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Trolley comes to LA on Sat&Sun for the “49 Hours of SF Arts&Culture”. Features include fog,soundtrack,art ,snake,& interpretation of Matisse’s Femme au Chapeau. It stops from Silverlake Farmers Market to LACMA. Visitors can win SF prizes.
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July 7, 2011 - PRLog -- Los Angeles, CA (July 7, 2011) – An authentic San Francisco cable car, complete with fog and a soundtrack by the San Francisco Symphony, will appear throughout Southern California from July 7 to 10, bringing a taste of San Francisco culture to its Angeleno neighbors. The initiative “49 Hours of SF Arts & Culture” will distribute Bay Area themed prizes to the first five people to greet the cable car at each of its stops. Locations and prize passwords will be updated by @onlyinSF on Twitter; a tentative schedule is below.

In addition to an onboard art gallery featuring San Francisco cultural attractions, a live albino python and a “Snakes & Lizards” ambassador from the California Academy of Sciences will be available to meet fans and followers. Renowned performer Persia, who most recently represented SFMOMA in San Francisco’s Pride Parade, will appear as Femme au Chapeau (the subject of Henri Matisse's eponymous masterpiece.)

The campaign is supported by American Express, California Academy of Sciences, Classic Cable Car Sightseeing, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA), the San Francisco Symphony and Virgin America. American Express® is the official credit card partner for the San Francisco Travel Association. Prizes include such items as: Stays at the Hotel Triton, Radisson Fisherman’s Wharf and others. Gift bags from the San
Francisco Symphony and SFMOMA; tickets to the California Academy of Sciences, the musical revue “Beach Blanket Babylon,” and the Walt Disney Family Museum. “Cruisin’ the Castro” walking tours. Rides on the high-speed RocketBoat. Passes to the Wax Museum at Fisherman’s Wharf. Drinks at the Tonga Room inside the Fairmont Hotel. CityPASS booklets of admissions to attractions such as the Exploratorium and Aquarium of the Bay.Muni Passport to ride the famous cable cars.

All cable car visitors may enter a drawing to win a complete San Francisco getaway including: Roundtrip airfare for two to San Francisco on Virgin America. Two nights at Hotel Rex, a Joie de Vivre hotel. $100 dining certificate to Fresca Restaurant. $50 American Express® Gift Card. Two tickets to the San Francisco Symphony. Two tickets to SFMOMA. Two tickets to the California Academy of Sciences.Times and locations are approximate and subject to change. Specifics will be posted on Twitter by @onlyinSF.

Date Time Location:
Saturday, July 9 9:00 – 11:30 a.m. Silverlake Farmers Market
11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Griffith Observatory
1:00 – 2:00 p.m. Hollywood & Highland area
3:30 – 5:30 p.m. Santa Monica Pier
Sunday, July 10 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Rose Bowl Flea Market
2:00 – 2:30 p.m. Walt Disney Concert Hall
3:00 – 3:30 p.m. LACMA
3:30 – 5:30 p.m. West Hollywood
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