Don’t Miss: February Events


From Tel Aviv, Israel, comes Batsheva Dance Company. “Decadance 2017” is choreographer Ohad Naharin’s special consolidation of select repertory pieces, all with the dynamic, expressive articulation notable in Naharin’s movement language.  Feb. 8 at Segerstrom Hall, 600 Town Center Drive, Costa Mesa, 714-556-2787,

“Dressing Downton: Changing Fashion for Changing Times” turns the exquisite costume drama “Downton Abbey” into a museum exhibition. It unpacks almost 40 outfits and jewelry worn by the actors during the PBS show’s six seasons. Feb. 12 through May 7 at Muzeo, 241 S. Anaheim Blvd., Anaheim, 714-956-8936,

Post-punk rocker Adam Ant released his album “Bravest of the Brave” in 2016 and has recently embarked on U.S., U.K., and Australian tours. He’s scheduled to perform the 1980 album “Kings of the Wild Frontier” in its entirety. Feb. 17 at The Observatory, 3503 S. Harbor Blvd., Santa Ana, 714-957-0600,

See Bill Maher, one of the country’s most popular comics, up close in real time when he delivers his irreverent, political stand-up act. Using current events as comedic fodder, the HBO star should have plenty of material to mine. Feb. 18 at Segerstrom Hall, 600 Town Center Drive, Costa Mesa, 714-556-2787,

Pacific Symphony presents another of its semi-staged opera productions, Verdi’s masterwork “Aida.” South African soprano Kelebogile Besong makes her North American debut in the title role. Feb. 23 through 28 at Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall, 615 Town Center Drive, Costa Mesa,

“Frida Kahlo—Her Photos” displays copies of 241 photographs owned by the artist. The selected works include people and places of significance to Kahlo and were taken by Kahlo, Edward Weston,
Tina Modotti, and others. Feb. 25 through June 25 at Bowers Museum, 2002 N. Main St., Santa Ana, 714-567-3600,

Facebook Comments