232 Natoma Avenue, Santa Barbara, CA 93101 -- (805) 965-3586
TODAY'S EVENTS
October 19, 2017
CAUTION: This calendar is subject to change without notice. Please confirm all details prior to the event.

Solvang Wine Tours
Artisan Excursion Wine Tours, 430 Alisal Road, Solvang
Artisan Excursion
Your journey lies a head..the endless romantic vines and rolling hills. You will discover the hidden gems of Solvang wine country has to offer. Come taste rare vintage and new bridles. At Artisan Excursion Wine Tours is our deepest passion and lifestyle ...and we can not wait to share it with you. Let us pamper you with our signature service. It's this intimate experience and one on one that sets us apart.

Artisan Excursion    (805) 734-7565    http://www.artisanexcursion.com


SB Airbus Trip to ... Santa Anita Racetrack
Santa Barbara Airbus
, 750 Technology Drive, Goleta
Spend a day at the races as we journey to the beautiful Santa Anita Racetrack. Packed with all the action and excitement of live horse racing, this is a great way to get out and have some fun. Our trip includes admission, lunch at the Clubhouse and Racing Forms. Depart Goleta 9:00am / Santa Barbara 9:20am / Carpinteria 9:40am / Ventura 10:05am ..... $77.00

(805) 964-7759    https://sbairbus.com/page/display/daytrips

Paragliding Flights - You Can Fly!
Eagle Paragliding
, 2650 Cliff Drive, Santa Barbara
Eagle Paragliding
There is no prior experience necessary for a tandem flight, or a 1 Day Introductory Paragliding Lesson. Age is not a factor on flight park or mountain tandems, and we can get kids 12 and older up fly solo. Elings Flight Park and the Santa Barbara Mountains have an amazing views of the Pacific Ocean, and the Channel Islands. Experience the adventure of your life from you birds eye view. ..... $100 - $200

(805) 968-0980    http://www.eagleparagliding.com


Walk on the Wild Side
Santa Barbara Zoological Gardens
, 500 Ninos Drive, Santa Barbara
If you are a morning person, love animals, and are age 60+, you’ll love Walk on the Wild Side! Join this lively crew and get your exercise on while enjoying the Zoo. Class meets Tuesdays & Thursdays on Zoo grounds for one hour and is designed to improve cardiovascular fitness, strength, flexibility, balance, and range of motion. Instructor D’ann Lawson will make sure you see lots of animals while you move. Cost: first class is FREE. Sign up at the Zoo’s front gate.

(805) 962-5339    http://www.sbzoo.org


Water Wise Home Garden
Santa Barbara Botanic Garden
, 1212 Mission Canyon Road, Santa Barbara
Originally the Home Demonstration Garden designed by landscape architect Ron Lutsko, the Water Wise Home Garden features our Easy California Native Plants in a variety of landscape applications: sunny mixed borders, shady understory of a mature oak tree, ground covers, and decorative potted plants. These plans are easy to grow, readily available (at the Garden Growers Nursery and elsewhere), drought tolerant, wildlife habitats, and beautiful! Its small scale and realistic setting make this garden relevant to today's home gardener. The displays in the garden highlight ways you can be water savvy at home.

(805) 682-4726    http://www.sbbg.org

Horseback Riding Tours (VARIOUS TIMES)
Captain Jacks Tours
, , Santa Barbara
Our $90 trail ride is Kim Kardashian's favorite ride!. This coastal ride is 1.5 hours long and is a 30 minute drive from Santa Barbara. Transportation to the ranch is not included. During this ride you will wind through a forest, past a seasonal waterfall, and up to the top of a mountain where you will have beautiful ocean views. Our wranglers will even stop and take your picture during your tour! We start our rides at 9:30, 11:30, 2:00 & 3:30. ..... $90.00

Captain Jack's Tours    (805) 564-1819    http://www.captainjackstours.com


Heaven on Earth Kayak/Horseback Ride Tour-- Kim Kardashian rode this ride!
Captain Jack's Tours
, , Santa Barbara
This may well be the closest to "heaven" you will ever get...in this lifetime. Captain Jack's Santa Barbara Tours is proud to offer our most breathtaking tour ever. This tour combines an ocean kayak tour at the beautiful and famous "smugglers cove" (Refugio Beach) in the morning, where chances are good that the locals will show up to greet you. Dolphins, sea lions, and the migratory Grey Whale may cruise by (in the distance) to say hello. Next, you'll be transported to a secluded resort nestled between a babbling brook and evergreen sycamore trees where you'll enjoy a delicious lunch (lunch not included in price). ..... $225

