Wednesday's Calendar

February 08, 2011
  • TODAY: Poets Jeanine Jarrell and Lee Mallory present an evening exploring “the vagaries of love” at 8 p.m. at the Alta Coffee Warehouse & Restaurant, 506 31st St, Newport Beach. Courtney Montgomery is the musical performer for the night. For more information, visit or call (949) 675-0233.
TODAY: Poets Jeanine Jarrell and Lee Mallory present… (Courtesy Lee Mallory )


South Coast Plaza Celebration

South Coast Plaza hosts a Lunar New Year celebration, featuring a deejay, cocktails and fashion show from 7 to 9 p.m. Participating retailers include Adidas Originals, AG Adriano Goldschmied, Calvin Klein, Diesel, Nike Running and Paul Frank. For more information, e-mail

Connect With Grandparents

Advocates For Grandparent Grandchild Connection, a nonprofit organization that addresses grandparent visitation issues, meets at 3 p.m. the second Wednesday of each month in Room 3 or the OASIS Senior Center, 801 Narcissus Ave., Corona del Mar. For more information, visit


Temple Bat Yahm, 1011 Camelback St., Newport Beach, presents the first of a two-part lecture by Rabbi Mark S. Miller titled "Forgiveness." The free event is at 7:15 p.m. For more information, call (949) 644-1999 or visit

Samba And Soul

Quetzal Guerrero and The Warriors perform at Commonwealth Lounge & Grill, 2406 Newport Blvd., Newport Beach. The free show starts at 9:30 p.m. and is 21 and older only. For more, call (949) 675-4444.



Helmut Lang Trunk Show

Neiman Marcus at Fashion Island hosts a Helmut Lang Trunk Show, showing off its 2011 Spring Collection. For more information, call (949) 759-1900.


Chinese Exhibitions

Orange Coast College's Doyle Arts Pavilion opens its 2011 spring season with a pair of exhibits featuring Chinese photographers and Chinese brush painting. "Land, Era, People: China's Lishui Photographers" features 110 photographs by six prominent Chinese photographers. "The Art of Ning Yeh" features the artists' brush paintings of horses, flowers and landscapes. The opening reception for the exhibitions is from 6 to 10 p.m. Friday. For more information, call (714) 432-5102.


Valentine's-Themed Shopping Night

The nine boutiques at The Cove at Mariner's Mile, 410 W. Coast Highway, Newport Beach, host a Valentine's Day-themed shopping event from 5 to 8 p.m. For more information, call (949) 722-8488.

Preview Night

Mariners Christian School, 300 Fischer Ave., Costa Mesa, hosts Preview Night for prospective parents and families. The event is at 6:30 p.m. on campus. The kindergarten through eighth-grade school serves more than 600 students. For more information, call (714) 437-1700.

Justin Grennan

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