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Three fantastic hours of music! Peter Frampton recreates his Billboard #1 smash hit double album in full, live at the Fox, with hits like “Show Me The Way,” “Baby, I Love Your Way” and “Do You Feel Like We Do.”

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Fontana’s All-Access Summer The City of Fontana offers Movie Nights, Fun Nights, Concerts and more

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he city of Fontana has got your summer planned with “Fontana’s All-Access Summer” events, running weekly through July 29 at various locations throughout the city. Summer events include Movie Mondays, Family Fun Nights, Sunset Concerts, Dive-in Movies, Aquatic programs, the Red, White

& Cruise Fourth of July Celebration as well as various Fontana Arts events. Summer is an exciting time in Fontana as staff plan and facilitate a wide range of fun, family friendly activities. The City’s pools are open through September 5 for recreational swim at Don Day, Heritage and Miller pools. Recre-

ational swim at the Fontana Park Aquatic Center is available year round. Sunset Concerts occur every Thursday, 7-9pm, at Veterans Park, 17255 Merrill Ave., through July 28. Attendees are encouraged to bring a blanket or lawn chair, pick a spot to settle down on the cool green grass or get up and dance.

$14.00 Adults (12+); $10.00 Juniors (3-11) & Seniors (62+) Special discounted rates for Season Pass holders, Students, AAA Members, Military Personnel and Groups of 15 or more. • FREE regular parking or preferred parking for $5.00. • Event hours are from 7:00 p.m. until movie is over. • All slides and attractions will be open until the start of the movie. • Seating in the wave pool or on the wave pool beach. • Special value combo meals starting at $5.00. For more information call (760) 327-0499 or go to knotts.com The “Dive-In Movie” is a special ticket event not covered by regular Soak City admission or Season Passes.

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During Movie Mondays, at 6pm, enjoy outdoor movie theatre. Every week is a different park and a different movie. Wednesday evenings is Family Fun Nights with themed activities and entertainment celebrating different styles of music. The fun starts at 5pm. Dive-in and relax on Fridays this summer for a movie at the pool. Participants can swim and watch a family friendly movie all in one. Events begin at 6pm. Regular swim fees apply. Once again the city has partnered with the Auto Club Speedway for the Red, White and Cruise Fourth of July Celebration. The event features a parade, live entertainment, a children’s zone and other activities along with a spectacular fireworks show. Gates open at 2pm and Fireworks begin at 9pm. Tickets are on sale at the Don Day Center, Jessie Turner Center and Community Services office. Check out more about the event and activities at fourth. fontana.org. Returning for a third year is the Fontana Arts Festival at Southridge Park, 14501 Live Oak Avenue, on Saturday July 30 from 2pm to 7pm. Event attendees will be treated to live musical performances, art projects, artist demonstrations, dance exhibits, art workshops and food and beverages. This family friendly event will highlight the performing and visual arts with unique performance showcases and inspiring hands-on activities for children and adults. For more information on Fontana’s “All Access Summer” events contact the Fontana Community Services Department at (909) 349-6900 or online at summer. fontana.org. IER

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re you looking for a way to escape the dry and frustrating heat of the summer? The Cove Waterpark – Jurupa Aquatic Center has the solution for you! With three water slides, an aquatic playground, a dual body boarding FlowRider, and a sunken ship play structure, The Cove has plenty of refreshing water-filled excitement. Seeking a more relaxing water experience? Lounge in the wading pool or the Ne’er endin’ continuous river. A day of swimming and other fun can make you hungry, but have no fear, the Backyard Grille has you covered. The Grille offers many fresh grilled, made-toorder options. If you’re looking for a place to throw a party, they’ve got a party room with party packages to go along with it. Group rates and full-park rentals are available. The Jurupa Aquatic Center features a 25-yard by 14 lane pool with 1 and 3 meter diving boards and spectator seating for 200. A variety of services are provided by the Jurupa Aquatic Center, including: year-round group, semi-private and private swim lessons, Saturday swim lessons, recreational/lap swim, lifeguard training, water safety instructor classes, CPR and first aid classes, and fitness classes. All of these activities are available in a brand new state-of-the-art facility. For additional information, visit www. covewaterpark.com or call (951) 360-1974. IER

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Every Thursday, July 21 - August 25, 2011 • 6pm-8pm Concerts take place in front of JULY 7-21 - Hollywood Stones (Rolling Stones Tribute Band) 7-28 - The Magnutz (Classic Rock)

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Guitars And More Guitars At the World Guitar Show

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he Los Angeles World Guitar Show returns to the Fairplex in Pomona on Saturday, July 30, 10am-5pm and Sunday July 31, 10am-4pm. This venue (with cold air-conditioning) provides a great setting for a proven show. Attendees wishing to sell or trade guitars, amps or other musical items may bring them into the show at no extra charge. This international event features all types of new, used, old and rare instruments and equipment, and is the 167th show sponsored by the Texas Amigos. Meet dealers, collectors, retail store owners, manufacturers, builders, authors, repairpersons and maybe even a star or two. For more information or for booth reservations, visit www.TXshows.com. IER

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hree new tenants will open at the University Village Shopping Center, located at the Northeast corner of University Avenue and Iowa Boulevard in Riverside. Yoshinoya, Sushi Ya and Lollicup are scheduled to open this summer. Yoshinoya signed a 5-year lease for the 1,662 square feet located near Ultra Star Cinemas, next to Flame Broiler. Yoshinoya’s food is a combination of two cultures with traditional Japanese cuisine made to order and served in an American fast food environment. Sushi Ya signed a 5-year lease for an approximately 3,608 square foot space. The new restaurant, which will be located near Ultra Star Cinemas, offers Japanese cuisine including sushi and sashimi. Lollicup signed a 5-year lease for the 1,543 square feet located on the pad building on the west side of the center near T-Mobile. Lollicup specializes in shaved ice specialty drinks including boba, tea, smoothies and juices. University Village Shopping Center is a 178,020 square foot outdoor community center. The three new tenants join Ultra Star Theatres, Starbucks, Fatburger, Rubio’s, Quizno’s, Service Plus Credit Union and Juice It Up. University Village is part of a portfolio of over 60 shopping centers that the company owns or manages. For more information, visit www.newmarkmerrill.com. IER

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John D’Agostino - Kustom Kars of California Born in Pittsburg, California, John D’Agostino started building and customizing model cars when he was a child. His first customized car was a ’56 Chevy hardtop. John has displayed his kustom cars in over 1,000 shows worldwide and has won more major kustom awards than anyone in history in the world of “kustomizing.” Vehicle/Manufacturing

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Popular Mechanics First published on January 11, 1902, Popular Mechanics is an American magazine and has been owned by the Hearst Corporation since 1958. Popular Mechanics features regular sections on automotive, home, outdoors, science, and technology topics. A recurring column is “Jay Leno’s Garage” featuring observations by the famed late-night talk show host and vehicle enthusiast.

