Tag archives: Deborah Bertling

CAMA-ing to an End
By Richard Mineards   |   October 17, 2023

Retired lawyer Robert (Bob) Montgomery, probably the longest serving president in the Community Arts Music Association’s 106-year history, received the organization’s top Bravo! Award for his extraordinary service at a packed dinner of 70 guests at the Birnam Wood clubhouse. Fittingly enough, it was presented by former award winner Deborah Bertling, immediate past president of […]

Photographer Takes Flight
By Richard Mineards   |   August 8, 2023

Ubiquitous photographer David Bazemore, a shutterbug and videographer in our Eden by the Beach for 26 years, has become an FAA certified unmanned aircraft pilot. The certification means David can used a DJI Air 2S drone, which can film stunning 5.4k video and can snap 20-megapixel photos. “If a client’s imagination is ready to take […]

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 […]

CAMA by the Sea
By Lynda Millner   |   April 19, 2022

As CAMA’s (Community Arts Music Association) women’s board chair Deborah Bertling said, “After two years, we finally get to have an event: Spring Sunset by the Sea.” It was a full house at the new Cabrillo Pavilion with everyone enjoying the view, silent auction, cocktails, and hors d’oeuvres. The Pavilion is truly beautiful and a […]

Madame President
By Richard Mineards   |   October 31, 2019

Award-winning actress and opera singer Deborah Bertling has been appointed president of the women’s board of the Community Arts Music Association. Her extensive performance history throughout California has included dozens of plays, musicals, staged readings, concerts, feature films, and several Opera Santa Barbara productions. Deborah is also president of the Performing Arts Scholarship Foundation. In […]

Regards to Broadway
By James Buckley   |   July 11, 2019

Here’s one you don’t want to miss if you can help it: The Broadway Musical Cruise aboard the Condor Express. Owner Hiroko Benko invites one and all to come aboard and enjoy the best of Broadway on a smooth Saturday evening cruise with live and on-deck performers Deborah Bertling and Carol Ann Manzi, accompanied by […]

Brittner-sweet Memories
By Richard Mineards   |   March 29, 2018

Santa Barbara Historical Museum was socially gridlocked for the farewell bash of executive director Lynn Brittner who is leaving after four years to take a similar position with the Indian Pueblo Center in Albuquerque, New Mexico. “I have made many friends here and we have made many advances in my time here,” says Lynn, who […]