David Foster performs this weekend in Segerstrom Concert Hall

One of the most successful producers in history, 16-time Grammy Award winner David Foster joins Pacific Symphony to perform songs from his unparalleled catalog 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday (Oct. 13-14) in Segerstrom Concert Hall in Costa Mesa. Popular hits — written for artists including Andrea Bocelli, Michael Bublé, Josh Groban, Olivia Newton-John, Barbra Streisand…

Photos of Port of Long Beach at Long Beach Museum of Art

Every year, the Port of Long Beach presents its annual PHOTO Program in partnership with the Arts Council for Long Beach. Port professional photographers share photographic techniques and give local professionals and amateurs alike a chance to apply them on a special harbor tour. The best of these images, highlighting the hidden beauty of an industrial port, form a…

Long Beach offers PUMP art exhibit this weekend

Long Beach is celebrating art in a big way with The Public Urban Multisensory Presentation (PUMP) Exhibit that debuted Oct. 7 along the Anaheim corridor. You can see the artwork at The Packard building (205 E. Anaheim St.)  from 7:30 to 10 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 13. From 7 to 10 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 14 and 15, PUMP…

Concert jazz orchestra plays Sunday at Cal State Long Beach

The Bob Cole Conservatory of Music at Cal State Long Beach offers some great entertainment throughout the year. Here’s a couple performances you won’t want to miss this week! Bob Cole Conservatory Showcase Carolyn Bremer, coordinator An Evening of beautiful music that includes works by Frédéric Chopin, Ludwig Milde, Giuseppi Verdi and songs by Jerome…

Senior Thursdays at Old World Oktoberfest

The day starts with a sit down dinner of traditional Oktoberfest menu items, including bratwurst, baked chicken, spaetzle (German Egg Noodles with mushroom gravy), sauerkraut, red cabbage, potato salad, coleslaw and apple struesel cake. During dinner, our guests get to enjoy traditional German Oom Pah Pa music, meet our ever popular ‘Shot Girls’, and get…

Senior choir warms up at Cal State Long Beach

Fall classes began Monday, Oct. 2 at Osher Lifelong Learning Institute for senior citizens as Cal State Long Beach. It will offer many stimulating classes for adults 50 years and older. There’s still time to sign up. OLLI is sponsored by the College of Health and Human Services. There are four eight-week sessions each year….

Anita Brenner’s Mexico at Skirball Cultural Center

The Skirball Cultural Center announces Another Promised Land: Anita Brenner’s Mexico, on view Sept. 14 to Feb. 25. It opened Thursday, which is always a free admission day. This exhibition illuminates the life and work of one of the most fascinating cultural figures of twentieth-century Mexico, Anita Brenner (1905–1974). A Mexican-born journalist, art historian, and…

Italian pianist Ludovico plays Thursday in Segerstrom Concert Hall

Balancing film and classical music, the artistry of Italian composer and pianist Ludovico Einaudi puts a premium on melody. He is the first classical composer in over 20 years to rank in the Top 15 album sales. Ludovico will perform 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 12, in Segerstrom Concert Hall in Costa Mesa. Tickets begin at…

Mariinsky Ballet to perform four shows in Segerstrom Hall

“One of the world’s supreme ballet companies” -The New York Times The Mariinsky Ballet and Orchestra pay homage to the great Russian choreographer Michel Fokine in a program of four of his most beloved ballets, created in the early 20th century. They’re coming to the Segerstrom Center for Performing Arts in Costa Mesa. Performances are…

‘SEAL Team’ sizzles 9 p.m. Wednesdays on CBS

I love the new “SEAL Team” TV series on CBS. It is so realistic, offering amazing camera angles and action. I hope they can continue the fast pace and interesting story lines in this drama, which isn’t all that bloody. The Hollywood Reporter reviews “SEAL Team” which airs 9 p.m. Wednesdays on CBS. “It’s easy to…

Gospel music class for seniors at Cal State Long Beach

Fall classes began Monday, Oct. 2 at Osher Lifelong Learning Institute for senior citizens as Cal State Long Beach. It will offer many stimulating classes for adults 50 years and older. There’s still time to sign up. OLLI is sponsored by the College of Health and Human Services. There are four eight-week sessions each year….

Enjoy $5 movies at Cinemark, AMC & 4-Star Cinema

Tuesdays are discount days at Cinemark Theaters. That’s right, you can get into the movies for only $5.50. Where you ask? Check out Century Theaters at Bella Terra in Huntington Beach. They offer 20 beautiful theaters. And the huge parking garage with lots of shady parking is right behind it. Sure, it’s a 10-minute drive…