Comedy: Beast Mode Tour. May 6, 2017, 7 & 10 pm.

Event Beast Mode Tour Dates/Times Saturday, May 6 at 7 PM & 10 PM Description Come see two of the hottest comedians live on stage at the California Theatre Brandon T. Jackson is a stand up comedian, rapper, and writer. You’ve seen him in films like Tropic Thunder, The Percy Jackson, Fantasy Films, Lottery Ticket and he recently starred in ‘Love by the 10th date’ Life time movie Alex Thomas Jr., born and raised in South Central LA, Has preformed in popular hits like Jamie Foxx show, Family Guy, Players Club, The Wash, Writer on hit show ‘Fresh Prince Of Bel Air’ Recently starring in the new Netflix Hit Animated Series ‘Motown” Location California Theatre 352 Railroad Ave Old Town Pittsburg Tickets $35 Advance/ $40 Door $45 limited VIP Cabaret Seating available Online Tickets Contact Califronia Theatre Phone (925) 427-1611 Email

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Comedy: Cedric “The Entertainer” – April 21 & 22, 2017.

Event CEDRIC “THE ENTERTAINER” Dates/Time Friday, April 21 at 8 PM & 10:15 PM Saturday, April 22 at 6:30 PM, 9 PM & 11 PM Description CEDRIC “THE ENTERTAINER” is best known for his many crowd-pleasing performances in such hit films as BARBERSHOP, BE COOL with John Travolta, MADAGASCAR, INTOLERABLE CRUELTY with George Clooney, JOHNSON FAMILY VACATION (the 2004 box office hit in which Cedric was both star and producer), and THE ORIGINAL KINGS OF COMEDY (MTV’S phenomenally successful documentary feature directed by Spike Lee), to name a few. Location California Theatre 351 Railroad Ave Old Town Pittsburg Tickets $71-$81 Online Tickets Contact California Theatre Phone (925) 427-1611 Email

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Mariachi Reynas – May 5, 2017. 8pm

Event Mariachi Reynas Dates/Times Friday, May 5, 2017 at 8P Description Enriching the medium as America’s first all female mariachi ensemble, Reyna de Los Angeles® bring sensitivity, beauty, warmth and vivacious spirit to the historic art of mariachi. Mariachi Reyna de Los Angeles® has blazed the trail for female mariachi musicians. In a musical landscape where songs are often written by men, from male perspectives, Reyna has created its own history. Established in 1994, the group had a strong beginning thanks to the mentorship of Lola Bertran, La Reina de La Musica Ranchera. In these early days, Maestro Jóse Hernàndez saw the potential in this all-female ensemble, and fostered the development of the group. Reyna de Los Angeles® has since gone on to record three albums, share the stage with world-renowned musicians like Vicki Carr, Guadalupe Pineda and Lucha Villa, and perform for some of the world’s highest profile celebrities including Tom Cruise, Oprah Winfrey, and Barack and Michelle Obama. Location California Theatre 351 Railroad Ave Old Town Pittsburg Tickets Pre-Sale Price: $35 per person Online Tickets Contact Carolyn August Phone (925) 427-1611 Email

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Preservation Hall Jazz Band – April 15, 2017. 8pm

Event The Preservation Hall Jazz Band Dates/Times Saturday, April 15, 2017 at 8PM Description The Preservation Hall Jazz Band derives its name from Preservation Hall, the venerable music venue located in the heart of New Orleans’ French Quarter, founded in 1961 by Allan and Sandra Jaffe. The band has traveled worldwide spreading their mission to nurture and perpetuate the art form of New Orleans Jazz. Whether performing at Carnegie Hall or Lincoln Center, for British Royalty or the King of Thailand, this music embodies a joyful, timeless spirit. Under the auspices of current director, Ben Jaffe, the son of founders Allan and Sandra, Preservation Hall continues with a deep reverence and consciousness of its greatest attributes in the modern day as a venue, band, and record label. The PHJB began touring in 1963 and for many years there were several bands successfully touring under the name Preservation Hall. Many of the band’s charter members performed with the pioneers who invented jazz in the early twentieth century including Buddy Bolden, Jelly Roll Morton, Louis Armstrong, and Bunk Johnson. Band leaders over the band’s history include the brothers Willie and Percy Humphrey, husband and wife Billie and De De Pierce, famed pianist Sweet Emma Barrett, and in the modern day Wendell and John Brunious. These founding artists and dozens of others passed on the lessons of their music to a younger generation who now follow in their footsteps like the current lineup. Location California Theatre 351 Railroad Ave Old Town Pittsburg Tickets $45 per person Online Tickets Contact Carolyn August Phone (925) 427-1611 Email

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PCT: Hairspray, the Musical. May 12 – 21, 2017.

Event Hairspray Dates/Times Friday -May 12, 2017 at 8:00 PM Saturday – May 13, 2017 at 8:00 PM Sunday – May 14, 2017 at 2:00 PM Friday – May 19, 2017 at 8:00 PM Saturday – May 20, 2017 at 2:00PM & 8:00 PM Sunday – May 21, 2017 at 2:00 PM Description The 1950’s are out and 1960’s are in. Change is in the air! Hairspray, winner of 8 Tony Awards including Best Musical, is a family-friendly musical piled bouffant high with laughter, romance, and deliriously tuneful songs. It’s 1962 in Baltimore, and the lovable plus-size teen Tracy Turnblad has only one desire — to dance on the popular Corny Collins Show. When her dream comes true, Tracy is transformed from social outcast to sudden star. She must use her newfound power to dethrone the reigning Teen Queen, win the affections of heartthrob Link Larkin, and integrate a TV network, all without denting her ‘do! Location California Theatre 351 Railroad Ave Old Town Pittsburg Tickets Tickets: Adult $25 Senior/Student $18 Children $10 Military/Vets $12 Online Tickets Contact California Theatre Phone (925) 427-1611 Email

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Children’s Theatre: Peter Pan Summer Camp, July 14-25.

Event Bay Area Children’s Theatre- Peter Pan Summer Camp  Dates/Times July 14-25 Monday – Friday 9:00 AM-4:00 PM Description Come learn acting, singing, and dancing skills as you rehearse the classic story of Peter Pan. Whether you are a novice or seasoned performer, this fast-paced, two week musical theater production camp will prepare you for final performances in front of your family and friends. Skill building and stage confidence will be emphasized along with group participation.Ages 7-14 years old Location California Theatre 351 Railroad Ave Pittsburg, CA 94565 Cost $200 Contact Carolyn August Phone (925) 427-1611 Email  

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