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Namba Performance Arts Space

47 Oak Street
Ventura, CA 93001 United States
(805)628-9250 www.nambaarts.com

June 2015

The Music of ANIMANIACS: An Evening with Randy and Rob!

June 13, 2015 @ 6:00 am - 5:00 pm
Namba Performance Arts Space, 47 Oak Street
Ventura, CA 93001 United States
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$30.00

  Starring Randy Rogel and Rob Paulsen: "An Evening with Randy and Rob" is a highly entertaining show for people of all ages. Emmy winners Randy Rogel (Composer) and Rob Paulsen (Actor, Voice actor of Yakko Warner, Pinky, and currently Donatello on Teenage Mutnt Ninja Turtles) host a spectacle of song as they run through a treasue trove of songs from Rogel's award winning book. The songs are lively, quik-witted and connect with an audience from 7 to 70.  …

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July 2015

Aloft Dance Theatre Choreography Showcase

July 18, 2015 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Namba Performance Arts Space, 47 Oak Street
Ventura, CA 93001 United States
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NAMBA Performing Arts Space hosts a Choreography Showcase on Saturday during ArtWalk. Please make reservations.

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August 2015

Hip Hop Showcase at Namba

August 21, 2015 @ 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Namba Performance Arts Space, 47 Oak Street
Ventura, CA 93001 United States
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Hip Hop Showcase Namba Performing Arts Space, 47 S. Oak St., Ventura 93001 Cost: $20 at the door or $15.00 online at http://byronhiphop.brownpapertickets.com www.nambaarts.com 805-628-9250

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October 2015

Namba PERFORMING ARTS SPACE Presents Music Speaks

October 4, 2015 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Namba Performance Arts Space, 47 Oak Street
Ventura, CA 93001 United States
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Namba  PERFORMING ARTS SPACE 4 Sundays at 4:00 PM beginning October 4th 2015  TICKETS: Full Series for $70 or $20 per Performance  Purchase Tickets online at http://MusicSpeaks.BrownPaperTickets.com -or- 805/628-9250 for Information  Hosted and Moderated by:  Toni Jannotta, Jazz Vocalist and Songwriter  October 4th Bill Richmond Three time Emmy Award Winner Bill Richmond began his career as a jazz drummer in the Big Band Era for such vocal giants as Ella Fitzgerald, Frank Sinatra, Peggy Lee, Nat King Cole and played…

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Namba PERFORMING ARTS SPACE Presents; Music Spreaks

October 11, 2015 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Namba Performance Arts Space, 47 Oak Street
Ventura, CA 93001 United States
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Namba  PERFORMING ARTS SPACE 4 Sundays at 4:00 PM beginning October 4th 2015  TICKETS: Full Series for $70 or $20 per Performance  Purchase Tickets online at http://MusicSpeaks.BrownPaperTickets.com -or- 805/628-9250 for Information  Hosted and Moderated by:  Toni Jannotta, Jazz Vocalist and Songwriter  October 4th Bill Richmond Three time Emmy Award Winner Bill Richmond began his career as a jazz drummer in the Big Band Era for such vocal giants as Ella Fitzgerald, Frank Sinatra, Peggy Lee, Nat King Cole and played with hit big bands fronted by Harry James…

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Namba PERFORMING ARTS SPACE Presents; Music Speaks

October 18, 2015 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Namba Performance Arts Space, 47 Oak Street
Ventura, CA 93001 United States
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Namba  PERFORMING ARTS SPACE 4 Sundays at 4:00 PM beginning October 4th 2015  TICKETS: Full Series for $70 or $20 per Performance  Purchase Tickets online at http://MusicSpeaks.BrownPaperTickets.com -or- 805/628-9250 for Information  Hosted and Moderated by:  Toni Jannotta, Jazz Vocalist and Songwriter  October 4th Bill Richmond Three time Emmy Award Winner Bill Richmond began his career as a jazz drummer in the Big Band Era for such vocal giants as Ella Fitzgerald, Frank Sinatra, Peggy Lee, Nat King Cole and played…

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December 2015

“Clara Cries Nuts” at Namba Performing Arts Space

December 3, 2015 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00 pm, repeating until December 5, 2015

