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Celebrating the Earth and all her wonders

Justice UCSB Arts & Lectures hosts Theaster Gates in Race for Justice Conversation

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Photo by Fritz Olenberger

Spirit of Fiesta Dancing her way into our hearts, a Spirit’s Fiesta journey begins. Meet Ysabella Yturralde 3

In This Issue

Floral Artist Margaret Joan Florals / Photo by Lerina Winter

Courtesy of UCBS Arts & Lectures

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Flower Empower Art

Blooms

Seven floral categories for youth, amateurs, and professionals, one Star Judge panel, 21 exciting prizes, two Grand Prizes, and one great cause!

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Community News. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6, 7, 22, 23 *Government Meeting Calendar. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 SB County reaches Orange Tier. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 *Safari Local: A SB Calendar. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8-11 John Palminteri’s Community VOICE. . . . . . . . . . . . . 16

Online April and May 2021! www.dreamfoundation.org/flower

Harlan Green: Economic VOICE. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 Community Market. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20-21 Galleries & Art Venues. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 4 - 2 7 *Art Events. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25 * Español y Inglés Find the Voice Digital Edition with additional stories and advertising online at www.VoiceSB.com

The Art of Nina de Creeft Ward

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Photo still from Gaviota

Sigrid Toye: Harbor VOICE. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18

Local Film Festivals

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VOICE Magazine cover story see page

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Flower Empower Blooms

LOWER AND ART LOVERS ACROSS THE NATION can take part in something extra special this spring ~ Dream Foundation’s Flower Empower Blooms: Floral Arts Showcase, to be held online during April and May 2021. The competition includes seven categories with three classes in each category. Entrants can upload photos of their best tablescapes, floral headpieces, hand-tied bouquets, orchid displays, garden photography, and floral still-life paintings, and even upcycle found treasures into floral masterpieces. Classes are for youth, amateur, and professional entrants. “People can enter their own work or get together with family, friends, or colleagues to enter as many categories as they like as many times as they like,” explained Dream Foundation CEO Kisa Heyer. Entries will be judged by an online “people’s vote” where anyone can cast their vote for individual entries. Star Judges will then select overall winners for each class. “Our incredible Star Judges panel includes world-renowned experts in the fields of floral design, photography, art, and interior design,” says Heyer. Winners of every class will Westerlay Orchids be awarded a prize from an Arrangement – exciting array of prizes. The artists, retail team headed entry with the highest number by Paige Harmon of online votes will receive the People’s Vote Grand Prize: a two-night stay for two in a Sevilla King Room at Hotel Californian, Santa Barbara’s premier urban

destination in the heart of the Funk Zone, with 48 hours of driving in a Tesla Model 3 or Model Y. One Judges’ Grand Prize Winner will be randomly selected from all 21 class winners and receive a two-night stay for two in a deluxe king room at the glamorous El Encanto, A Belmond Hotel, including two spa treatments and dinner for two in one of the hotel restaurants, with 48 hours of driving in a Tesla Model 3 or Model Y. Contestants for Youth classes are invited to donate $25 per entry and contestants in the Amateur and Professional classes are invited to donate $50 per entry. Entry bundles of three entries with a suggested donation of $100 are also available. Funds raised will help Flower Empower deliver floral bouquets, fresh-baked cookies, fine chocolates, and cards to people in need of comfort and cheer in hospices, cancer centers, and their homes in the Santa Barbara area throughout the coming year. To add further support, Fabulous Florals will donate a percentage of sales for Dream Spring Flower Boxes, available for online purchase April 12th to May 15th. Retailing at $125 per box plus shipping, boxes offer a choice of all-white or colorful spring flowers, including peonies, tulips, stock, Sweet William, ranunculi, carnations, scented geraniums, spray roses, and sweet peas as fresh as the day they were harvested. Kim Curtis of TOAST Santa Barbara, Flower Empower's 2020 Florist of the Year, offers expert guidance on arranging the blooms in an exclusive video available for viewing with every Dream Spring Flower Box purchased.

Photo by Lorraine DarConte

Spring Fundraising Floral Arts Showcase & Competition

NCL Ticktocker and her bouquet entries

Flower Empower Blooms will run in place of Dream Foundation’s 11th Annual Flower Empower Luncheon due to the restrictions imposed by COVID-19 and to keep the community it loves safe. “The beauty of Flower Empower Blooms is that it’s for everyone, everywhere,” says Heyer.

Key Dates: April 15-May 3: Upload your entries at www.dreamfoundation.org/flower April 12-May 15: Buy your Dream Spring Flower Box by Fabulous Florals at www.dreamfoundation.org/flower May 4-8: Cast YOUR vote in the online “people’s vote.” The entry with the most “people’s votes” is awarded the People’s Vote Grand Prize May 9-12: Star Judges pick the overall winners of the category they are judging from the five contestants in each category with the most “people’s votes.” The Judges’ Grand Prize Winner is randomly selected from the 21 finalists May 13: All winners are announced at www.dreamfoundation.org/flower For more information and to make a gift to support Flower Empower, visit www.dreamfoundation.org/flower

An Exhibition of Original Paintings by

Wyllis Heaton & Thomas Van Stein Wyllis Heaton “Bluefish Cove” 24 x 30 Oil painting

Thomas Van Stein “Santa Barbara Mission” 22 x 28 Oil painting

Wyllis Heaton “Sant Barbara Courthouse” 4.5 x 6 Gouache painting

Exhibition Opens April 24th 11am to 5pm with Masks & Social Distancing www.waterhousegallery.com/events

Thomas Van Stein “Afternoon Light Butterfly Beach” 9 x 12 Oil painting

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Old Spanish Days

Free Virtual Infant Car Seat Safety Class Do you know how to properly install and use an infant car seat? TUESDAY, MAY 11, 2021 NOON – 1 P.M. For more information, please call Molly Hawkins at (805) 569-7478 or Lauren Sutherlin at (805) 569-7521. cottagehealth.org/carseatsafety

Four out of five child passenger safety seats (80 percent) are installed or adjusted incorrectly. Cottage Health’s Free Virtual Infant Car Seat Safety Class will help new parents or caregivers keep children safe with the proper use of their car seat. Learning the core basics of car seat safety is a valuable skill for keeping your children safe on the road throughout childhood.

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AKING THE STAGE BY STORM, Ysabella Yturralde became the 2021 Spirit of Fiesta and will dance the soles off her shoes in weeks to come. A highly prized honor for decades, the Spirit will headline most Old Spanish Days events. Yturralde is a San Marcos High School junior. Savannah Hoover, a third grader at Hollister School, won the competition to be Junior Spirit of Fiesta. Both dancers will receive a $600 scholarship along with their respective titles. Additionally, the Tourist Office of Spain in Los Angeles has sponsored an award for the Spirit of Fiesta and one guest to take a trip to Sevilla in the Andalucia region of Spain. There, they will not only have the opportunity to appreciate the magnificent sights and culture, but also be able to participate in a flamenco show and have private lessons. Spirit of Fiesta runner-ups will be awarded a $300 scholarship. This year’s runner-up is Natalie Mowers, a San Marcos High School junior, and the Junior Spirit of Fiesta runner-up is Ariyanna Alcantar, a third grader at Foothill Elementary. Congratulations to this year’s Spirits of Fiesta!

2021 Spirit of Fiesta Ysabella Yturralde

www.SBFiesta.org August 4-8, 2021

A rebroadcast of the 2021 Spirit Auditions will be held at 7pm on Saturday, April 24th on Channel 13/1013. 11 E A S T A N A PA M U S T R E E T | S A N TA B A R B A R A , C A ( 8 0 5 ) 7 3 0 - 1 4 6 0 | www.sullivangoss.com

2021 Junior Spirit Savannah Hoover

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Virtual Events Intimate, interactive online events you won’t find anywhere else Classical Music Treasures

Yo-Yo Ma & Kathryn Stott Songs of Comfort and Hope Wed, May 5 / 5 PM Pacific $10 / UCSB students: FREE! (UCSB student registration required)

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Leading activists, creatives and thinkers confront racism in America, guiding us towards racial equality Artist and Social Innovator

Theaster Gates Thu, Apr 29 / 5 PM Pacific $10 / UCSB students: FREE! (UCSB student registration required)

An artist, musician and cultural planner, Theaster Gates draws on his training in urban planning to redeem spaces that have been left behind, upturning art values, land values and human values.

Beloved cellist Yo-Yo Ma and acclaimed pianist Kathryn Stott perform selections from their recent album, featuring traditional and new takes on familiar works from Europe, Asia and the Americas.

Founder of the Equal Justice Initiative

Former President of the American Enterprise Institute

Bryan Stevenson

Arthur C. Brooks

American Injustice: Mercy, Humanity and Making a Difference

National Renewal

Tue, May 11 / 5 PM Pacific $10 / UCSB students: FREE! (UCSB student registration required) Drawing on social science and a decade of experience leading the American Enterprise Institute, Arthur C. Brooks shows that what the country needs is not agreement, but better disagreement.

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Fri, Apr 30 / 5 PM Pacific $10 / UCSB students: FREE! (UCSB student registration required)

Corporate Sponsor:

Acclaimed Producer and Filmmaker

MacArthur Fellow Bryan Stevenson is an attorney, human rights activist, author of Just Mercy and founder of the Equal Justice Initiative. Bryan Stevenson Event Sponsors: Natalie Orfalea Foundation & Lou Buglioli

Mira Nair

Lead Sponsors: Marcy Carsey, Connie Frank & Evan Thompson, Patty & John MacFarlane, Sara Miller McCune, Santa Barbara Foundation, Lynda Weinman & Bruce Heavin, Dick Wolf, and Zegar Family Foundation

Speaking with Pico Wed, May 26 / 5 PM Pacific $10 / UCSB students: FREE! (UCSB student registration required)

UC Santa Barbara Campus Partners:

One of the freshest and most fearless directors working today, Mira Nair’s groundbreaking films include Salaam Bombay!, Mississippi Masala, Monsoon Wedding and Queen of Katwe. Presented in association with the Carsey-Wolf Center at UC Santa Barbara Speaking with Pico Series Sponsors: Dori Pierson Carter & Chris Carter, Martha Gabbert, and Laura Shelburne & Kevin O’Connor

(805) 893-3535 www.ArtsAndLectures.UCSB.edu

Department of Black Studies Center for Black Studies Research Division of Social Sciences Division of Humanities and Fine Arts Division of Mathematical, Life, and Physical Sciences Division of Student Affairs Gevirtz Graduate School of Education Graduate Division Bren School for Environmental Science & Management

College of Creative Studies College of Engineering MultiCultural Center Carsey-Wolf Center The Program in Latin American and Iberian Studies UCSB Library | UCSB Reads Office of the Chancellor Office of the Vice Chancellor for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Office of the Executive Vice Chancellor

Community Partners: Natalie Orfalea Foundation & Lou Buglioli Special Thanks:


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Community News

Students Celebrate Monarch Butterflies and Poetry Month with Museum Store Window Display

New Board Leadership at Habitat for Humanity

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ABITAT FOR HUMANITY OF SOUTHERN SANTA BARBARA COUNTY (Habitat Santa Barbara) has announced the appointment of new board officers and the addition of new board leadership.

ELEBRATE NATIONAL POETRY MONTH, Earth Day, and local students’ talents by visiting the Santa Barbara Museum of Art this month! After learning about the monarch butterfly through creative and collaborative programming, the third through sixth graders of Mountain View Elementary, Montecito Union School, and Vieja Valley Elementary School will display their art and poetry in the Museum Store’s window through April 30th. “The poems accompanying the collages are not only expressions of the monarch butterfly’s beauty and fragility, but also the students’ discovery of their own creativity as a voice that can celebrate and protect the natural world,” explained SBMA’s display announcement. The window display is the result of unique programming offered through a number of local organizations. Last month, Cal Poets in the Schools taught students a nature-themed poetry lesson focusing on the monarch butterfly, encouraging the young poets to utilize descriptive language and haiku forms. The SBMA also distributed 220 art kits to students and presented a video lesson inspired by Diana Thater’s Untitled Videowall (Butterflies). Following this, students created tissue paper collage butterfly wings, which were placed alongside their poems. This month, the Santa Barbara Botanic Garden will further share a video about the importance of supporting monarch butterflies and restoring their population by planting the proper flowers. “The hope is that this spring, students and their families will be outside in their gardens, digging in the soil, and planting,” stated SBMA.

JANET BURKI assumes the position of Vice President of Habitat Santa Barbara’s Board of Directors with more than 35 years of experience in diverse technology businesses. A past GE executive and engineer, she is well-versed in leading businesses through critical changes and transforming organizations. Burki also holds great passion for mentoring, coaching, and developing professionals. In 2003, she was named one of Fast Company Magazine’s Fast CEOs.

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OLLOWING A YEAR OF FREE LOCAL BUS TRANSPORTATION amidst the pandemic, Santa Barbara MTD will resume collecting fares Santa B arbara – Eastsi on May 10th. Additionally, MTD will reopen de, We stside, an d M e its recently renovated Transit Center on April 26th, sa and will increase the number of passengers allowed on each bus. EA ST SI DE “Throughout the pandemic, MTD has placed the safety of our customers and employees first, while serving essential workers, and the community as a whole,” said MTD General Manager Jerry Estrada. “As we transition back W ES TS to fare collection, we appreciate the community ID E support for our health and safety protocols and our team of Customer Service Representatives is ready to welcome our loyal passengers into the newly renovated Transit Center.” M ES A As of April 15th, MTD buses will allow up to 20 passengers on 40-foot buses and 15 passengers on 30-foot buses. Passengers will still be required to wear face masks while riding, as well as at bus stops and the Transit Center. MTD buses will also continue to be cleaned and disinfected every night. DOWN TOWN SANTA When it reopens, the Transit Center BARBA RA will only permit individuals inside to complete purchases or get information on buses and routes. This is done in order to maintain social distancing protocol, and people waiting for buses must remain outside the building. Beginning May 10th, MTD passengers will resume entering the bus via the front door and paying fares. While cash fares will be accepted, MTD encourages individuals to purchase bus passes ahead of time in order to For more information, visit www.sbmtd.gov minimize cash handling and contact. to Camin o

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RHYS MORRIS will act as Janet Burki Secretary & Treasurer for Habitat Santa Barbara’s Board of Directors. He currently works as a managing director of residential lending for Union Bank, and has over 20 years of experience in the financial industry. Having served on Habitat Santa Barbara’s finance committee for the past two years, he is well-acquainted with Habitat Santa Barbara’s mission and work. When he is not working or volunteering, Morris lives in Goleta with his three teenaged children.

BRYN BLANKS is a new member on the Habitat Santa Barbara Board of Directors. A senior corporate communications specialist for Procore Technologies, she is responsible for leading diversity, inclusion, and belonging communications and supports executive messaging. Previously, Blanks held the position of Communications Manager at Direct Relief, and has worked with nonprofit and healthcare professionals, community leaders, and first responders on an international basis. Blanks earned her degree in global health from the University of Virginia.

