TUESDAY, JANUARY 25, 2005
January 25, 2005 The 18th Annual Authors Festival Gala Reception at Huntington Beach Central Library, Room C & D. Meet these authors and illustrators who will be selling and signing some of their books! Susan Ahrend (How Willy Got His Wings), John Archambault (Chicka Chicka Boom Boom), Larry Dane Brimner (Cats!), Susan Casey (Women Invent), Allan De Fina (When a City Leans Against the Sky: Poems), Maryann Easley (I am the Ice Worm), Judith Enderle (Hide-and-Seek Turkeys), Chris Epting (Huntington Beach, California), Stephanie Gordon (Six Snowy Sheep), Marilyn Gould (Friends True and Periwinkle Blue), Caroline Hatton (Vero and Philippe), Laurie Lazzaro Knowlton (Why Cowboys Sleep with their Boots On), Dow Kump (Project-00), Gary Patric Macha (Aircraft Wrecks in the Mountains and Deserts of California), Dianne MacMillan (Presidents Day), Jane Medina (The Dream on Blanca’s Wall : Poems in English and Spanish), Marianne Mitchell (Gullywasher Gulch), Joan Pizzo (Amy Avocet : the Back Bay Ballerina), Sharon Sharth (Sharks and Rays), Theresa Smythe (Runaway Valentine), Michael “Mr. Mike” Snyder (Swimming in Chocolate), Ann Stalcup (On the Home Front : Growing Up in Wartime England), Jane Tenorio-Coscarelli (The Tamale Quilt : story, recipe, quilt pattern), Deborah Turner (How Willy Got His Wheels), Mark Williams (Danger Boy : Dragon Sword) and Karen Winnick (Mr. Lincoln’s Whiskers). Time: 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. Location: Cost: Public invited, no charge. Call: (714) 375-5107. Location: 7111 Talbert Avenue, Huntington Beach, California.
January 25, 2005 Comedy - Bill Word's Comedy Workshop ( wordup.com/dream.htm) in the Back Porch at Martini Blues. Time: 7 to 10 p.m. No cover: $10/minimum order per person. Full dining till 10 p.m. Location: Martini Blues Supper Club, 5874 Edinger Avenue. ).
January 25, 7:00 p.m. Join the Graphic Novels Reading Group, for a discussion about Batman: Hush Volume 1 by Jeph Loeb and Jim Lee. Time: 7:00 p.m. Location: Barnes & Noble, 7881 Edinger Avenue, #110, Huntington Beach, California 92647. Cost: Free admission. Call: (714) 897-8781.
January 25, 2005 Band - Cubensis, Southern California's Number One Grateful Dead Cover Band features the Dead Family Party for 21 and older. Time: 9:30 p.m. Location: Kozmos, 17208 Pacific Coast Highway, Huntington Beach, CA 92649. Call: (562) 592-2200.
January 25, 2005 Karaoke - Come down and sing along with Rodney all night long. Time: 8:30 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. Cost: Free. Place: Fitzgerald's. Location: 19171 Magnolia St., Huntington Beach, CA. 92646 Call: (714) 968-4523.
January 25, 2005 Dinner and Awards - 101st Chamber of Commerce Annual Dinner - Time: 6:30 to 10 p.m. Location: Hilton Waterfront Beach Resort, 21100 Pacific Coast Highway, Huntington Beach, CA. Cost: $70 per person/$650 per table of 10. Call (714) 536-8888.
January 25, 2005 Movies all day at Mann Pierside 6 Cinemas - NOW PLAYING: Are We There Yet? (PG, 94 min.) Nick (Ice Cube), a smooth operator, gallantly offers to drive Suzanne's (Nia Long) kids to see her. 11:30am | 2:00pm | 4:30pm | 7:00pm | 9:30pm; Assault on Precinct 13 (2005) (R, 109 min.) Starring: Ethan Hawke, Laurence Fishburne, Maria Bello, Brian Dennehy, Drea de Matteo. An action-packed classic of an under-manned Detroit police precinct on its last day of operation that finds itself under siege. 11:20am | 2:00pm | 4:40pm | 7:20pm | 10:00pm; Elektra (PG-13, 97 min.) 11:50am | 2:20pm | 4:50pm | 7:10pm | 9:40pm; Finding Neverland (PG, 106 min.) 11:10am | 1:50pm | 4:20pm | 6:50pm | 9:20pm; Racing Stripes (PG, 94 min.) 11:30am | 1:30pm | 4:00pm | 6:40pm | 9:10pm; White Noise (PG-13, 101 min.) PG-13 (101 min.) Starring: Michael Keaton in a supernatural suspense thriller. Jonathan Rivers' peaceful existence is shattered by the unexplained disappearance and death of his wife. 12:00pm | 2:30pm | 5:00pm | 7:30pm | 9:50pm. 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 25, 2005 Movies - Edwards Charter 5 - NOW PLAYING - The Aviator Rated (PG-13) • 2 hrs. 35 min. (3:40), 7:45; Coach Carter Rated (PG-13) • 2 hrs. 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. 50 min. Genre: Comedy, Drama Cast: Dennis Quaid, Topher Grace, Scarlett Johansson. (3:30), 7:35, 10:20; Meet the Fockers Rated (PG-13) • 1 hr. 54 min. 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; Sideways Rated (R) • 2 hrs. 3 min. A wine tasting road trip to salute Jack's final days as a bachelor careens woefully sideways as he and Miles, the comically mismatched pair, hit the gas en route to mid-life crises. (3:15), 7:05, 10:00. 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 25, 2004 Band - Local Bands Nite Rock Reggae - $3-shot specials and Prime Rib Special - $9.95.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.
January 25, 2005 Band - The Booze Houndz at Hurricanes Bar & Grill. Time: 8 p.m. Cost: Free. Location: 200 Main Street Suite 201 Huntington Beach, Ca 92648. Call: (714) 374-0500.
January 25, 2005 Band - Rum Soaked Rasins 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.
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