Thu. Mar 30th, 2023

Taste of Santa Ana

OC FILM FIESTA & United Artists of Santa Ana Present

“A Taste of Santa Ana”

Saturday, Sept. 8 @ 6:30pm

211 N. Broadway, Santa Ana, CA 92701

The OC Film Fiesta is proud to partner with United Artists of Santa Ana to present the first Taste of Santa Ana in the Artists Village. Sample savory specialties from Santa Ana’s finest restaurants & caterers as UASA recreates the glamour and spirit of the Santora Arts Building’s storied Daniger’s Tea Room, which was a culinary haven for stars of Hollywood’s Golden Age, such as Rosalind Russell, John Wayne, Alan Ladd, Jack Benny, George Burns and Gracie Allen.

Be transported back to a 1940’s cabaret, listen to live flamenco entertainment and savor food-inspired fashion presented by D & A Fashioneers.

The Taste of Santa Ana starts at 6:30pm following the free Film Fiesta screening of the the sizzling Rita Hayworth classic Gilda (1946) and tour of the Santora Arts Building.

The tour also includes a stop at Rita Hayworth’s former dance studio in the Santora Building. A must for Rita Hayworth fans!

Participating Restaurants Include

Bistro 400
Chapter One
Country Garden Caterers
The Gypsy Den
Memphis Cafe
and More!

This event also features live performances by Miguel Pulido Jr., Omar Avalos & Claudia de La Cruz and a movie-theme art show organized by United Artists of Santa Ana.

The Taste of Santa Ana start at 6:30pm on Saturday, Sept. 8 following the free Film Fiesta screening of the Rita Hayworth classic Gilda (1946) and tour of the Santora Arts Bldg.

Tickets are $10 to benefit UASA and available online at: and

Seating is limited for this special event. Buy your tickets early!

UASA promotes Santa Ana’s creative community, providing economic & professional opportunities for local artists city-wide.


Omar Avalos Flamenco Guitar,
Claudia de la Cruz Flamenco Dancer


Gilda Screening – Sat., 9/8 @ 3:30pm Click Here
Santora Tour – Sat 9/8 @ 6pm-6:20
Taster Start – Sat 9/8 @ 6:30pm
Food as Fashion – Sat 9/8 @ 6:45pm
Taster Performances – Sat 9/8 @ 7pm-10pm

For more information, visit or email

The 2012 OC Film Fiesta is presented by the City of Santa Ana and Produced by Pocharte with support from the Mexican Consulate in Santa Ana, MX Live, OC Weekly,, Carvin, State Farm Insurance, Country Garden Caterers, Latino Health Access, The National Center for Jewish Film, Road Less Traveled, Grand Central Art Center, Orange County Center for Contemporary Art, The Grain Project, United Artists of Santa Ana, Stay Connected OC, Calacas, Robert Escalante’s Custom Auto Service, Centro Cultural de Mexico, Mexicanisimo, The Anti-Defamation League, Los Amigos de Santa Ana, Pocho Catering, Mi Moda Italian Suits, Santanero Zine, Espacio Alternativo, Santa Ana Arts District, Downtown Soul, Downtown, Inc., Elegante Boutique and Aztec Gold TV. Graphics by AztecGoldTV and Red Cielo. E-mail:

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The New Santa Ana blog has been covering news, events and politics in Santa Ana since 2009.

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