Plan Your Visit Today! Housed in a beautifully restored, 28,500-squarefoot, Art Deco-style 1939 WPA building, the Parks Museum is home to the very essence of American motorsports. More than 80 vehicles are displayed: Everything from Ed Iskenderian’s ’25 T roadster to Mickey Thompson’s Challenger I — the first American car to go 400 mph. The Parks Museum is a treasure trove of motorsports memorabilia including hundreds of photographs, original art, trophies and helmets. There’s also a great gift shop which sells automotiverelated gifts from T-shirts to books and diecast models. Buy online: nhrastore.com GENERAL INFORMATION General Admission: $8 • Seniors $6 • Juniors (6-15) $6 Age 5 and under FREE • NHRA Members FREE Auto Club Discounts • Group Rates Available • Free Parking 1101 West McKinley Ave., Bldg. 3A, Gate 1 • Pomona, CA 91768

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David McClelland, The Voice of the NHRA Known as the Voice of NHRA, Dave McClelland is one of the most recognizable voices in all of motorsports. He has been heard not only on the tracks, but also on radio and television coverage of the events, a role he filled for some 50 years. Dave has placed his restored Fiat altered in the Wally Parks NHRA Motorsports Museum after campaigning the car for 10 years and winning the March Meet in 1998, and continues to participate in as many street rod and street machine events as possible. IER July, 2011 Inland Entertainment Review

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f you’re looking for free fabulous entertainment that’s perfect for a romantic date night or a fun family outing, University Village’s Free Summer Concert Series will be music to your ears. Every Thursday starting July 21 through August 25 from 6pm to 8pm, a variety of local musicians will perform at University Village in front of Juice It Up. Lawn chairs and dancing are welcome and encouraged! The free Summer Concert Series will include a wide array of genres from classic rock to ‘80’s-‘90’s rock and Tribute Bands. In addition to the free tunes, University Village’s food merchants will pass out delicious samples at all of the concert events. Event goers can also register to win valuable prizes sponsored by the center’s merchants. University Village is located at the • July 21: Hollywood Stones, Rolling Stones Tribute Band intersection of University and Iowa in • July 28: The Magnutz, Classic Rock Riverside. For more information on the • August 4: Strange Days, Doors Tribute Band Summer Concert Series, call Danielle • August 11: Silver Beetles, Beetles Tribute Band Bovard at (818) 710-6100 or visit www. • August 18: Hollywood U2, U2 Tribute Band universityvillageriverside.com. IER • August 25: Mini Driver, 80’s & 90’s Rock

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he 2nd Annual Lemon Lily Festival will be held on July 15, 16, and 17 in the charming village of Idyllwild, mile-high in the San Jacinto Mountain range. More than 3,000 people attended last year’s event to celebrate the restoration of a precious native wildflower, the Lemon Lily. Huell Howser even filmed last year’s festival for his California Gold travel show on KCET. One hundred years ago, thousands of Lemon Lilies (Lilium parryi) lived near streams and wet meadows in Idyllwild. Their beauty and scent attracted visitors from all over Southern California. Unfortunately bulb hunters dug them up and took them off the mountain where they surely died. In a multi-year restoration effort, Idyllwild is cultivating this beautiful native wildflower and restoring it to its original habitat and historical range. The Lemon Lily Festival focuses on the plight of the Lemon Lily so that locals and visitors will take it upon themselves to be

their guardians. A Pioneer Town will take you back to Idyllwild a century ago when the Lemon Lilies proliferated, helping to focus attention on the need for conservation and restoration of this precious wildflower. The Idyllwild Nature Center, a Lemon Lily Viewing Tour, and a high-country hike will provide activities that focus on the natural environment in which the Lemon Lily flourishes. This includes seminars on the Lemon Lily, riparian nature walks to see where this native wildflower lives along Lily Creek, art and crafts focused on the beauty of the lily, and children’s carnival games with a Lemon Lily theme. Throughout Idyllwild there will be music, art, food, nature and fun. Free shuttles will carry you to all Festival venues. Young and old will gain a better appreciation of the importance of protecting the mountain environment. For more information on directions, event schedules and local attractions, visit lemonlilyfestival.com. IER

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eter Frampton’s 35th anniversary tour, Frampton Comes Alive!, makes a stop in Riverside on Aug. 3 for a performance at the Fox Performing Arts Center at 7:30pm. The three-hour show will feature a complete performance of the smash hit double album Frampton Comes Alive! along with highlights from Frampton’s catalog, including his Grammy Awardwinning instrumental album, 2006’s Fingerprints. Frampton’s hits include “Show Me The Way,” “Baby, I Love Your Way,” and “Do You Feel Like We Do.” Frampton remains one of the most celebrated artists and guitarists in rock history. At 16, he was lead singer and guitarist for British teen band the Herd. At 18, he co-founded one of the first super groups, seminal rock act Humble Pie. His fifth solo album, the electrifying

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Art Depot Gallery Downtown Fontana, off Sierra Ave. between Arrow and Spring St., 16822 Spring St., Fontana. (909) 349-6900 arts.fontana.org. Big Bear Valley Hospital Foundation At the Big Bear Lake Performing Arts Center, 39797 Big Bear Blvd., Big Bear Lake. (909) 866-4970. www. citybigbearlake.com. On Golden Pond: Aug. 6, 8, 7:30pm, Aug. 7, 1:30pm. See article on page 17.

Frampton Comes Alive!, is one of the topselling live records of all time. The Fox Performing Arts Center is located at 3801 Mission Inn Ave. in Riverside. Tickets are available through ticketmaster.com and all Ticketmaster outlets. For box office information, call (951) 779-9800, or visit them on the web at www.foxriversidelive.com. IER

Center Stage Theatre 8463 Sierra Ave., Fontana. (909) 349-6979. www.centerstagefontana.com. Noches Con Ritmo: Every first and third Thursday of the month. Latin music and dance.

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The Community Arts Theater Society Big Bear Lake Performing Arts Center. Tickets can be purchased at www.bigbeartheater.org or through the PAC Box Office at (909) 866-4970. My Fair Lady: Evening show dates at 7:30pm on July 1, 2, 5, 6, 8 and 9. Matinee performances at 1:30pm are: July 3 and July 10. Reserved tickets: Adults $16 to $27; Seniors $15 to $25 and under 18, $9 to $18. See article on page 14. Concerts in the Park Friday nights through July 22, at the California Citrus State Historic Park in Riverside, 9400 Dufferin Ave. Concerts start at 6:30pm. (951) 780-6222.

The Festival of Arts California’s Premier Fine Art Show July 3 through Aug. 31, 10am to 11:30pm. See article on page 16. Fontana Arts Festival July 30, 2-7pm. Event attendees will be treated to live music, performing arts, art projects, art demonstrations, dance exhibits, art workshops, and food and beverages. This family friendly event will highlight the performing and visual arts with unique performance showcases and inspiring hands-on activities for children and adults. Southridge Park, 14501 Live Oak. Ave., (909) 3496975. arts.fontana.org. Fontana Community Senior Center (FCSC) art gallery The art gallery is located on the Center’s upper level in the Library and Art Gallery Corridor, 16710 Ceres Ave., in Fontana. (909) 349-6975. arts.fontana.org. Fox Performing Arts Center In Downtown Riverside, 3801 Mission Inn Ave. Tickets are available at ticketmaster.com, all Ticketmaster outlets and the Fox Box Office. For Box Office information, call (951) 779-9800, or visit foxriversidelive.com. Peter Frampton: Aug. 3. See article on page 12. Lewis Family Playhouse 12505 Cultural Center Dr., Rancho Cucamonga. Tickets available at lewisfamilyplayhouse.com, (909) 477-2752. For an overview of their upcoming season, see article on page 15. Annie: July 16-24, Sat. 2pm and 7:30pm, Sun. 2pm. Adults $17, seniors and youth $15. At the Lewis Family Playhouse, 12505 Cultural Center Dr., Rancho Cucamonga. (909) 477-2752. www. lewisfamilyplayhouse.com. See article on page 15. Old Town temecula Community Theater 42051 Main St., Temecula. (866) 653-8696. www.temeculatheater.org. Weekly music at the merc: Jazz Thursdays at 7:30pm, Live! Fridays at 8pm, country Saturdays at 7pm and 9pm, classics Sundays at 3pm. Pageant of the Masters Performed nightly July 7 through August 31. Tickets start at $15. For

further information, call (949) 4976852, or toll free (800) 487-3378. Performance Riverside Landis Performing Arts Center, Riverside Community College, 4800 Magnolia Center, Riverside. (951) 222-8100 or performanceriverside.org. Rancho Cucamonga Community Theatre Annie: July 16-24, Sat. 2pm and 7:30pm, Sun. 2pm. Adults $17, seniors and youth $15. At the Lewis Family Playhouse, 12505 Cultural Center Dr., Rancho Cucamonga. (909) 477-2752. www. lewisfamilyplayhouse.com. See article on page 15. Rhythm of Riverside Summer Concert Series A series of free family-oriented band concerts at Fairmount Park, 2601 Fairmount Blvd. in Riverside, 6-9pm. (951) 826-2000 or visit www. riversideca.gov/park_rec. See article on page 14. Riverside Community Players 4026 14th St., Riverside. (951) 686-4030, riversidecommunityplayers.com. Lucky Stiff: July 8-24. Tickets $18. Harry Witherspoon, an unassuming shoe salesman, is going to inherit $6,000,000! But only if he follows the instructions of his Uncle’s will. He must take his recently murdered uncle, embalmed and propped up in a wheelchair, on a week-long vacation to Monte Carlo.

