Virtual Gala, Oct. 16 includes an excerpt from new Richard Greenburg Play Early in the pandemic, Artistic Director David Ivers approached award-winning playwright Richard Greenberg to write a play for our times; the result is A Shot Rang Out—A Play in One Man. Ivers will be featured in an excerpt from this new play as part of SCR’s virtual fundraising gala, Friday, Oct. 16. Ivers is also part of the silent auction—one of the prizes is a surfing…

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Three Orange County Mayors joined with local business leaders, representatives of workers, and small business owners to urge Governor Gavin Newsom to issue theme park health and safety guidelines so that theme parks have a chance to re-open safely. The Mayors previewed a new website – ReOpenOCNow.com – which encourages residents to contact the Governor and encourage him to issue the guidelines – while highlighting the economic harm caused by the continued closure with no…

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Kearny Real Estate Company’s Elevate@Harbor recently joined the South Coast Metro Alliance, a nonprofit corporation including over 60 office property owners, hotels, apartment home communities, arts organizations, universities, retail centers and major companies located in Orange County’s South Coast Metro (encompassing north Costa Mesa/south Santa Ana). Los Angeles-based Kearny Real Estate, a vertically integrated company specializing in the acquisition, development, asset management and property management of office, industrial and land assets in Southern California, invested over $20…

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More than 20 restaurants at South Coast Plaza—from fine dining to fast casual—offer outdoor dining and takeout over Labor Day weekend. Unique to the holiday weekend are a spectacular clambake kit to preorder at Water Grill and a Michelin-star quality dinner from Knife Pleat served under the stars. Here are the details as well as other dining incentives. Knife Pleat Knife Pleat will offer lunch from Michelin-starred chef Tony Esnault on the Knife Pleat patio in The Penthouse on Thursday, September 3,…

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American Ballet Theatre William J. Gillespie School at Segerstrom Center for the Arts is enrolling students for the 2020 Fall semester now. Classes will be September 8-December 19. In keeping with safe practice guidelines and mandates from the governor’s office and state and local departments of health, all classes will be live virtually. The Gillespie School introduced virtual learning classes in March 2020 and has adapted and strengthened its virtual and online teaching practices to…

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