Tag archives: Star Wars

Real Estate News
By Kelly Mahan Herrick   |   January 9, 2020

In what was 2019’s largest residential real estate transaction in Santa Barbara County, filmmaker George Lucas closed escrow on a two-acre property adjacent to his existing property on Padaro Lane in December. The $28M off-market deal was sold by listing agent Susan Pate of Compass, with SB Brokers’ Troy Hoidal representing the buyer, according to […]

Star Wars Legend Artist Colin Cantwell Visits
By Joanne Calitri   |   June 6, 2019

Pinch me indeed, and thanks to the Force that brought Colin Cantwell to our town Saturday, May 25, greeted by a fleet of Storm Troopers and fans like Montecito Rotary Club President John Lucchetti with his sons, at Metro Entertainment: Comics, Games, Toys & More store on Anacapa Street. A computer genius and inventor, he […]

Fresh Start
By Richard Mineards   |   December 27, 2018

Former longtime general director of Opera Santa Barbara, Steven Sharpe, has landed in a whole new aria. Steven, an accomplished consultant and administrator who has successfully led a succession of nonprofit organizations, has been named executive director of Food From The Heart, which provides medically challenged residents with nutritious meals. “In many ways this is […]

4Q’s: Koh-laborating on Classical Violin
By Steven Libowitz   |   April 26, 2018

Violinist Jennifer Koh has brought her three-part “Bach and Beyond” and the cutting edge “Bridge to Beethoven” recital series to Hahn Hall for several concerts with UCSB Arts & Lectures over the years. Now, the fearless fiddler is returning to town with her most ambitious endeavor to date: “Shared Madness”, a set of 30 short […]