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Bilingual commentary: Goodbye to a Poet

Bilingual commentary: Goodbye to a Poet

Editor’s note: Amigos805 welcomes local guest columns, letters to the editor and other submissions from our readers. All opinions expressed in submitted material are those of the author and do not necessarily represent the viewpoint of Amigos805. By David Magallanes / Guest contributor David Magallanes Ventura County lost a talented, energetic spark last month. We...
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The Collective Studio at Pacific View Mall announces upcoming events for July 21, 23

The Collective Studio at Pacific View Mall announces upcoming events for July 21, 23

PACIFIC VIEW MALL – 3301 E Main Street – Ventura 2nd Floor next to SEARS    EXPANDED AGES — 6 YEARS TO 16 YEARS! Reserve your space in KIDS ‘N’ CANVAS PARTY today! Pay with your Debit or Credit Card Reserve your space in PAINT ‘N’ SIP PARTY today! Pay with your Debit or...
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Museum of Ventura County — Your Support Makes a Difference

Museum of Ventura County — Your Support Makes a Difference

As you may have read recently in the Ventura County Star or Pacific Coast Business Times, the Museum of Ventura County is at a critical financial crossroads. We must secure significant financial support if we are to continue operations and service as our county’s historical archivist, library, gallery and producer of cultural programming. The...
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New Website for the Arts in Santa Paula

New Website for the Arts in Santa Paula

SANTA PAULA — There is a new web site for Museums, Murals and the Arts in Santa Paula.   The name of the web site is sure to attract visitors and locals and inform them about all the many cultural activities that abound in Santa Paula. When you want to Go To Santa Paula just click...
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Dancing With Our Community Stars VOTE TODAY!

Dancing With Our Community Stars VOTE TODAY!

Community leaders will dance for the greater good during the 2017 Dancing with our Community Stars Dance Contest and Charity Fundraiser taking place Sunday, July 30th at 1pm. The 2017 line-up will take to the dance floor to raise much-needed funds for their charity of choice. The salsa-dance contest is patterned after ABC’s hit TV...
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Bilingual commentary: Men and Mermaids

Bilingual commentary: Men and Mermaids

Editor’s note: Amigos805 welcomes local guest columns, letters to the editor and other submissions from our readers. All opinions expressed in submitted material are those of the author and do not necessarily represent the viewpoint of Amigos805. By David Magallanes / Guest contributor David Magallanes We normally associate mermaids with little girls’ fantasies. How many...
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Assemblymember Irwin Honors Roberto S. Juarez as Veteran of the Year

Assemblymember Irwin Honors Roberto S. Juarez as Veteran of the Year

SACRAMENTO — Assemblymember Jacqui Irwin (D-Thousand Oaks) honored Roberto S. Juarez as the 2017 Veteran of the Year. Roberto will be recognized at a reception at the Assemblymember’s district office in Camarillo on Friday, July 7. “During this Independence Day week, it’s important to remember those that have served our country,” said Assemblymember Jacqui Irwin. “Roberto...
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Registration has begun for English as a Second Language — Basic English class at Oxnard College

Registration has begun for English as a Second Language — Basic English class at Oxnard College

OXNARD — Registration begins July 17 for “English as a Second Language — Basic English” class at Oxnard College, 4000 S. Rose Ave., Oxnard. Free books, free tutoring available. Classes begin Aug. 14. For more information, please contact us at 805-678-5907 or msanchez@vcccd.edu.
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July 20 — Pacific Coast Business Times to present ‘Latino Business Awards’

July 20 — Pacific Coast Business Times to present ‘Latino Business Awards’

SANTA BARBARA — Pacific Coast Business Times, the region’s leading business news publication, is recognizing one of the leading segments in the Tri-Counties. This special section is accompanied by an evening reception to honor the winners on Thursday, July 20 from 5:50-7:30 p.m. at Crowne Plaza Ventura Beach. Publishes: June 23 • Event: July 20...
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July 22 — Bilingual report: Teatro de las Américas to present Acting Workshop / Taller de actuación

July 22 — Bilingual report: Teatro de las Américas to present Acting Workshop / Taller de actuación

    ¡Una gran oportunidad aprender de un maestro de teatro! A great opportunity to learn from one of masters of theater! ACTING WORKSHOP FOR TEATRO’S ACTORS James Donlon, Director of Men on the Verge of a His-panic Breakdown starring Armando Rey, is offering a workshop on Saturday, July 22, 2017 from 10am to...
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July 26 — SmART Talk: Sandra Torres

July 26 — SmART Talk: Sandra Torres

SANTA BARBARA — Meet Ojai-based ceramicist Sandra Torres as she presents her poetic collections of porcelain work and discusses her process and inspirations at 6 p.m. Wednesday, July 26 at the Santa Barbara Museum of Contemporary Art, 653 Paseo Nuevo, Santa Barbara. Originally trained as an architect Sandra Torres eventually transferred her creative outlet into...
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July 28 — SBMA Takes Guests on a Surreal Summer Vacation at July Atelier

July 28 — SBMA Takes Guests on a Surreal Summer Vacation at July Atelier

SBMA Takes Guests on a Surreal Summer Vacation at July Atelier Day Tripping and Night Croquet Friday, July 28, 5:30 – 8:30 pm July 13, 2017 – Once again this summer, Atelier offers guests an evening of intimate, intriguing, occasionally irreverent interactions with art and artists in the Santa Barbara Museum of Art’s galleries and...
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Oxnard Salsa Festival (July 29-30) announces entertainment lineup

Oxnard Salsa Festival (July 29-30) announces entertainment lineup

Entertainment Lineup Announced! Don’t miss your opportunity to purchase seats or tables ONLINE for the Friday Night Kick-Off Concert featuring Leslie Paula with special guest Yari More! Get them now or it’s first-come, first serve at the gate on Friday night. Plus get your Club Salsa wristbands or Reserved Tables ordered to ensure you have some of the best seating in...
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Through August — 1617 Pacific art studio in Oxnard presents ‘Ana M. Carrillo: A Solo Exhibit’

Through August — 1617 Pacific art studio in Oxnard presents ‘Ana M. Carrillo: A Solo Exhibit’

OXNARD — 1617 Pacific is pleased to announce a special art exhibit featuring Oxnard artist, Ana M. Carrillo. This solo show highlights the presentation of her new 12- piece collection completed during her 3 month residency and takes a retrospective look into her complete works. Some of Carrillo’s pieces have never been viewed by...
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Aug. 3 — August Curated Cocktails: Summer Nights with KCRW

Aug. 3 — August Curated Cocktails: Summer Nights with KCRW

SANTA BARBARA — Enjoy the beauty of warm summer nights, art, and music with a live set from KCRW DJ Raul Campos at MCASB from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 3 at Santa Barbara Museum of Contemporary Art, 653 Paseo Nuevo, Santa Barbara. Located on the beautiful Paseo Nuevo Upper Arts Terrace in the heart...
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