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Jackie Moe

Jackie Moe is a professional entertainment reporter and editor who lives for live music, spaghetti, beef ribs, long distance running, and good stories. Working as a features reporter for major newspaper publications Orange County Register, Press-Enterprise and Los Angeles Times, and as an editor for a variety of magazines including OC Business Journal, Inland Empire Magazine and Parenting OC, she recognized the need for quality digital coverage for all of the truly fascinating people and events in and around Orange County. She created Backstage SoCal in 2017 to provide unique entertainment content beyond the general calendar items. You may contact her directly on her social media or email: socalnewsjackie@gmail.com

The biggest and baddest of Monster Jam returns to Anaheim

Monster Jam returns to Angel Stadium of Anaheim for three consecutive weekends -- beginning this Saturday and Sunday.

Lifetime star Meredith Thomas debuts 30th TV film, shares fun career stories

Television star and Lifetime network's leading lady Meredith Thomas marks her 30th TV film debut today alongside over-80-Lifetime-films-and-counting actress and producer Vivica A. Fox, with the premiere of The Wrong Blind Date.

Magician legend Teller: Love for magic remains ‘palpable’ 60 years later

Iconic magician Teller of legendary duo 'Penn & Teller' shares memorable stories of his career and undying passion for magic.

Gloria Gaynor shares glorious stories from her monumental career

Gaynor will make her debut at Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts on Jan. 29. Before she hit the stage, she shared inspiration and phenomenally historic stories from her career.

Disney On Ice returns to SoCal with ‘Dream Big’

Disney On Ice returns to SoCal with "Dream Big" at Ontario's Toyota Arena and Long Beach Arena.

Comic and viral sensation Dena Blizzard brings ‘One Funny Mother’ to Costa Mesa

Jersey gal and comedic mom Dena Blizzard brings her one-woman show "One Funny Mother" to Segerstrom Center for the Arts on Dec. 18-19.

Marie Osmond is exceptional in ‘A Symphonic Christmas’ concert

Review: Superstar Marie Osmond lit up the Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts in new holiday concert tour "A Symphonic Christmas."

Chance Theater’s pop-rock holiday musical ‘Striking 12’ enlightens

Chance Theater in Anaheim kicks off holiday season with "Striking 12," now presented through Dec. 19.

‘Ready to shine’: ABT Gillespie’s youth dancers return to the stage for ‘The Nutcracker’

Youth dancers are ready to dazzle in the annual production of 'The Nutcracker' at Segerstrom Center for the Arts in Costa Mesa on Dec. 10-19.

Meet Skylar Brandt: ABT’s new princess in ‘The Nutcracker’

American Ballet Theatre's "The Nutcracker" returns to Segerstrom Center for the Arts in Costa Mesa on Dec. 10-19.

New holiday shows, album, tour, film: Marie Osmond is unstoppable

Marie Osmond talks new album, tour, holiday shows, film, and what it means to be fearless

8 memorable moments with Kristin Chenoweth: Segerstrom Center

Memorable moments from Kristin Chenoweth's one-night-only concert at Segerstrom Center for the Arts on Oct. 23.

Styx rocker Lawrence Gowan talks post-pandemic tour — and new prophetic album

Rock icon Lawrence Gowan of Styx talks 2021 album "Crash of the Crown" and current U.S. tour

Q&A: Actress Krysta Rodriguez on empowering female arts students in virtual show

Krysta Rodriguez and other Broadway stars join Orange County School of the Arts and CSArts-SGV for reimagined "Performing with Pros" theater event.

27th annual Herb Alpert Award In the Arts winners announced

Herb Alpert, Rock & Roll Hall of Famer and fierce philanthropist for the arts, will present the 27th annual Herb Alpert Award In the Arts on May 20.

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