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Music Tectonics Reveals its Pitch Competition Startups
The Music Tectonics team is announcing the new wave of startups who are semi-finalists in its annual music innovation startup pitch competition Swimming with Narwhals. “The Swimming with Narwhals startup pitch competition is part of the annual Music Tectonics online pre-conference and in-person conference in Santa Monica,” they said. “Each year, a handful of startups are selected from a highly competitive slate of applicants by a panel of experts in the music innovation startup landscape. The 2023’s semi-finalists who will pitch at the Music Tectonics online pre-conference on September 13 and be judged by a jury of three experienced music tech investors: Tracy Maddox of Downtown Music Holdings, Aadit Parish of Sony Ventures, and Juliette Rolnick of Bertelsmann Digital Media Investments.” Contact [email protected].
The 27 Best Restaurants In Santa Monica
If you aren't sourcing local farmer's market ingredients for every dish on your menu, can you even call yourself a Santa Monica restaurant? The answer, as far as this list is concerned, is debatable. But, whether it's a high-end sushi bar, juicy burger joint, or Mediterranean rooftop cafe, there's no shortage of fresh, organic, local, and sustainable ingredients listed on virtually every menu from Wilshire Boulevard to the Santa Monica pier.
Watch: Garrett Clayton Sings a Jazzy Take on
The Goofy Movie's 'I2I' in Rehearsals for Swingin' With the Mouse. No cool cats will be allowed at this jazz concert, because it's all about Swingin' With the Mouse. The upcoming concert, set for 2 and 8 PM September 30 at the Scherr Forum in Thousand Oaks, California, will feature jazzy takes on some of your favorite Disney songs.
Malibu triathlon could be canceled because of a school of tiny endangered fish
The fish are occupying a flooded underpass on the course. Normally participants could use a bridge over the water, nut not this year — the Fish and Wildlife Service won’t allow it.
Students Allow Movement to Evolve
Many students at Pepperdine find different ways to get their endorphins in daily. Not only does staying active provide something to do, but students said they fit movement into their routines day in and day out. Senior Anna Burkman said her ways of staying active during college are a way...
The Fashion Show
Peter Fetterman Gallery is proud to present The Fashion Show. The Fashion Show, curated from the gallery’s permanent collection, will feature an exciting display of fashions history, its elegance and its importance to the photographic medium. This exhibition is designed to explore how fashion photography transcends its commercial aspects and is a reflection of creative expression and societal aspirations.
Ways to Celebrate and Observe the High Holidays with Your Family 🕍✡️
Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, and Yom Kippur, the day of atonement are part of what's know as the High Holidays or High Holy Days! These are two of the more important holidays observed by Jewish people around the world. Here you will find lots of ways to help your family learn more about, celebrate and observe these most important days.
Slice House: best-ever pizza in Thousand Oaks & soon Simi Valley!
Author’s note: This article is summarized the Slice House website. Originally coming from Massachusetts, I’ve struggled to find good pizza in the nine years since I became a Simi Valley resident. This is only my opinion but I have tried so many pizza restaurants throughout Ventura and Los Angeles County and haven’t found a place I truly enjoy, that stacks up. Until now.
Conejo Valley Youth Mic Night: Showcasing the Raw Talent of Young Artists
Get ready to witness the raw and authentic talent of young artists at the SEPTEMBER 2023 Conejo Valley Youth Mic Night! This exciting event is set to take place from Fri, Sep 15, 6pm to Mon, Sep 18, 8pm at the Cat + Raven Collective's parking lot, located at 60 Houston Drive, Thousand Oaks, CA 91360.
Musicians come together for supergroup Big Richard
Mandolinist Bonnie Sims, cellist Dr. Joy Adams, bassist/guitarist Emma Rose and fiddler Eve Panning came together for a festival. Driven by sisterhood, harmony and humor, the Denver-based quartet stayed together, forming the supergroup Big Richard two years ago. They come to McCabe’s Guitar Shop in Santa Monica on Saturday, Sept. 16.
