Thursday Mar 22 @ 7:00 PM
Bakersfield Museum of Art – ARTMIX Thursday, March 22, 2018 Signature Cocktails | Local Eateries | Off the Wall Art Sale 5:30 - 7:00PM Benefactor Champagne Reception 7:00 - 9:00PM General Admission ARTMIX is an unforgettable night benefiting the Bakersfield Museum of Art. Indulge in signature cocktails and culinary delights from Bakersfield’s best eateries. Purchase Benefactor tickets to start the night early with an exclusive champagne reception, first chance to pick your favorite piece off the wall, and savor a sophisticated culinary experience only available during the Benefactor reception. Proceeds from ARTMIX benefit the BMoA Fund, which supports all areas of the Museum including preservation of the BMoA permanent collection, visiting exhibitions, and youth art education and outreach. Benefactor Ticket* $125 members | $150 non-members General Ticket $50 members | $60 non-members *Space is limited. Advance purchase recommended
    Thursday Mar 22 @ 7:30 PM
Guitar Masters welcomes Phil Keaggy to Studio A
Guitar Masters – Phil Keaggy is perhaps one of the most admired guitarists in music today. His fans range from those who aspire just to be able to play Keaggy’s mistakes, to professional musicians who have been strongly influenced by his style. And in between are those who don’t play guitar, yet find solace in his beautifully penned lyrics and memorable melodies.
    Friday Mar 23 @ 6:00 PM
Free Movie and Dinner
St. Joseph Church – St. Joseph Church Presents The Passion of the Christ Join Fr. Miguel for a Family Night FREE Dinner and Movie In the Hall March 23, 2018 6:00pm Dinner 7:00pm Movie We Look forward to seeing our families there! (Donations Gratefully Appreciated)
    Sunday Mar 25 @ 11:00 AM
Kern County Pagan Circle – Modern paganism is a very recent movement and we owe much of our paths to a few visionary trailblazers. Come listen to Becky introduce you to one of the most important people of the neopagan culture.
    Monday Mar 26 @ 6:00 PM
Lenten Reflection
St. Joseph Church – Father Maurice Emelu Will be visiting our parish on Holy Week March 26-28, 2018 from 6:00pm-8:00pm. He will be celebrating Mass as well as giving a Lenten Reflection. Please come and join us as we finish the Pope Francis Project with Fr. Maurice this same days.
    Monday Mar 26 - Mar 28 @ 6:00 PM
Pascua Juvenil 2018
St. Joseph Church – St. Joseph Church Invita a todos los jovenes 13+ a vivir la Pascua Juvenil 2018 este Marzo 26, 27, y 28 de 6pm a 9pm. Joven ven a vivir y sentir que es el verdadero significado de la Pascua de una manera Juvenil.
    Tuesday Mar 27 @ 9:00 AM
Children are invited to pray the stations of the Cross
St. Joseph Church – All Children are welcome to join us on Tuesday March 27, 2018 from 9:00am to 1:00pm To pray the stations of the Cross with us to prepare for Holy Week. We will have lunch, and end with the rosary at 12 noon. Parents are invited to join us for the rosary guided by Fr. Miguel.
    Tuesday Mar 27 @ 7:30 PM
The Avett Brothers
Rabobank Arena, Theater and Convention Center – THE AVETT BROTHERS’ new album, True Sadness [American Recordings/Republic Records], achieves the group’s highest career debut to date and dominates multiple charts. The Rick Rubin produced album arrives at #1 on Billboard’s Top Albums Chart, #1 Top Rock Albums Chart, #1 on the Digital Albums Chart and #3 on Billboard’s Top 200 Chart. In addition, True Sadness continues to garner overwhelming critical acclaim with many considering it their finest release yet. Rolling Stone extolled it as “Their most heart-baring LP,” while Paste dubbed it, “Their most surprising album.” People claimed, “The sincerity of the lyrics keeps the boys true to their roots,” and Interview wrote, “As a whole, True Sadness is the band’s most intimate and exploratory album to date.” The Current summed up its impact asserting, “THE AVETT BROTHERS have emerged as the key act redefining the genre.” Over the past months, THE AVETT BROTHERS have been quite literally everywhere. They performed on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, the TODAY Show, and CBS This Morning. In addition, they engaged in a special Facebook Live stream, answering fan questions directly and in real-time. Finally, their hit single “Ain’t No Man” has continued to hold the #1 slot at AAA radio on the BDS Monitored Chart for the third week in a row. The song is quickly shaping up to be one of their biggest hits yet. Already, “Ain’t No Man” has been streamed 2.7 million times and counting.
