VOICE Magazine: May 28, 2021

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Offshore Wind Project

South Coast Offshore Wind Project moves forward


By Lisa Jones

I Madonnari Street Drawing Festival goes virtual


Montecito Bank & Trust CEO Janet Garufis with Habitat SB CEO Jessica de L’Arbre Habitat for Humanity SB honors local supporters


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In This Issue

Save The San Marcos Foothills Forever!


Learn more at: www.FoothillsForever.org

Newsmakers remembers Hal Conklin. . . . . . . . . . . . 5 Community News. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10, 12, 14, 15 Sigrid Toye: Harbor Voice. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 John Palminteri’s Community VOICE. . . . . . . . . . . . . 17

SBAOR President Brian Johnson. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19 Galleries & Art Venues. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 1 - 2 3 * Español y Inglés

Movies... 8

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Community Market. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18-19

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Harlan Green: Economic Voice. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18

UCSB Arts & Lectures to offer a free screening of We are the Dream


Richard Jarrette writes on Little Soul


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Foothills Forever Campaign Making Final Push

May 28, 2021

SBMM Santa Barbara Maritime Museum

Grand Re-Opening with Four New Exhibits Thursday - Sunday • 10am - 5pm

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Arthur Beaumont: Art of the Sea


EEKING TO PRESERVE 101 ACRES OF THE SAN MARCOS FOOTHILLS, a campaign to purchase the West Mesa area has entered its final days of fundraising headed for a June 1st deadline. The Foothills Forever effort hopes to combine this additional acreage with the 200 acres already making up the San Marcos Foothill Preserve.

As the deadline approaches, many are pitching in to help. A Virtual Benefit Concert will be held on May 27th. The concert will feature music by Glen Phillips, Zach Gill of ALO, Bruce Goldish, and Rich Mahan. The free concert will be available on You Tube from 6pm to 7pm, at http://bit.ly/foothillsforever. “A heartfelt thank you to the Allemall Foundation, that joined us as a conservation partner last month, to Judy & Jack Stapelmann who matched our first anonymous donor with a $1 million gift, and to the more than 4,300 individuals who have donated amounts large and small,” expressed Marianne Para, a member of the executive committee and campaign leadership team. Campaign volunteers are also providing docent-led tours from 10 to 11:30am every Saturday and Sunday through the month of May. Tours may also be scheduled through www.FoothillsForever.org. “Our task as we navigate this last and largest fundraising goal to buy and protect the San Marcos Foothills West Mesa is to remember that every one of us can benefit from this land as public open space, and every donation large and small helps us achieve that goal,” Parra added. To be successful in purchasing the property, the Foothills Forever Fund, a fiscal sponsorship fund of the Santa Barbara Foundation, must raise just over $6 million more by June 1st to cover the purchase price, repay the short-term loan, and cover the essential campaign and closing costs to complete the escrow and obtain control of the property. After June 1st, they will develop the longterm management plan for the property and create an endowment for the maintenance and restoration of the property. Tax deductible contributions can be made by check, payable to “Santa Barbara Foundation.” Include “Foothills Forever Fund” in the memo line and sent to: Santa Barbara Foundation, 1111 Chapala St, Ste. 200, Santa Barbara, CA 93101. For more information email: info@foothillsforever.org

An exhibit of 53 paintings chronicling the accomplishments of the US Navy from the USS Constitution to atomic bomb tests and expeditions to the North and South Poles. On display until May 30, 2021.

SCARF (Santa Cruz Acoustic Range Facility) The onshore facility was located on the south side of Santa Cruz Island on land leased from the Santa Cruz Island Company. SCARF supported hundreds of U.S. Navy development and test programs, many of them classified.

On This Spot Through History by Erin Graffy de Garcia

For centuries, the coastline of Santa Barbara featured a prominent landmark — a natural structure called “Castle Rock.” Follow the 100 years that led from Castle Rock to the Santa Barbara Harbor and Maritime Museum.

Love Letters to the Sea This new innovative letterwriting project, developed by Art Educator/ Founder, Sondra Weiss, enables children working alone or with family members or friends to create artistic and persuasive letters and envelopes in support of ocean protection. 113 Harbor Way, Ste 190, Santa Barbara, CA 93109 • sbmm.org • 805 962-8404

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May 28, 2021

Carbajal Announces Offshore Wind Development Agreement


By Mark M. Whitehurst / VOICE

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NE OF THE MOST PROMISING CLEAN ENERGY PROPOSALS IN A GENERATION has taken a large leap forward with the White House, Department of the Interior, Califronia, and Congress acting in agreement to construct a Wind Farm on the Central Coast. One of the nations largest at 399 square miles, the agreement details the size and scope for the development off the coast of Morro Bay, according to Salud Carbajal, U.S. Representative for California’s 24th District, who is co-chair of the Congressional Offshore Wind Caucus. Carbajal joined the White House in making the announcement. “After years of negotiations between federal, state, and local partners, I am thrilled to announce we have an agreement on the size and location of an offshore wind project that serves our environmental, energy, and national security interests. Offshore wind holds incredible promise as a means to tackle climate change while also creating economic opportunity, and the Central Coast is uniquely poised to reap the benefits,” said Rep. Carbajal. “This potential project will help secure the Central Coast’s dominance as a renewable energy powerhouse, which will attract new businesses and good paying, future-oriented jobs in a burgeoning sector of the economy. The future is in renewable energy, and the Central Coast is leading the way.” The agreement identifies an area of development approximately 17 to 40 miles offshore of northern San Luis Obispo County and is the product of negotiations conducted by Rep. Carbajal’s Offshore Wind Working Group. The Working Group was created in August 2019 to coordinate between federal, state, and local partners and is composed of representatives from the offices of Rep. Carbajal and Rep. Leon Panetta (D-Carmel Valley), the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Department of Defense, Department of the Navy, and California Energy Commission. “I believe that a clean energy future is within our grasp in the United States, but it will take all of us and the best-available science to make it happen. Today’s announcement reflects months of active engagement and dedication between partners who are committed to advancing a clean energy future,” said Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland. “The offshore wind industry has the potential to create tens of thousands of good-paying union jobs across the nation, while combating the negative effects of climate change. Interior is proud to be part of an all-of-government approach toward the Biden-Harris administration’s ambitious renewable energy goals.” Offshore wind is one component of a multi-pronged strategy to transform the Central Coast

into a renewable energy hub. The Central Coast is already home to the California Valley Solar Ranch and Morro Bay could soon host the largest battery plant in the world. With the addition of an offshore wind project, the Central Coast is positioned to lead the country in renewable energy construction and output. Negotiations had previously stalled amid hesitation from the Navy, until Rep. Carbajal offered an amendment to the FY2021 National Defense Authorization Act in order to move the development forward off of Morro Bay and get negotiations back on track. Following the amendment’s passage, Carbajal secured a written commitment from the Navy indicating a willingness to collaborate with the Working Group to identify an area for development that would meet energy production goals. The next phase of the process involves an environmental impact review and public comment period. “We applaud the Congressman’s leadership in brokering this opportunity to bring new forms of renewable energy and local jobs to the Central Coast region, cementing our role as a renewable energy innovation economy and pioneers of offshore wind on the west coast,” said Andrew Hackleman, Chief Operating Officer of REACH. “By bringing a minimum of 3GW of new energy development off the Central Coast, we have the potential to realize thousands of new jobs and multimillions in economic impact to our region by supplying the infrastructure and workforce to advance this burgeoning new industry all while helping the state and federal government meet their ambitious renewable energy goals.” “I remain committed to working with the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management and the Department of the Interior to make sure the voices of local fishermen and all Central Coast residents are heard as this process moves forward,” said Rep. Carbajal. This transition toward renewable energy is vitally important as the Central Coast prepares for the job and energy losses that will follow the Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant’s impending closure. Last year, Rep. Carbajal reintroduced the Energy Opportunity Zones Act which utilizes tax credits to encourage business growth and job creation in the renewable energy sector to offset those losses. Rep. Salud Carbajal is the founder of the Offshore Wind Working Group and serves as the CoChair of the Congressional Offshore Wind Caucus, a bipartisan coalition of lawmakers dedicated to strengthening America’s clean energy leadership. He sits on the House Armed Services Committee, Agriculture Committee, and Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, where he serves as the Chair of the Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation. Rep. Carbajal’s district encompasses Santa Barbara, San Luis Obispo, and part of Ventura County.


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Remembering Hal Conklin, 1945-2021


By Jerry Roberts / Newsmakers / www.newsmakerswithjr.com

“I have re-engaged in a lot of conversations in the community about where the community could go, and I’ve been asked to head up a lot of conversations about where the community could go,” he told Newsmakers this week. “And in some respects it’s like being the mayor without being the mayor,” he added with a smile. Today, we’re re-publishing that interview, both to honor one of Santa Barbara’s most caring, involved, compassionate, and distinguished citizens, whose personal values matched his public persona and pronouncements, and to remember his enduring spirit and zest for life. As he said back in February, “I have nothing but gratitude at this point.”

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AL CONKLIN WAS A GREAT MAN – a gifted political leader, passionate environmentalist, dedicated champion of the arts, economic visionary, and true community hero. His love for Santa Barbara and concern for its future were constant and authentic, and the lasting influence of the former Mayor and longtime City Council member may be found throughout the city, from Stearns Wharf to Paseo Nuevo and “We love Hal because the Arts District to the Granada Theatre, not to mention Common he was a seeker. His Table community dinners on State inquisitive, hopeful, Street and beyond. “We love Hal because he was a and open mind and seeker,” is how the Capps family, with whom he worked on many heart led him to Rest In Peace, Hal. campaigns and projects, described JR foster connections, him. “His inquisitive, hopeful, and Watch Newsmakers interview with Hal Conklin via YouTube open mind and heart led him to at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6v7cQqdi2SU build community, Hal Conklin foster connections, build community, and be guided by compassion.” and be guided by “Our hearts are heavy with the passing compassion. of our long-time family friend...yet we are buoyed by the inspiration of such a life lived – The Capps family so fully, graciously, and spiritually grounded,” they said. A few months ago, Newsmakers was privileged and delighted to have the opportunity for an extended conversation with Hal, his first full-length interview since he had fallen ill last summer, and one of the final in-depth published records of Jerry Roberts is a California journalist who writes, blogs and hosts a TV talk show about politics, policy and media. Former political editor, editorial page editor and managing editor of the San his thoughts on the state of the city and about its future: Francisco Chronicle, he serves as student adviser for the Daily Nexus newspaper at UC Santa

Barbara. He is the author of Never Let Them See You Cry, a biography of Senator Dianne Feinstein.

Letters to the Editor

Please Save the San Marcos Foothills!


As I write, there is barely over a week left to raise $8 million dollars to pay a developer to purchase 104 acres on the San Marcos Preserve. Bulldozers are literally standing by to start construction on eight luxury homes. I might sound a wee bit ambitious, but considering it was $20 million six ago weeks I’m holding on to hope.

I’m writing to you for support to save the San Marcos Foothill Preserve. This public environmental space is in danger of being permanently marred. All of the coyotes, rabbits, deer, birds, trees, and natural growth that inhabit this land are in danger. Public parks and outdoor recreational areas are essential. There are a myriad of studies showing how important being out in nature is for both mental and physical health. In times like these especially, we need to preserve this sacred land permanently for future generations to enjoy. I visit the preserve often with my girlfriend to go for walks and take in the beauty of the natural land, as many in our community do. We need to rally together to save this sacred Chumash land, not just for our community, but for everyone. Santa Barbara is a massive tourist destination. This cause is for everyone. As a young adult with next to no income I feel so strongly about this cause I donated $500 to preserve it. Please take this opportunity to spread awareness in support of land preservation. It would be greatly appreciated and well received. The deadline to save the San Marcos Foothill Preserve is June 1st. So far, this cause is over half way funded, but the deadline is approaching fast. I know we can meet this goal. Together, we can achieve it. www.foothillsforever.org Thanks, Ian Chidester

I’ve been walking on the Preserve for 15 years. It’s my escape. It’s where I go to ease my mind and find peace and calm. There are other places I can go, but this area is special, so it’s important to me. It’s also important to you…you just might not know it yet. Edward Abbey in Desert Solitaire said “we need the possibility of escape as surely as we need hope”. He also said “Wilderness is not a luxury, but a necessity of the human spirit, and as vital to our lives as water and good bread. A civilization which destroys what little remains of the wild, the spare, the original, is cutting itself off from its origins and betraying the principle of civilization itself.” That’s heady stuff, but I know I’m not the only one who goes outdoors for escape…have you visited a National Park in the summer? But I’m not here to spell doom & gloom…I’m here to encourage you to donate a few million dollars (in small increments if need be). So, where do I begin? First let me ask, do we need eight more luxury homes in Santa Barbara? In the 15 years I mentioned earlier, the Preserve has burned twice. And I don’t mean little brush type fires. We’re in yearround fire season in California, in part because of rising annual temperatures, but also because we have built so deep into lands that were meant to burn. Chaparral and foothill foliage have depended on heat and fire to regenerate for millennia. It’s what keeps them alive. It provided for the original inhabitants…the Chumash…and it provides for us. Eight owners will pay for these new homes and then we will pay for the resources to save them every time a fire threatens. Which, if you live here…you know is often. The wildlife here is also important. Again, maybe not that important, you might think, there is wildlife elsewhere… But at some point, there won’t be an elsewhere. News reports are constant about owners upset over mountain lions and coyotes in their backyards when we are the ones in their backyards. They are running out of room. A project to build a wildlife bridge/corridor over the 101 near Thousand Oaks is underway because so many animals are killed on our freeways. It’s dangerous for us and deadly for them. This is their land too. The circle of life is real and we are also dependent on it for survival. We need all of the pieces of nature to make this thing called life work. And life abounds in the Preserve. Roadrunners, coyotes, mountain lions, deer, black-shouldered kites, chipmunks, raccoons, black tarantulas, pinacate beetles, lizards, beetles, oaks, pepper trees, and so much more. Two creeks cross through, gushing torrents of water after big rains connecting the hills to the ocean. When they are dry, they serve as thoroughfares for all manner of creatures. In Spring, the fields come alive with mustard grass, lupine, and sage. It’s worth visiting if you haven’t already. But do it soon… like next week. Once homes are built here this land is gone forever. To ask for the kind of financial donation that’s needed, one usually has to make a pretty sound economic argument. Wildlife and trees don’t generally equate to dollars…but this plot of land is important for its own sake. This is our children’s inheritance. This is a city that catalyzed the start of Earth Day and has a long history of saving wild properties. I know I’m not the only one who needs to escape once in a while…I’m hoping you will realize the importance of having wild places to go where you can do that. Please donate whatever you can. www.foothillsforever.org. Thank you. Eric Zobel


