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SBIFF 2016: American Riviera Awards

Michael Keaton and Rachel McAdams charmed the Arlington audience. Read story.

Saturday, February 6, 2016

SBIFF 2016: Fun Night with Johnny Depp

The shy actor gets delightfully weird and personal at the Film Festival. Read story.

Friday, February 5, 2016

‘25 April’

Beautifully rendered documentary about the soldiers who fought in the ill-fated Gallipoli campaign. Read story.

Thursday, February 4, 2016

SBIFF 2016 Peeps Opening Night

Shots of the SBIFF crowd as they celebrated day one of the film fest. Read story.

Thursday, February 4, 2016

SBIFF Opens with ‘The Little Prince’

The Arlington was packed with volunteers, film buffs, filmmakers, and a certain Dude. Read story.

Thursday, February 4, 2016

Food Magazine Founders Become Los Alamos Restaurateurs

Edible Communities’ Tracey Ryder and Carole Topalian open Plenty on Bell, one site for this weekend’s Edible S.B. Los Alamos Day. Read story.

Thursday, February 4, 2016

Charles Lloyd and the Marvels, 'I Long to See You'

The new Charles Lloyd album features Willie Nelson and Norah Jones. Read story.

Thursday, February 4, 2016

Films with Santa Barbara Roots

A rundown of homegrown features and selected shorts playing at SBIFF 2016. Read story.

Thursday, February 4, 2016

The Good Ole Super Bowl Days

Remembering UCSB’s nascent NFL connections, Gregg Wilson’s last lap, and more. Read story.

Thursday, February 4, 2016

‘Far From Boring’

Tony Gwilliam publishes a ‘Leettle Bloo Book.’ Read story.

Thursday, February 4, 2016

Cameron Carpenter Comes to S.B.

The cutting-edge organist breaks classical music mold. Read story.

Thursday, February 4, 2016

Leslie Lembo & Raw Silk Still Funky After All These Years

Lembo talks lontime success of S.B.'s favorite funk family Read story.

Thursday, February 4, 2016

Meet the Makers

The Santa Barbara Independent’s writers, editors, and designers somehow found the time amid the usual weekly hullabaloo to put together our fifth annual, and best yet, Meet the Makers magazine, published in 18,000 copies of this paper and available at most SBIFF venues. Read story.

Thursday, February 4, 2016

Film Feast Promises Festival Fun for Foodies

Rundown of various Visit Santa Barbara-organized restaurant deals during SBIFF 2016. Read story.

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Brie Larson at SBIFF

The star of ‘Room’ will receive SBIFF’s Outstanding Performer of the Year Read story.

Wednesday, February 3, 2016
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