One of the most exciting things about this time of year is the annual Santa Barbara International Film Festival. The streets, bars and restaurants fill up with people from all over the country and the world coming together to share their love for film. One of the most anticipated events for us this year: favorite local band Gardens and Villa will be performing a live original score to F.W Murnau’s 1926 silent masterpiece Faust at the Lobero Theater, February 4th at 8pm. We will surely be there to enjoy this performance where modern meets classic. You can purchase tickets for this event and find out more information about screenings and events at www.sbiff.com.
our dear friend, zack paul, debuts his first solo exhibition at sullivan goss for this coming 1st thursday, february 2nd 5-8pm. this much anticipated show will be candy for your eyes with architectural straight lines and cool colors. his super conceptual way of thinking will turn your mind inside out! see you there!
2012 is the Chinese year of the dragon. So what does 2012 hold for a person born in the Chinese Year of the Dragon? Such people such double their efforts in whatever they do - work, education and other projects. Their natural talent and abilities should stand out with great results. However, watch out for that temper! Keep it in check and do not spoil your good work.
The creator of the public radio show This American Life talks about his program and how it’s put together: what makes a compelling story, where they find the amazing stories for their show,how he and his staff are trying to push broadcast journalism to do things it doesn’t usually do. As part of this, Glass mixes stories from the show,live onstage, combining his narration with pre-taped quotes and music,recreating the sound of the show as the audience watches. And he plays funny and memorable moments from the show and talks about what was behind their creation.