Thursday's Calendar

December 14, 2011
  • BARITONE FROM BRAZIL: Paulo Szot, a Brazilian-born singer who stars in the Broadway revival of “South Pacific” at Lincoln Center in New York, will give four performances in the Samueli Theater in Costa Mesa as part of the Segerstrom Center for the Arts' 2011-12 cabaret series. Szot will perform at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, and at 7 p.m. on Sunday. The center is at 600 Town Center Drive. Tickets for his performances cost $75. For tickets, go to, or call (714) 556-2787.
BARITONE FROM BRAZIL: Paulo Szot, a Brazilian-born singer… (Laura Marie Duncan,…)


Family Hanukkah Celebration

The Merage Jewish Community Center of Orange County will hold its Family Hanukkah Celebration, starting at 5:30 p.m. The event is free but advanced registration is required by going to or calling (949) 435-3400. The Merage JCC of OC is at 1 Federation Way in Irvine.


Christmas Boat Parade

The 103rd annual Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade goes from 6:30 till around 9 p.m. For more information, go to


Las Posadas at Pretend City

Pretend City Children's Museum in Irvine kicks off its annual, 9-day Las Posadas celebration. For more information, call (949) 428-3900 or go to The museum is at 29 Hubble.

League of Women Voters Luncheon

Prof. Toni Sullivan of the University of Missouri and the former chair of USC's Department of Nursing, will be the keynote speaker at a League of Women Voters of Orange Coast luncheon, which will take place at Coco's at Fashion Island, 151 Newport Center Drive, Newport Beach, at noon. RSVP by calling Barbara Wood at (949) 400-2183. The event is open to league members and the public.



'Shop and Support for Mercy House'

The We Olive shop in The OC Mart Mix at the South Coast Collection (SOCO), 3313 Hyland Ave., Suite C, Costa Mesa, is sponsoring an evening event thee featuring music and food trucks, from 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. We Olive will send a percentage of proceeds from the event to Mercy House, nonprofit striving to help the homeless. Admission for the event is $15, and includes a drink ticket that can be redeemed at We Olive & Wine Bar.


'Richard Rex'

Orange Coast College presents a staged reading of "Richard Rex," a satire written by OCC theater arts instructor David Scaglione that blends elements of Oedipus Rex with aspects of Richard Nixon's presidency. The free readings will be given at 7:30 p.m. in the Drama Lab Theatre at OCC, 2701 Fairview Road, Costa Mesa.


Holiday Meals for the Hungry

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