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  February
  25
 2:00 PM

Theatre
(Santa Barbara)
The City of Conversation
The New Vic Theatre
, 33 West Victoria Street, Santa Barbara, CA
It’s 1979, and Washington, D.C. socialite Hester Ferris is notorious for her posh dinner parties that can change the course of politics. But when her son turns up with an ambitious girlfriend and a newly minted political agenda, it ignites a family divide that spans 30 years and six presidential adm ........ Presented by Ensemble Theatre Company (ETC)
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 965-5400
 

Story Reading
(Santa Barbara)
Personal Stories 2018
Center Stage Theater (in Paseo Nuevo Mall)
, 751 State Street , Santa Barbara, CA
Speaking of Stories presents ... Personal Stories 2018. An eclectic collection of original true stories performed by their authors. Performers range from accomplished professional actors to people appearing in front of an audience for the first time and as authors they include published, well established writers and others who are just beginning. S .....
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 963-0408
 
 
 6:30 PM

Music - World
(Santa Barbara)
Music in the Galleries
Santa Barbara Museum of Art
, 1130 State Street, Santa Barbara, CA
During the month of February the Museum galleries will be enriched by a series of musical performances provided in partnership with UCSB and Westmont College. Covering a range of cultures, time periods, styles, and instruments, these pieces will be performed by members of the UCSB and Westmont Music Department faculty and students, as part of a com .....
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 963-4364
 
 
 7:00 PM

Theatre
(Santa Barbara)
The City of Conversation
The New Vic Theatre
, 33 West Victoria Street, Santa Barbara, CA
It’s 1979, and Washington, D.C. socialite Hester Ferris is notorious for her posh dinner parties that can change the course of politics. But when her son turns up with an ambitious girlfriend and a newly minted political agenda, it ignites a family divide that spans 30 years and six presidential adm ........ Presented by Ensemble Theatre Company (ETC)
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 965-5400
 

Poetry Reading
(Santa Barbara)
Tribute to Maya Angelou
Center Stage Theater (in Paseo Nuevo Mall)
, 751 State Street , Santa Barbara, CA
The Endowment for Youth Committee presents ... Tribute to Maya Angelou on Sunday, February 25, at 7:00 P.M. Free admission. All seating is general admission. For all performances late seating is on a limited basis, or is not allowed at all once the performance begins. Please plan your arrival time accordingly.
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 963-0408
 
 
  26
 7:00 PM

Music - Classical
(Santa Barbara)
Solo Piano Competition Winner Recital
Hahn Hall Music Academy of the West, 1070 Fairway Road, Santa Barbara, CA
Pianist Zhu Wang, winner of the Music Academy’s inaugural Solo Piano Competition, will perform on a national tour in Santa Barbara, Beverly Hills, Chicago, and New York City.   ($0 - $10)... Presented by Music Academy of the West
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 969-8787
 7:30 PM

Story Reading
(Santa Barbara)
Personal Stories 2018
Center Stage Theater (in Paseo Nuevo Mall)
, 751 State Street , Santa Barbara, CA
Speaking of Stories presents ... Personal Stories 2018. An eclectic collection of original true stories performed by their authors. Performers range from accomplished professional actors to people appearing in front of an audience for the first time and as authors they include published, well established writers and others who are just beginning. S .....
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 963-0408
 
 
  27
 7:30 PM

Story Reading
(Santa Barbara)
Personal Stories 2018
Center Stage Theater (in Paseo Nuevo Mall)
, 751 State Street , Santa Barbara, CA
Speaking of Stories presents ... Personal Stories 2018. An eclectic collection of original true stories performed by their authors. Performers range from accomplished professional actors to people appearing in front of an audience for the first time and as authors they include published, well established writers and others who are just beginning. S .....
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 963-0408
 
 
  28
 12:00 PM

Opera
(Santa Barbara)
Free Noontime Concerts
Santa Barbara Public Library - Faulkner Gallery
, 40 E. Anapamu Street, Santa Barbara, CA
Opera Santa Barbara’s popular Noontime Concert series will be performed in Santa Barbara, Ventura, Thousand Oaks, Ojai, Solvang, and Santa Maria. A total of 26 free concerts will be offered this season! Following is the list of free concerts being offered ........ Presented by Opera Santa Barbara
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 898-3890
 
 
 7:30 PM

Story Reading
(Santa Barbara)
Personal Stories 2018
Center Stage Theater (in Paseo Nuevo Mall)
, 751 State Street , Santa Barbara, CA
Speaking of Stories presents ... Personal Stories 2018. An eclectic collection of original true stories performed by their authors. Performers range from accomplished professional actors to people appearing in front of an audience for the first time and as authors they include published, well established writers and others who are just beginning. S .....
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 963-0408
 
 




  March
  1
 5:30 PM

Opera
(Santa Barbara)
Pop-Up Opera
Featuring ... Opera Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara Museum of Art
, 1130 State Street, Santa Barbara, CA
Opera Santa Barbara returns to present another crowd-pleasing pop-up performance in the Museum galleries with a “Rossini and Friends” repertoire.
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 963-4364
 
 
 7:00 PM

Dance (Performance)
(Santa Barbara)
HHII Dance Festival
Center Stage Theater (in Paseo Nuevo Mall)
, 751 State Street , Santa Barbara, CA
Presented by Nebula Dance Lab, HH11 Dance Festival is an annual dance festival in its 4th year, showcasing 30+ works within three unique shows, plus the Apogee Awards and kickoff evening highlighting Arts Education & Youth performances. Artists featured over the past three years have spanned the Globe from Budapest Hungary to New York City, Chicago .....
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 963-0408
 
 
 7:30 PM

Theatre
(Santa Barbara)
COMMUNICATING DOORS presented by The Theatre Group at SBCC
SBCC - Garvin Theatre
, 900 block of Cliff Dr., Santa Barbara, CA
This intricate time-traveling comic thriller by the British master of farcical comedy delighted London and New York audiences. A London sex specialist from the future stumbles into a murder plot that sends her, compliments of a unique set of hotel doors, traveling back in time. She and two women who ........ Presented by The Theatre Group at SBCC
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 965-5935
 

Music - Classical
(Santa Barbara)
Catalyst Quartet
Santa Barbara Museum of Art
, 1130 State Street, Santa Barbara, CA
The Catalyst Quartet is comprised of top Laureates and alumni of the internationally acclaimed Sphinx Competition, and is a returning favorite at SBMA. Known for dynamic and energetic performances, the ensemble has toured throughout the U.S. and abroad, including sold-out performances at the Kennedy Center, Chicago’s Harris Theater, the Met, Carneg .....
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 963-4364
 
 
 8:00 PM

Music - Jazz
(Santa Barbara)
Squirrel Nut Zippers
Featuring ... Squirrel Nut Zippers
UCSB Campbell Hall
, UCSB Campus, Santa Barbara, CA
Combine high-energy showmanship with elements of gypsy jazz, honky-tonk blues and witty swing overtones, and you’ll have Squirrel Nut Zippers. In honor of the 20th anniversary of Hot, the band’s top-charting fast-and-loose ode to hot jazz, SNZ creator Jimbo Mathus and founding drummer Chris Phillips ........ Presented by UCSB Arts & Lectures
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 893-3535
 
 
  2
 7:00 PM

Theatre
(Santa Barbara)
Die Fledermaus (The Bat)
New Vic Theatre, 33 W Victoria St, Santa Barbara, CA
The Westmont music and theatre arts departments combine creative talents to produce “Die Fledermaus (The Bat),” an operetta composed by Johann Strauss, on March 2 and 4 at 7 p.m. in downtown Santa Bar ........ Presented by Westmont College
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 565-7140
 7:30 PM

Opera
(Santa Barbara)
The Barber of Seville
The Granada Theatre
, 1214 State St., Santa Barbara, CA
Rossini’s comic masterpiece has been charming audiences for more than 200 years. It’s all about bribery, deceit and disguise as Figaro—barber by day and matchmaker by night—helps the beautiful Rosina and Count Lindoro outwit and outmaneuver their befuddled elders. Comedy, romance, vocal pyrotechnics ........ Presented by Opera Santa Barbara
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 899-2222
 
 

Theatre
(Santa Barbara)
COMMUNICATING DOORS presented by The Theatre Group at SBCC
SBCC - Garvin Theatre
, 900 block of Cliff Dr., Santa Barbara, CA
This intricate time-traveling comic thriller by the British master of farcical comedy delighted London and New York audiences. A London sex specialist from the future stumbles into a murder plot that sends her, compliments of a unique set of hotel doors, traveling back in time. She and two women who ........ Presented by The Theatre Group at SBCC
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 965-5935
 
 8:00 PM

Music - Singer/Songwriter
(Santa Barbara)
Lobero Live presents ... An Evening with David Rawlings
Featuring ... David Rawlings
Lobero Theatre
, 33 E. Canon Perdido Street, Santa Barbara, CA
Acclaimed songwriter and guitarist David Rawlings released his freshly pressed third album, Poor David’s Almanack, on August 11 via Acony Records. For Poor David’s Almanack, Rawlings leaves the Dave Rawlings Machine moniker behind and serves up a wry mixture of acoustic and electric music rich in ageless American vernacular. The album of ten new so .....
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 963-0761
 
 

Dance (Performance)
(Santa Barbara)
HHII Dance Festival
Center Stage Theater (in Paseo Nuevo Mall)
, 751 State Street , Santa Barbara, CA
Presented by Nebula Dance Lab, HH11 Dance Festival is an annual dance festival in its 4th year, showcasing 30+ works within three unique shows, plus the Apogee Awards and kickoff evening highlighting Arts Education & Youth performances. Artists featured over the past three years have spanned the Globe from Budapest Hungary to New York City, Chicago .....
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 963-0408
 
 




  3
 7:15 PM

Music - Blues
(Santa Barbara)
Santa Barbara Blues Society’s 41st Gala Birthday show!
Featuring ... Sugaray Rayford
Carrillo Recreation Center
, 100 E. Carrillo Street, Santa Barbara, CA
Featured performers will be dynamic singer Sugaray Rayford and his seven-piece band. Sugaray has been nominated for eight Blues Music Awards from the Blues Foundation, included B.B. King Entertainer of the Year for the last four years in a row. Former singer for the acclaimed Mannish Boys, he has le ........ Presented by Santa Barbara Blues Society
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 722-8155
 
 7:30 PM

Theatre
(Santa Barbara)
COMMUNICATING DOORS presented by The Theatre Group at SBCC
SBCC - Garvin Theatre
, 900 block of Cliff Dr., Santa Barbara, CA
This intricate time-traveling comic thriller by the British master of farcical comedy delighted London and New York audiences. A London sex specialist from the future stumbles into a murder plot that sends her, compliments of a unique set of hotel doors, traveling back in time. She and two women who ........ Presented by The Theatre Group at SBCC
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 965-5935
 
