Free Mental Health Series at Hoag Begins Tomorrow

On Saturday, May 18, Hoag Mental Health Center is kicking off its Together We Prevent Suicide Series to raise awareness about suicide prevention and to reduce stigma.  The free, half-day conference will focus on empowering parents and caregivers with strategies to talk about suicide, mitigate risk, manage a psychiatric crisis and learn about self-care activities that benefit…

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Mother’s and Father’s Day Charity Drive to Help Struggling Families

What gift is better than the gift of giving back? This Mother’s Day and Father’s Day, consider doing good with the ones you love. HomeAid Orange County, in partnership with First 5 Orange County, recently announced the 12th Annual HomeAid Essentials Diaper Drive will take place between Mother’s Day, May 12, and Father’s Day, June 16, directly benefitting…

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The Woman Who Loves Giraffes: A Review

By Lexi Rafael Unless you’re seriously into giraffes, you’ve probably never heard of Anne Innis Dagg. Referred to by some as “the Jane Goodall of giraffes,” Anne was a true pioneer and the subject of the documentary, The Woman Who Loves Giraffes. In the mid-1950s, at just 23 years old, Anne took off for South…

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Film Review: Major Arcana

By Lexi Rafael It’s somewhat awkward at first for the busy, modern mind to slow down and catch onto the rhythm of Major Arcana. This is a visual poem, unconcerned with a strict adherence to standard film formula. There’s no high drama, no edge-of-your-seat stakes. Instead, we’re faced with a rather quiet story. A man…

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What to Watch: Newport Beach Film Festival Environmental Film Series

The Newport Beach Film Festival starts tomorrow, and in the days leading up to this grand, cinematic event, we’ve been going over some series you could watch if you’re into fun things like action sports or architecture. Today, we present you with the Environmental Film Series, a “curated program of documentary films designed to raise…

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This Is Your Chance to Have Breakfast with Erin Andrews

A groundbreaking (or glass-breaking) innovator in sports and entertainment, Erin Andrews is truly a powerhouse example of female leadership. And now, thanks to Orange County United Way, you can get inspired by the sportscasting superstar … in person. Orange County United Way will present the 16th Annual Women’s Philanthropy Fund Breakfast 7:30 to 9:30 a.m.…

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Art, Architecture + Design Film Series Brings Aesthetics to Cinematic Life

The Art, Architecture + Design (AA+D) Film Series at the 2019 Newport Beach Film Festival (NBFF) will feature nine feature films and seven short films that showcase art, architecture, design, modernism, photography, sculpture, urban planning and immersive art. According to an official festival release, “The series highlights emerging and prominent artists, visionaries and icons of…

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Free Event: A Powerful Women’s Empowerment Series Returns

Local, Global & Me, a Women’s Empowerment Series focused on investing in women to build strong communities, networks and connections. (We wrote about the last event, which was a fantastic and delicious time.)

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Lido Villas to Begin Selling Units This Week

If you’ve parked anywhere near Lido Marina Village in the past year, you’ve probably noticed the large swathe of land-turned-high-end-development tucked along Via Lido. Now, Landsea Homes, responsible for building this upscale community called Lido Villas, will begin selling units Feb. 23. Models will debut late March 2019.

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#TBT to Women’s Empowerment

Exactly one week ago, on Thursday, Jan. 31, more than 100 bold, brave (and hungry) women came together at Macy’s Home South Coast Plaza for the final installment of the three-part Local, Global & Me, a Women’s Empowerment Series.

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