— Friday, July 20th at 11 p.m. "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows" book release party. On Friday, July 13th at 11 a.m. there will be raffle drawing for a free "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hollows" book given out just after midnight on Saturday July 21. All the proceeds from the raffle are going directly to The La Cañada Flintridge Educational Fund. Flintridge Book Store and Coffeehouse, 964 Foothill Blvd., in La Cañada Flintridge. For information call 790-0717 or visit online at www.flintridgebooks.com.
Harry Potter Book Release Party
— Artist Reception on Saturday, July 21st, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Exhibited July 1 to September 30 The Theodore Payne Foundation Gallery presents "California Landscapes," an exhibition of oil paintings in the plein air style depicting the beauty and diversity of California as interpreted by four local artists, Margot Lennartz of La Crescenta, Kendra Page of Glendale, Liz Reday of South Pasadena, Laura Wambsgans of Santa Clarita. TPF Gallery is part of the Theodore Payne Foundation for Wild Flowers and Native Plants and is located at 10459 Tuxford Street, Sun Valley. Consult our Web site for directions and map: www.theodorepayne.org or call 768-1802. Hours are Thursday through Saturday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
— Solo exhibition through August 11 Segil Fine Art, 110 West Lime Ave., Old Town Monrovia. For information call (626) 358-5563 or visit online at SegilFineArt.com. Hours are Tuesday-Saturday 1 p.m. to 6 p.m.
— Solo exhibition through August 13 Also known as "The Thin Man." Tah Gallery, 1015 Mission St., South Pasadena. For information call (626) 441-6846 The artist also has linked up with the Pasadena Humane Society, were a percentage of each of his sales goes to the Humane Society.
Brian J. Marrier
Thursday, July 19, at 7 p.m. The next monthly meeting of the Burbank African Violet Society will be at Magnolia Park United Methodist Church, 2828 West Magnolia Blvd, Burbank. Andy Blake will be speaking on those fascinating Hummingbirds. Guests are always welcome to attend meetings. For more information, contact Carroll McCarroll at (323) 663-0973.
Violet Society —
— Tuesday through Friday evenings at 8 p.m., Saturdays at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. and Sundays at 1 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. The new production of Wicked stars Eden Espinosa and Megan Hilty as Elphaba and Glinda. Prices are $25 lottery to $90.50; premium tickets are also available. Pantages Theatre, 6233 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood. For tickets, call Ticketmaster at (213) 365-3500 or (714) 740-7878 or online visit ticketmaster.com or www.wickedthemusical.com.
— Friday, July 20 at 8 p.m. Dyann and Michael Woody are a Nashville based singer/songwriters. Their debut release brought them a host of American Music awards including a number 1 album. The Coffee Gallery, 2029 N. Lake, Altadena. Tickets are $15. For more information, call (626) 398-7917 or visit www.coffeegallery.com
— Friday, July 27, at 8 p.m., Saturday, July 28 at 6:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. J.Walt Adamczyk multi media performance incorporate elements of animation, theater, dance, painting, sculpture, music, architecture, and interactive art, that unfolds before the audience. More shows added for Friday, August 10, at 8 p.m. Saturday, August 11 at 6:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. Friday, August 31, at 8 p.m. Saturday, September 1 at 6:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. Glendale Community College Planetarium 1500 North Verdugo Rd., Glendale.
Craig Shoemaker — Friday through Sunday July 26-29. "The LoveMaster" himself, Craig Shoemaker, will make his first Ice House appearance of 2007. Show headlined by the comedy trio 3 Blonde Moms. The Ice House is located at 24 N. Mentor Ave. in Pasadena. For more information or to make reservations, call (626) 577-1894 or visit www.icehousecomedy.com.
Northwest Boychoir Tour — Tuesday, July 24, at 7:30 p.m. La Cañada Presbyterian Church, 626 Foothill Blvd., La Cañada. Concert is free. A Free-will donation will be taken to benefit the music ministry of La Cañada Presbyterian Church. They will also be performing Wednesday, July 25 at 7:30 p.m. at the Neighborhood Unitarian Universalist Church of Pasadena, 301 N. Orange Grove Blvd., Pasadena. Tickets sold at the door: $15 general admission and $10 for students and seniors. Proceeds to benefit the Social Justice and Music Programs of Neighborhood Church. For more information, call the church at (626) 449-3470. For more information about the Northwest Boychoir, go to www.nwchoirs.org or call (206) 524-3234.
— Friday and Saturday, August 10 and 11, at 9 p.m. on Sunday, August 12, at 8 p.m. She will perform her new cabaret show, "I Am What I Am," The show will include popular songs by composers and lyricists like: Peter Allen, Irving Berlin, Marvin Hamlisch, Jerry Herman, Kander and Ebb, Mercer and Arlen, Rodgers and Hammerstein and Stephen Sondheim. The Cavern Club Theater in Casita del Campo Restaurant, 1920 Hyperion Ave.; Silverlake. There is a $20 admission charge and advance RSVPs are highly recommended. For RSVPs and further information, call Cavern Club Theater at (323 )969-2530, or RSVP online at www.cavernclubtheater.com.
— Saturday, July 28 Class of 1977, 30-year class reunion at the L.A. Equestrian Center in Burbank. For further information, contact CVPTSA@pacbell.net or 248-4698.
Crescenta Valley High School
— The Arroyo Singers chorale starts practicing on September 4 for their Winter concert. The group meets one evening a week in Pasadena. Call: Cathie De Joseph (323) 256-5332 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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