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Orange County’s Premiere Arts and Literary Fringe Fest
Join Boca de Oro: Art & Literature Fringe Festival in Downtown Santa Ana for an interactive afternoon and evening on Saturday, March 4 of workshops, panels and open mics with luminaries from literature, the arts, culture, and music.
“Boca de Oro” festival brings over 100 literary artists for a Downtown Santa Ana takeover –more than a dozen art galleries, restaurants, historic buildings and secret spaces will double as houses of letters for literary fans to connect with local and regional writers. You can attend workshops, readings, panel discussions, open mics, performances, and thoughtful reflections. The event is free and open to the public with offerings for everyone.
Kids can take part in a range of activities from bookbinding workshops and fabric painting to self-expression workshops. Santa Ana Unified School District is bringing over 500 students and faculty downtown to perform a wide variety of arts genres.
For fans of literature and poetry, Boca de Oro features readings, panel discussions, and open mics with acclaimed local and visiting authors, including Alan Tonkovich, Kevin Staneic, Ryan Gattis, Diana Tierney, Marytza Rubio, Eric Cocoletzi, Iris de Anda, Christina Chavez, Richard Bausch, James P. Blaylock, Douglas R. Dechow, Anna Leahy, Siri Suthatham Tveter, Con Safos, Marina Aguilera, Calvin Clausell, Mark Axelrod, Lisa Alvarez, Tom Zoellner, and many more.
Calle Cuatro Marketplace at 4th Street in Santa Ana.