Wednesday's Calendar

February 15, 2011
  • THURSDAY TILL SUNDAY: The city hosts “Right Down the Middle and Straight Ahead,” the 11th annual Newport Beach Jazz Party at the Newport Beach Marriott Hotel & Spa, 900 Newport Center Drive, Newport Beach. Among the performers on opening night is guitarist John Pizzarelli (pictured), who will pay tribute to Duke Ellington. For tickets and a full listing of performers showtimes, call (949) 759-5003 or visit
THURSDAY TILL SUNDAY: The city hosts “Right Down… (Courtesy Cerritos…)


Refuse, Reduce, Reuse & Recycle

Mike Carey, of Orange Coast College's recycling center, will present a speech titled "Citizens for a Greener and Healthier Costa Mesa" from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Neighborhood Community Center, 1845 Park Ave., Costa Mesa. Free admission. For more information, e-mail or call (949) 645-5163.

Networking Luncheon

The Costa Mesa Chamber of Commerce presents its twice-monthly networking luncheon from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Costa Mesa Country Club, 1701 Golf Course Drive, Costa Mesa. Cost is $17. For reservations, call (714) 885-9090.

Frank Sinatra, Nat 'King' Cole Show

The Mike McCaffrey Trio presents "The Music and Stories of Frank Sinatra and Nat 'King' Cole" at 2 p.m. at the OASIS Senior Center, 801 Narcissus Ave., Corona del Mar. Tickets are $3 at the door. For more information, call (949) 644-3244 or visit

Tini Grey

Tini Grey performs at Commonwealth Lounge & Grill, 2406 Newport Blvd., Newport Beach. The free show starts at 9:30 and is 21 and older only. For more information, call (949) 675-4444.


'Forgiveness,' Pt. 2

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


Spring St. John Fashion Week

Nordstrom at Fashion Island hosts the Spring St. John Fashion Week and its spring 2011 collection. For more information, call (949) 610-0700.


'The Who's Tommy'

The Segerstrom Center for the Arts' Founders Hall presents the Chance Theater Production of "The Who's Tommy." Tickets start at $35. For more information, visit

'A Midsummer Night's Dream'

The iconic Shakespeare play, "A Midsummer Night's Dream," plays at South Coast Repertory, 655 Town Center Drive, Costa Mesa. For showtimes and more information, visit or call (714) 708-5555.

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.


Breakfast Event

The Costa Mesa Chamber of Commerce presents its "90-Minute Breakfast Boost" from 7 to 8:45 a.m. at the Costa Mesa Country Club, 1701 Golf Course Drive, Costa Mesa. City Manager Allan Roeder is the guest speaker. Cost is $15 prepay or $20 at the door. For reservations, call (714) 885-9090.

Mt. Everest Climber Speaks

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