Based on the story written by Thomas Meehan with music composed by Charles Strouse and lyrics by Martin Charnin

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Steelworkers’ Auditorium Located at 8437 Sierra Avenue in Fontana. For information, call (909) 428-8818 or go online to www. fontanarecreation.org. Sunset concert Series Thursday nights, through July 28, 7-9pm. Veterans Park, 17255 Merrill Ave., in Fontana. Groove to the tunes this summer, plus activity booths, food, and goodies. Music includes Latin, pop, island, country rock and more. summer.fontana.org. Ultimate Jazz Festival Aug. 6-7. Early bird tickets on sale now: General $30, VIP $130. See article on page 18. Victor Valley College 18422 Bear Valley Blvd., Victorville. (760) 245-4271 ext. 2878 Hairspray: July 7-17. Tickets: students/seniors $12, general $14. IER

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Classic ‘My Fair Lady’ in Big Bear

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ATS, The Community Arts Theater Society, will stage the final performances of the classic musical, My Fair Lady, at the Big Bear Lake Performing Arts Center. My Fair Lady stars veteran New York and television actor Robin Field as Henry Higgins, with Jennifer Gail as Eliza Doolittle. Joe Perlow plays Col. Pickering, with Michael McConnell as Freddy. The production showcases a large cast of Big Bear adult and child performers and is directed and choreographed by Karen Sargent Rachels. The musical features such memorable songs as “I Could Have Danced All Night,” Robin Field as Henry “Get Me To The Higgins and Jennifer Gail Church On Time,” as Eliza Doolittle.

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“With A Little Bit of Luck,” “On The Street Where You Live” and “The Rain In Spain.” With book and lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner and music by Frederick Loewe, and adapted from George Bernard Shaw’s Pygmalion, My Fair Lady is considered to be a true classic of musical theater. It won seven Tony Awards and was the launching pad for Julie Andrews’ career. Audrey Hepburn played Eliza in the 1964 movie opposite the original Henry Higgins, Rex Harrison, who won an Oscar for his role. As with other CATS productions at the PAC, the show features a massive three-area set designed by Joanne McMaster, utilizing the Performing Arts Center’s revolving stage. Under Rachels’ direction, using the features of the revolving stage, this production of My Fair Lady takes on a completely new look. Evening show dates at 7:30pm are: July 1, 2, 5, 6, 8 and 9. Matinee performances at 1:30pm are: July 3 and July 10. Reserved tickets range in price according to dates and location: Adults $16 to $27; Seniors $15 to $25 and under 18: $9 to $18. Tickets can be purchased online at the CATS website: www. bigbeartheater.org or through the PAC Box Office at (909) 866-4970. IER

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he City of Riverside Parks, Recreation and Community Services Department, the Riverside Downtown Partnership, and the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians present a series of free family-oriented band concerts at Fairmount Park located at 2601 Fairmount Boulevard in Riverside. Concerts are themed in various genres. Come early and taste the flavor of Riverside from local food vendors. Bring a blanket or beach chair to enjoy an evening at Fairmount Park, 6–9pm. Children’s activities will be available. Concert schedule: WEDNESDAYS AT FAIRMOUNT PARK

July 6 Lights (Journey Tribute) July 13 Stone Soul (Motown) July 20 Southbound (Rock and Roll) July 27 All American Wrangler (Country Western) August 3 La Internacional Sonora Show (Cumbias) August 10 Red Carpet Riot (Top 40) For additional information, contact (951) 826-2000 or visit www.riversideca.gov/park_rec.

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Adapted from George Bernard Shaw’s Play and Gabrial Pascal’s Motion Picture, “Pygmalion”. Original play directed by Moss Hart.

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& JENNIFER GAIL as Eliza

Joe Perlow Michael McConnell

As Col. Pickering

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Directed & Choreographed by

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Tickets on sale for new Lewis Playhouse Season

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he Lewis Family Playhouse has announced its 2011-2012 season, including international music legends, award–winning family entertainment, sensational theatre productions, inspiring cultural performances and cutting edge comedy. Single tickets and new subscription ticket sales are available via the Lewis Family Playhouse website, www.lewisfamilyplayhouse.com, via phone order (909) 477-2752 or at the Box Office located at the Victoria Gardens Cultural Center at 12505 Cultural Center Drive in Rancho Cucamonga. Subscription ticket sales are not available on-line. An intimate, 536-seat venue, the Lewis Family Playhouse is in the Victoria Gardens Cultural Center. The complex at 12505 Cultural Center Drive is located off the I-15 at Foothill Boulevard, as a major anchor of Victoria Gardens. The Box Office is open Monday through Friday from noon to 6pm, and Saturday from 10am to 6pm, with free parking available. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit www.lewisfamilyplayhouse.com or call (909) 477-2752 or (877) 858-8422. Become a fan of the Lewis Family Playhouse on Facebook at www.facebook.com/ LewisFamilyPlayhouse.com. IER

Dionne Warwick plays at the Lewis Family Playhouse on Jan. 14, 2012.

2010-2011 Lewis Family Playhouse Schedule Three Dog Night

Sept. 17

Bob & Bing’s Holiday Road Show

Dec. 18

Poncho Sanchez

March 30

Honus and Me: A Baseball Card Adventure

Oct. 1

ABBA-Mania & Night Fever

Jan. 13

An Evening With Groucho

March 31

Hiroshima

Oct. 21

Dionne Warwick

Jan. 14

Upright Citizens Brigade

April 20

Neil Simon’s Rumors

Oct. 29-Nov. 6

Sleeping Beauty: The Time-Traveler

Jan. 28-Feb. 12

Choo-Choo Soul With Genevieve

April 21

Tap Kids

Nov. 12

Ladysmith Black Mambazo

Feb. 24

A Wrinkle In Time

May 5-20

A Christmas Carol

Dec. 3-11

Jim Brickman - An Evening of Romance

Feb. 25

An Evening With Martin Short

June 1

The Nutcracker

Dec. 15-16

A Chorus Line

March 9-18

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Rancho Cucamonga Community Theatre Presents ‘Annie’ As Tenth Anniversary Production

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he City of Rancho Cucamonga opens the Rancho Cucamonga Community Theatre’s production of the family favorite Tony Award winning musical Annie, on July 16 at the Lewis Family Playhouse at the Victoria Gardens Cultural Center. The timeless tale of Little Orphan Annie was the first production of the Rancho Cucamonga Community Theatre in the summer of 2001. To celebrate the occasion, Annie is back giving a whole new generation

the chance to experience this classic musical about never giving up hope. Boasting some of Broadway’s most memorable scores, including “It’s the Hard Knock Life,” “Easy Street,” “N.Y.C.” and the ever-optimistic, “Tomorrow,” Annie is a delightful theatrical experience for the entire family. Over 100 hopefuls vied for parts in the production in mid-May. Forty-seven performers were ultimately cast with the title role going to ten-year-old local Jaidyn Young whose July, 2011 Inland Entertainment Review

stage credits include The Sound of Music, Seussical, The Wizard of Oz, Willy Wonka and Honk. The adults in the cast feature Alison England as Miss Hannigan, Sam Nisbett as Daddy Warbucks, Kim Eberhardt as Grace Ferrell, Jeffrey Ricca as Rooster and Kari Kennedy as Lilly. Ms. Kennedy returns to RCCT ten years having played an orphan in the

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The Festival Of Arts Returns For Its 79th Season

