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Matt Sayles, Dave White, Rick Clemens and Mark Parson combine their decades of musical experience into a thrilling musical ensemble that harkens back to a time when jazz bands featured banjo and bluegrass music. It was an excting new sound.
Ventucky String Band, formed in 2010, will make you tap your toes and clap your hands to music reminiscent of dust-bowl era California and the roots of the "California Country" sound.
Take a break from the hustle and bustle of the season, come on down and bring the family.
Three mystery authors explore the challenges of plotting the perfect crime - then solving it.
Opulent - Lavish - Exciting - Spectacular
How does such beauty get to the stage?
Steven Sharpe, director of Opera Santa Barbara knows. In a multi-media presentation featuring films from past operas and plans for the upcoming season Mr. Sharpe will explain the step-by-step process for coordinating the voices, music, sets and costumes required to bring your favorite opera to life.
Zombies Invade Ojai Library
The Ojai Library is joining 71 public libraries nationwide in an all-night program featuring contests, author visits via Skype, Wii games, stories, movies, food and fun. Each library will post game scores to a dedicated website where national winners will be selected.
Zombies ages 10 to 16 are welcome.
SLEEP IS OPTIONAL. PARENT PERMISSION FORMS ARE MANDATORY!
Lock-down begins 6:30pm Friday August 3. Zombies will be released 8:00am Saturday August 4.
For more info: your Zombie contact is Julie Albright 646-1639
Calling all aspiring knights!
More Summer Fun at the Ojai Library
Join us Thursday July 26th at 10:30am for a Knights in Training program.
We will craft a shield, forge a sword and slay a dragon.
So boys and girls - grab your armour, suit up and head to the Ojai Library for some medieval fun.
Summer Reading Program Fun and Frivolity Continues!
Magician Shawn McMaster uses no live animals, magic wands, or tacky old props. You will be amazed by his sophisticated, high-energy interactive program punctuated with astonishment and hilarity.
Join us for a rollicking good time. Come early for best seating.
Shawn McMaster's VCL performances:
Ojai Academy Sidewalk Saturday upcoming event this month is a fun filled one hour event with Mime artist Candace Hull.
Candace Hull has practiced the art of pantomime for over 35 years. She studied with Anne Dennis Yankovitch of the San Francisco Mime Troupe and the Mime Project.
Come and join us for an unforgettable experience.
This free literary event will include both a discussion of Bradbury's writing and excerpts from his classic works read by commmunity members.
E.E. King will share the imagery and imagination of Ray Bradbury and discuss other short story techniques. Learn how short stories can be transformed into longer works and how fact is utilized in fiction, no matter how strange.
Photo credit: Lennox McLendon / AP
We are sorry to report: the performer has cancelled!
Guitarist Chaz Prymek will not perform at the Ojai Library on Sunday, June 3.
Chaz plays American Primitive Guitar, a genre created by John Fahey in the 1950s.
American Primitivism is a blend of blues, classical and folk styles combined with country blues finger-picking techniques. Chaz also performs under the name Lake Mary.
Ramblers, David Roine (fiddle, guitar, mandolin and accordion) and Christian Gallo (guitar and five- and six-string banjos) play traditional old-timey acoustic fiddle tunes and string band music.
Join us for an hour of music from our nation’s history.