October 24, 2016
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This is special ... Perla Batalla's House of Cohen
... Long before setting off on her solo career, Perla Batalla’s astonishing voice had been in great demand for a host of singers from kd lang, Jennifer Warnes, Iggy Pop, The Gipsy Kings and Was (Not Was). They, in turn, had discovered this native Californian Hispanic songbird from her years with Leonard Cohen, with whom she toured and recorded from 1988-1994. Leonard himself says, “Onstage, offstage, digital or analog, I love Perla Batalla.”
Paying homage to her Latin background has opened up an entire world of music and has been an inspiration for some of her finest work. Early...
Melanie -- Friday at The Canyon
... Melanie, who became the voice of an era in one magical instant onstage at Woodstock, has been putting the pieces in order. Pieces of a career, scattered by the winds of experience and assembled again by the force of love into the most personal and brilliant moments of her musical journey. Melanie is poised to enlighten new generations about what it means to sing with both passion and eloquence, to write at once with intelligence and emotion, and to inspire through song ... and nobody does this better than Melanie.
Others learned this that night at Woodstock, where as a New York kid barely know...
3 Blonde Moms ... at The Canyon
... 3 Blonde Moms ... See How They Run! From Comedy Central, A & E’s Evening at the Improv, Girls Night Out on Lifetime, and more. With sitcom roles, in movies, and commercials. But the most important role they’ve played to date, is that of being a MOM! This top-notch, high-energy, semi-scripted PG 13 standup comedy show is jam packed full of hysterical material about being a Mom, having a Mom, kids, schools, husbands, neighbors, in-laws and more. The audio visual aspects of live stage show, just reinforce that these are 3 very special, distinct, and unique personas with 3 diverse lives, who are unlikely...
Spend An Evening with Clint Black -- Thursday
... Clint Black is one of country music's best-loved artists. Black surged to superstardom as part of the fabled Class of '89, reaching #1 with five consecutive singles from his triple-platinum debut, Killin' Time. He followed that with the triple-platinum Put Yourself in My Shoes, and then a string of platinum and gold albums throught the '90s. Don't miss Black when his full band and all his hits come to Thousand Oaks. ... Presented by: Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza ... Venue: Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza
Dweezil Zappa ... at The Canyon on Friday night.
... Dweezil Zappa continues a timeless musical legacy. He is both the modern face of Zappa music and the person who can bring it fully-formed into the future. The ‘Ahead of Its Time’ moniker frequently slapped onto Frank’s music is brought to life for modern audiences, who are still able to full-sensory witness the spectacular specimens of some of American music’s most original, unrepentant and boundlessly experimental canons, thanks to Dweezil and his band of telepathic musicians. ... Presented by: The Canyon Club ... Venue: The Canyon
New West Symphony presents ... Danzón -- Friday & Saturday
... From the pulsing rhythms of Danzón to the elegant grace of the Tango, to the fiery flourishes of Carmen, the New West Symphony’s season premiere will be a celebration of dance in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month. (Friday in Oxnard; Saturday in Thousand Oaks.) PROGRAM ... Marquez - Danzon No. 2; Del Aguila - Concierto en Tango; Copland - Suite from Appalachian Spring; Bizet - Carmen Suite. ... Presented by: New West Symphony ... Venue: Oxnard Performing Arts Center
Hometown Favorite? Darrin Yarbrough Competes at VCBS IBC Challenge -- 10/1
... Longtime Ventura-based musician Darrin Yarbrough and the Shure Thing Band bring their feel-good Countrified-Blues to the VCBS Road to Memphis Band Challenge.
"I take culture, apparel, and philosophy from the "Good Ole" American West, mix it with late '60's, early '70's, classic blues-based rock and roll, and arrive at the synthesis of the Shure Thing "Brand," explains Yarbrough. "The "Brand" is a blend of C.C. Filson garments, Black Angus barbecue, the street smarts of a Harlem Smoothie, fast cars, women, and th...
Join us for a Lecture by Vice Presidential Candidate Mike Pence -- 9/8
... Please join us for a lecture by Vice Presidential Candidate and current Governor of Indiana Mike Pence. Tickets are $65 per person and include a buffet lunch in the Air Force One Pavilion following the program. Governor Pence is a lifelong Hoosier with legal, small business and policy experience. He was elected the 50th Governor of the State of Indiana in 2012 and inaugurated January 14, 2013. Since taking office in 2013, Pence has achieved the largest state income tax cut in Indiana history while also lowering the business personal property tax and corporate i...
Save the Date! Craig Shoemaker - A Stand Up Guy -- 9/17
... Comedian Craig Shoemaker, a 30-plus year veteran of the comedy club circuit, brings a full night of stand-up comedy to the Scherr Forum. Shoemaker's comedy style has earned him numerous awards, including "Best Male Standup" at the American Comedy Awards on ABC. Shoemaker's latest standup special, "Daditude,” aired prime time on the Showtime Network and his very first Comedy Central special, "The LoveMaster," was voted by viewers as one of the “Top 20″of all time. ... Presented by: Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza ... Venue: Thousand Oaks Civic Ar...
Save the Date! Lecture & Book Signing with Lawrence Kudlow and Brian Domitrovic -- 9/21
... Please join us for a lecture and book signing with Lawrence Kudlow and Brian Domitrovic on their brand new book, JFK and the Reagan Revolution: A Secret History of American Prosperity (Publish Date: September 6, 2016). This event is free to attend, however books must be purchased in the Reagan Library Museum Store to receive signature. Books may be pre-purchased during the reservation process.
In JFK and the Reagan Revolution, Kudlow and Domitrovic argue that in order to recover the greatness of America and reestablish ourselves as a ...
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