BEFORE THE WILT Through Jan. 3, 2022 | Ojai Curated by China Adams, the Porch Gallery’s latest show puts in the spotlight the flower: a site of tension between new blooms and old, freshness and decay, a symbol of the life...
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 in capturing the most important stories of our times, expressing...
ELECTRICIDAD Oct. 13-23 | Moorpark This urban Chicano drama set in East Los Angeles comes to the Moorpark College Performing Arts Center with an all-Latinx student cast. Luis Alfaro’s dramatic play is based on Electra,the ancient Greek tragedy by Sophocles. It...
PICTURED: SHEN YUN WORLD TOUR 2022; May 24-25; Thousand Oaks SHANA MABARI: OCEANS Through May 23 | Ojai In 2020, Los Angeles-based contemporary Light and Space artist Shana Mabari became the first artist-in-residence on a maritime mission led by the non-profit Sea...
A Preview of Local Happenings 73RD OJAI MUSIC FESTIVAL June 6-9 | Ojai The Ojai Music Festival returns this year with a spotlight on Barbara Hannigan as conductor, singer and mentor; the debut of ensemble LUDWIG and members of Hannigan’s Equilibrium mentoring...
HERITAGE SQUARE SUMMER CONCERT SERIES June 16 – Aug. 25 | Oxnard The music and party return to Heritage Square starting on Friday, June 16, at 6 p.m. Get ready for a sensational 10-week season of performances from perennial fan favorites...
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 — remember the human cost of racism and political violence, and...
VENTURA MUSIC FESTIVAL July 27 – Aug. 7|Ventura The 27th season of the Ventura Music Festival has the theme of “Onward!” in celebration of its return to form and hopes for the future. The always-new, always-exciting lineup includes African rhythm and...
WEST SIDE STORY Through Nov. 14 | Moorpark An updated, musical version of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, set in the Upper West Side of New York City in the mid-1950s. The Jets and the Sharks are street gangs of different ethnic...
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 of events and performances taking place in beautiful outdoor park...