April 4, 2013 by Sarah
A Disney performance in the area is coming to an end this weekend, but there is still plenty to look forward to throughout the month ahead.
‘Beauty and the Beast’ will have its last showing at [Read more]
March 13, 2013 by James
The Brea Chamber of Commerce has a number of events coming up in March that are well worth catching – both for business professionals and people looking for frightful weekend fun.
In Orange County, the chamber will be part of [Read more]
February 6, 2013 by Mark
Fans of three-part harmony are sure to enjoy the upcoming concerts at the Curtis Theatre this month.
First of all, the Alley Cats will return to the Curtis Theatre for night of humor with song on February 8 – 10. This a cappella group blends the vocalists’ voices in close harmony as they perform classic doo-wop hits like ‘Blue Moon’, ‘Only You’, ‘Love Potion #9’, ‘Smoke Gets in Your Eyes’, and ‘The Lion Sleeps Tonight’.
Tickets to this evening of fun for all ages are $30 for adults, $26 for seniors, and $23 for children. Show times are 8:00 pm on Friday and Saturday and 2:00 pm on Sunday.
After that, poster printing is likely to be underway to promote the musical trio Golden Bough, who will pay tribute to its Irish and Scottish roots in ‘America Bound’ at 4:00 pm and 8:00 pm on Saturday, February 23. In addition to its three-part harmony, the group will also perform with a Celtic harp, accordion, octave mandolin, bodhran, violin, guitar, and penny whistle. Tickets are $25 for adults, $22 for seniors, and $23 for children.
The theater is located at 1 Civic Center Circle, Brea, in the Brea Civic and Cultural Center of the 57 freeway. Parking is free and the facility is wheelchair accessible. For more information call (714) 990-7722.
Patrons who purchase a ticket to the theatre can receive a special three course dinner at the Melting Pot for only $25. Tickets must be purchased at the box office at the same time as the show tickets.
January 9, 2013 by Mark
For the 14th year, residents can spend their Martin Luther King Day with a day of service giving back to their community.
OneOC is partnering with [Read more]
December 2, 2012 by James
The annual tree lighting celebration in Brea begins at 6:30 pm on Thursday, December 6, 2012 at the Brea Civic and Cultural Center.
Photos with Santa will be available for $5 and refreshments will be provided by the Corner Bakery. For information on this, call (714) 990-7771.
Also getting people in a festive mood, Christmas lights will be on display in Eagle Hills. Parking will be available at Brea Sports Park. Lights will be on from 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm. Tours by trolley will be available at the Brea Community Center, 695 East Madison Way, from December 5 – 20, 2012 and will last approximately 45 minutes. Tickets are $7 per person purchased in advance and money raised will benefit the senior transportation program.
Kind-hearted Brea residents can help those in need by donating non-perishable food times to the Brea Community Emergency Council Annual Holiday Basket Program which helps to feed more than 1,000 families each year. Donations can be given to the Brea Senior Center, Brea Community Center, the Community Services Counter in the Brea Civic and Cultural Center, local Brea schools, and the city maintenance yard until December 19, 2012.
Volunteers will then be needed to help sort the food and pack boxes prior to December 21. In addition volunteers can adopt a family for the holidays and purchase gift items for them. Three wish trees will be located at the front desk of the Community Services department, the Senior Center, and the Brea Family Resource Center until December 14, 2012.
Christmas is a time of giving, and these event offer plenty of Christmas photo opportunities, with postcard printing an economical way to send them to family members.
November 7, 2012 by James
October 5, 2012 by Sarah
Carrier Fisher, most commonly known for her role in Star Wars, will perform at the Improv comedy club in Brea towards the end of the month.
Daughter of Debbie Reynolds and Eddie Fisher, she became known the world over as Princess Leia in the original three Star Wars movies. In 1975, she debuted opposite Warren Beatty in Shampoo. Since then, she has starred numerous movies including When Harry Met Sally, The Blues Brothers, and Charlie’s Angels. Her comedy act covers the gamut from those Star Wars moments to her famous family and her issues with drug addiction and mental illness.
In 1987, she became a novelist with the successful and semi-autobiographical ‘Postcards from the Edge’, winner of the Los Angeles Pen Award for Best First Novel and later turned into a motion picture. Her fifth novel was published in 2011.
Fisher has won a number of awards for ‘Wishful Drinking’ – her one woman show. She has also received accolades for her work in fighting mental illness and raising awareness of the issues surrounding it. Having been affect by bipolar disorder and addiction herself, she is a speaker in particularly high demand.
Tickets for the shows are $30-$35 and it takes place from October 25 – 28. Guests must be age 18 and over. The Improv is located at 120 South Brea Boulevard, Brea, and its staff may be contemplating the fact that posters from printing companies are a great way to advertise visiting artists and make great souvenirs from comedy venues.
September 9, 2012 by James
August 23, 2012 by Sarah
July 11, 2012 by Mark
Tickets are now on sale for ‘Hamlet has no Legs!’ by the All Puppet Players at the Curtis Theatre in Brea, California. This show is sure to appeal to the whole family.
This show is a creative [Read more]