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Graphic designer and Brooks Institute instructor Don French recently was named Art From Scrap’s new board president. French, a longtime affiliate of the nonprof, has served on the board since its inception. For more info, visit


The Santa Barbara Chamber Orchestra (SBCO) brings Return of String Fever! to the Lobero Theatre (33 E. Canon Perdido St.) this Tuesday, January 12, at 7:30 p.m. Maestro Heiichiro Ohyama will lead the strings through three classical compositions. Call 963-0761 or visit for tickets.


The Santa Barbara Airport currently is seeking structural artists interested in contributing design elements into the facility’s new terminal, to be opened in 2011. Applications can be found online at and are due by 3 p.m. on Thursday, February 18.

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