( Workshop )
SOSInsights, Pathway to Extraordinary Intimate Relationships
The two-hour advanced workshops teach singles and couples how to grow their sexual honesty, bridge the intimate communication gap, develop sexual empathy, and avoid needing couples therapy. Each works ... -- $15 - $20
Venue: Ojai Retreat Center, 160 Besant Road, Ojai
  (805) 637-7828

( Debate )
USA Debate Showcase
The USA Debate Team will be showcasing the World Schools Debate format at The Reagan Library. This format is a unique and dynamic style of debate, unlike any other practiced in the United States. This debate features a dynamic format combining the concepts of “prepared” topics with “impromptu” topics, encouraging debaters to focus on specified issues rather than debate theory or procedural arguments. This is a free event to attend, but registration is required.
Presented by: The Ronald Reagan Presidential Library & Museum     Venue: The Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum, 40 Presidential Drive, Simi Valley
  Website
  (805) 522-2977

( Presentation )
Octopus Tuesdays
Observe an octopus consume a meal. Discover camouflage behaviors as you learn more about these intelligent invertebrates.
Presented by: Sea Center     Venue: Sea Center, 211 Stearns Wharf, Santa Barbara
  Website
  (805) 962-2526

( Presentation )
Narrative & Violence
Faculty and students from Fielding Graduate University's media psychology program discuss a six-month anti-terrorism project they worked on with the US military to counteract ISIS messaging in Syr ...
Venue: Fess Parker DoubleTree Resort, 633 E. Cabrillo Blvd., Santa Barbara
  (805) 898-4076

( Presentation )
“Shout Your Abortion” - An evening with Amelia Bonow
Amelia Bonow ... The Santa Barbara Pro-Choice Coalition, in honor of the 44th Anniversary of Roe v. Wade, presents: "Shout Your Abortion" An evening with Amelia Bonow. Amelia’s social activism and abortion disclosure sparked a viral outpouring of abortion stories on social media and helped broaden the existing cultural discourse around abortion. Ms. Bonow's presentation will be followed by a no-host networking reception in the New Vic courtyard. Learn more at shoutyourabortion.com. -- $15 - $25
Presented by: The New Vic     Venue: The New Vic, 33 West Victoria Street, Santa Barbara
  Website
  (805) 965-5400

( Music - Classical )
Camerata Pacifica: Mozart & Gounod Wind Serenades
Adrian Spence, James Austin Smith, Claire Brazeau, Jose Franch-Ballester, Bil Jackson, Gina Cuffari, Judith Farmer, Martin Owen, and Richard Berry. ... Strong winds are forecasted for the Southern California area! Camerata Pacifica's January 2017 concert set includes a flute, oboes, clarinets, bassoons, and horns. -- $56
Presented by: Camerata Pacifica     Venue: Robert C. Ritchie Auditorium, The Huntington, 1151 Oxford Rd., San Marino
  Website
  (805) 884-8410
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( Presentation )
Jelly Thursdays
Experience the beauty of jellies as they gracefully gather their microscopic meals. Bring your curiosity, questions, and cameras too.
Presented by: Sea Center     Venue: Sea Center, 211 Stearns Wharf, Santa Barbara
  Website
  (805) 962-2526
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( Workshop )
Sketching in the Galleries: Portraits & Sculpture
All skill levels are invited to experience the tradition of sketching from original works of art in "Highlights of the Permanent Collection." Museum Teaching Artists provide general guidance and all materials. Each program is open to 10 participants.
Presented by: Santa Barbara Museum of Art     Venue: Santa Barbara Museum of Art, 1130 State Street, Santa Barbara
  Website
  (805) 963-4364

( Lecture )
Indianapolis - The Legacy
<b>Documentory Screening</b><br> Where: Santa Barbara Maritime Museum, 113 Harbor Way, Santa Barbara, California When: Thursday, January 19, 2017 at 7 pm Reception • 6:15 – 6:45 pm Cost: $10 (SBMM members and Military Veterans), $15 (non-members) Register: Go to www.sbmm.org or call (805) 456 8747 More information: https://www.tugg.com/titles/uss-indianapolis-the-legacy -- $10 - $15
Presented by: Santa Barbara Maritime Museum     Venue: Santa Barbara Maritime Museum, 113 Harbor Way, Santa Barbara
  Website
  (805) 456-8747

