Thurs/May 13Got $500 you just don't know what to do with? Is giving to others just not your thing? Head on over to the Jimmy Choo Fall/Winter Trunk Show. There, the particularly entitled can shower themselves with more fripperies and finery for their pampered feet. Might as well roll in luxury while you're here on Earth, since you ain't getting in upstairs, anyway. Yeah, I'm talking to you, the one going to hell. Call to RSVP. 10:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Free. South Coast Plaza, Crate & Barrel Wing, 3333 Bear St., Costa Mesa, (714) 327-0644.
FriFuck that pretty little crooner Harry Connick Jr. He thinks he knows retro? He don't know shit. Come play with the big boys instead: let Big Sandy & His Fly Rite Boys croon their way into your vintage hot pants. With Amber Foxx. We don't know who she is, but she sounds spicy! 9 p.m. $10. 21+. Doll Hut, 107 S. Adams St., Anaheim, (714) 533-1286; www.dollhut.com.SatIs this awful of me? Is this like the classical-music-world version of recommending, like, Laguna Impressionist crap? John Williams leads the Pacific Symphony Pops through his music from Jaws,Schindler's List,Star Wars,E.T.,Harry Potter and others. I saw a bunch of these performed at Americana night at the Hollywood Bowl, and it was ridiculously great. You know what else I bet they play? Superman!!!! AWESOME! 8 p.m. $30-$135. All ages. Orange County Performing Arts Center, Segerstrom Hall, 600 Town Center Dr., Costa Mesa, (714) 740-7878 or (213) 365-3500; www.ocpac.org.
If you ain't got that kind of bread, head on over to the Block at Orange for the Insurgo Theater Movement and Maverick Theater's version of Superman the Musical. ALSO AWESOME AS WELL! 8 p.m. $13-$18. The Maverick Theater at the Block at Orange, 20 The City Dr. W., Orange, (714) 634-1977.
SunStars of the Peking Acrobats get all kinds of freaky, with acrobatics, feats of daring, explosive kung fu and brilliant costumes. Will the awesomeness never stop? 4 p.m. $12. Orange County Performing Arts Center, Segerstrom Hall, 600 Town Center Dr., Costa Mesa, (714) 556-2122; www.ocpac.org.MonWell, maybe now. No, no! I'm kidding! We love Tanya Moon and her Comedy & More! And for a Monday night, it doesn't get more awesome than potentially funny jokes and open-mic music. . . . So when does football season start up again? Sign up, 8:30 p.m.; jokes, 9 p.m. Liquid Den, 5061 Warner Ave., Huntington Beach, (714) 377-7964.TuesBut you know who's really awesome? Mary Reilly, that's who! See, sometimes, she likes to sneak in after I've finished writing this thing, delete whatever to-do I'd blah-blahed about for Tuesday—sit through another event at OCPAC? Without first guzzling copious amounts of booze? Like, ew!—and instead plug her adorable boyfriend, Eyad, and his equally adorable—and single—best friend Rob, who spin a bevy of obscure post-punk tunes for her pleasure every Tuesday at Kitsch Bar. 10 p.m. Free. 21+. Kitsch Bar, 891 Baker St., Costa Mesa, (714) 546-8580. WedChris Paul Overall is really good and all—the former Wonderlover is a pretty nifty songwriter. But I'm really recommending this show just for the name of the other band: the Mighty 690. The radio station de Tijuana, Mehico, was pretty much the only thing I didn't hate about being nine. They used to play "Valley Girl" all the time! Tubular! 9 p.m. Call for cover. 21+. DiPiazza Restaurant and Lounge, 5205 E. Pacific Coast Hwy., Long Beach, (562) 498-2461; www.dipiazzas.com.Thurs/May 20Haven't given OCPAC enough of your money this week? Just think how much longer your memories will last than will those $500 shoes. So come out, come out, wherever you are and meet the young lady who fell from the star (while shouting off-key with all the socialites and fags) at the Sing-along Wizard of Oz. Arrive early for the costume contest! Awesomeness? Happening. 7 p.m. $12-$22. Orange County Performing Arts Center, Segerstrom Hall, 600 Town Center Dr., Costa Mesa, (714) 556-2122; www.ocpac.org. [Ed. note: Actually, don't arrive early. Or at all. OCPAC canceled this event as we went to press.]