The Bowers Museum to host KCRW for a free night of music, art and fun – NBC Los Angeles

What there is to know

  • Sunday August 28 from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
  • santa ana
  • Free RSVP; admission to the museum is free for museum and KCRW members, as well as Santa Ana residents

Farewell to the summer season…well, almost.

We’re in the “farewell” phase of late August, when we’re still craving some weekend, starlit fantasies, even as we see Labor Day weekend. , the autumnal equinox and possibly cooler days on the horizon.

Which makes the last music-filled festivals of the summer all the more poignant and precious.

The Bowers Museum has long understood this sweet sense of preciousness. Orange County’s acclaimed cultural institution has been around for nearly a century, showcasing engaging exhibits that give locals a clearer view of the far reaches of the world and history, cherished traditions, incredible treasures and insights. invigorating insights that often offer uplifting insight.

And an uplifting spirit will be present, with emotion and preciousness in tow, on Sunday evening August 28 during the KCRW Free Summer Party.

This is Orange County’s only 2022 commitment to the independent station’s popular summer series, which makes it, yes, all the more valuable.

Famous KCRW DJs Francesca Harding and José Galván will tour the lively three-hour event with a host of wonderful musical selections, while artsy activities designed for the youngest, pop-up bars and plenty to see/do/savor will fill Santa’s Key Courtyard at Ana’s museum.

Oh yes, and speaking of Santa Ana? If you are a resident, you can enjoy free admission to the museum that evening, which is also a benefit for KCRW members and museum members. Just make sure you have your ID handy.

Even if you don’t live locally and aren’t a member of the resort or host destination, you can still pay admission and see what’s inside, including “Everest: Ascent to Glory,” a major mountain exploration exhibit that will end its more than six-month run on August 28.

The gallery store and the Tangata restaurant will also remain open later, until 8:30 am.

RSVPing for this free event? You should definitely do it, because the charms of summer are fleeting and we crave all the sweetness we can.

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