Event Name Classic Film Series: The Rocky Horror Picture Show Dates/Times Friday, October 24, 2014 at 9:30 PM Description With preshow entertainment and live shadow casting by The Bawdy Caste. The longest-running midnight movie of all time stars Tim Curry as the kinky yet endearing “transsexual from Transylvania” Dr. Frank N. Furter, Susan Sarandon and Barry Bostwick as his hapless guests Brad and Janet, Meat Loaf as motorcycle-riding rough trade and author Richard O’Brien as the hunchbacked butler Riff Raff. It’s harmless musical fun—a delightful spoof of Hollywood horror movies and Old Dark House melodramas. The Rocky Horror Picture Show was the first—and is still the best—interactive movie experience! Bring your sense of humor and purchase your survival kits early. Location California Theatre 351 Railroad Ave Old Town Pittsburg Tickets $7-$10 Contact Carolyn August Phone (925) 427-1611 Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Event Name In My Life – A Musical Theatre Tribute to the Beatles Dates/Times Tuesday, October 21, 2014 at 7:30 PM Description The Beatles through the eyes of manager Brian Epstein, featuring the live music of renowned tribute band, Abbey Road. The show is widely considered by industry insiders to be the most unique Beatles show in decades. The nationally touring show performs at the California Theatre on Tuesday, October 22 at 7:30 pm. The show is appropriate for all ages.More than just a Beatles tribute concert, In My Life gives the audience a chance to “be there” at pivotal moments in the extraordinary career of the Beatles – from Liverpool’s legendary Cavern Club, to the Ed Sullivan Show, Shea Stadium’s 50,000 + screaming fans and their final live performance on the rooftop of their Apple Corp offices. With manager Brian Epstein serving as Narrator, In My Life allows the audience to get a glimpse inside the world of the Beatles from their point of view, as well as hear some of the greatest songs ever written. Location California Theatre 351 Railroad Ave Old Town Pittsburg Tickets $25-$35 Regular Contact Carolyn August Phone (925) 427-1611 Email email@example.com
Event The Hound of the Baskervilles Dates/Times Thursday, October 2, 2014 at 7:00 PM Friday, October 3, 2014 at 8:00 PM Saturday, October 4, 2014 at 8:00 PM Sunday, October 5, 2014 at 2:00 PM Description Perhaps the most famous and popular of the Sherlock Holmes mysteries, this gripping tale deals with the curse of the Baskerville family—and the fiendish killer-hound which stalks its members. As the action begins Sir Charles Baskerville has died under mysterious circumstances, and his nephew and heir, the young Sir Henry, has been threatened even before his arrival at Baskerville Hall. Enlisting the aid of Sherlock Holmes he sets out for his ancestral home on the Devon moor in the company of Dr. Watson, Holmes’ trusted colleague, a journey which brings him to danger, mystery and a series of events which build steadily in menace and suspense. Hard pressed to protect his charge, and to fathom the strange mishaps which beset him, Dr. Watson is much relieved when Holmes himself appears—to trap the diabolical killer who stalks Sir Henry and to unravel the fascinating mystery which accounts for his evil actions. Location California Theatre 351 Railroad Ave Old Town Pittsburg Cost Ticket(s): Adults $25 Seniors & Students $15 Children $10 Contact Carolyn August Phone (925) 427-1611 Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Event Black Diamond Follies Dates/Times September 12, 2014 – 8PM September 13, 2014 – 2PM Description Come and be entertained by The Black Diamond Follies as they dance the night away. There will be lots of costume changes and smooth dance moves that will captivate you. The Black Diamond Follies currently consist of seniors of all ages who dance like Las Vegas Showgirls, strutting their stuff in Chorus Lines, shaking their groove thing and just having fun. Vince Aiello is their dedicated Choreographer/Director, famous for all his many years of contributions made in dance, musical comedy, singing and all things theatrical. Vince started ‘The Black Diamond Follies’ with a vision to create a core of dancers, singers, musicians who provide East County with entertainment to be enjoyed by all ages. Location California Theatre 351 Railroad Ave Pittsburg, A 94565 Tickets $15 Students, Children & Seniors $20 Adults Contact Carolyn August Phone (925) 318-4977 Email email@example.com
Event Na Akua Wahine – Goddesses Date / Time September 27, 2014 @ 2PM & 8PM Description The Power and Passion of the Fire Goddess Pele, the Healing Love of Hi`iaka, the Terror of the She-Monster Pana`ewa, the Sorrow of the Snow Diety Poli`ahu, the Beauty of Tuahine of Manoaʻs Mist, the Flying Demon Birds of the Witches Nua and Merehua, the Sea Spray of the Mermaid of Lāhaina – All are Nā Akua Wāhine – Dances, Chants, and Stories presented through Theatrical Hula. Location California Theatre 351 Railroad Ave Old Town Pittsburg Tickets General Admission – $25 Contact Carolyn August Phone (925) 427-1611 Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Event Name Classic Film Series – Back To The Future Dates/Times Friday, September 19, 2014 at 7:30pm Event Description From Academy Award®-winning filmmakers Steven Spielberg and Robert Zemeckis comes Back to the Future — the original, ground-breaking adventure that sparked one of the most successful trilogies ever. When teenager Marty McFly (Michael J. Fox) is blasted to 1955 in the DeLorean time machine created by the eccentric Doc Brown (Christopher Lloyd), he finds himself mixed up in a time-altering chain reaction that could vaporize his future — and leave him trapped in the past. Powered by innovative special effects, unforgettable songs and non-stop action, Back to the Future is an unrivaled adventure that stands the test of time! Location California Theatre 351 Railroad Ave Old Town Pittsburg Cost General Admission – $5 Your Name Carolyn August Phone Number (925) 427-1611 Email email@example.com More Info Enter anything else that the attendee must know, that’s not included in the fields above.
