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                                                                                                                                               September 2008 – September 2009
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                                            Founders Room Dedication ....................................2-3
                                                                                                                      Some Super Sponsors ............................................ 14
                                            Ken Burns, Filmmaker............................................... 4
                                                                                                                      2009 5K-10K Fun Run for the Arts .......................... 14
                                            Performing Arts Grants .............................................. 5
                                                                                                                      Extra Special “Thank-Yous”!! .................................. 15
                                            15th Anniversary Celebration .................................... 5
                                                                                                                      2009-10 Civic Arts Plaza Events Calendar ............... 16
                                            Richard Carpenter Scholarship Competition ...........6-7
                                                                                                                                                                                ok!
                                            Angels’ 10th Annual Luncheon ................................8-9
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                                            13th Annual Shoot-out for the Arts .....................10-11


                                                                                                                                                     We’re
                                            08-09 Donors ....................................................12-13



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  nonprofit fundraising arm of the
  Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza


                                                                new Becom
Founders
 R oom
DeDication
                                                               Jamie Gruttemeyer (center) sings “This is the Moment” before dignitaries
                                                                         cut the massive red ribbon for the Founders Room dedication.




      January 2009 was      space which the entire               It was a spectacular
the month that the Alliance community can enjoy.             event for all! AND... just
for the Arts together with  Additional funding was           as the evening was drawing
the City of Thousand        provided by Verizon and          to a close, multi-Grammy
Oaks, unveiled the newly    the City, with architectural     Award winner Neil Sedaka
remodeled Founders Room and remodeling concepts              surprised guests with an
at the Fred Kavli Theatre   developed and supervised         unexpected, impromptu
at the Thousand Oaks        by Francisco Behr of             WOW! performance,
Civic Arts Plaza’s Bank     Westlake Village’s Behr          thanks to the efforts of
of America Performing       Browers Architects.              Cabrillo Music Theatre,
Arts Center. The project,       The newly renovated          the Resident Musical
spearheaded by visionary    Founders Room is yet             Production Company at
philanthropists and         another example of the           the Thousand Oaks Civic
community leaders           public/private partnership       Arts Plaza.
Annette and Ron Plotkin, between the City of
                                                                                                   Founder Ron Plotkin explains why
transformed the room into Thousand Oaks and the                                                    he and his wife Annette are so
an inviting, contemporary Alliance.                                                                passionate about the arts.




                                                 Guests cheer and react as the ribbon is cut to open the newly remodeled Founders Room.




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Thousand Oaks City Attorney Amy Albano, Neil Sedaka, Cabrillo Music           Thousand Oaks Mayor Tom Glancy congratulates and thanks architect
Theatre’s President/CEO Carole Nussbaum, and Thousand Oaks City               Francisco Behr, designer amd construction supervisor of the Founders
Councilmember Andy Fox enjoy the new Founders Room.                           Room remodeling project.




Alliance for the Arts Board Chairman   Debbie Bohnett, John Gress and Chef Justin Floerchinger from Mastro’s   Founders Ron and Annette Plotkin enjoy
Dick Goodrich welcomes patrons to      Steak House, the event’s Dinner Sponsor, are recognized by Dick         their moment with entertainer Neil Sedaka.
the Founder Room unveiling.            Goodrich, Alliance Chairman of the Board.




This 3D art form of tubes depicting oboes adorns the east wall of the         Alliance for the Arts Executive Director Patricia Jones presents Verizon’s
Founders Room. Representing an allegory of musical instruments,               Holly Cole with a special recognition honor, in appreciation of the
the art was envisioned by architect/artist Myra Burg.                         company’s generous sponsorship for the Founders Room project.




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Ken filmmaker extraorDinaire
Burns
    March 17, 2009 was
the date that renowned
documentary filmmaker
Ken Burns treated Alliance
for the Arts members          Alliance Board Member and Founder Ken Burns with Sue & Tag Hoefflin.
and supporters to his         Ron Colton welcomes Ken Burns to
                              the Civic Arts Plaza.
filmmaking visions and
accomplishments.
    One of the speakers of
the 2009-10 Distinguished
Speaker Series, Burns has
been creating documentary
films for more than 30
years. During that time, he
has directed and produced
a wealth of historical                                                                                       Filmmaker Ken Burns
documentaries, including      Monica White (right), representing the evening’s sponsor, the Ventura County   regales the audience with
                              Star, and her mother Karen Wakefield enjoy a moment with Ken Burns.            anecdotes from his many
the acclaimed seven-part                                                                                     production experiences
series, The War, Jazz,                                                                                       over the years, explaining
                                                                                                             why he’s so passionate
and Lewis and Clark: The                                                                                     about recording America’s
Journey of the Corps of                                                                                      historical moments.
Discovery.
    His film, Baseball,
which explores the history
                                                                                                              SPONSORED BY
of baseball from the 1840s
                              Alliance for the Arts Executive        Ken Burns with Founders Rita and
to the present, was the       Director Patricia Jones presents       Dennis Yuré.
most watched series in PBS    Ken Burns with a tribute to his
                              documentary filmmaking works.
history, attracting more
than 45 million viewers       and the $50,000 Lincoln
across the nation.            Prize Award, plus others.
    In recognition of his         On behalf of
filmmaking prowess, Burns     Thousand Oaks Mayor
has been the recipient        Tom Glancy, City
of two Emmy Awards,           Councilmember Claudia
two Grammy Awards,            Bill-de la Peña presented
a Producer of the Year        Burns with a special
Award, a People’s Choice      City Commendation
Award, a Peabody Award, a     in recognition of
DuPont-Columbia Award,        his outstanding
a D.W. Griffiths Award,       accomplishments.


                                                                     Councilmember Claudia Bill-de la Peña presents a City of Thousand Oaks
                                                                     Commendation to Filmmaker Kens Burns, recognizing the inspiring and
                                                                     incredible documentaries he has produced over the years.

