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Consulmex Oxnard — Día de muertos, una tradición muy mexicana

Consulmex Oxnard — Día de muertos, una tradición muy mexicana

View this email in your browser   Día de muertos, una tradición muy mexicana Celebremos juntos esta tradición a través de las múltiples expresiones que nos acercan a la muerte frecuentemente con humor, y al mismo tiempo con un silencio reverente que la hace íntima, cercana y casi familiar. 1) Has clic aquí para...
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From La Frontera to La Universidad — Latina scholar and author Norma E. Cantu, to receive UCSB’s annual Luis Leal Literature Award

From La Frontera to La Universidad — Latina scholar and author Norma E. Cantu, to receive UCSB’s annual Luis Leal Literature Award

By Andrea Estrada • UCSB Norma Elia Cantú has worn many hats over the course of her career. She is adding another next month when she comes to UC Santa Barbara to receive the campus’s 14th annual Luis Leal Award for Distinction in Chicano/Latino Literature. The award will be presented during a ceremony at 4...
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Bilingual commentary: Republicans Closing the Door

Bilingual commentary: Republicans Closing the Door

By David Magallanes / Guest contributor David Magallanes “It’s all a matter of perspective,” we often hear. But sometimes those stated “perspectives” lift eyebrows, start fights or lead to war. Our country at this time is being torn asunder by polarizing, vicious and unrelenting “perspectives” that threaten the delicate balance of societal peace. In...
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Happily Ever After: Graduates of Self-sufficiency Program Celebrated with Major Community Partners

Happily Ever After: Graduates of Self-sufficiency Program Celebrated with Major Community Partners

SANTA BARBARA — At 43, James Coronado is on the road to advancing his career in education, having recently earned his master’s degree from Antioch University. And surrounded by his wife and children, Coronado celebrated yet another graduation Oct. 19 as community leaders recognized him and 12 others for their completion of Housing Authority...
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‘Round Up’ Your Purchases to Support Hospice of Santa Barbara

‘Round Up’ Your Purchases to Support Hospice of Santa Barbara

SANTA BARBARA — Whether your latest house renovation project involves new flooring, plumbing facilities, or just a simple paint job, your home improvement purchases could help support life-changing programs in your community. From now through Nov. 7, shoppers at the Santa Barbara Home Improvement Center can round up their purchases to the nearest dollar...
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Museum of Ventura County update for Nov. 2

Museum of Ventura County update for Nov. 2

Major funding for these programs is made possible in part by the City of San Buenaventura and the County of Ventura. 17th Annual Dia de los Muertos Celebration at the Museum of Ventura County Free family event features music, art, dance and crafts Chumash Basket Lecture In honor of Native American Heritage month, Jan Timbrook, curator of ethnography, Santa Barbara Museum...
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Museum of Contemporary Art Santa Barbara update for Nov. 2

Museum of Contemporary Art Santa Barbara update for Nov. 2

Click here to view the entire e-newsletter   UPCOMING EVENTS AT MCASB EXHIBITION ON VIEW Guatemala from 33,000 km: Contemporary Art, 1960 – Present On view September 17 – December 17, 2017 MCASB, 653 Paseo Nuevo, Upper Arts Terrace, Santa Barbara Community Arts Workshop, 631 Garden Street, Santa Barbara Westmont Ridley-Tree Museum of Art, 955 La...
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10th annual Día de los Muertos Celebration returns to Conejo Mountain Memorial Park on Nov. 4

10th annual Día de los Muertos Celebration returns to Conejo Mountain Memorial Park on Nov. 4

CAMARILLO — 10th annual Día de los Muertos Celebration returns to Conejo Mountain Funeral Home, Memorial Park & Crematory from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 4 at 2052 Howard Road, Camarillo. “Hasta La Muerte — Comida, Altars, Prayers, Laughter and Tears.” Free. Activities for everyone include: Face painting Build your own altar Muerto...
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Edible worms, Alka-Seltzer rockets and crime scene investigations, all part of CSUCI Science Carnival in Oxnard on Nov. 4

Edible worms, Alka-Seltzer rockets and crime scene investigations, all part of CSUCI Science Carnival in Oxnard on Nov. 4

CAMARILLO – Crowd pleasers like the flaming Gummi Bears, the banana piano and the self-carving pumpkin will return for the 2017 CSU Channel Islands (CSUCI) Science Carnival along with dozens of brand new exhibits including a laser harp and a 3-D scanner that will allow you to be scanned and converted into an action figure. Kids pre-K through 8th grade,...
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Halloween brings community, residents together at the Villas at Higuera affordable housing complex

Halloween brings community, residents together at the Villas at Higuera affordable housing complex

SANTA BARBARA — Everyone knows Halloween is about tricks and treats, but it’s also about coming together as a community – and being a kid. Children from Peoples’ Self-Help Housing’s (PSHH) Villas at Higuera affordable housing complex dressed in festive costumes Tuesday evening, donning everything from pirate to princess attire, and carved pumpkins that...
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State Physical Education-Health Project based at CSUCI gets funded for $361,000

State Physical Education-Health Project based at CSUCI gets funded for $361,000

CAMARILLO — A CSU Channel Islands (CSUCI)-based project that supports health and physical education teachers all over the state has received $361,000 annual funding from the Regents of the University of California to continue its work. The “California Physical Education-Health Project” (CPE-HP) is a collaborative statewide network of physical educators, health educators, classroom teachers and university scholars...
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City of Oxnard Cultural and Community Services update for Nov. 1

City of Oxnard Cultural and Community Services update for Nov. 1

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Nov. 21 — Interfaith Thanksgiving Service — A community celebration of the diversity of faiths

Nov. 21 — Interfaith Thanksgiving Service — A community celebration of the diversity of faiths

SANTA BARBARA — All are invited to give thanks for our shared humanity and our common goals for peace at the annual Community Interfaith Thanksgiving Service on Tuesday, November 21st, at 7 p.m. at the downtown, historic First United Methodist Church. The Greater Santa Barbara Area Clergy Association (GSBAC), sponsor of this event, includes clergy and...
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Nov. 23 — Conejo Valley YMCA to present 13th annual Turkey Dash

Nov. 23 — Conejo Valley YMCA to present 13th annual Turkey Dash

THOUSAND OAKS — The Conejo Valley YMCA is hosting its 13th annual Turkey Day Dash on Thanksgiving morning, Thursday, November 23. The 5K run/walk and 1K family fun run/walk is held at California Lutheran University (60 West Olsen Rd., Thousand Oaks). The length of the races are short enough so everyone can participate in...
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Nov. 27 — UCSB Spanish Piano Festival: Gustavo Romero

Nov. 27 — UCSB Spanish Piano Festival: Gustavo Romero

SANTA BARBARA — Hailed as a “pianist of genius” by the Washington Post, Gustavo Romero (Professor of Piano at the University of North Texas) will present a program of works by Federico Mompou, Emma Lou Diemer, and Enrique Granados as part of UCSB’s Spanish Piano Festival on Monday, November 27, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. in Karl Geiringer...
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