Namba Performance Arts Space, 47 Oak Street
Ventura, CA 93001 United States
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“Clara Cries Nuts”: Aloft Dance theatre brings back this local holiday favorite with its humorous and inspiring message about the holidays. Nocturnal Episode #8 features lead character Clara (taken from The Nutcracker Ballet) danced by former American Ballet Theater ballerina, Colleen O’Callighan, and comic performances from three wise men. 8 p.m. December 3, 4, 5. NAMBA Performing Arts Space, 47 S. Oak Street, Ventura. $25. Tickets: claracriesnuts.brownpapertickets.com Information: 628-9250 http://nambaarts.com/aloft-dancetheatre  

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CLARA CRIES NUTS! at Namba Performing Arts Space

December 3, 2015 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00 pm, repeating until December 5, 2015

Namba Performance Arts Space, 47 Oak Street
Ventura, CA 93001 United States
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CLARA CRIES NUTS! Ventura’s Original Holiday Production Presented by Aloft Dance Theatre Pamela Pilkenton, Director/Choreographer brings her unique and quirky style to this annual favorite presentation. This 8th installment spinoff of the classical “Nutcracker” will be presented for 3 NIGHTS ONLY! Thursday, December 3rd at 8:00pm Friday, December 4th at 8:00pm Saturday, December 5th at 8:00pm   Tickets can be purchase at http://claracriesnuts.brownpapertickets.com For further information, call 805-628-9250

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February 2016

“DUETS” A Concert of Songs, Dances, and Whispers At NAMBA Performance Arts Space

February 13, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Namba Performance Arts Space, 47 Oak Street
Ventura, CA 93001 United States
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$20

  Performance features Aloft Dancetheatre and Friends Visit http://duetsatnamba.brownpapertickets.com for more info - Or - Call 805-628-9250 to make reservations

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March 2016

“Kiki Ebsen To Dad With Love, A Tribute to Buddy Ebsen” at Namba Performing Arts Space

March 5, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Namba Performance Arts Space, 47 Oak Street
Ventura, CA 93001 United States
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  “To Dad with Love”: A stunning multimedia tribute to entertainer Buddy Ebsen, featuring vocalist Kiki Ebsen and her band (JAZZ) Kiki Ebsen and her brother, Dustin, invite you to enjoy a marvelous evening honoring their father, Buddy Ebsen. “To Dad with Love” features Kiki’s songs drawn from her latest CD, "Scarecrow Sessions," named for Buddy’s first starring role (that he ultimately lost) in “The Wizard of Oz.”  Sharing favorites from the Great American Songbook, Kiki guides the audience along a grand musical…

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April 2016

“HAVING CANCER IS HILARIOUS” with Megan Timpane at NAMBA

April 22, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00 pm, repeating until April 23, 2016

Namba Performance Arts Space, 47 Oak Street
Ventura, CA 93001 United States
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  NAMBA Performing Arts Space presents television, film, and web actress MEGAN TIMPANE in her first solo show   “HAVING CANCER IS HILARIOUS”.   Inspired by her real life experience, the show follows 22 year-old actress Megan on a poignant and uproarious journey as she is diagnosed with Stage 3 Hodgkin’s Lymphoma, recounts some of her funniest moments from chemotherapy, and learns some important lessons on her way to recovery. HAVING CANCER IS HILARIOUS was developed by Timpane and acclaimed solo performer…

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August 2016

An Evening of Dance, Film & Music to Benefit Pamela Oster Dance Exchange

August 27, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Namba Performance Arts Space, 47 Oak Street
Ventura, CA 93001 United States
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$20

Aloft Dancetheatre & Friends are presenting a fundraising evening of dance, film, music and refreshments to benefit the Pamela Oster Dance Exchange.  Tickets: $20 at the door NAMBA Performing Arts Space: 47 S Oak St. Downtown Ventura 8pm on Saturday, August 27th.  For information and reservation: 805-628-9250

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September 2016

A Night with George Christie

September 17, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Namba Performance Arts Space, 47 Oak Street
Ventura, CA 93001 United States
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$45

Join us for an evening with George Christie. $45 gets you a single ticket to the event where you will get a autographed copy of his book & enjoy an evening of live storytelling. There will be wine, beer and hors d'oeuvres. Book Synopsis: After forty years in the Hells Angels, George Christie was ready to retire. As president of the high-profile Ventura charter of the club, he had been the yin to Sonny Barger’s yang. Barger was the reckless…

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August 2017

Flamenco!

