WEEK I N D E P E N D E N T CA L E N DA R
BY TERRY ORTEGA AND AMBER WHITE
8/22: Stewart J. Zully Author Stewart J. Zully will sign copies of his new book, My Life in Yankee Stadium: 40 Years as a Vendor and Other Tales of Growing Up Somewhat Sane in the Bronx, a collection of stories and anecdotes about his life as a vendor, actor, director, writer, producer, and teacher from the 1960s to the present day. 7pm. Chaucer’s Books, 3321 State St. Free. Call 682-6787.
8/22: Playdate: Therapy Dogs of S.B. Bring the kids for activities, refreshments, and giveaways while learning how to live more fulfilling lives through the human-animal bond. 10am11am. Center Ct., 651 Paseo Nuevo. Free. Ages 0-10. Call 963-7147.
11th Annual Breeders’ Showcase The S.B. Kennel Club, celebrating its 100th anniversary, and the Simi Valley Kennel Club will have back-to-back shows featuring the National Owner Handler competition, The Foreign Bred Competition, Bullyganza, Sighthound Spectacular, and more. Visit the website for the full schedule. Earl Warren Showgrounds, 3400 Calle Real. Free. tinyurl
September 8. Fri.-Sat.: 7:30pm; Sun.: 2pm. Center Stage Theater, 751 Paseo Nuevo. $21-$24. Call 963-0408.
8/22: MakeNight@MOXI: Wine Painting + Tasting Enjoy a glass of wine while you create a unique painting of the S.B. Mission in this unique workshop led by area artist Danielle Renée Methmann. Ticket includes materials and a light snack. 6:30-9pm. MOXI, The Wolf Museum of Exploration + Innovation, 125 State St. $77. Ages 21+. Call 770-5000. moxi.org
8/23-8/25: Big Bounce America 2019 Bring the family to participate in the world’s biggest bounce houses and inflatable obstacle courses, slides, ball pits, a 60-foot-tall maze, confetti blasts, tons of bubbles, live music, crazy dancing, and more. Visit the website to book your session (including adults-only). Noon-3pm. Elings Park, 1298 Las Positas Rd. $16-$30. Call 569-5611. thebigbounceamerica.com
8/23: Melissa Manchester Accom-
8/23-8/25: Copenhagen Michael Frayn’s Tony Award–winning play, a fictional account of an actual event during World War II, finds two physicists— Werner Heisenberg and his mentor Niels Bohr—and Bohr’s wife, Margarethe, exchanging profound ideas and heated words about the power of the atom for Germany’s forces. The show runs through
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panied by the fabulous Blue Note Swing Orchestra, the Grammy Award–winning singer/songwriter will perform classic songs from her 21st album, The Fellas, as well as hits like “Midnight Blue” and “Don’t Cry Out Loud.” 7:30pm. Marjorie Luke Theatre, 721 E. Cota St. $45-$65, VIP: $150. Call (800) 838-3006. Read more on p. 47.
8/23: Big & Rich: Peace, Love & Happy Hour Tour Modern country music duo will perform an electrifying concert with their biggest hits, including “Save a Horse, Ride a Cowboy,”“Comin’ to Your City” and “Rollin’ (The Ballad of Big & Rich).” 8pm. Chumash Casino Resort, 3400 E. Hwy. 246, Santa Ynez. $69-$99. Ages 21+. Call (800) 248-6274. chumashcasino.com
8/23: Generationals, Pure Bathing Culture Known for their mix of indie-rock, EDM, and new wave, Grant Widmer and Ted Joyner, a k a Generationals, are out with a new full-length album, Reader As Detective, which according to their Facebook page, “weds vintage pop canon and modern pop production.” Portland duo Pure Bathing Culture will open the show with their dreamy pop-rock sound. 9pm. SOhO Restaurant & Music Club, 1221 State St. $15-$18. Ages 21+. Call 962-7776. sohosb.com
SATURDAY 8/24 8/24: The Avett Brothers, Lake Street Dive Jam to American rock band The Avett Brothers and possibly hear a cut from their new album, Closer Than Together, due out on October 4. The multigenre band Lake Street Drive will open the show. 6:30pm. S.B. Bowl, 1122 N. Milpas St. $44.50-$84.50. Call 962-7411. sbbowl.com
8/24: Crazy Creative Cards and Postcards Join guest artist
Marilee Krause to make your own unique collage cards and postcards in this fun workshop for kids. 10am-noon. Art From Scrap, 302 E. Cota St. $8. Children ages 6 or younger must be accompanied by an adult. Call 884-0459. exploreecology.org
8/24: Salvo Lavis Bring the kids to meet author Salvo Lavis, who will be sharing and signing his books Once Upon a Weasel and Wild Wild Weasel. 10am-2pm. The Book Loft, 1680 Mission Dr., Solvang. Free. Call 688-6010.
8/24: HOPs & HAs Comedy Show Sip on beer and laugh at this hilarious lineup of up-and-coming and established comics seen on Comedy Central, NBC’s Last
Mermaids & Buccaneers
Dress as your favorite buccaneer or mermaid for a swashbuckling day of family fun at the harbor with face painting, storytelling, tattoo coloring books, a treasure hunt, and more. 10am-3pm. S.B. Maritime Museum, 113 Harbor Wy. Free-$15. Call 456-8744.
Comic Standing, and more, featuring Mike Falzone, Julie Weidmann, Jessica Wellington, Curtis Cook, Vance Sanders, and Jackie Monahan. 7:30pm. Night Lizard Brewing Co., 607 State St. $5. Ages 21+. Call 770-2956.
Free Summer Cinema: Sunset Boulevard Follow the story of an obscure writer
(Joe Gillis) who develops a dangerous relationship with a faded film star (Gloria Swanson) to further his career in this classic, Academy Award–winning 1950 film directed by Billy Wilder. 8:30pm. Sunken Gardens, S.B. County Courthouse, 1100 Anacapa St. Free. Not rated. Call 893-3535. tinyurl.com/
8/24: El Capitan Canyon Summer Concert Series Dance under the big sky to rock n’ roll hits by the Cadillac Angels. 7-9pm. El Capitan Canyon. 11560 Calle Real. $10.
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August 22, 2019, Vol. 33, No. 710