THURSDAY, AUGUST 21, 2008
August 21, 2008 Surf City Comedy with Shang & Mike Marino - Martini Blues top comedy acts tonight will I am Shang - HBO, Showtime, BET and commercials, to name a few of this actor/comedian's credits. Also featured in the Bob Perkell hosted show is Mike Marino, known for his appearances on The Tonight Show, Comics Unleashed, and New Jersey's Bad Boys of Comedy. Time: 9 p.m. Location: Edinger & Sprindale (Von's shopping center), HB, CA. Cost: Free admission, drink or food purchase required, 21+. Call: (714) 840-2129.
August 21, 2008 Surfing America USA's SIMA Invitation Surf Competition. This invitation only event from Surf Industry Manufacturers Association (SIMA) will be held next to the Huntington Beach Pier. The USA Championships are the foremost event in American junior surfing and include an ASP-certified panel of judges, live scoring and four-person, twenty-minute heats. Although, the event is youth focused, it still holds divisions for elder surfers as well. SIMA demonstrates support for advancing competitive surfing in the United States as a presenting sponsor of Surfing America’s USA Championships and USA Surf Team Selection event. The 2008 Surfing America USA Championships presented by SIMA will be held in Huntington Beach, from August 19 through August 24, 2008. This will be the fifth annual USA Championship hosted by Surfing America since being appointed the National Governing Body (NGB) for the sport of surfing in the United States. Call: (714) 848-8851.
August 21, 2008 The Eclectic Eye Art Exhibit - Photography of Anita Brace, who has traveled the globe in search of interesting faces and scenes, will be featured at this month-long event. Location: Huntington Beach Central Library, 7771 Talbert Ave., Huntington Beach, CA. Cost: Free admission. Time: Regular library hours. Call Anita for photo acquisition: (714) 878-1066. anitabrace.com
August 21, 2008 Open Jam - at Perqs. No cover, 21+. Fun begins at 9 p.m. Location: 117 Main St., Huntington Beach, CA. Call: (714) 960-9996. perqs.com
August 21, 2008 Indie Rock & Acoustic - with Mai Tais at 8, (9) 40 Oz. band, (10) The Blackjacks, (11) Death Valley Drifters. 21+. PCH & Warner, HB, CA.
August 21, 2008 Thurzdate Night - Best Live Bands with DJ Matt, Happy Hour 4:30 - 7:30. 21+ no cover at Hurricanes Bar & Grill. Location: 200 Main, upstairs, HB, CA.
August, 21 2008 Parkaimoon - band at Mahé. Location: 1400 Pacific Coast Hwy, Seal Beach, California 90740. No cover. Time: 7:30 p.m.