Picks of the Week
By Shane Cohn and Michel Miller 05/09/2013
PAULA COLE Sunday, May 12, 7:30 p.m. Grammy-winning Paula Cole is one of pop’s most compelling vocalists and has enthralled audiences with performances that are intensely emotional and uplifting. Come see Paula in her only Southern California appearance and hear the debut songs from her new album, along with her greatest hits. Civic Arts Plaza, 2100 Thousand Oaks Blvd., Thousand Oaks. For more information and tickets, visit www.ticketmaster.com.
DOWNTOWN OXNARD CAR SHOW Saturday, May 11, 1-5 p.m. Featuring almost 100 classic and specialty cars, trucks and motorcycles from all eras. Live music and food specials from downtown restaurants. Special appearance by the Lucas Oil Muy Caliente dragster and the Oxnard PD DRAGG car. Along A Street, from Third to Sixth streets, Downtown Oxnard.
RED HOT MAMA Sunday, May 11, 8 p.m. Sharon McNight returns to the Ojai Art Center with her one-woman show based on the life of Sophie Tucker. Sharon is an award-winning performer and a Tony award nominee. She has played everywhere from Moose Halls to Carnegie Hall. Don’t miss the chance to see this talented, funny singer/dancer in the center’s intimate theater. $45 or $35 for members. 113 S. Montgomery St., Ojai, 640-8797.