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July 2015

‘Adams, Curtis And Weston: Photographers of the American West’

July 28
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Through Nov. 29; check museum website for hours.
Bowers Museum,
2002 N. Main St.
Santa Ana, CA 92706 United States
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At this exhibit, experience three distinct perspectives of the changing western landscape and the then-relatively new art of photography.

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‘Sunlight and Shadow: The Tradition of Plein Air Painting’

July 28
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Through Sept. 24. Please check museum website for exact hours.
Irvine Museum,
18881 Von Karman Ave., Suite 100
Irvine, CA 92612 United States
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California Impressionism emerged in the early 20th century as a distinct melding of West Coast, East Coast and European styles of outdoor painting. This exhibit includes early plein air painters alongside contemporary masters of the genre.

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‘Cougars and Grizzlies: Sharing Their Path’

July 28
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Through Sept. 13. Please check museum website for hours.
Muzeo,
241 S. Anaheim Blvd.
Anaheim, CA 92805 United States
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Now extinct, the California grizzly called Orange County home until 1924. This exhibit examines the future of the native mountain lion, given our growing urban development.

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‘Structure Synthesis’

July 28
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Through Aug. 8; please check center website for exact hours.
Irvine Fine Arts Center,
14321 Yale Ave.
Irvine, CA 92604 United States
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Works on paper by SoCal artists Rob Brown and Melissa Manfull explore mathematics, logic, and structure. Brown, a Santa Ana resident, is interested in cognitive science; his small-scale drawings are highly detailed. Manfull, whose “Interior” is pictured here,  finds inspiration in science fiction, architecture, and game design.

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‘Marcia Hafif: From the Inventory’

July 28
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Through Sept. 27. Please check museum website for hours.
Laguna Art Museum,
307 Cliff Drive
Laguna Beach, CA 92651 United States
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This internationally recognized Laguna Beach native hangs her monochromatic paintings to be viewed as installations. This will be her first museum exhibition in California in 40 years. Be sure not to miss the series of photographs, which the artist created as a graduate student at U.C. Irvine.

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‘My Generation: Young Chinese Artists’

July 29
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Through Oct. 11; please check museum website for hours.
Orange County Museum of Art,
850 San Clemente Drive
Newport Beach, CA 92660 United States
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Each of the emerging art-makers in this exhibit were born after 1976, as the Cultural Revolution was ending. Their works have been influenced by global art movements, yet they have much to say about their homeland (a piece by Liu Di is pictured at left). The result is a provocative look at China by its own citizens.

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Laguna’s Living Pictures

July 29
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Through Aug. 31. Performances take place nightly at 8:30 pm.
Festival of Arts,
650 Laguna Canyon Road
Laguna Beach, CA 92651 United States
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Pageant of the Masters! The pursuit of happiness is this year’s theme for Laguna Beach’s “living pictures” show. Enter the grounds past the new façade, visit the Festival of Arts, and, once the sun goes down, view artwork by Winslow Homer, Norman Rockwell, Harriet Frishmuth, and others, and try to spot the volunteers.

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‘Selections: Robert Rauschenberg’

July 29
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Through Oct. 11; please check museum website for hours.
Orange County Museum of Art,
850 San Clemente Drive
Newport Beach, CA 92660 United States
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Nine pieces by the prominent 20th-century artist, including collages, prints, and light boxes, will be on display in the museum’s second in a series of exhibits featuring works from the permanent collection.

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‘Macbeth’

July 29
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Through Aug. 29; please check organizer website for show times.
New Swan Theater,
Inner Ring Road, UC Irvine
Irvine, CA 92697 United States
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Shakespeare’s darkest drama will be enacted at the in-the-round Elizabethan theater located outdoors next to UC Irvine’s Aldrich Park. The tragedy tells of three witches’ troublesome prediction and its bloody fulfillment.

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Queen Nation at OC Fair

July 29
The Hangar at the OC Fairgrounds,
88 Fair Drive
Costa Mesa, CA 92626 United States
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This Queen tribute band–staring Freddie Mercury-doppelgänger Gregory Finsley–will use this concert to comemorate the 40th anniversary of “A Night at the Opera,” the British rock band’s fourth, highly acclaimed studio album.    

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‘Footloose’

July 29
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Through Aug. 9; please check theater website for show times.
Laguna Playhouse,
606 Laguna Canyon Road
Laguna Beach, CA 92651 United States
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The classic 1984 dance flick inspired this musical adaptation. You’ll meet Ren, a Chicagoan who loves to dance, who has trouble coping in a small town that has prohibited dancing after a tragic accident.