 8:00 PM

Music - Singer/Songwriter
(Santa Barbara)
Sings Like Hell presents Chris Smither Trio + Jackie Venson
Lobero Theatre
, 33 E. Canon Perdido Street, Santa Barbara, CA
A profound songwriter, Chris Smither draws deeply from the blues, American folk music, modern poets, and philosophers. Reviewers continue to praise his dazzling guitar work, gravelly voice and songwriting. Honing a synthesis of folk and blues for 50 years, Chris Smither is truly an American original. As Acoustic Guitar magazine wrote, Smither sings .....
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 963-0761
 
 

Dance (Performance)
(Santa Barbara)
HHII Dance Festival
Center Stage Theater (in Paseo Nuevo Mall)
, 751 State Street , Santa Barbara, CA
Presented by Nebula Dance Lab, HH11 Dance Festival is an annual dance festival in its 4th year, showcasing 30+ works within three unique shows, plus the Apogee Awards and kickoff evening highlighting Arts Education & Youth performances. Artists featured over the past three years have spanned the Globe from Budapest Hungary to New York City, Chicago .....
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 963-0408
 
 
  4
 2:00 PM

Theatre
(Santa Barbara)
COMMUNICATING DOORS presented by The Theatre Group at SBCC
SBCC - Garvin Theatre
, 900 block of Cliff Dr., Santa Barbara, CA
This intricate time-traveling comic thriller by the British master of farcical comedy delighted London and New York audiences. A London sex specialist from the future stumbles into a murder plot that sends her, compliments of a unique set of hotel doors, traveling back in time. She and two women who ........ Presented by The Theatre Group at SBCC
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 965-5935
 

Dance (Performance)
(Santa Barbara)
HHII Dance Festival
Center Stage Theater (in Paseo Nuevo Mall)
, 751 State Street , Santa Barbara, CA
Presented by Nebula Dance Lab, HH11 Dance Festival is an annual dance festival in its 4th year, showcasing 30+ works within three unique shows, plus the Apogee Awards and kickoff evening highlighting Arts Education & Youth performances. Artists featured over the past three years have spanned the Globe from Budapest Hungary to New York City, Chicago .....
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 963-0408
 
 
 2:30 PM

Opera
(Santa Barbara)
The Barber of Seville
The Granada Theatre
, 1214 State St., Santa Barbara, CA
Rossini’s comic masterpiece has been charming audiences for more than 200 years. It’s all about bribery, deceit and disguise as Figaro—barber by day and matchmaker by night—helps the beautiful Rosina and Count Lindoro outwit and outmaneuver their befuddled elders. Comedy, romance, vocal pyrotechnics ........ Presented by Opera Santa Barbara
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 899-2222
 
 
 7:00 PM

Theatre
(Santa Barbara)
Die Fledermaus (The Bat)
New Vic Theatre, 33 W Victoria St, Santa Barbara, CA
The Westmont music and theatre arts departments combine creative talents to produce “Die Fledermaus (The Bat),” an operetta composed by Johann Strauss, on March 2 and 4 at 7 p.m. in downtown Santa Bar ........ Presented by Westmont College
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 565-7140
  6
 8:00 PM

Dance (Performance)
(Santa Barbara)
Compañía Nacional de Danza
Featuring ... Compañía Nacional de Danza
The Granada Theatre
, 1214 State Street, Santa Barbara, CA
Founded in 1979, Madrid’s Compañía Nacional de Danza returns to Santa Barbara with a work that is a statement of its compelling artistic direction. Johan Inger’s Carmen is a visionary retelling of mythic and universal elements of passion and violence. Debuting in 2015, and winning the coveted Benois ........ Presented by UCSB Arts & Lectures
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 893-3535
 
 

Music - Singer/Songwriter
(Santa Barbara)
k.d. lang Ingénue Redux Tour
Featuring ... k.d. lang
Lobero Theatre
, 33 E. Canon Perdido Street, Santa Barbara, CA
Celebrating the 25th anniversary of her GRAMMY®-award winning, critically acclaimed album Ingénue, k.d. lang has announced a nineteen city concert tour that will bring a live performance of the platinum-selling record to venues across the United States. As part of this tour lang will perform songs from Ingénue – including the GRAMMY® -award winning .....
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 963-0761
 
 




  7
 4:00 PM

Music - Classical
(Santa Barbara)
UCSB Ensemble for Contemporary Music (ECM)
UCSB Lotte Lehmann Concert Hall, UC Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA
Directed by Jeremy Haladyna, the UCSB Ensemble for Contemporary Music (ECM) will present its annual winter concert on Wednesday, March 7, 2018 at 4 p.m. in Lotte Lehmann Concert Hall on the UCSB campu ........ Presented by UCSB Department of Music
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 893-2064
 8:00 PM

Dance (Performance)
(Santa Barbara)
Compañía Nacional de Danza
Featuring ... Compañía Nacional de Danza
The Granada Theatre
, 1214 State Street, Santa Barbara, CA
Founded in 1979, Madrid’s Compañía Nacional de Danza returns to Santa Barbara with a work that is a statement of its compelling artistic direction. Johan Inger’s Carmen is a visionary retelling of mythic and universal elements of passion and violence. Debuting in 2015, and winning the coveted Benois ........ Presented by UCSB Arts & Lectures
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 893-3535
 
 
  8
 7:30 PM

Theatre
(Santa Barbara)
COMMUNICATING DOORS presented by The Theatre Group at SBCC
SBCC - Garvin Theatre
, 900 block of Cliff Dr., Santa Barbara, CA
This intricate time-traveling comic thriller by the British master of farcical comedy delighted London and New York audiences. A London sex specialist from the future stumbles into a murder plot that sends her, compliments of a unique set of hotel doors, traveling back in time. She and two women who ........ Presented by The Theatre Group at SBCC
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 965-5935
 

Music - Classical
(Santa Barbara)
UCSB Wind Ensemble
UCSB Lotte Lehmann Concert Hall, UC Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA
Under the direction of Paul Bambach, the UCSB Wind Ensemble will present its annual winter concert on Thursday, March 8, 2018 at 7:30 p.m. in Lotte Lehmann Concert Hall.   ($0 - $10)... Presented by UCSB Department of Music
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 893-2064
  9
 7:30 PM

Theatre
(Santa Barbara)
COMMUNICATING DOORS presented by The Theatre Group at SBCC
SBCC - Garvin Theatre
, 900 block of Cliff Dr., Santa Barbara, CA
This intricate time-traveling comic thriller by the British master of farcical comedy delighted London and New York audiences. A London sex specialist from the future stumbles into a murder plot that sends her, compliments of a unique set of hotel doors, traveling back in time. She and two women who ........ Presented by The Theatre Group at SBCC
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 965-5935
 

Music - Classical
(Santa Barbara)
UCSB Chamber Choir and Women's Chorus
Trinity Episcopal Church, 1500 State St., Santa Barbara, CA
The UCSB Chamber Choir, under the direction of Grey Brothers, and Women's Chorus, under the direction of Tyler Reece, will present their annual winter concert on Friday, March 9, 2018 at 7:30 p.m. at ........ Presented by UCSB Department of Music
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 893-2064
  10
 3:00 PM

Music - Classical
(Santa Barbara)
Santa Barbara Music Club Always Free Concert - Paolo Tatafiore Recital
Santa Barbara Public Library - Faulkner Gallery
, 40 E Anapamu Street, Santa Barbara, CA
A native of Naples, Italy, Paolo Tatafiore comes from a family of composers, pianists, conductors and painters. He started his musical training at the age of seven, studying piano with Claudio Graziano, organ and composition with Aladino Di Martino, Bruno Mazzotta, Vincenzo De Gregorio at the Conser ........ Presented by Santa Barbara Music Club
  Event Details
  Website
  (619) 405-3218
 
 
 7:00 PM

Dance (Performance)
(Santa Barbara)
Configuration 2018
Center Stage Theater (in Paseo Nuevo Mall)
, 751 State Street , Santa Barbara, CA
Come see Santa Barbara’s premiere youth dance company at the annual sell-out smash, Configuration, presented by Santa Barbara Dance Arts and The Arts Mentorship Program. Perfect for the entire family, Configuration features high-energy hip hop, evocative contemporary, and entertaining jazz numbers that will leave you dancing in your seat. Come see .....
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 963-0408
 
 
 7:30 PM

Theatre
(Santa Barbara)
COMMUNICATING DOORS presented by The Theatre Group at SBCC
SBCC - Garvin Theatre
, 900 block of Cliff Dr., Santa Barbara, CA
This intricate time-traveling comic thriller by the British master of farcical comedy delighted London and New York audiences. A London sex specialist from the future stumbles into a murder plot that sends her, compliments of a unique set of hotel doors, traveling back in time. She and two women who ........ Presented by The Theatre Group at SBCC
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 965-5935
 

Music - World
(Santa Barbara)
UCSB Middle East Ensemble
UCSB Lotte Lehmann Concert Hall, UC Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA
Directed by Scott Marcus, the UCSB Middle East Ensemble will present its annual winter concert on Saturday, March 10, 2018 at 7:30 p.m. in UCSB’s Lotte Lehmann Concert Hall.   ($0 - $15)... Presented by UCSB Department of Music
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 893-2064




  11
 1:00 PM

Music - Jazz
(Santa Barbara)
Swing Shift Jazz Orchestra
Featuring ... Jan Nelsen, Ralph “Diz” Mullins
SOhO Restaurant & Music Club
, 1221 State Street, Suite 205, Santa Barbara, CA
The Santa Barbara Jazz Society is excited to bring back the swinging big band, Swing Shift on March 11 at SOhO from 1 to 4pm. If you like Count Basie you are going to LOVE this band! These players might not be young, but it’s obvious they love to play and have the chops to prove it. Last year we wer ........ Presented by Santa Barbara Jazz Society
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 687-7123
 
 2:00 PM

Theatre
(Santa Barbara)
COMMUNICATING DOORS presented by The Theatre Group at SBCC
SBCC - Garvin Theatre
, 900 block of Cliff Dr., Santa Barbara, CA
This intricate time-traveling comic thriller by the British master of farcical comedy delighted London and New York audiences. A London sex specialist from the future stumbles into a murder plot that sends her, compliments of a unique set of hotel doors, traveling back in time. She and two women who ........ Presented by The Theatre Group at SBCC
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 965-5935
 

Dance (Performance)
(Santa Barbara)
Configuration 2018
Center Stage Theater (in Paseo Nuevo Mall)
, 751 State Street , Santa Barbara, CA
Come see Santa Barbara’s premiere youth dance company at the annual sell-out smash, Configuration, presented by Santa Barbara Dance Arts and The Arts Mentorship Program. Perfect for the entire family, Configuration features high-energy hip hop, evocative contemporary, and entertaining jazz numbers that will leave you dancing in your seat. Come see .....
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 963-0408
 
