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Thursday, April 2

Fatoumata Diawara in Concert

Bridges Auditorium at Pomona College

450 N. College Way, Claremont, 91711


Malian singer-songwriter, Fatoumata Diawara has created a unique modern folk sound based around the traditional Wassoulou music of West Africa, jazz, and blues. Diawara’s powerful material is drawn from her own history and voices the spectrum of the contemporary African experience. The dulcet tones of her voice and guitar have won her accolades and many famous fans including Damon Albarn, Herbie Hancock, and Led Zeppelin’s John Paul Jones. In addition to touring the world, Diwara has performed at the Glastonbury festival in Scotland and shared the stage with Paul McCartney for the 2012 African Express finale concert.

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Friday, April 3

Poetry and Art Workshop: Accessing Poetry through Art

private residence

TBA upon registation, West Hollywood, CA 90046

11:30am to 3:00pm

In this Poetry and Art workshop, we will take Kunitz’s perceptions on poetry as a point of inspiration, engaging in exercises to help us “deep sea dive” using our imaginations and hearts as guides. Because our earliest perceptions were experienced not as words, but as images, we will find our way to language through the visual, using simple but powerful art materials and techniques to “turn our minds in another direction” and to serve as the bridge to poem-making. Through a series of exercises, we will dive into the writing process in ways that will likely be unfamiliar and generate surprising, possibly “messy” and rich results.

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First Friday Jazz Event Series w/ Rique Pantoja

Calling all Jazz & Music Lovers! Rique Pantoja will be doing a live performance at the Performing Arts Center on Friday, April 3rd at 8:00PM. Sharing the stage with him are talented friends Brandon Fields, Hussain Jiffry, Mike Shapiro, and Robert Montero. You can expect this First Friday Jazz Series to be a night of entertainment, filled with soulful Brazilian melodies and blazing, up-beat sambas in the gorgeous Art Center Recital Hall. BIO: Rique Pantoja was born and raised in Rio de Janeiro, but studied in the U.S. at the Berklee College of Music in Boston. He traveled Paris to work and record with legendary American jazz trumpeter Chet Baker. Rique has worked with a myriad of heavyweights on the international musical scene including: Alejandro Sanz, Carlos Santana, Ernie Watts, Ricky Martin, and classical guitarist Christopher Parkening. His music is found on Disney's musical Soundtracks “Jungle 2 Jungle”, Animated Film "Rio", and “Coming And Going”. Rique’s 2008 tune “I Believed It,” won the “Jazz/Blues Song of the Year,” at the prestigious Covenant Awards in Canada. Rique composed and arranged themes and underscoring for hit TV shows like “Lifestyles Of The Rich And Famous,” “Santa Barbara,” “Roque Santeiro,” “Another World” – as well as TV and radio jingles for major brands such as Coca Cola, Honda, Shell Oil, Globo Reporter, deBeers Diamonds, Pepsi Cola, Nissan, Toshiba, Guaraná Brahma and Marie Claire.

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Saturday, April 4

Cool Cruise La Verne Car Show

Old Town La Verne

3rd & D Streets, La Verne, 91750

9:00am to 3:00pm

Called by DRIVE Magazine as "one of the BEST car shows in Southern California" the 19th Annual Cool Cruise La Verne Car Show rolls into the Old Town La Verne business district on Saturday, April 4, 2015, from 9 am - 3 pm. Hundreds & Hundreds of hot rods, muscle cars, classics, antiques, rat rods and more 4-wheeled vehicles of all types. Join the thousands of spectators that come out for part of the day to see the amazing rides, automotive related vendors, children's activities, strolling the Old Town area enjoying the many restaurants & shops.

