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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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TEDx Orange Coast at Segerstrom Center for the Arts

Posted on September 5, 2013 | 10:12am

The theme for this year’s TEDx Orange Coast annual conference is “Beautiful Minds.”  The definition of a “Beautiful Mind” can be interpreted in many different ways by many different people.  Like song lyrics, or a painting, the term “Beautiful Minds” is open to interpretation and is only limited to one’s imagination.

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The Festival of Children at South Coast Plaza

Posted on September 4, 2013 | 1:55pm

Each September marks the return of the Festival of Children at South Coast Plaza in Costa Mesa.  The festival was founded in 2002 with the goal to improve the lives of children by strengthening charities that serve them.

From September 7-29, South Coast Plaza will showcase over 75 charities with over 100 shows, activities and events.  The Festival of Children at South Coast Plaza has been a celebrated event for 12 years.  For the complete event schedule of all activities, appearances and performances, click here.

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Alex Honnold Fundraiser at Gear Co Op in Costa Mesa

Posted on August 30, 2013 | 9:47am

Alex Honnold, one of the top free soloist rock climbers in the world stopped by Gear Co Op last night to meet with fans and help raise funds for his charity, The Honnold Foundation.

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A Night with Jason Bentley, Z-Trip & Bonobo in the Pacific Amphitheatre

Posted on August 26, 2013 | 10:24am

The Pacific Symphony’s Wavelength Festival of Music brought a diverse collection of artists together to perform alongside symphony members in the Pacific Amphitheatre in Costa Mesa.

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