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BOARD & STAFF
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Board and Staff
Lobero Fund / Jim’s Corner
New Board Member Profile, Graciela Montgomery
15 BOARD OF DIRECTORS EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE * Doug Wood, President Amy Gresh, Vice President Jeff DeVine, Secretary William J. Nasif, Treasurer George Burtness, Past President Tim Casey, At Large Melissa Fassett, At Large BOARD MEMBERS David Anderson Stephen Cloud Mason Farrell Mark Jaffe Emily Johnson Sean McCulloch Betsey von Summer Moller Graciela Montgomery Jim Morouse * Ron Morrow Betty L. Richardson Frank Schipper Robert TenEyck LOBERO THEATRE ASSOCIATES Emily Johnson, President Marlena Handler, Vice President Lisa Aviani, Treasurer Gina Bell, Corresponding Secretary Joan Crossland, Recording Secretary Annie Williams, Past President ADVISORY BOARD Barbara J. Burgess Leland Crawford Jr. Patrick Davis Charles de L’Arbre James H. Hurley Jr. Rod Lathim Bob Light Paula Lopez Lillian Lovelace Craig Madsen Alfred V. Morgan Mike Pahos
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Lady Leslie Ridley-Tree Marilyn Schuermann Jan Severson Rob Skinner Anne F. Towbes Anthony Wall Judi Weisbart Gay Ashforth Wilson Nancy R. Lynn, Executive Director Emeritus STAFF * David Asbell, Executive Director * Angie Bertucci, Marketing and Communications Genevieve Bierman, Box Office Manager * Holly Chadwin, Executive Assistant & Youth and Community Programs Coordinator * Marianne Clark, Annual Fund Director Dave Compton, Assistant Technical Director Betsy Craig, Reception Coordinator J.O. Davis, Sound Engineer * Jim Dougherty, Director of Development Naseem Hyder, Web Development Todd Jared, Technical Director Tony Mangini, Lighting Engineer Cecilia Martini-Muth, Graphic Design Don McGreevy, Accountant Connie & Luis Mejia-Luna, Maintenance Assistants Cori Ochoa, Database Coordinator * Jessica Simon, Sponsorships and Special Events Ysidra Valdez, Box Office Attendent Gerardo Zepeda, House Manager Lobero Theatre 33 E. Canon Perdido Street Santa Barbara, CA 93101 (805) 963-0761 / lobero.com * Backstage contributing authors Architectural Photos By Stephanie Schuster Performance Photos By David Bazemore
Donor Profile: John and Janet McCann
Encore: Lobero introduces The Esplanade
Encore: Lobero Donors
Lobero Ghostlight Society presents Quartetto Gelato
Lobero Ghostlight Society
Roots: Spotlight on Punch Brothers
Encore: Lobero Take a Seat
Calendar of Events
Wit: Spotlight on Food Confessions
Mangia del’ Arte
Lobero Youth Outreach and Education
Youth: Spotlight on Santa Barbara Vocal Jazz Foundation
Lobero Fund Thank You’s
Lobero LIVE Stage Photos
Green Room report
Fundraisers: Highlights from 2012
Brubeck Circle / Patron Parties
Lobero Fund Donors
Dear Friends, As you look at the cover of this magazine you may think to yourself, “Where have I seen that intricate doorknob before?” The answer is right here, on your way in. It is just one of the many unique design elements that make up our historic Lobero Theatre. I invite you to take a closer look around the theatre and notice your favorite feature. This year is my final year as Lobero Board President, and my final term coincides with the beginning of construction for the Encore: Lobero campaign. This
As I reflect on what makes the Lobero so beloved, I’m reminded that it is not just the bricks and mortar that engage me. It is the many people – past and present – who come together in this place. It is George and Lutah, and the Community Arts Board who took on the challenge to rebuild the theatre in 1922; the friend who sits next to me to share a memorable performance; an 84-yearold Dave Brubeck, who doesn’t sound a day over 25 when he plays; a 12-year-old actress on stage for the first time with the Santa Barbara Youth Ensemble Theatre. All these things have created the spirit of the Lobero I know and love. In 1922 they said, “Everyone was approached for a contribution and everyone gave.” To date, we have raised $3.4 million, and are finalizing the preparations to preserve and enhance the theatre. In June 2013 we will begin construction so that we can continue to give you, our friends and audiences, the intimate, unforgettable experiences you
Have you noticed the detail in the distinctive mosaic ceiling, or ornate cornices at the top of the columns? When was the last time you admired the familiar archways that welcome you into the theatre and auditorium? will be the Lobero Theatre Foundation’s most ambitious effort to date to preserve all those wonderful, fundamental pieces that make up this Santa Barbara icon. In addition to providing our audiences with more comfortable seating, expanded restrooms, improved accessibility and air circulation, it is our intention to honor George Washington Smith and Lutah Maria Riggs by preserving and restoring their original design. Our designers have diligently researched even the minutest aspects of this auditorium, and worked with archivists and historians to ensure that this campaign meets that goal.
love for decades to come. I ask that you consider a gift to the Encore: Lobero campaign. This local treasure deserves the community’s support. I know the Lobero can count on you. My sincere thanks,
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HIGHBROW LOWDOWN Recently I’ve been thinking about the concept of “building.” Usually concerned with the business or task of construction of houses, bridges, or other large structures, but in our case, the Lobero Theatre Foundation not only maintains a landmark building, we are also busy building programming bridges that enrich the Santa Barbara arts community. We’re building our brand, Lobero LIVE, to signify the best in live music, theatre and dance. We continue to build relationships with our donors, staff, patrons, local artists and performing arts groups. We want to build confidence in the future of Santa Barbara’s theatre, and this issue is focused on introducing the approaching Encore: Lobero Capital Campaign. You may have noticed changes to this publication as well. Backstage at the Lobero is taking a trendier stance on how it introduces the important team behind the scenes and renovation plans as they unfold. This magazine is now available online and can be delivered to your inbox, helping us to save on paper in a digital age. You may have noticed as you sip from compostable cups, that we became Santa Barbara’s first “green” theatre last year, embracing composting and environmentally-sustainable practices. We’re building our presence on new media, with over 3,000 fans on social media, and 10,000 Lobero e-Members, or e-newsletter subscribers. Grab your smartphone and check it all out with this link.
We’re going to some very exciting places, but let me tell you a little bit about where we’ve been. The Lobero Theatre has always been the Santa Barbara’s theatre. Since its original construction in 1873 and major community-supported re-build in 1924, generations of Santa Barbarans have made their mark on this living landmark. We’ll be the latest in a tradition of citizens behind the lasting and meaningful improvements, with the sum always equaling more than its parts. The upcoming interior design renovations and building of the Esplanade is a very exciting time for our Board and staff, and for new fans and donors to become part of its history. Visit LovetheLobero.com for an inside look.
Encore: Lobero is our turn; it’s our time to make a truly lasting impression on this building. The Esplanade will become the red carpet-worthy entrance envisioned in 1922 plans, the place to see friends, and be seen before events. Enjoy sunset views of the Santa Barbara Riviera before curtain, and have a glass of wine while you admire people strolling by. It’s an opportunity for beautiful public art installations, performance art, meeting a date, or making new friends. I look forward to seeing you at the theatre, as it is now, and as we build our future together.
David Asbell Executive Director
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What an exciting year at the Lobero Theatre! With a major preservation project in the wings, there is a lot going on behind the scenes. Though the Encore: Lobero campaign is critical to our mission, it is also imperative to the Lobero Board and staff that we meet our Lobero Fund goals and continue the important day-to-day work that keeps the theatre vibrant. What is the Lobero Fund? It is the fund that ensures that the Lobero continues to serve the community with outstanding programs including Youth and Community Outreach, jazz education through residencies and master classes, Lobero LIVE presentations which bring outstanding artists in jazz, American roots music, theatre and dance to the stage, and community partnerships with organizations like SUMMERDANCE Santa Barbara, BOXTALES Theatre Company, and Jensen’s Guitar and Music Co. The Lobero Fund helps fulfill a mission to be an accessible venue for great local organizations such as SUMMERDANCE Santa Barbara, CAMA, Santa Barbara Chamber Orchestra, Sings Like Hell, Music Academy of the West, Opera Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara Youth Symphony, Santa Barbara Revels, Club Mercy, Flamenco Arts Festival, State Street Ballet, UCSB Arts & Lectures, Santa Barbara International Film Festival, Gustafson School of Dance, and so many more. As a Lobero patron, I know it is important to you that the Lobero continue to be a stage for the whole community. Please use the envelope in this magazine to join us in making your gift to the Lobero Fund today. With your support, this theatre will remain Santa Barbara’s cornerstone of the performing arts. With many thanks,
Ron & Susan Morrow Lobero Fund Chairs
On April 27th, the Lobero Board of Directors voted to dedicate the proposed Esplanade in honor of Jon and Lillian Lovelace (see page 16). Jon and Lillian never would have asked for such an honor and yet few could deserve it more. With the passing of Jon this past November, our community lost a remarkable citizen and a member of the Jon-and-Lillian team. I can’t think of Jon without seeing Lillian at his side. While their philanthropy had a profound effect on our local non-profits, most of their gifts were given anonymously. Their choice to give anonymously was not to limit their involvement; rather it was consistent with their reasons for giving. It was not about recognition; it was about those people and organizations in which they placed value. Simply stated, they were able to make a difference by using their resources and they did. I think Steven D. Lavine, President at Cal Arts, said it best: “Jon was among the finest human beings I have ever known; curious about the world; brilliant but with no need to show off his keen intellect; kind, unfailingly generous and unfaltering loyal; sweet in lovely ways, deeply principled, wise and modest. Jon made one feel better about the human race.” The Lobero has been fortunate in their friendship, and we are honored now to create a lasting tribute to their spirit of generosity with the Lobero Esplanade. I look forward to sharing – and creating – many more memories in this special place.
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The newest addition to the Lobero Theatre’s dynamic board is Graciela Montgomery. Graciela is the Senior Human Resources Executive at Deckers Outdoor Corporation, “People at the Lobero get up, they get and brings a global sensibility, boundless creativity, and a love of live music to into it, and they have fun! That’s what I love about this special place—the the team. Born and raised in Santa Barbara, Graciela still remembers her first excursion into theatre, as well as dancing on the Lobero stage as a child. She attended college in San Diego and continued on to establish her career in Los Angeles. What came next was a series of moves to Boston, Miami, Latin America and the Middle East. After years of globetrotting, Graciela has returned to Santa Barbara and has been working with Deckers Outdoor Corporation for four years.
performers really pull the audience in.” Graciela remembers a standout evening at the Lobero recently at a Sings Like Hell presentation of Del Castillo. “I think [this venue] really lends itself to that connection because it’s so intimate. The performers, the audience, and the venue have this common bond, a combined energy working off one another. I think that’s what makes [concerts at] the Lobero such a great experience.”
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JOHN & JANET McCANN John and Janet McCann first came to Santa Barbara as starryeyed newlyweds. John explains, “Santa Barbara was such an ideal in our mind, such a classic, unbelievably beautiful place. As a young person, I had surfed up here. Because we loved this place, we were willing to do whatever it took to stay here. We really fell in love with the community.” The two met in Sun Valley, Idaho in 1968. John, a self-proclaimed “ocean guy in the mountains,” wearing canvas shoes soaked through in the snow, and Janet, the woman to balance him. They’ve now been married 44 years and enjoy their homes in Santa Barbara, Maui, and Sun Valley, thoughtfully scheduled so that Janet never misses special events. Happy to talk about most anything but himself, John is one of those rare individuals who works hard and still knows how to disconnect and take time for himself. Up and out the door early each morning, John spends his days working with his son, Casey, and taking breaks in the afternoons to recharge in the water.
