A TIME TO HEAL
Cottage Hospital’s Healing Arts Program currently is in search of new art to be purchased and commissioned for three new hospital facilities. Artists preferably are tri-county residents, and works should evoke messages of hope and healing. For details, visit cottagehealthsystem.org.
The Santa Barbara Arts Collaborative currently is offering direct-to-artist grants in film, performing, visual, and literary arts categories with support from the Santa Barbara Foundation. Interested artists are encouraged to apply online at sbartscollaborative.org. Entries are due by Friday, February 26.
This Saturday, February 6, the Santa Barbara Public Library’s Faulkner Gallery (40 E. Anapamu St.) hosts this season’s installment of the Santa Barbara Poetry Series, featuring live readings by three of the region’s most prolific. Phil Taggart, Marsha De La O, and Melinda Palacio will present original works starting at 7 p.m. Visit sbpoetry.net for info.