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Opera Santa Barbara’s M production of Madama Butterfly, reviewed by Daniel Kepl 14 A disciple of Ravi Shankar, Bhattacharya’s fans around the world have included George Harrison and Prince Charles.

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In This Issue

Community News. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Open House Invitations. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 The Ticket: A SB Calendar. . . . . . . . . . . . 7-10 Photos by Priscilla: Military Ball. . . . . . . . . . 12

Funk Zone Art Walk Map

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Photo by Melinda Burns

Sculpture by Byron Blanco

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The annual Veterans Day Parade is November 9th

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Debris basin to be built in Montecito. Story by Melinda Burns

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Sigrid Toye: Harbor Voice. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19 Harlan Green: Economic VOICE. . . . . . 22 Community Market. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22-23 SBAOR President Thomas C. Schultheis. . 2 3 Galleries & Art Venues. . . . . . . . . . . . 24-27

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Mozart & Mahler Pulitzer Prize winner Julia Wolfe The Granada Theatre Saturday, November 16th 8pm Sunday, November 17th 3pm

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Santa Barbara Symphony November Concert Week

Mozart, Mahler, & More

Featuring Pulitzer Prize winner Julia Wolfe

from the European string orchestra Ensemble Resonanz. Wolfe took the request and the ITH A PROGRAM result is high-intensity music that explodes PROMISING TO GENERATE to life, taking the audience on a white-hot A SENSE OF WARMTH AND musical ride throughout its 20 minutes. DEPTH in this The music is a perfect season of thanksgiving and correlative to Morrison’s gratitude, The Santa Barbara film depicting time-lapse Symphony’s 2019/20 Season vistas of busy waterfronts continues with Kabaretti which will accompany the Conducts: Mozart & Mahler Santa Barbara Symphony’s at the Granada Theatre, on performance of this great Saturday, November 16th at contemporary work. Bill 8pm and Sunday, November Morrison has collaborated 17th at 3pm. From Mozart’s with some of the most joyous Exsultate, Jubilate to influential composers and Pulitzer Prize winner Julia performers of our time, Wolfe’s powerful Fuel for including John Adams, Strings along with film by Philip Glass, Kronos Bill Morrison, to a musical Pulitzer Prize winning Quartet, Steve Reich, and view of heaven through a composer Julia Wolfe Julia Wolfe. child’s eyes in Mahler’s Fourth “The idea for Fuel Symphony the performance began in conversation with will fill hearts. filmmaker Bill Morrison,” At press time, The Wolfe wrote regarding her Symphony had just received composition. “We talked notification that their guest about the mystery and artist Lana Kos is ill and economy of how things will not be able to perform run — the controversy for the programs scheduled and necessity of fuel — the on November 16th and global implications, the 17th. They are working on a human need. The music replacement and will provide takes its inspiration from the new information as soon the fiery strings of Ensemble as possible. The concerts will Resonanz. The members of SB Symphony Music and take place as scheduled. Artistic Director Nir Kabaretti the group challenged me to Mozart wrote his joyous write something rip-roaring religious motet Exsultate, and virtuosic, asking me to push them to the Jubilate in appreciation for Roman castrato limit. This request merged with the sounds Venanzio Rauzzini, as thanks for his debut of transport and harbors — New York and performance of Mozart’s opera Lucio Hamburg — large ships, creaking docks, Silla. This delightful work, whose text is whistling sounds, and a relentless energy.” religious but not part of the regular liturgy, Warm and lyrical, Mahler’s Fourth is a brilliant showpiece that was tailored Symphony combining deliberate simplicity to Rauzzini’s considerable vocal talents. with a wealth of invention will follow. It is The opening movement supports Alfred Einstein’s evaluation that this work is a “vocal also the most modest in length and orchestra size of his ten, and was composed during a concerto.” The finale, based on the single time that Mahler was very interested in the word Alleluja, is one of the most delightful folk traditions of Germany as they were set and familiar movements from Mozart’s down in an early-19th-century anthology of sacred pieces, and it provides a luminous poems titled Des Knaben Wunderhorn (The ending to this wonderful work of the Youth’s Magic Horn). Mahler’s interest in sixteen-year-old Salzburg prodigy, Wolfgang these simple peasant verses infused a sense Amadeus Mozart. of innocence After the and child-like Exsultate, the simplicity Sympony will into the heart take a decidely of his Fourth contemporary Symphony. turn with The entire Wolfe’s Fuel for mood and Strings. structure of “We are this symphony thrilled to excite was built to Santa Barbara lead to the music lovers with a piece by contemporary finale which exudes a beauty, calm, and female composer Julia Wolfe, whose Fuel for simplicity that place the performance of this Strings will be performed along with the film work among the most pacific moments in all by award-winning filmmaker Bill Morrison of music. that inspired the composition,” Kabaretti noted. Pre-Concert Talks: “Behind the Music” Wolfe composed Fuel in 2007 as a joint hosted by Saïd Ramón Araїza begin one project with filmmaker Bill Morrison. The hour and 15 minutes prior to each series collaboration was the result of a commission performance (Saturdays @ 6:45pm and By Margaret Williams, Santa Barbara Symphony

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1:45pm on Sunday). “Behind the Music” is generously sponsored by Marilynn L. Sullivan and The Chalfant Family Trust, and Patricia Gregory for the Baker Foundation. Mozart & Mahler is made possible through the generosity of the following sponsors: Artist Sponsor Christine A. Green and Selection Sponsors Sam and Alene Hedgpeth, and Dr. Robert W. Weinman. For single tickets ($31 to $137) visit www.thesymphony.org or call 805-899-2222. Subscriptions are still available and with savings and exclusive benefits. Purchase them online or by calling 805-898-9386.

Prelude Event for Donors In addition to The Granada Theatre concert pair, during the November Symphony Concert Week, Symphony donors who contribute $5,000 or more to the Annual Fund are invited to the first Prelude Event of the 2019/20 season set for November 14th, hosted by Symphony Board member Dan Burnham and his wife Meg Burnham. Wine and hors d’oeuvres will be served and Symphony guest artist Croatian soprano Lana Kos will engage in a special Q+A with Music and Artistic Director Nir Kabaretti. Contact Anaïs Pellegrini, Vice President of Advancement, at 805-898-0107 for more information about this event and annual giving opportunities at the Symphony.

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Veterans Day Events

Veterans Parade Saturday, November 9 • Noon - 1:00 pm • State Street • Free Flyover Saturday, November 9 • 1:30 pm (approximately) • Watch the sky for the Condor Squadron! Best viewing near the Carriage Museum, 129 Castillo Street • Free 7th Annual Salute to Vets Saturday, November 9 • Noon - 5:00 pm • $20 includes entry, lunch and a drink. Brought to you by the Santa Barbara Veterans Foundation. Veterans and children under 12 free entry, $10 lunch tickets. More information at (805) 350-2006. Veterans Day Ceremony at SB Cemetery Monday, November 11 • 10:00 am - 11:00 am • Free Brought to you by Pierre Claeyssens Veterans Foundation and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1649

For more information vist www.pcvf.org, or call (805) 259-4394 Join us! Donate or volunteer to make a difference in a veteran’s life. PCVF is funded entirely by private donations, info@pcvf.org.

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Small Business Saturday Set For November 30th

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CELEBRATION OF SMALL BUSINESSES will take place at a block party on West Ortega Street Downtown Santa Barbara on Nov. 30th, the day after Black Friday, from 12 noon to 5 pm. Downtown shoppers will find festival tents filled with information, marketing specials along with lively music, tables, chairs for relaxing, and games, sponsored by Montecito Bank & Trust and the City of Santa Barbara. “We’re trying to get our community together to celebrate all of our fantastic small businesses,” says DSB Operations and Outreach Manager, Erik Krueger. “We want our downtown businesses to participate in as many ways as possible.” One of the new avenues of participation this year includes downtown restaurants’s “Sampling State” At 12:00 pm, restaurateurs are encouraged to step outside with samples of their fare. “Our goal with Sampling State is to engage restaurants, enabling each to offer small bites from their great menus with the hope of inspiring more patrons in the door, especially during the busy holiday season,” says Krueger. Some of the games will include Cornhole, Downtown Trivia, and Spin the Wheel, with prizes donated by businesses, and a festive atmosphere to discover or rediscover downtown businesses. “Stores, restaurants, galleries, all businesses are encouraged to supply any kind of marketing collateral they have – coupons, mini-menus, brochures, fliers, 2-for-1 offers – to display on the tables” says Krueger. Along with marketing pieces, businesses are invited and encouraged to provide a staff member at the block party to chat with downtown visitors. Holiday Horns has also been a welcomed tradition of the Small Business Saturday, this year, they will perform tunes of the season on Marshalls’ Patio (900 State Street, from 12:30 pm to 2:30 pm), enhancing shoppers/samplers experience by spreading the holiday spirit with their music. Another new aspect of this year’s event is the ability for businesses to host sidewalk sales, providing yet another opportunity for businesses to display their merchandise and engage with the public. Downtown Santa Barbara was awarded the title of ”Neighborhood Champion” by America Express in recognition of outstanding efforts to rally shoppers and small business owners in the community, because it has hosted Small Business Saturday in support of local businesses for the past six years. For Small Business Saturday business participation, contact Erik Krueger (via email at Erik@DowntownSB.org, or call 805-962-2098, ext 800). Downtown Santa Barbara serves as the champion and advocate for the merchants and property owners of the downtown district in Santa Barbara, California, with more than 1250 members. Like us on Facebook (Downtown Santa Barbara), follow us on Twitter (@SBDowntown) and follow us on Instagram (@DowntownSantaBarbara) for the latest info on events, promotions and downtown information.

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VETERANS DAY PARADE WILL BE HELD DOWNTOWN SANTA BARBARA on Saturday, November 9th, beginnng at 12pm. The annual parade is sponsored by Pierre Claeyssens Veterans Foundation. This year’s patriotic parade will include WWII vehicles, re-enactors and heroes from all branches of the military, community groups, local businesses, marching bands, and more. There will also be a vintage plane flyover by the Condor Squadron. Following the parade, the public is invited to join the 7th Annual Salute to Vets, a BBQ benefit raising money for local Veteran programs, which takes place from from noon to 5pm at the Carriage and Western Art Museum of Santa Barbara, 129 Castillo Street. The BBQ event and vintage plane flyover by the Condor Squadron is presented by The Santa Barbara Veterans Foundation. A special presentation will be made on Sunday, November 10th at the Pierre Claeyssens Veterans Museum, which will include a long overdue medals and honors to the Family of Sargent Edmund J. Sternot United States Army (Killed in Action Jan. 13, 1945), for His Heroic Action on 4 January 1945, Near Champs, Belgium. Major General Edward F. Dorman III of the 101st Airborne Division. The Silver Star, Bronze Star and Purple Heart will be given to local Goleta resident Delores Sternot, Sargent Sternot’s cousin and only remaining next-of-kin, nearly 75 years after he was killed in action during the Battle of the Bulge. The ceremony will take place 10am on Sunday, November 10th at the Pierre Claeyssens Veterans Museum, 1041 Camino Vieja, Santa Barbara. On Veterans Day, November 11th, the Pierre Claeyssens Veterans Foundation and the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1649, along with friends and family, will hold a Veterans Day Ceremony, starting at 10am at the Santa Barbara Cemetery, 901 Channel Drive. The service will feature a traditional bagpipe processional and keynote speaker. In addition, the San Marcos High School Madrigals will perform tributes for service members.

Toys for Tots For the Holidays

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HE SANTA BARBARA FIRE DEPARTMENT will be participating in the annual Holiday Toys for Tots drive by collecting toys and non-perishable food at each of their eight Fire Stations. The toy and food collection drive has already started and will end on Friday December 20th. Each station will have two collection boxes for new, unwrapped toys and store bought, new, unopened nonperishable food. Toys for Tots began in 1947, when Major Bill Hendricks, USCR and a group of Marine Reservists in Los Angeles collected and distributed 5,000 toys to needy children. The 1947 pilot project was so successful that the Marine Corps adopted Toys for Tots in 1948 and expanded it into a nationwide campaign. That year, Marine Corps Reserve units across the nation conducted Toys for Tots campaigns in each community in which a Marine Reserve Center was located. Marines have conducted successful nationwide campaigns at Christmas each year since 1948. This year all toys and food collected will be distributed by the Unity Shoppe. Toys can be dropped off anytime between 9am and 5pm, seven days a week at any of the Santa Barbara City Fire Stations located at: Station 1, 121 W. Carrillo Street; Station 2, 819 Cacique Street; Station 3, 415 E. Sola Street; Station 4, 19 N. Ontare; Station 5, 2505 Modoc; Station 6, 1802 Cliff Drive; Station 7, 2411 Stanwood Drive; Station 8, 40 Hartley Place; Please call 805-564-5711, for more information.

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LONGTIME EDUCATOR AND PUBLIC SERVANT, Pamela B. Gann has joined the volunteer Board of Directors of Cottage Health. Gann served as the fourth President of Claremont McKenna College (CMC) for 14 years from 1999-2013, followed by six years as the Trustee Professor of Legal Studies and George R. Roberts Fellow and Senior Fellow at the college’s Kravis Leadership Institute. Prior to her time at CMC, she was on the faculty of Duke University for 24 years, serving eleven years as Dean of the Law School. Her academic and teaching fields have included federal income taxation, international economic law, philanthropy and the nonprofit sector, public international law, international human rights, and American higher education. In addition to teaching at Duke and Claremont McKenna College, she has taught at the University Pamela B. Gann of Michigan and the University of Virginia, and abroad in the People’s Republic of China, France, Denmark, Vietnam, and Austria. Gann currently serves on the Board of Directors of IES Abroad (a third-party provider of study abroad programs) and the Scholarship Foundation of Santa Barbara. She is vice-chair of the Board of Directors for the nonprofit Direct Relief, and is vicechair of the Board of Trustees of the Santa Barbara Foundation. A Phi Beta Kappa graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where she earned a degree in Mathematics, Gann earned her law degree from Duke University Law School and graduated Order of the Coif. She was awarded an LL.D. degree from Claremont McKenna College in 2013. Members of the Cottage Health Board of Directors serve without compensation to guide the not-for-profit Cottage hospitals in the mission to provide superior health care through a commitment to our communities and to our core values of excellence, integrity and compassion. The not-for-profit Cottage Health is the leader in providing advanced medical care to the Central Coast region. Specialties include the Cottage Children’s Medical Center, Level 1 Trauma Center, Neuroscience Institute, Heart & Vascular Center, Center for Orthopedics, and Rehabilitation Hospital. The Cottage Health medical staff is comprised of more than 700 physicians, many with subspecialties typically found only at university medical centers. Last year, the Cottage Health hospitals in Goleta, Santa Barbara and Santa Ynez Valley provided inpatient care for 20,000 people, treated 79,000 patients through their 24-hour emergency departments and helped deliver 2,100 newborns.


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QIGONG/ TAI CHI ON THE BEACH

Easy stress reducing practices to restore Balance & Harmony • Linden City Beach, Carpinteria • $12-$18 • 805-705-3426 • www.QigongSB.com • 9:30-10:30am Fr.

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Friday, Nov. 8th

LECTURES & WORKSHOPS ASTROPHOTOGRAPHY: WORKSHOP FOR BEGINNERS

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Develop skills and techniques to photograph the vast universe under the night sky. 3 classes • SB Museum of Natural History • $100/$110 • www.sbnature.org • 6-8pm Fr, 11/8-11/22.

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Presented by Visiting Nurse and Hospice Care • Call for Location: Naala 805-690-6296 • Free • www.vnhcsb.org • 2-3pm 2nd &4th Fr.

MUSIC & MOVEMENT CLASS

Presented by Visiting Nurse and Hospice Care • Call Anthony for Location: 805-690-6201 • Free • www.vnhcsb.org • 2-3pm 2nd Fr.

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Babies 0-14 mo • Children’s area, Central Library • Free • 805-564-5603 • 10:30am Fr. Ages 2-4 • Faulkner Gallery, Central Library • Free • 805-564-5603 • 10:30am Fr. DROP-IN OPEN PLAY W/ YOUR CHILD

Pre-Shabbat open play time • Bronfman Family Comm Ctr, 524 Chapala St • 805-957-1115 • 10:30-Noon Fr.

DANCE COLLECTIVE COLLABORATIVE 2019

Feat. professional and pre-professional companies from California, Santa Barbara, and Baltimore, MD • New Vic Theater • $20/$25 • www.ensembletheatre.com • 7pm Fr & Sa, 11/8 & 11/9.

