Wednesday's Calendar

January 24, 2012
  • THURSDAY: The Newport Beach Public Library Foundation kicks off its 2012 “Library Live” series with a presentation by award-winning photographer Pete McBride about his project documenting the Colorado River. The program starts at 7 p.m. in the Friends Room at the Newport Beach Central Library, 1000 Avocado Ave., Newport Beach. The program is free but a $10 donation is suggested. For more information, go to or
THURSDAY: The Newport Beach Public Library Foundation…


'The Inside Edge'

Danny Cox, a former Air Force fighter pilot and author of several books, will headline "The Inside Edge — A Breakfast Forum," which starts at 6:30 p.m. at the University Club, at the corner of Los Trancos and East Peltason drives in Irvine. First-time attendees pay $35. To reserve a seat, go to

High Tea

The Sherman Library & Gardens and Café Jardin will offer "High Tea in the Gardens," featuring a menu of tea, pastries, fruit and sandwiches, with seatings at 2:30, 2:45 and 3 p.m. Cost is $29 per person, not including tax and tip. To make a reservation, which is required, call Stefanie Kristiansen at (949) 673-2261, ext. 300. The Sherman Library & Gardens is at 2647 E. Coast Hwy., Corona del Mar.

'Conversations on the Artistic Process'

The Claire Trevor School of the Arts at UC Irvine presents "Musical Composition as Experiment (and vice versa)," a free event in which various UCI academics will discuss their research. The event is from 5 to 6:15 p.m. in the Colloqium Room on the third floor of the UCI Contemporary Arts Center building.


PIMCO Chief at UCI

Mohamed A. El-Erian, chief executive and co-CIO of Pacific Investment Management Co., will give the inaugural UCI social sciences lecture at 6 p.m. in Pacific Ballroom C at the UCI Student Center. The event will be free and open to the public.

'Are You Toxic?'

ET Chiropractic presents "Are You Toxic?," a health education program that will include a free dinner, at 6 p.m. at ET Chiropractic's offices at 4341 Birch St. #100, Newport Beach. Reserve a seat by stopping at the front desk or calling (949) 398-6353.


'Savor the Flavor'

Nearly 70 local restaurants will participate in the sixth annual Newport Beach Restaurant Week. To find out more about the culinary event, go to

Picture Show

"The Great Picture: The World's Largest Photograph & The Legacy Project," an exhibit presented by the Orange County Great Park, will be shown in the park's Palm Court arts complex. For hours and more information, go to


"Topdog/Underdog," a drama about the lives of two street-savvy hustlers, is at South Coast Repertory's Julianne Argyros Stage. For showtimes and more information, visit


One-Year Anniversary

The OC Mart Mix, 3313 Hyland Ave., Costa Mesa, will celebrate its first anniversary from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. For more information, go to

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