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Walter Isaacson in Conversation with Pico Iyer

Campbell Hall, Isla Vista, CA 93117 Campbell Hall, Isla Vista, CA, United States

Walter Isaacson occupies a unique position in contemporary American culture. He is a Distinguished Fellow of the Aspen Institute and has been the chairman of CNN and the editor of Time magazine. He is a host of Amanpour and Company and the podcast Trailblazers. His many bestselling books include biographies of CRISPR’s Jennifer Doudna, Benjamin […]

AIDS Walk Ventura County

AIDS Walk Ventura County is a fun, healthy way for friends, families, and teams of co-workers to raise awareness and help do their part in the fight against HIV & AIDS in Ventura County. The event has a long history in the county. We do this work in partnership with Ventura County Public Health and […]


Thriller 2023

SB Courthouse Sunken Gardens 1100 Anacapa St, Santa Barbara, CA, United States

THRILLER 2023 Saturday, October 28th Costume Dance Party 2:00pm / Thriller Performance 3:00pm Practices begin September 20th Wednesdays 6:00pm, Oak Park Stage Saturdays 9:45am, Beach (Chase Palm Park Soccer Field) Join World Dance For Humanity for Thriller this year – a fun, freeing, fabulous experience for all! Flashmobs galore, a spooktacular Sunken Gardens event Oct. […]

The ERA is Still Alive!

Santa Barbara Biergarten 11 Anacapa St,, Santa Barbara, CA, United States

Join Santa Barbara Women's Political Committee at the SB Biergarten to celebrate the 100th Anniversary of the Equal Rights Amendment being Introduced. Sponsored by the Young Feminists and ERA Committees. Light refreshments provided. No Host Bar. Bring friends, Meet friends. Free Event


Eddie Ndopu Sipping Dom Perignon Through a Straw: Reimagining Success as a Disabled Achiever

UCSB Campbell Hall Campbell Hall, Isla Vista, United States

UCSB Arts & Lectures presents disability rights advocate Eddie Ndopu delivering a FREE public lecture titled Sipping Dom Perignon Through a Straw: Reimagining Success as a Disabled Achiever on Thursday, November 2 at UCSB Campbell Hall. “One of the most powerful disabled people on the planet (Time magazine),” Eddie Ndopu is an award-winning global humanitarian […]


Thanks for Giving, Honoring Heroes in Healthcare

Pico 458 Bell Street, Los Alamos, United States

Savie Health's Thanks for Giving Luncheon will be held Saturday, November 4, 2023, at Pico Los Alamos from 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. The event will feature a multi-course lunch with local wine pairings, entertainment, and both silent and live auctions. During the event, Ashley Costa, Executive Director at Lompoc Valley Community Healthcare Organization and […]

The State of BIPOC Youth Survey: Free Movie Screening

Santa Barbara City College, BC Forum - 721 Cliff Drive Santa Barbara, CA 93109 Santa Barbara City College, BC Forum - 721 Cliff Drive, Santa Barbara, CA, United States

Join us for a FREE movie screening of Blue Beetle! Happening on Saturday, November 4th, 2023, from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM in Santa Barbara, Santa Maria, and Oxnard. In Honor of Dia De Los Muertos, Future Leaders of America (FLA) youth will screen the movie Blue Beetle. The movie prominently features Mexican and Mexican-American […]


PCVF Veterans Day Gala

The Star Spangled Hall at the Elks Lodge (150 N Kellogg Ave, Santa Barbara, CA)

PCVF is thrilled to announce the twenty-sixth annual Veterans Day Gala happening November 4th, 2023. The evening will be filled with live music, dancing, a wonderful meal, and patriotic presentations. This event sells-out each year. Guests can look forward to mingling with old friends, dancing to a live band, enjoying a beautiful dinner, and the […]


David Sedaris Presented by UCSB Arts & Lectures

Arlington Theatre 1317 State St, Santa Barbara, CA, United States

One of today’s most observant writers addressing the human condition, satirist and bestselling author David Sedaris returns with his acerbic humor, social commentary and outlandish stories. Cutting through cultural euphemisms and political correctness, he delights audiences with twists of humor and perspicacity as he shares both published stories and works-in-progress. Stick around after the event […]

Kristin Chenoweth Presented by UCSB Arts & Lectures

The Granada Theatre (1214 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101) 1214 State St, Santa Barbara, CA, United States

In this rollicking cabaret-style revue, Kristin Chenoweth presents an evening of unforgettable songs made famous by her heroes and friends. The Tony and Emmy award-winning actress pays tribute to the great women singers who have inspired her with classics like Doris Day’s “When I Fall In Love,” Barbra Streisand’s “The Way We Were,” Peggy Lee’s […]

Behavioral Health: Our Stories, Our Words

Unitarian Society of Santa Barbara 1535 Santa Barbara Street, Santa Barbara, CA, United States

Hear personal experiences with mental health conditions and their impact on individuals, families, friends, and our community. Join us as we seek to gain understanding and increase support for behavioral health in our families and community. Spanish interpretation provided. Panelists • Tom Franklin, President, National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Santa Barbara County; NAMI Family […]

Midori with Festival Strings Lucerne

The Granada Theatre (1214 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101) 1214 State St, Santa Barbara, CA, United States

Combining graceful precision with intimate expression, visionary violinist Midori is sure to transfix audiences in this performance with Europe’s most distinguished string orchestra. In 2020, Midori and Switzerland’s Festival Strings Lucerne commemorated Beethoven’s 250th birthday by recording the composer’s Violin Concerto and his two Romances. The recipient of a prestigious Kennedy Center Honor for lifetime […]