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GRIEF WALK & TALK

Easy-paced walking group. Presented by Visiting Nurse & Hospice Care • Call Dairine Pearson for location: 805-690-6201 • Free • www.vnhcsb.org • 10-11am Fr. HEARING VOICES SUPPORT GROUP

A safe space for people to come together, connect, and share their experiences with hearing voices • Independent Living Resource Center, 423 West Victoria St • Free • Call to confirm: 805-450-1994 • 10:30-11:30am Fr. FOUNDATION PROGRAM

Meditation study program • Mahakankala Buddhist Ctr, 508 Brinkerhoff Av • $75 Membership • 805-563-6000 • 7-9pm, Tu, Fr.

COMPOSER’S CONCERT

Highlighting original works by Westmont student composers and performers • Westmont’s Deane Chapel • Free • 805-565-6040 • 7pm Fr, 11/8. FAM RISING

Acoustic World Music Concert • Community Arts Workshop, 631 Garden St • Pay What You Wish • www.sbcaw.org • 7-9:30pm Fr, 11/8. THE DRUMS

Ages 21+ • SOhO • $25-$30 • www.sohosb.com • 9pm Fr, 11/8.

SOCIAL SABLE GATHERING

Meeting of Santa Barbara Lavender Elders/Mayores, bring your own brown bag lunch • Pacific Pride Foundation, 608 Anacapa St #A • Free • www.pacificpridefoundation.org • 11:30am-1pm 2nd Fr. FRIDAY NIGHT SIERRA CLUB HIKES

Meet active new people in a healthy setting • Free • Meet at SB Mission at 6pm • 805-770-7656 • Starts 6:15pm Fr. SPANISH CONVERSATION GROUP

Practice your Spanish speaking skills & learn new vocab • Monteicto Lib, Community Hall • Free • 805-969-6063 • 1:30-2:30pm Fr.

SPECIAL EVENTS

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Encompassing a wide variety of movement, dance styles, and techniques, SBCC Dance will present Collective Collaborative 2019 at The New Vic theater on November 8th and 9th at 7pm. The evening of dance will feature SBCC Dance Company, Peabody Dance Ensemble, UCSB Dance Company, The Thacher Dance Ensemble, Santa Barbara Festival Ballet, State Street Ballet Youth Dancers, AKOMIDance, Jess Harper & Dancers, and FUSE Dance Company. For tickets ($20/$25) visit https:// ensembletheatre.com Abarcando una amplia variedad de movimientos, estilos de baile y técnicas, SBCC Dance presentará Collective Collaborative 2019 en el teatro The New Vic el 8 y 9 de noviembre a las 7pm. La noche de baile contará con presentaciones por bailarines de SBCC Dance Company, Peabody Dance Ensemble, UCSB Dance Company, The Thacher Dance Ensemble, Santa Barbara Festival Ballet, State Street Ballet Youth Dancers, AKOMIDance, Jess Harper & Dancers y FUSE Dance Company. Para boletos ($20/$25) visita https://ensembletheatre.com

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FULL MOON FAMILY NIGHT

Santa Ynez Valley Historical Museum will honor the unique culture and equine skills of the California “Vaquero” (cowboy) with the 35th annual Vaquero Gala Benefit Dinner, Show & Sale this weekend from, November 8th through 10th. The Benefit Dinner, planned for Friday, November 8th from 5 to 10pm at Santa Ynez Valley Historical Museum and Parks-Janeway Carriage House, will include a Sale preview party, cocktails, a fall dinner feast, presentation of the annual “Vaquero of the Year” award to Charles “Tyke” Minetti, and live music. The fun continues on Saturday, November 9th from 9am to 5pm and Sunday, November 10th from 10am to 3pm at the same location with the Vaquero Show & Sale featuring a gathering of noted artisans and collectors from throughout the western United States, horsemanship demonstrations, live music, food, and more. For tickets (Dinner: $150 / Vaquero Show and Sale: $5) visit www.santaynezmuseum.org El Museo Histórico del Valle de Santa Ynez honrará la cultura única y las habilidades equinas del “Vaquero” de California con la Cena de Gala, Exposición y Venta Anual del Vaquero este fin de semana del 8 al 10 de noviembre. La Cena de Gala benéfica, prevista para el viernes, 8 de noviembre de 5 a 10pm en el Museo Histórico del Valle de Santa Ynez y Parks-Janeway Carriage House, incluirá una fiesta de avance de la Exposición, cócteles, una cena de otoño, presentación del premio anual “Vaquero del Año” a Charles “Tyke” Minetti y música en vivo. La diversión continúa el sábado, 9 de noviembre de 9am a 5pm y el domingo, 10 de noviembre de 10am a 3pm en el mismo lugar con la Exposición y Venta del Vaquero con una reunión de notables artesanos y coleccionistas de todo el oeste de los Estados Unidos, demostraciones de equitación, música en vivo, comida y más. Para boletos (cena: $150/ espectáculo y venta de Vaquero: $5) visita www.santaynezmuseum.org

A moonlit exploration of the Garden. Bring warm layers, flashlights, and blankets for star gazing • SB Botanic Gaden • $20 (covers up to five family members) • www.sbbg.org • 5-7pm Fr, 11/8.

City Beach, Carpinteria • $12-$18 • 805-705-3426 • www.QigongSB. com • 9:15-10:15am Sa.

STARTUP WEEKEND 2019

LECTURES & WORKSHOPS

54-hour event designed to provide superior experiential education for technical and non-technical entrepreneurs • workzones, 351 Paseo Nuevo • $25-$99 • http://communities.techstars.com/events/15269 • 5:30pm Fr-Su, 11/8-11/10. CALM ANTIQUE & VINTAGE SHOW & SALE

To benefit CALM - Child Abuse Listening Mediation • Earl Warren Showgrounds • $6/$5 for 3 days • www.calmantiqueshows.com • 11am-6pm Fr-Sa 11/8-11/9 & 11am-4pm Su 11/10. VAQUERO GALA

Sale preview party, cocktails, dinner, presentation of “Vaquero of the Year” award & live music • Santa Ynez Valley Historical Museum, 3596 Sagunto St • $150 • www.santaynezmuseum.org • 5-10pm Fr, 11/8. MONTECITO FARMERS MARKET

1100 & 1200 blocks of Coast Village Rd • Free • 805-962-5354 • 8-11:15am Fr.

Saturday, Nov. 9th

PRUNING NATIVES DE-MYSTIFIED

With Bruce Reed • SB Botanic Gaden • $20/$35 • www.sbbg.org • 10am-12:30pm Sa, 11/9. AUTUMN ACCORDION BOOKS

With Marilee Krause • Art From Scrap • $8 • https://exploreecology. org • 10am-12pm Sa, 11/9. WINE EDUCATION EXPERIENCE

60 min. wine education & tasting experience • Jamie Slone Wines, 23 E De La Guerra St • $60$45 • RSVP 805-560-6555 • 11am-12pm Sa.

MUSIC ALESSIA CARA

The Pains of Growing Tour with Special Guest Ryland James • Granada Theatre • $31.50-$161.50 • www.granadasb.org • 7:30pm Sa, 11/9. STEVEN GROSS RECITAL

CACHUMA LAKE JUNIOR RANGER PROGRAM

Feat. the West Coast premiere of William Bolcom’s Trio for Horn, Violin, & Piano (2017) with violinist Philip Ficsor & pianist Constantine Finehouse • Hahn Hall, Music Academy of the West • Free-$15 • https://music.ucsb.edu/news/event/1969 • 7:30pm Sa, 11/9.

DANCE

Feat. Ein deutsches Requiem (A German Requiem) by J. Brahms • First Presbyterian Church, 21 East Constance Ave • Free-$22 • www. sbmasterchorale.org • 7:30pm Sa & 3pm Su, 11/9 & 11/10.

CHILDREN & TEENS

Kids earn a badge & learn about the natural environment • Lake Cachuma Nature Ctr • $3+$10 parking • 805-688-4515 • 12:30-1:30pm Sa. SALSA NIGHT!

Ages 21+ • SOhO • $17-$20 • www.sohosb.com • 10pm Sa, 11/9. WORLD DANCE FOR HUMANITY

SB Dance Center, 127-A W Canon Perdido St • $10 • 805-966-5439 • 9-10-15am Sa, Su.

HEALTH GOOD TIME YOGA, LEVEL 1-2

All levels • Kimpton Goodland Hotel, 5650 Calle Real • Free • Info: www.taniaisaac.com • 9:30-10:30am Sa. QIGONG/ TAI CHI ON THE BEACH

Easy stress reducing practices to restore Balance & Harmony • Linden

SANTA BARBARA MASTER CHORALE

NICK JOHNSON / ADRIAN BELLUE

All Ages • SOhO • $12 • www.sohosb.com • 6pm Sa, 11/9. SANTA BARBARA MUSIC CLUB

Feat. organists Emma Lou Diemer, Steven Hodson, and Thomas Joyce • First United Methodist Church, 305 E. Anapamu St • Free • www.SBMusicClub.org • 3pm Sa, 11/9. RICHARD THOMPSON

With Eliza Gilkyson • Lobero Theatre • $36-$106 • www.lobero. org • 8pm Sa, 11/9. MUSIC AT THE PLAZA

Live Music from various musicians • La Cumbre Plaza • www.shoplacumbre.com • Noon-3pm Sa.

Irresistible sensuality... Quiet, expressive presence... or a joyful skip – Sculpture engages body, mind, & soul. ...Consider adding an aesthetic wake-up to your environment.

www.TheTouchofStone.com Kerry Methner • 805-570-2011

OUTDOORS FOREST BATHING

Reconnects you to yourself and to nature in a slow, relaxing, and sensory way led by Carrie Drevenstedt • SB Botanic Gaden • $20/$15 • www.sbbg.org • 8:30-11am Sa, 11/9. STAR PARTY

W/ guest astronomers from the SB Astronomical Unit • Palmer Observatory, SB Museum of Natural History • Free • www.sbnature. org • Dusk-10pm 2nd Sa. SHINKANAN TEAHOUSE & GARDEN

Tea ceremony by Teahouse volunteers • Botanic Garden • Free with admission • 11am-1pm 2nd Sa. ARCHITECTURAL WALKING TOURS

2-hour guided walking tours • $10 • Res: 805-965-6307 • 10am Sa (from City Hall Steps) & 10am Su (from Central Library). FUNK ZONE TOUR LED BY JOHN UMMEL

90 min tour • Starts & Ends at palm plaza, across from Hotel Californian (36 State St) • Free • RSVP Date/Time: www.freewalkingtoursb.com. WATERFRONT TOUR LED BY JOHN UMMEL

2-hour tour • From Maritime Museum (113 Harbor Way) to Visitor Ctr (1 Garden St.) • Free • RSVP Date/Time: www.freewalkingtoursb.com. CACHUMA LAKE NATURE WALK

Half-mile on Don Wimpress Nature Trail • Nature Ctr • Free/Parking is $10 • 805-688-4515 • 10-11:30am Sa.

SOCIAL FAMILY FOOD BANK VOLUNTEERS

Volunteer as a family & help sort canned goods & produce • Foodbank Warehouse, 4554 Hollister Av • Register for time slot: 805-967-5741 • 2nd Sa.

SPECIAL EVENTS LAUGHING NOMAD

Presenting the hilarious talents of: Anthony Davis, Zara Mizrahi, Mistress K, J.P. Puthenveetil, and Orr Redko • Center Stage Theatre • $28 • www.centerstagetheater.org • 7pm Sa, 11/9. BETTINA CELEBRATES FIRST ANNIVERSARY

Festive block party with donation-based events • Benefits SB Culinary Experience • Montecito Country Mart, 1014 Coast Village Rd • 805.770.2383 • 12-6pm Sa, 11/9.


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PFLAG SB NOVEMBER MEETING

What Does the Bible Really Say and Not Say, About Homosexuality and Gender? • First United Methodist Church, 305 E. Anapamu St • Free • www.pflagsantabarbara.org • 7pm Mo, 11/11.

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SKETCH CRAWL WITH PEGGY OKI

SUPAK’A: SHARING CHUMASH CULTURE

Cultural demonstrations include song, dance, storytelling, basket weaving, crafts, and more • SB Museum of Natural History • Free • www.sbnature.org • 12-5pm Sa, 11/9. SANTA BARBARA VETERANS PARADE

BBQ, live music, and military vehicles on display. Flyover of vintage airplanes at 1:30pm • Carriage and Western Art Museum, 129 Castillo St • $20/Free for Vets & children under 12 • 805-3502006 • 12-5pm Sa, 11/9. VAQUERO SHOW AND SALE

A gathering of noted artisans and collectors from throughout the western United States, demos, entertainment & more • Santa Ynez Valley Historical Museum, 3596 Sagunto St • www.santaynezmuseum.org • 10am-5pm Sa & 10am-3pm Su, 11/9-11/10. THE NIGHT OWL BALL

Seasonal farm-to-table food, specialty cocktails, live music and dancing. Benefits Wilderness Youth Project • Sweet Shade Farm • $200 • https://wyp.org/nightowlball/ • 6-10pm Sa, 11/9. SBMA- MEMBER MORNING

Docent-led tours, coffee & refreshments • SB Museum of Art • Free, Members Only (RSVP) • www.sbma.net • 10am-12pm Sa, 11/9. MAKERS MARKET

Shop local SB artisans & makers. Presented by Blissful Boutiques • Paseo Nuevo, De la Guerra Place at State St • Free • 10am-6pm Sa. FERNALD MANSION TOUR

Groups of 5 or more. Presented by the SB Historical Museum • 414 W Montecito St • Free-$10 • 805-966-1601 • 11am-Noon Sa. SB & COTA ST. FARMERS MARKET

119 E. Cota St • Free • 805-962-5354 • 8:30am-1pm Sa.

Sunday, Nov. 10th DANCE

BENISE - FUEGO!

The Prince of Spanish Guitar • Lobero Theatre • $27.50-$91.50 • www.lobero.org • 7pm Su, 11/10. SB DANCE TRIBE

Gustafson Dance Studio • $15 • 805-403-3439 • 11am-1pm Su. WORLD DANCE FOR HUMANITY

SB Dance Center, 127-A W Canon Perdido St • $10 • 805-966-5439 • 9-10-15am Sa, Su. CONTRA DANCE FOR ALL

With live music • Carrillo Ballroom, 100 E Carrillo St • $12 • Info: 805-699-5101 • www.sbcds.org • 6:30-9:30pm Su.

HEALTH MEDITATION FOR WORLD PEACE

Buddhist teachings & meditations • Mahakankala Buddhist Ctr, 508 Brinkerhoff Av • $10 • 805-563-6000 • 10:30-11:45am Su.

LECTURES & WORKSHOPS DATING AFTER FIFTY

Choosing & navigating dating websites with Karen Haddigan • Central Library • Free • Join the waitlist: 805-564-5611 • 2-4pm Su, 11/10. COFFEE WITH A BLACK GUY

With James Joyce III • Yoga Soup, 28 Parker Way • $10-$20, suggested donation • http://www.yogasoup.com/coffee-with-ablack-guy • 2-4pm Su, 11/10.

MUSIC JON MAYER TRIO

Presented by The Santa Barbara Jazz Society • All ages • SOhO • $15 • www.sohosb.com • 1pm Su, 11/10. CURLY & COMPANY

All ages • SOhO • $5 • www.sohosb.com • 6:30pm Su, 11/10. MET LIVE: MASSENET’S MANON

A tale of passion, excess, and their consequences starring rising soprano Lisette Oropesa • Music Academy of the West, Hahn Hall • $28 • www.musicacademy.org • 2pm Su, 11/10. CAMERATA PACIFICA

Mozart, Beethoven & Vierne • Museum of Ventura County, 100 E. Main St., Ventura • $58 • www.cameratapacifica.org • 3pm Su, 11/10. THE CASTILLO TRIO

A wide variety of jazz during Bellini Brunch • Belmond El Encanto • 11am-2pm Su.

OUTDOORS ARROYO BURRO BEACH CLEAN UP

Volunteer & make a contribution to a cleaner planet • Arroyo Burro Beach • Free • 805-884-0459x13 • 10am-12pm 2nd Su. WEST WIND PUBLIC MARKET

SB Swapmeet offers fresh produce, new & used goods, & food • 907 S. Kellogg Ave • 805-967-4591 • $1.25 adults / Children Free • 7am-2pm Su.

HAVE CHALLENGES IN YOUR LIFE?

