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ORANGE COUNTY CALENDAR: ARTS, ENTERTAINMENT, LEISURE

Today's Calendar: Out And About In Orange County

May 16, 2000

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COUNTRY GIRL

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.

BASEBALL

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).

LIFE EXPERIENCE

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.

SPECIAL SCREENING

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.

KID STUFF

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.

COMEDY

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

THEATER

"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.

FOR CHILDREN

"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.

LECTURES & CLASSES

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.

POP & ROCK

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.

JAZZ & BLUES

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.

ART

"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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