• Cirque Mechanics, photo by Armand Thomas

    UCSB Arts & Lectures Hosts Cirque Mechanics

    Mar 1

    UCSB Arts & Lectures is set to host Cirque Mechanics, a steampunk-inspired circus fueled by people and pedals. This imaginative show was created by former Cirque du Soleil member Chris Lashua, a BMX rider, acrobat and master of...

  • "The Perfect 10 Martini" at Holdrens, photo by Leslie Dinaberg

    Cocktail Corner: Martini Time at Holdren’s

    Feb 27

    A spirited toast to all things alcoholic! By Leslie Dinaberg "Martinis are the only American invention as perfect as a sonnet." —H. L. Mencken I love Martinis, both with vodka and with traditional, old school gin.  There's...

  • Sommer Roman, Private Logic, 2014, Animal pelt, latex gloves, wood, discarded clothing, pillows, hair roller, mirror, 15 x 31 in., courtesy of Museum of Contemporary Art Santa Barbara.

    Datebook and Seasonal Events for March

    Feb 26

    Here’s what’s going on in Santa Barbara County in the month of March 2015. Through 3/29 Out of the Great Wide Open Museum of Contemporary Art Santa Barbara features compelling work by artists living and working on the Central Coast, featuring...

  • Photo courtesy of Lux and Concord

    Style File: Hair Care Tips

    Feb 26

    Santa Barbara is sunny and 75 degrees almost year round, so of course we all want to soak up the sun all day, but it is easy to forget how damaging the sun can be to your luscious locks and bouncy beach waves.  Worry no more! We have some great hair...

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Just some of the inviting cakes at Lilac Patisserie. Courtesy photo.

Lilac Pâtisserie Opens Downtown

Feb 24

Opening its doors just a few weeks ago, Lilac Patisserie in downtown Santa Barbara has made waves with its deliciously pretty gluten-free treats. Specializing in...

Ina Garten, courtesy UCSB Arts & Lectures

An Evening with the Barefoot Contessa

Ina Garten—more famously known as “The Barefoot Contessa”—is a New York Times best-selling cookbook author and an...

Feb 19

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"The Perfect 10 Martini" at Holdrens, photo by Leslie Dinaberg

Cocktail Corner: Martini Time at Holdren’s

Feb 27

A spirited toast to all things alcoholic! By Leslie Dinaberg "Martinis are the only American invention as perfect as a sonnet." —H. L. Mencken I love...

Ciaramella, courtesy SBMA

Cocktail Corner: Primavera in Winter at SBMA’s Atelier

A spirited toast to all things alcoholic! By Leslie Dinaberg   Santa Barbara Museum of Art's Atelier cocktail...

Feb 13