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n the summer of 1932, when the country was suffering the ravages of the Great Depression, a group of Laguna Beach artists decided they were going to do something to lift the spirits of those around them (and maybe earn a little bit of muchneeded money). They transformed the main street in Laguna Beach into a virtual outdoor art gallery and the Laguna Beach Festival of Arts was born. Seventy-nine years later, The Festival of Arts — California’s Premier Fine Art Show is consistently named among the top ten art shows in the nation, and it is the flagship event in the art colony culture for which Laguna Beach is now so well known. In 2011 the Festival of Arts is offering 140 of the finest photographers, sculptors, painters, and jewelers the opportunity to display and sell original works of fine art. The beautiful Festival of Arts grounds, with exhibitor spaces arranged elegantly around an inviting lawn area (the Festival Green),

The Bear Valley Hospital Foundation

makes for a warm, classy venue perfect for live entertainment. The Festival’s newly situated Art Center provides a spacious area perfectly suited for visitors to create their own art with the help of artists, which is why the Festival of Arts has become a summer entertainment mecca as well as an art appreciation destination. Enjoy hands-on art activities such as workshops in printmaking and ceramics, plus nightly live entertainment on the green. Special events such as a world-class jazz concert series, cooking demonstrations, youth arts education days, dance performances, a fashion show with an ecologically artistic twist, celebrity events and much, much more will keep you happily coming to the Festival of Arts all summer long. The show is open daily from July 3 through August 31, from 10am to 11:30pm (July 3rd and 4th 10am to 6pm). Festival admission prices are $7 for general admission and $4 for seniors and students. Laguna Beach residents and military personnel with ID receive free admission, as do children under the age of 12. IER

Celebrating 86 Years of Quality Theatre!

Presents

On Golden Pond

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A play by Ernest Thompson

$18

Starring:

John Grandi and Elena Peavy

july 8-24 Harry Witherspoon, an unassuming shoe salesman, is going to inherit $6,000,000! But only if he follows the instructions of his Uncle’s will. He must take his recently murdered uncle, embalmed and propped up in a wheelchair, on a week-long vacation to Monte Carlo. If he succeeds in passing him off as alive, Harry gets the money! If not, all the money goes to the dogs - literally. Watching his every move is a zany cast of shady characters. The proceedings are sheer lunacy in this hilarious murder mystery farce.

August 5 and 6, 2011, 7:30 PM August 7, 1:30 PM Big Bear Lake Performing Arts Center 39797 Big Bear Blvd. Big Bear Lake Tel. 909-866-4970 ,

or www.citybigbearlake.com Ticket price $20

Sorry, no children under 5 are admitted.

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“The 8th Sea,” by Tina Jennings. 16

Directed by Johnny Wells Produced by Julie Grandi

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he popular play On Golden Pond first appeared on Broadway 30 years ago and was later made into an Oscar-winning movie starring Henry Fonda and Katherine Hepburn. It is being redone again this year both in New York City – and in our own Big Bear Lake, starring John Grandi and Elena Peavy at the Big Bear Lake Performing Arts Center the first weekend in August This is the love story of Ethel and Norman Thayer who are returning to their summer home on Golden Pond for the forty-eighth year. He is a retired professor, nearing eighty, with heart palpitations and a failing memory—but still as tart-tongued, observant and eager for life as ever. Ethel, ten years younger, and the perfect foil for Norman, delights in all the small things that have enriched and continue to enrich their long life together. They are visited by their divorced, middle-aged daughter and her dentist fiancé who then go off to Europe, leaving his teenage son behind for the summer. The boy quickly becomes the “grandchild” the elderly couple have longed for, and as Norman revels in taking his ward fishing and thrusting good books at him, he also learns some lessons about modern teenage awareness—and slang—in return. In the end, as the summer wanes so does their brief idyll, and in the final, deeply moving moments of the play, Norman and Ethel are brought even closer together by the incidence of a mild heart attack. Time, they know, is now against them, but the years have been good and perhaps another summer on Golden Pond still awaits. Performances are at 7:30pm on Friday and Saturday nights, August 5 and 6, and a 1:30pm matinee on Sunday, August 7. Tickets are available online at www.citybigbearlake.com, or by calling (909) 866-4970. Net proceeds will go to the Bear Valley Hospital Foundation. IER

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Rancho Cucamonga Community Theatre’s original production of Annie in 2001. The remainder of the cast includes Addison Aguilera, Joie Annunziato, Karen Atwater, Megan Bielby, David Billman, Molly Billman, Kaitlyn Boyd, Angela Briones, Jordyn Bristol, Allison Broderick, Haley Brown, Elise Burt, Eilidh Cogswell, Mike Eberhardt, Ashley Essex, Paul Farnham, Stephanie Grimley, Adam Guizado, Rachel Guizado, Allison Hill, Megan Hill, Chris Hinojosa, Nick Hinojosa, Kailey Kiddell, Rhon’Taveia Lee, David Masters, Rebecca Mendez, Madeline Nielsen, Raeanne Pfeifer, De’Richard Rayford, Michael Rodriguez, Raysa Rubio, River Rubio, Cindy Smith, Lauren Smith, Erik Strong, Caroline Tucker, Michael Vandie, Nikki Villalon, Natasha Walton and Lauren Wright. The show’s creative team is headed by local theatrical and Disney choreographer Janet Renslow as the Director/Choreographer. Musical Director and Conductor, Ronda Rubio, will lead the live band. Annie opens July 16 and continues through July 24 playing Saturdays at 2pm and 7:30pm and Sundays at 2pm. Tickets are $17 general and $15 for youth under 12 and seniors over 60. For tickets and information, contact the Lewis Family Playhouse Box Office at (909) 477-2752 or visit www.lewisfamilyplayhouse.com. IER

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John Grandi (Norman), Elena Peavy (Ethel), and “On Golden Pond” author Ernest Thompson in 2005 when Thompson visited Big Bear Lake. Thompson still lives in New Hampshire near the “golden pond.”

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The 3rd Annual Ultimate Jazz Festival hosts big name artists By Natasha Ferguson

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he Ultimate Jazz Festival, produced by Jazz to be Green, a non-profit organization whose goal is to raise awareness about energy efficiency, green environment, and green jobs through the art of jazz, was launched over two years ago and has brought some of the biggest name artists in R&B, Jazz and Soul to the Inland Empire. Well, it’s back — hotter than ever — with lots of changes planned for the 3rd Annual Ultimate Jazz Festival taking place August 6 and 7. Due to the continued growth of the festival with over 7,000 in attendance last year, the festival is relocating to Guasti Regional Park in Ontario, which is a spacious and beautiful venue with over 150 acres including two lakes, shaded trees and ample parking. “We are excited about this year’s festival and felt the move was necessary in order to accommodate the continued expected growth,” said Festival Director Darryl Bundridge. The Ultimate Jazz Festival is known for its flare of uniqueness in bringing together musicians from different genres of music to

one stage including Latin, R&B, Soul, Funk and, of course, Jazz, making it one of the most anticipated summer festivals in the I.E. This year’s festival will feature some hot new artists, as well as a little old school flavor added to the mix. The lineup on Saturday, August 6, will feature: Saxophonist Shilts, Urban Jazz Coalition, Guitarist Nick Colionne, R&B group Pieces of a Dream with Ramona Dunlap, and old school funkateers Cameo. Sunday August 7 is Flutist Althea Rene, Saxophonist Jessy J, Guitarist Jeff Golub, Saxophonist Euge Groove, and the soulful sounds of Keith Sweat. Jazz to be Green is a proud partner with the Lupus Foundation and will contribute a portion of the proceeds from the festival towards this worthy cause. Early bird special tickets are on sale now through June 1. General admission tickets are $30 and VIP $130. VIP tickets give guests an intimate, up close prime seat in a shaded area, VIP parking, a delicious full course gourmet dinner with dessert, and one beverage (beer or wine). Group rates, vendor information and more are available online at www.theultimatejazzfestival.com. IER

Saxophonist Jessy J Guitarist Nick Colionne

Sturges Center for the Fine Arts in San Bernardino Announces its New Season of Musicals and Concerts

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roadway musicals, a world stage premiere, country and rock concerts, and the incomparable Debbie Reynolds are among the shows set for the 2011-2012 season at the Sturges Center for the Fine Arts. Presented by the City of San Bernardino Economic Development Agency, nine shows will be presented in the intimate and historic venue, making it one of its biggest seasons ever presented there. Among the show at Sturges Center are the musicals Jekyll and Hyde, I Love you, You’re Perfect, Now Change, The Rocky Horror Picture Show and the world premiere of Robin Hood. In addition to the legendary singer-actress Reynolds, other performers include country singer Mark Chesnutt, the tribute band Journey Unauthorized, the children’s show Junie B. Jones, and the country-Cajun band The Doo-Wah Riders. “We are really excited about the coming season, starting with our inaugural production of ‘Jekyll and Hyde,’” said Jason James, producing director at the arts center.

