6 Don’t Miss Events in Orange County This July


01 Music
Persian singer and actress Googoosh was forced into a 21-year hiatus after the dictates of the 1979 Islamic Revolution kept her from performing. She’s back on the road with her seventh studio album since 2000, “Akse Khosoosi” (Private Portrait). July 1 at Segerstrom Hall, 600 Town Center Drive, Costa Mesa, 714-556-2787, scfta.org

02 Exhibit
The comprehensive exhibit “Phil Dike: At the Edge of the Sea” displays more than 60 works that catalog the artist’s love for the ocean and his decades-long shift from California regionalism to abstraction, as in his Wave series. Through Sept. 24 at Laguna Art Museum, 307 Cliff Drive, Laguna Beach, 949-494-8971, lagunaartmuseum.org

07 Theater
The tempest, as conjured by Prospero, shipwrecks his brother Antonio, causing all kinds of family drama. “The Tempest,” as divined by Shakespeare, will feature local player Hal Landon Jr. when its presented outdoors. July 7 to 29 at Shakespeare-Summerfest OC, 12762 Main St., Garden Grove, 714‑590‑1575, shakespeareoc.org

14 Comedy
Funnyman Gabriel “Fluffy” Iglesias is in town for the OC Fair’s Toyota Summer Concert Series. From just up the road in Long Beach, the voice actor, writer, and producer marks his 20-year anniversary as a stand-up comedian with this FluffyMania tour. July 14 at Pacific Amphitheatre, 100 Fair Drive, Costa Mesa, 714-708-1500, pacamp.com

27 Music
Local singer-songwriter Matt Costa, who scored the 2016 documentary film “Orange Sunshine” about the Brotherhood of Eternal Love, will bring his raw, multi-instrumental aesthetic to the OC Parks’ summer series. Bonus: It’s free. July 27 at Irvine Regional Park, 1 Irvine Park Road, Orange, 714-973-6835, ocparks.com

28 Dance
Milan’s premier ballet company, Teatro alla Scala, will lure you into the otherworldly land of the Wilis in “Giselle.” American Ballet Theatre’s Misty Copeland is scheduled to dance opening night as the heartbroken peasant girl. July 28 to 30 at Segerstrom Hall, 600 Town Center Drive, Costa Mesa, 714-556-2787, scfta.org

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