VETERANS DAY (LOMPOC)

Catered lunch (12pm); Presentation of special WWI artifact and Film Screening of They Shall Not Grow Old (2pm); Final viewing of WWI exhibit (4pm) • Lompoc Museum & Stone Pine Hall, 210 South H St. • Lunch $20 - RSVP: 805-736-3888 • 12pm Mo, 11/11.

SOCIAL

Benise, “El Príncipe de la guitarra española” y su producción ganadora del premio Emmy presentarán su gira mundial FUEGO! en una noche calurosa en el Teatro Lobero el domingo, 10 de noviembre a las 7pm. El espectáculo incorporará los favoritos de los fanáticos de sus días de presentaciones callejeras y clásicos del rock. Para boletos ($27.50- $91.50) visita www.lobero.org

LEARN TO PLAY BRIDGE

Beginners, intermed, advanced • SB Bridge Ctr, 2255 Las Positas Rd • $15 • Schedule/info: 805-687-1777 • www.sbbridge.org • 7-9pm Mo. SCRABBLE FUN FOR ALL LEVELS

Fun for all ages • Davis Ctr, De La Vina St & Victoria St • Free • 805-897-2568 • 1:30pm Mo. CONNECTIONS - GOLETA

Puzzles, games & memory enhancement exercises • Friendship Ctr Goleta, 820 N Fairview Av • 805-845-7454 • $50 includes lunch • 9:30-1:30pm Mo & Th. CONNECTIONS - MONTECITO

GOLETA FARMERS MARKET

HEARING VOICES SUPPORT GROUP

Fresh produce & goods • Camino Real Marketplace, 7004 Marketplace Dr • 805-962-5354 • Free • 10am-2pm Su.

Based on an ethos of self-help, mutual respect, and empathy • Mental Wellness Ctr, 617 Garden St • Free • 805-884-8440 • 6-7pm Mo. GLAUCOMA & HEARING SCREENING

SOCIAL

Cottage Hosp. MacDougall Eye Ctr • Free • 805-569-8264 • 11am-1pm Mo.

ESL CONVERSATION GROUP

English language learners practice with native speakers • Central Library Adult Literacy Ctr • Free • 805-564-5619 • 1:30pm Su.

LECTURES & WORKSHOPS SCIENCE PUB: SPECIES NAMES UP CLOSE & PERSONAL

With Curator of Malacology Daniel L. Geiger, Ph.D. • Dargan’s Irish Pub, 18 E. Ortega St • Free • www.sbnature.org • 6:30-8pm Mo, 11/11.

SPECIAL EVENTS STUDIO SUNDAY

Puzzles, games, & memory enhancement exercises • Friendship Ctr Montecito, 89 Eucalyptus Ln • $50 includes lunch • 10am-2pm Mo & We. ITALIAN CONVERSATION GROUP: PARLIAMO

Practice Italian • Arnoldi’s, 600 Olive St • Free • www.parliamo. yolasite.com • 5:30-7pm Mo. COMEDY CLUB

Bronfman Family Jewish Community Ctr, 524 Chapala St • Free • 805-957-1117 • 4:15pm Mo.

SPECIAL EVENTS VETERAN’S DAY CEREMONY

Honors armed service veterans, their families, & currently serving military members • El Presidio • Free • www.sbthp.org • 11am-12pm Mo, 11/11.

Create a flower design on newsprint paper with water-soluble wax pastels • SB Museum of Art, Family Resource Ctr • Free • www. sbma.net • 1:30-4:30pm Su, 11/10.

VETERANS DAY CEREMONY

BILINGUAL EXHIBITION TOURS

Keynote speaker and the San Marcos High School Madrigals will perform tributes • Santa Barbara Cemetery, 901 Channel Dr • Free • www.pcvf.org • 10am Mo, 11/11.

Guided tours of Alfredo Ramos Martínez: On Paper in English & Spanish. Also live music by Jorge Pokok Mijangos, art activities, & refreshments • SB Museum of Art • Free • www.sbma.net • English Tours: 2:15, 3:15, & 4:15pm / Spanish Tours: 1:45, 2:45, 3:45pm Su, 11/10.

SB ELECTRONIC RECYCLING

South Coast Recycling & Transfer Station, 4430 Calle Real • Free • 805-681-4345 • 7am-5pm Mo-Sa.

‘GUESS WHO’S IN TOWN’ POETRY READING

Feat. Frank X Gaspar & Alexis Rhone Fancher • Central Library, Faulkner Gallery • Free • 805-564-5611 • 4-6pm Su, 11/10.

SPORTS

POETRY ZONE

Feat. poets TBA. Regular open mic • Karpeles Manuscript Lib, 21 W. Anapamu • Free • 1:30-3pm Su, 11/10.

SWEAT SB FITNESS LUNCHTIME FITNESS

POSTHUMOUS WWII SILVER STAR PRESENTATION

Tuesday, Nov. 12th

45-minute classes taught by rockstar instructors and trainers • Carrillo Rec Center, 100 E Carrillo St • $12-$79 • sweatsbfitness@gmail.com • 12:05-12:50pm Mo, We, & Fr.

Silver Star Medal of Honor will be presented to the Family of Sargent Edmund J. Sternot United States Army (Killed in Action Jan. 13, 1945) • Pierre Claeyssens Veterans Museum, 1041 Camino Vieja • Free • www.PCVF.org • 10am Su, 11/10. MAKERS MARKET

Shop local SB artisans & makers. Presented by Blissful Boutiques • Paseo Nuevo, De la Guerra Place at State St • Free • 10am-6pm Su.

Monday, Nov. 11th HOLIDAY - LIBRARIES CLOSED

DANCE THE DANCE HUB - INTERMEDIATE/ADVANCED BALLET

With Susan Manchak • The Dance Hub, 22 E Victoria St • $18 • www.adam-bsb.org • 10-11:30am, Mo. YOUTH AERIAL DANCE

SB Dance Center, 127-A W Canon Perdido St • $12-$190 • 805.966.1409 • 4-5pm Mo & We. ZUMBA WITH JOSETTE

Carrillo Ballroom, 100 E Carrillo St • $15-150 • www.josettetkacik. com • 5:30pm Mo-Fr & 11:15am Sa.

HEALTH JOYFUL CHAIR YOGA

Customized yoga • Santa Barbara Yoga Ctr, 32 East Micheltorena St • $13 • Info: www.taniaisaac.com • 10:45am-Noon Mo. EASY YOGA

Easy Yoga for all ages with Carole Baral • Bronfman Family Jewish Ctr, 524 Chapala St • Free • 805-957-1115 • 12:30-2pm Mo. SUNSET TAI CHI ON THE BEACH

Easy stress reducing practices to restore Balance and Harmony • Linden City Beach, Carpinteria • $12-$18 • 805-705-3426, www.QigongSB.com • 4:15-5:15pm Mo.

CHILDREN & TEENS PAWS TO READ

Children read to a trained therapy dog • Goleta Library, 500 N Fairview • Free • Drop in: 805-964-7878 • 4-5pm Tu. PRESCHOOL STORYTIME Noted scholar and award-winning journalist Dr. Marc Lamont Hill will offer a critical analysis of the current social and political moment when he delivers the 2019 Leonardo Dorantes Memorial Lecture, “Building Community in an Hour of Chaos” on Wednesday, November 13th at 6pm at SBCC’s Garvin Theatre. A reception and book signing will follow the lecture. Free parking will be available on the SBCC West Campus after 5pm. www.sbcc.edu El destacado académico y periodista galardonado Dr. Marc Lamont Hill ofrecerá un análisis crítico del momento social y político actual cuando ofrezca la Conferencia Conmemorativa Leonardo Dorantes 2019, “Construyendo comunidad en una hora de caos” el miércoles, 13 de noviembre a las 6pm en el Teatro Garvin de SBCC. Una recepción y firma de libros seguirá a la conferencia. Habrá estacionamiento gratuito disponible en el campus oeste de SBCC después de las 5pm. www.sbcc.edu

Meditation study program • Mahakankala Buddhist Ctr, 508 Brinkerhoff Av • $75 Membership • 805-563-6000 • 7-9pm Tu, Fr.

MUSIC

OUT OF TOWN

Benise, “The Prince of Spanish Guitar,” and his Emmy Award-winning production will present his global tour FUEGO! for a hot night at the Lobero Theatre Sunday, November 10th at 7pm. The show will incorporate fan favorites from his street performing days and rock classics. For tickets ($27.50-$91.50) visit www.lobero.org

FOUNDATION PROGRAM

Drop-in support and breastfeeding info • SB Cottage Hospital, Women’s Services Conf Rm • Free • 805-682-7111 • 3:30-4:30pm Tu.

Feat. Santoor Maestro Pt Tarun Bhattacharya • Lobero Theatre • $30/$15 • www.lobero.org • 7:30pm Mo, 11/11.

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7TH ANNUAL SALUTE TO VETS

Maria • Friends Meeting House, 2012 Chapala St • Free • www.lacasademaria.org • 10:15-11:45am Tu.

Develop your drawing skills - lecture, demonstration, & practice • Lynda Fairly Carpinteria Arts Ctr, 865 Linden Ave • $95/$85.50 for members • www.carpinteriaartscenter.org • 12:30-4pm Mo, 11/11 & 11/18. AN EVENING OF INDIAN CLASSICAL MUSIC

Photo courtesy of www.benise.com

Feat. WWII vehicles and re-enactors, and heroes from all branches of the military • State St, starts at E. Sola and State, ends at Carriage and Western Art Museum • Free • www.pcvf.org • 12pm Sa, 11/9.

November 8, 2019

Early literacy enrichment for ages 3-5 • Central Library • Free • 805-564-5606 • 10:30am Tu. BILINGUAL BABY & ME

Developg your baby’s pre-literacy skills, 0-14 months • Central Library • Free • 805-564-5606 • 11:30am Tu.

DANCE ENGLISH COUNTRY DANCE

Dances from an earlier time • First Presbyterian Church, 21 E Constance Av • $5 • www.sbcds.org • 7:30-9:30pm Tu. ADULT AERIAL DANCE

The Training Rm, 1 N. Calle Cesar Chavez, #110 • $12-$190 • 805.966.1409 • 6:30-7:30pm Tu.

HEALTH BETTER BREATHERS CLUB

Support Group for people with chronig lung disease • First Presbyterian Church, 21 E. Constance Ave. • Free • 805-687-8553 • 1-3pm 2nd Tu. LIVING WELL WITH DIABETES

If you or someone you love has diabetes • Goleta Valley Cottage Hospital • Free • 805-681-6441 • 10-11am 2nd Tu, Th. HEALING THE LOSS OF A LOVED ONE

Support Group • Hospice of SB, 2050 Alameda Padre Serra #100 • Free w/ registration • 805-563-8820 • Evening, 2nd & 4th Tu. CENTERING PRAYER MEDITATION

Centering Prayer group formerly located at La Casa de

MOTHER’S CIRCLE BREASTFEEDING SUPPORT

Use the Wellness Recovery Action Plan to make positive changes • Mental Wellness Ctr, 617 Garden St, 2nd fl • Free • 805-252-0483 • 6-7:30pm Tu. CAPOEIRA CLASS

Afro-Brazilian martial art • Westside Dance, 2009 De La Vina St • $15 • 805-280-9742 • 6:15pm Tu. LUNCHTIME GUIDED MEDITATION

Mahakankala Buddhist Ctr, 508 Brinkerhoff Ave • $5 • 805-5636000 • 12:30-1pm Tu, We, & Th.

LECTURES & WORKSHOPS INSTITUTE OF WORLD CULTURE STUDY CIRCLE

Visions of America in an Age of Globalization - Visions of Inclusion • Concord House, 1407 Chapala St • http://www.worldculture.org/ • 7:30-9pm Tu, 11/12. WISDOM FROM PARENTS OF CHILDREN ON THE AUTISM SPECTRUM

A panel of parents describe their experience of raising a child on the autism spectrum with Dr. Ty Vernon • Central Library • Free • 805-564-5642 • 6pm Tu, 11/12. CLASES DE COMPUTACIÓN BÁSICA

Introducción a Computadoras para principiantes • Biblioteca Central, 40 East Anapamu St • Gratis • Registrarte: 805-564-5634 • 5:30pm Martes, 11/12. NATURE OF CARPINTERIA LECTURE SERIES

Weekly lectures on the Carpinteria Coastal Plain • Veteran’s Memorial Bldg., 941 Walnut Ave • Free • 7-8:30pm Tu through 12/2.

MUSIC DANISH STRING QUARTET WITH THE DANISH NATIONAL GIRLS CHOIR

UCSB Arts & Lectures • Granada Theatre • $36-$71/$20 • www. artsandlectures.ucsb.edu • 7pm Tu, 11/12. JOSHUA REDMAN QUARTET

With Aaron Goldberg, Reuben Rogers, and Gregory Hutchinson • Lobero Theatre • $10-$106 • www.lobero.org • 8pm Tu, 11/12. SINGER-SONGWRITER SHOWCASE

Feat. Kellen Romano, Miss Judy B, Mary Clifford • All ages • SOhO • $8 • www.sohosb.com • 7pm Tu, 11/12. KARAOKE NIGHT

Dargan’s Irish Pub, 18 E Ortega St • Free • 9pm Tu.

SOCIAL FICTION BOOK CLUB

Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe by Benjamin Alire Sáenz • Central Library • Free • 805-962-7653 • 5:30pm Tu, 11/12. BONSAI CLUB MEETING

Guests & visitors welcome • Goleta Valley Community Center, 5679 Hollister Av • Free • www.santabarbarabonsai.org • 7:30pm 2nd Tu. TWILIGHT BOWLING UNDER THE LIGHTS

Night lawn bowling lessons & play • Spencer Adams Park, 1216 De la Vina St • Free • 805-636-9748 • 5:30pm Tu & Th. SCHMOOZE ROOM CAFE

Food, entertainers, speakers • Bronfman Family Comm Ctr, 524 Chapala St • 805-957-1115 • 12-1:15pm Tu. BILLIARDS CLUB

Come shoot pool, all levels welcome • Bronfman Family Comm Ctr, 524 Chapala St • 805-957-1115 • 2:30-4:30pm Tu.

SPECIAL EVENTS NATIONAL PHILANTHROPY DAY AWARDS LUNCHEON

Celebrates individuals, organizations and businesses in the community who generously give their time, talents and resources • SB Beachfront Hilton | 633 E. Cabrillo Blvd • $95 • www.afpsbvnpd. eventbrite.com • 11:30am-1:30pm Tu, 11/12. OLDTOWN SANTA BARBARA FARMERS MARKET

500-600 Blocks of State St • Free • 805-962-5354 • 4-7:30pm Tu. SANTA YNEZ VALLEY ELECTRONIC RECYCLING

4004 Foxen Cyn Rd • Free • 805-686-5080 • 8:30am-4pm Tu-Sa.

Wednesday, Nov. 13th CHILDREN & TEENS TEEN TIME: SERVICE805

Drop in and earn your community service hours for Teens in grades 7-12 • Central Library • Free • 805-564-5605 • 4-5pm We, 11/13. CODING LAB

Ages 10-17 work on coding, computational logic, and computer science activities and lessons • Central Library • Free • 4-5:30pm We. BABY & ME STORYTIME

For babies 0-14 months • Central Library • Free • 11:30am12:30pm We.


HOMEWORK HELP WITH TRAINED VOLUNTEERS

Assisting students • Central Library • Free • 805-564-5603 • 3:306:30pm Mo / 2:30-5:30pm We. WIGGLY STORYTIME FOR TODDLERS 1-3

Central Library • Free • 805-564-5606 • 10:30am We & Th.

DANCE YOUTH AERIAL DANCE

SB Dance Center, 127-A W Canon Perdido St • $12-$190 • 805.966.1409 • 4-5pm Mo & We. ADULT AERIAL DANCE

The Training Rm, 1 N. Calle Cesar Chavez, #110 • $12-$190 • 805.966.1409 • 5:45-6:45pm We.

HEALTH EVENING MEDITATION CLASSES

Buddhist Meditations for Everyone • Mahakankala Buddhist Ctr, 508 Brinkerhoff Av • $10 • 805-563-6000 • 6:30-7:30pm We.

600 Olive St • Free • 805-569-1659 • 5:30-7pm We. OPEN CHESS PLAY

All Get to Play non-rated, 5-minute games, in groups of similar strength • Friendship Manor, 6647 El Colegio Rd, Isla Vista • www. sbchess.org • 7:15pm We. CONNECTIONS - MONTECITO

Puzzles, games, & memory enhancement exercises • Friendship Ctr 89 Eucalyptus Ln • $50 includes lunch • 10am-2pm Mo & We.

