Arts Overload, July 5-11

The Phantom of the Opera touches the Segerstrom stage. Photo by Matthew Murphy

Kawaii Slime Show: Meet some of your favorite slime video stars, watch demos, and play with and buy variations of the goo. Sat., 9 a.m. $40-$100. Hilton Anaheim, 777 W. Convention Way, Anaheim,
(714) 750-4321; kawaiislimeshow.com.

La Loteria Burlesque and Baile: The Atomic Cherry Bombs troupe presents sultry routines themed around the Mexican game. Sun., 7 p.m. Free. 21+. BIGS Fullerton, 323 N. State College Blvd., Fullerton, (714) 526-4950; www.facebook.com/atomiccherrybombs.

Essential Oil Experience and Remedy Bar: Educator and wellness coach Melissa Paner holds workshops on the benefits of essential oils for everyday use, plus guests can craft their own blends. Mon., 6 p.m. $25. The CAMP, 2937 Bristol St., Costa Mesa, (949) 354-5581; www.eventbrite.com.

“Kerry Tribe, Double”: The artist presents a single-channel video in which she enlists actors to play their own interpretations of her based on a vague script. Open Tues.-Thurs., 11 a.m.-4 p.m.; Fri.-Sun., 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Through Sept. 22. Free. Grand Central Art Center, 125 N. Broadway, Santa Ana, (714) 567-7233; www.grandcentralartcenter.com.

VidCon 2019: It’s the ultimate convention for YouTube personalities and stars, some of whom will join in panel discussions about their content. Wed.-July 13. Check website for times. $90-$850. Anaheim Convention Center, 800 W. Katella Ave., Anaheim, (714) 765-8950; vidcon.com.

“Streams of Consciousness”: Jong Ro brings a solo show of her dreamlike abstract-expressionist paintings. Open Wed.-Mon., noon-5 p.m. Through July 29. Free. Sandstone Gallery Laguna, 384-A N. Coast Hwy., Laguna Beach, (949) 497-6775; sandstonegallery.com.

Mamma Mia!: The smash Broadway musical with the ABBA soundtrack focuses on a young bride-to-be’s search for her real father. Wed.-Fri., 7:30 p.m.; Sat., 2 & 7:30 p.m.; Sun., 1 & 5:30 p.m. Through Aug. 4. $65-$105. Laguna Playhouse, 606 Laguna Canyon Dr., Laguna Beach, (949) 497-2787; www.lagunaplayhouse.com.

The Phantom of the Opera: It’s the classic tale of a shy guy stalking an actress. Not creepy at all. Opens Wed., 7:30 p.m.; also Thurs., July 11, 2 & 7:30 p.m. Through July 21; see website for additional times. $35.75-$165.75. Segerstrom Center for the Arts, 600 Town Center Dr., Costa Mesa, (714) 556-2787; www.scfta.org.

Free Monoprint Workshop: This event runs in conjunction with the current gallery exhibit, “Linda Lyke: Field Notes.” Lyke also gives a tour through her show and discusses her work. Thurs., July 11, 6:30 p.m. Free. The Muckenthaler Cultural Center & Gardens, 1201 W. Malvern Ave., Fullerton, (714) 738-6595; themuck.org.

Aimee Murillo

Aimee Murillo is calendar editor and frequently covers film and previously contributed to the OCW’s long-running fashion column, Trendzilla. Don’t ask her what her favorite movie is unless you want to hear her lengthy defense of Showgirls.

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