    Wednesday Mar 28 @ 11:30 AM
Social Media Training 3: Facebook & Instagram Analytics
Greater Bakersfield Chamber of Commerce – Do you want to be able to analyze your Facebook Page and Instagram and understand what is working and not working? Are you frustrated with the poor organic reach of your Facebook posts or lack of user interaction and want to make improvements? Are you struggling with Facebook ads targeting? Unsure how to find relevant audiences to improve or scale your campaigns? Discovering the interests of your ideal customer is one of the most crucial parts of Facebook & Instagram advertising. Providence Strategic Consulting will host a Lunch and Learn on Tuesday, March 28, 2018. This event will be held at the Greater Bakersfield Chamber of Commerce. Attendees will enjoy a light networking lunch followed by a presentation by Aaryck Enriquez, Digital Marketing Specialist at Providence. SOCIAL MEDIA TRAINING 3: Facebook and Instagram Analytics Aaryck will provide you with a walk-through of Facebook and Instagram Insights & Analytics and how to use the data for business decisions. Bring your laptop and work in your Facebook page as you attend the workshop. In this workshop, Aaryck will teach you how to: • Use Facebook Insights • Measure Engagement • Use Audience Insights • Analyze Data and Make the Best Decision for Your Page! Lunch and networking will begin at 11:30 AM with the workshop following at 11:50 AM. Cost is $25. If you have any questions contact Amanda Anaya at Parking Please park in the parking structure on the northwest corner of 18th and Eye streets.
    Friday Mar 30 @ 7:30 PM
Jay Owenhouse
Rabobank Arena, Theater and Convention Center – Jay Owenhouse, a legendary escape artists and one of the most awarded illusionists in history, will appear in Bakersfield for one night only in “Dare to Believe!”, an illusion spectacular. The show has been voted by audiences and critics alike “One of the Top 10 Live Shows in America.” Jay has amazed millions on T.V. in “Masters of Illusions” and ‘Magic on the Edge’. The Salt Lake Tribune calls him “Simply Amazing!” and The Tokyo Times calls the elaborate production “Truly Magic, a Must See!” Jay welcomes you into his mysterious world of wonder and the impossible. You will experience a night of grand illusions with the most amazing magic in the world, Bengal tigers up close, dangerous escapes, and inspiring storytelling. Seeing Owenhouse live is an evening that will leave you breathless with a feeling of childhood wonder that “anything is possible!”
    Friday Mar 30 @ 8:00 PM
Bronco, El Coyote, Los Tiranos Del Norte
AEG Presenta – From Apodaca, Mexico, Bronco's modern take on the norteño style in the '80s and '90s helped earn them a number of international hits. Selling more than 12 million albums, they have become one of the most legendary grupos in Mexican music history. Band members Jose Guadalupe "El Negro" Esparza, Ramiro Delgado, Javier Villareal, and Jose Luis Villareal crafted a sound that paid tribute to the norteño tradition while incorporating modern instruments like keyboards, as well as a more melodic pop style and elaborate costumes. Their recordings achieved solid sales in the U.S., and their recording Pura Sangre earned gold and platinum records in Chile, Argentina, Bolivia, and Paraguay, as well as in Mexico. In 1993, they became television stars. The had an acting role in the prime-time soap opera Dos Mujeres un Camino, on Televisia, and provided the theme song.
    Saturday Mar 31 @ 8:00 AM
Mission Possible 5K
The Mission at Kern County – Whether you are a first-timer or have joined us over the last 4 years, you won't want to miss this year's 5K. Preregistration Cost is $30 (through March 23rd - guaranteed t-shirt & swag bag) Day of Registration $35 Hot pancake breakfast Placement and participant medals FUN FUN FUN!!! Raffle Opportunities
    Sunday Apr 1 @ 11:00 AM
Deity Study-- Loki
Kern County Pagan Circle – April Fool's Day falls on a Sunday, so what better way to celebrate than to examine Loki, the legendary Norse trickster good. But he's so much more than that. Come listen to Liam tell you all about him.
    Thursday Apr 5 @ 5:45 PM
Faith in Kern Community Gathering
Faith in Kern – Join us for our Faith in Kern leadership gathering as we eat, convene, and strategize around the upcoming months for base building through sacred prophetic encounters, research/power mapping, powerful public action through candidate forums. We are lifting up powerful faith vision of good paying jobs, good health, not pollution, and education over incarceration and deportation. Register here: Unase a nosotros para cenar, conversar, y construir una estrategia para tomar accion en los proximos meses. Registrese aqui:
    Thursday Apr 5 @ 7:30 PM
Guitar Masters presents ‘Captain Fingers’...Lee Ritenour
Guitar Masters – Lee Ritenour is one of those virtuosic guitarists and session musicians that has really made a buzz amongst the musician world. His technique is flawless and has that fantastic ability to move an audience with the content of the music that he plays, but he can also wow an audience with the caliber of technique that he uses.
