Every second and fourth Wednesday night of the month, legendary bartender/chef/restaurant insider Dave Mau hosts Dinner with Dave at Memphis at the Santora, where he treats drinkers to a free meal and live music as the evening progresses. To remind ustedes of this great night, Dave treats us every W ... More >>
Trying to describe a Reggie Watts show is about as messy as hurling a bunch of random phrases, melodies, beats and action verbs to a wall just to see what sticks. Because, well, that's pretty much what his show is. But the magic isn't necessarily in the chaos--literally personified by a massive clou ... More >>
This fall, the Monterey Jazz Festival will usher in its 56th annual performance along California's crystal coastline, 350 miles north of Orange County. Since 1958 the festival has hosted every major jazz musician conceivable. The first lineup alone included Billie Holiday, Louis Armstrong, Milt Jack ... More >>
TED is coming to Costa Mesa.No, not the Ted at right but the TED event that the independent TEDxOrangeCoast brings to Segerstrom Concert Hall on Oct. 10.The all-day "Redefining Relevance" promises "25 carefully selected speakers" and to "serve as a platform for inspired conversation and innovative ... More >>
UPDATE: Nov. 2, 11:43 a.m.This event is mañana. See you there!Original Post: Oct. 11: Few people can claim to have created an entire genre of journalism, but
Jason Berry is one of them. He was the first reporter in the United
States to care about the pedophile protectors over at the Catholic
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UPDATE, JAN. 13, 2011, 12:13 P.M.: The Orange County Performing Arts Center has indeed been renamed as the Segerstrom Center for the Arts, as announced during a celebration yesterday evening. According to the OC Metro, the event was attended by approximately 1,500 guests, which included former Go ... More >>
As Michael Jackson's death was confirmed, my thoughts turned to the one and only time I ever saw the "King of Pop," right here in Orange County. He wasn't on stage solo or with the Jacksons (Five or otherwise), nor was he attending the opening of Captain EO at Disneyland. He was just out for a night ... More >>
Girls Night Out, February 27, 5:30 p.m.A relaxing and fun evening of candle making that will also include a
reading from author and spiritual teacher Loretta Holton, who will
provide autographed copies of her book, "The Journey of Expansion, A
Mothers Journey from Loss to Eternal Love". For a Palm ... More >>
Don't put your protest signs away just yet, anti-Prop. 8 opponents. (Orange County Mormon temples have been disrupted recently thanks to the Church of Latter-Day Saints having funneled gobs of cash into the Nov. 4 state voter initiative that prohibited gay marriage.)
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THE MAGIC FLUTE, 7:30 p.m.
Opening night for this piece of Mozart. OCW's Le Receptionist will be there!
OCPAC-Segerstrom Hall, 600 Town Center Drive, Costa Mesa
PLAYBOY COMEDY, 8:30 p.m.
Geez Louise. Last night we had Vivid girls in Irvine. Now it's Playmates in Brea.
Brea Improv, 120 S. Brea Blvd. ... More >>
SURF CITY NIGHTS, 5pm
This special street fair takes place along a closed-off section of Main Street. Featured will be a farmer's market, bounce house, street performers (musical and non-musical acts,) restaurant samplings, sidewalk sales and specials from local restaurants.
301 Main St. (approximat ... More >>
UCI DANCE FILM FESTIVAL, 6:30pm
Starting tonight, the UCI Dance Film Festival 2007 presents two days of dance films by leading choreographers and directors. The program includes ballet, modern, jazz and world dance, featuring choreography for the camera, experimental films and dance documentaries.
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