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Through Oct. 19 — Channel Islands Maritime Museum to present Exhibit: ‘Our Ocean’s Edge,’ ‘Chinese Explorers Sailed to America Long Before Columbus,’ other upcoming events

Through Oct. 19 — Channel Islands Maritime Museum to present Exhibit: ‘Our Ocean’s Edge,’ ‘Chinese Explorers Sailed to America Long Before Columbus,’ other upcoming events

October Events at Channel Islands Maritime Museum Opening Reception for “Our Oceans Edge” is Sunday October 8th 5:30 to 7:30 Channel Islands Maritime Museum 3900 Bluefin Circle, Oxnard CA Admission: Members $7, Non-members $10 ** Speaker Series Wednesday, October 18, 2017 6:30pm 8:00pm Channel Islands Maritime Museum Hiking the Channel Coast with historian, hiker, and...
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Oct. 21 — Teen Workshop with Hellen Ascoli

Oct. 21 — Teen Workshop with Hellen Ascoli

SANTA BARBARA — Museum of Contemporary Art Santa Barbara: Combine traditional and contemporary fiber arts! Meet Guatemalan artist and museum educator Hellen Ascoli and experience weaving with a traditional Mayan backstrap loom. Space is limited, so be sure to RSVP here to reserve your spot. Please arrive on time. Spaces not filled by the start of...
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Oct. 21 — Portraits of the Past Is First Look at Santa Paula Art Museum’s Impressive Latino Art Collection

Oct. 21 — Portraits of the Past Is First Look at Santa Paula Art Museum’s Impressive Latino Art Collection

Premiere Party: Saturday, October 21, 2017, from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Exhibit runs October 21, 2017 through January 28, 2018 at the Santa Paula Art Museum SANTA PAULA —The Santa Paula Art Museum’s upcoming exhibition, De Colores Art Show: Portraits of the Past, will be the public’s first glimpse into the Museum’s exceptionalDe Colores Art...
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Oct. 21-22 — First United Methodist Church announces its 150th Anniversary Weekend

Oct. 21-22 — First United Methodist Church announces its 150th Anniversary Weekend

SANTA BARBARA — The First United Methodist Church holds its 150th Anniversary Celebration at the church located on the corner of Anapamu and Garden Streets the weekend of October 21 & 22, 2017. The theme for this anniversary year is “Planted in faith, rooted in love, growing in grace!”   On Saturday, October 21, a Celebration Service will...
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Oct. 26 — Dia de los Muertos Ofrendas: A Chicano Art Practice for Honoring our Loved Ones

Oct. 26 — Dia de los Muertos Ofrendas: A Chicano Art Practice for Honoring our Loved Ones

VENTURA — The Museum of Ventura County will present “Dia de los Muertos Ofrendas: A Chicano Art Practice for Honoring our Loved Ones,” from 6 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 26 at 100 E. Main Street, Ventura. Special guest, Roberto Vargas will present the use of ofrendas (altars) and ceremony for honoring our loved ones as reflected in...
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Oct. 29 — Celebrate Dia de los Muertos at Four Locations in Santa Paula

Oct. 29 — Celebrate Dia de los Muertos at Four Locations in Santa Paula

Families and Visitors of All Ages Are Invited to Join this Community-Wide Celebration Celebrate Dia de Los Muertos on Sunday, October 29, 2017, at four different Santa Paula locations, including the California Oil Museum, the Museum of Ventura County Agriculture Museum, the Santa Paula Art Museum and Santa Paula Cemetery. This free, family-friendly event...
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Oct. 29 — Santa Barbara Museum of Art to present Free Family Day: Dia de los Muertos

Oct. 29 — Santa Barbara Museum of Art to present Free Family Day: Dia de los Muertos

SANTA BARBARA — For the 28th year, the Santa Barbara Museum of Art honors the Mexican tradition of remembering the dead with a variety of family festivities in the galleries, front steps, and back plaza, featuring traditional Mexican folk music by Conjunto Jardin and Mariachi Sol Huasteco, dances by Quetzalcoatl, art activities, traditional Mexican refreshments,...
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Through Oct. 30 — ‘Celebration of Latino Arts & Culture: Pacific Standard Time — Latino Visions in Oxnard’

