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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Underwater cave explorer Kenny Broad will give presentation Jan. 8

Staff Report Underwater cave explorer and environmental anthropologist Kenny Broad will deliver a National Geographic Live multimedia presentation, “The Risky Science of Exploration,” at 3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 8, at UCSB’s Campbell Hall. “You can’t send a remotely operated vehicle in to explore caves because the technology simply doesn’t exist,” he says. “It’s one of the few environments left on […]

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Award winner Maya Lin talks about balancing art and the natural world from architecture to politics

Staff Report A recipient of the 2016 Presidential Medal of Freedom, Maya Lin balances art and architecture, interpreting the natural world through history, politics and culture.UCSB Arts & Lectures presents An Evening with Maya Lin on at 7:30 p.m. on Monday January 30, at UCSB Campbell Hall. Books will be available for purchase and signing at the event. Lin burst into the public eye at age 21 after winning a […]

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