Archive for the ‘To Do’ Category

  • Datebook Seasonal Events for May

    Mar 7, 12 • Datebook, Galleries

    May 1-29 Chris Baker: Big Pictures In his statement, Baker writes: “Where the emotive qualities of expressionist brushwork and the spontaneity of plein-air are absent, I have conceived instead an abstraction of the visual that aligns with my own...

  • Anya Fisher: Kaleidoscope at Sullivan Goss

    Mar 6, 12 • Fine Art, Galleries, To Do

    Anya Fisher Kaleidoscope is currently on view at Sullivan Goss – An American Gallery in the contemporary gallery, across from Howard Warshaw: New Forms. Together, these shows create quite the engaging pair. Both artists were colleagues and...

  • CALM’s 26th Annual Authors’ Luncheon

    Mar 5, 12 • Books, Datebook, Fundraiser, Local Life, Nonprofits, To Do

    One of Santa Barbara’s most cherished literary events is just around the corner. CALM’s 26th Annual Celebrity Authors’ Luncheon, presented by the CALM Auxiliary, will take place on Saturday, March 10, at 10 a.m. at Fess Parker’s Double...

  • Centrella is 2012 Poetry Out Loud County Winner

    Mar 4, 12 • Education, Local Life, Poetry

    Winners of the Art Commission’s 6th Annual Poetry Out Loud Competition were selected February 15th. Pictured from left to right: Paul J. Willis, Santa Barbara Poet Laureate; Bella Garcia, Honorable Mention, Madeleine Centrella, 1st Place, Cheryl Wilson,...

  • Flights From Wonder at CAF

    Mar 2, 12 • Galleries, Web Exclusives

    “A child-like man is not a man whose development has been arrested; on the contrary, he is a man who has given himself a chance of continuing to develop long after most adults have muffled themselves in the cocoon of middle-aged habit and...

  • Howard Warshaw’s New Forms

    Feb 29, 12 • Fine Art, Galleries

    Sullivan Goss has a new exhibit of work by Surrealist, Organic Cubist and Muralist, Howard Warshaw. Howard Warshaw: New Forms focuses on Warshaw’s concern with developing a new language of form. This exhibition introduces us to Warshaw’s peculiar...

  • 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...