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Tickets to individual shows and discounted season memberships are now available for the upcoming Broadway at the Granada series presented by the Theater League. The first show is Simply Ballroom (Sept. 30-Oct. 2) starring Debbie Reynolds and singers from TV’s American Idol. Other productions include Footloose (Jan. 27-29), and Mamma Mia! (Mar. 31-Apr. 5). Call 800-776-7469 or visit


Santa Ynez’s premiere modern dance troupe, the Daughter of Zion Aerial Dance Company, is in search of new male and female dancers. The company will be holding auditions on Saturday, September 6 and 13. Call Rina at 698-9188 for details and visit for info about the company.


The annual Santa Barbara Reads! event has announced Marilynne Robinson’s Housekeeping as its fall ‘08 selection. The novel will be available at all Santa Barbara Public libraries, both in print and on CD, as well as online at UCSB’s Arts & Lectures will host a discussion with Robinson at Victoria Hall Theater on Friday, October 24.

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