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Y Pattie Boyd will years after its release, and wrote To celebrate the 50th anniver- that it "has not aged and is not sary of the London premiere of appear at event dated; it stands outside its time." A Hard Day's Night, the Catalina Rare praise, indeed, but he went Island Museum will have a screen- COURTESY OF THE on to call the film "one of the ing of the film in the Avalon CATALINA ISLAND MUSEUM great life-affirming landmarks of Casino Theater. Pattie Boyd has the movies." agreed to a live interview just after As the entire world must know At the time of the film's mak- the film, in which she will dis- by now, 2014 willforever beknown ing, Pattie Boyd was a beautiful, cuss her memories of the Beatles, as marking the 50th anniversary aspiring model, trying to "make meeting her future husband on the of The Beatles' appearance on the her way in the world of London set, and much, much more. Ed Sullivan Show and the band's fashion. Audience members will have introduction to America. She thought' very little about the opportunity to ask Pattie Boyd The year 1964 was one of the the assignment when her agent questions during the interview. most productive in the history of placed in her movie that was being Don't miss this rare oppor- The Beatles, with the band releas- made by a band that was just tunity to enjoy a rare screening ing hit after hit and dominating beginning to attain world-wide of A Hard Day's Night and an the music charts. They made innu- popularity. Her part was small-- interview with Pattie Boyd. The merable live appearances all over only one word--and her main job event will take place on Sunday, the world and, of course, released was to play one of several British July 6 in Avalon's Cosino Theatre the movie and soundtrack entitled schoolgirls, charmed by the antics at 7:00 prn. A Hard Day's Night. of the loveable mop tops. Tickets are $8 for museum Most critics came to the mov- However, George Harrison took members and $10 for general ie's premiere ready to toss it into one look at the tall, lanky blond admission. the trash heap of nearly every with the push accent, and imme- Tickets are on sale now and other rock 'n' roll film. But crit- diately asked her to marry him. may be purchased at the museum, ics came away mesmerized by a She declined, of course. This was movie that provided a clever and surely no more than a bit of fun. by phone at 310-510-2414 or by vis- highly sensitive character study Besides, she had a boyfriend, iting the A Hard Day's Night event of each the band's four distinctive "Well, if you won't marry me," page at www.CatalinaMuseum. personalities: John, Paul, George Harrison responded, "will you org. The Catalina Island Museum is and Ringo. They found the movie have dinner with me tonight?" '"O OUS " ] y , "original," and "some- She declined, but several days Avalon's sole institution devoted thing special." later, after dispatching with the to art, culture and history. The American teenagers went bun- boyfriend, Pattie Boyd and George museum, its digital theater and kers, and "Beatlemania" hit full- Harrison enjoyed dinner together, store are located on the ground steam. The film is invariably cited And, in January of 1966, they did floor of Avalon's historic Casino and are open seven days a week, as one of the 10 best comedies of indeed marry. all time, and is a mainstay of all From that moment onward, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. lists identifying the 100 best films Pattie Boyd not only observed but For more information, the ever made. participated in the life of the most museum may be reached by phone The legendary critic Roger celebrated band in the history of at 310-510-2414 or at its website: Ebert reviewed the film many rock n'roll. CatalinaMuseum.org. The Beatles in a scene from "A Hard Day's Night." STAFF REPORT Santa Catalina Island Company is excited to host Catalina Island's party of the year! The 2nd annu- al Shipwreck Weekend kicks off April 11-13, 2014 at Two Harbors. The party starts on Friday evening at the Harbor Reef Saloon with a DJ, followed by a live band perfor- mance. Saturday's events include a castaway costume contest, trea- sure hunts and much more. to present PLANNING COMMISSION CITY OF AVALON NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARINGS Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at 6:00 p.m. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Avalon Planning Commission will hold PUBLIC HEARINGS to consider the following items at the October meeting to be held on Wednesday, April 16, at 6:00 p.m., in the COUNCIL CHAMBERS AT 410 AVALON CANYON ROAD, AVALON CALIFORNIA. 1. A Public Hearing for an amended Site Plan Application, addendum to Mitigated Negative Declaration, and amended Local Coastal Permit for the demolition of an existing 2,043 square foot kitchen building to be replaced by a 6,199 square foot kitchen with a new second story 5,103 square foot banquet space. The project site is located in the Coastal Zone, and is within the area where issuance of a local coastal permit is appealable to the Coastal Commission. The application was filed on September 13, 2013. Owner: Santa Catalina Island Resort Services, INC. Applicant: Same Location: 1 St. Catherine Way APN: 7480-001-001 PC#2553 Zone: Resort Recreational By: Amanda Cook , Director of Planning Posted: City Hall Friday, April 4, 2014 Catalina Islander Friday, April 4, 2014 In compliance with the Americans with Disability Act, if you need special assistance to participate in this meeting, please contact Denise Radde, City Clerk (310) 510-0220. Notification 48 hours prior to the meeting will enable the City to make reasonable arrangements to ensure accessibility to this meeting. (28 CFR 35. 102-35.104 ADA Title II). All public records relating to an agenda item on this agenda are available for the public inspection at the time the records are distributed to all, or a majority of all, members of the Planning Commission. Such records shall be available at City Hall located at 410 Avalon Canyon Road. Members from the Public who would like to address the Planning Commission may appear at the public hearing during the consideration of this item and state their opinion. Written comments may also be submitted to the Planning Department, attention Planning Director Amanda Cook, PO Box 707, Avalon, CA 90704 prior to the Planning Commission's consideration of the item. Anyone may appeal any decision made by the Commission to the City Council. To appeal, you must file a written appeal, and include an appeal fee of $842.00 with the City Clerk within fifteen (15) calendar days of such action. Any person challenging actions of the Planning Commission may be limited to issues he or someone else raises in wdting prior to or orally at the hearing. All actions on Local Coastal Development permits seaward of the appealable area boundary (within 300 ft. of established mean high tide line) may be appealed by any aggrieved person to the Coastal Commission, ,Castaways are encouraged tO visit the Dive and Recreation Center at Two Harbors and rent gear to enjoy the West End's incredible hiking, trail running, sea kayaking, snorkeling, stand- up paddle boarding, fishing and more. The shipwreck themed events and live entertainment are the perfect way to celebrate Spring Break island style and last year's crowd brought out many Gilligan and Ginger look-a-likes so guests are encouraged to come dressed up for the weekend. Avalon Youth Basketball 2014 is the 'dream team' The dream team has been led by Hannah Hoefs scoring 40 points in 5 games and helping her team earn 4 victories. Vicky Soto has also helped her team by getting 26 steals. Gulianna Alcala has 53 rebounds this season in 5 games. All these girls contribute to make this team great! The Sparks team has been hav- ing a tremendous season being the only team in Avalon Youth Basketball leagues to remain undefeated they are currently 6-0 with scores of 22-19, 35- 33, 34-21, 36-35, 42-28, and there latest victory was just this last Tuesday with a score of 44-39 in overtime. Madeline Hiniker leads the team in points with 160 points in 6 games. Jenny Hernandez and Grace Hobbs are 2 great defend- ers and average 8 steals a game. Brenda Padilla is the rebounding machine of this league getting 7 rebounds per game. Sophie Hall, Georgina Carillo, Natalie Padilla always plays there hears out and do what's best for the team every game. 14 ; Friday, April 4, 2014 THE CATALINA ISLANDER 4-