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Today's Calendar: Out And About In Orange County

May 16, 2000



Country singer Pam Tillis is at the Crazy Horse Steak House, 71 Fortune Drive, Irvine. Marc Corey Lee opens. 8 p.m. $15-$59. (949) 585-9000.


The Angels play the Baltimore Orioles at Edison International Field, 2000 Gene Autry Way, Anaheim. 7:05 p.m. $6-$22. Also Wednesday, 7:35 p.m. (714) 740-2000 (Ticketmaster).


Author Betty Mahmoody speaks in the "Unique Lives & Experiences" lecture series at the Orange County Performing Arts Center, 600 Town Center Drive, Costa Mesa. 7:30 p.m. $24-$120. Reservations: (714) 740-7878 or (213) 365-3500.


Chapman University Film School's Entertainment Arts Forum presents Martin Brest's 1984 comedy, "Beverly Hills Cop," with Eddie Murphy as a wisecracking Detroit cop on assignment in Beverly Hills, in Room 208 of the campus Argyros Forum, 333 N. Glassell St., Orange. Screenwriter Daniel Petrie Jr. will introduce the film. 7 p.m. Free. (714) 744-7694.


Four- to 6-year-olds observe Oak Canyon's smallest inhabitants with magnifying glasses at an animal science workshop starting at 1 p.m. Kids ages 5 to 7 read "Fire Race, a Karuk Coyote Tale" and make Native American crafts at 3:30 p.m., at Oak Canyon Nature Center, 6700 Walnut Canyon Road, Anaheim Hills. $3 for each program. (714) 998-8380.


A Comedy Showcase takes place at the Centerfield, 17296 Beach Blvd., Huntington Beach. 8 p.m. Free. (714) 848-0113.


"Triumph of Love," a musical comedy by Jeffrey Stock, James Magruder and Susan Birkhead based on the story by Marivaux, about a princess who stirs feelings of love between a woman and a hardened old man, continues at the Cal State Fullerton Recital Hall, 800 N. State College Blvd. 8 p.m. $11-$15. Ends Sunday. (714) 278-3371.

"The Beginning of August," Tom Donaghy's exploration of the American family in transition, in which a mother who abandons her husband and baby is replaced by a band of odd but earnest strangers who help the struggling father with the domestic duties, continues at South Coast Repertory, 655 Town Center Drive, Costa Mesa. 7:45 p.m. $26-$45. Through May 28. (714) 708-5555.

"West Side Story," the Leonard Bernstein and Stephen Sondheim musical of star-crossed lovers and rival gangs in 1950s New York, continues at Elizabeth Howard's Curtain Call Dinner Theater, 690 El Camino Real, Tustin. 6:15 p.m. $28.95-$38.95. (714) 838-1540.


"Passport to Mt. Olympus," a hands-on exhibit exploring the history, mythology, geography and arts of ancient Greece, continues at the Children's Museum at La Habra, 301 S. Euclid St. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. $4. Through June 11. (562) 905-9793.

Farley the Fiddler plays Johnny Appleseed for 3- to 5-year-olds at the Rancho Santa Margarita Library, 30902 La Promesa. 10:15 a.m. Free. (949) 459-6094.

The Sunshine Readers of the National Charity League hold a pajama story time for all ages at the San Juan Capistrano Regional Library, 31495 El Camino Real. 7 p.m. Free. (949) 493-1752.


UC Irvine professor Stephen Barker presents "Vision and Interpretation: Why Is Art Difficult?" at the Orange County Museum of Art, 850 San Clemente Drive, Newport Beach. Noon. Free. (949) 759-1122.

A Moroccan cooking class will be held at the Irvine Fine Arts Center, 14321 Yale Ave. 7 p.m. $35. Reservations: (949) 724-6880.


The Shawn Jones Duo plays at the Marine Room, 214 Ocean Ave., Laguna Beach. 8 p.m. (949) 494-3027.

Red Eye plays at the Canyon Inn, 6821 Fairlynn Blvd., Yorba Linda. 9 p.m. (714) 779-0880.

Vice Squad, Mad Parade, Foxy and the Screws play at Club Mesa, 843 W. 19th St., Costa Mesa. 9 p.m. (949) 642-8448.

Phil Shane plays at the Fling Lounge, 2370 N. Tustin Ave., Santa Ana. 9 p.m. (714) 834-9872.

Darren Stout & the Starlighters and the Dan Edwards Trio play at Linda's Doll Hut, 107 S. Adams St., Anaheim. 9 p.m. $6. (714) 533-1286.

John Hoskinson plays at the Studio Cafe, 100 Main St., Newport Beach. Free. 9 p.m. (949) 675-7760.


Brian Barrett and Jason Wilkins perform at Lugano Cucina del Marcato, 650 Anton Blvd., Costa Mesa. 5 p.m. (714) 668-0880.

The Jimmy Hewitt Duo plays plays at Bistango, 19100 Von Karman Ave., Irvine. 7 p.m. (949) 752-5222.

The Hughes Review plays at the Renaissance Dana Point, 24701 Del Prado. 7 p.m. (949) 661-6003.

Fuzzy plays at Spaghettini, 3005 Old Ranch Parkway, Seal Beach. 7 p.m. (562) 596-2199.

Imago play at Carmelo's Ristorante, 3520 E. Coast Highway, Corona del Mar. 7:30 p.m. (949) 675-1922.

Mark Massey plays at Steamers Cafe, 138 W. Commonwealth Ave., Fullerton. 8 p.m. (714) 871-8800.


"Nature's Harmony," California landscapes by John Gamble, Granville Redmond, Paul de Longpre and other early 20th century artists, continues at the Irvine Museum, 18881 Von Karman Ave., Suite 1250. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Free. Through May 20. (949) 476-2565.

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