Academy’s year-round Community Initiatives • Red Piano, 519 State St • Free • 5-8pm Th, 11/14. THE MIDNIGHT HOUR

Ages 18+ • SOhO • $20-$25 • www.sohosb.com • 8pm Th, 11/14. FOLK ORCHESTRA OF SANTA BARBARA

Telegraph Brewing Company, 418 N Salsipuedes St • Free • www. telegraphbrewing.com • 8-10pm Th.

GOODLAND YARNWORKS

OUTDOORS

ESL CONVERSATION GROUP

A walk through the Garden’s trails with Scot Pipkin • SB Botanic Gaden • Free for members/$5 • www.sbbg.org • 8:30-10am Th, 11/14.

Knit items for charities • Goleta Library, 500 N. Fairview Ave • Free • 805-964-7878 • 2-4pm We. English language learners practice with native speakers • Central Library Adult Literacy Ctr • Free • 805-564-5619 • 5:30pm We.

SPECIAL EVENTS STATE OF OUR SCHOOLS

GREET THE DAY STROLL

THURSDAY FLEA MARKET

Earl Warren Showgrounds • www.snaauctions.com • Free • 8am-3pm Th. CARPINTERIA FARMERS MARKET

800 block of Linden Ave • Free • 805-962-5354 • 3-6:30pm Th.

Superintendent Cary Matsuoka of the SB Unified School District presents today’s local education issues • The New Vic • RSVP: 805-284-9125 • 7:30am: Networking Breakfast ($25) & 8:15am: Presentation and Q & A (free) We, 11/13.

SOCIAL

Cost covered by most insurance companies • SB Cottage Hosp • 805569-8240 • 1-4pm We, Th.

POETRY SLAM! SANTA BARBARA

BINGO AT SB ELKS LODGE

HEART SMART LECTURE SERIES

SOLVANG FARMERS MARKET

YOGA AND MEDITATION CLASS

W/ Robin Elander. Bring a water bottle, extra layer & a towel or mat • East Beach (across from Chromatic Gate) • Free • 12-1pm, We. DIABETES CONSULTATION

SB Cottage Hosp • Free • 805-569-7201 • 10-11am We. APHASIA RECOVERY GROUP

Cottage Rehabilitation Hospital • $15 • 805-569-8900 x 82402 • 12:15-1pm We. GENTLE HATHA YOGA

Bronfman Family Jewish Ctr, 524 Chapala Dr • Donation • 805-9571115 • 10:30-Noon We. LUNCHTIME GUIDED MEDITATION

Relaxation & stress relief • Mahakankala Buddhist Ctr, 508 Brinkerhoff Av • $5 • 805-563-6000 • 12:30-1pm We. HEART JEWEL PRAYERS

Chanted meditations • Mahakankala Buddhist Ctr, 508 Brinkerhoff Av • Free • 805-563-6000 • 10:30-11:30am We.

LECTURES & WORKSHOPS DR. MARC LAMONT HILL

Leonardo Dorantes Memorial Lecture, “Building Community in an Hour of Chaos.” Reception & Book signing to follow • Garvin Theatre • Free • www.sbcc.edu • 6-7:20pm We, 11/13. TALK: ON A MISSION

Author Janet Dowling Sands, will speak about her book, On a Mission • SB Historical Museum • Free for members/$5 guests • www.sbhistorical.org • 11am-12pm We, 11/13. HOME ENERGY STORAGE WORKSHOP

Poet Sign-up (6:30-7pm). Hosted by Sid Zagri • Dargan’s Irish Pub, 18 E. Ortega St • $5/$10 • 7-9:30pm We, 11/13. Solvang Village, Copenhagen Dr & 1st St, Solvang • Free • 2:306:30pm We. FARMERS MARKET

SB Cottage Hosp Courtyard • Free • 11am-3pm We.

Thursday, Nov. 14th CHILDREN & TEENS PLAYDATE

Move, learn, create, and connect with kid activities. Presented by Cottage Children’s Medical Center • Paseo Nuevo, De la Guerra Place at State St • Free • 10am-11am 2nd Th. STAY & PLAY

Learn and play, sing and share stories • Eastside Library • Free • 805-963-3727 • 8:30-10:30am Th. PRESCHOOL STORYTIME

Intro to books & listening for Children 3 to 5 • Goleta Library, 500 N Fairview • Free • 805-964-7878 • 10:15am Th. PAWS TO READ

Children read to a trained therapy dog • Goleta Library, 500 N Fairview • Free • Drop in: 805-964-7878 • 3-4:30pm Th.

DANCE

Learn about battery storage backup options for your home or business • Faulkner Gallery - Central Lib • Free, Register: http://bit. ly/homeenergysb • 5:30-7pm We, 11/13.

LACORE LATIN DANCE FITNESS CLASS

HISTORIAN MATTHEW STANLEY

SB Dance Center, 127-A W Canon Perdido St • $12-$190 • 805.966.1409 • 6:30-7:30pm Th.

UCSB Lawrence Badash Memorial Lecture - Einstein’s War: How World War I Made Relativity • UCSB McCune Conference Rm, 6020 Humanities & Social Sciences Building • Free • 4pm We, 11/13. THE POET IS IN

With Yulia Maluta • SB Athletic Club, 520 Castillo St • Info: (760) 2717183 • 6:30-7:30pm Th. ADULT AERIAL DANCE

HEALTH

One-on-one sessions with Santa Barbara Poet Laureate, Laure-Anne Bosselaar. All ages welcome. Sign up sheet at the table • Central Library • Free • 805-962-7653 • 4-6pm 2nd We.

LIVING WELL WITH DIABETES

SANTA BARBARA IANDS MEETING

Cottage Rehab Hosp • $15 • 805-569-8999 • 10-11am Th.

International Association for Near Death Studies, w/ guest speakers • Unity Church, 227 E Arrellaga St • Free, suggested donation • www. iands.org • 7-9pm 2nd We.

If you or someone you love has diabetes • Goleta Valley Cottage Hospital • Free • 805-681-6441 • 10-11am 2nd Tu, Th. SPEECH & MOVEMENT ENHANCEMENT A JOYFUL PATH

MOBILE DEVICE DROP-IN ASSISTANCE

Guided lunchtime meditation • Mahakankala Buddhist Ctr, 508 Brinkerhoff Av • $5 • 805-563-6000 • 12:30-1pm Th.

1 MILLION CUPS - FOUNDER TALK

FALL 2019 ARTS COLLOQUIUM SERIES: THE BLACK AESTHETIC IN THE VISUAL ARTS

Resolve any questions about using your devices • Central Library • Free • 805-962-7653 • 10am-12pm We & Fr. Followed by a 20-minute Q&A session with the audience • Eastside Library • Free • www.1millioncups.com/santabarbara • 9-10am We.

MUSIC DANISH STRING QUARTET

UCSB Arts & Lectures • UCSB Campbell Hall • $25-$40/$10 • www.artsandlectures.ucsb.edu • 7pm We, 11/13. UCSB GAMELAN ENSEMBLE

Featuring dynamic drumming, delicate melodies, and lively interlocking rhythms • UCSB Music Bowl • Free • https://music. ucsb.edu/news/event/1960 • 12-1pm We, 11/13. MOONCHILD / KIEFER

Ages 18+ • SOhO • $23.50-$26.50 • www.sohosb.com • 8pm We, 11/13.

OUTDOORS LOTUSLAND TOURS

Garden open for public tours • Lotusland • Free-$50 • Reservations: 805-969-9990 / www.lotusland.org • 10am & 1:30pm We-Sa.

SOCIAL NORTHSIDE OPTIMIST CLUB BREAKFAST

Mulligans at Muni Golf Course, 3500 McCaw Av • $10 • 7am 2nd & 4th We. FRENCH CONVERSATION GROUP

Practice your French • www.sbfrenchgroup.yolasite.com • Arnoldi’s,

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LECTURES & WORKSHOPS Feat. Vincent Johnson, Photography and the Landscape of Memory • ART 1C, ART 261 @Embarcadero Hall, 935 Embarcadero del Norte, Isla Vista • Free • 5-7pm Th, 11/14.

CANCER CENTER BOOK CLUB

For cancer patients, caregivers, & survivors • Ridley-Tree Cancer Ctr, 540 W Pueblo St • Free • 805-879-5648 • 5:30-6:30pm 2nd Th. Proceeds support our local charities • 150 N. Kellogg Ave • Admission Free/ Bingo Pack $20 • 805-964-6858 • Early Bird Bingo: 6:30pm & Regular Bingo: 7pm Th. CONNECTIONS - GOLETA

Puzzles, games & memory enhancement exercises • Friendship Ctr Goleta, 820 N Fairview Av • 805-845-7454 • $50 includes lunch • 9:30-1:30pm Mo & Th. LGBTQ YOUTH GROUP

Pacific Pride Fdn Office #A-12 • Free • 805-963-3636 • 4-5:30pm Th ITALIAN CONVERSATION GROUP

Practice your Italian • Monteicto Lib, Community Hall • Free • 805-969-6063 • 12:30-1:30pm Th. OPEN MIC & AN EVENING OF SELF EXPRESSION

The Basics of California Native Plant Propagation with Heather Wehnau-Federlein • SB Botanic Gaden • $30/$45 • www.sbbg.org • 1-4pm Fr, 11/15.

Express yourself using all creative outlets. All are welcome to attend and participate • Biko Garage 6612 Sueno Rd., Isla Vista • Free • http://mcc.sa.ucsb.edu/ • 7:30pm Th, 11/14. A TASTE OF TUSCANY

Dinner by Chef Giancarla Bodon & Casanova di Neri wines • S.Y. Kitchen, 1110 Faraday St • $160 • RSVP: 805.691.9794 • 6pm Th, 11/14. SBMA CURATORIAL WALKTHROUGH

Alfredo Ramos Martínez: On Paper • SB Museum of Art • Free, RSVP: communityprograms@sbma.net • 6-6:30pm Th, 11/14. SBIFF’S KIRK DOUGLAS AWARD

Black tie gala honoring Martin Scorsese • The Ritz-Carlton Bacara • $750 • www.sbiff.org • 5:30pm Th, 11/14.

SPORTS THE RUNDOWN

A fun and easy run around downtown SB • Santa Barbara Running, 110 Anacapa St • Free • www.sbrunningco.com • 6-7pm Th.

Friday, Nov. 15th CHILDREN & TEENS POKEMON AT THE LIBRARY

Celebrate the enduring love for Pokemon with activities. For all ages. Bring Pokemon Cards to trade or play with • Faulkner Gallery, Central Library • Free • 805-564-5602 • 2:30-4:30pm Fr, 11/15.

DANCE SWING DANCES

Beginning lesson at 7:30 before the dance • Carrillo Recreation Center • $20 • 805-698-0832 • www.dancesantabarbara.com • 7:30pm 1st and 3rd Fr.

POP-UP PERFORMANCE: JACOPO GIACOPUZZI

Purchase drinks, enjoy live music, and sing! Support Music

DOUBLEWIDE KINGS

A mixture of Latin rhythms, reggae, rumba flamenca and rock • UCSB Multicultural Theatre • $5/$15 • https://events.ucsb.edu/ event/ritmo-y-sonido-latino • 7:30pm Fr, 11/15. DEREK WARFIELD & THE YOUNG WOLFE TONES

A group of Irish men and women • Dargan’s Irish Pub, 18 E. Ortega St • $25 • 805-804-7558 • 8pm Fr, 11/15. STRUNG OUT / THE CASUALTIES

Walk with Professor Julie as she shares tales of mystery and history... & meet friendly spirits... Call or text to schedule your walking tour! • 805-905-9019

L.A. BIG DADDY’S

Opening act: Sultan/Dabby (7:15pm) • Presented by SB Blues Society • Carrillo Recreation Ctr, 100 E. Carrillo St • $30/$40 • https://sbblues.org • 7:15pm Sa, 11/16.

SPECIAL EVENTS

CAMERATA PACIFICA

The Stories We Tell, 16 speakers will stand in the red circle to tell their stories to the audience. Meet the speakers at after party • New Vic, 33 W. Victoria St • $100 • www.TEDxSantaBarbara.com • 10am-6pm Sa, 11/16.

Mozart, Beethoven & Vierne • Hahn Hall, Music Academy of the West • $58 • www.cameratapacifica.org • 7:30pm Fr, 11/15. BANDA LOS SEBASTIANES WITH RANCHO VIEJO

Chumash Casino Resort, 3400 E. Highway 246, Santa Ynez • $39-$69 • www.chumashcasino.com • 8pm Fr, 11/15. UCSB CHAMBER PLAYERS

An evening of chamber music favorites • UCSB Karl Geiringer Hall • Free • https://music.ucsb.edu/news/event/1918 • 7:30-9:30pm Fr, 11/15.

SPECIAL EVENTS SOLVANG FALL FESTIVAL

carnival, family fun atmosphere, 25+ bands, food vendors and craft beer and wine gardens • Solvang Park • Free • www.solvangfallfest. com • 4-10pm Fr, 11am-10pm Sa, 11am-9pm Su, 11/15-11/17. TASTE OF SANTA BARBARA TOUR

An intimate food walking tour feat. 6 restaurants & Shops • Begins: State St & Figueroa St • $84/$89 • www.sbtastingtours.com/tastingtours/ • 11am-2:30pm Fr, 11/15.

TEDXSANTABARBARA

FILL THE FOODBANK! - DRIVE-THRU FOOD DRIVE

Drop off non-perishable food items at the Foodbank warehouse. Goal is to collect 40,000 pounds of healthy groceries • 4554 Hollister • www.foodbanksbc.org • 9am-3pm Sa, 11/16. OG READERS TUTOR TRAINING

For teens and adults. Plan to attend both sessions • Central Library • Free • 805-564-5674 • 9:30am-1:30pm Sa & Su, 11/16 & 11/17. GEORGE ROSE RECEPTION & BOOK SIGNING

Wildling Museum • Free • RSVP: 805-686-8315 • 3-5pm Sa, 11/16.

Sunday, Nov. 17th MUSIC

SERGIO MENDES & BEBEL GILBERTO

60th Anniversary of Bossa Nova • UCSB Arts & Lectures • UCSB Campbell Hall • SOLD OUT • www.artsandlectures.ucsb.edu • Su, 11/17. WESLEY ARAI, CARILLON

Faculty Artist Recital • UCSB Storke Tower • Free • https://music. ucsb.edu/news/event/1909 • 11am Su, 11/17. YOUNG SINGERS RECITAL

All ages • SOhO • Free • www.sohosb.com • 5:30pm Su, 11/17. DJ QUIK

Ages 21+ • SOhO • $27-$30 • www.sohosb.com • 9pm Su, 11/17.

LECTURES & WORKSHOPS

SPECIAL EVENTS

NATURAL FABRIC DYEING WORKSHOP

ESTATE & LEGACY PLANNING ESSENTIALS WORKSHOP

Two-hour workshop with Sharon Kennedy, Jackie Quinn & Denise Stevens • SB Museum of Natural History • Free, RSVP: 805-6824711 ext. 179 • 3-5pm Su, 11/17.

DISCOVERING FREEDOM AND CONSCIENCE

BLUE WHALE POETRY SERIES

Learn how to dye silk scarves with plant-based dyes with Anna Bower • Lotusland • $140/$160 • Register: 805.969.9990 • 9am12pm Sa, 11/16.

Santa Barbara Ghost Tours

Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young • Lobero Theatre • $41/$63 • www. lobero.org • 8pm Sa, 11/16.

Ages 21+ • SOhO • $20-$23 • www.sohosb.com • 9pm Fr, 11/15.

Saturday, Nov. 16th

SKETCHING IN THE GALLERIES

SANTA BARBARA SYMPHONY

RITMO Y SONIDO LATINO LOS PINGUOS

Westmont Observatory • Free • 805-565-6272 • 7:30pm 3rd Fr.

Lecture by Dr. Samuel Dover • SB Martitime Museum • $20/$10 • www.sbmm.org • 7-8:30pm Th, 11/14.

MUSIC Kabaretti Conducts Mozart & Mahler • Granada Theatre • $31-$137 • www.granadasb.org • 8pm Sa & 3pm Su, 11/16 & 11/17.

PUBLIC VIEWING OF THE STARS

MARINE MAMMALS, SENTINELS OF OCEAN HEALTH

21 E. Constance • Free • http://sbgen.org/eventListings.php?nm=216 • 9:30am-12pm Sa, 11/16.

MUSIC

Write On: Journaling to Heal by Diana Raab, Ph.D. Bring a lunch • Hospice of SB, Leigh Block Gallery • Free • RSVP: 563-8820 • 12-1pm Fr, 11/15.