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Hospice of Santa Barbara’s “Coping with COVID-19” Series

Joy (and Hugs) for our Seniors in Care Facilities


By Jeanne M. West, Community Engagement Manager, Hospice of Santa Barbara

ACK IN MARCH OF 2020 when awareness of COVID began to surface, I felt it was important to reach out to our colleagues in long term care settings, just to offer moral support and ask what major issues were emerging. As Community Engagement Manager for Hospice of Santa Barbara, that was a very natural extension of my work and I quickly found that administrators and staff were quite pleased with the outreach and relieved to discuss their concerns about what residents and families were experiencing. Like all other care settings here and everywhere, residents at Oak Cottage Assisted Living Community were not permitted to have visitors for most of the past year, except for seeing loved ones via ‘window visits’ or Zoom or Facetime, followed later by “porch” visits. Imagine that your loved one is in a care setting and you are isolated from seeing them, to keep both of you safe and protected from the dreaded COVID-19. Now take that a step further. These residents have memory loss and family worries magnified, causing one daughter to wonder, “Will Mom recognize me when I do get to visit her in person?” Or as yet another daughter tearfully shared, “Will my Mom still be alive by the time the COVID restrictions are lifted?” These comments surfaced during the Family Dialogue Zoom meetings held monthly (starting June 2020) with Oak Cottage family members who gathered virtually to share their worries and feelings. As group facilitator, my role was to provide a safe environment for each person to tell their story and for me to listen and be supportive as they reached out for hope. Gratitude for the loving and expert care being given to their loved ones was mixed with sadness over not being able to touch or hug or just be present with their family member during this challenging time. It truly was a loss for all concerned. Holiday time came and families continued their virtual visits and became creative in keeping memories alive. Taking or sending photographs or other memorabilia enhanced the feeling of “doing something meaningful that felt good and had meaning.” Fast forward to March 2021 – a time for JOY had finally arrived. Oak Cottage residents had all been vaccinated and County-wide, COVID numbers were on a dramatic decline. Hoorah! Family and friends who had also been vaccinated were now able to visit, wearing mask and social distancing upon entry to the building. Now for the good news - visiting residents at Oak Cottage is now permitted without a mask, when in the apartment with their loved one. I remember being tearful when I read the following notice: “No age restrictions on visits. Hugging, holding hands is welcome (and encouraged).” Then I had to giggle when I read, “dogs are welcome, however they must be on a leash, vaccines need to be up-to-date, they need to be potty trained and please, no fleas.” So now, we have spouses and adult children, grandchildren and dogs and a very happy staff thrilled to be watching their residents come to life in a new way. At the March 31, 2021 Family Dialogue Group Meeting, John said, “I took my wife out twice and it made me so happy. I had a feeling of being in love again.” His out of state daughter, Claudia stated, “it made me so happy to see my Mom with my Dad together and enjoying each other.” The joyful comments continued! Kay told the group that she took her Mom out for lunch and she (Mom) “acted like it was a date.” At first anxious that her Mom’s physical status may have changed, Kay said, “her strength and mobility were really good and I can’t wait to take her out again.” Ann and Beth, both in other states said that her brother from San Diego comes up to Santa Barbara every weekend to visit their Mom. Brother Jim “took Mom up the street to McConnells’s for an ice cream and though Mom had been less verbal during window visits, she laughed with delight, chatted more and just seemed more like her old self and was so happy.” Barb took her husband on the back patio at Oak Cottage and appreciated just having a “normal visit” and enjoying the beautiful outdoors together. When asked how they would describe what JOY felt like, Ann said “I loved hearing my Mom’s laughter again – that has not changed.” Kay’s description of JOY was “it felt normal to take my Mom (who, by the way is 97 years old) out ... we got my Mom and laughter back again.” For Claudia, “my joy is relief knowing that we can see her again. Dad was so happy to be out with her, like normal times.” Beth’s description of JOY, “it was like watching my Mom wake up.” It was heartwarming to hear the stories and to witness the real JOY that these families were experiencing as they were able to see and personally experience togetherness with their loved ones. It was a reminder that we take so much for granted in life, until we no longer have it! May you experience a feeling of JOY as you read this heartwarming story, as we are hopefully, getting closer the final phase of the COVID journey. Smiles and laughter, missed for so long, will not ever be taken for granted again. Though speech may be limited, the smiles and the memories have been brought to life again. This article, written at their urging, is dedicated to all the families at Oak Cottage and all other senior care communities in Santa Barbara and everywhere. Where there is life, there is still laughter and a whole lot of love.

May 28, 2021

“Lidiando con COVID-19” Serie de Hospice of Santa Barbara

Alegría (y abrazos) para nuestros adultos mayores en centros de atención


Por Jeanne M. West, Gerente de participación comunitaria, Hospice of Santa Barbara

N MARZO DE 2020, cuando comenzó a surgir la conciencia de COVID, sentí que era importante acercarnos a nuestros colegas en entornos de atención a largo plazo, solo para ofrecer apoyo moral y preguntar qué problemas principales estaban surgiendo. Como Gerente de Participación Comunitaria para Hospice of Santa Barbara, esa fue una extensión muy natural de mi trabajo y rápidamente descubrí que los administradores y el personal estaban bastante complacidos con el acercamiento y aliviados de discutir sus preocupaciones sobre lo que los residentes y las familias estaban experimentando. Como todos los demás entornos de atención aquí y en todas partes, a los residentes de esta comunidad de vida asistida no se les permitió recibir visitas durante la mayor parte del año pasado, excepto para ver a sus seres queridos a través de “visitas por la ventana” o Zoom o Facetime, seguidas más tarde por visitas en el “patio.” Imagina que tu ser querido está en un centro de cuidados y estas aislado sin poder verlos, para mantenerlos a ambos seguros y protegidos del temible COVID-19. Ahora da un paso más. Estos residentes tienen la pérdida de memoria y las preocupaciones familiares magnificadas, lo que hace que una hija se pregunte: “¿Mamá me reconocerá cuando la visite en persona?” O como otra hija compartió entre lágrimas: “¿Mi mamá seguirá viva para cuando se levanten las restricciones de COVID?” Estos comentarios surgieron durante las reuniones de Zoom de Diálogo Familiar que se llevan a cabo mensualmente (a partir de junio de 2020) con los miembros de la familia de Oak Cottage que se reunieron virtualmente para compartir sus preocupaciones y sentimientos. Como facilitador de grupo, mi función era proporcionar un entorno seguro para que cada persona contara su historia y para que yo escuchara y apoyara mientras buscaban esperanza. La gratitud por el cuidado amoroso y experto que se les brinda a sus seres queridos se mezcló con la tristeza por no poder tocar o abrazar o simplemente estar presente con su familiar durante este momento desafiante. Realmente fue una pérdida para todos los involucrados. Llegó la época de las fiestas y las familias continuaron sus visitas virtuales y se volvieron creativas para mantener vivos los recuerdos. Tomar o enviar fotografías u otros recuerdos realzó la sensación de “hacer algo significativo que se sintió bien y tenía significado”. Avanza rápido hasta marzo de 2021: finalmente había llegado el momento de ALEGRÍA. Todos los residentes de Oak Cottage han sido vacunados y en todo el condado, el número de casos de COVID estaban disminuyendo drásticamente. ¡Hurra! Los familiares y amigos que también han sido vacunados ahora pueden visitar, con cubrebocas y distanciamiento social al entrar al edificio. Ahora, las buenas noticias: los residentes que visitan Oak Cottage ahora se les permite no usar cubrebocas, cuando están en el apartamento con su ser querido. Recuerdo haber llorado cuando leí el siguiente aviso: “No hay restricciones de edad para las visitas. Abrazar, tomarse de la mano es bienvenido (y alentado).” Entonces tuve que reírme cuando leí, “los perros son bienvenidos, sin embargo, deben estar atados, las vacunas deben estar actualizadas, deben estar entrenados para ir al baño y, por favor, no pulgas.” Así que ahora, tenemos cónyuges e hijos adultos, nietos y perros y un personal muy feliz y emocionado de ver a sus residentes cobrar vida de una manera nueva. En la reunión del Grupo de Diálogo Familiar del 31 de marzo de 2021, John dijo: “Salí con mi esposa dos veces y me hizo muy feliz. Tuve la sensación de estar enamorado de nuevo.” Su hija Claudia que vive fuera del estado, dijo, “me hizo muy feliz ver a mi mamá con mi papá juntos y disfrutando el uno del otro”. ¡Los comentarios alegres continuaron! Kay le dijo al grupo que llevó a su mamá a almorzar y que ella (mamá) “actuó como si fuera una cita.” Al principio, preocupada de que el estado físico de su mamá hubiera cambiado, Kay dijo, “su fuerza y movilidad eran realmente buenas y no puedo esperar para sacarla de nuevo”. Ann y Beth, ambas en otros estados dijeron que su hermano de San Diego viene a Santa Bárbara todos los fines de semana para visitar a su mamá. El hermano Jim “llevó a mamá a McConnells para tomar un helado y, aunque mamá había sido menos verbal durante las visitas a la ventana, se rió con placer, charló más y parecía más como antes y estaba muy feliz.” Barb llevó a su esposo al patio trasero de Oak Cottage y apreció tener una “visita normal” y disfrutar juntos del hermoso aire libre. Cuando se les preguntó cómo describirían cómo se sentía la ALEGRÍA, Ann dijo: “Me encantó volver a escuchar la risa de mi mamá, eso no ha cambiado.” La descripción de Kay de la ALEGRÍA fue: “Me sentí normal sacar a mi mamá (que, por cierto, tiene 97 años) ... recuperamos a mi mamá y la risa.” Para Claudia, “mi alegría es un alivio al saber que podemos volver a verla. Papá estaba tan feliz de estar con ella, como en los tiempos normales.” La descripción de Beth de la ALEGRÍA, “fue como ver a mi mamá despertarse.” Fue reconfortante escuchar las historias y presenciar la verdadera ALEGRÍA que estas familias estaban experimentando al poder ver y experimentar personalmente la unión con sus seres queridos. Fue un recordatorio de que damos tantas cosas por sentado en la vida, ¡hasta que ya no las tenemos! Que experimentes una sensación de ALEGRÍA al leer esta conmovedora historia, ya que esperamos que nos acerquemos a la fase final del viaje de COVID. Las sonrisas y las risas, extrañadas durante tanto tiempo, nunca se volverán a dar por sentado. Aunque el habla puede ser limitado, las sonrisas y los recuerdos han vuelto a la vida. Este artículo está dedicado a todas las familias de Oak Cottage y todas las demás comunidades de atención para personas mayores en Santa Bárbara y en todas partes. Donde hay vida, todavía hay risas y mucho amor.

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Friday • viernes 5.28.21 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: Putting Out the Dumpster Fire - Solving Online Toxicity • SB Public Library • Free • https://tinyurl.com/2ser73zt • 9:30am Fr, 5/28. TED Y JOE POR LA MAÑANA El tema de esta semana es: Apagar el incendio del contenedor de basura - Resolver la toxicidad en línea • Biblioteca pública SB • Gratis • https://tinyurl.com/2ser73zt • 9:30am viernes, 5/28. VIRTUAL DIVERSIFY OUR NARRATIVE BOOK CLUB May book is The Mountains Sing by Nguyen Phan Que Mai • SB Public Library • Free • https://tinyurl.com/erp8d9nw • 3:30-4:30pm Fr, 5/28. CLUB DEL LIBRO VIRTUAL: DIVERSIFICAR NUESTRA NARRATIVA El libro de mayo es The Mountains Sing de Nguyen Phan Que Mai • Biblioteca pública de SB • Gratis • https://tinyurl.com/erp8d9nw • 3:30-4:30pm viernes, 5/28. WOMEN IN COOPERATIVE AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTION AND CONSUMPTION A presentation on women of the Rede Ecologica in Brazil • UCSB Interdisciplinary Humanities Center • Free • https://tinyurl.com/3hsxmhxf • 4pm Fr, 5/28. LAS MUJERES EN LA PRODUCCIÓN Y EL CONSUMO AGRÍCOLAS COOPERATIVOS Una presentación sobre las mujeres de la Rede Ecologica en Brasil • Centro Interdisciplinario de Humanidades UCSB • Gratis • https://tinyurl.com/3hsxmhxf • 4pm viernes, 5/28.