MTD To Reopen Transit Center and Resume Fare Collection to Foothil Sansum l & Clinic

LORA FISHER will serve as the President of Habitat Santa Barbara’s Board of Directors. Currently working with U.S. Bank as a mortgage loan officer, Fisher holds over 25 years of experience in the financial services industry. Beyond her new role with Habitat Santa Barbara, she is an active member of the Rotary Club of Montecito and the Santa Barbara Association of REALTORS, where she is a part of the community outreach committee. Fisher is a former President of the Rotary Club of La Jolla, and now lives in Goleta with her husband.

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Applications Open for State Street Advisory Committee Members

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O YOU HAVE A VISION for what State Street could become, or have ideas on how to address pressing issues in downtown Santa Barbara? The Santa Barbara City Council has opened applications to join the City’s State Street Advisory Committee, which will guide the formation of a Downtown State Street Area Master Plan. Applications are due by 5pm on May 20th. “The City Council seeks a diverse group of people to review professional and community input and provide guidance of the Downtown State Street Area Master Plan,” reads the City’s announcement. “The Council seeks people whose professional experience, education, as well as community and stakeholder representation to help guide the Master Plan development.” Once formed, the committee will discuss and offer recommendations on topics such as streetscape design and amenities, transportation and circulation, historic resources, equity and accessibility, strategies to address individuals facing homelessness, housing and redevelopment opportunities, and more. Applications can be accessed at www.SantaBarbaraCA.gov/SSAC. Individuals with questions should contact the City Clerk’s office at clerk@santabarbaraca.gov or 805-564-5309.


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Community News Newly Appointed to County of Santa Barbara Commission for Women STEFANIE HERRINGTON has been appointed Commissioner on the County of Santa Barbara Commission for Women for Supervisory District 1. An estate planning attorney, Herrington is the owner of Montecito Law Group. In addition to her new role, Herrington contributes to the community by being a charter member of the Rotary Club of Carpinteria Sunset, where she also serves on their charitable foundation’s board. She has also previously served as a president of Girls Inc. of Carpinteria. Herrington is passionate about equity in mentoring, education, and opportunities for women.

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ARCELIA SENCIÓN has been appointed Commissioner on the County of Santa Barbara Commission for Women for Supervisory District 3. Currently, Sención acts as the Associate Director of Standing Together to End Sexual Assault. She is also a founding member of the Santa Barbara Latino Giving Circle, INCLUSION SYV, and Healthy Eating Active Living. Beyond her time with the Commission for Women, she will continue serving as a liaison to the Latino Community Foundation’s Latino Giving Circle Network. Sención looks forward to working with the commission to reevaluate policies. www.countyofsb.org/cfw

Government Meetings • Reuniones gubernamentales Montecito Board of Architectural Review Meeting • 1pm Th, 4/22. Agenda to be posted athttps://tinyurl.com/uaywfsj6.

Reunión de la Junta de Revisión de Arquitectura de Montecito • 1pm jueves, 4/22. La agenda se publicará en https://tinyurl.com/uaywfsj6. City of SB Fire and Police Commission Meeting • 4pm We, 4/22. Learn more/attend https://tinyurl.com/4rm44nzr.  Reunión de la Comisión de Policía y Bomberos de la Ciudad de SB • 4pm miércoles, 4/22. Para más información / asiste de forma virtual en https://tinyurl.com/4rm44nzr.  North Board of Architectural Review Meeting • 9am Fr, 4/23. Agenda to be posted at https://tinyurl.com/uaywfsj6.  Reunión de la Junta Norte de Revisión de Arquitectura • 9am viernes, 4/23. La agenda se publicará enhttps://tinyurl.com/uaywfsj6.  Ortega Park Murals: Community Meeting • Held at Ortega Park 1-3pm Saturday, 4/24. Murales del Parque Ortega: Reunión Comunitaria • Se llevará a cabo en el Parque Ortega 1-3pm el sábado, 24 de abril. City of SB Single Family Design Board consent agenda review • 11am Mo, 4/26. Learn more/attend https://tinyurl.com/45c5yx5c.  Revisión de la agenda de consentimiento de la Junta de Diseño de Vivienda Unifamiliar de la Ciudad de SB • 11am lunes, 4/26. Para más información / asiste de forma virtual en https://tinyurl.com/45c5yx5c.  City of SB Architectural Board of Review consent agenda review • 1pm Mo, 4/26. Learn more/attend https://tinyurl.com/fvzym8r2.  Revisión de la agenda de consentimiento de la Junta de Revisión de Arquitectura de la Ciudad de SB • 1pm lunes, 4/26. Para más información / asiste de forma virtual en https://tinyurl.com/fvzym8r2.  City of SB Single Family Design Board Meeting • 3pm Mo, 4/26. Learn more/attend https://tinyurl.com/45c5yx5c.  Reunión de la Junta de Diseño de Vivienda Unifamiliar de la Ciudad de SB • 3pm lunes, 4/26. Para más información / asiste de forma virtual en https://tinyurl.com/45c5yx5c.  SB City Council Meeting • 2pm Tu, 4/27. Learn more/attend https://tinyurl.com/zcrmn7f9.  Reunión del Consejo de la Ciudad de SB • 2pm martes, 4/27. Para más información / asiste de forma virtual en https://tinyurl.com/zcrmn7f9.  Special Meeting of the City of SB Arts and Crafts Show Advisory Committee • 6pm Tu, 4/27. Learn more/attend https://tinyurl.com/4rd5rem6.  Reunión especial del Comité Asesor de la Exposición de Artes y Oficios de la Ciudad de SB • 6pm martes, 4/27. Para más información / asiste de forma virtual en https://tinyurl.com/4rd5rem6. 

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Orange Tier Means More Openness For Santa Barbara

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USIC CAN FILL THE AIR as Santa Barbara businesses open their doors a little wider, with the announcement of Santa Barbara County’s move to the Orange Tier and its accompanying new rules, which still include wearing masks and social distancing. The new measure became was effective April 21st. Changes are based on a new Health Officer Order that is in accordance with the rules and framework of the California’s Blueprint for a Safer Economy. “We have made significant progress in lowering our local case rate,” stated Dr. Henning Ansorg, Health Officer for Santa Barbara County. “Every member of our community plays an important role in helping us achieve and continue to enjoy the benefits of loosening restrictions. We must continue to be mindful of safety practices including wearing masks, physically distancing, washing hands, and getting vaccinated as soon as possible.” Some of the activities now allowed under the Orange Tier include: • Restaurants: Indoor seating increases to 50% capacity or 200 people maximum. • Gyms and Fitness Centers: 25% capacity indoors; indoor pools can open. • Wineries and Breweries: 25% or 100 people indoors maximum • Movie Theaters: 50% or 200 people maximum. • Museums, Zoos and Aquariums: 50% capacity for indoor activities. • Places of Worship: 50% capacity indoor activities. • Bars with no food service: Open outdoors with modifications. • All retail: No capacity limits. For more information about the local COVID-19 response, visit https://publichealthsbc.org or call 2-1-1.

SB County Planning Commission Meeting • 9am We, 4/28. Agenda to be posted https://tinyurl.com/uaywfsj6. Reunión de la Comisión de Planificación del Condado de SB • 9am miércoles, 4/28. La agenda se publicará en https://tinyurl.com/uaywfsj6.  City of SB Historic Landmarks Commission consent agenda review • 11am We, 4/28. Learn more/attend www.SantaBarbaraCA.gov/HLC.  Revisión de la agenda de consentimiento de la Comisión de Monumentos Históricos de la Ciudad de SB • 11am miércoles, 4/28. Para más información / asiste de forma virtual en www.SantaBarbaraCA.gov/HLC.  City of SB Historic Landmarks Commission Meeting • 1:30pm We, 4/28. Learn more/attend www.SantaBarbaraCA.gov/HLC.  Reunión de la Comisión de Monumentos Históricos de la Ciudad de SB • 1:30pm miércoles, 4/28. Para más información / asiste de forma virtual en www.SantaBarbaraCA.gov/HLC.  City of SB Parks and Recreation Commission Meeting • 4pm We, 4/28. Learn more/attend https://tinyurl.com/yeusmsyr.  Reunión de la Comisión de Parques y Recreación de la Ciudad de SB • 4pm miércoles, 4/28. Para más información / asiste de forma virtual en https://tinyurl.com/yeusmsyr. 

United Boys & Girls Clubs Launches “Back on Track” Program

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NITED BOYS & GIRLS CLUBS OF SANTA BARBARA COUNTY HAS LAUNCHED ITS “BACK ON TRACK” initiative to help students that are struggling to catch up after over a year of remote learning. “Back on Track” consists of three programs to help students better perform at their respective grade levels. “We want our kids to feel empowered in their journey through learning and our Clubs, along with staff, are here to be a guide, providing them with the tools they need, while also making it fun,” stated Laurie L. Leis, UBGC Vice President of UBGC member Advancement. One of the programs offered is Super Saturdays, which provides math and ELA tutoring, educational social sciences projects, organized games, and sports clinics. As motivation, students become eligible to win awards through participation, and can even qualify for a day at Camp Whittier in the Santa Ynez Mountains. The UBGC Back on Track initiative also encompasses Summer Spectacular Camp, a ten week long summer program, and Power Hour, which offers after school tutoring for kindergartners to high school seniors. Both of these programs further support students’ math and literacy skills, helping them to catch up in their academics. “We believe that every child deserves an equitable journey in education and learning, and we hope to raise enough money by the end of May to provide a free summer camp at all seven locations,” shared Leis. “Donate today, and together we can make that happen for the youth in Santa Barbara County.” For more information or to contribute to the UBGC of Santa Barbara County, visit www.unitedbg.org


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Thursday • jueves 4.22.21 CHILDREN | NIÑOS MUSIC AND MOVEMENT For children and caregivers • SB Public Library • Free • Held at Alameda Park • 10:30-11am Th, 4/22. MÚSICA Y MOVIMIENTO Para niños y cuidadores • Biblioteca pública de SB • Gratis • Se lleva a cabo en el Parque Alameda • 10:3011am jueves, 4/22. BABY AND ME Focusing on developing babies’ pre-literacy skills • SB Public Library • Free • Held at Alameda Park • 11:1511:45am Th, 4/22. BEBÉ Y YO Centrándose en el desarrollo de las habilidades previas a la alfabetización de los bebés • Biblioteca pública de SB • Gratis • Se lleva a cabo en el Parque Alameda • 11:15-11:45am jueves, 4/22. SUMMER CAMP REGISTRATION OPEN SB Parks & Rec • Prices and dates vary • http://sbparksandrec.org. INSCRIPCIÓN ABIERTA PARA EL CAMPAMENTO DE VERANO SB Parks & Rec • Los precios y las fechas varían • http://sbparksandrec.org. KIDS SALSA CLASSES For kids aged 6 to 10 • ME Sabor Dance Studio, Oak Park Stage, 600 W Junipero St. • Open enrollment https://tinyurl.com/ycljdnsx • 4-5pm Th. CLASES DE SALSA PARA NIÑOS Para niños de 6 a 10 años • ME Sabor Dance Studio, Oak Park Stage, 600 W Junipero St. • Inscripción abierta https://tinyurl.com/ycljdnsx • 4-5pm jueves. REGISTER FOR NATURE ADVENTURES AT HOME SUMMER CAMPS Hosted by SB Museum of Natural History • https://camps.sbnature.org • Dates and prices vary. REGÍSTRATE PARA LOS CAMPAMENTOS DE VERANO - AVENTURAS DE LA NATURALEZA EN CASA Organizado por el Museo de Historia Natural de SB • https://camps.sbnature.org • Las fechas y los precios varían.

DANCE | BAILE EARTH DAY DANCE PARTY Virtual dance party with World Dance for Humanity • Free • https://worlddanceforhumanity.org/schedule • 10am Th, 4/22-4/25. FIESTA DE BAILE DEL DÍA DE LA TIERRA Fiesta de baile virtual con World Dance for Humanity • Gratis • https://worlddanceforhumanity.org/schedule • jueves 10am, 4/22-4/25. MOVEMENT VIRTUAL WORKSHOP Shake-a-Leg with Archie Burnett and Ephrat Asherie • UCSB Arts & Lectures • Free • https://tinyurl.com/dj9ccut4 • 5pm Th, 4/22. TALLER VIRTUAL DE MOVIMIENTO Sacude una pierna con Archie Burnett y Ephrat Asherie • UCSB Arts & Lectures • Gratis • https://tinyurl.com/dj9ccut4 • 5pm jueves, 4/22.

LECTURES | MEETINGS | WORKSHOPS CONFERENCIAS | REUNIONES APRIL B2B VIRTUAL NETWORKING Connect with speakers and local business people • Santa Barbara South Coast Chamber of Commerce • $10 members, $20 non-members • https://tinyurl.com/s9a783he • 9am Th, 4/22. REDES VIRTUALES B2B DE ABRIL Conéctate con oradores y empresarios locales • Cámara de Comercio de la Costa Sur de Santa Barbara

• $10 miembros, $20 no miembros • https://tinyurl.com/s9a783he • 9am jueves, 4/22. ARMCHAIR TRAVEL LECTURE Dr. Keelan Overton presents Armenia and Georgia: Monasteries, Manuscripts, Mountains, and Modernism • SB Museum of Art • Free • www.sbma.net/events • 10:30am Th, 4/22. CONFERENCIA DE VIAJE EN SILLÓN El Dr. Keelan Overton presenta Armenia y Georgia: Monasterios, Manuscritos, Montañas y Modernismo • Museo de Arte de SB • Gratis • www.sbma.net/events • 10:30am jueves, 4/22. WATERSHED WORKSHOP Learn about local watersheds • Explore Ecology • Free • https://tinyurl.com/2yket27m • 1:30pm Th, 4/22. TALLER DE CUENCAS HIDROGRÁFICAS Aprende sobre las cuencas hidrográficas locales • Explora la ecología • Gratis • https://tinyurl.com/2yket27m • 1:30pm jueves, 4/22. ADULT LITERACY TUTOR WORKSHOP Learn how to teach writing with experienced adult literacy professionals • SB Public Library • Free • https://tinyurl.com/ysvxfn84 • 1-2:30pm Th, 4/22. TALLER DE TUTORES DE ALFABETIZACIÓN DE ADULTOS Aprende a enseñar a escribir con profesionales experimentados en alfabetización para adultos • Biblioteca pública de SB • Gratis • https://tinyurl.com/ysvxfn84 • 1-2:30pm jueves, 4/22. DOWNTOWN BUSINESS SPOTLIGHT - EARTH DAY CELEBRATION With Sigrid Wright, Hillary Hauser, and Deborah Schwartz • SB Independent • Free • https://tinyurl.com/dhvz8cwm • 3pm Th, 4/22. DOWNTOWN BUSINESS SPOTLIGHT CELEBRACIÓN DEL DÍA DE LA TIERRA Con Sigrid Wright, Hillary Hauser y Deborah Schwartz • SB Independent • Gratis • https://tinyurl.com/dhvz8cwm • 3pm jueves, 4/22. VIOLENTOLOGIES: VIOLENCE, IDENTITY, AND IDEOLOGY IN LATINA/O LITERATURE Presented by Ben Olguín and María Josefina SaldañaPortillo • UCSB IHC • Free • https://tinyurl.com/de43y4ht • 4pm Th, 4/22. VIOLENTOLOGÍAS: VIOLENCIA, IDENTIDAD E IDEOLOGÍA EN LA LITERATURA LATINA Presentado por Ben Olguín y María Josefina SaldañaPortillo • UCSB IHC • Gratis • https://tinyurl.com/de43y4ht • 4pm jueves, 4/22. VIRTUAL SOCIAL JUSTICE BOOK CLUB This month’s book is Sarah M. Broom’s The Yellow House • SB Public Library • Free • https://tinyurl.com/yn69awj5 • 5:45-6:45pm Th, 4/22. CLUB DE LECTURA VIRTUAL DE JUSTICIA SOCIAL El libro de este mes es The Yellow House de Sarah M. Broom • Biblioteca Pública de SB • Gratis • https://tinyurl.com/yn69awj5 • 5:45-6:45pm jueves, 4/22. CHAUCER’S BOOKS VIRTUAL AUTHOR DISCUSSION With local author Craig Carey • Free • https://tinyurl.com/nn4c7v87 • 6pm Th, 4/22. CHAUCER’S BOOKS DISCUSIÓN DE AUTOR VIRTUAL Con el autor local Craig Carey para hablar sobre su último libro • Gratis • https://tinyurl.com/nn4c7v87 • 6pm jueves, 4/22. NURTURING KNOW-HOW Webinar on creating opportunities to foster children’s language and socialization • SB Public Library • Free • https://tinyurl.com/tmzkjxtv • 6-7pm Th, 4/22. NUTRIENDO EL CONOCIMIENTO Seminario web sobre la creación de oportunidades para fomentar el lenguaje y la socialización de los niños • Biblioteca pública de SB • Gratis • https://tinyurl.com/tmzkjxtv • 6-7pm jueves, 4/22.

