Gayle on the Go! Events for April 1, 2012

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This Weekend@ 10amSpring SpectacularAmerica’s Teaching Zoo7075 Campus Road Moorpark(805) 378-1441www.moorparkcollege.edu/zooIt’s Spring, so why not a SPRING SPECTACULAR. That’s what’s happening in Moorpark at America's Teaching Zoo at Moorpark College, a non-profit zoo, student run facility that teaches and prepares students to care for and train exotic animals. The SPRING SPECTACULAR is their largest fundraising event of the year.

Sunday @ 2pmWorld Premiere FIREBIRDSegerstrom Center for the Arts600 Town Center DriveCosta Mesa714 556 2787www.scfta.orgThe ballet FIREBIRD is a classic, but you can see the world premiere of the American Ballet Theatre’s version of the 1910 ballet created by composer Igor Stravinsky and choreographer Michel Fokine. The ballet is the Russian folktale of a glowing Firebird that’s both a blessing and a curse to its captor.

SundaySacred Gold:Pre-Hispanic Art of ColombiaBowers Museum2002 North Main StreetSanta Ana714 567 3600www.bowers.orgWith current gold prices sky high, your appreciation for this exhibit will go sky high well as you trace the legacy of gold in pre-Hispanic Colombia in more than 200 exceptional objects, supplemented by text, map, chronology, and photographs that put in context the pieces that make up this collection from the renowned Museo del Oro and the Banco de Republica, Bogotá, Colombia.

Free!Sunday @ 11amWho Shot Rock & Roll:A Photographic History, 1955 – PresentAnnenberg Space for Photography2000 Avenue of the StarsCentury City213.403.3000www.annenbergspaceforphotography.orgExperience rock & roll history through the eyes of some of the best rock and roll photographers in the world at the Annenberg Space for Photography, home of this new exhibit, WHO SHOT ROCK & ROLL, featuring the work of more than 100 photographers. This is the only west coast viewing of these images, which includes an original documentary film produced exclusively for the Annenberg Space for Photography.

Free!SundaySpicy ScentsGetty Villa17985 Pacific Coast Highway Malibu(310) 440-7300www.getty.eduGet creative with your family at the Getty Villa! Explore how ancient perfumes were made. Discover the aromatic spices and fragrant resins, that’s a fancy term for hardened plant sap, that were traded across the ancient world. Learn how perfume making has changed from ancient times to the present. Create a unique scent of your own by choosing, grinding and mixing ingredients, which you then combine with oil to make a real perfume. Before or after your experiment with “Spicy Scents,” visit the exhibition “ Aphrodite and the Gods of Love” at the Getty Villa. Ah, I guess you could say love is in the air!

Sunday @ 11amNational Pet Adoption WeekendBaldwin Park Animal Shelter 275 North Elton StreetBaldwin Park626 962 3577www.animalshelter.orgIt’s a MEGA MATCH-A-THON Sunday. The Baldwin Park Animal Shelter is one of 16-southern California animal shelters joining the Bark Avenue Foundation and the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals to double the number of pet adoptions that were this weekend a year ago. Available animals, marked with orange kennel cards, will cost only $20.00 to adopt. Adoption fees include spay or neuter surgery. Also, new pet parents will receive free collars, free leashes, free ID tags and pet products. To find a friend at an animal shelter near you, visit the website www.animalshelter.org

Free!SundayHaute Couture With HatitudeFashion Show & Hat CompetitionCalifornia African American Museum600 State DriveExposition ParkLos Angeles213-744-7432www.caamuseum.orgIt’s a Sunday of free art, entertainment, and culture at the California African American Museum including the pre-Easter “Haute Couture with Hatitude” fashion show and hat competition. Sharp chapeau wearing women, men, boys, and girls take the catwalk. Maybe you’ll see something you will like to wear to church next Sunday.

Gayle "on the Go” AndersonKTLA 5 News5800 Sunset BoulevardLos Angeles, CA 90028323 460 5732E-mail: Gayle.Anderson@KTLA.com Twitter: ktlagayle

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