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Wednesday’s Calendar


Inside Edge Breakfast


William Cloke will give a talk titled, “Why Romantic Relationships Stink and What You Can Do About It,” as part of an Inside Edge breakfast program, which starts at 7 a.m. at the University Club in Irvine. First-time guests pay $25 to get in. For more information, go to


Costa Mesa Chamber

Breakfast Boost

Fred Bockmiller Jr., president of the Mesa Consolidated Water District board of directors, will be the featured speaker at the Costa Mesa Chamber of Commerce’s 90-minute Breakfast Boost program, which is from 7 to 8:45 a.m. at the Costa Mesa Country Club, 1701 Golf Course Drive. Prepaid reservations are $15, or $20 at the door. For more information, call (714) 885-9090 or visit

Green Coast Day at OCC


As part of the seventh annual Green Coast Day program at Orange Coast College, Glen MacDonald, director of UCLA’s Institute of the Environment and Sustainability, will give a presentation about the implications of climate change for Southern California. The talk, which will be free and open to the public, is scheduled for 9:15 a.m. at the Robert B. Moore Theatre at OCC, 2701 Fairview Road, Costa Mesa.

Kun Opera at UCI

UC Irvine’s Drama Department and Chinese Kwun Opera Society presents a Kun Opera demonstration and performance from 10 to 11:50 a.m. at the Nixon Theatre at UCI. The event will be free and open to the public.

Town Meeting

The Corona del Mar residents Assn. and CdM Business Improvement District will co-host the annual Town Meeting, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., at the Sherman Library & Gardens, 2647 E. Coast Hwy.


‘The Prince of Atlantis’

The world premiere of “The Prince of Atlantis,” by Steven Drukman, will take place on the Segerstrom Stage at South Coast Repertory Theatre, 650 Town Center Drive, Costa Mesa. For showtimes and more information, go to




South Coast Repertory presents the musical drama “Cloudlands,” based on the book by Octavio Solis. The performances will be at the Julianne Argyros Stage. For showtimes and more information, visit


Art Exhibit

Brett Rubbico Gallery in Newport Beach hosts an exhibit, “Ray Friesz (1930-2007) Thought Out.” The gallery is at 361 Old Newport Blvd. For more information, go to


Grief Share Recovery Group


The Newport Center United Methodist Church will offer a support group for people affected by the loss of a loved one. The group meets from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. on Sundays. The program is open to anyone, and the cost is $15 for the program workbook. For more information, go to


Richard Diebenkorn Show

The Orange County Museum of Art, 850 San Clemente Drive, Newport Beach, presents the “Richard Diebenkorn: The Ocean Park Series” exhibition. For ticket information and hours, go to


Corona del Mar Residents Assn.

The Corona del Mar Residents Assn. Board of Directors meets at 7:30 a.m. at the OASIS Senior Center, 801 Narcissus Ave., CdM. Corona del Mar residents are encouraged to attend. City Engineer Robert Stein will talk about the status of the upper and lower Buck Gully projects. For more information, visit or call (949) 719-9390.

Holocaust Remembrance Day

The Bowers Museum and Orange County Public Libraries present a lecture by Laura Hillman, an author and Holocaust survivor who was one of the Jews helped by Oskar Schindler. The lecture, followed by a book signing, is at 1:30 p.m. in the Norma Kershaw Auditorium at Bowers, 2002 N. Main St., Santa Ana.

UC Irvine’s Music Department at the Claire Trevor School of the Arts, the Humanities Department of Jewish Studies and the OREL Foundation present a lecture by OREL’s Bob Elias on the music of Theresienstadt, the Nazis’ “model ghetto.” The lecture is at 8 p.m. at the School of the Arts’ Winifred Smith Hall. For more information, go to

Wild & Crazy Taco Night

Share Our Selves hosts its 19th annual Wild & Crazy Taco Night to benefit the SOS Orange Aid Project. The event is from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at SOS, 1550 Superior Ave., Costa Mesa. There will be a VIP pre-party from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. General admission is $70 and $150 for VIP admission. Tickets can only be purchased in advance by calling (949) 270-2134 or emailing

Gareth Emery

Renowned DJ Gareth Emery headlines Sutra, 1870 Harbor Blvd., Costa Mesa. The 21-and-older show starts at 9 p.m. and tickets are $30. For more information, visit


Newport Boat Show

The 39th annual Newport Boat Show takes place at Lido Marina Village on the Balboa Peninsula. For more information, go to