Dialogue/Diálogos readings in April

Friday, March 28th, 2014
Staged reading with Dialogue/Diálogos teaching artistsMembers of the Santa Ana community—and others—are invited to attend one or more staged readings of a new community-inspired play by José Cruz González. The play-in-development is part of Dialogue/Diálogos, a creative partnership between Read More

Barrio Writers Indiegogo 2014

Wednesday, February 5th, 2014
BW_2014I am going to explain why I have supported the Barrio Writers Indiegogo campaign to publish their 5th Edition and develop Summer 2014 FREE creative writing programs for youth 13-21 years old in California & Texas!
They had me at "Hello" those amazing young students of the Barrio… Read More

Coolest post for OCGente!

Wednesday, February 5th, 2014
From the Barrio Writers for contributing to their Indiegogo campaign, They repaid OCGente with the greatest gift possible…their words.
For OC Gente O-ur community is what you pride in. C-ultura, G-ente. E-ndless gratitude comes from us. N-ever… Read More

MANA de OC Annual Tamalada

Wednesday, December 11th, 2013
MANA_oc_logo_shinyMANA de Orange County invites you to the Annual Community Tamalada & Holiday Mercado on Saturday, December 21, 2013 from 10 am to 2 pm at the Bowers KIDSEUM 1802 N. Main Street in Santa Ana.   For… Read More

‘MACARIO’ screens in Santa Ana

Wednesday, November 6th, 2013
macarioThe Santa Ana Public Library is pleased to present the Mexican film, Macario, starring Ignacio López Tarso and Pina Pellicer. This screening is free to the public on Saturday,… Read More

MANA Event at Bowers Kidseum

Friday, August 23rd, 2013
MANA_oc_logo_shinyMANA de Orange County Invites You to "Get Covered America / California Session" featuring Nancy Rimsha, Directing Attorney, Health Consumer Action Center, Legal Aid Society of Orange County on Saturday,… Read More

Dream Art Exhibit 2013

Thursday, August 8th, 2013
dreamx225The 3rd Annual Dream Art Exhibit will take place on Friday, August 9, 2013 from 6-10pm.The "Free Admission"  event will be held at Libreria Martinez de Chapman University at 216 N. Broadway in Santa Ana .   This art exhibit will be showcasing students… Read More

El Sol Poetry Event – Aug 10th

Tuesday, August 6th, 2013
libreriaThe El Sol Science and Arts Academy Student Poetry Book Launch will be held at Librería Martinez de Chapman University in Downtown Santa Ana from 2:00-5:30pm.   Come celebrate the release of the latest collection of poetry written by the student poets of El Sol Academy… Read More

Plan now for Delhi’s “Zocalo Fiesta”

Tuesday, July 23rd, 2013
delhicenterThe Delhi Center will be hosting their "Zocalo Fiesta" on November 7, 2013 at the center in Santa Ana. Since 1969, programming has transformed the Delhi Center into a  Zócalo -- a gathering place for the community. The Delhi Center now offers more than… Read More

Honor: OC Art Legend Emigdio Vasquez

Thursday, May 16th, 2013
Emigdio Vasquez, one of the most prolific and famous artists to come out of Orange County, has been selected for the prestigious "Maestro" award from the Latino Arts Network (LAN), a California association of Latino Museums and Cultural Centers in… Read More