This Week on 'Visiting With Huell Howser' -- Belly Dancing and Pink's Hot Dogs


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Monday @ 7:30PM -- "Culver City"

Huell travels to the small city with a big history. Did you know that all the little people who portrayed the Munchkins in the Wizard of Oz stayed at the Culver Hotel? Huell visits the Culver City Historical Society Archives and Resource Center, which boast two MGM costume cases. We'll also get a special tour of an historic "tower" that is something to see!

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Tuesday @ 7:30PM -- "Belly Dancing"

Huell spends the day at the Glendale Civic Auditorium at the L.A. Carnival of Belly Dance. Belly dancing has grown to be one of the most popular forms of exercise in the country, with gyms and small schools offering classes all over the U.S. and the world. This two-day celebration is jam packed with workshops, performances, and vendors selling all kinds of belly dance related items. It's quite an education!

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Wednesday @ 7:30PM -- "Pink's Hot Dogs"

Family-owned and operated since 1939, this L.A. institution has been serving up some of the best chili cheese hot dogs this side of Coney Island. Huell get the lowdown from Mrs. Pink and a handful of enthusiastic patrons, many who have been eating at Pink's since their childhood.

Thursday @ 7:30PM -- "Fairplex Railroad Museum"

Fairplex Pomona's historical train exhibit is the only place in the world to see both the largest steam engine and the largest diesel locomotive ever to ride the rails. The Union Pacific's 594-ton "Big Boy" shares the spotlight with the Union Pacific Centennial DD40X diesel powered locomotive, which measures nearly 100 feet in length. The exhibit is open free of charge to the general public the second weekend of each month.

Friday @ 7:30PM -- "Harley Girls"

Put on your leather jacket and strap on your helmet for a two-wheeled adventure that's sure to get your heart racing. Huell goes for a weekend ride with the Harley Girls and their Harley Davidson motorcycles. Huell and the ladies take a spin and then stop for lunch, where Huell meets some other interesting weekend rebels.

Saturday @ 5PM -- "Beverly Hills Dog Show"

Huell is greeted by dogs of many breeds and their owners at the Beverly Hills Dog Show. Enjoy big dogs, little dogs, shaggy dogs, hairless dogs, and some with very unusual coiffures.

Saturday @ 5:30PM -- "Basset Hound Picnic"

Huell goes to the 1997 Basset Hound Picnic, sponsored by the Basset Hound Club of Southern California. Watch as the hounds are judged on longest ears, best howl and saddest face.

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Sunday @ 7:00PM -- "Bullocks Tea Room"

Once again we re-visit the Bullocks Tea Room. The Southwestern University School of Law has lovingly restored the Tea Room to its original splendor. Huell meets up with some of the people who were in the original program on the closing of the Tea Room and reminisces about this glorious part of history.