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Book ‘em 
By Steven Libowitz   |   November 21, 2023

Organizational psychologist and best-selling author Adam Grant’s new book Hidden Potential: The Science of Achieving Greater Things, explores a new framework for raising aspirations and exceeding expectations, including how to build the skills and structures for success and create opportunities for those who have been overlooked. Grant will share his concepts in a paradigm-shifting conversation […]

Clapping to the Sound of Four Hands
By Richard Mineards   |   May 3, 2022

It was certainly a hands-on performance when Berlin-based piano twosome Sivan Silver and Gil Garburg sharing the keyboard performed the world premiere of 62-year-old Austrian Richard Dunser’s composition derived from the work of Robert Schumann and Johannes Brahms with the Santa Barbara Symphony for Romance in a New Key at the Granada. Dunser dedicated his […]

Animals in the Valley
By Richard Mineards   |   December 31, 2020

Former California State Assemblyman Brooks Firestone is giving paws for thought! Brooks, 81, who will be moving with his wife of 62 years, Kate, a former Royal Ballet dancer, into Casa Dorinda from their Santa Ynez Valley home in the New Year, has just published his second volume of animal stories from the valley. The […]