(805) 564-1819    http://www.captainjackstours.com


Annual Nature Photography Competition: Trees of the Tri-County
Wildling Museum
, 1511-B Mission Drive, Solvang
From their bark and leaves to their ecosystems and inhabitants, each tree is unique. The tri-counties (Santa Barbara County, San Luis Obispo County and Ventura County) are home to a diverse range of tree species that make our landscape beautiful. For our 2017 Nature Photography Competition we asked photographers to explore the life cycle of trees, those who call it home, the threats they face, and their individuality. As a complement to the oak habitat mural by John Iwerks, the adult competition is on view in the second floor gallery and the junior competition is featured in the Barbara Goodall Education Center. Awards for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd will be awarded in both categories at the opening reception on January 15th. Between the two competitions over 160 entries were received! We are grateful to professional photographer Michael Miner for volunteering as our judge this year. ..... $0 - $5

(805) 688-1082    http://www.wildlingmuseum.org

Sailing Cruises (Various Times)
Boat Launch (S.B. Harbor)
, Sail Center, Santa Barbara
The perfect way to spend your day in Santa Barbara. You'll experience a fun and exciting cruise while enjoying beautiful views of the coast and the channel islands. You'll find plenty of room for you and your guest or a large party. On board you'll find a beer, wine and a soda bar. Light snacks and restrooms are on hand for your convenience. We offer a variety of cruises for your enjoyment such as day cruises, private cruises, and even sunset cruises. For more information on these cruises or other fun filled activities, please visit us at: http://www.captainjackstours.com/rates.html or call us at (805) 564-1819 to book your cruise or activity. ..... $50

Captain Jack's Tours    (805) 564-1819    http://www.captainjackstours.com


Shipmates: Exhibition of the Crew Art Exhibit
Santa Barbara Maritime Museum
, 113 Harbor Way, Santa Barbara
Stamps: Lasting Impressions of Santa Barbara</br> Palette knife paintings </br> by Emily Waingrow Falke - Deputy Director & Curator</br>

(805) 962-8404    http://www.sbmm.org


Fall Native Plant Sale
Santa Barbara Botanic Garden
, 1212 Mission Canyon Road, Santa Barbara
Just in time for the fall planting season, The Santa Barbara Botanic Garden will hold the largest sale of native plants between Los Angeles and San Francisco ... featuring more than 5,000 California native plants, and over 450 varieties. Now is the time to plant so that your Garden will be blooming next spring! Come and enjoy shopping throughout the month of October as the Garden’s courtyard is transformed into a botanical wonderland stocked with fascinating plants from growers across the state, with many grown right here at the Botanic Garden. As always, Garden staff and volunteers are available to provide expert planting advice ~ free of charge. Runs through Sunday November 1.

(805) 682-4726    http://www.sbbg.org


BaseCamp
Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History
, 2559 Puesta del Sol Road, Santa Barbara
A new outdoor nature engagement area, BaseCamp will be located on the south side of Mission Creek and will be open between September 5, 2017 through mid-2018. BaseCamp will be in operation while key areas of the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History are undergoing an amazing revitalization. This includes the Museum’s highly popular Backyard and Nature Club House which will receive some enhancements and new exploratory program spaces.

(805) 682-4711    http://www.sbnature.org/basecamp


Gallery Los Olivos Celebrating Our Silver Anniversary
Gallery Los Olivos
, 2920 Grand Ave, Los Olivos
Celebrating 25 years of excellence this month -long juried exhibit will have the theme of SILVER evoking the traditional anniversary designation for GLO artists to interpret. Gallery artists work in a varied array of genres and mediums from canvas, to paper,fabric,wood, stone and metal. Visitors are encouraged to vote on their favorite piece for a "People 's Choice award.

(805) 688-7517    http://GalleryLosOlivos.com


Proud of Our Past
Carpinteria Valley Museum of History
, 956 Maple Avenue, Carpinteria
Museum exhibits include Chumash artifacts from the hunting and gathering culture of these industrious Native Americans; a Californio adobe rancho scene reflecting the great Mexican cattle-ranching period; and Victorian home furnishings; a farm house kitchen; farming and blacksmith implements and saddles; a one-room schoolhouse; early oil development and asphalt mining; agricultural history; the village of Summerland, and much more. In the museum’s archives a rare collection of historic photographs documents the town’s early businesses, its notable citizens, its beautiful landscapes, and the men and women who developed the farms and labored in the fertile fields.