August 5, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Namba Performance Arts Space, 47 Oak Street
Ventura, CA 93001 United States
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Experience the pure essence of Andalusian song, the strumming of the guitar, and heart palpitating rhythms created by the dancers striking the stage with thundering footwork. This encuentro, or encounter between artists from Spain and L.A. Gitanos is: Flamenco! Pure. Core-rocking emotion. Fire. The show will open with the dance students of Wendy Castellanos and feature dancers from Camarillo, Oxnard, Ventura and Santa Barbara. The second half will feature live music with Antonio de Jerez on cante, Tony Triana on…

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NAMBA Works

August 18, 2017
Namba Performance Arts Space, 47 Oak Street
Ventura, CA 93001 United States
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Join ALOFT Dancetheatre as they host NAMBA Works, a showcase of modern and contemporary dance, poetry and music on August 18, 2017.  Direction and choreography by Ventura’s own Devin Fulton featuring work by Dani Beauchamp, Juli Farley, Stephen Guyette, Beth Megill, Friday Gretchen Lubina and Taylor Quinn. $20. Get your tickets at the door or reserve a seat by calling (805) 628 -9250.

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May 2018

Conjunto TENOCELOMEH at NAMBA!

May 4, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Namba Performance Arts Space, 47 Oak Street
Ventura, CA 93001 United States
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Conjunto TENOCELOMEH ~Folk Music of Veracruz~ Friday, May 4th at 5pm NAMBA: 47 So. Oak Street, Downtown Ventura $20 tickets at www.NambaArts.com | 805.628.9250 Fundado en la ciudad de San Fernando,Califorina en el año de 1995, el CONJUNTO TENOCELOMEH se ha presentado en varios eventos y escenarios a través del sur de California y de México como son el Anfiteatro John Anson Ford, el Teatro Royce hall de UCLA, el Teatro Wadsworth, el " Encuentro de Jaraneros" en Tlacotalpan ,Veracruz,…

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NAMBA “Music Speaks” Event

May 25, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Namba Performance Arts Space, 47 Oak Street
Ventura, CA 93001 United States
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NAMBA “Music Speaks” Event - May 25, 2018 at 8pm! Percussionist Extraordinaire C.G. Ryche brings his massive drum set to the Namba stage on Friday, May 25th for performance you’ll feel in your bones! C.G. Ryche is the ultimate showman with a long and distinguished career as an entertainer. Beyond pounding drums, C.G. is an accomplished Composer, Screenwriter, Director and Digital Artist. His creative juice is visionary and his technical prowess superb. Most important, C.G. will share his insight on the importance of…

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June 2018

“NambaYouth” premiers at Namba Performing Arts Space

June 22, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Namba Performance Arts Space, 47 Oak Street
Ventura, CA 93001 United States
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NAMBA YOUTH SERIES PREMIER! Features Jazz Quartet “O.K. Service” Fresh programming continues at the revitalized Namba Performing Arts Space in Historic Downtown Ventura with the launch of a new series dubbed, “NambaYouth” that opens its doors to 18 yrs old and under talent of all art forms. The inaugural event introduces four Moorpark High School recent graduates who will fill Namba’s theater with Modern Jazz music under the quartets newly formed band name of “O.K. Service”. Jonah Esser (Guitar), David…

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July 2018

Prince and the Purple Rain Era Studio Sessions

July 13, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Namba Performance Arts Space, 47 Oak Street
Ventura, CA 93001 United States
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Prince and the Purple Rain Era Studio Sessions Featuring groundbreaking, never-before-heard stories, Duane Tudahl pulls back the paisley curtain to reveal the untold story of Prince’s rise from cult favorite to the biggest rock star on the planet. His journey is meticulously documented through detailed accounts of his time secluded behind the doors of the recording studio as well as his days on tour.   Join us on FRIDAY, JULY 13th, at 8:PM at NAMBA, 47 So. Oak Street, Ventura, CA 93001. Discover the secrets…

