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Shen Yun, the magical world of ancient China (Long Beach) visit event website
Begins 23 March 2019 01:00 pm
Runs through 24 March 2019 07:30 pm
Shen Yun invites you to travel back to the magical world of ancient China. Experience a lost culture through the incredible art of classical Chinese dance, and see legends come to life. Shen Yun makes this possible by pushing the boundaries of the performing arts, with a unique blend of stunning costuming, high-tech backdrops, and an orchestra like no other. Be prepared for a theatrical experience that will take your breath away! Ticket start at $80. Terrace Theater, 300 E Ocean Blvd, Long Beach, CA 90802


OC Fashion Week visit event website
Begins 23 March 2019 06:00 pm
Runs through 27 March 2019 09:00 pm
OC FASHION WEEK is an international California showcase on which features its lineup of local & global fashion designers in business for fashion. OC Fashion Week® (OCFW) will kick off its 14th season on Saturday, March 23, 2019 with an Opening Day runway fashion design competition featuring seven top-emerging fashion designers from New York to OC. As the official Red Carpet sponsor, Celebrity Cruises® rolls out the Red Carpet for an A-list crowd as Front-Row guests await a line-up of 5-star collections.  


Free! Irvine Job Fair- Get Hired visit event website
Begins 25 March 2019 11:00 am
Runs through 25 March 2019 02:00 pm
FREE FOR ALL JOB SEEKERS! Whether you are a seasoned executive-level professional, just beginning your career, or anywhere in between, our events can connect you with as many valuable employer contacts in three hours as you would make in weeks of job searching on your own. Atrium Hotel, 18700 MacArthur Blvd., Irvine, CA 92612


WonderCon Anaheim 2019 visit event website
Begins 29 March 2019 10:00 am
Runs through 31 March 2019 09:00 pm
WonderCon is an annual comic book, science fiction, and film convention. Tickets: $24-$40. At Anaheim Convention Center.


Free! Native American Festival (Long Beach) visit event website
Begins 30 March 2019 12:00 pm
Runs through 30 March 2019 05:00 pm
This celebration highlights performances of live Native American dancing, drumming, explanations, singing, flute music and story telling. We will also have artists, craft demonstrations, lodging displays and free activities for children. PERFORMANCE/EVENT SCHEDULE: -Changing Spirit singers 12-5 intermittent -Wild Horse singers 12, 2, 4 pm -Moontee Sinquah Family Hoop dancers 12-5 intermittent -Hopi Flute players 12-5 intermittent -Eric Alvarado Native American Flute 1, 3 -Native American dance exhibitions & stories 12:15 & 2:15 -Group dancing (open to the public) 4pm -Artist demonstrations 12-5 -Face painter 12-5 (free, children only) -Dream catcher making 12-5 (free; children only; while supplies last) JUST ADDED! Mexica dancers 3-4pm Shoreline Village, 401-435 Shoreline Village Drive, Long Beach


1000 Lights Water Lantern Festival (Newport Beach) visit event website
Begins 30 March 2019 07:00 pm
Runs through 30 March 2019 09:00 pm
Experience the beauty as thousands of lights illuminate the water at the 1000 Lights Water Lantern Festival. Enjoy local food, music, and entertainment prior to the lantern launch at sunset. Kids are free. Tickets are selling fast. Tickets:$15-$50 Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort, 1131 Back Bay Dr, Newport Beach 92660  


Japanese Cherry Blossom Family Festival (Santa Ana) visit event website
Begins 07 April 2019 11:00 am
Runs through

Spring is in bloom and the Bowers is celebrating with traditional Japanese dance, music and art. Enjoy face painting, fish printmaking, sumi-e (Japanese brush painting), and a special Japanese treat.
Tickets: Free-$15.
Bowers Museum, 2002 N Main St., Santa Ana


Shen Yun, the magical world of ancient China (Costa Mesa) visit event website
Begins 16 April 2019 02:00 pm
Runs through 28 April 2019 07:30 pm
Shen Yun invites you to travel back to the magical world of ancient China. Experience a lost culture through the incredible art of classical Chinese dance, and see legends come to life. Shen Yun makes this possible by pushing the boundaries of the performing arts, with a unique blend of stunning costuming, high-tech backdrops, and an orchestra like no other. Be prepared for a theatrical experience that will take your breath away! Ticket start at $80.

Segerstrom Center for the Arts, 600 Town Center Drive, Costa Mesa, CA 92626


20th Newport Beach Film Festival visit event website
Begins 25 April 2019 12:00 pm
Runs through 02 May 2019 11:00 pm
As the West Coast's fastest-growing film festival, NBFF offers films from 50 countries across multiple genres. In addition to our Narrative and Documentary programs, NBFF carefully curates a collection of short film programs and our interest programs include Action Sports, Art, Architecture + Design, Culinary, Family, and Horror films. The full festival program is announced and tickets go on sale on April 1st. Passes are on sale now.  

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