JeongMee Yoon's <em>Seo Woo and Her Pink Things</em>, from <em>The Pink & Blue Project</em> (2005–2008).

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JeongMee Yoon's Seo Woo and Her Pink Things, from The Pink & Blue Project (2005–2008).

2010 Summer Arts Preview

Santa Barbara Bowl, Music Academy of the West, PCPA Offer Seasonal Highlights

With school out and temps rising, it seems there’s more ways than ever to enjoy the arts this season. And when it comes to family-friendly art activities in Santa Barbara, truly nothing compares to the spectacle that is Solstice. Below, D.J. Palladino takes us behind the scenes of this Saturday’s big parade and post-party in Alameda Park. And then keep turning the pages to check out The Indy’s summer season highlights for all things film, music, dance, theater, and visual art. For more info and a full rundown of all arts goings-on, visit

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