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Banff Mountain Film Festival Presents Alpine Adventures

High-altitude explorations are the subject of this cinematic lineup. Read story.

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

SBIFF 2018’s Third Weekend Films

Award-winning films ‘Secret Ingredient,’ ‘Skid Row Marathon,’ and ‘The Last Suit’ screen at the Riviera Friday-Sunday, February 16-18. Read story.

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Symphony Celebrates Leonard Bernstein

Lisa Vroman to sing with orchestra and chorus that revels in breadth of composer’s achievement. Read story.

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Chris Hillman Talks New Album, Tom Petty, and Thomas Fire

The cofounder of the Byrds will play a benefit concert for victims of the Thomas Fire. Read story.

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

‘Cecily Brown: Rehearsal’

Drawings at MCASB invite multiple visits. Read story.

Thursday, February 8, 2018

Painting the Santa Ynez River

Six area artists use the gouache style to capture the 92-mile waterway from origin to outlet. Read story.

Thursday, February 8, 2018

‘Kinky Boots’ Kicks Up Its Heels at the Granada

Tony Award–winning musical inspires with catchy songs and a success story. Read story.

Thursday, February 8, 2018

DramaDogs Explores Breath, Movement, Sound

Theater troupe kicks off its 25thyear of performances with ‘Earth Duet and Other Stories,’ a series of short plays about environmental conservation. Read story.

Thursday, February 8, 2018

Dane Goodman, Master Artist

Focus on the Masters selects well-known Santa Barbaran for documentation in 2018. Read story.

Thursday, February 1, 2018

S.B. Zoo and Wildling Partner for Photo Contest

Submit snaps of your favorite zoo animal for a chance to win prizes and be in an exhibit. Read story.

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Pilobolus Dance Troupe Performs New Work

Show paints an evolutionary tale of shape-shifting worlds that blend acrobatic arts and ‘commedia dell’arte’ with the modern prowess of contemporary dance. Read story.

Thursday, January 25, 2018

SBIFF Opens with World-Premiere Film ‘The Public’

Emilio Estevez’s David-versus-Goliath movie calls out national homeless epidemic. Read story.

Thursday, January 25, 2018

Santa Barbara Dance Theater’s Winter Concert

The five evening performances drove home the notion that the arts offer healing properties. Read story.

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Alan Brown Retirement Party

SOhO to celebrate sound engineer on Saturday, January 27. Read story.

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

The Muppets Are Coming to Santa Barbara

Kermit, Miss Piggy, and Fozzie Bear are among the favorite characters coming to town for PuppetPalooza. Read story.

Tuesday, January 23, 2018
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