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Alliance
Grants
     performing arts groups
                                             Arts Council of the Conejo Valley                            Los Robles Children’s Choir
Grants are provided to                             Cabrillo Music Theatre                                     Musical Theatre Guild
qualifying local and regional
                                         City of Thousand Oaks Youth Commission                    Music Teacher’s Association of California,
artists and performing arts
                                                                                                            Conejo Valley Branch
groups. Without subsidy, many               Conejo Chinese Cultural Association
                                                                                                              New West Symphony
of these groups would not be                   Conejo Civic Ballet Company
able to experience the joy and                     Conejo Pops Orchestra
                                                                                                        Pacific Festival Ballet Company
wonder of performing in a                                                                                  Performances to Grow On
                                                 Conejo School Foundation
professional setting such as the                                                                    Rangoli Foundation for Arts & Culture
Bank of America Performing                      Conejo Valley Adult School/
                                           Conejo Valley Children’s Concert Series                   Southern California Children’s Theatre
Arts Center. Nearly $1.5
million has been provided                  Conejo Valley Harmony Oaks Chorus                             Thousand Oaks Philharmonic
since inception of the program,                Conejo Valley Youth Orchestra                         Thousand Oaks Repertory Company
which has enabled more than 60                                                                                Village Voices Chorale
                                         Discovery Center for Science & Technology
performing arts groups to make
                                                Gold Coast Wind Ensemble                           The Wellness Community Valley/Ventura
their magic on the Fred Kavli
and Scherr Forum theatre stages.              Keshet Chaim Dance Ensemble



                       join us for the thousand oaks civic arts plaza’s


15th anniversary celebration                                  with




                                   Marvin Laird, Music Director                                                         You are
                                                                                                                     CordiallY invited
                                      PoPs concert                                                                  to attend the exclusive
                                                                                                                 2009-2010 Alliance for the Arts
                                   accompanied by the New West Symphony                                          Dinner AnD ConCert
                                     15th anniv. event
                                   Saturday, November 21, 2009 • 8:15pm                                             Celebrating the opening of the




                                   B lined the Grand Opening of the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza
                                                                                                                     theatre season & recognizing
                                   Fred Kavli Theatre                                                              donors, artists and volunteers for
                                                                                                                  their contributions and leadership
                                          ernadette Peters brought the audience to its feet when she head-        in support of the Civic Arts Plaza.

                                   15 years ago. The Tony® Award-winning actress has dazzled audiences                        Honorees
                                   and critics with her performances on stage, film, television, in concert          eloise and chuck cohen
                                                                                                                    Lifetime Achievement for the Arts Award
                                   and on recordings. She joins the New West Symphony to celebrate the
                                   15th Anniversary of the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza.                      elizabeth & Dr. richard Grossman
                                                                                                                      Children’s Access to the Arts Award
                                   “As an actress, singer, comedienne and all-around warming                         scHedule of events
                                   presence, Bernadette Peters has no peer in the musical theatre                        5 p.m. – cocktails
                                   right now.” — New York Times                                                           6 p.m. – Dinner
                                                                                                                          7 p.m. – Awards
                                                                                                                        8:15 p.m. – concert
                                   The New West Symphony is “...passionate and moving.”
                                                                    — Los Angeles Times                                 call 805-449-2590 for
                                                                                                                    dinner concert Package tickets.
                                                                                                                       reservations are limited!



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Richard
C  arpenter
                                                                                                               3 rD annua

                                            Spotlighting
                                         talented Middle School,
                                         High School, and College
                                         student performers from
                                         area communities, the 3rd
                                         Annual Richard Carpenter
                                         Scholarship Competition
                                         took place May 9th in the
                                         Scherr Forum Theatre.
On behalf of Presenting Sponsor
Charles Schwab, Bob Blunt is                This year, more than 100
recognized by Alliance for the Arts      local students submitted
Executive Director Patricia Jones.       applications for the
                                                                                   Following their performance, Richard Carpenter takes a moment with
                                         competition. These were                   daughters Mindi and Traci to enjoy the audience’s appreciation.
                                         narrowed down to nine
                                         finalists, who displayed                  was Boston Conservatory                 All the finalists received
                                         their talents in the Scherr               of Music student Katie               cash scholarships to assist
                                         Forum Theatre event,                      Young, who was also                  them in their performing
                                         competing for first, second,              awarded First Place in the           arts endeavors.
                                         and third place awards in                 College division. Michele               The scholarship
                                         three categories as well                  Carter from La Reina High            competition is made
Eloise Cohen and Patricia Jones with
                                         as one overall top prize.                 School took the First Place          possible through the
Helen Olson, Alliance Matriarch.         The 2009 Overall Winner                   Prize for the High School            Richard Carpenter
                                                                                   category; A.E. Wright                Endowment Fund.
                                                                                   Middle School student
                                                                                   Arianna Reznik topped the
                                                                                   Middle School contestants.
                                                                                      As a special treat, the             Mark your calendars!
                                                                                   audience enjoyed an                    The 4th Annual Richard Carpenter
                                                                                   extraordinary performance              Scholarship Competition is
                                                                                   by Richard Carpenter and               scheduled for Saturday, May 1,
                                                                                                                          2010 in the Scherr Forum Theatre.
                                                                                   his talented daughters,                see you there!
                                                                                   Mindi and Traci.




Performing Arts supporters enjoy refreshments in the recently renovated Founders
Room prior to the Richard Carpenter Scholarship Competition performance.


                                                                                                              From left: Judges Gary Murphy, Terry Knowles,
                                                                                                    Judging Coordinator Elaine Williams and Judge Irene Cho.



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al scholarship competition
    The first place winners, announced by Richard Carpenter, take
    a moment to enjoy the audience’s recognition of their talent.                               3rd annual




                                                                                        Overall Winner
                                                                                                 Katie Young

                                                                                       First Place Winners
                                                                                       Arianna Reznik, Middle School, Vocal
                                                                                        Michele Carter, High School, Dance
                                                                                            Katie Young, College, Vocal


                                                                                     secOnd Place Winners
                                                                                       Hogan Fulton, Middle School, Dance
                                                                                    Hunter Buchanan, High School, Instrumental
                                                                                           Carly Bracco, College, Vocal


                                                                                       third Place Winners
                                                                                      David Fraley, Middle School, Instrumental
                                                                                     Johnathan McCullough, High School, Vocal
                                                                                           Alyssa Belden, College, Dance




                                                                                eVenT sPOnsORs
                                                                                           PResenTIng
                                                                                            sPOnsORs
                                                                                Charles Schwab • Wolfen Family Foundation
                                                                                             gOld sPOnsOR
  From left: Michele Spoto, Marshall Reutter, Board Member Dr. Russell Spoto,                   Vivoli Cafe
  and Terry Knowles.
                                                                                            sIlVeR sPOnsORs
                                                                                            Michele & Dr. Russell Spoto
                                                                                                   92.7 Jill FM
                                                                                             bROnze sPOnsORs
                                                                                                 Ventura County Star
                                                                                                  Sue & Tag Hoefflin
                                                                                               Prima Diva Dancewear
                                                                                              Home Helpers Caregivers,
                                                                                                    George Jones
                                                                                              Pierce Brothers Mortuary

                                                                                              cOPPeR sPOnsORs
                                                                                                Terry & Dick Goodrich
                                                                                                 Cara & Tom Cohen
                                                                                                 Pat & Bruce Meikle

                                                                                    TeacheRs, fRIends & famIly sPOnsORs
                                                                                       Eloise & Chuck Cohen     Joan & Ron Colton
  7th grader David Fraley performs       Dancer Alyssa Belden has won                Guadalupe & Terry De Vries Nancy & Clint Dillon
                                                                                         Kathy & Bob Lewis      Pat & Walt Johnson
  in the Middle School portion of the    numerous awards and choregraphed
                                                                                            Helen Olson               Verizon
  competition.                           Moorpark College performances.