(805) 684-3112    http://www.carpinteriahistoricalmuseum.org


California Condors
Santa Barbara Zoological Gardens
, 500 Ninos Drive, Santa Barbara
With the opening of California Trails on Earth Day 2009, the Santa Barbara Zoo became one of a handful of zoos to exhibit these highly endangered scavengers – the largest land birds in North America, with wingspans topping 9½ feet. The Santa Barbara Zoo’s condors are still part of the recovery program and wear wing tags that identify them as individuals. The lower the number, the older the bird.

(805) 962-5339    http://www.santabarbarazoo.org


Topiary Garden
Ganna Walska Lotusland
, Cold Springs Road, Santa Barbara
The topiary garden’s centerpiece is a working clock, 25 feet in diameter, that dates from 1955. Renovated in 1998, the clock face now features three different low-growing succulents and copper zodiac signs that were crafted to replicate earlier ones. The clock is bordered by a ring of chalk sticks (Senecio mandraliscae).

(805) 969-9990    http://www.lotusland.org


The Story of Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara Historical Museum
, 136 E. De la Guerra Street, Santa Barbara
We invite you to experience the Museum’s signature permanent exhibit, The Story of Santa Barbara. Stroll through exquisite galleries which trace the compelling history of “The American Riviera” from the days of the Chumash to the twentieth century.

(805) 966-1601    http://www.santabarbaramuseum.com


Edward Borein Gallery
Santa Barbara Historical Museum
, 136 E. De la Guerra Street, Santa Barbara
Edward Borein was one of a handful of early Western artists who was actually born in the West. As a young man he roamed the western states and territories and much of Mexico, working as a cowboy and using his artistic talent to record these experiences. Developing a deep affection for the West, and nurtured by his free lifestyle as a cowboy, he soon became known as a facile and spontaneous recorder of cowboy and Indian life. ..... $5 - $7

(805) 966-1601    http://www.santabarbaramuseum.com

$70 Wine Tour
Captain Jack's Tours
, , Santa Barbara
We'll escort you to 3 wine tasting destinations in one of our comfortable SUVs or vans. You'll enjoy tastings at 3 of the following locations: Summerland Winery tasting room, Carr Winery, Oreana Winery,Fox tasting room, Santa Barbara Winery, Kunin/Westerly or LaFond Winery. You will also enjoy an olive oil and vinegar tasting. The tour includes a stop for lunch at a local favorite restaurant (lunch is not included in the price). This tour does not go into the Santa Ynez Valley, so we do not see vineyards. Includes all Wine Tasting Fees and Transportation. ..... $70

(805) 564-1819    http://www.captainjackstours.com

Harbor Kayak Tour
Boat Launch (S.B. Harbor)
, Between Sea Landing & Sail Center, Santa Barbara
Captain Jacks Santa Barbara Tours conducts guided 1.5 - 2 hour kayak tours of the Santa Barbara Harbor at 10:30 & 1:30 daily. Experience California's most beautiful harbor on this fun and easy tour. Our professionally guided tour includes a kayak lesson/briefing, all kayak gear and paddles. This tour is the perfect introduction to kayaking and is fun for the entire family. ..... $50

Captain Jack's Tours    (805) 564-1819    http://www.captainjackstours.com

Santa Barbara County Courthouse Tours
Santa Barbara County Courthouse, 1100 Anacapa St., Santa Barbara
Free tours of this National Historic Landmark. Completed in 1929, this Moorish "castle" is one of the to attractions in Santa Barbara, both for residents and visitors. See the beautiful Mural Room, tiles, ceilings and newly opened Clock Gallery, featuring the original Seth Thomas tower clock. Go to the tower for great views of the city and Channel Islands. Tours daily at 2:00 PM and Monday to Friday at 10:30 AM.

    http://sbcourthouse.org/Default.asp?org=SBCOURTHOUSE.ORG


El Presidio de Santa Bárbara
El Presidio de Santa Barbara State Historic Park
, 123 East Canon Perdido Street, Santa Barbara
Located in downtown Santa Barbara, El Presidio de Santa Bárbara State Historic Park (El Presidio SHP) is a 5 1/2-acre park that preserves the site of the last Spanish fortress, or presidio, founded in Alta (Upper) California in 1782. Two of the fort‘s original adobe buildings still exist and are open to the public—El Cuartel and the Cañedo Adobe. ..... $4.00 - $5.00