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Duo Subito at NAMBA

July 14, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Namba Performance Arts Space, 47 Oak Street
Ventura, CA 93001 United States
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Ventura County’s premier guitar duo, Jesse Davis and Daniel Navarro perform as “Duo Subito” with a versatile acoustic guitar style, playing a wide range of music across many genres. Join us on SATURDAY, JULY 14th, at 8:PM at NAMBA, 47 So. Oak Street, Ventura, CA 93001. Tickets: $20 Adults available online: https://nambaarts.com/product/duo-subito/ or at the door. For upcoming NAMBA Events, visit https://NambaArts.com or call (805) 628-9250.

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November 2018

An Evening with Kiki Ebsen at NAMBA

November 3, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Namba Performance Arts Space, 47 Oak Street
Ventura, CA 93001 United States
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An Evening with Kiki Ebsen at NAMBA --  one night only, Sat. November 3rd at 8 pm!   NAMBA Performing Arts Center, located in Ventura’s historic downtown arts district, is pleased to announce: “An Evening with Kiki Ebsen,” an evening of music with the multifaceted entertainer, as a benefit for The Healing Equine Ranch, a recognized 501©3 charity. Since 2009, Ebsen founded and has operated this ranch, where she maintains a herd of rescued horses and uses them to teach…

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October 2019

NAMBA Arts New Blood Comedy Sundays

October 13, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until January 26, 2020

Namba Performance Arts Space, 47 Oak Street
Ventura, CA 93001 United States
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NAMBA Arts New Blood Comedy Sundays NAMBA Arts, ?47 S. Oak St., hosts New Blood Comedy nights on Sunday evenings, 7pm-9pm, in Downtown Ventura. Incredibly clever comics take the stage and slay the audience with hilarity. $10 cover charge.

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January 2020

Dirty Cello at Namba Performing Arts Space

January 18, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Namba Performance Arts Space, 47 Oak Street
Ventura, CA 93001 United States
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Don't miss Dirty Cello at Namba Performing Arts Space on Saturday, Jan 18, 2020 at 8 pm! From China to Iceland, and all over the U.S., Dirty Cello brings the world a high energy and unique spin on blues and bluegrass. Led by vivacious cross-over cellist, Rebecca Roudman, Dirty Cello is cello like you’ve never heard before. From down home blues with a wailing cello to virtuosic stompin’ bluegrass, Dirty Cello is a band that gets your heart thumping and…

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July 2021

First Show Back! The Ventura Improv Company

July 2, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Namba Performance Arts Space, 47 Oak Street
Ventura, CA 93001 United States
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We are happy to announce the return of The Ventura Improv Company in live performance on the Namba stage! Ventura’s own award- winning improv group’s first show will be Friday July 2 at 7 PM and will continue on first Fridays thereafter. Admission is $10 and is open to all vaccinated audience members. (So, remember to bring your cards!) Our shows are a fast-paced mix of short-form scenes, games and music — and always a good time!

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Modern Dance Workshops with Danah Bella

July 10, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Namba Performance Arts Space, 47 Oak Street
Ventura, CA 93001 United States
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NAMBA Performing Arts Space presents Modern Dance Workshops with Danah Bella on Saturday, July 10 from 12:00pm to 2:00pm and Tuesday, July 13 from 5:30pm to 7:30pm. These release based technique classes explore full bodied movement with an emphasis on dynamic alignment and breath. Classes are $25 and space is limited. Reserve your space today at nambaarts.com.

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Ottsen, Flowers and Clark – One Night Only!

July 10, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Namba Performance Arts Space, 47 Oak Street
Ventura, CA 93001 United States
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Popular jazz trio Ottsen, Flowers and Clark reunites for one night only at NAMBA on Saturday, July 10 at 7:00pm! Featuring Hans Ottsen on guitar, Rachel Flowers on piano and Adam Clark on drums, this pan-stylistic, improvisational trio performs original music & arrangements of the greatest music of the 20th & 21st Century. Tickets are $20 and available online at nambaarts.com or at the door.