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‘The 1968 Exhibit’

July 30
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Through Sept. 13. Please check museum website for hours.
Bowers Museum,
2002 N. Main St.
Santa Ana, CA 92706 United States
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This multimedia exhibit, developed by the Minnesota History Center, looks back on a climactic year of the 20th century. Organized chronologically by month, the exhibit includes a Huey helicopter, a green living room designed from a 1968 Better Homes and Gardens magazine, clothing of the era, plus music, television shows, and other artifacts that tell the story of the political and social movements of the time.

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William Shakespeare’s ‘Romeo and Juliet’

July 30
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Every week on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday until August 1, 2015
Garden Grove Amphitheatre,
12762 Main St.
Garden Grove, CA 92840 United States
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This production of Shakespeare Summerfest Orange County and Vietnamese American Arts & Letters Association updates the tragic romance to reflect the unique multiculturalism of our area. Directors John Walcutt and Mike Peebler have cast Vietnamese-American TV actor Trieu Tran as Romeo and members of Santa Ana-based Mexican folklórico troupe Relámpago del Cielo to portray the Capulets.

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‘Hairspray’

July 30
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Through Aug. 9. Please check theater website for exact show times.
Chance Theater,
5522 E. La Palma Ave.
Anaheim Hills, CA 92807 United States
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The scene is 1962 Baltimore for this musical that won a total of eight Tony Awards and ran for six years on Broadway. In this locally-produced version, “full-figured” teenager Tracy Turnblad becomes a dance-show sensation while fighting for racial equality and civil rights.

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‘Footloose’

July 30
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Through Aug. 9; please check theater website for show times.
Laguna Playhouse,
606 Laguna Canyon Road
Laguna Beach, CA 92651 United States
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The classic 1984 dance flick inspired this musical adaptation. You’ll meet Ren, a Chicagoan who loves to dance, who has trouble coping in a small town that has prohibited dancing after a tragic accident.

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Wine & Wishes

July 30 @ 6:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Join us for a night of starry skies, petite cuisine and fine wines. The evening will include: A champagne reception at 6 pm Live jazz music Over 18 boutique & renowned wineries Food tasting from our award-winning restaurants Raffle opportunities

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William Shakespeare’s ‘Romeo and Juliet’

July 31
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Every week on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday until August 1, 2015
Garden Grove Amphitheatre,
12762 Main St.
Garden Grove, CA 92840 United States
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SOC-Romeo-Juliet-web-sized-200x300

This production of Shakespeare Summerfest Orange County and Vietnamese American Arts & Letters Association updates the tragic romance to reflect the unique multiculturalism of our area. Directors John Walcutt and Mike Peebler have cast Vietnamese-American TV actor Trieu Tran as Romeo and members of Santa Ana-based Mexican folklórico troupe Relámpago del Cielo to portray the Capulets.

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‘Hairspray’

July 31
|Recurring Event (See all)
Through Aug. 9. Please check theater website for exact show times.
Chance Theater,
5522 E. La Palma Ave.
Anaheim Hills, CA 92807 United States
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The scene is 1962 Baltimore for this musical that won a total of eight Tony Awards and ran for six years on Broadway. In this locally-produced version, “full-figured” teenager Tracy Turnblad becomes a dance-show sensation while fighting for racial equality and civil rights.

Find out more »

‘Footloose’

July 31
|Recurring Event (See all)
Through Aug. 9; please check theater website for show times.
Laguna Playhouse,
606 Laguna Canyon Road
Laguna Beach, CA 92651 United States
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The classic 1984 dance flick inspired this musical adaptation. You’ll meet Ren, a Chicagoan who loves to dance, who has trouble coping in a small town that has prohibited dancing after a tragic accident.

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August 2015

‘Sacred Realms: Temple Murals by Shashi Dhoj Tulachan from the Gayle and Edward P. Roski Collection’

August 1
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Exhibit runs every day; end date subject to change
Bowers Museum,
2002 N. Main St.
Santa Ana, CA 92706 United States
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Tulachan, a 69-year old Buddhist monk living in Nepal, is a second-generation artist of thangka, a painting style that is used primarily for religious instruction and meditation. The nine murals on display deviate from traditional thangka in their size, colors and imagery.

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