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Symphony in the Cities

Posted on July 29, 2013 | 2:08pm

The Pacific Symphony performed in the Arts Plaza at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts as part of the “Symphony in the Cities” series.  The free performance was wonderful opportunity to see world-class musicians perform and a great way to start the weekend.

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Costa Mesa FREE Concerts in the Park

Posted on July 24, 2013 | 10:45am

Each Tuesday evening  in July means a night of free live music, gourmet food trucks, a wine and beer garden and more at Fairview Park for the City of Costa Mesa Concerts in the Park.

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Port of Sound Record Shoppe in Costa Mesa

Posted on July 10, 2013 | 12:51pm

In an increasingly digitized musical age, finding a store that still sells hard copies of music can be a challenge – especially vinyl records.  So when it comes to searching for that perfect vinyl, look no further than Port of Sound Record Shoppe in the Marquee Costa Mesa center.

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Costa Mesa 60th Anniversary

Posted on July 2, 2013 | 11:18am

The Costa Mesa 60th Anniversary was a three-day festival of music, food, art and more in the City of the Arts.  To celebrate, Fair Drive was turned into a pedestrian-only thoroughfare occupied by locals vendors, rides and games.60th CelebrationArtists had displays and created new works during the event while musical acts took to the stage. Festival goers enjoyed bites from local restaurants and beat the heat with some cold brews. Read More

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Costa Mesa 60th Anniversary

Posted on June 11, 2013 | 10:15am

Since its incorporation into Orange County in 1953, Costa Mesa, a city that was once known as Harper, has grown into the leader of the arts in OC.  Although the City of the Arts is celebrating its 60th Anniversary June 28-30, the name change took place in 1920 when a local teacher won a contest to officially change the name of the city.  Meaning “coastal tableland” in Spanish, Costa Mesa’s name refers to the city’s geographical features as a plateau near the ocean.

While there certainly aren’t many who remember the rural farming town of Harper, modern Costa Mesa has gained a reputation as the place to go to celebrate the art of the stage, dining and shopping.

Costa Mesa is 60

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