The Santa Barbara Questionnaire
As head of the film festival for the past decade, Roger Durling encounters many of Santa Barbara's familiar faces every day. In this series of short, insightful interviews, which will run on Independent.com every Monday morning, he introduces us to some of the more interesting people who live and/or work in our fair town, showing off the personal side of newsmakers, politicians, artists, and many other proud Santa Barbarians.
Talking fertility with the director of the Southern California Reproductive Center. Read story.
Monday, June 18, 2018
Chatting bookend impressions with the general manager of the Santa Barbara Polo Club. Read story.
Monday, June 11, 2018
Talking collaboration with the founder of BIOPAC Systems and SBCAST. Read story.
Monday, June 4, 2018
Bibi Ji's general manager dishes on passion, energy, and his greatest fear. Read story.
Monday, May 28, 2018
Talking empowerment with the founder of Women’s Economic Ventures. Read story.
Monday, May 21, 2018
Living life to the fullest with the cocktail bar owner and child hand model. Read story.
Monday, May 14, 2018
Talking civic pride and chartering boats with the owner of Santa Barbara Sailing Center. Read story.
Monday, May 7, 2018
Talking nonprofits and possibilities with an inspiring young woman. Read story.
Monday, April 30, 2018
Talking healing with the founder of The Dream Foundation. Read story.
Monday, April 23, 2018
Inspiring science with the new head of MOXI, The Wolf Museum of Exploration + Innovation Read story.
Monday, April 16, 2018
Chatting empathy and gadgets with the entrepreneur behind Carpe Data and Social Intelligence. Read story.
Monday, April 9, 2018
Talking big bugs and community service with the market vice president for Cox Communications. Read story.
Monday, April 2, 2018
Talking women in sports and coast walking with the veteran sportswriter Read story.
Monday, March 26, 2018
Talking espresso and the green flash with the owner of Savoy Café and Savoy Wines. Read story.
Monday, March 19, 2018
Talking greed and fun hogs with the bestselling author and investigative journalist Read story.