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FEB
23
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LOS ANGELES DRAMA CRITICS CIRCLE ANNOUNCES NOMINATIONS FOR ACHIEVEMENTS DURING 2016

image002Los Angeles The Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle (LADCC) has announced its nominations and special awards for excellence in Los Angeles, Orange County and Ventura County theatre for the year 2016 (Dec. 1, 2015 – Nov. 30, 2016). The 48th annual LADCC awards ceremony will take place on Monday, March 20, 2017, at the Colony Theatre at Burbank Town Center, 555 North 3rd Street, Burbank.
 
 
 
 
 
 
(l)Celebration Theatre's The Boys from Oz   Photo Credit: Matthew Brian Denman
 
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FEB
22
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“Four Star Theater Alliance honors six Ventura County theaters

Cecil Sutton Taylor Kasch The Night Alive Photo by Brian Stethem
It may be an increasingly electronic world, but the eclectic world of live theater is proving it has staying power in Ventura County, culminating in a gala Tony-like affair of awards on February 26th.

Offering over 1,000 seats on any given weekend, the County’s six community theaters – part of the unique Four Star Theater Alliance -- tap into local talents presenting comedies, dramas, musicals and dramedies.

The gala affair is at 6:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 26 at the High Streets Art Center, 45 E. High Street in Moorpark. A limited amount of tickets ($15 in advance, $20 at the door) are available for the public at:www.HighStreetArtsCenter.com.
 
 
 
 
Veteran Ventura County actors Cecil Sutton and Taylor Kasch in a poignant scene from "The Night Alive," which won the most Oustanding Production Award for Santa Paula Theater Center from the Four Star Theater Alliance. Photo Credit: Brian Stethem
 

 
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DEC
28
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Museum of Ventura County Vigorously Prepares for Re-Opening in January

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Gallery Closure Gives Way to New Ideas, New Exhibits and a New Energy
 
The Museum of Ventura County is preparing excitedly for the Grand Re-Opening of its galleries after being closed since September 1. A fundraising gala, “Splendors of the Museum” will be held on Saturday, January 7, followed by a community celebration—free and open to all— on Sunday, January 8 from noon to 5 pm. The community celebration begins with an opening ceremony at 12:30 pm, followed by free tours throughout the afternoon of the museum’s new galleries. Two new exhibits, “Masterworks of the Museum” and “Really Awful People, featuring the George Stuart Historical Figures” will debut.
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JUN
27
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Museum of Ventura County Seriously Mishandles Asian Pacific Exhibition

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Tiger Huang, a long-time artist of considerable standing in the Ventura arts community presented a very special and significant installation piece at the Museum of Ventura County in conjunction with its “I Want the Wide American Earth: An Asian Pacific American Story” this last weekend [18-19 June].   It was a beautiful installation, including a well-done, mesmerizing sound-scape.

Trouble is, and this is just the beginning of the trouble, Tiger’s name and the piece itself are not  mentioned anywhere in the Museum’s website or write-up of the exhibition. This is not to mention that though it was a major piece, and certainly time-consuming to produce and install, it was only up for 48 hours.  The piece is one of the most significant installation pieces any artist has ever done in Ventura, yet,  by the time Thursday rolls around, as far as the Museum goes, it might as well not have existed at all.


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JUN
21
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Agnes Martin

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Agnes Martin at LACMA
 
The Los Angeles County Museum of Art is hosting a not-to-miss exhibition through 11 September 2016 surveying the painting of one of the late 20th century’s best artists, Agnes Martin [1912-2004]. Martin is one of those painters you have to see live; no reproduction can mimic the experience of seeing the work in person. 

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APR
06
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CABRILLO MUSIC THEATRE TO PROCEED WITH THE 2016-2017 SEASON.

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CABRILLO MUSIC THEATRE TO PROCEED WITH THE 2016-2017 SEASON.
An energized community and a new business plan keeps “Broadway In Your Backyard” with three great musicals .
(Thousand Oaks, CA)  The Board of Directors of Cabrillo Music Theatre is very proud to announce that the company has secured donations from members of the community, which will allow it to continue production of the 2016-2017 season!
After recently announcing the suspension of production due to a lack of resources, these contributions will provide Cabrillo with the ability to retool the organization, to engage in a new focus and strategy, and to move into the future in a fiscally responsible way. The Board of Directors is committed to taking these opportunities- a reduced 2016-2017 schedule, a substantial infusion of resources, and an energized and passionate community - to design a Cabrillo Music Theatre for the future.

 
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MAR
21
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CABRILLO MUSIC THEATRE TO SUSPEND PRODUCTION AT THE CONCLUSION OF THE 2015-2016 SEASON.

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CABRILLO MUSIC THEATRE TO SUSPEND PRODUCTION AT THE CONCLUSION OF THE 2015-2016 SEASON.
Following CHILDREN OF EDEN and THE LITTLE MERMAID, company will halt production,
and will reassess future options.
 
Thousand Oaks, CA  It is with great sorrow that the Board of Directors of Cabrillo Music Theatre announces that it will suspend its productions at the conclusion of the 2015-2016 season, following the production of THE LITTLE MERMAID, running July 15-24, 2016.
 
As the only locally based professional musical theatre company and Resident Company at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza for the last 22 years, this was a painful and difficult decision.

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MAR
14
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Stage Raw announces nominations for The 2nd Annual Stage Raw Theatre Awards!

STAGE RAW 2016 ART
The answer to last year’s question of whether the digital arts venture STAGE RAW could bring back its awards ceremony celebrating the best of LA’s up-to-99-seat theaters, the answer is YES. STAGE RAW is pleased to announce the SECOND ANNUAL STAGE RAW LOS ANGELES THEATER AWARDS, championing the best work of 2015 in L.A.’s still-embattled theaters of up to 99-seats.
 
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NOV
11
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Studio Channel Islands Appoints Michael Lattanzio as CEO

Studio Channel IslandsStudio Channel Islands announces Michael Lattanzio as Chief Executive Officer for the non-profit organization seeking to be the preeminent art institute in Ventura County and the region.
 
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OCT
06
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2015 OVATION AWARDS Southern California’s most prestigious theatre awards recognize MEMPHIS with seven nominations, plus OKLAHOMA!

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2015 OVATION AWARDS
Southern California’s most prestigious theatre awards recognize MEMPHIS with seven nominations, plus OKLAHOMA!
(Thousand Oaks,CA)Cabrillo Music Theatre received eight Ovation Award Nominations for the 2014-2015 season, as announced by L.A. Stage Alliance. The Ovation Awards are the most prestigious recognitions in Southern California theatre, and the only peer-judged awards, making them comparable to Broadway’s Tony Awards. Cabrillo’s regional premiere of MEMPHIS received seven nominations, including Best Musical, Actor, Director, Choreographer, Musical Director, Costume Design, and the entire cast of 26 was nominated for Best Ensemble. Cabrillo’s recent production of OKLAHOMA! was nominated for Best Choreography. The 2015 OVATION AWARDS will take place on November 9th at the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles.

 

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