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Welcome to the I Heart Costa Mesa Show! Where a couple of neighbors with a microphone live, learn and love on Costa Mesa, California. We'll be interviewing locals, sharing stories and connecting with our community. Follow along!

May 25, 2018

On this episode of the I Heart Costa Mesa Show, we talk art and creativity with Chuck Jones' grandson, Craig Kausen, President and Chairman of the Chuck Jones Center for Creativity. Chuck Jones is the artist behind The Roadrunner and Wile E. Coyote, Marvin The Martian, Michigan J. Frog and more of the characters you loved as a kid! The Center For Creativity is a nonprofit charity and gallery space - and the host of many types of creative workshops and classes - over at SOCO and The Mix. If you haven't visited yet, go check them out here in Costa Mesa!

Chuck Jones Center for Creativity:

Located at SOCO and The Mix:

Chuck Jones Center on Facebook:

Chuck Jones Center on Instagram: @chuckjonescenter

Kausen's favorite restaurant in Costa Mesa is Pueblo at SOCO:

His favorite Costa Mesa event is The Fish Fry:

I Heart Costa Mesa is sponsored by:

Music Factory School of Music

The Orange County Market Place

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Big thanks to everyone who helped make this podcast possible!

Producer: Danny Thompson (

Intro / Outro Voiceover: Brian Kazarian

Music: Eddie “DJ Kaboom” Iniestra