Picks of the Week - Happenings
By Shane Cohn and Michel Miller 08/15/2013
KALEIDOSCOPE Saturday, Aug. 17, 8 p.m. For the first time in 2013, Pacific Festival Ballet will present a summer season title with Kaleidoscope, an unplugged version of Pacific Festival Ballet, featuring contemporary dance, guest artists and invited choreographers. Featured will be contemporary work from Houston-based dance company iMee and guest choreographer from the Paris Opera Ballet, Patrick Frantz. $36. Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, 2100 Thousand Oaks Blvd. See www.pacificballetcompany.com.
HUENEME BEACH FESTIVAL Saturday, Aug. 17 & Sunday, Aug. 18, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Don’t miss the hottest beach party in Southern California! Join us for laughs, fun in the sun, great food and music that will have you out of your seat and dancing till your feet hurt. The festival will have an expanded children’s area with rides, games and attractions for kids of all ages. The festivities will be held at Hueneme Beach Park, located at 550 E. Surfside Dr., Port Hueneme. Visit www.huenemebeachfest.org for tickets and more information.
THE PERFECT GENTLEMEN Saturday, Aug. 17, 7:30 p.m. Award-winning musical variety group The Perfect Gentlemen will make a special appearance at the Santa Paula Theater Center where they will perform their Salute to the 20th Century, a humorous take on the de-evolution of music over the last 00 years. The group will sing music in various styles, including Dixieland, blues, big band, doo-wop, bluegrass, disco, techno, punk and rap, complete with quick costume and wig changes. $15. 125 S. Seventh St., Santa Paula.