A conversation with UCSB graduate Yasmin Sallak • Breakfast Culture Club SB, 711 Chapala St • Free • www.breakfastcultureclub. com/ • 6:30-8:30pm Th, 11/14.

MUSIC

GROW YOUR OWN: SEEDS TO SOIL

LEARN @ LUNCH

COFFEE WITH A MUSLIMA

Improve your computer skills! Reserve a 30min or 1 hour session • Eastside Lib • Free • 805-963-3727 • 2-5pm Th.

Superintendent Únete a la Fundación de Educación de Santa Cary Matsuoka Bárbara para una presentación titulada Estado de nuestras escuelas. El Superintendente Cary Matsuoka del Distrito Escolar Unificado de Santa Bárbara discutirá los problemas de educación local de hoy el miércoles, 13 de noviembre de 7:30 a 9am en The New Vic, 33 W Victoria St. Un desayuno de networking (o formación de redes) ($25) comenzará a las 7:30am antes de la presentación gratuita (8:15am). El espacio es limitado. Para boletos y para reservar tu lugar visita www.sbefoundation.org/state-of-our-schools-tickets

LECTURES & WORKSHOPS

Learn and cultivate a deeper appreciation for art ~ Alfredo Ramos Martinez: On Paper • Central Library • Free • 805-564-5621 • 5:156:30pm Th, 11/14.

COMPUTER COACHING

Join Santa Barbara Education Foundation for State of Our Schools; Superintendent Cary Matsuoka of the Santa Barbara Unified School District will discuss today’s local education issues on Wednesday, November 13th from 7:30 to 9am at The New Vic, 33 W Victoria St. A networking breakfast ($25) will start at 7:30am prior to the free presentation (8:15am). Space is limited. For tickets and reservations visit www.sbefoundation.org/state-ofour-schools-tickets

SPECIAL EVENTS

EXPLORING ART

For all skill levels. Guidance & materials provided • SB Museum of Art • Free, RSVP: www.sbma.net • 5:30-6:30pm Th, 11/14.

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Discussion of the transformative possibilities of freedom and conscience in contemporary conditions with Carolyn Dorrance • Concord House, 1407 Chapala St • $2 • http://www.worldculture. org/ • 2-4pm Sa, 11/16. GENEALOGY SOCIETY MEETING & LECTURE

Dr. Brian Leverich presents Linkpendium: Ten Million and One New Ways to Discover Your Family History • First Presbyterian Church,

Alison Bailey & George Yatchisin + Open Mic • Unity Church, 227 E. Arrellaga St • $5 suggested donation • 3-4:30pm Su, 11/17. OUT LOUD SB LITERARY READING

SB writers reading their fiction, non-fiction, and poetry • Breakfast Culture Club, 711 Chapala St • Free • www.artsfundsb.org • 7pm Su, 11/17.


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EVENTS TUE, NOV 12 / 7:00 PM

Danish String Quartet with the Danish National Girls Choir

With “warmth, wit, beautiful tone and technical prowess second to none” (NPR), the Danish String Quartet performs with 50 sparkling voices from their homeland. Granada Theatre, $36-$71, $21 Courtesy photos

WED, NOV 13 / 7:00 PM Danish String Quartet

The Nordic lads who’ve captured the hearts of Santa Barbara’s music lovers perform a profound evening of classical masterworks by Bach, Beethoven and Mendelssohn. Campbell Hall, $25-$40, $10

UCSB Arts & Lectures joins the global celebration of the 60th Anniversary of Bossa Nova with world-renowned Brazilian superstars Sergio Mendes and Bebel Gilberto on Sunday, November 17th at 7pm at UCSB Campbell Hall

THU, NOV 14 / 7:30 PM

Anita: Speaking Truth to Power

A film about a rebel, activist, feminist and mother Dolores Huerta Against a backdrop of sex, politics and race, Anita: Speaking Truth to Power reveals the story of a woman who has empowered millions to stand up for equality and justice. Campbell Hall, Free

THU, DEC 5 / 7:30 PM Douglas Brinkley

American Moonshot: John F. Kennedy and the Great Space Race Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the first lunar landing, award-winning historian Douglas Brinkley takes a fresh look at America’s race to the moon. Campbell Hall, $20-$35, $10

SUN, NOV 17 / 7:00 PM

Sergio Mendes & Bebel Gilberto

SUN, DEC 8 / 7:00 PM

60th Anniversary of Bossa Nova Celebrate 60 years of bossa nova with Sergio Mendes, one of Brazil’s most internationally-renowned artists of all time, and Bebel Gilberto, a thrilling vocalist steeped in the genre. Campbell Hall, $35-$55, $15

Pink Martini

Holiday Show Pink Martini performs festive holiday songs from around the globe, from timeless classics to rarely heard gems, creating infectiously joyous music that will have you dancing in the aisles. Arlington Theatre, $43.50-$153.50, $23.50

THU, NOV 21 / 8:00 PM

A Tuba to Cuba: Preservation Hall Jazz Band

with Cuban singer Yusa & special guests Iconic septet Preservation Hall Jazz Band delivers an immersive concert experience drawing on music from their album, So It Is, and cinematic visuals from the new documentary A Tuba to Cuba. Campbell Hall, $35-$50, $15

WED, DEC 4 / 7:30 PM Esther Perel

SAT, DEC 14 / 8:00 PM Tommy Emmanuel

with very special guests Jim & Morning Nichols Widely acknowledged as the international master of the solo acoustic guitar, Tommy Emmanuel will be joined by special guests to revisit his recent album, Accomplice One. Campbell Hall, $45-$60, $15

THU, JAN 9 / 7:30 PM

Against a backdrop of sex, politics and race, Anita: Speaking Truth to Power reveals the story of a woman who has empowered millions to stand up for equality and justice. Granada Theatre, $31-$46, $16

Elaine Pagels

in Conversation with Pico Iyer In conversation with Pico Iyer, renowned religious scholar Elaine Pagels looks at her bestselling works including The Gnostic Gospels, Beyond Belief, Adam, Eve and the Serpent and Why Religion? Campbell Hall, $20-$35, $10

TUE, JAN 21 / 6:30 PM Itzhak Perlman

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Stories of His Life and Career This uniquely personal multimedia experience finds violin virtuoso Itzhak Perlman sharing stories from his life and career and performing with longtime pianist Rohan De Silva. Granada Theatre, $56-$131, $31

Against a backdrop of sex, politics, and race, Anita: Speaking Truth to Power reveals the story of a woman who has empowered millions to stand up for equality and justice. A free screening of the film will take place Thursday, November 14th, at 7:30pm at UCSB Campbell Hall

WED, JAN 22 / 8:00 PM Jon Boogz & Lil Buck

Love Heals All Wounds Two hip-hop phenoms join forces in a soul-stirring program featuring jaw-dropping dexterity, multimedia scenography, live musicians and a powerful spoken-word artist. Campbell Hall, $25-$40, $15

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An evening of Indian Classical Music with

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Accompanied on Tabla by Prosenjit Podder

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 11 LOBERO THEATRE 7:30 PM A disciple of Ravi Shankar, Bhattacharya’s fans around the world have included George Harrison and Prince Charles. Tickets: $15 Students / $30 A / $65 VIP

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Pink Martini Holiday Show SUN, DECEMBER 8 | 7:00 PM | A R L I N G TO N T H E AT R E Tickets start at $40 | $20 UCSB Students (Current student ID required) The internationally-acclaimed “little orchestra” Pink Martini will deck the hall with festive holiday songs from around the globe, from timeless classics to rarely heard gems. At what is sure to be the best holiday party you’ll attend this year, they will perform tracks from their holiday album, Joy to the World, with classics like “White Christmas” alongside Hebrew prayers, Chinese New Year tunes and a samba-inspired version of “Auld Lang Syne,” as well as crowd favorites from their non-holiday albums. “This multi-denominational, multicultural jubilee overflows with enough holiday spirit to warm your entire family” (NPR). Pink Martini’s infectiously joyous music will have you dancing in the aisles.

Presented through the generosity of Patricia Gregory, for the Baker Foundation

Corporate Sponsor:

Special thanks to:

Funded in part by the Community Events & Festivals Program using funds provided by the City of Santa Barbara in partnership with the Santa Barbara County Office of Arts and Culture

Fo r t i c ke t s c a ll (805) 893-3535 or visit w w w. ar t san dl ec tures.uc s b.edu


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Veterans Celebrated and Honored at the PCVF Military Ball benefits, though more than 38 died in official duty. After being recognized in 1977, on MILITARY BALL TO BRING TOGETHER, REMEMBER, AND HONOR VETERANS March 9, 2010, the group was held by the Pierre Claeyssens Veterans Foundation at the received the Presidential Santa Barbara Hilton this week. The 23rd annual event paid Gold Medal. special tribute to women in the military, with Eileen McDargh, Many were recognized author and presenter giving the keynote address. and honored from podium. “This evening we are celebrating all who have served and women in The Generations of Service the Military… Pierre felt strongly that this special celebration must be held Award was presented to the every year so that Reichel family, known as the our United States “Flying Reichels.” Others military veterans recognized included: Army would never be ROTC Surfrider Battalion forgotten,” stated from UCSB; Ernest S. John Blankenship, Cowell a 93-year-old WWII (USN, former), veteran who still volunteers; PCVF co-founder Ian Gumm, a member of the and co-director, who Royal Welch, who traveled welcomed attendees. Laurie Lynch, Cpt., Air National Guard; from England to attend; “He highly respected and Amy Meyer, Chief People Officer Lt. Col. Maureen Masson, of AppFolio. (Captain Lynch was Anne Lopez; BGen Fred Lopez, USMCR (ret); (Grandson) the American USAF, who led the pledge of Lt. John Blankenship, USN (former) and Eileen deployed to Kuwait for three months. Ryan Marsh; and (Daughter) Dr. Jennifer Marsh Military and the allegiance; David Gonzales, She returned with a US Battle Flag McDargh, Keynote Speaker Military Ball was and presented it to her employer in retired SBPD sergeant, who his way to thank those who served appreciation of AppFolio’s support sang the National Anthem; LTC Jack Armstrong who gave the invocation; UCSB regardless of their rank, branch, during her months of deployment. ROTC Cadet Kirsten Annell, who performed the “Missing Man Table Ceremony”; length of service, and whether they Amy Meyer of AppFolio for their support of by including served in a war or not… My friend Pierre truly believed Active Duty Military in their company mission; Captain that honoring veterans and active duty personnel was an Laurie Lynch of the same company presented a flag; and American imperative!” Capt. Carolyn Alexandra Wagnild was honored for her Greeted by the sound of bagpipes as they entered the building, decorated generals and veterans from all branches 1,100 hours of service in Iraq and Afghanistan flying an Apache Helicopter. BGen. Fred Lopez, a board member of of the nation’s military services, with ROTC members PCVF presented many of the honors. from UCSB providing the color guard, joined together in Still upcoming: The Veterans Day Parade will be held celebrating service to the United States. Saturday, November 9th at noon, followed by a BBQ at Hazel Blankenship, Board Member The keynote speaker McDargh, the daughter of a and Lt. John Blankenship, USN (former) the Carriage Museum. A Veterans Day Ceremony will be “WASPS” Women Airforce Service Pilots, formed in 1942, held at the SB Cemetery on November 11th at 10am. shared her mother’s story of service during the war, which was not recognized until 1977 as a national service to the country. “There were 25,000 women who applied when the call went out for women pilots and only about 1,000 were accepted Highlighting The Congressional Gold as pilots. They went on to fly over 60,000 Medal presented to Mary Reinberg domestic war miles and collectively Burchard, WASP flew every plane used during the war,” commented McDargh, as she reflected on the honor of sharing her mother’s story. Advocates Daniel and Meg Pierre Claeyssens Veterans Foundation Burnham McDargh’s book Mama Was a WASP, is committed to honoring the men and tells the untold story women who have served in U.S. military of how 1,176 women efforts. PCVF does this by supporting veterans and active duty members, and flew for the military related partner organizations, in Santa in WWII. Her mother Barbara and Ventura counties as well as served as a test pilot as a preserving military history and legacy. member of the Women The Foundation works to uphold Pierre Airforce Service Pilots. Claeyssens’s vision that those who have served are “Never Forgotten.” PCVF is The female pilots were funded entirely by private donations. For eventually considered more information, visit www.pcvf.org or Pamela Galvin, Event Producer; Nancy “civilians” lacking Katie Buehner, MAJ; Celeste Wilson, CDT; Travis Buehner, LTC; Eileen McDargh, call (805) 259-4394. Melekian, and Bernard Melekian, PCVF military honor and Keynote Speaker; Adam Harris, CPT; and Hailey Stynes

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Opera Santa Barbara

As powerful as it gets: Madama Butterfly opens OSB season

to parade its global reach. Sexism, the outrage of forced child marriage and entrapment, the financial T TAKES EXTRAORDINARY INTELLECTUAL dependency of women in a patriarchal system and AND ARTISTIC INSIGHT to present a wildly the abuses that accrue; a perfect storm of inequality popular opera, in this case Giacomo Puccini’s and abuse of women that continues to this day, is Madama Butterfly (1904) while also focusing the subject on which the composer declaimed his with sober clarity on the shocking issues and tragic outrage, musically. Puccini saw David Belasco’s oneinevitabilities laid bare in the course of the opera’s appalling narrative. With forthright and simple story act play Madame Butterfly: A Tragedy of Japan in London in 1900 and ran with the story, composing telling and an electrifying command of the slow one of the most gorgeous, as well as traumatic, opera crescendo of horror that is the psychological and scores of the twentieth century. The composer’s emotional core of the work, Opera Santa Barbara Madama Butterfly together with his La Bohème and Artistic and General Director Kostis Protopapas Tosca are among the ten most performed operas gave audiences at Santa Barbara’s Granada Theatre throughout the world; they all feature women last weekend a major achievement; one of the most as powerful, if doomed, beautifully designed and lit, protagonists. Protopapas, simply yet dramatically staged, his production team, and superbly acted and brilliantly superb cast, made sure sung productions of Puccini’s audiences would not only masterpiece in this viewer’s and be swept up in this gorgeous likely most of the audience’s production, but also be memory. enlightened by it. Relishing Puccini’s glorious The visuals for OSB’s music, Protopapas held forth production of Madama in the pit conducting the OSB Butterfly were nothing short Orchestra, chorus, and fabulous of stunning, with a lighting ensemble of principals with scheme by Azra King-Abadi the expressive abandon born that was refreshingly clean of cherished acquaintance and colorful; harbor-blue with the score. The first-rate tones in harmony with OSB Orchestra responded Harold Meers and Eleni Calenos delicate floral pastels of protraying Pinkerton and Cio-Cio San throughout Sunday’s matinee expectation in Act I, shifting performance with gorgeous élan and soulful steadily to more ominous, swirling rusts and a intensity; a crucial emotional bulwark for the action blood moon of impending ritual seppuku by Act II’s on stage. A shout out to the horn and percussion denouement. Cio-Cio San’s naïve early teen fantasies sections, in particular, for brilliant coloration and subtle but bone-chilling epiphanic motifs and special of love, happiness, and a better life betrayed by her molester, Pinkerton. Daniel B. Chapman’s projection effects throughout the two and a half hour-long design enhanced the visual experience magically. masterpiece. Making full use of the Granada Theatre’s state of the Madama Butterfly is a many-tiered and art projection system, Chapman gave the audience carefully constructed verismo polemic on child back screen “moving art” projections of Nagasaki abuse, emotional and psychological abandonment, Harbor, with discreet but fascinating animated xenophobia, and the consecration of American actions to enhance the opera’s already intriguing imperialism and military might the whole world stagecraft; a passing junk, changing seasons, and witnessed at the turn of the last century when Teddy finally, sepulchral storm clouds and apocalyptic Roosevelt’s Great White Fleet - referenced several visual portent - Butterfly’s culturally inescapable times in the libretto - circumnavigated the planet from 1907 to 1911 including a stop in Santa Barbara, suicide. Applause is due Technical Director Todd Jared for keeping it all together. Stage Director Octavio Cardenas moved his characters about the three-tiered set and its superbly efficient pairs of giant scene-changing shoji screens with the mastery of a miniaturist. Butterfly as chamber opera was the result; intimate, emotionally charged scenes within scenes that pinpointed each trigger moment in the libretto’s ghastly trajectory. Kudo’s to Kentucky Opera for their loan of props and furniture, but particularly for their jaw-dropping

