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FRIDAY, APRIL 18, 2008
MUSIC & ENTERTAINMENT
April 18, 2008 Punk Bands - The Hungry Hooligans, Mallory Trunnell, Crybaby, The Fallen Stars at The Blue Cafe. Cover: 46, 21+. Downfall, FTA, DMF, Straight Jacket Society and El Nada. Time: 9 p.m. Location: 17208 Pacific Coast Highway, Huntington Beach, CA. Call: (562) 592-1302. thebluecafe.com
April 18, 2008 Band - Hold. Time: 8 p.m. Cover $5/ 21+. Surf City Saloon, 18528 Beach Blvd., Huntington Beach, CA. Call: (714) 963-7744.
April 18, 2008 Club Canes Dance Party - HB's longest running dance party features DJ Shaggy. Cover $7 after 8:30 p.m., 21+. Location: 200 Main St., Huntington Beach, CA. Call: (714) 374-0500. hurricanesbargrill.com
April 18, 2008 Otherworld Productions Presents at Fitzgerald's Pub. Time: 9 p.m. Cover: $7, 21+. Location: 19171 Magnolia St., Huntington Beach, CA. Call: (714) 968-4523. fitzgeraldsoc.com
April 18, 2008 Mumbo Jumbo - Band performs at Perqs. Age 21+, Location: Perqs Nite Club, 117 Main Street, Huntington Beach, CA. Call: 714-960-9996.
April 18, 2008 Band -Crimson Crowbar. Location: Mahe Seal Beach. Location: 1400 Pacific Coast Highway, Seal Beach, CA. Call: (562) 431-3022.
April 18, 2006 Live Music - Acoustic sounds live at J King Neptune's. Starts at 8 p.m. 21+ ID at J. KING NEPTUNES. Cover. Location: 17115 Pacific Coast Hwy, Sunset Beach, CA 90742. Call: Call: 562-592-4878.
April 18, 2008 Music - Live entertainment with Martin Gershwitz, pianist and vocalist at Red Chair Lounge. Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach intimate bar and club tucked inside the lobby of the hotel. Time: 8:30 to 11:30 p.m. Cost: No cover, 21+. Location: 21500 Pacific Coast Hwy., Huntington Beach, CA. Call: (714) 698-1234.
April 18, 2008 Play - Steel Magnolias. This Huntington Beach Playhouse Production is set in Louisiana. Truvy’s Beauty Salon for Southern ladies is the center of the community's social world. It is where secrets are revealed, gossip relayed, and advice dispensed. Drama, humor and a range of emotions of the beauty shop women are explored in this play that's especially appealing to females. The script was also written as a popular movie production with Daryl Hannah, Sally Fields and Julia Roberts, to name a few. Time: 8 p.m. Cost: $18-20. Location: Huntington Beach Cultural Center, 7111 Talbert Ave., Huntington Beach, CA. hbph.org
April 18, 2008 Play - The Diviners. Winner of the American College Theatre Festival, this drama by James Leonard, Jr. is the story of a disturbed young man and a disenchanted preacher in a tiny southern Indiana town during the great depression era. The boy nearly drowned in a traumatic accident that took his mother's life and left him deathly afraid of water. The haunting play is a must see. Time: 7:30 p.m. Cost: $18 Adult; $13 Student, Senior. Location: Rose Center Theater, 14140 All American Way, Westminster, CA. Box Office: (714) 793-1150 ext. 1
April 18, 2008 Live Music - at Pete's Sunset Grille. Dinner in a casual atmosphere and festive bar with South Pacific-inspired themes. Time: 7 to 10 p.m. Cost: No cover. Must valet at hotel or park on street or in beach lot and walk over cross bridge. Location: Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach Resort & Spa, 21500 Pacific Coast Highway, Huntington Beach, CA. Call: (714) 698-1234.