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                                                                                                   10 th annivers


  As Mistress of Ceremonies,           who provide their time, talents, and
Alliance Celebrity Ambassador          fund-raising abilities to generate
                                                                                                                            Mistress of Ceremonies Morgan
and actress Morgan Brittany            monies in support of the Alliance’s                                                  Brittany is commended for her efforts
                                       Kids and the Arts School Outreach          Nancy Frawley welcomes Debbi
declared, “Each year it gets                                                      Triplett and Thousand Oaks City
                                                                                                                            by Patricia Jones, Alliance President
                                       Program. Donations and event                                                         and Executive Director.
better and better!”                                                               Councilmember Jacqui Irwin.
                                       proceeds are also used to provide
   And so the Angels of the Alliance’s grants to local performing arts
10th Anniversary Annual Luncheon groups.
got off to a rousing start at the        This performance season, more
Four Seasons Hotel in Westlake         than 4,000 children from Los
Village, which provided a gorgeous     Angeles and Ventura counties
setting for the boutiques, raffle      benefited from the program and
basket displays, and, of course, the   were treated to a bus ride and a
decorated tables.                      performance at the Bank of America
   There are currently 50 active and   Performing Arts Center at the
supporting Angels of the Alliance,     Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza.
                                                                                  Representing “Slumdog Millionaire,” the 1st Place Theatrical Décor Winner,
                                                                                  are (left to right): Soy Jung, Tricia Berlinger, Stella Campbell, Besty Gromlick
                                                                                  and Jami Shane.




Hueneme School District representatives were on hand to thank the Angels
for their generosity. These three 2nd grade students attended their first-ever
live performance – Pacific Festival Ballet’s Cinderella – due to the Alliance’s   The women of “Noah’s Ark,” the 2nd Place Theatrical Décor winner (left to right):
Kids and the Arts School Outreach Program.                                        Kim Maselli, Karen Lupo, Dina Moran, Kathryn Purwin, and Kathy Losi.


    Using decorative arts to raise funds for the performing arts...




Elegant, ornate and breath-taking are just a few of the words that the attendees used to describe the decorated luncheon tables. Above is just a small sample
of the exquisite dining opportunities – this year, more than 30 table sponsors demonstrated their flair for design and color, not to mention imagination!


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ary angels annual luncheon
                     evenT sponsors
   Title Sponsor       The Four Seasons Hotel –
                           Westlake Village, California

   Platinum Sponsors   Brandes Elegant Portraiture
                       Talbot Design Group, Inc. – GayLyn Talbot

   Silver Sponsors     Conejo Awards, Bev and Bill Dallas
                       Elizabeth Rice Grossman, Neiman Marcus – Topanga
                       Janet and Ray Scherr, Sherwood Development Company
                       T/O Printing                                               Ballerinas from California Dance Theatre sell Opportunity Chance tickets
                                                                                  during the luncheon.
   Bronze Sponsors     Barbara Ashcraft, The Bunnin Automotive Group
                       Eloise and Chuck Cohen, Frank Gari Productions               Table DecoraTing conTesT Winners
                       Home Helpers Caregivers – George A. Jones
                                                                                                              theatrical Décor
                       The Oaks Shopping Center, Santa Barbara Bank & Trust
                                                                                                  1st Place - Slumdog Millionaire/Stella Campbell
                       Silver Star Automotive Group, The Tesoro Family
                                                                                                  2nd Place - Noah’s Ark-Two by Two/Kim Maselli
                                                                                                      3rd Place - Old Hollywood/Jill Sheridan
   Table Sponsors      Stella Campbell, Law Offices of Alan M. Horwitz
                       Stacy Peterson, Ed and Sylvia Pink
                                                                                              claSSic - creative or WhimSical Décor
                       Signature Signs, Inc.
                                                                                                 1st Place - Romance of the Seas/Sulinda Watson
                       Stephanie Vitacco – Coldwell Banker Realtors
                                                                                              2nd Place - Noah’s Arc-Under the Rainbow/Juliet Walsh
                       Volk Family Trust
                                                                                                  3rd Place - All You Need Is Love/Sandy Palmer
   Champagne Sponsor Law Offices of Alan M. Horwitz
                                                                                             claSSic - elegant or traDitional Décor
                                                                                                  1st Place - Heavenly Hydrangea/Jana Haghighi
                                                                                                 2nd Place - Venetian Carnival/Kathy Jeffers-Volk
                                                                                            3rd Place - Christmas Carol/Carol Ostwald with Jean Lubin

                                                                                                          rookie of the Year
                                                                                                  Autumn Harvest/Jena Lubin with Carol Ostwald

                                                                                                            StuDent categorY
                                                                                         Think Green, Live Green, Save Green/Amy Wright, Brianne Cardiel,
                                                                                                          Jansen Halim, Vanessa Montoya

                                                                                                                profeSSional
                                                                                      1st Place - Munchin’...I Mean Lunchin’ with the Neighbors/Keets Cassar
                                                                                                   2nd Place - Royal Opulence/Alexandra Rembac
                                                                                             3rd Place - Happily Ever After Begins Here/Amy Gallagher

                                                                                                               10th anniverSarY
   Thousand Oaks Community and Cultural Services Director Tom Mitze and                           1st Place - 10 Carat Diamond Songs/Alva Sachs
   his wife, Marnie Mitze, take a moment from the festivities to greet Alliance                     2nd Place - Rhapsody in Blue/Patricia Jones
   Board Chair Emeritus Chuck Cohen.                                                      3rd Place - 10 Years of Travel Around the World/Jean Fitzpatrick



                               Ten yeaRs Of angelIc leadeRshIP!




All Angels’ Past Presidents were all in attendance for the 10th Anniversary Luncheon. Receiving special recognition for their dedication and commitment
to the Angels were (left to right): Founding President Bev Dallas (1999-2003), 2nd President Dawn Nelson (2003-2005), Co-Presidents Dawn Nelson
& Lori Sorensen (2005-2006), 4th President Erin Pohl Fairbanks (2006-2007), and current Co-Presidents Sandy Palmer and Jo Ann Horwitz.



