CASA Magazine: May 24, 2013

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Santa Barbaras ambiance entices many to walk its ocean beaches, stroll tree-lined streets, and hike through its surrounding mountains and valleys. But, it is Santa Barbaras world-renowned lifestyle that keeps people coming back and making plans to stay. CASA Magazine is dedicated to the people, ambiance, and economy of the Santa Barbara community with a special focus on Santa Barbara Lifestyle. Open CASAs pages and find the best of Santa Barbara - from the arts, to events, to people, to homes even the best of business can be found on CASAs pages.


<ul><li><p>Phot</p><p>o b</p><p>y Pr</p><p>isci</p><p>lla@</p><p>Sant</p><p>aBar</p><p>bara</p><p>Seen</p><p>.com</p><p>Pho</p><p>to b</p><p>y St</p><p>eve</p><p> She</p><p>rrill</p><p>Ph</p><p>oto </p><p>by </p><p>Pris</p><p>cilla</p><p>@Sa</p><p>ntaB</p><p>arba</p><p>raSe</p><p>en.c</p><p>om</p></li><li><p>By Hannah Real, Direct ReliefCommunity Correspondent</p><p>For more info visit</p><p>See more 2013 Photos by Priscilla at Contact her at (805) 969-3301</p><p>Guest Speaker Scott Neeson, Cambodian Childrens Fund Founder and Director; Thomas Tighe, DRI President and CEO; Mari Mitchell DRI Exec Dir; and Andrew Firestone</p><p>Bhupi Singh, DRI Exec. VP, CFO, &amp; COO; Priscilla Higgins, and Roger Higgins</p><p>Hosts Bryan Babcock and Lisa Babcock with SB Mayor Helene Schneider</p><p>Direct Relief Women Event Committee: Co-Chairs Kristin McWilliams and Kelly Walker with Carrie Randolph</p><p>Stan Hatch,DRI Chair Emeriti; Betty Hatch; Mary Romo; and John Romo, DRI Vice Chair</p><p></p><p>Photo: Spencer Michaels</p><p>EURYDICE</p><p>805.893.2064 / WWW.THEATERDANCE.UCSB.EDU</p><p>UC SANTA BARBARA DEPARTMENT OF THEATER AND DANCE</p><p>! </p><p>Will celebrate the opening of two new shows this month: the fth solo exhibit by Angela Perko and the 10 under 30 exhibition, featuring works by 10 emerging artists under the age of 30.</p><p>Dibblee Hoyt: Far Reaches features images by former students of Dibblee Hoyt, as well as Hoyts own series of photographs. Juried by Brett Leigh-Dicks.</p><p>Wood Trunk Show: Eilam Byle, member of the Ojai Studio Artists group, will present stunning functional art pieces, including furniture and hollow forms and vessels, much made from urban reclaimed lumber.</p><p>Sponsor</p><p>Woman with a Red Earring, Reading by Angela Perko will be on view at Sullivan Goss</p><p>West LA </p><p>Call For Details</p><p>DIRECT MAILING</p><p>900 Estates</p></li><li><p>The Scholarship Program is part of the Artists Guilds outreach to local artists, students, and community members in order to provide them with creative development opportunities. For info visit </p><p>Gabriella Ostini, Second Place and Francisco Coronado, First Place</p><p>Prominent naming opportunities are still available for portions of the New Vic. For more info contact Mehgan Tanner, Director of Development, at 965-5400 x105 or visit</p><p>Kandy Luria; Cecilia Rodriguez; Paul Wieckowski, President of Schipper Construction; and Leatrice (Lee) Luria, Philanthropist</p><p>See more 2013 Photos by Priscilla at Contact