Picks of the Week
By Shane Cohn and Michel Cicero 02/21/2013
Photo By Andrew Eccles
NEW WEST SYMPHONY Friday, Feb. 22, 8 p.m. and Saturday, Feb. 23, 8 p.m. Acclaimed violinist Rachel Barton Pine will make her New West Symphony debut with Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto. $25-$98 tickets. Oxnard Performing Arts Center, 800 Hobson Way, Oxnard; and Saturday at Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, 2100 Thousand Oaks Blvd., Thousand Oaks. For reservations, visit www.newwestsymphony.org
BUENAVENTURA GALLERY Feb. 26 through March 23. “Day Dreams in Color” by J.D. Wolff will feature photos of locations around Ventura County that have the appearance of paintings. Wolff won a first place Judges’ Award in photography last year at the Santa Paula Society of the Arts’ 75th annual art and photography show. Wolff will be in the gallery on March 1 and 2, 5-8 p.m. Hours: Tuesday through Friday, noon to 5 p.m.; Saturday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. 700 E. Santa Clara St., Ventura. 648-1235, www.buenaventuragallery.org.
FREE ICE SKATING CARNIVAL Saturday, Feb. 23, 1-3 p.m. In honor of National Skating Month, the public is invited to come out for free ice skating. The skating carnival will include music, games, raffle and prizes. Win free skating passes and free sessions to skating school. No previous experience is necessary. All ages and abilities are welcome. All admission, skate rental, skating instruction and fun provided free by the Channel Islands Ice Center,
830 Wagon Wheel Road, Oxnard.