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                                            August 31st dawned a hot             Alliance Celebrity                       The signature event
                                       day, but that did not break the      Ambassador Frankie Avalon                provided another opportunity to
                                       spirits of 80 golfers who played     served as the 2009 Honorary              benefit children and youth in the
                                       in the 13th Annual Alliance          Chair and Alliance Celebrity             arts. The event was spearheaded
                                       Shoot-out for the Arts Golf          Ambassador Peter Carruthers              and led by Alliance Board
                                       Tournament. The day included         served as the Master of                  Members Richard Williams,
                                       a multitude of challenging           Ceremonies. Also on hand                 Greggory Hutchins, Ron Plotkin
                                       contests including a putting         was Celebrity Ambassador                 and Ron Colton.
                                       contest, shoot-out contest, hole-    Ron Masak who kept everyone
                                       in-one contests and closest to       in stitches with his inimitable
                                       the pin contests.                    humor.




                                                                            Left to right: Matthew Burke, George Jones, Patricia Jones, Executive
                                                                            Director of the Alliance for the Arts, and Celebrity Ambassador/Shoot-Out
Left to right: Phil Tesoro, Frank Tesory, Louis Tesoro, Gregory Hutchins,   Master of Ceremonies Peter Carruthers.
Richard Williams, and Tony Tesoro pause to capture their winning moment
in history.


                                                                            Left: Mark Avila, Debbie Bohnett,
                                                                            Chris Path, Franco Checchini, and
                                                                            Jason Miranda smile for the camera.




                                                                              Right: Celebrity Ambassador & MC
                                                                            Peter Carruthers presents Tournament
                                                                                Co-Chair Greggory Hutchins with
                                                                                  the Title Award Sponsor Plaque,
                                                                             recognizing the support of Holthouse,
                                                                                               Carlin & Van Trigt.




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        13 th annual golf classic
                                                                          Left: Tournament Chair
                                                                          Richard Williams presents
                                                                          Celebrity Ambassador
                                                                          Frankie Avalon with a
                                                                          plaque recognizing Frankie’s
                                                                          many career achievements.

                                                                                   Right: Sherwood Golf
                                                                                Course, renowned as an
                                                                                   exceptional challenge
                                                                               for dedicated golfers, has
                                                                                   provided the Alliance
                                                                                 for the Arts with strong
                                                                                  support over the years.




                                  Left: City of Thousand Oaks
                                  Treasurer Emeritus Bob Biery
                                  takes a few moments to enjoy the
                                  tournament ambiance with
                                  Dr. Linda O’Hirok.




                                        Left to right: Sapphire Sponsor
                                         Ventura County Star is amply
                                             represented by Mike Craft,
                                               Sandy Chet & Joe Luper.




Thank You, Sponsors!
          TiTle SponSor                                       Hole-in-one                                   indiVidUAl plAyer
   Holthouse, Carlin & Van Trigt llp                           SponSorS                                        SUpporTerS
                                                     Silver Star Automotive Group –                             Joe Amoroso
     AwArdS dinner SponSor                                    Susan Murata                                     frankie Avalon
       Mastro’s Steakhouse                            wilshire Home entertainment                                 Bob Biery
                                                                                                                 Tom Cohen
       Golf CArT SponSor                                  Bronze SponSorS                                       Jason Collins
       fast Clips – Tony Tesoro                            pragmatic Solutions                                   paul Collins
                                                          California United Bank                                 ron Colton
        SAppHire SponSorS                                                                                      dick Goodrich
Singer Burke & Company llp – Matthew                        CiGAr SponSor                                      George Jones
                Burke                                  Solar Universe – Mitch Katz                                 lee ladd
          THQ – Brian Farrell                                                                                Carole nussbaum
        Gerry and Curt pindler                                   pAr 3                                          rick o’Bryant
         pat and Bruce Meikle                           ConTeST SponSor                                          ron plotkin
              Jp Morgan                          westlake Village inn – Amy Commans                             Mark Sellers
            lA daily news                                                                                        russ Spoto
              ray Scherr                                                                                          Joe Smith
              Ted Slavin                                                                                        Kaj Sorensen
  Ventura Country Star – Monica White                                                                         richard williams
      warehouse discount Center