( Music - Classical )
Camerata Pacifica: Mozart & Gounod Wind Serenades
Adrian Spence, James Austin Smith, Claire Brazeau, Jose Franch-Ballester, Bil Jackson, Gina Cuffari, Judith Farmer, Martin Owen, and Richard Berry. ... Strong winds are forecasted for the Southern California area! Camerata Pacifica's January 2017 concert set includes a flute, oboes, clarinets, bassoons, and horns. -- $56
Presented by: Camerata Pacifica     Venue: Zipper Hall, The Colburn School, 200 S Grand Ave, Los Angeles
  Website
  (805) 884-8410
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( Lecture )
Duhigg to Speak at Leadership Luncheon
Charles Duhigg, Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times reporter and bestselling author speaks about “The Habitual Pursuit of Excellence” Friday, Jan. 20, 2017, at noon in the Coral Casino at Four Seaso ... -- $100
Venue: Four Seasons Biltmore , 1260 Channel Dr. , Santa Barbara
  (805) 565-6000
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( Presentation )
The Invisible Universe Revealed - Moorpark College Forum
Ventura County Astronomical Society welcomes Dr. Anna Ho of CalTech to The Moorpark College Forum Friday, January 20th 2017 @ 7:15 pm. She’ll explain the technology used by astronomers to see our uni ...
Venue: Moorpark College Forum, 7075 Campus Road, Moorpark
  (000) 000-0000
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( Music - Classical )
Camerata Pacifica: Mozart & Gounod Wind Serenades
Adrian Spence, James Austin Smith, Claire Brazeau, Jose Franch-Ballester, Bil Jackson, Gina Cuffari, Judith Farmer, Martin Owen, and Richard Berry. ... Strong winds are forecasted for the Southern California area! Camerata Pacifica's January 2017 concert set includes a flute, oboes, clarinets, bassoons, and horns. -- $58
Presented by: Camerata Pacifica     Venue: Hahn Hall, Music Academy of the West, 1070 Fairway Road, Santa Barbara
  Website
  (805) 884-8410
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( Musical / Revue )
Ruthless
Students from the Adderley School for the Performing Arts present musical theater performances as a culmination of their recent workshop training. Friday, January 20, at 8:00 P.M. Saturday, January 21, at 1:00 P.M.; 4:00 P.M; 7:00 P.M. -- $18.00 - $33.00
Presented by: Center Stage Theater (in Paseo Nuevo Mall)     Venue: Center Stage Theater (in Paseo Nuevo Mall), 751 State Street , Santa Barbara
  Website
  (805) 963-8198

( Dance (Performance) )
Bill T. Jones / Arnie Zane Company
Director and choreographer Bill T. Jones – whose major honors include a MacArthur “Genius” Award, the Kennedy Center Honors and two Tony Awards for Best Choreography – returns to the stage at the center of an acclaimed new work for his renowned company. Inspired by legendary artist and composer John Cage, Jones creates a collage of dance, music and 70 of his own short stories, arranged anew for each performance by chance procedure. In Story/Time, Jones fuses the age-old art of storytelling with a vibrant landscape of contemporary movement and music. -- $20 - $49
Presented by: UCSB Arts & Lectures     Venue: The Granada Theatre, 1214 State Street, Santa Barbara
  Website
  (805) 893-3535

( Workshop )
SCORE's Business Plan Workshop
The workshop starts with the basic elements of a business plan, moves on to talk about the essentials of marketing your business, connects these marketing basics to developing a sales forecast and then finishes with how to determine if your venture is or will become profitable.
Presented by: San Luis Obispo SCORE #597     Venue: San Luis Obispo SCORE Business Plan Workshop, Union Bank Bldg 995 Higuera St., San Luis Obispo
  Website
  (805) 547-0779
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( Musical / Revue )
Ruthless
Students from the Adderley School for the Performing Arts present musical theater performances as a culmination of their recent workshop training. Friday, January 20, at 8:00 P.M. Saturday, January 21, at 1:00 P.M.; 4:00 P.M; 7:00 P.M. -- $18.00 - $33.00
Presented by: Center Stage Theater (in Paseo Nuevo Mall)     Venue: Center Stage Theater (in Paseo Nuevo Mall), 751 State Street , Santa Barbara
  Website
  (805) 963-8198

