Don’t Miss O.C. Events in October

Don’t Miss O.C. Events in October

04MUSICAL
First Carole King co-wrote hit songs, including “(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman.” Then she became a pop star in her own right. Both sides of her life are the subject of the Tony-winning musical “Beautiful.” Oct. 4 through 16 at Segerstrom Hall, 600 Town Center Drive, Costa Mesa, 714-556-2787, scfta.org


16ART
Philip K. Smith III molds light and space in the California minimalist tradition begun in the 1960s. In “Bent Parallel,” his multicolored, two-panel wall, he creates a third surface of light, so the installation envelops the viewer. Oct. 16 through Jan. 15 at Laguna Art Museum, 307 Cliff Drive, Laguna Beach, 949-494-8971, lagunaartmuseum.org


20CONCERT
Since 1989, Ringo Starr and His All Starr Band has featured a rotating cast of musicians and set lists, too. Expect to hear some Beatles tunes, along with hits courtesy of former members of Toto, Journey, and Spinal Tap. Oct. 20 at Segerstrom Hall, 600 Town Center Drive, Costa Mesa, 714-556-2787, scfta.org


22CIRQUE
The six French-Canadian acrobats in Flip FabriQue attended Quebec City Circus School together, and their acts promote a philosophy of friendship. In “Attrape Moi” (“Catch Me”), they use aerial moves, hula hoops, and juggling. Oct. 22 and 23 at Irvine Barclay Theatre, 4242 Campus Drive, Irvine, 949-854-4646, thebarclay.org


23FESTIVAL
Started by The Growlers in 2012, Beach Goth Fest has moved out of The Observatory’s parking lot and into a park. Headliners include Bon Iver, James Blake, above, and Future Islands. Costumes are encouraged. Oct. 22 and 23 at Oak Canyon Park, 5305 Santiago Canyon Road, Silverado, 800-594-8499, beachgothfest.com


27DANCE
Akram Khan Company’s “Chotto Desh,” or “small homeland,” is an amalgam of dance, projected animation, and sound. Adapted from a Khan autobiographical solo, the story of a young man’s dreams is relevant for all ages. Oct. 27 through 29 at Irvine Barclay Theatre, 4242 Campus Drive, Irvine, 949-854-4646, thebarclay.org

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