Old news bits 2006
They carry costumes, props, set decor and artwork from various productions. They're opening their parking lot for special sales just in time to help you for Halloween costume shopping. You've got two chances this year. Come prepared to power shop. OR... if you can't get there, check out their web options as well.
Heritage Square - The Uniform Makes the Man... and the Woman
In conjunction with Fort MacArthur Museum, this unique exhibit explores the evolution of the military uniform from the Civil War to the 1950s
40 Years of Star Trek - props and costumes, set dressing, scripts and more from all the Trek movies and TV shows. October 5-7, 2006 in NYC. Check out their website for samples of what will be on sale. The catalog is a 2 volume monster at $90, but you can get a discount if ordered before mid July. More info <here> and http://www.christies.com/special_sites/startrek/overview.asp
Cher is redecorating and updating her house from neo-gothic. Her garage sale becomes an auction at Julien's Auction House. Included with the furniture and arts will be what we totally love... Bob Mackie dresses from the Sonny & Cher Show!!!!!
There's a huge auction catalog and even a hard copy edition signed by Cher. As of yet, there aren't many pictures on line.
Living History Day at Los Encinos State History Park
"Music, blacksmith, children's activities from the 1870s"
The Old West is alive again this year in “DEADWOOD”. 12 stages of Cowboy
Action Shooting side matches ~ Top Gun and Sweet 16 Shoot Off ~ our
traditional Thursday Night Punkin’ Bowling Black Powder Night Shoot and
Friday Night Poker Tournament ~ Saturday night dance will feature Ron Stein
and his All Stars and special guest appearance by Herb Jeffries “The Bronze
* 12 Great Stages! * Lots of Side Matches! * Pumpkin Bowling * Poker Tournament * Saturday Night Dance * Costume Competitions *
Presented by The Cowboys & the Silver Queen Mine Regulators. The 2005 California State Championship. May register with paypal.
Annual Baggins' Birthday Picnic
Open to any & all Lord Of the Rings fans
Bring your favorite LOTR games, fan art or acoustic musical
Food: Pot-luck; please bring some picnic food to share (a bucket of fried
This event will be hosted by TORn ( www.theonering.net ) with enthusiastic assistance from "Tolkien Forever." http://movies.groups.yahoo.com/group/Tolkien_Forever/
Come to San Diego for a week of total immersion in the romance and rhythm of the 19th and early 20th Century dance world. Enjoy a week of classes interspersed with music, lectures, period activities and fabulous formal balls nearly every night. Early, mid and late 19th Century dances such as waltz, mazurka, galop, redowa and schottische, as well as quadrilles & set dances, will be offered. Ragtime era tango, one-step and other popular dances will also be offered, plus dances of the 1920s and 1930s: swing, foxtrot and more. This year there will be a special mini-series focusing on dance crazes such the Polkamania of the 1840s and the Charleston of the 1920s. Brought to you by the San Diego Vintage Dancers.
Costumer's Guild West has left the International Costumer's Guild
Other chapters are adopting the orphaned folks. Follow the ICG vote on making this official on the ICG-BOD list . As of August 2006.
Texuba - Kimono and Textiles
Great shows for Textile junkies. Beautiful fabrics that only come to town a few times a year. Kimono and obi. They have a new format with more smaller shows, join their e-mail list for announcements. Keep checking their website at www.texuba.com for the latest shows.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences presents a showcase of animatronics from puppets to electronic circuits. The exhibit includes models, maquettes, and actual creatures as well as videos of these in action, concept drawings, storyboards and workshop photographs.
Films represented include 102 Dalmatians, Alien3, Alien vs. Predator, An American Werewolf in London, Beetlejuice, Cats & Dogs, The Chronicles of Narnia, The Country Bears, The Dark Crystal, Doctor Dolittle, George of the Jungle, Ghostbusters, Gremlins 2, Labyrinth, Little Shop of Horrors, Jurassic Park, Men in Black II, Mighty Joe Young, Mortal Kombat, Predator, RoboCop 2, The Santa Clause 2, Short Circuit, Snow Dogs, Spider-Man 2, Star Wars and Willow.
Five days highlighting Science Fiction and Fantasy. Panels, exhibits, demos on costuming, writing, art, filking, TV, film and more. At the Anaheim Convention Center. Check out their web site for lots of information. (It's a good excuse to dress in costumes or fun clothing.
The Outstanding Art of Television Costume Design
"Showing from July 10 through September 9, 2006 will be the first ever exhibition saluting The Outstanding Art of Television Costume Design. The 2005-2006 Emmy nominations for Costume Design will be on display, along with over 100 other costumes celebrating 40 years of television from 1966-2006."
Star Trek Costume Auction:
40 Years of Star Trek - props and costumes, set dressing, scripts and more from all the Trek movies and TV shows. October 5-7, 2006. Check out their website for samples of what will be on sale. The catalog is a 2 volume monster at $90, but you can get a discount if ordered before mid July. More info <here> and http://www.christies.com/special_sites/startrek/overview.asp
Open Casting Call - Through 15 August 2006 for Pirates of the Caribbean 3
Seeking Pirates -- men age 18+, all shapes and sizes, all ethnicities: Asian,
Spanish, French, African, Syrian, Lebanese, Middle Eastern, Turkish, Armenian,
Arab, Persian, Caucasian, South American, Pacific Islander, Eskimo, etc... You
must be an extreme character type! We need extremely skinny, very tall, very
short, hunchback, little people, unusual facial features and body types, exotic
amputees, albinos, etc.
Oscar Nominations out
"...Celebrate the 1880's at a free public day on April 23, 2006. The weekend will be filled with the bustling activity of 1880's life. Take a leisurely self-tour of the historic 1864 residence. You can learn a Victorian Dance step at a barn dance! Play hoops and tug-o-war or enter a sack race". Demos of quilting, wood crafting and other skills. Live music
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