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‘Gayle on the Go’ for Saturday March 2

KTLA5 Reporter Gayle Anderson gives a preview of some events taking place around Los Angeles this weekend.

Saturday @ 8:30am
2013 Polar Plunge
Zuma Beach Lifeguard Tower
29700 Pacific Coast Highway
Zuma Beach
562 502 1041
www.kintera.org

 

We have a license to chill !!!  Run into the chilly waters of Zuma Beach to raise funds for Special Olympics Los Angeles.
For a minimum donation of 50-dollars we can participate in the POLAR PLUNGE. After done “freezing for a reason”, warm up partying with friends and supporting Special Olympics.

Saturday
Elizabeth Taylor’s Engagement Ring, Jewels Exhibit
Bulgari Beverly Hills
310 858 9216
www.bulgari.com

 We have a brief and rare opportunity to see eight cool signature pieces of jewelry once owned by actress Elizabeth Taylor.
The Bulgari pieces were “ reacquired “ by the exclusive jewelry establishment after Taylor’s death. The company spent millions of dollars at the 2011 Christie’s auction of the actresses jewelry.

 Among the pieces are the engagement ring actor Richard Burton gave to Taylor and a brooch and necklace he also bought for her. The brooch and necklace each went for more than $6 million at Christie’s.

 These will only be on display until March 10th. Appointment are recommended before you stop by.

 

Free!
21st Annual Art of Motion Picture Costume Design
Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising Museum
919 South Grand Avenue, Suite 250
Los Angeles
(213) 623-5821
www.fidmmuseum.org

Do these look familiar? They should. They are the costumes from the five Oscar nominated movies and more. Sneak a peak for FREE at the 21st Annual Art of Motion Picture Costume Design exhibition currently on display at the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising in downtown Los Angeles. See more than one-hundred movie costumes, plus what the Oscar nominees and winners wore in their movies “Lincoln”, “Les Miserables”, “Snow White and the Huntsman”, “Argo”, and more. Oh, I know the movie and the actors did not get an Oscar nomination, but James Bond fans will still enjoy Daniel Craig’s Tom Ford tuxedo. Hmmm!

 

Saturday @ 11am
Premiere Props Oscar Nominated Props Auction
128 Sierra Street
El Segundo
310 322 7767
www.premiereprops.com

 

Don’t have a Oscar? Well, you can have an item from an Oscar nominated or an Oscar winning movie at the Premiere Props Hollywood Extravaganza auction. You can bid on items from “Silver Linings Playbook”, “Django Unchained”, And more.

 

Saturday @ 10 am
Living History Day
Little Friends – Bomber Escorts
Planes of Fame Air Museum
700 Merrill Avenue, #17
Chino
909 597 3722
www.planesoffame.org

It’s “Living History Day” in Chino. Learn about the “Little Friends-Bomber Escorts” of World War Two featuring the Republic P-47G Thunderbolt. Following a panel discussion courtesy the distinguished World War Two P-47 pilots, the rare treat of seeing an actual P-47 in flight at the Planes of Fame Air Museum in Chino.

Saturday @ 8am
Free Books!
Bank of Books Outlet
Channel Island Shopping Center
Oxnard
www.bankofbooks.com

 If you love books, then you will love the BANK OF BOOKS giveaway in Oxnard. The number one independent bookstore of Ventura County is giving away more than 30-thousand books. This is not an accident! This is the fourth time BANK OF BOOKS has offered a book giveaway. Find the bestseller you missed at this unique event.

 

Saturday @ Noon Saturday Scenic Excursions Train Rides Fillmore & Western Railway
364 Main Street Fillmore
805 524 2546
www.fwry.com

 Travel aboard the 1930’s and 1940s vintage passenger or dining cars courtesy the Fillmore and Western Railway. Ride the rails through century old citrus and avocado groves. Check out the historic Southern Pacific Depot, downtown museums, beautiful murals, and gift shops.   

Saturday @ Noon
Murder Express Lunch Train – Night Train to Murder
Fillmore & Western Railway
364 Main Street Fillmore
805 524 2546
www.fwry.com

Also, you can play detective with  the Fillmore and Western Railway Company at Noon aboard the “Murder Express Lunch Train” and the Family Murder Mystery Dinner Theater.

Oh, don’t worry! The Murder Mystery tours are fun and not frightening.

Free!
Saturday @ Noon
Andy Warhol: Polaroids
Luckman Fine Arts Complex
5151 State University Drive
Los Angeles
323 343 6600
www.luckmanarts.org 

In the 1970s and 1980s, pop artist Andy Warhol made thousands of pictures with his Polaroid camera, from celebrities to unknown individuals to objects that fascinated him. Some of these photos served as inspiration for his paintings and silkscreens.

This exhibition presents a selection of these Polaroids for the public to see for the first time.

 

Saturday @ 11am
Marta Chilindron: Integral Geometries
Museum of Latin American Art
628 Alamitos Avenue
Long Beach
562 437 1689
www.molaa.com 

These are colorful. They’re “Integral Geometries” by artist Marta Chilindrón. This exhibit at the Museum of Latin American Art includes her older as well as new work.

Saturday @ 9am
The Flower Fields
5704 Paseo Del Norte
Carlsbad
760 431 0352
www.theflowerfields.com

 Also colorful, the Flower Fields of Carlsbad. Mother Nature is transforming  the rolling hills of North San Diego County into one of the most spectacular and coordinated displays of natural color and beauty anywhere in the world.

 The nearly fifty acres of Ranunculus flowers are in bloom for the next six to eight weeks.

 

Gayle, Gayle on the Go, Anderson

KTLA 5 News

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Los Angeles, CA 90028
1-323-460-5732

Gayle.Anderson@KTLA.com

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   So, what’s going on in your world. Say something via snail-mail, e-mail, Facebook, Twitter, whatever you like. But, we don’t like it if you wait until the last minute to send us some information.

 

   Have a GREAT Saturday!
Gayle Anderson, KTLA 5 News.

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