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Vocal Workshop for Singer/Songwriters with Jody Farrell

July 11, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Namba Performance Arts Space, 47 Oak Street
Ventura, CA 93001 United States
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NAMBA Performing Arts Space presents a Vocal Music Workshop for Singer/ Songwriters with Jody Farrell on Sunday, July 11 from 1-3pm. Whether you are new to performing or looking to hone and improve your skills, this workshop will help you develop your confidence and sing with conviction. Each participant will perform one song and receive professional, personalized feedback. Workshop is $30 and space is limited. Reserve your space at nambaarts.com.

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Modern Dance Workshops with Danah Bella

July 13, 2021 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Namba Performance Arts Space, 47 Oak Street
Ventura, CA 93001 United States
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NAMBA Performing Arts Space presents Modern Dance Workshops with Danah Bella on Saturday, July 10 from 12:00pm to 2:00pm and Tuesday, July 13 from 5:30pm to 7:30pm. These release based technique classes explore full bodied movement with an emphasis on dynamic alignment and breath. Classes are $25 and space is limited. Reserve your space today at nambaarts.com.

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Tahitian Dance with Kayla Ancheta Chey

July 17, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Namba Performance Arts Space, 47 Oak Street
Ventura, CA 93001 United States
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NAMBA Performing Arts Space presents a Tahitian Dance Basics (Ori Tahiti) with Kayla Ancheta Chey on Saturday, July 17 from 10:00am to 12:00pm. No experience necessary! This two hour workshop will review 5 of the 32 basic steps of Ori Tahiti for Vahine (women) for the first hour then expand these 5 steps into variations for the second hour. Almost always mistaken for the Hula, Ori Tahiti is mostly fast paced, requiring strength, stamina, flexibility and balance. Prepare to sweat! For women…

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Deep Samba – Roots of Brazil with Francisco Leon

July 17, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Namba Performance Arts Space, 47 Oak Street
Ventura, CA 93001 United States
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NAMBA Performing Arts Space presents Deep Samba - the Roots of Brazil with guitarist and singer Francisco Leon. Hear the story of the music born of the slums of Rio, the afro-brazilian fusion, politics and life in this essential Roots Music show. Francisco Leon is a passionate and expert practitioner of the gentle art of the Brazilian samba, bossa nova and other rhythms. His guitar playing is crisp and inviting and his voice will lift you into the clouds. Tickets…

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Tahitian Dance Choreography with Kayla Ancheta Chey

July 18, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Namba Performance Arts Space, 47 Oak Street
Ventura, CA 93001 United States
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NAMBA Performing Arts Space presents this Tahitian Dance Choreography Workshop (Ori Tahiti O'tea) with Kayla Ancheta Chey on Sunday, July 18 from 10am to 12pm. Kayla will guide you through a quick Ori Tahiti warm up then into the O'tea choreography. O'tea is a type of dance performed to a Tahitian drum known as the toere. Knowledge of Polynesian dance and background in any dance form will be helpful to keep up with choreography. Class is $25 and space is limited. Reserve your space…

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Modern Dance Workshop with Danah Bella

July 18, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Namba Performance Arts Space, 47 Oak Street
Ventura, CA 93001 United States
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NAMBA Performing Arts Space presents Functional Awareness In Practice Workshop for Dance Teachers with Danah Bella on Sunday, July 18 from 12:00pm to 2:00pm. Workshop is $25 and space is limited. Reserve your space today at nambaarts.com.

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Life Is Too Snort – NAMBA Performing Arts

July 23, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Namba Performance Arts Space, 47 Oak Street
Ventura, CA 93001 United States
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Richard Stockton Life Is Too Snort … a solo comedy/music show about sleep health Friday, July 23 at 7:00pm - $15 NAMBA Performing Arts Tickets: https://www.nambaarts.com/richard-stockton/ Do you or your partner snore? Do you want to wake up with more energy and vitality? What does a comic do when his snoring is no longer a laughing matter? Come laugh with comedian Richard Stockton and his hilarious recounting of his sleep apnea awakening to the power of sleep. He uses comedy, stories and music to take…

