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Cal Lutheran University will present the following virtual art and music events in November. Conservation Demonstrations at the Harvard Art Museums at noon Thurs., Nov. 5 on Zoom. Experts from the Harvard Art Museums demonstrate and discuss how science and art coincide in conservation work. Go to callutheran.edu/ rolland or call Rachel Schmid at (805) 493-3697. Franzen Organ Recital Series […]

Conejo Players’ spooktacular concert is so good it’s scary

Elevated platform provides sight lines

We’ve heard of haunted houses and haunted mansions, but a haunted parking lot? “Why not?” say the intrepid folks at Conejo Players Theatre in Thousand Oaks, who have refined their “drive-in” concerts to near perfection. CPT’s latest production, “Haunted Broadway,” was performed Oct. 23 to 25 in the theater’s parking lot. Instead of using a flatbed pickup truck as a […]

Day of the Dead celebration

The Simi Valley Historical Society will host a COVID-friendly celebration of the annual Day of the Dead Festival from noon to 5 p.m. Sun., Nov. 1 at the Strathearn Historical Park and Museum, behind the Madera Target store, 137 Strathearn Place. The event is free to attend. Dia de los Muertos is traditionally a three-day observance running from Oct. 31 […]

Calabasas calls out new bingo game

Residents have been cooped up for months and are eager to enjoy life outdoors again. The City of Calabasas found a way last weekend to let senior citizens take part in a social activity, yet still be mindful of the virus. On Oct. 16, the city’s senior center hosted its first outdoor event since the March lockdown, Parking Lot Bingo. […]

Tell me a story . . .


Entries are being accepted in the 2020 Fiction in a Nutshell competition, which calls for stories of 100 words or fewer (title not included). You’re invited to write an original fictional tale on any topic you wish. Popular genres include science fiction, romance, comedy, adventure and even horror. Each year we have animals, emotions, danger and despair—and several surprise endings […]


Art show part II The Topanga Canyon Art Gallery presents its latest show through Nov. 8 on Saturdays and Sundays from noon to 5 p.m. at 120 N. Topanga Canyon Blvd., Ste. 109, Topanga. Titled “Topanga Canyon Studio Tour Reimagined Part II,” the show hosts more than 40 gallery members and local artists with their work displayed in person and […]

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