Through Oct. 30 — ‘Celebration of Latino Arts & Culture: Pacific Standard Time — Latino Visions in Oxnard’

OXNARD — The DNTN Gallery, the Rodolfo F. Acuña Art Gallery and the City of Oxnard presents the “Celebration of Latino Arts & Culture: Pacific Standard Time — Latino Visions in Oxnard” from Friday, Sept. 1 through Monday, Oct. 31. Opening reception to be held from 5 to 10 p.m. Friday, Sept. 15 at...
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Through Nov. 5 — Carnegie Art Museum to present ‘Fiesta Noche de Recuerdos Altar’

Through Nov. 5 — Carnegie Art Museum to present ‘Fiesta Noche de Recuerdos Altar’

Click here for the entire e-newsletter   Don’t miss participating in the community altar honoring Jackson Wheeler – Create a Nicho! Jackson has left an imprint in the memory of all those who knew him and for that reason we are calling on all his friends to join the Museum in honoring his memory...
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Through Nov. 19 — Carnegie Art Museum announces Fall Exhibit — ‘The Avalanche and The Silence New Works by Linda Arreola’

Through Nov. 19 — Carnegie Art Museum announces Fall Exhibit — ‘The Avalanche and The Silence New Works by Linda Arreola’

OXNARD — Influenced by the architecture of Mesoamerica and the sleek lines of modernist design, Linda Arreola investigates geometric spatial arrangements using an elemental and minimalist sensibility. Arreloa’s explorations using geometric abstraction create what she calls spiritual structural environments. As with the experience she had upon seeing the pyramids of Teotihuacan for the first time,...
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Through Dec. 6 — Oxnard College launches OC Live with Fall events

Through Dec. 6 — Oxnard College launches OC Live with Fall events

OC LIVE — A Performing Arts and Lecture Series to Delight, Inspire, and Inform OXNARD — OC LIVE is the new performing arts and lecture series at Oxnard College (OC). Our goal is to bring dynamic and inspiring speakers and artists to OC’s Performing Arts Building stage on a regular basis throughout the academic year. In...
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Through Dec. 9 — Fake news; Zoot Suiters; war and peace; body and soul all subjects in CSUCI’s Library Lecture Series

Through Dec. 9 — Fake news; Zoot Suiters; war and peace; body and soul all subjects in CSUCI’s Library Lecture Series

CAMARILLO — CSU Channel Islands (CSUCI) welcomes another partner this year in the University’s fall Library Lecture Series, which begins Sept. 9 and wraps up Dec. 9 and explores everything from the history of organized labor to the gulf between the young and old in Ventura County. “The lecture series this fall features a range of...
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Through April 29 — From Marimba to Mariachi: ¡Viva el Arte de Santa Bárbara! Announces New Season of Free Concerts

Through April 29 — From Marimba to Mariachi: ¡Viva el Arte de Santa Bárbara! Announces New Season of Free Concerts

From Marimba to Mariachi: ¡Viva el Arte de Santa Bárbara! Announces New Season of Free Concerts Summary Four groups representing diverse traditions, innovation and inspiration in Latino music and dance: Grandeza Mexicana Folk Ballet, La Cuneta Son Machin, Gaby Moreno, and Mariachi Aztlán Free family events in accessible neighborhood venues, followed by refreshments and photos...
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VCCDC update for Sept. 29

VCCDC update for Sept. 29

September 2017 From House to Home Client Highlight For Aimee Shapiro her new home is more than just a place it’s the feeling of freedom, independence and peace. Homeownership wasn’t something that Aimee, a single mother of two boys, thought she would ever achieve. After her divorce she moved in with her parents to...
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Guest column: Notes from the Acuna Arts & Culture Gallery Collective — Our efforts to acquire a permanent home in Oxnard!

Guest column: Notes from the Acuna Arts & Culture Gallery Collective — Our efforts to acquire a permanent home in Oxnard!

Editor’s note: Amigos805 welcomes 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 Armando Vazquez / Guest contributor The Acuna Arts & Culture Collective met Friday, September 22, 2017, at our temporary art...
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