The 2023 Newport Beach Film Festival Opening & Closing Night

September 21, 2023

The highly anticipated 2023 Newport Beach Film Festival (NBFF) has just revealed exciting details about its upcoming edition. Kicking off on Thursday, October 12, the festival's opening night will feature the Los Angeles Times Envelope screening of "The Absence of Eden," directed by Marco Perego and starring the talented Zoe Saldaña. This event will take place at Edwards Big Newport.Continuing the cinematic journey, the festival will conclude on Thursday, October 19, at the Port Theatre, showcasing Focus Features' "The Holdovers," directed by the esteemed Alexander Payne. It's the 24th edition of this renowned film festival, promising an extraordinary in-person experience from…

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The Ecology Center’s Fall 2023 Community Table Dinner Series

September 20, 2023

The Ecology Center, situated on a 28-acre Regenerative Organic Certified™ farm and education center in San Juan Capistrano, has recently unveiled its Fall 2023 Community Table dinner series. Scheduled for every Friday between September 29 and November 3, starting at 6 p.m., these gatherings offer a splendid opportunity for guests to savor a starlit, multicourse dinner in the brisk autumn air. The featured meals are carefully crafted by renowned guest chefs, incorporating ingredients sourced from The Ecology Center's own farm and prepared over an open flame, creating an intimate and communal dining experience.Each dinner is limited to 72 guests, providing…

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SAVOR Newport Beach 2023 Honors OC Legends

September 19, 2023

On Saturday, September 23, 2023, The Literacy Project will host SAVOR Newport Beach 2023, an exquisite evening event. This Napa-style outdoor experience will feature a luxurious vintage and exotic car exhibition set against the expansive backdrop of Newport Beach Country Club. Attendees can also explore a captivating garden showcasing an art collection curated by Ethos Gallery. The talented Fashion Illustrator Kristine Steiner will be on hand to create stylish portraits of the guests. The culinary expertise of Chef Pascal Olhats and the wines from Zotovich Vineyard and Winery will elevate the farm-to-table dining experience under the September night sky. To keep…

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The Jazz Club at Samueli Theater

September 15, 2023

Segerstrom Center for the Arts' Jazz Club at Samueli Theater is poised to bring the electrifying and intimate atmosphere of jazz to life, featuring an impressive lineup of Grammy Award-winning jazz artists for the upcoming fall season.Among the luminaries gracing the stage are Terence Blanchard, a five-time Grammy winner and the recently crowned National Endowment for the Arts Jazz Master for 2024, who will perform alongside Turtle Island on September 23. Following this, on September 30, the remarkable Grammy-winning singer Catherine Russell takes center stage. On October 28, the spotlight shifts to the Grammy-nominated composer and rising star, Miho Hazama,…

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Pacific Airshow Returns to Huntington Beach Sept. 29 to Oct. 1

September 15, 2023

The 2023 Pacific Airshow, taking place from September 29 to October 1, promises its most impressive lineup to date. This seven-year-strong event, drawing in a staggering 3 million live spectators, will unfold over three thrilling days in Huntington Beach. With over five hours of captivating aerial displays each day, the event will showcase an array of aircraft pushing the boundaries of speed and skill.The headline acts include the illustrious U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds, the awe-inspiring F-22 Raptor Demonstration Team, and the precision of the Canadian Forces Snowbirds. Joining them in the spotlight is F-15 combat pilot Tom "Lark" Larkin and…

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