her at (805) 969-3301</p><p>Kristi Newton, Dr. Craig Springer, Caren Rager, and Kate Kurlas all from the Granada Community contributors signing New Vic steel beam</p><p>Jonathan Fox, Ensembles Executive Artistic Director; Frank Hotchkiss, SB Councilmemeber; Elly Langer, Ruth Heeger, and Derek A. Westen, Campaign Co-Chair</p></li><li><p></p><p>BACK TO THE FUTURE: A teenager is accidentally sent 30 years into the past in a time-traveling DeLorean invented by his friend, Dr. Emmett Brown Plaza Playhouse Theater, 4916 Carpinteria Ave $5 684-6380 7pm Sat 5/25.</p><p>SCHOOLING THE WORLD: THE WHITE MANS LAST BURDEN: This controversial lm gives insight to the effects of western education as a panacea for world issues Cup of Culture MultiCultural Ctr Theater Free 893-8411 6pm We 5/29.</p><p>OCCUPY LOVE: Captures the heart of the movement of movements that is sweeping the planet in response to todays economic and environmental crises Hope Dance Films Faulkner Gallery $8 762-4848 7pm Fri 5/31.</p><p>21 AND OVER: The night before his big medical school interview, a promising student celebrates his 21st birthday with his two best friends Magic Lantern Films Isla Vista Theater $4 893-3907 7pm Fr &amp; Mo 5/31 &amp; 6/3.</p><p>SOMM - FILM PREVIEW: Four sommeliers attempt to pass the prestigious Master Sommelier exam, a test with one of the lowest pass rates in the world. Q&amp;A will follow screening Bacara Resort &amp; Spa $65 (includes wine reception) 571-3186 3-6:30pm Su 6/2.</p><p>Purchase Tickets Online</p><p>To watch the award-winning film visit</p><p>Three Mbuti</p><p>Barbara Savage</p><p>UCSB DEPT. OF THEATER &amp; DANCE: EURYDICEPlaywright Sarah Ruhl reimagines the classic myth of Orpheus through the eyes of its heroine UCSB Hatlen Theater $17/$13 893-7221 Opening: 8pm Fr (5/24), 8pm Sa (5/25), 8pm Th-Sa (5/30-6/1), 2pm Sa (6/1) 5/24-6/1.</p><p>BOXTALES THEATER COMPANY: THE HERO TWINS - A MAYAN STORYA Bilingual Play based on the Quiche Myan Polpol Vuh Center Stage Theatre $15/$25 963-0408 2 &amp; 7pm Sa &amp; 2 &amp; 5pm Su 5/25 &amp; 5/26.</p><p>RUBICON PRODUCTIONS &amp; OFF-BROADWAY ACROSS AMERICA: THE LONESOME TRAVELERSNine young singer/songwriters and multi-instrumentalists create characters inspired by </p><p>Leadbelly, Odetta, Pete Seeger, Woody Guthrie, Joan Baez, Bob Dylan Lobero Theatre $20-$59.50 966-4946 7:30pm Mo &amp; Tu 5/27 &amp; 5/28.</p><p>CIRCLE BAR B THEATRE: THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNESTA timeless story of love and loss...of a handbag 1800 Refugio Rd $45/$37 967-1962 7pm Fri &amp; Sat Dinner, 8pm Show; 1pm Sun Dinner, 2pm Show 5/31-7/14.</p><p>CHILDRENS MONTESSORI SCHOOL OF LOMPOC: KIDS ON BROADWAYAn hour-long musical revue featuring popular Broadway show tunes from classic American musicals, such as The Music Man, Grease, as well as Smokey Joes Cafe, Hairspray, and Wicked Center Stage Theatre $10 963-0408 1pm Sa 6/1.</p><p>SB SCHOOL OF PERFORMING ARTS: ANYTHING GOES!Classic musical comedy starring some of Santa Barbaras nest youth from across the district Marjorie Luke Theatre $18/$12 708-8897 3 &amp; 7pm Sa &amp; Su 6/1 &amp; 6/2.