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period costume authenticity circa 1904 including Kate Pinkerton’s magnificent day dress and Goro’s half Western, Pinkerton facing Geishas and CIo-Cio San half Nipponese business suit. Cardenas handled the on- stage movement in the chorus scenes with quiet authority. Distracting piffle minimalized, unobstructed choral singing was the satisfying musical result. Speaking of musical results, Protopapas gathered an ensemble cast of extraordinary vocal power, musicality, and dramatic savvy for this Opera Santa Barbara production of Butterfly. George Kostantinow, Eleni Calenos (Cio-Cio San); Kostis Soprano Eleni Calenos (Cio-Cio San/Madama Protopapas, Conductor and Chorus Master; and Helene Segal Butterfly) commanded attention immediately for her enormous and carefully nuanced vocal prowess. Gifted with a superb and open high register, her intelligently defiant interpretation of the ill-starred title role was a brilliant and calibrated progression from the character’s 15-year old emotional naiveté to her final defeat as a mature mother some years later; forced to surrender her child to strangers. Tenor Harold Meers (U.S. Navy Lieutenant Benjamin Franklin Opera SB Board Member Susan and Palmer Pinkerton) awed with his magnificently resonant Eric Small with Joan Jackson Jr, Opera SB voice and well considered dramatic realization Rutkowski, Board Chair Executive Chairmain of one of Puccini’s most complex and conflicted characters. Baritone Luis Alejandro Orozco (Sharpless, United States consul at Nagasaki) displayed a voice of commanding richness and vibrant color and gave his character a touching glimmer of empathy. Tenor Benjamin Brecher (Goro, a matchmaker) sang the difficult role with vocal clarity and elevated the role from its too often superficial use as comedic relief to one of social and cultural consciousness. In Brecher’s interpretation Goro knows the ways of the world sadly and well. Christina and Colin Ramsey; Nina Dunbar, OSB Staff; Rosalie Mezzo-soprano Audrey Babcock (Suzuki, Alspay; Bri Sarikaogu; Harold Meers “Pinkerton”; and Julia Butterfly’s maid); bass Colin Ramsey Metzler. Front: Audrey Babcock “Suzuki” and Luna Sofia Majzllin (Sorrow understudy) (The Bonze, Cio-Cio-San’s uncle); bass John Allen Nelson (The Imperial Commissioner), and mezzo-soprano Julia Metzler (Kate Pinkerton) gave solid performances vocally and dramatically. Daniel Kepl has been writing music, theatre, and dance reviews or Santa Barbara publications since he was a teenager. His professional expertise is as an orchestra conductor. For more reviews by Daniel Kepl visit: www.performingartsreview.net

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Daniel Chapman, Projection Design; Azra KingAbadi; Octavio Cardenas, Stage Director; and Nir Kaberetti with Adam and Amanda who enjoyed watching their Mother in Madama Butterfly

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AMOUS BRITISH 1970’S FASHION DESIGNER Zandra Rhodes has had a period of living quietly in San Diego where she was commissioned to design the costumes for San Diego Opera’s 2001 Magic Flute. She stayed on to do many other operas, but now she is back in the international fashion news again. It has always been fashion designing that she was known for. Well, for that and her outrageous attire and wild color hair. Her hair was screaming red one day and the next day bright purple. In the late 1970’s, she was creating clothes with safety pins and holes in the cloth and all those things that were considered chic punk. These days it’s Dame Zandra Rhodes, DBE, not the Princess of Punk from days of old. The Fashion and Textile Museum in London hosted a solo retrospective of her work. Dame Zandra was called on to design for many of the famous stars of her era, and Princess Diana was a favored client. The very colorful late Viscountess Bubbles Harmsworth was one of Zandra’s best clients at wearing her wildest creations as well as Zandra Rhodes and Sir Peter Osborne party in the lovely floating full length gowns of wondrous my London mews patterned silk chiffon she designed. It was Bubbles who introduced me to Zandra originally. She had the wild, fun flair to carry off Zandra’s clothes. Going out for an evening with Bubbles in her Zandra creation meant she’d arrive to pick me up in her chauffeur driven Bentley with three or four handsome young men and enough cold champagne to last a week. We’d really do the town. And it was not unusual to end the evening at almost morning eating fish and chips in newspaper cones in the back seat of the Bentley. She started as a young starlet. Her second husband was Vere Harmsworth, later Lord Rothermere. They had homes in London, New York, Paris, Beverly Hills, and Jamaica. And Bubbles created fun wherever she went. It was said she was as essential to a London party as champagne and canapés. Even a simple ladies luncheon at her home in Beverly Hills was not the usual. For one thing you dined at a table beneath her circus tent type ceiling draped in wild printed chintz. Definitely not the elegant, English antique-filled type of room you’d expect to find in the home of the wife of the Viscount Rothermere. Jackie Onassis and Elizabeth Taylor were two other famous women who wore Zandra Rhodes, but they opted for the beautiful jeweled or patterned floaty chiffons. Bubbles’ extreme fashions were not for them. Interestingly, although Bubbles was very thin in her younger days, the weight went on with the years. But she never tried to hide it. She just wore fuller, wilder patterned dresses, usually by her friend Zandra. Zandra was at the height of her fame during the years I rented my mews in Belgravia, spring and fall. She was a frequent guest at my parties there. And I had the joy of attending soirées at her London home, as well as going with her to fun fashion shows and movies. One dinner party of mine I’d like to forget, she arrived in a superb floor length gown of beautifully beaded layers and layers of white silk chiffon. One of her dinner partners had drunk more than he should and spilled an almost full glass of red Bordeaux from Chateau Mouton Rothschild all over her. She was very gracious about it, but for me it ruined the party. That beautiful gown, worth at least $10,000 retail was ruined forever. Zandra Rhodes gown Zandra is not only back designing clothing for several companies today, she’s also doing an interiors collection for IKEA, has a book coming out, and has an At Zandras London home. We were atelier in London. Liberty of London will be another source playing with her many wigs and a of Zandra Rhodes creations. Celebrating her 50th year in caricature of her. fashion she is a very busy lady. And most importantly, she was recently summoned to Buckingham Palace to be made a Dame by Queen Elizabeth. Beverley Jackson moved to SB in 1963 from Los Angeles. She wrote a social column for the SB News-Press from 1968-1992. She also wrote the award winning book Splendid Slippers on Chinese footbinding and five other books on China. She latest book is Dolls of Spain. Jackson is avid doll collector and a collector of interesting people. She is also now seriously making and exhibiting pine needle baskets and collage.

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National Championships In Our Own “Backyard”

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’M WONDERING IF YOU NOTICED LAST WEEKEND’S EXCITEMENT on the waters adjacent to the Santa Barbara Harbor. I surely did! The views from the breakwater and from Stearns Wharf must have been spectacular, because from my perch on the sun drenched deck of the Santa Barbara Yacht Club, I was lucky enough to have a bird’s eye view of the entire scene. The Yacht Club and the UCSB Sailing Team hosted the 2019 Cressy High School Singlehanded National Championship featuring 36 highschool champions. You heard it here, these are national champions! Young sailors, winners from all over the United States, who qualified for this one sailor per boat championship racing in our own coastal waters! How’s that for a special occasion? And, it gets even better! For those of you who missed last weekend’s awesome race, next weekend on November 9th and 10th – about the time you read this – the country’s top college sailors will be participating in the Intercollegiate Sailing Association Singlehanded National Championships starting at 11am. As far as I’ve heard, the weather should be as spectacular as it was last weekend, so this might be an occasion to view a truly exciting and fun race. Sailors have come from all corners of the country to compete off the coast of Santa Barbara. Sailing in both college and high school is comprised of seven regional districts from which the competitors will have previously qualified. Competitors are racing in two divisions of singlehanded Laser class sailboats provided by regatta sponsor LaserPerformance, the world’s largest producer of small sailboats and a huge promoter and sailing supporter. For last weekend’s high school regatta, larger sailors, over 170 lbs on average, sailed the Laser Standard, while smaller sailors, typically 145 to 165lbs, sailed the boats in Laser Radial configuration. For next

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A large debris basin will be constructed on San Ysidro Creek within two years, county officials say.

By Melinda Burns / Contributor On Monday, county officials ticked off a list of 15 storm disasters that have battered Montecito with major N THE EARLY MORNING OF JAN. 9, 2018, seven homes debris flows or debris-laden floods since 1862. On San were destroyed and two people died on Randall Road in Montecito as a raging torrent of mud and boulders jumped the Ysidro Creek, a major gas line and several homes have been hit more than once. banks of San Ysidro Creek. A map by Partners in Community Renewal, a new It was one of the deadliest places to be in Montecito that day. nonprofit group in Montecito, was displayed on a big A catastrophic debris flow, triggered by extreme rainfall on the screen, highlighting the dramatic change in topography burned mountainside, descended on the sleeping community below, damaging more than 200 homes and killing 23 people. Two in the Randall/East Valley roads neighborhood, postCurtis Skene, left, contacted Brian MacDonald and other Randall Road Jan. 9, 2018. In some locations, the piles of mud and of the victims lived just below Randall on East Valley Road and property owners after they lost their homes in the Jan. 9, 2018 debris flow. rocks left behind by the debris flow were 15 feet high. Glen Oaks Drive. Skene, whose own home on East Valley Lane was destroyed, came up with â&#x20AC;&#x153;To reach this Now, the county is the idea for a debris basin along Randall and San Ysidro Creek. point is huge,â&#x20AC;? Curtis designing a debris basin on â&#x20AC;&#x153;Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s going to look more like open space than a debris basin,â&#x20AC;? Skene, the Partners coeight acres at the intersection Fayram said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Thereâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s no dam, thereâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s no rock spillway; thereâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s founder and executive director, of Randall and East Valley â&#x20AC;&#x201C; going to be a trail going through there.â&#x20AC;? told the audience. After Skene effectively, an enormous dirt The Ennisbrook Trail from San Leandro Lane presently ends lost his home on East Valley bowl to help trap the boulders on the south side of East Valley near Randall Road. This trail will Lane, he approached Fayram and uprooted trees that can be continued northward on what is now Randall Road. Three with the concept of a debris surge over the banks of San parking spaces for hikers will be provided. basin on Randall and got the Ysidro Creek during the worst Also, Partners in Community Renewal is talking with the property owners â&#x20AC;&#x201C; his neighbors storms. It will be ten times the Immaculate Heart Community, the Los Angeles-based owners of â&#x20AC;&#x201C; on board. size of the existing debris basin, La Casa de Maria, a former spiritual retreat, about a possible trail â&#x20AC;&#x153;We are going to work with which is located higher on the easement along San Ysidro Creek, just north of Randall. La Casa the county, and we are going to creek, near Park Lane. lost nine buildings there on Jan. 9, 2018. see what else we can do on other â&#x20AC;&#x153;Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;m really excited to be If the talks are successful, Skene said, the public will be able to From left to right, Tom Fayram, deputy director of county Public creeks to mitigate the risks,â&#x20AC;? able to be a part of something Works, county Supervisor Das Williams and Curtis Skene, who lost hike all the way from Skene said. this big,â&#x20AC;? Tom Fayram, deputy his home on East Valley Lane, are leading the effort to build a new East Valley up to the Below East director of county Public debris basin ten times larger than the existing basin on San Ysidro San Ysidro Trailhead Valley, about 95 Creek. They are shown here on the site of the project at Randall Works, said after a county on Mountain Drive. homes along San and East Valley Roads. design workshop on Monday. Currently, there is a gap Ysidro Creek â&#x20AC;&#x153;I donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t want to lose the in the trail system in were destroyed momentum. You donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t see this this location. or damaged, and very often, so you have to grab Skeneâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s childhood more than 200 that and go forward and get it home at 1709 East other properties done. If I would have proposed Valley Lane was took on mud and this basin in 2017, you would destroyed last year water. According to have seen this room full of mad, in the debris flow: he a study by the U.S. screaming people.â&#x20AC;? barely escaped, he said, Geological Survey, The new basin is on a fast â&#x20AC;&#x153;by a foot or so.â&#x20AC;? And more debris was track; environmental review is it was the second time deposited along already underway. If state and around for him. During San Ysidro Creek federal permits can be obtained the massive debris flow during last yearâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s in time, construction will begin of 1969, Skene said, as a catastrophe than in the summer of 2021, with a boy of 14, he watched, along Montecito, finished basin by the fall of that petrified, as the mud Oak, Romero or year, county officials said. Six of seven homes on Randall Road along San Ysidro Creek rose three feet high Buena Vista creeks. In addition, they said, they are were destroyed when a catastrophic debris flow engulfed along a four-foot-high entire neighborhoods on Jan. 9, 2018. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t want designing a new dam outlet for wall of sandbags he had another disaster to the existing basin on San Ysidro helped erect around the Creek so that instead of clogging the basin, fine sediment will flow pass before we make some fundamental change house. to increase our resilience and our safety, â&#x20AC;? said downstream. On Jan. 9, 2018, the fast-flowing mud, rocks and On Jan. 9, 2018, county Supervisor Das Williams, who represents trees overtopped this small basin by as much as 30 feet. Skene lost everything. Montecito. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We are immensely committed to â&#x20AC;&#x153;You have a â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;Come making a difference and not going back.â&#x20AC;? to Jesusâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; moment,â&#x20AC;? he The new basin on San Ysidro Creek is The green areas on this map show the dramatic  said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;You focus on change in the topography of the Randall Road and estimated to cost $20 million, a price tag that East Valley Road neighborhoods along San Ysidro how grateful you are. includes land acquisition. On Monday, county Creek. The different shades of green denote higher I said to myself in the officials said they were optimistic that the Federal La Casa de Maria elevations created by the piles of mud, boulders days afterward, â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;Thereâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Emergency Management Agency would pick up 75 and debris that were dropped there during the gotta be something I percent of the cost, leaving the county to cover 25 catastrophic debris flow of Jan. 9, 2018. The dark green areas just upstream of the bridge on East Valley can do.â&#x20AC;&#x2122;â&#x20AC;? percent. In all, eight properties must be purchased: indicate deposits 10 to 16 feet high. The red shows a So, Skene, who seven on Randall and one on East Valley. The significant drop in the creek bottom from the scouring had never attended a county purchased the only home still standing on effects of a river of debris. community meeting, Randall for $4 million last May. East Valley Rd did not follow local news, and could not have told you who his â&#x20AC;&#x153;What youâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re seeing here tonight is, we have gone all-in,â&#x20AC;? said Gle East East Valley Rd nO Valle aks y Rd Dr county supervisor was or what he did, became a key liaison Jon Frye, county flood control engineering manager. between the county and the property owners on Randall Road. From the audience came a question: Would the new basin Glen Oaks When he talks about the respect he has for Fayram and Frye, he have captured all of the debris that surged over the banks of San Dr gets emotional. Ysidro Creek on Jan. 9, 2018? â&#x20AC;&#x153;I feel like Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ve been through a war with these guys,â&#x20AC;? Skene Not completely, Fayram replied, adding, â&#x20AC;&#x153;We still would have said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;This basin will really, really, really make a difference.â&#x20AC;? had a significant flow. But it certainly would have helped ... All of our debris basins â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;workedâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; in the debris flow.â&#x20AC;? The second installment of this two-part series will appear next week. The new basin will be hidden from East Valley by a berm Birnam Wood Golf Club landscaped with shrubs and trees, county officials said. Melinda Burns is a freelance journalist based in Santa Barbara. Map by Partners in Community Renewal

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Thematic Learning Initiative - Anita: Speaking Truth to Power: A film about women’s rights icon Anita Hill • Free • www.artsandlectures.ucsb.edu • UCSB Campbell Hall, 7:30pm Th, 11/14. One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest: When Randle Patrick McMurphy gets transferred for evaluation from a prison farm to a mental institution, he assumes it will be a less restrictive environment • $7 • www.thealcazar.org • The Alcazar Theatre, 7-9:15pm Th, 11/14. Special Effects: Russian Doll: Feat. three episodes of the series: episode 1 (Nothing in the World is Easy), episode 2 (The Great Escape), and episode 3 (A Warm Body). Post-screening discussion • Free, RSVP: www.carseywolf.ucsb.edu • UCSB Pollock Theater, 7-10pm Th, 11/14. Bêka & Lemoine Screenings: Barbicania • Free • www. museum.ucsb.edu • Art, Design & Architecture Museum, UCSB, 11/14-11/21. The Peanut Butter Falcon: Tells the story of a young man with Down syndrome who runs away from a residential nursing home to follow his dream of attending a professional wrestling school • $7 • www.thealcazar.org • The Alcazar Theatre, 34:45pm Su, 11/17.

