Japan’s legendary drum ensemble Kodo is the world’s foremost professional taiko company. Exploring the limitless possibilities of the Japanese taiko drum, Kodo is forging new directions for this vibrant living art form through its unstoppably energetic, intricately designed and meticulously choreographed performances.
The 1904 women’s suffrage operetta is set in Newport, Rhode Island and features beautiful melodies, sweeping orchestrations, grand costumes and comedic turns that will delight audiences young and old. Both performances by the award-winning UCSB Opera Theatre students will be performed in English.
Join Dr. Leila M. V. Carvalho, Professor of Geography at University of California Santa Barbara, as she explains why sundowners occur, how unique they are, and the importance of observations and forecast to increase resilience to wildfires in our region.
Two-time Grammy winners, Mariachi Los Camperos, kick off 2019 with free family concerts including this extra 4 pm matinee and evening 7pm concerts at The Luke. Mariachi Los Camperos is one of the most renowned mariachi ensembles in the world and is widely recognized for its role in popularizing mariachi in the United States
Kids Helping Kids is thrilled to be bringing back JOHNNYSWIM as one of this year’s headliners for their annual benefit gala.
Singer, songwriter, Ben Rector is most notably recognized for his smash hits such as “Drive” and “Brand New”, and he just released his sixth album, titled “Magic” which debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard Americana/Folk Charts and No. 44 on the Billboard 200 chart
The Santa Barbara Symphony’s beloved guest pops conductor Bob Bernhardt returns for this New Year’s Eve tradition! This year’s celebratory program will feature the magic of the music from Motown
The Christmas Revels: An Irish Celebration of the Winter Solstice is a joyous theatrical production celebrating the spirit and strength of the Irish emigrants who came to America in the early 1900’s to build new lives in a new land.
On December 9th, join us on Stearns Wharf to kick off the holiday season!
Before the start of the Parade of Lights boat parade, Santa Barbara Mayor Cathy Murillo will switch on the lights of a beautiful 25-foot Green White Fir on Stearns Wharf to officially open the holiday season for the waterfront.
For more than a dozen years, the members of the Mesa Artists Studio Tour (MAST) have been opening their studios for the public to come visit them in their working environment. To find the studios download the map or tour brochure on our website or follow the yard signs and red balloons on tour days. The event is FREE.