They eagerly acknowledge the Lobero Theatre as a special place for them, serving as a destination for many amazing concerts and special events. Janet even threw an elaborate surprise 65th birthday party for John on stage with 100 friends and family, a live band, the Razzle Dazzle dancers, and aerialists. John remembers it as one of the best parties he’s ever had. He continues, “For me, obviously, the Lobero is a very meaningful place. I love the small nature, as does everyone else, but the concerts are very memorable.” Some favorites include: Jeff Bridges with T-Bone Burnett, Tierney Sutton in any setting, their old friend Charles Lloyd, The Steve Miller Band, the Sings Like Hell series, and the Santa Barbara International Film Festival panels. They also mention the newly-minted annual special event, Mangia del’ Arte, as a standout. John remarks, “The artistry was so over the top and incredible, it was unforgettable. Mangia was fantastic in every sense of the word, really well-done.” Janet sums it up perfectly when she says, “I love being involved at the Lobero. I meet wonderful people and attend so many great
“We really like to support the arts, and our heart is with the Lobero.” Janet is a licensed real estate broker, a former teacher, wardrobe consultant, and part of the family businesses. She has also been involved with the Lobero Theatre Associates since 2000. Whether she is serving as President or heading up one of their special events, Janet works hard, saying, “whatever I become involved with, I like to give a part of myself.”
performances here. We really like to support the arts, and our heart is with the Lobero.” She pauses and adds, “The programs are wonderful to see, but the Lobero belongs to the community. I’m so proud of the theater and its staff and Board.”
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THE ESPLANADE How can one organization properly say thank you to a couple who have had such a profound impact on our community? Jon and Lillian’s life has been centered on creating a better world through their commitment to the environment, education, the arts and a host of other causes, people and institutions. With the passing of Jon Lovelace we have lost a caring heart.
Today we are thrilled to have the opportunity to go back to Smith’s original intent, making the front of the Lobero more beautiful, more usable, and improving accessibility to meet current ADA standards. The Esplanade will be a more comfortable place to meet, greet and share the joy of a memorable evening. We will dedicate this special space to Jon and Lillian Lovelace in honor of their life-long commitment to making the arts accessible to all. Their generosity has given opportunities to thousands – children and adults alike – to experience live performance on the Lobero stage. The Board could think of no more deserving members of the Lobero family to say, “welcome to the Lobero.”
In April, the Lobero Board made the decision to say “thank you” by dedicating the new entrance, the Esplanade, to Jon and Lillian Lovelace. The Esplanade is an integral piece of the Encore: Lobero campaign to enhance and preserve the Lobero Theatre, just as Jon and Lillian have been an integral part of the Lobero’s work for more than a decade. They have been partners in bringing music, theatre and dance to thousands of local students, and helped bring amazing talents like Odetta and Marcel The Esplanade is an integral Marceau to our stage. But their place in the life of the Lobero is defined piece of the Encore: Lobero by much more than the riches they campaign to enhance and shared. It has been their devoted commitment to a wide diversity of preserve the Lobero Theatre, organizations and programs that just as Jon and Lillian have has inspired and honored the value of the arts as a fundamental tool to been an integral part of the understanding our shared humanity. The Esplanade is a unique element of the Encore: Lobero campaign, in
Lobero’s work for more than a decade.
A tribute to Jon and Lillian Lovelace
that it restores a piece of the theatre grounds as intended, but not completed, by George Washington Smith. He had envisioned a grander entry to the theatre, and a beautifully landscaped area for patrons to gather and socialize before performances and during intermissions. Unfortunately those plans did not fit into the 1922 budget, so he re-designed the current brick entryway, with a slope up from the sidewalk to allow wheelchair access.
We invite you and the entire Santa Barbara community to participate in honoring the Lovelaces through the dedication of the Esplanade. If you would like more information on how you can be involved and pay tribute to Jon and Lillian, please contact Jim Dougherty at firstname.lastname@example.org or 805-966-4946 ext. 605.
ENCORE: LOBERO Donors The Lobero Theatre Foundation gratefully acknowledges the early support of these Leadership Donors to the Encore: Lobero Campaign. David & Lyn Anderson Anonymous (3) David Asbell & Denise Dannemiller Marlyn Bernard Bernstein Linda & Peter Beuret Geraldine Bidwell Brittingham Family Foundation George L. Burtness Louise & Tim Casey Holly Chadwin & Geren Piltz Marianne & Jordan Clark Stephen Cloud Joan & Steven Crossland Jeff & Josie DeVine Jim & Sallie Dougherty In honor of the Lobero Staff Don & Cinda Erdman General Electric Foundation Christine A. Green Amy Gresh Robert Hecht
Hind Foundation Hollis Norris Fund Naseem Hyder Ann Jackson Family Foundation Mark Jaffe The Jared Family Emily & Christopher Johnson Robert Klein & Lynne Cantlay In memory of Michael and Talia Klein Robert & Ellen Lawson The Lennox Foundation Judith Little Lobero Theatre Associates Bill & Kristin Loomis Manchester Capital Management Harold McAlister Charitable Foundation Angela McLafferty Angie & David M. Mendoza Betsey & John Moller
Mary & Jim Morouse Morrow Family Trust The Mosher Foundation The Nichols Foundation Santa Barbara Foundation Frank & Leslie Schipper Jessica Simon Robert TenEyck Walter & Holly Thomson Foundation Anne & Michael Towbes Carrie Towbes & John Lewis Alice Tweed Tuohy Foundation Watling Foundation Linda & Doug Wood The Wood-Claeyssens Foundation Katherine Zeiss Gerardo Zepeda
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Anna Nebrebko, Matthew Polenzani, Mariusz Kwiecien OCT 13 and 14
Karita Mattila, Marcelo Álvarez, Kathleen Kim,* Dmitri Hvorostovsky, Stephanie Blythe DEC 8 and 9
Diana Damrau, Željko Lucˇic, Piotr Beczala FEB 16 and 17
Liudmyla Monastyrska, Olga Borodina, Roberto Alagna DEC 15 • FEB 3
Jonas Kaufmann, Katarina Dalayman, Peter Mattei, René Pape MAR 2 and 3
Deborah Voigt, Susan Graham, Marcello Giordani JAN 5 and 6
Simon Keenlyside, Isabel Leonard,* Alek Shrader* NOV 10 and 11
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
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Joyce DiDonato, Eliza van den Elina Garancˇa, Giuseppe Filianoti, Heever, Francesco Meli Barbara Frittoli, Kate Lindsey JAN 19 and 20 DEC 1 and 2
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Johan Botha, Renée Fleming, Falk Struckmann OCT 27 and 28
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Natalie Dessay, David Daniels APR 27 and 28 *Music Academy Alumni
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We remember Patrons and friends bring the Lobero to life each night. The Lobero Theatre Foundation wishes to raise a toast to the lives of these remarkable individuals.
LEONARD “BUZZ” BLAIR (1915 – 2011)
Buzz was an energetic and creative force who was an active part of the Santa Barbara community. He attended Lehigh University in Pennsylvania, Carnegie Tech (now Carnegie Mellon), and received a degree from Antioch in Santa Barbara. He served for five years in the U.S. Army, four with the 14th Army Air Force, where he received a Purple Heart. After his military service, Buzz became a writer, director and producer, primarily in radio and television, but also in theatre. He was involved in the inauguration of the Westwood Playhouse, now the Geffen Theatre in Los Angeles. Retiring to Montecito, he became a member of the Santa Barbara Polo & Racquet Club, the Channel City Club, and served on the boards of the Lobero Theatre Foundation, the Montecito Association, and the Board of Visitors of Antioch Santa Barbara. He also continued to write extensively. Buzz is survived by his wife of 63 years, Emily, his son Christopher (Karen), daughter Stacy, a grandson and nephew, and many great nieces and nephews.
Born and raised in Montclair, New Jersey, Bob Colleary was a hardworking writer and producer, who later proved to have a wide range of artistic talents to share. He graduated from the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York City prior to spending time in the U.S. Army. He later attended the School of Radio and Television to learn about TV production. His first job was holding cue cards for the Hopalong Cassidy Show, where he eventually moved up to writing lead-ins. There he met and impressed Bob Keeshan, soon to be known as Captain Kangaroo. Bob was the Captain’s head writer for 20 years, winning a Peabody Award before moving to California to pursue a career in comedy writing. His writing credits include M*A*S*H and Barney Miller, for which he won a Best Writing Emmy. He was Executive Producer for Benson and It’s A Living before retiring to Montecito. In retirement, he pursued both furnituremaking and painting, creating seriocomic social commentaries which led to two art shows. Bob will be dearly missed by his wife of 55 years, Bridget, children Robert, Michael (Shannon), Bridget and Kate (Rand Ravich), along with seven grandchildren and his dog Fred.
BABATUNDE FOLAYEMI (1940 – 2012)
Born and raised in Harlem, Babatunde described his young self as a “brawler,” sometimes feeling the need to protect his siblings from gang activity. The child of strong and artistic parents, he would spend his life reflecting that upbringing, creating art and fighting for social justice. After serving in the Army Air Patrol during the Vietnam War, Babatunde became close to Malcolm X, who encouraged him to use his art to affect social change. He painted murals and opened the Harlem Art Gallery in the 1960’s. In the early 1970’s, he, his wife Akivah and infant son Cinque moved to Tanzania to help that country gain a peaceful independence from Great Britain. Their work took them from Africa to San Francisco, Los Angeles and, in 1987, finally to Santa Barbara. Babatunde’s legacy in Santa Barbara includes decades of service with youth and family programs, particularly working to prevent teen and gang violence. He served as City Councilman from 2002-2004, and was beloved throughout the community. He is missed by his wife and son, as well as two brothers and many nieces and nephews.
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LOBERO GHOSTLIGHT SOCIETY AND HOSTS DAVID & LYN ANDERSON PRESENT QUARTETTO GELATO Encore: Lobero, the campaign to preserve and enhance the Lobero Theatre, entered a new phase on February 11, 2012, with a performance by the endlessly talented Quartetto Gelato and a champagne celebration. Hosts David and Lyn Anderson and the Lobero Ghostlight Society invited friends of the Lobero Theatre including Lobero Theatre Board members, Lobero Associates, area classical music organizations and their guests, to learn more about the Encore: Lobero Capital Campaign.
(clockwise) Quartetto Gelato with David & Lyn Anderson, Looking at renovation plans Luci Janssen, Jim Dougherty and Richard Janssen
describing the goals of the campaign. Guests were free to mingle with the band, and take a closer look at the plans for improved patron comfort and upgrades throughout the theatre. Highlights include wider seats with more legroom, updates to the restrooms, and completion of the “Esplanade,” a showcase entry to the theatre penned in architect George Washington Smith’s 1922 plans.
After the performance, the members of the Lobero Ghostlight society and their guests were invited onstage for a private reception featuring champagne and chocolates provided by Blush Restaurant + Lounge. Host David Anderson, Encore: Lobero Campaign Chair Jim Morouse, and Lobero Theatre Executive Director David Asbell spoke a few words praising the efforts of the supporters and
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In a fun and whimsical change of scenery, the “Our intention with Encore: Lobero is to auditorium was filled with balloons for the concert. Quartetto Gelato was as delightful as their name ensure that when the lights come on each suggests. The quartet, featuring Peter De Sotto, Colin night, that there will be a refreshed, vibrant Maier, Elizabeth “Liza” McLellan, and wunderkind Michael Bridge filling in on accordion, played a lively and comfortable theatre for audiences to program filled with classical standards, sizzling gypsy enjoy.” – Jim Dougherty, Director of Development, tangos and folk songs, plus recognizable treats like “Besame Mucho.” Between songs, the band engaged Lobero Theatre Foundation the audience in witty banter and shared information about their program, giving the performance the quality of an intimate parlor chat. Violinist Peter De Sotto was happy Glasses were lifted and chocolates passed, and the members to acknowledge the efforts made by the members of the Ghostlight of the Lobero Ghostlight society toasted to the success of Society and to mention the importance of their mission “to keep Encore: Lobero the lights on” in the Lobero stage. For more information about the Lobero Ghostlight Society, or the Encore: Lobero campaign, contact Jim Dougherty at 805-966-4946 ext. 605.
