Free community cumbia and Afro-beats rhythm groups

Contributed ¡Viva el Arte de Santa Bárbara! opens its 13th season with Buyepongo – tropical cumbia and Afro-beat rhythms –  in free events at Isla Vista School, Friday, September 29, 7 pm; at Guadalupe City Hall, Saturday, September 30, 7 pm, and at The Marjorie Luke Theatre at Santa Barbara Junior High on Sunday, October 1, 7 pm. Warm up for the concert […]

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Events Calendar August 1 – September 4

Ventura County Fair begins The Ventura County fair runs from Aug. 2-13 at 10 W. Harbor Blvd. in Ventura. Complete information and tickets are available at www.venturacountyfair.org, but here are the entertainment highlights. Aug. 2 – Motorsports Aug. 3 – Smash Mouth at 7:30 p.m.; Sugar Ray at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 4 – Huey Lewis and the News at 7:30 […]

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Roomful of Teeth makes SB debut

Grammy Award-winning vocal project Roomful of Teeth is dedicated to mining the expressive potential of the human voice and will be making their Santa Barbara debut at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, April 26 at Music Academy of the West’s Hahn Hall. With a borderless repertoire encompassing singing traditions from around the world, the New York-based octet produces sounds that range “from […]

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SB Jazz Society presents Emmet Cohen Trio Feb. 5

The Santa Barbara Jazz Society is excited to present the Emmet Cohen Trio on Sunday, February 5 from 1 to 4 at SOhO. Multifaceted American jazz pianist and composer, Cohen, is one of his generation’s pivotal artistic figures. Downbeat praised “the nimble touch, measured stride, and warm harmonic vocabulary he employs to communicate with other musicians and audiences.” A New Yorker, Cohen presents jazz […]

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