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  • Free Summer Cinema: Sunset Boulevard
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    Free Summer Cinema: Sunset Boulevard

    Friday night under the stars! Bring breathable blankets or a low chair, a picnic and your friends!

    “The scathing black comedy offers up... a revealing, and complicated, look at the end of the silent era.” The Guardian (U.K.)

    In this classic film noir a struggling young screenwriter (William Holden) develops a dangerous relationship with faded film star Norma Desmond (Gloria Swanson, Golden Globe Award for Best Actress) who is determined to make a triumphant return. (Billy Wilder, 1950, 110 min.)

  • Free Summer Cinema: High Noon
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    Free Summer Cinema: High Noon

    Friday night under the stars! Bring breathable blankets or a low chair, a picnic and your friends!
    “Loaded with interest and suspense, High Noon is a western... for the all-time championship.” The New York Times

    A town marshal (Gary Cooper, Oscar-winner for Best Actor) must face a gang of deadly killers alone at high noon, despite the protests of his newlywed bride Amy (Grace Kelly in her first starring role), when the gang leader arrives on the noon train. (Fred Zinnemann, 1952, 85 min.)

  • Free Summer Cinema: On the Waterfront
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    Free Summer Cinema: On the Waterfront

    Friday night under the stars! Bring breathable blankets or a low chair, a picnic and your friends!
    “Under Elia Kazan’s direction, Marlon Brando puts on a spectacular show, giving a fascinating, multi-faceted performance.” Variety

    Ex-prize fighter turned longshoreman Terry Malloy (Marlon Brando’s first Oscar-winning performance) struggles to stand up to his corrupt union bosses, teaming up with a murder victim’s sister, Edie (Eva Marie Saint’s Oscar-winning film debut) and a streetwise priest (Karl Malden) to testify. (Elia Kazan, 1954, 108 min.)

  • Free Summer Cinema: Some Like It Hot
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    Free Summer Cinema: Some Like It Hot

    Friday night under the stars! Bring breathable blankets or a low chair, a picnic and your friends!
    “Some Like It Hot is effortlessly fluent, joyous and buoyant: a high-concept comedy that stays as high as a kite.” The Guardian (U.K.)

    Two male musicians (Tony Curtis and Jack Lemmon) masquerade as women to elude a mob hit, fleeing the state and befriending a beautiful singer (Marilyn Monroe), but further complications set in. (Billy Wilder, 1959, 120 min.)

    Location:
    County Courthouse
    1100 Anacapa Street #2
    Santa Barbara, CA 93101

  • Free Summer Cinema: Rebel Without a Cause
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    Free Summer Cinema: Rebel Without a Cause

    FREE summer cinema at the Santa Barbara Courthouse

  • Free Summer Cinema: North by Northwest
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    Free Summer Cinema: North by Northwest

    Friday night under the stars! Bring breathable blankets or a low chair, a picnic and your friends!
    “Hitchcock is such a master of suspense... the audience achieves complete identification with the characters... the thrill of vicarious fear and the shared pleasures of love and passion.” Hollywood Reporter

    A New York City advertising executive (Cary Grant) goes on the run with the beautiful Eve Kendall (Eva Marie Saint) after being mistaken for a government agent by a group of foreign spies. (Alfred Hitchcock, 1959, 136 min.)

  • Free Summer Cinema: Roman Holiday
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    Free Summer Cinema: Roman Holiday

    Friday night under the stars! Bring breathable blankets or a low chair, a picnic and your friends!

    “A fresh, charming performance by someone blossoming into stardom right before your eyes.” Los Angeles Times

    A bored and sheltered princess (Audrey Hepburn in her Oscar-winning American debut) escapes her guardians and falls in love with an American newsman (Gregory Peck) in a storybook romance in Rome. (William Wyler, 1953, 118 min.)

    Location:
    County Courthouse
    1100 Anacapa Street #2
    Santa Barbara, CA 93101

  • The Unending Hunger: Tracing Women and Food Insecurity Across Borders. Presentation by medical anthropologist and author Megan Carney
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    The Unending Hunger: Tracing Women and Food Insecurity Across Borders. Presentation by medical anthropologist and author Megan Carney

    Author Megan Carney will be speaking about their book The Unending Hunger: Tracing Women and Food Insecurity Across Borders. Carney will speak on her work and research in Santa Barbara that she did for the book and the impacts of national policies that have deep and lasting affects on individuals, particularly related to food systems, provision, and access. In conversation with Programming Librarian Jen Lemberger.

    Free event. Registration recommended.

