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One Day at TEDx Orange Coast

Posted on September 23, 2013 | 2:43pm

Segerstrom Center for the Arts in Costa Mesa hosted the TEDx Orange Coast annual conference over the weekend.  This year, the theme was “Beautiful Minds” and featured a wealth of incredible and talented speakers whose stories served as slice-of-life lessons for those in attendance.

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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.

TEDx Beautiful Minds

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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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Summer at the Center

Posted on July 25, 2013 | 10:01am

The Segerstrom Center for the Arts 22nd annual “Summer at the Center” program teaches, inspires and empowers at-risk teens in Orange County during a two-week training program that culminates in a public performance.

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