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7/28 - This Saturday ... Groovin' in the Grove Classic Car & Vintage Travel Trailer Show -- 8/1 ... The Santa Barbara Elk’s Lodge No 613 hold their annual “Groovin in the Grove Classic Car Show” on August 1, from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm at 150 North Kellogg Ave, Santa Barbara, CA. Along with the classic cars, vintage travel trailers, dating back to the 1930’s, will also participate in the annual car show. The show will be open to the public and admission is FREE.
Unity Shoppe of Santa Barbara will benefit from this year’s event. Anyone bringing a new toy or a jar of peanut butter for Unity Shoppe will receive a free raffle ticket and become eligible to win one of our many raffle items.
The Elks expect this year’s car show to be the largest since the show began in 2006. Celebrity...
7/28 - Opera Santa Barbara Appoints New Artistic Director ... Celebrated conductor Kostis Protopapas, whose engaging podium presence, incisive musicality, and administrative acumen have garnered praise from critics and industry professionals nationwide, has been named artistic director of Opera Santa Barbara. With the appointment, which caps a seven-month national search, Mr. Protopapas becomes just the fourth artistic director in the company’s storied 21-year history.
“We are very pleased and honored to welcome such a distinguished artist to our ranks,” said Steven Sharpe, general director of Opera Santa Barbara. “Given Kostis’ remarkable record of achievement, as well as the respect he justly commands in our industry, we are confident that he will contribute significantly to our ...
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7/27 - Minke, Humpback, Commons and Bright Sun ... Another bright, sunny day in the Santa Barbara Channel made it perfect for finding spouts and enjoying cetaceans. There was a moderate breeze and some small seas, too, which enhanced the #whale and #dolphin viewing. Captain Eric and his crew took an easterly approach today and along the route had 3 or 4 nice pods of long-beaked common dolphins totally 250 or so for the day.
Down east in the “G-spot” region (between the 3 “G” oil platforms) we got great looks at a Minke whale that acted more like a humpback. It ran a nice line, had regular down times and excellent surface looks. Later the crew located a nice humpback whale with unusually light skin, given the great underwater visibility, you could really see this whale down dee...
7/27 - Santa Barbara Music Club 2015-16 Season begins September 12th ... The SANTA BARBARA MUSIC CLUB announces its 2015-2016 series of concerts of beautiful Classical music at Faulkner Gallery in the downtown Public Library and other venues. A valued cultural resource in the community since 1969, these twice-monthly Saturday afternoon concerts are held September through June, free to the public, and are enthusiastically received by audiences and music critics alike.
The Santa Barbara Independent exclaimed: "A beautiful day, a beautiful room, beautiful music ... who could ask for more?" and Gerald Carpenter in Noozhawk.com declared, "Every Santa Barbara Music Club concert that I have ever attended has been a sensory joy as well as a consciousness expansion." ...
7/24 - Jack Johnson Honors the Santa Barbara Bowl with the All At Once Sustainability Award ... On Tuesday, musician and environmentalist, Jack Johnson presented the Santa Barbara Bowl with a custom Water Refill Station, in support of the Johnson’s All At Once Sustainability Award, which recognizes venues making a strong commitment to green practices and the environment.
Last December, the Santa Barbara Bowl with promoter Nederlander Concerts, received an inaugural All At Once Sustainability Award in the “Green Leader” category, for ongoing excellence in waste reduction and sustainability and for making every effort to meet Johnson’s Environmental Rider during his 2014 From Here To Now To You Tour. As a result of the award and water refill station, fans will now be able to refill ...
7/24 - Check out the 2015 Bread & Roses logo! + Sponsorships still available ... There is still time to be listed as a sponsor of Bread & Roses on our invitation - and all other materials - but you must send your sponsorship in BEFORE July 31st! A BIG THANK YOU to all of the individuals, organizations and businesses who have already sent in their sponsorships for the 22nd Annual Community Auction & Dinner. KUDOS to Jenny Van Seters Graphic Design for your work on the design of this year's Bread & Roses logo ... there's more creativity to come!
7/23 - Single tickets on sale early for Trombone Shorty's high-octane event to kick off Arts & Lectures sea ... UCSB Arts & Lectures kicks off its 2015-2016 season with a high-octane performance by “New Orleans’ brightest new star in a generation” (NPR), Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue, Fri., Sep 18, 8:00 p.m. at The Granada Theatre, Santa Barbara. Single tickets will go on sale early, Fri, July 24, 10:00 a.m. All other single tickets will be on sale Aug 8, 10:00 a.m.
Tickets are $35 - $45 for general public and $10 for all students with a current student ID. (A Granada facility fee will be added to each ticket price.)
7/23 - Don't miss this ... SB Blues Society presents Debbie Davies -- this Saturday (7/25) ... The Santa Barbara Blues Society, the oldest existing U.S. blues society, founded in March 1977, is proud to present Debbie Davies. A native of Los Angeles and daughter of professional musicians, Davies fell in love with the electric guitar after she heard Eric Clapton play with John Mayall's band. After a stint with rock bands in the Bay Area, she became lead guitarist in the band of Mayall's wife Maggie and then hit the really big time as guitarist in the band of the legendary Albert Collins. For the last 20 years Debbie has led her own band, and delivered multiple highly-praised albums. She has been nominated many times for Blues Music Awards, and twice won for Best Contemporary Female Blues...
7/23 - La Recepción del Presidente (8/2) -- Hurry! Tickets will sell out! ... Kick off Fiesta week on Sunday, August 2nd at La Recepción del Presidente, 5:00pm-10:00pm. A wonderful evening in the beautiful outdoor Plaza del Sol at the Fess Parker DoubleTree Resort, this event brings together Old Spanish Days history with the excitement of the Fiesta to come. Guests are warmly greeted by the official receiving line of El Presidente Cas Stimson and his family, as well as the Spirits, Saint Barbara and members of the Board of Directors.
The evening includes guests in their finest Fiesta attire, a tasty Mexican buffet, entertainment by talented artists including the Spirit and Junior Spirit, and concludes with dancing as the sun sets over the Pacific Ocean to the music...
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