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. INDIGENOUS RESPONSES TO CLIMATE INJUSTICE AND PANDEMICS IN INDIA AND AMAZONIA Featuring Oswando Nenquimo and Marisol Rodriguez Perez • Interdisciplinary Humanities Center • Free • https://tinyurl.com/224dcarb • 6:308pm Fr, 5/28. RESPUESTAS INDÍGENAS A LA INJUSTICIA CLIMÁTICA Y LAS PANDEMIAS EN INDIA Y AMAZONIA Presentando a Oswando Nenquimo y Marisol Rodríguez Pérez • Centro de Humanidades Interdisciplinario • Gratis • https://tinyurl.com/224dcarb • 6:30-8pm viernes, 5/28.

MOVIES & THEATRE | CINE Y TEATRO THE BELLE OF AMHERST A play centered on the life and works of Emily Dickinson • Ojai Art Center Theater • $19 • www.ojaiact.org • Recording available Fr, 5/28-5/30. THE BELLE OF AMHERST Una obra de teatro centrada en la vida y obra de Emily Dickinson • Ojai Art Center Theatre • $ 19 • www.ojaiact.org • Grabación disponible el viernes, 5/28-5/30. SONGS, SONNETS, & SPRINGTIME A virtual performance of readings and songs • Pacific Conservatory Theatre • Free • www.pcpa.org/Springtime • Available through 6/27. CANCIONES, SONETOS Y PRIMAVERA Una presentación virtual de lecturas y canciones • Pacific Conservatory Theatre • Gratis • www.pcpa.org/Springtime • Disponible hasta el 6/27. SBIFF FAMILY FUN FILM - ONE HUNDRED AND ONE DALMATIANS Rescue puppies from Cruella de Vil in this week’s SBIFF Family Fun Film, One Hundred and One Dalmatians • Access the free activity guide at https://tinyurl.com/etday4ua. PELÍCULA DE DIVERSIÓN FAMILIAR SBIFF - CIEN Y UN DÁLMATAS Rescata a los cachorros de Cruella de Vil en la película de diversión familiar SBIFF de esta semana, Cien y un dálmatas • Accede a la guía de actividades gratuita en https://tinyurl.com/etday4ua. 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/

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


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

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. 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

OUTDOORS | AL AIRE LIBRE SANTA YNEZ NEIGHBORHOOD CLEANUP Care for our community and planet • Explore Ecology at Santa Ynez Elementary School, 3325 Pine Street, SY • 1:45-3:30pm Fr, 5/28. LIMPIEZA DEL VECINDARIO DE SANTA YNEZ Cuidemos nuestra comunidad y el planeta • Explore Ecology en Santa Ynez Elementary School, 3325 Pine Street, SY • 1:45-3:30pm viernes, 5/28.

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May 28, 2021

Walk through a garden pavilion filled with butterflies as the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History opens its popular Butterflies Alive! exhibit on Saturday, May 29th. Featuring 1,000 live butterflies, the exhibit offers visitors of all ages an immersive opportunity to view and learn about different butterfly species. Museum reservations are required for admission, learn more at www.sbnature.org. Camina por un pabellón de jardín lleno de mariposas mientras el Museo de Historia Natural de Santa Bárbara abre su exposición popular ¡Mariposas Vivas! el sábado 29 de mayo. Con 1,000 mariposas vivas, la exhibición ofrece a los visitantes de todas las edades una oportunidad de inmersión para ver y aprender sobre diferentes especies de mariposas. Se requieren reservaciones para la entrada del museo; obtén más información en www.sbnature.org.

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

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 DAD IS RAD GIVEAWAY Post why your Dad is rad for the chance to win a $50 Eureka! gift card • Paseo Nuevo • https://tinyurl.com/3pt555cm • Through 6/17. SORTEO DE “PAPÁ ES GENIAL” Publica por qué tu papá es genial para tener la oportunidad de ganar una tarjeta de regalo Eureka! de $50 • Paseo Nuevo • https://tinyurl.com/3pt555cm • Hasta el 17 de junio.

Government Meetings • Reuniones gubernamentales CITY OF SB SIGN COMMITTEE MEETING • 9am Tu, 6/1. Learn more/ attend www.SantaBarbaraCA.gov/SIGN. REUNIÓN DEL COMITÉ DE CARTELES DE LA CIUDAD DE SB • 9am martes, 6/1. Para más información / asiste de forma virtual en www.SantaBarbaraCA.gov/SIGN.

CITY OF SB STREET TREE ADVISORY COMMITTEE MEETING • 8:30am We, Th, 6/3. Learn more/attend https://tinyurl.com/2nfkrxnd. REUNIÓN DEL COMITÉ ASESOR DE ÁRBOLES DE LA CALLE DE LA CIUDAD DE SB • 8:30am miércoles, jueves, 6/3. Para más información / asiste de forma virtual en https://tinyurl.com/2nfkrxnd.

CITY OF SB SINGLE FAMILY DESIGN BOARD CONSENT AGENDA REVIEW • 11am Tu, 6/1. 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 martes, 6/1. Para más información / asiste de forma virtual en https://tinyurl.com/45c5yx5c.

MONTECITO BOARD OF ARCHITECTURAL REVIEW MEETING • 1pm Th, 6/3. View agenda/attend https://tinyurl.com/uaywfsj6. REUNIÓN DE LA JUNTA DE REVISIÓN DE ARQUITECTURA DE MONTECITO • 1pm jueves, 6/3. Revisa la agenda/asiste de forma virtual en https://tinyurl.com/uaywfsj6.

CITY OF SB ARCHITECTURAL BOARD OF REVIEW CONSENT AGENDA REVIEW • 1pm Tu, 6/1. Learn more/attend https://tinyurl. com/5zjhmt6. REVISIÓN DE LA AGENDA DE CONSENTIMIENTO DE LA JUNTA DE REVISIÓN DE ARQUITECTURA DE LA CIUDAD DE SB • 1pm martes, 6/1. Para más información / asiste de forma virtual en https://tinyurl.com/5zjhmt6. CITY OF SB ARCHITECTURAL BOARD OF REVIEW MEETING • 3pm Tu. 6/1. Learn more/attend https://tinyurl.com/5zjhmt6. REUNIÓN DE LA JUNTA DE REVISIÓN DE ARQUITECTURA DE LA CIUDAD DE SB • 3pm martes, 6/1. Para más información / asiste de forma virtual en https://tinyurl.com/5zjhmt6. CITY OF SB STAFF HEARING OFFICER MEETING • 9am We, 6/2. Learn more/attend www.SantaBarbaraCA.gov/SHO. REUNIÓN DEL FUNCIONARIO DE AUDIENCIAS DEL PERSONAL DE LA CIUDAD DE SB • 9am miércoles, 6/2. Para más información / asiste de forma virtual en www.SantaBarbaraCA.gov/SHO. SB COUNTY PLANNING COMMISSION MEETING • 9am We, 6/2. View agenda/attend https://tinyurl.com/uaywfsj6. REUNIÓN DE LA COMISIÓN DE PLANIFICACIÓN DEL CONDADO DE SB • 9am miércoles, 6/2. Revisa la agenda/asiste de forma virtual en https://tinyurl.com/uaywfsj6.

CITY OF SB PLANNING COMMISSION MEETING • 1pm Th, 6/3. Learn more/attend www.SantaBarbaraCA.gov/PC. REUNIÓN DE LA COMISIÓN DE PLANIFICACIÓN DE LA CIUDAD DE SB • 1pm jueves, 6/3. Para más información / asiste de forma virtual en www.SantaBarbaraCA.gov/PC. SB COUNTY PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT SUBDIVISION/ SPECIAL PROBLEMS COMMITTEES MEETING • 1:30pm Th, 6/3. View agenda/attend https://tinyurl.com/uaywfsj6. REUNIÓN DE LOS COMITÉS DE PROBLEMAS ESPECIALES / SUBDIVISIÓN DE PLANIFICACIÓN Y DESARROLLO DEL CONDADO DE SB • 1:30pm jueves, 6/3. Revisa la agenda/asiste de forma virtual en https://tinyurl.com/uaywfsj6. SOUTH BOARD OF ARCHITECTURAL REVIEW MEETING • 9am Fr, 6/4. View agenda/attend https://tinyurl.com/uaywfsj6. REUNIÓN DE LA JUNTA SUR DE REVISIÓN DE ARQUITECTURA • 9am viernes, 6/4. Revisa la agenda/asiste de forma virtual en https://tinyurl.com/uaywfsj6. SB COUNTY AGRICULTURAL PRESERVE ADVISORY COMMITTEE MEETING • 9am Fr, 6/4. View agenda/attend https://tinyurl.com/uaywfsj6. REUNIÓN DEL COMITÉ ASESOR DE LA RESERVA AGRÍCOLA DEL CONDADO DE SB • 9am viernes, 6/4. Revisa la agenda/asiste de forma virtual en https://tinyurl.com/uaywfsj6.


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Foothills Forever • Gratis, se agradecen las donaciones • www.foothillsforever.org • 10am sábado. BUTTERFLIES ALIVE! Walk among butterflies in this outdoor exhibit • SB Museum of Natural History • $9-15, members free • www.sbnature.org • Sa, 5/29 through 9/6. ¡MARIPOSAS VIVAS! Camina entre mariposas en esta exhibición al aire libre • SB Museo de Historia Natural • $9-15, miembros gratis • www.sbnature.org • sábado, 5/29 al 9/6.

SPECIAL EVENTS | EVENTOS ESPECIALES COVID-19 VACCINE CLINIC A SBC Public Health mobile vaccine clinic • St. Joseph Church, 1500 Linden Ave, Carpinteria • Free and open to all 18+ • Call (805) 684-2181 for an appointment • 10:30am-3pm Sa, 5/29. CLÍNICA DE LA VACUNA DEL COVID-19 Una clínica móvil de vacunas de SBC Public Health • Iglesia St. Joseph, 1500 Linden Ave, Carpinteria • Gratis y abierto para todas las personas mayores de 18 años • Llama al (805) 684-2181 para una cita • 10:30am-3pm sábado, 5/29.

SPECIAL EVENTS | EVENTOS ESPECIALES MEMORIAL DAY COOKOUT Enjoy an all-American cookout outdoors • Rosewood Miramar Beach, 1759 South Jameson Ln, Montecito • $25-65 • https://tinyurl.com/va867b6b • 12-4pm Su, 5/30. MEMORIAL DAY COOKOUT Enjoy an all-American cookout outdoors • Rosewood Miramar Beach, 1759 South Jameson Ln, Montecito • $25-65 • https://tinyurl.com/va867b6b • 12-4pm Su, 5/30.

Monday • lunes 5.31.21


May 28, 2021 requiere reservación • www.centerstagetheater.org • 6pm lunes, 5/31.

OUTDOORS | AL AIRE LIBRE 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 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


THREE SISTERS A staged reading of Anton Chekov’s play • Center Stage Theater, 751 Paseo Nuevo, SB • Free, reservations required • www.centerstagetheater.org • 6pm Mo, 5/31.

ZOOM INFO SESSION - SAVE SAN MARCOS FOOTHILLS WEST MESA Learn more about efforts to save this local land • Foothills Forever • Free, donations appreciated • https://tinyurl.com/2cdfu4r7 • 5:30pm Mo.

TRES HERMANAS Lectura escenificada de la obra de Anton Chekov • Center Stage Theatre, 751 Paseo Nuevo, SB • Gratis, se

SESIÓN DE INFORMACIÓN DE ZOOM - SALVA “SAN MARCOS FOOTHILLS WEST MESA” Obtén más información sobre los esfuerzos para

I MADONNARI 2021 – VIRTUAL FESTIVAL View artists’ chalk drawings virtually on I Madonnari social media and website • www.facebook.com/imadonnarisantabarbara • Sa, 5/29-5/31.

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I MADONNARI 2021 - FESTIVAL VIRTUAL Ve los dibujos de tiza por los artistas de forma virtual en las redes sociales y el sitio web de I Madonnari • www.facebook.com/imadonnarisantabarbara • sábado, 5/29-5/31.

Enjoy an inspiring evening under the stars as UCSB Arts & Lectures hosts a screening of We Are the Dream at the West Wind Drive-In in Goleta on Thursday, June 3rd at 8:30pm. A heartwarming documentary, We Are the Dream follows students as they prepare for the Oakland MLK Oratorical Festival. This event is free, and will admit people on a first-come, first-served basis. Learn more at www.artsandlectures.ucsb.edu. Disfruta de una noche inspiradora bajo las estrellas mientras UCSB Arts & Lectures presenta una proyección de Nosotros somos el sueño en el West Wind Drive-In en Goleta el jueves, 3 de junio a las 8:30pm. Un documental conmovedor, Nosotros somos el sueño sigue a los estudiantes mientras se preparan para el Festival Oratorio de Oakland MLK. Este evento es gratuito y admitirá personas por orden de llegada. Obtén más información en www.artsandlectures.ucsb.edu.

