Published on March 11, 2008
Miri Ben-Ari performs for the Jewish Federation of Santa Barbara.
Isaac Julien: Fant'me Afrique
Feeling the burn: Pyrospin performers get fired up at Reds, practicing for a gig at L.A.'s Decom festival.
Bernard (Barney) F. Gallagher
Singer Joe Hier channels Bono's moves and mannerisms to great effect while performing with
his tribute band Hollywood U2.
Cary Brothers takes his turn as part of the Hotel Cafe Tour's stop at Stateside.
Natalie Cole performing in 2007.
Natalie Cole with her father, Nat King Cole, ca. 1960.
William Dennis Hurley as Father Flynn and Victoria Tennant as Sister Aloysius delve into the psychological complexities of Doubt.
UCSB's Sha'Rae Gibbons (left) defends against Long Beach State's LaTorya Barbee.
Recent rains are helping the native steelhead trout emigrate out of Mission Creek and back into the ocean, spotted here by Mark Capelli, a steelhead trout expert with the National Marine Fisheries Service.
The courtyard of architect Jeff Shelton's Cota Street Studios.
The Devil Makes Three
Cultural borders are crossed in the subtly funny The Band's Visit, starring Sasson Gabai.
Steven Strait and a rather unconvincing mammoth in 10,000 B.C., the boring voyage on which time and money will be wasted, and during which naps will be taken.
The S.F. Jazz Collective
The Santa Barbara Choral Society and Santa Barbara Symphony tested the restored Granada's impressive acoustics at the theater's opening gala last Friday night.
Nell Campbell's "Chevy in Garage, Havana, Cuba" (2002).
Melanie Bess Hogan's "Wooden Frame" (2008).
Pablo Picasso's "The Bathers" (1918).
Benjamin Harkarvy (center) with members of the New American Ballet Ensemble, New York, 1990. Clockwise from top left: Carrie Diamond, Helen Rosenthal, Shelley Lynne Cummins, and Carlos Fittante.
Filmmakers Peter Seaman, Sam Tyler, Rod Lathim, Brent Sumner, Charles Minksy after the screening
Filmmakers Peter Seaman, Sam Tyler, Rod Lathim, Brent Sumner, Charles Minksy take questions from the audience after the screening
Ex-employees of the Santa Barbara News-Press take the stage following the premiere of Citizen McCaw with an introduction from Craig Smith (foreground).
Ex-employees of the Santa Barbara News-Press take the stage following the premiere of Citizen McCaw
The sold out premiere of Citizen McCaw at the Arlington Theatre
Sam Tyler introduces the film
Bags-eye-view of those opting to attend the premiere anonymously
Sam Tyler, Brent Sumner, Charles Minksy, Jerry Roberts, Peter Seaman, and Rod Lathim before the screening
Brent Sumner and Jerry Roberts
Fear of retribution or social commentary?
Filmmaker Brent Sumner at the Citizen McCaw premiere
Filmmakers Brent Sumner, Sam Tyler, Charles Minksy, Rod Lathim, and Peter Seaman, at the Citizen McCaw premiere