Friday's Calendar

February 24, 2011
  • TILL SATURDAY: The Pacific Symphony presents Cathedrals of Sound, featuring organist Paul Jacobs and the Norbertine Fathers from St. Michael's Abbey. The shows start at 8 p.m. at the Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall, and tickets start at $25. For more information, visit
TILL SATURDAY: The Pacific Symphony presents Cathedrals… (Courtesy Pacific…)


DJ Ron Sleazy

DJ Sleazy performs 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 information, call (949) 675-4444.

Phil Shane

Singer Phil Shane will perform cover songs from Johnny Cash, Elvis Presley, Neil Diamond and others at La Cave Restaurant, 1695 Irvine Ave., Costa Mesa. The free show is 21 and older only. For more information, visit

Hollywood Blonde

Hollywood Blonde, a cover band that plays tunes from the 1980s and on, performs from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. at Muldoon's Irish Pub, 202 Newport Center Drive, Newport Beach. The show is free. For more information, call (949) 640-4110.

Shabbat Service

Temple Bat Yahm, 1011 Camelback St., Newport Beach, holds its Friday night Shabbat Service at 6 p.m. in the Morgan Chapel. For more information, call (949) 644-1999 or visit



'Scenes From American Life'

Orange Coast College's Repertory Theatre Company will stage "Augustine's Confessions: Scenes from American Life," a series of short plays for mature audiences about life and its oddities. Showtimes are 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 2:30 and 7 p.m. Sunday at the campus Drama Lab Studio Theatre, 2701 Fairview Road, Costa Mesa. For more information or tickets, call (714) 432-5880.

Annual Gem Faire

The 22nd annual Gem Faire will have more than 150 importers, exporters and manufacturers of jewelry and more at the O.C. Fair & Event Center, Building 10, in Costa Mesa. Hours are noon to 6 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. Admission is $7. For more information, visit or call (503) 252-8300.


'The Mystery of Edwin Drood'

The Vanguard University theatre department presents "The Mystery of Edwin Drood," an interactive musical with the audience voting on the mystery's culprit. For showtimes and tickets, visit or call (714) 668-6145 for more information.


Cocoa Lounge Dessert Buffet

The Palm Terrace's Cocoa Lounge Dessert Buffet runs Tuesday through Saturday from 6 to 10 p.m. at the Island Hotel, 690 Newport Center Drive, Newport Beach. The buffet — which is $18 per person, tax and tip not included — features a variety of desserts by Executive Pastry Chef Michael Owens. Admission is free with a two- or more-course dinner at Palm Terrace restaurant.


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