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Art Comes Alive at the Channel Islands Maritime Museum

Art Comes Alive at the Channel Islands Maritime Museum

Visitors of all ages can enjoy an assortment of maritime mysteries associated with the life and times of historical characters, portrayed by volunteers in period costume, and hear stories about the fascinating maritime heritage surrounding rare and beautiful paintings dating back to the 1600s and more than 60 world-class ship models, at the third annual […]

Camarillo Library: Free Family History Program Saturday, February 18, 2017

Camarillo Library: Free Family History Program Saturday, February 18, 2017

In observance of African-American History Month Camarillo Public Library and the Ventura County Genealogical Society present a Free Family History Program Saturday, February 18, 2017 at the Camarillo Library Community Room 4101 Las Posas Road, Camarillo, CA 10:30 – 12:00 p.m.: Family History Fair Consultants available to answer questions about how to begin your genealogy, how to […]

Opening Reception Today — Art exhibit explores the myth of Arcadia Contemporary artists depict idealized landscapes  

Opening Reception Today — Art exhibit explores the myth of Arcadia Contemporary artists depict idealized landscapes    

Contemporary approaches to the age-old myth of Arcadia will be the focus of an exhibit in the William Rolland Gallery of Fine Art at California Lutheran University. “Et in Arcadia Ego” will run from Friday, Feb. 3, through Thursday, April 6, on the Thousand Oaks campus. Curator David Molesky of Brooklyn will lead tours of […]

LOCATION CHANGE! Santa Paula One Billion Rising Event

LOCATION CHANGE! Santa Paula One Billion Rising Event

Santa Paula will have its Fourth Annual One Billion Rising event Saturday, February 11th at 2pm, at the Santa Paula Community Center, 530 W Main Street, Santa Paula. Thank you to the City of Santa Paula for accommodating a last minute location change and agreeing to co-sponsor this important event for our local women, men, […]

Exclusive showing of “Heroes on Deck: World War II on Lake Michigan” Presented By Ventura County Chapter of the Ninety-Nines

Exclusive showing of “Heroes on Deck: World War II on Lake Michigan” Presented By Ventura County Chapter of the Ninety-Nines

Hosts:        Ventura County Ninety-Nines (VC99s). What:         Exclusive showing of “Heroes on Deck: World War II on Lake Michigan” When:        9:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.  Saturday, February 11th Where:       Department of Airports, Camarillo Airport, 555 Airport Way, Camarillo, CA  Upstairs meeting room Why:    The Emmy award-winning […]

California Welcome Center, Oxnard Features Artist, Susan Ochoa

California Welcome Center, Oxnard Features Artist, Susan Ochoa

The California Welcome Center (CWC) in Oxnard, located at 2786 Seaglass Way is currently featuring Artist, Susan Weigt Ochoa, now through the end of February.  Local residents and visitors alike are invited to see her work on display at the CWC.  Ochoa is known for creating art out of shells, crafting shell treasure boxes in […]

Dates Announced for 2017 Oxnard Salsa Festival

Dates Announced for 2017 Oxnard Salsa Festival

Dates for the 24th Annual Oxnard Salsa Festival are July 29 and 30, 2017. Attracting visitors from throughout southern California, the festival is a celebration of salsa – the food, music and dance. It takes place at Plaza Park, Fifth and “B” streets in historic downtown Oxnard from 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. both days. […]

Nazi persecution of gays topic of lecture: Free presentation scheduled Feb. 23 at Cal Lutheran

Nazi persecution of gays topic of lecture:  Free presentation scheduled Feb. 23 at Cal Lutheran

A theologian will discuss state-sponsored persecution of sexual minorities in Nazi Germany at California Lutheran University on Thursday, Feb. 23. Professor Samuel Torvend from Pacific Lutheran University will discuss “The Passion of Robert Oelbermann: The Persecution of Homosexuals in Nazi Germany” at 7 p.m. in Overton Hall on the Thousand Oaks campus. Cal Lutheran’s Division […]

Found Photographs Give Rare Glimpse of Daily Life in 1930s Mexico — Opened February 4th!

Found Photographs Give Rare Glimpse of Daily Life in 1930s Mexico — Opened February 4th!

The Santa Paula Art Museum’s latest offering is an exciting whodunit detective story-turned-exhibition entitled The 1936 Mexican Snapshot Mystery. Over 900 vintage photographs – captured by three different photographers while on a 1936 trip through central Mexico – were recently discovered in an estate in Santa Paula, California. The journey to discover the truth behind […]

OC Literature and Arts and Lecture Series Spring 2017

OC Literature and Arts and Lecture Series Spring 2017

OXNARD COLLEGE: 4000 S. ROSE AVENUE, OXNARD, CA 93033 Sponsored by Oxnard College. For info, contact: SHELLEY SAVREN, ssavren@vcccd.edu * 805.986.5800 x 1951 These events are FREE to the public and are interpreted for the deaf and hard of hearing. Parking costs $2. A Once in a Lifetime Chance: Dr. David Carrasco, the Anthropologist and Historian of Religions from […]