January Events California 2009




Saturday, January 10, 2009



BERKELEY - Tenor Salvatore Licitra. Worldwide sensation Licitra has quickly established himself as a superstar in the beloved and highly demanding dramatic Italian repertory. Co-presentation with San Francisco Orchestra Time: 8 p.m. Cost:  $30 - 85. Location: UC Berkeley, Zellerbach Hall, Berkeley, CA. Call: (510) 642-9988. calperformances.org

BRENTWOOD - Holiday on Ice. Outdoor seasonal ice rink offers outdoor fun. Twinkling outdoor light-filled rink under a big tent. Time: 12:30 -10:30 p.m. Cost: $10; $5/skate rental. Location: The Streets, 2421 Sand Creek Rd., Brentwood, CA. Call: (925) 513-1702. brentwoodholidayonice.com

CARLSBAD - Bob Brozman, World of Slide & Rhythm. This talented musician travels the world in one evening with his rhythms, songs and narrative. Time: 7 p.m., Cost: $20 general admission. Location: Museum of Making Music, 5790 Armada Dr., Carlsbad, CA. Call (760) 438-5996, ext. 212. museumofmakingmusic.org.

COSTA MESA - Classical Music Concert, Brilliant Mozart, Dazzling Liszt. Time: 8 p.m., Cost: $26-$99. Location: RenĂ©e and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall, 600 Town Center Dr., Costa Mesa, CA.  Call (714) 755-5799. pacificsymphony.org

LANCASTER - A Few Good Men, musical. A Navy lawyer more interested in softball games than his case regarding two Marines, expects a plea bargain and a cover up of what really happened in this Broadway hit. Prodded by a female member of his defense team, the lawyer eventually makes a valiant effort to defend his clients and, in so doing, puts the military mentality and the Marine code of honor on trial. Written by Aaron Sorkin. Produced by special arrangement with Samuel French, Inc. Presented in the J.P. Eliopulos Family Theatre. Time: 8 p.m. Cost: $14. Location: Lancaster Performing Arts Center, 750 Lancaster Blvd., Lancaster, CA. Call: (661)723-5950. lpac.org

LOS ANGELES - Downtown on Ice. Holiday ice rink is an annual event with free concerts and paid ice skating at temporary rink constructed at Pershing Square near the Civic Center. Rink is open daily through Jan. 19, 2009. Time: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sundays through Thursdays, and open until 10 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays. Cost: $6/ adult, $3 child 4 to 12, free age 3 & under. Location: Pershing Square 532 South Olive Drive Los Angeles, CA. Call: (213) 847-4968. laparks.org

PLACERVILLE - Crab Feed. 24th annual dining event features entertainment and food feast. Time: 6 p.m. Cost: $40. Location: El Dorado County Fairgrounds, 100 Placer Drive, Placerville, CA. Call: (916) 220-9949.

REDONDO BEACH - Seaside Ice Rink. Public Skating. Skate time: 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Cost to skate: $12 - 14. Location: Seaside Lagoon, 200 Portofino Way, Redondo Beach, CA. Parking at 181 N. Harbor Drive Call: (310) 318-6300. seasideice.com

REDWOOD CITY - Tower of Power in Concert. Dance floor open! Time: 8 p.m. Cost:  $35 -45. Location: The Fox Theatre, 2215 Broadway, Redwood City, CA. Call: (650) 369-4119. foxdream.com

SAN DIEGO - San Diego Boat Show is a huge event with activities and display for all ages and interests. Admission: $10, approx. Free/under 12. Call 858-274-9924 or visit sandiegoboatshow.com.

SAN JOSE - Downtown Ice. Outdoor ice skating rink is open through early January in the stately-palm court and features over 8,000 square feet of ice in an arena and circular outer rink. Time: Noon to Midnight. Cost: $15/ adult. $13/ youth 12 and under. Admission includes rental skates and ice time. Runs through Jan. 11, 2009. Location:  120 S. Market St., San Jose, CA. Call:  (408) 279-1775. sjdowntown.com

SANTA ROSA - Big Little Things. This stage performance includes mystery, mime and acrobatics. Time: 2 p.m. Cost: $11 -16. Location: Wells Fargo Center for the Arts, 50 Mark West Springs Rd., Santa Rosa, CA.  Call: (707) 546-3600. wellsfargocenterarts.org

THOUSAND OAKS - Breaking Up is Hard to Do, a Neil Sedaka Musical.  Time: 2 & 8 p.m. Cost: $42 -78. Location: Fred Kavli Theatre -Thousand Oaks Civic Arts, 2100 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd, Thousand Oaks, CA. Call: (805) 449-2787. toaks.org

WALNUT CREEK - Downtown Walnut Creek on Ice. This seasonal ice skating rink offers holiday exercise and fun in a beautiful outdoor setting. Runs through Jan. 25. Time: 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. Cost: $11 - 15. Location: Civic Park, Clay Arts Parking Lot, Walnut Creek, CA. Call: (925) 935-7669. iceskatewalnutcreek.com



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