( Musical / Revue )
Ruthless
Students from the Adderley School for the Performing Arts present musical theater performances as a culmination of their recent workshop training. Friday, January 20, at 8:00 P.M. Saturday, January 21, at 1:00 P.M.; 4:00 P.M; 7:00 P.M. -- $18.00 - $33.00
Presented by: Center Stage Theater (in Paseo Nuevo Mall)     Venue: Center Stage Theater (in Paseo Nuevo Mall), 751 State Street , Santa Barbara
  Website
  (805) 963-8198

( Seminar )
Eliot Cowan - Plant Spirit Medicine Teaching Fire
Eliot Cowan, author, international teacher and elder shaman in the Huichol tradition will speak and answer questions about the ancient practice of calling on plant spirits to help in the healing of ou ... -- $25
Venue: Ojai Sacred Fire Hearth, 4735 Grand Ave., Ojai
  (845) 586-3225

( Story Reading )
Speaking of Stories - Nothing But Laughs
Speaking of Stories begins its season with a performance of hilarious stories. Great stories performed by talented actors. Join the performers after the show for complimentary cookies and milk — because every good story should be toasted with cookies and milk! -- $18 - $28
Presented by: Center Stage Theater (in Paseo Nuevo Mall)     Venue: Center Stage Theater (in Paseo Nuevo Mall), 751 State Street , Santa Barbara
  Website
  (805) 963-8198
  Email

( Music - Classical )
Camerata Pacifica: Mozart & Gounod Wind Serenades
Adrian Spence, James Austin Smith, Claire Brazeau, Jose Franch-Ballester, Bil Jackson, Gina Cuffari, Judith Farmer, Martin Owen, and Richard Berry. ... Strong winds are forecasted for the Southern California area! Camerata Pacifica's January 2017 concert set includes a flute, oboes, clarinets, bassoons, and horns. -- $50
Presented by: Camerata Pacifica     Venue: Meister Hall, Temple Beth Torah, 7620 Foothill Rd, Ventura
  Website
  (805) 884-8410
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( Storytelling )
Garrison Keillor
Garrison Keillor ... Writer and humorist Garrison Keillor is beloved for his unique blend of comedy, charisma and wisdom. As host of the live radio variety show A Prairie Home Companion – now in his final season – he attracts 4 million listeners each week. Keillor is also the host of the daily radio program The Writer’s Almanac, the author of several books, including Lake Wobegon Days and the editor of several poetry anthologies. The recipient of Grammy, ACE and George Foster Peabody awards, the National Humanities Medal and elected to the American Academy of Arts and Letters, Keillor will deliver insight and stories from his journey as one of America’s greatest storytellers. -- $16 - $59
Presented by: UCSB Arts & Lectures     Venue: The Granada Theatre, 1214 State Street, Santa Barbara
  Website
  (805) 893-3535

