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TRIBE: CALENDAR – March 2010

Wednesday, March 3

Herzog Wine Cellars invites you to test your luck and includes a glass of wine with your Bingo card to sweeten the deal. $5 (per person). 6 p.m. Also March 17. 3201 Camino Del Sol, Oxnard. RSVP to (805) 983-1560. ” title=”vbs.org”>vbs.org.

“Returning the Bones”
Actress Gin Hammond’s one-woman show is based on the life of her aunt, Carolyn Montier, who as a young African American medical student faced a tough decision: stay in the South and continue to fight for civil rights or escape to Paris and live the life she always dreamed of. Hammond plays 26 roles to dramatize the most difficult of life’s dilemmas: How do you choose between your country, your people and yourself? 8 p.m. Skirball Cultural Center, 2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd., Los Angeles. $20 (general), $15 (members), $10 (students). ” title=”simi-arts.org”>simi-arts.org.

Camp Alonim Family Camp 2010
Spend the weekend camping with your family. Parents and grandparents can learn with scholar-in-residence Rabbi Naomi Levy of Nashuva and engage the body, mind and spirit with Marcus Freed of BibliYoga. Activities include horseback riding, a climbing wall, sports and hiking. At night, campfires feature singing and s’mores. $235 (adults), $95 (children, to 12 years). American Jewish University — Brandeis-Bardin Campus, 1101 Peppertree Lane, Simi Valley. (310) 440-1246. ” title=”campjcashalom.com”>campjcashalom.com.

“Genealogy From the Inside Out: The Story of Annie’s Ghosts”
Steve Luxenberg, an associate editor at the Washington Post, will show how he used genealogical techniques to piece together the story of his mother’s secrets, his aunt’s unknown life and the times in which they lived. Light refreshments will be served. Free. 1:30 p.m. Sponsored by the Jewish Genealogical Society of Conejo Valley and Ventura County. Temple Adat Elohim, 2420 E. Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks. (818) 889-6616. ” title=”jewishsantabarbara.org”>jewishsantabarbara.org.

“The Drowsy Chaperone”
This “musical within a comedy” pays tribute to the Jazz Age and comes complete with an uncertain bride-to-be, the oil tycoon who loves her, an Italian lover, some mobsters, the unflappable English butler, an absent-minded dowager and, of course, a “drowsy” chaperone. Runs through March 14. 8 p.m. $41-$52. Fred Kavli Theatre, Bank of America Performing Arts Center, Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, 2100 Thousand Oaks Blvd., Thousand Oaks. (805) 449-2787. ” title=”tasnorthridge.org”>tasnorthridge.org.

Saturday, March 13

Ventura County Jewish Film Festival
Now in its seventh year, the festival kicks off its three-week run with Ludi Boeken’s “Saviors in the Night,” a sobering German tale of rural Nazi Party members who rescue a Jewish family from certain death. Other films include the Israeli sumo comedy “A Matter of Size” and Mexico’s “Nora’s Will,” a dark comedy about family and friends who gather to carry out the Passover seder plans of a divorcée who has committed suicide. Also, March 14, 20-21 and 27-28. Bonus free film on Sunday, March 7, 2 p.m. $10 (per film in advance), $15 (at the door), $54 (six-pack). Sponsored by Ventura County Jewish Family Service through a donation from Ray and Mimi Diller. Temple Beth Torah Meister Hall, 7620 Foothill Blvd., Ventura, and Regency Theatre Buenaventura 6, 1440 Eastman Ave., Ventura. For film listing and tickets, call (805) 647-4181. ” title=”adatelohim.com”>adatelohim.com.

“Hershel & Friends”
An evening of beautiful music and song with Cantors Alberto Mizrahi, Benzion Miller, Herschel Fox, Aaron Bensoussan, Daniel Gildar and Judy Fox. $40 (general), $60 (sponsor). 7 p.m. Valley Beth Shalom, 15739 Ventura Blvd., Encino. (818) 530-4091. ” title=”judaicworkshops.com”>judaicworkshops.com.

PASSOVER: The Fifth Question: When Do We Eat?
Rabbi Bentzion Kravitz will explore the mystical dimensions and secrets of Passover that have inspired Jews for thousands of years. $18. 7:30-9:30 p.m. American Jewish University, Familian Campus, 15600 Mulholland Drive, Bel Air. (310) 440-1246. ” title=”wcce.ajula.edu”>wcce.ajula.edu.

Saturday, March 20

“Leon’s Dictionary”
A Jewish family attempts to emigrate from Kiev in 1994 in this dramatic comedy by playwright Stephanie Satie, starring Michael Goldstrom, Susan Merson, Amanda Troop, Bob Neches and Alexander Zale. Q&A with Satie follows. 7:30 p.m. $12-$16. Celebrity Staged Play Readings. The JCC at Milken, 22622 Vanowen St., West Hills. (818) 464-3300. ” title=”friendshipwalk.org”>friendshipwalk.org.

Laughing Pizza
Lisa, Billy and their 14-year-old daughter, Emily, make original music the whole family can enjoy. Their live performances are energetic, interactive, dance-filled shows that get kids and parents up and moving. 11 a.m. (doors open), noon (show). $15 and up. The Canyon Club, 28912 Roadside Drive, Agoura Hills. (818) 879-5016. ” title=”wcce.ajula.edu”>wcce.ajula.edu.

Rita Live in Concert
One of the most celebrated and successful singers in Israel will highlight her new hits, including songs in English. The Keshet Chaim Dance Ensemble will open the evening with a premiere performance, joined by Naked Rhythm Drummers. $49-$104. Presented by Keshet Chaim and Teev. 7 p.m. Fred Kavli Theatre, Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, 2100 Thousand Oaks Blvd, Thousand Oaks. (805) 449-2787. ” title=”tickets.skirball.org”>tickets.skirball.org.

Saturday, March 27

Railfest 2010
Train enthusiasts of all ages are invited to celebrate a weekend of riding the rails. Events include frontier gunfighters, vintage train rides, model train displays, crafts, food, a family murder-mystery dinner train and more. 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Also March 28. Sponsored by the Fillmore & Western Railway and the Santa Clara River Valley Railroad Historical Society. Fillmore. (805) 524-2546. ” title=”congregationbnaiemet.org”>congregationbnaiemet.org.

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