The Lobero Ghostlight Society The leading men and leading ladies whose commitment keeps the light of live performance burning bright on the Lobero stage. Thank you for your support. Lyn & David Anderson Ella & Scott Brittingham Lynne Cantlay & Robert Klein Louise & Tim Casey Sarah & Roger Chrisman Wendy & Jim Drasdo Melinda Goodman Christine Green Ingrid & Frederic Ingram Joan & Palmer Jackson Sr. Susan & Palmer Jackson Jr. Luci & Richard Janssen Lillian & Jon* Lovelace Amy & Mike Mayfield Marilyn & Richard Mazess Janet & John McCann Sara Miller McCune Betsey & John Moller Mary & Jim Morouse Susan & Ron Morrow Phyllis & Angelo Mozilo Meghan & Robert Stoll The Swift Family Fund in memory of Marilyn Swift Tennity Mary Jean & Walter* Thomson Cheryl & Stan Tomchin Anne & Michael Towbes Dianne & Daniel Vapnek Linda & Doug Wood
For more information on the Lobero Ghostlight Society, please contact: Jim DouGherty, Director of Development 805-966-4946 ext. 605 email@example.com
*In memoriam and with deepest gratitude
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Chris Thile’s quintet pushes bluegrass boundaries into experimental rock territory. Taking their name from the Mark Twain story, “Punch, Brothers, Punch!,” the wild bluegrass crew of Punch Brothers jumps out from the ranks. By lacing traditional bluegrass instruments with rock-worthy bass lines and banjos electrified with all manner of effects pedals, this bunch of fretboard-cowboys has built an entirely new form of bluegrass music – true to its musicality and instrumentation but unburdened by genre confines. Their catalogue ably spans old-time country themes in songs like “Rye Whiskey” to innovative covers of contemporary hits, like Radiohead’s electronic masterpiece, “Kid A.” In 2006, mandolinist and former Nickel Creek member, Chris Thile instigated the collaboration that evolved into Punch Brothers when he recruited Chris Eldridge, banjo player Noam Pikelny, and violinist Gabe Witcher to back him on a solo album, How to Grow a Woman; bassist Paul Kowert joined the band three years later. They officially became Punch Brothers, releasing a debut album, Punch, in 2008. They’ve made it their musical mission to convey their “real musical camaraderie, creative camaraderie, to people who come to our shows and those who listen to the records.” Listening to the band’s live recordings, it’s impossible not to be swept up in the fun and precision of their songs. Thile strums his mandolin until it’s boiling, and the interplay between fiddle and banjo borders on competitive. Punch Brothers’ songs would be as welcome at a down-home country bar or a Williamsburg hipsterlounge, and their lyrical wit and buoyant charm make them festival darlings at Bonaroo and beyond.
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“I couldn’t believe how young and brilliant they are. Not since the Band and Little Feat have I heard a band that enthuses me this much.”
The Brothers have been known to jam spontaneously with high-profile fans such as Elvis Costello and T. Bone Burnett while out on tour. Elton John has raved in a recent issue of Rolling Stone, “I couldn’t believe how young and brilliant they are. Not since the Band and Little Feat have I heard a band that enthuses me this much.”
– Elton John, Rolling Stone Though his mandolin playing was often the lead instrument in Punch Punch Brothers will pick and strum their Brothers’ earlier work, Thile relinquishes soloing duties this time way into hearts and album collections around to Pikelny on banjo and Witcher on violin on the new on December 4 as the conclusion of the tunes. Quips Witcher, admiringly, “To a lot of people, Chris Thile dynamic Lobero LIVE Roots series. is the greatest mandolin player alive.”
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Since 1924, hundreds of thousands of patrons have enjoyed music, dance, theatre, film and more at the Lobero Theatre. Today you can play a part in that ongoing tradition.
WE INVITE YOU TO NAME A SEAT IN THE LOBEROâ€™S GAIL TOWBES AUDITORIUM, FOR YOURSELF, FOR YOUR FAMILY, OR IN HONOR OR MEMORIAM OF A LOVED ONE. Your gift of $2,500 will play a critical role in completing our capital fundraising goal, and guarantees your name will grace the Lobero Theatre for the life of that seat.* A seating chart will be available in the coming months so you can choose the seat you wish to dedicate, but make your reservation now to have earliest access to that selection. *Please note that seat dedication remains for the life of that seat only, approximately 18-25 years.
For more information contact Jim Dougherty at 805-966-4946 ext. 605.
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From amazing evenings of dance, benefit performances for worthy organizations and comedy that can’t be beat, the Lobero’s choice group of presenters bring their A-game to every show. See the full lineup at Lobero.com.
Sept - Jan
Music SINGS LIKE HELL
Sings Like Hell is a radical, critically-acclaimed concert series. The musical focus is on singersongwriters ranging from radio-friendly pop and rock, through any and all genres imaginable. Sings Like Hell has a loyal fanbase who are upscale in the coolest way and extremely musically astute. It’s very hot music in a very cool place. In the words of founder and devilish vixen Peggie Jones, this is “the greatest music you’ve never heard.”
CAMA MASTERSERIES For almost a century, the Community Arts Music Association (CAMA) has brought world-class ensembles and soloists to Santa Barbara, and many to the Lobero stage. Masterseries 2012-2013 showcases its trademark eclectic mix of instrumental soloists and outstanding chamber music in recital at Santa Barbara’s intimate Lobero Theatre. CAMA Masterseries welcomes guitarist Manuel Barrueco on October 24. Barrueco is internationally recognized as one of the most important guitarists today. During three decades of concertizing, his international tours have taken him to some
Kapilow returns to the Lobero stage on November 4 with FamilyMusik, exploring the ever-popular tone poem Peter and Wolf, complete with professional dancers. Each character in this intriguing symphony has a particular instrument and musical theme. Christian Tetzlaff, violin, returns to the Lobero on February 11, following on his stellar Masterseries performances in solo recital (2008) and with the Tetzlaff Quartet (2011). An artist known for musical integrity, technical assurance and compelling interpretations, Tetzlaff is internationally recognized as one of the great violinists of his generation. He has performed and recorded a broad spectrum of repertoire, from Bach’s sonatas and partitas to world premieres of contemporary works. Tetzlaff frequently collaborates with distinguished artists including Leif Ove Andsnes, Lars Vogt, and with his Tetzlaff Quartet.
SANTA BARBARA CHAMBER ORCHESTRA Santa Barbara Chamber Orchestra has been presenting the best in chamber music for over thirty years, with almost twenty of them under the baton of music director and conductor Heiichiro Ohyama. Featuring international soloists as well as home-grown talent, Santa Barbara Chamber Orchestra concerts are a treat for any fan of classical music.
The 31st season concludes September 8 with O’Brien Party of Seven and Cahalen Morrison & Eli West. Stay tuned for details on the 32nd Season. Shows continue monthly, announced at singslikehell.com and lobero.com.
SBCO also returns with last year’s popular Musically Engaging Experiences series, featuring Rob Kapilow as he unravels, slows down, and reveals key musical passages to discover why they are so extraordinary. On November 3, Kapilow’s What Makes it Great? will take on Bach’s Concert for Two Violins.
of the most important musical centers of the United States, Europe, Asia and Latin America. Barrueco has appeared on a wide array of television programs, and the Los Angeles Times has called him, “simply and consistently—awesome.”
Santa Barbara Chamber Orchestra launches their 2012-2013 season on October 2 with 3 & ONE. Under the brilliant direction of Maestro Heiichiro Ohyama, the orchestra will perform three divertimentos and one grosse fugue. Program to include Mozart, Beethoven and Bartok.
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January 22 features SBCO’s OWN, in a concert celebrating the virtuosity of Santa Barbara Chamber Orchestra’s own soloists. This exciting concert will feature SBCO principals Michael Grego (clarinet), Judith Farmer (bassoon), Jenny Kim (horn) and Angela Wiegand (flute).
THE RHYTHMIC ARTS PROJECT The Rhythmic Arts Project educates individuals with intellectual and developmental differences by embracing a curriculum that encompasses rhythm as a modality to address basic life and learning skills as well as reading, writing and arithmetic. Don’t miss the benefit concert for this special organization on September 28, featuring Bonnie Bramlett, Tata Vega, Rosemary Butler and Brenda Russell.
BATTLE OF THE BANDS October 6 brings the Santa Barbara Youth Battle of the Bands, a competition for youth bands and musicians to perform on stage and compete for cash prizes, professional musician mentorship and more. All winning bands will receive a cash prize and have the opportunity to play in next summer’s Old Spanish Days Fiesta at McKenzie Park, and will be mentored and seen by industry professionals. Celebrity judges to be announced.
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On November 27, the Santa Barbara Chamber Orchestra invites you to COME IN for an internationally inspired concert featuring renowned violin soloist, Saeka Matsuyama. Praised by The Strad for her “soulful intensity” and “incandescent sense for musical line,” violinist Ms. Matsuyama is in demand as an orchestral soloist, recitalist, and chamber musician. She has given recitals and made orchestral appearances in the U.S., Spain, Germany, Belgium, Eastern Mediterranean and Argentina.
SANTA BARBARA YOUTH SYMPHONY With an orchestra of 80 area student musicians, ages 12 to 20, the Santa Barbara Youth Symphony performs multiple concerts a year at the Lobero Theatre. This talented young ensemble plays a range of music, from Bach and Beethoven to Copeland and popular music à la the Boston Pops. Lead by music director and conductor Andy Radford, this group will impress and inspire. Don’t miss the upcoming concerts on November 18 and February 24.
PETER FELDMANN Beginning with a folk music hootenanny on the slopes of Orpet Park in 1962, Peter Feldmann, founder of the Santa Barbara Old Time Fiddlers’ Convention, has focused his energies on sharing his unbridled delight in blues, folk, oldtime and bluegrass music. Over the past five decades, Peter has led more than four dozen performing groups, from the pioneering string band The Scragg Family to his current Very Lonesome Boys bluegrass band. On November 2, Peter will bring an array of musicians to the Lobero stage for an evening of songs, stories and the inevitable tall tales.
JIM BRICKMAN, PIANO Featuring a two-time Grammy-nominated, platinum-selling pianist and songwriter, Jim Brickman LIVE! in Concert is one of the most entertaining and romantic concert events of the year. On November 11, Brickman will engage audiences and as he seamlessly blends mood and music to touch the heart in a special way. His live performances strike the perfect balance between emotional, musical intimacy, compelling storytelling and audience interaction.
Jan•24 - Feb•3
TOMMY & THE HIGH PILOTS
SANTA BARBARA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
Tommy & the High Pilots is excited to be back this year for their fourth annual Christmas concert in Santa Barbara on December 21 and 22. Expect many more surprise guests, and of course, the ever-popular open bar. The event is presented once again by Cantillon Entertainment Group, run by the older brothers of High Pilots Tommy and Michael Cantillon.
The Santa Barbara International Film Festival is a must for any cinephile, with a projected audience of over 60,000 movie lovers and a diverse program of 200+ films, including quality independent, world cinema and documentaries, plus top-notch nature and surf films. It’s no wonder that Variety named SBIFF one of the “Top 12 Film Festivals” in the United States, and one of the “Top 50” in the world. Scheduled on January 24-February 3, a few weeks before the Academy Awards, SBIFF has become a glamorous stop on the awards season circuit.
