Monthly Archives: December 2010

SCENE WEEKEND,WEEKDAY

FILM

FRIDAY

“Laughology”: Documentary about contagiousness of laughter by filmmaker Albert Nerenberg. Following movie, Bob Banner, more

GALLERY FINDER

3D Studio Gallery: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. daily. 529 State St. Charles Fazzino, 3-D Pop Artist. 730-9109. more

Public Square: Take a Bow

Eighty student leaders from six area high schools participated in a two-day youth leadership conference co-sponsored by Global Leadership Connection and Westmont College this fall at Westmont and Dos Pueblos High School. more

‘UCSB Reads’ Picks “The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks”

To her family and friends, she was Henrietta Lacks. To scientists, however, she is HeLa, the first “immortal” human cell line. A poor Southern tobacco farmer who worked the same land as her slave ancestors, Lacks has become the forgotten woman behind one of the most important tools in modern medicine. more

Week in Sports

This weekend (December 9-12) is Christmas for Santa Barbara sports fans. There are games galore, including the first national collegiate championship hosted by UCSB since 1981. That is the College Cup, featuring the final four teams in the NCAA men’s soccer tournament. The semifinals kick off at 5:30 p.m. Friday, with Louisville facing North Carolina, followed by Akron versus Michigan. The final is at 1 p.m. Sunday. For ticket information, see ucsbgauchos.com. more

Scorpions scratch Dons 67-56

Santa Barbara High’s boys basketball team had three players in double figures on Tuesday night, but it was not a problem for Camarillo as the Scorpions came away with the 67-56 victory. more

Stimson pulls Cardinals past La Reina

Kelsey Stimson scored a team-high 14 points in Bishop Diego’s 38-24 victory over La Reina on Tuesday, starting the Cardinals off with a win in their own tournament. more

Cardinals tripped up by Cougars

Dylan Houck had 21 points and Ventura proved a tough matchup for Bishop Diego’s boys basketball team on Tuesday, as the Cardinals fell 70-27 to the Cougars in the opening game of the Oak Park Tournament. more

Host Owls fall in tourney opener

Laguna Blanca’s girls basketball team was knocked around in the opener of its own invitational tournament on Tuesday, falling to Holy Matyrs 43-24. more

UCSB Reads Selects ‘Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks’

To her family and friends, she was Henrietta Lacks. To scientists, however, she is HeLa, the first “immortal” human cell line. A poor Southern tobacco farmer who worked the same land as her slave ancestors, Lacks has become the forgotten woman behind one of the most important tools in modern medicine. more