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September 2021

Mark Hummel + Jimmy Reed Tribute

September 25, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Namba Performance Arts Space, 47 Oak Street
Ventura, CA 93001 United States
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Namba Performing Arts Space, Mark Hummel + Jimmy Reed Tribute, Grammy nominated two time Blues Award Winner Mark Hummel has been blowing harmonica and singing blues since 1970. Mark is a performer, producer, author, historian and now solo performer on guitar and racked harp. This Saturday, September 25th at 7pm. For tickets and more info go to Nambaarts.com

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October 2021

Susie Glaze New Folk Ensemble

October 2, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Namba Performance Arts Space, 47 Oak Street
Ventura, CA 93001 United States
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Award-winning vocalist Susie Glaze, mandolinist Steve Rankin, fiddler Mark Indictor and bassist Fred Sanders are The Susie Glaze New Folk Ensemble, the newest version of the acclaimed Los Angeles-based Americana group, a lush new folk Americana fusion ensemble, presenting gorgeous eclectic blends of mountain folk and exciting new grassy and Celtic-inspired originals, all with the remarkable voice of Susie Glaze.  

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December 2021

Doc the Halls – Holiday Blues at NAMBA Arts

December 11, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Namba Performance Arts Space, 47 Oak Street
Ventura, CA 93001 United States
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Holiday Blues with Doc Ventura Saturday, December 11 at 7:00pm - $20 Join us for the 4th Annual edition of our year end variety show hosted by Doc Ventura. The theme is Holiday Blues, but the show will feature many genres of music along with  talent, songs, guests, celebration and surprises. Same weekend as Ventura Wine Walk so come downtown and make a full day of it!

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Tahitian Dance with Kayla Chey at NAMBA Arts

December 13, 2021 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Namba Performance Arts Space, 47 Oak Street
Ventura, CA 93001 United States
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Tahitian Dance with Kayla Chey Monday December 13 5:30pm to 7:00pm O’tea Workshop -  $25 NAMBA is proud to offer this Tahitian Dance workshop taught by Kayla Ancheta Chey, founder of international competing group Te Varua Or. Call Kayla directly to sign up! 714.727.5066.

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The Listening Room Redux – Open Mic and Showcase at NAMBA Arts

December 16, 2021 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Namba Performance Arts Space, 47 Oak Street
Ventura, CA 93001 United States
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The Listening Room Redux Open Mic and Showcase Hosted by Henry Stewart Thursday, December 16 from 6:30pm to 9:30pm Donations encouraged ‘Announcing an evening of acoustic open-mic musical entertainment hosted by Henry Stewart and featuring a set by local songwriter Kris Simeon! Our primary focus is to give voice to local talent in an environment that promotes a "shut up and listen" ethic. Sign-ups for the open mic will start at 6:30pm with first performer at 7:00pm. #krissimeonmusic will close…

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January 2022

La Divina: The Last Interview of Maria Callas – One-Woman Show

January 29 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Namba Performance Arts Space, 47 Oak Street
Ventura, CA 93001 United States
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La Divina: The Last Interview of Maria Callas Saturday, January 29 at 7:00pm - $20 - at NAMBA Arts Winner of the 2021 Orlando Fringe Critic’s Choice Award for Best Individual Performance in a Drama! La Divina: The Last Interview of Maria Callas is a one-woman show inspired by the life and work of the Dramatic 20th Century Opera Singer Maria Callas. The audience eavesdrops on La Divina’s interview with a nonexistant Mr. Wallace and are taken on a journey through…

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February 2022

SideMen at NAMBA Arts

February 5 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Namba Performance Arts Space, 47 Oak Street
Ventura, CA 93001 United States
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SideMen Saturday, February 5 at 7:00pm - $20 - at NAMBA Arts Feter Martin Homer and Nick Justice have decided to combine the threads of the individual solo careers to form the SideMen. The SideMen blend traditional Folk, Americana and Country. The SideMen typically perform a mix of songs from their solo careers and combined ventures and touching on their other combined ventures. Other influences round out their music which is rooted in early folk music telling the stories of lost souls, broken dreams…

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The Salty Suites at NAMBA Arts

February 12 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Namba Performance Arts Space, 47 Oak Street
Ventura, CA 93001 United States
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The Salty Suites at NAMBA Arts Saturday, February 12 at 7:00pm - $20 The Salty Suites play original songs and traditional music of the world: Bluegrass, Depression and Old Country, Swing, Classical, and Roots with a current edge. Purchase tickets: https://bit.ly/343F0D6

