THE GREATEST GIFT
This Friday, December 12, through Sunday, December 21, Ojai ACT will be performing It’s a Wonderful Life at the Ojai Art Center Theater (113 S. Montgomery St., Ojai). Shows will be held at 8 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays, and 2 and 7 p.m. on Sundays. Tickets are $15 general admission and $5 for children younger than five. For tickets, call 640-8797 or visit ojaiact.org.
FROM THE ASHES
Westmont’s fall dance recital, titled Stories from Africa, has been rescheduled and will take place this Thursday through Saturday, December 11, 12, and 13 at 8 p.m. in Porter Theatre. The performance, originally slated to take place the weekend following the Tea Fire, was postponed due to damages caused to the campus. Call 565-7040 for tickets.
FOR THE KIDS
State Street staple and long-time 21-and-older concert venue Velvet Jones recently announced that it will begin hosting shows open to those 18 and over. Velvet’s next 18-and-older show will be this Friday’s KRS-One performance. Call 965-8676 or visit velvet-jones.com for more info.