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Thank
You!
                                       to our Donors
                                                                                                                                 The Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza is funded through
                                             These days, non-profit                successful Kids and the Arts School             a unique public/private partnership between the
                                                                                                                                  City of Thousand Oaks and the Alliance for the Arts
                                       organizations are working harder than       Outreach program.
                                       ever just to maintain their current level         The Alliance for the Arts Board of                       CITY COUNCIL
                                       of service to their communities.            Directors and staff send a huge “THANK                    Mayor Thomas P. Glancy
“We make a living by what we get,            Without your help, the Alliance for   YOU!” to the following individuals,                    Mayor Pro Tem Dennis C. Gillette
                                                                                                                                              Claudia Bill-de la Peña
                                       the Arts would not be able to continue      families and businesses for their financial
 we make a life by what we give.”      its ongoing grants program to area          support.
                                                                                                                                                  Andrew P. Fox
                                                                                                                                                  Jacqui V. Irwin
                                       performing arts groups or our highly              We couldn’t do it without you!
             – Sir Winston Churchill                                                                                                         CITY ADMINISTRATION
                                                                                                                                           Scott Mitnick, City Manager
                                                                                                                                      Candis L. Hong, Assistant City Manager
          Al & Marilyn Adam                           Norma Callero                        Howard Gaberson, Ph.D.                           Amy Albano, City Attorney
            Ashley Aderman                            Stella Campbell                         Rosemary Gabledon
                                                                                                                                    COMMUNITY & CULTURAL SERVICES DEPT.
        Neal & Roberta Albert                       The Capital Group                                Mark Gage                                Thomas C. Mitze, Director
   Leonard & Marlene Alexander                Richard & Mary Carpenter                       Deborah & Frank Gari                            Stacy Park, Deputy Director
     Americana Arts Foundation                         Diane Carter                                Tracy Gedney                        Gary Mintz, Technical Services Manager
                                                     Stephanie Cash                         Rickey & Roberta Gelb                     Sharon M. Lauritzen, Box Office Manager
      Joseph & Sarah Amoroso                                                                                                       Christopher Ball, Assistant Box Office Manager
       Corinne & Bill Anderson                    Hugh & Keets Cassar                             Clarice Gerstel                    Sean Clifford, Assistant Box Office Manager
       Judith & James Angius                      Linda & Dave Catlin                         Robert & Faye Gibbs                         Nancy Loncto, House Supervisor
            Regina Antonioli                           Joyce Cavan                                 Linda Gibson                   Rachel Waterstone, Assistant House Supervisor
                                                                                                                                        Melodie Russell, Executive Secretary
               Margo Aron                     Charles Schwab & Co., Inc                     Dennis & Terry Gillette              Linda Henderson, Senior Administrative Secretary
              Patricia Artz                           Rehan Chaudhy                           Tom & Karen Glancy                     Francine Sprigel, Senior and Youth Services
         Susan & Robert Ash                    William & Catherine Clark                         Julie Goldberger                      Vanessa Pellegrino, Marketing Manager
                                                                                                                                    Michael Tachco, Assistant Technical Director
           Barbara Ashcraft                             Jill Cordes                          Mr. Jerry B. Goldman                   Jonathan Serret, Assistant Technical Director
      David & Cheryl Astrachan                           Greg Cote                                  Jo Goodman                             Ken Milbrett, Master Electrician
             Nancy Ausmus                   Travis Coffey & Danah Devries                         Dan Goldstein                           Mark Mazzella, Master Carpenter
                                                     Lloyd Cogliandro                      Richard & Terry Goodrich                         Sean Jones, Audio Engineer
       Dianne Badoud McKay                                                                                                                 Cameron Probe, Audio Engineer
           Olivia Ballantyne                    Bradley & Cheryl Cohen                             Susan Greely
          Lucy & Roy Ballard                    Charles & Eloise Cohen                    Albert & Sandra Greenfeld                              TOTV CHANNEL 10
      William & Mary Ann Bang                 Randall & Stephanie Cohen                       Earl & Toba Greinetz                   Carl Jarecky, Cable Operations Supervisor
                                                                                                                                    Eric Goor, Senior Video Production Specialist
              Scott Barlow                          Tom & Cara Cohen                  Elizabeth & Dr. Richard Grossman
           Bank of America                               Holly Cole                              Pat Grosswendt                        THOUSAND OAKS CIVIC ARTS PLAzA
      David & Catherine Barrad                       Deborah Collodel                       Jana & Medhi Haghighi                             BOARD OF GOVERNORS/
                                                                                                                                         CIVIC ARTS PLAzA FOUNDATION
          Roberta Baskerville                    Ronald & Joan Colton                              Eric Hamman                            Richard Williams, Chair/President
              Susan Bauer                       Amy & Randy Commans                       Malinda & Robert Hammer                       Jerry Miller, Vice Chair/Vice President
             Kay Baumbach                              Sarah Corbin                               Wendy Harper                      Bob Biery • Betsy Bourne • Matthew Burke
   Behr Browers Partnership, Inc.         Countrywide Financial Corporation                         Diane Harris                    Eloise Cohen• Virginia Davis • John Dokken
                                                                                                                                    Terry Fishman• Patricia Johnson • Lily Lee
           Ricardo Beleche                            Michael Cowan                          Jack & Eleanor Harter                    Jerry Lewi • Bruce Meikle • Harry Selvin
            John S. Benner                      Paul & Phyliss Creager                            Kathy Hartoch                                Russell C. Spoto, M.D.
        Don & Joyce Bennett                      Jennifer & Paul Curtis                       Joyce Essex Harvey                        Dr. Charles Young, Honorary Member
                                                                                                                                     John Adams, Interim Foundation Treasurer
              Aditya Bhasin                    Nellie & Harvey Cusworth                          Laura Hasshaw                          Thomas C. Mitze, Executive Director,
       Robert & Patricia Biery                    Dean & Carolyn Daily                          John & Pat Helton                            Civic Arts Plaza Foundation
      Elizabeth & Don Banding                            Patt Daley                                  Elke Heuer                              Melodie Russell, Secretary
         Ralph & Paula Block                   Beverly & William Dallas                     Stanley E. Heyman, Esq                          ALLIANCE FOR THE ARTS
            Dagmar Bocchi                        Julie & Peter Daradics                         Jonathan Hilliard                              Dick Goodrich, Chair
                 Boeing                      James Davis & Deidre Degen                            Linda Hindes                               Tom Cohen, Chair-Elect
            Debbie Bohnett                       Virginia & Moss Davis                            Linda J. Hodge                             Bruce Meikle, Secretary
                                                                                                                                              John Bradley,Treasurer
           Camille Boisseree                           Meghan Davy                         Richard & Susan Hoefflin                          Virginia Davis, Vice Chair
          Sieg & Edith Borck                          Decor and You                                Jay Hoffman                                 Bob Lewis, Vice Chair
Pamela Bourgeois & John Clendenning          Anabella & David DeLorenzo                     Ken & Beverly Hoffman                            Susan Murata, Vice Chair
                                                                                                                                         Ron Plotkin, Founders Circle Chair
    Betsy Bourne & Ron Polanski               Terry & Guadalupe DeVries                         Lynn & Ed Hogan
        John & Karen Bradley                      John & Els Deweese                           Susan & Edwin Holt                         ALLIANCE FOR THE ARTS STAFF
 Brandes Simple Elegant Portraiture                Clint & Nancy Dillon               Holthouse Carlin & Van Trigt, LLP           Patricia Jones, President and Executive Director
                                                                                                                                          Audrey Miller, Executive Assistant
              Erin Brockus                        John & Lynn Dokken                        Jo Ann & Alan Horwitz                 Fran Kharaghani, Donor Services Representative
     Kenneth & Marsha Broker                            Lori Donald                                 Katie Hosch
             Connie Brooks                        David & Beth Doupe                              Michael Hosch                        FRIENDS OF THE CIVIC ARTS PLAzA
            Sherry E. Brooks                            Wayne Dow                             Jim & Sue Hostetler                           Sona Anderson, President
                                                                                                                                           Ruth Pollack, Vice President
   Jonathan & Shoshana Brower                           Robin Doyle                                  Lisa Howe                             Spencer Resnick, Treasurer
     Mrs. Mary Ellen Brumbach                             DTS, Inc.                               Susan Hudson                               Geri Conlan, Secretary
              Shirell Bryan                     Sherrie & Gerald Earvin                               Erla Hunt
                                                                                                                                                        CHAIRS
       Rebecca W. Buchanan                             Karen Eckard                        Greg & Sandra Hutchins                                Jerry Lewi, Gift Shop
        Melinda & Leo Bunnin                   Frank & Silvana Eichhorn                               Lisa Iezza                          Marianne Robinson, Grant Review
             Susan Burgoss                              Eric Enders                               Andrew Ignoto                              Sona Anderson, Membership
                                                                                                                                          Joan’e Cantrell, MuseLetter Editor
               Julia Burke                        John & Sylvie Farmer                              Jacqui Irwin                              Ronnie Stein, Office Angels
         Matthew Burke, CPA                     Edward & Patti Feldman                     Glenn & Stephanie Izard                             Julia Beedon, Multimedia
    Singer Burke & Company LLP                   Bill & Barbara Fessler                        Steven E. Jacobson                             Marion Dee, Special Events
               Lisa Burton                         Fidelity Investments                      Tabbi Jaghasspanian                                  Ron Nystrom, Tours
                                                                                                                                       Marlene Shropshire, Ushers Committee
              Mary Burton                             Kelly Finefrock                        Taline Jaghasspanian                 Julia Beedon/Barbara DeMinico, Public Relations
             Jamie Burtzloff                         Jean FitzPatrick                            Karen Jefferson                   Lily Lee, Representative to Board of Governors
       John & Debra Buxbaum                            Steven Fracol                                 JLD Design
                                                                                                                                              MEMBERS AT LARGE
               Amy Byrne                                 Lila Friday                            Marjorie Joelson                   Beverly Donley, Kjerstin Frey, Marilyn George,
    Sharon & Julien Caestecker                  Vernon & Elizabeth Frith                    Cyrus & Edna Johnson                     Leon Paikin, Edward Rich, Elaine Sobel,
      California Dance Theatre                         Lynda Fulford                          Walt & Pat Johnson                                 Mary Jo Tennant



