Tag archives: Africa

Andrew Antone’s Wildlife Exhibit & Book ‘Africa’
By Joanne Calitri   |   October 18, 2022

On honeymoon in March 2022 with his partner Patrick, photographer-musician Andrew Antone’s safari journey turned into a project to bring awareness to the natural world and wildlife he encountered through his camera lens. After pooling through 11,094 images, he selected 500 images for his book, and 32 photos for his exhibit at the Santa Barbara […]

Dear Montecito: Ally Hodosy
By Stella Haffner   |   August 6, 2020

As schools around the country start to reopen and older students begin the migration back to college life, I worry about the safety of teachers and pupils alike. But a smaller, less socially conscious voice in the back of my head quietly cheers for the small freedom of leaving home. Some of us may have […]

From Africa to Montecito
By Dalina Michaels   |   June 13, 2019

Fleurie Leclercq grew up in a little village in Cameroon, in Central Africa.  A village where she walked two miles each way – each day – to school. A village where she walked to the river to get water for her family. A village where her grandmother raised her ‘til she was 10 years old, […]

Get up and Goat
By Richard Mineards   |   May 17, 2018

Goats were in abundance when 12-year-old African Women Rising, a northern Uganda charity, held its second Goat Fest with more than 200 guests at a rustic Cold Springs Road estate, raising enough to purchase 300 of the animals. “It’s not so much a fund raiser as friend raiser, to draw attention to the 11-year-old organization,” […]