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Latest Orange County Great Park Corporation Stories

2013-01-11 20:20:31

- Representatives from 20 collegiate teams visit the Great Park competition site for the first time - Students from around the country and world gather on-site to prepare for award-winning competition - Renderings of student-designed solar houses released - Great Park to host Solar Decathlon 2013, October 3-13 IRVINE, Calif., Jan. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Students representing the 20 collegiate teams competing in the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2013 arrived...

2012-12-19 20:20:56

IRVINE, Calif., Dec. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Popular radio personality Big Wave Dave from 95.9 FM The Fish has joined the fun-filled line-up for the Great Night! Family New Year's Eve at the Great Park celebration on Monday, December 31. Big Wave Dave will promote the Great Park live from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. during the event. Fish fans from across the southland are invited to come to The Fish booth to meet Big Wave Dave in person. Big Wave Dave can be heard weekdays from 10:00...

2012-12-05 16:25:06

IRVINE, Calif., Dec. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Local business and community leaders gathered near the Great Park Balloon as the a 28-foot-long, 1,200 lb. steel beam was hoisted into place during a special "topping out" ceremony today commemorating the placement of the final beam in the steel frame of the Great Park's new 4,762-square-foot Visitors Center Pavilion. The event serves as an important milestone in the construction of the Great Park's new $22.8 million, 30-acre expansion project...

2012-11-19 16:27:17

IRVINE, Calif., Nov. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Great Park will present a special closing reception celebrating the tenure of Great Park Artist-in-Residence and artist Andre Woodward. To commemorate Woodward's final day in the Great Park Artists Studios, the Great Park will present an installation of his environmental sculptures, as well as a lively musical performance by Sea Moon and Friends on Friday, November 30 from 7:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. in the Palm Court Arts Complex. "As the...

2012-11-07 12:23:01

IRVINE, Calif., Nov. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Scholastic chess players are invited to challenge their creative minds at the 37(th) Annual Staser Fall Scholastic Chess Tournament presented by the Orange County Great Park, Hanley Chess Academy and American Chess Equipment on Saturday, November 17(th) from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in Historic Hangar 244 at the Great Park. The competition features a free unrated section eligible to all scholastic participants grades K-12. New this...

2012-11-06 16:26:04

IRVINE, Calif., Nov. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Orange County Great Park and Arts Orange County are pleased to present a new Arts Happening featuring the premier of a new one-woman play: The Dig. Written by and starring Los Angeles-based actress Stacie Chaiken, The Dig recounts the dramatic tale of a world-renowned American archeologist who uncovers the identity of a remarkable find in the Middle East that has the potential for explosive consequences. What is it? Come find...

2012-11-02 23:20:27

IRVINE, Calif., Nov. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Come to the Great Park to celebrate the harvest season and help local families fight hunger now through November 18. Visitors can support the month-long Great Park Food Drive by bringing non-perishable canned or packaged food items to the special collection bins located in the Great Park Visitors Center inside Historic Hangar 244 or to the Great Park Farmers Market. Donations will help Second Harvest Food Bank and the Orange County Food Bank fight...

2012-10-01 10:23:56

IRVINE, Calif., Oct. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Great Park Jack-O-Lantern took flight today to mark the unofficial start of fall and the launch the countdown to the fifth annual Great Park Pumpkin Harvest on Saturday, October 20 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. This year's Pumpkin Harvest will feature a variety of activities and family entertainment, including free pumpkins from the Great Park Pumpkin Patch for all children 12 and under, while supplies last. Admission to the Pumpkin Harvest is...

2012-09-26 06:23:20

IRVINE, Calif., Sept. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Orange County Great Park in collaboration with the Irvine International Film Festival will host a series of screenings of award-winning short films at the Palm Court Arts Complex beginning October 4. The Independent & Inspired Film Series features 18 films that will be screened over five evenings on select Thursdays through November 15. Each screening will be followed by a special question and answer session with some of the...

2012-08-06 14:20:45

IRVINE, Calif., Aug. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Come to World Beat Weekend at the Great Park's Flights & Sounds Summer Festival for a musical world tour featuring Persian electronica trio Niyaz, multiple Grammy Award-winning sensation Ladysmith Black Mambazo and DJ Rekha with special guest Dohl Nation and the dancers of the blue 13, Thursday, August 9 through Saturday, August 11. Enjoy African rhythms, contemporary Persian electronic music, as well as Bollywood and Bhangra dance in three...