News to Yous


Artists Yahaira Ivonne Cardoza and Oscar Miguel Santos bring their electro-bilingual opera Luz y Sombra to the Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum (653 Paseo Nuevo) on Thursday, May 6, at 7 p.m. The multimedia musical performance will focus on issues of love, loss, and gender identity. For info, call 966-5373 or visit


Imogen Heap has finally rescheduled her cancelled November 2009 tour stop in S.B. The Grammy-winning English songstress will return to town Monday, June 21, at the Granada Theatre. Tickets go on sale this Tuesday, May 4, at 10 a.m. at and


It was announced last week that the long-defunct Santa Barbara Drive-In Theater (907 S. Kellogg Ave.) will be reopening to the public on Friday, May 7, with the release of Iron Man 2. For tickets and show times, call 964-9050.

To submit a comment on this article, email or visit our Facebook page. To submit information to a reporter, email

event calendar sponsored by:

Santa Barbara Rental Prices Have Skyrocketed Over the Last Five Years

The average rent for a South Coast studio is $1,553.

Trio Stops the Show at Board of Education

More than a dozen appeal to Santa Barbara Unified School District to maintain music classes and programs.

Santa Barbara District Attorney Endorses Villaraigosa for Governor

Joyce Dudley preferred the former Los Angeles mayor’s positions on crime and education.

San Marcos Principal Files Suit Against Santa Barbara Unified School District

Ed Behrens charges emotional and physical distress due to demotion.

City Water Use Hits 1958 Levels

Population was twice today's; revenue close to falling short of expenses.