THE IMPACTS OF CLIMATE CHANGE ON THE LOMPOC VALLEY An online panel discussion • Lompoc-Vandenberg Branch of AAUW • Free • https://lompocvandenberg-ca.aauw.net • 6:30pm Th, 4/22. LOS IMPACTOS DEL CAMBIO CLIMÁTICO EN EL VALLE DE LOMPOC Un panel de discusión en línea • Lompoc-Vandenberg Branch of AAUW • Gratis • https://lompocvandenberg-ca.aauw.net • 6:30pm jueves, 4/22. REGISTRATION OPEN FOR WORD AND LIFE MAY ONLINE SERIES Focused on David Richo’s Wholeness and Holiness • $20 • https://wordandlife.us • First session 5/6. INSCRIPCIONES ABIERTAS PARA LA SERIE EN LÍNEA DE MAYO - PALABRA Y VIDA Centrado en la integridad y santidad de David Richo • $20 • https://wordandlife.us • Primera sesión 5/6.

MOVIES & THEATRE | CINE Y TEATRO FROZEN OBSESSION A talk with director David Clark and two expedition participants • Carsey-Wolf Center • Free • www.carseywolf.ucsb.edu/events • 7pm Th, 4/22. OBSESIÓN CONGELADA Una charla con el director David Clark y dos participantes de la expedición • Centro Carsey-Wolf • Gratis • www.carseywolf.ucsb.edu/events • 7pm jueves, 4/22. STORM READING Streamed by the Marjorie Luke Theatre, based on the life experiences of Neil Marcus • Available free through April 30th at https://luketheatre.org LECTURA DE TORMENTA Transmitido por el Teatro Marjorie Luke, basado en las experiencias de vida de Neil Marcus • Disponible gratis hasta el 30 de abril en https://luketheatre.org SBIFF FILM TALK Online series of screenings & discussions between SBIFF’s programmers & filmmakers. View a short film online each week, followed by a live virtual conversation on Thursdays at 6pm. To sign up for a talk or to watch past talks visit https://sbiff.org/filmtalk/ CHARLA DE CINE SBIFF Una serie en línea de proyecciones y debates entre los programadores y cineastas de SBIFF. Cada semana, un cortometraje estará disponible en línea, seguido de una conversación virtual en vivo los jueves a las 6pm. Para inscribirte en una charla o ver charlas anteriores, visita https://sbiff.org/filmtalk/

MUSIC | MÚSICA OPERA SB OPERATION EURYDICE: Free, live community music performances each week. View upcoming performances at https://tinyurl.com/y85kbbuv. OPERACIÓN EURYDICE DE OPERA SB: Presentaciones gratuitas de música comunitaria en vivo cada semana. Ve las próximas presentaciones en https://tinyurl.com/y85kbbuv. LUKE THEATRE’S VIRTUAL CONCERT/THEATRE SERIES SB Singer/songwriter Mendeleyev; Resonance; Pianos at The Luke; Jackson Gillies in Concert & At Home • Free at www.luketheatre.org SERIE DE CONCIERTO/TEATRO VIRTUALES DEL TEATRO LUKE El Cantante y compositor de SB Mendeleyev; Resonancia; Pianos at The Luke; Jackson Gillies en Concierto. Gratis en www.luketheatre.org LOBERO THEATRE LIVE STREAMS Support the Lobero by watching their virtual concerts including, John Kay, KT Tunstall, and Pianos on State. For tickets (Free-$15) visit www.lobero.org/series/live-streaming TRANSMISIONES EN VIVO DEL TEATRO LOBERO Apoya al Teatro Lobero para ver sus ofertas de conciertos virtuales, incluyendo John Kay, KT Tunstall y Pianos on State. Para boletos (Gratis-$15) visita www.lobero.org/series/live-streaming NIGHTLY MET OPERA STREAMS Streams begin at 7:30pm EDT at www.metopera.org and are available for 20 hours.

April 23, 2021

Photo courtesy of Carsey-Wolf Center

Local News for a Global Village | www.VoiceSB.com

In honor of the 35th anniversary of the Chernobyl disaster, the Carsey-Wolf Center at UCSB welcomes director Holly Morris to discuss her 2015 documentary The Babushkas of Chernobyl at 4pm Thursday, April 29th. Centered on women who have decided to remain in the land surrounding Reactor No. 4, the film explores themes of home, destiny, and risk. The event is free, visit www.carseywolf.ucsb.edu to register. En honor al 35 aniversario del desastre de Chernobyl, el Centro CarseyWolf de UCSB le da la bienvenida a la directora Holly Morris para discutir su documental de 2015 The Babushkas of Chernobyl a las 4pm el jueves, 29 de abril. Centrado en mujeres que han decidido permanecer en la tierra que rodea al Reactor No. 4, la película explora temas de hogar, destino y riesgo. El evento es gratuito, visita www.carseywolf.ucsb.edu para registrarse.

TRANSMISIONES NOCTURNAS DE MET OPERA Las transmisiones comienzan a las 7:30pm EDT en www.metopera.org y están disponibles durante 20 horas.

FESTIVAL VIRTUAL SB DEL DÍA DE LA TIERRA Celebra el Día de la Tierra con presentaciones virtuales, oradores y arte • CEC • Gratis • https://sbearthday.org • 12pm jueves, 4/22 a 4/24.

ROAR & POUR Live music, food, and drink The Granada, Opera Santa Barbara, and The Good Lion • Outside the Good Lion/Granada Theatre, 6pm Th.

INDIE BOOKSTORE DAY CELEBRATION Featuring authors Glennon Doyle and Alexandra Elle • Chaucer’s Books • Tickets are pay what you can • https://tinyurl.com/37dbzh2z • 7:30pm Th, 4/22.

ROAR & POUR Música en vivo, comida y bebida • The Granada, Opera Santa Barbara y The Good Lion • Afuera del Good Lion / Teatro Granada, 6pm jueves.

CELEBRACIÓN DEL DÍA DE LA LIBRERÍA INDEPENDIENTE Con la participación de los autores Glennon Doyle y Alexandra Elle • Chaucer’s Books • Paga lo que puedas • https://tinyurl.com/37dbzh2z • 7:30pm jueves, 4/22.

OUTDOORS | AL AIRE LIBRE

ZOOPER HEROES MONTH AT THE SANTA BARBARA ZOO Come dressed as your favorite superhero and learn about conservation efforts and Zooper heroes. Schedule your visit https://tinyurl.com/5e8nxm47

STATE STREET PROMENADE MARKET Located on the 900 & 1000 blocks of State St between Carrillo and Figueroa Sts • 3 to 7:30pm Thursdays • https://tinyurl.com/yx9v4pmd MERCADO DEL STATE STREET PROMENADE Ubicado en las cuadras 900 y 1000 de la Calle State entre las Calles Carrillo y Figueroa • 3 a 7:30pm los jueves • https://tinyurl.com/yx9v4pmd SPOOKY TOURS WITH SANTA BARBARA GHOST TOURS Professor Julie Ann Brown tours you through Downtown Santa Barbara sharing the stories of local resident ghosts • $35-$150 • www.sbghosttour.com RECORRIDOS ESPELUZNANTES CON SANTA BARBARA GHOST TOURS La profesora Julie Ann Brown recorre el centro de Santa Bárbara compartiendo las historias de los fantasmas residentes locales • $ 35-$150 • www.sbghosttour.com THE GAVIOTA COAST CONSERVANCY- HIKES Coal Oil Point Reserve and Devereux Slough, Baron Ranch, and Arroyo Hondo Preserve. https://tinyurl.com/y7rn6jyt

MES DE LOS HÉROES ZOOPER EN EL ZOOLÓGICO DE SANTA BÁRBARA Ven vestido como tu superhéroe favorito y aprende sobre los esfuerzos de conservación y los héroes Zooper. Programa tu visita en https://tinyurl.com/5e8nxm47 ART FROM SCRAP HAS REOPENED The Creative Reuse Store located at 302 East Cota Street will operate We-Sa 11am to 4pm. ART FROM SCRAP HA REABIERTO La Tienda de Reutilización Creativa ubicada en 302 East Cota Street operará miercoles-sábado de 11am a 4pm. MOM IS WOW Tell Paseo Nuevo why your Mom is wow to enter her for a chance to win a $50 gift card • Submissions are open through 5/10 at www.paseonuevoshopping.com/mom-is-wow.

THE GAVIOTA COAST CONSERVANCYCAMINATAS Coal Oil Point Reserve y Devereux Slough, Baron Ranch y Arroyo Hondo Preserve. https://tinyurl.com/y7rn6jyt CARPINTERIA BIRDWATCHERS VIRTUAL MEETINGS Evening birdwatching classes • Free, all ages & ability levels. 4-5:15pm Thursdays via Zoom: https://tinyurl.com/y9rheypj REUNIONES VIRTUALES DE OBSERVADORES DE AVES DE CARPINTERIA Clases nocturnas de observación de aves • Gratis, todas las edades y niveles de habilidad. 4-5:15pm los jueves a través de Zoom: https://tinyurl.com/y9rheypj

SPECIAL EVENTS | EVENTOS ESPECIALES VIRTUAL SB EARTH DAY FESTIVAL Celebrate Earth Day with virtual performances, speakers, and art • CEC • Free • https://sbearthday.org • 12pm Th, 4/22 through 4/24.

Santa Barbara Ghost Tours 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


MAMÁ ES WOW Dile a Paseo Nuevo por qué tu mamá está asombrosa para inscribirla para tener la oportunidad de ganar una tarjeta de regalo de $50 • Las inscripciones están abiertas hasta el 5/10 en www.paseonuevoshopping.com/mom-is-wow.

Friday • viernes 4.23.21 DANCE | BAILE DANCE STUDIO CLASS IN THE PARK Salsa and bachata dance classes • ME Sabor Dance Studio, Oak Park Stage at 500 W. Alamar Av • $12 • www.mesabordancestudio.com/classes • Weekly, Mo and Fr. CLASE DE ESTUDIO DE BAILE EN EL PARQUE Clases de baile de salsa y bachata • ME Sabor Dance Studio, Oak Park Stage en 500 W. Alamar Av • $12 • www.mesabordancestudio.com/classes • Semanal, lunes y viernes.

LECTURES | MEETINGS | WORKSHOPS CONFERENCIAS | REUNIONES TED & JOE IN THE MORNING This week’s topic is robots • SB Public Library • Free • https://tinyurl.com/dhftderm • 9:30-10:30am Fr, 4/23. TED Y JOE POR LA MAÑANA El tema de esta semana es robots • Biblioteca Pública de SB • Gratis • https://tinyurl.com/dhftderm • 9:3010:30am viernes, 4/23. 2021 MASTER’S PROJECT FINAL PRESENTATIONS Featuring students of UCSB’s Bren School of Environmental Science & Management • Free • https://tinyurl.com/5j4vae43 • 8am-6pm Fr, 4/23.

PRESENTACIONES FINALES DE PROYECTOS DE MAESTRÍA 2021 Presentando a estudiantes de la Escuela Bren de Ciencias Ambientales y Gestión de UCSB • Gratis • https://tinyurl.com/5j4vae43 • 8am-6pm viernes, 4/23. PACIFIC PRIDE FOUNDATION PROUD YOUTH GROUP 4:30-6:30pm Fridays via Zoom. RSVP at https://tinyurl.com/y7qs3qbf. GRUPO JUVENIL ORGULLOSO DE PACIFIC PRIDE FOUNDATION Se reúne de 4:30-6:30pm viernes a través de Zoom. Reserva tu lugar en https://tinyurl.com/y7qs3qbf.

MUSIC | MÚSICA SPRING 2021 VIRTUAL CONCERT SERIES Westmont College Music Dept.• Free • https://westmont.edu/virtual-concert-series • 7pm Fr. SERIE DE CONCIERTOS VIRTUALES PRIMAVERA 2021 Departamento de Música de Westmont College • Gratis • https://westmont.edu/virtual-concert-series • 7pm viernes.

OUTDOORS | AL AIRE LIBRE EARTH DAY EAST BEACH CLEANUP Honor Mother Earth with a socially distanced beach cleanup • Explore Ecology at East Beach, 1118 E Cabrillo Blvd • Register: https://tinyurl.com/58hhs8p6 • 4pm Fr, 4/23. LIMPIEZA DE LA PLAYA ESTE DEL DÍA DE LA TIERRA Honra a la Madre Tierra con una limpieza de playa socialmente distanciada • Explore Ecology en La Playa Este, 1118 E Cabrillo Blvd • Regístrate: https://tinyurl.com/58hhs8p6 • 4pm viernes, 4/23.

