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In honor of its upcoming 20th anniversary, Center Stage Theater is currently compiling an archive of stories, snapshots, and memorabilia of the venue’s history. To submit information, or learn more about the August celebration, visit


Playwright and composer Rick Cipes is currently in search of actors, singers, and dancers for an upcoming production of his original play, Bad Daddy: The Musical, which is slated to run August 19 through September 5 at Center Stage Theater. For casting information, email


Contemporary artist and Santa Barbara native Jimmy Bell unveils a collection of new and old works at Muddy Waters Café (508 E. Haley St.) this Saturday, June 12, from 6 to 9 p.m. The pieces, which range from fantasy-inspired paintings to wood grain etchings, will hang through June 30. Visit for info.

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