( Presentation )
Shark Sundays
Shark Sundays Sundays at 3:30 PM Watch us feed sharks and rays. Observe shark feeding behaviors, and if you're lucky, help us throw in a few pieces too! Included with admission to the Sea Center.
Presented by: Sea Center     Venue: Sea Center, 211 Stearns Wharf, Santa Barbara
  Website
  (805) 962-2526
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( Music - Classical )
Bach at Trinity - Cal Poly “Bach Week”
Performed by the Early Music Ensemble of California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo with members of the Cal Poly Symphony, faculty and professional guest artists; Thomas Davies, conducto ... Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo students, teachers, and professionals from throughout California will join forces for a performance of J. S. Bach's Motet I, "Singet dem Herrn ein neues Lied," the Fifth Brandenburg Concerto, and Cantata 147, "Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben," the source for "Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring." -- $10 - $20
Presented by: Trinity Episcopal Church     Venue: Trinity Episcopal Church, 1500 State Street, Santa Barbara
  Website
  (805) 965-7419
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( Music - Classical )
Brazilian Originals and Classics - presented by The Rebecca Kleinmann trio
Flutist and singer Rebecca Kleinmann comes to Southern California from the Bay Area to present yet another phenomenal group comprised of her musical friends. This time she features rhythmic virtuosos ... -- $15
Venue: SOHO, 1221 State St # 205, Santa Barbara
  (805) 453-0428
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( Dance (Performance) )
Fin de Fiesta
Andres Peña, Manuel de la Malena ... Caminos Flamencos Presents the World Premiere of “Fin de Fiesta” Sunday, January 22, 2017; 7:30 pm ..... with Guest Artists from Spain: Dancer Andres Peña, and Singer Manuel de la Malena. On a three-city tour, Fin de Fiesta features the great dancer Andres Peña and the powerful singer Manuel Malena, both from Jerez de la Frontera, Spain. In a special performance with Caminos Flamencos, this is a one-night-only experience that is pure flamenco, improvised and joyous from beginning to end. Directed by Emmy Award-winning Yaelisa. -- $20 - $55
Presented by: Ensemble Theatre Company (ETC)     Venue: The New Vic, 33 West Victoria Street, Santa Barbara
  Website
  (805) 965-5400

( Music - Classical )
Itzhak Perlman - 20th Anniversary – In the Fiddler’s House
Itzhak Perlman ... Featuring Hankus Netsky, Andy Statman and members of Brave Old World, Klezmer Conservatory Band and other special guests ..... Twenty years have passed since Itzhak Perlman made his iconic album of klezmer music, In the Fiddler’s House. The collection of traditional klezmer songs was also filmed as a PBS special, which earned Perlman his third Emmy Award, featuring the reigning violin virtuoso performing in Poland with the world’s finest klezmer musicians. Marking its 20th anniversary, Perlman revisits this important, personal project, featuring music director Hankus Netsky on saxophone and piano, Andy Statman on clarinet and mandolin, members of the Brave Old World and Klezmer Conservatory Band and other special guests. -- $20 - $129
Presented by: UCSB Arts & Lectures     Venue: The Granada Theatre, 1214 State Street, Santa Barbara
  Website
  (805) 893-3535

( Story Reading )
Speaking of Stories - Nothing But Laughs
Speaking of Stories begins its season with a performance of hilarious stories. Great stories performed by talented actors. Join the performers after the show for complimentary cookies and milk — because every good story should be toasted with cookies and milk! -- $18 - $28
Presented by: Center Stage Theater (in Paseo Nuevo Mall)     Venue: Center Stage Theater (in Paseo Nuevo Mall), 751 State Street , Santa Barbara
  Website
  (805) 963-8198
  Email

( Presentation )
Octopus Tuesdays
Observe an octopus consume a meal. Discover camouflage behaviors as you learn more about these intelligent invertebrates.
Presented by: Sea Center     Venue: Sea Center, 211 Stearns Wharf, Santa Barbara
  Website
  (805) 962-2526

( Discussion )
Fireside Chat with Zohar Ziv, former COO of Deckers
Pull up a seat for an enriching discussion with Zohar Ziv, former COO of Deckers. The evening will tap into his wealth of knowledge about creating company culture, handling rapid growth and expanding ... -- $0 - $10
Venue: Impact Hub, 1117 State St, Santa Barbara
  (805) 284-0078

( Lecture )
SB Audubon Program: Avifaunal Breeding in the Channel Islands
Paul Collins will talk about the significant changes that have occurred in the breeding avifauna of the Channel Islands due to intensive conservation and restoration efforts during the past half centu ... -- $0 - $0
Venue: Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History - Farrand , 2559 Puesta Del Sol, Santa Barbara
  (805) 964-1468