April 18, 2008 Band - Ginger, guitarist Brook Ramel performs soft rock classicsat Bella Terra Mall. Time: 7 to 9 p.m. Cost: Free. Location: 7777 Edinger Avenue, Huntington Beach, CA. bellaterra-hb.com
April 18, 2008 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.
April 18, 2008 Guy Takayama Longboard Pro Am. 2nd annual Guy Takayama Longboard Pro Am amateur surfing competition, named after Oceanside surfer Guy Takayama and his 23rd annual longboard event in Oceanside, this Huntington Beach version includes West Coast longboard surf clubs. Ages 10 to 70+ will compete in amateur noseriding and longboard surfing. Location: Huntington Beach Pier (south side), Pacific Coast Highway at Main Street, Huntington Beach, CA.
April 18, 2008 Sunset Gondola Cruise Tickets. Individuals, couples and families can take a personal gondola tour.
April 18, 2008 Wetlands viewing - Birders, nature lovers and the curious are invited to drop by the Bolsa Chica Ecological Reserve, one of the West Coast's significant flyways for migrating birds. Bring binoculars to enjoy even closer views of these soaring creatures. Location: Pacific Coast Highway between Seapoint and Warner on the east side of the highway. Enjoy 300 acres, plus a 1.5 mile loop trail. No pets or bikes permitted on the trails. Open from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m.
April 18, 2008 Disc Frisbee Golf - The public is invited to get out and compete in this exciting sport that's relaxing and easy to learn. Location: Huntington Beach Disc Golf Course, Central Park lot off Golden West Street between Talbert and Ellis. Time: Daily. Call: (714) 425-9931.
April 18, 2008 Shipley Nature Center - Open to the public, it includes an interpretive center with educational exhibits, nature trails for wildlife viewing and native gardens. Shipley Nature Center is an 18-acre natural area open daily M-Sat 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Phone: 714-842-4772. shipleynature.org
April 18, 2008 Peace Conference. A day of peace building explores innovative ways to promote peace and nonviolence individually, locally, and globally. Hear from visionaries, peace builders, and change makers creating solutions through ideas, music, art, and action. Workshops taught by Peace Building Experts include: Change your Brain, Change the World; The Art of Conflict Resolution; Competing for Resources: Gold, Land, Oil...Is Water next?; Peace is Possible Now; Spoilers in the Process of Peacebuilding, Peacemaking, and Peacekeeping. Musical performances by Artists exhibiting peace building through drumming, music and dance. Time: 8:30 am to 2:30 pm. Location: Golden West College Student Center Cost: $10 - 30. Free parking, Conference packet, Complimentary breakfast & lunch with registration. Call: (714) 895-8261.goldenwestcollege.edu/peacemindbody
MUSEUMS & ART
April 18, 2008 Art Exhibit - Milford Zornes, N.A., American Artist. Honoring the works of one of America's esteemed artists, oil paintings that have never been exhibited until now are featured in the rare collection of art by Zornes, who passed away in February after reaching 100 years of age. Anderson Art Gallery is the top dealer of Zornes art. The gallery features fine arts exhibits with a collection of watercolors, oils and sculptures and mixed media from renown artists Bill Anderson, Raul Anguiano, Henry Fukuhara, Howard Hitchcock, Milford Zornes and more. Time: 1 p.m. to 10 p.m. Location: 16812 Pacific Coast Highway (next to Captain Jack's Restaurant). Call: (562) 592-4393.
April 18, 2008 Art - Windows Gallery in Huntington Beach Central Library exhibit features 19th century urban planner Ildefons Cerdà. Designing the expansion of Barcelona, his plans included grids to accommodate pedestrians, carriages, urban railway lines and sewers to prevent frequent floods, while still addressing public enhancements through private gardens and other amenities. Free to see. Location: 7111 Talbert Ave., Huntington Beach, CA. His designs belie a network-oriented approach far ahead of his time. His street layout Location: 7111 Talbert Ave., Huntington Beach, CA.