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LOUNGINWITH THE SPIRES

This Saturday, October 8, Ventura’s The Spires team up with labelmate Seth Pettersen and Lompoc’s Millions for a night of guaranteed-to-be-great indie rock at the Mercury Lounge (5817 Hollister Ave.) at 8 p.m. For info, call 967-0907.

WARM WELCOME

The Santa Barbara Museum of Art recently named Mary Maxwell the president of its Women’s Board for 2011-2012. The board was established in 1951 to help organize events and raise funds for the museum’s exhibitions, acquisitions, and education outreach programs.

THRILL THE WORLD

Want to bust a move for a good cause? On Saturday, October 29, experienced and novice dancers will gather for a worldwide, simultaneous performance of Michael Jackson’s “Thriller” dance. To get involved, call 966-5439 or visit worlddancesantabarbara.com. Proceeds from registration benefit the Guatemalan village of San Martín Chiquito.

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