Comedy at the California: Ryan Stout, Dhaya Lakshminarayanan – Nov.15, 8pm.

Event Ryan Stout, featuring Dhaya Lakshminarayanan & Hosted by Brendan Lynch Date/Time November 15, 2014 @ 8PM Description Headliner Ryan Stout was only 22-years-old when he won the prestigious Boston International Comedy Festival’s competition. He is now a seasoned comedian with well crafted material who has performed all over the world. He is a regular guest on Chelsea Lately and has also appeared on Conan, HBO’s Funny as Hell, Comedy Central’s Live at Gotham and his own special Comedy Central Presents Ryan Stout. Featured comic Dhaya Lakshminarayanan was named Best Comedian 2013 in the SF Bay Guardian’s Best of the Bay Readers Poll. She’s also appeared as a storyteller on NPR’s Snap Judgment. Host Brendan Lynch’s astute observational comedy will surprise you with its bold sarcasm, absurd twists, and hilarious punch lines. Location California Theatre 351 Railroad Ave Pittsburg, CA 94565 Tickets $18-$21 Contact Carolyn August Phone (925) 427-1611 Email info@pittsburgcaliforniatheatre.com

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Popovich Comedy Pet Variety Show – Nov. 11, 7pm

Event Name Popovich Comedy Pet Variety Show Date/Time November 11, 2014 @ 7PM Description International circus legend award winner Gregory Popovich brings his European-style physical comedy, acrobats, jugglers but most important his furry cast of animals, the real stars of the show! All animals have been rescued from shelters all over the country, and has been transformed into Las Vegas stars. The show features an amazing cast of house-cats, dogs, parrots, geese, mice, even a miniature horse named Diamond and a German goat duo named Kurt & Helga! Location California Theatre 351 Railroad Ave Pittsburg, CA 94565 Tickets $15-$25 Contact Carolyn August Phone (925) 427-1611 Email info@pittsburgcaliforniatheatre.com

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VETJAM 2014 Concert – November 8, 5pm

Event VETJAM 2014 with HOT FOR TEACHER & Alan Iglesias and Crossfire Date/Time November 8, 2014 @ 5PM Description The 2nd annual VETJAM concert features classic rock and Texas blues by Hot for Teacher and Alan Iglesias. Hot for Teacher entertains with the grooving and unforgettable music of Van Halen and Alan Iglesias presents Stevie Ray Vaughn at his best, with his signature sound, guitars, and attitude! Tickets are ONLY $10 and are available at the Theatre Box Office. Location California Theatre 351 Railroad Ave Pittsburg, CA 94565 Tickets $10 Contact Carolyn August Phone (925) 427-1611 Email info@pittsburgcaliforniatheatre.com

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Rocky Horror Picture Show – October 24, 2014, 9:30pm

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 info@pittsburgcaliforniatheatre.com

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In My Life – Musical Theatre Beatles Tribute, Oct. 21, 7:30pm

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 info@pittsburgcaliforniatheatre.com

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PCT: The Hound of the Baskervilles – Oct 2 – 5, 2014

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 info@pittsburgcaliforniatheatre.com

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Comedy at the California: Maureen Langan, Oct. 11, 8pm

      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 info@pittsburgcaliforniatheatre.com  

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Pittsburg Pops 2014 Season at the historic California Theatre

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.

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Farmers’ Market 2014, May 5 – Oct 25, 9am – 1pm

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!

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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 info@pittsburgcaliforniatheatre.com  

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