The 7 Day Stretch

Posted March 17, 2011 in The 7 Day Stretch

>> Thurs/ 3/17



This comedy by Bernard Slade depicts four couples, each with their various relationship woes. There’s the actress Daisy with her tycoon fiancée; and Amanda, who’s seeking motherhood via a younger mate; plus a pair of mismatched lovers in a “rectangular love triangle.” Presented by the Redlands Footlighters. Directed by Lance Christensen. 

Opens Thurs, March 17. Thru April 3. Redlands Footlighters Theater, 1810 Barton Rd., Redlands, (909) 793-2909;


>> Fri/ 3/18



If you’ve seen the movie of the same name starring Reese Witherspoon, chances are you’re already familiar with what’s happening with the live version. The story follows a blonde sorority sister, Elle Woods, who decides that she’s heading to Harvard Law School after her boyfriend leaves her for another woman. Directed by Jerry Mitchell. 

Fri-Sun. Fox Performing Arts Center, 3801 Mission Inn Ave., Riverside, (951) 779-9800;


>> Sat/ 3/19



The guy was rarely known by his real name in 2008 when Feed the Animals was released. And while many now know Gregg Gillis as the man behind the mash-up phenomenon, Girl Talk will probably go down in infamy for putting on some of the best parties ever.

Sat, 7PM. 301 South Garey Ave., Pomona, (877) 283-6976; $25 advance, $27.50 at the door.


>> Sun/ 3/20



Those who love their mechanized transport small and remote-controlled will likely find paradise at RCX 2011, an expo of remote-controlled cars, airplanes and models. The expo’s actually a triple-feature, also playing host to the Model Airplane News Expo and the International DieCast X Collector’s Expo, plus you’ll see RC enthusiasts compete via sharp driving skills. 

Sat-Sun, 10AM. $15. Fairplex, 1101 W. McKinley Ave., Pomona, (909) 623-3111;


>> Mon/ 3/21



Come and scope the work from the instructors (and also practicing artists) of MSJC’s Art Department, featuring the diversity of creations from three campuses, including painting, ceramics, sculpture, drawing and more. Some of the featured faculty members include Peter Mitten, John Scahill, Joe Cramer, Judit Csotsis and Latonja Davis. 

Thru April 7. Mt. San Jacinto College Art Gallery, 1499 N. State St., San Jacinto, (951) 487-3585;


>> Tues/ 3/22



What were you doing at the age of 16? Blowing the dust out of your Nintendo Entertainment System cartridges for another round of Super Mario Brothers? Andre Watts may be well past 60 nowadays, but this keys-ticklin’ genius landed in the New York Philharmonic when he was only 16…amazing. So, The Legend of Zelda, anyone?

Tues, 8PM. $25-$65. McCallum Theatre, 73000 Fred Waring Dr., Palm Desert, 760.340.2787.


>> Wed/ 3/23



Ever wondered what made dinosaurs so huge? And why that’s the case? (And we’re talkin’ sheer physical size here, not popularity.) Paleontologist and Western University of Health Sciences Assistant Professor Matt Wedel will unlock some of the many mysteries behind these long-gone creatures’ enormity, including providing discussions about their diets, decisions and lifestyles. 

Wed, 7:30PM. San Bernardino County Museum, 2024 Orange Tree Ln., Redlands, 909.307.2669;




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