WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 3, 2008
December 3, 2008 La Damnation de Faust. Opera on the big screen is featured in a high definition presentation from the Metropolitan Opera in New York City. Starring Marcello Giordani in the title role, Susan Graham as Marguerite and John Relyea as Méphistophélès; in French with English subtitles, this is a classic of Berlioz's work, based on Goethe's classic play. Time: 7 p.m. Cost: $18 (kids) - $22. Location: Century 20 at Bella Terra, 7777 Edinger Ave., Huntington Beach, (714) 373-4573. operainfo.org
December 3, 2008 Bingo - Elks Bing Wednesday Matinee - 25 total games; $15 minimum buy in, all games pay $250. Doors open at 10 a.m. Early bird 11 a.m., regular at 11:30. Color monitors and computerized bingo verification enhance the experience. Food, soft drinks available for purchase; free coffee, tea and popcorn provided. Location: 7711 Talbert Avenue Huntington Beach, CA 92648. Call: (714) 848-9440. hbelks.com
December 3, 2008 Artist Gerald Brommer Art Demo - Huntington Beach Art League presents Gerald Brommer, artist of many media. The author of over 20 books about art, this mixed media artist is not only versed in the art world as a teacher, but also is a unique talent who has exhibited his work in one-man shows around the globe. He will share some of his tips and techniques in this special presentation. Time: 7:30 p.m. Cost: Free to attend, public invited. Location: Rodgers Senior Center, 1706 Orange Ave., Huntington Beach, CA. hbartleague.com
December 3, 2008 Toddler Story Time - With Miss Lonna. Ideal for ages 3 - 5. Time: 10:30 a.m. Location: Barnes & Noble, 7881 Edinger Avenue, #110, Huntington Beach, California 92647. Cost: Free admission. Call: (714) 897-8781. Photos
December 3, 2008 Bookfair - Huntington Beach Reads One Book hosts a bookfair at the Bella Terra Barnes & Noble to raise funds for the purchase of the featured book for seven local schools, readers’ events, and to bring authors to Huntington Beach. Tell the cashier you are participating in the Bookfair for Huntington Beach Reads One Book and a percentage of your purchase will be donated to the program. This applies to any book, CD, or DVD you purchase during the Bookfair! Event runs through December 6, 2008. or Location: Barnes & Noble Booksellers, 7881 Edinger Avenue, #110 , Huntington Beach , California. Call: 714-374-5307. HBReads.org
December 3, 2008 Matt Shockleyin Concert - Free concert at Killarney Irish Restaurant & Pub. Time: 8 p.m. Cost: Free. Location: Killarney Pub & Grill, 209 Main Street, Huntington Beach, California 92648. Call: (714) 536-7887. Submitted by: mattshockley.com
December 3, 2008 Holidays Art Bazaar. OMC Gallery for Contemporary Art & Design. Paintings, small sculpture, digital art, photography, drawing books and more are featured at this exhibit offering holiday gift ideas for shoppers. Time: 2 - 6 p.m. Location: 7561 Center Ave., #32, Huntington Beach, CA. Call: (714) 421-0476. omc-llc.com
Randy is an HB restaurant, community volunteer, and an owner of a classic woodie. You'll see Randy's car in many parades and car shows. You'll also find it as part of the display for Huntington Beach International Surfing Museum events. That's because Randy volunteers at the HB museum and holds a passion both for surfing and for woodies.
This is the back of Randy's car above, shown as it finished a parade one winter night--the Light of Love Parade.