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Why Today’s Irrational Exuberance? By Harlan Green / Special to VOICE

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ED CHAIRMAN ALAN GREENSPAN ASKED in a memorable 1996 speech, “How do we know when irrational exuberance has unduly escalated asset values, which then become subject to unexpected and prolonged contractions as they have in Japan over the past decade?” He was talking about the penchant for investors to act irrationally in ignoring very high stock valuations accompanying very low interest rates that could slow a stock market, and maybe the overall economy, about to enter a down cycle. Does that sound familiar? Today we have the S&P index of 500 top stocks with a price-to-earning ratio above 18— i.e., its price is 18 times annual earnings, after expenses (EBITDA---earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation, and amortization) when the historical longterm P/E earnings ratio is 15, according to Nobel economist Robert Shiller in his 2000 best-seller, Irrational Exuberance; and which increases the odds of a recession. For instance, the irrational behavior that Greenspan was warning about wasn’t manifested until the Dot-com bubble bust of 2000, and following the 2001 recession, when the P/E ratio reached 44 times earnings. In other words, stock prices were way out of whack with earnings that had been declining—so much so that stock prices had flattened and corporations were barely issuing any dividends at all—a sign that their earnings were depressed. And what depresses an economy more than depressed corporate earnings, which then depresses job formation, consumer incomes, and overall economic growth? Professor Shiller in

his book gave the 100-year history of stock market P/Es. The last time it had reached great heights was in 1929, at the beginning of the Great Depression. So irrational exuberance is something to worry about when looking at stock valuations. We are in similar, but not identical circumstances today. Forbes Magazine puts the S&P P/E ratio at 18, noting,“On a cautionary note related to the earnings skid, the S&P 500’s price-to-earnings ratio has been on the rise and now stands near 18 times projected earnings over the next twelve months. That’s way above the 14 level where we started the year, and it exceeds the long-term average of around 16. Remember, it’s harder to grow the “P” side of that equation when the “E” side is on the decline.” Why such irrational exuberance today, after history tells us what happens when investors act irrationally in the face of reality? Professor Shiller explained it thusly in a recent op-ed in Britain’s The Guardian newspaper, “(President) Trump has for decades touted a glamorous narrative of his life by surrounding himself with apparently adoring beautiful women, and maintaining the appearance of vast influence. The end of confidence in Trump’s narrative is likely to be associated with a recession.” Shiller goes much deeper

into human behavior in Irrational Exuberance. Human beings have a natural inclination to listen to hearsay and word-of-mouth stories when they make financial decisions, such as buying a home, or stocks. This is in part because of the complexity of modern financial markets, but also because such research is difficult and requires some expertise. The busted housing bubble is the best example of such irrational exuberance, when consumers believed that housing prices could never fall, because they hadn’t in modern history— at least since WWII—so they kept elevating housing prices with the aid of so-called liar loans, because interest rates had fallen far below inflation rates at the time. Inflation was so far above interest rates that there was a zero cost to borrowing mortgages, in particular, since rising inflation devalued loan principal faster than the actual loan payments over a 15 or 30-year mortgage. This could happen again today, in other words. Although corporate profits are still at record highs, they may have already begun their descent to more historical levels, and maybe even lower, if consumers become disillusioned with the Trump ‘success’ narrative, as Professor Shiller has said. Harlan Green © 2019 Follow Harlan Green on Twitter: https://twitter.com/HarlanGreen. Harlan Green has been the 16-year EditorPublisher of PopularEconomics.com, a weekly syndicated financial wire service. He writes a Popular Economics Weekly Blog. He is an economic forecaster and teacher of real estate finance with 30-years experience as a banker and mortgage broker. To reach Harlan call (805)452-7696 or email editor@populareconomics.com

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President’s Corner

A Step in the Right Direction By Thomas C. Schultheis / Special to VOICE

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APPY NOVEMBER TO ALL! I’m sharing the information below so that you can become a little more informed about what California has in mind for Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs). These laws are a step in the right direction when it comes to creating more dwelling units, addressing the affordability crisis, and legalizing existing rental units throughout the state. The summary below is compliments of Californians for Homeownership. This 501(c)(3) non-profit organization works to address California’s housing crisis by enforcing these laws and fighting unlawful policies that limit access to housing affordable for families at all income levels. On January 1, 2020, it will become easier than ever to build Accessory Dwelling Units in California, thanks to

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• Cities must permit certain categories of ADU without applying any local development standards (e.g., limits on lot size, unit size, parking, height, setbacks, landscaping, or aesthetics), if proposed on a lot developed with one single-family home. ADUs eligible for this automatic approval include: • An ADU converted from existing space in the home or another structure (e.g., a garage), so long as the ADU can be accessed from the exterior and has setbacks sufficient for fire safety. • A new detached ADU that is no larger than 800 sqft, has a maximum height of 16 feet, and has rear and side setbacks of 4 feet.

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Adding Units to Multifamily Properties For the first time, the new laws allow units to be added to multifamily buildings. Cities must permit these types of units in multifamily buildings without applying any local development standards: • New units within the existing non-living space of a building (e.g., storage rooms, basements, or garages). At least one unit and up to ¼ of the existing unit count may be created this way. • Two new homes on the same lot as the multifamily building but detached from it, with 4-foot side and rear setbacks and a 16-foot maximum height. For more information you can visit: www.caforhomes.org/aduupdate

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ART Destinations

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GALLERIES • STUDIOS • MUSEUMS • PUBLIC PLACES 10 WEST GALLERY: CONTEMPLATION ~ Dec 1 • 10 W Anapamu St • Mo, We-Sa 11-5:30pm, Su 12-5 • 805-770-7711.

COLETTE COSENTINO ATELIER + GALLERY: Fine art and decorative arts gallery • 11 W Anapamu St. • Daily 1-5pm • 805-570-9863.

ARCHITECTURAL FOUNDATION GALLERY: Abstract Trompe L’oeil by Paige Patterson Wilson ~ Nov 14 • 229 E Victoria • Tu-Fr (By Appt)/Sa 1-4pm • 805-965-6307.

CHESSMAR SCULPTURE STUDIOS: Work by Brian Chessmar • 320 East Anapamu St • By Appt. • 805-637-7548.

ART, DESIGN & ARCHITECTURE MUSEUM, UCSB: J.R. Davidson: A European Contribution to California Mondernism ~ Dec 8 • ¡Chicanismo!: The Sanchez Collection ~ Dec 8 • Common Bonds: Artists and Architects on Community ~ Jul 8, 2020 • We-Su 12-5 pm • 805-893-2951. ART FROM SCRAP GALLERY: Pacific Paradise Oceanic Art by Sheryl Schroeder • 302 E Cota St • Tu-Fr 11-6pm, Sa 10-4pm • 805-884-0459. ARTISTE GALLERY: Brown; LoCascio; Pratt; Luongo; Perez; Watanabe ~ Ongoing • 2948 Grand Av, #E, LO • Daily 11-5:30pm • 805-686-2626. ARTS FUND GALLERY: West is South: Solo exhibition by Jane Mulfinger ~ Dec 6 • 205-C Santa Barbara St • We-Su 12-5pm & By Appt • 805-965-7321. ATKINSON GALLERY @ SBCC: West is South, Solo exhibition by Jane Mulfinger ~ Dec 6 • Humanities Bldg, Rm 202 • 805-897-3484 • gallery.sbcc.edu. BELLA ROSA GALLERIES: Kim Reneé, Ongoing • 1103-A State St • Mo-Sa 11-6pm/Sun 11-5pm • 805-966-1707. CABADAGRAY GALLERY: Vita Art Center, 28 W. Main St, Ventura • We-Sa 10-4pm/By Appt • 805-644-9214. CABANA HOME: Masterful Illusion, Ongoing • 111 Santa Barbara St • Mo-Fr 10am-6pm, Sa by appt. • 805-962-0200. CASA DE LA GUERRA: Haas Adobe Watercolors, Wallpaper Discoveries ~ Ongoing • 15 E De la Guerra St • $5/$4 • Tu-Su 12-4pm • 805-965-0093. CASA DOLORES: Whimsical Tales of Ocumicho ~ Nov 15 • José Salazar’s In Sand and Oil; Bandera Ware, Ongoing • 1023 Bath St • Tu-Sa 12-4pm • 805-963-1032. CHANNING PEAKE GALLERY: Whit and Whimsy: Selections from the Collection of Michael and Nancy Gifford ~ Spring 2020 •105 E Anapamu • Mo-Fr 8-5pm • 805-568-3994.

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Fri-Sun, November 8-10 Annual Vaquero Show and Sale Presented by the Santa Ynez Valley Historical Museum. Saturday, November 9: 5-7pm Palm Loft Gallery Visual Music by Donald Archer ~ Opening Reception. Sunday, November 10: 1:30-4:30pm Santa Barbara Museum of Art Free: Studio Sunday: Family Resource Ctr

Friday, November 15: 6-8pm Art From Scrap Gallery Dream Weavers & Embroiderers of Truth OpeningReception. Friday, November 15: 5-8pm FUNK ZONE ART WALK DSee page 27. Sundays, 10am-dusk: SB Arts & Crafts Show • Cabrillo Blvd (State to Calle Puerto Vallarta), 805-897-1982 Thursdays, 3pm-dusk: Carpinteria Creative Arts Show • 800 Block of Linden Av, 805-291-1957

COMMUNITY ARTS WORKSHOP: AB design studio: VECTOR | X-RAY | DATA | PIXEL DIGITAL DIAGRAMS FOR A DESIGN PROCESS ~ Workshop, gallery, performance space • 631 Garden St • 805-324-7443. CORRIDAN GALLERY: 125 N Milpas • Local Artists • We-Sa 11-5pm • 805-966-7939. CYPRESS GALLERY (Lompoc): Between Here and There by Mikel Naccarato • 119 E Cypress Av • Tu-Su 12-5pm • 805-737-1129. DISTINCTIVE FRAMING N’ ART: From SB to Kauai, Chris Potter ~ Ongoing • 1333 State St • Mo-Fr 10-5:30pm, Sa 10-4:30pm • 805-882-2108. ELIZABETH GORDON GALLERY: Contemporary art ~ Ongoing • 15 W Gutierrez St • Mo 11-2pm, TuSa 11-5pm, Su 11-3pm • 805-963-1157. EL PRESIDIO DE SANTA BÁRBARA: Nihonmachi Revisited • Memorias y Facturas ~ Ongoing • $5/$4 • 123 E Canon Perdido • Daily 10:304:30pm • 805-965-0093. ELVERHØJ MUSEUM: Eyvind Earle & John Cody: Crossing Paths ~ Nov 3 • Elverhøj Around Town, Ongoing • 1624 Elverhøj Wy, Solvang • $5 • WeSu 11-4pm • 805-686-1211. FAULKNER/SB PUBLIC LIBRARY GALLERIES: East: Pamela Benham: Visual Engery: Turning up the volume; Main: The Oak Group: State of Harmony ~ Nov 30 • 40 E Anapamu St • Mo-Th 10-7pm, Fr-Sa 10-5:30pm, Su 1-5pm • 805-962-7653. GALLERIE SILO: Play Lines, Michael C. Armour ~ Ongoing • Funk Zone: 118-B Gray Av • Th-Su 125pm & By Appt • 301-379-4669. GALLERY 113: (SB Art Assn): J. Emil “Aim” Morhardt’s Bird Portraits ~ Nov 2 • 1114 State/#8 La Arcada Ct • Mo-Sa 11-5pm/Su 1-5pm • 805965-6611. GALLERY 333: (Artists of Rancho SB): Autumn Show ~ January • Cubhouse, 333 Old Mill Rd • Mo-Fr 9-3pm • 805-451-6919. GALLERY LOS OLIVOS: Karen McLean and Kris Buck: Home & Away ~ Nov 30 • 2920 Grand Av • Daily 10-5pm • 805-688-7517. THE GALLERY MONTECITO: Alain, Pierce, Bennett, Bolton, Draper, Webster, Masterpol, Schulte • 1277 Coast Village Rd • Tu-Sa 11-6pm • 805969-1180. GLENN DALLAS GALLERY: Santa Barbara Visual Artists & SB Sculptors Guild ~ Nov 15 • 927 State St • Tu-Su 11-7pm, Mo by appt • 805-539-5957. GOLETA VALLEY LIBRARY: Work by Goleta Valley Art Association • 500 N Fairview Av • Mo 12-6pm, Tu-Th 10-8pm, Fr-Sa 10-5:30pm, Su 1-5pm • 805964-7878. GOLETA VALLEY COMMUNITY CENTER: 55679 Hollister Av • El Corazón de Goleta mural by Barbara Eberhart • 9-6pm daily • www.thegvcc.org. GRAYSPACE GALLERY: 219 Gray Av, Funk Zone • We, Th, Su 1-5pm; Fr-Sa 2-8pm & By Appt • 805-689-0858.

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HOSPICE OF SB, LEIGH BLOCK GALLERY: Memory Marks by Joan Giroux ~ Jan 2020 • 2050 Alameda Padre Serra, #100 • Mo-Fr 9-5pm, By Appt • 805-563-8820. INDIGO INTERIORS: Contemporary Art • 1321 State St • Mo-Fr 10-5:30pm, Sa By Appt • 805962-6909. INSPIRATION GALLERY OF FINE ART: Local artists ~ Ongoing • 1528 State St • Tu- Fr 11-3pm • 805-962-6444. JAMES MAIN FINE ART: 19th & 20th Cent American & European Fine art & antiques ~ Ongoing • 27 E De La Guerra St • Tu-Sa 12-5pm • 805-962-8347. JARDIN DE LAS GRANADAS: re[visit] 1925 by Kym Cochran & Jonathan Smith • 21 E Anapamu. JEWISH FEDERATION OF GREATER SB: 524 Chapala St • Mo-Th 9-5pm/Fr 9-3:30pm • 805-957-1115. KARPELES MUSEUM & MANUSCRIPT LIBRARY: Women’s Suffrage ~ Dec 31; Anne Baldwin, abstracts by “Hollywood” painter ~ Ongoing; John Herd, blended computer/photography prints ~ Ongoing • 21 W Anapamu • We-Su 124pm • 805-962-5322. KATHRYNE DESIGNS: Pedro de la Cruz, Ruth Ellen Hoag ~ Ongoing • 1225 Coast Village Rd, Suite A • MO-SA 10-5PM, SU 11-5PM • 805-565-4700. LINDEN STUDIO AND GALLERY: Lety Garcia, Kim Snyder, Leigh Sparks ~ Ongoing • 963 Linden Av, Carpinteria • Daily 11-5pm • 805-570-9195. LYNDA FAIRLY CARPINTERIA ARTS CENTER: 855 Linden Ave, Carpinteria • Thu-Mon 11-5pm, closed Tu & We • 805-684-7789; www.carpinteriaartscenter.org. MARCIA BURTT STUDIO: Still Waters ~ Nov 10 • 517 Laguna St • Th-Su 1-5pm • 805-962-5588. MASON STREET STUDIOS: Paintings by Lisa Pedersen, William Galzerano, Sheryl Denbo, & Emily Morrill ~ Ongoing • 121 E Mason St • Sa 12-5pm. MICHAELKATE INTERIORS & ART GALLERY: New work by Nack, P & T Post, Doehring, DaFoe, Hall, Brown • 132 Santa Barbara St • Mo-Sa 10-6pm, closed We, Su 11-5pm • 805-963-1411. MOXI, THE WOLF MUSEUM: Interactive experiences in science, tech, engineering, arts, & math • 125 State St • Daily 10-5pm • $14/$10 • 805-770-5000. MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART SB: 653 Paseo Nuevo • We, Fr, Sa 11-5pm/Th 11-8pm/Su noon5pm • 805-966-5373. MUSEUM OF VENTURA COUNTY: Tweet This ~ Ongoing • 100 E Main St • Tu-Su 11-5pm • $1-$5 • 805-653-0323. PALM LOFT GALLERY: Visual Music by Donald Archer ~ Nov 9-Dec 15 • 410 Palm Av, Loft A1, Carp • Fr-Su 11-6pm & By Appt • 805-684-9700. PEREGRINE GALLERIES: Early American & CA Paintings & Bakelite ~ Ongoing • 1133 Coast Village Rd • Mo-Sa 12-5:30pm/Su 11-4pm • 805969-9673. PERSON RYAN GALLERY @ SUMMERLAND CENTER FOR THE ARTS: Santa Barbara Coastal Innovations, A Local Photographer’s Eye ~ Dec 24 • 2346 Lillie Ave • 805-770-3677.

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Abstract Art Collective to Pop Up at the Hotel Californian!