</p><p>Tickets are $65 a person and include wine and chef tastings. Space is limited and advanced tickets must be purchased online at For more info visit</p><p>Film still from SOMM</p><p>Schooling the World: The White Mans Last Burden will screen as part of the MultiCultural Centers Cup of Culture series on Wednesday, May 29th, at 6pm, in the MCC Theatre</p></li><li><p>30-minute hand puppet show Montecito Library, 1469 E. Valley Rd Free 564-5621 10:30am Fri 5/24.Bronfman Family Jewish Com Ctr, 524 Chapala St 957-1115 x109 10:30-11:30am Fridays.Paci c Pride Fdn Of ce, #A-12 Free 963-3636 x130 4-5:30pm Fridays.For children ages 0 to 3 &amp; their families helps children build early literacy skills through music and movement Central Lib Free 564-5603 10:30am Fridays.</p><p>W/ Hector &amp; Dannielle $15 127 W Canon Perdido 7pm beg.; 8pm Int/Adv, Fridays.Gustafson Dance Studio $10 705-3683 8:30-10:30am Sundays</p><p>with Taran Collis La Casa de Maria, 800 El Bosque Rd $12/8 for $80 969-5031 9-10:15am Fridays.</p><p>Asking For Things Without Words: Embodiment of Action Onset as a Toddlers Communication Tool Educ 1205 UCSB Free 893-2004 1:30pm Fri 5/24.Lecture on eating for spiritual health &amp; social harmony Unitarian Society, 1535 Santa Barbara St $5-8 donation 530-520-5397 7pm Fri 5/24.</p><p>West Coast Chamber Orchestra, SB Chamber Singers United Methodist Church, 305 E Anapamu St $10-$25 8pm Fri 5/24.Cold Spring Tavern, Hwy 154 &amp; CS Rd Free 7-</p><p>10pm Fri 5/24.Club Mercy, 423 State St $10 965-8676 8pm Fri 5/24.Multi-media concert with Rose Knoles St. Marks-in-the-Valley Episcopal Church, Los Olivos Donation 688-4454 7pm Fri 5/24.Hot 70s funk dance band SOhO $8 962-7776 9:30pm Fri 5/24.Carr Winery, 414 N. Salsipuedes St Free 965-7985 6-8pm Fri/5/24.</p><p>This months program will feature DASH (Doctors Assisting Seniors at Home) 1st Congregational Church Pot luck 963-3636x111 Noon-1:30pm Fri 5/24.</p><p>Earl Warren Showgrounds $7/$5 (503) 252-8300 Noon-6pm Fri 5/24 &amp; 10-6pm 5/25-26.64th Annual Commencement Ceremony SB City College 965.0581 5-7pm Fri 5/24. </p><p>30-minute hand puppet show Solvang Library, 1745 Mission Dr Free 564-5621 11am Sat 5/25.Kids earn a badge with the help of a Cachuma Park Naturalist Lake Cachuma $2 + Park admission 688-4515 12:30-1:30pm Sats.With guest artist Syd McCutcheon Art From Scrap, 302 E Cota St $8 884-0459 10am-12pm Sat, 5/25.</p><p>45th annual performance Marjorie Luke Theatre at SB Jr. Hi $13/$5 687-7816 7pm Sat 5/25.</p><p>Gather at Cachuma Lake Nature Ctr for guided walks Free w/ $10 park admission 688-4515 10-11:30am Saturdays.</p><p>At Sino West, 5718 Hollister Ave., Ste 105, Goleta $11-20 967-2983 9-10am Saturdays.At Carrillo Recreation Center, 100 E. Carrillo St., Studio 1 $11-15 897-2519 10-11:15am Saturdays.