 
 7:00 PM

Dance (Performance)
(Santa Barbara)
¡Viva el Arte! Gaby Moreno
Featuring ... Gaby Moreno
The Marjorie Luke Theatre
, 721 East Cota Street, Santa Barbara, CA
The Marjorie Luke Theatre and UCSB Arts & Lectures present this FREE family performance as part of the Viva el Arte SB series. Born and raised in Guatemala, Los Angeles-based Gaby Moreno learned to speak English by immersing herself in the songs of jazz greats Ella Fitzgerald, Nina Simone, and Aretha Franklin. Named Best New Artist at the Latin Gra .....
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 884-4087 x 7
 
 
  14
 7:30 PM

Music - Classical
(Santa Barbara)
UCSB Jazz Ensemble
UCSB Lotte Lehmann Concert Hall, UC Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA
Under the direction of Jon Nathan, the UCSB Jazz Ensemble will present its annual winter concert on Wednesday, March 14, 2018 at 7:30 p.m. in Lotte Lehmann Concert Hall.   ($0 - $10)... Presented by UCSB Department of Music
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 893-2064
  15
 7:30 PM

Theatre
(Santa Barbara)
COMMUNICATING DOORS presented by The Theatre Group at SBCC
SBCC - Garvin Theatre
, 900 block of Cliff Dr., Santa Barbara, CA
This intricate time-traveling comic thriller by the British master of farcical comedy delighted London and New York audiences. A London sex specialist from the future stumbles into a murder plot that sends her, compliments of a unique set of hotel doors, traveling back in time. She and two women who ........ Presented by The Theatre Group at SBCC
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 965-5935
 

Music - Classical
(Santa Barbara)
UCSB Music of India Ensemble
UCSB Karl Geiringer Hall, UC Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA
Directed by Scott Marcus, the UCSB Music of India Ensemble will present a concert of Indian classical music on Thursday, March 15, 2018 at 7:30 p.m. in Karl Geiringer Hall on the UCSB campus. Founded ........ Presented by UCSB Department of Music
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 893-2064
 8:00 PM

Music - Jazz
(Santa Barbara)
Jazz at the Lobero presents ... Charles Lloyd and Friends
Featuring ... Charles Lloyd
Lobero Theatre
, 33 E. Canon Perdido Street, Santa Barbara, CA
In celebration of his 80th birthday, Charles Lloyd presents an evening that spans the colorful arc of his life in music – from Memphis and the Mississippi Delta with Booker T. Jones to the universe beyond with Gerald Clayton, Reuben Rogers, Eric Harland, and other special guests.
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 963-0761
 
 
  16
 7:00 PM

Dance (Performance)
(Santa Barbara)
Configuration 2018
Center Stage Theater (in Paseo Nuevo Mall)
, 751 State Street , Santa Barbara, CA
Come see Santa Barbara’s premiere youth dance company at the annual sell-out smash, Configuration, presented by Santa Barbara Dance Arts and The Arts Mentorship Program. Perfect for the entire family, Configuration features high-energy hip hop, evocative contemporary, and entertaining jazz numbers that will leave you dancing in your seat. Come see .....
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 963-0408
 
 
 7:30 PM

Theatre
(Santa Barbara)
COMMUNICATING DOORS presented by The Theatre Group at SBCC
SBCC - Garvin Theatre
, 900 block of Cliff Dr., Santa Barbara, CA
This intricate time-traveling comic thriller by the British master of farcical comedy delighted London and New York audiences. A London sex specialist from the future stumbles into a murder plot that sends her, compliments of a unique set of hotel doors, traveling back in time. She and two women who ........ Presented by The Theatre Group at SBCC
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 965-5935
 





Music - Classical
(Santa Barbara)
UCSB Gospel Choir
UCSB Lotte Lehmann Concert Hall, UC Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA
Under the direction of Victor Bell, the UCSB Gospel Choir will present their annual winter concert, featuring traditional and contemporary songs drawn from African American religious traditions, on Fr ........ Presented by UCSB Department of Music
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 893-2064
 8:00 PM

Music - Blues
(Santa Barbara)
Buddy Guy
Featuring ... Buddy Guy
The Granada Theatre
, 1214 State Street, Santa Barbara, CA
Whether blues guitar legend Buddy Guy is playing a lick behind his back, picking strings with his teeth, “singing with gentle menace or bending new curves into a blue note” (The New York Times), his electrifying live performances showcase his incendiary style that altered the direction of the instru ........ Presented by UCSB Arts & Lectures
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 893-3535
 
 
  17
 2:00 PM

Dance (Performance)
(Santa Barbara)
Configuration 2018
Center Stage Theater (in Paseo Nuevo Mall)
, 751 State Street , Santa Barbara, CA
Come see Santa Barbara’s premiere youth dance company at the annual sell-out smash, Configuration, presented by Santa Barbara Dance Arts and The Arts Mentorship Program. Perfect for the entire family, Configuration features high-energy hip hop, evocative contemporary, and entertaining jazz numbers that will leave you dancing in your seat. Come see .....
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 963-0408
 
 
 7:00 PM

Dance (Performance)
(Santa Barbara)
A Spring Celebration of Dance
Lobero Theatre
, 33 E. Canon Perdido Street, Santa Barbara, CA
The apprentice company to State Street Ballet, State Street Ballet Young Dancers will perform new and innovative works in addition to classical and emerging choreography.... Presented by State Street Ballet
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 963-0761
 
 

Dance (Performance)
(Santa Barbara)
Configuration 2018
Center Stage Theater (in Paseo Nuevo Mall)
, 751 State Street , Santa Barbara, CA
Come see Santa Barbara’s premiere youth dance company at the annual sell-out smash, Configuration, presented by Santa Barbara Dance Arts and The Arts Mentorship Program. Perfect for the entire family, Configuration features high-energy hip hop, evocative contemporary, and entertaining jazz numbers that will leave you dancing in your seat. Come see .....
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 963-0408
 
 
 7:30 PM

Theatre
(Santa Barbara)
COMMUNICATING DOORS presented by The Theatre Group at SBCC
SBCC - Garvin Theatre
, 900 block of Cliff Dr., Santa Barbara, CA
This intricate time-traveling comic thriller by the British master of farcical comedy delighted London and New York audiences. A London sex specialist from the future stumbles into a murder plot that sends her, compliments of a unique set of hotel doors, traveling back in time. She and two women who ........ Presented by The Theatre Group at SBCC
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 965-5935
 

Dance (Performance)
(Santa Barbara)
Dancing With the Stars: LIVE!
Arlington Theatre
, 1317 State Street, Santa Barbara, CA
TV’s hottest show is going back on tour across America this winter in Dancing with the Stars: Live! – Light Up the Night. Fans of the show have the opportunity to see the best ballroom dancers in the business perform live in their hometowns. This all-new production showcases ballroom and contemporar ........ Presented by Metropolitan Theatres - Arlington Theatre
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 963-4408
 
  19
 6:00 PM

Music - Irish
(Santa Barbara)
Santa Barbara Revels - Spring Pub Sing
Dargan's Irish Pub & Restaurant
, 18 E. Ortega Street, Santa Barbara, CA
Welcome the change of seasons and the Vernal Equinox with music-making and merriment! Lift a glass and raise your voice! Sing Irish ditties, sea shanties, favorite folk classics, familiar rounds, and beloved traditional tunes. Come enjoy an evening of great fun and good company with Revels Song Lead ........ Presented by Santa Barbara Revels
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 565-9357
 
  23
 7:30 PM

Ballet
(Santa Barbara)
Romeo & Juliet
Lobero Theatre
, 33 E. Canon Perdido Street, Santa Barbara, CA
Artistic Director Rodney Gustafson retells William Shakespeare’s poignant classic with stylistic verve. Using music by Sergei Prokofiev, Gustafson intensifies the drama by highlighting the most emotional and romantic moments of the world’s most treasured love story. The result is spellbinding, fast- ........ Presented by State Street Ballet
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 963-0761
 
 
  24
 2:00 PM

Ballet
(Santa Barbara)
Romeo & Juliet
Lobero Theatre
, 33 E. Canon Perdido Street, Santa Barbara, CA
Artistic Director Rodney Gustafson retells William Shakespeare’s poignant classic with stylistic verve. Using music by Sergei Prokofiev, Gustafson intensifies the drama by highlighting the most emotional and romantic moments of the world’s most treasured love story. The result is spellbinding, fast- ........ Presented by State Street Ballet
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 963-0761
 
 


 3:00 PM

Music - Classical
(Santa Barbara)
Santa Barbara Music Club Always Free Concert - Italian Love Songs
Santa Barbara Public Library - Faulkner Gallery
, 40 E Anapamu Street, Santa Barbara, CA
Program to include: ..... Giovanni Battista Pergolesi [1710-1736], Se tu m’ami (If You Love me); Wolfgang Mozart [1756-1791], Deh vieni, non tardar (Oh Come To me, Do Not Delay), from the Marriage of Figaro; Benedetto Marcello [1686-1739], Quella fiamma che m’accende (That Flame That I ........ Presented by Santa Barbara Music Club
  Event Details
  Website
  (619) 405-3218
 
 
 7:30 PM

Music - Guitar
(Santa Barbara)
Wooden Hall Concerts presents Groundbreaking Percussive Guitar
Featuring ... Justin King
Alhecama Theatre
, 914 Santa Barbara St., Santa Barbara, CA
Though perhaps best known in the acoustic guitar world for his tapping and percussive skills as showcased on his popular 2001 album "Le Bleu" (which he recorded at Peter Gabriel’s Real World Studios in England), Justin King has enjoyed a varied career in and outside of music. His fingersty ........ Presented by Santa Barbara Acoustic Music Association
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 705-7678
 
  25
 2:00 PM

Story Reading
(Santa Barbara)
Nothing but Laughs - A tribute to Jay Thomas
Center Stage Theater (in Paseo Nuevo Mall)
, 751 State Street , Santa Barbara, CA
Speaking of Stories presents Nothing but Laughs. .... Jay Thomas was one of our favorite Speaking of Stories performers and we will begin our season with a tribute to him. A collection of humorous stories that were performed by Jay Thomas. Join the performers after the show for complimentary cookies and milk—because every good story should be toas .....
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 963-0408
 
 
  26
 7:30 PM

Story Reading
(Santa Barbara)
Nothing but Laughs - A tribute to Jay Thomas
Center Stage Theater (in Paseo Nuevo Mall)
, 751 State Street , Santa Barbara, CA
Speaking of Stories presents Nothing but Laughs. .... Jay Thomas was one of our favorite Speaking of Stories performers and we will begin our season with a tribute to him. A collection of humorous stories that were performed by Jay Thomas. Join the performers after the show for complimentary cookies and milk—because every good story should be toas .....
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 963-0408
 
