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February 2019

Art Matters Lecture

February 21 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Santa Barbara Museum of Art, 1130 State St.
Santa Barbara, 93101 United States
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Free – $15

That art has this power to haunt us to such a degree that we scheme of ways to see what we have heard about or seen in reproduction or can easily access on the internet is one of those fascinating mysteries of modern life.

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Doris Kearns Goodwin – Leadership in Turbulent Times

February 22 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Granada Theatre, 1214 State Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93101 United States
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$16 – $79

“After five decades of magisterial output, Doris Kearns Goodwin leads the league of presidential historians. Insight is her imprint.” —USA Today

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Art Matters Lecture

February 28 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Santa Barbara Museum of Art, 1130 State St.
Santa Barbara, 93101 United States
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Free – $15

This talk analyzes the intersection of sight, blindness, race and Creole identity in the writings and art of Degas during this period in New Orleans and his return to Paris.

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March 2019

Women’s Literary Festival

March 2 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
Hilton Garden Inn, 6878 Hollister Ave.
Goleta, CA 93117 United States
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$70.00

Celebrating Women’s History Month, The Women’s Literary Festival will be holding their 13th gathering of women writers festival in March 2019.   As the month celebrates the extraordinary contribution of women for women’s right, the festival too will be honoring the writing contributions of emerging and established women authors in literacy, diversity and social justice.

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Eli Saslow – Rising Out of Hatred: The Awakening of a Former White Nationalist

March 4 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
UCSB Campbell Hall, UC Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA 93106 United States
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$20

"Rising Out of Hatred is a disturbing look at the spread of extremism – and how it is planted and cultivated in the fertile soil of American bigotry. And yet, Saslow’s vivid storytelling also conveys that during this period of deepening racial division, there is the possibility of redemption.” —The Washington Post

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Lisa Genova – Still Alice: Understanding Alzheimer’s

March 9 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
UCSB Campbell Hall, UC Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA 93106 United States
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$10 – $35
Lisa Genova, photo by Greg Mentzer.

Alzheimer’s doesn’t have to be your brain’s destiny, says Harvard-trained neuroscientist and bestselling author Lisa Genova.

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April 2019

National Geographic Live: Dan Buettner and David McLain – The Search for Longevity

April 15 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
UCSB Campbell Hall, UC Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA 93106 United States
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From food, family and staying active to, yes, drinking red wine, Buettner and McLain share the secrets to living longer and better lives.

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Michael Pollan – How to Change Your Mind

April 23 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Granada Theatre, 1214 State Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93101 United States
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Author Micheal Pollan offers a brilliant investigation into the medical and scientific revolution taking place around psychedelic drugs.

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Art Career Day Conference

April 27 @ 10:30 am - 4:30 pm
Garden Street Academy, 2300 Garden St.
Santa Barbara, CA 93105 United States

Art Without Limits, a nonprofit giving free services including mentorships to emerging artists, will present its 9th Art Career Day Conference (ACDC), a free, annual event filled with presentations, roundtable discussions.

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Yo-Yo Ma – Culture, Understanding and Survival

April 27 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Granada Theatre, 1214 State Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93101 United States
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Cellist Yo-Yo Ma discusses the role of culture in creating a strong society, drawing on examples from his own life as a musician and citizen.

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