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The Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum (653 Paseo Nuevo) has selected five artists for its annual Call For Entries show. These mixed-media masters have created a show offering many perspectives into a variety of modern issues. An opening reception will be held Saturday, August 6, at 6:30 p.m. Call 966-5373 or visit for info.


Pumpflix stations began offering more than just gas starting July 18. UCSB and Pumpflix are collaborating on a unique project in which 10 gas stations throughout the county will show videos made by 14 S.B.-area artists. The films were crafted to be site-specific, with each station showing a video that speaks to a unique part of S.B. Visit for more.


Photographer and UCSB alum Hutch Axilrod journeyed to Kathmandu, Nepal; Rishikesh, India; and the Valley of Flowers in the Himalayas to explore what it means to be alive. Photos from his trip will be shown at SOhO Restaurant & Music Club (1221 State St.) starting Thursday, August 4. Call 962-7776 or visit for info.

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