“Jekyll and Hyde” is the first time that the Sturges Center will mount and produce its own show, he said. “We are bringing exciting and exhilarating theater to the community in a whole new light.” Jekyll and Hyde, the Tony Award-nominated musical based on the classic Robert Louis Stevenson novel The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, will be staged for three performances, Oct. 14-16. Set in 19th century London, the musical about the battle between good and evil, tells the story of the brilliant English physician Henry Jekyll, whose passion to discover why man is both good and evil leads to tragic results for himself and for those he loves. The show features music by Frank Wildhorn with lyrics and book by Leslie Bricusse. It ran on Broadway from 1997 to 2001 for 1,543 performances. All performances are at the Sturges Center for the Fine Arts, 780 N. E St., in San Bernardino. Season tickets are $55-$150; single tickets are $19-$45. For more information, call (909) 885-5152. IER Flutist Althea Rene

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Equestrian Show Set To Dazzle At Fantasy Springs

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orral the family and mark your calendar for Sunday, July 24. The Lipizzaner Stallions prance into the Fantasy Springs Special Events Center and put on an amazing show that’s perfect for all ages. The Lipizzaner Stallions are a troupe of performing horses and riders that put on a family arena attraction. Their performance features all new music, choreography and routines incorporated in this anniversary edition performance. It gives a major emphasis on the historical background and foundation of the Lipizzaner horse breed. The show emulates the Spanish Riding School of Vienna, Austria. You’ll see traditional styles of dressage, plus the entire entertaining performance. The Lipizzaner Stallions perform during two show times at 2pm and 6pm. Tickets are $27, $24 and $12 for children under 12 or seniors age 60 and older. Tickets are available at the Fantasy Springs Box Office, via telephone at (800) 8272946 or online at www.FantasySpringsResort.com. IER

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Soboba features fireworks and comedy

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oboba Casino, nestled in the foothills of the San Jacinto Mountains, is a top gaming and entertainment hot spot in the Inland Empire, featuring not only the best in gaming, but also nightly entertainment. Among the Casino attractions are 2020 slot machines, a large poker room with 14 tables, non-smoking room, 27 table games with a variety of games, bingo Monday-Friday, Luiseno Grill, Soboba Cafe and Coffee Kiicha, a large outdoor entertainment pavilion and a huge Sports Lounge with three giant TVs. A 3rd of July Celebration will be held at the Soboba Arena. Everyone is welcome to this free event, with special live performances by The Four Tops and The Temptations. Also on tap will be food, merchandise vendors, jumpers, clowns, face painter and more. Events begin at 4pm, Soboba Arena opens at 6pm. On Wednesday, July 6, Comedy Night in AC's Lounge will feature the talented Sadiki Fuller, Sarah Tiana and Clinton Pickens. For tickets, $5, contact the Soboba Casino Box Office (951-665-1000). Comedy Night is held Sadiki Sarah the first Wednesday of the month, with doors Fuller Tiana opening at 6:30pm, show at 8pm. For more information, call 1-866-4-soboba or visit www.soboba.com. IER

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Spotlight 29 Casino rolls out Hot July Promotions Win a Harley, enjoy free concerts, and more to kick off the summer

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hings are heating up in July at Spotlight 29 Casino. The month starts off with a big bang as four lucky winners will ride away with a brand new Harley-Davidson. A HarleyDavidson will be given away every day from Friday, July 1 until Monday, July 4. See Club 29 for details. Also, on Monday, July 4, make plans to dine at Cafe Capitata to enjoy a delicious BBQ Buffet. The buffet is offered from 11am to 10pm and is only $7.77 per person. The celebration features an array of American dishes in the spirit of the 4th of July holiday. Find all of the traditional classics with bbq chicken, bbq ribs, hamburgers and hot dogs. JEM Steakhouse has introduced a new menu with a selection of new entrees, as well as nightly $13 specials. Some of the specials that can be found on the menu are egg plant parmigiana, chicken picatta and beef stroganoff. JEM is open Wednesday through Saturday, 5pm to 10pm and Sunday from 5pm to 9pm. The free Friday Concert Series features

two exciting tribute bands in July. On July 1, Nuthin’ Fancy, a tribute to Lynyrd Skynyrd, will hit the stage. On July 8, INXS-IVE a tribute to INXS, will perform in the Showroom. Concert goers can dance the night away and stay cool as all of the shows are held indoors in the air conditioned, 2,200-seat Spotlight Showroom. The concerts offer open seating in the arena with plenty of tables as well as a dance floor and several full-service bars. All shows begin at 8pm. For a full list of Free Friday Concerts, visit www. Spotlight29.com.

On Saturday, July 30, Spotlight 29 welcomes back Paquita la del Barrio. Tickets start at $30 each. For tickets, visit www.Spotlight29.com, call Star Tickets (800) 585-3737 or purchase them at the Spotlight 29 Box Office and Gift Shop. Club 29 members receive an additional 10% off the ticket price when purchased on site at the Casino. After the shows, the party continues at Groove, Spotlight 29 Casino’s newest hot spot, where DJ’s play music and videos from the 60s, 70s and 80s. Make sure you visit the new Bikini Pit located on the gaming floor. On Friday and Saturday nights from 9pm to 1am, featured dancers will entertain guests as they play their favorite table game or slot. For more details, visit www.Spotlight29.com or call Groove (760) 775-5566. IER

Casino Event Guide Agua Caliente Casino (866) 858-3600. www.hotwatercasino.com. 32-250 Bob Hope Drive, Rancho Mirage. Augustine Casino 760-391-9500. www.augustinecasino.com. 84-001 Avenue 54, Coachella. Cahuilla Casino (951) 763-1200. www.cahuillacasino.com. 52702 Highway 371, Anza. Casino Morongo (800) 252-4499. www.morongocasinoresort.com. 49750 Seminole Dr., Cabazon. Fantasy Springs Resort Casino Fantasy Springs Resort Casino is located north of Interstate 10 at the Golf Center Parkway exit near Indio (22 miles east of Palm Springs). Featuring 2000 slots, 40+ table games including TableMAX, and seven restaurants (The Bistro, Lique, POM, The Pizza Kitchen, Starbucks Cafe, Fresh Grill Buffet and Joy). Fantasy Springs Resort Casino is owned and operated by the Cabazon Band of Mission Indians. For tickets and information, call (760) 342-5000, (800) 8272946 or visit www.fantasyspringsresort.com. Fireworks show: July 5. See article on page 22. Lipizzaner Stallions: July 24. See article on page 20.

Los Lobos and Los Lonely Boys: July 30. Diana Ross: Sept. 9. Rock Yard: Live bands on the outdoor stage, Saturdays. Cover band 7-9pm, and 10:30pm-midnight, tribute band 9-10:30pm. No cover, 18 and older. Band Schedule: July 2: Uriah Heep; July 9, Space Oddity (David Bowie Tribute) with Necktare; July 16, Mr. Crowley (Ozzy Osbourne Tribute) with World Tour; July 23, Don’t Look Back (Boston Tribute) with Helicopter; July 30, Queen Nation (Queen Tribute) with Judge Jackson; Aug. 6, Wanted (Bon Jovi Tribute) with Steel Rod. 12th Floor Cocktail Lounge & Wine Bar: The space features plush furniture perfect for relaxing and enjoying a favorite cocktail or glass of wine. Weekly Wine Down every Friday, 7-9pm, where for $30 you receive a flight of five featured wines and learn the finer points of wine appreciation. Live music on Friday and Saturday nights from 9pm to 1am. There is no cover charge. Lit Lounge: Live bands play every Friday and Saturday night from 9pm to 1am. The lounge also features pay-per-view sporting events. No cover charge (unless otherwise stated). Guests must be 21 or older to enter. Eagle Falls Golf Course: Located at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino. 18-Hole, Par 72 Championship Course. (760) 238-5633. www.eaglefallsgolf.com.

