• Aqualillies entertain at Dream Foundation's Summer Dream Event, photo by Lorraine A. DarConte.

    Dream Foundation Summer Dream Fashion Show

    Dream Foundation—the Santa Barbara-based nonprofit is the only national dream-granting organization for terminally-ill adults—recently hosted its third annual Summer Dream fundraiser to benefit Dreamers ages 18 to 40. The stylish event included a fashion...

  • Bret Michaels, courtesy photo.

    Bret Michaels at Chumash Casino Resort

     On Friday, June 30, the Chumash Casino Resort (3400 E. Hwy. 246) presents Bret Michaels, former lead singer of renowned glam metal band Poison, in its Samala Showroom at 8 p.m. Playing the guitar since he was a teenager, Michaels started the rock band Paris...

  • Santo Mezcal's Margarita Jamaica, photo by Leslie Dinaberg.

    Cocktail Corner: Cheers to Santo Mezcal!

    A spirited toast to all things alcoholic!  By Leslie Dinaberg Like its cousin Tequila, Mezcal is made from agave, which, contrary to popular belief, is not a cactus but is actually a relative of the yucca plant and Joshua tree. While tequila is only be...

  • Better World Series Presents “Peace Out, Plastics!”

    On Thursday, June 29, from 6-9 p.m., the third wave of the Better World Series crashes onto Santa Barbara’s Impact Hub  (1117 State St.) spilling the theme “Peace Out Plastics!” over audience members to encourage kicking plastics to the curb! In...

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Santo Mezcal's Margarita Jamaica, photo by Leslie Dinaberg.

Cocktail Corner: Cheers to Santo Mezcal!

Jun 23

A spirited toast to all things alcoholic!  By Leslie Dinaberg Like its cousin Tequila, Mezcal is made from agave, which, contrary to popular belief, is not a cactus...

Angel Oak at Bacara, courtesy photo.

Local Dish: Angel Oak Celebrates its One-Year Anniversary

Believe it or not, it was about a year that Angel Oak first opened its doors, offering a unique twist on the traditional steak and seafood...

Jun 20

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July Datebook and Cultural Events Calendar

Jun 25

SEASONAL EVENTS, HAPPENINGS AND THINGS TO DO FOR JULY 2017 Jul. 1 Through 4 Jane Gottlieb’s Fantasy Gardens Exhibition Santa Barbara Botanic Garden displays Jane...

Bret Michaels, courtesy photo.

Bret Michaels at Chumash Casino Resort

 On Friday, June 30, the Chumash Casino Resort (3400 E. Hwy. 246) presents Bret Michaels, former lead singer of...

Jun 24