Archive for the ‘To Do’ Category

  • Bosselaar Poetry Reading at Westmont

    Feb 27, 12 • Datebook, Events, Local Life, Poetry, This Week in SB County, Ticker, To Do, Web Exclusives

    Belgian-American writer Laure-Anne Bosselaar will read her poetry on Tuesday, February 28, at Westmont’s Kerrwood Hall. The reading, supported by a grant from  the James Irvine Foundation to Poets & Writers Inc., is free and open to the public. The...

  • Datebook Seasonal Events for April

    Feb 25, 12 • Datebook

      Through April 30 Annual Native Plant Sale at Santa Barbara Botanic Garden Spring is just beginning with the late rains bringing moisture to the soil. Now is the time for home gardeners to work overtime to catch up with nature’s bounty. Santa...

  • An Evening with Michael Lewis

    Feb 23, 12 • Books, Datebook, Events

    UCSB Arts & Lectures will be holding a rare public appearance by Michael Lewis on April 4. Lewis, acclaimed author of Moneyball, The Blind Side, and The Big Short is a renowned best-selling author and former Wall Street bond salesman. The event will be...

  • The Can(n)on Art Studios Come to Atkinson Gallery

    Feb 16, 12 • Galleries, Web Exclusives

    Tucked away in small industrial complex in Goleta are The Can(n)on Art Studios, a private art studio complex where a powerhouse of young, cutting edge artists hone their skills. Normally open to outsiders by appointment only, the Can(n)on group is going...

  • Check out the Flat Files at Jane Deering Gallery

    Feb 8, 12 • Galleries

    Come Meet the Flat Files at Jane Deering Gallery February 9, 6-7 p.m. This will be an information presentation of the special art collection in the flat files at Jane Deering Gallery (128 E. Canon Perdido St., 805/966-334) which includes affordable works...

  • Datebook Seasonal Events for March

    Feb 1, 12 • Datebook

    March 1, 6-8 p.m. The Frameworks & Jane Deering Gallery Bring in your own artwork and Christi Westerhouse, a master framer, will take you through the many possibilities for framing your work.  Refreshments will be served and The Frameworks will offer a...

  • “Persistence” at the Atkinson Gallery

    Jan 27, 12 • Fine Art, Galleries

    For its first exhibition of 2012, Atkinson Gallery will focus on abstract art in Santa Barbara with and exhibition called “Persistence.” The ten artists featured are exemplary of the extensive and insistent history of abstraction in our area....

  • CAF Presents: A Valentine’s Benefit Auction and Party

    Jan 23, 12 • Fine Art, Fundraiser, Galleries, Local Life, Nonprofits

    Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum presents A Valentine’s Benefit Auction and Party. Come capture the look of love this Valentine’s and celebrate a night with the hippest, most avant-garde arts space in Santa Barbara. This extravaganza,...

  • Parker Palmer Speaks about Democracy

    Jan 22, 12 • Datebook, Events, This Week in SB County, To Do

    Courage to Lead welcomes acclaimed writer, speaker and public intellectual Parker J. Palmer to Santa Barbara to speak about his new book, Healing the Heart of Democracy: The Courage to Create a Politics Worthy of the Human Spirit on February 22 at 7:30 p.m....

  • An Evening of Poetry

    Jan 21, 12 • Poetry

    Enjoy the  Contemporary Arts Forum Santa Barbara Poetry Series with readings by Bay Area and Ventura Poets on Saturday, February 4  from 7 p.m. until 9 p.m. at CAF in Paseo Nuevo. Poets include: Dean Rader, a Professor of English at the University of  San...