(805) 965-0093    http://www.sbthp.org

Wine Tasting With the Winter Pass
Various Tasting Rooms in the Santa Ynez Valley, Multiple locations, Santa Ynez Valley
Wine Tasting All Winter Long with The Winter Pass Now through January 31, 2018. One Pass--One Price--15 Wineries! The Winter Pass is the ticket to fabulous wine tasting at the premier boutique wineries of California’s Santa Ynez Valley. For just $45, tasters receive one wine tasting at 15 of the Santa Ynez Valley Wine Country Association tasting rooms. The Winter Pass is valid from today through January 31, 2018. Reservations are not required and there are no blackout dates. Passes expire when all 15 tastings have been used, or on January 31, 2018--whichever occurs first. Winter Passes are available for $45 online at www.santaynezwinecountry.com. Participating wineries: Alexander & Wayne, Arthur Earl, Buscador Winery, Buttonwood Farm Winery, Ca' Del Grevino, Carivintas, Casa Cassara Wines, Dreamcote Wine Company, Imagine Wine, Kalyra Winery, Lincourt Vineyards, Lucas & Lewellen, Lucky Dogg Winery, Rideau Vineyard, and Toccata Wines. Savor the tastes of the Santa Ynez Valley Wine Country all winter long. Makes a great gift, too! ..... $45 - $50

Santa Ynez Valley Wine Country Association    (800) 563-3183    http://www.santaynezwinecountry.com


Valeska Soares: Any Moment Now
Santa Barbara Museum of Art
, 1130 State Street, Santa Barbara
September 17 – December 31, 2017 ..... "Valeska Soares: Any Moment Now" brings together 49 artworks, consisting of installation, sculpture, photography, and video, dating from the early 1990s to the present. A distinctive figure in the international legacy of installation art, Soares interweaves themes of love, desire, memory, and time in her minimal, conceptual, and multi-sensorial bodies of work. Sourcing collected and found objects, such as books, light fixtures, antique stools, carpets, mirrors, anonymous portrait paintings, and even flowers, the artist repurposes such materials, subverting their original use and inviting new meaning. The referent installation, "Any Moment Now…" (2014), for instance, is a series of 365 vintage dust jackets that are by transformed by Soares into a subjective mapping of a year’s time. The images and titles of each cover, from books such as "Long Day's Journey Into Night," "The Morning After," and "Now or Never," combine together in this installation to generate new and ever-shifting narratives. This exhibition represents the artist’s second survey exhibition and her first major solo museum exhibition in the Western United States, and is co-organized by the Phoenix Art Museum, where it will be on view in spring 2018. ..... $6 - $10

(805) 963-4364    http://www.sbma.net

Art Heals
Gallery 113, 1114 State St, Santa Barbara
Local Santa Barbara Area Artists
Gallery 113 will host a juried art exhibit to benefit the newly re-opened Ridley-Tree Cancer Center in Santa Barbara during the month of October. Two receptions are planned; First Thursday on Oct. 5 from 5-8 PM and a second reception on Thursday, Oct. 12 from 5-8 PM. Both events are free and open to the public. Stop by to meet the artists, enjoy food and beverages and see amazing art. The show will run from Oct. 3-28 and all sales during the month of October will benefit the Ridley-Tree Cancer Center.

(805) 965-6611    http://Www.gallery113sb.com

Santa Barbara Beer Tasting Tour
Captain Jack's Tours
, , Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara County may be known for its wine, but that's not the only locally-produced beverage receiving rave reviews. The region's micro-breweries give beer lovers a tasting trail of their own. On the tour you'll enjoy 3 of the area's prime brewing locations. In Santa Barbara, The Brew House is a lively full service restaurant, and M. Special Brewery up North has bands and food trucks rotating on a regular basis and claims what we believe is the longest bar in SB County made from a single piece of a fallen tree. To the south, Carpinteria is home to Island Brewing Company and has been brewing award winning beers in this little slice of paradise since 2000, they have won both national and international acclaim for their hand crafted ales, steadily gaining a groundswell of support among beer enthusiasts. The Beer Tour includes all tasting fees and transportation. At one of these stops you'll be given time to enjoy a great lunch. (Not included in the price.) Tours of the beer making process are based on the availability of the brewery staff and the discretion of the guide and may not be possible on busy days. ..... $85

