This event will feature young ladies who will be representing Mexico’s 32 states. There will be Mexican appetizers (from 4 pm to 8 pm), Raffles, Music and Dancing. Continue reading
This event will feature young ladies who will be representing Mexico’s 32 states. There will be Mexican appetizers (from 4 pm to 8 pm), Raffles, Music and Dancing. Continue reading→
The Orange County Equality Coalition (OCEC) is once again hosting the Orange County Pride Festival in Santa Ana, on August 10, 2013, from 12 noon to 10 pm, on Fourth Street, between Broadway and Ross in Santa Ana, CA.
The free festival will be a full day event from 12pm to 10pm in order to accommodate time for festival goers to enjoy all that the event has to offer. There will be hours of high energy performances on the main stage, over a dozen DJ’s playing various music selections in two dance areas, hundreds of exhibitor tents, a beer and wine garden, a family friendly Kids Club, interesting and educational workshops at our Rainbow Symposium and delicious food from local vendors. Continue reading→
Contact: houshig Arslanian, (714) 403-0875, email@example.com
Stage is Set for Orange County’s Yeraz Performance
SANTA ANA – Forty young Armenian dancers ranging in age from four to 19 are holding their final rehearsals this month ahead of their Sunday, June 2nd performance at the Forty Martyrs Church hall.
Community organizer and head of the “Hamazkayin” Armenian Educational and Cultural Society Siamanto chapter Shoushig Arslanian says the upcoming Yeraz Armenian School of Dance show weaves the tale of a boy who falls asleep after a long day at school and dreams of traveling to Armenia. Continue reading→
For Immediate Release
Contact: Payal Kumar Avellan, Director of Communications & Marketing, The Wooden Floor, 714.541.8314 ext. 119, Payal@TheWoodenFloor.org
Dance Has Changed Lives for 30 Years at Southern California Nonprofit
SANTA ANA, Calif. (January 15, 2013) – The Wooden Floor, previously known as Saint Joseph Ballet an arts-based youth development nonprofit, is celebrating 30 years of breaking the cycle of poverty in Orange County, California through long-term dance immersion. The results are astounding-since 2005, 100% of graduates from The Wooden Floor have finished high school on time and enrolled in college, outperforming their socioeconomic peers threefold. Continue reading→
Round Dance Teachers Association of Southern California
Press Release, FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Dan Finch, Phone 714-838-8192, firstname.lastname@example.org
Have Fun and Stay Healthy At the Same Time
Dancing is good for what ails you. It’s been proven again and again that dancing benefits the body—by increasing lung capacity, toning muscles, aiding in the prevention of osteoporosis and improving memory. Dancing reduces stress and increases levels of serotonin, giving us a better sense of well-being. Dancing also burns off calories at the rate of 450 calories per hour. Continue reading→
On Saturday, July 7th, the Santora Arts Building will celebrate 84 years with a 1920’s-inspired themed celebration! This will kick-off a month-long celebration highlighting the history of the building from 1928 to the present.
Showcased will be a dazzling array of FINE ART, MUSIC, CARS, FILM , and FASHIONS of a bygone era, as well as a tour of old-time “speakeasys” like Proof, that still stand today! Continue reading→
The non-profit Orange County Children’s Therapeutic Arts Center is running a summer program to foster greater understanding of Latin American and Spanish dance and art.
The center has offered programming since 2000 in arts and music and welcomes students from at-risk backgrounds, as well as those with special needs. Continue reading→
Come Celebrate the Grand Reopening of El Centro de México in our new space in Downtown, Santa Ana!
El Centro has a new home, located on 313 N. Birch Street the Veterans Hall Building, where we will continue offering multiple of free classes, workshops, programs, and lectures. We invite the community Saturday, January 14th to celebrate with us the Grand Re-Opening of El Centro Cultural de Mexico. Starting at 5 PM there will be a showcase of all our programming and later in the evening at 8 PM a Baile and Fandango. Continue reading→
The AMX Crew will be rocking the house @ Raices y Cultura, featuring Arthur Capone; Iemsk Kelevra; Armando Negrete; FirstGeneration SantaAna; and the rest of the AMX Crew, on Thursday, January 12th at Mexicanisimo, located at 2323 W. First Street, in Santa Ana.
This will be a night to demonstrate Hip Hop’s cultural aspects. Featuring live acts AMX Crew, Endz, Edifica, Roverso and S Leeo, Michelo Els, and UTK. And a special performance by Brake Dance with Battle Holex Crew, art by UTK and Zulu Kings. 8pm-2am, 21+ $5 cover charge. Continue reading→
A Cover Charge at Proof? No bueno!
UPDATE: Santa Ana City Manager Paul Walters sent me an email today confirming that the City is looking into the issues raised in this post!
Chapter One: the Modern Local, a restaurant in Downtown Santa Ana, is promising a fun night tonight, which includes dancing – as per their Facebook event page. However, I am told that their Conditional Use Permit (C.U.P.) does NOT allow dancing. As far as I know, they did not petition the Santa Ana Planning Agency for an exception.
You may recall that one of the owners of Chapter One went off on Mexican owned businesses in Downtown Santa Ana, a few months ago, when he questioned the number of Quinceanera stores in the Downtown area. Well, I guarantee you that none of those shops will be flouting the law tonight! Continue reading→
Are you ready for New Year’s Eve? There are a lot of New Year’s Eve events happening right here in Santa Ana!
Do we really need more of this in Santa Ana?
“Facing pressure from bar owners who are finding more success in a revitalized downtown district, Santa Ana officials are considering revising decades-old regulations on alcohol sales in the city,” according to the Voice of OC.
But the Voice of OC didn’t report the entire story. I got a hold of the packet that was prepared for the Planning Commissioners, regarding liquor licenses in Santa Ana. You can click here to read it too.
Here is the preamble to that report: Continue reading→