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Long Beach Area Events Calendar

July 25, 2008

FESTIVALS

International Quilt Festival. More than 1,000 quilts, textiles and wearable art on display; classes, lectures; crafts workshops; vendors. 10 a.m.-7 p.m. today-Saturday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday, Long Beach Convention Center, 300 E. Ocean Blvd. $10; $8 seniors, students; ages 10 and under free with paying adult; three-day pass $25. (562) 436-3661, www.quilts.com

Dragon Boat Festival. Dragon boat races; Chinese music, dance, acrobats and martial-arts demonstrations; food booths. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Sunday, Marine Stadium, 5255 Paoli Way, Long Beach. Free. (562) 570-3215, www.lbdragonboat.com

Semana Jalisciense Festival. Mariachi bands, folkloric dancers, Miss Jalisco-Los Angeles pageant. 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Terrace Theater, 300 E. Ocean Blvd., Long Beach. Free, but ticket required for admission; call (562) 228-3483.

Caribbean Festival. Reggae musicians including Shabba Ranks and Junior Reid; food; vendors. Noon-10 p.m. Sunday, Queen Mary Events Park, 1126 Queens Highway, Long Beach. $50 in advance, $60 at gate; ages 9 and under free with paying adult. (310) 424-1276, www.caribsumfest.comFAMILY

Orange County Fair. Noon-midnight Tuesday-Friday; 10 a.m.- midnight Saturday-Sunday; closed Monday; through Aug. 3. OC Fair & Event Center, 88 Fair Drive, Costa Mesa. $9; $7 seniors 60 and over; $5 ages 6-12; ages 5 and under free. (714) 708-3247, www.ocfair.com; or (213) 480-3232, (714) 740-2000, www.ticketmaster.com

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus. Various times Tuesday- Sunday through Aug. 3 at Honda Center, 2695 E. Katella Ave., Anaheim. $15-$90. (213) 480-3232, (714) 740-2000, www.ticketmaster.comTHEATER

“Company.” Stephen Sondheim’s musical set in 1970 s New York City, about a bachelor’s look at relationships and aging on his 35 th birthday. Opens 7:30 tonight. 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday; through Aug. 3. Rose Center Theater, 14140 All American Way, Westminster. $20; $15 seniors, students. (714) 793-1150, www.rosecentertheater.com

“The Drunkard.” Musical-comedy spoof of the 19 th-century temperance play, featuring an upstanding hero, sweet heroine and dastardly villain; followed by “Those Golden, Olden Days” vaudeville revue. 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Friday, 4:30 and 8:30 p.m. Saturday, 7 p.m. Sunday; through Aug. 24. All American Melodrama Theater and Music Hall, 429-E Shoreline Village Drive, Long Beach. $18; $16 seniors, military, students; $14 ages 12 and under. (562) 495-5900, www.allamerican melodrama.com

“Urinetown, the Musical.” The Relevant Stage Theatre Company presents the musical satire set in a drought-stricken place where the government controls all toilets. Opens 8 p.m. Thursday. 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, 2:30 p.m. Sunday; through Aug. 10. Warner Grand Theatre, 478 W. Sixth St., San Pedro. $20; $15 seniors, students; $5 ages 18 and under. (310) 929-8129, www.therelevant stage.comCHILDREN’S THEATER

“Brundibar.” Children from Long Beach Opera’s Opera Camp project perform the children’s opera by Hans Krasa about a young sister and brother who defeat an evil bully with the help of their animal friends. 7 p.m. Thursday, Long Beach Opera Stage Facility, 507 Pacific Ave. Free. (562) 432-5934.DANCE

Long Beach Ballet. Program from the company’s upcoming tour of China: second act of “Swan Lake,”"Ballet American Style,”"Americans Study Jing Ju.” 7 p.m. Saturday, Lakewood High School Auditorium, 4400 Briercrest Ave., Lakewood. $20. (562) 426- 4112.COMEDY

Last Sunday Stand-Up. Jackie Kashian and Joe Wilson host six stand-up comedians in a show for ages 16 and older. 7 p.m. Sunday, Found Theatre, 599 Long Beach Blvd., Long Beach. $10. (562) 433- 3363, www.foundtheatre.orgFILM

“Breakfast at Tiffany’s.” 1961 romantic comedy starring Audrey Hepburn. 1 p.m. today, Los Altos Library, 5614 Britton Drive, Long Beach. Free. (562) 570-1045.

