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Dec. 13 — The Davey’s Voice Film Festival

Dec. 13 — The Davey’s Voice Film Festival

SANTA BARBARA — The 1st Annual Davey’s Voice Film Festival, 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday, January 13, 2018, is an evening of family-friendly, animal related films celebrating the bond between human and animal. The short films are selected from hundreds of local and international submissions to include moving and joyful films to ensure a...
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Dec. 14 — SBMA to present Latin American Film Series: Unrest, Distance, and the Future Ixcanul

Dec. 14 — SBMA to present Latin American Film Series: Unrest, Distance, and the Future Ixcanul

Thursday, December 14, 5:30 pm Latin American Film Series: Unrest, Distance, and the Future Ixcanul The brilliant debut by Guatemalan filmmaker Jayro Bustamante is a mesmerizing fusion of fact and fable, a dreamlike depiction of the daily lives of Kaqchikel-speaking Mayans on a coffee plantation at the base of an active volcano. Immersing us in...
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Dec. 16-17 — Winter Brings Snow and “Arctic Lights” to America’s Teaching Zoo at Moorpark College

Dec. 16-17 — Winter Brings Snow and “Arctic Lights” to America’s Teaching Zoo at Moorpark College

America’s Teaching Zoo turns into a Winter Wonderland full of real snow – for you and the animals. Plus hot chocolate, crafts, games, and lights galore! MOORPARK — America’s Teaching Zoo at Moorpark College will host their annual “Arctic Lights” event on December 16th and December 17th from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Entry fee is $8 for adults...
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Jan. 10 — The Art and Architecture of Cal State Channel Islands

Jan. 10 — The Art and Architecture of Cal State Channel Islands

CAMARILLO — Join Studio Channel Islands for a guided tour of the Art and Architecture of Cal State Channel Islands campus with John Gormley, campus architect and director of planning, design and construction, Jan. 10. Transportion departs Studio Channel Islands at 10 a.m., returning to SCI at 3 p.m. Nestled on 1,200 acres at...
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Jan. 24 — The Art on the Water

Jan. 24 — The Art on the Water

OXNARD — Enjoy a private docent tour of the Ventura County Maritime Museum and gourmet lunch at Pacific Corinthian Yacht Club, with its beautiful harbor views, Jan. 24. Transportation departs Studio Channel Islands at 10 a.m. and returns to SCI at 3 p.m. Tucked away in nearby Channel Islands Harbor, the Maritime Museum offers...
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Through Jan. 28 — De Colores Art Show — Santa Paula Art Museum’s Impressive Latino Art Collection

Through Jan. 28 — De Colores Art Show — Santa Paula Art Museum’s Impressive Latino Art Collection

SANTA PAULA —The Santa Paula Art Museum’s exhibit, De Colores Art Show: Portraits of the Past, continues through Jan. 28, 2018. The interactive exhibit unveils portraits by groundbreaking Latino and Latino American artists, including Carlos Almaraz, Judy Baca, Sergio Hernández, Gilbert “Magú” Luján, Sylvia Raz, David Alfaro Siqueiros, Eloy Torrez and more. The De Colores Art...
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Feb. 11— The Art of Fine Art Collecting

Feb. 11— The Art of Fine Art Collecting

CAMARILLO — Tour three very special art collections in Camarillo, hosted by three very generous art lovers and collectors, 2 p.m., Feb. 11 (venue details by invitation). There is a docent on duty in each home to introduce the wide range of artwork presented. The third home will host wine and cheese on a...
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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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Bilingual commentary: Chicano Migration and Evolution

Bilingual commentary: Chicano Migration and Evolution

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 In an effort to gain perspective on my life, and...
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New faculty in UCSB’s English department bring vibrancy to Chicana/Chicano literature studies

New faculty in UCSB’s English department bring vibrancy to Chicana/Chicano literature studies

By Jim Logan / UCSB UC Santa Barbara, as an official Hispanic-Serving Institution, has long been committed to the needs of its Latino students. Now, three new faculty members in the campus’s English department are taking that support to even higher levels. Cherríe Moraga, an iconic figure in modern American feminism and a renowned writer on...
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Museum of Ventura County update for Nov. 30

Museum of Ventura County update for Nov. 30

Major funding for these programs is made possible in part by the City of San Buenaventura and the County of Ventura. Winter Festival Features Holiday Pet Fun! Pets of all kinds are welcome on Free First Sunday, December 3, as the Museum teams up with the Santa Paula Animal Rescue Center (S.P.A.R.C.) for a fun-filled pet-focused day.  Dogs can enjoy a “Canine Cake Walk”...
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El Centrito Family Learning Centers update for Nov. 30

El Centrito Family Learning Centers update for Nov. 30

Click here to visit El Centrito Family Learning Centers   During this holiday season, El Centrito Family Learning Centers wants to Thank you!   We want to thank you for making it possible for our programs to thrive and helping us work towards our mission… El Centrito Family Learning Centers is committed to create a...
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Marjorie Luke Theatre update for Nov. 29

Marjorie Luke Theatre update for Nov. 29

Click here to view the entire e-newsletter   “Nothing else in all life is such a maker of joy and cheer as the privilege of doing good.” — James Russell Miller What’s Your Piece of The Luke? This holiday season, what better way to honor a family member, mentor or loved one than by...
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Museum of Contemporary Art Santa Barbara update for Nov. 28

Museum of Contemporary Art Santa Barbara update for Nov. 28

Click here for the entire e-newsletter   Dear Friend of MCASB, This was an exciting year filled with change and growth for the Museum. Born out of a commitment to inclusivity and accessibility, we launched takepart | makeart: arte para todos, a community-wide public art initiative that allowed us to connect with new audiences and...
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CSUCI Nursing program has 100% pass rate for state nursing boards—again

CSUCI Nursing program has 100% pass rate for state nursing boards—again

CAMARILLO — For the fourth time, CSU Channel Islands (CSUCI) Nursing graduates scored a 100% pass rate on the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX), the state boards that allow them to practice nursing. The latest 100% pass rate is for the 57 CSUCI Nursing graduates who took the state boards between July 1 and Sept. 30. All...
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