Arts Life

International Ocean Film Tour Comes to Santa Barbara

Toad&Co present an evening of movies dedicated to the seven seas. Read story.

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Maria Popova in Conversation with Pico Iyer

Two precise minds showed an enthusiastic audience the beauty of meaningful conversation. Read story.

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

‘Crimes of the Heart’ Comes to Santa Barbara

The Theatre Group at SBCC presents the Pulitzer Prize–winning drama, April 11-28. Read story.

Wednesday, April 4, 2018

Yumiko Glover’s Paintings Examine Japanese History, Youth Culture, Technology

The artist’s relationship to her war-ravaged hometown of Hiroshima and larger Japanese culture is central to her work. Read story.

Wednesday, April 4, 2018

Karina Sanchez Adds Color to Buellton Barn

Artist paints an American flag on a farm outbuilding. Read story.

Tuesday, April 3, 2018

‘American Idiot’ Wields the Emotional Power Tools of Rock

Out of the Box presents the Grammy-winning Green Day musical April 6-15. Read story.

Thursday, March 29, 2018

Mural Submissions Wanted

The Granada Theatre puts out a call for artists to paint passageway. Read story.

Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Plumbing the Depths of the Grand Canyon

Nat Geo’s Kevin Fedarko and Peter McBride walk the Colorado River, and live to tell about it. Read story.

Wednesday, March 28, 2018

The Avett Brothers Bring ‘True Sadness’ to the Bowl

Folk rockers stop in Santa Barbara for an evening of songs from their latest record. Read story.

Thursday, March 22, 2018

Catharsis with Jack Johnson & Friends @ S.B. Bowl

UCSB Alum with Ben Harper, ALO, Kenny Loggins, David Crosby, and more created curing concert on March 18. Read story.

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

BASSH 2018: The Art and Soul of Social Dance

The annual showcase highlights works by area studios. Read story.

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Globe Theatre Actors Visit Santa Barbara Schools

Three practitioners from London teach ‘Romeo and Juliet’ to school kids. Read story.

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Third Annual Santa Barbara Jewish Film Festival

This year’s roster includes features, shorts, and documentaries. Read story.

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Theater League Presents ‘A Chorus Line’ and 2018-19 Season Slate

Tony Award–winning musical comes to the Granada March 20-21. Read story.

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Art Exhibits Focus on Santa Barbara Japanese Internment During WWII

The shows remind us that history is continuous and that the arcs of multi-decade or multi-century narratives must constantly be illuminated. Read story.

Wednesday, March 7, 2018
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