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"Mr Santa Barbara" ... A Celebration of Life for Larry Crandell -- 10/8
... Come celebrate the life and times of Larry Crandell at this public gathering, promising not to be your typical memorial service! Hence the word "celebration," come prepared to laugh as we share fond memories and say farewell to "Mr. Santa Barbara." The wonderful Life Chronicles crew will be onsite at the post-event reception to record video memories of anyone inspired to do so. ... Presented by: The Marjorie Luke Theatre ... Venue: The Marjorie Luke Theatre
Just Announced !! Warren Beatty to receive SBIFF's Kirk Douglas Award
... The Santa Barbara International Film Festival (SBIFF) announced today that Academy Award® winner Warren Beatty will be honored with the eleventh annual Kirk Douglas Award for Excellence in Film. Known for his iconic roles in BONNIE AND CLYDE, SHAMPOO, HEAVEN CAN WAIT, REDS, BUGSY, DICK TRACY, and BULWORTH, all of which he produced; Beatty’s next film, RULES DON’T APPLY, an original story which he wrote, directed, produced and stars, will be released by Twentieth Century Fox and New Regency on November 23rd. The award will be presented at Bacara Resort & Spa in...
FREE EVENT! Strangers Drowning: Impossible Idealism, Drastic Choices, and the Urge to Help -- 10/5
... How far would you go to help a stranger? Would you adopt a child in distress? Would you donate a kidney? Spend the majority of your income on saving others? Why do we decide to help, or not? In her recent book Strangers Drowning, Larissa MacFarquhar uncovers fascinating tales of extreme altruism and the reactions they elicit from others, from admiration to hostility. MacFarquhar has intrigued readers for decades as a staff writer for The New Yorker. Here, as she uncovers the complexities of everyday people going to extreme lengths to ...
Save the Date! Ken Burns - The National Parks: A Treasure House of Nature’s Superlatives -- 10/2
... This special lecture by Ken Burns will be an appreciation for what the parks have added to our collective and individual spirit. Named “the most accomplished documentary filmmaker of his generation” by The New York Times, Burns has captured the imaginations of television viewers in unprecedented fashion. His in-depth portraits of Americana – featured in works like The National Parks, The Civil War, Baseball and JAZZ – set ratings records and garnered dozens of accolades, including a career 13 Emmy Awards and an Academy of Television Art...
Save the Date! Constantine Finehouse - Santa Barbara Music Club Free Concert -- 10/8
... Born in St. Petersburg, Russia and educated at the New England Conservatory, Juilliard, and Yale, Constantine Finehouse has performed extensively in the US and abroad. Recent recordings include Backwards Glance, which interweaves the music of Johannes Brahms and Richard Beaudoin, and The Bolcom Project, made in collaboration with his American Double partner, violinist Philip Ficsor. Finehouse will perform Frédéric Chopin’s Sonata No. 3 in b minor, Op. 58 and Robert Schumann’s Fantasie in C Major, Op. 17. ... Presented by: Santa Barbara Music Club...
Save the Date! In concert: Brandon Ridenour, Trumpet -- 10/14
... Lompoc Concert Association’s 2016-17 season opening performance: Brandon Ridenour, trumpet, with piano accompaniment. Formerly a member of the iconic Canadian Brass, Ridenour is the winner of the 2006 International Trumpet Guild solo award and the 2014 CAG Victor Elmaleh Competition. He has appeared as a concerto soloist with the National Symphony Orchestra, Los Angeles Philharmonic, and the Indianapolis and Edmonton Symphony Orchestras. The Chicago Sun Times notes that he “…heralds the trumpet of the future.”
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Just Announced - Sabrina Carpenter, October 29 at The Lobero
... Though she’s established a rabid international fanbase by playing rebellious Maya Hart on the popular Girl Meets World, music remains Sabrina Carpenter’s first love. The Los Angeles-based multi-talented singer/songwriter, who has played for audiences as far away as China and Australia, released her debut album, “Eyes Wide Open” in April 2015. The album, which has amassed over 33M streams combined on Spotify since its April 14, 2015 is a collection of uplifting, infectious pop songs, many of them co-written by Carpenter. The accompanying music videos for songs including...
Plan Ahead! Ken Burns - The National Parks: A Treasure House of Nature’s Superlatives -- 10/2
... This special lecture by Ken Burns will be an appreciation for what the parks have added to our collective and individual spirit. Named “the most accomplished documentary filmmaker of his generation” by The New York Times, Burns has captured the imaginations of television viewers in unprecedented fashion. His in-depth portraits of Americana – featured in works like The National Parks, The Civil War, Baseball and JAZZ – set rating records and garnered dozens of accolades, including a career 13 Emmy Awards and an Academy of Television Arts & ...
Save the Date! Fareed Zakaria - Election 2016: A View from Home and Abroad -- 9/27
... In the run-up to the presidential election, political analyst and journalist Fareed Zakaria will provide key insights into this historic race. Host of CNN’s flagship international affairs program Fareed Zakaria GPS and author of The Future of Freedom and The Post-American World, Zakaria is widely respected for his thoughtful analysis of the big ideas and global challenges of our time. A go-to voice for smart commentary on economic and political trends, he combines the knowledge of a historian and the theoretical command of a political scientist wit...
Get on Board for the Hawaiian Party Cruise -- 8/20 on the Condor Express
... Get on board for our Hawaiian Cruise! ... Troy Fernandez “Hawaiian Style Ukulele” celebrates the wonders of the tiny four stringed instrument as this world-renowned ukulele master will perform traditional and contemporary treasures along with his hula girls on board the Condor Express. To enhance the Hawaiian style, all lady passengers will receive a complimentary lei. Enjoy light appetizers, with great authentic Hawaiian entertainment. Have fun and dress for the occasion with several of your friends! The cruise is set for a 6:30 PM departure.
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