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Archive for June, 2010

Free Movie Mondays at the Orange County Performing Arts Center

Posted on June 17, 2010 | 9:00am

Center’s Free Movie Mondays are Back – Bigger and Better Than Ever

2010 summer movie line-up includes five films:

  • The Wizard of Oz – July 12
  • Some Like it Hot – July 19
  • Oliver! – July 26 with media sponsor KCRW
  • Dirty Dancing – August 2
  • Mad Hot Ballroom – August 9

The Orange County Performing Arts Center’s Free for All series continues this summer with the enormously popular and eagerly awaited return of free Movie Mondays on the community plaza. This year’s line-up will be the biggest and best ever with five great movies: the timeless classic The Wizard of Oz with Judy Garland; the screwball comedy Some Like it Hot starring Marilyn Monroe, Tony Curtis and Jack Lemmon; the Dickensian musical Oliver! being presented in partnership with public radio station KCRW-Santa Monica (89.9 FM and www.KCRW.com); the coming-of-age story Dirty Dancing featuring Jennifer Grey and Patrick Swayze; and the inspiring documentary about New York City school students learning to dance in Mad Hot Ballroom, which was chosen in an audience poll last summer. The Center has always been “the place” in Orange County to experience Broadway’s best and brightest, and Movie Mondays offers audiences the most fun and exciting musical and dance films under the stars and all for free. Read More

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The Hilton Orange County/Costa Mesa Makes Room as the Official Hotel for the 2010 OC Fair!

Posted on June 17, 2010 | 9:00am

The Hilton Orange County/Costa Mesa Hotel is offering a special OC Fair rate of $109 for traveling exhibitors and attendees as the OC Fair celebrates its 120th anniversary from July 16 to August 15, 2010

The 2010 OC Fair themed “The Beat Goes On” will be open Wednesdays through Sundays, July 16th-August 15th, and feature a 120th Anniversary Exhibit showcasing a decade-by-decade look into Orange County’s favorite tradition. The Pacific Amphitheatre Summer Concert Series is geared to provide a premier concert experience at a fan friendly ticket price and concerts include fair admission. This year’s headlining acts include: ZZ Top, The Fab Four, Train, Martina McBride, B-52s, Joan Jett and the Blackhearts, Weird Al, LeAnn Rimes, Julianne Hough and more! Read More

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Former Governor Mitt Romney Visits The Westin South Coast Plaza

Posted on June 4, 2010 | 9:00am

Former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney recently visited The Westin South Coast Plaza to attend a luncheon at the hotel that was hosted by Claremont McKenna College. Romney thanked his supporters and autographed his recent book, “No Apology: The Case for American Greatness.”

Located in Costa Mesa, California, the extensively remodeled hotel is now more than ever a leading choice for meeting and event planners nationwide, savvy business travelers, as well as leisure guests seeking a sophisticated, yet relaxing experience. Read More

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Z’Tejas Gives Away Free $5 Bonus Cards For Dads and Grads

Posted on June 1, 2010 | 9:00am

Purchase of Every $25 Gift Card Earns Buyer Free $5 Bonus Card Through June 19

Tis the season for “dads and grads.” With Father’s Day soon approaching and graduation ceremonies in full swing, it’s gift-giving season for many. Those facing that prospect may have an easier time thanks to Z’Tejas Southwestern Grill at South Coast Plaza in Costa Mesa.

The popular restaurant is offering free $5 bonus cards for every $25 gift card purchased through June 19. Guests may redeem the $5 bonus cards (no more than two per visit) from June 21 through July 31, 2010. Gift cards may be purchased at the restaurant and for more information please call (714) 979-7469. Read More

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