Saturday • sábado 5.29.21 CHILDREN | NIÑOS CHALK FOR KIDS Pick up free chalk for kids to participate in I Madonnari • Children’s Creative Project • Distribution at parking lot of State and Micheltorena St. • 9am-1pm Sa, 5/29. TIZA PARA NIÑOS Recoge tiza gratis para que los niños participen en I Madonnari • Children’s Creative Project • Distribución en el estacionamiento de las calles State y Micheltorena • 9am-1pm sábado, 5/29.

LECTURES | MEETINGS | WORKSHOPS CONFERENCIAS | REUNIONES CREATE A BEAUTIFUL CUSTOM TERRARIUM An in-person terrarium class • Westerlay Orchids, 3504 Via Real, Carpinteria • $80 • https://tinyurl.com/kaskdnkn • 11am Sa, 5/29. CREA UN HERMOSO TERRARIO PERSONALIZADO Una clase de terrario en persona • Westerlay Orchids, 3504 Via Real, Carpinteria • $80 • https://tinyurl.com/kaskdnkn • 11am sábado, 5/29.

MOVIES & THEATRE | CINE Y TEATRO MINARI An in-person film screening • Alcazar Theatre, 4916 Carpinteria Ave., Carpinteria • $10 • www.thealcazar.org • 2pm & 7pm Sa, 5/29.

MINARI Proyección de una película en persona • Teatro Alcazar, 4916 Carpinteria Ave., Carpinteria • $10 • www.thealcazar.org • 2pm y 7pm sábado, 5/29.

MUSIC | MÚSICA UNDERGRADUATE STUDENT RECITAL Featuring Megan Ashley, soprano • UCSB Department of Music • Free • https://tinyurl.com/4du8cu58 • 6pm Sa, 5/29. RECITAL DE ESTUDIANTES DE PREGRADO Con la participación de Megan Ashley, soprano • Departamento de Música de UCSB • Gratis • https://tinyurl.com/4du8cu58 • 6pm sábado, 5/29.

OUTDOORS | AL AIRE LIBRE LAND TRUST TREKS - SOLOMON TO RIDGETOP LOOP Enjoy a guided hike in Santa Maria • Land Trust for SB County • Free, donations appreciated • https://tinyurl.com/7tzan69v • 9:30-11:30am Sa, 5/29. CAMINATAS DE LAND TRUST: DE SOLOMON A RIDGETOP LOOP Disfruta de una caminata guiada en Santa María • Land Trust for SB County • Gratis, se agradecen las donaciones • https://tinyurl.com/7tzan69v • 9:3011:30am sábado, 5/29. 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 •

CPR/FIRST AID FOR CHILDCARE LICENSING An in-person class part of a series for free certification • SB Public Library, hosted at Alameda Park, SB • Free • https://tinyurl.com/4ym9uptm • 2-2:45pm Sa, 5/29. LICENCIAS DE CPR / PRIMEROS AUXILIOS PARA EL CUIDADO DE NIÑOS Una clase en persona que forma parte de una serie para la certificación gratuita • SB Public Library, en Alameda Park, SB • Gratis • https://tinyurl.com/4ym9uptm • 2-2:45pm sábado, 5/29.

Sunday • domingo 5.30.21

MUSIC | MÚSICA 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/#

OUTDOORS | AL AIRE LIBRE WALK & TALK TOUR OF THE SAN MARCOS FOOTHILLS Explore and learn about this local land • Foothills Forever & Channel Islands Restoration • Free, donations appreciated • www.foothillsforever.org • 10am Su. RECORRIDO A PIE Y CHARLA POR LAS ESTRIBACIONES DE SAN MARCOS Explora y aprende sobre esta tierra local • Foothills Forever & Channel Islands Restoration • www.foothillsforever.org • Gratuito, se agradecen las donaciones • 10am domingo.

Let’s Go To The M O V I E S NORTH S.B. COUNTY THEATRES Movie Listings for 5/28/21-6/3/21 HI-WAY DRIVE-IN, SANTA MARIA CLOSED MONDAYS & TUESDAYS (805) 937-3515 A QUITE PLACE PART II -PG13 Starts @ 8:25pm FRIDAY THE 13TH -PG13General Admission $11.50 / Kids $8.50 / Seniors $8 BOX OFFICE OPEN 7:30-10:45pm Fr & Sa 7:30-10:00pm Su, We, Th • Radio Active @ 92.1 FM Find Us On Facebook – Hi Way Drive In MOVIES LOMPOC – CLOSED • (805) 736-1558 / 736-0146 PARKS PLAZA – CLOSED • (805) 688-7434 All Screens Now Presented In Dolby Digital Projection and Dolby Digital Sound!


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Tuesday • martes 6.1.21 LECTURES | MEETINGS | WORKSHOPS CONFERENCIAS | REUNIONES TECH TUTORING FOR LIBRARY RESOURCES One-on-one tutoring sessions • Montecito Library • Free • By appointment, www.santabarbaraca.gov/gov/depts/lib/default.asp • 10am-12pm Tu. TUTORÍA TÉCNICA PARA RECURSOS DE LA BIBLIOTECA Sesiones de tutoría individual • Biblioteca Montecito • Gratis • Con cita, www.santabarbaraca.gov/gov/depts/lib/default.asp • 10 am-12pm martes. 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. 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.

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 UNDERGRADUATE STUDENT RECITAL Featuring compositions by William Stout • UCSB Dept. of Music • Free • https://tinyurl.com/89z8rmaz • 4-5pm Tu, 6/1. RECITAL DE ESTUDIANTES DE PREGRADO Con composiciones de William Stout • Departamento de Música de UCSB • Gratis • https://tinyurl.com/89z8rmaz • 4-5pm martes, 6/1. UNDERGRADUATE STUDENT RECITAL Soha Sadeghinejad on the viola • UCSB Dept. of Music • Free • https://tinyurl.com/y6kjjdb8 • 6-7pm Tu, 6/1. RECITAL DE ESTUDIANTES DE PREGRADO Soha Sadeghinejad en la viola • Departamento de

Música de UCSB • Gratis • https://tinyurl.com/y6kjjdb8 • 6-7pm martes, 6/1.

Wednesday • miércoles 6.2.21 CHILDREN | NIÑOS STORYWALK IN THE PARK Enjoy a picture book and activities outdoors • SB Public Library, hosted at La Mesa Park • Free • 10:30am-12pm We, 6/2. STORYWALK EN EL PARQUE Disfruta de un libro ilustrado y actividades al aire libre • Biblioteca pública SB, en La Mesa Park • Gratis • 10:30 am-12pm miércoles, 6/2. WEDNESDAY GIRLS EMPOWERMENT CAMP A camp to support and inspire girls • Camps with Coaches, hosted at Leadbetter Beach • $35 • https://tinyurl.com/32xavf6s • 4-6pm We. CAMPAMENTO DE EMPODERAMIENTO DE LAS NIÑAS DE LOS MIÉRCOLES Un campamento para apoyar e inspirar a las niñas • Campamentos con entrenadores, organizados en Leadbetter Beach • $35 • https://tinyurl.com/32xavf6s • 4-6pm miércoles. LECTURES | MEETINGS | WORKSHOPS CONFERENCIAS | REUNIONES 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. 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. WHERE DOES MATTER THAT FALLS INTO A BLACK HOLE GO? Presentation by Dr. Carlo Rovelli • UCSB Kavli Institute • Free • https://tinyurl.com/3kydfy69 • 5pm We, 6/2. ¿A DÓNDE VA LA MATERIA QUE CAE EN UN AGUJERO NEGRO? Presentación del Dr. Carlo Rovelli • UCSB Kavli Institute • Gratis • https://tinyurl.com/3kydfy69 • 5pm miércoles, 6/2.

MUSIC | MÚSICA GRADUATE STUDENT RECITAL Featuring Shirley Shang playing violin • UCSB Dept. of Music • Free • https://tinyurl.com/3d5bukvz • 6-7pm We, 6/2. RECITAL DE ESTUDIANTES DE POSGRADO Con Shirley Shang tocando el violín • Departamento de Música de UCSB • Gratis • https://tinyurl.com/3d5bukvz • 6-7pm miércoles, 6/2.

SPECIAL EVENTS | EVENTOS ESPECIALES OPEN MIC STAND-UP COMEDY Enjoy local comedians • Mel’s Cocktail Lounge, 209 W Carrillo St., SB • 7pm We. MICRÓFONO ABIERTO - COMEDIA STAND-UP Disfruta de los comediantes locales • Mel’s Cocktail Lounge, 209 W Carrillo St., SB • 7pm miércoles.

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MUSIC AND MOVEMENT Class for children and their caregivers • SB Public Library • Free • Alameda Park • 10:30-11am Th. MÚSICA Y MOVIMIENTO Clase para niños y sus cuidadores • Biblioteca pública SB • Gratis • Parque Alameda • 10:30-11am jueves,. BABY AND ME Focuses on developing babies’ pre-literacy skills • SB Public Library • Free • Alameda Park • 11:15-11:45am Th. 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.

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.

LECTURES | MEETINGS | WORKSHOPS CONFERENCIAS | REUNIONES WORD AND LIFE MAY ONLINE SERIES Focused on David Richo’s Wholeness and Holiness • $20 • https://wordandlife.us • 10am Th. in May. SERIE EN LÍNEA DE MAYO: PALABRA Y VIDA Centrado en la integridad y santidad de David Richo • $20 • https://wordandlife.us • 10am jueves. En Mayo. INFORMATION SESSION SANTA BARBARA A virtual meeting about Community Partners in Caring • Free • https://tinyurl.com/24dee3kw • 10am Th, 6/3. SESIÓN INFORMATIVA SANTA BÁRBARA Una reunión virtual sobre socios comunitarios para el cuidado • Gratis • https://tinyurl.com/24dee3kw • 10am jueves, 6/3. PROUD OLDER ADULT GROUP For LGBTQ+ folks and allies ages 50+ • Pacific Pride Foundation • Free • https://tinyurl.com/86s5ry5p • 12-1pm Th. GRUPO DE ADULTOS MAYORES ORGULLOSOS Para personas y aliados LGBTQ + mayores de 50 años • Pacific Pride Foundation • Gratis • https://tinyurl.com/86s5ry5p • 12-1pm jueves. INDY BOOK CLUB This month’s book: Why Fish Don’t Exist by Lulu Miller • SB Independent and SB Public Library • At SB Courthouse Sunken Gardens • Free • 12pm Th, 6/3. CLUB DE LECTURA DE INDY El libro de este mes: Por qué no existen los peces de Lulu Miller • SB Independent y SB Public Library • En SB Courthouse Sunken Gardens • Gratis • 12pm jueves, 6/3. NEW TO MEDICARE Presentation on better understanding Medicare • Health Insurance Counseling and Advocacy Program • Free • www.CentralCoastSeniors.org • 2pm Th, 6/3. NUEVO AL MEDICARE Presentación sobre una mejor comprensión de Medicare • Programa de asesoramiento y defensa de seguros de salud • Gratis • www.CentralCoastSeniors.org • 2pm jueves, 6/3. HOLISTIC GARDENER VIRTUAL CLASS Learn about planting orchards • Artemisia Academy • $60 • https://tinyurl.com/v7ehhjes • 4-7pm Th, 6/3. CLASE VIRTUAL DE JARDINERO HOLÍSTICO Aprende a plantar huertos • Artemisia Academy • $60 • https://tinyurl.com/v7ehhjes • 4-7pm jueves, 6/3. MONTECITO’S HILLTOP BARONS Presentation by historian Neal Graffy • SB Historical Museum courtyard, 136 East de la Guerra • $15 • https://tinyurl.com/utfy2xkh • 5:30pm Th, 6/3. BARONES DE LA COLINA DE MONTECITO Presentación del historiador Neal Graffy • Patio del Museo Histórico SB, 136 East de la Guerra • $ 15 • https://tinyurl.com/utfy2xkh • 5:30pm jueves, 6/3.

MOVIES & THEATRE | CINE Y TEATRO WE ARE THE DREAM A screening of this inspiring documentary • UCSB Arts & Lectures, hosted at West Wind Drive-In, Goleta • Free • www.artsandlectures.ucsb.edu • 8:30pm Th, 6/3. NOSOTROS SOMOS EL SUEÑO Una proyección de este documental inspirador • UCSB Arts & Lectures, presentado en West Wind Drive-In, Goleta • Gratis • www.artsandlectures.ucsb.edu • 8:30pm jueves, 6/3.

MUSIC | MÚSICA UCSB CHAMBER PLAYERS A virtual recital of Beethoven, Brahms, and more • UCSB Dept. of Music • Free • https://tinyurl.com/3ms56h4j • 6-7:30pm Th, 6/3.

Join historian Neal Graffy for a discussion on the philanthropic impact of five Santa Barbara patrons and their estates as he presents Montecito’s Hilltop Barons at the Santa Barbara Historical Museum courtyard 5:30-7pm on Thursday, June 3rd. Tickets are $15, with attendees sitting at socially-distanced tables with wine and cheese. Visit https://tinyurl.com/utfy2xkh. Únete al historiador Neal Graffy para una discusión sobre el impacto filantrópico de cinco patrocinadores de Santa Bárbara y sus propiedades mientras presenta Los Barones de la colina de Montecito en el patio del Museo Histórico de Santa Bárbara de 5:30-7pm el jueves, 3 de junio. Los boletos cuestan $15, y los asistentes se sentarán en mesas socialmente distanciadas con vino y queso. Visita https://tinyurl.com/utfy2xkh.Celebrate

UCSB CHAMBER PLAYERS Un recital virtual de Beethoven, Brahms y más • Departamento de Música de UCSB • Gratis • https://tinyurl.com/3ms56h4j • 6-7:30pm jueves, 6/3.

