June 26, 2010
Over the past 10 years, the Orange County Museum of Art has made it a mission to collect and showcase the works of cutting-edge artists. The current exhibit, New Art for a New Century: Contemporary Exhibitions, celebrates just that. The collection of works, which were created from 2000-10, shed light on myriad of artistic styles present in the 21st century. On Sunday, in conjunction with the showcase, OCMA will hold a salon, "The Desktop Picture Plane." The culture-savvy art lovers of Orange County will have the opportunity to listen to Amanda Ross-Ho, Mark Flores and Carter Muller, three artists whose works are present in New Art for a New Century.
June 15, 2010
TODAY 'Magical Strings of Youth' Acclaimed violinist Vadim Gluzman joins the Pacific Symphony and a group of young violinists for "Magical Strings of Youth." The performance, led by conductor Maxim Eshkenazy, is at 8 p.m. at the Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall. Admission is free, but tickets are required. For more information, call (714) 755-5799 or visit http://www.pacificsymphony.org. Linda Geffeney Pastry chef Linda Geffeney, owner of The Confectionist in Newport Beach, is the next speaker at the What's Cooking at the Library series at Newport Beach Public Library, 1000 Avocado Ave. The event is at 7 p.m. and features instructions on how to make gourmet cakes.
October 11, 1999
Elise Gee COSTA MESA -- A conference today and Tuesday aimed at the various societal ills facing children in the 21st century has drawn a sold-out crowd of 400. The conference at the Doubletree Inn, titled "Heroes for a New Generation and a New Century," will feature four well-known speakers: Ward Connerly, former member of the University of California Board of Regents, who is known for his support of Proposition 209,...
May 6, 2010
The Orange County Museum of Art has issued an open invitation to the public to come create, be heard and be celebrated for 15 minutes of fame. Two new exhibits opened Sunday at the Newport Beach museum: “15 Minutes of Fame: Portraits from Ansel Adams to Andy Warhol” and “New Art for a New Century: Contemporary Acquisitions,” which include gallery space for viewers’ own photographs and comments. “We’re working very hard to break down those barriers between people and art and between individuals and institutions,” museum director Dennis Szakacs said.
July 17, 2010
TODAY Train Rock band Train performs at the Los Angeles Times Summer Concert Series at Pacific Amphitheatre, 100 Fair Drive. Tickets start at $19.50, which includes admission to the O.C. Fair for the day. For more information, visit http://www.ocfair.com. TILL TODAY 'Boomers' American Coast Theater Company presents the popular musical "Boomers" at Vanguard University's Lyceum Theater. Tickets are $25 and $20 for students and seniors. For show times and more information, visit http://www.