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     Cal & Marje Johnston              Jerry & Margaret Miller                      Mrs. Gail Reznik                GayLyn Talbot & Rene Pharisien
          Sam Johnston                      Patricia L. Miller                    RoadRunner Sports                       Paul & Ellen Tarantino
        Sandra Johnston                       Scott Miller                           Sierra Robbins                                Target
    George & Patricia Jones                Beverly Millhouse                         Jan Robertson                 Teledyne Scientific & Imaging, LLC
    JP Morgan Chase & Co                Scott & Miriam Mitnick                  Susan & Barrey Robles                    Anthony & Mary Tesoro
               J Kalel                   Tom & Marnie Mitze                           Jeff Rockman                            Ken Thommen
      Daniel & Susan Kane                  Mary M. Mooney                               Travis Root                       Dorothy B Thompson
           Sandra Kane              William & Adalene Moothart                       Hector Romero                     George & Marlo Thompson
         Dr. Lewis Kanter                     Sybel Morris                  Barbara & Richard Rosenberg          Thousand Oaks Childrens Dental Group
     Connie & Ralph Kaufer                   Dawn Mortara                   Lawrence & Lynne Rosenberg                           THQ, Inc.
       Catherine Kaufman                Jeffrey & Faith Moscot                       Joyce Rumack                             Joanne R. Toth
             Fred Kavli                       Nancy Most                                Laura Rush                            Karen Treptow
            Robet Kelly                Phyllis & Angelo Mozilo                     Alva & Paul Sachs                           Debbi Triplett
      Mrs. Dana Kendrick                    Linda Mulberry                             Julie Sachs                           Maureen Turley
         William Kenney                 Susan & Mike Murata                    Nora & Henry Sahagian                             U.S. Bank
           Harvey Kern               Thomas & Kandy Murnane                          Maria Sanchez                             Susan Ulrich
      Zareh Keshmeshian                   John Mussmacher               Lenny Sands, Alchemy Worldwide, LLC              United California Bank
            Matt Killian                 MWS Wire Industries                 Santa Barbara Bank & Trust                          C C Uyeda
       James & Vera King                      Dusty Nabor                            Marisa Santelli                          Jonell Vachet
        Carol Kirschbaum                Neiman Marcus Group                          Thomas Saputo                           Laurie Van Trigt
          Philipa Klessig            Dawn & Dr. Russell Nelson                         Jeff Savard                     Lovita & Scott Vandenberg
     Leonard & Linda Kline                   Virgnia Nesen                     William & Marsha Saylor                  Thomas & Diane Venable
         Mr. Mark Kopel                    Michelle Newman                     Martin & Rosa Schentes                      Ventura County Star
         Monica Koszela                 Peter & Mary Newman                       Janet & Ray Scherr                              Verizon
       Jacqueline Kramer               Sherrie & Mark Nickeas                     Michelle Schindler                        The Village Voices
   Lawrence & Elaine Kritzer                Lalita Nordquist                     Max Schleppenbach                      Charles & Ingrid Vincent
            Joan Krolak                        Nordstrom                            Sally Schneider                         Stephanie Vitacco
             Joan Kroll                      Towilla Norris                           Carla Schnurr                    The Vivian D. DeVries Trust
       Jonathan Kurtzman                      Brian Norton                       Benson R. Schulman                Kathy Jeffers-Volk & Charles Volk
           Susan LaBar                Carole W. Nussbaum, Esq.               Catherine & Timothy Schutz                   Wachovia Foundation
             Julia Ladd              The Oaks Shopping Center                       Carrie Schwartz                          Howard Waldow
        Lee & Susan Ladd                  Miriam H. Oettinger                        Susan Sciarillo                           Eileen Walen
             Star Ladin                   Harris & Nancy Oliff                   Homer & Linda Scott                           Judy Wallace
    April & Bruce Lafferman                   Helga Olsen                             Tina Sechrist                       Juliet & Dennis Walsh
           Cindy Landon                Robert & Karen O’Malley                Mark Sellers & Linda Hirok                     Suzanne Warner
           Ernest Lauer                      Tricia Orness                     Harry & Maureen Selvin                        Sulinda Watson
       Judy & Roger Lazar                   Carol P Ostwald                    Roswitha & Ron Shaffer                    David & Sandra Weiss
          Daniel Leaman                 Howard & Mary Oxman                            Joe Shapiro                       Ellen & Doug Weitman
          Roberta Leavitt                      Lisa Padilla                  Thomas & Mary Ann Shaver                    Mary & Lane Weitzman
              Lily Lee                    Sam & Julie Pakula                        Jillene Sheridan                    David & Larissa Webster
          Alyssa Leland                      Danah Palmer                      James & Alene Sherman                           David Weeks
 Bernard & Johanna Lemlech                   Sandy Palmer                      Sherwood Country Club                          Maricar Weeks
    Kathy & Edward Lemma                    Cindy R Pardee                    Phillip & Joyce Shigemura                        Allan Weiner
         Sylvia Lenhardt              Absalon & Daniela Pavon                    Jim & Grace Shiraishi                 WellPoint Health Networks
            Nikita Leon          Drs. Priscilla Partridge de Garcia &         Robert & Lorraine Shuman                     Westlake Village Inn
             Eric Lewis                      Pedro Garcia                     Daniel & Francine Shuster                      Barbara Wexler
     Robert & Kathy Lewis           Pas de Deux Dance Outfitters         Michelle Sievers & Mr. Marti Sievers              Andrew Whittington
         Rosemary Licata                      Fran Pascal                           Signature Signs                           Monica White
         Gayle Liebowitz                      Bob Pearson                   Silver Star Automotive Group                 Janet & David Whitney
         Rebecca Lirette              Dr. Michael & Sue Pelman                   Barbara J. Silverberg                     Andrew Whittington
            Monica List                   Barbara S. Pershing                         Rod Simonds                   Whole Health Family Chiropractic
   Diane & William Locklear              Steve & Linda Peters                Ms. Stasia Kohanski Simrall               Elaine & Richard Williams
            Raul Lopez                  Esper & Olga Petersen                           Etta S. Siu                        Stephanie Williams
             Rick Lopez                     Stacy Peterson                              Ted Slavin                              Leslie Wise
Los Angeles Newspaper Group               Karen & Des Phelan                        Raymond Slusar                                Jim Witt
            Jean Lubin                       Joan Piccioni                   Dr. Brian & Marjorie Slywka                        Barry Wolfe
   Norman & Barbara Lueck                   Beverly Pickrell                    Doug & Harlene Smith                          Janice L Wolfe
           Joy W. Lyche                      Joyce Pierce                           Joseph M. Smith                        Mr. Werner Wolfen
     Elizabeth MacCulloch              Lucinda & Craig Piligian                       Timothy Smith                             Gene Worke
       Michael Marcinko                   Curt & Gerry Pindler                 Solar Universe Network                         Susan Worley
Dr. Albert & Jacqueline Marley                 Sylvia Pink                            Tom Sommer                              Liessa Wright
         Donna Maroney                Ronald & Annette Plotkin                 Lorayne & Kaj Sorensen               Xcelerate Physical Therapy, Inc.
    Beth Martin del Campo           Orquidea & Stephen Pollack                        Nancy Soucy                            Elizabeth Young
     Kim & Michael Maselli                    Ruth Pollack                    Southern California Edison                 Claudette & Dick Young
      Mastro’s Steakhouse                  Jim & Cathie Post               Richard & Barbara Spampinato                    Dennis & Rita Yure’
         Steve McAlister          Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne, Inc.             Rosemary & David Spare                          Joan Zender
       Cecelia Mc Burnie                       Chris Price                      David & Gloria Spencer                        Carolyn Ziebell
       Jocelyn McCarthy                   Ray & Joyce Prouty                 Dr. Russell & Michele Spoto                     Harris & Sue Ziff
       The McCrea Family                    Valerie Pugliese                     Eugene & Aime Stack                     Melene & Randal Ziglar
      Jo Anna McCullough                     Alan Rahmani                      John & Jennifer Stevens                           Lynn Zink
        Kevin McNamara                       Pam Rahmani                                Carol Storti                         Oksana Zussman
       Bruce & Pat Meikle                   Marvin Ramirez                    Allan & Margaret Strayer
         Krista Meadows                      Jorge Rangel                          Bill & Sharon Stull
         Barbara Meister                     Robert Rankin                     Linda & Lester Sussman
     Michael & Kim Merola           Monique & Dr. Stephen Reidy                        Shari Sutton
           Merrill Lynch                      Linda Reinas                          Catherine Svitek
    Paul & Dolores Metzger                  Beatrice Restifo                   Stacy & Dane Swanson


