4 Star Cinemas offers $5 movies Tuesdays to Thursdays

Beginning this week, 4 Star Cinemas’ bargain day ticket prices will be bumped down to only $5! All day Tuesdays and Thursdays, and Sundays before 6PM, most movies playing are available at this incredible discount. Seniors pay $5 all day on Wednesdays. This week, check out Steven Spielberg’s wild ride, Ready Player One, or critically acclaimed…

Film festival offers free seminars on filmmaking

With the generous support of the City of Newport Beach Arts Commission, the Newport Beach Film Festival is proud to present a free series of interactive panels and seminars that focus on the art and process of filmmaking and entertainment on Saturday and Sunday, April 28-29. This free educational event will feature talented and distinguished…

Phantom of opera returns in ‘Love Never Dies’ at Segerstrom

Eric Marchese writes about this mega opening in the Orange County Register. It opens 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 24, for two weeks. Tickets start at $29. “Three words have always tantalized the worldwide legion of fans of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s smash “The Phantom of the Opera” since the play first took the world by storm….

‘American Animals’ opens Newport Beach Film Festival

The Newport Beach Film Festival seeks to bring to Orange County the best of classic and contemporary filmmaking from around the world. It opens Thursday, April 27, and continues until May 3. Executive Director Gregg Schwenk offered this note. “It is with great pride that I welcome you to the 19th annual Newport Beach Film…

Enjoy ballroom every Monday at El Dorado Park

I love to dance, so I thought I should tell you about all the wonderful dance opportunities I’ve found since I retired. Most are ballroom, because that’s what I’ve taken classes in, but I want to learn to line dance too!! Stopped by the El Dorado Senior Center in Long Beach on Monday to check…

LA Percussion Quartet offers free concert at Cal State Long Beach

 The Composers’ Guild presents the Grammy-nominated Los Angeles Percussion Quartet for SNAPSHOTS at 8p.m. Monday, April 23, in Daniel Recital Hall at Cal State Long Beach. Tickets are free. The quartet will give the world premieres of 15 new miniatures written by student composers, alongside other works by some of the leading lights of contemporary…

Renaissance Pleasure Faire salutes our military and Scouts this weekend

The Renaissance Pleasure Faire supports our troops and veterans by offering discounted entry at our Box Office with valid military ID. Save $4 off adult tickets with military ID this weekend! (Regularly $1 off adult tickets.) Join us this weekend for a beautiful, handmade favor for members of the US Military. Favors only available April…

‘South Pacific’ soars into La Mirada Center for Arts

McCoy Rigby Entertainment presents Rodgers & Hammerstein’s “South Pacific” from April 20 to May 13 at La Mirada Center for the Arts. Tickets range from $20 to $70. The classic features music by RICHARD RODGERS and lyrics by OSCAR HAMMERSTEIN II. It is based on the book by OSCAR HAMMERSTEIN II and JOSHUA LOGAN, and…

‘Peter and the Starcatcher’ continues at Long Beach Playhouse

“Peter and the Starcatcher” continues at the Long Beach Playhouse. The show runs through May 5. Performances are 8 p.m. Friday, and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. The box office is open Wednesday-Saturday from 3 to 8 pm and Sundays from 1 to 2 pm on scheduled matinees. Broadwayworld.com writes about it. “Peter and the…

Thanks for a wonderful Lantern Festival at Segerstrom Hall

Rich Pix had a great time at Pacific Symphony’s third annual Lantern Festival from noon to 6 p.m. Sunday, March 4, at Segerstrom Center for the Performing Arts. Pacific Symphony and South Coast Chinese Cultural Center/Irvine Chinese school partner ed to offer this free, family-friendly festival to commemorate the end of the Lunar New Year….

Having fun at Adventures Worth Exploring

  Well, we explored a world of wide opportunities at a first-of-its-kind event at Adventures Worth Exploring in the Anaheim Convention Center from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday, March 3. They assembled an incredible array of vendors exhibiting their 100+ unconventional adventures that are all designed to change the way you see the world!…

The Shot Heard at Huntington Beach!

The Shot Heard around Huntington Beach! Saturday 2/11/2017 at 1: pm  a battle played out in Huntington Beach Central Park near the Library.  The reenactment of the first war of the American Revolution, hosted by the Huntington Beach Historical Society, was a success on many levels.  To have such an activity on the west coast…