OUTDOORS | AL AIRE LIBRE 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 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

Local children and their families are invited to explore the pages of Finders Keepers by Keiko Kasza and enjoy fun, outdoor activities as the Santa Barbara Public Library hosts Storywalk in the Park 10:30am-12pm on Friday, June 4th. Held at Alameda Park, this event is free and open to the public, with no registration required. Visit https:// tinyurl.com/2yaruh3m for more details.

SPECIAL EVENTS | EVENTOS ESPECIALES 6TH ANNUAL LATINO LEGACY AWARDS Recognizing local community leaders • Future Leaders of America • Free • https://tinyurl.com/x49arxa5 • 6pm Th, 6/3. SEXTO PREMIOS DE LEGADO LATINO Reconocimiento a los líderes de la comunidad local • Future Leaders of America • Gratis • https://tinyurl.com/x49arxa5 • 6pm jueves, 6/3.

Friday • viernes


CHILDREN | NIÑOS STORYWALK IN THE PARK Enjoy a picture book and activities outdoors • SB Public Library, hosted at Alameda Park • Free • 10:30am-12pm, Fr, 6/4. STORYWALK EN EL PARQUE Disfruta de un libro ilustrado y actividades al aire libre • Biblioteca pública SB, en Alameda Park • Gratis • 10:30 am-12pm, viernes, 6/4.

Photo courtesy of SB Public Library

salvar esta tierra local • Foothills Forever • Gratis, se agradecen las donaciones • https://tinyurl.com/2cdfu4r7 • 5:30pm lunes.


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Photo courtesy of SB Historical Museum

May 28, 2021

Los niños locales y sus familias están invitados a explorar las páginas de Finders Keepers de Keiko Kasza y disfrutar de actividades divertidas al aire libre mientras la Biblioteca Pública de Santa Bárbara presenta Storywalk en el parque de 10:30am-12pm el viernes, 4 de junio. Este evento, que se lleva a cabo en el Parque Alameda, es gratuito y está abierto al público, sin necesidad de registrarse. Visita https://tinyurl.com/2yaruh3m para obtener más detalles.


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LA VIDA ES SUEÑO Una presentación virtual del cuento de hadas • UCSB Teatro/Danza • Gratis • https://tinyurl.com/4ydf7fjx • 7pm viernes, 6/4 y 6/5.


In Person & Online Activities for Everyone Actividades en persona y en línea para todos

PLASTIC HARPOONS LIVE PERFORMANCE Enjoy local band The Plastic Harpoons • Topa Topa Brewery, 120 Santa Barbara St. • 8-10pm Fr, 6/4. PRESENTACIÓN EN VIVO DE PLASTIC HARPOONS Disfruta de la banda local The Plastic Harpoons • Topa Topa Brewery, 120 Santa Barbara St. • 8-10pm viernes, 6/4.



the Santa Barbara Channel and our community’s connection to the ocean as the Santa Barbara Maritime Museum hosts its inaugural Paddle Out for SBMM event at Leadbetter Beach 1-4pm on Sunday, June 6th. Community members are invited to paddle out with a self-powered craft, be a sponsor, or contribute to SBMM’s Love Letters to the Sea exhibit. Registration ($25-125) closes June 2nd, visit www.sbmm.org.

Photo by Robert Schwemmer

GOLETA BEACH CLEANUP Care for our beach and ocean • Explore Ecology at 5986 Sandspit Rd, Goleta • 4-5:30pm Fr, 6/4.

Celebra el Canal de Santa Bárbara y la conexión de nuestra comunidad con el océano mientras el Museo Marítimo de Santa Bárbara organiza su evento inaugural Rema para SBMM en Leadbetter Beach de 1 a 4pm el domingo 6 de junio. Los miembros de la comunidad están invitados a remar con una embarcación autopropulsada, ser un patrocinador o contribuir a la exhibición Cartas de amor al mar de SBMM. La inscripción ($25-125) cierra el 2 de junio, visita www.sbmm.org.

LECTURES | MEETINGS | WORKSHOPS CONFERENCIAS | REUNIONES CLIMATE JUSTICE AND COVID-19 IN CALIFORNIA Focusing on Indigenous Ecological Knowledges and COVID-19 perspectives • UCSB Interdisciplinary Humanities Center • Free • https://tinyurl.com/3hsxmhxf • 4pm Fr, 6/5.

JUSTICIA CLIMÁTICA Y COVID-19 EN CALIFORNIA Centrándose en los conocimientos ecológicos indígenas y las perspectivas del COVID-19 • Centro Interdisciplinario de Humanidades UCSB • Gratis • https://tinyurl.com/3hsxmhxf • 4pm viernes, 6/5.

LIMPIEZA DE LA PLAYA DE GOLETA Cuida nuestra playa y el océano • Explore Ecology en 5986 Sandspit Rd, Goleta • 4-5:30pm viernes, 6/4.

Saturday • sábado 6.5.21 MUSIC | MÚSICA CHRISMAN STUDIO ARTIST SHOWCASE Featuring three solo performances from resident artists • Center Stage Theater, 751 Paseo Nuevo, SB • $28 • www.centerstagetheater.org • 2:30pm Sa, 6/5, and 6/6. DEMOSTRACIÓN DE LOS ARTISTAS DE ESTUDIO CHRISMAN Con tres presentaciones en solitario de artistas residentes • Center Stage Theatre, 751 Paseo Nuevo, SB • $28 • www.centerstagetheater.org • 2:30pm sábado, 6/5 y 6/6. UNDERGRADUATE STUDENT RECITAL Featuring Soohyun Ryu, soprano • UCSB Dept. of Music • Free • https://tinyurl.com/2dvk2y86 • 4-5pm Sa, 6/5. RECITAL DE ESTUDIANTES DE PREGRADO Presentando a Soohyun Ryu, soprano • Departamento de Música de UCSB • Gratis • https://tinyurl.com/2dvk2y86 • 4-5pm sábado, 6/5.


WHERE ARE THEY NOW? A virtual concert by UCSB Gospel Choir • UCSB Dept. of Music • Free • https://tinyurl.com/353f9e7w • 6-7pm Sa, 6/5.

LA VIDA ES SUEÑO - A virtual fairy tale performance • UCSB Theater/Dance • Free • https://tinyurl.com/4ydf7fjx • 7pm Fr, 6/4 and 6/5.

DONDE ESTAN ELLOS AHORA Un concierto virtual de UCSB Gospel Choir • Departamento de Música de UCSB • Gratis •

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https://tinyurl.com/353f9e7w • 6-7pm sábado, 6/5.

OUTDOORS | AL AIRE LIBRE SUMMER KICK-OFF Celebrate the start of library summer activities with games, treats, and more • SB Public Library, hosted at Alameda Park • Free • 2-3:30pm Sa, 6/5.

REMA PARA SBMM Celebra el canal registrándote para remar o patrocinar • SB Maritime Museum, en Leadbetter Beach • $25-125 • https://tinyurl.com/7ckr8b5s • 1-4pm domingo, 6/6.


INICIO DE VERANO Celebra el inicio de las actividades de verano de la biblioteca con juegos, golosinas y más • Biblioteca pública SB, en Alameda Park • Gratis • 2-3:30pm sábado, 6/5.

VIRTUAL WILDERNESS SPIRIT AWARD EVENT & FUNDRAISER Honoring Richard Salas and benefiting the Wildling Museum • $50-250 • www.wildlingmuseum.org/news/2021-wildernessspirit-award • 4pm Su, 6/6.

DONATION YOGA CLASS: SAVE THE SUMMERLAND FARM! Class benefitting efforts to save Sweet Wheel Farm • Divinitree, hosted at La Mesa Park • $15 minimum donation • www.divinitreesantabarbara.com/events • 11am Sa, 6/5.

EVENTO Y PARA RECAUDAR FONDOS PREMIO VIRTUAL WILDERNESS SPIRIT Honrando a Richard Salas y para beneficiar al Museo Wildling • $50-250 • www.wildlingmuseum.org/news/2021-wilderness-spirit-award • 4pm domingo, 6/6.

CLASE DE YOGA POR DONACIÓN: ¡SALVA LA GRANJA DE SUMMERLAND! Una clase benefica para salvar Sweet Wheel Farm • Divinitree, en La Mesa Park • Donación mínima de $15 • www.divinitreesantabarbara.com/events • 11am sábado, 6/5.

VIRTUAL VINEYARD Enjoy a virtual wine tasting with Judd’s Hill Winery • Jewish Federation of Greater SB • $56-90 • https://tinyurl.com/5mdp79pk • 5:30pm Su, 6/6.

SPECIAL EVENTS | EVENTOS ESPECIALES CAJUN CRAB BOIL FUNDRAISER Supporting local nonprofit Organic Soup Kitchen • $150 • www.organicsoupkitchen.org/events • 4pm Sa, 6/5.

VIÑEDO VIRTUAL Disfruta de una cata de vinos virtual con Judd’s Hill Winery • Jewish Federation of Greater SB • $56-90 • https://tinyurl.com/5mdp79pk • 5:30pm domingo, 6/6.

RECAUDACIÓN DE FONDOS CAJUN CRAB BOIL Apoya a la compañia sin fines de lucro Organic Soup Kitchen • $150 • www.organicsoupkitchen.org/events • 4pm sábado, 6/5.

Sunday • domingo 6.6.21 MUSIC | MÚSICA LIVE PERFORMANCE - BOB THACKARA Enjoy an outdoor music performance • Topa Topa Brewery, 120 Santa Barbara St. • 4-6pm Su, 6/6. PRESENTACIÓN EN VIVO - BOB THACKARA Disfruta de una presentación musical al aire libre • Topa Topa Brewery, 120 Santa Barbara St. • 4-6pm domingo, 6/6.

OUTDOORS | AL AIRE LIBRE PADDLE OUT FOR SBMM Celebrate the channel by registering to paddle or sponsoring • SB Maritime Museum, hosted at Leadbetter Beach • $25-125 • https://tinyurl.com/7ckr8b5s • 1-4pm Su, 6/6.

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SB Public Library Welcomes Back Community with Increased Building Access

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OOK-LOVERS, STUDENTS, AND ALL COMMUNITY MEMBERS who relish using the Santa Barbara Public Library’s resources will soon be able to browse bookshelves in person again. Beginning June 1st, SBPL will increase access to its library buildings by welcoming patrons up to 25 percent capacity, with each visitor will be limited to a 30-minute visit. This move is SBPL’s latest effort to safely serve the community amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. “SBPL has continued to support the community’s information and educational needs during the pandemic by modifying the way we deliver service,” shared Library Services Manager Molly Wetta. “Our buildings haven’t been opened, but we never truly closed.” SBPL service adjustments have included mailing library cardholders books and offering patrons Sidewalk Service, according to Wetta. Most recently, SBPL opened the Faulkner Gallery and other locations’ meeting rooms for limited browsing and reserved item pick-up. Additionally, SBPL has expanded its digital library resources, hosted virtual and outdoors events, and lent laptops and hotspots to community members in need of internet access. Now, SBPL locations look forward to once again providing more traditional in-person browsing, along with access to computers, Wi-Fi, copiers, and printers. However, indoor programming and meeting room reservations will still not be offered at this time. Shipments of items between Black Gold Library Cooperative member libraries will

also remain unavailable until July 1st. To allow for social distancing, visitors will be admitted on a firstcome, first-serve basis. Accordingly, the Central Library will permit 94 people inside at one time, with the Eastside Library admitting eleven individuals. Given their smaller sizes, the Carpinteria Library will welcome only one household or six people, while the Montecito Library will allow one household or four people. Due to these limitations, SBPL asks community members to limit themselves to one 30-minutes long visit per day, so that all interested individuals may utilize the library’s resources. The Library will also ask patrons to not eat food and wear a face mask during their visit. “The Library will continue to require masks for entry to buildings, even if the State and County public health orders no longer require them for the foreseeable future,” said Wetta. “With less than half of the county’s population currently vaccinated, and young children not able to receive the vaccine, we want to ensure the most vulnerable members of the community are protected.” Beyond welcoming back patrons, SBPL has also invited existing volunteers to resume their duties as of this month. The libraries are also currently hiring library pages and teenagers interested in paid internships. More volunteer opportunities will be made available this summer. All SBPL locations will be closed on May 29th to prepare for their reopening on June 1st.