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HE FUNK ZONE ART WALK will feature a festive show and sale of the work by members of the Abstract Art Collective during a three hours only gala courtyard art festival at the Hotel Californian on Friday, November 15th, from 5 to 8pm. There will also be live painting by Los Angeles street art and letter-work legend Jose “Prime” Reza, and street artist turned contemporary artist Karlos Marquez. Enjoy a multi-media installation by creators of hit sensation Forcella Reigns: The Men Who Play Cards; Francesca Bifulco & Alex Schetter.

PORCH: VAULT GALLERY: “This Chapter” Mixed Media Assemblages by Virginia McCracken ~3823 Santa Claus Ln • Mo-Sa 9:30-5:30pm, Su 11-4pm • 805-684-0300. PORTICO GALLERY: Work by Newell, & Pope ~ Ongoing • 1235 Coast Village Rd • Mo-Sa 115pm • 805-695-8850. RODEO GALLERY & LOVEWORN: Pop Americana & 2nd Anniversary • Artisan clothing boutique • 11 Anacapa St • We-Mo 12-7pm • 805-636-5611. SANSUM CLINIC LOWER LEVEL: The Art of Ballet II by Malcolm Tuffnell ~ Ongoing • 317 W Pueblo St • Mo-Th 8-5pm, Fr 8-12pm • 805-898-3070. SANTA BARBARA ART WORKS: Encouraging creativity for aspiring artists with disabilities • 28 E Victoria St. • 805-260-6705. SANTA BARBARA ARTS: Local Fine Art & Crafts ~ Ongoing • 1114 State St #24 • Daily 11-5:30pm • 805-884-1938. SANTA BARBARA CITY HALL: On the Blue Shore of Silence, by Mary Heebner ~ Ongoing • 735 Anacapa St • 805-698-4515. SANTA BARBARA FINE ART: Schloss; Tello; Iwerks; Burtt; Drury ~ Ongoing • 1324 State St #J • Tu-Sa 11am-5pm • 805-845-4270. SANTA BARBARA TENNIS CLUB: FAÇADE : Thore Edgren, Daniel Linz, Joyce Wilson, Gina Papadakis, Linda Nemon, Veronica Walmsley Lambert ~ Dec 6th • 2375 Foothill Rd • Daily 109pm • 805-682-4722. SB BOTANIC GARDEN, Pritzlaff Conserv. Ctr: Garden Casitas: Playhouses Designed with Nature in Mind ~ Dec 31 • 1212 Mission Canyon Rd • Mo-Fr 9-6pm • 805-682-4726. SB HISTORICAL MUSEUM: Capturing the West: The Artistry of Josef Muench • Great Photographers in Santa Barbara History • Story of SB • Edward Borein Gallery ~ Ongoing • 136 E De La Guerra • Tu-Sa 10-5pm/Su 12-5pm • 805-966-1601. SB MARITIME MUSEUM: Fishing with Paper & Ink: Nature Prints by Dwight Hwang & Eric Hochberg opens Nov 7 • History of Oil in the SB Channel ~ Ongoing • 113 Harbor Wy • Daily 10-5pm, closed We • Free-$8 • 805-962-8404. SB MUSEUM OF ART: Salt & Silver: Early Photography, 1840 – 1860 ~ Dec 8 • The Observable Universe: Visualizing the Cosmos in Art ~ Feb 16 • Kehinde Wiley: Equestrian Portrait of Prince Tommaso of Savoy-Carignan ~ Contemporary Art March 22 • Highlights 687-6173 of the Permanent Collection ~ Ongoing MorningStar • 1130 State St • FreeStudio $10 • Tu-Su 11-5pm/Th

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11-8pm • 805-963-4364. SB MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY: Museum Backyard & Nature Club House • Mammal and Bird Halls • Curiosity Lab • Santa Barbara Gallery • Blue Whale Skeleton ~ Ongoing • Kacho-e: Impressions of Natural History in Japanese Prints ~ Oct 4-Jan 5 • 2559 Puesta Del Sol • Daily 10-5pm • Free-$12 • 805-682-4711. SLINGSHOT: AN ALPHA ART FORUM: Alpha Resource Center Artists • 220 W Canon Perdido • Mo-Fr 8:30-4:30pm & By Appt • 805-770-3878. SOLVANG ANTIQUES FINE ART GALLERY: 1693 Copenhagen Dr • Daily 10am-5pm • 805-6862322. STATE GALLERY @ YOUTH INTERACTIVE: Celebrity Portraits by METROV • 1219 State St • Mo-Sa 10-7pm, Su 11-6pm • 805-617-6421. STUDIO 121: Works by Irwin, Denzel, Uyesaka, Dentzel ~ Ongoing • 121 Santa Barbara St • By Appt • 805-722- 0635. SULLIVAN GOSS: AN AMERICAN GALLERY: California Bauhaus: Influence & Adaptation • The Fall Salon ~ Nov 25 • 11 E Anapamu St • Daily 10-5:30pm • 805-730-1460. SUSAN QUINLAN DOLL & TEDDY BEAR MUSEUM: Ongoing • 122 W Canon Perdido • Fr-Mo 11-5pm • 805-730-1707. SYV HISTORICAL MUSEUM & CARRIAGE HOUSE: East Meets West: A Collectors’ Choice ~ Ongoing • 3596 Sagunto, Santa Ynez • We-Su 12-4pm, By Appt Tu-Fr • $5/Chn Free • 805-688-7889. TOM DE WALT ART STUDIO: Oil paintings of the California Coast • 211 W Gutierrez St #10 • By Appt • 805-722-0660. UCSB LIBRARY: Mountain Gallery: Art of Science, 2019 ~ Dec 20 • Plans for the Future: UCSB Long Range Building Plans, 1944-1990 ~ June 26 • 525 UCEN Rd • www.library.ucsb.edu • 805-893-2478. VILLAGE FRAME & GALLERY: CA Landscape Artists & Antique Prints ~ Ongoing • 1485 E Valley Rd #1 • Mo-Fr 9-5pm, Sa 11-3pm • 805-969-0524. WATERHOUSE GALLERY: Ovanes Berberian Exhibition • 1114 State St #9 La Arcada Ct • Mo-Sa 11-5pm, Su 11-4pm • 805-962-8885. WESTMONT RIDLEY-TREE MUSEUM OF ART: Spontaneous Response: The Innovative Ceramics of Don Reitz ~ Nov 9 • 955 La Paz Rd • Mo-Fr 104pm, Sa 11-5pm, closed Su • 805-565-6162. WILDLING MUSEUM: Celebrating the National Lands of California ~ Jan 20, 2020 • Permanent Collection ~ Nov 11 • 1511-B Mission Dr, Solvang • Mo, We, Th-Fr 11-5pm/Sa-Su 10-5pm • $5/Free/3rd Wed Free • 805-688-1082. YULIYA LENNON ART STUDIO: Spring Forward, Ongoing • Traditional, atelier-style art studio • 1213 H State St • 805-886-2655.


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Art Centers Pop-Up At La Cumbre Plaza ~ Grand Opening

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and inspirational artists to create a vibrant environment – RT AND SPACE FOR STUDIOS has creatively transformed a traditional mall into a contemporary breathing life back into a space that has been hit hard by the bricks and mortar retail shopping center at La crash. Cumbre Plaza on upper State The vision of the artists Street. Three shops selling art are now is to make La Cumbre open and adding new vibrancy to one Center for Creative Arts of Santa Barbara’s best known retail a haven for members of centers. A Grand Opening celebration the community seeking to will be held Tuesday, November 12th connect with their unique from 5 to 8pm, 110 S. Hope Avenue. creative voice. The Center The art spaces and shops are the also fills a void in the art brainchild of Mike Cregan, a Santa community by providing Barbara resident and businessman affordable studio and who started a group called La Cumbre gallery spaces, classes, Center for Creative Arts. The idea guidance, and resources for occurred to him while he walked the artists striving to reach the streets of New York City. The epiphany summit of their creative and was the diverse and stimulating mix professional journeys. of businesses on every block, which La Cumbre Plaza has often included art galleries and artwork Sculpture comes in many media throughout the galleries including this colorful figure by Byron Blanco also taken aim at integrating spaces. Returning to Santa Barbara, arts in its activities. Drama, Cregan arranged a one year lease for dance, music, and poetry will also be added. three spaces in La Cumbre Plaza and brought in 24 diverse The 24 artists include painters, sculptors, photographers, 3D printers, and more. The artist community includes Judi Weisbart, Lyz Rothman, Brian Woolford, Kenji Fukudome, Irene Estrin, Mary Dee Thompson, Karen Haub, Marlyn Daggett, Judy Villa, Felice Willat, Rebecca Mader, Marie Arnold, Sol Hill, Jim McAninch, Jesse Avila, Brian MacDonald, Ruth Bar-Shalom, Ally Bortolazzo, Byron Blanco, Michael Mead, Ann Elliot, Daniel Landman, and Pali Szilvassy. For more information visit www.lacumbrecenterforcreativearts.com Colorful smaller pieces by Liz Rothman who works in a variety of sizes and media

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Santa Barbara Visual Artists at Glenn Dallas Gallery

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MFA Students at UCSB To Hold Open Studios

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HE ART DEPARTMENT AT UCSB will hold Open Studios of graduate students, which will feature finished and in-process artworks of painting, sculpture, photography, installation, performance, and video by first and second year MFA students from 5 to10pm Friday, November 8th. These works explore a wide range of topics including environmental decay, the queer body, heritage, technology, privacy, power, and the subconscious. Artists include: Erin Elizabeth Adams, Serene Blumenthal, Tom Dunn, Kio Griffith, Alina Kawai, Megan Koth, Lucas Murgida, Marshall Sharpe, Thomas Stoeckinger, Kolaya Wilson, and David Wesley White. The event is free and open to the public, located at Harder Stadium on campus. Refreshments will be served.

Pink Mask Peel by Megan Koth

927 State St. Santa Barbara

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A selection of pottery by Irene Estrin

‘Summer Fun’ by Linda Smythe

‘Spring in Bloom’ by Lynn Humphrey

‘Magical’ by Ginny Speirs

Harder Stadium is located at Building 580, University of California, Santa Barbara, Stadium Rd, Santa Barbara, CA 93106. The entrance can be found on the eastern side of the bleachers. Way-finding signs will be posted. Ticketed parking is available in Lot 30 across the street from the Stadium.

‘Silver Burst’ by Judith Villa (rt)

‘Lost Soles’ by Ly n n D o d g e ( l e f t )

Goleta Valley Art Association

Poetic License

Bringing Ar t to the Community Feast Your Eyes on PO Box 435 Goleta CA Color 93116

Anthony Askew Dorothy Churchill-Johnson Rod Lathim

November 1st to December 4th

Funk Zone Art Walk Friday, November 15th, 5 to 8pm

GVAA November Exhibit www.tgvaa.org

At the Goleta Valley Library 500 North Fairview Avenue, Goleta

Through December 28th

For hours see www.GraySpaceArt.com By Anthony Askew

219 Gray Avenue - in the Funk Zone

Membership Benefits: of the Season, Library  Juried shows at theLastGoleta woodcut by Jerilynne Nibbe  Special events, shows and workshops. Bush Creek, woodcut  Recieve a monthly e-newsletter filled by Karen R. Schroeder

(detail) Members may also with local art news. announce shows, sales, awards, etc. Monday-Thursday 10 to 7pm, Friday & Saturday 10 to 5:30pm, Sunday 1 to 5pm  Application guidelines can be found at www.tgvaa.org.

By Dorothy Churchill-Johnson

By Rod Lathim


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3 Topa Topa Brewing Co., 120 Santa Barbara St. Offering a space for the community to view and support local artists and artisans showcasing their work while enjoying an evening of good vibes and great beers.

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work of Adam Brown, Doug DaFoe, Tom Post, Patti Post, Brad Nack, and Patrick Hall at MichaelKate Gallery.

1 The Arts Fund, 205-C Santa Barbara St. ~ Textural: An examination of the tactile and verse ~ Text and powerful colored forms come together to celebrate an alternative experiential sampling.

Santa Barbara Taproom Figueroa Mountain Brewing Co. ~ 137 Anacapa St #E

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7 Santa Barbara Tasting Room Lafond Winery and 6855 Santa Rosa Road, Buellton CA 93427 Vineyards ~ 111 E Yanonali St ~ 805-845-2020 805.688.7921 www.lafondwinery.com ~ www.lafondwinery.com Santa Barbara Tasting Room 111 East Yanonali, SantaBarbara CA 93101 805.845.2020

9 Enjoy some creative Poetic License at GraySpace Gallery exhibiting work by Rod Lathim, Dorothy Churchill-Johnson, and Anthony Askew.

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12 Loveworn and Rodeo Gallery ~ Seasons Changing: New store layout and fun New graphics and Couture pieces at LOVEWORN. New Art by wallace and tons of new prints for Holiday season!! 5-9pm at 11 Anacapa St... Creative island of the Funk Zone!

1 The Arts Fund, 205-C Santa Barbara St. ~ Textural: An examination of the tactile and verse ~ Text and powerful colored forms celebrating an alternative experiential sampling. 2 MichaelKate Interiors & Gallery ~ 132 Santa Barbara St ~ New art by: Adam Brown, Doug DaFoe, Tom Post, Patti Post, Brad Nack, and Patrick Hall. New work for every opening. 3 Topa Topa Brewing Co., 120 Santa Barbara St. ~ Offering a space for the community to view and support local artists and artisans while enjoying an evening of good vibes and great beers. 4 Marlyn Daggett Art Studio, 111-C1 Santa Barbara St. ~ Progress - Paintings - Oil on Canvases 5 Mason Street Studios, 121-A East Mason St. ~ Art by Emily Morrill and Alex Andriesse. 6 Colorfield Arts, 120 Gray Ave. ~ Contemporary/Minimalist. 7 Santa Barbara Tasting Room Lafond Winery and Vineyards ~ 111 E Yanonali St ~ 805-845-2020 ~ www.lafondwinery.com. 8 GONE Gallery, 219 Gray Ave. ~ THE TEN ~ Chadillac Green’s 10 year anniversary show. 9 GraySpace Art Gallery, 219 Gray Ave. ~ Poetic License - GraySpace Gallery will be aglow in neon as presented by Rod Lathim, the expressive monoprints of Anthony Askew, and the super-realism of Dorothy Churchll-Johnson. 10 Seaside Makers Collective, 209 Anacapa St. ~ Art & Grapeseed New Product Launch~ Join Kristin Fraser of the Grapeseed co. to celebrate the launch of custom essential oil rollerball blend at the Scent Bar. Create and name your own bespoke blend to take home. Also check out BlueJay aerial photography! 11 DV8 Cellars, 28 Anacapa St. Unit C ~ The Gold Coast ~ Journey though treasured places of our gold coast with photographic artworks by Stephanie Hogue and Steve Munch.

15 The Hotel Californian ~ 36 State St ~ pop-up with drinks, music, and art. Live painting by Los Angeles street art legend Jose “Prime” Reza, and street artist turned contemporary artist Karlos Marquez. Multimedia installation by The Men Who Play Cards; Francesca Bifulco & Alex Schetter. www.thehotelcalifornian.com

12 Loveworn and Rodeo Gallery, 11 Anacapa St ~ Seasons Changing: New store layout and fun New graphics and Couture pieces at LOVEWORN. New Art by wallace and new prints for Holiday season!! 5-9pm. 13 ShineUP Mens, 14 Helena Ave. ~ Enjoy local wine and beer while you browse the photography of Fran Collin - local photojournalist specializing in portraits, lifestyle, and food. 14 SeaVees, 24 East Mason St. ~ Curated display of local artists: DJ Javier, Will Adler, Jessica Brilli, & others. 15 SB Taproom Figueroa Mountain Brewing Co. ~ 137 Anacapa St #E & F ~ Social Splatter Art! Sip, Splatter, Socialize! Drinking craft beer while splattering a canvas in a social atmosphere! 805.324.4461 ~ www.figmtnbrew.com 16 Hotel Californian, 36 State St. ~ Live painting by Jose “Prime” Reza and Karlos Marquez. Multi-media installation by The Men Who Play Cards; Francesca Bifulco & Alex Schetter. www.thehotelcalifornian.com


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VOICE Magazine: November 8, 2019  

Crisp salt air, blue skies, and mountain tops flirting in the mist are just the beginning notes in a melody celebrating life in Santa Barbar...

VOICE Magazine: November 8, 2019  

Crisp salt air, blue skies, and mountain tops flirting in the mist are just the beginning notes in a melody celebrating life in Santa Barbar...