POM restaurant: Tuesday nights are barbeque nights starting at 5pm. Diners can opt for an out of this world barbeque feast featuring the best of the East and West coasts and from the south. Three full courses with plenty of side dishes and dessert is $14.95 per person. Thursday nights Abbondanza Italian night, $14.95 per person. Features a familystyle three course meal. Pechanga Resort & Casino (951) 693-1819. www.pechanga.com. 45000 Pala Road, Temecula. Box Office (951) 303-2507. San Manuel Indian Bingo and Casino (909) 864-5050. www.sanmanuel.com. 5797 North Victoria Avenue, Highland. Adam Carolla: July 7. Interactive comedy show. Soboba Casino Features 2,000 slots, 28 table games, live poker, live entertainment, non-smoking area and restaurants. (951) 665-1000 or (866) 4-SOBOBA. www.soboba. net. 23333 Soboba Road, San Jacinto. Tickets: 1-866-4-SOBOBA, ext. 183. 3rd of July Celebration & Concert with The Four Tops & The Temptations: July 3, 6pm. See article on page 20.

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Los Lonely Boys & Los Lobos Heat Up The Fantasy Springs Summer Concert Scene

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ince bursting onto the mainstream music scene in 2004 with the song “Heaven,” selfdescribed “Texican” rockers Los Lonely Boys have developed a fan base of millions. Los Lobos is a multiple Grammy Award winning American Chicano rock band, influenced heavily by rock and roll, Tex-Mex, country, folk, R&B, blues, soul, and traditional Spanish and Mexican music. These two musical powerhouse bands perform on the same bill for one night at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino on Saturday, July 30, at 8pm. Tickets to see Los Lobos and Los Lonely Boys on the same night at Fantasy Springs are $39, $59 and $79 and may be purchased at the Fantasy Springs Box Office, by calling (800) 827-2946 or online at www.FantasySpringsResort.com. Los Lonely Boys’ fourth studio album called Rockpango (a Spanglish word that means “rock party”) was released to much anticipation on March 29. Three brothers from Texas make up

the band Los Lonely Boys – Henry, Ringo and Jojo Garza. In 2003, the trio recorded an album at Willie Nelson’s Pedernales recording studio in Austin, Texas, according to the band’s website. “Heaven” was the group’s first single from the album and it reached number one on the Adult Contemporary chart, and went on to win them a Grammy Award for Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal. The group has gone on to collaborate with the legendary Carlos Santana and lend their voices to world issues such as Amnesty International’s Campaign to Save Darfur. Los Lobos has been performing and releasing albums since the mid-1970s. The band’s first critically acclaimed album came in 1984, “How Will the Wolf Survive,” produced by T-Bone Burnett. Los Lobos worked with Burnett on their next album, “By the Light of the Moon,” released in 1987. Los Lobos became a household name upon recording covers of Ritchie Valens

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Comedy Night in AC’s Lounge: July 6. See article on page 20. Spa Resort Casino (760) 323-5865. www.sparesortcasino.com. 401 E. Amado Rd., Palm Springs. Spotlight 29 Casino Located off I-10. 2,000 slot machines, a complete lineup of the most popular table games, 2,200 seat showroom, JEM Steakhouse, all-you-can-eat buffet at Café Capitata. 46-200 Harrison Place, Coachella. Show tickets available at www.spotlight29.com or call (800) 585-3737 or (760) 775-5566. July Promotions: For a rundown on July events, see article on page 21. Harley-Davidson giveaway: A Harley-Davidson will be given away every day from Friday, July 1 until Monday, July 4. Friday Concert Series: Free concerts. July 1, Nuthin’ Fancy, a tribute to Lynyrd Skynyrd. On July 8, INXS-IVE a tribute to INXS. In the Spotlight Showroom. All shows begin at 8pm. Paquita la del Barrio: July 30. Tickets start at $30 each. Blue Bar: Live entertainment seven days a week. Double Jackpot Mondays: From 5pm-9pm double your jackpots up to $1000 on select machines. Senior Wednesdays: Every Wednesday, seniors can dine and gamble with 20% off at Café Capitata and JEM Steakhouse. 5x Points: All Club 29 Members earn 5X points between 9am-11am and 6pm-9pm every Wednesday. IER

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for the soundtrack of the movie “La Bamba.” The title track earned Los Lobos a number one hit. The band went on to release 13 more albums, including their most recent, “Tin Can Trust,” in 2010. IER

4th Of July Celebration On July 5th At Fantasy Springs

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o celebrate the desert community, the Cabazon Band of Mission Indians and Fantasy Springs Resort Casino are inviting the public to a free fireworks show. The event takes place on Tuesday, July 5 with the fireworks blasting off at 9pm (or just after dusk) from the Eagle Falls Golf Course. The public is welcome to congregate around the Eagle Falls pro shop and the surrounding parking lot. “We want to acknowledge the tremendous service of our women and men who have served and continue to serve this nation. It remains important, even in trying times, to bring family, friends, and neighbors together,” said Chairman David Roosevelt of the Cabazon Band of Mission Indians. All ages are welcome and The Eagle 106.9FM will play the soundtrack to the event and broadcast live. The public is encouraged to get to the Fantasy Springs Resort Casino July, 2011 Inland Entertainment Review

grounds early for a good spot to watch the show. Public parking for the fireworks celebration will be permitted in the dirt/gravel parking lot closest to the Eagle Falls Golf Course Pro Shop (follow signs for Eagle Falls) and in the casino’s west and north lots. For more information, call Fantasy Springs at (800) 827-2946 or log onto www. FantasySpringsResort.com. IER

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Blues for the Zoo Concert Moonridge Animal Park holds fundraiser event

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ue to last year’s success, the Moonridge Animal Park is making their Blues for the Zoo fundraising concert an annual festival event, and this year’s 2nd Annual Blues for the Zoo Concert will take place on Saturday, Aug. 6. The concert will be held at Big Bear Lake’s Swim Beach Outdoor Amphitheater (located at 41220 Park Avenue in Big Bear Lake). Music runs from 3pm to 7pm with gates opening at 1pm. Beach chairs and blankets are welcome for lawn festival-style seating. There will be local artisans, arts and crafts, a selection of fine food, and beverages available on site (no coolers allowed). Don’t forget to bring a swimsuit and children under 10 are free. Headlining this year’s concert will be the Chicago Blues Guitar Shootout with Ronnie Baker Brooks, Lurrie Bell and Larry McCray. They are three of the hottest young guitarists carrying on the Chicago Blues tradition. Also Maria Muldaur and her Red Hot Bluesiana Band will be playing. Maria has been making

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great Blues and Folk music since her Greenwich Village Days and her “Midnight at the Oasis” heyday. She received her 6th Grammy nomination in 2010. To round out this year’s concert will be Brother Yusef. Yusef is a master solo guitarist, who forges new ground with selfpenned songs he describes as organic deep-fried fattback blues. You can check out this year’s event online at www.moonridgezoo.org/concert. Also you can hear some of the songs and talk on their Facebook site at www.facebook.com/BluesForTheZoo. Tickets are on sale $30 in advance or $35 on the day of the event. In addition you can reserve a room at Northwoods Resort for $69 per night, over half off from their regular prices. Enjoy cool August breezes from Big Bear Lake while listening to a great blues outdoor concert, and at the same time, help to raise funds for the Moonridge Animal Park to buy medical equipment and supplies that will help save wildlife. IER

