SOKA Performing Arts Center

SOKA Performing Arts Center

Mar 27, 2017

Legally Blonde, the Musical

Sunday April 2 @ 3 PM

Music and Lyrics by Laurence O’Keefe
and Nell Benjamin
Book by Heather Hach

Based on the novel by Amanda Brown and the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer motion picture SUA’s Theatre Arts Club is proud to invite you to this university’s first student produced musical: Legally Blonde, the Musical.

Soka University’s 8th Annual Luau

Saturday, April 8 @ 5 PM

Join Soka University’s Ka Pilina Ho’olokahi Hawaiian Dance Club for an all-you-can-eat buffet with roast pig by Bon Appetit and a wonderful show of Pacific Island dances performed by SUA students. Buffet opens at 5 pm. Show starts at 5:30 pm on the Campus Green (outdoor seating). For presale ticket reservations, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by April 1, 2017, or call 949.480.4601.


Saturday, April 8 @ 8 PM

With artists from Alaska and Greenland, Pamyua showcases Inuit culture though music and dance performance. The show is a platform to share indigenous knowledge and history. Often described as “Inuit Soul Music,” Pamyua has discovered their own genre. “Pamyua” (pronounced bum-yo-ah) is a Yup’ik Inuit word meaning “encore” or “do it again.”

MOBY 3777Critical Conversations @ Soka presents MOBY: Vegan Meat-Up

Wednesday, April 12 @ 7 PM

Safe Space for the Curious Carnivore

Opening musical performance by electronica music star and notable vegan Moby, followed by a screening of the documentary The Last Pig by Emmy Award-winning filmmaker Allison Argo. Event includes post-screening conversation with the filmmaker, Farm Sanctuary’s Gene Baur, and Moby.
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Meat-eaters free when accompanied by a vegan.

TenPints Entertainment presents The Urban Renewal Project - THEPOET

Friday, April 14 @ 8 PM

The Urban Renewal Project is a Los Angeles based band that uses instruments of a bygone era to create a signature sound that blurs the boundaries between soul, jazz, and hip hop. The group features a big band horn section, a singer, and a rapper who perform upbeat originals, as well as fresh interpretations of jazz standards to recent hits.

Murray Perahia, Solo Piano

Friday, April 21 @ 8 PM

In the more than forty years he has been performing on the concert stage, American pianist Perahia is the recipient of two Grammy awards for his recordings of Chopin’s complete Etudes and Bach’s English Suites Nos. 1, 3, and 6, and numerous Grammy nominations.


  • Bach - French Suite No. 6 in E major
  • Schubert - Impromptus Op. 142, D. 935
  • Mozart - Rondo in A minor, K. 511
  • Beethoven - Piano Sonata No. 32, Op. 111

Mongorama colorJosé Rizo’s Mongorama

Friday, April 28 @ 8 PM

Mongorama a Latin-jazz ensemble formed by KJazz 88.1 radio personality José Rizo (host of jazz on the Latin Side). The Grammy-nominated group explores the early Mongo Santamaria charanga-jazz material of the 1950s and early 1960s, and refreshes it with a modern perspective.

1314Joyce3Sundays@Soka -- Pacific Symphony with Joyce Yang

Sunday, April 30 @ 3 PM

The Sundays at Soka Series returns for a fourth season featuring 70-minute, informal concerts hosted by conductor Carl St.Clair. The theme for this season will be Beethoven Piano Concertos and will include all five concertos as well as the Triple Concerto.


  • Beethoven – Piano Concerto No. 5 Emperor
  • Beethoven - Triple Concerto


Come early for Dinner! Soka Bistro is open for dinner M-F 5:30-7:30 pm, Sat/Sun 5:00-7:00 pm.
Only $11.25 for an all-you-can-eat buffet. 

Box Office:
(949) 480-4ART (4278); This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Mon-Fri: 10am to 2pm
Box Office will be open 1 hour prior to scheduled performance times on performance days.