Brian Mantz performs at 8:30 p.m. at the Commonwealth Lounge & Grill, 2406 Newport Blvd., Newport Beach. For more information, call (949) 675-4444.
Tuesday Trivia Night
Live team trivia at Skosh Monahan's, 2000 Newport Blvd., begins at 7:30 every Tuesday night, with prizes for contestants. For more information, call (949) 548-0099.
Miss Dakota performs from 8 to
11 p.m. at the Commonwealth Lounge & Grill, 2406 Newport Blvd., Newport Beach. Cover is $5. For more information, call (949) 675-4444.
Sunset Jazz at Newport presents Byron Stripling (vocals, trumpet), Bobby Floyd (Hammond B3) and Bruce Forman (guitar) at 6 and
7:30 p.m. in the Newport Beach Marriott Hotel & Spa, 900 Newport Center Drive, Newport Beach. Tickets start at $15 and doors open at 5 p.m. For more information, visit http://www.westcoastjazzparty.com or call (949) 759-5003.
The Bungalow Restaurant, 2441 E. Coast Hwy., Corona del Mar, presents a patio party from 5 to 9 p.m. Wednesdays through the summer. The event features a menu ranging from $14 to $28, with happy hour draft beer at $4. For more information, call (949) 673-6585.
The Pacific Symphony plays Tchaikovsky favorites, Rachmaninoff's "Piano Concerto No. 2" — with Alexander Korsantia as the guest soloist — and other selections are 8 p.m. at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater in Irvine. The Huntington Beach Concert Band also performs. Tickets start at $25. For more information, visit http://www.pacificsymphony.org or call (714) 755-5799.
'Day of the Pirates'
Pirate-themed activities for families and their children begin at noon at the Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort & Marina, 1131 Back Bay Drive, Newport Beach. For more information, visit http://www.newportdunes.com or call (949) 729-3863.
Martha's Bookstore is having a book signing from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. with local author Cindy Muchnick. Her book is titled "The Everything Guide to Study Skills." The store is located at 308 1/2 Marine Ave., Balboa Island, Newport Beach. For more information about Cindy, visit http://www.cynthiamuchnick.com.
SEPT. 12 TILL OCT. 31
'It's Your Money'
Peter Kote will be leading the eight weeks of the free "It's Your Money" workshops on Mondays at the Newport Beach Public Library, 1000 Avocado Ave. The workshops promise to "provide attendees with education and practical solutions to financial and estate planning issues, so they can be in charge of their estates during their lifetimes and beyond," according to a release. No reservations are needed and attendance at all workshops is not mandatory. For more information, call (949) 548-2411 or visit http://www.nbplfoundation.org.
Alexander Calder Exhibit
Orange County Museum of Art presents "Alexander Calder and Contemporary Art," an exhibit featuring 30 works of art by Calder from the 1940s through '60s. For more information, visit http://www.ocma.net.
Summer Sunday Dinner
The Balboa Bay Club & Resort presents Summer Sunday Dinner BBQ on the outdoor terrace of Duke's Place. In addition to dining overlooking the bay, the event also features live calypso and reggae music by Coconut Frank. Pricing is $29.50 for adults and $19.50 for children 12 and younger. Reservations are not necessary. For more information, visit http://www.balboabayclub.com.
TILL SEPT. 9
Brett Rubbico Gallery
Tessa Shane and Mitch Esaki are the featured artists for "TSME" at the Brett Rubbico Gallery, 361 Old Newport Blvd., Newport Beach. According to the gallery, the two artists have "masculine geometrics [merging] harmoniously with feminine detail to create a complementary seamless fit and perfect balance." For more information, visit http://www.brettrubbico
gallery.com or call (949) 515-5102.
TILL OCT. 10
'A Year of Dreaming
Orange Coast College is hosting "Alex's Abventures in the Five Rivers" or "A Year of Dreaming Dangerously," a new exhibit of work by Arthur Taussig, a former OCC film and photography professor. The exhibit is on the second floor of the Art Center, 2701 Fairview Road, Costa Mesa. The works are inspired by Dante's "Divine Comedy." The exhibit has various operating hours and admission is free. For more, visit http://www.orangecoastcollege.edu.