Wednesday's Calendar

May 17, 2011
  • FRIDAY: Jazz icons Herb Alpert and Lani Hall perform at 8 p.m. at the Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall. Tickets start at $25. For more information, visit
FRIDAY: Jazz icons Herb Alpert and Lani Hall perform at… (Courtesy Andreas…)


Yard House Fundraiser

The seventh annual Tip-a-Chip event raises money for the Special Olympics from 5 to 9 p.m. at the Yard House, 849 Newport Center Drive, Newport Beach. California Highway Patrol officers serve as hosts for this event.

Waterman Lecture Series

Newport Harbor Nautical Museum's Waterman Lecture Series presents Chris Welsh at 7 p.m. at the Balboa Pavilion's Grand Ballroom. Welsh will present "The Five Dives Expedition: Record-breaking Journeys into the Deep." The event is free for museum members and $10 for others. For more information, call (949) 675-8915.


Marsha Tudor Exhibit

il Barone Ristorante, 4251 Martingale Way, Suite A, Newport Beach, displays the artwork of Marsha Tudor. Hours are 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Friday and 5 to 9 p.m. Monday through Friday. For more information, call (949) 391-6710 or visit


Women's Bible Study

Presbyterian Church of the Covenant hosts its Community Bible Study in English for women from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the church's Fireside Room, 2850 Fairview Road, Costa Mesa. Contact Jeri Frazee at (714) 962-1682 or Cindy Zekaria at (714) 869-4092 for more information.



Carl St. Clair To Speak

Longtime Pacific Symphony music director Carl St. Clair is a guest speaker at a Technology, Entertainment, Design conference — dubbed TEDx Orange Coast: Innovation Without Borders — from 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. in the Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall in Costa Mesa. Tickets are $95. For more information, visit

Thomas Ian Nichols

Singer-songwriter Thomas Ian Nichols 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



Mariners Christian School students will perform "Cinderella" for the school's annual spring musical. Tickets are $10 and the performances are at 7 p.m. Thursday and Friday, with Saturday's show at 2 p.m. For more information, visit

'Little Shop of Horrors'

The Estancia High School Drama Department presents "Little Shop of Horrors" at the school's Barbara Van Holt Theatre, 2323 Placentia Ave., Costa Mesa. Showtimes are at 7:30 p.m. and tickets are $10 for students and $12 for general admission. For more information, call (949) 515-6537.


One-Act Play Festival

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