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2018 Medici Award Winners

Studio Channel Islands Names 2018 Medici Award Winners
Artists Gerd Koch and Pat Richards Dodd to be honored at SCI’s annual gala

Gerd Koch and Pat Richard Dodds

Camarillo, Calif. — Studio Channel Islands (SCI), in celebration of its 20th anniversary, has announced Gerd Koch and Pat Richards Dodds as the 2018 Medici Award recipients. Both Koch and Dodds are founding members of the nonprofit arts organization and have contributed significantly in the development and success of the organization over the past two decades. The Medici Award is SCI’s most prestigious honor presented to individuals whose support for the arts is unparalleled and whose work to advance SCI is deserving of its highest recognition. The award will be presented at the annual Art à la Mode Gala, scheduled for September 29 at SCI’s Blackboard Gallery.

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DOWNSTAGE CABARET SERIES: HIGH STREET BROADCAST

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AT THE SIMI VALLEY CULTURAL ARTS CENTER AUGUST 19TH

The Sim Valley Cultural Arts Center will kick off their DownStage Cabaret Series with the first installment of the High Street Broadcast on Sunday, August 19 at 7:30 pm in the intimate DownStage Theater.  Doors open at 7 pm and the broadcast begins at 7:30 pm. Tickets are $20 for General Admission and $25 for VIP Seating which includes a complimentary dessert as well as priority seating. All seating will be Cabaret style. 

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Erik ReeL: Zero Point

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GraySpace art gallery, Santa Barbara Funk Zone
21 September - 11 November 2018
Held in conjunction with Blurred Boundaries: Fashion as an Art in the GraySpace Annex, curated by Rhonda P. Hill. Note that Erik and Rhonda are married to each other.
 
Santa Barbara, CA - The GraySpace art gallery located in the heart of Santa Barbara’s Funk Zone will be hosting the first solo exhibition in Santa Barbara in a decade of improvisational non-objective painter, Erik ReeL. The long-anticipated exhibition was originally scheduled for this last winter, but was cancelled and rescheduled due to the Thomas Fire and subsequent mudslides, which both closed the GraySpace gallery and forced Rhonda and Erik’s evacuation.
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OPC ANNOUNCES ITS 21st SEASON OF THOUGHT PROVOKING EVENTS!

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OJAI PLAYWRIGHTS CONFERENCE ANNOUNCES ITS 21st SEASON OF THOUGHT PROVOKING EVENTS!
BREAKING LIGHT
Featuring Eight New Play Workshops plus
Two Special “Intersection” Events
OPC New Works Festival August 5 - 12, 2018

Ojai, CA…The Ojai Playwrights Conference (OPC), one of the nation’s most acclaimed new play development programs, announces its 21st season with another inspirational and though-provoking program featuring playwrights, new play workshop presentations, and special performance events from August 5 through 12, 2018 in Ojai, California.

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Artist Opening: Robert Wassell

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Robert Wassell

September 13 to November 12th, 2018 

Fox Fine JewelryVentura, CA
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Brian McDonald Joins ETC as Director of Education and Outreach

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Award-winning Actor, Director and Educator Brian McDonald Joins Ensemble Theatre Company as Director of Education and Outreach
 
Santa Barbara, CA – Ensemble Theatre Company (ETC) at the New Vic, Santa Barbara’s leading professional, resident theater company, is proud to welcome new Director of Education and Outreach, Brian McDonald, to its expanding staff of theater professionals. Mr. McDonald brings his impressive resume of screen, stage, and teaching experience to the helm of ETC’s Young Actors Conservatory, which offers advanced performance training for ages 14–18 under the direction of professional theater artists. This year’s program will also feature intimate seminars with acclaimed actors, including five-time Emmy Award nominee Meredith Baxter (“Family,” “Family Ties,” ETC’s City of Conversation), Emmy Award and Ovation Awards winner Joe Spano (“Hill Street Blues,” “NCIS”), Tony nominated, and Emmy Award and Golden Globe winners Cheri and Bill Steinkellner (“Sister Act The Musical”, “Cheers”, “Teacher’s Pet”).
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Artist Opening: Richard Franklin

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Richard Franklin

July 12 to September 9, 2018 

Fox Fine JewelryVentura, CA
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Studio Channel Islands Receives Grant for Arts and Health Program

VCCF Grant for SCIGrant supports SCI’s Memory Café, art classes for stroke survivors and hospice program
Camarillo, Calif.Ventura County Community Foundation (VCCF) has awarded Studio Channel Islands (SCI) a grant in the amount of $28,820 to support its Arts and Health programming. Funding will be used to expand its Memory Cafes (creative social events for individuals with memory loss and their caregivers), art classes with hospice (workshops for children in bereavement counseling) and stroke survivor art classes. Funding for the grant will come from the Ruth Daily Livingston Fund.
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Artist Opening: Susan Seaberry

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Susan Seaberry

July 12 to September 9, 2018 

Fox Fine JewelryVentura, CA
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Susan Egan, Broadway Original Belle Starring in Beauty And The Beast

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 5-STAR THEATRICALS*

Presents the Third and Final Show of its 2017-2018 SEASON with
SUSAN EGAN starring as BELLE in
BEAUTY AND THE BEAST
Music by Alan Menken Lyrics by Howard Ashman and Tim Rice
Book by Linda Woolverton
Musical Direction by Dan Redfeld
Choreography by Cheryl Baxter
Directed by Yvette Lawrence

The Original “Belle” Returns Beginning
Friday, July 20 at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza!

Thousand Oaks, Calif…5-STAR THEATRICALS (formerly Cabrillo Music Theatre) is thrilled to announce that Broadway’s original “Belle” SUSAN EGAN, will reprise her iconic performance once again (for one last time!) in its final show of its 2017-2018 season, BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Howard Ashman & Tim Rice, book by Linda Woolverton (based on the Disney film), musical direction by Dan Redfeld, choreography by Cheryl Baxter and directed by Yvette Lawrence. BEAUTY AND THE BEAST will open on Friday, July 20, 2018 and runs through Sunday, July 29, 2018 at the 1,800-seat Kavli Theatre at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, 2100 Thousand Oaks Boulevard in Thousand Oaks.
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