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| contents | the county | feature | calendar | food | film | culture | music | classifieds | wed /02/24 thu /02/25 [THEATER] It Stinks! The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid Tales When it comes to the accuracy of fairy tales, few withstand the smell test, which explains why The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid Tales has been such a success with audiences of all ages. The beautifully illus-trated storybook MORE » retells classic ONLINE fables with an OCWEEKLY.COM outrageous absurdity that tickles the funny bone and reminds us all that fairy tales are truly fiction. These raucous retellings have been re-imagined yet again for the stage, and Chance Theater will be the host. Bring your own version of Prince Charming— a stinking mound of flesh that farts too much—and laugh out loud together at how unhappily ever after things truly turn out. Isn’t life grand? The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid Tales at Chance Theater, 5522 La Palma Ave., Anaheim, (714) 777-3033; chancetheater.com. 7 p.m. Through March 6. $20. —AMANDA PARSONS SEHAR SIKANDAR/WIKIMEDIA COMMONS * [CONCERT] HEY, KID! Kid Cudi a Since fi rst bursting onto the scene in 2009, Kid Cudi has become a favorite of backpack rap types. His laidback rhymes and accessible lyrics, along with the endorsement of the likes of Kanye West, Jay Z and Snoop Dogg, have cemented Cudi’s status as a rapper. Outside of the music world, he has appeared on the silver and small screens, showcasing that his aspirations go far beyond the stage. Even so, Cudi’s passion remains music, and he has managed to become a popu-lar draw on tour, thanks to his energetic shows and tireless work ethic. That’s what releasing six albums in seven years will do for a musician, and as someone who isn’t afraid to be honest about his faults, it’s no surprise why Kid Cudi’s words have resonated with so many fans. Kid Cudi at the Observatory, 3503 S. Harbor Blvd., Santa Ana, (714) 957-0600; www.observatoryoc.com. 8 p.m.; also Thurs. $60. —DANIEL KOHN [DRAG] [CONCERT] Wyno Forever! Wynonna and the Big Noise Country-music belter Wynonna Judd dusts off the crimping iron and takes to the road this month with her new band, the Big Noise, featuring husband Cactus Moser (formerly of Highway 101) on drums. While Judd’s career has been lackluster since the ’90s and her reality series with mama Naomi on Oprah’s network only seemed to cast more shadows over the Judds’ once-iconic T H I S CO D E legacy, Wynonna always TO DOWNLOAD THE FREE OCWEEKLY yanks up her bootstraps IPHONE/ANDROID APP with a sneer. Aiming to FOR MORE EVENTS OR VISIT prove that time hasn’t ocweekly.com worn her down, Judd tears into country blues/rock territory once again on her new album, delivering the soulful earth-quaking that keeps die-hard fans hootin’ for more. No one else on Earth knows how to rock you like Wy. Wynonna and the Big Noise at the Coach House, 33157 Camino Capistrano, San Juan Capistrano, (949) 496-9366; thecoachhouse.com. 8 p.m. $79. —SR DAVIES King for a Day February 19-25, 2016 ’Staches Not Lashes VLVT Lounge hosts multiple drag-queen shows a week, featuring many a wise-cracking, lip-syncing, sashaying queen performing onstage. But for one night per month, VLVT hosts drag kings, women dressed in male drag. ’Staches Not Lashes brings “Southern California’s leading drag kings,” including Ivory Onyx, Havok Von Doom, Ryder Knightly and Travis Foxx—all renowned, award-winning kings in their own right who have performed uncanny versions of Bruno Mars, Justin Bieber, Lil Wayne, Axl Rose and more famous celebri-ties. Hosted by seasoned talent Landon Cider, this revue will be packing plenty of heat, so to speak; check out the show and stay for the post-show dance floor. ’Staches Not Lashes at VLVT Lounge, 416 W. Fourth St., Santa Ana, (714) 664-0663; velvetoc.com. 8 p.m. $5. 18+. —AIMEE MURILLO SCAN | ocweekly.com | 17

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