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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: Mitch Lee

Shaking It up with The Outpost at Goodland Hotel bartender Mitch Lee. Read story.

Sunday, August 23, 2015

The S.B. Questionnaire: Ted Coe

Talking radio and culture with the development coordinator of KCSB 91.9 FM. Read story.

Monday, August 17, 2015

The S.B. Questionnaire: Suzanne Perkins

Talking tenacity, drive, and horses with Santa Barbara’s real estate queen. Read story.

Monday, August 10, 2015

The S.B. Questionnaire: Cas Stimson

Talking Fiesta and more with El Presidente of Old Spanish Days. Read story.

Monday, August 3, 2015

The S.B. Questionnaire: Dana Kent

Talking adventure travel with Montecito’s globe-trotting first-time author. Read story.

Monday, July 27, 2015

The S.B. Questionnaire: Luke Swetland

From cool to intense with the CEO of the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History. Read story.

Monday, July 20, 2015

The S.B. Questionnaire: Jarrell Jackman

Celebrating two years of SBQ with the head of the Santa Barbara Trust for Historic Preservation. Read story.

Monday, July 13, 2015

The S.B. Questionnaire: Jenny Schatzle

Talking exercise, esteem, and life with Santa Barbara’s workout queen. Read story.

Monday, July 6, 2015

The S.B. Questionnaire: Lynn Houston

Talking the friendly skies with the pilot and founder of A Different Point of View. Read story.

Monday, June 29, 2015

The S.B. Questionnaire: Lynda Millner

Chatting parties and life with the longtime society columnist. Read story.

Monday, June 22, 2015

The S.B. Questionnaire: Michael Quesada

Arranging beauty and humility with the co-owner of Kaleidoscope Flowers on State Street. Read story.

Monday, June 15, 2015

The S.B. Questionnaire: Steven Soria

Talking leather and life with the artisan behind Make Smith Leather Company. Read story.

Monday, June 8, 2015

The S.B. Questionnaire: Lindsey Leonard

Talking optimism and tenacity with the executive director of the Teddy Bear Cancer Foundation. Read story.

Monday, June 1, 2015

The S.B. Questionnaire: John Bowlin

Exploring the volunteer life with Santa Barbara’s tireless helper. Read story.

Monday, May 25, 2015

The S.B. Questionnaire: Lori Gaskin

Talking geomorphology, overworking, and more with the president of Santa Barbara City College. Read story.

Monday, May 18, 2015
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