February 09, 2011
  • Absolutely Fabulous in Huntington Beach hosts a Randy Cooper Shadow Sculptures exhibit Saturday.
Absolutely Fabulous in Huntington Beach hosts a Randy… (Courtesy Absolutely…)


FRIDAY: Blue Café, 17208 Pacific Coast Hwy., Huntington Beach, hosts a night of local music featuring Foreign Press, Four Fingered Mel, The Jennifer Project and New Roots Society. The show is 21 and older only. For more information, visit

SATURDAY: Artist Randy Cooper presents a one-man show of "Shadow Sculptures" at Absolutely Fabulous Unique Gifts and Décor, 6026 Warner Ave., Huntington Beach. In addition to wire mesh sculptures, the show (pictured) features pictures from Cooper's permanent exhibit at the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County. The event is free and is from 6 to 9 p.m. For more information, call (714) 842-1608.

SUNDAY: Los Angeles-based rock band Scattered Suns perform from 3:30 to 7 p.m. at Gallagher's Pub & Grill, 300 Pacific Coast Hwy., Huntington Beach. The show is 21 and older only. For more information, visit


Romance Tea

Huntington Beach Friends of the Library hosts its annual Romance Tea, featuring authors Carol Snow, Tessa Dare and Patricia Wynn, in rooms C and D of the Huntington Beach Central Library, 7111 Talbert Ave. The event begins at 2 p.m. and admission is $18. For more information, call (714) 375-8429 or visit


Crime Author

Caitlin Rother, author of the true-crime novel "Dead Reckoning," reads from and signs her book at Barnes & Noble, Bella Terra, 7881 Edinger Ave., Huntington Beach. The event is free and begins at 7 p.m. For more information, call (714) 897-8781.


Art Exhibition

The Huntington Beach Art Center presents "Centered on the Center 2011," a non-juried exhibition of works no more than two years old, at 538 Main St., Huntington Beach. Gallery hours are noon to 8 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday, noon to 6 p.m. Friday and noon to 5 p.m. Saturday. For more information, call (714) 374-1650 or visit http://www.huntingtonbeachart


Self-Management Workshop

Fountain Glen Seacliff, 7181 Garden Glen Court, Huntington Beach, hosts a free six-week Self-Management Workshop on Fridays at 9:30 a.m. The program was developed by the Stanford University Patient Education Research Center and is especially designed to assist people with arthritis, diabetes, heart/lung problems, high blood pressure and other chronic conditions. For more information, call (714) 960-1600.


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