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The 80th Annual Nisei Week Returns to Little Tokyo

August 15, 2022

Celebrate Japanese and Japanese American heritage and traditions during the 80th annual Nisei Week Japanese Festival, one of Los Angeles’ largest Japanese cultural experiences, taking place through Sunday, August 21.As one of the nation’s longest-running multi-weekend ethnic festivals, Nisei Week pays homage to those who blazed the trail for Japanese-American tradition within the vibrant city of Los Angeles during two weekends of free, family-friendly cultural events, interactive activities, live music, and more. Pioneer Luncheon & Spirit AwardsWednesday, August 17, 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. | Double Tree by HiltonA gathering to honor our friends and leaders in the Southern California Japanese American…

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Get Your Summer Soul Glow-Up!

August 15, 2022

Wide Awakenings and Chai Mommas have curated an enlightening Summer Soul Glow, a day retreat of yoga, meditation, sound healing, cacao ceremony, reiki healing, plant-based goodies, chai, local artisans & amazing women on Saturday, August 27 from 1 p.m.– 6 p.m. at the magical MacDonald Farm in Orange County. This mini-retreat promises to leave guests with a glowing soul and a full heart through the following:Yoga by Nirja Parikh (40 mins)Meditation by Puja Shah Sound Bath + Cacao Ceremony by Maria Martinez Reiki Healing by Christina Dent Hand Plant-Based Baked Goodies by Meads Green Door Cafe Indian-Inspired Appetizers by Maast OCThere will be plenty of…

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Bristol Farms’ Upcoming Hatch Chile Season

August 12, 2022

Hatch Heads can rejoice because it’s that time of year again for the Hatch Chile and Bristol Farms annual Hatch Chile Festival, starting on August 13. As the summer heats up, the premiere Southern California gourmet grocer will really bring the heat, offering fresh Hatch Chilies, a variety of Hatch grocery items, Hatch-flavored meats and seafood, freshly prepared foods all with Hatch Chiles, and a live roasting event that will take place outside the Newport Beach location on September 3.  These special chilies are grown in the New Mexico desert, which provides a unique growing climate where they thrive in…

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The Rady Shell at Jacobs Park: Jennifer Hudson, Elvis Costello and More!

August 12, 2022

The San Diego Symphony continues its landmark summer lineup at its incredible waterfront venue, The Rady Shell at Jacobs Park this August + September with even more performances by the Symphony and a variety of other artists. Those traveling to San Diego should not miss out on the chance to enjoy world-class music at The Rady Shell’s gorgeous outdoor setting. Concert highlights for August + September: August Concert Highlights Friday, Aug. 12 | The Princess Bride in ConcertSaturday, Aug. 13 | The Music of John Williams: 90th Birthday CelebrationSunday, Aug. 14 | Trombone Shorty’s Voodoo Threauxdown  Tuesday, Aug. 16 | The Psychedelic Furs: Made of Rain Tour 2022…

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Hadestown at Segerstrom Center for the Arts

August 10, 2022

Hadestown, the winner of eight 2019 Tony Awards® including Best New Musical and the 2020 Grammy® Award for Best Musical Theater Album, is at Segerstrom Hall at Segerstrom Center for the Arts now through August 21. Following two intertwining love stories — that of young dreamers Orpheus and Eurydice, and that of King Hades and his wife Persephone — Hadestown invites audiences on a hell-raising journey to the underworld and back. Mitchell’s beguiling melodies and Chavkin’s poetic imagination pit industry against nature, doubt against faith, and fear against love. Performed by a vibrant ensemble of actors, dancers, and singers, Hadestown delivers a deeply resonant and defiantly hopeful theatrical…

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