Archive for the ‘To Do’ Category

  • IMPROVABILITY’s “Nice and Naughty Shows”

    Mar 7, 13 • A Day Away, Datebook, To Do

    March 8, 8 p.m. IMPROVABILITY’s “Nice and Naughty Shows” I.V. LIVE presents IMPROVABILITY, UCSB’s premiere Improv troupe! Don’t miss “Nice and Naughty Shows” this evening!...

  • 68th Santa Barbara International Orchid Show

    Mar 7, 13 • Datebook, Galleries

    March 8–10, 9 a.m.–5 p.m. 68th Santa Barbara International Orchid Show With bright blooms around every corner and several workshops for growing your own flowers, Santa Barbara International Orchid Show has something for everyone. Marvel at garden...

  • Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra Back By Popular Demand

    Mar 7, 13 • Music, To Do, Web Exclusives

    Jazz up your Sunday night! Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis will be playing at the Granada Theatre on March 10 at 7 p.m. as UCSB Arts & Lectures concludes its two-week Winter Festival...

  • Botanic Garden Hosts Bloomin Orchid Show Gala

    Mar 6, 13 • Datebook, Web Exclusives

    Besides being my mom’s all-time favorite flower, orchids also signal the arrival of spring—and it’s almost here! To celebrate the lovely orchid, as well as the amazing beauty of the California landscape, the Santa Barbara Botanic Garden presents...

  • Santa Barbara Youth Symphony’s First Ever Collaborative Concert

    Mar 6, 13 • Datebook, Music, To Do, Web Exclusives

    In the words of John Denver, “Music does bring people together.” It doesn’t ring more true than right now, as the Santa Barbara Youth Symphony presents its first-ever collaborative concert. It will take place on Saturday, March 9 at 4 p.m....

  • Lucy Harvey Glass Trunk Show

    Mar 6, 13 • Datebook

    March 7, 5–8 p.m Lucy Harvey Glass Trunk Show Sculptures formed of jewelry, pottery, glass and gems are Santa Barbara artist Lucy Harvey’s forte. She brings new life to old pieces of common or discarded items, creating something beautiful out of...

  • Family 1st Thursdays

    Mar 6, 13 • Datebook

    March 7, 5:30 p.m.–7:30 p.m. Family 1st Thursdays Head to Santa Barbara Museum of Art every 1st Thursday for a hands-on art experience. The museum’s teaching artists create exhibition-inspired art projects and fun for all ages. Also on April 4 and May...

  • Fictions of Friction: Narratives of War and “Post-War” in Contemporary Afghan Literature

    Mar 6, 13 • Datebook

    March 7, 4 p.m. Fictions of Friction: Narratives of War and “Post-War” in Contemporary Afghan Literature Wali Ahmadi, professor of Near Eastern Studies at UC Berkeley and author of Modern Persian Literature in Afghanistan, will discuss how the...

  • An Evening with Lynda Barry

    Mar 6, 13 • Datebook

    March 7, 8 p.m. An Evening with Lynda Barry Queen of the alternative comic strip, inimitable cartoonist, graphic artist and author Lynda Barry has blazed many trails over her long career. In recent years, Barry has written and illustrated award-winning books...

  • Help Horses Heal Children

    Mar 6, 13 • Datebook, Nonprofits, Web Exclusives

    Gallop on over and enjoy a Collaborations dinner event at SOhO on March 10 at 6 p.m., complete with the best singer-songwriters from Santa Barbara County, great food and a cause ready for our attention. The cause? Help 24 abused or neglected children...