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November 15, 2005 Art - Digital Photographic Essay of Montecito's Val Verde estate. Perhaps even more significant than its Spanish Colonial Revival house designed by Bertram Goodhue, are Val Verde's powerful and poetic gardens, transformed in the 1930s from formal academic expressions into a simple evocation of an Italian villa garden. This masterwork, by pioneering California landscape architect Lockwood de Forest, is a rare surviving example of his unique approach: a dramatic setting for sculpture, simple details, and theatrical effects achieved almost entirely with plants. Lockwood deForest (1896-1949), born in New York City, practiced landscape architecture in the Santa Barbara area from 1922 until his death. Presently, its Foundation is working to carry out the late owner's wishes to protect this California Landmark. They would like to open the site to limited tours, but neighbors object. A lawsuit is pending. For now the public can enjoy this artistic journey into the gardens and halls of Val Verde. Cost: Free. Golden West College Fine Arts Gallery is located on the campus of Golden West (Community) College on Gothard Street. Enter on Center Avenue at the KOCE sign. Walk down the main entrance (middle of three cement paths) and the building will be on the left. Time: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 5 to 8 p.m. Location: 15744 Golden West Street, Huntington Beach, California 92647.

November 15, 2005 Edwards Charter Centre 5 Movies - Jarhead Rated (R) • 1 hr. 55 min. (4:00), 7:00, 10:00; Kiss Kiss, Bang Bang Rated (R) • 1 hr. 43 min. (4:20), 7:20, 9:55 The Legend of Zorro Rated (PG) • 2 hrs. 10 min. (4:15), 7:10, 10:10; Prime Rated (PG-13) • 1 hr. 46 min. (4:30), 7:35, 10:20; Saw II Rated (R) • 1 hr. 31 min. (5:00), 7:45, 10:15; . Matinee show times are in parentheses. Ticket price: $6.50/matinee; $9/adult; $7/student; $6.50/senior; $6/ child. Location: 7822 Warner Avenue Huntington Beach, CA 92647. Call: 714-841-0770 or (800) 326-3264.

November 15, 2005 Movies all day at Mann Pierside 6 Cinemas - NOW PLAYING: Movies at Mann Theatres - Chicken Little Rated (G) • 1 hr. 21 min. - 11:30am, 12:30pm, 1:50pm, 2:50pm, 4:10pm, 5:10pm, 6:30pm, 7:30pm, 8:50pm, 9:50pm; Dreamer: Inspired by a True Story Rated (PG) • 1 hr. 38 min. - Noon, 2:20pm, 4:40pm, 7:00pm, 9:20pm; Elizabethtown Rated (PG-13) • 2 hrs. 18 min. 12:50pm; Get Rich or Die Tryin' Rated (R) • 2 hrs. 14 min. - 1:15pm, 4:20pm, 7:10pm, 10:00pm; The Weather Man Rated (R) • 1 hr. 45 min. - 12:10pm, 2:40pm, 5:00pm, 7:20pm, 10:10pm. 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. Photo

November 15, 2005 Seminar - Family Time and Traditions: Creating Quality Family Time During the Holidays. Learn how to avoid or lighten stressful holidays syndrome. Make this time of year special for you and your family. Learn how to establish family traditions, teach your kids tolerance, and not materialism. Course # 074000 Location: Huntington Beach Adult School, 16666 Tunstall Lane, Huntington Beach, CA. Time: 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Call: (714) 841-2283.

November 15, 2005 Literary - Author Bob Laird will be discussing and signing copies of his book, The Case for Affirmative Active in University Admissions. Time: 7 p.m. Cost: Free. Barnes & Noble, 7881 Edinger Avenue #110, Huntington Beach, CA 92647, Call: (714) 897-8781.

