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    Cinema Orange

    Presented by Orange County Museum of Art (OCMA) at Orange County Museum of Art (OCMA)

    October 2, 2014

    The documentary Hairy Who & The Chicago Imagists takes a lighthearted look at the Second City scene that challenged Pop Art's status quo in the 1960s, then faded from view. Forty...more

    Trio Céleste

    Presented by UCI, Claire Trevor School of the Arts at University of California, Irvine - Winifred Smith Hall

    October 10, 2014

    After spending the month of August at the Grand Canyon National Park as distinguished Artists-in-Residence, Trio Céleste and violist Michelle Gasworth (Directors of the critically-acclaimed...more

    October Winds

    Presented by Saddleback College at McKinney Theatre

    October 10, 2014

    The Saddleback College Wind Ensemble, under the direction of Maestro Yorgos Kouritas, presents their first concert of the fall semester.


    London Philharmonic

    Presented by Philharmonic Society of Orange County at Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall, Segerstrom Center for the Arts

    October 11, 2014

    The London Philharmonic and pianist Jean-Efflam Bavouzet open the Philharmonic Society's 2014-15 season with Dvorák’s The Noon Witch, Prokofiev’s Third Piano Concerto, and...more

    Saddleback College Symphony Orchestra

    Presented by Saddleback College at McKinney Theatre

    October 11, 2014

    The Saddleback Symphony Orchestra, under the baton of Maestro Yorgos Kouritas, presents a program that will brighten the new season.


    An English Garden - A Choral Concert

    Presented by Saddleback College at McKinney Theatre

    October 12, 2014

    The Saddleback Choirs perform music from the English Choral Tradition including works by Purcell, Byrd, Stanford, and Vaughan Williams.


    Third Thursday

    Presented by Orange County Museum of Art (OCMA) at Orange County Museum of Art (OCMA)

    October 16, 2014

    The curators of OCMA's latest exhibition The Avant-Garde Collection, Phyllis Lutjeans, Karen Moss, and Dan Cameron discuss the museum’s 50-year mission to acquire the most...more

    Saddleback Big Band Concert

    Presented by Saddleback College at McKinney Theatre

    October 17, 2014

    The Saddleback College Big Band will perform in the wild diversity style of large ensemble jazz from the swing music of the swing era to freshly inked charts and world premieres.


    Kojiro Umezaki and Friends

    Presented by UCI, Claire Trevor School of the Arts at University of California, Irvine - Winifred Smith Hall

    October 18, 2014

    Join Shakuhachi (a Japanese flute) virtuoso Kojiro Umezaki and friends in a performance of music from his new album, (Cycles). Kojiro Umezaki is a regular traveler with the Silk Road...more

    The Smetana Trio

    Presented by Philharmonic Society of Orange County at Irvine Barclay Theatre

    October 18, 2014

    The Smetana Trio, regarded as one of the foremost piano trios in the Czech Republic today, pays homage to its heritage with a program of all Czech composers, including the U.S. West Coast premiere...more

    Piano Recital with Vladimir Khomiakov

    Presented by Saddleback College at McKinney Theatre

    October 19, 2014

    Back by popular demand, Vladimir Khomiakov graces the McKinney stage to the delight of piano music lovers of all ages. Khomyakov performs recitals in major concert halls of the United States,...more

    4th Annual Silent River Film Festival

    Presented by Silent River Film Festival at Edwards Westpark

    October 17 - October 20, 2014

    This multi-day film festival features 50 films (feature, documentaries, shorts and Music Video) from 18 counties!


