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GOD GREW TIRED OF US June 3, 4:30 p.m. The Ojai Film Society screens the gut-wrenching documentary about the Lost Boys of Sudan who braved hardship and slaughter to tell their story. $8 general, $5 seniors/students, $1 sponsors, free to members with ID. Ojai Playhouse, 145 E. Ojai Ave., Ojai. 646-8946. THE LIFE AND PHOTOGRAPHY OF HORACE BRISTOL June 2, 2 p.m. Join Donna Granata, Focus on the Masters Founder and Executive Director, as she leads a visual journey through the life of Horace Bristol during the museum’s exhibition, The Museum Collects: Horace Bristol Photographs. A photojournalist of the...

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Earth Crisis Back in the 1990s, New York’s Earth Crisis was the hardest, baddest bunch of militant vegans in America. As figureheads of the country’s straight-edge hardcore scene, the group was known for its barrel-chested guitars and the growled vocals of singer and mastermind Karl Buechner. They preached using violence to end the violence and degradation caused by animal abusers and drug dealers. Their unflinching stance and commitment to their moral ground received more attention than their music during their heyday, which could have led to the band’s demise in 2001. Earlier this year, however, the group announced a...

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ARIES (March 21-April 19) On April 1, 1976, British astronomer Patrick Moore told his radio listeners that a rare configuration of Jupiter and Pluto was occurring. So dramatically would it affect Earth\’s gravity, he said, that they might feel lighter than usual, and perhaps even be able to float up into the air. I\’m wondering if we can expect a similar phenomena this week. There\’s a rare grand trine in fire signs, with Jupiter in Sagittarius, Saturn in Leo, and the sun in Aries. Especially for you, the buoyancy factor will be in full play, and levels of levity will be at a maximum. If you can\’t actually fly, you\’ll probably get higher than you\’ve been in a long time. TAURUS (April 20-May 20) \”It is by going down into the abyss that you recover the treasures of life,\” wrote mythologist Joseph Campbell. \”Where you stumble, there lies your treasure.\” Keep those thoughts uppermost in mind, Taurus. You\’ve dared to crawl down into the abyss, and that\’s admirable. But now comes the most important part: your stumble. Be alert for every detail about it. It\’s the key to your future treasure. GEMINI (May 21-June 20) Is the universe inherently friendly to human beings? The answer\’s got to either be yes or no. It can\’t be in between. Whatever you might be inclined to believe, you\’ve got to agree that...

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