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Wake up, concert goers: Everly Brothers tribute

The Everly Set: A Celebration of the Everly Brothers is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Sat., Aug. 21 at the Scherr Forum. 2100 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd., Thousand Oaks. In 1957, teenagers Phil and Don Everly released the hits “Bye Bye Love” and “Wake Up Little Susie.” Now, six decades later, two New York City singer-songwriters have combined forces to become […]


Guild taking entries for members’ show The Westlake Village Art Guild will host the Members Theme Show 2021 at the Thousand Oaks Community Gallery, next to the Newbury Park Library, 2331 Borchard Road, Newbury Park. The artists reception and award presentation will be from 3 to 5 p.m. Sun., Sept. 26. Gallery viewing will run from 11 a.m. to 5 […]

Crunch and munch at new sushi eatery

Ramen also available for fresh feasting

Restaurateur Mike Machtoub had a brilliant “aha moment.” Not long after opening up Urban Society Café ad Meal Prep inside Thousand Oaks’ Athletic Society health club in 2019, the Le Cordon Bleu-trained chef started noticing a strong demand from customers for sushi and ramen dishes. Before he could capitalize on the idea, the pandemic sent his café business plummeting and […]

‘Les Miz’ takes on modern setting

For its 41st annual teen summer musical, Young Artists Ensemble didn’t pick a light, frothy show. Instead, it’s staging “Les Misérables,” an epic tale about a former prisoner’s lifelong struggle for redemption. The shortened “school edition” of this musical, based on the novel by Victor Hugo, will be performed at 7:30 p.m. Thursdays and Fridays, 2 and 7:30 p.m. Saturdays […]

Rotary Wine and Beer Fest ready to pour again

The Thousand Oaks Rotary Foundation will hold the 20th annual Thousand Oaks Rotary Wine and Beer Festival from 5 to 9 p.m. Sat., Aug. 28 at the Hyatt Regency Westlake, 880 S. Westlake Blvd., Westlake Village. At the festival, guests can sample California limited-production handcrafted wines, microbrews and hors d’oeuvres while perusing auction items donated by local businesses and residents. […]

Hueneme festival comes back to the beach

After a hiatus and a cancellation in 2020 because of the pandemic, the City of Port Hueneme, in partnership with the nonprofit REACH, will host the Hueneme Beach Festival from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sat. and Sun., Aug. 28 and 29 at 550 E. Surfside Drive, Port Hueneme. The festival will have live music on two stages, fair-style carnival […]

Flower power at the farmers market

BEAUTIFUL BLOOMS—Shoppers inspect the fresh flowers July 18 at the Westlake Village Farmers Market. The market is open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sundays at 2797 Agoura Road in the Westlake portion of Thousand Oaks. Masks not required.

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