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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Maritime Museum hosting Family Night Sept. 20

Maritime Museum hosting Family Night Sept. 20 Staff Report At the Santa Barbara Maritime Museum, people of all ages and walks of life can get a better understanding and appreciation of California’s maritime history, from learning about early natives who lived prosperously along the coast to present-day ocean activities. The museum hosts a variety of activities for the public throughout […]

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Summer camps provide fun and education

Summer camps provide fun and education SBFLM Staff Just because school stops for the summer doesn’t mean that children have to stop learning. Summer camps create spaces for children to explore the outdoors, enrich their knowledge in a plethora of subjects, and increase their understanding of how the world works — while providing projects that are fun. Locally, many camps […]

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Tractors, Trucks and Trolleys, Oh My! scheduled for April 8

Tractors, Trucks and Trolleys, Oh My! is a fun and inexpensive family event where kids of all ages have the opportunity to learn about and explore trucks, construction vehicles, and public safety equipment from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, April 8 at Canalino School in Carpinteria. Each vehicle will have a driver present to answer questions, help kids sit […]

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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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The 7 Fingers of the Hand performing Feb. 6 at the Granada

The 7 Fingers of the Hand (Les 7 doigts de la main) will be performing Cuisine & Confessions at 7 p.m. on Monday, February 6, at The Granada Theatre. In the words of this award-winning French Canadian cirque troupe, “life happens in the kitchen,” and never has the kitchen been more alive. Eye-popping choreography, pulsating music, humor and spectacle are fused with delicious smells and sights […]

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