November 17, 2017
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CSUCI Choir’s winter concert celebrates poetry and songs of the British Isles
... Nov. 16 — William Shakespeare, Percy Bysshe Shelley and Ursula Wood are among the British poets who will be celebrated during the CSU Channel Islands (CSUCI) Choir winter concert entitled: “The Poet Sings: Songs and Poetry of the British Isles.” Concerts are Dec. 4 at 7 p.m. in Malibu Hall on the CSUCI campus and again Dec. 10 at 3 p.m. at St. Columba’s Episcopal Church at 1251 Las Posas Rd. in Camarillo. Performances are free, but donations are appreciated. The performance will interweave poetry readings and musical selections from the Medieval er...
A Christmas Story, the Musical -- opens Saturday at Simi Valley Cultural Arts Center
... Based on the movie classic that runs round-the-clock on television every holiday season, A Christmas Story, the Musical follows 9-year-old Ralphie Parker and his quest for the Holy Grail of Christmas gifts-an Official Red Ryder carbine-action 200-shot Range Model air rifle. You'll enjoy all the iconic scenes from the movie: Ralphie's friend, Flick, getting his tongue stuck to the flagpole; his brother, Randy, getting dressed in his snowsuit; the bullies, Farkus and Dill; the notorious leg lamp award; the bunny suit; and much more.
There's a Book Signing with Legendary Artist Pat Boone -- Saturday at Reagan Presidential Library
... Please join us in the Reagan Library Museum Store from 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, November 18th for a signing with singer, actor, producer, songwriter and author Pat Boone. Mr. Boone will be signing copies of his beautifully illustrated coffee table biography, Pat Boone’s America, a 50th Anniversary Edition, as well as his CD, Pat Boone: The Gold Collection, and a DVD of his PBS Special, Pat Boone: Love Letters in the Sand of Time . Books, CDs and DVDs must be purchased in the Reagan Library Museum Store to receive a signatur...
This weekend ... It's a Wonderful Life: On The Air ... at Santa Paula Theater Center
... Join our studio audience as we take you back to a 1940's radio broadcast of It's A Wonderful Life with live sound effects, an original score and a stellar cast that will bring the entire town of Bedford Falls to life. In this "live" radio broadcast anything and everything could - and does - happen filling our nostalgic journey with comedy, holiday music, and the classic story we have all come to love. Gather family and friends and tune in "live on stage" to experience this holiday classic like you never have before. ... Presente...
Don't miss Chad Prather this Saturday
... Chad Prather is a comedian, armchair philosopher, musician, and observational humorist. His is often referred to as a fast-talking combination of Lewis Grizzard and Jeff Foxworthy. ... Presented by: Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza ... Venue: Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza
MOMIX -- Friday at Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza
... Known internationally for presenting works of astounding inventiveness and physical beauty, MOMIX is a company of dancer-illusionists who manipulate their bodies and props in unique and beautiful ways. This extraordinary dance company uses props, light, shadow, projections, music and costumes to enchant audiences worldwide. MOMIX brings the landscape of the American Southwest to life with its signature illusionistic style in Opus Cactus; a dynamic journey into the hidden landscape of the American desert ... Presented by: Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza ... Venue: Thousand Oaks Civic ...
Art show at CSUCI emphasizes diversity with “Disparate Pleasures” and three faculty/grad shows
... Nov. 14, 2017 — Three artists with different styles are displaying their diverse yet cohesive show, “Disparate Pleasures,” at the CSU Channel Islands (CSUCI) Napa Gallery beginning Nov. 27 with an opening from 6 to 8 p.m. on Nov. 30. “Disparate Pleasures” opens against a backdrop of three shows already underway in Napa Hall from a CSUCI faculty member and two graduate art students. The work of Art Lecturer Beverly Decker and graduates Vanessa Gomez and Ryan Lewis opened Nov. 6 and will run through Dec. 12 on CSUCI Grad Walls 1 and ...
CSUCI’s Osher Lifelong Learning Institute offers criminal profiling, Shakespeare at the Rubicon
... Nov. 9 — The 2017 Fall “Taste of OLLI” classes this year include a presentation at the Rubicon Theatre in Ventura, a look into the mind of a predator from a Los Angeles Police Department Detective, and a conversation about the complex and controversial origins of Thanksgiving. Open to any community member age 50 or better (50+), Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) classes at CSU Channel Islands (CSUCI) are $15 per class. It’s easy to enroll in any class. Call 805-437-2748 or visit: http://go.csuci.edu/olli. Here’s a look...
CSUCI observes Finland’s 100th anniversary with a closer look at the Arctic nation
... Nov. 8, 2017 — Bordering the former Soviet Union, the small but mighty Arctic nation of Finland has a model system of education and unique diplomacy skills, to say nothing of bragging rights for “Angry Birds.” “Finland is in a precarious location in that it’s literally between the East and the West, a bridge between Russia and the European Union (EU),” said Associate Professor of Education and Political Science Tiina Itkonen, Ph.D., who is a citizen of Finland. “It’s this interesting low-profile country with expertise in negotiation through diplom...
Author/filmmaker/playwright David E. Talbert discusses diversity in television, theatre and film at
... Nov. 8, 2017 — Prolific filmmaker, playwright, author David E. Talbert will discuss diversity on the stage and screen Wednesday, Nov. 15 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at CSU Channel Islands’ (CSUCI) Grand Salon. “Reflections of Diversity in Theatre, Television and Film” will be a conversation with Talbert about what he has experienced during his 25 years in the entertainment business. Sponsored by the CSUCI Black Faculty & Staff Association, the event is a timely one, according to one of its organizers, Assistant Professor of Nursing La...
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