Beloved Palisadian Book & Antique Shop Set to Close
Its Walls Are Covered With Ceiling-Reaching Book Shelves Displaying an Impressive Collection. Collection Antiques and Books, a small shop holding a vast selection of classic and modern books ranging all genres at 15326 Antioch, is selling everything 50% off until its closing set for the end of September. Owned by...
These Thousand Oaks, CA based puppies are the latest up for adoption and in need of a good home
Interested in adopting a pet — or just looking at some adorable pets near you up for adoption? There are dozens of endearing pets up for adoption at animal shelters in and around Thousand Oaks.
Celebrating traditions: A preview of the upcoming Jewish holidays
As the leaves change color and autumn greets us again, 16 million Jews worldwide prepare to celebrate some of the most important holidays on the calendar. These holidays are deeply rooted in tradition and unity. They allow Jewish people to celebrate their existence as a people for thousands of years and foster their community.
Quick Dish LA: THE BOOK CLUB COMEDY SHOW 9.17 at The Crow
Book philes and people who just like comedy, come out to The Crow this Sunday, September 17th to watch LA’s best up-and-comers and national touring comedians riff off one book they may or may not have read. At The Book Club Comedy Show you don’t have to actually read the book to come and have fun. Just like regular book club, *wink*. At the show, three book club discussion questions will be revealed, based on the book, but applicable to life experiences. Each comic picks at least one question to answer at the top of their set, and the rest is up to them! Every show you can enter for one guest spot to answer a discussion question (don’t need to be a comic). Best part, you can tell everyone you are a member of a really funny book club!
Opinion: The Red Carpet Has Arrived for Foodies in Calabasas
Massive Wins for Crossroads Kitchen in Bridging Vegan Eating with Pure Excellent Taste. Calling all foodies! Whether you're already vegan, considering going plant-based, or just enjoy good food, Crossroads Kitchen in Calabasas even pleases even the pickiest of eaters with pure taste, and a balanced combination of family-friendly and a fine-dining with a sophistocated Mediteranian menu that will delight all.
Southern California's Reign of Terror: Delivering Scares at Thousand Oaks' Largest Haunted House
As Halloween nears, the yearly Haunted House event, Reign of Terror, in Southern California's Thousand Oaks raises anticipation. This event, entering its 23rd year, is known for its detailed and frightening displays.
Axe Throwing Mania Takes Over Thousand Oaks' 'The Mighty Ave' Amid Rising National Popularity
In Southern California's Thousand Oaks, residents are engaging in the unique sport of axe throwing at 'The Mighty Ave,' a sports and entertainment facility. The trend is on the rise nationwide. The facility's owner, Lion Bradley, aimed to offer an interesting activity that could appeal to a broad range of people. Many who've tried axe throwing at Bradley's facility, reportedly become fans, some even join weekly leagues and rank among the top 100 in US national tournaments.
Experience the Flavors of Thailand: Top 4 Thai Dishes in Thousand Oaks
In this article, we'll be exploring four exquisite Thai dishes you can find right in Thousand Oaks. Have you had a chance to taste any of these culinary delights yet? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below!
Local Event: Beatles' Music Expert Scott Freiman Returns to Malibu Library Speaker Series, Sept. 20
Scott Freiman, a Beatles' music expert, will speak at the 2023 Malibu Library Speaker Series on September 20. He will analyze the Beatles' famous album, 'Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band.' The free event will take place at the Malibu City Hall’s Civic Theater at 7:00 PM.
Exploring Chumash Culture: Thousand Oaks' Historical Museum
Located in Thousand Oaks, Ventura County, the Chumash Indian Museum is a cultural center known for showcasing the rich history of the Chumash people. The museum, set against the beautiful backdrop of the Santa Monica Mountains, echoes the harmonious relationship the Chumash had with nature. They were the original residents of Thousand Oaks 10,000 years ago.