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he Quest for Speed” - Air Racers, will be the subject of the Living History Flying Event hosted by Planes of Fame Air Museum at the Chino Airport on Saturday, August 6. The event will begin at 10am with a seminar describing the impact of air racing on aeronautical development and conclude with a flight demonstration by a Planes of Fame Air Museum warbird. From the earliest days of manned, powered flight until the start of World War II, air racing inspired many of the innovations that helped to advance the design of all types of aircraft. In fact, the most successful air racers of that era were usually more advanced in design and performance than the world’s frontline military combat aircraft. However, the tremendous advances in aviation during World War II, as well as the dramatically increased cost of those developments, relegated air racing to the status of an interesting sport, rather than a cutting edge development program, in the years after World War II. Now essentially centered around a variety of categories ranging from small homebuilt designs to highly-modified World War II combat aircraft and even jets, modern air racing is still the world’s fastest motorsport. With speeds in the unlimited class approaching 500 mph at low level around tight pylon courses, the events are

Quest for Speed challenging and thrilling. An independent, non-profit institution dedicated to preserving the history and artifacts of aviation, Planes of Fame Air Museum was the first permanent air museum in the American West and a pioneer in the concept of restoring historic display aircraft to flying condition. Staffed primarily by a core of dedicated volunteers, the museum supports its operations with donations, admission fees, facilities rentals and

proceeds from the use of its aircraft and artifacts in various productions. Open to the public from 10am until 5pm Sunday through Friday, and from 9am until 5pm on Saturday, general admission is $11, youngsters 5-11 are admitted for $4, and admission is free for accompanied children under five. For more information, call (909) 597-7576 or visit the Planes of Fame Air Museum website at www.planesoffame.org. IER

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CASTLE PARK Rides, games and miniature golf. 3500 Polk Ave., Riverside. (951) 785-3000. Fiesta Village Miniature golf, race cars, batting cage, rides, Lazer Odyssey, arcade and waterpark. 1405 E. Washington St., Colton, (909) 824-1111. www.FiestaVillage.com. Alpine Slide at Magic Mountain The Alpine Slide lets riders experience Olympic-like action as they negotiate sleds along a quarter-mile track with banked turns and long straightaways. The Alpine Slide at Magic Mountain is located in Big Bear Lake, 800 Wild Rose Lane. Call (909) 866-4626. BOOMERS In Upland. Miniature golf, go karts, bumper boats, rock wall, ferris wheel, spinning tubs, airplane ride, tiny tot cars, two arcades, snack bar & cafe. 1500 W. Seventh, Upland. Call (909) 946-9555. www.boomersparks.com.

Knott’s Berry Farm With over 165 rides, shows and attractions in five themed areas, Knott’s Berry Farm has it all when it comes to family fun. www.knotts.com. Buena Park. Knott’s Soak City Located in Palm Springs, is 16 acres of water adventures themed to the 1950s Southern California coast. Highlights include 18 tube, body, and speed slides, an 800,000-gallon wave pool and Kahuna’s interactive

Beach House. Group rates, company picnics, birthday parties, and more. www.knotts.com. (760) 327-0499. Dive-In Movie: July 11 and July 23, movies after-hours from 7pm to 10:30pm. See article on page 27. Lewis Family Playhouse 12505 Cultural Center Dr., Rancho Cucamonga. Tickets available at lewisfamilyplayhouse.com, (909) 477-2752. Annie: July 16-24, Sat. 2pm and 7:30pm, Sun. 2pm. Adults $17, seniors and youth $15. At the Lewis Family Playhouse, 12505 Cultural Center Dr., Rancho Cucamonga. (909) 477-2752. www.lewisfamilyplayhouse. com. See article on page 15. Moonridge Animal Park 43285 Goldmine Dr., Big Bear Lake. Open daily. (909) 878-4200. www.bigbearzoo.com.

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Zooccasion: July 2-3, 10am-3pm. Children can learn about the animals living in the park. Riverside Youth Theatre Family-friendly theatre with classes in acting, dance and voice for ages 4-20. www.riversideyouththeatre.org.

Youth Outdoor Safari Day July 16 at Mike Raahauge’s Shooting Complex in Corona. A day of outdoor adventure, filled with kayaking, archery, target shooting, decoy painting, and much more. www. youthsafariday.com. IER For more fun events, see the What To Do section on page 28.

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he 13th Annual Youth Outdoor Safari Day, destined to be bigger and better than ever with more and expanded activities and exhibits, will be held July 16 at Mike Raahauge’s Shooting Enterprises complex in Corona between the 91 and 60 freeways, from 8am to 3pm. Youth Outdoor Safari Day is a great opportunity to view and participate in a variety of outdoor activities, and again this year features a personal appearance from members of various shooting teams, according to Dennis Anderson, chairman of the YSD Committee. This unique and growing outdoor event, that sees more than 3,000 kids and their families each year, offers something for the kid in all of us, said Ron Mizrahi, spokesperson for the Los Angeles Chapter of SCI. The Los Angeles and Orange County Safari Club International Chapters again will sponsor this special event where youngsters can meet the outdoors, according to Mike Raahauge, whose recreational shooting and outdoors facility is hosting the event. Kids can experience firsthand an exciting array of fun activities, including archery, BB guns, kayaking, laser shot, making game calls, painting duck decoys, paintball games, take a walk through the Sensory Safari Van, and view unbelievable shooting exhibitions. Also, kids can catch fish, see hawks and falcons up close, talk with modern mountain men, cowboys and win outdoor prizes in the kid’s raffle. The event is only $40 per family with pre-registration, or $50 on the day of the event. The price includes the kid’s raffle and all outdoor activities. Registration time is 8am with events lasting until 3pm. Pre-registration is highly recommended. Register online at www.youthsafariday.com. For more information, call Mike Raahauge at (951) 735-7981 or visit the website.

nott’s Soak City in Palm Springs is trying something new this summer with their first ever “Dive-In Movie” events. They’re making a splash after-hours with EZ-103.1 for Saturday Night Dive-In Movies from pm to 10:30pm, courtesy of Wiley Hyundai. Enjoy Soak City fun after-hours at a discounted price plus a “Fun Flicks” Dive-In Movie. Float around in the Wave Pool while watching the movie. Vote for the Saturday Night movie to play by going to the Knott’s Soak City – Palm Springs Facebook page. The Dive-In events take place July 11 and July 23. Gates open at 7:00pm for use of all waterslides and attractions. The movie will begin at 8:30pm. The cost is $14 for adults, $10 for kids (ages 3-11) and seniors (62 and older). Season Pass Holders can purchase tickets for half price. Regular Parking is free, preferred Parking is $5. Admission price includes use of all water rides and attractions until 8:30pm. For information call (760) 327-0499 or visit online at www.knotts.com or Facebook- Knott’s Soak City – Palm Springs. IER

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What To Do Event Guide Fairs, Festivals, Events Bingo Madness Family entertainment at University Village in Riverside, Wednesdays through July 13, 6-7:30pm. Bingo prizes, free kids crafts, face painting and more. www.universityvillage.com California Welcome Center

Ask for a regional recreation and relaxation passport. 1955 Hunts Lane, #102, in San Bernardino. (909) 891-1874. visitcwc.com or cwcinlandempire.com. Canyon Crest Towne Centre

Concerts in the Park Friday nights through July 22, at the California Citrus State Historic Park in Riverside, 9400 Dufferin Ave. Concerts start at 6:30pm. (951) 780-6222. Family Health Fair and Poker Run July 23, Riverside Community Hospital, 4000 Brockton Ave., in Riverside. Enjoy live music, a kids fun zone, prizes and more. Health fair is 2-7pm, poker run 9am. Live concert 2-7pm. (951) 788-3530. www. riversidecommunityhospital.com.

Shop, dine, relax and enjoy at the Towne Centre, located at 5225 Canyon Crest Dr. in Riverside. (951) 686-1222. www.cctownecentre.com. Outdoor events are weather permitting. Music and crafts: Tuesday evenings, activities take place from 6:30pm to 8:30pm, through August. Art show: Second Saturday of each month, 9am until 3pm. Car Show: Second Sunday of each month, 4pm until 7pm.