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Santa Barbara Airport Announces Daily Nonstop Service between Santa Barbara and Chicago

N A DEVELOPMENT THAT WILL DELIGHT LOCALS with friends and family in the Midwest, Santa Barbara Airport announced that United Airlines will begin offering direct service to Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD) starting on June 3rd. The daily service will depart from SBA at 7am and arrive at ORD at 1:20 pm local time. Advance booking is available now on https://www.united.com/en/us. The route will be served by an Embraer 175, with two-class service and a capacity of up to 76 passengers. “We are honored that United Airlines has chosen SBA for new service via its Chicago hub,” says Airport Director, Henry Thompson. “For Santa Barbara area residents, it will be our farthest direct flight with connections to more than 40 destinations across the Midwest and East Coast and will also shave hours off the typical routes via Denver, Los Angeles or San Francisco. As international travel opens this route will connect Santa Barbara to over 60 international destinations.” It’s an important development for our airport. “Our

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numbers are starting to return to prepandemic highs and we anticipate to start reaching the highs soon again. We saw two days last week where we exceeded 1,500, which was our typical daily average pre-pandemic. The trend is positive, we are working hard to support the growth,” noted SBA Marketing Coordinator Angi Daus. “There is a strong possibility to break 10k passengers this next week, post Memorial Day weekend travel.” “We are thrilled that our community will now have access to nonstop service from our beautiful city to Chicago and beyond,” says Cathy Murillo, Santa Barbara Mayor. “It is equally as important for our tourism industry and this service will help bring visitors to our region yearround.” As part of the promotion for the new One of the easiest airports to navigate, SBA, a City Enterprise Department, is Chicago service, Dave’s Dogs Grill will ready to serve its growing customer base. be set up outside the terminal’s main entrance every Saturday and Sunday from 11 to 1pm for the entire month of June. Among a variety of fun and Los Angeles via United Airlines Direct Flights from Oakland via Southwest Airlines delicious options, Dave’s Santa Barbara Airport: Phoenix via American Airlines Dogs will be featuring their Chicago via American Airlines: Portland via Alaska Airlines Chicago Dog and will have (Seasonal Sat. & Sun., May 8 Sept. 5, 2021) San Diego via Alaska Airlines starting June 17 vegetarian selections as well. Chicago via United Airlines starting June 3 San Francisco via United Airlines SBA encourages the entire Dallas via American Airlines Seattle via Alaska Airlines community to come by to Denver via United Airlines & Southwest Airlines www.FlySBA.com enjoy a specialty hot dog Las Vegas via Southwest Airlines with friends and families. Photo courtesy www.FlySBA.com


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Habitat for Humanity Celebrates 20th Anniversary with Virtual Gala are considered to have extremely low incomes, making home ownership a difficult achievement. The ROM BUILDING NEW HOMES TO PROVIDING organization further acknowledged how systemic HOME REPAIRS FOR RESIDENTS IN NEED, Habitat racism has contributed to the issue of affordable housing for Humanity of Southern Santa Barbara County has nationwide. “We must, throughout our ministry, do been at the forefront of supporting local housing needs a better job of connecting issues of racial and social for the past 20 years. In celebration of these achievements injustice with historic barriers to affordable housing and and its ongoing work, the organization hosted Habitat working to eradicate those barriers,” said Habitat for Homecoming Virtual Gala on May 22nd, attended by 175 Humanity International CEO Johnathan Reckford in a people. statement shared during the event. “The last year has shaken many of us to our core, but it Beyond reflecting on its past accomplishments, has also taught us that we are resilient, and we’ve been able Habitat Santa Barbara recognized the sponsors, to gain a new perspective on so many things,” said Jessica de L’Arbre, CEO of Habitat Santa Barbara. “Homes are more than volunteers, and community members who have Habitat’s Board President Lora Fisher, Joyce McCullough, and Habitat supported its mission. Several of these individuals SB’s CEO Jessica de L’Arbre the place where families lay their heads at night. Our home spoke to the organization’s significance, including Santa Following these acknowledgements, several Habitat has been the first line of defense against the pandemic and the Barbara Mayor Cathy Murillo, Edward Devicente and Ryan homeowners shared how the organization has positively center of our lives in so many more ways than we are used to. Mills of DMHA Architecture, and County Board Supervisor impacted their lives. One individual spoke to how the We found that home has never been more important.” Das Williams. affordable housing allowed his family to continue living and Since its establishment in 2000, Habitat Santa Barbara has Additionally, three companies were presented awards for working in Santa Barbara, while another thanked Habitat constructed four affordable housing developments, creating their continued involvement and support. Montecito Bank Santa Barbara for helping care for their house by providing 22 homes for 84 individuals. Additionally, the organization home repairs and assistance. has provided many residents with mentorship and educational & Trust received Habitat Santa Barbra’s Legacy Partnership Award, Union Bank was given the Community Resilience “This place was a huge difference regarding my kids going resources, and completed over 160 home repairs for lowAward, and Yardi Systems received the Corporate Partnership to school, especially with the pandemic; they used to take income families and seniors. Award. A special presentation was also given classes over here in the house,” shared one family. “They have Going forward, Habitat highlighting former Habitat Board Chair Paul their own room, so they can connect [to online classes] really Santa Barbara announced Wilson, who passed away last November. nice and quiet, and be attentive, thanks to Habitat.” during the event that it will be “My favorite moment of working with Habitat The evening concluded with a live fundraising portion, submitting plans for six new Santa Barbara has got to be these wonderful during which attendees were invited to make a donation to affordable homes to the City fundraising events,” shared Janet Garufis, Chairman support Habitat Santa Barbara’s ongoing work. Hosted by of Santa Barbara. These homes and CEO of Montecito Bank & Trust, as she Jessica de L’Arbre and Janet Garufis, Chairman and CEO of will be located on Coda Street, accepted Habitat’s award. “For me, the energy that Montecito Bank & Trust, community members donated a on donated land. comes to be in a room with like-minded people grand total of $80,559. Combined with event ticket sales and Habitat Santa Barbara who know why we’re here, and who come here sponsorships, the Virtual Gala ultimately raised approximately stressed the importance of because they really care and they really want to give, $150,000 to support Habitat Santa Barbara. its work by pointing to the Chairman & CEO of Honoree Montecito it is the most exciting, wonderful experience for me fact that about 61 percent of For information on Habitat Santa Barbara, or to view a recording Bank & Trust Janet Garufis and Habitat to see how much help can happen in a very, very of the Virtual Gala, visit www.sbhabitat.org Santa Barbara City residents Santa Barbara CEO Jessica de L’Arbre short period of time.” By Daisy Scott / VOICE


Community News Arroyo Burro Open Space Restoration - Phase II


HE CITY OF SANTA BARBARA will begin the construction on the second phase of the Arroyo Burro Open Space Restoration this June. As a part of this project, restoration improvements will be made along Arroyo Burro and the Campanil drainage, and formal trail routes will be established. There will also be a pedestrian bridge installed over the creek, allowing visitors to travel to Las Positas Road. Additionally, more than 2,600 native container plants will be planted during this phase. This will include 350 native trees as well as additional arroyo willow stakes. “The restoration of this important habitat will benefit wildlife species and improve park aesthetics on site for public enjoyment,” reads the City’s statement on the project. Construction for phase II is expected to last about five months.


Amtrak to Require Reservations for High-Travel Summer Weekends


MTRAK PACIFIC SURFLINER has announced that it will require reservations for select holiday weekends this summer in order to safely accommodate travellers. The first weekend to require reservations will be Memorial Day weekend, from Friday, May 28th through June 1st. Other affected dates will be the Fourth of July weekend (July 2nd-5th), the Del Mar Races’ opening weekend (July 16th-19th), and Labor Day weekend (September 3rd-7th). To make a reservation, visit www.pacificsurfliner.com/schedules

Community invited to Raise Gun Violence Awareness by Moms Demand Action


ACH DAY over 100 people are killed by guns in the United States. To increase awareness of this fact, along with the issue of gun violence nationwide, the Santa Barbara Chapter of Moms Demand Action invites the community members to create their own paper Soul Boxes, which represent the lives injured or lost by gun accidents, violence, or suicide. Boxes can be dropped off with Moms Demand Action volunteers at the Santa Barbara Central Library from 11am-2pm Wednesday, June 2nd. Prior to this drop-off event, Moms Demand Action gathered on May 26th to fold 100 Soul Boxes representing the people who die from gun violence every day. These boxes, along with the ones created by the community, will make up a display at the Central Library this June. Beyond folding Soul Boxes, Moms Demand Action members and other supporters will wear orange on Friday, June 4th to honor individuals lost to gun violence and promote awareness. “Orange is the color that Hadiya Pendelton’s friends wore in her honor after she was shot and killed in 2015 at the age of 15,” explains a statement from the Santa Barbara Moms Demand Action chapter. “After her death, her friends asked people to stand up, speak out, and Wear Orange to raise awareness.”

To learn how to fold a Soul Box, visit www.soulboxproject.org/make-a-box-1. For more information on Moms Demand Action, visit www.momsdemandaction.org.

Kevin Nuss Named Director of Marketing at the Santa Barbara Zoo

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HE COMMUNITY ENVIRONMENTAL COUNCIL has welcomed several new staff members whose diverse backgrounds are expanding the organization’s ability to meet the demands of the climate crisis. This builds on a trend of growth for CEC that continued in 2020 and through this year, despite the pandemic.


DANNY ETTELSON has joined the Community Environmental Council team as an Energy Associate. Having experience working in the private sector developing electric vehicle charging software, Ettelson further holds a background in research in the fields of electric vehicles and energy efficiency. He earned his bachelor’s degree in Environmental Science from the University of Denver, and his master’s degree specializing in Energy and Climate from the Bren School at UC Santa Barbara. MELISSA GOMEZ FONTAINE will serve as a Development Associate Danny Ettelson with the Community Environmental Council. A dedicated supporter of local nonprofits, she assumes this role after having previously worked as the Marketing Manager at the Center for Urban Agriculture at Fairview Gardens, co-founder of Goodland Kitchen in Goleta, Food Literacy Manager at the Orfalea Foundation, and Director of Community Impact with the Foodbank of Santa Barbara County. Fontaine holds her bachelor’s degree Melissa Gomez in Natural Sciences from New College of Florida, as well as a Fontaine master’s degree in Environmental Science and Management from the Bren School at UC Santa Barbara. GAD GIRLING joins the Community Environmental Council as a Communications Production Coordinator. Having earned a bachelor’s degree in Environmental Science with a minor in Physics from UC Santa Barbara, Girling has a background in design. As a result of this background, Girling has experience drawing out relevant research from academia and bringing it to the attention of the public through endeavors that combine art and science.

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JOSEPH HERNANDEZ will work with the Community Environmental Council Gad Girling as an Administrative & Operations Director. He assumes this role after having worked as an Operations Manager with Teach For America – Los Angeles, as well as serving as Program Coordinator at the University of Southern California Marshall School of Business for 11 years. Hernandez holds his bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from USC.

SARAH MILLER has joined the Community Environmental Council team as a Communications Associate. Having lived abroad for a number of years, Miller ultimately created the YouTube channel “Azul Unlimited” out of her passions for helping the ocean and marketing. Additionally, she spent eight years working in the wine industry, which contributes to her possession of a unique combination of environmental and marketing experiences. Miller holds her bachelor’s degree in Viticulture & Enology with a minor in Spanish from UC Davis.

KEVIN NUSS was recently named Director of Marketing for the Santa Barbara Zoo. While new to the zoo world, Nuss has a decade of experience in the sports marketing and entertainment industry. Prior to this role, Nuss worked as the Director of Event Marketing and Sales at Feld Entertainment, where he oversaw the planning and implementation of marketing campaigns for events taking place in stadiums and arenas across the western United States and Canada. Additionally, he has served as an adjunct faculty member at Grand Canyon University, teaching courses in marketing and advertising as well as helping with the development of curriculum Kevin Nuss for the Colangelo College of Business’ Sports & Entertainment Management program. Nuss earned his bachelor’s degrees in Music Business and German Language & Culture from the University of Puget Sound, and his MBA from Arizona State University. In line with his international focus, he has also completed multiple study abroad programs at University of Freiburg in Freiburg, Germany and Toulouse Business School in Toulouse, France and Barcelona, Spain. www.sbzoo.org

Maria McCall Joins Family Service Agency Board of Directors

MARIA MCCALL has joined the Board of Directors for the Family Service Agency (FSA) of Santa Barbara County. Currently working as Montecito Bank & Trust Vice President and MClub Director, McCall has served on FSA’s Senior Program Advisory Council since 2017, and has long been associated with senior programming in Santa Barbara. She started her career with the City of Santa Barbara’s Senior Recreation Services, co-founded the Santa Barbara Senior Expo in 1988, and is a member of the Senior Programs of Santa Barbara Committee Advised Fund. Maria McCall McCall also remains active in multiple community and nonprofit organizations, such as the Wilding Art Museum, Pearl Chase Society, and CALM. www.fsacares.org

Martha Rogers Named President of Assistance League of Santa Barbara

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Alexandria Cherry Joins Dream Foundation National Board of Directors

ALEXANDRIA CHERRY will serve on the National Board of Directors for Dream Foundation. Currently, Cherry is the Vice President, Emerging Markets Group Lead (EMGL), for Rare Disease at Pfizer, Inc., and develops and implements commercial strategies for the company’s Rare Disease portfolio across emerging markets and China. In the past, she has also worked in marketing, sales, and finance positions for Eisai Inc., Cephalon, and Johnson & Johnson. Beyond her new involvement with Dream Foundation, Cherry is a member of the Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association, and received the organization’s Rising STAR award in Alexandria Cherry 2017. Upon joining Dream Foundation, Cherry shared, “I believe one of the greatest gifts we can give is our time, and to be of service to others which aligns with the mission of Dream Foundation.” www.dreamfoundation.org

MARTHA ROGERS will serve as the 2021-2022 President of the Assistance League of Santa Barbara. Having been transferred to Santa Barbara by Santa Barbara Bank and Trust from Los Angeles in 2003, Rogers has been a dedicated ALSB member for twelve years. Previously, she served the organization by acting as thrift shop coordinator, chair of the Corner Shop, chair of Friendship Lunch philanthropy, and participating on the nominating committee. Beyond ALSB, she has worked with the CALM Auxiliary for 18 years, and serves as a member of the Women’s Fund of Santa Barbara.


