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Enjoy great music, food, fun and libations during the Music on the Green event at Lone Tree Golf & Event Center will feature Antioch’s own Felipe Gutierrez, this Thursday night, September 24th and October 1st, from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Felipe has been entertaining people for over 13 years. Hopes of becoming a major recording star has given him the drive to keep pursuing his dream. Felipe gives a powerhouse, energetic, fun and amazing show that will leave you cheering for more. You are sure to be entertained as he performs a variety of songs, including his own compositions from his original CD, “Music Is Back”.
Champions Bar & Grill’s regular menu will be available.
Lone Tree is located at 4800 Golf Course Road in Antioch. For more information visit www.lonetreegolfcourse.com.
What: Eastwind Entertainment & Ernest East Presents Comedy Night. Ernest East is and Eastwind Entertainment is passionate about bringing you the best possible experience at his events. This is the place to be if you want to get your laugh on. Right here in your own backyard without having to drive into San Francisco, Oakland, or Pleasanton. Outstanding comedy in a safe and comfortable atmosphere. Come out have some food, something to drink and experience Comedy Night.
Who: Headliner JJ Williamson from Atlanta one of the funniest in the business, is the winner of the 2000 Bay Area Black Comedy Competition, with television appearances on Showtime at the Apollo and Comedy Central. He also appeared in the movie Johnson Family Reunion. Featuring is Detroit native Tommy Chunn brings his charismatic personality, high energy act coupled with animated facial expressions, physical contortions and masterful use of wordplay and spot on impressions. He appeared on Russell Simmons Def Comedy Jam and the movies “I Got the Hook Up” and “Players Club”. Special guest T’kia one of the funniest female comedians to ever come out of the Bay Area filmed her television debut in the upcoming “Crackin Up”. Also on the lineup is the multi-talented Lenard The KYD Jackson aka Know Your Destiny. KYD will be touring with the hip hop musical play “My Block” as the lead role and also is the host of “Crackin Up”. You can catch him at the 2015 35th Annual Comedy Day at Golden Gate Park. Vocalist Tye Austin brings her sultry sounds to add just the right touch to the show. All this hosted by Bay Area legend Daniel Dugar who has appearances on Russell Simmons Def Comedy Jam, Showtime at the Apollo and BET’s ComicView. Dugar not only tours but books comedians to entertain the troops overseas. Music by DJ Oasis.
When: Friday, September 18, 2015. Doors open at 8pm, Showtime 9pm.
Cost: $20 in advance, $25 at the door.
Where: Mehran Restaurant, 3841 Railroad Ave., Pittsburg. Advanced tickets can be purchased at Executive Cuts, 9 West 20th St Antioch (925) 777-9347 or www.brownpapertickets.com for more info contact (510) 435-7206.
Sponsored by Amazing You Boutique and Executive Cuts in Association with Rick Sullivan.
The 3rd Annual Nature’s Canvas Exhibit begins September 26th with a free artist reception from 2-4 PM and continues through October 10th on Wednesdays and Saturdays, from 1-4 PM. Artists living in and around the Delta, with the many hills and valleys, along with East Bay Regional Park properties, have an abundance of opportunities to capture nature and all its wonders in many art forms. The Nature’s Canvas Exhibit, will feature nature, in all mediums, the artworks of 30+ artists. The work must focus on nature, however the work is not juried; it is left up to the artist to determine what nature means to them.
Participating artists are: Art Garcia, Adele Boyer, Al Kidwell, Annette Seabury, Beverly C. Turner, Beverly Knight, Beverly Prather, Dan Mcreaken, DD Chabot, Denise Okeson-Messner, Dianne Curtain, Easy Gonzales, Fred Hoskins, FROgard, Gloria Cannon, Helena Alleman, Janice Dilbeck, Jeff Strawther, Jerome Gibson, Joel Summerhill, Julia Offord, Julia Starr, Ken Tomlin, Kenneth Lui, Linda Fead, Matt Martin, Michael Pohl, Michele Brady, Michele Eakin, MJ Coleman, Patricia Theis, Robin Mayoff, and Yasuko Seavey.
The Lynn House Gallery is located at 809 West 1st Street, Antioch CA 94509. Operating hours are 1-4 PM during exhibits and admission is always free.
Pied Piper of Hamelin
Presented by El Campanil Children’s Theatre
Friday, September 18 7:30 pm
Sunday, September 20 2:00 pm
Tickets: Adults: $12
Seniors (62 & Over): $10
Youth (Under 18): $8
Contra Costa Chamber Orchestra – Around The World in Eighty Minutes
Saturday, September 19 2:00 pm
Seniors (62 & Over): $12
Presented by The Vagabond Players
Sunday September 27 2:00 pm
Tickets: Adults: $15
Seniors (62 & Over): $13
Youth (Under 18): $10
by Luigi Creatore
This two-part “slice of life” takes place in two condos of an apartment complex, where many retirees live. The comedy will have audiences laughing at the truth they see in what might be their own neighbors—only zanier. Promises uproarious laughter and great entertainment. A must-see theatrical event for audiences of all ages.
For tickets and more information visit www.elcampaniltheatre.com or call (925) 757-9500.
The Arts & Cultural Foundation of Antioch (ACFA) continues their partnership with Antioch’s Umpqua Bank and features six artists in the upcoming exhibit. The bank is a perfect venue for local artists to showcase their work, which changes every two months. The featured artists are: Constance Chevalier, Dan McReaken, Danny Grace, Debbie Armes, Dianne Curtain and Rosalinda Grejsen.
Umpqua Bank is located at 3700 Lone Tree Way and is open Monday-Friday, 9 AM – 5 PM, excluding bank holidays.
ACFA is currently seeking artists for the ongoing exhibit. The Umpqua exhibit changes every two months. If you are interested in participating, please email Diane@Art4Antioch.org or call Diane Gibson-Gray at (925) 325-9897.
For more information visit www.art4antioch.org or call Diane Gibson-Gray at (925) 325-9897.
Sponsored in part by the Antioch Herald. For details visit www.DeltaBluesFestival.com.
The final concert of the 2015 Free Antioch Summer series will feature Toree McGee & Rodeo House, tonight in Waldie Plaza in historic downtown Rivertown from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.
The band will perform country western music, including Toree’s new single, Amen.
Sponsored in part by the Antioch Herald, the series is presented by the Arts & Cultural Foundation of Antioch.
Be sure to bring your own lawn chairs or blanket to sit on and enjoy the music. You can also pick up dinner from downtown restaurants including La Fiesta Fresh Mexican Food restaurant, the New Beer Garden, Nuce Nuce Deli, Canton City on G Street and Riverview Lodge.