Concert Follows Earth Day Cleanup
The eight annual Earth Day Blue Water Music Festival takes place Sunday, April 28, at the Cliff Restaurant, 577 S. Coast Highway, from 4 to 9 p.m., the culmination of a citywide clean-up challenge by volunteers.
Those interested in taking The Challenge or buying tickets should contact promoter Rick Conkey, firstname.lastname@example.org, or 949.573-8624.
The concert lineup includes seven acts: Moonshine, Justin James, Kevin Miso, Aloha Radio, Trevor Green, Ken Garcia Band and the Wheeland Bros.
Pre-sale general admission tickets are $20; $30 at the door.
VIP admission of $60 includes 2 drinks and lounge style seating.
Rockers Turn it Up to Benefit Mauli Ola
Vocalist and songwriter John Easdale and friends from the Los Angeles alt-rock band Dramarama will perform at the White House restaurant in a line-up that begins at 8:30 p.m. Saturday, April 27.
Local Nick Hernandez will kick things off. Tickets are $20 and benefit Mauli Ola, which introduces kids suffering from cystic fibrosis to surfing as a natural treatment.
Piano Takes Center Stage
A showing, part-concert and part-play, “The Pianist of Willesden Lane” is performed Thursday, May 30 at 8 p.m. at the Laguna Playhouse, 606 Laguna Canyon Rd.
The play is written and performed by Mona Golabek, who tells the story of a young Jewish pianist and her dreams against the backdrop of Nazi rule. The play is directed by Hershey Felder.
Tickets are $55 per person. An optional dinner is available is included as provided by the Lumberyard Restaurant, 384 Forest Ave. Suite 10 at 5:30 p.m. for $85, which includes the dinner, play, and parking.
Uncommon Culinary Happenings
Chef and owner of Three Seventy Common Kitchen and Drink, Ryan Adams, announces two culinary happenings during May at 370 Glenneyre St.
Adams and his team are pairing up with Campesino Cellars for a five-course wine dinner on May 9 at 6:30 p.m., and the vineyard owners will be there to meet with guests and share their wines. Price is $75 per person
On May 20, Alfonso Ramirez of Pinot Provence will be the guest chef headliner at the highly popular Uncommon Mondays series. Price is $52 per person.