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The Central Santa Barbara Library (40 E. Anapamu St.) will host a free proposal-writing workshop for arts organizations on Thursday, January 27, from 1-5 p.m. The Foundation Center’s Scott Ullman will lead the half-day symposium. To register, visit


This Monday, January 10, at 7 p.m., author Joe Treasure will read from his novel The Male Gaze at the Ojai Center for the Arts (113 S. Montgomery St.). The British-born, L.A.-dwelling writer will also discuss how to find “the writer’s voice.” For info, visit


Also this week, SBDIY hosts New Jersey experimental popsters Bubblegum Octopus at the Biko Co-op Garage (6612 Sueno Rd.). The show starts at 8:30 p.m. with supporting acts Coach McGirt and The Chouger, Monomate, and Treasure MammaL. Visit for details.

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