Panel EPICURE:SB as seen on tv Meet local celebrity chefs featured on the Food Network and beyond on October 9 as part of epicure.sb, Santa Barbara’s celebration of cuisine, libations and culture. See footage of local culinary artists and hear from a panel of experts about cooking on camera, including Mac’s Fish & Chip Shop and Savoy Café & Deli, both featured on Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives, and Cupcake Wars-Winner, Alison Riede of Sugar Cat Studio. Viewing portion will be followed by tastes with the featured chefs.
Film WARREN MILLER Warren Miller Entertainment brings its 63rd film, Flow State to Santa Barbara on December 5. Enter the Flow State with host Jonny Moseley and other world-class athletes from the top of the world’s most striking peaks in Japan, Norway, to Austria, Utah and beyond. Buckle up, because this Warren Miller film enters the Flow State … where the mountain meets the mind.
Comedy JOE ROGAN Joe Rogan brings laughs to the Lobero on September 7. Joe Rogan was the host of the hugely successful reality show Fear Factor for six seasons on NBC. Prior to Fear Factor, Rogan played Joe Garrelli, the resident electrician on the hit NBC comedy series NewsRadio. As a standup comedian for more than 20 years, Joe has honed an inquisitive and intense comedic style. He exudes a mad joy for life in all its insanity and revels in the art of standup comedy to explore the world with raw honesty. This has made him a national headliner, a favorite performer at the prestigious Just for Laughs Festival in Montreal, and a guest on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Late Night with Conan O’Brien and Jimmy Kimmel Live.
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Dec•15 & 17 Jan•12 & 13 Theatre
SANTA BARBARA REVELS The Santa Barbara Independent proclaims, “Revels creates just the kind of holiday spirit that bypasses the commercial and heads straight to the heart of the season.” On December 15 and 16, Santa Barbara Revels fifth anniversary production of The Christmas Revels: In Celebration of the Winter Solstice brings audiences back home to America. Visit Appalachia and the Deep South and savor traditions that include lively spirituals, soulful shape-note singing, and beloved folk songs and dances. Revels’ own “Songcatcher” and his companion interact with a large cast of more than 70 talented performers who entertain, enchant, and enlighten through the songs, dances, and tale-telling of their rural hamlets and hidden mountain valleys. As always, audiences are invited to join the Revels Company in select songs and dances.
ARETE PRODUCTIONS Arete Productions is a one-of-a-kind musical theater conservatory program focused on enhancing the skills of Santa Barbara performers. The program offers vocal, acting, and dance training for kids ages 5-21 by highly-trained and hugely talented professionals, including Dauri Kennedy and Laezer Schlomkowitz. This upcoming season will be new, exciting, and full of musical fun. Don’t miss their production of the Broadway smash hit Legally Blonde at the Lobero on January 12 and 13.
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Dance FLAMENCO ARTS FESTIVAL Flamenco Arts Festival presents the American premiere of Cádiz de la Frontera, starring Andrés Peña and Pilar Ogalla, on September 29. These award-winning flamenco artists have taken aspects of their personal lives and transformed them into a flamenco stage production of a moving love story. It promises to be an evening of dance, music and artistic self-revelation. The Festival invites all flamenco aficionados to join in celebrating 12 years of great flamenco in Santa Barbara.
STATE STREET BALLET State Street Ballet presents An American Tango on October 27 and October 28. This entertaining and multifaceted ballet is a dramatic portrayal of a true story that’s been lost to history, set to lyrical dances encompassing the rich texture of the Veloz and Yolanda
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legacy. Combined with multimedia projections and movies, period staging and a wide spectrum of music of the times and wondrous costume design, An American Tango will make for a breathtaking live performance experience.
GUSTAFSON DANCE December 1 brings Rudolph, a children’s ballet performed by the students of Gustafson Dance, featuring dancers from the State Street Ballet Young Dancers, the apprentice company to State Street Ballet. The story begins with the birth of a young reindeer with a seemingly unfortunate nonconformity: a blinking red nose. Through a series of adventures, Santa and the other reindeer realize that those who are different have much to offer.
MONTECITO SCHOOL OF BALLET The 22nd annual production of the Montecito School of Ballet’s original production of The Night Before Christmas and Les Patineurs (The Skaters) will be performed at the historic Lobero Theatre on December 7 and December 9. This year the production will include nine male dancers, bringing energy and dynamic dancing to the Lobero Theatre stage. Joining the dancers from the Montecito School of Ballet will be dancers from the community, from the University of California Santa Barbara and from Santa Barbara City College.
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LOBERO THEATRE ENDOWMENT FOR EXCELLENCE Mr. & Mrs. Marshall Ackerman *Mr. & Mrs. David H. Anderson Mr. & Mrs. William Avitabile Jeffrey C. & Margo Barbakow The Coeta & Donald Barker Foundation *The Estate of Mrs. Julia Bates Beck, Whitehead & Company Mr. & Mrs. John Paul Beltran Mr. & Mrs. Richard Benjamin *Marlyn Bernard Bernstein Mr. & Mrs. Leonard Blair Ms. Linda Blazy Bleakley Development Company Leland & Juanita Breneman Dixie Brummel Marlyn & Gladys Burch *Mr. George Burtness The Estate of Janet Caminetti Ms. Ann C. Carneros *Mr. & Mrs. Tim Casey *Roger & Sarah Chrisman Mr. & Mrs. Jack Cowles Mr. & Mrs. Jeffrey Cox L. Haney Crocker
Since 1873, the Lobero Theatre has been creating lasting memories. We are grateful for the generosity of these donors to the Lobero Endowment Funds: Endowment for American Roots Music, Endowment for Classical Music, Endowment for Theatre, Towbes Family Endowment for Dance, Kelly J. Morgan Endowment for Youth, and the Lobero Operating Endowment. Their gifts will ensure that memories continue now and into the future.
Mr. & Mrs. Jerald Davis Mr. & Mrs. Barry De Vorzon Mr. & Mrs. James Duncan Ms. Jayne Eckhardt Mr. & Mrs. Merle Feese Paula C. Gaskins Bernice Gracey Ken & Anne Graham Mr. & Mrs. Robert W. Hanrahan Jim & Catherine Haslem Steve Hausz Dr. & Mrs. Marshall Havenhill II Oliver & Nancy Hayden Ms. Monika Henreid Mr. Richard Hilliard The Hollis Norris Fund *Hutton Foundation Dr. & Mrs. John Ise *Palmer & Susan Jackson Jr. Brett & Shami Keegan *Mr. & Mrs. Herbert Kendall *Liselotte Kuttler Trust Loma Lawrence Ms. R. Marilyn Lee *Lehrer Family Foundation
*Jim & Joan Lindsey Mrs. Ted Loughrin Mr. Jerome Lowenthal Wilda Lunt *Mr. & Mrs. Tim Marquez MaxiVision Cinema Technology Kenneth & Virginia Miller Mr. Kirk Miller Mr. & Mrs. Alfred V. Morgan *Mr. & Mrs. Jim Morouse Mr. & Mrs. David Morris Mr. & Mrs. Jerry Mulinex Mr. & Mrs. William J. Nasif Mr. & Mrs. Jerome Nerman Mr. & Mrs. Kevin O’Brien Mr. & Mrs. Neil Oehme Jr. Mr. & Mrs. Clifford Oldham Mr. & Mrs. Harold Oquist Mrs. Muriel Osterhaus Bobby & Delores Parker *Mr. Robert Pedraglia Mrs. Kären Pick Mr. & Mrs. William Ramsay Sr. Mr. & Mrs. Donald Resch Mr. & Mrs. James Resch
Dr. & Mrs. Donald Richardson Mr. & Mrs. Douglas Safreno Trudie Safreno Rhoda Schulte *Mr. & Mrs. John G. Severson Mr. James Shelton Joseph & Susan Skenderian Mrs. Lewis M. Smith Mr. Michael T. Smith Mr. & Mrs. Riichiro Suzuki *Mr. & Mrs. Walter Thomson Tidewater Companies *Michael Towbes Mr. Paul R. Trent Jr. Mr. & Mrs. Calvin Underwood Mr. & Mrs. Ed Wehkamp *Mr. & Mrs. Bruce Willard Linda Woodrow Mr. & Mrs. Robert Yamin *Denotes Cornerstone Society Members
Join us for the 2012-2013 Concert Season at the Lobero Theatre
2012-2013 Concert Season • 7:30pm Lobero Theatre • Heiichiro Ohyama, Conductor LOBERO SERIES October 2, 2012
3 & One
January 22, 2013
Mozart: Divertimento No. 1, K. 125a (136) in D Major Beethoven: Grosse Fugue Op. 133 (arr. for String Orchestra) Mozart: Divertimento No. 3, K. 125c (138) in F Major Béla Bartók: Divertimento for Strings
November 27, 2012
International Invitation to Come In Saeka Matsuyama, violin
Leosˇ Janácˇek: Suite for Strings J.S. Bach: Violin Concerto No. 2 in E Major, BWV 1042 Edvard Grieg: Two Elegiac Melodies Op. 34 Vladimir Martynov: Come in! PROGRAMS AND ARTISTS SUBJECT TO CHANGE
Michael Grego, Judith Farmer, Jenny Kim and Angela Wiegand; oboist to be announced Mozart: Sinfonia Concertante K. 297b (Anh. C 14.01)
in E-flat Major
Eugene Magalif: Hummingbird for Flute and
Benjamin Britten: Variations on a theme of Frank Bridge Frank Bridge: An Irish Melody (Londonderry Air) H. 86a
April 16, 2013
The Romantic Germans Kyoko Takezawa, violin
Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 3 in A minor,
Op. 56 “Scottish”
Brahms: Violin Concerto in D Major, Op. 77
May 14, 2013
Sweet 1700s Alessio Bax, piano
Gioacchino Rossini: L’Italiana in Algeri: Overture Franz Schubert: Symphony No. 5 in B-flat Major, D. 485 Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 24 in C minor, K. 491
Exciting concerts conducted by composer and educator Rob Kapilow creating usically ngaging xperiences.
What Makes It Great! November 3, March 22 Family Musik November 4, March 24 visit www.sbco.org for more info.
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Lobero LIVE is serving up a season guaranteed to satisfy Lobero LIVE presentations are brought to you by the Lobero Theatre Foundation and feature world-class talent in this historic hall, where legends come to play. Focusing on the genres most suitable for the hall’s intimacy and acoustics, such as jazz, blues, bluegrass and folk, these performances are designed to thrill and delight audiences. Just ask DownBeat magazine, which recognizes the Lobero as one of the world’s best jazz venues year after year. Patron tickets are available for each of these shows and include exceptional benefits like exclusive receptions and opportunities to meet the artists. This tax-deductible gift to the Lobero Theatre provides a whole evening’s worth of fun and keeps outstanding performers on our stage. All events subject to change without notice. All performances at 8 p.m. unless otherwise noted. For the most up-to-date calendar, visit Lobero.com.
Lobero LIVE and DANCEworks are funded in part by the Event and Festivals Grant Program using the funds provided by the City of Santa Barbara in partnership with the Santa Barbara County Arts Commission. Additional support for Jazz at the Lobero is provided by the Lobero Theatre Endowment for American Roots Music, CASA Magazine and Deckers Outdoor Corporation.
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Jim Kweskin and Geoff Muldaur with Suzy Thompson
Special guests Tom Ball & Kenny Sultan
August 25, 2012
1960’s folk revival heroes, the Jim Kweskin Jug Band, parlayed its good-time music at venues from the Newport Folk Festival to the psychedelic ballrooms of San Francisco, providing some of the the original inspiration for the Grateful Dead, the Lovin’ Spoonful, the Byrds and others. Jim Kweskin, Geoff Muldaur and Suzy Thompson will draw from the unbeatable tunes in their extensive combined repertoire of jugband, ragtime and old-time country music.
