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Summer Arts Preview 2015

Festivals, Concerts, Movies, and More Fun Things to Do June-August


Santa Barbara isn’t just pretty beaches — it’s also a Central Coast cultural mecca. In fact, July-August sees this city flourish with heaps of things to do — Solstice and Old Spanish Days, to name two biggies, but there is also a nice pastiche of arts happenings. Read on for an introduction to one of this year’s Solstice artists-in-residence as well as Indy critics’ picks of the pop, rock, and jazz, classical music, theater, dance, visual art, and films you won’t want to miss.


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