December 29, 2010
  • The Waitiki 7, an eclectic band that combines jazz, Latin and more into a style called exotica, performs at Don the Beachcomber on Thursday and Friday.
The Waitiki 7, an eclectic band that combines jazz, Latin… (HB Independent )


FRIDAY: The three-day Waitiki Festival, featuring dinner, music and dancing, goes till Friday at Don the Beachcomber at 16278 Pacific Coast Hwy., Huntington Beach. The Waitiki 7 (pictured), with Robert Drasnin and Sherry Shaoling present "Coronation of the Voodoo Masters" Dec. 30; the Waitiki 7 with Combustible Edison Alums, Brother Cleve and the Millionaire present "The New Sounds of Exotica" Dec. 31. The event begins at 7 p.m. each night and tickets range from $30 to $125. For more information, call (562) 592-1321 or visit http://www.donthebeachcomber

SATURDAY: Second Chance Pet Adoptions hosts cat and kitten adoptions every Saturday from noon to 4 p.m. at Petco, 5961 Warner Ave., Huntington Beach. For more information, call (714) 448-9079.

SUNDAY: RA Sushi Bar, 155 5th St., Huntington Beach, hosts a New Years Remix Party from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. There are various drink and food specials during the night. For more information, visit



One-Woman Show

"Destination Art," a one-woman show by Huntington Beach artist Sherry Marger, is on display at the Huntington Beach Central Library, 7111 Talbert Ave. Open hours are 1 to 9 p.m. Monday, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday. For more information, call (714) 842-4481.


Photography Show

"Drama in Seven Acts," a photography exhibit featuring works by Lauren Greenfield, Alvin Booth, Themba Hadebe, David Lurie, Euro Rotelli, Robert Stivers and Guy Tillim, is on display at the OMC Gallery for Contemporary Art, Old World Village, 7561 Center Ave. #32, Huntington Beach. Regular gallery hours are 2 to 6 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday and by appointment. The gallery is closed between Dec. 20 and Jan. 3. For more information, call (714) 421-0476.


New Year's Bash

La Brique Steakhouse hosts its first New Year's celebration at 14892 Springdale St., Huntington Beach. Pianist Richie Fauno and multi-instrumentalist Danny Lantz perform beginning at 8 p.m., and the menu includes a number of appetizers, entrees and desserts. Patrons can arrange to have the restaurant's Town Car escort them home after the event. Cost for the event is $95. For more information, call (714) 897-0055.

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