Tag archives: Leslie Bhutani

Soirée for Saunders
By Richard Mineards   |   February 7, 2019

Leslie Bhutani opened the doors of her stunning Montecito aerie to host a dinner for Texan novelist George Saunders, a New York Times best selling writer and Man Booker Prize winner, before he spoke at Campbell Hall, part of the UCSB Arts & Lectures series. Saunders, whose books include Lincoln in the Bardo, Pastoralia, CivilWarLand […]

Love Letter to Montecito
By Richard Mineards   |   December 13, 2018

Santa Barbara photographer-videographer Isaac Hernandez, a Spanish immigrant who has lived in our Eden by the Beach for three decades, has compiled a film documentary he describes as “a love letter to the history, people, environment, and organizations” that make our tony town so special. The 53-minute project, Better Together: Through Oil, Mud and Fire […]