Entries by Ollie

Summer Saturday Surf Film

Saturday, June 17, 8pm
Morning of the Earth ( 1972 ) made by Alby Falzon was intended as an environmental statement presenting or suggesting an idealistic world in which surfers lived in harmony with the powers of nature. This was presented without narration or sub titles, and without any attempt to identify the surfing or the surfer’s locations, using music and imagery to provide an emotional context, and the lyrics of songs to reinforce its simple message.

Zavier Carbaga: A Personal History of Popular Music

Friday, June 16, 6:30pm
Zavier will sing and perform at the mighty Wurlitzer upright piano a selection of great well-known and obscure songs from then to now. Musical genres will range from Tin Pan Alley, to blues, to early Jazz, to rock, pop, folk, and country. There will be many sing-along songs some led by the bouncing ball. Accompanying the presentation will be a fascinating slideshow featuring—in addition to song lyrics—many rare historical graphics relating to the music. A few guest artists, such as Will Ryan “The King of the Radio Cowboys” will also do their respective things.

Ojai Bake & Gather

Saturday, June 10 9:30am
A community gathering, bake sale, and fundraiser with proceeds going to Girl’s Empowerment Workshop and Greater Goods. Sponsored by Kate’s Bread, Sun Oven, Farmer & the Cook, Beacon Coffee, friends, family, and artists. Poster art by Ojai’s Clinton Burger.

Steve Sprinkel: Spoken Song 3/11

Farmer Steve Sprinkle, the owner and entrepreneur behind the Farmer and the Cook restaurant and food store in the Meiners Oaks section of Ojai will read his poems alongside an improvisational ensemble of local musicians including Aaron Embry, Todd Hannigan, Eric Soullivin, Soren Mitchel