Hanukkah Happenings and Girls Rock Gift Idea

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Dear Yenta, I need to buy a holiday gift for a 13-year-old rocker girl: electric guitar, vintage amp, keyboard. Help.”


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Vintage Amps:

Rock N’Roll Vintage – vintage amps

California Vintage Guitar and Amp – vintage amps


Guitar Center  7425 Sunset Blvd., Hollywood, California 90046 (323) 874-1060

Sam Ash Music Stores 7360 Sunset Boulevard, Hollywood, CA 90046 (323) 850-1050

Electric Guitars:

Daisy Rocks – girl guitars

Top 10 guitars for girls

Gibson Les Paul Goddess

Daisy Rock Stardust Elite Venus

Squier Hello Kitty Stratocaster

Gibson SG Goddess

Daisy Rock Tom Boy

Epiphone Emily The Strange G310

Gibson Les Paul Vixen

Daisy Rock Rock Candy Custom Special

Luna Andromeda
Luna Athena Hollowbody

Hanukkah oh Hanukkah!!  
Holiday Events around Los Angeles

Third Street Promenade

December 11-18 at sundown
1300 Block of The Third Street Promenade
Come celebrate the Menorah lighting ceremony every evening of Hanukkah with community representatives for this sacred tradition.

The Farmer’s Market

Hanukkah Celebration on Sunday, Dec 13, 2:30p-5p. Free arts and crafts, music, food and a Menorah lighting ceremony!  Arts and crafts activities with Miracle Mile Chabad and Temple Israel of Hollywood Day School, including a dreidel-making workshop and building of a giant Lego Menorah…Enjoy some latkes too!  All activities take place on the Market Plaza. (3rd and Fairfax) www.farmersmarketla.com

Universal Studios CityWalk

Chabad of the Valley will celebrate its 8th annual Hanukkah Festival at Universal Studios CityWalk Hollywood on Saturday, December 12, 7:30p-11:30p, with a ceremonial Menorah lighting at 8:15p featuring a towering 15-foot, 1,000 pound Menorah. Chabad of the Valley’s CityWalk Hanukkah celebration will also showcase live entertainment from top Jewish music artists including:

The MOSHAV Band – An eclectic blend of rock, indie, reggae, middle-eastern… One of Israel’s finest exports!
Benny Friedman, the music world’s newest Chasidic singing sensation – coming off the much celebrated release of his debut album.
Y-Love, DeScribe and Diwon part of the new guard of Jewish hip hop revolutionaries. Together, Y-Love, DeScribe and Diwon create “global hip hop” that aims to promote unity and tear down social boundaries.
LevYatan, headed by Shmuel Levy, a vocalist, songwriter and lawless guitarist, that has propelled LevYatan into a sphere all of its own.
www.citywalkhollywood.com/  and  www.chabadofthevalley.com
Silverlake JCC
Festival of Lights Kids Fair and Concert: games, crafts, gift boutique, carnival rides on Saturday, December 12, 10a-3p, 1110 Bates Ave – entrance on Effie


10:00 Opening Ceremonies
10:15 The Silverlake Independent Jewish Community School Shabbat Band  10:45 Karate Demo with Mr. Meltzer’s students – www.mygym.com
11:15 The Hollow Trees – folk music – www.thehollowtrees.com
12:00 Ryan Majestic – magician – www.ryanmajestic.com
12:30 StorytimeFunland –folk music – www.facebook.com/storytimefunland
1:00 Hanukah Story told by Rebecca – http://rebeccastories.com/
1:15 Tree Adams – folk music – http://treeadams.com/
2:00 Tru Fight – hard rock – www.youtube.com/user/trufightrox
2:30 Raffle
2:45 Closing Ceremonies

 Hollywood and Highland

On Monday, December 14 at 6p, join Congregation Kol Ami and celebrate Hanukkah with the lighting of Hollywood’s giant Ice Menorah. Located in Hollywood & Highland’s Center Courtyard with interactive children’s arts and crafts, holiday treats, and musical performances – all FREE and open to the public.                                                           www.hollywoodandhighland.com and www.kol-ami.org

Skirball Cultural Center Lights of Hanukkah Family Tour on December 11–13, 12:30p. Special for families!  Focusing on the stunning display of Hanukkah lamps in the Skirball’s core exhibition, “Visions and Values,” this gallery talk recounts the history and significance of Hanukkah, a Jewish holiday celebrating religious freedom. ADMISSION: Included with Museum admission; no reservations. (2701 North Sepulveda Boulevard)                                                                           www.skirball.org

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Monday, December 7, 2009


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