Picks of the Week
By Shane Cohn and Michel Cicero 08/16/2012
WINGS OVER CAMARILLO Saturday, Aug. 18, and Sunday, Aug. 19, noon-4:30 p.m. The Camarillo Wings Association will host the WWII 325th Fighter Group Checkertail Clan during its 67th Annual Reunion at this year’s Wings Over Camarillo Air Show with support from volunteers from the Southern California Wing of the Commemorative Air Force, EAA Chapter 723 and the Ventura County 99s. An expanded air show flight demonstration features many popular aerobatic routines with nearly 90 aircraft, including vintage planes, experimental and WWII fighter, bombers and transports. The air show features public access to the planes, pilots and crews. Come for the day to watch and walk among the planes, take photos and ask questions of the pilots and air show volunteers. Tickets are $10-$15, kids 12 and younger free. Camarillo Airport, 480 Skyway Drive, Camarillo. Visit www.wingsovercamarillo.com for more information.
DUBWORD: :GEIST Monday, Aug. 20, 6:30-9:30 p.m. A time-based-art exhibition featuring live and archival video documentation of poets you have been reading and seen performing in the area for the past two decades. Steve Aguilar will be presenting nine short films based on the works of 10 literary artists, including Phil Taggart, Marsha de la O, Friday Lubina, Gauvin and Gwendolyn Alley. The artists will perform in front of the films to create a doppelganger/time bending effect. Work by Art City founder Paul Lindhard and monotypes by Gary Chafe will also be included. Reception at 6:30 p.m.; performances at 7:30 p.m. Art City, 197 Dubbers, Ventura.
REY FRESCO WITH OJAI YOUTH SYMPHONY Saturday, Aug. 18, 5:30-9:30 p.m. The Rotary Club of Ventura-East and Interface Children and Family Services present Rey Fresco with the Ojai Youth Symphony. Artwork, food and beverage vendors. Proceeds to support our communities at home and abroad by assuring safety for youth and families, improving health and education, and combating hunger. Libbey Bowl, Ojai. For tickets and more information, visit www.libbeybowl.org.
THE PROVOKED WIFE Through Aug. 26. The award-winning Transport Theatre presents this bawdy restoration-era comedy about a wife caught in a less than desirable marriage. Shall she passively endure, or take a lover on the side? Directed by Rick Kuhlman, the cast includes Vivien Latham, Ron Feltner, Casey Solow, David Rogge, Nigel Chisolm, Linda Livingston, Brittany Danyel and David Stewart. $15-$18. OYES, 316 E. Mailija, Ojai. (800) 838-3006 or www.transporttheatre.com.