Local Children Encouraged to Submit Drawings to “Kids Draw Architecture”


O YOU HAVE A CHILD IN YOUR LIFE who loves to draw? This summer, the Architectural Foundation of Santa Barbara will host its free “Kids Draw Architecture Sketch Your Communities” event. Interested young artists can submit up to two drawings by June 2nd, with each submission being considered for AFSB’s annual Kids Draw Architecture 2022 calendar. “We are asking artists as they draw architecture to expand their view; to look at public buildings in Santa Barbara that may be near where they live or another building they may have seen and especially like,” reads AFSB’s announcement.

Submissions can be sent to info@afsb.org, or mailed or dropped off at 229 E. Victoria St., Santa Barbara. For entry forms, drawing resources, and more information, visit www.afsb.org/programs/kids-draw-architecture

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HarborVOICE MOXI Lures Harbor Visitors up State By Sigrid Toye, Special to VOICE


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PPORTUNITIES FOR DISCOVERY ARE EVERYWHERE and I’m excited to have so much to write about! A quick glace up State Street from the harbor’s Cabrillo Boulevard reveals the glorious architecture of MOXI, the Wolf Museum of Museum of Exploration & Innovation, just a short distance from the ocean. Who could resist that imaginatively designed building with a special entrance just for kids? The Barry Berkus designed structure celebrated its official Opening Day in 2017. Its existence is a testament to the work of a dedicated and determined group of founders supported by countless generous donors, businesses, and foundations from our philanthropically minded Santa Barbara community and beyond, many of whom are honored on the walkway to the entrance of the museum. MOXI certainly has delivered on its original mission statement and vision and much more. Especially impressive are MOXI’s Core Values which reflect a common philosophy: a space for Experimenters who are willing to take risks and embrace failure in a safe, playful, collaborative, and diverse environment. Even during pandemic closures, its mission has continued to motivate the staff to develop projects outside of normal on-site opportunities. Since MOXI’s reopening on April 29th, access is available under County guidelines for optimum safety for both visitors and staff. Opening at 25 percent capacity, it was clear to me that the greatest precautions were being taken within the the 25,000 foot structure, with staff assisting parents and their children at each exhibit. As I wandered about with my cell phone camera, I couldn’t help but admire the creative interior spaces and

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the colorful accent pieces all designed in support of the mission to ‘ignite learning through interactive experiences in science and creativity’. Each one was a photo-op in its own right, making the entire experience an artistic thing of wonder! On the second floor, I was stunned by the most amazing display, created exclusively by members of the community and their kids, called CurioCity. This was one of the innovative projects developed during the restrictive COVID-19 summer, when the building was shuttered. The museum’s creative staff invited participants to design, engineer, and build a model of a city. The challenge was that it had to be made primarily out of cardboard. In addition to encouraging the creative reuse of cardboard, this project also introduced the science and process of city planning, including the concept of zoning. The ‘city planners’ were encouraged to make structures and features meet a variety of needs for the citizens of CurioCity, including residential buildings, recreational activities/locations, service providers, and utilities which totaled 43 individual creations woven into a complete cardboard community. Director of Marketing and Communications Martha Swanson noted, “Since that was a few months into “lockdown” – we found people were excited for safe human interaction – They were excited to have something to do and somewhere to go in order to drop off their cardboard creations.” How about that for a hands-on innovative educational project? Also noteworthy was one of the museum’s most popular exhibit: Build It. Test It. Race It., where guests build race cares and test them on a large race track located front and center on the second floor. The number of kids waiting for their turn certainly underscored the exhibit’s popularity. It’s a reminder that, in many ways, the museum experience is still the same – the difference being that one has to wait and take turns due to still present safety restrictions. Not a bad thing to learn as well! Photo by MOXI, The Wolf Museum of Exploration + Innovation


MOXI will have special hours for the Memorial Day holiday on Monday, May 31st, from 10 am to 5pm. Normally, the museum is open fromThursday through Sunday from 10 am to 5 pm. Visitors are enclouraged to make a reservation on the MOXI website at www.moxi.org 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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Thanks Mark Patton!

We’ll Miss You Mayor Conklin

COMMITMENT. SOLID. DURABLE. Santa Barbara has been so fortunate to have Mark Patton for 44 years. Patton was honored at the Santa Barbara Athletic Round Table Luncheon with several current and former coaches and colleagues in attendance. Santa Barbara County Second District Supervisor Gregg Hart presented Patton with a proclamation recognizing his continuity and caring for local sports.

Former Santa Barbara Mayor HAL CONKLIN passes at 75. He will be remembered for his political, environmental, and arts collaborations that made him one of the most valuable citizens in the city. City Council 1977 -1993. Mayor 1993 -1994. In recent years he was part of the Common Table group that brought residents together for community gatherings, food, and positive conversations without political rancor. https://tinyurl.com/bxzvkm5d

Washed Ashore...

COMING APART - A crashed boat between Carpinteria and Summerland is expected to be cleaned up this week. It has been a concern with splintered wood and items on board now strewn on to the shoreline and in the water.


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GOOGLE’S Other Project

GOOGLE plans to build a break through quantum computer at its Santa Barbara AI campus by 2029. The company has been collaborating with UC Santa Barbara.

Monday: VEHICLE CRASH into a pole on Carrillo and Bath St. also damaged the front window of the Goodwill Store Monday night. Driver taken to Cottage Hospital.

What next?

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TV HILL Vegetation FIRE - Santa Barbara

May 20, 2021: nine acres burn, numerous structures threatened earlier on TV hill, Santa Barbara. Flames calming down as of 10:45 p.m. Santa Barbara City and mutual aid engines in driveways up and down 500 - 600 Miramonte Drive.

An URGENT MEETING was called on HOMELESS CAMP FIRES, relocation plans, and growing risks in railroad and freeway sites. Santa Barbara City Council had a community hearing Tuesday at 6pm. PARKING LOTS may be used to get camps out of areas where fires have started or could be started. Councilmembers Mike Jordan and Eric Friedman urge action immediately. MOVING THE HOMELESS from the freeway ramps and train routes will require other housing ideas.Santa Barbara is considering the commuter lot on Carrillo and Castillo.

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EconomicVOICE Some Workers Reluctant to Return to Jobs By Harlan Green / Special to VOICE

“IN THE WEEK ENDING MAY 15, the advance figure for seasonally adjusted initial (jobless) claims was 444,000, a decrease of 34,000 from the previous week’s revised level. This is the lowest level for initial claims since March 14, 2020 when it was 256,000,” says the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis. Most of the decline came from a decrease in those getting benefits through pandemicrelated emergency programs. States showing the largest declines included Georgia (-8,216), Kentucky (-7,175), and Texas (-4,828), according to unadjusted data. New Jersey showed the biggest gain, with 4,384. Along with the steady slide in the headline number, the total of those receiving various government benefits tumbled by nearly 900,000 to just shy of 16 million, according to BEA data through May 1st. The high number still receiving benefits has caused some 23 states to back out of the $300 weekly federal bonus checks as soon as June, with Florida being the latest state to announce it is canceling extended federal unemployment benefits. That’ll cut off more than 3.6 million people from getting enhanced benefits related to the pandemic that Congress has authorized to expire in September.. State governors claim that this unemployment coverage discourages workers from taking jobs, citing labor shortages. Some economists and analysts disagree, noting that several factors are preventing people from finding suitable work, including lack of child care and fear of contracting COVID-19. The two million person gap between Job Openings and actual Hires in the government’s latest JOLTS report is growing evidence that there is a red-hot demand for workers after what I call the pandemic recession, even with the high number out of work and still receiving benefits. Why the record number of job openings at the same time so many are still receiving benefits? It will take time for workers to find suitable jobs, while employers need to raise their minimum wages for essential workers in the service sector (that are the lowest paid) to attract them back to work. Service sector employers such as Amazon say they are raising their minimum wage to $15 per hour, while Bank of America is raising the minimum wage from $20 to $25 per hour for its clerical workers. It is perhaps why a record number of small businesses said they could not fill open jobs in April, adding to a growing national controversy over whether extra unemployment benefits are keeping scores of people from re-entering the labor force. Some 44 percent of small businesses reported job openings went unfilled, according to the National Federation of Independent Business. The NFIB is the nation’s largest smallbusiness lobbying group. It is less understandable why the red states are the first to terminate extra aid to their own lowest-paid workers before September, maintaining that it is keeping them from working in jobs that probably pay less than the weekly benefits (aid that is also free $$ to the states). It not such a good idea, because cutting off the additional benefits is exacerbating the



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income inequality that has been a major cause of record drug use and suicide rate among high school-educated white males that have lost formerly high-paying jobs in the rust belt. It also tells us that red state governors, (such as Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson in a recent NPR interview), think little of the plight of Arkansas’ own essential workers that fill most of the lower-paying jobs after having weathered one year of pandemic hell. The good news is that workers are now getting to pick and choose what jobs they would prefer. That is just one of the changes we are seeing as the 2020’s economy begins to roar. 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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Poetic VOICE Little Soul

All this means something something absolute whenever I start to explain it I forget words altogether —T’ao Ch’ien (365-427 c.e.)


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ILLIAM STANLEY MERWIN (1927-2019) encountered again the one poem attributed to Emperor Hadrian in Marguerite Yourcenar’s novel, Memoirs of Hadrian (1951). The book opens with a reproduction of a stone plaque with chiseled Latin words and it seems to be Hadrian’s death poem—

Little soul little stray little drifter now where will you stay all pale and alone after the way you used to make fun of things

To the Soul

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In many of his poems, reader—and William too I’m sure—are regularly startled by soul’s sudden appearance (the infinitude of feelings, images, and sensations, one might associate with “soul”) as if something beyond words itself chose to appear—and his genius was to somehow, miraculously, manifest a poem about that. You invisible one resounding on your own whatever the others happen to be playing source of a note not there in the score under whatever key unphrased continuo gut stretched between the beginning and the end what would the music be without you since even through the chorus of pure joy the tears hear you and nothing can restrain them

Amor Fati Little soul, you have wandered lost a long time. The woods all dark now, birded and eyed. Then a light, a cabin, a fire, a door standing open. The fairy tales warn you: Do not go in you who would eat will be eaten. You go in. You quicken. You want to have feet. You want to have eyes. You want to have fears. A month ago Jane sent me a note about my book, The Pond (2019), with this comment: “How lovely that we share reflections on Hadrian’s “Little Soul” with your “Little Sparrow.” After I picked myself up off the floor, confused, I went to the poem—

Emperor Hadrian hoped to enter death with eyes open as I’ve seen your brothers do. Maybe we’ll recognize the way and meet at the threshold among those we love for millions of days. I recalled writing the poem in response to finally, after a year of puzzlement (my Latin is primitive and ancient), figuring out that the closing pages of Yourcenar’s novel paraphrase Hadrian’s poem and also the inscription on his tomb, which I paraphrased in my poem. The “Little sparrow” is simply a sparrow hopping around my feet on the porch of my favorite coffee shop hoping for bagel crumbs. And then it suddenly hit me for the first time—my poem was actually the beginnings of The Beatitudes of Ekaterina (2017) my lamentation at the death of my beloved Ekaterina Anna Oxana Galiyeva in 2014 who I called “Vorobyshek”—Little Sparrow—from a story by her Russian countryman Alexander Pushkin. Goodness gracious, “No surprise for the writer, no surprise for the reader,” sayeth Robert Frost. The deeply occupied consciousness that wrote the poem in the year of her death about her death, myself unaware, was the work of soul, my own “sorrow string.” I certainly had not intended to write a “Little Soul” after Hadrian let alone join William and Jane in homages to the poem in some unmapped future. And now they are arriving, a kind of seafarer’s vessel steering itself toward a destiny to which the only righteous response must be—“Yes.” Thus begins transition on behalf of the new work and the necessary landfall for its realization—somewhere near the confluence of Rio Tamega and Rio Douro.

Is anyone there if so are you real either way are you one or several if the latter are you all at once or do you take turns not answering

To the Sorrow String

Prior to the publication of Jane Hirshfield’s Ledger (2020), reviewed in this column, I was startled and delighted to see her own “Little Soul” poems appearing in literary magazines. I thought how wonderful that she had been inspired by our dear friend William’s translation of Hadrian’s gem. Here is the first of her “Little Souls”—

Little sparrow, my breath of soul makes brief flights and hops I too carry weeds in my mouth.

William spent thirty years pondering how one might translate the poem “despite the numerous commentaries about it.” He told me that he finally settled on the most literal choices he could manage which felt “closest to its singular truth.” He addressed soul directly throughout his career –

is your answer the question itself surviving the asking without end whose question is it how does it begin where does it come from how did it ever find out about you over the sound of itself with nothing but its own ignorance to go by

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Two backlit mallards heading north like crazy not waiting for death little soul you never hole up intimations nonstop quit the job kiss those lips laugh it off don’t wait do you hear death saying fly together it’s late . . . Little soul a person asks what is a person everything that is everything that is not never not answers like walking on a mirror and you down there drifting off wheresoever whenever you feel like it out of the frame out of the question

Richard Jarrette is author of Beso the Donkey (2010), A Hundred Million Years of Nectar Dances (2015), The Beatitudes of Ekaterina (2017), The Pond (2019), Strange Antlers (Fall 2021), and Wheresoever (2022).

