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Bah Humbug!

The Granada is looking for children for roles in their upcoming production of A Christmas Carol. Auditions will be held for kids five to nine years old on Thursday, September 25, at 3:30 p.m. Children ages 10 to 14 will be seen on Saturday, September 27, at 11 a.m. All auditions take place at the Granada (1216 State St.).

Lights, Camera, Ojai!

The 9th annual Ojai Film Festival is looking for volunteers to fill a number of positions before, during, and after the fest. Screenings and events run from Thursday, November 6, to Sunday, November 9, at multiple locations. Call 640-1947 or email

Bird Flu

Last week, the Black Crowes cancelled their Friday, September 19, show date at the Santa Barbara Bowl (along with shows in L.A., San Diego, and Santa Rosa) due to an illness in the band. While ticket holders are being told to seek ticket refunds at their point of purchase, a press release stated that “efforts are being made to reschedule these markets in early 2009.”

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