Wednesday's Calendar

November 09, 2010
  • THURSDAY: Indie rock band The Street & Babe Shadow, featuring Luke Paquin of the Hot Hot Heat, performs at La Cave, 1695 Irvine Ave., Costa Mesa. The free show starts at 10 p.m. and is 21 and older only. For more information, visit
THURSDAY: Indie rock band The Street & Babe Shadow,…


'Extreme Makeover'

ABC's two-hour season premiere of "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition," which features children from local nonprofit Boys Hope Girls Hope, will be screened at 6 p.m. at Lido Theatre in Newport Beach. Cost is $10.

Love And Other Appetites

Poets Lee Mallory and Danielle Mitchell perform at 8 p.m. at Alta Coffee House, 506 31st. St., Newport Beach. The event is free and features a musical performance by Marisa Predisik. For more information, call (949) 675-0233.

Rosh Chodesh Celebration

The Women of Temple Bat Yahm will celebrate the new month of Kislev at a Rosh Chodesh Celebration and Women's Discussion Group at 7 p.m. at the home of Rabbi Rayna Gevurtz and Rabbi Gersh Zylberman. For more information, call (949) 644-1999 or contact

Veterans Day Tribute

Orange Coast College, 2701 Fairview Road, Costa Mesa, salutes the nation's veterans in a Veterans Day Tribute at noon in the Orange Coast College Amphitheatre, adjacent to the Fine Arts Building. The program, titled "Semper Grati" or "Forever Grateful," features a full honor guard, vocal performances and refreshments. For more information on the free event, visit


Open Mic

Blue Beet Café, 107 21st Place, Newport Beach, hosts an open mic night with Tim Carr and friends from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. For more information, call (949) 675-2338.


Nello's Italian Family Night

Nello Cucina at South Coast Plaza presents Italian Family Night from

6 to 9:30 p.m. Create your own combo of pasta and house-made sauce for $8.95; Italian wine for $5, complemented by live Italian music from Enzo Selvaggi. Reservations are required. For more information, call (714) 540-3365.


Shoe Sale

Antonia A Shoe Boutique at Corona del Mar Plaza kicks off the holiday shopping season early with a storewide sale. From 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., shoppers will receive 25% off all regular-priced merchandise, along with a free gift wrap. For more information, call (949) 644-6910.

Cooking Demo

Macy's at South Coast Plaza hosts a cooking demonstration by Ming Tsai, a contestant on Next Iron Chef. Tsai will demonstrate recipes from his new cookbook "Simply Ming, One-Pot Meals: Quick, Healthy & Affordable Recipes." The event is at 6 p.m. and a $5 donation is requested for Second Harvest Food Bank. For more information, call (714) 708-3333.

Semi Sweet

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