Friday, November 29, 2013
Associated Press Los Angeles Daybook for Saturday, Nov. 30
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8 a.m. PASADENA — In conjunction with Small Business Saturday, about 30 small businesses will participate in the Pasadena Playhouse District's "Playhouse Shop Indie!," which encourages people to shop at small, independently owned retail shops and restaurants, some of which will offer discounts. Live entertainment will be offered at three locations in the area. Earliest retailer opens at 8 a.m. Contact: Josefina Mora, PPD, (626) 744-0340; William Boyer, city, (626) 744-4755.
9 a.m. LOS ANGELES — The 2013 Los Angeles Auto Show will continue, featuring more than 20 world debuts and a total of 56 vehicle debuts overall, including the Mercedes-Benz S65 AMG, Porsche 911 Turbo S Cabriolet, Nissan Nismo Juke RS and Subaru WRX. The show will run through Sunday. Go to www.laautoshow.com for a complete schedule. Los Angeles Convention Center, 1201 S. Figueroa St. Contact: Brendan Flynn, (213) 765-4617; Sanaz Marbley, (818) 992-4353, or cell: (818) 657-9099; Austin Nestor, (248) 647-8621.
9 a.m. COSTA MESA — The Crossroads of the West Gun Show will open a two-day weapons show. OC Fair and Event Center, Main Mall, Santa Ana Pavilion and Costa Mesa, Huntington Beach, Anaheim and Los Alamitos buildings; 88 Fair Drive. Contact: (801) 544-9125.
10 a.m. LOS ANGELES — Cal State Northridge will host its 30th annual CSUN Powwow featuring American Indian singers, drummers and dancers as well as arts and crafts booths. A Grand Entry is scheduled at 12:30 p.m. CSUN alumna Debbie Martinez Rambeau will be honored as Head Woman. CSUN, 18111 Nordhoff St. Contact: American Indian Studies, (818) 677-5030; Carmen Ramos Chandler, (818) 677-2130.
3 p.m. SANTA ANA — A "Downtown Abbey Tea" will highlight English culture, arts and jewelry. Bowers Museum, 2002 N. Main St. Contact: (714) 567-3677.
3 p.m. SANTA ANA —House music DJ Morgan Page will perform featuring Beltek and Topher Jones. Also at 9 p.m Yost Theater, 307 N. Spurgeon St. Contact: (888) 862-9573, email@example.com.
5 p.m. LOS ANGELES — USC athletics officials and the nonprofit Friends of the Heart will collect new unwrapped toys prior to USC's game against UCLA. Volunteers and toy drive bins will be at the Memorial Coliseum. 3911 S. Figueroa St. Contact: Tim Tessalone, USC, (213) 740-8480.
5 p.m. LOS ANGELES — City Councilman Gil Cedillo will take part in the Lincoln Heights Tree Lighting Ceremony. Funeraria del Angel, 2814 N. Broadway. Contact: Fredy Ceja, (323) 574-6013.
7:30 p.m. LOS ANGELES — The Armenian National Committee of America-Western Region will hold its annual gala banquet. Honorees include Mayor Eric Garcetti, Assemblyman Katcho Achadjian, R-San Luis Obispo, retired college basketball coach Jerry Tarkanian and filmmaker and activist Ara Soudjian. Reception and silent auction at 7:30 p.m.; dinner and program at 8:30 p.m.; after-party at 10:30 p.m. Ray Dolby Ballroom at the Loews Hollywood Hotel, 1755 N. Highland Ave. Contact: (818) 839-1918.
7:30 p.m. LOS ANGELES — AIDS Research Alliance will hold its second annual World AIDS Day Concert honoring mothers2mothers co-founder Robin Smalley and actors Sir Patrick Stewart and Sir Ian McKellen. Actor LeVar Burton ("Star Trek: The Next Generation") will serve as emcee. Zipper Concert Hall, The Colburn School, 200 S. Grand Ave. Contact: Emma Brownell, AIDS RA, (310) 360-3879.