Research Reveals Historic Shipwreck Off Point Conception

FYI More information about the sunken Coast Guard Cutter McCulloch is available at sanctuaries.noaa.gov/shipwrecks/mcculloch. Robert V. Schwemmer will give a talk about the ship’s history at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 10, at the Santa Barbara Maritime Museum.   The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter McCulloch sank after a collision with a steamship in 1917; 100 years later, a remotely operated […]

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Seniors at Westmont showing “As of Yet Unknown” Art

Seniors at Westmont showing “As of Yet Unknown” Art Staff Report Fourteen graduating art majors will offer the capstone art projects, which span painting, drawing, sculpture, ceramics, performance and video, April 6-May 6 at the Westmont Ridley-Tree Museum of Art. A free, public opening reception for “As of Yet Unknown” is Thursday, April 6, from 4-6 p.m. “This year’s class […]

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David Wiesner & The Art of Wordless Storytelling

Staff Report David Wiesner & The Art of Wordless Storytelling is the first comprehensive retrospective devoted to this internationally recognized master of the picture book. The exhibition includes nearly 70 original watercolors handmade by David Wiesner for nine of his most famous books, including three for which he won the prestigious Caldecott Medal: Tuesday (1992), The Three Pigs (2002), and […]

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After 19 years, Nansie Chapman passes her SB Family & Life Magazine to new owners

Nansie Chapman performing at Soho in Santa Barbara   By Raiza Giorgi Nansie Chapman fondly recalls her modest beginnings as the publisher of Santa Barbara Family and Life Magazine, walking the streets of Santa Barbara with her mock-up, telling stories of her publication and looking for advertisers to support her dream. “We spent around six months before we moved back […]

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