Editors note: This is Richard’s final column for VOICE.

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35th Annual I Madonnari Festival to be Celebrated Virtually


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ANTA BARBARA LOCALS ESCAPE INTO REALMS OF COLOR AND PAVEMENT during the annual I Madonnari Italian Street Painting Festival. Held at the Santa Barbara Mission every Memorial Day weekend, artists and community members alike gather together to craft and admire a stunning collection of chalk drawings. Now, while pandemic restrictions prevent this traditional in-person celebration, the spirit of I Madonnari will continue online this weekend with its virtual festival May 29th to 31st. “The festival is a wonderful tourist attraction for Santa Barbara,” shared Kathy Koury, Executive Director of the Children’s Creative Project. “It has been a very popular community event, people of all ages come.” The Festival also benefits the Children’s Creative Project, a nonprofit arts education program of the Santa Barbara County Education Office. Holding the mission of providing students with cultural experiences and visual and performing art education, the organization serves over 50,000 students across Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo County schools each year. It has continued this work in the face of the pandemic, offering students various virtual activities. This year’s I Madonnari Festival will showcase the works of 77 artists from across our community, California, the United States, and Mexico. Sponsored by a number of companies and organizations, the artists will create their chalk pastel drawings in their driveways. As they work, they will take photos showing their progress. These photos will then be shared online via the I Madonnari website and social media for festival viewers’ enjoyment. “What’s interesting about the festival at the old mission is you get to see a creative process, the drawings from beginning to completion,” explained Koury. “So I wanted to replicate that somehow with the virtual event.” Artists: Tracy Lee Stum and Sayak Mitra – Sponsored by So Cal IP Law Group A special highlight will be the festival’s featured work, created by artists Sharyn Chan, Ann Hefferman, and Jay Schwartz. Together, they will craft a 40’ by 20’ street painting depicting a part of Mexican painter and historian Miguel Covarrubias’ Map of Mexico. This same team of artists also worked on last year’s 48’ by 12’ street painting of Thomas Hart Benton’s Achelous and Hercules, which is featured on the 2021 I Madonnari poster. The festival will also feature a “Chalk for Kids” element, which invites children to create their own chalk drawings during the festival. They can then share these drawings with Eleven year old Alisson’s 2020 chalk drawing the community by posting them to Instagram with the hashtag #KeepOnChalking. Children interested in participating can receive free chalk between 9am and 1pm on Saturday, May 29th at the Village Properties parking lot on the corner of State and Micheltorena Streets. The Children’s Creative Project has also opened an I Madonnari Brianna Johnson, REALTOR; Renee Grubb, Village online store through its website, where event supporters can Properties Owner; and Dianne Johnson, REALTOR purchase notecards, posters, tote bags, face masks, and more. The 2021 I Madonnari t-shirt and poster will also be available for Village Properties to host free kids’ purchase via this site. Funds raised through the online store will chalk box “drive through” for I support the Children’s Creative Project. To view the 35th I Madonnari Italian Street Painting Madonnari Festival Festival, visit www.iMadonnariFestival.com, follow @ imadonnarisantabarbara on Facebook, or follow @imadonnari AMILIES WITH CHILDREN INTERESTED IN on Instagram. Be sure to also follow the hashtags #IMadonnari, CREATING THEIR OWN STREET ART for the I #ChildrensCreativeProject, #KeepOnChalking, and Madonnari Italian Street Painting Festival are invited #ChalkFestivalSB, to stay up-to-date on the festival’s posts. to pick up free boxes of chalk this Saturday at a “drive through” event sponsored by Village Properties REALTORS. Ten year old Ambika’s chalk drawing Village Properties staff members and members of the Children’s Creative Project arts education organization will hand out 1,000 boxes of children’s chalk between 9am and 1pm on Saturday, May 29th at Village Properties’ Santa Barbara office parking lot (1436 State Street, off Micheltorena St). Families are encouraged to use the chalk to create their own “Kids Square” art pieces on their driveway or neighborhood sidewalk for the I Madonnari festival. Photos of the Kids Squares can be posted on the festival’s Facebook and Instagram pages. I Madonnari serves as the main fundraiser for the Children’s Creative Project, a non-profit organization that brings arts education to thousands of school children throughout Santa Barbara County through professional-led workshops and performances by multicultural touring artists. Village Properties is a major sponsor for the festival, which is now in its 35th year. Photo by Patrick Shourds


2020 Featured Street Painting, 42x12 feet by: Sharyn Chan, Ann Hefferman, and Jay Schwartz. Assisted by Emily Hefferman. Reproduction: Thomas Hart Benton, “Achelous and Hercules,” 1947

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PEREGRINE GALLERIES: 1133 Coast Village Rd • 805-969-9673 PORTICO GALLERY: Notable CA & national artists • Open Daily • 1235 Coast Village Rd • 805-729-8454 • www.porticofinearts.com THOMAS REYNOLDS GALLERY: The Art of California • Thur-Sat 12-5 & By Appt • www.thomasreynolds.com RUTH ELLEN HOAG FINE ART @ GRAYSPACE: Accession ~ Jun 13 • 219 Gray Av • By appt • 805-689-0858 • www.grayspaceart.com SANTA BARBARA ART WORKS: Artists with Disabilities • 805-260-6705 • www.sbartworks.org SANTA BARBARA ARTS: Local artists • Thurs-Sun 11-5 • 805-884-1938

SB HISTORICAL MUSEUM: • 136 E De la Guerra • Thur noon-5, Fri noon-7; Sat 12-5 • 805-966-1601 • www.sbhistorical.org SB MARITIME MUSEUM: Four new exhibitions • Thurs-Sun 10-5) • www.SBMM.org • 805-962-8404 SB MUSEUM OF ART: Small-Format American Paintings from the Permanent Collection • In the Meanwhile...Recent Acquisitions of Contemporary Art • Tu – Su, 11 –5; Thu, 11-8 • www.sbma.net • 805-963-4364 SB MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY: Museum and THE SEA CENTER is now open Wed-Sun 10-4, RSVP required • www.sbnature.org • 805-682-4711 SANTA BARBARA VISUAL ARTISTS: Summer Virtual Exhibition ~ Aug 10 • www.sbvisualartists.com SILO 118: www.silo118.com

SULLIVAN GOSS: AN AMERICAN GALLERY: Maria Rendon - Rain ~ May 24; Patrick Hall & Lynda Weinman: Kindred Spirits ~ May 24; Hank Pitcher: Just Now ~ Jun 21 • 11 E Anapamu St • 805-730-1460 • www.sullivangoss.com SYV HISTORICAL MUSEUM & CARRIAGE HOUSE: 805-688-7889 • www.santaynezmuseum.org UCSB LIBRARY: Immeasurable Loss ~ online • www.library.ucsb.edu

WATERHOUSE GALLERY: Notable CA and National Artists • La Arcada Ct, 1114 State St, #9 • 11-5 Mon-Sat, 12-4 Sun • 805-962-8885 • www. waterhousegallery.com WESTMONT RIDLEY-TREE MUSEUM OF ART: At the Edges Tri-County Artists ~ May 20 - June 19 • 805-565-6162 • www.westmont.edu/museum WILDLING MUSEUM: Bio/Mass: Contemporary Meditations on Nature ~ Sept 5; Art From the Trail ~ Oct 3 • 1511 B Mission Dr, Solvang • www.wildlingmuseum.org ZFOLIO GALLERY, SOLVANG: Young at Heart ~ May 23 • 1685 Copenhagen Dr • 10:30-5:30 daily • 805-693-8480 • www.zfolio.com

VILLAGE FRAME & GALLERY: 1485 E Valley Rd #1 • 805-969-0524

Art Events | Eventos de arte

I MADONNARI 2021 – VIRTUAL FESTIVAL • View artists’ chalk drawings virtually on I Madonnari social media and website • www.facebook.com/imadonnarisantabarbara • Sa, 5/29-5/31. I MADONNARI 2021 - FESTIVAL VIRTUAL • Ve los dibujos de tiza de los artistas locales de forma virtual en las redes sociales y el sitio web de I Madonnari • www.facebook.com/imadonnarisantabarbara • sábado, 5/29-5/31. MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND SATURDAY SHOW • Enjoy a Saturday Santa Barbara Arts & Crafts Show featuring local artists • 236 E. Cabrillo Boulevard, SB • 10am-6pm Sa, 5/29. EXPOSICIÓN DEL SÁBADO DEL FIN DE SEMANA DE MEMORIAL DAY Disfruta de una exposición de arte y manualidades los sábados en Santa Bárbara con artistas locales • 236 E. Cabrillo Boulevard, SB • 10am-6pm sábado, 5/29. ARTIST RECEPTION AND CAVIAR SAMPLING • Exhibit featuring local artist Harrison Gilman • Jules Coast Caviar, 1292 Coast Village Rd, Montecito • 5pm Sa, 5/29, exhibit up through 7/1. RECEPCIÓN DE ARTISTAS Y CATADURA DE CAVIAR Exhibición con el artista local Harrison Gilman • Jules Coast Caviar, 1292 Coast Village Rd, Montecito • 5pm sábado, 5/29, exhibición disponible hasta el 7/1. SB ARTS & CRAFTS SHOW RESUMES! • The Santa Barbara Arts and Crafts Show has resumed, with safety protocols in place to protect members and the public. The show operates 10am to 6pm on Sundays and some holiday Saturdays from Stearns Wharf and east along Cabrillo Blvd. • (805) 897-2519 • https://tinyurl.com/4vt6j5ex ¡SE REANUDA LA EXHIBICIÓN DE ARTES Y MANUALIDADES DE SB! Se reanudó la Exhibición de Artes y Manualidades de Santa Bárbara, con protocolos de seguridad para proteger a los miembros y al público. La exhibición opera de 10am hasta las 6pm los domingos y algunos sábados festivos desde Stearns Wharf y hacia el este a lo largo de Cabrillo Blvd. • (805) 897-2519 • https://tinyurl.com/4vt6j5ex GUILD MEETING WITH LESLEY ROBERTS • Roberts will present on her art practice • Santa Barbara Fiber Arts Guild • Free • www.sbfiberarts.org • 10am Sa, 6/5. REUNIÓN DEL GUILD CON LESLEY ROBERTS Roberts presentará su práctica artística • Santa Barbara Fiber Arts Guild • Gratis • www.sbfiberarts.org • 10am sábado, 6/5. 44TH ANNUAL ART IN THE PARK • A showcase from over 60 artists • Ojai Art Center, hosted at Libbey Park, Ojai • Free • www.ojaiartcenter.org • 10am-5pm Sa, 5/29 and Sunday, 5/30. 44 EDICIÓN DE ARTE EN EL PARQUE Una exposición de más de 60 artistas • Ojai Art Center, en Libbey Park, Ojai • Gratis • www.ojaiartcenter.org • 10am-5pm sábado, 5/29 y domingo, 5/30.


BLOOMING GARDENS GUIDE • The guide to the Summer Solstice 2021 art installations will be made available online • www.solsticeparade.com • Tu, 6/1. GUÍA DE JARDINES FLORECIENTES La guía de las instalaciones de arte del Summer Solsticio 2021 estará disponible en línea • www.solsticeparade.com • martes, 6/1. GRANDPARENT PORTRAIT SHOW WINNERS DISPLAY • View this year’s award-winning portraits • Displayed in the SB Museum of Art store window • Free • https://tinyurl.com/7trkvyse • Exhibit begins Tu, 6/1, through 6/30. EXHIBICIÓN DE LOS GANADORES DE LA EXPOSICIÓN DE RETRATOS DE LOS ABUELOS Ve los retratos galardonados de este año • Serán exhibidos en el escaparate de la tienda del Museo de Arte SB • Gratis • https://tinyurl.com/7trkvyse • La exhibición comienza el martes, 1 de junio y continua hasta el 30 de junio.

MARCIA BURT T Marcia Burtt Gallery 517 Laguna St., Santa Barbara 805 962-5588 www.artlacuna.com

PULSE ART CLUB MEETING • Featuring artist Rebecca Marder • JBR Visuals • $20 • https://tinyurl.com/ fbupjh22 • 2-3:30pm Sa, 6/5. REUNIÓN DEL CLUB DE ARTE PULSE Con la artista invitada Rebecca Marder • JBR Visuals • $20 • https://tinyurl.com/fbupjh22 • 2-3:30pm sábado, 6/5.

Through Sun., July 18

10 WEST GALLERY 10 W. Anapamu St. Thurs. - Sun., 11am - 5pm

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Contemporary Art / Excogitation Services

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ARTIST STUDIO TOUR ARTISTS AND EXHIBIT • Lynda Fairly Carpinteria Arts Center courtyard, 865 Linden Ave, Carpinteria • www.carpinteriaartscenter.org • 12-4pm Su, 6/6. CASA ABIERTA COMUNITARIA Y BRINDIS Con artistas del Tour por los estudios de los artistas y exhibición • Patio del Lynda Fairly Carpinteria Arts Center, 865 Linden Ave, Carpinteria • www.carpinteriaartscenter.org • 12-4pm domingo, 6/6.

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