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Local News for a Global Village | www.VoiceSB.com RANCHO LA PATERA & STOW HOUSE Take a tour, support the Museum Store, or enjoy the beautiful grounds • www.goletahistory.org • 11am to 2pm weekends. RANCHO LA PATERA & STOW HOUSE Haz un recorrido, apoya la Tienda del Museo o disfruta de los hermosos jardines • www.goletahistory.org • De 11am a 2pm los fines de semana.

SPECIAL EVENTS | EVENTOS ESPECIALES MORE THAN ORGANS: A NIGHT OF POETRY A performance from Kay Ulanday Barrett • UCSB Multicultural Center • Free • https://mcc.sa.ucsb.edu • 6pm Fr, 4/23. MÁS QUE ÓRGANOS: UNA NOCHE DE POESÍA Una presentación de Kay Ulanday Barrett • UCSB Multicultural Center • Gratis • https://mcc.sa.ucsb.edu • 6pm viernes, 4/23. AFTER HOURS AT THE SB ZOO Celebrate the longer days at the SB Zoo • www.sbzoo.org • 4-7pm Fri-Sun. DESPUÉS DE HORAS EN EL ZOOLÓGICO DE SB Celebra los días más largos en el zoológico de SB • www.sbzoo.org • De 4 a 7pm de viernes a domingo.

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LECTURES | MEETINGS | WORKSHOPS CONFERENCIAS | REUNIONES ADULT STUDIO WORKSHOP On watercolor landscape painting • SB Museum of Art • Free • https://tinyurl.com/m372fnwv • 10am Sa, 4/24. TALLER DE ESTUDIO PARA ADULTOS Sobre la pintura de paisajes en acuarela • Museo de arte de SB • Gratis • https://tinyurl.com/m372fnwv • 10am sábado, 4/24. HONOR THE MURALS OF ORTEGA PARK Learn about the murals’ history and how to preserve them • Community meeting at Ortega Park • 1-3pm Sa, 4/24. HONRA LOS MURALES DEL PARQUE ORTEGA Aprende sobre la historia de los murales y cómo preservarlos • Reunión comunitaria en el Parque Ortega • 1-3pm sábado, 4/24. OUR CLIMATE EMERGENCY: FARMING & NATURE-BASED RESILIENCE An online forum with CEC • League of Women Voters SB • Free • https://tinyurl.com/duhjmx6k • 2pm Sa, 4/24. NUESTRA EMERGENCIA CLIMÁTICA: AGRICULTURA Y RESILIENCIA BASADA EN LA NATURALEZA Un foro en línea con CEC • Liga de Mujeres Votantes SB • Gratis • https://tinyurl.com/duhjmx6k • 2pm sábado, 4/24. INSIDE WINE SB VIRTUAL TASTING Featuring Falcone Family Vineyards • Inside Wine SB • $5 plus wine purchases • https://tinyurl.com/ssk24vz4 • 4pm Sa, 4/24. CATA VIRTUAL DE INSIDE WINE SB Presentando los viñedos de la familia Falcone • Inside Wine SB • $5 más la compra de vino • https://tinyurl.com/ssk24vz4 • 4pm sábado, 4/24. EARTH DAY CLIMATE LEADERSHIP SUMMIT Climate leaders close out the Virtual Earth Day Festival • CEC • Free • https://sbearthday.org • 4:30pm Sa, 4/24.

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Artist and social innovator Theaster Gates will meet UCSB Arts & Lectures Race to Justice virtual audiences at 5pm Thursday, April 29th. A University of Chicago professor, Gates is also the founder and president of Rebuild Foundation, a non-profit that restores underinvested neighborhoods’ cultural foundations. To attend ($10 general admission, free for UCSB students) visit https://artsandlectures.ucsb.edu.

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April 23, 2021

El artista e innovador social Theaster Gates se reunirá con las audiencias virtuales de UCSB Arts & Lectures De la Raza a la Justicia a las 5pm el jueves, 29 de abril. Gates, profesor de la Universidad de Chicago, también es el fundador y presidente de Rebuild Foundation, una organización sin fines de lucro que restaura los cimientos culturales de los vecindarios con inversiones insuficientes. Para asistir ($10 de admisión general, gratis para estudiantes de UCSB) visita https://artsandlectures.ucsb.edu.

CUMBRE DE LIDERAZGO CLIMÁTICO DEL DÍA DE LA TIERRA Los líderes climáticos cierran el Festival del Día de la Tierra Virtual • CEC • Gratis • https://sbearthday.org • 4:30 pm sábado, 4/24.

MOVIES & THEATRE | CINE Y TEATRO SCRIPT TO SCREEN: THIRTEEN A discussion with writer/director Catherine Hardwicke • Carsey-Wolf Center • Free • https://tinyurl.com/2bpjwhsd • 2-3pm Sa, 4/24. GUIÓN A PANTALLA: TRECE Una conversación con la escritora / directora Catherine Hardwicke • Centro Carsey-Wolf • Gratis • https://tinyurl.com/2bpjwhsd • 2-3pm sábado, 4/24.

MUSIC | MÚSICA GRADUATE STUDENT RECITAL Featuring graduate pianist Lucía Álvarez Núñez • UCSB Dept. of Music • Free • https://tinyurl.com/3duck56k • 6pm Sa, 4/24. RECITAL DE ESTUDIANTES DE POSGRADO Con la pianista licenciada Lucía Álvarez Núñez • Dpto. De Música UCSB • Gratis • https://tinyurl.com/3duck56k • 6pm sábado, 4/24.

OUTDOORS | AL AIRE LIBRE GEOLOGY TOUR OF SAN MARCOS FOOTHILLS Learn more about our local landscape • Foothills Forever • Free, donations appreciated • www.foothillsforever.org • 10am Sa. TOUR GEOLÓGICO DE LAS LADERAS DE SAN MARCOS Obten más información sobre nuestro paisaje local • Foothills Forever • Gratis, se agradecen las donaciones • www.foothillsforever.org • 10am sábado. WATERSHED BRIGADE TRAILS & TURNOUTS CLEAN-UP EVENT Clean trails and turnouts throughout Santa Barbara, Ojai, and Ventura • Santa Barbara Channelkeeper • Free • www.sbck.org/brigade/watershed-brigade-event • Sa, 4/24-4/25. EVENTO DE LIMPIEZA DE SENDEROS Y DESVÍOS DE LA BRIGADA DE CUENCAS Senderos limpios y desvíos a lo largo de Santa Bárbara, Ojai y Ventura • Santa Barbara Channelkeeper • Gratis • www.sbck.org/brigade/watershed-brigade-event • sábado, 4/24-4/25.

SPECIAL EVENTS | EVENTOS ESPECIALES THE POETRY OF A PLACE VIRTUAL POETRY READING Featuring participants of SBPL’s Book to Action memoir to poem workshop • SB Public Library • Free • https://tinyurl.com/367n52dm • 10-11:30am Sa, 4/24. LA POESÍA DE UN LUGAR LECTURA DE POESÍA VIRTUAL Con participantes de las memorias del Libro a la Acción de SBPL para el taller de poemas • Biblioteca pública de SB • Gratis • https://tinyurl.com/367n52dm • 10-11:30am sábado, 4/24.

C.A.R.E.4PAWS DONATION DRIVE-THRU Unopened dry and canned pet food and unused pet jackets and blankets appreciated • Locations countywide, view list at www.care4paws.org/drive • 10am-2pm 4/24 and 4/25. C.A.R.E.4PAWS DONACIÓN EN CARRO Se agradecen los alimentos para mascotas secos y enlatados sin abrir y las chaquetas y mantas para mascotas sin usar • Ubicaciones en todo el condado, ve la lista en www.care4paws.org/drive • 10am-2pm 4/24 y 4/25.

Sunday • domingo 4.25.21

LECTURES | MEETINGS | WORKSHOPS CONFERENCIAS | REUNIONES STATE OF THE COVID-19 GLOBAL PANDEMIC Presented by David Flattery • Humanist Society of Santa Barbara • Free • Zoom link: https://tinyurl.com/2eya25zw • 3pm Su, 4/25. ESTADO DE LA PANDEMIA GLOBAL COVID-19 Presentado por David Flattery • Sociedad Humanista de Santa Bárbara • Gratis • Enlace de zoom: https://tinyurl.com/2eya25zw • 3pm domingo, 4/25.

MUSIC | MÚSICA PARTY PROPER PRODUCTION AT SB WINE COLLECTIVE 11am-2pm Sundays through April • 131 Anacapa St., Ste C. PARTY PROPER PRODUCTION EN SB WINE COLLECTIVE De 11am a 2pm, los domingos hasta abril • 131 Anacapa St., Ste C. CONCERTS@HOME 10am Sundays, Camerata Pacifica streams music & interviews from their video library. View at https://cameratapacifica.org/concerts-at-home/# CONCIERTOS EN CASA A las 10am los domingos, Camerata Pacifica transmite música y entrevistas de su biblioteca de videos. Disfrútalo en https://cameratapacifica.org/concerts-at-home/#

SPECIAL EVENTS | EVENTOS ESPECIALES MESA BOOKSTORE 4TH ANNIVERSARY BOOK SALE With book signings, music, and snacks • 1838 Cliff Dr, SB • 11am-6pm Su, 4/25. VENTA DE LIBROS DEL CUARTO ANIVERSARIO DE LA LIBRERÍA MESA Con firmas de libros, música y bocadillos • 1838 Cliff Dr, SB • 11 am-6pm domingo, 4/25.

Monday • lunes 4.26.21 LECTURES | MEETINGS | WORKSHOPS CONFERENCIAS | REUNIONES VIRTUAL VETS CONNECT @ THE LIBRARY Learn about available resources • SB Public Library • Free • https://tinyurl.com/dsuh3bwx • 1:30pm Mo, 4/26.


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TIERRA DE REGRESO Y ÉTICA EN SU LUGAR Una conversación con el activista nativo americano Nick Tilsen • UCSB Walter H. Capps Center • Gratis • https://tinyurl.com/y2e9ptuz • 4-5:30pm martes, 4/27..

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Explore the wildlife, culture, and history of the Sea of Okhotsk as David Pereksta, an avian biologist with the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, presents The Russian Far East: Birding in a Sea of Sorrow at 7:30pm Wednesday, April 28th. Sponsored by the Santa Barbara Audubon Society, the event link is available at https://santabarbaraaudubon.org. Explora la vida salvaje, la cultura y la historia del Mar de Okhotsk mientras David Pereksta, un biólogo aviar de la Oficina de Gestión de la Energía Oceánica, presenta El Lejano Oriente Ruso: Observación de aves en un mar de dolor a las 7:30pm el miércoles, 28 de abril. Patrocinado por la Sociedad Audubon de Santa Bárbara, el enlace del evento está disponible en https://santabarbaraaudubon.org.

VETERINARIOS VIRTUALES SE CONECTAN EN LA BIBLIOTECA Conoce los recursos disponibles • Biblioteca pública de SB • Gratis • https://tinyurl.com/dsuh3bwx • 1:30pm lunes, 4/26. HOW MEDIA REPRESENTATIONS OF MINORITIES EMPOWER COLLECTIVE ACTION EFFORTS A UCSB Reads Panel Discussion • UCSB Library • Free • https://tinyurl.com/hx9duatc • 4pm Mo, 4/26. CÓMO LAS REPRESENTACIONES DE LAS MINORÍAS EN LOS MEDIOS DE COMUNICACIÓN POTENCIAN LOS ESFUERZOS DE ACCIÓN COLECTIVA Un panel de discusión de UCSB Reads • Biblioteca UCSB • Gratis • https://tinyurl.com/hx9duatc • 4pm lunes, 4/26.

AN INTRO TO OFFSHORE WIND ON THE CENTRAL COAST A webinar from the Environmental Defense Center • Free • https://tinyurl.com/3wsnj5am • 12pm Tu, 4/27. INTRODUCCIÓN A LA ENERGÍA EÓLICA MARINA EN LA COSTA CENTRAL Un semiario web del Centro de Defensa Ambiental • Gratis • https://tinyurl.com/3wsnj5am • 12pm martes, 4/27.

agradecen las donaciones • https://cadagratitude.org • 12:30pm martes, 4/27.

Wednesday • miércoles 4.28.21 CHILDREN | NIÑOS

UCSB READS ZINE WORKSHOP Learn about zines and make your own • UCSB Library • Free • https://tinyurl.com/auwhcebp • 4pm Tu, 4/27.

STORYWALK IN THE PARK Enjoy picture books and activities outdoors • SB Public Library at Lower Manning Park • Free • 2-3:30pm We, 4/28.

TALLER DE UCSB READS ZINE Obtén más información sobre las revistas y haz las tuyas propias • Biblioteca de UCSB • Gratis • https://tinyurl.com/auwhcebp • 4pm martes, 4/27.

STORYWALK EN EL PARQUE Disfruta de libros ilustrados y actividades al aire libre • Biblioteca pública de SB en Lower Manning Park • Gratis • 2-3:30pm miércoles, 4/28.

VIRTUAL SPANISH CONVERSATION GROUP INTERMEDIATE Practice Spanish language in a natural way • SB Public Library • Free • www.santabarbaraca.gov/gov/depts/ lib/default.asp • 4:30-5:30pm Tu.

CIRCLE ART Art workshop for kids • Explore Ecology • Free • https://tinyurl.com/9xvxwj8s • 3pm We, 4/28.

GRUPO VIRTUAL DE CONVERSACIÓN EN ESPAÑOL – INTERMEDIO Practica el idioma español de forma natural • Biblioteca pública SB • Gratis • www.santabarbaraca. gov/gov/depts/lib/default.asp • 4:30-5:30pm martes.

ARTE DEL CÍRCULO Taller de arte para niños • Explore Ecology • Gratis • https://tinyurl.com/9xvxwj8s • 3pm miércoles, 4/28. DÍA DE LOS NIÑOS VIRTUAL PERFORMANCE Featuring musical artist Nathalia • SB Public Library • Free • https://tinyurl.com/5xncr2zw • 4pm We, 4/28.

ABOLITION AND THE UC A discussion with organizers from the California Cops off Campus coalition • UCSB Multicultural Center • Free • https://mcc.sa.ucsb.edu • 6pm Tu, 4/27.

PRESENTACIÓN VIRTUAL DEL DÍA DE LOS NIÑOS Presentando a la artista musical Nathalia • Biblioteca Pública de SB • Gratis • https://tinyurl.com/5xncr2zw • 4pm miércoles, 4/28.

ABOLICIÓN Y UC Una discusión con los organizadores de la coalición Policías fuera del campus de California • UCSB Multicultural Center • Gratis • https://mcc.sa.ucsb.edu • 6pm martes, 4/27.

LECTURES | MEETINGS | WORKSHOPS CONFERENCIAS | REUNIONES

CHAUCER’S VIRTUAL AUTHOR DISCUSSION With Robert Whiting, author of Tokyo Junkie • Chaucer’s Books • Free • https://tinyurl.com/fayt3 • 7pm Tu, 4/27. DISCUSIÓN VIRTUAL DEL AUTOR DE CHAUCER’S Con Robert Whiting, autor de Tokyo Junkie • Chaucer’s Books • Gratis • https://tinyurl.com/fayt3 • 7pm martes, 4/27.

