Veterans Cemetery Site to be Considered by Irvine City Council at Next Meeting

On Tuesday, the Irvine City Council will consider a proposal to move forward with a site for the Southern California Memorial Park, a tribute to veterans and a final resting place for them.  At the center of the decision for the council is whether to build the veterans memorial on Orange County Great ...



A New Hope for Cancer Care in Orange County

City of Hope has announced plans to accelerate development of its Orange County campus with an investment of more than $1 billion. A world-renowned treatment and research center, City of Hope plans to bring highly specialized cancer care directly to O.C.. The cancer center is now expecting to open its doors in 2021 at FivePoint Gateway in Irvine.  The project was previously slated for completion in 2025. “This is a …

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Artwork from Six Irvine Residents Graces Laguna Beach’s Festival of Arts 

Soon after Laguna Beach’s summerlong Festival of Arts (FOA) invited people from around Orange County to enter its fine art show more than a dozen years ago, several artists from Irvine eagerly applied for admission.  This year, six Irvine residents are pleased to show their artwork in the festival, which opened on Friday, July 5. Three of these artists, working in printmaking, photography and oil painting, respectively, help to demonstrate …

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Barclay Theatre’s 2019-20 Season Is Focused on Creating Community

Irvine Barclay Theatre is about to expand its horizons with more events than the venue has ever seen before. This consists of music, cabaret, dance, speakers, jazz and so much more. Beginning on July 12, the season will have the National Theatre Live screening of All About Eve starring actresses Gillian Anderson and Lily James. This will be followed by more events, including an evening of Broadway hits with Linda …

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“Time Under Tension” at Irvine Fine Arts Center Is Art at Its Most Powerful

Visual art can be a powerful force of communication, it can change perceptions, open minds, and tug on viewers’ heartstrings. This power is partly responsible for art and visual communication having such a dominant role in our society; we see advertising, paintings, drawings, installations and even graffiti works that stop us dead in our tracks and make us think, fee, or consider. Making art that has this kind of power …

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