Bishop Diego High School Senior Kylie Zimmerman’s art, “Aboriginal Fish,” was recently featured in the 2022 Channelkeeper’s juried art show, “What the Channel Means to me.”
Lum Art Magazine will host an art talk with artist and Lum Art Prize recipient Vanessa Wallace-Gonzales on Saturday, April 30, at the Carolyn Glasoe Bailey Foundation (CGBF) in Ojai.
“When the Lights Go Out,” a lights-out immersive production of aerial acrobatics, music and dancing, will be performed at WonderHouse, Ventura on Thursday, April 28, and Friday, April 29.
Artesania para la Familia, in partnership with the Carpinteria Children’s Project, will hold its annual Children’s Day – also known as Book Day – on April 30, featuring kid- and family-focused performances.
Local Larry Nimmer recently launched the “Faces of Ukraine” initiative to highlight those suffering in Ukraine; he got the idea to do so after attending a recent program at the Carpinteria Woman’s Club, where stories about Ukraine were shared.
Joining groups across the country in standing against gun violence, the Alcazar Theatre will put on a series of plays about the impact of gun violence on teens as part of the nationwide #ENOUGH movement. #ENOUGH participating theaters honor the victims and survivors of the Columbine High Sch…
The Carpinteria Valley Historical Society will take a trip to Los Angeles next month, visiting the new Academy Museum of Motion Picture Arts in a trip down famed theater history.
The Faulkner Gallery in Santa Barbara Main Public Library has opened a new exhibition of Carpinterian artist Ranell Hansen’s quilts. The show, Quilt = Art, features 18 separate pieces, including “Bugs Bunny after being hit on the head with a big hammer” and “Self Portrait with Sunglasses.”
The Palate to Palette exhibit opened last week at the Lynda Fairly Carpinteria Arts Center, placing art from more than 40 local artists on public display. Each piece of art, which isavailable for locals to bid on in an online auction, was donated by the artists to raise money for the center.…
The Lynda Fairly Carpinteria Arts Center’s annual Palate to Palette will take place Sunday, May 1, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., offering food and wines from local venues, an online and live auction, and other in-person entertainment.
During the month of April, customers at Red Kettle Coffee in Summerland may notice some new art on the walls, courtesy of local students from Cold Spring Elementary School.
The Santa Barbara Maritime Museum (SBMM) will present a free webinar on “Santa Barbara Channel’s Whales and Their Climate Connection,” led by Holly Lohuis, a marine biologist, marine educator and naturalist.
“RBG,” the documentary film about U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg will be screened on Sunday, March 22 at 2 p.m., at the Alcazar Theatre, as part of the Women Making Change program. State Senator Monique Limón will give opening remarks. 4916 Carpinteria Ave. 2 p.m.
The Carpinteria Valley Museum of History will hold a spring marketplace on Saturday, March 26. Antiques, collectibles, gifts and other vintage items, such as tools, toys and jewelry, will be available. For more information, call (805) 684-3112. 956 Maple Ave. 8 a.m. – 3 p.m.
As part of the Women Making Change program, the film, “Patsy Mink: Ahead of the Majority,” will be screened at the Alcazar Theatre on Saturday, March 27 at 7 p.m. followed by a panel of speakers including Carpinteria City Councilmember Natalia Alarcon, Dune Coffee Roasters owner and Carpinte…
This year, the Howard School fundraiser, A Grand Affair, will celebrate the glitz and glamor of the 1920s with Golden Age inspired party décor, food and entertainment. The event, including a live auction, will be held on April 9, from 4:30 p.m. to 9 p.m., at the Carpinteria Woman’s Club.
Carpinteria Arts Center will offer an afterschool children’s art class focusing on acrylic painting this spring. Taught by Emily Thomas, the six-week course meets every Monday from April 4 to May 9, from 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m.
One hundred copies of the new book on the Channel Islands, “Island Visions,” will soon be made available free to Santa Barbara Public Library patrons. The library received grant money from the California State Library for the month-long program which includes workshops and activities.
Continuing its mission of educating on the health and wellness benefits of cannabis, Cannabis by the Sea Magazine has mapped out a new avenue for learning: Cannabis Talk by the Sea Podcast.
Carpinteria Arts Center global workshop on Sunday drew more than 30 attendees, who helped create a banner they believed represented the “Carpinteria community vision of peace,” Outreach Director Joyce Donaldson said.
A new exhibition curated collaboratively by artists Meagan Stirling and Alex Lukas will open at the Architectural Foundation of Santa Barbara on Friday, March 11, with an opening reception from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
The Santa Barbara Public Library will hold several free art activities this month inspired by artist Vincent Van Gogh. Workshops include a teen pixel art class with Perler beads; a Van-Gogh painting workshop for teens; a party for children and families at the park with live music; an SBPL St…
The Museum of Contemporary Art Santa Barbara (MCASB) announced an open call for its 2022 Earth Day mural, inviting proposals from Santa Barbara, Ventura and San Luis Obispo area artists.
Author Gary Delanoeye of Carpinteria has announced the completion of this fourth book, “Romeo’s Breakfast.” The anthology includes 16 short stories, offering tales of friendship and coffee during the Covid-19 pandemic. “Romeo’s Breakfast” is illustrated by Lisa Marie Brennan. Learn more at g…
The Lynda Fairly Carpinteria Arts Center’s newest exhibition, “Elements,” opens Friday featuring multi-dimensional art that “captures the forces that shape the world,” Joyce Donaldson, the center’s outreach director, said. The show will run through April 3, and is sponsored by JR Bookkeeping…
In recognition of March as Women’s History Month, the Alcazar Theatre will present six weeks of comprehensive and diverse programming celebrating the theme of “Women Making Change.” Feature performances include female musicians, artists, comedians and poets, as well as screenings of document…
On Thursday, March 17, the Santa Barbara Maritime Museum will host “The Ships That Built the West,” a presentation offering a glimpse into the lumber trade between 1880 and 1945.
The Architectural Foundation of Santa Barbara will present a conversation between Carpinteria artist Pecos Pryor and Carpinteria poet Molly Jane Burns with a theme of “Attention to Loss.” The free event will be held on Saturday, Feb. 12, from 2:30 p.m. to 4 p.m., in the Architectural Founda…
The new exhibition “The Sky Hasn’t Fallen Yet” featuring artwork by Carpinteria artist Sabaitide is now open at the Art from Scrap gallery in Santa Barbara. This is the first show for Sabaitide, an Asian American writer and artist from Ventura. Sabaitide said her artwork explores the duality…
The Lynda Fairly Carpinteria Arts Center will host a reception for its latest exhibit, “Queen of the Coast,” on Saturday between 3 p.m. and 6 p.m.
Carpinteria film maker, artist and CVN “Man on the Street” columnist, Larry Nimmer performed his annual Dance for Peace on New Year’s Day. Nimmer’s theme this year was “Dodging Covid” and he danced from Carpinteria to Santa Barbara in a performance that he has done each year for 18 years.
On Dec. 20, the Alcazar Theatre held a birthday celebration for Alan Parsons, the Grammy award-winning audio engineer, songwriter, musician and record producer. The function included a performance by Parsons with his band on the Alcazar stage.
The Abstract Art Collective will celebrate its 10th anniversary show on Jan. 8, at the REH GraySpace Gallery in the Funk Zone in Santa Barbara.