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Theater: Musical
Out of the Box Theatre: High Fidelity
In this musical based on the Nick Hornby novel of the same name, Rob Gordon, a thirty-something, indie record store owner knows everything there is to know about music but nothing about how to have a mature, functional relationship. High Fidelity follows R...
Center Stage Theater - Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA

Fri 4/28/17 - Sat 4/29/17 at 8pm
Sun 4/30/17 at 2pm
Art: Art Show, Gallery, Mixed Media
Bean Gilsdorf, Soft Actor
Gilsdorf works in a range of media to explore relationships between historical accounts, emblems of authority, and media representations that influence our perception of current events. At MCASB she expands on a recent series of work that focuses on a hist...
Museum of Contemporary Art Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA

Fri 4/28/17 - Sat 4/29/17 at 11am-5pm
Sun 4/30/17 at 12pm-5pm
Art: Drawings/Works on Paper, Museum, Prints
Carved Paper: The Art of the Japanese Stencil
Japanese paper stencils, or katagami, are the pattern-bearing tools used in a resist-dyeing textile process known as katazome. Despite their utilitarian role, katagami, with their striking patterns, have long captivated Western collectors and artists. On v...
Santa Barbara Museum of Art
Santa Barbara, CA

Fri 4/28/17 - Sun 4/30/17 at 11am-5pm
Tue 5/2/17 - Wed 5/3/17 at 11am-5pm
Thu 5/4/17 at 11am-8pm
Fri 5/5/17 - Sun 5/7/17 at 11am-5pm
Tue 5/9/17 - Wed 5/10/17 at 11am-5pm
Music: Country, Cover/Tribute Band/Performer, Live Music in Bar/Club
Cash'd Out
Cash'd Out, a Johnny Cash tribute band formed in 2005 in San Diego, CA, features vocalist Douglas Benson, guitarist Kevin Manuel, bassist Ryan Thomas and drummer George Bernardo. The quartet, which seeks authenticity at every turn, boasts over 150 differen...
Velvet Jones
Santa Barbara, CA

Fri 4/28/17 at 8:30pm
Dance: Acoustic, Blues, Folk, Rock
Crystal Bowersox
The small-town, Ohio-born singer/songwriter and guitarist whose early performances began in coffeehouses and later Chicago’s underground subway circuit, was catapulted to stardom when she captured the hearts of millions as a finalist on Season 9 of "Americ...
Lobero Theatre
Santa Barbara, CA

Fri 4/28/17 at 8pm
Art: Art Show, Drawings/Works on Paper, Museum
David Wiesner & The Art of Wordless Storytelling
David Wiesner is an acclaimed children's picture book artist, winner of the prestigious Caldecott Medal for "Tuesday" in 1992, "The Three Pigs" in 2002 and "Flotsam" in 2007. This exhibition of 70 objects is the first to contextualize Wiesner’s art through...
Santa Barbara Museum of Art
Santa Barbara, CA

Fri 4/28/17 - Sun 4/30/17 at 11am-5pm
Tue 5/2/17 - Wed 5/3/17 at 11am-5pm
Thu 5/4/17 at 11am-8pm
Fri 5/5/17 - Sun 5/7/17 at 11am-5pm
Tue 5/9/17 - Wed 5/10/17 at 11am-5pm
Art: Art Show, Gallery, Installations, Multimedia
Rimini Protokoll: City as Stage
The first U.S. museum exhibition of Rimini Protokoll, a Berlin-based artist collective formed of Helgard Haug, Stefan Kaegi and Daniel Wetzel, features two major works: "100% City" – an immersive interactive video installation at MCASB’s main location; and...
Museum of Contemporary Art Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA

Fri 4/28/17 - Sat 4/29/17 at 11am-5pm
Sun 4/30/17 at 12pm-5pm
Music: Live Music in Bar/Club, R&B/Soul, Reggae, Rock
Soul Majestic
Reggae band Soul Majestic brings its old school style, conscious songs and a nod to the great Jamaican singer Dennis Brown. Beat magazine hailed Soul Majestic as, “poised to inherit the top US reggae band mantle previously held by Blue Riddim and Inka Inka...
SOhO Restaurant and Music Club
Santa Barbara, CA

