Peter and The Starcatcher
California Baptist University A young orphan and his mates are shipped off from Victorian England to a distant island ruled by the evil King Zarboff. They know nothing of the mysterious trunk in the captain’s cabin, which contains a precious, otherworldly cargo. At sea, the boys are discovered by a precocious young girl named Molly, a Starcatcher-in-training who knows what’s in that trunk. When the ship is taken over by pirates (led by the fearsome Black Stache, a villain determined to claim the trunk and its treasure for his own) the journey quickly becomes a thrilling adventure. General admission is $15. Seniors, non-CBU students, CBU faculty and staff are $12; and CBU students are $10.00.
When: February 23, 24, 25, 2017 @ 7:30 p.m. February18 & 25, 2017 @ 2:00 p.m. Where: Wallace Theatre, California Baptist University, 8432 Magnolia Ave., Riverside, CA 92504 For more information or to purchase tickets, please call the theatre box office @ 951.343.4319 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Mary Poppins Riverside Live The magical story of the world’s favorite nanny arriving on Cherry Tree Lane was triumphantly and spectacularly brought to the stage with dazzling choreography, incredible effects and unforgettable songs in its 2004 London debut. The musical stage version is adapted from the wonderful stories by PL Travers and the beloved 1964 Walt Disney film. It features a score by the Sherman Brothers (original composers of the film), with additional music and lyrics by George Stiles and Anthony Drewe, and a script by Julian Fellowes (creator of Downton Abbey).
When: February 24 & 25, 2017 @ 7:00 p.m. Where: Fox Performing Arts Center, 3801 Mission Inn Ave., Riverside, CA 92501 For more information and to purchase tickets, please visit www.riversidelive.com
Pickwick's Pub Night
The Riverside Dickens Festival The 2017 Riverside Dickens Festival opens with Pickwick's Pub Night. Revelers will be transported back in time to the Victorian era as they enjoy the food, drink, sing-alongs, performers and plenty of silliness. 21+ | Admission is $40
When: February 24, 2017 | 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Where:First Christian Church, 4055 Jurupa Ave., Riverside, CA 92506 For more information please visit www.dickensfest.com
Movement for Life
BRAVA Join BRAVA for the Movement for Life program kick off event. Unique to the region, Movement for Life -BRAVA is the only program in the Inland Empire that provides instruction to Parkinson’s disease (PD) and Multiple Sclerosis (MS) patients using directed motion through dance to improve their condition. The kick off event isfor those families whose members are stricken with Parkinson's Disease (PD) and those who may know someone with Parkinson's.The event will feature enlightening talks, demonstrations, live music and refreshments. The program was developed in cooperation with the Mark Morris Dance Company and the National Ballet of Canada.
When: February 25, 2017 @ 2:00 p.m. Where:6465 Sycamore Canyon Blvd. Ste. 110 Riverside, CA 92507
(in the Platt College Bldg.)
The Real English Beat: Featuring Dave Wakeling
The Concert Lounge Ska legends The English Beat will be performing a live show featuring Dave Wakeling that can't be missed. Get your dance shoes ready for this rare opportunity. Tickets are $22.50 in advance and $25 at the door. Get your tickets early before they are gone!
When: February 25, 2017 @ 9:00 p.m. Where: The Concert Lounge, 3557 University Ave., Riverside. CA 92501 For more information, please visit www.theconcertlounge.com
Teodor Martin Dumitrescu Solo Show Urge Palette Teodor M. Dumitrescu is a Romanian born artist and illustrator. He received a Bachelors in Fine Art from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 2002 where his thesis work focused on fantastical images of old and new world nostalgia. His studies included extensive scientific illustration and natural history illustration work. He has exhibited internationally and his work is evolving to include more elements relative to the preservation of both memory and the natural world.
When: Present - February 2017 | Monday - Friday: 10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. Where: Urge Palette, 3635 9th St., Riverside, CA 92501 For more information, please visit www.urgepalette.com
Truth is Stranger than Fiction Riverside Metropolitan Museum Try your hand at writing captions for the Museum’s history exhibit, First Things First. The Riverside Metropolitan Museum will be selecting the best captions collected throughout the night to post on Instagram. Music by DJ JuiceWon on the front steps of the museum.
When: March 2, 2017 | 6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Where:Riverside Metropolitan Museum, 3580 Mission Inn Ave., Riverside, California 92501 For more information, please visit www.riversideca.gov/museum
Riverside Arts Council Riverside Artswalk is a free monthly community event that celebrates the diversity of arts and culture in Riverside and the Inland Empire. Visit over 22 downtown locations, including museums, galleries and studios, presenting an eclectic mix of visual and performing arts. Either before or after, enjoy the many dining or shopping experiences that Downtown Riverside has to offer. All Ages | Admission is free.
