Travel Santa Ana Taps Local Artists and Artisans for New “Proud Santanero” Brand Campaign

Travel Santa Ana, the city’s tourism promotion organization, debuts its first-ever brand campaign, “Proud Santanero,” featuring artists and artisans who both live and work in Santa Ana and whose identities are inherently tied to the vibrant city. Each person and place is unique and collectively they weave together making Santa Ana a community that is united by originality. The new campaign, which highlights the city’s pride through authentic stories and art, includes artistic expressions of…

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Michelin Star Restaurants Dazzle Diners in South Coast Metro

SOUTH COAST METRO…Home to various delicious cuisines and dining experiences, South Coast Metro also boasts Orange County’s only Michelin star restaurants: Taco María, Knife Pleat, and Hana re. Chef Carlos Salgado’s Taco María is a Mexican-inspired restaurant that was awarded a Michelin star in 2019 and 2021. Honoring his family’s culture and hard work, Salgado has created an Alta California cuisine, which combines both Mexican and American cultures. Using the best ingredients available and applying…

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Choose South Coast Metro for Your Next Culinary Adventure

South Coast Metro is well known for its unsurpassed shopping, arts, and entertainment destinations, and also for its impressive selection of dining options where one can choose from the richest array of casual and reservation-only dining establishments. With over 100 restaurants from casual to fine dining within a one-mile radius, foodies seeking a memorable culinary adventure can find it among the restaurants in South Coast Metro. Eateries here serve meals for any time of day,…

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South Coast Rep Opens Adventurous 22-23 Season with Nina Simone: Four Women

She was known as one of the 20th century’s most powerful and impactful voices, not only as a singer, but also as a voice for the silent. South Coast Repertory (Artistic Director David Ivers and Managing Director Paula Tomei) opens the 2022-23 season with Nina Simone: Four Women by Christina Ham Oct. 2-23 on the Julianne Argyros Stage.Tickets are available now at www.scr.org. Directed by Logan Vaughn, who helmed SCR’s Pacific Playwrights Festival’s reading of Dr. Silver: A Celebration of Life last spring, Nina Simone: Four Women tells the…

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Pacific Chorale Presents Joyce Hagen’s Major Multi-Media Work “The Notebooks of Leonardo da Vinci”

The Grammy Award-winning Pacific Chorale, led by Artistic Director Robert Istad with special guest Pacific Symphony, launches its 2022-23 Season with a program featuring Jocelyn Hagen’s The Notebooks of Leonardo da Vinci. This is a stunning multi-media work for choir, orchestra, and film based on the imagery of the drawings, ideas, and writing that the Renaissance artist explored in his extensive collection of personal notebooks, on Saturday, October 15, 2022, 8 pm, at the Renée and Henry Segerstrom…

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