SPOTLIGHT

He started in the Catskills, but since then his credits range to

Academy Award heights. And today, comedian Red Buttons will do a "Command

Performance" appearance at Orange Coast College's Robert B. Moore

Theatre.

The 81-year-old stage and screen veteran, who's still known for his

skill at roasts, will be joined by vocalist Fran Jeffries and the Jimmy

Dorsey Orchestra.

Now a frequent performer in Las Vegas and Lake Tahoe, won the Oscar

for his role in the 1957 film "Sayonara" also hosted his own TV program

back in the '50s.

FYI

Where: Robert B. Moore Theatre, Orange Coast College, 2701 Fairview

Road

When: 4 p.m. today

Cost: $27-$29 in advance, $33 at the door

Contact: (714) 432-5880

Focused on human rights

Yolanda King, the eldest child of Martin Luther King Jr., will discuss

her involvement in human rights organizations when she speaks at 7 p.m.

in the Crystal Cove Auditorium at UC Irvine as part of the three-day

Martin Luther King Jr. Symposium.

FYI

Where: Crystal Cove Auditorium, UC Irvine

When: 7 p.m. Wednesday

Cost: Free

Contact: (949) 824-7687.

PLANNING AHEAD

EHUD BARAK SPEAKS

Ehud Barak, former prime minister of Israel, will speakas guest

lecturer for the Norman Schiff Scholar Lecture at Temple Bat Yahm.

Tuesday, Jan. 29

SUPER BOWL SUNDAY

A 3:15 p.m. kickoff will start the 2002 Super Bowl in New Orleans.

Sunday, Feb. 3

NUMERICALLY SPEAKING

17: The number of lanterns in Richard Ross' photo "Iglesia de San

Pedro," on display as part of his "Gathering Light" exhibit at the Orange

County Museum of Art through March 31.

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