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 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: Phoebe Brunner

Speaking social impact and creativity with the imaginative landscape painter. Read story.

Sunday, October 11, 2015

The S.B. Questionnaire: Brad Sherman

Musician and restaurant owner takes break from opening Nectar to talk life. Read story.

Monday, October 5, 2015

The S.B. Questionnaire: Vincent Lessage

Getting to know the Bacara Resort’s new prodigy of a chef. Read story.

Monday, September 28, 2015

The S.B. Questionnaire: JoAnn Kuchera-Morin

Talking truth and multis with the inventor of UCSB’s AlloSphere. Read story.

Sunday, September 20, 2015

The S.B. Questionnaire: Lois Capps

Talking hope, fear, and inspiration with Santa Barbara’s nine-term U.S. Representative. Read story.

Sunday, September 13, 2015

The S.B. Questionnaire: Michael Baker

Talking helpfulness and humility with the CEO of our Boys & Girls Club. Read story.

Sunday, September 6, 2015

The S.B. Questionnaire: Lady Leslie Ridley-Tree

Talking with Santa Barbara’s leading philanthropist on her birthday. Read story.

Monday, August 31, 2015

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
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