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 optimism and tenacity with the executive director of the Teddy Bear Cancer Foundation. Read story.
Monday, June 1, 2015
Exploring the volunteer life with Santa Barbara’s tireless helper. Read story.
Monday, May 25, 2015
Talking geomorphology, overworking, and more with the president of Santa Barbara City College. Read story.
Monday, May 18, 2015
Investigating life with the KEYT anchorman. Read story.
Monday, May 11, 2015
Chatting with the owner of Santa Barbara Roasting Company. Read story.
Monday, May 4, 2015
Talking career and life with the journalist-turned-city councilmember. Read story.
Monday, April 27, 2015
Chatting with the contemplative owner of the Sullivan-Goss Gallery. Read story.
Monday, April 20, 2015
Inside the culinary mind of Santa Barbara’s longtime chef. Read story.
Monday, April 13, 2015
Talking vision and visuals with the filmmaker and founder of the Santa Barbara International Film Festival. Read story.
Monday, April 6, 2015
Roger Durling picks the brain of Santa Barbara’s beloved yoga instructor and studio proprietor. Read story.
Monday, March 30, 2015
Chatting with the head of the Santa Barbara Chamber of Commerce. Read story.
Monday, March 23, 2015
Laughs and life with the EVP and COO of The Bank of Santa Barbara. Read story.
Monday, March 16, 2015
Attending to details with El Encanto’s director of restaurants. Read story.
Monday, March 9, 2015
Chatting Wild West and civic passion with Downtown Santa Barbara’s executive director. Read story.
Monday, March 2, 2015
The responsive Santa Barbara County Supervisor responds to our Proust questionnaire. Read story.