    Sunday Apr 8 @ 11:00 AM
Cultural Appropriation In Paganism-- Not Everything Is For You
Kern County Pagan Circle – Modern neopagans are an open-minded and eclectic bunch. But when does eclecticism stray into appropriation? Come listen to Breanna help you find the line.
    Wednesday Apr 11 @ 6:30 PM
KING LIL G, Devour, Hi Tone
B Ryders Bar – Coming to B Ryder's on Wed, 4/11! 6:30pm All ages! Tix at and at B Ryder's (cash only)
    Friday Apr 13 @ 8:00 PM
The Comedy Get Down
Rabobank Arena, Theater and Convention Center – Numerous motion picture appearances, countless television shows, sitcoms and standup specials, a talk show, three radio shows, and three books. Cedric ‘The Entertainer,’ Eddie Griffin, D.L. Hughley, and George Lopez have been breaking ground in the comedy business and bringing the laughs for decades. Back by popular demand! This is a once in a lifetime chance to see four members of comedy royalty come together for the comedy event of the year ‘The Comedy Get Down’ on April 13th at Rabobank Arena. Tickets are on sale Saturday, January 27th at 1:00 PM at the Rabobank Arena Box Office, by phone at 888-929-7849, and at Cedric "The Entertainer" is best known for crowd-pleasing performances in hit films & television shows such as Barbershop (franchise), Be Cool, The Original Kings of Comedy, and the top-ranking Madagascar animated franchise, as well as being executive producer and star for five seasons of his own hit comedy series, “The Soul Man” on TV Land. Currently, Cedric stars (along with his fellow funnymen George Lopez, D.L. Hughley, Eddie Griffin, & the late Charlie Murphy) in the clever mockumentary TV series, "The Comedy Get Down" (based on the current national tour of the same name) which cleverly exaggerates the many funny things that happen to the comics while on their real-life tour. Additionally, Cedric co-stars opposite Tracy Morgan and Tiffany Haddish in the much-buzzed about new TBS comedy series, "The Last OG". D.L. Hughley has created a name for himself as an accomplished stand up, actor, talk show host and author. DL starred in his namesake TV show that ran on ABC, “The Hughley’s”, and is also well known as one of the standout comedians on the hit comedy tour and docu-film The Original Kings of Comedy. In addition to touring on the Comedy Get Down Tour, D.L. can be heard weekday afternoons as host of the nationally syndicated radio show “The D.L. Hughley Show.” Known for being astute and politically savvy in true comedian style, Hughley is a published author; and was honored with a prestigious Peabody Award for his satirical documentary special “DL Hughley: The Endangered List”. His third book, How Not to Get Shot, is scheduled for release this June 2018. George Lopez is a multi-talented entertainer whose career encompasses television, film, standup comedy and late-night television. For two seasons, Lopez hosted “Lopez Tonight”, a late-night television talk show on TBS; and television’s groundbreaking hit sitcom “George Lopez”, which ran for six seasons on ABC. Lopez has risen to become one of the premier comedic talents in the entertainment industry and has been named a Harris Poll top 10 favorite television personality. Lopez is also known for his extensive charity work with various foundations. In 2017, Lopez filmed his HBO Comedy Special, George Lopez: The Wall, Live from Washington, D.C.. Currently, he is the star in the hit TV Land comedy “Lopez”. Eddie Griffin has received worldwide recognition for acting, writing and producing numerous stand-up comedy specials, movies, television appearances, and music and comedy albums. A few notable projects from Griffin include “Def Comedy Jam”, “HBO One Night Stand”, “Malcolm & Eddie” for which he won the NAACP Image Award for Best Actor in a Comedy Series award, Undercover Brother, John Q., Jason's Lyric, My Baby's Daddy, Dysfunktional Family, Norbit, “Freedom Of Speech”, “A Fool And His Money” (stage play), “You Can Tell Em' I Said It” and, most recently, "All About The Money" (Netflix), A Star Is Born opposite Lady Gaga (2018), and his much anticipated Comedy Special "Eddie Griffin: Undeniable" airing on Showtime Networks February 9, 2018. Comedy Central also honored Eddie as one of the Top 100 Greatest Stand-Up Comedians of all time.
    Sunday Apr 15 @ 11:00 AM
Glamour Magick
Kern County Pagan Circle – In honor of our dear Sid's birthday, Diana will be leading a discussion on glamour magick, the art of manipulating how you appear to yourself and others.
    Monday Apr 16 @ 11:00 AM
SRC Rock: Crate Stacking Competition
CSUB Student Recreation Center – The goal of this competition is to see how fast competitors can stack 24 milk crates on top of one another without falling over while being harnessed into our 35-ft. overhang. Each participant will be given one practice attempt in which they will only be able to practice stacking 5 crates. On their official attempt, fastest times and crate heights will be recorded, and there will be 3 top placers in both men's and women's divisions who will earn prizes.