Emerson String Quartet
The renowned Emerson String Quartet returns to the Orange County Performing Arts Center's Samueli Theater, 800 Town Center Drive, Costa Mesa. The performance starts at 8 p.m. A preview talk by musicologist and author Herbert Glass will precede the performance at 7:15 p.m. Tickets are $60 and can be purchased by calling (714) 556-2787 or at http://www.opac.org.
A singles' pot luck dinner to celebrate Shabbat will be held at 6 p.m. at Temple Isaiah, 2401 Irvine Ave., Newport Beach. Participants are asked to bring either a vegetarian or dairy dish. Shabbat services, with the congregation celebrating Simchat Torah, will follow at 8 p.m.. For more information, call (949) 583-1905 or e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Venomous Villains Exhibit
MAC Cosmetics unveils its MAC Venomous Villains Collection for the first time in North America, exclusively at South Coast Plaza's Jewel Court. The collaboration with Disney features looks inspired by four of Disney's most glamorous villains: Cruella de Vil, Evil Queen, Maleficent and Dr. Facilier. Guests will experience complimentary makeup applications, costume styling, photo souvenirs and more. For more information, visit http://www.southcoastplaza.com.