Gerald Carpenter: Music Academy launches bedroom nights | Culture & Leisure

The Academy of Music has launched a new series of performances called Chamber Nights, with each concert the culmination of what the Academy of Music describes as a “new chamber music program pairing fellows with Academy artists to intensive coaching, resulting in five unique evening concerts. Each event features Fellows in a curated program of … Read more

Ventura Land Trust Hosts Outdoor Painting Workshop | Culture & Leisure

Posted on June 23, 2022 | 5:39 p.m. Harmon Canyon Preserve will provide inspiration for new and experienced artists “Three Hills”, an outdoor painting by Debra Holladay (Debra Holladay) Ventura Land Trust will present an outdoor painting workshop, at 8 a.m. on Saturday, July 9 at Harmon Canyon Preserve. California-based artists Debra Holladay, Laura Wambsgans, … Read more

CAPA’s 104th concert season — past, present and future | Culture & Leisure

Posted on June 13, 2022 | 9:30 a.m. Tickets on sale for the International and Masterpiece series Maestro Riccardo Muti and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra come to the Granada Theater on January 25. (Todd Rosenberg) CAMA (Community Arts Music Association of Santa Barbara) announced its 104th concert season, featuring orchestral performances in the CAMA International … Read more

artists capturing images of California Missions Trail | Culture & Leisure

Posted on June 7, 2022 | 6:51 p.m. Outdoor artists painting landscapes between the three Santa Barbara County missions “Cliffs at Sunrise,” a painting by Margaret Ricks, received top honors at The California Missions Trail juried art exhibition from Carpinteria to Guadalupe. (Margaret Ricks) This spring, artists from Southern California Artists Painting for the Environment … Read more

Dancer Vanessa Isaac returns to the stage and in the studio | Culture & Leisure

Posted May 13, 2022 | 11:11 a.m. Vanessa Isaac Dance Company performs in the dance film ‘Made of Flight’. (Courtesy picture) Renowned Santa Barbara-based dancer and choreographer Vanessa Isaac will return to European teaching studios for the first time in over two years, signaling her return to regular engagements nationally and internationally. “I’m thrilled to … Read more