Coast Film & Music Festival in Laguna Beach

October 30, 2023

Mark your calendars for the Coast Film & Music Festival, which is scheduled to take place from November 8th to 12th, 2023 in Laguna Beach. Tickets are available for purchase at the Coast Film & Music Film Festival website with the full lineup of films, musical artists, and speakers. In alignment with the festival's dedication to community and environmental stewardship, a portion of the proceeds will be directed towards the Coast Film Foundation and select non-profit organizations, including Protect Our Winters, Surfrider Foundation Co., and Laguna Canyon Foundation.The festival will host various events across Laguna Beach, with the Festival of Arts…

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Mr. J’s Burger Pop-Up Coming to Butcher’s House Brasserie

October 27, 2023

French-born Chef-Owner Jeoffrey Offer is commemorating a decade in the United States with the introduction of his new pop-up venture, Mr. J's Burger. This pop-up concept will focus on American street-style burgers and will make its debut outside his Butcher's House Brasserie in Costa Mesa on Wednesday, November 1.Hailing from the southern region of France, Offer is widely recognized for his acclaimed brasserie, Butcher's House. Since its opening in December 2021, it has garnered accolades, including being named the '2021 Restaurant of the Year' by Orange Coast Magazine and earning a coveted spot on the Orange County Register's '75 Best…

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9th Annual Napa in Newport Benefitting CureDuchenne

October 25, 2023

CureDuchenne, in partnership with Vintner Chair Melka Estates, is excited to announce the Ninth Annual Napa in Newport event. It will take place on Saturday, November 4, 2023, at the prestigious Waldorf Astoria Monarch Beach Resort in Dana Point.Napa in Newport is a unique gathering that unites over 45 acclaimed vintners from Napa Valley to showcase their finest wines to Orange County's elite, including business leaders, influencers, entrepreneurs, philanthropists, and wine connoisseurs. The event's primary goal is to raise funds for research into Duchenne muscular dystrophy, a severe and widespread form of muscular dystrophy.This exceptional event includes a Grand Tasting,…

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‘Tis the Season for Holiday Fun at Segerstrom Center for the Arts!

October 23, 2023

Segerstrom Center for the Arts is thrilled to present a dazzling array of festive performances, guaranteed to make the season merry and bright. This spectacular lineup features a blend of international music sensations, timeless dance, esteemed recording artists, lively outdoor activities, and a cherished Broadway classic, ensuring that the holiday spirit shines brightly.The enchanting journey begins with the return of a beloved tradition, the magical ballet extravaganza "American Ballet Theatre’s The Nutcracker" (December 8 - 17, 2023). The festivities continue with family fun on the plaza at the "Silent Night Silent Disco" (December 8, 2023), followed by a captivating exploration…

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Holé Smokes Brings Authentic Texas BBQ to Orange County

October 23, 2023

Costa Mesa’s newest Texas barbecue concept, Holé Smokes, is now open and bringing low-and-slow smoked meats and all the authentic barbecue fixings to central Orange County.This restaurant is where robust flavors, skillfully smoked meats, and timeless comfort sides converge. The brainchild of Ian Bascon, who heads the operations of the regional Mexican fast casual chain Holé Molé, and Chef Dan Ramon, a barbecue aficionado and seasoned chef hailing from San Antonio, the Holé Smokes concept seamlessly merges their complementary expertise. Ian brings 13 years of restaurant management experience to the table, while Dan contributes two decades of culinary leadership, making for…

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