Capitol Steps September 5 & 6, 2012 The Capitol Steps plan to bring down the house (and Senate) with their unique blend of music and political comedy. This performance can proudly claim to be the only place in America where you will find the two candidates running for President onstage singing show tunes. Founded by Congressional staffers, the group has been putting the “mock” in democracy for 30 years and has recorded 32 albums. Their most recent release is appropriately titled, Take the Money and Run for President.
Food Confessions September 21-23 showtimes vary.
A saucy new comedy by Nancy Nufer, Directed by Jenny Sullivan, Produced by Rod Lathim Start with a mild culinary fixation, add a comic writer, a gifted director, and stir briefly with five talented actors. Simmer until the consistency is just right and you’ll have Food Confessions … a tasty comedy with a large helping of food, a dash of family, and a whole lot of crazy! This saucy new play exposes the unglazed truth about our own appetites, and the appetites of the ones we love. The Foodbank of Santa Barbara County will host a benefit preview performance of Food Confessions on Thursday, September 20. For more information, contact The Foodbank at 967-5741.
Pat Metheny Unity Band
featuring Chris Potter, Antonio Sanchez and Ben Williams
September 27, 2012
Superstar guitarist Pat Metheny returns to the Lobero with reinvented sound fans won’t want to miss. For the first time since his 1980 release 80/81, guitarist Pat Metheny has recorded with a band that features tenor saxophone. Unity Band introduces a new Metheny ensemble with Chris Potter on sax and bass clarinet, longtime collaborator Antonio Sanchez on drums, and the up-andcoming Ben Williams on bass.
Mangia del’ Arte October 14, 2012, 6 p.m. Mangia del’ Arte is that place in the imagination tickled by spectacular movement, feats of balance and strength, unique music and sound, brilliant colors and shapes, and, of course, gastronomic delight. It is meant to
all tastes in music, culture, cuisine, dance and comedy. be shared in a social dining experience with friends, family and total strangers who have gathered to be transported to a place of whimsy and wonder, where the impossible is normal and the mundane is impossible. This feast of the senses satisfies every age, every manner and form of person, leaving behind delicious memories of culture meeting cuisine.
Spirituals to Funk starring Dr. John and the Blind Boys of Alabama October 15, 2012 Join Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee Dr. John with a four-piece band and five-time Grammy Award winners The Blind Boys of Alabama as they lead a sonic journey down the bayou exploring the connections between jazz, blues, and gospel. Under Dr. John’s musical direction, the world premiere of Spirituals to Funk represents the first-ever touring partnership between these venerable icons of American music.
Dianne Reeves October 19, 2012 Recognized as one of the world’s pre-eminent jazz vocalists, Dianne belongs to the pantheon of great jazz singers such as Ella Fitzgerald and Sarah Vaughan. She engages audiences with her strong, multi-octave voice, rhythmic virtuosity and powerful storytelling style. Reeves combines all her influences to create a jazz-world-pop-bop synthesis that the Boston Globe calls “breathtaking.”
Hal Holbrook in Mark Twain Tonight! November 10, 2012 In this one-man Broadway show, Tony and Emmy Award winner Hal Holbrook portrays Mark Twain as a 70-year old humorist who
skewers politicians, newspapermen and socalled patriots in an intimate look behind the famed author and American treasure. Holbrook adapted Twain’s own words for a commentary on slavery, religion and politics, mixing the satire with comic yarns about life on the Mississippi and a very effective ghost story.
Punch Brothers featuring Chris Thile
with The Milk Carton Kids
December 4, 2012
Punch Brothers are the New York City-based quintet helmed by virtuoso mandolinist Chris Thile. Vanity Fair has hailed their work as “sophisticated, pop-y, kinetic and profound, all at once,” and The New Yorker affirms their “mystical alchemy of old-time music and contemporary sensibilities.” Elton John has raved in Rolling Stone, “Not since the Band and Little Feat have I heard a band that enthuses me this much.”
Monterey Jazz Festival on Tour 55th Anniversary Celebration January 14, 2013
Featuring Dee Dee Bridgewater, Christian McBride, Ambrose Akinmusire, Chris Potter, Benny Green and Lewis Nash
Highlighting the Festivals’ unique attitude and jazz-with-a-purpose energy, the Monterey Jazz Festival on Tour celebrates its 55th anniversary with an all-star band consisting of bassist and musical director Christian McBride, vocalist Dee Dee Bridgewater, saxophonist Chris Potter, trumpeter Ambrose Akinmusire, pianist Benny Green and drummer Lewis Nash performing an assortment of classic jazz repertoire and original compositions.
It’s Magic! February 17, 2013, 2 p.m. & 6:30 p.m. The Los Angeles Times calls It’s Magic!, “A must for magic buffs of all ages.” This live stage show features top professional magicians from around the globe, with each act carefully selected to represent the variety of the art of magic. Each year the lineup changes to include the best and brightest magical acts.
DANCEworks presents Keigwin + Company March 1 & 2, 2013 Electrifying choreographer Larry Keigwin returns to Santa Barbara for a highlyanticipated DANCEworks residency. Founded in 2003, KEIGWIN + COMPANY creates and presents Larry Keigwin’s definitive brand of contemporary dance. K+C invigorates diverse communities with a refreshing vision of dance that embodies a theatrical sensibility of wit, style and heart.
Brad Mehldau Trio and The Bad Plus May 3, 2013 Jazz pianist Brad Mehldau is known for his improvisatory genius, whether playing his own stunning compositions, Thelonious Monk classics, American Songbook standards or more contemporary tunes by Nick Drake, Radiohead or the Beatles for an effect that is like controlled chaos. The Bad Plus have broken down the walls of jazz convention and created an uncompromising body of work. Their personal brand of avant-garde populism has put them at the forefront of a new instrumental music movement, drawing audiences both traditional and mainstream.
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CALENDAR OF EVENTS
Dec•7 & 9
Wednesday & Thursday Lobero LIVE presents Capitol Steps
Friday, 7:30 p.m. Live Nation presents Joe Rogan
Friday Club Mercy presents The Lumineers
Saturday Sings Like Hell presents O’Brien Party of Seven
Saturday, 7 p.m. Santa Barbara Youth Music Academy presents Youth Battle of the Bands
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Friday, 8 p.m. Saturday, 2 p.m. & 8 p.m. Sunday, 2 p.m. Lobero LIVE presents Food Confessions
Thursday Jazz at the Lobero presents Pat Metheny Unity Band
Friday The Rhythmic Arts Project presents A Benefit Concert
Saturday Flamenco Arts Festival presents Cádiz de la Frontera, starring Andrés Peña and Pilar Ogalla
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Tuesday, 7:30 p.m. Santa Barbara Chamber Orchestra presents 3 & ONE
Tuesday, 6 p.m. Lobero LIVE and Santa Barbara Downtown Organization presents epicure.sb: As Seen on TV.
14 Sunday, 6 p.m. Lobero LIVE presents Mangia del’ Arte 15 Monday Lobero LIVE presents Spirituals to Funk, starring Dr. John and the Blind Boys of Alabama 19 Friday Jazz at the Lobero presents Dianne Reeves 20 Saturday Sings Like Hell presents A Concert
24 Wednesday CAMA Masterseries presents Manuel Barrueco, guitar 27 Saturday, 7:30 p.m. 28 Sunday, 2 p.m. State Street Ballet presents An American Tango
Friday Peter Feldmann presents 50 Years In The Bluegrass
Saturday, 7:30 p.m. Santa Barbara Chamber Orchestra Rob Kapilow’s What Makes it Great?
Sunday, 4:30 p.m. Santa Barbara Chamber Orchestra presents Rob Kapilow’s FamilyMusik
10 Saturday Lobero LIVE presents Hal Holbrook in Mark Twain Tonight! 11 Sunday, 3 p.m. JMB Tours presents Jim Brickman LIVE! in Concert 17 Saturday Sings Like Hell presents A Concert
Jan•12 & 13
Dec•21 & 22 18 Sunday, 3 p.m. Santa Barbara Youth Symphony presents A Winter Concert 27 Tuesday, 7:30 p.m. Santa Barbara Chamber Orchestra presents Come In!
Saturday, 2 p.m. & 6 p.m. Gustafson Dance presents The Nutcracker
Tuesday Lobero LIVE presents Punch Brothers featuring Chris Thile
Wednesday Warren Miller Entertainment presents Flow State
15 Saturday, 2:30 p.m. & 7:30 p.m. 16 Sunday, 2:30 p.m. Santa Barbara Revels presents The Christmas Revels: In Celebration of the Winter Solstice 21 Friday, 7:30 p.m. 22 Saturday, 7:30 p.m. Cantillon Entertainment presents Tommy & the High Pilots Christmas Show
January 12 Saturday, 2 p.m. & 7 p.m. 13 Sunday, 2 p.m. & 7 p.m. Big Stage Productions presents Legally Blonde 14 Monday Jazz at the Lobero presents Monterey Jazz Festival on Tour 55th Anniversary Celebration
Friday, 7:30 p.m. Sunday, 2 p.m. Montecito School of Ballet presents The Night Before Christmas and Les Patineurs
19 Saturday Sings Like Hell presents A Concert
Saturday Sings Like Hell presents A Concert
22 Tuesday, 7:30 p.m. Santa Barbara Chamber Orchestra presents SBCO’s Own
24- Feb 3: Santa Barbara International Film Festival
February 11 Monday CAMA Masterseries presents Christian Tetzlaff, violin 16 Saturday Sings Like Hell presents A Concert 17 Sunday 2 p.m. & 6:30 p.m. Lobero LIVE presents It’s Magic! 24 Sunday, 3 p.m. Santa Barbara Youth Symphony presents A Concert
For the most up-to-date listings and info on these and other events, or to buy tickets, visit lobero.com or call (805) 963-0761. Events subject to change without notice. All shows at 8 p.m. unless otherwise noted. The Lobero Box Office also sells tickets for performances at other venues.
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course of a year,” he says, “my enthusiasm grew and I offered to produce it for Nancy the very night I saw its final reading.” Food Confessions truly is a community piece, involving professional local actors and production crew. Rod is passionate about utilizing all that Santa Barbara’s performing arts community has to offer. “We must support local artists,” he enthuses. “They live and work here and they are talented! Santa Barbara has created an amazing body of artistic work—visual, literary, music, theatre and dance—and we need to embrace the vibrant treasure of our artistic citizens. Additionally we
“Santa Barbara has created an amazing body of artistic work— visual, literary, music, theatre and dance—and we need to embrace the vibrant treasure of our artistic citizens.” - Rod Lathim, Producer have four local restaurants sponsoring performances, and in that same spirit we offered our preview night to the Santa Barbara Foodbank as a benefit.”
LOCALLY-GROWN PLAY PAIRS FOOD AND LAUGHTER IN A DELICIOUS WORLD PREMIERE Producing live theatre requires passion, dedication, an extensive knowledge of the Santa Barbara performing arts community, and a hearty helping of chutzpah. Happily, there are two locals who more than fit the bill. In September 2012, Lobero LIVE will present the world premiere of Food Confessions, a new comedy written by Nancy Nufer and produced by Rod Lathim. Nancy explains the concept behind her new work. “Food Confessions is a comedy about our own appetites, and the appetites of the ones we love. It’s a way of looking at life, love, and why we are hungry by turning the mirror onto our own foibles.” Unfolding in a series of interwoven stories, the show is tart and surprisingly tender. Rod was an ardent supporter of the project from the start. “After seeing the development of Food Confessions in workshop readings over the
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Directed by Jenny Sullivan and featuring Dan Gunther, Robert Lesser, Nancy Nufer, Kara Revel and Devin Scott.