                                                                                                                The Alliance      Voice          13
           The Alliance for the Arts
                    extends
               heartfelt thanks                              The Alliance for the Arts
                       to                                      is proud to recognize




                                              Singer, Burke & Company



         for their generous donation                       for their support of the arts
                    of $52,500                                         and the
               in support of the                        Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza
                                                  Bank of America Performing Arts Center
               Kids and the Arts
            School Outreach Program



supporTing our KiDs anD The arTs ouTreach program

     Alliance 5K–10K Fun Run once again a huge success!




                                       An outstanding number of runners – friends and family, young and old –
                                       participated in the Alliance’s 2009 Fun Run on Saturday, September 26,
                                       helping raise funds for the Kids and the Arts Outreach program.




14              Voice
     The Alliance
K &
 ids
                       the Arts
                                                                 we get letters...
                                                                                    Geared to assist regional              school curriculum in Ventura and
                                                                               underserved elementary school               Los Angeles counties, the program
                                                                               children, the Kids and the Arts             continues to expand annually.
What a remarkable opportunity                                                  Program came into existence                      It costs approximately
                                                                               seven years ago, thanks to                  $20 per child to cover bus
 to see life through a child’s eyes...                                         Founding Benefactors Elizabeth              transportation and theatre ticket
                                                                               and Dr. Richard Grossman.                   costs. This past fiscal year, the
                                                                               With the goals of extending the             program bussed 4,000+ students
                                                                               program’s reach and instilling arts         to performances at the Thousand
                                                                               education as a permanent part of            Oaks Civic Arts Plaza.


                                                                                                “Without strong community support, our students—many of whom are
                                                                                                from families that live at or below the poverty level—would lack access
                                                                                                to an enriched educational environment... It humbles us when we receive
                                                                                                gifts of time, money or materials from our community members in
                                                                                                support of our schools.”
                                                                                                                                    Jerry Dannenberg, Ed.D.
                                                                                                                                    Superintendent
                                                                                                                                    Hueneme Elementary School District




                                                                                                Thousand
                                                                                                  Oaks
                                                                                                Civic Arts
                                                                                                  Plaza




The Alliance office receives hundreds of letters each year from students who have benefitted from
the Kids & the Arts School Outreach Program. The above letters were received from students who
were able to attend performances of Pacific Festival Ballet’s Cinderella in May 2009.