Family Film Festival. “Bee Movie.” 3 p.m. today, Mark Twain Library, 1325 E. Anaheim St., Long Beach. Free. (562) 570-1046.

Bellflower Movies Under the Stars. “Daddy Day Camp.” Dusk tonight, Town Center Plaza, near Bellflower Boulevard and Belmont Street. Free. (562) 804-1424, ext. 2268.

“The Graduate.” 1967 comedy starring Anne Bancroft and Dustin Hoffman. 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Brewitt Library, 4036 E. Anaheim St., Long Beach. (562) 570-1040.

Family Film Festival. “A Bug’s Life.” 2 p.m. Saturday, Los Altos Library, 5614 Britton Drive, Long Beach. Free. (562) 570-1045.

“The Wild Bunch.” 1969 Western starring William Holden and Ernest Borgnine. 5:30 p.m. Sunday, 7:30 p.m. Monday and Wednesday, Bay Theatre, 340 Main St., Seal Beach. $8; $6 seniors, students. (562) 431-9988, www.baytheatre.com

La Mirada Family Swim-In Movies. “Shark Tale” is projected on a large poolside screen. 7:30 p.m. Sunday, La Mirada Regional Aquatics Center, 13806 La Mirada Blvd. $6. (562) 902-3191.

Cerritos Monday Afternoon Movies. “James and the Giant Peach.” 3 p.m. Monday, Cerritos Library, Skyline Room, 18025 Bloomfield Ave. Free, but registration required: (562) 916-1388.

Paramount Monday Night Movies. “101 Dalmatians.” 7 p.m. Monday, Progress Park, 15500 Downey Ave. Free. (562) 220-2121.

Long Beach Movies in the Park. “Bee Movie” starts at dusk Friday at Bixby Park, 130 Cherry Ave. “Surf’s Up” starts at dusk at these locations: Monday at College Estates Park, 808 Stevely Ave.; Tuesday at Drake Park, 951 Maine Ave.; Wednesday at DeForest Park, 6255 DeForest Ave.; Thursday at Scherer Park, 4600 Long Beach Blvd.; Aug. 1 at Stearns Champions Park, 4520 E. 23 rd St. Free. (562) 570- 3100.

Movie Mondays at the Orange County Performing Artscenter. “The Muppet Movie.” Dusk Monday at the center’s community plaza, 600 Town Center Drive, Costa Mesa. Free. (714) 556-2787.

Cerritos Monday Night at the Movies. “The Aristocats.” 8:15 p.m. Monday, Liberty Park Amphitheater, 19211 Studebaker Road. Free. (562) 916-1254.

Long Beach Moonlight Movies on the Beach. “Back to the Future,” dusk Tuesday, Granada Beach, 5101 E. Ocean Blvd. “North by Northwest,” dusk Wednesday, Cherry Beach, Ocean Boulevard and Junipero Avenue. Free. (562) 434-1542, www.alfredosbeachclub.com

Cinema Orange. “The Village Barbershop,” 2008 comedy about a crusty Reno barber (John Ratzenberger) forced to hire a feisty young woman (Shelly Cole) in order to save his business. 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Orange County Museum of Art Auditorium, 850 San Clemente Drive, Newport Beach. Free with museum admission: $10; $8 seniors, students; free for children under age 12. (949) 759-1122.ART

“Viva Frida!” Works portraying Mexican artist Frido Kahlo; opens Tuesday; through Sept. 13. Noon-6 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday. Picture This Gallery, 4130 Norse Way, Long Beach. (562) 425-4861.

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