Posts Tagged ‘santa barbara’

  • A Day Away: Pasadena

    Sep 3, 12 • A Day Away

    By Lee Perottini With seven National Register Historic Districts and twice as many locally designated landmark districts, Pasadena is obviously a city that celebrates its past. This doesn’t mean that it’s old-fashioned. A visitor is quickly disabused of...

  • A Day Away: Catalina Island

    Sep 3, 12 • A Day Away

    “Twenty-six miles across the sea, Santa Catalina is a-waitin’ for me.” The classic song has never rung more true, especially for vacationers seeking fabulous local destinations instead of distant and exotic locales. Stay in one of the island’s many...

  • Miki Garcia Leads Art Lovers Through San Francisco’s Finest

    Sep 1, 12 • Galleries, To Do, Web Exclusives

    November 8-11 marks a special weekend for San Francisco and Santa Barbara, as Executive Director of Contemporary Arts Forum Miki Garcia ventures to San Francisco, with locals in tow. The best of San Francisco is at members’ fingertips, with the...

  • Form and Fragmentation are on the Menu for this September’s 1st Thursday

    Sep 1, 12 • Datebook, Galleries, To Do

    September’s First Thursday opens with an extensive gallery of 25 regional artists’ work, all offering an investigation of form, narrative and fragmentation. By discussing figurative elements as more than simply a sum of their parts, the...

  • A Day Away: Carmel-by-the-Sea

    Aug 30, 12 • A Day Away, SEASONS Magazine

    By Leslie Dinaberg Looking for a day away that hearkens back to simpler, quieter, more relaxing times? The quaint seaside village of Carmel-by-the-Sea is just the ticket.  I could practically feel my blood pressure drop as we pulled into the charming,...

  • Mean, Green, Sustainable Machine: The LOOP Opens in Isla Vista

    Aug 30, 12 • To Do, Web Exclusives

    As fall begins, Isla Vista gets a green thumb with the opening of the LOOP, the newest housing project in the beachside town. Unlike the other bungalows, cabins and apartment complexes of IV, this five story, 140 bed project with 8,000 square feet of...

  • Sustainable Seasons: Gardening in Small Spaces

    Aug 29, 12 • Archives

    By Sigrid Wright / Photos by Cerena Childress For Cerena Childress, who lives in a small apartment with a great view of the mountains but no outdoor growing space, the phrase “garden anywhere” has extra meaning—perhaps the hint of a challenge. Despite...

  • You are the Artist at Plum Goods’ Seaglass Workshop

    Aug 29, 12 • Galleries, Web Exclusives

    Rebecca Long, featured in this fall’s issue of SEASONS, is the sea glass queen. Her minimalist yet exquisite jewelry and other creations are made from beautiful, water-formed sea glass, a phenomenon that many collectors treasure. Her Rubbish Revival...

  • Lutah Riggs in a 1920 Christmas portrait.

    Lutah Maria Riggs: Local Legend of Architecture

    Aug 29, 12 • Architecture, Archives, History, Read, SEASONS Magazine

    Story By Claudia Lapin/Images Courtesy of Art, Design & Architecture Museum, UCSB Lutah Maria Riggs may have preferred to be known simply as a good architect, rather than one of the nation’s first women architects and only the second woman...

  • Artist Wesley Anderegg, photo by Mehosh.

    At Home on the Ranch with the Escape Artist

    Aug 29, 12 • Archives

    Story By Josef Woodard Photographs by Mehosh Getting to the home/studio/workshop/world headquarters of Wesley Anderegg is deceptively simple. You just get off the 101 at the landmark Pea Soup Andersen’s in Buellton, proceed several miles out of the township...