WATER WISE NATIVE PLANTS Learn about water wise plants for your home garden • SB Botanic Garden • Free • https://tinyurl.com/ dwu5vknd • 12pm We, 4/28. PLANTAS NATIVAS SABIAS PARA EL AGUA Aprende sobre las plantas que utilizan el agua para el jardín de tu casa • Jardín Botánico de SB • Gratis • https://tinyurl.com/dwu5vknd • 12pm miércoles, 4/28.

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MOVIES & THEATRE | CINE Y TEATRO

MAKING WAVES SPRING SPEAKER SERIES Conversations with influencers and disruptors • TEDxSanta Barbara and CEC • Free • https://tinyurl.com/c85ubm56 • 4pm We.

HIKE THE ARROYO HONDO PRESERVE Mondays & Wednesdays, 12:30 to 3pm and the first & third weekends, Saturdays & Sundays from 10am to 12:30pm and 12:30pm to 3pm. Free • https://tinyurl.com/ya3pgxge

GRATEFUL: THE SONGS OF JOHN BUCCHINO Streaming concert starring Leslie Odom, Jr., Stephen Schwartz, and more • Rubicon Theatre Company • Free, donations appreciated • https://tinyurl.com/432cbyj8 • Available Tu, 4/27 to 5/18.

SERIE DE ALTAVOCES DE PRIMAVERA MAKING WAVES Conversaciones con influencers y disruptores • TEDxSanta Barbara y CEC • Gratis • https://tinyurl.com/c85ubm56 • 4pm miércoles.

CAMINA EN LA RESERVA ARROYO HONDO los lunes y miércoles de 12:30 a 3pm y el primer y tercer fin de semana del mes, sábados y domingos de 10am a 12:30pm y de 12:30pm a 3pm. La visita es gratuita • https://tinyurl.com/ya3pgxge

AGRADECIDO: LAS CANCIONES DE JOHN BUCCHINO Transmisión de concierto protagonizado por Leslie Odom, Jr., Stephen Schwartz y más • Rubicon Theatre Company • Gratis, se agradecen las donaciones • https://tinyurl.com/432cbyj8 • Disponible del 4/27 a 5/18.

THE SB PUBLIC LIBRARY VIRTUAL ENGLISH CONVERSATION GROUP For all English language learners • Free • www.santabarbaraca.gov/gov/depts/lib/default.asp • 4:30-5:30pm We.

Tuesday • martes 4.27.21 CHILDREN | NIÑOS STORYWALK IN THE PARK Enjoy picture books and activities outdoors • SB Public Library at Sunflower Park • Free • 3-4:30pm Tu, 4/27. STORYWALK EN EL PARQUE Disfruta de libros ilustrados y actividades al aire libre • Biblioteca pública de SB en Sunflower Park • Gratis • 3-4:30pm martes, 4/27.

LECTURES | MEETINGS | WORKSHOPS CONFERENCIAS | REUNIONES LAND BACK AND ETHICS IN PLACE A conversation with Native American activist Nick Tilsen • UCSB Walter H. Capps Center • Free • https://tinyurl.com/y2e9ptuz • 4-5:30pm Tu, 4/27.

MUSIC | MÚSICA NOONTIME AT HOME Join Opera Santa Barbara for this free, weekly digital concert series at 12pm each Tuesday. Learn more and view at https://tinyurl.com/y76xkfdn MEDIODÍA EN CASA Únete a Opera Santa Barbara para esta serie de conciertos digitales semanales gratuitos a las 12pm todos los martes. Obtén más información y disfruta en https://tinyurl.com/y76xkfdn

NUESTRO PALACIO DE JUSTICIA ÚNICO EN SU TIPO (SEGUNDA PARTE) Presentado por David DeSelm • Museo Historico de SB • Gratis • https://tinyurl.com/af5pase8 • 5pm miércoles, 4/28. RECOGNIZING MENTAL HEALTH WARNING SIGNS Presented by Amy Buckner, Early Childhood Mental Health Specialist • Channel Islands YMCA • Free • https://tinyurl.com/5d5sczy8 • 5pm We, 4/28. RECONOCIENDO LAS SEÑALES DE ADVERTENCIA DE LA SALUD MENTAL Presentado por Amy Buckner, especialista en salud mental en la primera infancia • YMCA de Channel Islands • Gratis • https://tinyurl.com/5d5sczy8 • 5pm miércoles, 4/28. MAKING ART WORK: ART AND TECHNOLOGY IN THE AGE OF APOLLO With author and UCSB History Professor Patrick McCray • Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics UCSB • Free • https://tinyurl.com/cvw5yx2w • 5pm We, 4/28. HACER QUE EL ARTE FUNCIONE: ARTE Y TECNOLOGÍA EN LA ERA DE APOLO Con el autor y profesor de historia de UCSB Patrick McCray • Instituto Kavli de Física Teórica UCSB • Gratis • https://tinyurl.com/cvw5yx2w • 5pm miércoles, 4/28. THE RUSSIAN FAR EAST – BIRDING IN THE SEA OF SORROW Presented by David Pereksta • SB Audubon Society • Free • https://tinyurl.com/4ufz6muf • 7:30pm We, 4/28. EL LEJANO ORIENTE RUSO: OBSERVACIÓN DE AVES EN EL MAR DEL DOLOR Presentado por David Pereksta • SB Audubon Society • Gratis • https://tinyurl.com/4ufz6muf • 7:30pm miércoles, 4/28.

MOVIES & THEATRE | CINE Y TEATRO LUPITA An online film screening • UCSB Multicultural Center • Free • https://mcc.sa.ucsb.edu • 6pm We, 4/28. LUPITA Proyección de una película en línea • UCSB Multicultural Center • Gratis • https://mcc.sa.ucsb.edu • 6pm miércoles, 4/28. THE THIN MAN A streamed performance of Hammett’s classic mystery • The Theatre Group at SBCC • $5-15 • www.theatregroupsbcc.com • Available 4/21 through 5/8. EL HOMBRE DELGADO Una presentación transmitida del misterio clásico de Hammett • The Theatre Group en SBCC • $5-15 • www.theatregroupsbcc.com • Disponible 4/21 a 5/8 .

Thursday • jueves 4.29.21

CHILDREN | NIÑOS

DANCE | BAILE

OUR ONE-OF-A-KIND COURTHOUSE (Part Two): Presented by David DeSelm • SB Historical Museum • Free • https://tinyurl.com/af5pase8 • 5pm We, 4/28.

LECTURES | MEETINGS | WORKSHOPS CONFERENCIAS | REUNIONES RACE CHARACTERS: ETHNIC LITERATURE AND THE FIGURE OF THE AMERICAN DREAM Presented by Professor Swati Rana • UCSB IHC • Free • https://tinyurl.com/2wh2rme6 • 4pm Th, 4/29. PERSONAJES RACIALES: LITERATURA ÉTNICA Y LA FIGURA DEL SUEÑO AMERICANO Presentado por el profesor Swati Rana • UCSB IHC • Gratis • https://tinyurl.com/2wh2rme6 • 4pm jueves, 4/29. RACE TO JUSTICE VIRTUAL EVENT Featuring artist and social innovator Theaster Gates • UCSB Arts & Lectures • $10 general/free UCSB students • https://artsandlectures.ucsb.edu • 5pm Th, 4/29. EVENTO VIRTUAL DE LA RAZA A LA JUSTICIA Presentando al artista e innovador social Theaster Gates • UCSB Arts & Lectures • $10 entrada general / gratis para estudiantes de UCSB • https://artsandlectures.ucsb.edu • 5pm jueves, 4/29. NURTURING KNOW-HOW SPANISH CLASS Webinar on creating opportunities to foster children’s language and socialization • SB Public Library • Free • https://tinyurl.com/hvnf5urc • 6-7pm Th, 4/29. NUTRIENDO LA CLASE DE CONOCIMIENTOS PRÁCTICOS EN ESPAÑOL Seminario web sobre la creación de oportunidades para fomentar el lenguaje y la socialización de los niños • Biblioteca pública de SB • Gratis • https://tinyurl.com/hvnf5urc • 6-7pm jueves, 4/29.

BABY AND ME Focuses on developing babies’ pre-literacy skills • SB Public Library • Free • Alameda Park • 11:1511:45am Th, 4/29.

OG READERS NEW TUTOR ORIENTATION Volunteer with the SB Public Library’s reading intervention program for kids • https://tinyurl.com/2wr6xpkz • 4:30pm We, 4/28.

VIRTUAL GRATITUDE LUNCHEON Benefitting the Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse’s Mentor Program • Free to register, donations appreciated • https://cadagratitude.org • 12:30pm Tu, 4/27.

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MÚSICA Y MOVIMIENTO Clase para niños y sus cuidadores • Biblioteca pública SB • Gratis • Parque Alameda • 10:30-11am jueves, 4/29.

BEBÉ Y YO Se enfoca en el desarrollo de las habilidades previas a la alfabetización de los bebés • Biblioteca pública SB • Gratis • Parque Alameda • 11:15-11:45am jueves, 4/29.

SPECIAL EVENTS | EVENTOS ESPECIALES

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MUSIC AND MOVEMENT Class for children and their caregivers • SB Public Library • Free • Alameda Park • 10:30-11am Th, 4/29.

GRUPO DE CONVERSACIÓN VIRTUAL EN INGLÉS DE LA BIBLIOTECA PÚBLICA DE SB Para todos los estudiantes del idioma inglés • Gratis • www.santabarbaraca.gov/gov/depts/lib/default.asp • 4:30-5:30pm los miércoles.

ORIENTACIÓN PARA NUEVOS TUTORES DE LECTORES DE OG Se voluntario en el programa de intervención de lectura para niños de la Biblioteca Pública de SB • https://tinyurl.com/2wr6xpkz • 4:30pm miércoles, 4/28.

April 23, 2021

UCSB DANCE COMPANY IN FLIGHT AND ON FILM Featuring three dance films • UCSB Theater/Dance Dept. • Free • https://tinyurl.com/p6ktpb4w • 6pm Th, 4/29. COMPAÑÍA DE DANZA UCSB EN VUELO Y EN PELÍCULA Presentando tres películas de danza • UCSB Theatre / Dance Dept. • Gratis • https://tinyurl.com/p6ktpb4w • 6pm jueves, 4/29.

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April 23, 2021

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The International Fine Arts Film Festival is Live! Discover 103 Animation, Dance, Documentary, Experimental, & Narrative Films from 23 Countries, each filled with artists...

https://artsandlectures.ucsb.edu • 5pm viernes, 4/30.

MOVIES & THEATRE | CINE Y TEATRO

SPECIAL EVENTS | EVENTOS ESPECIALES

CWC VIRTUAL: THE BABUSHKAS OF CHERNOBYL A conversation with director Holly Morris • Carsey-Wolf Center • Free • https://tinyurl.com/3hkz48ba • 4-5pm Th, 4/29.

VIRTUAL OPEN HOUSE & GROUNDBREAKING CELEBRATION Learn more about the SB Wildlife Care Network • Free • https://tinyurl.com/adj52d • 12-12:45pm Fr, 4/30.

CWC VIRTUAL: THE BABUSHKAS OF CHERNOBYL Una conversación con la directora Holly Morris • Carsey-Wolf Center • Gratis • https://tinyurl.com/3hkz48ba • 4-5pm jueves, 4/29.

SPECIAL EVENTS | EVENTOS ESPECIALES HOPE AWARDS Honoring Craig Price and Nick Rail • SB Education Foundation • Free • https://sbefoundation.org/hope-awards • 4pm Th, 4/29.

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ROBUST SELECTION OF FILMS FROM AROUND THE WORLD celebrating and promoting excellence in the art film disciplines of Animation, Dance, Documentary, Experimental, Narrative, and Original Score are ready for viewing at the International Fine Arts Film Festival website. Winners were selected by 12 judges from across the nation, based on criteria such as filmmaking to their ability to create interest, and bring arts from painters, sculptors, hand-drawn animators, professional dancers, musicians, and over the edge experimental artists who combine many artforms to life. The top winners’ include UpWell, Initiation, Walls of Limerick, Bisque, Still Untitled, Perfect Dancer, The Prepartor, Gloria’s Call, Tip Toland, Outlier, Winter, and Birch Grove. These films hail from the USA to Australia, Austria, Canada, Ireland, and Poland. Runner ups, including Semi-Finalists and Honorable Mentions, each phenomenal, are also listed and available for individual viewing on the Winners Page on the website. These also included five Director’s Choice awards picked from a remaining list of 75 films. Notable is UpWell, directed by J’aime Morrison, with Montecito roots, who won top prize in Experimental. It was judged on its story-line and filmmaking, which included women surfers in CA, as well as its display of soulfulness and sheer beauty. The two judges who chose it are not, nor have ever been surfers, nor do they live near oceans. Founding Director Lynn Holley considers their choices a testament to the power of a great film. A local surfing advocate and professional has donated money to the festival and awarded a cash prize to the filmmaker for supporting women filmmakers and women surfers. For an introduction to the Festival by Founder by Lynn Holley, visit the website’s home page. “The amount of films accepted this season is a hundred times more than ever,” Holley shared. “I was shut down in my apartment, and I kept extending the time of entry. As I enjoyed watching so many films, I just started selecting more for eventual screening. I figured it would be a great opportunity for filmmakers to be in a festival, and I believed it would be certainly easier than trying to manage so many people in a physical space.” www.IFAFF.org operates as a non-profit entity of its fiscal receiver Art Without Limits. Donations keep us screening, which is an essential and creative outlet for professional and student filmmakers.

Santa BarBara’S Great neiGhBorhood Spot! Now open for outdoor dining & take-out!

Open 5-9pm Tues-Thurs/Sun• 5-9:30pm Fri/Sat

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Mac and Cheese Skillet

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PREMIOS DE ESPERANZA Honrando a Craig Price y Nick Rail • SB Education Foundation • Gratis • https://sbefoundation.org/hope-awards • 4pm jueves, 4/29. LADIES GET LOUD FOR CALM A virtual night in benefitting CALM • $50 • https://tinyurl.com/u2y8pcbu • 6:30pm Th, 4/29. DAMAS HACEN MUCHO RUIDO PARA CALMA Una noche virtual en beneficio de CALM • $50 • https://tinyurl.com/u2y8pcbu • 6:30pm jueves, 4/29. COMEDY FOR A CAUSE Performances to benefit Teddy Bear Cancer Foundation • The Red Piano, 516 State St. • $100-600 • https://tinyurl.com/fbuxvzny • 8pm Th, 4/29. COMEDIA POR UNA CAUSA Presentaciones en beneficio de Teddy Bear Cancer Foundation • The Red Piano, 516 State St. • $100-600 • https://tinyurl.com/fbuxvzny • 8pm jueves, 4/29.