</p><p>Steve Gliessmans lecture: Bracken, Fennel &amp; Calochortus: What Santa Cruz Island taught me about how nature works Botanic Garden $35/Members $20 682-4726 3-5pm Sat 5/25.Learn how to how to get started in beekeeping Louise Lowry Davis Ctr Free 564-5418 10am-Noon Sat 5/25.A lecture by the composer Music 2215 (Studio Xenakis) UCSB Free 893-3261 5pm Sat 5/25. </p><p>Vocalists performing current popular music SOhO $5 962-7776 6:30-8pm Sat 5/25.With Kimmie Dee, Dylan Brody, Lang Parker, Matt Kirshen, Rick Overton Club Mercy, 423 State St $15 965-8676 8pm Sat 5/25.Cumbia Accordionist with full band SOhO $25 962-7776 $25 962-7776 9:30pm Sat 5/25. Man, Machine &amp; Music: Composition &amp; Improvisation Concert Lotte Lehmann Concert Hall UCSB Free 893-3261 7pm Sat 5/25.</p><p>The street Painting Festival will celebrate its 27th anniversary with live music &amp; Italian Market Santa Barbara Mission Free 964-4710x5282 10am-6pm 5/25-27.Join artist Aldo Luongo &amp; winemaker Bion Rice for appetizers, live music &amp; an art show Sunstone Winery, 125 Refugio Rd $100/$75 Wine Club members 686-2626 6-8pm Sat 5/25.Wines &amp; good food 59 Industrial Way, Buellton $30/$15 Members 845-8435 1-4pm Sat 5/25.</p><p> Gustafson Dance Studio $10 705-3683 11-1pm Sundays</p><p>With Jeannette Weisskopf Alice Keck Park Free 452-0706 9:30am Sundays.Yoga Soup $5-10 451-4731 10:45-12:15pm Sundays.Mahakankala Buddhist Ctr, 508 Brinkerhoff $10 563-6000 9:30-11am Sundays.Five chi-gong exercises Alameda Park Free 683-7554 8-10am Sundays.Strength, awareness, character &amp; consciousness Alchemy Arts Center, 35 W Haley St $20 899-8811 10:30am Sundays.</p><p>Americana folk rock with Marty OReilly and the Old Soul Orchesrtra, Saint Annes Place,The Perpetual </p><p>Drifters SOhO $15 962-7776 6pm Su 5/26.</p><p>Swim from Four Palms to Red Hut Butter y Beach Stairs Ocean Duck Free 569-1220 9am Sundays.Discover the history of our gardens Rancho Patera &amp; Stowe House, 304 N Los Carneros Rd Free 2pm Sundays thru May.</p><p>Discover your own unique clown Fishbon Pescadrome, 101 S Quarantina St $70 1-5pm Su 5/26.Rev. Dr. Gwynne Guibord discusses her cutting-edge organization: The Guibord Ctr Trinity Episcopal Church, 1500 State St Free 965-7419 11:30am Su 5/26.Mambos Tail: A dogs journey of discovery about all the things his tail could do! Curious Cup Bookstore, 929 Linden Ave, Carp Free 220-6608 2-4pm Su 5/26.half-day retreat for calming the mind, opening the heart &amp; nding peace through guided meditations La Casa de Maria Donation 969-5031 2pm Su 5/26.Through the tools of Ayurveda and Yoga discover your connection to the elements La Casa de Maria, 800 El Bosque Rd $35 969-5031 2-6pm Su 5/26. </p><p>LL COOL J, Ice Cube, Public Enemy &amp; De La Soul SB Bowl $37-$84 962-7411 6:30pm Su 5/26.All Alumni are invited to attend &amp; perform with the current Wind Ensemble Lotte Lehmann Concert Hall UCSB Free 893-3261 1:30pm Su 5/26. </p><p>Celebrate the diversity of our community with food music &amp; dance Girsch Park, 7050 Phelps Rd Free 564-6670 11am-2pm Su 5/26. Women receive a lock, men receive a key &amp; participants see if their hardware is a match Polo &amp; Racquet Club, 3375 Foothill Rd RSVP $27/$32 at door Noon-3pm Su 5/26.</p><p>Discover the history of the gardens Rancho La Patera &amp; Stow House, 304 N Los Carneros Rd Free 681-7216 2pm Sundays thru May.