Picks of the Week
By Shane Cohn and Michel Miller 06/06/2013
VENTURA MUSIC WEEK Friday, June 7, through Sunday, June 16. 100 bands, 30 venues, 10 days of music fun, including the Local Rock Picnic on Saturday, June 8, at Plaza Park and the special screening of Sound City: Real to Reel on Monday, June 10, at Century 10 Theater, Ventura. Visit www.venturamusicweek.com for more information.
THE ART OF AUTISM June 7, 6-9 p.m. Bell Arts Factory presents an exhibition of artwork by people on the autism spectrum. Appearances include “Celebrating the Literal Mind” with Linda and Brent Anderson; a screening of the film Generation A: Autism and the Arts; Kelly Green introducing her coloring book The Sun Shines on Everyone Equally; and Debra Hosseini discussing her book The Art of Autism: Shifting Perceptions, plus comic book artist Calvin Nye. 432 N. Ventura Ave.
LIT FROM WITHIN: ONE ACT PLAYS May 31 through June 16. Backstage at Santa Paula Theater Center presents six one-acts dealing with mature themes such as sexy conversation between two women, love and Zeus, pandemic, faith, happiness and sacrifice. $10-$12. 525-4645, 125 S. Seventh St., Santa Paula. 525-4645 or santapaulatheatercenter.org.