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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: Kate Carter

Talking memories and family with the founder and president of LifeChronicles. Read story.

Monday, December 17, 2018

The S.B. Questionnaire: Elsa Granados

Talking healing with the executive director of Standing Together to End Sexual Assault. Read story.

Monday, December 10, 2018

The S.B. Questionnaire: Ginny Kuhn

Talking mindfulness and healing with the founder of Prison Yoga Santa Barbara. Read story.

Monday, December 3, 2018

The S.B. Questionnaire: Charles Donelan

Talking arts and education with the Laguna Blanca professor and 'Indy' executive arts editor. Read story.

Monday, November 26, 2018

The S.B. Questionnaire: Rosalina Macisco

Talking Alice in Wonderland y La Bruja with the founder of Santa Barbara Dance Institute. Read story.

Monday, November 19, 2018

The S.B. Questionnaire: Laurel Phillips

Talking babies and miracles with the artist, midwife, and founder of the Santa Barbara Birth Center. Read story.

Monday, November 12, 2018

The S.B. Questionnaire: Ben Romo

Talking action and Rambo with Santa Barbara’s community engagement specialist. Read story.

Monday, November 5, 2018

The S.B. Questionnaire: Heidi Holly

Chatting elder care and sunny ponds with the head of the Friendship Center. Read story.

Monday, October 29, 2018

The S.B. Questionnaire: Anders Johnson

Chatting stone work and world harmony with the renowned mason and sculptor. Read story.

Monday, October 22, 2018

The S.B. Questionnaire: Spencer Barnitz

Talking music, the Mesa, and human nature with Spencer the Gardener. Read story.

Monday, October 15, 2018

The S.B. Questionnaire: Nir Kabaretti

Talking music and cufflinks with the music and artistic director of the Santa Barbara Symphony. Read story.

Monday, October 8, 2018

The S.B. Questionnaire: Natalie D-Napoleon

Talking writing and new life with the Australian singer, songwriter, and poet. Read story.

Monday, October 1, 2018

The S.B. Questionnaire: Kathi King

Talking new careers with the Community Environmental Council’s outreach and education director. Read story.

Friday, September 21, 2018

The S.B. Questionnaire: Jeremy Sewell

Talking fine dining and good wine with the general manager of Oliver’s in Montecito. Read story.

Sunday, September 16, 2018

The S.B. Questionnaire: Caroline Diani

Talking Kenya and bicoastal life with the founder of DIANI Boutique. Read story.

Sunday, September 9, 2018
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