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The search for the next Poet Laureate of Santa Barbara is on. The County Arts Commission and City Arts Advisory Committee are now accepting nominations for the position, to be formally filled this April as part of National Poetry Month. Visit for guidelines.


The Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum is seeking homeowners interested in collaborating with artist Piero Golla as part of this spring’s The Home Show, Revisited. The project will put artists and site-specific works in 10 private homes. For details, call Karla at 966-5373 or email


Creators of a new dance reality show are looking for one boy and one girl, ages 10-18, to host a half-hour-long interview program on Channel 17 this spring. Auditions will be held this Saturday, January 15, at the Santa Barbara Dance Center from 4-6 p.m. Call 450-2498 for info.

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