Saturday's Calendar

October 21, 2011
  • TILL SATURDAY: The Pacific Symphony, led by guest conductor Giancarlo Guerrero, plays pieces from Stanley Kubrick's film “2001: A Space Odyssey” and other favorites. Showtime is 8 p.m. at Segerstrom Center for the Arts' Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall. Tickets start at $25. For more information, visit
TILL SATURDAY: The Pacific Symphony, led by guest conductor… (Courtesy Pacific…)


The Miles Davis Experience

Trumpeter Ambrose Akinmusire and his quintet pay tribute to iconic jazz artist Miles Davis with a concert at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts' Samueli Theater. "The Miles Davis Experience: 1949-159" celebrates Davis' legendary music. Tickets start at $62 and showtimes are 7:30 and 9:30 p.m. For more information, visit

Trick or Treat

Fashion Camp OC, at the OC Mart Mix, 3313 Hyland Ave., Costa Mesa, holds a family friendly event from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., where kids can decorate their own Halloween boo bags. For more information, visit or call (949) 478-0846.

'Evening Under the Stars'

The first "Evening Under the Stars" gala to benefit students in the Costa Mesa High School zone is from 6 to 9:30 p.m. at the Noguchi sculpture garden in South Coast Metro. Cost to get in is $100 per person or $150 per couple. The address is 633 Anton Blvd., Costa Mesa. Tickets can be purchased at


Waterfront Celebration

The ExplorOcean/Newport Harbor Nautical Museum will fete its 25th anniversary by unveiling expansion plans at 6 p.m. A fashion show will follow at the museum, 600 E. Bay Ave., Newport Beach.

Diamonds and Pearls

Actress and cancer survivor Fran Drescher will headline the eighth annual Diamond & Pearl Ball to benefit the Beckstrand Cancer Foundation at the Balboa Bay Club & Resort, 1221 W. Coast Hwy., Newport Beach. Tickets cost $500. For more information, go to or


'Kings of the Dance 2011'

Five of today's premier male dancers hit the stage in "Kings of Dance 2011" at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts' Segerstrom Hall. The performance features Guillaume Côté, Marcelo Gomes, David Hallberg, Denis Matvienko and Ivan Vasiliev. Tickets start at $13.60. For showtimes and more information, visit


Homage to The Dude

"Joe Forkan — The Lebowski Cycle," a painting exhibit, is at Frank M. Doyle Arts Pavilion, Orange Coast College, 2701 Fairview Road, Costa Mesa. The exhibit blends masterpieces of Western art with images from the 1998 film "The Big Lebowski." Pavilion is open from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, and from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Closed Saturdays, Sundays and Mondays.


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