Tag archives: Great Gatsby

By Lynda Millner   |   November 1, 2018

A once-in-a-lifetime opportunity just happened in Santa Barbara. That mysterious empty mansion, Bellosguardo, on 23 acres just above East Beach and across from the Bird Refuge, was opened up for the first time in more than 60 years for the party of the century. Five hundred guests dressed in formal Great Gatsby attire – feathers, […]

Roaring Twenties Revisited
By Richard Mineards   |   October 18, 2018

Bellosguardo, the 23-acre estate 100-million-dollar estate of the late reclusive copper heiress Huguette Clark overlooking East Beach, opened its imposing doors to the public for the first time in six decades when the 22,000-sq.-ft. mansion’s newly formed foundation threw a memorable Great Gatsby gala, which attracted more than 500 guests and is expected to have […]

Dancing Shoes
By Richard Mineards   |   September 13, 2018

New York choreographer Doug Elkins, after a month-long residency at the Lobero as part of DANCEworks 10th anniversary, put on a fan-tastic 40 minute performance Kintsugi as the culmination of his creative stay in our Eden by the Beach. The 10-year-old company’s six talented dancers – Carolyn Cryer, Alexander Does, Cori Marquis, Donnell Oakley, Eric […]

Great Scott! It’s Bellosguardo
By Richard Mineards   |   August 16, 2018

Bellosguardo, the 27-room former home of the late copper heiress Huguette Clark who died in 2011, aged 104, is ready for its close-up! But access to the 9-bedroom, 10-bathroom, 22,000-sq.-ft. 1933 home on 24 acres with 1,000 feet of ocean frontage overlooking East Beach will cost you. The Bellosguardo Foundation is hosting the first celebration […]