( Presentation )
Jelly Thursdays
Experience the beauty of jellies as they gracefully gather their microscopic meals. Bring your curiosity, questions, and cameras too.
Presented by: Sea Center     Venue: Sea Center, 211 Stearns Wharf, Santa Barbara
  Website
  (805) 962-2526
  Email

( Presentation )
Presidents and the National Parks
Douglas Brinkley ... Dubbed “America’s new past master” by the Chicago Tribune, Brinkley is the author of The Wilderness Warrior: Theodore Roosevelt and the Crusade for America, Rightful Heritage: Franklin D. Roosevelt and the Land of America and The Quiet World: Saving Alaska’s Wilderness Kingdom. A professor of history at Rice University, he has been described by CNN as “a man who knows more about the presidency than just about any human being alive.” -- $10 - $20
Presented by: UCSB Arts & Lectures     Venue: UCSB Campbell Hall, UCSB Campus , Santa Barbara
  Website
  (805) 893-3535

( Storytelling )
An Evening with Garrison Keillor
Garrison Keillor ... One of the most prolific American storytellers of all time, Garrison Keillor is a writer and humorist best knows for his popular live radio variety show, Prairie Home Companion.
Presented by: Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza     Venue: Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, 2100 Thousand Oaks Blvd., Thousand Oaks
  Website
  (805) 449-2787

( Music - Classical )
New West Symphony presents Copland & Dvorak
Donato Cabrera, conductor ... PROGRAM: Adams: The Chairman Dances, "Foxtrot for Orchestra" ... Copland: A Lincoln Portrait ... Dvorak: Symphony No. 7 in D Minor, Opus 70. The first performance will take place on Friday at the Oxnard Performing Arts Center. The concert will then be repeated on Saturday at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza and on Sunday at Barnum Hall in Santa Monica. -- $34 - $124
Presented by: New West Symphony     Venue: Oxnard Performing Arts Center, 800 Hobson Way, Oxnard
  Website
  (805) 497-5880
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( Theatre )
New Play Festival 2017
PlayFest Santa Barbara presents its 5th annual festival of new plays, joining forces with DramaDogs, Dramatic Women, and Speaking of Stories. The festival is a celebration of new plays, including readings of plays by playwrights from Santa Barbara and beyond. Festival passes are available for admission to all events, or individual tickets can be purchased for each event in advance or at the door. Pre-sale tickets for all events are available through the Center Stage Theater box office. Tickets also available at the door for all events except the closing reception. -- $15.00 - $18.00
Presented by: Center Stage Theater (in Paseo Nuevo Mall)     Venue: Center Stage Theater (in Paseo Nuevo Mall), 751 State Street , Santa Barbara
  Website
  (805) 963-8198

( Lecture )
David Wiesner: Telling Stories in Pictures
Internationally-acclaimed picture book artist David Wiesner discusses his art and career, guiding the audience through his unique approach to wordless storytelling. His talk is followed by a book signing, so bring along personal copies of his celebrated picture books for him to inscribe or purchase in the Museum Store. -- $0 - $10
Presented by: Santa Barbara Museum of Art     Venue: Santa Barbara Museum of Art, 1130 State Street, Santa Barbara
  Website
  (805) 963-4364
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( Music - Classical )
Always Free Concert - Music for Winds and Piano
Per Elmfors; Robert Hale; Andrea Di Maggio; Neil Di Maggio; Paul Mori; Sam Bergstrom; Paula Hatley ... Paul Hindemith, Sonata for clarinet and piano -- Per Elmfors, clarinet; Robert Hale, piano. ..... Paul Taffanel, Andante Pastoral et Scherzettino -- Andrea Di Maggio, flute; Neil Di Maggio, piano. ..... Katherine Hoover, Winter Spirits (1997) -- Andrea Di Maggio, flute. ..... Johann Baptist Vanhal, Concerto for two bassoons in F, mvt. I -- Paul Mori, bassoon; Sam Bergstrom, bassoon; Paula Hatley, piano. ..... Maurice Ravel, Two Hebraic Melodies. John Falcone, Jabberwocky Jam, for bassoon and narrator -- Paul Mori, bassoon.
Presented by: Santa Barbara Music Club     Venue: Santa Barbara Public Library - Faulkner Gallery, 40 E Anapamu Street, Santa Barbara
  Website
  (619) 405-3218
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( Dance (Performance) )
Santa Barbara Teen Dance Star
The producers of the popular regional singing competition Teen Star are excited to announce their newest project, Teen Dance Star. Teen Dance Star will bring Santa Barbara County’s best young dancers to share the Lobero Stage for an opportunity to showcase their talent and vie for a scholarship. This unique event brings teen dancers across several genres – ballet, modern, flamenco, hip-hop, jazz, tap, and more. The showcase finale will feature a high-energy group performance number, celebrity judges from the dance world and from TV’s popular show “So You Think You Can Dance.”
Presented by: Lobero Theatre     Venue: Lobero Theatre, 33 E. Canon Perdido Street, Santa Barbara
  Website
  (805) 963-0761

