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BEST BETS FRIDAY 11/3

November 02, 2000

6pm Festival

Live music, interactive entertainment, digital technology, the Internet, sports and fashion will share the stage at the second annual Cybernet Festival at Aviation Park in Redondo Beach. The three-day weekend will feature musical performances by numerous acts, including former English Beat vocalist Dave Wakeling, Pink Floyd tribute band Which One's Pink and Common Sense. Exhibitors will present the latest developments in video games, e-commerce, virtual reality, digital animation, 3-D graphics, broadband and the Internet. A high-tech fashion show featuring new designs by such clothing companies as Ocean Pacific and Chaos will also take place at this outdoor festival. Tony Hawk will be among the pro skateboarders who will demonstrate their talents on a 15,000-square-foot street course.

* The Cybernet Festival, outdoors at Aviation Park, 1935 Manhattan Beach Blvd., Redondo Beach. Friday, 6-11 p.m.; Saturday, noon-11 p.m.; Sunday, 11 a.m.-7 p.m., $6. (877) 75-CYBER.

7pm

Pop Music

One of L.A.'s leading radio stations marks its anniversary by presenting its first arena show--the KLVE 25th Anniversary Concert. The Latin pop outlet has landed a prestigious headliner in Juan Gabriel. He'll be joined by Enrique Iglesias, Marco Antonio Solis, Ricardo Arjona and Chayanne.

* KLVE 25th Anniversary Concert, Friday at Staples Center, 1111 S. Figueroa St., downtown Los Angeles. 7 p.m. $51.50 to $154.50. (213) 742-7340.

all day

Movies

Natalie, Dylan and Alex have replaced Jill, Kelly, Sabrina, Kris, Tiffany and Julie (surely, you remember the Shelley Hack and Tanya Roberts characters), but they're still "Charlie's Angels." Cameron Diaz, Drew Barrymore and Lucy Liu are the new crime-fighting trio in yet another television series-turned-feature film. Bill Murray is on hand as Bosley, while video director McG takes the helm.

* "Charlie's Angels," rated PG-13 for action violence, innuendo and some sensuality/nudity, opens Friday in general release.

7:45pm

Theater

"The Countess," Gregory Murphy's off-Broadway hit about 19th century art critic John Ruskin's marriage to the woman he thought of as his "goddess" makes its West Coast premiere.

* "The Countess," South Coast Repertory, 655 Town Center Drive, Costa Mesa. 7:45 p.m. Regular schedule: Tuesdays-Sundays, 7:45 p.m.; Saturdays-Sundays, 2 p.m. Ends Dec. 3. $26 to $47. (714) 708-5555.

8pm

Theater

Heather Tom and Stacy Keanan perform in "Vanities," Jack Heifner's bittersweet comedy about three small-town women coming of age in the 1960s and '70s.

* "Vanities," Caltech, Beckman Auditorium, Michigan Avenue south of Del Mar Boulevard, Pasadena. (888) 222-5832, Friday, 8 p.m. $21 to $29. (626) 395-4652.

8pm

Music

The witty and ear-opening touring ensemble Canadian Brass returns to Southern California for two performances at the Cerritos Center, bringing its eclectic, serious and hilarious combination of wind virtuosity and humor. On the program this time is music by Bach, Ellington, Gershwin, Vivaldi and others.

* Canadian Brass plays at the Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts, 12700 Center Court Drive, Cerritos. 8 p.m. (562) 916-8500. $30 to $40. Also, Saturday at 8 p.m.

8pm

Music

The celebrated Russian pianist Arcadi Volodos returns here for a Celebrity Recital at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, playing an eclectic program of works by Schubert, Schumann and Scriabin and ending with Franz Liszt's Ballade No. 2 and Hungarian Rhapsody No. 13.

* Arcadi Volodos plays in the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion at the L.A. County Performing Arts Center, 135 N. Grand Ave., downtown, at 8 p.m. $10 to $45. (323) 850-2000.

FREEBIES:

Five plays in the running for the 2000 National Play Award will be read this weekend in fully staged performances at the USC Annenberg Theater. Performances are Friday at 7 p.m., Saturday at 1 and 7 p.m. and Sunday at 1 and 7 p.m. Reservations are required. (213) 740-2167.

Steve Allen had been scheduled to perform at the Fields Pianos Jazz Festival. Following his death on Monday, the proceedings have been turned into a tribute, at Fields Pianos, 12121 W. Pico Blvd, West Hollywood, 7:30 p.m. (310) 207-2400.

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