playing Samueli Theater at the Orange County Performing Arts Center Thursday June 26, and we have two tickets to give away. First person to comment to this post will win them. Here's a video of YACHT's “I L ... More >>

  • Culture

    June 19, 2008
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    June 5, 2008

    Last Night: My Fair Lady at OCPAC

    Last Night: My Fair Lady at the Orange County Performing Arts Center June 4th, 2008 Better Than: Saving gas by not showing up. In my mind, My Fair Lady equals Audrey Hepburn. It doesn't get much cuter than Audrey Hepburn, right? But last night the beautiful, adorable, simply amazing (more adjecti ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 19, 2008

    Win Rogue Wave Tickets!

    Oakland psych-pop darlings Rogue Wave roll into Orange County Performing Arts Center (OCPAC) Thurs. May 22 in support of their latest album, Asleep at Heaven’s Gate. Good news: we have two tickets to the concert that we’d like to give to one of our readers. The first person who can tell me the ... More >>

  • Calendar

    May 15, 2008

    Out of Shadows

    Rogue Wave

  • Blogs

    April 18, 2008

    To Do This Weekend 4/18 - 4/20

    Axis Dance Company, 4/18 @ 8 p.m. This dance company consists of wheelchair bound women performing unique dance pieces and pushing the boundaries of what defines dance. Price: $20-$40 Cerritos Center 12700 Center Court Dr. Cerritos, CA 90703 800-300-4345 Duet for One, 4/18 @ 8 p.m. Classical musi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 14, 2008

    To Do Tonight - 3/14

    ANGELS & AIRWAVES, 8:00 p.m. Melodic mutt or angelic alchemy? House of Blues, 1530 S. Disneyland Dr. Anaheim. ALVIN AILEY DANCE CO., 7:30 p.m. Bodies and spirit in motion. Orange County Performing Arts Center, 600 Town Center Drive Costa Mesa DINNER AND A MOVIE: MEXICAN FILM SERIES - EL HIJO DES ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 28, 2008

    To Do Tonight - 2/28

    BORA KORKMAZ, 8 p.m. Turkish delight. Cal State Fullerton Performing Arts Center, 800 N. State College Blvd. Fullerton TROUBLE IN CHEAP SHOES, 9 p.m. Nothin' but trouble and tunes. Que Sera, 1923 E. Seventh St. Long Beach JAZZ AT BOWERS: MUSIC IN THE MOMENT WITH BILL MADISON, 6 p.m. Be sure to pic ... More >>

  • Music

    January 17, 2008

    Diversity Reigns

    OCPAC embraces indie rock and other fringe arts with Off Center

  • Culture

    October 26, 2006

    Having Your String Pulled

    The Salzburg Marionettes

  • Culture

    October 12, 2006

    Resistance Is Futile

    Surrender to the Mariinksy Festival is not without its charms

  • Culture

    September 7, 2006

    Police and Thieves

    Dirty Rotten Scoundrels warms our miserable hearts

  • Culture

    August 31, 2006

    Shell Games

    Dirty Rotten Scoundrels

  • Culture

    August 17, 2006

    Oz Well That Ends Well

    Wicked delivers on its promise

  • Culture

    October 27, 2005

    Fiery Footwork

    Jose Porcelas Ballet Flamenco is raw, unrefined dance

  • Music

    October 27, 2005
  • Culture

    September 15, 2005

    Passion, Served Cold

    Zhang Yimous Raise the Red Lanternmakes for chilling dance

  • Unknown

    July 21, 2005
  • Columns

    July 14, 2005
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    April 28, 2005
  • Culture

    January 13, 2005

    Opera for Beginners

    Marriage of Figaro is funny, fulfilling

  • Columns

    May 13, 2004
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    August 8, 2002
  • Culture

    July 25, 2002

    Dance, Elvis, Dance

    Costello composes a ballet with the Aterballettos A Midsummer Nights Dream

  • Culture

    June 1, 2000

    Midsummer Nights

    And how come nobody ever calls us impishly cute?

  • Music

    March 9, 2000

    Whats This Crap?!

    Arturo Sandoval, please come home!

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