Bored with the Bowl?

first_img AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MORESanta Anita opens winter meet Saturday with loaded card160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! It’s the biggest television event of the year. Some 80 million to 90 million Americans are expected to be tuned in at any time to see the coronation of the football world’s 40th champions – or at least to see if any of the commercials are funny. But is there anything to do for those who think the Steelers playing the Seahawks in the Super Bowl seems super dull? Plenty. – Scantily clad B-list celebrity women will have their own football, uh, affair at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. Tickets are free to the third annual Lingerie Bowl, which promoters describe as “the ultimate catfight.” Trainers for these “athletes” will include Botox physicians. Former Playboy Playmate Jenny McCarthy and Internet-star Cindy Margolis will announce the match between the Los Angeles Temptation and the New York Euphoria, which will be played during the Super Bowl’s halftime, however gates open at 3 p.m. Information: (213) 747-7111. – For the more wholesome, there probably isn’t a better day of the year to visit The Happiest Place on Earth. Except that there might be. Disneyland doesn’t release attendance figures, but urban legend has it that Disneyland is a ghost town on Super Bowl Sunday. The theme park, and others, say attendance isn’t much different from any other Sunday. Park hours: 9 a.m. – 10 p.m. Information: (714) 781-4565. – In Chinatown, check out the Lunar New Year festival along New High and Spring streets. The free festivities include a Children’s Pavilion with crafts for kids, a cultural stage with traditional music and dance, a main stage with local muisc acts, cooking demonstrations andmore. Festival hours: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. And, don’t miss the fourth annual Chinese New Year Car Show will be happening in the Cathay Bank parking lot. Souped up Hondas, Nissans, Toyotas and Beamers will be competing from 11 a.m. to 5. Trophies for best imports will be presented by Miss Chinatown and her court. It’s $8 to attend the car show. Information: (213) 617-0396. – In Santa Monica, the critically acclaimed “Ashes and Snow” exhibit continues at the Nomadic Museum near the pier. The exhibit, which features the work of photographer, filmmaker and author Gregory Colbert, will be open from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tickets are $15 for adults, $12 for seniors, $10 for students and free for children 6 and under. Information: (866) 308-4203. – If you don’t want to leave the house, cable TV is full of alternatives, including 13 hours of “Little House on the Prarie” on Hallmark, the Food Network’s “Supper” Bowl and nine episodes of “America’s Next Top Model” on VH1.last_img