                                                                                                                          The Alliance           Voice              15
Calendar of
 Events
SEPTEMBER 2009                                                                   JANUARY 2010                                                                        New West Symphony............................................. Apr 17
Mary & Richard Carpenter Plaza Park                                              Fred Kavli Theatre                                                                  How To Succeed In Business .......................Apr 23-May 2
Kids and the Arts Fun Run...................................Sept 26              New Shanghai Circus .............................................. Jan 8            Janet and Ray Scherr Forum Theatre
Thousand Oaks Arts Festival ..........................Sept 26-27                 Surfs Up! ................................................................ Jan 9    Thousand Oaks Philharmonic .................................. Apr 9
Fred Kavli Theatre                                                               Spencer Wells ....................................................... Jan 11        A Tribute to Frank Sinatra ...................................... Apr 10
Gary Allan ........................................................... Sept 16   A Universe of Dreams............................................ Jan 15             Gold Coast Wind Ensemble ................................... Apr 11
Disney Live! Rockin’ Road Trip.............................Sept 25               Tribute to Glenn Miller: Tex Beneke Orch. ............... Jan 17                    Heather MacRae (Cabaret).................................... Apr 18
JLCO with Wynton Marsalis..................................Sept 26               Avenue Q ......................................................... Jan 19-24        Irma La Douce ......................................................Apr 25
Janet and Ray Scherr Forum Theatre                                               New West Symphony.............................................Jan 30
Stop the World – I Want to Get Off ......................Sept 20                 Conejo Valley Youth Orchestra ............................... Jan 31                MAY 2010
Hooked on Swing Big Band Extravaganza ............Sept 26                        Janet and Ray Scherr Forum Theatre                                                  Fred Kavli Theatre
                                                                                 Thousand Oaks Philharmonic: Opus 26 ................. Jan 10                        Ali Velshi ................................................................May 4
OCTOBER 2009                                                                     Chasing George Washington.................................. Jan 16                  Archana .................................................................May 8
Fred Kavli Theatre                                                               Gold Coast Wind Ensemble ...................................Jan 23                  Harmony Oaks .......................................................May 9
President Bill Clinton ............................................... Oct 4     No. Carolina Youth Tap Ensemble ..........................Jan 30                    New West Symphony............................................May 15
New West Symphony............................................. Oct 10            Adderley School for Performing Arts ...................... Jan 31                   CSUN Youth Orchestra .........................................May 16
Guys and Dolls ................................................Oct 16-25                                                                                             Pacific Festival Ballet: Noah’s Ark.........................May 22
Led Zeppelin Live starring Heartbreaker.................Oct 30                   FEBRUARY 2010                                                                       CVUSD Band Festivals ....................................May 24-26
Janet and Ray Scherr Forum Theatre                                               Fred Kavli Theatre                                                                  Sesame Street Live: 1-2-3 Imagine! ................May 27-30
Shake, Rattle & Roll 50s-60s Celebration ............. Oct 10                    The Andrews Brothers ........................................Feb 5-14               Janet and Ray Scherr Forum Theatre
Cashore Marionettes ............................................. Oct 16         Conejo Valley Chinese Cultural Assoc ................... Feb 20                     Carpenter Scholarship Competition ........................May 1
Second City Touring Co. ........................................ Oct 18          Gershwin Sings Gershwin ......................................Feb 21                Endless Summer: The Beach Boys Story ................May 8
Charlotte’s Web .................................................... Oct 24      Jeannette Walls.................................................... Feb 23          Thousand Oaks Philharmonic: Opus 27 ..................May 9
3 Blonde Moms .................................................... Oct 24        In the Mood ......................................................... Feb 25        Conejo Civic Ballet: My Fair Lady.....................May 28-29
                                                                                 It’s Magic! ........................................................... Feb 28      Valentina Dontzov (Recitals).................................May 30
NOVEMBER 2009                                                                    Janet and Ray Scherr Forum Theatre
Fred Kavli Theatre                                                               The Fabulous Doo Wops: The Musical......................Feb 6                       JUNE 2010
Penn and Teller ...................................................... Nov 6     Cara O’Sullivan (Concert) ........................................Feb 7             Fred Kavli Theatre
KCLU presents Tom Ashbrook ................................. Nov 7               Spirit of Uganda....................................................Feb 10          Carousel Dance ...................................................Jun 4-5
Don Giovanni ......................................................... Nov 8     ’Til Death Do Us Part .......................................Feb 12-14              Conejo Valley Youth Orchestras ............................... Jun 6
The Hobbit ........................................................... Nov 10    Tish Oney: The Peggy Lee Project (Cabaret) ...........Feb 19                        Retter’s Academy of Dance .............................. Jun 11-12
Champions of the Dance...................................... Nov 13              Nate the Great ..................................................... Feb 20         California Dance Theatre ..................................Jun 18-20
T. O. Library — “One City, One Book”..................... Nov 14                 The Male Intellect: An Oxymoron ..................... Feb 26-28                     Academy of Dance ...............................................Jun 26
New West Symphony............................................ Nov 14                                                                                                 Marge Patka Dance Company ............................... Jun 27
John Cleese ......................................................... Nov 15     MARCH 2010                                                                          Agoura Hills Dance & Performing Arts ...................Jun 30
Condoleezza Rice ..................................................Nov 17        Fred Kavli Theatre                                                                  Janet and Ray Scherr Forum Theatre
Bernadette Peters ................................................ Nov 21        New West Symphony.............................................. Mar 6               Village Voices.......................................................Jun 4-5
Channelaire Chorus.............................................. Nov 22          The Drowsy Chaperone.......................................Mar 9-14                 A Step in Time Dance ............................................. Jun 6
Lord of the Dance ................................................ Nov 25        Dan Rather .......................................................... Mar 16        Dance Infinity........................................................ Jun 11
An Irish Christmas ........................................... Nov 27-28         The Irish Sopranos ............................................... Mar 18           Conejo Civic Ballet ................................................Jun 12
Janet and Ray Scherr Forum Theatre                                               Mark Twain Tonight! ............................................. Mar 19            Relèvé Studios ......................................................Jun 13
Defending the Caveman .....................................Nov 6-14              Keshet Chaim ...................................................... Mar 21          Dance Unlimited ................................................... Jun 18
Fade Out/Fade In ................................................ Nov 15         Artists for the Arts Musical Extravaganza ............. Mar 26                      Dance Trends ........................................................ Jun 19
Jason and the Argonauts...................................... Nov 20             Broadway Today ................................................... Mar 27           Gold Coast Wind Ensemble ...................................Jun 20
Gold Coast Wind Ensemble .................................. Nov 22               Best of Doo Wop Vol IV ........................................ Mar 28              The Dance Company ........................................Jun 25-26
                                                                                 Janet and Ray Scherr Forum Theatre                                                  Agoura Hills Dance: Alice in Wonderland ............... Jun 27
DECEMBER 2009                                                                    The Long Run: Tribute to the Eagles ........................ Mar 6                  Conejo Teen Video Festival ....................................Jun 30
Fred Kavli Theatre                                                               Andrea Marcovicci (Cabaret) ................................ Mar 13
The Wedding Singer ............................................ Dec 1-6          Golden Oldies Show starring The Tokens .............. Mar 20                        JULY 2010
Los Robles Children’s Choir .................................. Dec 11            Master Chorale of Ventura County ........................ Mar 21                    Fred Kavli Theatre
Conejo Civic Ballet: Nutcracker ............................ Dec 13                                                                                                  Gotta Dance ...........................................................July 2
Pacific Festival Ballet: Nutcracker.................... Dec 19-20                APRIL 2010                                                                          Camarillo Dance .............................................July 10-11
Irving Berlin’s White Christmas ........................Dec 26-29                Fred Kavli Theatre                                                                  Cinderella .................................................. July 23-Aug 1
Janet and Ray Scherr Forum Theatre                                               CVUSD Choir ........................................................... Apr 1       Janet and Ray Scherr Forum Theatre
Village Voices...................................................... Dec 4-5     Hairspray .............................................................Apr 2-3      Young Artists Ensemble Musical ................. July 23-Aug 1
Gay Men’s Chorus of Los Angeles........................... Dec 6                 Michael Beschloss .................................................. Apr 5
A Christmas Carol ............................................Dec 11-13          Rain ................................................................... Apr 6-11   dates and performances subject to change.
Moorpark Ballet: Nutcracker............................ Dec 18-19                CVUSD Choir Festivals...................................... Apr 12-14
A Wild Cool and Swingin’ Christmas ..................... Dec 20                  CVUSD Strings Festivals ........................................ Apr 15




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