Eastside This Week: Dinosaurs, Princesses and Fish

Lecture Series
Learn how dinosaurs survived in low-oxygen conditions
Atmospheric oxygen level and the evolution of cardiovascular design in vertebrates

Thursday, March 10th
7pm

White Mountain Research Station
3000 E. Line St., Bishop

Presented by:
Tomasz Owerkowicz
Postdoctoral Researcher – University of California Irvine

For more information call:
(760) 873-4344

White Mountain Research Station is pleased to present a series of lectures open to the general public. The lectures cover a diverse array of topics and are usually presented by scientists and other researchers affiliated with the station.

In a recent study, Hicks and UCI postdoctoral researcher Tomasz Owerkowicz found that alligators incubated and raised in an environment with just 12 percent oxygen (compared to today’s 21 percent) had larger hearts and lungs and improved cardiopulmonary function.

 


Inyo Council for the Arts presents
Harvey Reid
“The Master Minstrel”

Friday, March 11th
7:30pm
Inyo Council for the Arts

Tickets
$15 Adults
$12 Students & Seniors

For reservations and information:
Call: (760) 873-8014
Or log on to: www.inyo.org

Songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Harvey Reid has honed his craft over the last 35 years in countless clubs, festivals, streetcorners, cafes, schools and concert halls across the nation. He has been called a “giant of the steel strings” and “one of the true treaures of American acoustic music.” He has absorbed a vast repertoire of American contemporary and roots music and woven it into his own colorful, personal and distinctive style. His 22 recordings on Woodpecker Records showcase his mastery of many instruments and styles of acoustic music, from hip folk to slashing slide guitar blues to bluegrass, old-time, Celtic, ragtime, and even classical.

For more about Harvey Reid visit: www.harveyreid.com

 


 

Playhouse 395
Once Upon a Mattress

Opening Night
Friday, March 11th
7pm
Bishop High School Auditorium

Ticket Prices: $8 to $20

For more information and to purchase online
Log on to: www.playhouse395.com

Once Upon a Mattress

Music by: Mary Rodgers
Lyrics by: Marshall Barer
Book by: Jay Thompson, Dean Fuller and Marshall Barer

If you thought you knew the story of “The Princess and the Pea,” you may be in for a walloping surprise! Did you know, for instance, that Princess Winnifred actually swam the moat to reach Prince Dauntless the Drab? Or that Lady Larken’s love for Sir Harry provided a rather compelling reason that she reaches the bridal altar post haste? Or that, in fact, it wasn’t the pea at all that caused the princess a sleepless night? Carried on a wave of wonderful songs, by turns hilarious and raucous, romantic and melodic, this rollicking spin on the familiar classic of royal courtship and comeuppance provides for some side-splitting shenanigans. Chances are you’ll never look at fairy tales quite the same way again.

 


Chamber Music Unbound

Saturday, March 12th
7:30pm

Cerro Coso College
Mammoth Lakes

Tickets $20, $15 & $7

For more information and to book tickets
Visit: www.ChamberMusicUnbound.org

Chamber Music Unbound presents “Music of the Heart” with The Felici Piano Trio and guest Hillary Herndon, viola. Dohnanyi’s Serenade, a virtuosic showpiece for string trio opens the evening, and all forces join in Johannes Brahms’ immortal Piano Quartet in G Minor. Tickets ($20, $15, $7) are available online, at Access Art and Business Center, the Inyo Council for the Arts or at the door on concert nights.

 


Bishop Youth Football & Cheer
2nd Annual Texas Hold Em’ and Poker Night

Saturday, March 12th
3:30pm

VFW Hall, 484 Short Street, Bishop, CA

Cost: $20 ($25 at the Door)

For more information and to buy tickets call:
(760) 920-7742

What is the Bishop Youth Football & Cheer?

Bishop Youth Football & Cheer is dedicated to teaching boys and girls to compete athletically at the highest level, strive to be lifetime learners in the classroom and on the field. Through coaching, hard work and the driving force of Bishop Youth Football & Cheer mentors this organization is meant to help these young people develop and grow in a positive way.

 


FREE
Saint Patrick’s Day Concert
Mammoth Lakes Library

String Theory featuring Gillian McChesney

Thursday March 17th
6:00 to 7:30pm

Call (760) 934-4777 for more information or log on to: www.monocolibraries.org

Thanks to the Mammoth Lakes Friends of the Library and a generous grant from the Holmes Foundation, the event will be free to honorary Celts of all ages.

String Theory-Greg Smith, mandolin and guitar, Dan Connor, vocals, guitar and bass and Charlie Broten, fiddle and guitar- are honored to feature Gillian McChesney, whose pure voice will transport you back to the Isle of Green. Gillian, from County Down and Greg from Manchester, England will make peace long enough to play some beautiful ballads and rousing reels and jigs along with some of String Theory’s original tunes.

See you at the Mammoth Lakes Library on Sierra Park Road just South of the High School.

 


Elevation Mammoth 2011
9th annual Mammoth Gay Ski Week!
March 16th – 20th

Mammoth Mountain Ski Area

For more information visit:www.mammothgayski.com

 


Winter Classic Trout Derby

February 1st through April 30th

Catch a Tagged Trout & Win
Over $2,500 in Cash Prizes
Win float tubes, rods & reels, fishing tackle tons of fishing gear to be given away!

Preregister to Win
Adults $10.00
Child (under 12) $5.00

Planting:
Pleasant Valley Reservoir
Lower Owens River

For more information visit:
Bishop Chamber Area of Commerce
690 N. Main Street, Bishop

Call: (760) 873-8405
Or log on to: www.bishopvisitor.com
Download and entry form here.

 
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