(805) 564-1819    http://www.captainjackstours.com


Tandem Paragliding Flights
Captain Jack's Tours
, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara
Captain Jack's Tours offers tandem flights from from the Santa Barbara. There is no prior experience necessary for a tandem flight and age is not a factor. We can get just about anyone up on a tandem flight. Tandem Flights: $150 for 2 flights This flight has amazing views of the Pacific Ocean, the Channel Islands, and the Santa Barbara Mountains. During these 2 short flights we fly out toward the Pacific floating like a bird making gentle turns before landing. We use a larger canopy designed to carry the weight of two people. Each person has their own harness, and the passenger and instructor are connected together with spreader bars. The Tandem instructor sits in the back and the passenger sits in front. We organize our equipment and do a simulation before our actual launch. The instructor double checks your buckles and straps, clips you in, and we turn and wait for a nice launch cycle. The flight area has great facilities, we contract with top-notch instructors and state-of-the-art training equipment. You will appreciate the concern for safety and the focus on developing paragliding fundamentals that will help provide you with safe secure flights. ..... $150

(805) 564-1819    http://www.captainjackstours.com

Abstract Painting
SBCC Center for Lifelong Learning
, 310 W. Padre Street, Santa Barbara
Jill Sattler
You will paint inspiring and luscious abstract paintings with weekly projects studying the distinct styles and techniques of cutting edge abstract painters. Generous weekly color handouts will be given for a deeper understanding of this intriguing art form. You will learn breakthrough techniques and the instructor's texture recipes along with easily mastering the use of color and how to mix it with tantalizing compositions in this rich art form. Paint in a comfortable atmosphere with one-on-one instruction. A materials list will be provided by email as well as in the first class. ..... $108

SBCC School of Extended Learning    (805) 683-8200    http://www.theCLL.org


Topiary Garden
Ganna Walska Lotusland
, Cold Springs Road, Santa Barbara
The topiary garden’s centerpiece is a working clock, 25 feet in diameter, that dates from 1955. Renovated in 1998, the clock face now features three different low-growing succulents and copper zodiac signs that were crafted to replicate earlier ones. The clock is bordered by a ring of chalk sticks (Senecio mandraliscae).

(805) 969-9990    http://www.lotusland.org

Santa Barbara County Courthouse Tours
Santa Barbara County Courthouse, 1100 Anacapa St., Santa Barbara
Free tours of this National Historic Landmark. Completed in 1929, this Moorish "castle" is one of the to attractions in Santa Barbara, both for residents and visitors. See the beautiful Mural Room, tiles, ceilings and newly opened Clock Gallery, featuring the original Seth Thomas tower clock. Go to the tower for great views of the city and Channel Islands. Tours daily at 2:00 PM and Monday to Friday at 10:30 AM.

    http://sbcourthouse.org/Default.asp?org=SBCOURTHOUSE.ORG


Eyes in the Sky - Birds of Prey
Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History
, 2559 Puesta del Sol Road, Santa Barbara
Presented by Santa Barbara Audubon Society’s Eyes in the Sky
Join Santa Barbara Audubon Society’s Eyes in the Sky (EITS) volunteers to meet live raptors like a Red Tailed Hawk, Western Screech Owl, or Peregrine Falcon. Unable to survive in the wild, these “Species Ambassadors” offer an in-depth and close-up look at local birds of prey. Included with admission. Thursdays, Saturdays, and Sundays. 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM.

(805) 682-4711 x4711    http://www.sbnature.org


Jelly Thursdays
Sea Center
, 211 Stearns Wharf, Santa Barbara
Experience the beauty of jellies as they gracefully gather their microscopic meals. Bring your curiosity, questions, and cameras too.