( Music - Classical )
Disney Fantasia Live in Concert
David Lockington, Guest Conductor ... Disney shares one of its crown jewels of feature animation with a live orchestra concert accompanying scenes from Walt Disney’s original Fantasia (1940) and from Fantasia 2000, highlighting a selection of both films’ magnificent repertoire. Iconic moments from Disney’s stunning footage, including Mickey Mouse in Dukas’ Sorcerer’s Apprentice, will be shown in high definition on the big screen. PROGRAM ..... Lockington: Ceremonial Fantasy Fanfare. Hindemith: Symphonic Metamorphosis. Film: Scenes from Walt Disney's Fantasia (1940) and Fantasia 2000 with live orchestra accompaniment.
Presented by: Santa Barbara Symphony     Venue: The Granada Theatre, 1214 State St, Santa Barbara
  Website
  (805) 899-2222

( Music - Classical )
New West Symphony presents Copland & Dvorak
Donato Cabrera, conductor ... PROGRAM: Adams: The Chairman Dances, "Foxtrot for Orchestra" ... Copland: A Lincoln Portrait ... Dvorak: Symphony No. 7 in D Minor, Opus 70. The first performance will take place on Friday at the Oxnard Performing Arts Center. The concert will then be repeated on Saturday at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza and on Sunday at Barnum Hall in Santa Monica. -- $34 - $124
Presented by: New West Symphony     Venue: Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, 2100 E Thousand Oaks Blvd, Thousand Oaks
  Website
  (805) 497-5880
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( Theatre )
New Play Festival 2017
PlayFest Santa Barbara presents its 5th annual festival of new plays, joining forces with DramaDogs, Dramatic Women, and Speaking of Stories. The festival is a celebration of new plays, including readings of plays by playwrights from Santa Barbara and beyond. Festival passes are available for admission to all events, or individual tickets can be purchased for each event in advance or at the door. Pre-sale tickets for all events are available through the Center Stage Theater box office. Tickets also available at the door for all events except the closing reception. -- $15.00 - $18.00
Presented by: Center Stage Theater (in Paseo Nuevo Mall)     Venue: Center Stage Theater (in Paseo Nuevo Mall), 751 State Street , Santa Barbara
  Website
  (805) 963-8198

( Music - Classical )
Disney Fantasia Live in Concert
David Lockington, Guest Conductor ... Disney shares one of its crown jewels of feature animation with a live orchestra concert accompanying scenes from Walt Disney’s original Fantasia (1940) and from Fantasia 2000, highlighting a selection of both films’ magnificent repertoire. Iconic moments from Disney’s stunning footage, including Mickey Mouse in Dukas’ Sorcerer’s Apprentice, will be shown in high definition on the big screen. PROGRAM ..... Lockington: Ceremonial Fantasy Fanfare. Hindemith: Symphonic Metamorphosis. Film: Scenes from Walt Disney's Fantasia (1940) and Fantasia 2000 with live orchestra accompaniment.
Presented by: Santa Barbara Symphony     Venue: The Granada Theatre, 1214 State St, Santa Barbara
  Website
  (805) 899-2222

