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Orquesta Buena Vista Social Club at SCFTA

Posted on September 10, 2013 | 9:46am

From humble beginnings to Grammy Award winners, a small collective of little known veteran musicians from Cuba known as the Buena Vista Social Club burst onto the music scene in 1997 with their unique brand of Latin jazz and ballads.

Their star continued to rise the following year in 1998 when film maker Wim Wenders’ Oscar nominated documentary received wide acclaim.  An international tour followed the film and the Buena Vista Social Club went on to become a major influence on the emergence of Latin sound in popular music.

 

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Segerstrom Center for the Arts 2013-2014 Season Preview

Posted on August 13, 2013 | 2:08pm

The 2013-14 Season at Segerstrom Center for the Arts brings the power of live performances to the stage in Costa Mesa. As the leading performing arts venue in Orange County, SCFTA features Broadway hits, acclaimed musicians, international dance troupes, family friendly productions and much more.

Last night, season ticket holders, group buyers and members of the media were invited to a special preview of the upcoming season’s productions.  Bob Bucci, EVP of Marketing of Broadway Across America, hosted the event and set the tone for the night by wearing a cupcake costume!  SCFTA Executive Vice President Judy Morr also assisted in hosting duties, although she left the sweets-inspired wardrobe to Bucci.

Segerstrom Center for the Arts - 2013-2014 Season Preview - Bob Bucci in Priscilla Cupcake costume -   Doug Gifford  070 (10)

Image Courtesy of Doug Gifford

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Weezer at the OC Fair

Posted on July 30, 2013 | 10:23am

There is a myriad of activities and entertainment available at the OC Fair including high-revving spectacles in the Action Sports Area, local competitions, rides, games, animals and concerts in the Hangar and Pacific Amphitheatre.

With the Pacific Amphitheatre due for some major improvements, this will be the last summer of the current incarnation of the outdoor venue.  Each summer, the Pac Amp hosts some of the biggest names in music and always draws a large crowds of music lovers.

Weezer at the Pac Amp

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The Blackwing Experience in Costa Mesa

Posted on June 26, 2013 | 12:10pm

The Blackwing is more than a pencil – it’s an experience…and at the Blackwing Experience at The Chuck Jones Center for Creativity at The OC Mix, that saying is certainly true.

World's Smallest Blackwing

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