January 23, 2018
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SBIFF Outstanding Performers Award going to Allison Janney and Margot Robbie -- 2/8
... Allison Janney and Margot Robbie will be honored with the 2018 Outstanding Performers of the Year Award, presented by Belvedere® Vodka, for their remarkable performances in I, Tonya. Both actresses have also received nominations at the BAFTAs and SAG Awards for their respective roles, and Allison Janney was awarded with the Golden Globe for Best Supporting Actress. The tribute, which will take place at Santa Barbara’s historic Arlington Theatre on Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018, will be moderated by Scott Feinberg, Awards Columnist for The Hollywood Reporte...
A Healing Concert for our Community: Music that soothes and heals -- January 28
... The Quire of Voyces Mysteries of Christmas concert that was canceled due to the Thomas fire is rescheduled for Sunday January 28, 2018 at 3pm. We will not be performing traditional Christmas carols at this concert, but we will be singing music that soothes and heals. Tickets purchased for the December times will be honored for the January time. If unable to attend the January date, refunds will be dealt with by the box office. All prepaid reservations will be available to pickup at will call. Tickets available at the Garvin Theater Box Office SBCC We...
Just announced! Harlem-based piano phenom Emmet Cohen to play SB Jazz Society concert - 2/18
... The Santa Barbara Jazz Society is so pleased to welcome Harlem based piano phenom, Emmet Cohen, when he swings through town on Sunday, February 18. Starting time for the concert at SOhO is 1 PM featuring his all-star trio. It’s the same exciting personnel as last year, with Late Show host Stephen Colbert’s bassist, Russell Hall, and drummer Kyle Poole, recently on tour with Wynton Marsalis. The trio is known for its range and uplifting dynamism, representing Cohen’s “kaleidoscopic sense of musical narrative,” as noted in Downbeat Magazine’s...
This will be a great evening ... SBBS Member Appreciation Show w' Curtis Salgado ... Saturday
... Curtis Salgado, winner of 3 Blues Music Awards in 2017 (Soul Blues Male Artist of the Year, Soul Blues Album of the Year, and Song of the Year) will perform with guitarist Alan Hager at the Santa Barbara Blues Society Annual Member Appreciation Show on Saturday, January 20, 2018. The doors open at 7 PM and the music starts at 8 PM. This will be a GREAT show.
This event is FREE for all S.B. Blues Society members, and only $10 for everyone else. Memberships will be available at the show. For more information, click HERE or leave name a...
This Sunday ... Santa Barbara Zoo Job & Volunteer Expo
... Are you looking for an unforgettable job or volunteer experience? Check out the annual Santa Barbara Zoo Job and Volunteer Fair, where you’ll learn all about the Zoo’s employment and volunteer opportunities, which include the award-winning Guest Experience Specialist (GES) program, as well as Special Event Hosts, Zoo Camp Counselors, Educators, Docents, Keeper Aides, Climbing Wall Monitors, Train Conductors, and performers for the Zoo’s stage shows.
Intended to be a “first job” for youth, GES positions are available to those as young as 14 who rotate between jobs in thre...
Poetry Readings: Inspired by Nature, Sun 21st
... Santa Ynez Valley poets share their poems inspired by nature, Sun 21st at 4 p.m. Readings will be by Teresa McNeil MacLean (who will also bring her guitar and set some to music), Steve Braff, & Dorothy Jardin from their original writings. There will be an open mic opportunity at the end. ... Presented by: Wildling Museum ... Venue: Wildling Museum
Free Concert this Sunday ... ¡Viva el Arte! Grandeza Mexicana
... The The Marjorie Luke Theatre and UCSB Arts & Lectures present this FREE family performance as part of the Viva el Arte SB series. One of Los Angeles’ most popular folk dance companies, Grandeza Mexicana was founded in 2003 by Jose Vences, an accomplished choreographer and dancer who spent his formative years as a member of Amalia Hernandez’ Ballet Folklórico de México. Whether depicting celebrations, ceremonies or daily rituals, Grandeza’s choreographic work is based on careful research and reflects a commitment to preserving the traditions of Mexico’s history into the ...
The 2018 SBIFF Santa Barbara Award will go to Saoirse Ronan -- 2/4
... Saoirse Ronan will receive the prestigious Santa Barbara Award, presented by UGG®, for her critically acclaimed role in Greta Gerwig’s Lady Bird, an A24 release. Given to a person in the entertainment industry who has made a great contribution to film, the award will be presented to her at a ceremony on Sunday, February 4, 2018 at the historic Arlington Theatre.
“In Lady Bird, Saoirse Ronan has once again proven that she is a force of nature and one of her generation’s most exciting young talents,” stated SBIFF Executive Director Roger Durling. “She embodies her ...
Sam Rockwell to be honored with SBIFF's American Riviera Award
... Golden Globe and Critics' Choice Award winner Sam Rockwell will be honored with the 2018 American Riviera Award at the 33rd edition of the Festival, which runs from January 31st to February 10th, 2018. Rockwell will be fêted with a Tribute celebrating his remarkable performance in Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri. The film opened in November of 2017 to critical acclaim. The Tribute will take place Wednesday, February 7, 2018 at the historic Arlington Theatre.
“In Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri, audiences are treated to the kind of mesmerizing and ...
Only two weeks ... SBIFF Opening Night Film ("the public") & Gala -- 1/31
... 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.
SBIFF 2018 will kick off the festival on Wednesday, Jan. 31, at the his...
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