Articles From : Edhat Staff
Celebrate Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) with a free craft day and exhibition presented by the Santa Barbara Trust for Historic Preservation on Sunday, October 28 from 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM at Casa de la Guerra (15 East de la Guerra Street) in downtown Santa Barbara. Fun for the whole family—discover the fascinating history of this special holiday while decorating sugar skulls, getting your faces painted, and creating skeleton masks, tin artwork, block prints, and more.
Our Lady of Mount Carmel School will celebrate its 35th Annual Auction and Dinner at the Hilton Santa Barbara Beachfront Resort on Saturday, November 10, 2018.
The theme for this year’s celebration is “An Evening of Gratitude” and the special honoree is John Palminteri of KEYT. The evening begins at 5:00 p.m. and will include dinner, music, dancing, silent and live auctions, and a raffle.
A Crimson Holiday is celebrating 12 years of seasonal gift galleries in uptown Santa Barbara! Come and meet our 40+ local artisans and join us in welcoming the holiday season with refreshments and good cheer at our GRAND OPENING EVENT on Thursday, November 8, from 5-8pm across from Chico’s at La Cumbre Plaza, 121 Hope Avenue.
Tenor Nathan Granner and the captivating Greek soprano Eleni Calenos will headline Opera Santa Barbara’s lavish production of Puccini’s most beloved opera, La bohème at The Granada Theater. Performances will take place at 7:30 on Friday, November 9 and at 2:30 on Sunday, November 11. Ranging in price from $29 to $204, tickets can be purchased online at granadasb.org or by calling 805-899-2222.
Rodgers + Hammerstein’s CINDERELLA, the 2013 Tony® Award-winning Broadway musical from the creators of The King & I and The Sound of Music, will play The Granada Theatre for a limited engagement November 27 – 28. Tickets for Rodgers + Hammerstein’s CINDERELLA are available at The Granada Theatre box office, 1214 State St, by visiting BroadwaySantaBarbara.com and granadasb.org or by calling 805.899.3002. Groups of 10+ call 1.866.314.7687. Ticket prices start at $50.00.
The Santa Barbara Youth Council will join teen and parent representatives from Future Leaders of America and CAUSE to host a youth- and parent-focused forum for Santa Barbara School District candidates. The event, which is open to the public, will be held at the Louise Lowry Davis Center on Monday, October 22 from 6:00 – 8:00pm. As of this writing, seven of the eight candidates have agreed to attend. This is the only joint youth and parent forum being held this election. Parent advocate Olivia Carranza expressed the importance of parent involvement.
Robert Salazar, an origami artist and wildlife activist from Santa Barbara, will speak about origami’s metamorphic nature and how harmony is readily accessible, even among the thousands of complex interdependent folds—ranging in size from a fraction of an inch to several feet in length—that might inhabit a simple sheet of paper, to create something beautiful.
Salazar will introduce the audience to each of his original works on exhibit, their origins, and the stories of the maritime wildlife and people they portray.
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From 18th century to mid-century modern, this antique and decorative arts show is presented by over eighty dealers throughout the West. Added dealers with folk art, new age treasures, paintings, garden artifacts, jewelry, silver and more vintage, display something special for every decorative need and every collector. The sale and show will take place at Earl Warren Showgrounds, 3400 Calle Real, Santa Barbara, California, on November 9th, 10th, and 11th, 2018. Admission is $6 ($5 for seniors or those with an online discount coupon) children are free and parking is free.
The Alzheimer’s Association is inviting the Santa Barbara County community to unite in a movement to reclaim the future for millions by participating in the 2018 Santa Barbara Walk to End Alzheimer’s®. The Walk to End Alzheimer’s, presented by Edward Jones, will take place on Saturday, November 3 at the Hilton Santa Barbara Beachfront Resort in Santa Barbara. Registration will start at 9 a.m., with Promise Garden Ceremony at 10 a.m. and the Walk at 10:30 a.m.
EQUAL MEANS EQUAL offers an unflinching look at how women are treated in the United States today. Examining both real-life stories and precedent-setting legal cases, director Kamala Lopez uncovers how outdated and discriminatory attitudes inform and influence seemingly disparate issues, from workplace harassment to domestic violence, rape and sexual assault to the foster care system, and the healthcare conglomerate to the judicial system.
The Jewish Federation of Greater Santa Barbara’s single largest outreach fundraising effort, Super Sunday, will take place on October 28th. Dozens of volunteers will staff phones at the Federation’s Bronfman Family Jewish Community Center, calling hundreds of people with hopes of raising funds for essential social programs such as senior services, counseling, the popular “Schmooze Room” weekly nutritional meal program, fitness classes, art exhibits, and other popular programs currently offered at no charge to local community members.
Join the MCC as we welcome Chrysanthemum Tran, a queer and trans Vietnamese-American poet, performer, and educator. Having first made history in 2016 as the first transfeminine finalist of the Women of the World Poetry Slam, she is currently the highest ranked trans woman slam poet in the world. Chrysanthemum's writing has been featured in Them., The offing, Bettering American Poetry Anthology, among others. Her work explored the continuing legacies of the Vietnam War, histories of queer policing and visibility, and her experiences as a trans woman of color surviving today.
The Santa Barbara Police Department has released their much-anticipated lip sync challenge video that features a famous local celebrity.
A handwriting analyst, costumes of famous literary characters, and engaging conversation with world-renowned children’s authors and illustrators are just some of the exciting things featured at the 66th annual Breakfast with the Authors, hosted by the Santa Barbara County Education Office (SBCEO) from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 27, in the SBCEO auditorium, 4400 Cathedral Oaks Road. Members of the community, age 12 and over, are invited to attend.