You'll feel like you're in Tokyo at the new Kinokuniya Bookstore,
a Japanese version of Barnes & Noble, at the Target Greatlands
shopping center in Costa Mesa. The store features a complete
selection of Japanese magazines, newspapers, comics, CDs and books.
There are some English books: Eastern philosophy, art, Japanese
language and Asian novels. 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily. 3030 Harbor Blvd.,
Costa Mesa. (714) 662-2319. www.kinokuniya.com.
ART GALLERY OPENS
Wentworth Gallery, a leading retailer of fine art in the country,
has opened at Fashion Island. It's well known for its extensive
selection of art, including originals, signed and numbered prints and
sculptures. There are hundreds of collected artists, as well as new
artists represented from around the world whose works are sold
exclusively at Wentworth Gallery. A unique service is offered here
called "Home Show." The staff will bring up to 20 works of art to
your home or office for a private viewing. This service is available
within 50 miles of the gallery at no charge or obligation. Wentworth
also provides free delivery and installation of all artwork. It's
between Robinsons-May and the Iris Fountain. 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday
to Friday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday.
(949) 760-9554 or visit www.WentworthGallery.com.
MEET THE AUTHORS
New and Recycled Romances is hosting an author dinner at 6 p.m.
Thursday. Honored guests are Sharon Sala and Meryl Sawyer. Pizza and
salad will be served. 143, 145, 147 Broadway, Costa Mesa. R.S.V.P. at
* BEST BUYS appears Mondays and Fridays. Send information to
Greer Wylder at firstname.lastname@example.org or 330 W. Bay St., Costa Mesa,
CA 92627, or via fax at (949) 646-4170.