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SBIFF 10-10-10 Applications Wanted

Deadline for Submissions Is October 1

Deadline for submissions to the program is Monday, October 1.

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Wild West Artist Joe De Yong

Author Willian Reynolds Details Life, Work of Multifaceted Man

Willian Reynolds’s recent book, ‘Joe De Yong: A Life in the West,’ details the life and work of the multifaceted artist.

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Mountainfilm Festival Comes to Ojai

World-Class Nature Docs Under the Stars

World-class nature documentaries screen under the stars.

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‘27: The Most Perfect Album’

Songs Inspired by Constitutional Amendments

Songs inspired by the 27 Constitutional amendments, featuring musicians such as Dolly Parton and Devendra Banhart.

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Soulful Sounds, Swanky Sips, and Polo Ponies


The Second Annual Polo & Wine Festival Happens on September 8

The second annual Polo & Wine Festival happens on September 8.

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Lessons in Playing Polo

Learning to Hit a Ball from Horseback at Santa Barbara Polo & Racquet Club

Learning to hit a ball from horseback at Santa Barbara Polo & Racquet Club.

UCSB Gets NEH Grant

Awarded More than $300,000 for Humanities Program

The university was awarded more than $300,000 for building renovation.

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S.B. Library Is a Community Cultural Hub

Offerings Include Live Music, Film, Book Clubs

Live music, film screenings, and book clubs are just a few events on the roster.

Youth Opera Auditions

Opera Santa Barbara is Looking for Golden-Voiced Youngsters

Opera Santa Barbara is looking for golden-voiced youngsters to be part of the children’s chorus in the company’s fall production of ‘La Boheme.’

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‘Indy’ Staff’s Reading Picks

Books We Love — From Mystery to Romance to History

The books we love — from mystery to romance to history.

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