November 15, 2005 Lecture - How the West was Won or Grant and Sherman's Secret Weapon - The 66th Illinois" Rich Ignatius . Civil War Roundtable of Orange County California lecture and meeting for those interested in American Civil War History. Time: 7:30 p.m. Location: Carrows Restaurant, 16931 Magnolia Avenue, Huntington Beach, CA More information

November 15, 2005 Cocktail Specials - $2 Well drinks and $2 domestic beerss at Fitzgerald's. Time:11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Location: Fitzgeralds Pub, 19171 Magnolia St., Huntington Beach, CA. 92646 Call: (714) 968-4523

November 15, 2005 DJ Jubal spins an eclectic mix in the evening - from 8pm to Close at Red Pearl Kitchen. This intimate restaurant with a cocktail bar in downtown Huntington Beach serves fantastic cuisine with Asian influence and delicious drinks for the 21+ audience. Location: 412 Walnut, Huntington Beach. Call: (714) 969-0224. Photos

November 15, 2005 Crab Race at Crabby Kenny's Boat House. $10 entry fee to race your choice of crab against the fleet. This event is a fundraiser. If you've never seen crab racing, you are in for a special treat. The critters are set on a little yellow floor mat for better viewing. Pitted against each other and under the clock, you'll be amazed how fast a crab can run. $2 Crabby Patties and $3.50 Miller Plastic bottles are sold to this 21+ only event crowd. Crabby Kenny's, 200 Main, Huntington Beach. Call: (714) 969-5433.

November 15, 2005 Locals Night Dining, Food and Restaurant discounts - Participating restaurants such as Jersey Joe's, Rocky Mountain Chocolate, Smokin Mo's BBQ, Coach's Mediterranean Grill, Tuna Town, Spark Woodfire Grill and Avila's El Ranchito offer discounts to local Huntington Beach residents with proof of residency. The discounts take place during the evening dining period. Call the restaurants before going to confirm their schedule.

November 15, 2005 Cocktail & Food Specials include $2 Well drinks, $2 Drafts and $2 Taco at J King Neptune's.Call: (562) 592-4878. Location: 17115 Pacific Coast Hwy (one block north of Warner) Sunset Beach, Ca 90742 Time: 9 p.m. - 1 a.m. Photos

November 15, 2005 Band - The best live music in Huntington Beach where great Irish food and Guinness on tap is served in the full cocktail bar daily at Gallaghers Pub & Grill. Time: 8 p.m. 21+. Gallagher's Pub, 300 Pacific Coast Highway, Huntington Beach, CA Call:(714) 536.2422. Photos

November 15, 2005 Entertainment - Club Mistress. DJ Peter G, SoBe Model Search, Think Pink Furly, Brian V and Gunner, hosted by Arturo and Litzy. Brought to you by Acropoplis RPM and held at Hurricanes Bar &Grill.

November 15, 2005 Band - Orion at Tumbleweed's Bar & Grill in Huntington Beach. 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.

November 15, 2005 Hurry Date - Men and Women Ages 25-35 can enjoy 12-20 mini dates in one night! Check-in at 7:00, HurryDating begins at 7:30. Please come as close to check-in time as you can so you have time to grab a drink before the HurryDating begins promptly at 7:30! Location: Buca di Beppo, 7979 Center Avenue (at Beach Blvd & the 405 next to Liquid Lounge) HurryDating will take place upstairs. Members: $26.25; Non-Members: $35.

November 15, 2005 Band - Cubenis - Grateful Dead tribute band. Cover. Location: Marlin Bar & Grill. 16651 Gothard Ave., Huntington Beach, CA 92647. Call: (714) 842-5587. / Photos

November 15, 2005 Karaoke with KJ Darlene in Celebrity Room at Martini Blues 21+, valid ID required. Time: 7 p.m. No cover. Martini Blues Supper Club for full Full Dining and Bar. Live Entertainment Nightly! Location: 5874 Edinger Avenue, Huntington Beach, CA 92649. , Reservations: 714-840-2129 $10 minimum order per person.

November 15, 2005 Comedy - Stand Up Comedy Tuesday Tons of Laugh in the Legends Room at Martini Blues. 21+, valid ID required. Time: 8:30 p.m. No cover. Martini Blues Supper Club for full Full Dining and Bar. Live Entertainment Nightly! Location: 5874 Edinger Avenue, Huntington Beach, CA Reservations: 714-840-2129 $10 minimum order per person.

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