What’s Happening? May 18- June 1

Puff, Pass and Paint

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WHEN: May 19, 7:30-9:30

WHERE: Multiple Locations

WHAT: The 2-hour class includes an instructor and all the art supplies you’ll need – and you take your art home with you! Feel free to BYOC and BYOB as well.

WHY: Spark your creativity.

 

35th Annual Strawberry Festival

WHEN: May 19, 10 A.M.- 6:30 P.M.

WHERE: 3250 South Rose Avenue, Oxnard.

WHAT: Exactly what it sounds like. Enjoy strawberry picking, strawberry treats, and strawberry-themed madness.

WHY: Show these OG berries some love.

 

Rachel Kushner: The Mars Room

WHEN: May 23, 7:30 P.M.

WHERE: Skylight Books.

WHAT: The acclaimed novelist reads from her new novel. 

WHY: “Dazzling and audacious, The Mars Room is the story of Romy Hall, a woman who struggles mightily to overcome her unblessed origins.”

 

Chuck Klosterman X: A Highly Specific, Defiantly Incomplete History of the Early 21st Century

WHEN: May 25, 7:30 P.M.

WHERE: Skylight Books.

WHAT: The essayist reads from his new collection.

WHY: “Chuck Klosterman’s tenth book (aka Chuck Klosterman X) collects his most intriguing of those pieces, accompanied by fresh introductions and new footnotes throughout.”

 

Heartbreaker L.A.

WHEN: May 25, 10 P.M.-2 A.M.

WHERE: The Standard Hollywood.

WHAT: LA’s Speakeasy Club Night for LGBTQ+ and Allies.

WHY: Get your heart broken (to a great soundtrack.)

 

SoCal Cycle Swap Meet

WHEN: May 27, 7 A.M.-1 P.M.

WHERE: 500 Lew Davis St., Long Beach

WHAT: The So-Cal Cycle Swap Meet is the largest monthly gathering of riders in the USA.

WHY: Rider? Collector? Bike Lover? All are welcome!

 

Soul Improv

WHEN: May 27, 6:15- 7 P.M.

WHERE: 2736 Main St., Santa Monica

WHAT: Where comedy meets consciousness, Soul Improv is playful, lighthearted and judgment-free space for you to practice the Art of Improv as a way of living an inspired life.

WHY: If you need to loosen up.

 

The Superb Woman

WHEN: May 30, 7:30 P.M.

WHERE: The Last Bookstore.

WHAT: Local author Janet M. Neal reads from her new book.

WHY: The Superb Woman is a parable about a single working mother, Bea, who goes on a quest to find out how a media icon ‘does it all’.