October 31, 2014

Dateline - By Lee Kelly


The most comprehensive, widely-read, and up-to-date listing of scheduled events in and around the Canyon


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THURS OCT 23

Pepperdine University Orchestra, Smothers Theatre, Pepperdine University, 24255 Pacific Coast Hwy, Malibu, 7:30pm, free, 310/506-4522.

FRI OCT 24

9 to 5: The Musical, Simi Valley Cultural Arts Center, 3050 E Los Angeles Avenue, Simi, 8pm, $25, $22 & $18, 805/583-7900. Also plays Saturday & Sunday, different times.

SAT OCT 25

Drought Tolerant Plant Sale, Desert Creations, 15914 Rayen Street, North Hills, 9am - 3pm, rare/unusual landscaping plants & pottery, 818/482-8795. Sale continues on Sunday, same time.

Absolutely Halloween, Santa Monica Playhouse, Main Stage, 1211 Fourth Street, Santa Monica, 2pm, $15 & $12.50, reservations necessary, 310/394-9779, X2. Also plays Sunday, 12:30pm.

2 Across, a comedy of crosswords & romance, The Other Space at Santa Monica Playhouse, 1211 4th Street, Santa Monica, 7:30pm, $22.50 & $15, reservations necessary, 310/394-9779, X1. Also plays Sunday at 3:30pm. Same schedule thru November 23.

The Dunwells, Leeds-based band, Smothers Theatre, Pepperdine University, 24255 Pacific Coast Hwy, Malibu, 8pm, $15, 310/506-4522.

SUN OCT 26

Outdoor Vintage Market, Pierce College, Victory & Mason, Woodland Hills, 8am - 3pm, $2, under 12 yrs free, vintage, antiques, collectibles, artworks, every 4th Sunday of the month, info@topangavintagemarket.com. New artists & new vintage vendors are welcome, call 310/422-1844.

Reading & Talks Series, Jodi Picoult Reads from her latest book "Leaving Time," Skirball Cultural Center, Skirball Center Dr. off the 405, 3 p.m., free, reservations recommended, 310/440-4500.

Palisades Symphony, Palisades Charter High School, 15777 Bowdoin, Pacific Palisades, 7:30pm, free.

Pepperdine Chamber Choir, Stauffer Chapel, Pepperdine University, 24255 Pacific Coast Hwy, Malibu, 7:30pm, free, 310/506-4522.

THURS OCT 30

Fright Night Dramatic Readings of Edgar Allen Poe's Works presented by Spotlight the Arts Foundation, Barnes & Noble, The Commons at Calabasas, 4735 Commons Way, Calabasas, 7 - 9pm, free, 818/222-0542. Not for young children.

Ukuleleist Jake Shimabukuro, Smothers Theatre, Pepperdine University, 24255 Pacific Coast Hwy, Malibu, 8pm, $25 or more, 310/506-4522.

FRI OCT 31

Beauty & the Beast, Santa Monica Playhouse, 1211 Fourth Street, Santa Monica, 7:30pm, $19.50 & $15, reservations necessary, 310/394-9779, X2. Same schedule thru December 12.

SAT NOV 1

Introduction to Mountain Biking Skills, Malibu Creek State Park, open to anyone 10 years or older, kids must be accompanied by legal guardian, helmets mandatory, multigeared ATB-style bike preferred, 4 hrs, 8:45am sharp, 805/558-1606.

E-Waste Round-up, Albertsons parking lot, 26521 Agoura Rd, Calabasas, 10am - 3pm.

SAT NOV 8

County Free Smart Gardening Workshop, Gates Canyon Park, 25801 Thousand Oaks Blvd, Calabasas, by the tennis courts.

SUN NOV 9

Violinist Hye-Jin Kim, Raitt Recital Hall, Pepperdine University, 24255 Pacific Coast Hwy, Malibu, 2pm, $22 & more, 310/506-4522.


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Editor's note: If you have an item for consideration in the Dateline, please submit it by the deadline shown above. It is Messenger policy to list items of public interest which are free or which benefit a non-profit organization. Humanitarian benefits will also be considered. Private business events are listed on a one time basis if they are "one of a kind," low in cost, and space allows. Some ongoing events of high interest to the community will be listed continually at the discretion of the editor. To be certain that your event receives coverage in the paper you are advised to take out an ad.