Event Maureen Langan, featuring Mike Capozolla & Hosted by Priya Prasad Dates/Times October 11, 2014 @ 8pm Event Description Headliner Maureen Langan performs all over the world. You can hear her wry, wicked and smartly piercing wit every Sunday night at 10pm on KGO radio. She was a finalist in the 2009 San Francisco Comedy Competition and is a regular at Caroline’s on Broadway in New York City. Featured act Mike Capozzola is a Bay Area based stand up comedian and a published cartoonist. He’s also appeared in a batch of TV commercials that you’ve shut off. He’s a regular invited performer at SF SketchFest and has performed in London, Edinburgh, Vancouver and Jerusalem. Other jobs have included three different species of mascot, a police sketch artist, substitute teacher and taxi driver. Our host, Priya Prasad, has her own style of comedy. She is witty, intelligent and thought-provoking. Location California Theatre 351 Railroad Ave Pittsburg, CA 94565 Cost $18-$21 Contact Carolyn August Phone Number (925) 427-1611 Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Event Carolyn August Dates/Times September 13, 2014 @ 8pm Description Headliner and longtime Bay Area favorite Jeff Applebaum is handpicking his favorite comics for this comedy showcase featuring the best and talented young comics. Jeff will headline the show with his comedy examining his particular life experiences, which include being the only white kid on his Little League team in Queens, and his work experience prior to comedy – working as an engineer, using his two degrees from MIT! Location California Theatre 351 Railroad Ave Pittsburg, CA Cost $18-$21 Contact Carolyn August Phone Number (925) 427-1611 Email email@example.com
Pittsburg Pops 2014 Season The Pittsburg Pops 2014 season is upon us, and this year the concert series will be housed at the beautifully restored California Theatre in Old Town Pittsburg. The current event schedule is as follows: June 21: The Best Intentions Motown Revue. July 12: Shane Dwight rock and blues guitar. August 16: Marcus Shelby Jazz Orchestra featuring Faye Carol (they will also present a special pre-show workshop and lecture in the Pittsburg Library Community Room) September 20: Rolando Morales, Latin/Flamenco All shows begin at 8 p.m. Individual ticket prices begin at $15 and can be purchased at the California Theatre Box Office at 351 Railroad Avenue, by telephone at 925-427-1611, or online by visiting the theatre’s website. Pittsburg Pops was reintroduced by the Pittsburg Arts & Community Foundation earlier this year with performances at the California Theatre by the Junius Courtney Big Band and Foreverland, a 14 piece tribute band to Michael Jackson. The Pittsburg Arts and Community Foundation is a local non-profit organization with a mission that includes promotion of the performing arts, literacy, visual arts and cultural events. Pittsburg Pops brings high caliber entertainers to the historic California Theatre at affordable ticket prices.
The annual Pittsburg Seafood Festival, presented by the Pittsburg Chamber of Commerce, returns in 2014 for your food and entertainment enjoyment. Saturday, September 6, 2014: 10am – 7pm Sunday, September 7, 10:30am – 6pm Tickets $10 at the door. More information can be found at the festival website: http://pittsburgseafoodandmusicfestival.com
The Old Town Farmers’ Market is back! Join us every Saturday from now until October 25th, 9am – 1pm in Old Town Plaza. You’ll find a wonderful array of fruit and vegetable vendors providing a beautiful selection of fresh and organic produce. Visit the market every Saturday, enjoy live music, and also delight in the delicious treats from the food vendors! Don’t forget to visit your favorite Old Town businesses while you’re here, too!
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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