FRIDAY, JANUARY 14, 2005
January 14, 2005 Play - Bye Bye Birdie Musical with Book by Michael Stewart, Music: Charles Strouse, Lyrics, Lee Adams. This classic that was even made into a movie is presented by Huntington Beach Playhouse at Huntington Beach Library and Cultural Center Theater, 7111 Talbert Avenue, Huntington Beach, California. The musical features the finest entertainment for renown and up and coming theater arts professionals. It runs through Feb. 6, 2005. Time: 8 p.m. Box Office: (714) 375-0696.
January 14, 2005 Play - The Music Man (musical) - Directed by Kathy Busby, Musical Direction by Mary McCraney and Choreography by Robin Winters will be performed by the Orange County Childrens Theatre. Performance time: 7:30 p.m. Location: Huntington Beach High School, 1905 Main Street, Huntington Beach, CA 92648. Cost: $10. Call: (714) 502-2244.
January 14, 2005 Farmer's Market and Art A-Faire Held weekly on Friday from Noon to Dusk (approx. 5 p.m.) Held most Fridays at the outdoor Pier Plaza next to the Huntington Beach Pier, a certified Farmer's Market sells the finest California grown fruits and vegetables, breads, nuts, flowers and perishables. The Art Fair held in conjunction with the Farmer's Market features over 50 vendors selling unique, hand made gifts and crafts. Call: (714) 536-2213 or (714) 846-5509. Location: Pier Plaza at Pacific Coast Highway and Main Street.
January 14, 2005 Artists Corner at Huntington Beach Central Library and Cultural Center features the paintings and photos of Kathleen Barnes during the month of January. Time: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Cost: free. Location: 7111 Talbert Avenue, HB 92647 Photos
January 14, 2005 Windows Gallery Huntington Beach Art League Members' Coop Show at Huntington Beach Central Library and Cultural Center features the paintings, photos and mixed media. Public can contact artists to purchase artwork. Time: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Cost: free. Location: 7111 Talbert Avenue, HB 92647 / Photos
January 14, 2005 Movies all day at Mann Pierside 6 Cinemas - NOW PLAYING: Finding Neverland (PG, 106 min.) Starring Johnny Depp, Kate Winslet, Julie Christie, Dustin Hoffman, Radha Mitchell. 11:20am | 1:50pm | 4:40pm | 7:10pm | 9:40pm; Elektra (PG-13, 97 min.) Starring: Jennifer Garner, Goran Visnjic, Terence Stamp, Jason Isaacs. Directed by: Rob Bowman. 11:50am | 2:20pm | 4:50pm | 7:20pm | 9:50pm; Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events (PG, 113 min.) Film follows the three orphan Baudelaire kids -- Violet, 14, Klaus, 12, and baby Sunny -- who are taken in by a series of peculiar people such as the dastardly Count Olaf (Jim Carrey), who's determined to steal their inheritance.11:00am | 1:40pm | 4:10pm | 6:50pm | 9:20pm; The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou (R, 118 min.) Bill Murray plays an eccentric and renowned oceanographer joined by Ned Plimpton (Owen Wilson), a young man who claims to be the seaman's long-lost son and Zissou's co-producer (and estranged wife), Eleanor (Angelica Huston). 6:30pm | 9:20pm; Racing Stripes (PG, 94 min.) A baby zebra is rescued by horse farmer Nolan Walsh (Bruce Greenwood), who takes him home to his young daughter Channing. Also stars David Spade and Steve Harvey. 11:30am | 2:00pm | 4:30pm | 7:00pm | 9:30pm ; Ocean's Twelve (PG-13, 120 min.) 12:30pm | 3:30pm; White Noise (PG-13, 101 min.) Starring: Michael Keaton, Deborah Unger, Chandra West 12:00am | 2:30pm | 5:00pm | 7:30pm | 10:00pm. Cost: $9/adult, $6.25/child, senior, $6.50/matinee before 6 p.m. Location: 300 Pacific Coast Highway, #203, Huntington Beach, CA 92648 Call: (714) 969-3151.
