Artistic Director David Ivers and Managing Director Paula Tomei announced a new initiative, SCR Community, an online series of free readings, events, interviews and community-centered stories to engage Southern California with the power of live theatre during the COVID-19 pandemic. The series starts on Aug. 17, at 5:30 p.m., with MASA, a live, online fiesta with readings of four short pieces relating to the historical and cultural importance of masa (corn meal). MASA, curated and directed by Juliette Carrillo, includes selections from works…

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South Coast Plaza currently has 17 restaurants open for patio dining or takeout/curbside pickup (listed below).  In addition, some special events are coming up today through Saturday: POKE POP-UP AT THE HALL TODAY Chef Amar Santana has been playing with poke.  And the results are pure Santana:  bold and flavorful with unexpected touches and generous portions. Join Amar and partner Ahmed Labbate on Thursday, July 23, for a poke pop-up at The Hall Global Eatery…

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FATHER’S DAY DINING 2020: SOUTH COAST PLAZA Restaurants at South Coast Plaza will be open Sunday, June 21 to welcome families celebrating dads. Choices are abundant—from the freshest of seafood at Water Grill to world-renowned Din Tai Fung, famous for hand-made soup dumplings and noodles. Reservations are recommended. Many South Coast Plaza restaurants continue to offer takeout or curbside pickup for enjoying a Father’s Day feast at home. Here are some highlights: TERRACE BY MIX…

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Costa Mesa’s Business Assistance Collaborative (BAC), a business assistance collaborative between the City of Costa Mesa, the Costa Mesa Chamber of Commerce, Travel Costa Mesa, and South Coast Metro Alliance is kicking-off a proactive call center. The Call Center will initially focus on retail commercial businesses with an active business license. If you have a business with an active business license in the City of Costa Mesa and would like to ensure you are contacted…

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SOUTH COAST METRO, Calif., May 12, 2020 – The talented chefs who work in South Coast Metro’s many renowned dining establishments know there are many ways to prepare a fine meal. In fact, there are more than 100 restaurants located within a one-mile radius of South Coast Plaza with approximately half of them now doing takeout and curbside services. Many of these restaurants have now implemented creative new ways to keep serving their guests despite…

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