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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.

The S.B. Questionnaire: Daniel Gibbings

Talking Africa, kids, and creative process with the Santa Barbara jeweler. Read story.

Monday, April 21, 2014

The S.B. Questionnaire: Genny Cummings

Designing life with the owner of the State Street fine furnishings shop Indigo. Read story.

Monday, April 14, 2014

The S.B. Questionnaire: David Selberg

Admiring the leader of the Pacific Pride Foundation. Read story.

Monday, April 7, 2014

The S.B. Questionnaire: Betty Hatch

The happiest, most beautiful person in town answers our questions. Read story.

Monday, March 31, 2014

The S.B. Questionnaire: Justin Plackett

Behind the wheel of life with the owner of A and J Limousine and Santa Barbara Hot Rod Limo. Read story.

Monday, March 24, 2014

The S.B. Questionnaire: Matt LaBrie

Catching up with downtown Santa Barbara’s manager extraordinaire. Read story.

Monday, March 17, 2014

The S.B. Questionnaire: Merryl Brown

Talking creativity, family, and happiness with Santa Barbara's premier event producer. Read story.

Monday, March 10, 2014

The S.B. Questionnaire: Ginny Brush

The force behind the Santa Barbara County Arts Commission talks art and life. Read story.

Monday, March 3, 2014

The S.B. Questionnaire: Geoff Green

Checking in with the Fund for Santa Barbara's top dog. Read story.

Monday, February 24, 2014

The S.B. Questionnaire: Nick Conn

Lifting mental knowledge with the owner of Santa Barbara Strength. Read story.

Monday, February 17, 2014

The S.B. Questionnaire: Darlene Velasquez

Listening to the hair stylist whose smile can light up Santa Barbara. Read story.

Monday, February 10, 2014

The S.B. Questionnaire: Chris Potter

The landscape artist discusses his craft and life. Read story.

Monday, February 3, 2014

The S.B. Questionnaire: Kasi Beutel

Listening to one of State Street's dedicated officers. Read story.

Monday, January 27, 2014

The S.B. Questionnaire: Tom Parker

It's all good with the head of the Hutton Parker Foundation. Read story.

Monday, January 20, 2014

The S.B. Questionnaire: Judy Egenolf

Listening to a stalwart supporter of so many causes. Read story.

Monday, January 13, 2014

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