January 14, 2005 Movies - Edwards Charter 5 - NOW PLAYING - Coach Carter Rated PG-13 • 2 hr. 14 min. This is the true story of high school basketball coach Ken Carter, who in 1999 benched his entire undefeated basketball team for poor grades. 3:45 | 7:00 | 10:10; In Good Company Rated PG-13 • 1 hr. 49 min. Genre: Comedy, Drama Cast: Dennis Quaid, Topher Grace, Scarlett Johansson. 3:30 | 7:35 | 10:20; Andrew Lloyd Webber's The Phantom of the Opera Rated PG-13 • 2 hr. 20 min. Tells the story of a disfigured musical genius (Gerard Butler) who haunts the catacombs beneath the Paris Opera, waging a reign of terror over its occupants. 3:35 | 7:05 | 10:15; Meet the Fockers Rated PG-13. Starring Robert De Niro, Ben Stiller, Dustin Hoffman, Blythe Danner, Teri Polo. Now that Greg Focker is in with his soon-to-be in-laws, Jack and Dina Byrnes, it looks like smooth sailing for him and his fiancée, Pam. But that's before Pam's parents meet Greg's parents, Bernie and Roz Focker. 4:15 | 7:20 | 10:05; The Aviator Rated PG-13 • 2 hr. 48 min. A biographical chronicle starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Cate Blanchett, Kate Beckinsale, Gwen Stefani and Adam Scottwhich charts the early years of famous tycoon, Howard Hughes. 3:40 | 7:45. Ticket price: $6.50/matinee; $9/adult; $7/student; $6.50/senior; $6/child. Location: Edwards Charter Centre 5, 7822 Warner Ave., Huntington Beach, CA 92647. Call: 714-841-0770.
January 14, 2005 Band - Live music featuring Top 40s. Time: from 8 to 11 p.m. at Chimayo at the Beach. Location: 315 Pacific Coast Highway, Huntington Beach, CA 92648, at the Beach at the Huntington Pier. Cost: No cover. Call: (714) 374-7273
January 14, 2005 Huntington Beach Chamber of Commerce Winners' Circle Breakfast is a networking opportunity that features a guest speaker with expertise on a specific topic. Time: 7:30 a.m. Location: SeaCliff Country Club, 6501 Palm Avenue, Huntington Beach, CA. Cost: $22. Call for reservations and information: (714) 536-8888. www.hbchamber.org
January 14, 2005 Band - Classic Rock with Mr. R and The Substitute Teachers. Time: 8:30 p.m. $5 cover: $10/minimum order per person. Full dining till Midnight. Location: Martini Blues Supper Club, 5874 Edinger Avenue. ).
January 14, 2005 Band - Stonebridge (stonebridgeproductions.com) appearing in the Legends Room with Jazz/Soul/Oldies. Time: 8:30 p.m. $5 cover: $10/minimum order per person. Full dining till Midnight. Location: Martini Blues Supper Club, 5874 Edinger Avenue. ).
January 14, 2005 Magic - The Magical Back Porch, A Magical Dinner Show for all ages where everyone is part of the show! (happytoadentertainment.com). Visitors (of all ages) enjoy the thrills and excitement with magical antics and comical whimsy of Michael "Cool" Rhodes and "Cloudy D." Let them know if you are celebrating a special occasion -- Birthdays, anniversaries, graduations, first date, etc. You'll be featured within the show! The MAGICAL BACK PORCH SHOW is great fun for all, magic at its best, showcasing live, close up, parlor, large illusions and Mentalism with a touch of comic genius. Remember...You are part of the show. Who knows...you may be hand selected to play a special part in the show! Reservations recommended. Time: Doors open at 7 p.m. , Show: 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Diner and show: $20 Adults, $12 Children. Location: Martini Blues Supper Club, 5874 Edinger Avenue. ).
January 14, 2005 Bands - Fitzgeralds Presents SLAB, Politicians, THE DEFENSE and Hard head. Politicians CD Release Party! Come celebrate the release of the Politicians NEW CD! Great music, drinks and friends. Time: 8:30pm-1:30am. Cost: $5/cover. Place: Fitzgerald's. Location: 19171 Magnolia St., Huntington Beach, CA. 92646 Call: (714) 968-4523.
January 14, 2005 Band - 420 and International Farmers Reggae - Luck of the Irish all night. Toss a coin and if you call it, you get a free meal at Gallagher’s. Gallagher’s Pub and Grill in Huntington Beach CA, located off Main Street behind Huntington Surf and Sport surf shop. Music starts about 9:45 till closing time. Monday nights. Very cheep cover! 21+ Big crowd, so get there early. Time: 10 p.m. $3/ Cover. Gallagher's Pub, 300 Pacific Coast Highway, Huntington Beach, CA Call:(714) 536.2422. www.gallagherspub.com
January 14, 2005 Dance - Adults of all ages are invited to attend the Huntington Beach Council on Aging monthly Ballroom Dances held at Rodgers Seniors’ Center. Location: 1706 Orange Avenue. Each event features live music such as the Jerry Holton Trio, snacks, and beverage. Cost: $5. Time: 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. Call: (714) 536-9387.
