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Utopia comes to the OC


Join the Ethos Contemporary Art in Newport Beach as they bring select works from their LA show "Utopia" to Orange County on Saturday, Aug 24, 6-9 p.m. Check out the latest in street art and other paintings. Free one-hour parking at the Lido Marina Villiage  (not Valet).

No host afterparty at Zinqué. Come have a toast and find out what is new at Ethos Gallery.

Ethos Contemporary Art represents established local and international contemporary artists. They specialize in large scale paintings, monumental steel, marble and bronze sculpture, museum level art glass, and works on paper. Call for a complimentary home art consultation.

Open daily from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Ethos Contemporary Art is at 3405 Newport Blvd. in Newport Beach. 949.791.8917.   

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Room & Board at SOCO Pet Portrait Event


Room & Board at SOCO will be holding a Pet Portrait event on Sunday, August 25 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. where guests will celebrate their pets in an artistic way with pet portrait artist Kimberly Heimbach. 

Attendees will get to see the creativity that goes into each work of art with a live demonstration from Kimberly with the opportunity to place their very own custom pet portrait order at the event.  Guests will also enjoy light appetizers, mimosas, and adorable pet-inspired cookies.

3309 Hyland Ave #A, Costa Mesa. 714.549.5995

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Yappy Hour on National Dog Day


Balboa Bay Resort is hosting a “Yappy Hour” in celebration National Dog Day on Monday, August 26. Its waterfront restaurant, A&O Kitchen+Bar will have drink specials for both dogs and humans from 4-7 p.m. – think classic cocktails for humans inspired by four legged friends: “Greyhounds” and “Salty Dogs.” A percentage of all sales will be donated to the local Newport Beach Animal Shelter.

At Balboa Bay Resort, four legged friends are also regularly treated to a Forbes four-star experience, alongside their humans. When furry members of the family check into property, they receive a Charlie and Me bandana and toy, two collapsible dog bowls, and a homemade treat from locally based Just Food For Dogs.  

After arriving to their recently renovated rooms, a dog bed is awaiting them. Guest’s pets rest easy knowing their owners helped other pets in need as a percentage of the $150 pet fee always goes towards the local Newport Beach Animal Shelter.

1221 West Coast Highway in Newport Beach. 949.645.5000

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ISSAC Charter School Meet The Faculty Open House


Costa Mesa’s newest charter school, International School for Science and Culture (ISSAC) is holding a Meet The Faculty Open House on Sunday, Aug. 25 from 2 to 4 p.m. You’ll meet the founder, Padmini Hands, principal, Renee Williams, and the teachers.

You’ll learn about the ISSAC’s curriculum, and project-based, differentiated, and social-emotional learning.

The mission of ISSAC is to cultivate global citizens empowered to build a peaceful society.

It’s opening on Sept. 3, 2019, and is accepting enrollment now at

RSVP at or 949.400.4774.

Harper Park, adjacent, entrance Tustin Ave. in Costa Mesa.

425 E 18th St. Costa Mesa.

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