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Bilingual report: Latinos ‘Heroes and Hobbies’ exhibit to open Dec. 9

Bilingual report: Latinos ‘Heroes and Hobbies’ exhibit to open Dec. 9

“Heroes and Hobbies” (Heroes y pasatiempos) — an exhibit of paintings by Denis O’Leary, will be  presented at 5:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 9 at the Mexican Consulate, 3151 W. Fifth St., Suite E-100, Oxnard. O’Leary is a local artist now being discovered for his oil paintings re?ecting ?gures and Latino symbolism, the Mexican Consulate reported in a media release. He is an educator...
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Teatro’s ‘Christmas Tales…’ continues Dec. 10, 11

Teatro’s ‘Christmas Tales…’ continues Dec. 10, 11

Teatro de las Américas and MusicaLatitudes will present “Christmas Tales and Chants 2,” a Latin American celebration for the entire family, at 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 10 during the Oxnard Downtown ArtBeat at the Carnegie Art Museum, 424 So. C St., Oxnard and at 6 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 11 at El Buen Pastor Methodist...
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Oxnard City Council approves public access channel effort

Oxnard City Council approves public access channel effort

By a unanimous vote, the Oxnard City Council on Tuesday, Dec. 6 awarded the operation of Channel 25, a public access channel, to Fuerza Latina Health Association, a nonprofit group led by broadcast journalist David Cruz. Cruz, formerly a reporter and weekend anchor with KNBC in Los Angeles, currently presents a live bilingual radio...
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Oxnard City Council to meet Dec. 6 to decide on Channel 25

Oxnard City Council to meet Dec. 6 to decide on Channel 25

Community members are urged to turn out in force at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 6 at the Oxnard City Council meeting to support efforts to approve an agreement that will reinstate Channel 25 as Oxnard’s public access station. The council will meet at 305 W. Third St., Oxnard “It has been 15 months since...
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Bilingual report: Rescheduled La Colonia Resource Fair set for Dec. 11

Bilingual report: Rescheduled La Colonia Resource Fair set for Dec. 11

  Health screenings, services for Mixteco families, education programs planned  Visitors will receive a variety of services at La Colonia Resource Fair from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 11 at Del Sol Stadium, 1500 Colonia Road, in La Colonia neighborhood of Oxnard. The fair, which was previously scheduled for Nov. 20, was rescheduled due to...
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Variety of holiday events coming to downtown Oxnard this week

Variety of holiday events coming to downtown Oxnard this week

From a holiday mobile feast, to a tree lighting, a Christmas parade and a tamale festival, downtown Oxnard will be a busy spot this weekend. > Dec. 1 — Up to 10 gourmet food trucks, including Don Chow, Border Grill, No Jodas, O Street, Slap Yo Mama, Pinoy Jeepney, Frysmith, Code 3 and Sweet...
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‘Sabor’ enjoys successful reception, exhibition in SLO

‘Sabor’ enjoys successful reception, exhibition in SLO

“Sabor — A Tast of Latino American Artists from the Central Coast” enjoyed a successful reception and exhibition at ARTS Space Obispo, SLO Creamery, in San Luis Obispo. “Sabor,” which concluded on Nov. 24, featured the work of seven artists: Carlos Díaz (San Luis Obispo), Valinda Gallea (Nipomo), Alvaro Angeles Suman (Santa Barbara), Jorge Hernández (Santa Barbara),...
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Bilingual report: Teatro de las Americas to present holiday program Dec. 2-4

Bilingual report: Teatro de las Americas to present holiday program Dec. 2-4

Teatro de las Américas and MusicaLatitudes will present “Christmas Tales and Chants 2,” a Latin American celebration for the entire family, at 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 2 at the Oxnard College Performing Arts Center, 4000 So. Rose Ave., Oxnard; 8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 3 at Mary Star of the Sea Catholic Church, 463 W....
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El Concilio extends deadline for education awards

El Concilio extends deadline for education awards

El Concilio Family Services this week announced that it is extending the nomination deadline to Dec. 30 for its Latino Leadership Awards — “Excellence in Education” to honor individuals who have made an outstanding contribution in the field of education. The awards winners will be announced in February. The 23rd annual awards gala will...
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Bilingual report: Teatro de las Américas / MusicaLatitudes announce holiday celebration

Bilingual report: Teatro de las Américas / MusicaLatitudes announce holiday celebration

Teatro de las Américas and MusicaLatitudes will present “Christmas Tales and Chants 2,” a Latin American celebration for the entire family Dec 2-4 in Ventura County. Actors from Teatro de las Américas and musicians and singers from MusicaLatitudes gather into a colorful choir performing traditional Christmas Latin American songs and reading warm and funny...
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Artists, fun seekers to ‘occupy Downtown Oxnard’ during Art Beat on Nov. 12

Artists, fun seekers to ‘occupy Downtown Oxnard’ during Art Beat on Nov. 12

From antiquities to contemporary works inspired by today’s headlines, November Art Beat features diverse cultural offerings along with entertainment in local galleries & nightspots. Art Beat 2nd Saturdays, Downtown Oxnard’s monthly showcase of art, dining and entertainment will feature more than ten art shows within a walkable loop in the City’s cultural and hospitality...
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Marching bands to compete at Oxnard High School on Nov. 12

Marching bands to compete at Oxnard High School on Nov. 12

More than 20 high school marching bands, with more than 1,400 musicians, will compete at the Oxnard High School Marching Band & Auxiliary’s 27th annual Field Show Competitition from noon to 9 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 12 at Bud Houser Stadium, Oxnard High School, 3400 W. Gonzales Road, Oxnard. The event is open to the...
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Commentary: A lasting legacy

Commentary: A lasting legacy

By Mona AlvaradoFrazier / Guest contributor A good friend, Josie Salinas, passed on to meet her Creator this past August. She filled her life serving others through her friendship, mentoring, and career. As the first female Native American Spiritual Advisor, she brought the traditions of the Native Americans to the incarcerated in the California Department...
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UCSB talk on Mexican literature set for Nov. 3-5 in Santa Barbara

UCSB talk on Mexican literature set for Nov. 3-5 in Santa Barbara

  SANTA BARBARA — A group of international scholars and writers will gather at UC Santa Barbara for “The Two Faces of Fiction,” the 14th annual colloquium on Mexican literature. The three-day event begins at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 3 at UCSB’s Centennial House, according to a media release. The conference will continue at...
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‘Sabor…’ comes to ARTS Space Obispo with reception on Nov. 4

‘Sabor…’ comes to ARTS Space Obispo with reception on Nov. 4

“Sabor ~ A Taste of Latino Artists from the Central Coast,” opens with a reception at 6 p.m. Friday, Nov. 4 during San Luis Obispo’s monthy Art After Dark artwalk at ARTS Space Obispo, SLO Creamery, 570 Higuera St., #165, San Luis Obispo. “Sabor means so much more than just “taste” – sabor is the soul of a culture,” Enedina...
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