Located along 3 & D Streets between Arrow Hwy. and Bonita Avenue (adjacent to the University of La Verne campus) the show is held on it's traditional date of the Easter weekend Saturday. This provides a great opportunity to get out of the house, bring your family & friends, and enjoy a few hours pure fun!! Details for interested car owners and car club special pricing available at www.familyfestivalproductions.net or www.collccruise.net. Connect with us on social media at Facebook/coolcruise.net

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knot too shabby BAZAAR

9:00am to 3:00pm

Back by popular demand, knot too shabby in the quaint Downtown Glendora Village is coordinating a monthly BAZAAR through the spring, 2015. “This is the perfect opportunity for our customers and talented community members to show their talents and make a little extra money for their efforts,” Owner Michele Rivard remarks. “There is a wealth of vision and talent within our extended creative community and it is exciting to see what people have to sell every month.”

The knot too shabby BAZAAR is a monthly “flea market style” event held on the corner lot of Glendora Ave. and Bennett Ave. in the Glendora Village. The event invites a variety of vendors from our local communities who sell and create vintage and shabby chic home décor and accessories. The highlights include a vast array of refinished furniture from traditional whites to bold colors. Repurposed art, vintage inspired jewelry, and antique accessories are just a few of the fun items. There truly is something for everyone!

Knot too shabby is eagerly accepting vendor applications and registration forms for the April 4th, May 2nd, and June 6th BAZAAR. Visit our website for more information about the knot too shabby BAZAAR. For questions regarding becoming a vendor, call direct at (626) 914-1600.

About Us

Knot Too Shabby is a charming store that combines a selection of eclectic vintage housewares and home decor with our true passion: refinished furniture. We strive to preserve the rich history that each piece of furniture offers, through altering the cosmetic appearance with paint while preserving the original hardware, stain, or paint in the distressing process. Inspired by talented artisans and professional painters, we use Chalk Paint® Decorative Paints by Annie Sloan and Miss Mustard Seed’s Milk Paint. Our variety of DIY workshops will leave you inspired and empowered to tackle your next big project!

Visit our store in the Glendora Village at 177 N. Glendora Ave., Glendora, CA 91741.

We are open Monday-Thursday from 10:00-5:00 pm, Friday from 10:00-8:00 pm, Saturday from 10:00-6:00 pm and Sunday from 11:00-3:00 pm.

Find us on facebook, instagram, pinterest and twitter.

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Cool Cruise Car Show

Old Town La Verne

3rd & D Streets, La Verne, 91750


19th Annual La Verne Cool Cruise Car Show is held in the Old Town La Verne business district on Saturday, April 4, from 9a-3p. Hundreds & hundreds of amazing cars along with thousands of spectators add to the excitement. Vendors featuring automotive related items, plenty of food & drink location in the Old Town, children's activities and live music throughout the show make a fun day to enjoy the outdoors. Bring those visitors, family and friends for the Easter weekend to the event with free admission & parking. A raffle benefits the Alex Xydias Center for Automotive Arts (AXC) located at the Career and Technical Education Center (CTEC) at Fairplex in Pomona.
Called by DRIVE Magazine as "one of the BEST car shows in Southern California" it has become a do not miss event for car lovers!

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Tony's Darts Away 5th Anniversary, April 4th & 5th

Tony's Darts Away

1710 W Magnolia Blvd, Burbank, CA 91502

10:00am to 7:00pm

We're celebrating FIVE years of craft beer, good eats, and community on April 4-5th for #TDA5th and we're bringing out the big guns! Join us for hourly tappings of special California-brewed beers that are near and dear to our hearts (and palates). This weekend will also mark the much anticipated return of our Darts Away IPA (which we helped brew with our sister company Golden Road Brewing)!

Whether you love hops, malts, or funky sours -- we'll have a super-special beer on our taplist for you! Each day will have a variety of different styles to enjoy, but Sunday will be "Sour Easter Sunday"; a new sour beer tapped every hour on the hour. Pucker up!

We'll be releasing the taplist via TWITTER leading up to the event, so be sure to follow us (at) tonysdartsaway or keep your eyes peeled on this event page for when we put up the whole list.

There is no admission fee to our anniversary party, but we will have a special commemorative pint glass for sale for $10 (includes a pour of Darts Away IPA)!

Be sure to tag all your photos with #TDA5th and #DartsAwayIPA !!

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