Daily Pilot: "Arts center hosts summer school"

Summer school may be cut given the state’s financial disaster, but it is alive and well at the Orange County Performing Arts Center.

Students from the Nicholas Academic Centers in downtown Santa Ana and from the campus at Valley High School in Santa Ana are spending their summer being exposed to the performing arts as the result of a special partnership between the two organizations.

The Henry T. Nicholas III Foundation has donated nearly $4 million to the Orange County Performing Arts Center, opening the door to enrichment programs for urban children otherwise not exposed to the classic performing arts, including theater, dance and orchestral music.

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Ashley Temm