Anaheim Arts Council fosters the promotion, support and visibility of local arts and culture by collaboration with individuals, organizations and businesses to enrich the quality of life.
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At a time when we almost despair of city leaders seeing the value of putting public money into the arts, Santa Ana has bucked the trend! And we praise their vision. Here is the official press release:
The City of Santa Ana announces the “Investing in the Artist,” an exciting grant opportunity that serves as a catalyst to enhance Santa Ana’s vibrant local art scene. Grants will be awarded to artists ...Read full story
The Newport Beach-based nonprofit Orange County Community Foundation celebrated its first IheartOC Giving Day with a rally Tuesday at the Irvine Spectrum Center.
The 30-hour Giving Day is an online fundraising marathon for local charitable causes that aims to generate $2 million in donations between 6 a.m. Tuesday and noon Wednesday.Read full story
The Orange County Symphony (OCS) will give the final concert of its 2014-15 season on Sunday, May 17, featuring two all-time favorites by 19th-century Romantic Russian composers.
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky called his Romeo and Juliet an overture-fantasy, and in the twenty-minute symphonic poem ...Read full story
External links: Orange County Symphonies website
Swapping out the word Champion for Superhero the Arts Council brought its Superhero For the Arts Contest to a climax on Thursday April 9th. As good sports, the various contestants (or their deputies) dressed suitably for the occasion, and stepped up for recognition certificates to the cheers of the crowd. Topping out the Superheroes was Cynthia Coad (left) who won the ultimate prize on behalf of the Kiwanis Club of Greater Anaheim.
The contest was a 50:50 arrangement whereby half the proceeds went right back to the member organizations and the other half goes to the Arts Council to provide grants and scholarships.Read full story