 
  31
 2:00 PM

Magic & Illusion
(Santa Barbara)
Lobero Live presents ... It's Magic!
Lobero Theatre
, 33 E. Canon Perdido Street, Santa Barbara, CA
America’s longest-running magic revue returns to the Lobero to dazzle audiences with an all-new lineup of top illusionists direct from exotic showrooms and Hollywood’s famous Magic Castle. You won’t believe your eyes as top magicians perform incredible feats, from jaw-dropping sleight of hand and off-beat comedic magic to mind- boggling full stage .....
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 963-0761
 
 
 6:00 PM

Magic & Illusion
(Santa Barbara)
Lobero Live presents ... It's Magic!
Lobero Theatre
, 33 E. Canon Perdido Street, Santa Barbara, CA
America’s longest-running magic revue returns to the Lobero to dazzle audiences with an all-new lineup of top illusionists direct from exotic showrooms and Hollywood’s famous Magic Castle. You won’t believe your eyes as top magicians perform incredible feats, from jaw-dropping sleight of hand and off-beat comedic magic to mind- boggling full stage .....
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 963-0761
 
 
  April
  3
 7:00 PM

Music - Classical
(Santa Barbara)
Julia Bullock
Featuring ... Julia Bullock
Hahn Hall (Music Academy of the West)
, 1070 Fairway Rd., Santa Barbara, CA
Julia Bullock is “a beguiling young soprano” (The New York Times) who has established an enviable career showcasing her “luminous full voice, round and shining and shifting and elusive as a ball of mercury” (The Washington Post). With her versatile artistry and commanding stage presence, she has bee ........ Presented by UCSB Arts & Lectures
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 893-3535
 
 
  4
 7:00 PM

Storytelling
(Santa Barbara)
The Moth Mainstage
Lobero Theatre
, 33 E. Canon Perdido Street, Santa Barbara, CA
What began as a modest storytelling collective in its founder’s living room has grown into an epic, nationwide phenomenon with a cult-like following. The Moth’s Mainstage events are the critically acclaimed storytelling group’s hottest tickets as each show explores a theme in unexpected ways. Since each story is true and every voice authentic, the .....
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 963-0761
 
 
  6
 8:00 PM

Musical / Revue
(Santa Barbara)
Green Day's American Idiot
Center Stage Theater (in Paseo Nuevo Mall)
, 751 State Street , Santa Barbara, CA
Out of the Box Theatre Company presents Green Day's American Idiot ..... Green Day's powerhouse album is brought to life in this electric-rock musical of youthful disillusion. American Idiot -- based on Green Day's Grammy Award-winning multi-platinum album, a scorching attack on what they saw as the hypocrisy and moral evils of the Bush Administrat .....
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 963-0408
 
 
  7
 8:00 PM

Musical / Revue
(Santa Barbara)
Green Day's American Idiot
Center Stage Theater (in Paseo Nuevo Mall)
, 751 State Street , Santa Barbara, CA
Out of the Box Theatre Company presents Green Day's American Idiot ..... Green Day's powerhouse album is brought to life in this electric-rock musical of youthful disillusion. American Idiot -- based on Green Day's Grammy Award-winning multi-platinum album, a scorching attack on what they saw as the hypocrisy and moral evils of the Bush Administrat .....
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 963-0408
 
 
  8
 2:00 PM

Musical / Revue
(Santa Barbara)
Green Day's American Idiot
Center Stage Theater (in Paseo Nuevo Mall)
, 751 State Street , Santa Barbara, CA
Out of the Box Theatre Company presents Green Day's American Idiot ..... Green Day's powerhouse album is brought to life in this electric-rock musical of youthful disillusion. American Idiot -- based on Green Day's Grammy Award-winning multi-platinum album, a scorching attack on what they saw as the hypocrisy and moral evils of the Bush Administrat .....
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 963-0408
 
 
  11
 12:00 PM

Opera
(Santa Barbara)
Free Noontime Concerts
Santa Barbara Public Library - Faulkner Gallery
, 40 E. Anapamu Street, Santa Barbara, CA
Opera Santa Barbara’s popular Noontime Concert series will be performed in Santa Barbara, Ventura, Thousand Oaks, Ojai, Solvang, and Santa Maria. A total of 26 free concerts will be offered this season! Following is the list of free concerts being offered ........ Presented by Opera Santa Barbara
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 898-3890
 
 
 7:30 PM

Theatre
(Santa Barbara)
CRIMES OF THE HEART presented by The Theatre Group at SBCC
SBCC - Garvin Theatre
, 900 block of Cliff Dr., Santa Barbara, CA
Winner of the PULITZER PRIZE and the New York Drama Critics Circle Award.... The scene is Hazlehurst, Mississippi, where the three Magrath sisters have gathered to await news of the family patriarch, their grandfather, who is living out his last hours in the local hospital. Lenny, the oldest sister, ........ Presented by The Theatre Group at SBCC
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 965-5935
 
  12
 7:30 PM

Theatre
(Santa Barbara)
CRIMES OF THE HEART presented by The Theatre Group at SBCC
SBCC - Garvin Theatre
, 900 block of Cliff Dr., Santa Barbara, CA
Winner of the PULITZER PRIZE and the New York Drama Critics Circle Award.... The scene is Hazlehurst, Mississippi, where the three Magrath sisters have gathered to await news of the family patriarch, their grandfather, who is living out his last hours in the local hospital. Lenny, the oldest sister, ........ Presented by The Theatre Group at SBCC
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 965-5935
 
 8:00 PM

Theatre
(Santa Barbara)
The Invisible Hand
The New Vic Theatre
, 33 West Victoria Street, Santa Barbara, CA
A Co-production with The English Theater Frankfurt ..... Set in Pakistan, American investment banker Nick Bright is kidnapped by an extremist organization and held for a $10 million ransom. When his company refuses to meet the terrorists’ demands, Nick convinces his captors that he can manipulate ........ Presented by Ensemble Theatre Company (ETC)
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 965-5400
 
  13
 7:30 PM

Theatre
(Santa Barbara)
CRIMES OF THE HEART presented by The Theatre Group at SBCC
SBCC - Garvin Theatre
, 900 block of Cliff Dr., Santa Barbara, CA
Winner of the PULITZER PRIZE and the New York Drama Critics Circle Award.... The scene is Hazlehurst, Mississippi, where the three Magrath sisters have gathered to await news of the family patriarch, their grandfather, who is living out his last hours in the local hospital. Lenny, the oldest sister, ........ Presented by The Theatre Group at SBCC
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 965-5935
 
 8:00 PM

Theatre
(Santa Barbara)
The Invisible Hand
The New Vic Theatre
, 33 West Victoria Street, Santa Barbara, CA
A Co-production with The English Theater Frankfurt ..... Set in Pakistan, American investment banker Nick Bright is kidnapped by an extremist organization and held for a $10 million ransom. When his company refuses to meet the terrorists’ demands, Nick convinces his captors that he can manipulate ........ Presented by Ensemble Theatre Company (ETC)
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 965-5400
 

Musical / Revue
(Santa Barbara)
Green Day's American Idiot
Center Stage Theater (in Paseo Nuevo Mall)
, 751 State Street , Santa Barbara, CA
Out of the Box Theatre Company presents Green Day's American Idiot ..... Green Day's powerhouse album is brought to life in this electric-rock musical of youthful disillusion. American Idiot -- based on Green Day's Grammy Award-winning multi-platinum album, a scorching attack on what they saw as the hypocrisy and moral evils of the Bush Administrat .....
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 963-0408
 
 
  14
 7:30 PM

Theatre
(Santa Barbara)
CRIMES OF THE HEART presented by The Theatre Group at SBCC
SBCC - Garvin Theatre
, 900 block of Cliff Dr., Santa Barbara, CA
Winner of the PULITZER PRIZE and the New York Drama Critics Circle Award.... The scene is Hazlehurst, Mississippi, where the three Magrath sisters have gathered to await news of the family patriarch, their grandfather, who is living out his last hours in the local hospital. Lenny, the oldest sister, ........ Presented by The Theatre Group at SBCC
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 965-5935
 

Music - Choral
(Santa Barbara)
Santa Barbara Master Chorale sings Samson
First United Methodist Church, 305 E. Anapamu St. , Santa Barbara, CA
On April 14th at 7:30 p.m. and 15th at 3 p.m., the Santa Barbara Master Chorale will present George Frideric Handel’s Samson.   ($0 - $22)... Presented by Santa Barbara Master Chorale
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 682-6516
 8:00 PM

Theatre
(Santa Barbara)
The Invisible Hand
The New Vic Theatre
, 33 West Victoria Street, Santa Barbara, CA
A Co-production with The English Theater Frankfurt ..... Set in Pakistan, American investment banker Nick Bright is kidnapped by an extremist organization and held for a $10 million ransom. When his company refuses to meet the terrorists’ demands, Nick convinces his captors that he can manipulate ........ Presented by Ensemble Theatre Company (ETC)
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 965-5400
 

Music - Singer/Songwriter
(Santa Barbara)
Sings Like Hell presents Mystery Date
Lobero Theatre
, 33 E. Canon Perdido Street, Santa Barbara, CA
Sings Like Hell is a radical, critically-acclaimed concert series with a musical focus on singer songwriters representing everything from radio-friendly pop and rock, through folk and reggae, with a little bluegrass and jazz thrown in. Sings Like Hell has a loyal fanbase who are upscale in the coolest way and extremely musically astute. It’s the gr .....
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 963-0761
 
 

Musical / Revue
(Santa Barbara)
Green Day's American Idiot
Center Stage Theater (in Paseo Nuevo Mall)
, 751 State Street , Santa Barbara, CA
Out of the Box Theatre Company presents Green Day's American Idiot ..... Green Day's powerhouse album is brought to life in this electric-rock musical of youthful disillusion. American Idiot -- based on Green Day's Grammy Award-winning multi-platinum album, a scorching attack on what they saw as the hypocrisy and moral evils of the Bush Administrat .....
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 963-0408
 
 
  15
 2:00 PM

Theatre
(Santa Barbara)
The Invisible Hand
The New Vic Theatre
, 33 West Victoria Street, Santa Barbara, CA
A Co-production with The English Theater Frankfurt ..... Set in Pakistan, American investment banker Nick Bright is kidnapped by an extremist organization and held for a $10 million ransom. When his company refuses to meet the terrorists’ demands, Nick convinces his captors that he can manipulate ........ Presented by Ensemble Theatre Company (ETC)
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 965-5400
 

Theatre
(Santa Barbara)
CRIMES OF THE HEART presented by The Theatre Group at SBCC
SBCC - Garvin Theatre
, 900 block of Cliff Dr., Santa Barbara, CA
Winner of the PULITZER PRIZE and the New York Drama Critics Circle Award.... The scene is Hazlehurst, Mississippi, where the three Magrath sisters have gathered to await news of the family patriarch, their grandfather, who is living out his last hours in the local hospital. Lenny, the oldest sister, ........ Presented by The Theatre Group at SBCC
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 965-5935
 

