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The ArtsFund is now accepting applications for the 22nd Annual Individual Artist Awards. The program is open to Santa Barbara County visual, literary, and performing artists 18 and older. For more information, visit Applications are due Saturday, June 11.


This Saturday, May 7, Whole Foods Market (3761 State St.) plays host to an S.B. artist market, featuring original handmade jewelry, organic clothing, pottery, photography, toys, and much more. The event takes place 11 a.m.-4 p.m. and is free to the public.


Want to be part of SonneBlauma Danscz Theatre’s inaugural SB-ADaPT Festival on Saturday, June 18? Now’s your chance. The fest is looking for dancers and non-dancers of all ages, levels, shapes, and sizes to join L.A. choreographer Christine Suarez’s latest flash mob. For info, email

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