TODAY TILL SATURDAY
Dancers will fly off the exterior walls of the Orange County Performing Arts Center in Costa Mesa as the unique dance company Project Bandaloop brings its outdoor show to town. The show is free and starts at 8:30 p.m. Guests are encouraged to bring their blankets and beach chairs. For more information, visit http://www.ocpac.org.
The Vanguard University Department of Theatre Arts presents a musical rendition of Lewis Carroll's classic storybook characters from "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland" and "Through the Looking Glass." All shows are presented at the Lyceum Theater, located on the Vanguard University campus off Newport Boulevard. Tickets start at $14 and can be purchased by calling Vanguard University Theatre Department box office at (714) 668-6145.
TILL OCT. 10
The South Coast Repertory presents "Misalliance," by George Bernard Shaw and directed by Martin Benson. For tickets and showtimes, visit http://www.scr.org.
TILL OCT. 17
'In The Next Room (Or The Vibrator Play)'
Sarah Ruhl's Broadway hit "In the Next Room (or The Vibrator Play)" comes to South Coast Repertory. For showtimes and more information, visit http://www.scr.org.
TILL OCT. 20
"Photo-Environment," an exhibit of 100 photos from 17 photographers, will be on display at the Orange Coast College's Frank M. Doyle Arts Pavilion, 2701 Fairview Road, Costa Mesa. For gallery times and more information, visit http://www.occartspavilion.blogspot.com.
TILL NOV. 21
J.M. Barrie's classic tale "Peter Pan' flies into the Orange County Performing Arts Center in Costa Mesa, offering viewers a unique 360-degree experience. Tickets start at $40. For showtimes and more information, visit http://www.ocpac.org.
Emerson String Quartet
The renowned Emerson String Quartet returns to the Orange County Performing Arts Center's Samueli Theater, 800 Town Center Drive, Costa Mesa. The performance starts at 8 p.m. A preview talk by musicologist and author
Herbert Glass will precede the performance at 7:15 p.m. Tickets are $60 and can be purchased by calling (714) 556-2787 or at http://www.opac.org.
A singles' pot luck dinner to celebrate Shabbat will be held at 6 p.m. at Temple Isaiah, 2401 Irvine Ave., Newport Beach. Participants are asked to bring either a vegetarian or dairy dish. Shabbat services, with the congregation celebrating Simchat Torah, will follow at 8 p.m.. For more information, call (949) 583-1905 or e-mail at email@example.com.
FRIDAY TILL SUNDAY
Venomous Villains Exhibit
MAC Cosmetics unveils its MAC Venomous Villains Collection for the first time in North America, exclusively at South Coast Plaza's Jewel Court. The collaboration with Disney features looks inspired by four of Disney's most glamorous villains: Cruella de Vil, Evil Queen, Maleficent and Dr. Facilier. Guests will experience complimentary makeup applications, costume styling, photo souvenirs and more. For more information, visit http://www.southcoastplaza.com.
The Newport Beach Public Library, 1000 Avocado Ave., Newport Beach, presents a performance by the Pacific Symphony's string section. The fast-paced, interactive concert is geared for children ages 5 to 9. For more information, visit http://www.newport-beach.ca.us.
Albert Lee And Greg Topper
Guitar Legend Albert Lee will perform with local musician Greg Topper from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Pierce Street Annex Night Club, 330 E. 17th St., Costa Mesa. For more information on the free event, call (949) 646-8500.
School Of Seven Bells
Indie rock band School of Seven Bells headlines the Detroit Bar, 843 W. 19th St., Costa Mesa. Tickets are $12 and the 21-and-older show starts at 9 p.m. DJ Rob Acosta also performs. For more information, visit http://www.detroitbar.com.
Lemon Drop Dance Club
Newport Beach-based Lemon Drop Club, which hosts singles parties in Orange County geared for adults around the age of 40 and up, will have its next singles party from 7 to midnight at Oliver Café, 1980 Main St., Irvine. A free Italian buffet will be served from 8 to 9:30 p.m. and a free dance lesson will be offered from 7 to 8 p.m. Tickets are $10 and parking is free. No membership is required. For more information, call (949) 378-6600 or visit http://www.lemondropclub.com.
SATURDAY AND SUNDAY