    A UCSB Arts & Lectures Thematic Learning Initiative.

  • Yo-Yo Ma - Free Community Event: Master Class with UCSB Students
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    Yo-Yo Ma - Free Community Event: Master Class with UCSB Students

    Revered cellist Yo-Yo Ma will coach UCSB students in a special one-on-one intensive. This special outreach event is open to public observation. Admission is free and available on a first-come, first-served basis. Doors open at 9 AM.

    Related Lecture Event:
    Yo-Yo Ma
    Culture, Understanding and Survival
    Sat, Apr 27 / 7:30 PM / Granada Theatre
    For ticket availability, contact the A&L Ticket Office at (805) 893-3535.

  • 2019 Santa Barbara County Economic Summit
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    2019 Santa Barbara County Economic Summit

    Includes admission to the entire half-day summit, a copy of the 2019 Santa Barbara County Economic Outlook Report plus a continental breakfast from 7:30-8:30 AM.

  • KCRW's Left, Right & Center
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    KCRW's Left, Right & Center

    KCRW’s Left, Right & Center is a radio show and podcast for people on both sides of the political aisle and everywhere in between. Join us for a live taping of LRC hosted by Center, Josh Barro, as he brings together experts and top thinkers on the Left and Right for a civilized yet provocative look at news, politics and pop culture. Hundreds of thousands of listeners all over Southern California and the United States turn to LRC each week for thoughtful analysis and discussion – not partisan mudslinging.

  • The 2019 Arthur N. Rupe Great Debate
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    The 2019 Arthur N. Rupe Great Debate

    Immigration: A Boon or Burden to U.S. Society

  • El Norte - 35th Anniversary Screening
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    El Norte - 35th Anniversary Screening

    A work of social realism imbued with dreamlike imagery, El Norte is a lovingly-rendered story of hope and survival, which critic Roger Ebert called "a Grapes of Wrath for our time." The film tells the timely story of Enrique and Rosa, siblings who flee persecution in Guatemala and journey north through Mexico and on to the United States with the dream of starting a new life. With immigration as one of the most pressing and polarizing issues on the national agenda, it has a renewed potency as it portrays the harrowing odyssey to the U.S.

  • UCSB Reads Author Event: Thi Bui
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    UCSB Reads Author Event: Thi Bui

    The Best We Could Do

  • Ballet Folklórico de Los Ángeles
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    Ballet Folklórico de Los Ángeles

    ¡Viva el Arte de Santa Bárbara!

    Distinguished among the nation’s premier Mexican folk dance companies, Ballet Folklórico de Los Ángeles has worked with Grammy Award-winning artists Lila Downs and Mariachi Los Camperos, shared the stage with Morrissey and Las Cafeteras and counts the Academy Awards among their spectacular performances. Experience a cultural voyage to Mexico through this colorful, dynamic group!

    “Don’t miss this exciting and colorful dance spectacle for the whole family!“ La Opinión

    FREE event; no advance tickets required

  • Mountainfilm on Tour
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    Mountainfilm on Tour

    FREE Community Event

  • Beth Macy
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    Beth Macy

    Dopesick: Dealers, Doctors and the Drug Company that Addicted America

    Award-winning investigative reporter Beth Macy delves into America’s 20-plus year struggle with opioid addiction in Dopesick, her bestselling book on the deadly epidemic. Through her harrowing and compassionate portraits of the people behind the raging opioid crisis – from its victims to its profiteers – Macy illustrates how this national crisis has persisted for so long and become so firmly entrenched, and where we go from here.

  • Jennifer L. Eberhardt
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    Jennifer L. Eberhardt

    Biased: Uncovering the Hidden Prejudice That Shapes What We See, Think, and Do

    In her groundbreaking new book, Biased, social psychologist and Stanford professor Jennifer Eberhardt demonstrates how ingrained stereotypes can powerfully shape our visual perception, memory and behavior. A MacArthur “genius” and one of Foreign Policy’s 100 Leading Global Thinkers, Eberhardt offers insight into how bias can lead to racial disparities – in the classroom, the courtroom, the boardroom – as well as practical, actionable suggestions for reform.

  • Alan Cumming
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    Alan Cumming

    Legal Immigrant

    “He’s an icon to behold. He is unapologetically himself, and with a talent like that, he has no need to apologize.” Billboard

  • Andrew Solomon In Conversation with Pico Iyer
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    Andrew Solomon In Conversation with Pico Iyer

    “One of the many virtues of Mr. Solomon’s work – perhaps its most important virtue – is its fearlessness.” The New York Times

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