Archive for the ‘To Do’ Category

  • Busy Busy Blakeney Sanford

    Jun 2, 11 • Galleries, Web Exclusives

    Artist Blakeney Sanford is certainly busy right now. In addition to being featured in the Summer issue of SEASONS (pg. 19), her work is appearing in ROXY store windows in New York Times Square, Newport, San Diego, Hermosa Beach, Rhode Island. She is also part...

  • You Go Girls! Opening Tonight: The Project-Fine Art Zone

    Jun 2, 11 • Fine Art, Galleries, To Do, Web Exclusives

    Talk about girl power! Creative Director Tracy Smith Reed and I got a sneak peak at The Project-Fine Art Zone yesterday and came out wishing we could be a part of this powerhouse of talent.  You’ll definitely want to check out the opening during...

  • Datebook Seasonal Events for July

    Jun 1, 11 • Datebook, To Do

    July 20, 7:30 p.m. and 22, 8:30 p.m. Ziegfeld Girl (1941) Following the lives of three Ziegfeld girls played by Judy Garland, Lana Turner, and Hedy Lamarr, this film gives a dose of Forties sentimentality to the “Gotta Sing! Gotta Dance!—The Great...

  • Batter Up!

    May 24, 11 • Datebook, Explore SB

    Readers can check out Cheri Rae’s great piece on the Santa Barbara Foresters in Santa Barbara Seasons summer issue, hitting the stands next week. Meanwhile here is the entire schedule for the team. The first game is June 3, versus the San Diego Waves at...

  • Designer Mary Johnson Sales to Benefit Sarah House

    May 23, 11 • Datebook

    Stop by Dressed & Ready (1253 Coast Village Rd in Montecito) where fabulous leather artist Mary Johnson of Violet Flames will be on hand all day on Tuesday May 24 (11 a.m. to 7 p.m.), painting custom designs on your favorite leather pieces–boots,...

  • NEA Gives $28,000 to Opera Santa Barbara; $20,000 to CAF

    May 19, 11 • To Do

    Congratulations to Opera Santa Barbara, the Lobero Theatre and Contemporary Arts Forum. Rocco Landesman, Chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts,  announced that Opera Santa Barbara has been recommended for a grant of $28,000 to support its April...

  • James Van Arsdale at Left Coast Books

    May 16, 11 • To Do, Web Exclusives

    Mixed-media sculptor-installation artist James Van Arsdale’s latest exhibit, “Everything You Hear is True,” is on view through July 2 at Left Coast Books. We peeked in on the gallery opening on Friday. James is one of the local artists who share...

  • David Gallup’s Channel Island Exhibit

    May 11, 11 • Galleries

    David Gallup started with one painting, and now he’s done over a hundred! In the course of six years this artist created a full exhibit dedicated to the natural beauty of the Channel Islands National Park and Marine Sanctuary. The exhibit, set to run May 21...

  • “La Dolce Vita”- an Opera Santa Barbara fundraiser

    May 11, 11 • To Do

    Take a quick trip back to 1960’s Italy with Opera Santa Barbara’s “La Dolce Vita” fundraiser, where local architect Britt Jewett, owner of Studio 7 Architecture and Allied Arts, will transform the Granada Theater’s stage into Rome. By using the...

  • The Spicy Gourmet Friday Feast- “Return to Paradise Island”

    May 11, 11 • Datebook

    Online organic fair trade spice dealer The Spicy Gourmet presents a Friday Feast on May 20th. Dinesh Perera invites you to join him at his Santa Barbara home for an informal dinner of exotic, spicy Asian cuisine made fresh with the best organic and Fair Trade...