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  • Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour
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    Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour

    A Santa Barbara institution, the Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour is a perennial fan favorite. Featuring the world’s best films and videos on mountain subjects, the tour awes viewers with thrills and grandeur captured in exotic locations the world over. The show’s wide variety of film subjects – from extreme sports to mountain culture and environment – will amaze audiences. An entirely different program of films screens each night.

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    Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour

    A Santa Barbara institution, the Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour is a perennial fan favorite. Featuring the world’s best films and videos on mountain subjects, the tour awes viewers with thrills and grandeur captured in exotic locations the world over. The show’s wide variety of film subjects – from extreme sports to mountain culture and environment – will amaze audiences. An entirely different program of films screens each night.

  • Lang Lang, piano
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    Lang Lang, piano

    Celebrate world-renowned pianist Lang Lang’s first Santa Barbara appearance in eight years. Fueled by a lifelong passion for one of the most challenging compositions in the repertoire, Lang Lang’s interpretation of Bach’s Goldberg Variations represents a significant milestone in his stellar career. Deeply felt and two decades in the making, Lang Lang’s hyper-expressive performance of this monumental work will provoke powerful reactions and plenty of animated discussion among fans and critics.

  • Ballet Preljocaj's Swan Lake
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    Ballet Preljocaj's Swan Lake

    France’s contemporary dance superstar Angelin Preljocaj tackles the Mount Everest of the ballet world, Swan Lake. Combining Tchaikovsky’s musical masterpiece with new arrangements, Preljocaj reinvents the timeless tale of love, betrayal, seduction and remorse into a modern ecological tragedy. With 26 dancers, this beautiful tribute takes flight as an ingenious adaptation in which “the excellent performers… move with nuanced, fragile physical poetry, and a sense of the wounded souls they have become” (The New York Times).

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    Ballet Preljocaj's Swan Lake

    France’s contemporary dance superstar Angelin Preljocaj tackles the Mount Everest of the ballet world, Swan Lake. Combining Tchaikovsky’s musical masterpiece with new arrangements, Preljocaj reinvents the timeless tale of love, betrayal, seduction and remorse into a modern ecological tragedy. With 26 dancers, this beautiful tribute takes flight as an ingenious adaptation in which “the excellent performers… move with nuanced, fragile physical poetry, and a sense of the wounded souls they have become” (The New York Times).

  • Ainissa Ramirez - The Alchemy of Us: Uncovering Hidden Figures in Science Whose Inventions Changed Our Way of Life
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    Ainissa Ramirez - The Alchemy of Us: Uncovering Hidden Figures in Science Whose Inventions Changed Our Way of Life

    An award-winning scientist, science communicator and author, Dr. Ainissa Ramirez promotes a love of exploration, making complex scientific processes both clear and mesmerizing to just about everyone. In her recent book The Alchemy of Us, Ramirez showcases little-known inventors – particularly people of color and women – who had a significant impact but whose accomplishments have been hidden by mythmaking, bias and convention. Doing so, she shows us the power of telling inclusive stories about technology.

  • Step Afrika!
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    Step Afrika!

    “In the bodies of these skilled performers, the beat is obviously unstoppable. Again and again, the dancers pick it up and pass it around with clapping hands and stomping feet, through the legs, behind the back, defiant and unified and inspiring.” The New York Times

  • Kodo Tsuzumi: One Earth Tour
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    Kodo Tsuzumi: One Earth Tour

    “Superlatives don’t really exist to convey the primal power and bravura beauty of Kodo.” Chicago Tribune

  • Nina Totenberg Dinners with Ruth: The Power of Friendships
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    Nina Totenberg Dinners with Ruth: The Power of Friendships

    “Nina and Ruth are each legends in their own right… this is a must-read for anyone with an interest in history, politics, the law, and media.” – Ari Shapiro, host of All Things Considered

  • Cirque FLIP Fabrique
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    Cirque FLIP Fabrique

    Muse

    “The young members of FLIP Fabrique claim to be French Canadian, but after watching them perform, you may suspect that they hail from a different planet.” The New York Times

  • Pink Martini featuring China Forbes
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    Pink Martini featuring China Forbes

    “A rollicking around-the-world musical adventure.” – Thomas Lauderdale, bandleader/pianist

    Perennial favorite Pink Martini returns for an evening of elevated international entertainment. Featuring a dozen musicians with songs in many languages, these globetrotting musicians speak fluent fun. Their delightful shows offer the perfect occasion for dressing up and having a night on the town. Thoughtful, elegant and blessed with flawless musicianship, Pink Martini guarantees an enchanted evening.

