The Orange County Museum of Art and the Newport Beach Public Library Foundation presents a dialogue between two of the most respected figures in public art: Mary Deebe and Alexis Smith. Deebe, the director of the Stuart Collection at UC
San Diego, and Smith, a Los Angeles-based artist whose works have been shown at museums across the country, will speak at 7 p.m. at the Newport Beach Public Library, 1000 Avocado Ave. The event is free. For more information, call (949) 548-2411.
TODAY TILL JUNE 13
'The Lion King'
The Tony Award
-winning musical "The Lion King" comes to the Orange County Performing Arts Center's Segerstrom Hall. Tickets start at $25.75 for the Disney classic. For showtimes and more information, call (714) 556-2787 or visit www.ocpac.org
Rock Your Tutu
Classic Kids Photography, 219 Marine Ave., Newport Beach, hosts the Rock Your Tutu event, a fundraiser for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. Children can have their photos taken in their favorite tutus for $125, with all proceeds going directly to St. Jude. Classic Kids is seeking to raise $45,000. For more information, call (949) 642-0200 or visit www.stjude.org
TILL JUNE 6
'Ben And The Magic Paintbrush'
South Coast Repertory hosts the world premiere of Bathsheba Doran's "Ben and the Magic Paintbrush." The performance are at the Julianne Argyros Stage. For showtimes and more information, visit www.scr.org
TILL JUNE 7
SCAPE, 2859 E. Coast Hwy., Corona del Mar, presents "Common Ground," an exhibition featuring works from Victor Hugo Hayas, Larry Cohen
, Michael Chapman and Chris Bliss. Gallery hours are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. For more information, visit www.scapesite.com
TILL JUNE 17
Orange Coast College presents "Mass Appeal," a student art exhibit at the Frank M. Doyle Arts Pavilion. Gallery hours are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. The event is free. For more information, visit orangecoastcollege.edu
TILL JUNE 30
The Newport Beach Arts Commission presents an exhibit by local artist Charlotte Lerner at the Newport Beach Public Library, 1000 Avocado Ave. For more information, call (949) 717-3870.
TILL SEPT. 19
New Art For A New Century
Orange County Museum of Art, 850 San Clemente Drive, Newport Beach, showcases its collection of contemporary works in "New Art for a New Century: Contemporary Acquisitions, 2000-2010." The exhibit highlights 90 major paintings, sculptures, videos and more. For more information, visit www.ocma.net
15 Minutes Of Fame
Orange County Museum of Art, 850 San Clemente Drive, Newport Beach, showcases rarely seen photographs from its collection during the "15 Minutes of Fame: Portraits from Ansel Adams
to Andy Warhol
" exhibit. For more information, visit www.ocma.net
Deejay Markus Schulz performs at the Sutra Bar, 1870 Harbor Blvd., Costa Mesa, in an event hosted by Giant Club. Kristina Sky and Daniel Minaya also perform. The event starts at 9 p.m. and the show is 21 and older only. Tickets are $20. For more information, visit www.sutrabar.com
John C. Eastman
John C. Eastman, candidate for California attorney general, is the guest speaker at the next Newport Harbor Republican Women's club meeting, which is at 11:30 a.m. at the Pacific Club, 4110 MacArthur Blvd., Newport Beach. Eastman, the former dean at Chapman Law School, will speak on Constitutional issues. The luncheon is $26. For more information, call (949) 720-1726.
THURSDAY TILL SUNDAY
The Gold Wing Road Riders Assn., the world's largest organization for Honda GoldWings and Valkyrie
motorcycles, will have its Region F rally at the Hilton Orange County, 3050 Bristol St., Costa Mesa. For more information, visit www.gwrra-regionf.org
One-Act Play Festival
Orange Coast College presents its annual One-Act Play Festival, which showcases the talents of its Repertory Theatre Company. The performances, in its 25th year, are at the Drama Lab Studio Theatre on campus. Advance tickets are $5 and $7 at the door. For showtimes and more information, visit www.occtickets.com
Rock band Dengue Fever headlines the Detroit Bar, 843 W. 19th St., Costa Mesa. Pocahaunted also performs. The show starts at 9 p.m. and is 21 and older only. Tickets are $15. For more information, visit www.detroitbar.com