Friday • viernes

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LECTURES | MEETINGS | WORKSHOPS CONFERENCIAS | REUNIONES BORDERS: FORENSIC OCEANOGRAPHY AND THE AESTHETICS OF BORDERS A discussion with Charles Heller and Lorenzo Pezzani • Carsey-Wolf Center • Free • https://tinyurl.com/ytcazvpc • 12pm Fr, 4/30. FRONTERAS: OCEANOGRAFÍA FORENSE Y ESTÉTICA DE LAS FRONTERAS Una discusión con Charles Heller y Lorenzo Pezzani • Centro Carsey-Wolf • Gratis • https://tinyurl.com/ytcazvpc • 12pm viernes, 4/30. VIRTUAL DIVERSIFY OUR NARRATIVE BOOK CLUB This month’s book is Miles Morales by Jason Reynolds • SB Public Library • Free • https://tinyurl.com/ymejn2cm • 3:30pm Fr, 4/30. DIVERSIFICAR NUESTRA NARRATIVA - CLUB DEL LIBRO VIRTUAL El libro de este mes es Miles Morales por Jason Reynolds • Biblioteca Pública SB • Gratis • https://tinyurl.com/ymejn2cm • 3:30pm viernes, 4/30. RACE TO JUSTICE VIRTUAL EVENT With Bryan Stevenson, Founder of the Equal Justice Initiative • UCSB Arts & Lectures • $10 general/free UCSB students • https://artsandlectures.ucsb.edu • 5pm Fr, 4/30. EVENTO VIRTUAL DE LA RAZA A LA JUSTICIA Con Bryan Stevenson, fundador de Equal Justice Initiative • UCSB Arts & Lectures • $10 general / gratis para estudiantes de UCSB •

CASA ABIERTA VIRTUAL Y CELEBRACIÓN DE LA INAUGURACIÓN Obtén más información sobre SB Wildlife Care Network • Gratis • https://tinyurl.com/adj52d • 12-12:45pm viernes, 4/30. AWC-SB WOMEN OF ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS Honoring Luz Reyes-Martin and Barbara Ben-Horin • AWC-SB • Free • https://tinyurl.com/359dhfpr • 12pm Fr, 4/30. PREMIOS AWC-SB MUJERES DE LOGROS Honrando a Luz Reyes-Martin y Barbara Ben-Horin • AWC-SB • Gratis • https://tinyurl.com/359dhfpr • 12pm viernes, 4/30. SB COUNTY AFRICAN AMERICAN LIFE, CULTURE, AND CONTRIBUTIONS, 1890-1990 A virtual panel discussion • SB Public Library • Free • https://tinyurl.com/wa44hd7s • 4:30-6pm Fr, 4/30. VIDA, CULTURA Y CONTRIBUCIONES AFROAMERICANOS DEL CONDADO DE SB, 1890-1990 Un panel de discusión virtual • Biblioteca pública de SB • Gratis • https://tinyurl.com/wa44hd7s • 4:30-6pm viernes, 4/30.

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4:00 - 5:30pm hour Santa Barbara County Food Action Network - three short films on our local food system, with an introduction from Executive Director Shakira Miracle Santa Barbara Channelkeeper - student art show awards ceremony World Dance for Humanity - Earth Day Dance Party

SATURDAY, APRIL 24 - COMMUNITY CLIMATE LEADERSHIP 12 noon - 1:00pm hour April Price, CEC Renewable Energy Program Senior Manager - Emcee, with friends from the Santa Barbara Botanic Garden Citizens Climate Lobby, Santa Barbara Chapter The Year of Climate Action! A Climate Policy Workshop Glen Phillips, songwriter, guitarist, best known as singer/songwriter of alternative rock group Toad the Wet Sprocket - musical performance

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The WATER RESCUE off Stearns Wharf and Shoreline Park last Thursday night was a drill and involved the Santa Barbara Harbor Patrol, Santa Barbara City fire, and the U.S. Coast Guard chopper. EARTH DAY goes virtual in Santa Barbara this week with speakers, music, education, electric vehicles, and youth programs. www.facebook.com/sbearthday

The first car show in months drew supporters out for the COMMUNITY HOT ROD project. Plans ahead are to help students with engineering and mechanic skills, and those in car care needs. Check out the custom made awards! https://tinyurl.com/2f8j27fc

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INEMA IS IN THE BLOOD OF BARBAREÑOS, with two Santa Barbarabased film festivals beginning this week! First, the Green Film Festival will celebrate Earth Day with a series of environment-focused films. Then, viewers can tune into the International Fine Arts Film Festival to enjoy over 100 films from around the world for free. The Green Film Festival will be held alongside the Community Environmental Council’s Virtual Santa Barbara Earth Day Festival, which is being livestreamed free from April 22nd to 24th with recorded content available through May 22nd. With content from both local and international filmmakers, each selected film upholds principles of furthering environmental and social justice, protecting our climate, and community resilience. A special highlight will be the streaming of Gaviota:

The End of Southern California, which shows footage collected over five years of the special wildlife that calls this region home. The festival will also include Better Together, a film featuring over 20 local organizations making a difference for our community. “We all feel like we’re part of an ecosystem, that there’s an ecology of our relationships, so that what affects one person, affects us all in some way,” said David Pellow, UCSB Environmental Studies Program Chair, in response to the film. “We’re tied in an inescapable web of mutuality and interdependence.”

Meanwhile, the 5th season of the International Fine Arts Film Festival is featuring 103 films from 23 countries on its online platform. Created by Lynn Holley, the former curator of SBCAST and the Jewish Federation of Greater Santa Barbara, the festival’s films celebrate and promote excellence across art disciplines. This year’s festival winners were selected by twelve judges nationwide, and include UpWell, Initiation, Walls of Limerick, Bisque, Still Untitled, Perfect Dancer, The REH Fine Art at GRAYSPACE Prepartor, Gloria’sCall, Tip Toland, 219 Gray Avenue, in Santa Barbara’s Funk Zone Outlier, Winter, and Birch Grove. All of the 103 films, including the winners and runner-ups, are available for streaming through the end of May. Ruth Ellen Hoag “There are so many films that paintings can be seen have spurred my interest in exploring at Lotusland’s their ideas further, and it is not just the winners of which I am speaking,” Sanctuary Exhibition shared Holley. “There is an incredible April 22 through May 4th amount of wisdom on the arts throughout this festival, and on For Hours Visit: www.lotusland.org/sanctuary/ filmmaking. It is all there and free for the taking. My gift to the world Candelabra Aloe by Ruth Ellen Hoag during the pandemic.”

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FTER A WARM AND SUNNY WEEKEND UNDER CLEAR SKIES and calm waters indicating the year’s Springtime awakening, I’m always astounded how we humans – and all living creatures - are interconnected with the environment. The smell of the salty sea air, the feel of the sand beneath our feet, the sound of waves adorned with flashes of sparkling light on the ocean’s surface remind us of our own connection on the shores of the mighty Pacific. This last year, and the previous ones, have certainly made us aware how vulnerable, yet powerfully impactful, the forces of Nature can be. By the time this goes to print we will have celebrated Earth Day 2021 with a theme that mirrors its global mission “to diversify, educate, and activate the environmental movement worldwide.” Much of our surroundings we either take for granted, lack awareness of its presence, or do not comprehend its importance in our lives. Is it possible to grasp the significance of our place in the natural order of things if we haven’t an awareness of the web of life within which we all exist? Curiously, it’s a film, one of this year’s Academy Award nominees for Best Documentary Film, that has certainly opened my eyes farther than just the end of my own nose! Titled strangely My Octopus Teacher, the film not only engulfs its central character in the rhythmic world of underwater interconnections, but completely captures the viewer right along with him. The empathetic presence of its narrator, producer, and filmmaker, conservationist Craig Foster, who, together with cinematographer Roger Horrocks, frames his own mid-life uncertainties through the medium of photography in the mysterious, often treacherous waters near his birthplace in South Africa. Foster’s own Beatrice – like Dante’s guide through mid-life in The Divine Comedy – is a cephalopod upon whom he projects his own story that touches the human heart. The lush kelp forests beneath the surface of the South African sea is the canvas upon which Foster’s adventure is painted. Life within the kelp forests is the reality which he – and we – find ourselves: the teeming variety of life forms going about their business in an otherworldly and unseen realm full of vibrant colors. Filtered beams of surface light create a sense of the mysterious while being at the same time serenely calming. As Foster said of himself near the end of the film, “I felt that I also was no longer just a visitor beneath the tumultuous sea, but fully a part of this strangely compelling and fluid world.” Foster’s narrative lays bare the human need for solitude, as well as its reciprocal, a deeply felt longing for connection. Foster dives, with only flippers and oxygen between himself and his environment, around the kelp forests as he observes and comments on the myriad of life forms and their relationship to one another in the deep. This underwater world flows with a vibrant palate of colors, a shift in reality for land creatures such as ourselves. Eventually Foster discovers his muse and guide, the octopus teacher upon which the story is based. Naturally shy, the octopus is an animal whose lifetime extends to approximately one year. For that period of time, Foster follows her with his heart and camera in hand, accepting what he is incapable of understanding, and respecting her intelligence, instincts, and abilities to survive all odds. At least until – after birthing her offspring – Nature programs her demise. Foster, who has experienced a physical and spiritual connection, respectfully leaves her to her fate, but the lessons learned and the closeness remain with him. Foster’s ‘love story’ is a metaphor for connection, not only between human and cephalopod but between ourselves and all life on the space ship we call Earth. This beautifully shot documentary allowed me to view humanity as a small part in a huge web of interdependent life: in fact a tiny speck in the unanswerable mystery of the Universe that surrounds us. I highly recommend this film, available on Netflix (and hopefully the recipient of an Academy Award!), especially after the advent of the global celebration of Earth Day. Hope you celebrated too! Sigrid Toye volunteers for the Breakwater Flag Project. She is on the board of directors of the Maritime Museum and participates in Yacht Club activities. An educational/behavior therapist, Sigrid holds a Ph.D in clinical psychology. She loves all things creative, including her two grown children who are working artists. Send Harbor tips to: Itssigrid@gmail.com

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E MUST CURE THE RECORD INCOME INEQUALITY if we are to re-unite the United States into a country that serves Americans in both red and blue states. The current disunity is a result of whole swaths of the country losing out on economic opportunity. Our modern, tech-based capitalism has raced ahead, rewarding those that can keep up. The wealth is distributed in a highly unequal fashion, notes the Center for Equitable Growth, a progressive think tank, with the wealthiest one percent of families in the United States holding about 40 percent of all wealth and the bottom 90 percent of families holding less than one-quarter of all wealth. The result has been that the top 20 percent of America’s educated class are winning the race with educational opportunities that have enabled them to take advantage of modern technologies. And what happens to people who feel left behind—in education, good jobs, and adequate housing? They find a way to protest. There are protests against immigrants because many believe their jobs have been stolen. There are protests against open borders because they see those jobs fleeing to other countries with cheaper wages. Many are so angry they tend to believe any theory confirming their suspicions that the educated elitists with the best jobs are abridging their freedoms. That is why President Biden’s plan to return the U.S. to full employment by the end of 2022 is so important. The just passed $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan will boost benefits of lower and middle income consumers, raising incomes for the poorest 20 percent of families by an average of 20 percent, according to the Tax Policy Center’s analysis, and create seven million jobs by the end of 2021, while top earners would see their income rise less than one percent, according to the CBO. The proposed $2 trillion plus infrastructure bill will create more good jobs by requiring the development of universal broadband, such as 5G networks that China is already building on a grand scale, a major issue in rural communities. Documents suggest it will also include nearly $1 trillion in spending on the construction of roads, bridges, rail lines, ports, electric vehicle charging stations, and improvements to the electric grid and other parts of the power sector, all requiring higher paying jobs.

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“I think a package that consists of investments in people, investments in infrastructure, will help to create good jobs in the American economy,” testified Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen in congressional hearings recently, “and changes in the tax structure will help to pay for those programs (and also reduce income inequality).” The investments in people is even more important to lift the spirits of the 13 million that still have no jobs or would like full time jobs, including greater access to Obamacare and Medicaid, aid that the previous administration had been drastically reducing. Bringing back trust in government will do the most to boost public spirits. And that means spending on programs that make life easier for most Americans. There is no easy path to a greater equality of opportunity in the richest country in the world, because we must first restore our faith in the ability to help each other with programs that benefit all Americans. Harlan Green © 2021 Follow Harlan Green on Twitter: https://twitter.com/HarlanGreen Harlan Green has been the 16-year Editor-Publisher 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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Community Environmental Council Welcomes New Board of Directors Members and Officers

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HE COMMUNITY ENVIRONMENTAL COUNCIL (CEC) recently added several new members and named officers to its Board of Directors. In a pivotal year of program expansion, coupled with federal momentum, these dynamic community leaders bring a wealth of experience that will “propel CEC’s bold climate action plans.” As ambassadors of the organization, they will advocate, network, and promote on behalf of CEC. Recognized as a 2020 California Nonprofit of the Year and 2020 City of Santa Barbara Climate Hero, CEC has worked since 1970 to incubate and innovate real life environmental solutions that directly affect the California Central Coast. www.cecsb.org

NEW 2021 CEC BOARD OFFICERS:

Barbara Lindemann

BARBARA LINDEMANN is the President of the CEC’s Board of Directors. An emerita professor of History and Ethnic Studies at Santa Barbara City College, she spent more than 30 years teaching courses on topics such as U.S. history, history of American women, and history of immigration to the U.S. Originally from Pennsylvania, she earned her Master of Arts in Teaching degree from Harvard University. She then moved to California, where she earned her PhD in History at UC Santa Barbara. Having been a volunteer and supporter of CEC for many years, even having served as a member of the CEC’s Partnership Council for five years, Lindemann is well acquainted with CEC’s mission and goals and prepared for her new role as Board President.

CATHERINE BROZOWSKI will serve as Co-Vice President of CEC’s Board of Directors. Currently, she works as the Executive Director of the Audacious Foundation and as Principal of consulting firm Giving Matters, which supports foundations and families on grantmaking strategy. She also sits on the Board of Directors for the REACH program. A strong supporter of nonprofits, Brozowski has previously worked for the National Network of Grantmakers, as the Corporate Giving Manager for Washington Mutual, and the Vice President of the Orfalea Foundation and the Santa Barbara Foundation. She earned her MPA with an emphasis in nonprofit management from the University of Washington.

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Catherine Brozowski

CHARLES NEWMAN will also serve as Co-Vice President of the CEC Board of Directors. Having grown up in Southern California, he practiced law specializing in the defense of complex class actions as well as commercial litigation. He is a former director of the Montecito Water Board, and sat on its Recycled Water, Finance, Water Supply, and Legal and Public Information committees. He has also served on the Montecito Planning Commission, acting as its chair between 20192020. Newman earned his BA from UC Santa Barbara, and his JD from Washington University School of Law. DAVID PELLOW will serve as Secretary of the Board for CEC. He is the Dehlsen Chair and Professor of Environmental Studies and Director of the Global Environmental Justice Project at UC Santa Barbara. In this role, Pellow teaches classes on environmental justice, sustainability, social inequality, and social change movements. His experiences have also included consulting and serving on the boards of various organizations that work to improve living and working conditions for multiple marginalized communities. Originally from Nashville, TN, he earned his BA in Sociology and Religious Studies from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville as well as his MA and PhD in Sociology from Northwestern University.

