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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July Events Calendar

4 Fourth of July Art Show at Old Mission Santa Barbara – 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Art, Food and Music! 4th of July Art Show returns to it’s roots at the Old Mission Santa Barbara! 80+ artists display and sell their beautiful creations. Admission is free and for more info log onto http://www.oldmissionartshow.com/. Fourth of July Celebration – noon […]

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Behind the Curtain – Robin Bisio

Behind the Curtain – Robin Bisio Robin Bisio is an award-winning dance filmographer whose aim is to present indigenous dance that celebrates landscape. Her work has been screened at film festivals worldwide, including six years at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival, Palm Springs International Short Fest, Dance On Camera, Danza Di Napoli, Festival Du Films Independants/Brussels, Chicks With Flicks, […]

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Summer Camp Guide!

SUMMER CAMP GUIDE Dozens of summer camps offer local children opportunities to have fun while learning. GET CREATIVE! ACTION! Movie Making Camp Learn the basics of movie-making from script-writing to editing techniques. Ages 7-12. July 17-Aug. 11, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. $250/week or $225 with cash or check payment. Contact: 284-6114, sbsummerstock@gmail.com or sbsummerstock.com. After-School Languages Summer Camps Students […]

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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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Heiichiro Ohyama to Perform on Viola in Valentine’s Day Concert at Area Museum

Heiichiro Ohyama, music director and conductor of the Santa Barbara Chamber Orchestra, will be the featured violist in a unique performance of Robert Schumann’s famed Dichterliebe (“A Poet’s Love”) at the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History’s Fleischmann Auditorium on Tuesday, Feb. 14. Schumann’s eminently lyrical song cycle, often cited as the most popular in Western art music, will be arranged for viola 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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