Allensworth at Commonwealth Lounge & Grill, 2406 Newport Blvd., Newport Beach. The free show is from 3 to 7 p.m. and is 21 and older only. For more information, call (949) 675-4444.
Holocaust Survivor Speaks
Phillip Bialowitz, a survivor of the Sobibór Nazi death camp, speaks about his experiences at 7 p.m. the Chabad Jewish Center, 2865 E. Coast Hwy., Corona del Mar. Tickets are $15 in advance or $18 at the door. For more information or to reserve tickets, visit http://www.jewishnewport.com or call (949) 721-9800.
'The Book of Liz'
The David and Amy Sedaris-penned comedic play, "The Book of Liz," plays at 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays at the Costa Mesa Playhouse, 661 Hamilton St., Costa Mesa. Tickets start at $16. For more information, call (949) 650-5269 or visit http://www.costamesaplayhouse.org.
Talking, singing and dancing animals take the Julianne Argyros Stage in "Lucky Duck," at South Coast Repertory, 655 Town Center Drive, Costa Mesa. Tickets range from $18 to $30. For more information and showtimes, call (714) 708-5555 or visit http://www.scr.org.
'Scenes From American Life'
Orange Coast College's Repertory Theatre Company will stage "Augustine's Confessions: Scenes from American Life," a series of short plays for mature audiences about life and its oddities. Showtimes are 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 2:30 and 7 p.m. Sunday at the campus Drama Lab Studio Theatre, 2701 Fairview Road, Costa Mesa. For more information or tickets, call (714) 432-5880 or visit http://www.occtickets.com.
Annual Gem Faire
The 22nd annual Gem Faire will have more than 150 importers, exporters and manufacturers of jewelry and more at the O.C. Fair & Event Center, Building 10, in Costa Mesa. Hours are noon to 6 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. Admission is $7. For more information, visit http://www.gemfaire.com or call (503) 252-8300.
The Box Gallery, 765 St. Clair, Costa Mesa, along with Ashes In Orange Peels Fine Art, present the Ghost exhibit, featuring the worlds of artists Aya Kakeda, Ellen Rogers, Joy Shannon, Kathleen Masselink, Michelle Wiener and Sarah Keliher Walsh. For more information, visit http://www.boxboxbox.com.
TILL MARCH 6
'The Mystery of Edwin Drood'
The Vanguard University theater department presents "The Mystery of Edwin Drood," an interactive musical with the audience voting on the mystery's culprit. For showtimes and tickets, visit http://www.vanguardtickets.com or call (714) 668-6145 for more information.
Monday Madness Karaoke
La Cave, 1695 Irvine Ave., Costa Mesa, presents Monday Madness Karaoke, featuring host Bobby Vegas. The free event starts at 9:30 p.m. and is 21 and older only. For more information, visit http://www.myspace.com/lacave.
The quilting club at the Costa Mesa Senior Center, 695 W. 19th St., meets from 1 to 3 p.m. Mondays in the arts and crafts room. Beginning and advanced quilters are welcomed. For more information, call (714) 546-2539.
Fried Chicken Night
The Crow Bar and Kitchen, 2325 Pacific Coast Hwy., Corona del Mar, is hosting Fried Chicken Night on Mondays. The restaurant is offering half a chicken from Shelton's Farm, with choice of side orders for $16. For more information, visit http://www.thecrowbarcdm.com.
Audrey And The Deer
Indie band Audrey and the Deer performs Tuesdays in March at La Cave, 1695 Irvine Ave., Costa Mesa. All residency shows are free and start at 10 p.m. For more information, visit http://www.myspace.com/lacave.
'Voices Of The Golden West'
Friends of the Library for Orange Coast College are featuring the editor and featured writers of "Voices of the Golden West: Our California Stories" at 7 p.m. in the Library Lecture Room, 2701 Fairview Road, Costa Mesa. Admission is $5 or a gently used book. For more information, contact Mary Road at (714) 432-5726.
TUESDAY TILL MARCH 6
'Rock Of Ages'
The hit musical "Rock of Ages," featuring the hit songs of '80s bands Journey, Styx, Whitesnake, Foreigner and many others, comes to the Segerstrom Center for the Arts. Tickets for the show, which are at Segerstrom Hall, start at $20. For showtimes and more information, visit http://www.scfta.org.