7:48 PM PST, February 23, 2012
Flashback Heart Attack
Flashback Heart Attack, an 1980s KROQ cover band, will perform at 9 p.m. at the Harp Inn, 130 E. 17th St., Costa Mesa. The show is 21 and older only and cover is $5. For more information, visit http://www.flashbackheartattack.com.
FRIDAY TILL SUNDAY
A "Gem Faire" takes place in Building No. 10 at the O.C. Fair & Event Center, 88 Fair Drive, Costa Mesa. General admission, which costs $7, is good for the whole weekend. The show will take place from noon to 6 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. For more information, go to http://www.gemfaire.com.
FRIDAY TILL SUNDAY
'The Servant of Two Masters'
Vanguard University's theater arts department will stage a production of "The Servant of Two Masters," by Carlo Goldoni, at the campus' Lyceum Theater. General admission tickets cost $14. Vanguard University is at 55 Fair Drive, Costa Mesa. For showtimes and more information, go to http://www.vanguardtickets.com or call (714) 668-6145.
Virtuoso Violinist in Concert
The Pacific Symphony presents a concert with Israeli violinist Vadim Gluzman, who will perform Tchaikovsky's "Violin Concerto" on a Stradivarius made in 1680. The concert, which starts at 8 p.m. at the Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall, 600 Town Center Drive in Costa Mesa, will feature the world premiere of composer Michael Daugherty's "The Gospel According to Sister Aimee," which will be performed by renowned organist Paul Jacobs. For more information, call (714) 755-5799 or go to http://www.PacificSymphony.org.
The Piecemakers Country Store, 1720 Adams Ave., Costa Mesa, will put on its Peddler's Market from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. As many as 90 vendors will be selling everything from flea market and rummage sale items to antiques and collectibles. Piecemakers Teachers will also be demonstrating their craft work. Admission and parking are free. For more information, go to http://www.piecemakers.com.
Divorce Seminar for Women
The Women's Institute for Financial Education will present a free seminar, "What Women Need to Know About Divorce in the Current Economy," from 8:30 a.m. to noon, at Merrill Lynch, 4695 MacArthur Court, Suite 1500, Newport Beach.
The Costa Mesa Sanitary District will offer a free composting workshop at 11 a.m. at Fairview Park, 2501 Placentia Ave., Costa Mesa. For more information, call (949) 646-8400.
Santa Ana Air Base Reunion
Orange Coast College's Student Center will be the venue for a 70th anniversary celebration of the former Santa Ana Army Air Base. Military personnel who served at the SAAAB during World War II will be taking part in the annual reunion at OCC. The event starts at 11:30 a.m. OCC is at 2701 Fairview Road, Costa Mesa. The price of admission is $25 and includes lunch and free parking. For more information, call (714) 432-5707.
Lee-Loucks Piano Duo
Concert Pianist and artist-in-residence Kevin Kwan Loucks and piano soloist Jodie Lee will perform a "Four-Hand Extravaganza," featuring elements of music by Mozart and Dvorak, at the Orange County Great Park in Irvine. The shows are at 2 and 5 p.m. For more information, go to http://www.ocgp.org or call (866) 829-3829.
The Costa Mesa-based Childs-pace Foundation — a nonprofit that provides after-school programs for children in Costa Mesa, Buena Park and Anaheim — holds its gala fundraiser. The event is from 6 to 9:30 p.m. at the Yorba Linda Community Center, 4501 Casa Loma Ave, Yorba Linda. Tickets to the gala, which will include a dinner and silent auction/raffle, cost $100. For more information, call (714) 557-7777.
Lecture By New Testament Scholar
Amy Jill Levine, a leading Jewish scholar of the New Testament and author of "The Jewish Annotated New Testament," will give a talk at 7 p.m. at Christ Our Redeemer AME Church, 46 Maxwell , Irvine. General admission tickets cost $18. For more information, call (949) 682-4040.
'Pack of Lies'
The Newport Beach Arts Foundation and Newport Theatre Arts Center will present a special performance of the play "Pack of Lies," to benefit the foundation's mission of providing art in public spaces. The show at NTAC, 2501 Cliff Drive, Newport Beach, starts at 8 p.m. and tickets cost $40 per person. For more information, call (949) 645-1203 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
DJ Fred Falke performs at Detroit Bar, 843 W. 19th St., Costa Mesa. Bag Raiders also perform. The 21-and-older show starts at 9 p.m. and tickets are $20. For more information, visit http://www.detroitbar.com.