Fri 4/28/17 at 9pm
Music: Blues, Funk, Jazz, Live Music in Bar/Club, Rock
Cool Water Canyon
Cool Water Canyon has quickly earned a reputation as one of the hottestlive acts on the West Coast. The band describes itself as high-energyrock n roll, with influences ranging from jazz and funk to rhythm and blues.
Velvet Jones
Santa Barbara, CA

Sat 4/29/17 at 8pm
Theater: Musical
El Mago de Oz
A Spanish-language adaptions of "The Wizard of Oz" by La Compania de Teatro de Los Angeles.
Arlington Theatre
Santa Barbara, CA

Sat 4/29/17 at 3pm and 7pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Helena Ndume: Namibia's Miracle Doctor
Dr. Ndume has performed over 35,000 sight-restoring surgeries, at no charge to her patients. In 2015, she was awarded the Nelson Mandela Prize by the U.N. General Assembly, for her incredible legacy of volunteer service. Dr. Ndume will tell her remarkable ...
Lobero Theatre
Santa Barbara, CA

Sat 4/29/17 at 2:30pm
Music: Cover/Tribute Band/Performer, Live Music in Bar/Club
The Molly Ringwald Project
Funny how many music groups have been inspired by the one-time darling of the John Hughes teen angst movies of the 1980s. This one features musicians from the Central Coast dressed, despite their advancing years, to evoke the Brat Pack in pegged pants, hig...
SOhO Restaurant and Music Club
Santa Barbara, CA

Sat 4/29/17 at 9pm
Music: Piano
Murray Perahia
“An extraordinarily imaginative and intelligent pianist who connects deeply with music lovers.” The Seattle Times With a distinguished career spanning more than four decades, cherished pianist Murray Perahia is celebrated for his “breathtaking drive and...
University of California, Santa Barbara – Campbell Hall
Santa Barbara, CA

Sat 4/29/17 at 7pm-9pm
Special Event: Family/Child
Kids Flix Mix
The annual festival that is “redefining what kids’ entertainment can be” (Time Out New York) returns with a fresh and exciting lineup of kid-friendly, parent-approved and jury selections. A kaleidoscopic showcase of the best short film and animation from a...
University of California, Santa Barbara – Campbell Hall
Santa Barbara, CA

Sun 4/30/17 at 3pm-5pm
Music: Children, Class/Workshop
Sing It Out!
A dozen teenagers will take to the stage to perform solo renditions of rock 'n' roll covers, backed by Tina Schlieske and the Graceland Exiles with Sister Laura. This is a program of AHA!, a nonprofit that fosters social and emotional intelligence in adole...
Lobero Theatre
Santa Barbara, CA

Sun 4/30/17 at 7:30pm
Special Event: Museum, Latin/Salsa
Special Studio Sunday
Make your own art while listening to the music of Mariachi Femenil Nuevo Tecalitlán.
Santa Barbara Museum of Art
Santa Barbara, CA

Sun 4/30/17 at 2pm
Music: Country
Willie Nelson
The "Redheaded Stranger," Willie Nelson, is a country music and songwriting legend who has penned songs like "Crazy," "On the Road Again," "Hello Walls," "To All the Girls I've Loved Before" and many more. His career has spanned six decades, included more ...
Santa Barbara Bowl
Santa Barbara, CA

Sun 4/30/17 at 6:30pm
Music: Jazz, Live Music in Bar/Club
SBCC Jazz Combos
Various ensembles of jazz musicians from Santa Barbara Community College will perform.
SOhO Restaurant and Music Club
Santa Barbara, CA

Tue 5/2/17 at 7pm
Music: Bluegrass, Jazz, Classical
Yo-Yo Ma – Edgar Meyer – Chris Thile
“[Yo-Yo Ma] may be the greatest cellist in the world and, some would argue, the greatest cellist ever.” The Washington Post “[Edgar Meyer is] the most remarkable virtuoso in the relatively unchronicled history of his instrument.” The New Yorker “Chri...
The Granada Theatre
Santa Barbara, CA

Tue 5/2/17 at 7pm-9pm
Comedy: Comedy
David Sedaris
“A master of pointing out the absurd in everyday life.” USA Today “The funniest writer in America.... Sedaris is thoughtful and sweet in addition to being slyly hilarious.” O, the Oprah Magazine David Sedaris’ sidesplitting Santa Barbara shows have q...
Arlington Theatre
Santa Barbara, CA

Wed 5/3/17 at 8pm-10pm
    

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