TAKE THE LEAD
Last week, the Santa Barbara County Arts Commission awarded this year’s Leadership in the Arts award to CASA Magazine editor Kerry Methner and editor and publisher Mark Whitehurst for their continued volunteer work and support for the arts in S.B. Visit sbartscommission.org for info.
The Santa Barbara Public Library joins the Ensemble Theatre Company in presenting a discussion of Charles Ludlam’s classic play The Mystery of Irma Vep this Thursday, December 16, at 5:30 p.m. in the Faulkner Gallery (40 E. Anapamu St.). Call 564-5604 for details.
MADE IN S.B.
After a four-year disappearance, S.B.-made art shop Crimson is back. The store, now called A Crimson Holiday, can be found in La Cumbre Plaza through December 31 and will feature art, wares, and crafts from 25 different S.B. County artisans. Call 682-6666 for info.