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California Poet Laureate Nominations

California Poet Laureate Nominations

The California Arts Council has put out a call for qualified poets to fill the state position.

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Koalas in Our Midst

Santa Barbara Zoo Hosts Two of the Australian Natives

Santa Barbara Zoo hosts two of the adorable Australian natives.

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PCPA Presents ‘Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike’

Summer Season Second Offering Is Tony Award–Winning Farce

Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike depicts middle-aged siblings Vanya and Sonia as they fuss and whine about their unrealized dreams and dreary lives while sitting in the sun room of the family farmhouse.

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Brian Regan Returns to Town

Stand-Up Comic Brings New and Old Material to Chumash Casino

Stand-up comic brings new and old material to the Chumash Casino.

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‘Tag’ Entertains with Stellar Cast

Creative License Is Taken, Story Is Over-the-Top at Times

Plenty of creative license is taken and the story is over-the-top at times, but if you’re looking for a simple movie to watch with friends, Tag fits the bill nicely.

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Animated Nights at the Courthouse Sunken Gardens

UCSB’s Arts & Lectures Presents Its Summer Film Series

UCSB’s Arts & Lectures presents its summer film series.

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Ivanie Finsvik Shows ‘Animal Magnetism’

Wildlife Painter’s Ode to Nature

Wildlife painter’s ode to nature includes bears, mountain lion, and sea otters.

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‘The Hunchback of Notre Dame’ Comes to Life in Solvang

PCPA Presents Victor Hugo’s Time-Honored Tale

While the script itself may leave the audience wanting, the PCPA cast and crew do not.

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Films Wanted for Area Film Fests

NatureTrack and Ojai Accepting Submissions

Los Olivos’ NatureTrack and Ojai Film Festival are accepting submissions.

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‘Wild Things’ Features Community Photogs

Forty Animal Images Selected for Show

The zoo and Wildling Museum chose more than 40 images for display out of 246 contest submissions.

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