Natural Response: OCMAEXPAND Opens 6 New Shows by Contemporary Pacific Rim Artists

As we phase out of summer and welcome the very subtle changes of fall in Southern California, the art season is ramping up and opening vibrant exhibitions to tantalize our senses and invigorate our spirits. During this time of year, we can’t help but focus on the seasons and nature — saying goodbye to ...



StoryCorps: Oral History Project Takes O.C. Stories All the Way to the Library of Congress

An oral history of Orange County will now find its way to the Library of Congress thanks to a new exhibit at Cadence Park in Irvine.  The story-collection project is called “Stories from the O.C.” and is part of a nationwide effort from StoryCorps to record thousands of stories from around the country, where people from all walks of life interview each other in a campfire-themed exhibit with cozy recording …

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Skate Art Exhibit on Display at Golden West College Art Gallery

The feeling of the wind enveloping your skin and whipping through your hair is an unforgettable experience that is often relegated to the animal kingdom. The genius of the skateboard allows us to transcend that barrier and fly through the air without defying the natural laws. Humans have been searching for ways to fly like the animals for centuries, hoping to replicate the nuanced relationship between the natural elements and …

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A Tribute to SoCal Art Pioneer and Legend Tony DeLap

Tony DeLap, who died at his Corona del Mar home on May 29, was one of Orange County and SoCal’s most well-known and innovative artists.  To honor the life and work of the pioneering painter and sculptor, a public event, “A Tribute to Tony DeLap,” will be held Sunday, September 8, at the Irvine Barclay Theatre. Several people who worked with DeLap, along with friends and family, will present visuals, …

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The Top 10 Hidden Food Gems in Irvine

Irvine’s food scene is filled with chaos and commotion. It’s booming food industry attracts tourists and locals alike, as many drive miles just for a meal. But despite the hype behind several fantastic foodie spots, a few gems have managed to stay relatively hidden from the public eye. This article features our top 10 hidden food gems – restaurants in general and specific menu items, as well as tips on …

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