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.
Probing the Swedish mind of the face of the Santa Barbara Visitor’s Center. Read story.
Monday, July 28, 2014
Talking food, life, and greencards with the Brazilian co-owner of Arlington Tavern. Read story.
Monday, July 21, 2014
Getting strong, smart, and bold with the leader of Girls Inc. of Santa Barbara. Read story.
Monday, July 14, 2014
Seeing eye to eye with the owner of Occhiali Eyewear in Montecito. Read story.
Monday, July 7, 2014
Talking music and festivals with the co-founder of New Noise Santa Barbara. Read story.
Monday, June 30, 2014
Gabbing gardens and more with the guru of Montecito’s Lotusland. Read story.
Monday, June 23, 2014
Checking in with the cofounder of AHA! Read story.
Monday, June 16, 2014
Inside the mind of Santa Barbara's professional compassion cultivator. Read story.
Monday, June 9, 2014
Chatting with the Executive Director of Santa Barbara City College Foundation Read story.
Monday, June 2, 2014
Chatting with the author, journalist, and lover of New Orleans. Read story.
Monday, May 19, 2014
Getting outdoors with the owner of Santa Barbara Adventure Company. Read story.
Monday, May 12, 2014
Chatting with the founder of the Olio e Limone "village" of restaurants on Victoria Street. Read story.
Monday, May 5, 2014
Creating good clothes and higher responsibility with Horny Toad's head toad. Read story.
Monday, April 28, 2014
Talking Africa, kids, and creative process with the Santa Barbara jeweler. Read story.
Monday, April 21, 2014
Designing life with the owner of the State Street fine furnishings shop Indigo. Read story.