    Michael McCarty: Family Scary Stories

    Presented by The Muckenthaler Cultural Center at Muckenthaler Cultural Center

    October 23, 2014

    Michael is a multicultural storyteller of African, African-American, and Internatioanl folk tales, historical tales, stories of science, spiritual stories as well as stories of the brilliant and...more

    Cathedrals of Sound

    Presented by Pacific Symphony at Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall, Segerstrom Center for the Arts

    October 23 - October 25, 2014

    Enjoy a musical evening of awe and inspiration! Bathe in waves of sound — including the mighty William J. Gillespie Concert Organ and the sonorous voices of the Norbertine Fathers,...more

    Sherlock Holmes Halloween

    Presented by Pacific Symphony at Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall, Segerstrom Center for the Arts

    October 25, 2014

    Pacific Symphony's family series presents some magical, mysterious music to get you in the Halloween mood. Children are invited to wear their costumes.


    Venus in Fur

    Presented by South Coast Repertory at South Coast Repertory - Julianne Argyros Stage

    October 5 - October 26, 2014

    A play by David Ives. Directed by Casey Stangl

    Auditions are over for the day, and Thomas still hasn’t found the perfect actress for his adaptation of a 19th century erotic novel....more

    Laguna Art Museum Exhibitions

    Presented by Laguna Art Museum at Laguna Art Museum

    October 25 - October 26, 2014

    Check out the two newest exhibitions on display at Laguna Art Museum: Sentient Forms with artist Elizabeth Turk + Lita Albuquerque’s installation Particle Horizon.


    Icaro

    Presented by Irvine Barclay Theatre at Irvine Barclay Theatre

    October 24 - October 26, 2014

    A cirque performance by accomplished actor and director Daniele Finzi Pasca. In this magical tale about man’s engrained desire to escape, Icaro is a clown who struggles against...more

    Quatuor Mosaïques

    Presented by Philharmonic Society of Orange County at Irvine Barclay Theatre

    October 30, 2014

    With their choice to perform on period instruments, string quartet Quatuor Mosaïques brings a distinctive quality to the Society’s chamber presentations. The program delves into the...more

    Trick-Or-Treat through Pretend City

    Presented by Pretend City Children's Museum at Pretend City Children's Museum

    October 31, 2014

    Little ghouls and boys will have a howling good time at our Halloween Bug Bash! There’s something for every little trick-or-treater – even those of the two legged variety. Come dressed...more

    Year of Magical Thinking

    Presented by Laguna Playhouse at Moulton Theater, Laguna Playhouse

    October 8 - November 2, 2014

    Based on Joan Didion’s National Book Award winning memoir, this play tells the remarkable story of loss, journey, and the ultimate triumph of the human spirit. This play is a tribute to an...more

    Pipes: Voices, Brass & Organ

    Presented by Pacific Chorale at Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall, Segerstrom Center for the Arts

    November 2, 2014

    Thrill to the majestic sound of voices raised in chorus alongside brass instruments and the resounding William J. Gillespie Concert Organ, as Pacific Chorale joins with members of Pacific Symphony...more

    Lend Me a Tenor

    Presented by Saddleback College at McKinney Theatre

    November 6 - November 9, 2014

    A non-stop, door-slamming comedy set in a 1930s Cleveland hotel room following the antics of a world-famous opera singer preparing to perform Othello, his greatest role, at the gala season...more

    Heavenly Horses: Two Thousand Years of Chinese and Japanese Equestrian Art

    Presented by Bowers Museum of Cultural Art at Bowers Museum of Cultural Art

    June 14 - November 14, 2014

    This exhibition features captivating horse imagery that traces the animal’s importance through the rich culture, philosophy and religions of Japan and China. Thought of as dragons in...more

    Zealot

    Presented by South Coast Repertory at South Coast Repertory - Segerstrom Stage

    October 17 - November 16, 2014

    A world premiere play by Theresa Rebeck. Directed by Marc Masterson. The location: Mecca, Saudi Arabia. The story: The British consul pours tea for the American undersecretary of state, avoiding...more

    The Avant-Garde Collection

    Presented by Orange County Museum of Art (OCMA) at Orange County Museum of Art (OCMA)

    September 7, 2014 - January 4, 2015

    This exhibition traces OCMA's acquisitions highlights across five decades, focusing on the evolving definition of "avant-garde." 

    In the 1960s it was cutting-edge to...more

     

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