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.
Introspection and humor with the Paradise Café owner and Santa Barbara city councilmember. Read story.
Monday, August 25, 2014
Making a difference with the Santa Barbara Public Market’s developer extraordinaire. Read story.
Monday, August 18, 2014
Santa Barbara’s retiring city administrator reflects. Read story.
Monday, August 11, 2014
Chatting life with the New York transplant who runs the Goleta Water Board. Read story.
Monday, August 4, 2014
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.