Tag archives: Homer

A Homer Run
By Richard Mineards   |   April 9, 2024

Terry Pillow, who runs the charming leather goods boutique Homer on Coast Village Road, now knows what brown can do for him! Terry, former head honcho of Ralph Lauren, Tommy Bahama, and Coach, is headlined in an eight-page feature in WM Brown magazine, a quarterly men’s lifestyle glossy, with photos taken by Montecito’s Dewey Nicks. […]

A Pillow Polo Pop Up
By Richard Mineards   |   June 20, 2023

Homer Montecito owner Terry Pillow popped up with a one-day store at the Santa Barbara Polo Club using his vintage ‘60s Land Rover as part of the impressive props. Terry, former head of Tommy Bahama and Ralph Lauren, displayed his English bridle leather wares next to the club’s boutique. “It couldn’t have been a better […]

A Bold Take on the Iliad
By Steven Libowitz   |   April 7, 2021

In a COVID coincidence, the second weekend of the school’s zany take on Greek myth cozies up to a more serious – and perhaps even more ambitious – approach to some of the same material in the Ensemble Theatre Company’s live stream of the one-man show, An Iliad. The work is crafted around the stories […]

‘Odyssey’ at the Opera
By Steven Libowitz   |   May 7, 2020

With its special streaming presentations of main stage operas on pandemic pause, Opera Santa Barbara takes a youthful turn, offering an online reprise of the culmination of last summer’s Santa Barbara Youth Opera two-week camp: a production that brings Homer’s epic tale to life via Ben Moore and Kelly Rourke‘s Odyssey. The livestream of the […]

Century Club Ride
By Richard Mineards   |   August 15, 2019

Santa Barbara equestrian Karen Jenkins, 80, is presenting her quarter horse Homer, 20, in a Century Club Ride, sponsored by the U.S. Dressage Foundation, at the Earl Warren Showgrounds next Saturday (17). The rare event is designed for horse and rider who achieve the combined age of 100. Karen, her husband, Si, and son, Josiah, own […]