  • An Evening with  Amor Towles
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    An Evening with Amor Towles

    “As it turns out, not reaching the intended destination becomes entirely the point and power of this mischievous, wise, and wildly entertaining novel.” The New York Times

    Amor Towles is heir to the American literary tradition of thrilling narratives that follow memorable young men on intricate journeys of risk, discovery and redemption. Through his evocative, absorbing novels including Rules of Civility, A Gentleman in Moscow and The Lincoln Highway, Towles has become a critical favorite and a popular success.

  • Hiding in Plain Sight
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    Hiding in Plain Sight

    Episode 1: The Storm

    From executive producer Ken Burns, Hiding in Plain Sight is a documentary about the mental health crisis among youth in America. Follow the journeys of more than 20 young Americans from all over the country and all walks of life who have struggled with thoughts and feelings that have troubled – and, at times – overwhelmed them. Hiding in Plain Sight presents an unstinting look at both the seemingly insurmountable obstacles faced by those who live with mental disorders and the hope that many have found after that storm. (Ken Burns, 2022)

  • Monterey Jazz Festival on Tour
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    Monterey Jazz Festival on Tour

    Christian Sands, piano and music director
    Dee Dee Bridgewater, vocals
    Kurt Elling, vocals
    Lakecia Benjamin, alto saxophone
    Yasushi Nakamura, bass
    Clarence Penn, drums

  • Mariachi Garibaldi de Jaime Cuéllar (THREE FREE PUBLIC PERFORMANCES!)
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    Mariachi Garibaldi de Jaime Cuéllar (THREE FREE PUBLIC PERFORMANCES!)

    ¡Viva el Arte de Santa Bárbara! (Viva) is back in 2023 for the first time since 2020! Since its establishment as a free community arts program in 2006, Viva has brought together people of diverse backgrounds from across Santa Barbara County to celebrate the music and dance of Latin America.

    Mariachi Garibaldi de Jaime Cuéllar

    THREE FREE PUBLIC PERFORMANCES!

  • Mariachi Garibaldi de Jaime Cuéllar (THREE FREE PUBLIC PERFORMANCES!)
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    Mariachi Garibaldi de Jaime Cuéllar (THREE FREE PUBLIC PERFORMANCES!)

    ¡Viva el Arte de Santa Bárbara! (Viva) is back in 2023 for the first time since 2020! Since its establishment as a free community arts program in 2006, Viva has brought together people of diverse backgrounds from across Santa Barbara County to celebrate the music and dance of Latin America.

    Mariachi Garibaldi de Jaime Cuéllar

    THREE FREE PUBLIC PERFORMANCES!

  • Mariachi Garibaldi de Jaime Cuéllar (THREE FREE PUBLIC PERFORMANCES!)
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    Mariachi Garibaldi de Jaime Cuéllar (THREE FREE PUBLIC PERFORMANCES!)

    ¡Viva el Arte de Santa Bárbara! (Viva) is back in 2023 for the first time since 2020! Since its establishment as a free community arts program in 2006, Viva has brought together people of divers backgrounds from across Santa Barbara County to celebrate the music and dance of Latin America.

    Mariachi Garibaldi de Jaime Cuéllar

    THREE FREE PUBLIC PERFORMANCES!

  • Ensemble Intercontemporain
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    Ensemble Intercontemporain

    Matthias Pintscher, Music Director/Conductor

    Co-presented with the Jewish Federation of Greater Santa Barbara
    The world’s greatest contemporary ensemble performs a new score to a 1924 silent movie that predicted the horrors of antisemitism.

    Running time: 110 minutes

    About the Program: Die Stadt ohne Juden (The City Without Jews)
    Film Direction by Hans Karl Breslauer
    Musical Score by Olga Neuwirth

    About the Musicians: Ensemble Intercontemporain

  • Emanuel Ax – Leonidas Kavakos – Yo-Yo Ma
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    Emanuel Ax – Leonidas Kavakos – Yo-Yo Ma

    Emanuel Ax, piano
    Leonidas Kavakos, violin
    Yo-Yo Ma, cello

    Running time: Approx. 90 minutes with Intermission

    Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 4 in B-Flat Major, op. 60 (arr. Shai Wosner)
    Adagio – Allegro vivace
    Adagio
    Allegro vivace
    Allegro ma non troppo

    Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Trio in B-flat Major, op. 97 (“Archduke”)
    Allegro moderato
    Scherzo (Allegro)
    Andante cantabile, ma però con moto
    Allegro moderato

    “The superstar trio.” The Boston Globe

  • Joyce DiDonato EDEN
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    Joyce DiDonato EDEN

    2023 Grammy Nominee for Best Classical Solo Vocal Album

    Joyce DiDonato, executive producer and mezzo-soprano
    Early Music Ensemble Il Pomo d’Oro
    Zefira Valova, conductor
    Marie Lambert-Le Bihan, stage director
    John Torres, lighting designer

    “Riveting show, superbly executed.” – The Evening Standard

    An Arts & Lectures Co-commission

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