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Dirty Cello at NAMBA Arts

February 19 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Namba Performance Arts Space, 47 Oak Street
Ventura, CA 93001 United States
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Dirty Cello at NAMBA Arts Saturday, February 19 at 7:00pm - $20 From China to Italy, and all over the U.S., Dirty Cello brings the world a high energy and unique spin on blues and bluegrass. Led by vivacious cross-over cellist, Rebecca Roudman, Dirty Cello is cello like you’ve never heard before. From down home blues with a wailing cello to virtuosic stompin’ bluegrass, Dirty Cello is a band that gets your heart thumping and your toes tapping! Purchase tickets: https://bit.ly/3fQnrsW

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Andre Thierry Performs at NAMBA Arts

February 26 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Namba Performance Arts Space, 47 Oak Street
Ventura, CA 93001 United States
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Masterful on all accordion types, playing with a force few can match. Andre Thierry is phenomenal talent who has been capturing the attention of music lovers all over the world. The award winning musician and his band effortlessly deliver energetic performances, blending his own electrifying sounds with stirring dance beats, exhibiting elite accordion style. Whether it’s your first time attending a show or a fan for a longtime, it’s feel good music that captivates the audience every time! See Andre…

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March 2022

Ventura Improv Company’s First Show of 2022!

March 4 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Namba Performance Arts Space, 47 Oak Street
Ventura, CA 93001 United States
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Ventura Improv Co. presents first First Friday Improv Show of 2022! Join them at NAMBA Arts on Friday, March 4 at 7pm! The Ventura Improv Company is a collective of improvisers that gather to grow in our craft and co-create. We exist to enrich people’s lives through excellent improv education and hilarious shows. Our vision is a world filled with laughter. Our passion is creating joy. ?More info: http://venturaimprov.com Ventura Improv Company is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization.

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April 2022

Ventura Improv Company at NAMBA Arts

April 1 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Namba Performance Arts Space, 47 Oak Street
Ventura, CA 93001 United States
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Ventura Improv Co. on April Fools Day! Don't miss it April 1 beginning at 7pm. The Ventura Improv Company is a collective of improvisers that gather to grow in our craft and co-create. We exist to enrich people’s lives through excellent improv education and hilarious shows. Tickets are $10: https://www.nambaarts.com/ventura-improv-company/

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Delta by the Beach Performs at NAMBA Arts

April 16 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Namba Performance Arts Space, 47 Oak Street
Ventura, CA 93001 United States
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Delta by the Beach Performs at NAMBA Arts on Saturday, April 16 beginning at 7pm. Delta By the Beach was born with this assurance. The blues ‘ain’t afraid of a location change’. Now with a year and a half and an album behind them they are about to embark on an exciting adventure. One week after this performance they will perform at the Ground Zero Club in Clarksdale, Mississippi as part of the 2022 Juke Joint Festival. Come share their…

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May 2022

F.A.T. Trio & Tyler Hammond at NAMBA Arts

May 14 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Namba Performance Arts Space, 47 Oak Street
Ventura, CA 93001 United States
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F.A.T. Trio & Tyler Hammond perform at NAMBA Arts on Saturday, May 14 at 7pm! F.A.T. Is a groove and experimental soundscape organ trio created by Tyler Hammond. With Avi Yazdi on Organ, Fahem Erfan on guitar and Tyler on drums this trio aims to sit so heavy in the pocket that the earth begins to spin sideways and space is seen at a refreshing new viewpoint. Get your tickets: https://www.nambaarts.com/f-a-t-trio-tyler-hammond/

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The Listening Room at NAMBA Arts

May 27 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Namba Performance Arts Space, 47 Oak Street
Ventura, CA 93001 United States
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Hosted by Henry Stewart, NAMBA Arts, 47 S Oak St, is bringing back the spirit of The Listening Room, with the original host Robert Quindaro’s blessing! Join them on Friday from 6:30-7:30pm for an evening of acoustic open mic musical entertainment that finishes up with an extended set by a featured local songwriter or two. Donations encouraged.

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