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The 23rd Annual I Madonnari Italian Street Painting Festival will take place May 23-25.

The 23rd Annual I Madonnari Italian Street Painting Festival will take place May 23-25.


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Annual I Madonnari Festival Arrives in Santa Barbara


The 23rd Annual I Madonnari Italian Street Painting Festival will take place May 23-25 (10am-6pm daily) at Old Mission Santa Barbara. This year’s I Madonnari, the first festival of its kind in North America to present the performance art of street painting with colorful chalk, is dedicated to widely loved S.B.-based priest Father Virgil Cordano, who passed away one year ago this week. Free. Call 9644710 for more info.

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