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New West Symphony: America The Melting Po

June 24-27 | ONLINE The New West Symphony continues its Global Sounds, Local Cultures series with “America The Melting Pot.” NWS believes the arts have a critical role to play...

Baby Shark: Pint-sized powerhouse Tabatha Ricci is taking the MMA world by storm.

By Nancy D. Lackey Shaffer There are few physical pursuits as demanding as mixed martial arts (MMA). Competitors engage in hand-to-hand combat, calling upon skills in boxing, jiu-jitsu, judo, karate,...

Vita Art Center: Elegies

Through Aug. 14 | Ventura Art can witness. Presented within art the aftermath of injustice can be indelibly etched. Not forgotten, not erased. These works — drawings, tapestries, paintings —...

POP-UP Arts and Music Festival

Through June 26 | Thousand Oaks Throughout the month of June, the city of Thousand Oaks hosted the Pop-Up Arts and Music Festival, a summer celebration that included a variety...

Row Into Romance: Gondola Paradiso brings a uniquely Venetian experience to the canals of...

By Nancy D. Lackey Shaffer  |  nshaffer@timespublications.com Exploring a picturesque maze of canals and bridges via gondola, a charming gondolier in boater hat and striped shirt at the stern, is...

Wine lovers’ best friend: Nectar of the Dogs supports dog rescue efforts through wine...

Dog, as most English speakers know, is God spelled backward, a connection that most dog-lovers will tell you is no coincidence. Dogs, as most dog-lovers know, are perhaps the most...