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 travel and humor with the interior designer and jeweler to the stars. Read story.
Monday, November 30, 2015
Talking optimism and hard work with Santa Barbara’s event manager extraordinaire. Read story.
Monday, November 23, 2015
Talking culture, community, and ice cream with the co-publisher of CASA Magazine. Read story.
Monday, November 16, 2015
Talking optimism and grandchildren with the head of Visiting Nurse & Hospice Care. Read story.
Sunday, November 8, 2015
Spinning the party hits with Santa Barbara’s mixmaster extraordinaire. Read story.
Sunday, November 1, 2015
Talking ambition, height, and foibles with the head of Visit Santa Ynez Valley. Read story.
Sunday, October 25, 2015
Talking travel and life with co-owner and COO of the Santa Barbara Travel Bureau. Read story.
Sunday, October 18, 2015
Speaking social impact and creativity with the imaginative landscape painter. Read story.
Sunday, October 11, 2015
Musician and restaurant owner takes break from opening Nectar to talk life. Read story.
Monday, October 5, 2015
Getting to know the Bacara Resort’s new prodigy of a chef. Read story.
Monday, September 28, 2015
Talking truth and multis with the inventor of UCSB’s AlloSphere. Read story.
Sunday, September 20, 2015
Talking hope, fear, and inspiration with Santa Barbara’s nine-term U.S. Representative. Read story.
Sunday, September 13, 2015
Talking helpfulness and humility with the CEO of our Boys & Girls Club. Read story.
Sunday, September 6, 2015
Talking with Santa Barbara’s leading philanthropist on her birthday. Read story.
Monday, August 31, 2015
Shaking It up with The Outpost at Goodland Hotel bartender Mitch Lee. Read story.