OC Soccer Club Hosts Fiesta De Futbol and Irvine Night Market

Orange County Soccer Club has hosted a multitude of events this year, including a yoga night and their Bacon, Bourbon and Beer Fest; not to mention their weekly soccer matches, which always seem to coincide with Orange County’s beautiful cotton candy sunsets. This Saturday, OCSC will be hosting El Paso Locomotive SC for a match at Irvine’s Great Park, but that isn’t the only reason to head to Championship Soccer …

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South Coast Repertory Theater Cast of The Wizard of Oz Looks Back at Production

The Wizard of Oz, one of golden age cinema’s most timeless classics, arrived at South Coast Repertory Theater in Costa Mesa from August 10 to 18. Fans had the chance to see one of their favorite musicals on stage in a production run by director Hisa Takakuwa. “I think this story and the score have a distinctively deep connection in all of us,” Takakuwa said. Originally a book written by …

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Review: Can IT Chapter 2 Creep Into Our Contemporary Consciousness?

Are kids still scared of clowns in 2016? According to Pennywise the Dancing Clown, not as much as they were in 1988. But after watching the almost three-hour long It Chapter Two — the follow up film to Warner Bros’ 2017 feature It — that may change. Directed by Andy Muschietti (Mama) and based on the famous Stephen King horror novel, both films boast Bill Skarsgård’s Pennywise, and he’s as evil, fun, horrific and …

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The Electrifying Fun Facts Behind Disneyland’s Main Street Electrical Parade

If you ever visited Disneyland park between the 1970s and 1990s, you’d probably recall one of Disneyland’s most beloved parades. You didn’t need to see any of it in order for you recognize it. Its signature synthesized “Baroque Hoedown” musical themes announced that it was coming your way. Once it did, you were treated to a visual spectacle of “thousands of sparkling lights” to compliment the equally “electric” music. The …

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Meet Shelley Marie, Star of Disney’s New World of Color Halloween Show

Disney California Adventure park has had its signature nighttime show “World of Color” for nearly 10 years now, and while there have been different versions of the show to celebrate the holidays and Disneyland’s 60th anniversary, one holiday in particular hasn’t been represented: Halloween. That all changes this year with the Halloween Time debut of the long-awaited “World of Color — Villainous!” at the Disneyland Resort in Anaheim. Like previous …

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Fulfilling a Childhood Dream at the Happiest Place on Earth

The happiest place on Earth just celebrated the 50th anniversary of one of the most iconic attractions — The Haunted Mansion. This Disneyland ride became notorious for its sinister art, creepy narration and spooky ghouls. And just in time for the anniversary, one of the voice actors from the ride revealed some fun facts about becoming one of Disneyland’s most notable characters. Kat Cressida — also known as “The Bride” …

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Irvine hosts Wild and Scenic Film Festival

The Wild and Scenic Film Festival is a five-day ecological film festival, held in Nevada City, CA, that features 100 environmental and adventure films, workshops, talks and exhibitions. Although the festival has concluded, the Wild and Scenic Film Festival is taking its best works on tour, and stopping in Irvine this Saturday! The Wild & Scenic Film Festival On Tour, hosted by the Irvine Ranch Conservancy at Quail Hill Community …

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Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark is Frightfully Fun with Lots of Nostalgia

Remember the good ol’ days of being 10 years old and going to a friend’s sleepover and deciding to give all your buddies a good scare? The best way to do this was with the iconic horror series Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark. These stories had some of the most frightening tales filled with chills, thrills and jump scares. Now the stories have been brought to life in …

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The Beers, Bourbon and Bacon Tour

On Saturday, July 27, the Orange County Soccer Club hosted their second annual Beer, Bourbon and Bacon Festival. The festival united beer lovers and soccer lovers as a way to bond before the OCSC vs. Sacramento Republic FC game. With about three hours before game time, OCSC opened their stadium doors to the Orange County community to enjoy unlimited beer tastings from about 20 local breweries. As you walked in …

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EXCLUSIVE: Unstoppable Director Aaron Lieber Discusses Documentary and the Brave Journey of Bethany Hamilton

Unstoppable takes on the true story of surfer Bethany Hamilton, the girl who lost her arm in a shark attack at the age of 13. Her attack became a massive story in the media, but it was Hamilton’s motivation and courage to go back to surfing that became an even stronger story. Following her attack, Hamilton went on a number of interviews and toured the world giving speeches about how …

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