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Imaginology at the OC Fair & Event Center

Posted on April 11, 2014 | 1:52pm

Imaginology at the OC Fair & Event Center in Costa Mesa is a three-day expo with family friendly exhibits and hands-on activities for all ages.  Although Imaginology is geared towards youths, anyone with a natural curiosity for S.T.E.A.M. ( science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics) will enjoy the event, regardless of age.

Imaginology at the OC Fair & Event Center

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DAX Gallery in Costa Mesa

Posted on March 27, 2014 | 9:04am

DAX Gallery in Costa Mesa features contemporary street art from established artists and up-and-coming local Orange County artists in a 4,500 square foot open space on Randolph Street in Costa Mesa’s SoBeCa district.   DAX Gallery’s mission is to make a lasting and forward-moving footprint within the OC arts community in Costa Mesa.

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Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater at SCFTA

Posted on March 12, 2014 | 10:34am

The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater returns to Segerstrom Center for the Arts in Costa Mesa for another electrifying performance from March 27 – 30.  With an unparalleled display of passion, strength and athletic ability, the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater (AAADT) is one of the most celebrated and acclaimed performing arts groups today.

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater in Alvin Ailey's The River. Photo by Paul Kolnik_3 copy

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Assassins at The Costa Mesa Playhouse

Posted on March 7, 2014 | 10:27am

From theater patron to director, David Blair has played many roles at the Costa Mesa Playhouse.  When Blair went to see a production 8 years ago, the passion and talent of the actors inspired him. He knew that he wanted to be a part of the community theater, so he auditioned for a show.  After 6 years at the Costa Mesa Playhouse, Blair has done a little bit of everything to keep audiences entertained, including acting and directing as well as duties away from the spotlight like working the box office and recruiting volunteers.

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UVSA Tet Festival at the OC Fair & Event Center in Costa Mesa

Posted on February 10, 2014 | 10:52am

The Tet Festival of Southern California is recognized as the world’s Tet Festival outside of Vietnam.  This year, the annual event was held at the OC Fair & Event Center in Costa Mesa.  The three-day festival is a grand celebration of Vietnamese culture and draws over 100,000 people throughout the weekend.

Tet Festival

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