Musical / Revue
(Santa Barbara)
Green Day's American Idiot
Center Stage Theater (in Paseo Nuevo Mall)
, 751 State Street , Santa Barbara, CA
Out of the Box Theatre Company presents Green Day's American Idiot ..... Green Day's powerhouse album is brought to life in this electric-rock musical of youthful disillusion. American Idiot -- based on Green Day's Grammy Award-winning multi-platinum album, a scorching attack on what they saw as the hypocrisy and moral evils of the Bush Administrat .....
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 963-0408
 
 
 3:00 PM

Music - Choral
(Santa Barbara)
Santa Barbara Master Chorale sings Samson
First United Methodist Church, 305 E. Anapamu St. , Santa Barbara, CA
On April 14th at 7:30 p.m. and 15th at 3 p.m., the Santa Barbara Master Chorale will present George Frideric Handel’s Samson.   ($0 - $22)... Presented by Santa Barbara Master Chorale
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 682-6516
 7:00 PM

Theatre
(Santa Barbara)
The Invisible Hand
The New Vic Theatre
, 33 West Victoria Street, Santa Barbara, CA
A Co-production with The English Theater Frankfurt ..... Set in Pakistan, American investment banker Nick Bright is kidnapped by an extremist organization and held for a $10 million ransom. When his company refuses to meet the terrorists’ demands, Nick convinces his captors that he can manipulate ........ Presented by Ensemble Theatre Company (ETC)
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 965-5400
 

Music - Classical
(Santa Barbara)
Joyce DiDonato, mezzo-soprano
Featuring ... Joyce DiDonato, Craig Terry
The Granada Theatre
, 1214 State Street, Santa Barbara, CA
Mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato entrances audiences across the globe with “a warmth in [her] voice that can intensify into fire” (The New Yorker). With her latest and most personal album, In War and Peace, DiDonato offers powerful interpretations of Baroque arias. Now, making her Santa Barbara recital ........ Presented by UCSB Arts & Lectures
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 893-3535
 
 
  17
 7:00 PM

Theatre
(Santa Barbara)
The Invisible Hand
The New Vic Theatre
, 33 West Victoria Street, Santa Barbara, CA
A Co-production with The English Theater Frankfurt ..... Set in Pakistan, American investment banker Nick Bright is kidnapped by an extremist organization and held for a $10 million ransom. When his company refuses to meet the terrorists’ demands, Nick convinces his captors that he can manipulate ........ Presented by Ensemble Theatre Company (ETC)
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 965-5400
 
  18
 12:00 PM

Opera
(Santa Barbara)
Free Noontime Concerts
Santa Barbara Public Library - Faulkner Gallery
, 40 E. Anapamu Street, Santa Barbara, CA
Opera Santa Barbara’s popular Noontime Concert series will be performed in Santa Barbara, Ventura, Thousand Oaks, Ojai, Solvang, and Santa Maria. A total of 26 free concerts will be offered this season! Following is the list of free concerts being offered ........ Presented by Opera Santa Barbara
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 898-3890
 
 
 7:30 PM

Theatre
(Santa Barbara)
CRIMES OF THE HEART presented by The Theatre Group at SBCC
SBCC - Garvin Theatre
, 900 block of Cliff Dr., Santa Barbara, CA
Winner of the PULITZER PRIZE and the New York Drama Critics Circle Award.... The scene is Hazlehurst, Mississippi, where the three Magrath sisters have gathered to await news of the family patriarch, their grandfather, who is living out his last hours in the local hospital. Lenny, the oldest sister, ........ Presented by The Theatre Group at SBCC
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 965-5935
 
 8:00 PM

Theatre
(Santa Barbara)
The Invisible Hand
The New Vic Theatre
, 33 West Victoria Street, Santa Barbara, CA
A Co-production with The English Theater Frankfurt ..... Set in Pakistan, American investment banker Nick Bright is kidnapped by an extremist organization and held for a $10 million ransom. When his company refuses to meet the terrorists’ demands, Nick convinces his captors that he can manipulate ........ Presented by Ensemble Theatre Company (ETC)
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 965-5400
 
  19
 7:00 PM

Theatre
(Santa Barbara)
Bedlam - Saint Joan
Featuring ... Bedlam Theater Company
UCSB Campbell Hall
, UCSB Campus, Santa Barbara, CA
He is a dark, enigmatic prince obsessed with seeking revenge for his father’s death. She is a steadfast rebel who challenged the powers of the church to restore France to greatness. Iconic figures from two great dramatic classics – William Shakespeare’s Hamlet and George Bernard Shaw’s Saint Joan – ........ Presented by UCSB Arts & Lectures
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 893-3535
 
 
 7:30 PM

Theatre
(Santa Barbara)
CRIMES OF THE HEART presented by The Theatre Group at SBCC
SBCC - Garvin Theatre
, 900 block of Cliff Dr., Santa Barbara, CA
Winner of the PULITZER PRIZE and the New York Drama Critics Circle Award.... The scene is Hazlehurst, Mississippi, where the three Magrath sisters have gathered to await news of the family patriarch, their grandfather, who is living out his last hours in the local hospital. Lenny, the oldest sister, ........ Presented by The Theatre Group at SBCC
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 965-5935
 
 8:00 PM

Theatre
(Santa Barbara)
The Invisible Hand
The New Vic Theatre
, 33 West Victoria Street, Santa Barbara, CA
A Co-production with The English Theater Frankfurt ..... Set in Pakistan, American investment banker Nick Bright is kidnapped by an extremist organization and held for a $10 million ransom. When his company refuses to meet the terrorists’ demands, Nick convinces his captors that he can manipulate ........ Presented by Ensemble Theatre Company (ETC)
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 965-5400
 
  20
 7:00 PM

Theatre
(Santa Barbara)
Bedlam - Hamlet
Featuring ... Bedlam Theater Company
UCSB Campbell Hall
, UCSB Campus, Santa Barbara, CA
He is a dark, enigmatic prince obsessed with seeking revenge for his father’s death. She is a steadfast rebel who challenged the powers of the church to restore France to greatness. Iconic figures from two great dramatic classics – William Shakespeare’s Hamlet and George Bernard Shaw’s Saint Joan – ........ Presented by UCSB Arts & Lectures
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 893-3535
 
 
 7:30 PM

Theatre
(Santa Barbara)
CRIMES OF THE HEART presented by The Theatre Group at SBCC
SBCC - Garvin Theatre
, 900 block of Cliff Dr., Santa Barbara, CA
Winner of the PULITZER PRIZE and the New York Drama Critics Circle Award.... The scene is Hazlehurst, Mississippi, where the three Magrath sisters have gathered to await news of the family patriarch, their grandfather, who is living out his last hours in the local hospital. Lenny, the oldest sister, ........ Presented by The Theatre Group at SBCC
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 965-5935
 
 8:00 PM

Theatre
(Santa Barbara)
The Invisible Hand
The New Vic Theatre
, 33 West Victoria Street, Santa Barbara, CA
A Co-production with The English Theater Frankfurt ..... Set in Pakistan, American investment banker Nick Bright is kidnapped by an extremist organization and held for a $10 million ransom. When his company refuses to meet the terrorists’ demands, Nick convinces his captors that he can manipulate ........ Presented by Ensemble Theatre Company (ETC)
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 965-5400
 
  21
 2:00 PM

Theatre
(Santa Barbara)
The Invisible Hand
The New Vic Theatre
, 33 West Victoria Street, Santa Barbara, CA
A Co-production with The English Theater Frankfurt ..... Set in Pakistan, American investment banker Nick Bright is kidnapped by an extremist organization and held for a $10 million ransom. When his company refuses to meet the terrorists’ demands, Nick convinces his captors that he can manipulate ........ Presented by Ensemble Theatre Company (ETC)
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 965-5400
 

Theatre
(Santa Barbara)
CRIMES OF THE HEART presented by The Theatre Group at SBCC
SBCC - Garvin Theatre
, 900 block of Cliff Dr., Santa Barbara, CA
Winner of the PULITZER PRIZE and the New York Drama Critics Circle Award.... The scene is Hazlehurst, Mississippi, where the three Magrath sisters have gathered to await news of the family patriarch, their grandfather, who is living out his last hours in the local hospital. Lenny, the oldest sister, ........ Presented by The Theatre Group at SBCC
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 965-5935
 
 7:00 PM

Theatre
(Santa Barbara)
The Invisible Hand
The New Vic Theatre
, 33 West Victoria Street, Santa Barbara, CA
A Co-production with The English Theater Frankfurt ..... Set in Pakistan, American investment banker Nick Bright is kidnapped by an extremist organization and held for a $10 million ransom. When his company refuses to meet the terrorists’ demands, Nick convinces his captors that he can manipulate ........ Presented by Ensemble Theatre Company (ETC)
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 965-5400
 
 7:30 PM

Theatre
(Santa Barbara)
CRIMES OF THE HEART presented by The Theatre Group at SBCC
SBCC - Garvin Theatre
, 900 block of Cliff Dr., Santa Barbara, CA
Winner of the PULITZER PRIZE and the New York Drama Critics Circle Award.... The scene is Hazlehurst, Mississippi, where the three Magrath sisters have gathered to await news of the family patriarch, their grandfather, who is living out his last hours in the local hospital. Lenny, the oldest sister, ........ Presented by The Theatre Group at SBCC
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 965-5935
 
 8:00 PM

Theatre
(Santa Barbara)
The Invisible Hand
The New Vic Theatre
, 33 West Victoria Street, Santa Barbara, CA
A Co-production with The English Theater Frankfurt ..... Set in Pakistan, American investment banker Nick Bright is kidnapped by an extremist organization and held for a $10 million ransom. When his company refuses to meet the terrorists’ demands, Nick convinces his captors that he can manipulate ........ Presented by Ensemble Theatre Company (ETC)
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 965-5400
 
  22
 2:00 PM

Theatre
(Santa Barbara)
The Invisible Hand
The New Vic Theatre
, 33 West Victoria Street, Santa Barbara, CA
A Co-production with The English Theater Frankfurt ..... Set in Pakistan, American investment banker Nick Bright is kidnapped by an extremist organization and held for a $10 million ransom. When his company refuses to meet the terrorists’ demands, Nick convinces his captors that he can manipulate ........ Presented by Ensemble Theatre Company (ETC)
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 965-5400
 

Theatre
(Santa Barbara)
CRIMES OF THE HEART presented by The Theatre Group at SBCC
SBCC - Garvin Theatre
, 900 block of Cliff Dr., Santa Barbara, CA
Winner of the PULITZER PRIZE and the New York Drama Critics Circle Award.... The scene is Hazlehurst, Mississippi, where the three Magrath sisters have gathered to await news of the family patriarch, their grandfather, who is living out his last hours in the local hospital. Lenny, the oldest sister, ........ Presented by The Theatre Group at SBCC
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 965-5935
 

