Tag archives: orchids

Flower Power: Orchid Overflow at Showgrounds
By Steven Libowitz   |   March 12, 2024

Folks who aren’t fanatical about orchids may not realize it, but the Santa Barbara International Orchid Show is a very big deal. The show’s longevity is a big part of that – it’s been nearly eight decades since its first iteration in at the Montecito Grange Hall in 1945, and the SBIOS has ensconced at […]

Orchids: The Adventure Returns via SB International Orchid Show Inc.
By Joanne A Calitri   |   February 21, 2023

Lauris Rose, board president of the SB International Orchid Show, Inc. (SBIOS),is unstoppable in her quest to keep orchids healthy, thriving, and in the public’s view. Their annual showcase event on March 10-12 at the Earl Warren Showgrounds is once again in bloom.  Known as the all-things-orchids global expert, she and her husband have more […]

Brossé & Mozart: Great Minds Sync Alike
By Steven Libowitz   |   March 14, 2019

Four years and at least seven of his own scores ago, the distinguished conductor-composer Dirk Brossé made his debut with the Santa Barbara Symphony with the Granada’s first live-to-screening synchronized musical performance since the installation of the theater’s state-of-the-art rear-projection film system. Brossé and the members of the orchestra who often also frequently freelance on […]