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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. 

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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…

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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.” 

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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.…

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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. 

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“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.

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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. 

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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…

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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. 

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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. 

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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. 

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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.

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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. 

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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Santa Barbara local Claudia Hoag McGarry will showcase new artworks beginning Sunday at Zookers Restaurant. 

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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…

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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…

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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. 

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The Museum of Contemporary Art will host a Curated Cocktails celebration on Jan. 6, welcoming the new year and offering information about the current exhibition. 

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