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Choreographer and filmmaker Robin Bisio recently received the Santa Barbara Dance Alliance’s 14th annual Lifetime Achievement Award for her work with and commitment to the S.B. dance community. Bisio accepted her award during Saturday’s Studio 54 fundraiser at the Granada.


The Anderson ART Collective (410 Palm Ave.) hosts an opening reception for Anderson3, this Saturday, October 16, at 6 p.m. The show features contemporary oil paintings by Sean Anderson, oils and portraits by Benjamin Anderson, and 3-D mixed media by Ron Anderson. For info, call 684-8783 or visit


The Santa Barbara Youth Academy’s first-ever Youth Battle of the Bands is in full swing. After a successful round of auditions on October 2, 10 bands will advance to the finals, which take place at the Marjorie Luke Theatre (721 E. Cota St.) on Sunday, October 24. For tickets and info, visit

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