Story Reading
(Santa Barbara)
Speaking of Friends
Featuring ... Meredith Baxter & Joe Span
Center Stage Theater (in Paseo Nuevo Mall)
, 751 State Street , Santa Barbara, CA
Speaking of Stories presents Speaking of Friends. Featuring readings by Meredith Baxter & Joe Spano. Stories of friends and friendship. Meredith Baxter reading Proper Wolf by Ron Carlson Joe Spano reading Take My Hand by John Roman Michael Bernard reading Bar Mitzvah by Michael Bernard Pamela Dillman reading Monster Ball by Anabelle Gurnitch &n .....
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 963-0408
 
 
  23
 7:30 PM

Story Reading
(Santa Barbara)
Speaking of Friends
Featuring ... Meredith Baxter & Joe Span
Center Stage Theater (in Paseo Nuevo Mall)
, 751 State Street , Santa Barbara, CA
Speaking of Stories presents Speaking of Friends. Featuring readings by Meredith Baxter & Joe Spano. Stories of friends and friendship. Meredith Baxter reading Proper Wolf by Ron Carlson Joe Spano reading Take My Hand by John Roman Michael Bernard reading Bar Mitzvah by Michael Bernard Pamela Dillman reading Monster Ball by Anabelle Gurnitch &n .....
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 963-0408
 
 
  25
 7:30 PM

Theatre
(Santa Barbara)
CRIMES OF THE HEART presented by The Theatre Group at SBCC
SBCC - Garvin Theatre
, 900 block of Cliff Dr., Santa Barbara, CA
Winner of the PULITZER PRIZE and the New York Drama Critics Circle Award.... The scene is Hazlehurst, Mississippi, where the three Magrath sisters have gathered to await news of the family patriarch, their grandfather, who is living out his last hours in the local hospital. Lenny, the oldest sister, ........ Presented by The Theatre Group at SBCC
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 965-5935
 
 8:00 PM

Theatre
(Santa Barbara)
The Invisible Hand
The New Vic Theatre
, 33 West Victoria Street, Santa Barbara, CA
A Co-production with The English Theater Frankfurt ..... Set in Pakistan, American investment banker Nick Bright is kidnapped by an extremist organization and held for a $10 million ransom. When his company refuses to meet the terrorists’ demands, Nick convinces his captors that he can manipulate ........ Presented by Ensemble Theatre Company (ETC)
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 965-5400
 
  26
 7:00 PM

Music - Percussion
(Santa Barbara)
TAO - Drum Heart
Featuring ... TAO
UCSB Campbell Hall
, UCSB Campus, Santa Barbara, CA
Internationally-acclaimed percussion artists TAO bring a modern, dynamic performance showcasing the ancient art of Japanese drumming. Combining highly-physical taiko drumming with contemporary costumes, precise choreography and innovative visuals, the performers of TAO: Drum Heart deliver an unforge ........ Presented by UCSB Arts & Lectures
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 893-3535
 
 
 7:30 PM

Theatre
(Santa Barbara)
CRIMES OF THE HEART presented by The Theatre Group at SBCC
SBCC - Garvin Theatre
, 900 block of Cliff Dr., Santa Barbara, CA
Winner of the PULITZER PRIZE and the New York Drama Critics Circle Award.... The scene is Hazlehurst, Mississippi, where the three Magrath sisters have gathered to await news of the family patriarch, their grandfather, who is living out his last hours in the local hospital. Lenny, the oldest sister, ........ Presented by The Theatre Group at SBCC
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 965-5935
 
 8:00 PM

Theatre
(Santa Barbara)
The Invisible Hand
The New Vic Theatre
, 33 West Victoria Street, Santa Barbara, CA
A Co-production with The English Theater Frankfurt ..... Set in Pakistan, American investment banker Nick Bright is kidnapped by an extremist organization and held for a $10 million ransom. When his company refuses to meet the terrorists’ demands, Nick convinces his captors that he can manipulate ........ Presented by Ensemble Theatre Company (ETC)
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 965-5400
 
  27
 7:00 PM

Music - Classical
(Santa Barbara)
Jennifer Koh - Shared Madness
Featuring ... Jennifer Koh, violin
St. Anthony's Chapel
, 2300 Garden Street, Santa Barbara, CA
No stranger to ambitious undertakings, violinist Jennifer Koh presents Shared Madness, an unprecedented project that speaks to the generous and supportive spirit that thrives within the musical community. Out of reciprocity toward the benefactors who helped purchase her instrument, Koh asked more th ........ Presented by UCSB Arts & Lectures
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 893-3535
 
 
 7:30 PM

Theatre
(Santa Barbara)
CRIMES OF THE HEART presented by The Theatre Group at SBCC
SBCC - Garvin Theatre
, 900 block of Cliff Dr., Santa Barbara, CA
Winner of the PULITZER PRIZE and the New York Drama Critics Circle Award.... The scene is Hazlehurst, Mississippi, where the three Magrath sisters have gathered to await news of the family patriarch, their grandfather, who is living out his last hours in the local hospital. Lenny, the oldest sister, ........ Presented by The Theatre Group at SBCC
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 965-5935
 
 8:00 PM

Theatre
(Santa Barbara)
The Invisible Hand
The New Vic Theatre
, 33 West Victoria Street, Santa Barbara, CA
A Co-production with The English Theater Frankfurt ..... Set in Pakistan, American investment banker Nick Bright is kidnapped by an extremist organization and held for a $10 million ransom. When his company refuses to meet the terrorists’ demands, Nick convinces his captors that he can manipulate ........ Presented by Ensemble Theatre Company (ETC)
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 965-5400
 
  28
 2:00 PM

Theatre
(Santa Barbara)
CRIMES OF THE HEART presented by The Theatre Group at SBCC
SBCC - Garvin Theatre
, 900 block of Cliff Dr., Santa Barbara, CA
Winner of the PULITZER PRIZE and the New York Drama Critics Circle Award.... The scene is Hazlehurst, Mississippi, where the three Magrath sisters have gathered to await news of the family patriarch, their grandfather, who is living out his last hours in the local hospital. Lenny, the oldest sister, ........ Presented by The Theatre Group at SBCC
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 965-5935
 
 7:30 PM

Theatre
(Santa Barbara)
CRIMES OF THE HEART presented by The Theatre Group at SBCC
SBCC - Garvin Theatre
, 900 block of Cliff Dr., Santa Barbara, CA
Winner of the PULITZER PRIZE and the New York Drama Critics Circle Award.... The scene is Hazlehurst, Mississippi, where the three Magrath sisters have gathered to await news of the family patriarch, their grandfather, who is living out his last hours in the local hospital. Lenny, the oldest sister, ........ Presented by The Theatre Group at SBCC
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 965-5935
 
 8:00 PM

Theatre
(Santa Barbara)
The Invisible Hand
The New Vic Theatre
, 33 West Victoria Street, Santa Barbara, CA
A Co-production with The English Theater Frankfurt ..... Set in Pakistan, American investment banker Nick Bright is kidnapped by an extremist organization and held for a $10 million ransom. When his company refuses to meet the terrorists’ demands, Nick convinces his captors that he can manipulate ........ Presented by Ensemble Theatre Company (ETC)
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 965-5400
 
  29
 2:00 PM

Theatre
(Santa Barbara)
The Invisible Hand
The New Vic Theatre
, 33 West Victoria Street, Santa Barbara, CA
A Co-production with The English Theater Frankfurt ..... Set in Pakistan, American investment banker Nick Bright is kidnapped by an extremist organization and held for a $10 million ransom. When his company refuses to meet the terrorists’ demands, Nick convinces his captors that he can manipulate ........ Presented by Ensemble Theatre Company (ETC)
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 965-5400
 
 7:00 PM

Theatre
(Santa Barbara)
The Invisible Hand
The New Vic Theatre
, 33 West Victoria Street, Santa Barbara, CA
A Co-production with The English Theater Frankfurt ..... Set in Pakistan, American investment banker Nick Bright is kidnapped by an extremist organization and held for a $10 million ransom. When his company refuses to meet the terrorists’ demands, Nick convinces his captors that he can manipulate ........ Presented by Ensemble Theatre Company (ETC)
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 965-5400
 

Music - Jazz
(Santa Barbara)
Joey Alexander Trio
Featuring ... Joey Alexander
UCSB Campbell Hall
, UCSB Campus, Santa Barbara, CA
A three-time Grammy Award-nominated jazz pianist, Joey Alexander has a “sophisticated harmonic palette and a dynamic sensitivity” (The New York Times) that draws comparisons to masters like Bill Evans. Self-taught off his father’s Thelonious Monk records as a 6-year-old in Indonesia, his musical int ........ Presented by UCSB Arts & Lectures
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 893-3535
 
 

Dance (Performance)
(Santa Barbara)
¡Viva el Arte! Mariachi Aztlán
Featuring ... Mariachi Aztlán
The Marjorie Luke Theatre
, 721 East Cota Street, Santa Barbara, CA
The The Marjorie Luke Theatre and UCSB Arts & Lectures present this FREE family performance as the last concert of this year's Viva el Arte SB series. The Rio Grande Valley is the proud home of Mariachi Aztlán, a sixteen-member group of students and professionals based at the University of Texas, Edinburg. Selected numerous times as the “Outstandi .....
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 884-4087 x 7
 
 
 7:30 PM

Music - Rock
(Santa Barbara)
AHA! Sing it Out!
Lobero Theatre
, 33 E. Canon Perdido Street, Santa Barbara, CA
AHA! = Attitude. Harmony. Achievement. A dozen teenagers will take to the stage to perform solo renditions of rock-and-roll covers, backed by the great Tina Schlieske and the Graceland Exiles with Sister Laura. This is a program of AHA!, a nonprofit that fosters social and emotional intelligence in adolescents.   ($30)
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 963-0761
 
 
  May
  3
 7:30 PM

Music - Guitar
(Santa Barbara)
Wooden Hall Concerts presents Breathtaking Acoustic Fusion
Featuring ... Claude Bourbon
Alhecama Theatre
, 914 Santa Barbara St., Santa Barbara, CA
Claude Bourbon weaves his songs through the audience as if on a journey through life taking in different flavors of Europe and beyond, fusing every conceivable genre of acoustic guitar music into a master-class stage performance.   ($20)... Presented by Santa Barbara Acoustic Music Association
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 705-7678
 
