Thu., Feb. 23 Jazz in the Borderlands: Prof. Gaye Johnson discusses Mexican music and black identity in New Orleans and Texas. 4pm. Women’s Center Library, UCSB. Call 893-3778. HopeDance Films: Presents the premiere screening of This Land Is Your Land, a film about the corporate takeover of American life. 7pm. Faulkner Gallery, S.B. Library. $5 suggested donation. Go to hopedance.org. Fri., Feb. 24 S.B. Pride: Pacific Pride Foundation open house to welcome new director, David Selberg. 4-7pm. 126 E. Haley St. Call 963-3636 x101. Office-Warming: North County PUEBLO office inauguration party. 6pm. Ahedo’s Restaurant, Santa Maria. $10; free for members. Call 922-4447 to RSVP. Movies for Peace: Veterans for Peace and others show JFK II: The Bush Connection. 7:30pm. 6647 El Colegio, I.V. Call 968-1965. Sat., Feb. 25 Healthy Living: Body Electric hosts its annual Women’s FitFest, with clinics, demos, and nonprofit exhibits. 10am-3pm. Warren Hall, Earl Warren Showgrounds. Call 569-7144. LGBT Rights: CA Center for Strategic Studies Award Ceremony, with Congressman Barney Frank. VIP reception at 6pm, dinner and ceremony at 7pm. Fess Parker’s DoubleTree Resort. Call 654-1190. Wed., Mar. 1 Getting Started: Small Business Entrepreneurial Center presents a free workshop with marketing expert Vic Cole. 6-7pm. S.B. Eastside Library. Call 879-1729. Aggressive Progressive: S.B. Progressive Coalition meets. 7pm. Franklin Center, 1136 E. Montecito St. Call 451-7608. Ongoing Win a Home: S.B. Contemporary Arts Forum hosts annual benefit raffle. Grand prize is a Santa Barbara house worth $1 million, or $1 million cash, with additional cash prizes. Purchase tickets by March 22. Go to sbcaf.org.
Originally published 11:16 a.m., February 23, 2006
Updated 11:03 a.m., April 6, 2006
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