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January Events California 2008

 

 

 

  Friday, January 18, 2008

 

LAGUNA BEACH - Laguna Festival Concert: Garden of False Delights. The first of three concerts held in Laguna Beach Artists Theatre includes Haydn: String Quartet in E flat major Op. 20, No.1, Hob.III:31; Milhaud: La Création Du Monde; Summer: Julie-O; Balakrishnan: Mara’s Garden Of False Delights; Price: Variations On An Unoriginal Theme. Time: 8 p.m. Location: 625 Park Ave., Laguna Beach,CA 92651. Call: (949) 494-1151. Cost: $15-35. Tickets: (949) 553-2422. philharmonicsociety.org.

 

LOS ANGELES - Downtown on Ice. Seasonal outdoor ice rink at Pershing Square offers winter fun in the California sun. Runs through Jan. 21, 2008. Cost: $6/skate session, plus $2 skate rental. Time: 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Location: Pershing Square, 532 South Olive St., Los Angeles, CA 90013Call: (888) 527-2757. laparks.org

 

SANTA BARBARA - Paper Cut.  Art From Scrap (AFS) Exhibit capitalizes on the remains and excesses of the holiday season. 18 artists (mostly from Santa Barbara) create artwork from reused or recycled paper products, transforming pulp based materials into works of art such as sculpture, drawing, painting, collage, photography, printmaking and installation. The event aims to inspire individuals to enact positive cultural and environmental change through art. Runs till Feb. 16, 2008. Time: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Location: 302 East Cota, Santa Barbara, CA. Cost: Donations accepted. Call: (805) 884-0459. artfromscrap.org

 

WHALE WATCHING - Views available along the vantage points of the California Coast that include Big Sur, Santa Cruz, Humboldt Bay, Monterey Bay, Ventura, Santa Barbara, Point Fermin, Newport Beach and San Diego.


DANA POINT Cruise Photos & Tickets! - Each winter, thousands of California Gray Whales leave the cold Artic Seas and follow the coastline to the warm, calm waters of Southern California and Baja. This 5,000-mile migration brings much of the pod past Dana Point, where pods of Giant Grays can be easily seen and photographed. Dana Wharf Sportfishing – (949) 496-5794  www.danawharfsportfishing.com; Dana Island Yacht Charters – (949) 248-7400  www.danaislandyachts.com;  Ocean Institute – (949) 496-2274  www.ocean-institute.org; Aventura Sailing Association – (949) 493-9493 www.aventurasailing.com;  Captain Dave’s Dolphin Safari – (949) 488-2828 www.dolphinsafari.com
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REDONDO BEACH -
California gray whale migration from the Arctic to Baja and back. Dolphins, Harbor Seals and Sea Lions and the beautiful Santa Monica Bay coastline on three-hour experience.  (310) 372-2111 rbmarina.com


SAN DIEGO -  Annual migration of California gray whales to the warm breeding grounds off the coast of Baja California. Glimpse these peaceful "giants of the sea" from Cabrillo National Monument or on special whale-watching cruises. 619-557-5450 or 619-236-1212 | San Diego Hotels |

 

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