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  • Sunday's Calendar

    Sunday's Calendar
    TODAY AAUW Membership Mixer AAUW Newport-Mesa-Irvine Branch, an organization devoted to breaking down barriers for women and girls, hosts an annual membership mixer from 2 to 4 p.m. For more information, call (949) 644-4576. Chili Cook-Off The...
  • 'Best of Times' to open season

    The Costa Mesa Playhouse — enjoying its 45th season — has mounted some impressive productions recently, which haven't drawn the sort of playgoers' response their talents warranted. So next season will be a bit more, shall we say, audience-...
  • Wednesday's Calendar

    Wednesday's Calendar
    TODAY Sammy Hagar Sammy Hagar and The Wabos perform at the Los Angeles Times Summer Concert Series at the Pacific Amphitheatre at the O.C. Fair. Tickets start at $29.50 and includes admission to the fair for the day. For more information, visit http:/...
  • Thursday's Calendar

    Thursday's Calendar
    TODAY Museum Book Sale New and used art books and exhibition catalogs will be on sale from 6 to 8:30 p.m. in the Laguna Beach Art Museum lobby, 307 Cliff Dr., Laguna Beach. Visitors will be given free entry from 5 to 9 p.m. to the museum's current...
  • Breaking even with 'Odd Couple'

    COSTA MESA — A long-struggling nonprofit community theater expects to pull its finances back into the black this season, said the theater's treasurer. The 45th anniversary season of the Costa Mesa Playhouse starts Friday with the opening of Neil...
  • Tuesday's Calendar

    Tuesday's Calendar
    TODAY Tuesday Trivia Night Live team trivia at Skosh Monahan's Pub, 2000 Newport Blvd., begins at 7:30 every Tuesday night, with prizes for contestants. For more information, call (949) 548-0099. Roasted Crab At AnQi AnQi at South Coast Plaza...
  • On Theater: Simon's 'Odd Couple' still hilarious

    On Theater: Simon's 'Odd Couple' still hilarious
    Both Neil Simon's hit comedy "The Odd Couple" and the Costa Mesa Playhouse were born in the same year — 1965. But it took them 45 years to find each other. Now, as the kickoff entry in a playhouse season designed to be audience-friendly, "The...
  • 'Inglourious Basterds,' 'Pulp Fiction' and Quentin Tarantino too at the Egyptian

    'Inglourious Basterds,' 'Pulp Fiction' and Quentin Tarantino too at the Egyptian
    Iconoclastic filmmaker Quentin Tarantino, hot off earning Oscar nominations Tuesday for best director and original screenplay for "Inglourious Basterds," will discuss his career with Variety critic Todd McCarthy on Monday at the American Cinematheque's...
  • Who's on first?

    Who's on first?
    Burbank actors Daniel Roebuck and Jim Roope will have to age 20 years through the magic of makeup for their roles as 70-year-old former vaudevillian performers reuniting for one last TV appearance in Neil Simon's "The Sunshine Boys". The show opens...
  • Nothing but sunshine

    The St. Francis Stage Company's current staging of "The Sunshine Boys" offers quite a few bright spots for local theatergoers despite some uneven technical aspects. Billed as an annual fundraiser for St. Francis Xavier School and parish, this production...
  • Classic Hollywood: Joel Grey looks back — and forward — at his career

    Classic Hollywood: Joel Grey looks back — and forward — at his career
    There was a time in 1965 when Joel Grey thought he would throw in the towel on show business. He wanted to be Laurence Olivier but instead he was doing a dreadful musical in Jones Beach, Long Island, called " Mardi Gras" with the June Taylor Dancers. "It...