  6
 5:00 PM

Storytelling
(Santa Barbara)
Love, Loss and What I Wore
Lobero Theatre, 33 E Canon Perdido, Santa Barbara, CA
Perfect Mother’s Day gift or Girls’ Night Out! An all-female celebrity cast tell funny and wistful stories about their loved ones through the prism of their closets. An Off-Broadway hit and 2010 Drama ........ Presented by Antioch University
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 963-0761
  7
 8:00 PM

Comedy & Improv
(Santa Barbara)
The Capitol Steps
Featuring ... The Capitol Steps
Lobero Theatre
, 33 E. Canon Perdido Street, Santa Barbara, CA
No one in the headlines is safe from the side-splitting satire of the Capitol Steps, the only group in Washington attempting to be funnier than Congress. This troupe of former Congressional staffers travels the country satirizing the very people and places that once employed them.
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 963-0761
 
 
  10
 7:15 PM

Music - Jazz
(Santa Barbara)
SB Vocal Jazz Foundation presents Monte Vista Elementary School
Featuring ... El Camino Elementary School
Lobero Theatre
, 33 E. Canon Perdido Street, Santa Barbara, CA
Santa Barbara Vocal Jazz Foundation wraps up another 8-week residency at Monte Vista Elementary School with a professional performance on the Lobero stage. Up to 140 4th, 5th and 6th graders participate in this immersive program, delving into the history of jazz, the music that was made in America. Students learn the origins of jazz, are introduced .....
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 963-0761
 
 
 8:00 PM

Dance (Performance)
(Santa Barbara)
Mark Morris Dance Group - Sgt. Pepper at 50: Pepperland
Featuring ... Mark Morris Dance Group
The Granada Theatre
, 1214 State Street, Santa Barbara, CA
Profound, caring and hopeful, author Anne Lamott is known for addressing complex subjects like addiction, motherhood and faith with self-effacing humor and ruthless honesty. Her wisdom and forthrightness has made her an “icon of blessed imperfection [whose] classics like Operating Instructions and B ........ Presented by UCSB Arts & Lectures
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 893-3535
 
 
  11
 8:00 PM

Music - Indie Folk
(Santa Barbara)
The Weepies - Hideaway 10 Year Anniversary Tour
Featuring ... The Weepies
UCSB Campbell Hall
, UCSB Campus, Santa Barbara, CA
On the strength of their carefully crafted folk-pop, The Weepies have quietly become one of the most beloved indie folk bands of the last two decades. Musicians Deb Talan and Steve Tannen are the husband-wife duo, known for their remarkable musicianship, insightful lyrics and distinctive harmonies w ........ Presented by UCSB Arts & Lectures
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 893-3535
 
 
  12
 2:00 PM

Ballet
(Santa Barbara)
Modern Masters
The New Vic
, 33 West Victoria Street, Santa Barbara, CA
Described by Artistic Director Rodney Gustafson as “not your grandmother’s ballet,” Modern Masters is an eclectic mix of contemporary movement and new ideas from talented choreographers who are redefining the language of ballet. It’s a show you won’t want to miss! Tickets go on sale in March, 2018. ........ Presented by State Street Ballet
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 965-5400
 
 
 7:30 PM

Ballet
(Santa Barbara)
Modern Masters
The New Vic
, 33 West Victoria Street, Santa Barbara, CA
Described by Artistic Director Rodney Gustafson as “not your grandmother’s ballet,” Modern Masters is an eclectic mix of contemporary movement and new ideas from talented choreographers who are redefining the language of ballet. It’s a show you won’t want to miss! Tickets go on sale in March, 2018. ........ Presented by State Street Ballet
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 965-5400
 
 

Music - Guitar
(Santa Barbara)
Wooden Hall Concerts presents Classical Guitar Icon
Featuring ... Michael Lorimer
Alhecama Theatre
, 914 Santa Barbara St., Santa Barbara, CA
Michael Lorimer was a favorite protégé of Andrés Segovia. "Michael Lorimer is one of the most talented young guitarists of these times and is the one I appreciate the most." (Andres Segovia) He caught the attention of American audiences in the early 1970s and his popularity soon extended b ........ Presented by Santa Barbara Acoustic Music Association
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 705-7678
 
  15
 7:00 PM

Music - Broadway
(Santa Barbara)
An Evening with Audra McDonald
Featuring ... Audra McDonald
The Granada Theatre
, 1214 State Street, Santa Barbara, CA
A luminous soprano, Audra McDonald’s breadth and versatility is unparalleled. With “a voice that will make you believe in angels” (Tribune News Service), she is radiant on Broadway and the world’s great opera stages as well as in film and television. McDonald was a three-time Tony Award winner by ag ........ Presented by UCSB Arts & Lectures
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 893-3535
 
 
  17
 8:00 PM

Music - Jazz
(Santa Barbara)
Arturo O'Farrill and the Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra
Featuring ... Arturo O'Farrill
UCSB Campbell Hall
, UCSB Campus, Santa Barbara, CA
Pianist and composer Arturo O’Farrill is the multi-Grammy Award-winning founder of the Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra, “one of the best jazz orchestras in existence” (The New Yorker). The son of jazz legend Chico O’Farrill, Arturo O’Farrill brings his sensibility as Afro-Cuban jazz royalty to weekly perf ........ Presented by UCSB Arts & Lectures
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 893-3535
 
 
  19
 2:00 PM

Theatre
(Santa Barbara)
Les Misérables
Featuring ... Santa Barbara Youth Ensemble Theatre
Lobero Theatre
, 33 E. Canon Perdido Street, Santa Barbara, CA
Santa Barbara Youth Ensemble Theatre celebrates its twelfth season at the Lobero with an awe-inspiring production of “Les Miserables.” This Broadway-quality performance is the culmination of nine months of theatrical enrichment featuring approximately 40 actors ages 8-16. Led by Creative Director Janet Adderley–a Broadway & TV veteran herself–thes .....
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 963-0761
 
 
 6:00 PM

Theatre
(Santa Barbara)
Les Misérables
Featuring ... Santa Barbara Youth Ensemble Theatre
Lobero Theatre
, 33 E. Canon Perdido Street, Santa Barbara, CA
Santa Barbara Youth Ensemble Theatre celebrates its twelfth season at the Lobero with an awe-inspiring production of “Les Miserables.” This Broadway-quality performance is the culmination of nine months of theatrical enrichment featuring approximately 40 actors ages 8-16. Led by Creative Director Janet Adderley–a Broadway & TV veteran herself–thes .....
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 963-0761
 
 
  20
 2:00 PM

Theatre
(Santa Barbara)
Les Misérables
Featuring ... Santa Barbara Youth Ensemble Theatre
Lobero Theatre
, 33 E. Canon Perdido Street, Santa Barbara, CA
Santa Barbara Youth Ensemble Theatre celebrates its twelfth season at the Lobero with an awe-inspiring production of “Les Miserables.” This Broadway-quality performance is the culmination of nine months of theatrical enrichment featuring approximately 40 actors ages 8-16. Led by Creative Director Janet Adderley–a Broadway & TV veteran herself–thes .....
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 963-0761
 
 

Story Reading
(Santa Barbara)
Celebration of Stories
Center Stage Theater (in Paseo Nuevo Mall)
, 751 State Street , Santa Barbara, CA
Speaking of Stories presents Celebration of Stories featuring Joe Spano. Inspirational, funny, poignant and moving stories, a free for all of great stories performed by fabulous actors! Complete line-up of stories and readers to be announced soon. Faline England reading The Lover of Horses by Tess Gallagher Megan Holaway reading The Haunting b .....
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 963-0408
 
 
 6:00 PM

Theatre
(Santa Barbara)
Les Misérables
Featuring ... Santa Barbara Youth Ensemble Theatre
Lobero Theatre
, 33 E. Canon Perdido Street, Santa Barbara, CA
Santa Barbara Youth Ensemble Theatre celebrates its twelfth season at the Lobero with an awe-inspiring production of “Les Miserables.” This Broadway-quality performance is the culmination of nine months of theatrical enrichment featuring approximately 40 actors ages 8-16. Led by Creative Director Janet Adderley–a Broadway & TV veteran herself–thes .....
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 963-0761
 
 
  21
 7:30 PM

Story Reading
(Santa Barbara)
Celebration of Stories
Center Stage Theater (in Paseo Nuevo Mall)
, 751 State Street , Santa Barbara, CA
Speaking of Stories presents Celebration of Stories featuring Joe Spano. Inspirational, funny, poignant and moving stories, a free for all of great stories performed by fabulous actors! Complete line-up of stories and readers to be announced soon. Faline England reading The Lover of Horses by Tess Gallagher Megan Holaway reading The Haunting b .....
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 963-0408
 
 
  25
 7:00 PM

Dance (Performance)
(Santa Barbara)
2018 Floor to Air Festival - Sonnet of Limbs
Lobero Theatre
, 33 E. Canon Perdido Street, Santa Barbara, CA
Now in its fifth season, the Floor to Air Festival returns with a fresh ensemble of flight-bound dancers from across the globe for the premiere of a collaborative works celebrating the art of aerial dance. Weaving classic apparatus with contemporary movement, audiences will witness an awe-inspiring display of strength and unapologetic beauty agains .....
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 963-0761
 
 
  30
 7:30 PM

Music - Rock
(Santa Barbara)
Brian Culbertson - Colors of Love
Featuring ... Brian Culbertson
Lobero Theatre
, 33 E. Canon Perdido Street, Santa Barbara, CA
Brian Culbertson is an award-winning multi-instrumentalist, songwriter and producer known for his distinct brand of genre-crossing contemporary jazz, R&B and funk. Mining the urban sounds of musically-rich Chicago, he began his musical studies on piano at age eight and quickly picked up several other instruments by the time he was twelve, including .....
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 963-0761
 
 
  June
  2
 7:30 PM

Music - Guitar
(Santa Barbara)
Wooden Hall Concerts presents Women in American Music
Featuring ... Del Rey
Alhecama Theatre
, 914 Santa Barbara St., Santa Barbara, CA
Del Rey’s Women in American Music concert follows the development of the music from classic blues, to rural blues, to swing and rocking hillbillies, through the stories of the diverse and interesting women that played music from 1900 to 1950. The show begins in the ’20s when pianists Lovie Austin an ........ Presented by Santa Barbara Acoustic Music Association
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 705-7678
 
  7
 8:00 PM

Theatre
(Santa Barbara)
Cookin’ at the Cookery
The New Vic Theatre
, 33 West Victoria Street, Santa Barbara, CA
A sensation in the 1920s through the 1950s, jazz and blues legend Alberta Hunter set aside her life as an artist during the peak of her career to help others as a hospital nurse. Forced to retire at the age of 82, her musical career experienced a remarkable rebirth at New York’s celebrated music ven ........ Presented by Ensemble Theatre Company (ETC)
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 965-5400
 