January 14, 2005 Dance and Music - FUNKY FRIDAYS include DJ Shaggy and DJ Tommy with a vinyl battle between 80s Remixes and Hip Hop. Late Night Happy Hour $1 Drinks from 6 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. Cost: $5 before 10 p.m. $10 after 10 p.m. 21 and over only. Location: Liquid Lounge, 7887 Center Ave., Huntington Beach, California 92647 Call: (714) 892-0294.
January 14, 2005 Pianist/Vocalist - The Red Chair Lounge presents Donnie Singer. The Red Chair Lounge is the perfect place to unwind, meet friends, enjoy billiards or sit by the fire and warm your heart. Their signature high back chair is complimented by warm colors, rich wood paneling and both indoor and outdoor seating. The Red Chair Lounge specializes in a wide-variety of Premium Spirits, Infused Martinis and Signature Cocktails. Location: Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach Resort & Spa, 21500 Pacific Coast Highway, Huntington Beach, CA 92648. Call: (714) 698-1234.
January 14, 2005 Live Music - Michael Ubaldini. Pete Mallory's is all about live entertainment! Friday and Saturday nights are off the hook with acoustic sounds of the newest, upcoming bands in Orange County. Jam sessions begin at 7pm sharp and end at 10pm. So come on by, grab a drink, kick back and enjoy the atmosphere. Time: 8:30 to 11:30 p.m. Location: Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach Resort & Spa, 21500 Pacific Coast Highway, Huntington Beach, CA 92648. Call: (714) 698-1234. http://huntingtonbeach.hyatt.com
January 14, 2005 Club Canes with DJ Matt at Hurricanes Bar & Grill. Time: 8 p.m. Must be 21 or older with valid ID. Cover: $5. Location: 200 Main Street Suite 201 Huntington Beach, Ca 92648. Call: (714) 374-0500.
January 14, 2005 Live Music - Jeff Reuben, former lead guitarist for Oingo Boingo, performs acoustic guitar favorites from the 60's to the 2000's at Inka Grill. Time: 7 to 11 p.m. Location: 301 Main Street, Huntington Beach, California 92648
January 14, 2005 Band - Jumpin Jack Flash at Tumbleweeds Bar & Grill, featuring the best food, fun and music from rock to blues. Begins after 8 p.m. Location: 21094 S. Beach Boulevard, Huntington Beach, CA, Call: (714) 960-2776. www.tumbleweedshb.com
January 14, 2005 Band - Eddie Clendining and The Blue Ribbon Boys plus Arsen Roulette at King Neptune's. Dinner is served from 5 to 10 p.m. and show begins around 10 p.m. Full bar with drinks served to 21 and older with valid ID. Cost: Free to $5, depending on band. Call: (562) 592-4878. Location: 17115 Pacific Coast Hwy (one block north of Warner) Sunset Beach, Ca 90742
January 14, 2005 Band - Upstream at Mahé. Location: 1400 Pacific Coast Hwy Seal Beach, CA 90740. Call: (562) 431-3022.
January 14, 2005 Band - Party Jone at Perqs. Time: 8 PM - 1 AM. Location: 117 Main Street, Huntington Beach, CA 92648. Call: (714) 960-9996.
January 14, 2005 Live Band - Jumpin Jack Flash at Tumbleweeds Bar & Grill. Begins after 8 p.m. Location: 21094 S. Beach Boulevard, Huntington Beach, CA, Call: (714) 960-2776. www.tumbleweedshb.com
January 14, 2005 Band - The Arbors, 6060 Warner, Huntington Beach, CA . Time: 9 p.m. Cost: Free. Call: (714) 842-5111.
January 14, 2005 Live Music - Lony Hauff plays the music and songs you remember best on the finest accordian in the West. It's a bit of the Old World charm at Rathskellar Pub and Restaurant. Location: 7561 Center Avenue. Cost: Free. Phone: (714) 894-6612. Photos
This calendar does not guarantee accuracy of information as events are subject to change.