April 23, 2017
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Only one more week ... 12th Annual Ventura County Blues Festival -- 4/29
... The Ventura County Blues Society is the presenter of the 12th Annual Ventura County Blues Festival – April 29th 2017 and we look forward to carrying on this tradition for many years to come. Be there for every note! The VCBF has blues giants like Chris Cain, RJ Mischo, MICHAEL JOHN & THE BOTTOM LINE Featuring Mikey Mo (Mikey Mo Band), Debbie Davies, Crooked Eye Tommy and GRAMMY AWARD WINNERS The Phantom Blues Band!
THE SCHEDULE (Subject to Change):
Jim Gustin & Truth Jones ... 11:00 – 11:45 AM
Crooked Eye Tommy ... Noon - 12:45 PM
The Diary of Anne Frank -- this Saturday & Sunday ONLY
... As Jews in German-occupied Holland, the Franks are fighting for their lives. When young Anne's sister, Margot, is called to appear before the authorities, the Franks must go into hiding. Produced by Lit Live and directed by Seth Kamenow, this well-known story - told through the beautifully innocent eyes of Anne - is educational, timely and heartbreaking. ... Presented by: Simi Valley Cultural Arts Center ... Venue: Simi Valley Cultural Arts Center
"Outside Mullingar" opens Friday at Santa Paula Theater Center
... Sometimes what we are looking for is right in front of us. We just need to open our hearts to be able to see it. With a touch of blarney and a wealth of heart, the Oscar, Pulitzer, and Tony Award-winning author of Moonstruck and Doubt conjures up a wry and wondrous romantic comedy with a dark Irish twist. Family farms, feuds and fences have separated neighbors Rosemary and Anthony since childhood. But as the heather blooms in the Irish countryside, unexpected charms are unearthed. Full of surprising humor and poetic prose, John Patrick Shanley’s tender-hearted...
Sunday ... Corey Feldman & The Angels at the Canyon
... Corey Feldman came to fame in the '80s, starring in such films as The Fox And The House, Friday The 13th: The Final Chapter, Goonies, Stand By Me, The Lost Boys, Gremlins and The Burbs. Feldman has also appeared in over 100 television commercials and 50 television series, including The Bad News Bears, Mork & Mindy, Eight Is Enough, One Day At A Time, and many more. Tonight, he brings his musical talents to the stage, front and center. ... Presented by: The Canyon Club ... Venue: The Canyon Club
More than 1,000 works of art from 300 student artists on display at CSUCI
... Camarillo, Calif., April 19, 2017—Artwork from 300 CSU Channel Islands (CSUCI) students is on display through May 12 at Napa Hall in an exhibit called “Sea Lions Say: Art Art.” “Every year we have a contest among students to find a title for the show,” said Art Lecturer Christophe Bourély, explaining the whimsical title. “We tell them in advance, the crazier, the better.” Bourély and organizers expect more than 1,000 guests for the “Sea Lions Say: Art Art” reception, which is Saturday, April 22, from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Napa Gallery on the CSUCI campus....
CSUCI art website is a finalist for two international Webby awards
... Camarillo, Calif. April 18, 2017 — A website designed by members of the CSU Channel Islands (CSUCI) Division of Technology & Innovation (T&I) is one of five nominees for two international Webby awards. The nominated Art program web site, which is at: http://art.csuci.edu/ was selected as one of five contenders in their category, Mobile Sites & Apps School/University. The International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences this year received more 13,000 entries from all 50 states and 70 countries. “This is an unparalleled honor,” said an email from Webby Award...
Los Angeles consuls general from Canada and Mexico to speak about NAFTA at CSUCI
... Camarillo, Calif., April 18, 2017 — Consuls General to Canada and Mexico will give their perspectives on the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) during an upcoming presentation at CSU Channel Islands (CSUCI). The public is invited to “NAFTA’s Economic Progress 2017” from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Friday April 28 in Malibu Hall 100 on the CSUCI campus at One University Drive in Camarillo. There is no charge for attendance and light refreshments will be served at the event, which is hosted by CSUCI’s Institute for Global Economic Research (IGER)...
CSUCI students host College Night at the Getty
... Camarillo, Calif., April 17, 2017 — Spring is the theme of the 2017 “College Night at the Getty,” which is organized primarily by students from CSU Channel Islands (CSUCI) with support from some other Southern California universities. From 6 to 9:30 p.m. Monday night, April 24, any and all college students are invited to a free evening of art, music, activities, free food, and plenty of interactive exhibits at the iconic Getty Museum in Los Angeles. “Getty College Night is a special night exclusively for college students,” said Peter Tokofsky, Senior Public Program Specialist f...
Big Fish -- Opens Saturday at Simi Valley Cultural Arts Center
... Big Fish is a heartfelt, powerful, and truly magical musical about fathers, sons, and the stories that we use to define our identities. Big Fish centers on the story of Edward Bloom who has lived a full and fantastical life, populated by witches, giants, and mermaids, marked by true love that stops time in its tracks, and framed by heroics that push the limits of believability. His adult son, Will, is no longer amused by his father's fantastical tales, insisting on a rational rather than a fantastical account of one's life.
When Will learns that he and his wife will...
National Library Week Celebration at the Museum -- Saturday, April 15
... MVC partners with the Ventura County Libraries in observance of National Library Week. This family event celebrates books, reading and storytelling with activities throughout Mission Park and on the Museum’s Plaza. It’s a party! Marking the end of a week-long celebration throughout the County of our wonderful library system. Activities are in Mission Park and on the Museum’s Plaza, starting with an all ages dance party at 10 am to get things going!
Followed by outdoor , and live music by the Barrelhouse Wailers at 12:00 pm! Have lunch at the food tru...
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