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Magician Shawn McMaster will perform his exciting show, free of cost and magic wands, but full of astonishing and interactive performances, at five Santa Barbara Public Library branches throughout August. For more info and a full schedule of events, visit


The Music Academy of the West (1070 Fairway Rd.) will host its Annual Cabaret Gala this Thursday, August 11, at 6 p.m. The gala benefits the Music Academy’s full scholarship program, which gives music students the opportunity to attend the school and festival. Call 969-8787 for tickets.


PCPA is looking for young performers to fill numerous roles in its upcoming production of A Christmas Carol. Auditions will be held on Sunday, August 28, at 1 p.m. at the Columbia Business Center (900 E. Stowell Rd., Santa Maria). Call 928-7731 x3011 or visit for info.

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