Tony Bennett Raises $380,000 for Arts & Lectures

Intimate Benefit Concert Brings in Big Bucks for UCSB

Last week, UCSB Arts & Lectures rounded out its 2012-13 season of arts programming with an intimate benefit concert at the Montecito Country Club. Iconic jazz crooner Tony Bennett headlined the event, which also featured a dinner and auction. The event raised $380,000, which will go directly toward A&L’s educational outreach programs. For more info, visit

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