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Date Event Description Time / Location
2/16/1

'Travels With Millard Sheets, 1950-1986'

The exhibit focuses on the well-known California artist's works inspired by the countries he visited as a U.S. arts ambassador and workshop teacher. $5 to $7; free for children younger than 12. 307 Cliff Drive, Laguna Beach, 949-497-8971, lagunaartmuseum.org

INFO 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.; until 9 p.m. Thursday; closed Wednesday, at Laguna Art Museum
2/35/18

'Sea Change: Tanya Aguiniga's Bluebelt Forest'

(Ongoing event) The Los Angeles artist transforms a gallery into an undersea world, using craft and fine-art techniques to re-create the kelp beds, coral, and other forms of sea life found in the waters off Laguna Beach. $5 to $7; free for children younger than 12. 307 Cliff Drive, Laguna Beach, 949-494-8971, lagunaartmuseum.org

INFO 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.; until 9 p.m. Thursday; closed Wednesday, at Laguna Art Museum
2/45/8

'California Scene Paintings: 1920s-1970s'

(Ongoing event) Millard Sheets, Phil Dike, Rex Brandt, and other artists are featured in this show of works that were part of the California Scene Painting movement, which depicted moments of everyday life. $5; free for children, students, and seniors 60 and older. 18881 Von Karman Ave., Suite 100, Irvine, 949-476-0294, irvinemuseum.org

INFO 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, at The Irvine Museum
2/45/11

'Miracle Report'

(Ongoing event) Julianne Swartz and Ken Landauer create a new, site-specific, sound-and-video installation based on their interviews that asked people about how they see miracles in their lives. Free. 125 N. Broadway, Santa Ana, 714-567-7233, grandcentralartcenter.com 

INFO 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday; until 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, at Grand Central Art Center
2/65/3

'Wall of Sound: New Work by Zimoun'

The Swiss artist creates sound sculptures and installations using everyday objects such as cotton balls, cardboard boxes, and small DC-powered motors. Free. UC Irvine, 712 Arts Plaza, 949-824-6206, beallcenter.uci.edu

INFO Noon to 5 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday; noon to 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, at Beall Center for Art + Technology
2/65/8

'California Fibers Art Exhibition'

(Ongoing event) This exhibit showcases the work of 22 artist members of California Fibers. Free. Founders Hall, 1 University Drive, Aliso Viejo, 949-480-4237, soka.edu

INFO Noon to 8 p.m. Monday through Saturday, at Soka University
2/85/18

'Beethoven: The Late Great'

Held in conjunction with the Philharmonic Society's concert series of the same name, this exhibit includes handwritten manuscripts from the Library of Congress, two locks of the composer's hair, film screenings, and more. $10 to $15; free for children younger than 12. 2002 N. Main St., Santa Ana, 714-567-3600, bowers.org

INFO 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday, at Bowers Museum
2/236/1

'Wayne Thiebaud: American Memories'

The esteemed 93-year-old painter selected the works for this exhibition that looks back on his career and includes still lifes, landscapes and cityscapes, and six prints and a painting he is giving to the museum. $5 to $7; free for children younger than 12. 307 Cliff Drive, Laguna Beach, 949-494-8971, lagunaartmuseum.org

INFO 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.; until 9 p.m. Thursday; closed Wednesday, at Laguna Art Museum
4/185/11

'Cliffhanger'

A professor is besieged by an ambitious colleague and a vindictive student in this play. $15 to $20. 202 Avenida Cabrillo, San Clemente, 949-492-0465, cabrilloplayhouse.org

INFO 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday, at Cabrillo Playhouse
4/234/24

Anna Deavere Smith

The playwright and actor well known for her one-woman shows "Fires in the Mirror" and "Twilight: Los Angeles 1992" appears in the Witte lecture series. Call for prices. 1000 Avocado Ave., 949-548-2411, nbplfoundation.org

INFO Call for hours, at Newport Beach Central Library
4/27

Tango!

The Hutchins Consort scaled violin octet closes its season with a collaboration with Andres Martin and Cuatro Para Tango. $20 to $35; $60 for a family of four. 2200 San Joaquin Hills Road, Newport Beach, 888-996-2838, hutchinsconsort.org

INFO 3 p.m., at St. Mark Presbyterian Church
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