Nancy believes the Lobero is the perfect venue for the world premiere. “When you think of historic Santa Barbara the Lobero Theatre immediately springs to mind. Plus it was my personal introduction to live theatre,” she reveals. “When I was a kid, my parents were part of the Alhecama Players and they performed at the Lobero, leading to my very first role in South Pacific as Emile de Becque’s daughter. At age four I was singing my heart out in a little grass skirt, covered from head to toe in pancake makeup. And that was it. I was hooked on that sensation for life.” Don’t miss Food Confessions running Friday, September 21 through Sunday, September 23. The Lobero is proud to play its part in realizing Nancy and Rod’s collaboration, and looks forward to this spectacular world premiere.
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This enchanting and exclusive benefit event supports the Lobero Theatre, Californiaâ€™s oldest continuously operating theatre and Santa Barbaraâ€™s home stage for community and professional performances. Presented in partnership with the Lobero Theatre Associates. 3 9 | B ac k st a ge 2012 | l obe ro. c om
LOBERO YOUTH AND COMMUNITY PROGRAMS Striking a chord with Santa Barbara’s Youth The Lobero Theatre has established a stellar reputation for presenting the best in jazz and American roots music, and the 2012-2013 Youth and Community Programs builds upon this foundation to bring jazz out of the auditorium and into the classrooms. Last year over 100 students participated in hands-on exercises with Tierney Sutton, 80 high school and college students worked with the Brubeck Jazz Institute Quintet in clinics, and $3,000 was awarded to Dos Pueblos High advanced jazz band, Dos Pueblos High jazz choir, and SBCC Goodtimes Band, to continue their jazz-specific programs.
New this year, Santa Barbara Vocal Jazz Foundation joins forces with Lobero Youth programs to continue their work to preserve vocal jazz and provide vital music programming in schools. Their workshop and residency programs not only serve to teach vocal jazz within the regular school day but also to introduce a desire in our youth for any type of musical or theatrical pursuit. This valuable organization extends the Lobero’s reach of jazz-centric programming into elementary schools. Learn more about SBVJF on pg. 43. Boxtales Theatre Company will again offer assemblies of their charming productions. Their innovative mixture of storytelling, movement, live music and audience participation teaches world mythology and folklore in a fun and creative way. This year, Boxtales is offering five exciting school assemblies: Iron John (based on a story by the Brothers Grimm), The Odyssey (heroic tales from Greek mythology), Leyendas de Duende (magical tales of Latin America), Prince Rama and the Monkey King (from the Sanskrit epic, Ramayana), B’rer Rabbit, (trickster tales from around the world), and their newest show, The Hero Twins (a bilingual presentation of the Quiche Mayan creation myth).
“Jazz is an art form based on crossing lines and uniting divergent strains into harmony—a metaphor for cooperation and community-building.”
This year’s programs focus on cultivating jazz audiences by offering jazz-oriented programs from elementary schools through college, It is a joy to continue the Jazz Artist In Residence program Lobero Community Outreach with the incredible Tierney Sutton. The activities include providing complimentary work she is doing is living proof of the tickets to social service programs kinetic power of jazz. Throughout the serving at-risk youth and families. school year, Sutton, Santa Barbara Worthy organizations such as Notes singer/vocal percussionist Eje Lynnfor Notes, City at Peace and the Santa Jacobs and other colleagues utilize circle-sing exercises to explore the – Tierney Sutton, Lobero Theatre Barbara Middle School Teen Press enjoy positive effects of improvisation, group Jazz Artist in Residence free access to performances. In addition, Lobero Youth Programs partner with dynamics and uninhibited creativity. The several exciting youth arts programs by Brubeck Institute Jazz Quintet will offering discounted or complimentary return to the Lobero for a fourth year, rent to Boxtales Summer Theatre Camp, Jensen Music and Guitar offering clinics to area schools. These up-and-comers meet with Co.’s RockCamp, and Santa Barbara Dance Institute. students to share their knowledge and experiences. In addition, the Luci and Richard Janssen Youth Jazz Grant, administered Stay up-to-date on what’s happening with the Lobero Youth and by the Lobero Youth and Community Programs, will offer another Community Programs by subscribing to the Lobero Youth e-Newsletter opportunity to help jazz programs in local schools flourish during the designed for schools and students to receive special offers and Lobero LIVE 12-13 Season.
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ticket discounts, updates about upcoming school assemblies, and opportunities to work with professional musicians. For the most current information about all these programs and how you can get involved, visit Lobero.com/involved/youth.
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Santa Barbara Vocal Jazz Foundation currently offers two in-school programs: an eight-week Vocal Jazz Workshop, targeted towards sixth-grade students, and a six- to ten-week Journey Through Jazz residency, targeted towards fourth through sixth grade students. Both programs offer in-school instructors in beginning music theory, performance skills, American jazz history, and ethnic/musical diversity. For more information, visit Lobero.com/youth.
Founded in 1999, Santa Barbara Vocal Jazz Foundation is committed to preserving vocal jazz as an original American musical form by providing in-school education designed to instill a desire in students to embrace vocal jazz and the performing arts. Since its inception, Santa Barbara Vocal Jazz Foundation has appeared in Santa Barbara County schools via its educational programs and public performances as VocalPoint.
The Lobero Theatre Foundation has long been committed to inspiring youth and fostering a new generation of arts patrons. Collaborations with innovative local performing arts groups such as Boxtales Theatre Company and Santa Barbara Dance Theatre have worked to nurture kids’ love for the performing arts. This past spring, the Lobero Theatre Youth and Community Programs joined forces with Santa Barbara Vocal Jazz Foundation (SBVJF), in a new partnership inspired by a shared love of jazz, and a mission to create new jazz audiences and fans.
participate. It’s also a time when they can be exposed to the arts firsthand and realize, ‘they is really great. I should explore this in junior high.’”
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SBVJF Board member Melissa Brooks explains the importance of bringing the performing arts into schools, “We’re hoping to instill in the child a love of the performing arts. During our workshops, we want to make [students] understand that music can tie people together for a common purpose.” Ensemble performing is an important, empowering moment for participants. Music director Kim Collins, says that, “a child has one voice, but when they are in a group singing together, the experience becomes exponential. Together [they] are creating a unified, stronger message.”
Lobero Theatre Youth and Community Outreach programs joined forces with Santa Barbara Vocal Jazz Foundation (SBVJF), in a new partnership inspired by a shared love of jazz, and a mission to create new jazz audiences and fans. Sharlae Jenkins, instructor, offers first-hand insight into working with elementary school populations. “In sixth grade, they are still teachable and moldable; they are responsive, they will sing, they’ll dance, they’ll
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LOBERO THEATRE ASSOCIATES Don your hats, Ladies and Gents! The Lobero Associates continue to define “hat couture” in what has become an institution in Montecito giving events, the annual “Hats Off” Luncheon. This luncheon is the Associates’ major outreach event created to raise needed funds for the Lobero’s youth programs. Held at the Montecito Country Club on April 19, 2012, the Associates saluted comedy writer-producer Cheri Steinkellner with trademark grace. The afternoon’s presentations were a tip o’ the hat to good old-fashioned girl power. Associates’ president Annie Williams recognized founding member Marilyn Schuermann for her diligent work in the organization over the years, and Cheri delighted the audience with hilarious stories about being a working mom in the male-dominated writer’s room of Cheers. The lead in her “new-fashioned” musical Hello! My Baby, is a young girl following her dreams. Cheri’s husband gave a touching introduction to his wife and writing partner, who together have penned episodes of The Jeffersons, Benson, The Facts of Life, Family Ties, and Who’s the Boss? among many others. Cheri is a winner of four Emmy Awards, two Golden Globes, People’s Choice Award, BAFTA, Writers Guild, Parents Choice and TV Land Legend Awards. In addition to sharing her experiences in TV Land, she introduced guests to Hello! My Baby’s playful turn-of-the-century songs before its premiere at the Lobero the following weekend, sung by two of the show’s plucky lead actors. On May 17, the Associates hosted yet another unique fundraiser, this time featuring the unmatched elegance of Christofle silver. Hosted by Holly and Bob Murphy and Coast to Coast Collection in the Biltmore’s El Mar Room, the evening began with champagne and a viewing of
Christofle’s museum collection, on tour from the Louvre. Each piece was exquisite, ranging from a stately, towering candelabra to petite pieces embellished with delicate silver dragonflies, fish, waterfowl and flowers. Christofle’s President and CEO, Nicolas Krafft, enlightened guests further about the collection pieces featured at each table. The Biltmore’s chef prepared a truly splendid menu, each course
The Lobero Theatre Associates can always be counted on to support the Lobero in style. perfectly paired with a French wine. Krafft topped the evening with a demonstration of sabrage, a tradition of beheading a bottle of champagne with a saber, dating back to Napoleon’s time. It is impossible to overstate the sheer grace and beauty that surrounded this event.
Clockwise: Nicolas Krafft, Lindsey Hartsough of Magnolia Events, Holly & Bob Murphy. Lobero Theatre Foundation staff in their hats. Cheri and Bruce Steinkellner. Janet McCann, David Asbell and Teri Suding.
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Lobero LIVE Patron Ticket buyers enjoy great bonuses, like pre-show receptions in the Lobero Courtyard and opportunities to meet the stars in the artists’ green room. The greenroom is the site to unwind and hear from the artists’ directly after the event. Surrounded by historical portraits of great artists who have graced the Lobero stage during its illustrious history, performers have the opportunity to mix and mingle after their own performance with Lobero patrons and donors. Jazz masters Tierney Sutton, Regina Carter and Charles Lloyd all made time to greet fans and friends, such as Alan and Marilyn Bergman, and Lobero board member Steve Cloud. International sensations Maria Farantouri and Socratis
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Brian Brooks performed the world premiere of BIG CITY, the culminating performance of DANCEworks 2012, and bringing his talented company all the way from New York to create. Board members from SUMMERDANCE Santa Barbara including John and Jill Bishop joined in the celebratory spirit backstage with New Yorkers and company staff, Audra Diahann Lang, Philip Treviño and Jonathan Pratt.
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LOBERO THEATRE IS A FRIEND TO FUNDRAISERS Charitable events of all varieties are welcome at the Lobero Theatre, the perfect place for staging bang-up benefit performances. With its intimate size, enduring character and accommodating staff, the Lobero Theatre Foundation works tirelessly to offer assistance to non-profit organizations. January 2012 began with a heartfelt benefit, presented by Friendship Tours World, entitled A Conversation with Kim Phuc, “The Girl in the Picture”: 40 Years of Forgiveness. The Vietnam War’s famous child survivor and subject of Nick Ut’s searing Life Magazine cover, Kim Phuc shared historical footage and personal testimony of the accidental bombing, the photograph and her journey to forgiveness. This event benefited The Kim Foundation and the Friendship Fund, non-profit organizations providing lifechanging opportunities for children to learn from the tragedies of war.
The Lobero Theatre Foundation is proud of the role the theatre plays in serving the Santa Barbara non-profit community, and would like to recap some of 2012’s benefit concerts and events so far.
American Medical Response presented Michael McDonald in a benefit concert for Doctors Without Walls–Santa Barbara Street Medicine on March 3. The five-time Grammy Award winner performed to help raise funds and attention for DWW-SBSM, which provides free healthcare to the underserved population in Santa Barbara. Linda Newlin offered an evening of song to benefit Child Abuse and Listening Mediation. CALM provides families with tools to heal from physical, emotional and sexual abuse, and provides education to prevent the cycle of abuse. Geographic Expeditions brought internationally-known authors and speakers, Pico Iyer and Don George to the Lobero stage on May 16 to benefit the Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse (CADA). CADA works to build a safer, healthier community by preventing and treating alcoholism and drug abuse.
