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Longtime arts supporter and philanthropist Mercedes Eichholz was recently awarded a County Resolution for her volunteer work in support of Santa Barbara’s arts. Eichholz, who has spent nearly three decades volunteering in S.B., has held positions at the Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Music Academy of the West, and Santa Barbara Symphony.


Ojai’s Theater 150 continues its solo series this weekend with The Common Air. The series’ third one-person show features Alex Lyras as six different characters who find themselves stuck in JFK Airport during a potential terrorist scare. Shows take place March 19 and 20 at 8 p.m. and March 21 at 7 p.m. Call 646-4300 or visit for info.


This Saturday, March 20, the Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum (653 Paseo Nuevo) hosts a class titled, Modern & Contemporary Art: What’s the Difference? The lecture and discussion kicks off at 11 a.m. and is open to art enthusiasts of all ages and academic levels. Call 966-5373 x105 or email to RSVP.


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