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Valentine’s Day can be a high-pressure holiday as it can be challenging to find new ways to show that special someone just how much they are loved. Thankfully, these shows speak to a variety of interests, ages and settings to ensure you have a day filled with your definition of romance.
(credit: Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall)

(credit: Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall)


“Dirty Dancing”
Segerstrom Center For The Arts
600 Town Center Drive
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
(714) 556-2787
www.scfta.org

Celebrate Valentine’s Day this year watching one of the greatest love stories of all time. You can immerse yourself in this live show adaptation from the Blockbuster hit movie and journey back to the 60s with Johnny and Baby. Coming from two different backgrounds, the lead characters illustrate that love can conquer social constructs and ideals. “Dirty Dancing” is sure to entertain with live music and dynamic dancing and light up the evening with romance.

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(Credit: The Dinner Detective)


The Dinner Detective
Embassy Suites Anaheim-Orange
400 N. State College Blvd.
Orange, CA 92868
(866) 496-0535
www.thedinnerdetective.com
Date: Feb. 14, 2015 at 6:15 p.m.

Spice up your Valentine’s Day with humor, mystery and intrigue at The Dinner Detective. You can feast on a four-course, delectable meal while helping crack the evening’s comedic murder case. Who knows, the “killer” could be sitting right next to you. Perfect for new relationships or long-term romances, this interactive show is sure to keep you on your toes with different suspects on the rise throughout the evening. Hopefully, you won’t be one of them!

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(credit: Pacific Symphony)


Valentine’s Day With The Tenors
Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall
615 Town Center Drive
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
(714) 556-2787
www.pacificsymphony.org
Date: Feb. 12-14, 2015 at 8 p.m.

The Tenors are bringing their romantic sounds to Orange County this Valentine’s Day and will be performing hits from their Platinum album “Lead With Your Heart.” This Canadian group has quite a resume performing with top musical acts such as Sarah McLachlan, Celine Dion, Natalie Cole, Andrea Bocelli and Paul McCartney. Additionally, they have also performed on “The Oprah Winfrey Show,” at the 2010 Olympics and the Emmy Awards. With these professional credits, crowds are likely to be impressed with this love-themed musical showcase.

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(credit: Gabe P./Yelp)


Love To Laugh: A Family Valentine’s Show
Irvine Improv
527 Spectrum Center Drive
Irvine, CA 92618
(949) 854-5455
www.irvine.improv.com
Date: Feb. 14, 2015 at 1 p.m.

If you want to celebrate Valentine’s Day with a fun outing but don’t have a babysitter, then Love To Laugh: A Family Valentine’s Show could be just what you are looking for. This family-friendly show caters to all ages and showcases the talents of comedian and juggler Ron Pearson. Known around the globe for his talents, Pearson will fill the evening with music, laughter and entertainment. Previous audience members proclaimed they “laughed so hard they cried.”

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Photo Credit: Honda Center


Love Affair
Honda Center
2695 E. Katella Ave.
Anaheim, CA 92806
(714) 704-2400
www.hondacenter.com
Date: Feb. 13, 2015 at 6:30 p.m.

Sit back, relax and enjoy the soulful sounds featured in “Love Affair.” Ten musical acts will grace the stage and set the mood for you and your date including The Fuzz, Billy Paul, Barbara Lewis, Blue Magic, Eddie Holman, The Persuaders, GQ, Heatwave, The Intruders and Deniece Williams. Be sure to get your tickets here before they are sold out.

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Stacy Brecht is a professional writer, dancer, marketer and model in the Los Angeles area. Brecht also enjoys traveling, wine, fitness training, volunteering, movies and trying new restaurants. Her work can be found at Examiner.com.

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