Archive for the ‘To Do’ Category

  • Macky World Comes to Art is Vital at The Elizabeth Gordon Gallery

    Jun 30, 11 • Explore SB, Galleries, To Do, Web Exclusives

    School may be out for the summer, but the creative ladies of Art is Vital at The Elizabeth Gordon Gallery have a really fun exhibit going on. Puppets from Macky World, the brainchild of local artist/musician Matthew McAvene, are on view through July 13 and...

  • Feeling Festive on the Fourth of July in Santa Barbara

    Jun 28, 11 • To Do

    Here’s what’s going on around town: July 4 Fireworks Festival Goleta’s Rotary Clubs once again bring together a fun 4th of July event including live entertainment, food and contests. Fireworks start at 9 p.m. July 4, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Old...

  • Sara Miller McCune Donates $1.5 million to UCSB Arts & Lectures

    Jun 27, 11 • To Do, Web Exclusives

    Congratulations to UCSB Arts & Lectures … and all of us in the community who enjoy their fabulous offerings. Here is the press release on Sara Miller McCune’s generous gift. UCSB Arts & Lectures Announces Gift of $1.5 million Santa...

  • The Fabulous Fantasticks

    Jun 15, 11 • To Do, Web Exclusives

    Did the Tony Awards wet your appetite for musical theater? We hear fantastic things about The Fantastiks, continuing this weekend at Ensemble Theatre. Here are a few snippets from the show. Thursday night is a special Talk Back performance to ask questions...

  • Support Solstice in Style

    Jun 9, 11 • Explore SB, To Do, Web Exclusives

    Santa Barbara Solstice artist-in-residence Anando Mclauchlin will have his whimsical jewelry for sale this Saturday and a portion of the proceeds will go to support Solstice activities.   The sale takes place Saturday, June 11 from 4 to 7 p.m. at 1730...

  • 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,...