THURSDAY TILL SATURDAY: Season 52 at South Coast Plaza has extended hours for its piano bar the New Year's holiday, featuring lead pianist Charlie Sleeth. Entertainment begins at noon, and again at 5:30 p.m. For more information, call (714) 437-5252. (December 27, 2011)

WEDNESDAY

Women Only

The Women of Temple Bat Yahm, 1011 Camelback St., Newport Beach, will be holding their monthly women-only discussion with Rabbi Rayna Gevurtz at 7 p.m. in the Margolis Youth Lounge. For more information, call (949) 644-1999 or go to http://www.tby.org.

Samantha Smith Show

Newport Beach singer Samantha Smith will give a free concert from 8 to 11 p.m. at The Blue Beet, 107 21st Place, Newport Beach. For more information, go to http://www.reverbnation.com/

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WEDNESDAY TILL SUNDAY

'Stuffed and Unstrung'

Henson Alternative presents "Stuffed and Unstrung," a comedy puppet show for adults, at the Irvine Barclay Theatre, 4242 Campus Drive, Irvine. For ticket information and showtimes, call (949) 854-4646 or go to http://www.thebarclay.org.

TILL SATURDAY

Art Show

Orange County Fine Arts, an association of OC artists, presents an exhibition of artistic works by its members at the Showcase Gallery, South Coast Plaza Village, 3851 S. Bear St., Santa Ana. The gallery is open from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesdays, 10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, and from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sundays.

TILL SUNDAY

'White Christmas'

The classic holiday film "White Christmas" comes to the stage at Segerstrom Center for the Arts' Segerstrom Hall. Tickets start at $20. For showtimes and more information, visit http://www.scfta.org.

FRIDAY

Flashback Heart Attack

Flashback Heart Attack, an 1980s KROQ cover band, will perform at 9 p.m. at the Harp Inn, 130 E. 17th St., Costa Mesa. The show is 21 and older only and cover is $5. For more information, visit http://www.flashbackheartattack.com.

SATURDAY

New Year's Eve Celebration at Pretend City