Tag archives: creativity

Don’t Cancel This
By Joanne Calitri   |   April 26, 2022

John Cleese Presents “An Evening of Exceptional Silliness” on May 25 at the Granada Theatre. John Cleese has revealed his upcoming tour stop in Santa Barbara, May 25, at the Granada Theatre. In our exclusive interview, he gives an affectionate nod to Montecito, his former home for himself and his daughter Camilla, along with a […]

Montecito Is Leading the Way
By Sharon Byrne   |   October 26, 2021

Montecito always was a place of talent, care, resources, and community. There are a lot of smart, accomplished people making this beautiful place their home. It has also suffered its share of disaster, with the biggest fire in California history at the time — the Thomas Fire in December 2017. That fire has now dropped […]

Photographers Capturing This Moment in History
By Hana-Lee Sedgwick   |   May 14, 2020

During these times of uncertainty, it’s safe to say we are all missing a human connection with those in our community. Though we are technically “all in this together,” self-isolating at home tends to feel, well, rather isolated. It’s no wonder why “The Front Steps Project” – an idea hatched by two photographers on the […]

A (Virtual) Kiss from a Roses
By Steven Libowitz   |   March 26, 2020

Santa Barbara healer-dancer-actress Teagan Rose’s mission is to support people in connecting more deeply to their sense of home in their body, to their truth, and to their primal creativity. Her Embodiment and Voice Activation sessions and workshops specialize in emotional liberation and integration, self-love and self-understanding, energetic balancing and clearing, embodied trauma release, and […]

Vulnerability and the Heart
By Steven Libowitz   |   February 6, 2020

Jennifer Sommerville leads a special pre-Valentine’s Day workshop at Unity of Santa Barbara in which all are invited to come celebrate love with an exploration of what it means to be vulnerable through conversation, heart math and creative expression using multimedia arts and craft. The free 11:30 am workshop takes place in Unity’s community room. […]

Fishbon
By Zach Rosen   |   January 30, 2020

For decades Santa Barbara has had a bohemian tone to its art and culture. From the fantastical floats and costumes of the Solstice Parade to the old artists’ lofts of the Funk Zone, the area has long played with whimsical art and culture. And over the years, no organization has been at the core of […]

Welcome to Elemental Wellness
By Steven Libowitz   |   January 30, 2020

Ninaya Nancy Strandberg and William Gale’s new Elemental Wellness Events series promises quarterly group circle seasonal experiences that are both soulful and sensational. Whereas the couple’s previous recent workshops were geared toward other couples, the new series can be enjoyed as individuals also. Each of the one-day mini-retreats will involve intimate coed sharing circles, therapeutic […]

One-Two of Women’s Wellness
By Steven Libowitz   |   January 23, 2020

Intimacy coach and sensuality/creativity workshop leader Lisa Citore – who is also the founder of Anima, Theater of the Feminine Underground, which has its next installment at the Center Stage Theater in early February – leads Healing Body Shame – Awakening Body Wisdom 7-9 pm on Friday, January 24, at Yoga Soup. The Self-Love Ritual […]

Inspiration
By Ashleigh Brilliant   |   August 1, 2019

Inspiration is a very positive word and concept in our culture. Nobody doesn’t want to be inspired. The word, in its origin, conveys a “breathing in” – but not so much of sucking air into your own lungs (though that is never a bad idea) as of being breathed into by some benevolent power which […]