  8
 8:00 PM

Theatre
(Santa Barbara)
Cookin’ at the Cookery
The New Vic Theatre
, 33 West Victoria Street, Santa Barbara, CA
A sensation in the 1920s through the 1950s, jazz and blues legend Alberta Hunter set aside her life as an artist during the peak of her career to help others as a hospital nurse. Forced to retire at the age of 82, her musical career experienced a remarkable rebirth at New York’s celebrated music ven ........ Presented by Ensemble Theatre Company (ETC)
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 965-5400
 
  9
 8:00 PM

Theatre
(Santa Barbara)
Cookin’ at the Cookery
The New Vic Theatre
, 33 West Victoria Street, Santa Barbara, CA
A sensation in the 1920s through the 1950s, jazz and blues legend Alberta Hunter set aside her life as an artist during the peak of her career to help others as a hospital nurse. Forced to retire at the age of 82, her musical career experienced a remarkable rebirth at New York’s celebrated music ven ........ Presented by Ensemble Theatre Company (ETC)
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 965-5400
 
  10
 2:00 PM

Theatre
(Santa Barbara)
Cookin’ at the Cookery
The New Vic Theatre
, 33 West Victoria Street, Santa Barbara, CA
A sensation in the 1920s through the 1950s, jazz and blues legend Alberta Hunter set aside her life as an artist during the peak of her career to help others as a hospital nurse. Forced to retire at the age of 82, her musical career experienced a remarkable rebirth at New York’s celebrated music ven ........ Presented by Ensemble Theatre Company (ETC)
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 965-5400
 
 7:00 PM

Theatre
(Santa Barbara)
Cookin’ at the Cookery
The New Vic Theatre
, 33 West Victoria Street, Santa Barbara, CA
A sensation in the 1920s through the 1950s, jazz and blues legend Alberta Hunter set aside her life as an artist during the peak of her career to help others as a hospital nurse. Forced to retire at the age of 82, her musical career experienced a remarkable rebirth at New York’s celebrated music ven ........ Presented by Ensemble Theatre Company (ETC)
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 965-5400
 
  12
 7:00 PM

Theatre
(Santa Barbara)
Cookin’ at the Cookery
The New Vic Theatre
, 33 West Victoria Street, Santa Barbara, CA
A sensation in the 1920s through the 1950s, jazz and blues legend Alberta Hunter set aside her life as an artist during the peak of her career to help others as a hospital nurse. Forced to retire at the age of 82, her musical career experienced a remarkable rebirth at New York’s celebrated music ven ........ Presented by Ensemble Theatre Company (ETC)
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 965-5400
 
  13
 8:00 PM

Theatre
(Santa Barbara)
Cookin’ at the Cookery
The New Vic Theatre
, 33 West Victoria Street, Santa Barbara, CA
A sensation in the 1920s through the 1950s, jazz and blues legend Alberta Hunter set aside her life as an artist during the peak of her career to help others as a hospital nurse. Forced to retire at the age of 82, her musical career experienced a remarkable rebirth at New York’s celebrated music ven ........ Presented by Ensemble Theatre Company (ETC)
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 965-5400
 
  14
 8:00 PM

Theatre
(Santa Barbara)
Cookin’ at the Cookery
The New Vic Theatre
, 33 West Victoria Street, Santa Barbara, CA
A sensation in the 1920s through the 1950s, jazz and blues legend Alberta Hunter set aside her life as an artist during the peak of her career to help others as a hospital nurse. Forced to retire at the age of 82, her musical career experienced a remarkable rebirth at New York’s celebrated music ven ........ Presented by Ensemble Theatre Company (ETC)
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 965-5400
 
  15
 8:00 PM

Theatre
(Santa Barbara)
Cookin’ at the Cookery
The New Vic Theatre
, 33 West Victoria Street, Santa Barbara, CA
A sensation in the 1920s through the 1950s, jazz and blues legend Alberta Hunter set aside her life as an artist during the peak of her career to help others as a hospital nurse. Forced to retire at the age of 82, her musical career experienced a remarkable rebirth at New York’s celebrated music ven ........ Presented by Ensemble Theatre Company (ETC)
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 965-5400
 
  16
 2:00 PM

Theatre
(Santa Barbara)
Cookin’ at the Cookery
The New Vic Theatre
, 33 West Victoria Street, Santa Barbara, CA
A sensation in the 1920s through the 1950s, jazz and blues legend Alberta Hunter set aside her life as an artist during the peak of her career to help others as a hospital nurse. Forced to retire at the age of 82, her musical career experienced a remarkable rebirth at New York’s celebrated music ven ........ Presented by Ensemble Theatre Company (ETC)
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 965-5400
 
 8:00 PM

Theatre
(Santa Barbara)
Cookin’ at the Cookery
The New Vic Theatre
, 33 West Victoria Street, Santa Barbara, CA
A sensation in the 1920s through the 1950s, jazz and blues legend Alberta Hunter set aside her life as an artist during the peak of her career to help others as a hospital nurse. Forced to retire at the age of 82, her musical career experienced a remarkable rebirth at New York’s celebrated music ven ........ Presented by Ensemble Theatre Company (ETC)
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 965-5400
 
  17
 2:00 PM

Theatre
(Santa Barbara)
Cookin’ at the Cookery
The New Vic Theatre
, 33 West Victoria Street, Santa Barbara, CA
A sensation in the 1920s through the 1950s, jazz and blues legend Alberta Hunter set aside her life as an artist during the peak of her career to help others as a hospital nurse. Forced to retire at the age of 82, her musical career experienced a remarkable rebirth at New York’s celebrated music ven ........ Presented by Ensemble Theatre Company (ETC)
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 965-5400
 
  20
 8:00 PM

Theatre
(Santa Barbara)
Cookin’ at the Cookery
The New Vic Theatre
, 33 West Victoria Street, Santa Barbara, CA
A sensation in the 1920s through the 1950s, jazz and blues legend Alberta Hunter set aside her life as an artist during the peak of her career to help others as a hospital nurse. Forced to retire at the age of 82, her musical career experienced a remarkable rebirth at New York’s celebrated music ven ........ Presented by Ensemble Theatre Company (ETC)
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 965-5400
 
  21
 8:00 PM

Theatre
(Santa Barbara)
Cookin’ at the Cookery
The New Vic Theatre
, 33 West Victoria Street, Santa Barbara, CA
A sensation in the 1920s through the 1950s, jazz and blues legend Alberta Hunter set aside her life as an artist during the peak of her career to help others as a hospital nurse. Forced to retire at the age of 82, her musical career experienced a remarkable rebirth at New York’s celebrated music ven ........ Presented by Ensemble Theatre Company (ETC)
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 965-5400
 
  22
 8:00 PM

Theatre
(Santa Barbara)
Cookin’ at the Cookery
The New Vic Theatre
, 33 West Victoria Street, Santa Barbara, CA
A sensation in the 1920s through the 1950s, jazz and blues legend Alberta Hunter set aside her life as an artist during the peak of her career to help others as a hospital nurse. Forced to retire at the age of 82, her musical career experienced a remarkable rebirth at New York’s celebrated music ven ........ Presented by Ensemble Theatre Company (ETC)
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 965-5400
 
  23
 8:00 PM

Theatre
(Santa Barbara)
Cookin’ at the Cookery
The New Vic Theatre
, 33 West Victoria Street, Santa Barbara, CA
A sensation in the 1920s through the 1950s, jazz and blues legend Alberta Hunter set aside her life as an artist during the peak of her career to help others as a hospital nurse. Forced to retire at the age of 82, her musical career experienced a remarkable rebirth at New York’s celebrated music ven ........ Presented by Ensemble Theatre Company (ETC)
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  (805) 965-5400
 
  24
 2:00 PM

Theatre
(Santa Barbara)
Cookin’ at the Cookery
The New Vic Theatre
, 33 West Victoria Street, Santa Barbara, CA
A sensation in the 1920s through the 1950s, jazz and blues legend Alberta Hunter set aside her life as an artist during the peak of her career to help others as a hospital nurse. Forced to retire at the age of 82, her musical career experienced a remarkable rebirth at New York’s celebrated music ven ........ Presented by Ensemble Theatre Company (ETC)
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 965-5400
 
 7:00 PM

Theatre
(Santa Barbara)
Cookin’ at the Cookery
The New Vic Theatre
, 33 West Victoria Street, Santa Barbara, CA
A sensation in the 1920s through the 1950s, jazz and blues legend Alberta Hunter set aside her life as an artist during the peak of her career to help others as a hospital nurse. Forced to retire at the age of 82, her musical career experienced a remarkable rebirth at New York’s celebrated music ven ........ Presented by Ensemble Theatre Company (ETC)
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 965-5400
 
  September
  15
 7:30 PM

Music - Guitar
(Santa Barbara)
Wooden Hall Concerts presents 10 String Flamenco Guitar
Featuring ... Perfecto deCastro
Alhecama Theatre
, 914 Santa Barbara St., Santa Barbara, CA
Perfecto De Castro is the quintessential guitarist’s guitarist. Well-versed in a multitude of musical styles, his affinity with the instrument is evident in everything he does; from unleashing an emotion-laden solo with an overdriven electric guitar, to navigating complex musical counterpoint on his ........ Presented by Santa Barbara Acoustic Music Association
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  Website
  (805) 705-7678
 
  21
 8:00 PM

Theatre
(Santa Barbara)
The Sorrow Cart
Featuring ... Dijo Productions
Center Stage Theater (in Paseo Nuevo Mall)
, 751 State Street , Santa Barbara, CA
Dijo Productions presents the West Coast premiere of The Sorrow Cart, a musical play about and for the homeless. All proceeds from the show will benefit The Soldiers Project to assist in aiding our homeless vets.   ($10 - $20)
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 963-0408
 
 
  October
  13
 7:30 PM

Music - Guitar
(Santa Barbara)
Wooden Hall Concerts presents Slackers in Paradise
Featuring ... Ken Emerson & Kimo West
Alhecama Theatre
, 914 Santa Barbara St., Santa Barbara, CA
Hawaiian slack key guitar (ki ho’alu) is one of the great acoustic guitar traditions of the world, dating back to the 1840’s when guitars were first brought to Hawaii and relatively unknown outside the islands until recently. “Slack Key” means that some of the strings are slacked from standard tunin ........ Presented by Santa Barbara Acoustic Music Association
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 705-7678
 
  November
  9
 7:30 PM

Music - Guitar
(Santa Barbara)
Wooden Hall Concerts presents UK Fingerstyle Phenom
Featuring ... Clive Carroll
Alhecama Theatre
, 914 Santa Barbara St., Santa Barbara, CA
Guitar phenomenon Clive Carroll’s masterful compositions, coupled with his versatility and unparalleled technical virtuosity, have rendered him one of today’s most admired and respected guitarists. When I asked Tommy Emmanuel who was the next great guitar player, he immediately said "Clive Car ........ Presented by Santa Barbara Acoustic Music Association
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  Website
  (805) 705-7678
 
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