</p><p>Carrillo Recreation Center Studio 1, 100 E. Carrillo St. $11-15 897-2519 10-11:15am Mondays.Carrillo Rec Ctr garden, 100 E. Carrillo St. $11-20 705-3426 3-4:15pm Mondays. Centering Prayer w/ Jeannette B. Love La Casa De Maria 969-5031 donation 1-2pm Mons &amp; 10:30-11:30am Tuesdays.Guided breathing Mahakankala Buddhist Ctr $5 563-6000 12:30-1pm Mon/Wed/Fridays.Stress-relieving 30 minute meditation practice, followed by a special lunch menu Alchemy Arts, 35 W. Haley St $20 899-8811 Mons &amp; Weds.Practice various relaxation techniques La Casa de Maria $12 969-5031 9-10:15am Mondays.Spend an hour of silence with centering prayer meditation practice La Cas de Maria, 800 El Bosque Rd Donation 969-5031 1-2pm Mondays. </p><p>I Invade With a Little Help From My Friends: How People Moved Plants Around The World 18 E. Ortega St Free 682-4711 6:30-8pm Mon 5/27.</p><p>A journey down the rivers &amp; streams of American folk music Lobero Theatre $32.50-$82.50 963-0761 7:30pm Mon 5/27 &amp; 5/28. </p><p>Practice your Italian Arnoldis, 600 Olive St Free 5:30-7pm Mondays.</p><p>Honoring those who have served &amp; those who have given their lives for this country SB Cemetery, 901 Channel Dr Free RSVP: 966-1660 10-11:15am Mon 5/27.</p><p>BBBS</p><p></p><p>Phot</p><p>o by</p><p> Ste</p><p>ve S</p><p>herri</p><p>ll</p></li><li><p>Bronfman Family Jewish Comm Ctr, 524 Chapala St $7-$50 957-1115 x109 3-4pm Tuesdays.</p><p>w/ S. Dunn La Casa De Maria donation 969-5031 10:30-11:30am Tuesdays. </p><p>His topic: Seekers without Borders: Perennial Wisdom for the Spiritually Independent MCC Theater UCSB Free 893-8411 6pm Tu 5/28.</p><p>Conference explores the social, cognitive, philosophical &amp; religious dynamics of personhood McCune Conference Room, 6020 HSSB UCSB Free 893-2004 All day Tu 5/28 &amp; 5/29.James Cuno &amp; Pico Iyer discuss museums, cosmopolitan culture, ights into the foreign &amp; other timely topics The Getty Ctr, 1200 Getty Center Dr Free, RSVP (310) 440-7300 7pm Tue, 5/28.</p><p>Docent-Led Granada Free RSVP 899-2222 12-1pm Tuesdays.</p><p>Parents &amp; babies to age 2 learn rhymes, lullabies, oor &amp; lap games Jewish Federation of Greater SB, 524 Chapala St $10 957-1115 11-Noon Wednesdays.</p><p>New work by NYC choreographer Peter Pucci &amp; works by American Dance Masters Donald McKayle &amp; Jse Lmon Center Stage Theater $20/$15 963-0408 8pm Wed 5/29 &amp; 5/30.</p><p>Alice Keck Park Memorial Garden on island Free 564-1939 5-7pm Wednesdays.At Carrillo Recreation Center, 100 E. Carrillo St., Studio 1 $11-20 897-2519 10-11am Weds &amp; Sats.Short teachings &amp; meditations. All levels Mahakankala Buddhist Ctr $10 563-6000 6:30-</p><p>7:30pm Wednesdays.Personalized classes La Casa de Maria $12 969-5031 4:30-5:45pm Wed &amp; 9-10:15am Fridays. Weekly one-day Juice Cleanse Alchemy Arts Ctr, 35 West Haley St $75 899-8811 9:30am Wednesdays.</p><p>Enjoy your noontime meal while listening to Max Schott read aloud Faulkner Gallery Free 564-5611 12:10-12:50pm Wednesdays.Speaks on: Music and Neoliberal Capitalism Music 1145 UCSB Free 893-3261 3:30 pm Wed 5/29.Roger Millikan gives a 10-year retrospective photo safari Museum of Natural History 964-1468 7pm Wed 5/29.Sacred Relationships Chaucers Books, 3321 State St Free 682-6787 7pm Wed 5/29.Music &amp; N...</p></li></ul>