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HMB WEEKEND: Beer & Politics, Surf Rock Reggae, Art Fair

What to do this weekend in the Half Moon Bay Coastside area.

 

Friday, August 26, 2011

*Brews and Views

Friday, August 26, 2011 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

390 Capistrano Rd.
Half Moon Bay, CA 94019
Stop by Half Moon Bay Brewing Company for Brews & Views, its monthly forum on politics and policy. The forum will feature bestselling writer Peter Simms, and the topic will be "The Secret to Social and Economical Innovation in a Rapidly Changing World."

For more information call (650) 728-2739.

(Description written by organizer).

 

*Author James Rollins at Bay Book Company

Friday, August 26, 2011, 7 p.m.

80 Cabrillo Highway North

Half Moon Bay, CA 94019

Author event this Friday evening with James Rollins, where he will discuss and sign his new book "The Devil Colony." For more information, call 650-726-3488.

 

*Laurel Cole 

Friday, August 26, 2011 7 to 10 p.m.


315 Main Street #C

Half Moon Bay, CA 94019

Bay area jazz vocalist Laurel Cole breathes new life into the wonderful songs of the 30's, 40's and 50's with a warm, rich alto that restores those classic melodies and lyrics to their original style so often lost in many of today's interpretations. Whether caressing a ballad or torch song, lilting a sultry bossa, or swinging a toe-tapping tune, Laurel draws musical gems from her vast and diverse repertoire, all the while exuding an aura of warmth, sophistication and elegance. (Description written by organizer).

 

*Rodeo Clowns (“Incredible Danceable Rock”)

Friday, August 26, 2011 7 p.m. - 10 p.m.

Half Moon Bay Brewing Company

390 Capistrano Rd.
Half Moon Bay, CA 94019


Enjoy a tasty meal and have a beer while listening to “incredible danceable rock” this Friday. For more information call (650) 728-2739.

 

*Keith Williams (pianist, vocalist and arranger)

Friday, August 26, 2011 7:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.

845 Main Street

Half Moon Bay, CA 94019

Have a taste of award winning Mediterranean cuisine to Keith Williams. For more information, call (650) 726-4090.

 

*Headshine (acoustic surf rock reggae)

Friday, August 26, 2011 9 to 11 p.m. 21+, $5

460 Capistrano Rd.

Half Moon Bay (Princeton), CA 94019

Mixing acoustic coastal-rock and a feel-good vibe, HEADSHINE takes you on a free spirited ride up the coast with a soundtrack of life, love and the space between. For more information, call 650-728-7096.

(Description written by organizer).

Saturday, August 27, 2011

*”” (solo exhibition) by Judy Shintani

Gallery open from August 6 to 28, 2011

Monday to Friday 9 to 10:30 a.m.

Saturday 8 to 11:30 a.m.

Sunday 9 to 12:30 p.m.

131 Kelly Ave

Half Moon Bay, CA 94019

“Deconstruction and reconstruction exploring culture, time and the spaces in-between.” For more information, call 650-454-4736.

(Description written by organizer).

 

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Saturday, August 27, 2011 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Shoreline Station

225 Cabrillo Highway

Half Moon Bay, CA 94019

The Farmer’s Market offers an abundance of locally grown and/or produced vegetables, fruits, organic products, gourmet cheese, herbs, seafood, organic coffee, desserts and wines from the people that produce them. For more info call Erin Tormey, Market Manager, 650-726-4802.

(Description written by organizer).

 

*Libros y Bebes Storytime at the

Saturday, August 27, 2011 9:30 a.m. 

Half Moon Bay Library  
620 Correas St.

Half Moon Bay, CA 94019
Bring your children to the Half Moon Bay library for a morning of songs and stories in Spanish. For more information, call 650-726-2316.

 

*Childrens’ Saturday Crafts at the Half Moon Bay Library

Saturday, August 27, 2011 10 a.m. 

Half Moon Bay Library  
620 Correas St.

Half Moon Bay, CA 94019
Bring your children to the Half Moon Bay library for a morning of crafts and creativity. For more information, call 650-726-2316.

 

*Travels with Tara

Saturday, August 27, 2011 3 p.m. 

Half Moon Bay Library
620 Correas St.

Half Moon Bay, CA 94019
"Namaste"! Or simply "Hello." Join Tara Gupta on a virtual 16-day journey that captures the essence of South India, learning how it differs from other parts of India, with its tropical climate influenced by the nearby seas, ancient temples and architecture. Her Destination seminars bring a unique combination of information, beautiful photography and an appreciation of diverse people and cultures. For more information, call 650-726-2316.

