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11/16 (Camarillo, CA)  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 Poet...
    California State University Channel Islands
    Alissa Larreta     (805) 437-8400    
11/16 (Santa Barbara, CA)  Just Announced ... SBIFF Maltin Modern Master Award -- Gary Oldman -- 2/2   Gary Oldman is set to receive the Maltin Modern Master Award at the 33rd annual Santa Barbara International Film Festival. Oldman will be honored for his longstanding contributions to the film industry culminating with ...
    Santa Barbara International Film Festival
    Sean Pratt     (805) 963-0023    
11/16 (Santa Barbara, CA)  Blue whales back in the Channel.   The blue sky was interrupted by beautiful high clouds that let plenty of warm sun down to the ocean surface. The surface was pretty glassy and smooth except where the dolphin mega-pod had things chopped up a bit. It wa...
    Condor Express - SEA Landing
        (805) 882-0088    
11/16 (Simi Valley, CA)  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 Re...
    Simi Valley Cultural Arts Center
    Fred Helsel     (805) 583-7900    
11/16 (Santa Barbara, CA)  The Fabulous Thuderbirds' Kim Wilson ... a HUGE show Saturday at the SB Blues Society!   For nearly three decades, Kim Wilson has been the voice and soul of the Texas band The Fabulous Thunderbirds. He’s also an accomplished solo recording artist, and in the minds of many people, the greatest harmonica playe...
    Santa Barbara Blues Society
    Steve Daniels     (805) 722-8155
11/16 (Santa Barbara, CA)  Jazz Vocalist Janis Mann & Her Trio -- at SB Jazz Society show on Sunday   The Santa Barbara Jazz Society is pleased to present jazz vocalist Janis Mann and her trio on Sunday, November 19 from 1 to 4pm at SOhO. Award-winning vocalist Janis Mann is described by critic Andrew Gilbert as “brilli...
    Santa Barbara Jazz Society
    Natalie Wilson     (805) 687-7123    
11/16 (Santa Barbara, CA)  Ya gotta be there! An Evening with MOMMY TONK & THE ASSLESS CHAPS -- Sunday at Center Stage   Mommy Tonk Celebrates The Release of Their Debut Album. 2 Moms. 1 Guitar. Cursing in Perfect Harmony.
Hire the babysitter, call your girlfriends, take your spouse on a date! Mommy Tonk is a musical comedy duo based i...
    Center Stage Theater (in Paseo Nuevo Mall)
    Teri Ball     (805) 963-8198    
11/16 (Santa Barbara, CA)  Jeffrey Halford & The Healers + Amilia K. Spicer -- Saturday at The Lobero   Jeffrey Halford, a soulful singer-songwriter whose musical and literary influences range from Roger Miller and Johnny Cash, to Raymond Carver and Pablo Neruda, is also a ferocious slide guitar player who has shared the s...
    Lobero Theatre
    David Asbell     (805) 963-0761    
11/16 (Santa Barbara, CA)  Santa Barbara Music Club's Always Free Concert -- Saturday afternoon   One of the highlights of Santa Barbara Music Club's concerts is the opportunity for audiences to hear great music from a variety of historical periods, with a diversity of musical forms, performed by excellent artists. T...
    Santa Barbara Music Club
    Patty Volner     (805) 682-6929
11/16 (Simi Valley, CA)  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 hi...
    The Ronald Reagan Presidential Library & Museum
    Melissa Giller     (805) 522-2977    
11/16 (Santa Paula, CA)  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...
    Santa Paula Theater Center
    Fred Helsel     (805) 525-4645    
11/16 (Santa Barbara, CA)  In Santa Barbara ... Tim Minchin: Leaving Los Angeles ... Friday @ The Lobero   Tim Minchin is an Australian, musician, actor, comedian and writer who has been performing his unique brand of musical comedy in front of appropriately excitable and ever growing audiences since 2005. Without wanting to ...
    Lobero Theatre
    David Asbell     (805) 963-0761    
11/16 (Santa Barbara, CA)  Now playing ... SBCC Theatre Arts IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE   As our student showcase production, the SBCC Theatre Arts Department presents IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE, A LIVE RADIO PLAY by Joe Landry. Join our talented students for this fun evening holiday story-telling.
November 8-1...
    The Theatre Group at SBCC
    Pam Lasker     (805) 965-5935
11/16 (Thousand Oaks, CA)  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...
    Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza
    Colleen Debler     (805) 449-2700    
11/16 (Thousand Oaks, CA)  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...
    Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza
    Colleen Debler     (805) 449-2700    
11/16 (Santa Ynez, CA)  Yolanda Del Rio -- Friday at the Chumash Casino   Yolanda Del Rio is a popular Mexican film actress and ranchera singer with a trademark melancholic wailing style. Don’t miss her performing hits including "Valgame Dios" and "Una Intrusa" live in our ...
