Sundown Celebration

By Richard Mineards   |   June 21, 2018
Jenna Rogers, Seth Streeter, and Dannell Stuart of A&L Corporate sponsor Mission Wealth (Photo by Grace Kathryn)

UCSB’s popular Arts & Lectures program is celebrating its 60th anniversary with an eclectic program of 65 events, including 16 premieres and debuts.

To launch the new season, which begins September 29 with music great Wynton Marsalis and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra at the Granada, Celesta Billeci, Miller McCune executive director, hosted a sunset soirée for 300 supporters at the Coral Casino at which the new season was revealed.

Included are cellist Yo-Yo Ma, author Pico Iyer, the Joffrey Ballet, and debut performances by Alan Cumming and Jeff Goldblum.

Among the guests checking out the 1963 Studebaker Avanti and 1955 Ford Thunderbird paired outside the La Pacifica Terrace’s gates were Lynda Weinman, Bruce Heavin, Christopher and Lisa Lloyd, Richard and Annette Caleel, Dana and Andrea Newquist, Leslie Ridley-Tree, Richard Sanford, Tom and Heather Sturgess, Henry and Dilling Yang, Robert Weinman, Anne Towbes, Sherry Villanueva, George Isaac, Gretchen Lieff, Merryl Brown, Virginia Castagnola-Hunter, Karna Hughes, and Marilyn McMahon.

A&L Leadership Circle members Elizabeth and Andrew Butcher (photo by Grace Kathryn)
A&L Leadership Circle members Susan and Bruce Worster (photo by Grace Kathryn)

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