CHRISTINE DEVRIES is also a new member on the CEC’s Board of Directors. She currently works as a management consultant for small businesses, banks, and nonprofit organizations, specializing in time management, leadership training, and employee engagement. Overall, she holds more than 30 years of experience as a financial services executive. DeVries has given back to her community by serving on the boards of the Montecito and Carpinteria Rotary Clubs, and is a three-time Paul Harris Fellow. She also served as co-chair of CEC’s Partnership Council until 2021. Currently, DeVries is a charter member of the Santa Barbara Climate Reality Chapter and a trained Climate Reality Leader and advocates for actions to address climate change and leads various educational events.

Kathy Yeung

Peter Schuyler

David Pellow

KATHY YEUNG is the CEC’s new Treasurer of the Board. Currently the Chief Executive Officer of ViQi Inc, a cloud-based, AI image analysis software company, Yeung has more than 15 years of experience in startup and mid-size growth tech companies. In the past, she co-founded Catalyst Cuisine and SimplyBridal, as well as worked as a Vice President of Operations & Online Marketing at Oversee.net. An active community member, in the past she has served on the boards of KIPP LA Prep Charter School, Los Angeles Social Venture Partners, and the UCLA Anderson School of Management Alumni Association. Yeung earned her BA and MBA in economics from UC Los Angeles.

NEW BOARD MEMBERS: JON CLARK, a Santa Barbara local and the President of the James S. Bower Foundation, has joined the CEC Board of Directors. Clark interned with the organization in the 1980s and later became CEC’s third Executive Director. His past experiences also include acting as the Executive Director of the Wendy P. McCaw Foundation. An active community member and leader, Clark has served on the boards of Storyteller Children’s Center, Carpinteria Children’s Project, Direct Relief International, Santa Barbara Region Economic Community Project, Santa Barbara Chamber of Commerce, Cottage Health, and the Santa Barbara Foundation. In 2017, the Santa Barbara Foundation named him Man of the Year.

DAVID JACKSON joins the CEC’s Board of Directors with more than ten years of experience working in the philanthropy field with an emphasis on the arts and education. Currently, Jackson works to research potential grantees for the Zegar Family Foundation and expand the foundation’s outreach to other organizations with similar goals to further environmental justice, education standards, and address solutions to homelessness. Before coming to Santa Barbara, he worked out of the ZFF’s New York‐based office, where he partnered with T.E.A.K. Fellowship and others to increase the number of grantees. He has also worked in development for the Little Orchestra Society in New York, and helped launch the Fernando Pullum Community Arts Center in Los Angeles.

IVETTE PERALTA, the Education Program Manager for Planned Parenthood California Central Coast, has also joined CEC’s Board of Directors. A former chair of the Santa Barbara County Commission for Women, she also holds the position of Vice-Chair representing the 5th District. Her past experiences include, working as a creative content producer for Univision Costa Central, a bilingual reporter and producer for Santa Maria Times en Español, and co-producing Mejorando, a local Spanish radio show centered on promoting health and well-being in the Latinx community. She is also a founding member of Toastmasters Valle de Santa María. Currently, Peralta also gives back to the community by being active in the Latino Legacy Awards Planning Committee.

Charles Newman

Christine DeVries

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PETER SCHUYLER is another one of the CEC’s newest Board of Directors members. A natural lands management consultant, Schuyler spent over 20 years working to preserve open spaces prior to his retirement. He has worked as Director of Ecological Restoration for the Catalina Island Conservancy, Manager for the State of Hawaii’s Natural Area Reserve System, and Director for the Nature Conservancy on Santa Cruz Island. He has also given back to the community by holding the positions of Board President of the Environmental Defense Center and Board Chair of the Santa Barbara Botanic Gardens. In addition to his work with CEC, he serves on the Council of Advisors for the Land Trust for Santa Barbara County, the Elings Park Campaign Advisors Council, and the board of Midland School.

SB Foundation Sponsors Hospice of Santa Barbara’s illuminate Speaker Series

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OLLOWING A SEASON OF COMMUNITY SUPPORT, the Santa Barbara Foundation has become the latest local organization to sponsor Hospice of Santa Barbara’s popular and impactful illuminate Speaker Series. Featuring internationally renowned speakers, this fully virtual and free series offers the community opportunities to explore and reflect on the emotions they are experiencing a year into the COVID-19 pandemic. “Every month, through our illuminate Speaker Series we offer a free virtual event with amazing speakers who Jenée Johnson will address common feelings and questions that relate to our present on May 19th new reality,” said David Selberg, CEO of Hospice of Santa Barbara. “We are pleased Santa Barbara Foundation is a sponsor of our series so we can continue to bring new speakers through 2021.” Past speakers have included Katy Butler, Dr. BJ Miller, Sharon Salzberg, and Dr. Sunita Puri with presentations having examined topics such as how to help others, how to help ourselves, and how to find meaning amidst the pandemic. The next illuminate Speaker Series event will feature Jenée Johnson at 6pm on Wednesday, May 19th.

To learn more about the illuminate Speaker Series or register for upcoming events, visit www.hospiceofsb.org/hsbseries. Jon Clark

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Community News Marc Dailey New Cottage Health VP of Clinical Services

MARC DAILEY has been promoted to the position of Cottage Health’s Vice President of Clinical Services. Having served as Cottage Health’s Administrative Director of Surgical Services since 2016, Dailey will now be responsible for administrative leadership for many of the hospitals’ procedural areas, such as operating rooms, outpatient surgery, radiology, pharmacy, and more. He will also oversee the development of service lines in cardiology, imaging, and neurosciences. Before Marc Dailey joining Cottage Health, Dailey held surgical nursing roles at The Queen’s Medical Center, UCLA, and Legacy Good Samaritan Medical Center. He earned his Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Loma Linda University Medical Center, his MBA from Chaminade University of Honolulu, and his Master’s in Clinical Psychology from Pepperdine University. www.cottagehealth.org

Cody Makela Made Partner at Arlington Financial Advisors

CODY MAKELA has been named partner at local independent financial advisory firm Arlington Financial Advisors. Having worked with the firm since 2015, Makela will continue to address the financial planning goals of both current and future clients in his new position. He holds over ten years of experience in the financial service industry, and previously worked as a Charles Schwab & Co. client service specialist. A ninth-generation born and raised Santa Barbara resident, Makela is intimately familiar with the local community, and Cody Makela gives back by serving on The Santa Barbara Trust for Historic Preservation Board of Directors. He earned his bachelor’s degree in business economics from UC Santa Barbara.

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SB Education Foundation Board of Directors Welcomes Bukola Ishola

Bukola Ishola

BUKOLA ISHOLA is the newest member of the Board of Directors for the Santa Barbara Education Foundation. She brings with her to this position a great passion for advocating for education equity and acting against the oppression of marginalized groups. Currently, she works as a benefits consultant at OneDigital Health, educating clients on nuances in the industry of health insurance. She has lived in the Santa Barbara area since earning her bachelor’s degrees in Political Science and Black Studies from UC Santa Barbara. www.sbefoundation.org

Eric Behr New AB Design Studio Principal Architect & Co-Director

ERIC BEHR has been promoted to the position of Principal Architect and Co-Director of AB Design Studio. Having worked with the firm for over ten years, Behr’s past experiences include working at renowned architecture firms Marmol Radziner and POD Design. Since joining AB Design Studio, he has handled and delivered many different project typologies for various clients, as well as engaging in multiple leadership and business based workshops and seminars outside the workplace. In his new position, he will serve in a key leadership role that will improve the firm’s oversight to its Santa Barbara and Los Angeles studios’ critical operations. Behr earned his Master of Architecture Degree from Kansas State University, and is the father of two young children. www.abdesignstudioinc.com

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San Marcos High Mock Trial Team Recognized by District

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HE SAN MARCOS HIGH SCHOOL MOCK TRIAL TEAM was recognized by Santa Barbara Unified School District Superintendent Hilda Maldonado during its April 6th School Board Meeting for winning fourth place in the California State Mock Trial Championship last month. “I’m so impressed by this team and the time and effort they put in to not just reach a common goal, but to succeed at a very high level,” said Superintendent Maldonado. “The Mock Trial program prepares students on so many important levels, including developing critical thinking and persuasive speaking. Congratulations to the entire team for representing our district so well at the State level!” The SMHS team qualified for the state competition after winning the Santa Barbara County Mock Trial Championship in February. Between March 18th to 21st, 32 teams from across California competed via Zoom, with students acting through courtroom procedures and presentations as if they were actually attorneys,

witnesses, and bailiffs. In addition to the team’s fourth place win, SMHS senior Jack Strand was honored as “Best Police Officer in the State” for his performance in the role of the prosecution detective. “In 15 years of coaching Mock Trial at San Marcos, this team stands apart as being steadfast in their mission, resilient, and tenacious,” said coach Luke Ohrn. “They made the best of a difficult situation and showed real strength of character as they worked hard during every Zoom practice, scrimmage, and at the county and state competitions. I am very proud to have worked with these terrific students and our adult coaches.” In addition to Ohrn, the SMHS team is coached by local attorneys Hilary Dozer and Jim Kreyger. The senior student captains are Ayla Sutter, Owen Williams, Peri Wilby, and Makena Shlens.

To learn more about the Mock Trial program, visit www.crf-usa.org/mock-trial-program/what-is-mock-trial. For more information on San Marcos High School visit https://sanmarcos.sbunified.org.

Local Businesses Invited to Participate in SB Public Library’s Summer Reading Program

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UMMER IS FAST APPROACHING, and with it the much loved Santa Barbara Public Library annual Summer Reading Program. Held to encourage local kids to read, learn, and engage with their community, this year the library is inviting businesses to participate in a community-wide scavenger hunt to celebrate 2021’s program, themed “On the Same Page.” “Local businesses have been hit hard by the pandemic, so we wanted to use every opportunity to highlight them,” said Library Director Jessica Cadiente. “The scavenger hunt will not only celebrate reading, but hopefully spark conversations and help everyone get to know our neighbors who run these shops and restaurants.” Participating businesses will only need to select their favorite summer read and post an 8 ½ x 11 sign in their windows so that it is visible to members of the public. The Library will provide laminated signs for each Scavenger Hunt location. Participants will be promoted in the weekly Library Newsletter, which has over 40,000 subscribers, as well as on social media. To express interest in participation, businesses and organizations can email YouthServices@SantaBarbaraCA.gov

Neighborhood Navigation Center Serves Individuals Experiencing Homelessness

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N AN EFFORT TO SERVE COMMUNITY MEMBERS EXPERIENCING HOMELESSNESS, a Homeless Services Neighborhood Navigation Center continues to operate each Thursday from 2 to 7pm at Alameda Park. There, 17 community service partners offer resources such as clothing, showers, medical care, and food to individuals in need. “[We’re] bringing services directly to people, so whether we’re talking about clothing or Doctors Without Walls or showers, how do we build a holistic kind of continuum so that people can have their immediate needs met, and then be connected to long-term solutions like case management, mental health appointments, hospitals, those kind of things,” explained Jeff Shaffer, Director of Initiatives at Santa Barbara Alliance for Community Transformation. Other community service partners include Westmont College, City Net, Doctors Without Walls, Showers of Blessing, C.A.R.E.4Paws, and Adam’s Angels. www.sbact.org/homelessness


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Photo by Edward Goldman

HEN FRIENDS VISITING LOS ANGELES ask me “what are the mustsee places in LA?” of course I tell them about downtown’s world-class cultural venues. Besides The Music Center, The Disney Hall, MOCA, and The Broad Museum, there is a gem that is often overlooked - Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels. It was designed in 1998 by Pritzker Prize winning Spanish architect Rafael Moneo. Like many art aficionados, I visit the cathedral on a regular basis to take in it’s beautiful architecture and reconnect with the many contemporary artworks by LA artists. Among them is John Nava, who was commissioned to create a series of large tapestries, including The Communion of Saints, Baptism of the Lord, and Holy City. Now, 20 years later, Nava was commissioned to do yet another monumental tapestry, honoring the Blessed Virgin Mary. As with many of his original set of John Nava poses with Mary tapestry in September 2020 tapestries, Nava used a neighbor and friend as the model for the image of Mary, in this case a young DACA recipient. I learned about the Cathedral’s latest tapestry from the January issue of Angelus magazine. Lucky for me, I have known Nava and his work for many years, so I got in touch with him, and he invited me to his studio in Ojai. Being impressed and inspired by his tapestries in the Cathedral is one thing, but having a close encounter with his art in the studio is an experience that leaves you slightly intoxicated. I like to look at Nava’s paintings so closely that my nose practically touches the canvas, taking in every brushstroke. But, with his monumental tapestries, I cannot resist the temptation to touch their woven surface with my hands. Guilty me... Among the good news of the last few weeks was the announcement that The Getty Villa reopened its galleries and gardens to the public. For me, The Getty Villa is a cultural temple where we can communicate with ancient Gods and Muses. I visited the Villa last weekend to say hello to some of my favorite objects in the permanent collection. Take a look at this nearly 5000-year-old Cycladic sculpture, The Harp Player. If you didn’t know its ancient origins, wouldn’t you think this work came straight out of Picasso’s studio? And here are two more of my favorite pieces from the Villa permanent collection, both about 2,000 years old; beautifully preserved bronze sculpture of Infant Bacchus and the Fayum Mary, by John Nava, 2021 Mummy Portrait of a Bearded Man, whose thoughts and character still speak to us many centuries later. Not to be missed is the current exhibition Mesopotamia: Civilization Begins, which covers three millennia of artworks and artifacts from some of the earliest cities in 3200 B.C.E. to Alexander the Great’s conquest of Babylon in 331 B.C.E. I’ve been familiar with the art of well-known LA based photographer Mona Kuhn for quite some time, but her current solo exhibition at Galerie XII at Bergamot Station gave me a whole new perspective of her work. This exhibition, titled Works, is a retrospective spanning two decades of Kuhn’s work with an emphasis on the nude, predominantly female body. As always, to meet with the artist and to hear the stories behind her work deepened my understanding and appreciation of Kuhn’s photography. The multiplicity of the nude bodies in the photos speaks beyond sensuality and transcends into the spiritual John Nava in his studio, Ojai, CA realm. Alongside the opening of the show, Thames & Hudson released Kuhn’s first monograph entitled Works. The exhibition runs through May 29th. A few weeks ago I talked about the solo exhibition, Better Days, at Luis De Jesus Gallery by Dallas based artist Evita Tezeno. Her collage paintings on canvas and rag board introduce you to a variety of characters in everyday life. And what interesting characters they are... Sunday was the last day of the exhibition, and Tezeno flew to Los Angeles to hold a private reception for its closing. I asked her if the characters in her paintings are based on real people. Does she photograph them first? To my surprise, her answer was no. She paints from memory, inspired by family, friends, and neighbors. For me, it was another example of how a conversation with an artist deepens the experience of their Harp Player, Early Cycladic 2700-2300 B.C.E. work. Photo courtesy of Galerie XII

Mona Kuhn at her exhibition Works.

