A local artist involved in helping build downtown SanTana's public art scene was arrested July 2nd for painting a utility box on Sycamore and Civic Center. Tony Pedraza, a young muralist and painter from SanTana, painted the gunmetal gray caja after noticing other utility boxes in the city's downt ... More >>
I've been a fan of legendary Chicano muralist Emigdio Vasquez even longer than I knew who he was. The Alcoholics Anonymous in Anaheim where I'd accompany my dad from my toddler years through my teens is right up the street from a supermarket that hosts his epic Memories of the Past and Images of th ... More >>
See the update at the end of this post on the warring theaters reaching an agreement with Disney that has them selling advance Iron Man 3 tickets.ORIGINAL POST, APRIL 16, 3:27 P.M.: For an idea on how psyched Disney is about the Iron Man movie franchise, you needed only to go to the Anaheim theme pa ... More >>
Last month, the first issue of Santanero hit the streets of downtown SanTana, and I was impressed: not too Brave New Urbanist, not too Aztlanista, but somewhere right in the middle, with an art-centric approach, on glossy paper, and nearly fatter than your favorite infernal rag--not bad! The best pa ... More >>
After months of protest by Santa Ana arts crusaders, Irvine-based Newsong Church is terminating escrow and no longer pursuing the purchase of the Santora Arts Building. "After extensive due diligence efforts, we were not able to come to terms with the seller of the Santora Arts Building re ... More >>
The artists that work, and basically live, inside the Santora Arts Building in downtown Santa Ana believe their historic structure is a place for expression without barriers. It is not a place, they say, for a church. Sitting under the painted-glass ceiling panels of the 84-year-old buildi ... More >>
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