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August 19, 2009

TODAY

The Burbank Public Library presents Bonnie D. Stone, author of “San Andreas Ain’t no Fault of Mine: Guide to the Antelope Valley,” at 7 p.m. at the Burbank Central Library auditorium, 110 N. Glenoaks Blvd., Burbank. The author will give a talk with slides about the region’s most unusual places. For more information, call (818) 238-5600.

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The Falcon Theatre presents preview performances of the Troubadour Theater Company’s “Oedipus the King, Mama!” directed by Matt Walker at 4252 W. Riverside Drive, Burbank. The musical parody brings together Sophocles’ twisted tragedy, “Oedipus the King,” and the music of Elvis Presley. Admission price is between $27.50 and $30. The play opens Friday and closes Sept. 27. Ticket prices range between $32.50 and $55. For more information, call (818) 955-8101 or visit www.falcontheatre.com.

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THURSDAY

The Burbank Public Library presents Coffee and Conversation featuring “The Deadly Combination,” a panel of authors from Northern California’s Sisters in Crime to discuss cozy, paranormal, hard-boiled, and historical mysteries at 7 p.m. at the Buena Vista Branch Library, 300 N. Buena Vista St., Burbank. Meet Juliet Blackwell, Margaret Grace, Sophie Littlefield and Ann Parker for a little mystery talk. For more information, call (818) 238-5620.

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FRIDAY

The Board of Education of the Burbank Unified School District is accepting applications through 5 p.m. Sept. 18 from qualified, interested community members to fill five expired terms of office on the School Facilities Oversight Committee. Applications are available at 1900 W. Olive Ave., Burbank. The committee provides recommendations to the Board of Education regarding appropriation and expenditure of funds for construction, modernization and/or renovation of district facilities. For more information, call (818) 729-4422 or visit www.burbankusd.org.

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The Baseball Reliquary presents exhibitions highlighting the storied rivalry between the Dodgers and the Giants and the 20th anniversary of the 1989 World Series earthquake from through Oct. 2 at the Burbank Central Library, 110 N. Glenoaks Blvd., Burbank. Library hours for the exhibitions are Monday through Thursday 9:30 a.m. to 9 p.m., Friday 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. For more information, call (626) 791-7647.

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