Tag archives: Catherine Remak

New Tune at the Red Piano
By Richard Mineards   |   December 13, 2022

It was music to everyone’s ears when the Santa Barbara Symphony hosted a fundraising bash at the State Street eatery, The Red Piano, with syndicated radio host Jim Brickman, who has two Grammy nominations and 21 Number One albums, tickling the ivories magnificently for two hours as part of his 28-stop A Very Merry Christmas […]

Town Hall Will Aid Those Struggling with Post-Pandemic Re-entry
By Steven Libowitz   |   July 1, 2021

California and much of the country reopening have been met with rejoicing by many people, but not everybody is completely comfortable with jumping right back into their old lives.  That’s the impetus behind Hospice of Santa Barbara’s “Navigating Re-entry” Town Hall, an online forum featuring a half-dozen community leaders discussing the fears, anxiety, and issues […]

A&L’s Virtual Spring Events
By Steven Libowitz   |   April 7, 2021

UCSB Art & Lectures announced its new season of virtual events for the spring quarter – perhaps the last one necessitating such exclusively online programming before the pandemic releases its grip. The slate gets underway on April 10 with an old friend of A&L in Jane Goodall, the British primatologist, anthropologist, ethologist, and UN Messenger […]

Goal Oriented
By Richard Mineards   |   October 24, 2019

It must have been one of the quickest ticket sales in UCSB Arts & Lectures history when 2,000 tickets were snapped up in just 90 minutes when the two co-captains of the U.S. Women’s World Cup winning team, Megan Rapinoe, 34, and Alex Morgan, 30, spoke at the Arlington. The Evening of Achievement, moderated by […]

Compassionate Care of Carpinteria
By Lynda Millner   |   June 27, 2019

It was the very first annual luncheon with over one hundred guests for Compassionate Care of Carpinteria (CCC), which is a spin-off of Hospice of Santa Barbara. Their new office is at Carpinteria Children’s Project at Main. Now everything that is offered at Hospice of Santa Barbara (HSB) is offered in Carpinteria as well. After […]

Gratitude Luncheon
By Lynda Millner   |   July 5, 2018

CADA (Council on Alcohol and Drug Abuse) gave its 7th annual Gratitude Luncheon at the Four Seasons Biltmore to honor the mentors in our lives. The event is the primary fundraising source for CADA’s long-time Mentor Program, which is a school-based prevention program to encourage positive development and education for thousands of students. As the […]

Teen Star
By Lynda Millner   |   March 8, 2018

What’s that cliché? “If at first you don’t succeed try, try again.” And that’s what this year’s winner of Teen Star singing contest did. Seventeen-year-old Daniel Geiger from Pioneer Valley High School won the title Teen Star after his third try. Judges loved the confidence that he had acquired over the years and his songs […]