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Solvang Theaterfest Honored With Leadership in Arts Award | Arts & Entertainment

Posted on October 29, 2022 | 4:38 p.m. Ann Foxworthy-Lewellen, left, Theaterfest Board vice chair; Scott Coe, Theaterfest executive director; County Supervisor Joan Hartmann; and Denise De Bellefeuille, Theaterfest Board chair. (Courtesy photo) After completing a $5.3 million renovation of the Solvang Festival Theater, Solvang Theaterfest received the Leadership in Arts Award from the Santa Barbara County Arts Commission. Solvang Theaterfest is the nonprofit group that owns and operates Solvang Festival Theater. T...
Gerald Carpenter: Elite Theatre Company Celebrates ‘The Latinx Experience’ | Arts & Entertainment
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Gerald Carpenter: Elite Theatre Company Celebrates ‘The Latinx Experience’ | Arts & Entertainment

In the United States, Sept. 15 to Oct. 15 has been designated National Hispanic Heritage Month, celebrating the histories, cultures and contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean and Central and South America. Sugar skulls gather in preparation for the festivities marking The Day of the Dead. (Freepik) The annual observation began in 1968 as Hispanic Heritage Week, inaugurated by President Lyndon Johnson, and expanded to the present 30-day period by President Ronald ...
Art Matters Talk Looks at Builder Julius Caesar | Arts & Entertainment
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Art Matters Talk Looks at Builder Julius Caesar | Arts & Entertainment

Posted on August 15, 2022 | 4:14 p.m. Colossal head of Julius Caesar from Trajan’s Forum in Rome, early 2nd century AD, Museo Archeologico Nazionale, Naples. (Courtesy photo) Chris Hallett, professor of Roman art with the Department of History of Art, UC Berkeley, will talk about Julius Caesar as Second Founder of Rome & the Evolution of the First Imperial Forum, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 1, as part of Art Matters Lecture series in the Santa Barbara Museum of Art's Mary Craig Auditorium. Julius Caesar spe...
Linda Purl to Perform at Ensemble Theatre Company Fundraiser | Arts & Entertainment
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Linda Purl to Perform at Ensemble Theatre Company Fundraiser | Arts & Entertainment

Posted on August 13, 2022 | 3:41 p.m. Linda Purl Ensemble Theatre Company (ETC) will present Curtain Up, a fundraising event featuring a dinner and live performance by actor Linda Purl ("Tenderly: The Rosemary Clooney Story") and a silent auction, 5 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 21 at the Santa Barbara Club, 1105 Chapala St. All proceeds support ETC’s mission to present professional quality theater in Santa Barbara. Silent auction items include a three-night stay at the Manhattan Club Penthouse in New York City, including t...
State Street Axe Club Aims for the Bull’s-Eye as Entertainment Hub in Santa Barbara | Business
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State Street Axe Club Aims for the Bull’s-Eye as Entertainment Hub in Santa Barbara | Business

Brett Michaelson is Santa Barbara's newest axe man. The entrepreneur launched the State Street Axe Club at 427 State St. with a soft opening last week, and a full opening this week, after more than two years of trying to open a business during the COVID-19 pandemic. The wait, however, appears well worth it. "This town needs entertainment," Michaelson told Noozhawk. "People want something to do at night for fun. They don't just want to sit around and go to the bar again." In an innovative yet simple concept, customers can throw axes at dartlike...
South Coast Business & Technology Awards Laud Local Innovators | Business
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South Coast Business & Technology Awards Laud Local Innovators | Business

Posted on June 18, 2022 | 3:46 p.m. Ceremony grosses more than $287,000 for Scholarship Foundation of Santa Barbara Kurt Ransohoff, left, Kirsten McLaughlin, Kathy Odell, Matt Rowe, Savannah Hunt, Michael Crandell, Ron Werft, and Charles Fenzi. (Emily Hart Roberts) Ten standout organizations and individuals were honored at the 2022 South Coast Business & Technology Awards ceremony June 16 at the Hilton Santa Barbara Beachfront Resort. The annual awards event celebrates innovation, leadership and success in ...