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FRIDAY, MARCH 16, 2007

March 16, 2007 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. Photos

March 16, 2007 Art - Windows Gallery in Huntington Beach Central Library is open daily. Location: 7111 Talbert Ave., Huntington Beach, CA. Photo

March 16, 2007 Play, Musical - Miss Saigon. Music by Claude-Michel Schönberg & Alain Boublil, with lyrics by Richard Maltby, Jr., premiered at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, in London in 1989, closing after 4264 performances. Opened at the Broadway Theatre in New York in 1991, it enjoyed over 4000 performances there, as well. Miss Saigon is a modern adaptation of Giacomo Puccini's opera, Madame Butterfly, a tragic tale of a doomed romance. An Asian woman abandoned by her Caucasian lover in 1970's Saigon during the Vietnam War, the musical's inspiration was a photograph found by Schönberg in a magazine. The photo showed a Vietnamese mother at Tan Son Nhat Airport sending her daughter to the U.S. to be raised by the father, an ex-GI. Schönberg considered this mother's actions to be the ultimate sacrifice. It is central to the plot of Miss Saigon. Reserved seating tickets: $20; $15 Student, Senior 65+; Free Children 3 & under. Location: Huntington Beach Historic Theaterwith the Bell Tower, 1905 Main Street (cross streets Main & Yorktown), Huntington Beach, California. Parking in back of the school or across the street at City Hall in Public Parking stalls. Call: (714) 536.2514 x 4025 / Recorded info: (714) 536.2514 x 602

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