Tag Archive for Artists Village

Final Drinking Liberally Event at Memphis This Thursday

Santaora Building in Santa Ana Artists Village

As Dan wrote previously, Memphis at the Santora in Santa Ana is closing. Our favorite restaurant and bar has been the host location for our weekly Drinking Liberally gatherings since August of 2006. We will be celebrating almost 7 1/2 years of liberal conversation and fun this Thursday, February 6th. The conversation starts at 8:30 pm.

Support the Academy of International Dance

The Academy of International Dance is holding their annual Tequisa Fundraiser this year on August 1st at Mile Square Park. Tickets are only $6.00 The ticket includes 2 soft taco, rice, beans and a beverage. There will be lots of games, music and dancind! Come join the fun and help a child dance. Proceeds of this fundraiser will go towards the many dance programs provided by the Academy of International Dance.

A Rennaisance Plan Cut To Look Like a Transit Plan Is Still The Rennaisance Plan

What it seems to me is a back door way to get most of the original Renaissance Plan adopted with as little attention to the redevelopment components as possible, by making it look like the City is only adopting a simple “Transit Zoning Code.” This reminds me of a quote in L.A. Confidential where Guy Pearce’s character says “A hooker cut to look like Lana Turner is still a hooker.” And the Rennaisance Plan cut to look like only a Transit Zoning Code is still the Rennaisance Plan.

Santa Ana Bicycle Parking Zoning Update

On Monday, on a 7-0 vote the Santa Ana City Council approved a revision to local business zoning regulations that requires the addition of proportional bicycle parking when accomodations for vehicle parking are required. There have been questions raised about whether the recently passed zoning code amendment requiring bicycle parking in new developments and some…

Reminder: Artists for Obama Event This Saturday!

Santa Ana, CA -Artists for Obama is sponsoring a reception and silent art auction Saturday, August 2, 2008, to assist locally elected Obama delegates cover their travel and hotel expenses for the Democratic National Convention in Denver, Colorado later in the month. The auction will be held in the Artists Village at the Santora Arts…