Open Mic Sizzles! There’s lots of hot music happening on the Joe Fox Auditorium stage every non-flex Friday at Open Mic Night. It costs a mere $2 to come on in, whether you are a performer or a member of the loving audience. Kids can join the fun for FREE, if accompanied by a paid adult. Lots of tasty treats and libations (proper I.D.’s required) are served up at our thrifty Snack Bar. So, Party hardy!
This month’s meeting of the Historical Society of the Upper Mojave Desert will feature a showing of the Maturango Museum’s popular DVD, “Somewhere on the Edge of Nowhere.” Mark Pahuta and Liz Babcock, videographer and producer respectively of the project, will spend a few minutes introducing the DVD, then attendees will watch the 65-minute production, which entertainingly depicts a representative 17 members of our community telling the story of our valley's history as they saw it happen. Afterwards, Mark and Liz will stick around to answer any questions from the audience. The meeting is free and open to the public.
Join us for the second feature of Classic Movie Night’s latest series: “Clark Gable—King of the Movies.” Director Frank Lloyd’s epic 1935 production of Charles Nordhoff and James Norman Hall’s famous tale of discord and rebellion on a ship, captained by an utterly ruthless Charles Laughton, will screen on Wednesday, January 23 at 7 p.m. at the Historic USO Building. Gable. Laughton, and Franchot Tone all received Best Actor Oscar® nominations for their efforts, and the spectacular film went on to win Best Picture of the Year in 1936.
3 more Gable classics will follow. Stay tuned for details. All films screen at 7 p.m. on flex Wednesdays. Our fabulous Snack Bar, featuring delicious delectibles at very reasonable prices, opens at 6:30 p.m. for hungry movie lovers. The admission to our
Honors veterans and their service and sacrifices through a free breakfast the third Thursday of every month.