February 02, 2023

Due to overwhelming demand, the first-ever Orange County Banksyland, an immersive touring exhibition at the Westside Museum in Costa Mesa extended its dates through Feb. 5. It features more than 80 pieces and installations of the world's most infamous and elusive artist: BANKSY.  For the first time, view original and studio works, salvaged street artworks, and never-before-seen immersive installations at Costa Mesa's Westside Museum. Experience the mystique and cultural impact of the most sought-after artist of our time, live and in person.General Admission: No early admission will be permitted. General admission ticket holders must arrive no later than 30 minutes past the stated entry time.VIP:…

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The US Air Guitar Championships in Irvine

January 29, 2023

The 2023 competitive air guitar season kicks off on Saturday, February 11th at 10 p.m. at UC Irvine. After a week-long run of the production “Airness,” the play that follows a rookie’s foray into the world of competitive air guitar, directed by Eli Simon, the UCI Claire Trevor School of the Arts Department of Drama will host the US Air Guitar Regional Championship Competition at the Claire Trevor Theatre. Part rock show. Part comedy act. Part spectacle. US Air Guitar allows ordinary people to become ridiculous rock stars. Come watch Southern California's finest battle it out for a shot at the…

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Dana Point Harbor Partners’ Underserved Youth Program

January 27, 2023

The long-awaited $400 million, multiyear revitalization of Dana Point Harbor commenced at The Marina at Dana Point in August 2022. In collaboration with the California Coastal Commission, DPHP will improve public access to the water through both the intricate design of The Marina and the newly developed community outreach programs.Bellwether Financial Group, a partner in DPHP and the firm responsible for The Marina operations and redevelopment, is spearheading a robust outreach program to expose underserved youth from both local, and inland communities to aquatic activities including swim lessons, ocean education, whale watching, surfing, kayaking, and sailing each year.Since the program commenced…

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The Newport Beach Public Library Foundation Presents filmmaker Greg MacGillivray

January 23, 2023

Join the Newport Beach Public Library Foundation on Saturday, January 28 at 7 p.m. as it salutes filmmaker Greg MacGillivray and his memoir Five Hundred Summer Stories: A Life in IMAX. It’s an evening of storytelling and celebration. Greg and his team have produced more than 60 adventure films over the past five decades from surf movies to pioneering IMAX documentaries.Light supper and festivities follow Greg's program in the Friends Room. Steve Wood and Beth Fitchet Wood, founding members of HONK will perform.Your ticket benefits the Technology Fund for Witte Hall, which brings audiences the best audio/visual experience in sight…

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The 46th Annual OC Home & Garden Show and Giving Pavilion February 25-26 at the OC Fair & Event Center

January 22, 2023

The 46th Annual OC Home & Garden Show will be celebrated February 25-26 at the OC Fair & Event Center in Costa Mesa. It will be the most interesting, fun, and informative home show in years complete with OC’s finest home improvement vendors, a beautiful garden display, hourly DIY, hourly prizes, and more. And for the first time, Ultimate Events founder, Sylvia Andersen, will debut The Giving Pavilion, an entire building dedicated to promoting, teaching, and offering opportunities for guests to learn more about local nonprofits and charities. Free booths for nonprofits are available now. Email, call or text 801.599.6664…

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