Comedy Pet Theater Coming to The Barclay

Comedy Pet Theater Coming to The Barclay

Popovich Comedy Pet Theater is a blend of the unique comedy of Gregory Popovich, award-winning star of the Moscow Circus and champion juggler, and the extraordinary talents of his performing pets. Popovich and his cast of over 30 gifted animals, all rescued from shelters, has been voted “Best family show in Las Vegas” and were finalists on America’s Got Talent. Mark your calendar for Saturday, January 29, 2019 at 2 p.m. & 7 p.m at the Irvine Barclay Theatre. TheBarclay.org

New Home for OCMA

The long-awaited time had arrived, the unveiling of the new design for Orange County Museum of Art’s new home at Segerstrom Center for the Arts. The Plaza Tower cocktail reception, overlooking the building site, drew nearly 200 guests to celebrate the innovative design by Pritzer Prize-winning architect Thom Mayne of Morphosis. Also speaking were OCMA Director and CEO Todd D. Smith, Board of Trustees Chair Craig Wells, Trustees Building Committee Chair Annette Wiley and Trustees Building Committee member Anton Segerstrom. The projected opening is scheduled for 2021. OCMA.org

Pacific Chorale’s Stalwart Supporters Feted

Following Pacific Chorale’s final concert of its 50th anniversary season at Segerstrom Center, its annual Chairman’s Dinner was held at Samueli Theater to honor outgoing Board Chair Mary Lyons and Chorale Co-Founder Jan Landstrom. Landstrom was presented the chorale’s prestigious Entrepreneur of the Arts/Lifetime Achievement Award for co-founding the chorale in 1968 with late musical director Maurice Allard. The dinner realized nearly $200,000 for the chorale’s education programs. PacificChorale.org

OCCF’s Giving Campaign

The Orange County Community Foundation is launching a giving day on August 15 themed “Greatness Amplified.” It is a giving day for all Boys and Girls Clubs in Orange County and is part of OCCF’s bold initiative to boost the capacity for local nonprofits to meet the needs of the OC community through collaborative giving days through 2018. Nonprofits are invited to partner together to frame a shared vision and fundraising goals for a common purpose. OC-CF.org