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April 2008 Events Calendar California


  Wednesday, April 23, 2008





ANAHEIM - Club Lucky at House of Blues. M Power OC presents, & Dave L. 18+, $12 cover. Time: 10 p.m.  Box office at 714.778.BLUE (2583).


AUBURN -  Auburn Rodeo Weekend. Get ready for the Dodge Rodeo Kick-Off from 5:30 to 7:30 pm. Location: 1901 Grass Valley Highway, Auburn, CA. Admission is free. Kids Dummy Roping at this party commences at 6 p.m. with contestant fee $15/person.  Auburn, CA. Call: (530) 889-BUCK.


CATALINA ISLAND - Hit the high seas for a day trip to Avalon on Catalina Island. Cost: $59/person. Location: Departs Balboa Pavilion, Newport Beach, CA. Time: Departs Newport Beach at 9 a.m. for 75 minute ride; Return: 4:30 p.m., arrive Newport Beach at 5:45 p.m.


NEWPORT BEACH - Home Show & Boutique - Design trends and techniques are on view in the new Coastal Elegance style home. Open Tuesdays through Sundays, 10 to 5 pm, with evening hours until 9 pm on Thursdays, the event runs through May 18, 2008. Free parking and shuttle at Mariner’s Church, 5001 Newport Coast Drive, Irvine (Tuesday-Saturday) and Tarbut V’ Torah, 5 Federation Way, Irvine (Sundays). Proceeds benefit Philharmonic Youth Music Education. Cost: $30/presale - $45/unlimited. Information and tickets at or call 714-840-7542.


SAN FRANCISCO - Mingus Big Band at Yoshi's Jazz House & Restaurant. The all-star Mingus Big Band explores and celebrates the musical legacy of its namesake, composer/bassist Charles Mingus, who died in 1979. Their performance at Yoshi’s coincides with Mingus’s 86th birthday (b. April 22, 1922). Time & price: 8pm $24; 10pm $24. Location: Yoshis, 1330 Fillmore at Eddy on the ground floor of the Fillmore Heritage Center, San Francisco, CA.



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