Friday's Calendar

January 12, 2012



The band Backtrack will play a free concert of classic rock songs from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. on the patio at Muldoon's Irish Pub, 202 Newport Center Drive, Newport Beach.

Snakebit Drifters

Rock band Snakebit Drifters perform a free show starting at 10 p.m. at La Cave, 1695 Irvine Ave., Costa Mesa. The show is 21 and older only.


Lord Huron

Lord Huron bring his world/folk rock sound to Founders Hall of Segerstrom Center for the Arts' Off Center Festival. The show is at 8 p.m. and tickets start at $20. For more information, visit



"Chautauqua!" — which combines "lectures on history, culture and capitalism with live music, magic, slapstick, and dance," according to a press release — comes to the Samueli Theater as part of the Segerstrom Center for the Arts' Off Center Festival. Tickets start at $20. For showtimes and more information, visit


Pacific Symphony Concert

The Pacific Symphony and pianist Dejan Lazic will perform Chopin's Piano Concerto No. 2, Tchaikovsky's Fifth Symphony and other romantic classics at 8 p.m. in the Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts. Alan Chapman will give a preview talk, starting at 7 p.m. For tickets, call (714) 755-5799 or go to


Food Drive

The city of Irvine and Second Harvest Food Bank are holding a food drive to help the needy during the holidays. The city and Second Harvest are seeking the following types of food donations, including: canned fruit and juices, canned soups, rice, cereal, canned veggies, canned fish, chicken or meat. For a list of sites where the food donations can be dropped of, go to For more information, call at (949) 653-2900.


e-Waste Collection

The city of Costa Mesa, together with the Costa Mesa Chamber of Commerce and Orange Coast Computers and Recycling, will be collecting e-waste for recycling. The event is from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at a drive-through service at City Hall, 77 Fair Drive.


Prime Rib Sundays

Fleming's at Fashion Island offers a special three-course prime rib dinner menu for $29.95 per person. For more information, call (949) 720-9633 or visit


Flea Market

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