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    A Sip, a Stroke, a Waterbird

      July 28 A Sip, a Stroke, a Waterbird Spend a special evening surrounded by wine and chocolate as curator Linda Miller takes you on a private tour of the Maximus Gallery exhibit of Audubon’s waterbirds and an art instructor from The Painted Cabernet...

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    Free Film: The Big Sleep

    July 27, 29 The Big Sleep Philip Marlowe (Humphrey Bogart), a private eye hired by a millionaire to handle a blackmailer, finds himself involved with extortion, kidnapping, pornography, seduction and murder. Featuring Lauren Bacall as the millionaire’s...

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    Cocktail Corner: Wine Meets Cocktails—and Mocktails—With Stolen Fruit

    A spirited toast to all things alcoholic!  By Leslie Dinaberg Winemakers have traditionally seduced delicious tastes from the vineyard and chefs blend verjus—the fresh pressed juice from green grapes, varietal grape juice, and grape skins—to bring...

  • Seeker's wine & beer tour packages let you visit a variety of venues at a bargain price, photo courtesy Seeker.

    Cocktail Corner: Seek and Ye Shall Find

    A spirited toast to all things alcoholic!  By Leslie Dinaberg In search of a fun way to navigate Santa Barbara’s burgeoning craft beer scene? Last weekend we checked out the newly dubbed “Lagoon District” Lagoon Loop Craft Beer Trail with...

EAT & DRINK EAT & DRINK

Stolen Fruit Mixers, courtesy photo.

Cocktail Corner: Wine Meets Cocktails—and Mocktails—With Stolen Fruit

Jul 15

A spirited toast to all things alcoholic!  By Leslie Dinaberg Winemakers have traditionally seduced delicious tastes from the vineyard and chefs blend verjus—the...

Courtesy Central Coast Wine Classic.

Summer Editor’s Pick: Central Coast Wine Classic

The Central Coast Wine Classic (Aug. 10–14) celebrates 31 years of excellent wine tastings, tours, symposiums, rare wine dinners and...

Jul 15

EXPLORE & ENJOY EXPLORE & ENJOY

Courtesy of One Night Stand, Art From Scrap.

Art From Scrap Fundraiser

Jul 23

July 30 Art From Scrap Fundraiser Bid on multimedia art, created by artists who use recycled materials for inspiration and expression, and enjoy an evening filled with...

Bonnie Raitt, courtesy photo.

Bonnie Raitt

July 29 Bonnie Raitt Bonnie Raitt comes to Santa Barbara as part of her 2016 North American Tour and following the...

Jul 22