( Presentation )
Shark Sundays
Shark Sundays Sundays at 3:30 PM Watch us feed sharks and rays. Observe shark feeding behaviors, and if you're lucky, help us throw in a few pieces too! Included with admission to the Sea Center.
Presented by: Sea Center     Venue: Sea Center, 211 Stearns Wharf, Santa Barbara
  Website
  (805) 962-2526
  Email

( Workshop )
Discovery Your Signature Story
Cecil B. DeMille said, “The greatest art in the world is the art of storytelling.” It starts with your Signature Story, a significant moment in your life that has made you who are today. By identifyin ... -- $47.00 - $97.00
Venue: Impact Hub, 1117 State St, Santa Barbara
  (805) 284-0078
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( Presentation )
Octopus Tuesdays
Observe an octopus consume a meal. Discover camouflage behaviors as you learn more about these intelligent invertebrates.
Presented by: Sea Center     Venue: Sea Center, 211 Stearns Wharf, Santa Barbara
  Website
  (805) 962-2526

( Music - Classical )
Joshua Bell and Sam Haywood
Joshua Bell, violin. Sam Haywood, piano. ... Renowned for his passion, restless curiosity and multi-faceted musical interests, Joshua Bell is among the most celebrated violinists of his era. In a career spanning more than 30 years as a soloist, chamber musician, recording artist and conductor, Bell has recorded more than 40 CDs, garnering Grammy, Mercury, Gramophone and Echo Klassik awards. Accompanied by pianist Sam Haywood’s “dazzling, evocative playing” (The Washington Post), Bell returns to the Santa Barbara stage to inspire the audience with his infectious dedication to classical music. -- $20 - $69
Presented by: UCSB Arts & Lectures     Venue: The Granada Theatre, 1214 State Street, Santa Barbara
  Website
  (805) 893-3535

( Music - Classical )
Canada's Ballet BC
Canada’s Ballet BC pushes the boundaries of dance, celebrating the diversity of technique and style in contemporary ballet while honoring its roots. Based in Vancouver, Ballet BC performs a diverse repertoire of works by the world’s most renowned choreographers and is a hotbed for the creation of new pieces. This ambitious company’s unique dancers, each with exquisite classical and contemporary training, will perform a bold program featuring works by three internationally acclaimed female choreographers: Emily Molnar’s 16+ a room is a study of time, transition and stillness; Sharon Eyal’s Bill delivers raw, unexpected beauty; Crystal Pite, former Ballet BC company member and founder of Kidd Pivot, explores themes of acceptance and loss with Solo Echo. -- $20 - $49
Presented by: UCSB Arts & Lectures     Venue: The Granada Theatre, 1214 State Street, Santa Barbara
  Website
  (805) 893-3535

( Discussion )
Restoring habitat for the endangered steelhead trout in Santa Barbara and Ventura watersheds
Mauricio Gomez ... Mauricio Gomez is the Director of South Coast Habitat Restoration, a local non-profit organization based in Carpinteria. He graduated with a degree in Aquatic Biology from UCSB many years ago and has been working in the environmental restoration field for the past 15 years. He is on the Board of the Society for Ecological Restoration California and the Citizens for the Carpinteria Bluffs. Mauricio enjoys spending time with his family exploring the natural beauty Santa Barbara and Ventura have to offer.
Presented by: Santa Barbara County Horticultural Society     Venue: Santa Barbara County Horticultural Society, Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, Santa Barbara
  Website
  (805) 684-5725

( Gala )
SBIFF Opening Night Film ("Charged") & Gala
Each year, the Santa Barbara International Film Festival kicks off the festivities with the Opening Night Film and Gala. Directly following the film at the historic Arlington Theatre, guests over 21 will dive into the center of downtown Santa Barbara to see the beautiful Spanish Paseo Nuevo transform into a film-themed gala filled with food and drinks, dancing, and live entertainment. This event is open to the public with tickets available for purchase prior to the Festival.
Presented by: Santa Barbara International Film Festival     Venue: Arlington Theatre, 1317 State Street, Santa Barbara
  Website
  (805) 963-4408
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