Picks of the Week
By Shane Cohn and Michel Cicero 03/28/2013
HOUSEHOLD GODS Saturday, March 30. Twice voted Most Popular Band by the readership of the Ojai Valley News, The Household Gods (left to right: Charlie Bosson, Peter Bellwood, Jim Lashly and J.B. White) are dedicated to celebrating and reinventing popular songs. Their repertoire covers everyone from Stephen Foster to Bing Crosby to The Kinks to Prince, with a healthy smattering of folksy originals. With this performance they will perform songs by artists whose names begin with the letter “B.” Emy Reynolds Band will open. $20. Ojai Youth Entertainers Studio, 316 E. Matilija Ave. www.brownpapertickets.com.
INTERNATIONAL TABLETOP GAMING DAY Saturday, March 30. If you’ve ever enjoyed playing a board game with family or friends, then you should know that Saturday, March 30th, 2013 has been declared International Table Top Day. It is a global initiative to celebrate the simple social pleasure that comes from playing games that don’t need a video screen! With more than 2,000 gaming events planned in cities around the planet, the local festivities will be held at Hypno Comics in Ventura starting at noon with classic board games, current and popular games, as well as brand new demo products from the biggest game makers. Hypno Comics has partnered with Slice of SciFi, the longest running entertainment news program for geeks on SiriusXM satellite radio and online, to cover the gaming celebration with an all day live stream available for viewing on www.SliceOfSciFi.tv. 1803 E. Main St., Ventura. 651-9767 or www.HypnoComics.com and www.TableTopDay.com.
UNDRESSED: THE ART OF EROTICA Saturday, March 30, 7 to 10 p.m. The third annual Undressed, presented by Pistol Productions, is an art show that promotes the erotic art in all forms and features a large number of artists, from first-timers to So Cal favorites at their naughtiest — from sensual to dominating. Pictured is a piece by Derek Harrison. After party at Bombay Bar with free entertainment by Sharks and Cobras and Carlism. West End Tattoo and Gallery, 35 S. Ventura Ave., Ventura.