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Infant Bacchus, 1st century A.D.

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Mummy Portrait of a Bearded Man, 150-170 A.D.

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Installation view of Works.

Evita Tezeno at her exhibition Better Days

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Art Events | Eventos de arte SANCTUARY – FROM THE GARDEN, FOR THE GARDEN: Online art sale and gallery exhibition • Ganna Walska Lotusland/Grayspace Gallery • https://tinyurl.com/57tenkhv • 4/22 through 5/3. SANTUARIO - DESDE EL JARDÍN, PARA EL JARDÍN: Venta de arte en línea y exhibición en galería • Ganna Walska Lotusland/Grayspace Gallery • https://tinyurl.com/57tenkhv • 4/22 hasta el 5/3. SANTA BARBARA CHANNELKEEPER’S STUDENT ART SHOW: The virtual show, reception, and award ceremony will take place during the Virtual Earth Day Festival • Free • https://sbearthday.org/sb-channelkeeper-art-contest • Th, 4/22. EXPOSICIÓN DE ARTE ESTUDIANTIL DE SANTA BARBARA CHANNELKEEPER: El espectáculo virtual, la recepción y la ceremonia de premiación se llevarán a cabo durante el Festival del Día de la Tierra Virtual • Gratis • https://sbearthday.org/sb-channelkeeper-art-contest • jueves, 4/22. WALK INTO WILDFIRE: An art installation by artist Ethan Turpin and the Burn Cycle Project • Buellton Recreation Center, 301 2nd Street, Buellton • Opening reception 1-4pm Sa, 4/24, available through 5/1. CAMINA HACIA LOS INCENDIOS FORESTALES: Una instalación de arte del artista Ethan Turpin y el Proyecto Burn Cycle • Centro Recreativo Buellton, 301 2nd Street, Buellton • Recepción de apertura 1-4pm sábado, 4/24, disponible hasta 5/1. TALK ON ARTSY/ARTSTORE FRONTS /ARTWORK ARCHIVE: A discussion on the impact of online marketing & organizational tools • Brendan Briggs • Free, donations appreciated • https://tinyurl.com/4wnwtwp2 • 1pm We, 4/28. CHARLA SOBRE FACHADAS DE TIENDAS ARTÍSTICAS / ARCHIVO DE OBRAS DE ARTE: Una discusión sobre el impacto de las herramientas organizativas y de marketing en línea • Brendan Briggs • Gratis, se agradecen las donaciones • https://tinyurl.com/4wnwtwp2 • 1pm miércoles, 4/28. THREE PERSPECTIVES ON CONTEMPORARY PAINTING: A Conversation with Suzanne Hudson, Math Bass, and Christina Quarles • Museum of Contemporary Art SB, SB Museum of Art • Free • https://tinyurl.com/39t88avy • 5pm Fr, 4/30. TRES PERSPECTIVAS DE LA PINTURA CONTEMPORÁNEA: Una conversación con Suzanne Hudson, Math Bass y Christina Quarles • Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de SB, Museo de Arte de SB • Gratis • https://tinyurl.com/39t88avy • 5pm, viernes, 4/30. ART MEETS SCIENCE – BLOCK PRINTING BOTANICALS: Hosted by Maximus Gallery Curator Linda Miller • SB Museum of Natural History • $40 members/$50 non-members • https://tinyurl.com/ysu6ezx9 • 11am Sa, 5/1. EL ARTE SE ENCUENTRA CON LA CIENCIA - BOTÁNICOS DE IMPRESIÓN EN BLOQUE: Presentado por Linda Miller, curadora de Maximus Gallery • Museo de Historia Natural de SB • $40 miembros / $50 no miembros • https://tinyurl.com/ysu6ezx9 • 11am sábado, 5/1.

Local Artists to Unveil New Earth Day Mural By Daisy Scott / VOICE

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N EYE-POPPING NEW MURAL CELEBRATING OUR COMMUNITY AND PLANET will soon adorn an exterior wall of the Museum of Contemporary Art Santa Barbara. While the painting just began on April 19th, local artists Adriana Arriaga and Claudia Borfiga will reveal the final work to the public during the Community Environmental Council’s Virtual Earth Day Festival this weekend. “We really wanted to emphasize the importance of community building and how we need each other to protect the earth,” shared Arriaga. “We really need each other to balance the work that we have to do to protect our earth, and most importantly to make sure that we protect it for the next generation, and teaching them those skills and the knowledge to protect the environment.” Titled Nurture Our Mother, Arriaga and Borfiga’s mural concept was chosen from over 25 submissions for the 2021 Earth Day Mural. Sponsored by CEC, MCASB, Paseo Nuevo, and other community partners, the call for entries asked Mural artists Claudia Borfiga and Adriana Arriaga in front of the then county artists to respond blank mural wall. to the 2021 Earth Day Festival theme of “climate leadership.” Arriaga and Borfiga, who met through a local organization called Friends of Public Art, decided to combine their unique skills and subject matters to realize a mural that would highlight our planet’s beauty and inspire viewers to protect it. Arriaga, who also goes by “adriana la artista,” is a born and raised Santa Barbara local. A contemporary Xicana graphic designer, Arriaga utilizes her experiences as a Xicana person and cultural references to connect with people through her art. With her work having been shown in exhibitions across the state, she has recently returned to her hometown after earning her bachelor’s degree in Art/Design studies with a minor in Chicano studies at San Jose State University, and her MFA from UC Davis. Borfiga, who moved to Santa Barbara from London four years ago, creates fine art screen prints. Her work predominantly centers on nature, excluding human elements like buildings and individuals. She also teaches local art workshops, and launched a group named Print Power to help people who have experienced trauma express themselves through printmaking. To date, the group has worked with local organizations Standing Together to End Sexual Assault (STESA) and Domestic Violence Solutions. While the mural’s exact details will remain unknown until the artists and community volunteers finish painting it, Arriaga and Borfiga have expressed that it will celebrate Earth and its ecosystem as a collection of all its elements. Utilizing bright, bold colors, the mural will feature different creatures, plants, and human symbolism and imagery in order to emphasize the interconnectedness of our world and inspire viewers to take action and preserve it for generations to come. “[We’re] trying to pick things that are symbolic in ways that are native to us but translate as a message for looking out for the environment and looking out for the ecosystem,” explained Borfiga. “So really wanting to tell a story about how we have to care for all of these things and we have to consider all of these things. We’re lucky enough to live on it, so we have a duty to look after these things that are a part of Earth as well.” The mural, located on the MCASB exterior wall on the Paseo Nuevo Arts Terrace Parking Deck, will be revealed on April 24th during the CEC’s Virtual Santa Barbara Earth Day Festival, which can be accessed at https://sbearthday.org. Photo courtesy of MCASB

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To learn more about the artists, visit their websites at www.adrianaarriaga.com and www.claudiaborfiga.com


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10 WEST GALLERY: Spring 2021 ~ May 16 • 10 W Anapamu • Fri-Sun 11-5 • 805770-7711 • www.10westgallery.com ARCHITECTURAL FDN GALLERY: Impossible Objects: Screen Prints by Ed Lister ~ May 6• 229 E Victoria • 805-9656307 • www.afsb.org ART, DESIGN & ARCHITECTURE MUSEUM, UCSB: On-line: Outside In: The Architecture of Smith and Williams; & more • 805-893-2951 • www.museum.ucsb.edu ART FROM SCRAP GALLERY: www.exploreecology.org/art-from-scrap ATKINSON GALLERY @ SBCC: 2021 Student Exhibition ~ May 7; Muna Malik: Blessing of the Boats ~ May 2021 (outside) • http://gallery.sbcc.edu BELLA ROSA GALLERIES: 1103-A State St • 11-5 daily • 805-966-1707 CASA DE LA GUERRA • 805-965-0093 CASA DOLORES: 1023 Bath St • www.casadolores.org • 805-963-1032

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MARCIA BURTT STUDIO: In Color and Susan Petty: Drawings ~ June 6; Online: Overcast & Clearing • 517 Laguna St • Th-Su 1-5 • 805-962-5588 • www. artlacuna.com

CLAY STUDIO GALLERY: Selections from the Don Reitz Collection • 805-565CLAY • By appt • www.claystudiosb. org • 1351 Holiday Hill Rd, Goleta COLETTE COSENTINO ATELIER + GALLERY: 11 W Anapamu • By Appt • 805-570-9863 CORRIDAN GALLERY: CA Coastal Landscapes and Seascapes by Karen Fedderson • 125 N Milpas • 805-9667939 • www.corridan-gallery.com CYPRESS GALLERY: • 119 E Cypress Ave • 805-737-1129 • www.lompocart.org DISTINCTIVE FRAMING N’ ART: 1333 State St • Mon-Fri 10-5:30; Sat 10-4:30 • 805-882-2108 • www.distinctiveframingnart.com

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Nina de Creeft Ward

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ROWING UP SURROUNDED BY ART AND ANIMALS in Santa Barbara, Nina de Creeft Ward is the daughter of sculptors Jose and Alice de Creeft. She holds fond memories of caring for her family’s farm animals, pets, and learning about wildlife on school field trips to the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History. Today, she continues to use her sculpture, drawing, and printmaking to cultivate appreciation for all animals, especially those that are extinct and endangered by human actions. “If you really appreciate something, you want other people to appreciate it too,” shared Ward. “And I really do appreciate animal life, and I hate to see people destroying nature and taking over natural space.” Ward attended Scripps College and earned her MFA from Claremont Graduate School of the Associated Colleges. Later, she moved to Chicago, where she enjoyed drawing animals at the local zoos. She started to think about the concept of extinction during one of these visits, coming across a display featuring a mirror coupled with the message, “You’re looking at the most dangerous animal alive.” “That was sort of a wake-up call,” she commented. She and her husband lived in Iowa for over 20 years before returning to Santa Barbara in 2001. Throughout her career, Ward has continued celebrating her passion for animals, portraying any and all creatures that spark artistic inspiration. This is especially true of hoofed animals, which Nina deCreeft Ward she can compare to the goats and horses of her childhood. This open approach, combined with the works she completes per the requests of family and friends, has resulted in a portfolio that encompasses the animal kingdom from beloved pets and farmyard companions to endangered and extinct members. “They say the kind of work you do shows what’s nearest to your heart, and I think animals are awfully important to me,” she said. Ward has held multiple shows focused on her work depicting endangered and extinct animals. The series consist of sculptures of fallen bodies of kudus, sable antelopes, rhinos, and Etching of Fakudu from zoo drawings by Nina deCreeft Ward blaauwboks, an antelope species that became extinct in the 19th century. Another work, titled E for Extinct, shows an old wooden desk, its open drawers overflowing with horns and hooves. As with all her sculptures, Ward strives to capture each animal’s unique attitude and gestures to make them feel alive to viewers. She largely utilizes soft slabs of clay, shaping them with piles of t-shirts before practicing raku firing or a smoking process to acquire the desired finish. She further uses block prints and ceramic slabs with rope impressions to create distinctive and deeply

Kudu by Nina deCreeft Ward

meaningful textures. “I have the feeling that humans have affected a lot of animals and sort of encircled them and trapped them, so the rope seems to me to be somewhat appropriate,” explained Ward. Recently, Ward also honored animals native to the Santa Ynez Mountains with her 2020 Animal Ties exhibition at the South Willard Gallery in Los Angeles. Along with showcasing some older works, the exhibition featured her new series of delicately sculpted deer and coyotes resting against forested backdrops. Though smaller than previous sculptures, the pieces are a powerful reminder of the natural beauty surrounding Santa Barbara. Looking forward, Ward hopes that viewers enjoy her work and subsequently respect Buck and Doe by Nina deCreeft Ward animals more. She shared that while it’s not always overt, her work is largely channelled in the direction of Earth Day’s message. “It’s about appreciating the natural world and preserving it for our children and grandchildren and greatgrandchildren, and not fracking and not doing things that spoil the water,” she By Nina deCreeft Ward said about Earth Day’s significance. “In general, having the least impact on the natural world. That’s what we’re all hoping we’ll do, keeping the wild animals alive.” To learn more about Nina de Creeft Ward and view her work, visit www.ninadecreeftward.com

E is for Extinction by Nina deCreeft Ward

Chariot Horse #3 by Nina deCreeft Ward


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UCSB MULTICULTURAL CENTER PRESENTS

Abolition

and the UC:

A Discussion with Organizers “Abolitionist struggle seeks to release the hold that the racial and racist carceral state has on our lives, both inside and outside the prison walls.” — Steve Wilson Most universities in other countries do not have their own police forces. Yet, in the US, university police forces are the norm. Why is this the case, and how are students and staff organizing against it? Abolitionist formations have expanded and deepened at universities and schools across the US in the past decade in response to police killings. As student workers and staff have organized against anti-Black racism and police violence, they have also articulated the relationship between policing and the neoliberalization of higher education, and the university’s role in tuition hikes, rising student debt, militarization, gentrification, and settler occupation. What does the project of police and prison abolition have to do with the project of the university and public institutions of higher education? How has the UC system been historically complicit in the expansion of mass incarceration, anti-Black policing, and the suppression of student protest? This panel features student and faculty organizers from the California Cops off Campus coalition. Join us as we discuss how university campaigns connected to broader struggles for abolition, and to learn more about the Cops Off Campus Coalition and how to get involved.

Tuesday April 27 4pm PST Online Discussion Zoom link: https://ucsb.zoom.us/j/86862196591

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UCSB MULTICULTURAL CENTER PRESENTS

CUP OF CULTURE SERIES

To uphold our weekly film screenings and discussions, we will be transforming our cup of culture series into a virtual setting. Every Wednesday, we will watch a documentary or movie as a collective.

In a country where indigenous people are increasingly displaced, their land stolen, where students disappear without a trace following police arrests, and journalists are murdered at an alarming rate, a courageous new voice emerges: Lupita, a Tsostil Maya massacre survivor, at the forefront of a new movement of indigenous women. This film follows Lupita taking on risks and responsibilities to represent her people, weaving her personal narrative into the painful revolutionary history of Mexico. Part lyrical testimony, part tribute to 500 years of indigenous resistance, this film mediates the point-ofview of a brave woman who must balance the demands of motherhood with her high stakes choices to reeducate and restore justice to the world. 2018

ONLINE FILM SCREENING WED APRIL 28, 6 PM PST Zoom Link: https://ucsb.zoom. us/j/92939106309


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