(805) 962-2526    http://www.sbnature.org/seacenter

INAUGURAL PANEL: Interdisciplinary Crossings + Boundaries
UCSB Interdisciplinary Humanities Center, UCSB Humanities & Social Sciences Building, Room 6020, Santa Barbara
In this inaugural event for the IHC’s Crossings + Boundaries public events series, four UCSB faculty members will discuss their varied experiences as interdisciplinary scholars, followed by a reception. Beth DePalma Digeser (History, UCSB) studies the intersection of religion and philosophy with Roman politics, as well as the procession of “conversion” in Late Antiquity. Her latest book, A Threat to Public Piety: Christians, Platonists, and the Great Persecution (Cornell 2012), explores the interactions of Platonist philosophers and Christian theologians in the period leading up to the Great Persecution of AD 303-11. Her new research explores the questions surrounding the emperor Constantine’s move to become sole emperor. Why was his grasp of the West and the Balkans stable enough to allow him to move east (even though the Gallic empire had been a breakaway regime)? To what extent can the material culture of Gallia Belgica help scholars understand how people there might have responded to Constantine’s self-presentation? Increasingly in her research, she is interested in exploring the relevance of theories of identity formation and cultural entanglement first used by historians to study the southwest US borderlands. Laila Shereen Sakr (Film and Media Studies, UCSB) is Assistant Professor of Film and Media Studies and Faculty Affiliate in the Feminist Studies Department at University of California, Santa Barbara. At UCSB, she has co-founded Wireframe, a new digital media studio that supports critical game design, data visualization, VR/augmented realities, digital arts and activism. She is known as the creator of the cyborg, VJ Um Amel, and the R-Shief software system. Her areas of research include Media Theory/Practice, Algorithmic Culture, Cyber-Feminism, Middle East Studies, Global Human Rights, Interactive Media Design, and Glitch Art. Jeremy White (History of Art and Architecture, UCSB) is an architect, architectural historian, and game designer. After earning his B. Arch from the University of Arizona he worked for a variety of firms in the San Francisco Bay Area, securing his architecture license. A persistent and growing interest in history drew Jeremy back to school, earning his Ph.D. in architecture history from Berkeley. He has been teaching in the Department of the History of Art and Architecture at UCSB for ten years, and for nearly as long, taught history and then art history seminars in the MFA program at the Brooks Institute of Photography. His architecture training and the experience he gained as an architect informs the approach he takes to teaching about the built environment, its history, and the way space shapes everyday life. His interests in history, art, and design also propelled him into game design, a field that has offered Jeremy opportunities to bring architectural concepts, art, and historical subjects together in unexpected ways. As President of the Architectural Foundation of Santa Barbara, Jeremy has also endeavored to take education about art and the built environment beyond the college campus, using history, art, and the game as persuasive vehicles for public engagement. Brandon Whited (Theater and Dance, UCSB) is an Assistant Professor of Dance in the Department of Theater & Dance, with a focus on creative/choreographic research, interdisciplinary collaboration, and men’s/masculinities studies in relation to dance. Mr. Whited’s newest work in progress—tentatively titled Boys Like Us—is a duet exploration for two LA-based professional dancers. Utilizing discussion and informal interview, the work draws from personal experience, and that of the dancers, in order to delve into the often lonely process of ‘coming out’ as a gay adolescent male.

(805) 893-2004    http://www.ihc.ucsb.edu

Annual Candlelight Vigil
Paseo Nuevo Mall, 651 Paseo Nuevo, Santa Barbara
Please join the community in raising a candle to honor survivors and remember victims of domestic violence. Domestic Violence Solutions (DVS), Santa Barbara County’s only full-service provider of 24-hour emergency shelter and services for domestic violence victims, is proud to present October as domestic violence awareness month. Every year since 1987, the month of October has been set aside to bring awareness to the prevalent societal issue of domestic violence. The facts are that one in three women and one in four men will be victims of physical violence by an intimate partner in their lifetime. Stand with 10 million people who are victims of domestic violence each year in the United States.

Domestic Violence Solutions for Santa Barbara Coun    (805) 963-4458    http://www.dvsolutions.org


Sketching in the Galleries
Santa Barbara Museum of Art
, 1130 State Street, Santa Barbara
All skill levels are invited to experience the tradition of sketching from original works of art in "Valeska Soares: Any Moment Now." Museum Teaching Artists provide general guidance and all materials. Each program is open to 10 participants.