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Jurupa Aquatic Center The Cove Waterpark at the Jurupa Aquatic Center includes an aquatic playground, dual body boarding FlowRider, and more. See article on page 7.

Lemon Lily Festival July 15-17 in Idyllwild, celebrate this native mountain flower and the efforts to restore it. See article on page 11. Reptile Super Show Aug. 6-7 at the Fairplex in Pomona. The world’s largest reptile show and breeders expo. Tickets are $12 for adults and $7 for children 12 and younger. www.reptilesupershow.com.

Fontana’s All-Access Summer For more information on the below events, call (909) 349-6900 or go online to summer.fontana.org. See article on page 6. Gatsby’s at the Grove The San Bernardino County Museum wants you to party like the 20’s on July 9, 6:30-10:30pm. Cost is $10 per person. Dancing, dinner, vintage soda and more. Guests are invited to come dressed in 1920s style. To make reservations, call (909) 307-2669, ext. 227. www. sbcountymuseum.org.

Rhythm of Riverside Summer Concert Series A series of free family-oriented band concerts at Fairmount Park, 2601 Fairmount Blvd. in Riverside, 6-9pm. (951) 826-2000 or visit www. riversideca.gov/park_rec. See article on page 14. Riverside Downtown Farmers Market Main Street in Riverside between 5th and 6th Streets, enjoy a wide variety of novelty and fresh food. Saturdays, 8am to 1pm.

Youth Outdoor Safari Day July 16 at Mike Raahauge’s Shooting Complex in Corona. A day of outdoor adventure, filled with kayaking, archery, target shooting, decoy painting, and much more. www.youthsafariday.com.

Fourth of July Celebrations Big Bear Lake Independence Day Fair July 2 - 4. Arts, crafts, live entertainment, outdoor BBQ. At the Big Bear Lake Convention Center. www. bigbearevents.com The City of Riverside July 4 fireworks shows will be held at Frank A. Miller Mt. Rubidoux Park located at 4706 Mt. Rubidoux St. and La Sierra Park located at 5215 La Sierra Ave. Shows begin promptly at 9pm. For additional information, contact (951) 826.2000 or visit www. riversideca.gov/park_rec.

Summer Concert Series Held at University Village in Riverside, Thursdays starting July 21 through Aug. 25, 6-8pm. See article on page 10. Tattoo and Body Art Expo July 15-17 at the Fairplex in Pomona. Tickets are $19.99 online, $25 at the door, $45 for a three day pass.

The Great Train Expo July 23-24, 10am-4pm, at the Fairplex in Pomona. A national, traveling show that caters to the model railroad enthusiast, with up to 500 tables of train dealers. Tickets are $7 for adults, kids 12 and under are free. www.trainexpoinc.com.

World Guitar Show Guitars, musical equipment, exhibitors and more will be at the Fairplex in Pomona, July30-31. See article on page 8.

Ultimate Jazz Festival Aug. 6-7. Early bird tickets on sale now: General $30, VIP $130. See article on page 18.

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Fantasy Springs Resort Casino Fantasy Springs Resort Casino is located north of Interstate 10 at the Golf Center Parkway exit near Indio (22 miles east of Palm Springs). (760) 342-5000, (800) 827-2946 or visit www.fantasyspringsresort.com. Fireworks show: July 5. See article on page 22. Red, White and Cruise in Fontana At the Auto Club Speedway, July 4. Fireworks and entertainment. Presale tickets $7, available June 6 - July 2. For ticket information, go online to fourth.fontana.org or call (909) 349-6900.

Mountain Activities

Alpine Slide at Magic Mountain

Riders experience Olympic-like action as they negotiate sleds along a quarter-mile track with banked turns and long straightaways. Alpine Slide at Magic Mountain is located on the boulevard in Big Bear Lake, 800 Wild Rose Lane. Call (909) 866-4626.

pottery and baskets, artifacts and other treasures. www.cabotsmuseum.org. (760) 329-7610. Edward-Dean Museum & Gardens 9401 Oak Glen Rd., Cherry Valley. (951) 845-2626. www.edward-deanmuseum.org. The Museum is open Friday, Saturday and Sunday 10am to 5pm and is closed on county holidays. Admission is $5; children 12 and under are free. The Museum’s permanent collections are primarily 16th through 19th century European and Asian decorative arts including furniture, ceramics, glass, textiles, sculptures, and many small collections such as miniature paintings, fans and pocket watches. The Historic Site of the Original McDonalds/ Route 66 Museum

Toys, collectables, photo memorabilia, vintage road signs. Open 10am-5pm daily. 1398 N. E St., San Bernardino. Free admission. (909) 885-6324. Moonridge Animal Park 43285 Goldmine Dr., Big Bear Lake. Open daily. (909) 878-4200. www.bigbearzoo.com. Zooccasion: July 2-3, 10am-3pm. Children can learn about the animals living in the park. Blues for the Zoo: Benefit concert for the zoo, Aug. 6. See article on page 24.

Museums Cabot’s Pueblo Museum In Desert Hot Springs. Museum collection includes Native American

Idyllwild Nature Center 25225 Hwy. 243, 1/2 mile north of Idyllwild. (951) 659-3850. www.idyllwildnaturecenter.net. Open Tues.-Sun., 9am-4:30pm. The Inland Empire Military Museum

WWI, WWII, Korea, Vietnam, Gulf, Iraq and Afghanistan wars military memorabilia. Open Sat. and Sun., 10am-5pm, Mon.-Fri. by appointment. 1394 N. E St. in San Bernardino. Free admission. (909) 885-6324 or (909) 888-0477.

Palm Springs Air Museum An educational non-profit organization with over 28 flyable planes and interactive exhibits housed in 60,000 square feet of climate-controlled hangars. 745 N. Gene Autry Trail, Palm Springs, (760) 778-6262. www.PalmSpringsAirMuseum. Planes of Fame Air museum

The museum is open Sunday through Friday from 10am to 5pm, Saturday from 9am to 5pm. 7000 Merrill Ave., Chino. (909) 597-3722. www.planesoffame.org.

Russian Combat Aircraft: Living History Flying Event on Saturday, July 2, 10am. Quest for Speed: Living history event, Aug. 6, taking a look at racing aircraft. See article on page 25. San Bernardino County Museum At California Street exit from I-10 in Redlands. Open Tuesdays Sundays, 9am-5pm. General admission $8 (adult), $6 (military or senior), $5 (student), and $4 (child aged 5 to 12). Children under five and Museum Association members are admitted free. Parking is free. www.sbcountymuseum.org, (909) 307-2669. Reading Discoveries: Held every second Wednesday of the month at 7:30pm, and a Friday afternoon discussion at 2pm (the Friday groups will meet every other month). Open to public free of charge.

Wally Parks NHRA Motorsports Museum

Open Wednesday - Sunday 10am-5pm. The Museum features over 80 historical race cars from several venues. Racing memorabilia spanning the History of NHRA, specialty exhibits rotate throughout the year. Huge museum gift shop and so much more! (909) 6222133. 1101 W. McKinley Ave., Pomona, Gate 1, LA County Fairplex. www.museum.nhra.com. PROLONG Twilight Cruise:

Aug. 3, all 1970 and earlier rods, customs, classics and muscle cars are invited to join in the parking lot from 4pm to 8pm. Theme parks BOOMERS In Upland. Miniature golf, go karts, bumper boats, rock wall, ferris wheel, spinning tubs, airplane ride, tiny tot cars, two arcades, snack bar & cafe. 1500 W. Seventh, Upland. Call (909) 946-9555. www.boomersparks.com. CASTLE PARK Rides, games and miniature golf. 3500 Polk Ave., Riverside. (951) 785-3000. Knott’s Soak City Located in Palm Springs, is 16 acres of water adventures themed to the 1950s Southern California coast. Highlights include 18 tube, body, and speed slides, an 800,000-gallon wave pool and Kahuna’s interactive Beach House. Group rates, company picnics, birthday parties, and more. www.knotts.com. (760) 327-0499. Dive-In Movie: July 11 and July 23, movies after-hours from 7pm to 10:30pm. See article on page 27. R

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