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Artamo Gallery’s (11 W. Anapamu St.) fourth anniversary retrospective show, Review for Preview, opens to the public this Wednesday, January 21. The first segment of the exhibit features new and early works from Ann Baldwin, John Goetz, Jack N. Mohr, and many others. Call 568-1400 or visit


Santa Barbara Dance Alliance recently named Derrick Curtis as its 12th Annual Lifetime Achievement Award recipient. Curtis, who has served on the Alliance’s board of directors for over a decade, will be honored at SBDA’s presentation of New Works on Friday, January 9 at Center Stage Theater (751 Paseo Nuevo) at 8 p.m. Visit


The Jewish Federation of Greater Santa Barbara (524 Chapala St.) unveils Rita Blitt’s Passionate Gestures on Canvas and Film with an opening celebration this Wednesday, January 21. The exhibit, which features paintings, sculptures, and Blitt’s award-winning short, Caught in Paint, will be on display through April 17. Call 957-1115 or visit for details.

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