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Friday, August 8

BlackBox Productions presents The Best of Everything (OPENING NIGHT)

Lewis Family Playhouse at Victoria Gardens Cultural Center

12505 Cultural Center Drive, Rancho Cucamonga, 91730

7:30pm

(THROUGH AUG. 17) BlackBox Productions presents The Best of Everything, August 8th – 17th. This adaptation by Julie Kramer of Rona Jaffe’s 1958 best-selling novel features some very ambitious secretaries looking for adventure… wherever they can get it. Between careers, families, marriages and fun there is so much to choose from… but is it possible for them to have the best of everything? (Due to adult themes and content, this play is not suited for young audiences). Presented in the Studio Theatre of the Victoria Gardens Cultural Center (Seating is limited). Performances are Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 pm and Sundays at 1:00 pm and 4:00 pm at the Lewis Family Playhouse, 12505 Cultural Center Drive, Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91739. Tickets are priced at $14.00 and are available online at www.lewisfamilyplayhouse.com or through the Box Office at (909) 477-2752.

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Saturday, August 9

"A Faery Hunt's a Mermaid's Tail"

Corriganville Park

7001 Smith Road, Simi Valley, 93063

10:30am to 11:30am

Corriganville Park
7001 Smith Road Simi Valley, CA 93063

Winner of the Nickelodeon's Parents' Pick Award for "Best Children's Theater in Los Angeles," and name "Best of Hollywood" by The Hollywood Reporter
Come and join the faery folke on a fun and gentle quest to help Mermaid LiBan back to the ocean to find her tail! With the help of the audience, the faeries and Pirate Scrappy's map of hidden treasures, we go on a musical adventure to help the mermaid on her quest. Groups and parties are welcome.

The cost: $12.50
Reservations suggested: 818-324-6802; www.afaeryhunt.com

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Movie Masterpieces at Santa Anita Park

Santa Anita Park

285 West Huntington Drive, Arcadia, CA 91007

7:30pm to 10:30pm

Movie Masterpieces celebrates 150 years of music for film and television including themes and cues from Pirates of the Caribbean,Game of Thrones and Titanic as well the finale of Saint-Saens Organ Symphony, heard in many movie soundtracks, including Babe, and Brahms’ 1st Symphony from Die Hard 3, aka Die Hard With A Vengeance. In a case of life imitating art imitating life, Elizabeth Pitcairn will display virtuosity and lyricism as she performs John Corigliano’s The Red Violin: Chaconne for Violin and Orchestra on the real “Red Violin,” a Stradivarius famous not only for its sound, but it’s unique pigment—the actual violin which inspired the story of the film The Red Violin and it’s Oscar-winning score.

About Cal Phil:

The California Philharmonic is a music lover’s dream. Only a glimmer in the eye of Maestro Victor Vener in 1996, the Orchestra has grown up to take its rightful place as a leader and innovator in the cultural landscape of Los Angeles County. Timeless music performed by world-renowned musicians deftly led with a passion and energy unique to Maestro Vener is the delightful fare that awaits you at each concert.


Maestro Vener has electrified audiences in the United States, Europe and Asia, conducting exciting performances of a wide range of repertoire with his unusual blend of outstanding musicianship and personalized audience engagement. The California Philharmonic is recognized for its high-quality professional performances of music by notable composers from the diverse genres of jazz, pops, Broadway and opera. Also, with a strong commitment to new music and to expanding the symphonic repertoire, the Orchestra has presented nine world premieres and four Southern California premieres of orchestral works and three world premieres of chamber works.

Tickets: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/movie-masterpieces-tickets-11545098701?aff=e...

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Sunday, August 10

The Biggest Loser RunWalk at Six Flags Magic Mountain - Los Angeles, CA 5K/10K/Kids 1 Mile Fun Run

Six Flags Magic Mountain

26101 Magic Mountain Parkway, Valencia, CA

8:00am to 8:00pm

A race for all fitness levels, whether you are ready to set a personal record or this is your first race, come join us at The Biggest Loser RunWalk!

The Biggest Loser RunWalk Finisher's Medal
Commemorative Technical T-Shirt
Drawstring Backpack
Chip-Timed Race for Runners and Those Tracking Personal Goals
Free Downloadable Race Photos
Award Divisions for Runners and Walkers
Save more, play more! ​
Registered participants of the new Biggest Loser RunWalk Six Flags® Race Series receive a special offer to purchase tickets online for $37.99 to Six Flags Magic Mountain on race day – a $30 discount*! With all of these savings, now your family can come for the run and stay for the fun!
Celebrity appearances by former contestants from "The Biggest Loser"
Hydration Stations with Water/Sports Drinks Along the Course and Food at the Finish Line
Last but not Least, a Truly Inspirational and Unforgettable Experience

* Discount subject to change without notice based on main gate pricing; valid on up to four admission tickets on race dates only. Additional details available with registration confirmation.

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Conversations in Place 2014: The Past in the 21st Century

Rancho Los Alamitos Historic Ranch & Garden

6400 Bixby Hill Road, Long Beach, 90815

1:30pm to 3:30pm

Rancho Los Alamitos presents a panel of distinguished directors and preservationists to talk about how museums and historic sites are being re-imagined for next-generation audiences in our ever-changing, multi-cultural world. Speakers include Richard West, the President & CEO of the Autry National Center of the American West; Wayne Donaldson, FAIA, and Chairman of the U.S. Advisory Council on Historic Preservation; and Pamela Seager, Executive Director of Rancho Los Alamitos. Rancho Los Alamitos is located at 6400 Bixby Hill Road in Long Beach adjacent to CSULB. Tickets cost $25 and $10 for students with current student ID and available at www.rancholosalamitos.org or 562.431.3541. The event is sponsored in part by Metabolic Studio and IMPRINT Culture Lab.

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Tuesday, August 12

Bilingual Baby Rock

Zimmer Children's Museum

6505 Wilshire Blvd., #100 Los Angeles, CA 90048, Los Angeles, CA 90048

1:15pm to 2:00pm

Tuesdays at 1:15 p.m. at the Zimmer Children's Museum
Ages crawlers – 24 months, $10 drop-in in addition to paid museum admission.
Are you ready to rock?! Join the Zimmer's very own resident rockstar Luis for a rockin' great time! Your little ones will bounce to rock anthems, strengthen vocals on the mic, style up with some shades and more! A great mix of art, music & movement with a bilingual rockstar edge!

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Red Hen Press reading at the Annenberg Beach House

Annenberg Community Beach House

415 Pacific Coast Highway, Santa Monica, CA 90402

6:30pm to 8:00pm

Red Hen Press presents an evening reading at the beautiful Annenberg Beach House, just in time for the Santa Monica sunset. The evening features Cynthia Hogue, Jodi Ann Johnson, William Trowbridge, and Dana Levin, with moderator, Dr. Kate Gale. We hope to see you there!

This event is FREE and open to the public
Parking is $3/hour & $12/day

More info is available here: http://redhen.org/events/rhp-at-the-annenberg-beach-house/

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Wednesday, August 13

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