    Chumash Casino Resort
        (800) 248-6274    
11/14 (Camarillo, CA)  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...
    California State University Channel Islands
    CI Art Program     (805) 437-2772
11/13 (Santa Barbara, CA)  Save the Date! Empire Strikes Back(Yard) -- 12/3   The Museum has partnered with the 501st Legion, Galactic Academy, and Rebel Legion to bring special visitors, big and small, from a galaxy far, far, away.
Join us in the Museum’s Coggeshall Bowl for a unique opportuni...
    Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History
    Briana Sapp Tivey     (805) 682-4711    
11/13 (Santa Barbara, CA)  Save the Date! Wooden Hall Concerts presents Holiday Swing with Maria Muldaur and John Jorgeson -- 12/9   Maria Muldaur and Grammy winner John Jorgenson will delve into jazz gems of the 20s and 30s on December 12 at 7:30pm in an uplifting holiday kickoff to their tour. Muldaur‘s extensive 40 album career has covered folk, b...
    Santa Barbara Acoustic Music Association
    Kevin Gillies     (805) 705-7678    
11/13 (Santa Barbara, CA)  Save the Date! Wooden Hall Concerts presents Laurence Juber -- 12/2   GRAMMY® winning guitarist Laurence Juber is a solo performer, recording artist, composer and arranger. His playing fuses folk, jazz, blues, pop and classical styles, creating a multi-faceted performance that belies the u...
    Santa Barbara Acoustic Music Association
    Kevin Gillies     (805) 705-7678    
11/10 (Santa Barbara, CA)  Save the Date! 3 Minute Film Festival -- 11/30   Screening the Best 3-Minute Films from all over the world in one of the best cities in the world -- Santa Barbara, California. 1 Screening at 6:30PM. Doors open at 6PM. No tickets. First Come First Served. Seating Limi...
    3 Minute Film Festival
    Lynn Holley     (805) 450-3799    
11/10 (Santa Barbara, CA)  Request for Volunteers fir big Kim Wilson show -- 11/18   If you would like to volunteer for the show, please email: and request afternoon, 1st, or 2nd evening shift. Thank you.
For nearly three decades, Kim Wilson has been the voice and soul of the...
    Santa Barbara Blues Society
    Steve Daniels     (805) 722-8155
11/10 (Santa Barbara, CA)  2500 dolphins and 8 whales   Captain Dave and his crew report a drop-dead gorgeous day in the Santa Barbara Channel with calm seas and exceptionally clear skies. All 4 Channel Islands were visible from the boat. Sightings were also fantastic with ...
    Condor Express - SEA Landing
        (805) 882-0088    
11/9 (Santa Barbara, CA)  Save the Date! Winter Camps at Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History and Sea Center   5-Day Camp Options from December 18-22, 2017 Storybook Science, Ages 4–6 Discover the science behind some fairy tale favorites. Build a "huff and puff" proof house. Plant a bean seed to see how fast it gr...
    Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History
    Briana Sapp Tivey     (805) 682-4711
11/9 (Camarillo, CA)  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 abo...
    California State University Channel Islands
    OLLI at CSUCI     (805) 437-2748
11/8 (Camarillo, CA)  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.” “Finlan...
    California State University Channel Islands
    Alissa Larreta     (805) 437-8400    
11/8 (Camarillo, CA)  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...
    California State University Channel Islands
    LaSonya Davis     (805) 437-3878
11/8 (Camarillo, CA)  Emmy Award-winning filmmaker from Ventura screens her documentary on Third World women’s health care   Nov. 8, 2017 — An Emmy Award-winning filmmaker raised in Ventura will discuss her documentary, “Heroines of Health” after a screening on Thursday, Nov. 16 from 12 noon to 1:30 p.m. in Ojai Hall 1986 on the CSU Channel Is...
    California State University Channel Islands
    Alissa Larreta     (805) 437-8400    
11/8 (Santa Barbara, CA)  Grayspace Artists Group Show -- Opening Reception on Friday   Celebrating 2+ years in the Funk Zone. November 10th — January 7th. Opening Reception: Friday, November 10th, 5–8pm. Featuring ... Peggy Ferris • David Reeser • Scott Gordon • Francis Scorzelli • Stuart Ochiltree • Joan ...
    GraySpace Gallery
    Charlene Broudy     (805) 886-0552    
11/8 (Santa Barbara, CA)  Michael McDonald and friends -- Saturday at The Lobero   The Rhythmic Arts Project 20th Anniversary Benefit Concert featuring Michael McDonald with Bill & Tamara Champlin, Táta Vega, Amy Holland, and Carl Graves and the band "Pockets". Join them in celebrating TRAP a...
    Lobero Theatre
    David Asbell     (805) 963-0761    
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