October 18, 2017
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This Thursday ... David Garfield & The Cats in Concert at Bogie's/Westlake Village -- 10/19
... Renowned L.A. jazz musician David Garfield brings his group, The Cats, in concert to Bogies Lounge, at the Westlake Village Inn, 32001 Agoura Rd., Thursday, October 19. Showtime: 7pm to 10pm. Tickets $15. Info: (818) 889-2394 or visit http://www.bogies-bar.com/. Besides David Garfield on keyboards, The Cats are Leslie Smith (vocals), James Harrah (guitar), Brandon Fields (saxophone), and Steve Ferrone (drums).
Garfield, also the longtime Musical Director for famed jazz guitarist George Benson, recently gathered an All-Star lineup for a f...
One more day ... today (Sunday) ... Seaside Highland Games -- 10/14
... The premier Scottish Event on the Central California Coast. Here's what you'll experience ..... Large Men Throwing Stuff, Massed Pipebands, Scottish Fiddling Competition, Scottish Entertainers, Clan Tents, Children's Glen, British Food, Highland Re-enactments, Dancing, Darts Competition.
The Festival atmosphere will transport you to the Scotland of yesterday and of today and will lay before you the music, dance, games, food and drink of that great culture. Please come and enjoy!
Adults (13-61 years) -- $20.00
Seniors (62+) & Mili...
NOAA grant to CSUCI enables Oxnard School District students to explore the Santa Barbara Channel
... Oct. 13, 2017 — Fostering a sense of connection and respect for the magnificent ocean, foliage and wildlife in Ventura and Santa Barbara Counties is the objective behind a grant awarded to CSU Channel Islands (CSUCI) from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). Called a “B-WET” grant, the $59,955 award goes toward the NOAA’s continued support of the collaborative project entitled “Crossing the Channel: An Inquiry-based Expedition.” The NOAA California Bay Watershed Education and Training (B-WET) Program funds ...
Interested in Volunteering at the Museum of Ventura County?
... The Museum of Ventura County is looking for volunteers to help support the museum’s events and educational programs in the following areas: school tours, front desk services, special events, programs and in the research library. All prospective volunteers are invited to attend upcoming training workshops on Tuesdays,October 17, 24, 31, and November 7, 14, 21 from 9:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m. The workshops will offer an overview of Ventura County history, museum history and collections, with training for tours and working with the public. For more information, contact Director of Ed...
The Seaside Highland Games is this weekend!
... The premier Scottish Event on the Central California Coast. Here's what you'll experience ..... Large Men Throwing Stuff, Massed Pipebands, Scottish Fiddling Competition, Scottish Entertainers, Clan Tents, Children's Glen, British Food, Highland Re-enactments, Dancing, Darts Competition. We hope we have included all the information you need to persuade you to join us on the field during the second full weekend of each October.
If you don't find answers to your specific questions, please feel free to contact us through our" Contact Us" page. The Festival atmosphere will tr...
Harrogate House ... currently playing at Santa Paula Theater Center
... A one-act farce "who done it?", HARROGATE HOUSE is a send-up of the enshrined mystery plays of Agatha Christie, featuring the genre's requisite characters: a detective, the lady of the house, maid, butler, and cook, all cleverly -- and quickly -- portrayed by two actors, Maria Pavone and Michael Keith Allen. As the bodies mount and the plot thickens it's anybody's guess which character will be the last man—or woman—standing. ... Presented by: Santa Paula Theater Center ... Venue: Santa Paula Theater Center
Friday evening, a wee bit later ... A Scottish Evening!
... A Scottish Evening including buffet dinner, entertainment and fashion show. How do we wear the tartan? Let us count the ways. Join us for a sumptuous meal followed by handsome lads and lassies displaying both modern and ancient attire symbolizing the character and soul that is Scotland. With interludes of traditional and current Scottish music you'll be sure to enjoy the company of long time and newly formed friendships. The buffet line begins at 6:30 pm. ... Presented by: Seaside Highland Games ... Venue: Four Points Sheraton Hotel - Alexandra Room
Friday early evening ... A Wee Dram - Whisky Tasting
... For an entertaining headstart to the games why not attend one or both of these two traditional activities Friday preceding the official opening of the games. An excellent beginning to an evening of food, fun, and entertainment is the opportunity to learn about and taste a variety of fine whiskys. We may not be serving our uisge in crystal or glass, but we'll be serving it nonetheless. Meet us for the camaraderie attending an appreciation of our national beverage. Slainte! ... Presented by: Seaside Highland Games ... Venue: Four Points Sheraton Hotel - Alexandra Room
“Science of the Impossible” magician Jason Latimer to perform at STEMtastic! Awards Event
... Oct. 10, 2017—World-renowned science magician Jason Latimer will give one of his hallmark “Science of the Impossible” presentations during the second annual STEM-tastic! awards ceremony on Tuesday, Oct. 17 in Oxnard. Sponsored by the Ventura County STEM Network, STEM-tastic will take place from 4 to 6:30 p.m. in the Oxnard College Performing Arts Center at 4000 S. Rose Ave. in Oxnard. Schools, businesses, non-profits, military weapon centers, and other Ventura County organizations with STEM (science technology engineering math) program...
Save the Date! Theater as Activism Panel Discussion on the Chicano Teatro Movement -- October 14
... Professional director and leading authority on contemporary Chicana/o and U.S. Latina/o Theatre, Jorge Huerta, PhD, will be moderator for a fascinating panel discussion, 2–4 p.m., Oct. 14, about the origin and politics of the Chicano Teatro Movement, the work created by the Teatristas and the recent growth of Latinx coalition-building in the American Theatre. Featured panelists include Evelina Fernández, a prominent figure in the Latino/a theater and film community; Olivia Chumacero, founding member of El Teatro Campesino, a Latino thea...
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