 

*Terry Disley Plays Jazz Piano

Weekly on Saturdays and Thursdays, 5 to 9 p.m., Sundays 12 to 4 p.m.

131 Mirada Rd

Half Moon Bay, CA 94019

Come enjoy a meal at Miramar Beach Restaurant on a Thursday or Saturday, accompanied by Terry Disley’s jazz piano and an amazing ocean view. For more information, call (650) 726-9053.

 

*The Robin Campbell Band (sultry rock and funk)

Saturday, August 27, 2011 7 to 10 p.m.

Half Moon Bay Brewing Company

390 Capistrano Rd.
Half Moon Bay, CA 94019
Enjoy a tasty meal and have a beer while listening to sultry rock and funk this Saturday. For more information call (650) 728-2739.

 

*Paula Brisker (vocalist, songwriter and guitarist)

Saturday, August 27, 2011 7:30 to 10:30 p.m.

Cetrella

845 Main Street

Half Moon Bay, CA 94019

Have a taste of award winning Mediterranean cuisine while listening to Paula Brisker. For more information call (650) 726-4090.

 

*Chris Cobb Band (southern style blues and rock)

Saturday, August 27, 2011 9 to 11 p.m. 21+

Old Princeton Landing

460 Capistrano Rd.

Half Moon Bay, CA 94019

Have a beer and enjoy an evening listening to southern style blues and rock this Saturday. For more information call 650-728-7096.

Sunday, August 28, 2011

*”in liminal space” (solo exhibition) by Judy Shintani

Gallery open from August 6 to 28, 2011

Monday to Friday 9 to 10:30 a.m.

Saturday 8 to 11:30 a.m.

Sunday 9 to 12:30 p.m.

Enso Art Gallery

131 Kelly Ave

Half Moon Bay, CA 94019

“Deconstruction and reconstruction exploring culture, time and the spaces in-between.” For more information call 650-454-4736.

(Description written by organizer).

 

*Art Faire

Sunday, August 28, 2011, 12 to 5 p.m.

12341 San Mateo Road

Half Moon Bay, CA 94019

Shop local artists from the Colony of Coastside Artists, watch glass blowing demonstrations and listen to live music at the La Nebbia Winery gardens. For more information call 650-726-9463.

 

*Sherry Austin Band (country folk)

Sunday, August 28, 2011, 1 to 4 p.m.

La Nebbia Winery

12341 San Mateo Road

Half Moon Bay, CA 94019

Enjoy an afternoon of live, local music with The Sherry Austin Band. For more information call 650-726-9463.

 

*Terry Disley Plays Jazz Piano

Weekly on Saturdays and Thursdays, 5 to 9 p.m., Sundays 12 to 4 p.m.

Miramar Beach Restaurant

131 Mirada Rd

Half Moon Bay, CA 94019

Come enjoy a meal at Miramar Beach Restaurant on a Thursday or Saturday, accompanied by Terry Disley’s jazz piano and an amazing ocean view. For more information call (650) 726-9053.

 

*Wounded Warrior Project Work Benefit

Sunday, August 28, 2011 1 to 5 p.m. 21+, $5

Old Princeton Landing

460 Capistrano Rd.

Half Moon Bay, CA 94019

Concert featuring Knowmatik Soulz, DJ Maleko and The Nielson Raiding. It’s put on by a non-profit organization that helps severely injured veterans return to their lives as well as funding research for new types of body armor that will help to prevent injury. For more information call 650-728-7096.

(Description written by organizer).

 

*Akira Tana and the Secret Agent Men featuring Annie Sellick

Sunday, August 28, 2011, 4:30 p.m., $35

311 Miranda Road

Half Moon Bay, CA 94019

Ever playful, Bach mainstay drummer Tana will play from new release, Kiss Kiss Bang Bang, jazz interpretations of the favorite music from the films of James Bond. Two Secret Agent women will join in – vocalist Annie Sellick and the Hammond B3 sensation from Osaka, Japan, Akiko Tsruruga. The two bring a serious B3 groove to James Bond. Akira has been a mainstay drummer for Bach Society performers, including Art Farmer, Eric Alexander, The Heath Brothers, Mel Martin, Larry Vuckovich, Rhoda Scott, and a group he co-led in the 90's with the bassist Rufus Reid, TanaReid that featured Mark Turner. We look forward to his collection of talented players. For more information, call 650-726-4143.

(Description written by organizer).

 

*Bay Area Heat (hot rock and roll)

Sunday, August 28, 2011 5 to 9 p.m.

Half Moon Bay Brewing Company

390 Capistrano Rd.
Half Moon Bay, CA 94019
Enjoy a tasty meal and have a beer while listening to sultry jazz and blues. For more information call (650) 728-2739.

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