New Noise presented the second Annual Seymour Duncan Benefit Concert featuring Los Lobos with Joe Bonamassa on August 30. This rockin’ evening supported Notes for Notes, who provide youth with free access to musical instruments, instruction, and recording studio environments that inspire a lifetime of sonic exploration and creation. A portion of the Encore: Lobero improvements are designed to offer a supreme experience to organizations renting the theatre. Technical upgrades, including a brand new PA system will make amplified music sound even better. In addition, performers and presenters alike will benefit from expanded restrooms and a more comfortable auditorium which will be safer and more accessible.
February 17 brought Robben Ford and The Yellowjackets in a benefit concert for The Rhythmic Arts Project (TRAP). The Rhythmic Arts Project educates individuals with intellectual and developmental differences by embracing a curriculum that encompasses rhythm as a modality to address basic life and learning skills as well as reading, writing and arithmetic.
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Family of Donors June 1, 2011 â€“ May 31, 2012 Emerald Circle $25,000+ Mr. & Mrs. David H. Anderson Mr. James Argyropoulos Lobero Theatre Associates The Capital Group Companies Charitable Foundation Anne & Michael Towbes Ruby Circle $15,000+ Deckers Outdoor Corporation James & Wendy Drasdo Mr. & Mrs. Ronald Morrow National Endowment for the Arts Santa Barbara Bowl Foundation Education Outreach Committee Santa Barbara County Arts Commission Walter & Holly Thomson Foundation Mr. & Mrs. Doug Wood Gold circle $10,000+ Access Theatre Endowment Fund Scott & Ella Brittingham Tim & Louise Casey Family Estate of Charlotte Castalde Roger & Sarah Chrisman Fidelity Investments Melinda Goodman Christine A. Green Hollis Norris Fund Mr. & Mrs. Frederic Ingram The Ann Jackson Family Foundation Mr. & Mrs. Palmer G. Jackson Sr. Mr. & Mrs. Palmer Jackson Jr. Mr. & Mrs. Richard Janssen Mr. & Mrs. Herbert Kendall Dr. Robert Klein & Lynne Cantlay Mrs. Lillian Lovelace Michael & Amy Mayfield Mr. & Mrs. Richard Mazess Mr. & Mrs. John T. McCann Ms. Sara Miller McCune John & Betsey Moller Montecito Bank & Trust Jim & Mary Morouse 6 2 | B ackst age 2012 | lobero.c om
Mr. & Mrs. Angelo Mozilo Tomchin Family Charitable Foundation The Towbes Foundation Venoco, Inc. Silver Circle $5,000+ American Riviera Bank Mr. & Mrs. David H. Anderson In memory of Jon Lovelace Mr. Victor K. Atkins Jr. Mrs. Suzanne Bock James Brous & Mary Lane Scherer Mr. & Mrs. Monte Tate Brown Marcia & Jamie Constance Ms. Amy Gresh Lee & Associates Metro Solutions Inc. Northern Trust Rabobank Mr. & Mrs. Frank Schipper Frank Schipper Construction Co. William E. Weiss Foundation Inc. Star Circle $2,500+ Bitsy & Denny Bacon The Becton Family Foundation Mr. & Mrs. Frank Burgess Mr. Grant Cambridge Mrs. Jane Dyruff Mr. & Mrs. Edward Friedel Jr. Mrs. Marilyn Gevirtz Robert C. Hecht Manchester Capital Management Nasif, Hicks Harris & Co. Mr. & Mrs. William Nasif Ruth & Robert Reingold Santa Barbara Bank & Trust Mrs. Louise L. Tighe Angels $1,000+ The Estate of Dr. Ruth Appleby David Asbell & Denise Dannemiller In honor of the wonderful Lobero staff Mr. & Mrs. James Aviani Jeffrey & Margo Barbakow Don & Anita Barry Mr. & Mrs. Philip Bernstein
Ms. Marlyn Bernard Bernstein John & Mary Blair Ms. Wendel Bruss Mr. George L. Burtness Andrew Butcher & Elizabeth Peterson Zora & Les Charles In honor of Cheri Steinkellner The Cheeryble Foundation In honor of Cheri Steinkellner Roger & Sarah Chrisman On behalf of the Santa Barbara acht Club Women Mr. & Mrs. Stephen Cloud Mrs. Barbara Cole In memory of Robert L. Cole Ms. Carolyn Cooper Mr. & Mrs. Thomas Crawford Jr. Ms. Mary D. Curtis Jeff & Josie Devine Mr. & Mrs. Chad Dreier Don & Cinda Erdman Melissa Fassett & David Sheehan Ms. Leni FeBland Mr. & Ms. Robert Feinberg Stanley & Dorothy Flaster Mr. Eldon Ford In memory of Grace Gooch Ford General Electric Foundation Mr. Charles Grimm & Ms. Aurora Lombardi Ms. Beatrice Hallig Ms. Janet Handtmann Jim & Catherine Haslem Mr. & Mrs. James Jackson Mr. Mark Jaffe Mrs. Gertrude Chee Johnson Dawn & Joel Kaufman In honor of Hale & Anne Milgrim & Peggie Jones Kowalski Design House Reg Lathim Lehrer Family Foundation Mrs. Dorothy Lingle Mr. John Lundegard In honor of Dave & Irene Liggett Ms. Sandra Lynne Mr. Philip Lyons In honor & loving memory of Joanna Lyons
Benefactors $500+ Mr. & Mrs. Peter Adams ANONY-MOUSE Ellen K. Anderson Dr. & Mrs. Mortimer Andron Mr. & Mrs. Norman Armour Michael & Nancy Casey Ms. Malinda Chouinard Citrix Charitable Program Marianne & Jordan Clark In honor of Walter & Ruth Ray Mrs. Bridget Colleary Ms. Jane Copelan Roy E. Crummer Dr. Julia Delgado Beth & Dodd Geiger John Gerngross Ms. Mary Harvey Mr. Ronald Hays In honor of Janice Brubeck Dr. & Mrs. William C. Holzer Hope Kelly In memory of Laurence B. Kelly Milton & Arlene Larsen Robert & Ellen Lawson Joseph Lombardo Mrs. Lee Luria Mrs. Maureen M. Masson In memory of Mr. & Mrs. Dixon L. MacQuiddy Maryanne Mott Dr. & Mrs. Dan Purdy Rick & Regina Roney Ms. Christiane Schlumberger Ms. Shelley Scott Mr. & Mrs. Charles Sheldon Ms. Cynthia Stebbins Dr. Carrie Towbes & Dr. John Lewis Mr. & Mrs. George Turpin Ms. Patricia Van Every Mr. & Mrs. Phillip VanHorn Arturo Vega Mr. & Mrs. Anthony Wall
Sustainers $250+ Dr. & Mrs. Ichak Adizes Dr. Stanley Azen & Ms. Joyce Niland Carolyn Crockett Bell Mr. & Mrs. Martin Bell In memory of Bob Colleary Mr. & Mrs. Arnold Bellowe Mr. & Mrs. Donald Bennett Barrie & Arlene Bergman Susan E. Bower Robert Brown Jessica Budinger Ms. Nancybell Coe & Mr. William Burke Mr. & Mrs. Jack Byers Mr. Justin Carroll Virginia Castagnola-Hunter In memory of Jon Lovelace Mr. & Mrs. Leland Crawford Jr. Ms. Christina Criswell In memory of Walter E. Criswell Mr. Oswald Da Ros In memory of Kathleen Da Ros Dr. & Mrs. Tom C. Daughters Mr. & Mrs. Jeffrey A. Dinkin Mr. & Mrs. Jim Dougherty Mrs. Ian Dundas Judy & Rob Egenolf In honor of David Asbell & his fantastic team John & Helen Engstrom Mrs. Inger Fenech In memory of Professor Henri Fenech Dr. Ernest Ferrel Mr. & Mrs. Randy Fields Mr. Eldon Ford Mrs. Anna Freidell Mr. & Mrs. Andrew Gault Mrs. Ghita D. Ginberg Mr. & Mrs. Bernard Girod Ms. Hallie Goodall Mr. & Mrs. Andy Granatelli Mrs. Claudia Gay Whitman & Dr. Richard Handin Doug Hechter Mr. & Mrs. Eric Hochberg Mrs. Ruth Hochman Dr. & Mrs. Christopher Johnson Mr. & Mrs. Peter Jordano In honor of Anne Towbes Dr. & Mrs. Richard L. Kahler Hope Kelly Mr. William S. Kimble Carl Linnecke Mr. & Mrs. Daniel Litchfield Mr. & Mrs. James Malcolm Ray & Leslie Mathiasen Mrs. Gloria Mulhall In memory of Charles William Mulhall II Holly Murphy Olio e Limone Restaurante & Olio Pizzeria In honor of the SB Arts Community Tim Owens & Rebecca Amundsen In honor of Steve Cloud & Dave Asbell Ms. Jean M. Reiche Ms. Jane C. Rieffel Ms. Melissa Riparetti-Stepien In memory of Pauline Riparetti Mr. & Mrs. Gil Rosas In memory of Alexander Ryan Singh
Patricia Rumpza Mr. & Mrs. Ken Saxon In honor of Jim Morouse on his birthday Margaret & Rob Sides Mr. Peter G. Simeth In memory of Katharina Smith Mr. & Mrs. Gene Sinser Mr. Robert A. Sorich Mrs. Sally St. John Joyce Stokes Ms. Sally Swift In memory of Marilyn & Bill Tennity Dr. & Mrs. James A. Tamborello Ms. Sylvia Brickley Weller Laurie Wilson Geof & Laura Wyatt Gary P. Yencich Guardians $100+ Mrs. Ellen Ahlers In memory of my husband, Orwin Ahlers Mr. & Mrs. Doug Aiken David & Patricia Alpert Mr. & Mrs. Peter Alpert American Irish Historical Society Ms. Sheila Ammons Mr. & Mrs. Jerar Andon Mr. & Mrs. Kurt R. Anker Ms. Gloria Antoniou Ms. Brook Ashley In memory of Tallulah Bankhead Lobero Theatre Associates In memory of Bob Colleary Mr. & Mrs. Michael Avenali Mr. & Mrs. Wayne Banks Margery Baragona Ms. Leinie Bard In memory of Archie Bard Jerome & Dinah Baumgartner Mr. & Mrs. Jerry Beaver Lynn Behrens Ms. Judith Bell Mrs. Barbara Benon Mr. & Mrs. Keith Berry Ms. Geraldine Bidwell Mr. Paul Blake Ms. Wendy Blake Dewayne & Marilyn Boccali Dr. & Mrs. Ross Borden Mr. & Mrs. Jeff Bridges Paul Brinegar Dr. & Mrs. Ronald B. Brooks Ms. Patricia Broome Mr. & Mrs. Rick Brown Mr. & Mrs. Norm Brown Ms. Janice Brubeck In memory of Henry I. Brubeck Drs. Thomas & Paula Bruice Mr. & Mrs. Roland Bryan Bryant & Sons In honor of Mike & Anne Towbes Robert Bullemer Mr. & Mrs. Dan Burnham Mr. William Burtness Mr. & Mrs. Ronald Busch Matt Butcher Ms. Mujiba Cabugos Jennifer Calderwood
LOBERO FUND DONORS