When: March 2, 2016 | 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Where: Downtown Riverside For more information, please visit www.riversideartswalk.com
Holi Festival of Colors Festival of Colors USA The Holi Festival of Colors, which began in its own inimitable way in Utah 20 years ago, now lights up attendees in many cities nationwide. No other version of this traditional event brings as much culture, spirituality, love and togetherness as the Festival of Colors USA: an incredible experience for the very young, very old and everyone in between. The Holi Festival of Colors brings out the inner child in all of us!
When: March 4, 2017 | 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Where: Martha McLean – Anza Narrows, 5759 Jurupa Ave, Riverside, CA 92504 For more information and to purchase tickets, please visit www.festivalofcolorsusa.com
Charlie Chaplin's City Lights Friends of the Mission Inn The 1931 film tells the story of a dewey-eyed tramp who falls in love with a sightless flower girl and saves up money to restore her vision with the aid of a wealthy, erratic tippler. It includes what is probably the funniest boxing match ever staged. The 87 minute film will be accompanied by organist Bob Salisbury on the Inn's great Kimball pipe organ. Free popcorn, coffee and tea. Admission is $20 in advance, $25 at the door. The event is a fundraiser for Friends' projects to restore and repair art and artifacts at the historic hotel.
When: March 4, 2017 @ 12:00 p.m. Where:Mission Inn, Grand Parisian Ballroom, 3649 Mission Inn Ave., Riverside, CA 92502 For more information, please call 951.788.9556 or visit www.facebook.com/friendsofthemissioninn
9th Annual Riverside Jewish Film Festival Riverside Temple Beth El & The City of Riverside The ninth annual Riverside Jewish Film Festival will showcase three films that share the lives, stories and experiences of Jews from the dramatic to comical. Feature films include 400 Miles to Freedom, The Women's Balcony and The Last Mensch. Tickets are $10 each or 3 for $25. Students and children under 12 are $6 each. General admission tickets at the box office are $12 each.
When: March 5, 2017 | 1:00 p.m., 3:30 p.m. & 7:00 p.m. Where: The Box @ Fox Entertainment Plaza, 3635 Market St., Riverside, CA 92501 For more information and to purchase tickets, please call Temple Beth El at 951.684.4511 or visit www.tberiv.org
Conversations at the Culver: Author Tod Goldberg Inlandia Institute Tod Goldberg will present for a reading and conversation followed by a book signing. Tod is the New York Times bestselling author of over a dozen books including Gangsterland and the five installments of the popular Burn Notice series. Books will be available for purchase and light refreshments will be served. This event is free and open to the public.
When: March 16, 2017 | 7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Where:UCR Barbara & Art Culver Center of the Arts, 3834 Main St., Riverside, CA 92501 For more information, please visit www.inlandiainstitute.org
Disenchanted Riverside Live Poisoned apples. Glass slippers. Who needs ’em?! Not Snow White and her posse of disenchanted princesses in the hilarious hit musical that’s anything but Grimm. Forget the princesses you think you know, the original storybook heroines have come back to life to set the record straight. After multiple sold-out runs nationwide, these royal renegades tossed off their tiaras to bring their hilariously subversive, not-for-the-kiddies musical to you. What you thought about princesses will never be the same!
When: March 25, 2017 @ 1:00 p.m. & 7:00 p.m. Where: Fox Performing Arts Center, 3801 Mission Inn Ave., Riverside, CA 92501 For more information and to purchase tickets, please visit www.riversidelive.com
Riverside Art Market Riverside Art Museum The 4th Annual Riverside Art Market is a fundraiser that helps support the museum’s efforts to bring art to Riverside’s children. The event provides a beautiful place for the community to come and enjoy looking at and buying unique arts and crafts. The Riverside Art Market will include over 50 arts vendors and food trucks in addition to art demonstrations, face painters, balloon artists and the very popular children's craft area.
When: April 22, 2017 | 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Where: Riverside Art Museum, 3425 Mission Inn Ave., Riverside, CA 92501 For more information, please visit www.riversideartmuseum.org
Beyond Science Fiction: The Alternative Realism of Michael Whelan Riverside Art Museum Whelan is one of the world's premier painters of imaginative or alternative realism. For 40 years, he has created book and album covers for authors and musicians like Isaac Asimov, Stephen King, Ray Bradbury, Anne MacCaffrey, Robert Heinlein, Melanie Rawn, Michael Moorcock, the Jacksons and Meatloaf. His clients have included every major U.S. book publisher, CBS Records, the Franklin Mint and many more.
When: Present - May 25, 2017 Where: Riverside Art Museum, 3425 Mission Inn Ave., Riverside, CA 92501 For more information, please visit www.riversideartmuseum.org
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