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 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.
Monday, January 8, 2018
Talking rock stars and jets with the music exec and private aviation pioneer Read story.
Monday, January 1, 2018
Talking generosity with baseball commissioner and urban farmer Pat Burns. Read story.
Monday, December 25, 2017
Talking media lies and privileged white males with the artist responsible for the 100% Reindeer Art Show Read story.
Monday, December 4, 2017
Talking bandwidth and deodorant with the executive director of the S.B. County Office of Arts & Culture Read story.