"The Renaissance of Aliso Viejo" 2011 State of the City is Oct. 26 at the Soka Performing Arts Center.
The evening begins with a reception at 6 p.m. in Soka's Founders Hall. A speech and presentation from Mayor Carmen Cave will follow at 7 p.m.
The talk will focus on the state of Aliso Viejo and the community's culture and arts scene. Local singers, dancers and musicians will perform.
A documentary film will be shown in honor of the city's 10th anniversary.
Also, the city's Citizen, Senior and Youth of the Year will be announced.
Tickets for the event are $10 and can be purchased at City Hall, 12 Journey, or by calling (949) 425-2550. Tickets will also be available at the door.
— Kelly Parker