Mark Your Calendars for August 24 and 25

Special Show at PaliHi and Gelson’s Anniversary

Hunter Barnett was one of the dancers/singers performing in ‘Chicago’ last year at PaliHi.


Ms. Palisades Teen Contest 2019 winner and Palisades High School senior Hunter Barnett is producing a show to benefit the  Palisades High School Visual and Performing Arts (VAPA) Department on Saturday, August 24, in Mercer Hall, 15777 Bowdoin St.

“Thank you for your support,” Barnett, the daughter of Matt and Joy, wrote in the announcement. “Can’t wait to see you there.”

Barnett grew up in Pacific Palisades, and this past Fourth of July year, sang the National Anthem to start the 5/10K race.

At PaliHi, she has performed in “Spring Awakening,” “The Producers,” Footloose,” “Sister Act” and “Chicago,” and also wrote and created the character Bibi McClain for a student-led production of “The Special: Burt and Bibi’s Bicentennial Bash.”

One of her favorite roles was Hunyak in “Chicago” because “I had an entire monologue in Hungarian, one of the hardest languages to speak.” She has been part of Fancy Feet’s performance group since eighth grade.

Doors open at 6:30 p.m. for a gallery walk and live music and the show will follow. All proceeds and donations will benefit VAPA. Tickets are $15 for students, $24 for regular admission and $35 for VIP seating and can be purchased at the door.



Gelson’s supermarket which opened in 1979 in Pacific Palisades will celebrate this coming weekend, August 24 and 25 with free giveaways and special discounts.

Between 11 a.m. and 5 p.m., one lucky person will receive free groceries every hour (up to $100). There will be live music between 2 and 5 p.m. and pieces of cake will be given away, courtesy of Viktor Bene’s bakery (while supplies last).

Wine, beer and spirits will be 30 percent off and there will be free samples throughout the day, including samples of grilled certified Angus beef.

Everyone is welcome to stop by and enjoy the celebration at the store located at 15424 Sunset Blvd. The store is open 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. seven days a week.  Phone: (310) 459-4483.

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