Tag archives: Joanna Murphy

Singer Lvoff Goes to the Head(less) of the Lane
By Steven Libowitz   |   November 23, 2017

If Nicole Lvoff could swing it, she’d rather be singing jazz music full-time for a living than working in the public library system. On the other hand, if it weren’t for her library job, she might never have met Joe Woodard, another Santa Barbara who is well-known in town as an entertainment journalist (The News-Press […]

Painting Beauty for Inner Peace
By Steven Libowitz   |   November 16, 2017

Back in 2015, Joanna Murphy was searching for an outlet in art to counter frightening medical issues she was suffering as a result of trauma when she came across alcohol-ink paintings on the social media site Pinterest. Drawn initially by the bright colors associated with the medium, Murphy found an even greater affinity once she […]