Mr. & Mrs. Sean McCulloch Ms. Leslie H. Meadowcroft-Schipper Barbara Meister Graciela Montgomery Raymond Family Foundation Mr. & Mrs. Marc Recordon Betty Richardson Dr. Robert Ruby Mrs. Nancy Schlosser Mrs. Jean Schuyler Mr. & Mrs. Ed Seder Mr. Ed Snider Mrs. Betty J. Stephens In honor of Jim Dougherty Mr. & Mrs. Robert Sternin Mr. & Mrs. John Swift Swift Action Fund Mr. Robert TenEyck Ms. Katie Thatcher UBS Employee Giving Programs Patricia & Nicholas Weber Mr. Tim Whitcomb & Ms. Alison Daniels
Brett Cambern Denise Caracas Mr. & Mrs. Thomas Carey Ms. Patricia Carver Gregory Cavette Diana & Steve Charles Mr. & Mrs. Edward Chelini Virginia Chennell Samuel Chirman Mr. & Mrs. William Cirone Ms. Carnzu A. Clark Susan Clarke David Clendenen Mrs. Martha Clyde Mr. & Mrs. John Cogswell Mr. & Mrs. James Collins In honor of Hope Kelly Mr. & Mrs. John Coppejans Mr. Frederick Corey In memory of Dorothy Stauff Corey Rick & Nancy Corradini In memory of Alice Lind Mr. & Mrs. Gordon B. Crary Jr. Mr. & Mrs. Steven Crossland In memory of Bob Colleary Mr. Robert L. Crouch William Dacey Mr. Michael Davenport Mr. Michael David Mr. & Mrs. Andrew Davis Mr. Fred Davis & Ms. Sara Lytle Linda Diamant Mr. James Dingman Dana Dorsey Loretta Doukas In honor & memory of William L. Doukas Lorraine Duerr John M. Durkee Mr. Roger Durling Robert & Sylvia Easton Leslie Edgerton Mrs. Robert Edmonston Ms. Susan Everett Dr. & Mrs. Robert M. Failing Ms. Christine Fancher Michael Fanselow Ms. Haddon Dillon & Mr. William Farrell Larry Feinberg Harold Feinleib Ronald & Marie-Louise Fendon A. Flair Ms. Judy Foggia Mr. & Mrs. William Freudenstein Sharon Friem Mr. & Mrs. Ted Funsten Nancy Furman-Alex Mr. & Mrs. Gene Geller Mr. Daniel Gerber Mr. & Mrs. David L. Gersh Allan Ghitterman & Susan Rose Mr. J. Paul Gignac Carolyn Glasoe Mr. & Mrs. Marlowe Goldsby Debbie M. Graham Mr. & Mrs. Donald Green Robert Greenberg Kathryn Greene
Patricia A. Gregory Susan Gwynne John Hackley Mr. Michael Hakan Dr. & Mrs. Charles F. Hamilton Nina Hamilton Tamar Handelman Tony & Marlena Handler Jeffrey & Jane Hankoff Deanna Hanson Mike & Dianne Harrell Jerry Harris Andy Heller Phyllis & Bill Helm In honor of Todd Jared Stuart & Andree Herscovici In honor of music & life! Mr. Richard Hilliard Mr. & Mrs. Roger S. Hinze Ms. Charlotte G. Hoegerman Sally Hoehne Mr. & Mrs. Michael Holland Jim Hopperstad Mr. & Mrs. A. Thomas Hunt Scott Hunter Mr. & Mrs. William Hynes Ms. Josephine Ireland Mr. & Mrs. Donald A. Jackson Eleanor H. Jacobs Vinny Jain Ms. Brooks Jensen L. Robert Johnson & Lisa Reich Mr. & Mrs. E. Robert Jones Mr. & Mrs. Peter C. Jordano Karen Kahn Mr. Max Keller Dr. & Mrs. Laszlo Kiraly In honor of David Asbell Ed Kish Mr. & Mrs. Jorgen Kjaempe W. Kleinman Thomas Kuczmarski Mrs. Doris Kuhns Mark & Julie Kummel Mr. Larry Laborde Mr. Chris Lancashire Dr. & Mrs. James Langer R. Jeffrey Lanzolatta Mr. & Mrs. Ken Lebow Charles Leonard Ms. Jean Thompson Leonard Mr. & Mrs. Marvin Levine Mr. & Mrs. Neil Levinson In honor of Jim Morouse Steven & Janet Lew Dr. Daniel R. Lewis Mr. Barry Liker Mr. & Mrs. George D. Lilly Mr. Jerome Lowenthal Karen MacDonald Dr. & Mrs. Peter MacDougall Mr. & Mrs. Craig Madsen Ms. Charlene Marie Mrs. Helen Marquette In memory of Tony Marquette Steve Martin Brett Matthews & Ginger Salazar
Mr. & Mrs. J. Patrick McAlister Patrick McCarthy Mr. & Mrs. Craig McCaw Mr. & Mrs. John McGovern Ms. Anne McIntire Mr. & Mrs. James McIntyre Julie McLeod Bruce McRoy Ms. Dana Melideo In memory of Dolly & Al Melideo Mr. & Mrs. Duncan Mellichamp Mr. John Metzger Ms. Melodee Meyer Mr. & Mrs. John Mitchell III Douglas Mlyn Dr. & Mrs. Arthur Najera Linda Newlin In honor of CALM Bonna Newman Mr. & Mrs. Bill Nicholson Mr. & Mrs. Donley Olson Christie Ontjes In memory of my husband, Rod Ontjes Mr. & Mrs. Robert Orgel Ms. Virginia Ortega In memory of Olivia B. Labato Mr. & Mrs. Michael Pahos Joseph Pangrazio Melony B. Parent Mr. & Mrs. Kenneth Pasternack Mr. Robert Peirson Mr. Rafael Perez-Torres Jean M. Perloff, Esq. Mr. & Mrs. Brent Peus Michael Pfeil Mr. & Mrs. Lee Phillips Mr. & Mrs. Steven Pinsker Mrs. Margaret P. Polsky Ann & David Premack In honor of Lisa Reshef Mr. & Mrs. Walter G. Ray Mr. Thomas Ray Debra & Ted Reed Mr. Albert Reid Susan Rentschler Donald & Alita Rhodes Mr. Vincent Roberti Mr. Bob Roe & Ms. Susan Sheller Ms. Loretta H. Roper Mr. & Mrs. Gil Rosas William & Lois Rosen John Rosenfeld Marcia Rubenstein Mr. & Mrs. James Ryan Mr. Ezra Salazar Mr. & Mrs. Saltoun In memory of Bob Colleary Mark Scher Mr. & Mrs. M.D. Schiffmacher Laurie Schuster Mr. & Mrs. David Scott Kathy Scroggs Mr. Brendan Searls Stephen & Nancy Sheld David Siegel Dr. & Mrs. Harvey Silverberg In honor of Sallie Dougherty
Supporters under $100 Rebecca Aasted Beth Anderson Anonymous Mr. & Mrs. Jeff Barry Ms. Diane Baskin Stephen Bauer Ms. Sydney Baumgartner Steve Berry
Richard Blake Ms. Vicky Blum Giuseppe Bonfiglio Gretchen Boone Dora B. Bradley David Bunn Barbara Calder Bill & Peggy Callahan Ms. Janice G. Cloud Ms. Patricia Cochrane Dr. Mary B. Collier Lisa Cosentino Mr. & Mrs. Michael Cribbs S. Cul Ms. Doreen Daley Mr. & Mrs. Walter Dallenbach Telma Dawallo Judi Doernberg In memory of Morris Kronfeld Margaret Ducharne Gun Dukes Michael Dunn Vladimir Falko Barbara Faulkner Donald & Stacey Fergusson Mr. Lindsay Fisher Maria Rendina Frantz John Gleeson Carolyn Grant Roberta Grant Bill Griffith Jean E. Hane Christopher Haskell Alan Hazard Mr. & Mrs. R.J. Higgins Ms. Lisa Hill In honor of Jess Simon Tom & Jody Holehouse Ms. Sandra Lei Isa Greg & Sharlae Jenkins Ms. Kelly Jensen Mr. Ludwig Keller Mr. & Mrs. James M. Kilroy Ms. Frances Kliza Miss Joyce Koehler Arthur Kong Kroger Ms. Raelyn Largura Ms. Catherine Lee Mr. & Mrs. Daniel Litchfield In memory of Bob Colleary Mr. Greg Lorenz Ann Malesky James & Ella Markham Mr. & Mrs. Paul Martinez Mr. & Mrs. John T. McCann In memory of Bob Colleary Toni & Terry McQueen Eric Melbardis Mark Menduke Nelson Merrell Nancy Mitchell Mrs. William L. Mobraaten Mike Munoz Ms. Elaine Nakashima Mr. & Mrs. Andrew Nichols Mr. John W. Nickelsen
Betty Noling Ms. Helen C. Olson Michael Osegueda Mr. & Mrs. Georges Paradis Jane Passerini Ms. Lynn Pearl Mr. & Mrs. Alan Piltz In honor of Holly Chadwin & Geren Piltz Dr. & Mrs. Philip Pincus Alvin & Erika Plack Jan & Reilly Pollard Lyn Proctor Mr. & Dr. James Prudden Mr. & Mrs. William H. Raber Chris Rendessy & Sue Slater In memory of Laurel M. Clayton Linda Robyn Ms. Florence O. Russell Mr. & Mrs. Sheldon Sanov Santa Barbara Axxess Ms. Arlene Satterlee Hal & Christine Saunders In honor of Robin Sonner Mr. Richard Schiada Frank A. Schmidt Les & Maureen Shapiro Ms. Jo Landis Shields Ms. Ellen Simon Mr. Eric Skipsey Paul E. Solomon William Spencer Mr. & Mrs. David Stein Mrs. Peter Stettinius Elizabeth Stewart Mr. & Mrs. Sam Stoddard Courtney A.U. Tan Rukhsanna Taylor Ms. Mary Ellen Tiffany In honor of Anne Towbes’ Birthday Ms. Catherine Titus Ms. Shirley A. Toeppner Cheryl Trosky United Way of Santa Barbara County Dr. & Mrs. M. Dean Vogel Mary Walsh Ms. April Walstead Mr. & Mrs. Robert Watkins Mr. Jeff Waxman In memory of Rex Marchbanks Mr. & Mrs. Harry Weisbart
LOBERO FUND DONORS
Ms. Mary Simpson Loren & Alexis Slafer Dr. Masha Smirnov Mr. & Mrs. Donald K. Smith Dorothea Smith Nicholas Snow Ann & John Sonstelie Ms. Barbara Spaulding Steven Spencer Mr. Harris Sprecher Mr. Mid Squier Joseph & BJ Stapen, M.D. Olivia & Steve Starkey Mr. & Mrs. John Tanner Richard Taylor Ms. Nina Terzian Carl Thelander Mr. & Mrs. Ray Thomas Mr. Jim Thomas Ms. Frederica Thompson Mr. Ian Thomson Mr. & Mrs. Kipp Thonack Tom & Hollie Towle Mr. & Mrs. Peter Tredick Ms. Susan Trescher Mr. Mark E. Trueblood Mr. & Mrs. Budd Tufeld In honor of Jill Stein & David Unger David Unger & Jill Stein Mr. & Mrs. Robert Uphoff Mr. Teodulo Vargas-Morales & Ms. Nancy Moctezuma In honor of D’anna & C’na Vargas Mr. Doug Varone Mr. & Mrs. Phillip Vedder Mr. & Mrs. Edward Vernon Ms. Elizabeth Vos Gordon Walsh Cynthia Webb Ms. Jeanette Webber Mr. Seymour Weisberg Mr. & Mrs. David Wexler Ms. Carol Wilburn Wayne Wilson Pamme Windhager Mrs. Joy Winer Ms. Lucinda Winters Peter & Linda Wisner Julie Wolf Mr. & Mrs. Peter Wouters Ms. Margaret W. Wright Ed & Grace Yoon Ms. Deloria Zabriskie Mr. David Zell Ms. Jennifer Zide John Ziegwied Dawn Ziemer
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BACKSTAGE at the Lobero is the Lobero Theatre's in-house magazine detailing all the in's and out's of this historic hall. Located in Santa B...
Published on Sep 5, 2012
BACKSTAGE at the Lobero is the Lobero Theatre's in-house magazine detailing all the in's and out's of this historic hall. Located in Santa B...