(805) 963-4364    http://www.sbma.net


Bugs of the Sea
Sea Center
, Sea Center on Stearns Wharf, Santa Barbara
Live Long and Lobster
Often called bugs of the sea," lobsters are the focus of this Sea Center event. Join us as we explore the ecology, fishery, research, and conservation of these incredible (and delicious) nocturnal sea creatures. Enjoy tasty lobster appetizers and sip on one of our specialty drinks, the "Rock Lobster," and the "Lobstertini," while you discover the wonderful world of lobsters! ..... $35 - $40

Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History    (805) 682-4711 x110    http://www.sbnature.org

TALK: Eating Vegan 101. Nutritional Benefits of a Plant-Based Diet
1001 Life Sciences, Life Sciences Building, UCSB , Santa Barbara
Dr. Michael Klaper graduated from the University of Illinois College of Medicine in Chicago (1972), served a medical internship at Vancouver General Hospital in British Columbia, Canada with additional training in surgery, anesthesiology, and orthopedics at the University of British Columbia Hospitals in Vancouver and in obstetrics at the University of California Hospitals in San Francisco. As Dr. Klaper’s medical career progressed, he began to realize (true to what science is bearing out today) that many of the diseases his patients presented – clogged arteries (atherosclerosis), high blood pressure (hypertension), obesity, adult onset diabetes, and even some forms of arthritis, asthma, and other significant illnesses – were made worse or actually caused by the high sugar, high fat, high salt, overly processed Standard American Diet (S.A.D.). Accordingly, Dr. Klaper resolutely believes that proper nutrition (through a whole food, plant-based diet) and a balanced lifestyle are essential for health and, in many cases, can make the difference between healing an illness or merely treating its symptoms. In addition to his clinical practice and private consultations with patients, Dr. Klaper is a passionate and devoted educator of physicians and other healthcare professionals about the importance of nutrition in clinical practice. He was also a member of the Nutrition Task Force of the American Medical Student Association, and served as an advisor to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) project on nutrition for long-term space colonists on the moon and Mars. Following Dr. Klaper’s talk, there will be a Q&A and a complimentary vegan buffet.

UCSB Interdisciplinary Humanities Center    (805) 893-2004    http://www.ihc.ucsb.edu/event/talk-eating-vegan-101-nutritional-benefits-plant-based-diet/


ONE MAN, TWO GUVNORS presented by The Theatre Group at SBCC
SBCC - Garvin Theatre
, 900 block of Cliff Dr., Santa Barbara
Nominated for TONY AWARD Best Play 2012 .... From London to New York, audiences and critics have cheered this uproarious farce. Set in the swinging ’60s in Brighton, England, the story is pure fun from start to finish! Francis, a failed musician with an insatiable appetite, finds himself in the employ of both the murderous Stanley Stubbers and the mysterious Roscoe Crabbe. But Roscoe is really Rachel Crabbe, posing as her own dead brother, and she’s in love with Stanley, her brother’s killer! Yikes!! ..... $10 - $26

The Theatre Group at SBCC    (805) 965-5935    http://www.theatregroupsbcc.com


Husbands and Wives
The New Vic Theatre
, 33 West Victoria Street, Santa Barbara
A world-premiere adaptation of Woody Allen’s 1992 groundbreaking film, which was nominated for an Oscar for Best Screenplay. A witty and urbane comic-drama, Husbands and Wives follows two couples, facing middle age squarely in the face, who find themselves questioning their faltering marriages. Woody Allen’s sardonic humor and razor-sharp insight permeate this story of frenetic coupling and un-coupling. Adapted and Directed by Jonathan Fox ..... $20 - $55

Ensemble Theatre Company (ETC)    (805) 965-5400    http://www.etcsb.org


Lobero Live presents ... Ozomatli
Lobero Theatre
, 33 E. Canon Perdido Street, Santa Barbara
Ozomatli
Hailing from Los Angeles, Ozomatli has found a way to represent the city’s eclectic culture through music. Their new record, Non-Stop, pays homage to the band’s latin roots. With covers of classics like “La Bamba” and “Como La Flor”, this album recreates the magic of classic hits with a reggae dancehall vibe that only Ozomatli could make feel as natural as waves rolling in the Caribbean sands.

(805) 963-0761    http://www.lobero.com


Eddie Izzard: Believe Me
The Granada Theatre
, 1214 State Street, Santa Barbara
Eddie Izzard
An Intimate Evening with a bit of stand-up, sharing private photos & family movies, discussing his private and professional life and answering questions from the audience. "Captivating! During this intimate evening the comedian reads passages from his book, shares home movies and family photographs and takes questions from the audience. Full of pathos, honesty and boomerang hippos, Believe Me is a wonderful show which gives a fascinating glimpse into what drives this remarkable man." Manchester Evening News. "Mesmerising! Izzard was his usual dynamic self in this show full of pathos, authenticity and entertainment." The Review Hub

(805) 899-2222    http://www.granadasb.org

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